MFA, San Jose State University.
BA in Design, cum laude, University of California, Los Angeles.
SOLO AND TWO-PERSON SHOWS
Louis Stern Fine Arts. West Hollywood, CA.
2017 Origins: Raw and refined, Monterey Peninsula College Gallery, Monterey, CA.
Left Coast Annual Awards Exhibition, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA.
2016 And the Refinement of their Decline, Don Soker Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA.
2013 Maintenance and Operations, Don Soker Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA
2012 Designed for general use, Stripe Design Group, Santa Cruz, CA.
2010 Designed for general use, Don Soker Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA.
Designed for general use, Carl Cherry Center, Carmel, CA.
2008 Residuum, Don Soker Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA.
Hub, Invisible Venue, Oakland, CA.
2004 Envisioning White, Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, CA.
Figment of the Machination, Art Building, Santa Clara University, CA.
Periphery of Experience, Smith Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA.
2001 Shaping Memory Shaping Us, Creative Arts Center Gallery, Sunnyvale, CA.
SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2019 Party for Democracy: Kamalla Harris, The Hawthorne Mansion, Monterey, CA.
The Art Party, The Hawthorne Mansion, Monterey, CA.
The New Domestics, Finding Beauty in the Mundane, LH Horton Jr Gallery, SHIMA 144, Delta College, Stockton, CA, curated by Gail Enns; catalog.
2018 Holding Up 1/2 the Sky, Roberts Projects, 5801 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA
The New Domestics, Finding Beauty in the Mundane, curated by Gail Enns, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA.
Sister City Prints (October), The Art Vault, Mildura,Victoria, Australia.
Sister City Prints, West Gallery Thebarton, Adelaide, Australia.
Lucid Art Residency Exhibition. Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes, CA.
2016 Reclaimed: Elevating the Art of Reuse, Minnesota St. Project, San Francisco, CA.
Thread, curated by Susanna Meiers, El Camino College Art Gallery, Torrance, CA.
Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA.
String Theory, curated by Julie Sasse, Tucson Art Museum, Tucson, AZ.
Artists’ Annual, Kala Art Gallery, Berkeley, CA>
2015 Shelter, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ.
Handmade : State of the Arts, curated by Emily Zaiden, The Maloof Foundation and Craft in
America Center, Los Angeles, CA.
[Im]materiel, curated by Kevin B. Chen, Headlands Center for the Arts.
2014 Extra Ordinary, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tuscon, AZ.
Day Re-dreamed, curated by Mayumi Hamanaka, Berkeley Central Arts Passage, Berkeley, CA.
2013 Installations, Don Soker Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA.
Milestones: Textiles of Transition, curated by Deborah Corsini, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA.
Innovations in Contemporary Craft, curated by Monica Moses, Editor in Chief of American Craft Magazine, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA.
2012 Beauty, curated by Glen Helfland and Katrina Traywick, Berkeley Art Center
Rydell Visual Arts Fellows, Sanchez Center, Pacifica, CA.
Rydell Visual Arts Fellows, Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz
Outfitters: The Contemporary Art of Clothing, curated by Carrie Lederer Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA.
2011 Chain Letter, curated by Christian Cummings and Doug Harvey, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica
Yuma Art Symposium, Yuma, AZ
unCommon Threads, curated by Susanna Meiers, El Camino College Art Gallery, Torrance, CA.
2010 Modified, curated by Nancy Sevier, Art Ark, San Jose, CA.
Cielo/Sky, curated by Shelby Graham, Sala de exposiciones del Parque García Sanabria,
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands and Porter Faculty Gallery, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA.
Depth of Surface, curated by Victor De La Rosa, San Francisco State University, CA.
By a thread, curated by Cathy Kimball, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, CA.
Book as Medium, curated by Felicia Rice and Shelby Graham, Sesnon Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz
Corporealities: Bodies in Question, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ.
In Stitches, curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody; Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery, New York, NY
Fashion Art exhibition, Michaelangelo Gallery, Santa Cruz
High-rise Project, Don Soker Contemporary Art, San Francisco
In this house that I call home, Pajaro Valley Art Gallery, Watsonville.
2008 The Veil: Visible and Invisible Spaces, curated by Jennifer Heath, traveling through 2012.
Mapping Correspondence: Mail Art in the 21st Century, The Center for Book Arts, New York.
Ying: Inspired by the Art and History of China, Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz.
Oscillations, Cabrillo College Gallery, Aptos.
2007 Cutting Edge Books, California State University East Bay, Hayward.
Figuratively Speaking, Heritage Bank, San Jose.
Close Calls, Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin, CA.
2006 American Seven, Works Gallery, San Jose,CA.
X-Libris: SFCB’s 10th-Anniversary Exhibition, San Francisco Center for the Book
By the Hand, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek
Don Soker Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA.
Hair Raising, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA.
Bookworks: PCBA Members’ exhibition, San Francisco Public Library. CA.
Collage/Assemblage, Art Object Gallery, San Jose, CA.
Black, White and Read, Cabrillo College Gallery, Aptos, CA.
Material Moments, Gualala Art Center, CA.
Monotype Marathon XI, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, CA.
XOXOX, San Francisco Center for the Book, CA.
Fabricated, IDEA, Austin TX.
Seventh Sense Fashion Show, Santa Cruz, CA.
Relevant Structure, San Francisco Center for the Book, CA.
Monotype Marathon VIII, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, CA.
Exemplary Contemporary (awarded First Prize) Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA.
2001 Personae, Angel’s Gate Cultural Center, San PedroChallenging Complacency, Monterey Peninsula CollegeThis is not a Book, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art.
2000 Annual 3-D Competition, San Jose Art League
What is Reading?, San Francisco Center for the Book32nd Annual Textile Exhibit (awarded Best of Show), Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont.
1999 Seventh Sense Fashion Show, Santa Cruz Natural Selection, San Francisco Art Commission Gallery.
Women in the Visual Arts, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT
2018 The New Domestics, Finding Beauty in the Mundane by David Roth, Square Cylinder, http://squarecylinder.com.
Walk about town: A woman’s walk, by Patrice Vecchione., The Monterey Herald
2013 Victoria May at Soker, by Kenneth Baker.San Francisco Chronicle, 3/24.
2011 Exhaustively Effortless, Rydell catalog essay by Susan O’Malley.
2009 KQED’s Spark, May 13, featured on public television weekly arts show.
2008 Art worth getting a bead on, by Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, 9/28.
Artshift San Jose, August 22, review of solo show by Hanna Hannah.
2006 By Hand: The Use of Craft in Contemporary Art edited by Joseph Magliaro and Shu Hung, Princeton Architectural Press.
Metro Silicon Valley, February 1-7, “Threads of Memory” by Michael S. Gant.
San Jose Mercury News, 2/5, “The Artists’ Trail along South First” by Jack Fisher.
San Francisco Chronicle, 1/15, “Tressed Out; Art off the top of our heads”
by Anastasia Hendrix.
2005 Fiberarts Magazine, Jan/Feb issue, “Hats: the Pinnacle of Wearable Art,”
by Sunita Patterson. Additional images featured on website : fiberarts.com.
2001 San Jose Mercury News, April 8; “Books that are not Books,” by Jack Fisher.
Artweek, March; ‘This is not a Book,’ by Berin Golonu.
Metro Santa Cruz, 3/28; “Fictitious Identities” by Christina Waters.
2016 Selected for Lucid Art Residency.
Djerassi Residency alternate.
2015 Silicon Valley Creates Artist Laureate.
Kala Artist in Residence.
2013 Nominated for Eureka Fellowship.
Nominated for Pro Arts’ 2 x 2 Solos.
2012 Jentel Artist Residency, Banner WY.
2010 Recipient of Rydell Fellowship.
2007 Nominated for Eureka Fellowship.
2006 Collaborated with Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens on costumes for their Yellow Wedding.
2005 Nominated for SECA Award.
Nominated for Rydell Fellowship.
Invitational Print Edition for Works, San Jose, CA.
2004 Nominated for Eureka Fellowship.
Green Chalk Contemporary, Monterey, CA