Exhibitions/Performances

Art exhibitions immediately below / Jump to Music for me as performer. Check out the Music page for performances of my pieces.

solo and featured exhibitions

2015 
  • Zero-Zero-P-S (00PS), Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, California.
2014 
  • Twenty-Two Flags, installation at Terminal 2 West, TSA Checkpoint at San Diego International Airport, San Diego, California. Installation in conjunction with main show, Converging Ingenuities.
2013 
  • Art + Science: Ubiquity & Permanence, invitational exhibit in conjunction with main show, Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery, Escondido, California. (Claire Evans, curator. I didn't think I was in competition, but they gave me First Place anyway. Oh well...)
2009 
  • Eyesight is Insight : Art + Science, invitational exhibit in conjunction with main show, Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery, Escondido, California.
2007 
  • "Help MoPA Buy This Print," a "1-print-exhibition," Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego.
2003  
  • Detritus, an installation.Sierra Club Larry Dumlao Gallery, San Diego and Bookstore Window, San Diego.
  • California Republic, an installation. Sierra Club Larry Dumlao Gallery and Bookstore Window, San Diego.
2001 
  • RE: Sushi, A Retooling, by Efishix Corporation, Efficiency Consultants. Sushi Performance and Visual Art, San Diego, California. (Collaborative exhibition and performance with Brian Goeltzenleuchter)
2000 
  • Destructive Testing/Engineered Food. Houston Center for Photography. 
1999 
  • Destructive Testing. Sushi Performance and Visual Art, San Diego, California.

selected group and juried exhibitions

2016

  • Capturing the Canyons: Artists in the National Parks. Brigham Young University Art Museum, Provo, Utah.
2014 
  • Rooms with a View: Three Decades of Yosemite Artists-in-Residence, Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park.
  • 23rd Annual Juried Exhibition, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, California. Derrick Cartwright and Sally Yard, jurors.
  • Up Against the Wall: Sculptural Constructions, Fallbrook Library, Fallbrook, California.
2013 
  • The Reality of Fiction, RedLine (Denver, Colorado) (Mark Sink, curator)
2011 
  • Cannon Art Gallery Juried Biennial,, William D. Cannon Art Gallery (Carlsbad, California) (Peter Frank, Larry Baza jurrors)
  • 20th Annual Juried Exhibition, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, California. Kathryn Kanjo and Joseph Bellows, jurors. (First Prize)
2010 
  • New Contemporaries III, exhibition of nominees for the San Diego Art Prize, Project X Gallery, Solana Beach, California
2008 
  • 2009 Cannon Art Gallery Juried Biennial, William D. Cannon Art Gallery (Carlsbad, California) (Stephen Hepworth, Sue Greenwood, jurrors) runs 2008-2009
  • The Photographer's Eye: A Way of Seeing, Museum of Photographic Arts (San Diego, California) (Carol McCusker, curator)
2007 
  • Sixteenth Annual Juried Exhibition, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, California. Arthur Ollman, juror
2005 
  • Canon Gallery Juried Biennial Exhibition. William D. Cannon Art Gallery (Carlsbad, California) (Hugh Davies, juror)
2004 
  • Wanderers, Travelers, and Adventurers: Photographs from the Permanent Collection. Museum of Photographic Arts (San Diego, California) (Arthur Ollman, curator)
  • Thirteenth Annual Juried Exhibition, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, California. Mark Quint and Reesey Shaw, jurors. (Second Prize)
2003 
  • Twelvth Annual Juried Exhibition, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, California. (Honorable mention)
  • America, Second City Council, Long Beach, California.
2002 
  • Humor, Gallery Sink, Denver
  • Eleventh Annual Juried Exhibition, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, California. Mark Elliot Lugo and Tina Yapelli, jurors. 
  • Lifestage. Sushi Performance & Visual Art, San Diego.
  • Florals: Masterpieces of Floral Photography, Gallery Sink, Denver
  • Yosemite Renaissance XVII, (touring through 2003) Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park, California.
2001 
  • Ephemeral, California State University, Pomona. Patrick Merrill and Mary Cecile Gee, curators
  • Violence, Second City Council, Long Beach, California. Todd Gray, juror. (Third prize)
2000 
  • Yosemite Renaissance XV, (touring through 2001) Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park, California. Harvey Jones and Roger C. Brit, jurors. (Honorable mention) 
  • Photography: Past/Present, Student/Staff, Grove Gallery, University of California, San Diego. Chet Wooding, curator.
1999 
  • Spectra '99, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, Connecticut. Tom Gitterman, juror. 
  • A Vision Honored, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, Washington. Linda Connor, juror.
  • Eighth Annual Juried Exhibition, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, California. Diana Gaston and Toby Kamps, jurors. 
  • Yosemite Renaissance XIV, (touring through 2000) Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park, California. Arthur Ollman and Leah Ollman, jurors. (Award, plus Honorable mention ) 
  • National Exposure at Kishwaukee Gallery" (curated selection from "National Exposure") Kishwaukee College Art Gallery, Malta, Illinois. Barbara Thomas, curator. 
  • National Exposure, A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. Colin L. Westerbeck, juror. 
1998 
  • First Annual Juried Exhibition, Denver Darkroom, Denver, Colorado. Sandy Skoglund, jurror. 
  • Seventh Annual Juried Exhibition, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, California. Liz Armstrong and Bonnie Wright, jurors. ( Honorable mention ) 
  • California Works, California State Fair, Sacramento, California. Robin Lasser, jurror. (Award of Merit) 
  • 2nd Annual California National, 750 Gallery, Sacramento, California. Phil Linhares, jurror. (Second prize) 
  • Feed, San Francisco Camerawork. Joanne Chen, Stephanie Comer, and Trena Noval, curators. 
  • Yosemite Renaissance XIII, (touring through 1999) Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park, California. Ted Orland and Karen Tsujimoto, jurors. 
1997 
  • Captured by Light, Sparked by Fire, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, California. Tim B. Wride, juror. (Honorable mention) 
  • Landscape and Still Life: A New Look, Downey Museum of Art, Downey, California. Carol Goldmark, juror. 
  • Spectra '97, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, Connecticut. Robert Sobieszek, juror. (Board of Trustees Award (First Prize)) 
  • Sixth Annual Juried Exhibition, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, California. Leah Ollman and Margaret Porter Troupe, jurors. (Honorable mention) 
  • The Black and White Exhibit, Long Beach Arts, California. Jim Murray, juror. 
  • Illuminance '97, Lubbock Fine Arts Center, Texas. Terrence Pitts, juror. 
  • Global Warning, Galeria Mesa, Mesa, Arizona. Ann Coe, juror. 
  • Yosemite Renaissance XII, (touring through 1998), Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park, California. Arthur Ollman and Karen Tsujimoto, jurors. 
  • Me, Myself, and . . ., Museum of Arts, Downtown Los Angeles. 
1996 
  • Member Show, Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies. Fran Seagull, juror. 
  • 31st Annual Open Exhibition, Fine Arts Institute of the San Bernardino County Museum, Redlands, California. 
  • 41st Annual International Juried Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, California. Peter Frank, juror. 
  • Fifth Annual Juried Exhibition, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, California. David Zapf and Louis Grachos jurors. 
  • Merged Realities: Special Extended Exhibit, Flandrau Science Center, University of Arizona, Tucson. Gail Hewlett, curator. 
  • Yosemite Renaissance XI, (touring through 1997), Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park, California. Arthur Ollman and Greg Kondos, jurors. ("First Award" (One of two awards after Best of Show)) 
  • Merged Realities: A Synthesis of Art and Science, Central Arts Collective, Tucson, Arizona. Gail Hewlett, curator. 
  • Photography: 4 Reference Points (4-person show), Grove Gallery, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California. 
1995 
  • Brand XXV, Brand Library and Galleries, Glendale, California (through January, 1996). Peter Alexander, juror. 
  • Worth a Thousand Words, Benham Studio-Gallery, Seattle, Washington (Photographic Center School [now Photographic Center Northwest]). Duane Michaels, juror. (First Prize) 
  • Rethinking the Natural (touring through 1997), Austin Museum of Art at Laguna Gloria (Texas Fine Arts Association). Jon Ippolito, juror. 
  • Photropolis '95, San Diego Port Commission B-Street Pier Gallery (San Diego Art Institute), California. Diana Gaston and Richard Lou, jurors. 
  • Yours truly, Grove Gallery, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California. (Jurors' Award) 
1993 
  • Communicating Cultural Diversity: The Bi-National Challenge (conference and group show), University of San Diego, California. 

publications

"El Capitan and Half Dome, Yosemite Valley, after Ansel Adams' ca. 1972 'Clearing Thunderstorm' (Spam and Tofu)" printed with a brief interview in Carolyn Wyman. Spam, a Biography. (San Diego: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1999. A Harvest Original)
"Food for Thought." Technology Review, April, 1996. (Winner of Technology Review annual photography competition)
Rethinking the Natural. (Austin, Texas: Texas Fine Arts Association, 1995) Essay by Jon Ippolito. (Exhibition catalog)

residency

1997-98

Artist-In-Residence, Yosemite National Park. 

 

collections

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Museum of Photographic Arts (San Diego)

Sushi Performance & Visual Art
Yosemite Museum
Private and corporate collections


vita

1991-98 Photographic studies with Ruth Wallen, Richard Lou, Chet Wooding, Alan Decker, and Michael Oletta. Workshops with Mark Klett, Len Jenshel, Dan Burkholder
1983 M.A., Music -- University of California, San Diego (Composition emphasis)
1980 B.A., Music -- University of California, Riverside


music stuff

2002
Guest performer with Touch Me Hear in performance of a trio realization of my 1980 Solo for a string player (San Diego Mesa College)
1998
Piano soloist, Rhapsody in Blue with the Hillcrest Wind Ensemble.
Commission by University of California, San Diego Carilloneur to compose Mingun, a piece for carillon in celebration of Homecoming, 1998.