News & Events
“Birdbrains” – online show with Cactus Gallery, opens 1/11/20.
“Women Eco Artists Dialog: The Legacy of Jo Hanson” – The Barn Gallery, YoloArts, Woodland, CA. 3/12 – 8/22/20. Because of Covid-19, the gallery is closed and the show dates have been extended. YoloArts has a lovely video of the show and exhibition guide here (scroll down to the Barn Gallery to view).
“Birds of Paradise” – Gristle Gallery, Brooklyn, New York. Opens 3/28/20 – opening reception canceled due to the pandemic, and the full show is online at the link above.
“The Ground Upon Which We Stand” – Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany, CA. This show has been moved online due to the pandemic, and if it looks like shelter in place will end in May, the show will be up until May 31.
“The Unusual Child” – online show with Cactus Gallery, opens 4/18/20
“Cult of Meow IV” – Gristle Gallery, Brooklyn, New York. Opens 9/26/20.
I have paintings in several group shows of small artwork for the holidays (November – December 2019): “Tiny” at Studio Gallery in San Francisco, which runs from November 7 – December 23 (this is my 12th year participating!); “Tiny Treasures” through Cactus Gallery, which runs from November 23 – December 31 (my 10th year participating!), and Spark! at Artwhirl Gallery on Long Island, which runs from December 14 – January 4. I’m slowly posting all the new work to social media; follow my Instagram to see.
I have one painting in “Fauna” at Artwhirl Gallery in Long Beach, New York. The show will take place from November 9th to November 30th.
I’m thrilled to have two of my paintings on the climate crisis, “Homeland Security” and “Raising the Fuel Economy Standards” included in the 2019 FL3TCH3R Exhibit: Social and Politically Engaged Art at the Reece Museum at East Tennessee State University. This annual exhibit was created as an “unapologetic forum for social and political expression through the visual arts”, and this year’s exhibit was curated by internationally acclaimed political artist Sue Coe.
Fragile Blue Marble – Ten of my environmental activist paintings will be in this group exhibit at Artik in San Jose, CA. Opening is Thursday, September 19, 2019.
Full Moon Art Show – I’ll have one new painting in this group show of moon-inspired art at La Bodega Gallery in San Diego. Opening is September 14, 2019.
AART and Human/Nature – Four of my large environmental activist paintings are included in this group show at the Resource Center for Nonviolence in Santa Cruz. The show runs from Friday, July 26 – Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 with an opening on July 26. There will be multiple events on art and social change as part of this show – check out the website for more info.
Mother’s Little Helper – I have one new painting in this online show through Cactus Gallery, starting July 20.
I’m the featured artist in Magic Oceans, Sacred Rivers through Cactus Gallery. This exhibit will showcase art that celebrates the deep connection that humans have to our oceans and rivers and their creatures, as well as art that is dedicated to healing our oceans and rivers from years of neglect and abuse, and the emotions that oceans and rivers inspire in us. The reception will be on Saturday, June 8. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for collector preview or to RSVP for the reception.
New Contemporary: High Art, Low Art, and Everything in Between (group show) – Keep Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM. Runs February 22 – March 17 2019.
If I Only Had Words to Tell You (group show) – Gallery Route One, Point Reyes Station, CA. Runs February 8 – March 3, 2019.
Cats (online group show)- Cactus Gallery, Los Angeles. Opens January 18, 2019
Holiday HeART show – Calvaria Studio and Gallery, Millville, NJ. December 14 – January 4
Tiny – Studio Gallery in San Francisco. November 8 – December 23, 2018
Tiny Treasures + One – Cactus Gallery, Los Angeles. November 17 – December 31, 2018
Mermaid Art Show – La Bodega Gallery, San Diego, CA – opens November 10, 2018
Cult of Meow II – Gristle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY – opens September 8, 2018
The Revival – Cactus Gallery, Los Angeles. September 8 – October 6, 2018
ARRT and the Pursuit of Hope – Resource Center for Nonviolence, Santa Cruz, CA. July 14 – August 29, 2018. Opening Reception and Forum on ARRT and Politics, Friday, July 27: 6-7:30pm Art viewing; Forum 7:30-9pm.
Board and Room in a Mushroom – Cactus Gallery, Los Angeles. June 9 – July 7, 2018. I’ll have one new painting in this group show of animal art.
Ho’olaule’a – Cactus Gallery, Los Angeles. May 12 – June 2, 2018. I’ve created one new painting for this group show about endangered species.
Into the Wild – Art Attack SF, San Francisco, CA – April 5 – June 2, 2018. I have 3 paintings in this group show of art inspired by the natural world. The opening reception is Thursday, April 5 from 6 – 9pm.
LOTERIA! IV Group Show at Cactus Gallery – April 14 – May 5, 2018. I created two new pieces for this annual group show.
13th birthday Cactus Gallery group show – March 10 – April 7, 2018
I have paintings in three group shows of small artwork for the holidays (November – December 2017): “Tiny Treasures” at Cactus Gallery in Los Angeles, “Tiny” at Studio Gallery in San Francisco, and the Trading Card Art Show at Gristle Gallery in Brooklyn, NY. I have also donated a painting from my “Cats on Catnip” series, as well as a matted, framed print of one of my catnip paintings to Kitty Bungalow’s School for Wayward Cats for their Art Show Fundraiser – November 2 – 4 in Los Angeles.
Salon at the Triton, 2017 Statewide 2D Competition & Exhibition: Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA. I have one painting in this juried show of California artists. Show runs from November 11, 2017 – February 04, 2018.
Solo exhibit at Kaleid Gallery in San Jose, CA for the month of October! “Intelligent Life Forms” features 16 new paintings and drawings, and is open from October 6 – 27, 2017.
I’ll have several new paintings in “Mischief”, a group show at Studio Gallery in San Francisco, running from April 6 – May 1, 2017.
I’ll have a new painting as part of “Loteria III” at Cactus Gallery in Los Angeles. The show opens on March 11 and runs through April 1.
Holiday shows 2016: I will have work in three group shows of small artwork for the holidays and will have new pieces in each show.”Tiny” at Studio Gallery in San Francisco runs from Nov. 11 – Dec. 23; I will be at the second reception on Sunday, Dec. 4. “Tiny Treasures 11” at Cactus Gallery in Los Angeles runs from Nov. 12- Dec. 31. “Hark!” annual holiday exhibit at Kaleid Gallery in San Jose from Dec. 4 – Jan. 14, opening reception on Friday, Dec. 2.
My painting “Lakshmi” is in “Crazy Cat Ladies: Celebrating Kitties and Their Champions” at The Animal Museum, Los Angeles, CA, opening October 1, 2016. This will be the grand re-opening of this museum in the downtown L.A. arts district, and I’m thrilled to be part of it!
Two of my animal rights paintings are included in ANIMUS: Vegan Artists Exhibition at Kabaret at Karamel in London, England. A private viewing will be held on Friday, July 29 and the show runs through September 9. ANIMUS is an international group show exploring human treatment of other animals, as well as the vegan identity and what it means to see with ‘our’ eyes. The aim is to support animals hidden from the public gaze to be seen. Animals will feature in all works, and provide the overarching theme.
One of my “Extinction Saints” paintings was juried into “Slice” at the Pence Gallery in Davis, CA. The juror was Bay Area art critic and curator Dewitt Cheng.
I have 1 new painting in “Symphony of Wings” at Cactus Gallery, opening June 11.
I have 4 new paintings included in “Beastly Beings”, a group show of animal art at Cactus Gallery. The show opens on May 14, and runs through June 4.
Two of my paintings are included in “The Art of Politics”, a group show at Studio Bongiorno in Santa Clara, running from April 1 – 29.
I will have work in four group shows for the holidays and will have new pieces in all four shows: “Tiny” at Studio Gallery in San Francisco runs from November 12 – December 23, with an opening reception on Sunday, November 12. “Tiny Treasures 10” at Cactus Gallery in Los Angeles runs from November 14 – December 12. “Hark!” annual holiday exhibit at Kaleid Gallery in San Jose from December 4 – January 15, opening reception on Friday, December 4. “Wunderkammer” at Art Thou Gallery in Berkeley runs from December 1 – January 27, with an opening reception December 12.
I have several paintings in the Compassion for Animals art show, at the Pend Oreille Arts Council Gallery, Sandpoint, Idaho. Show runs from September 18th – October 16th.
Four of my farmed animal liberation paintings will be in “Animal Lovers, Animal Rights” at Chicago Urban Art Retreat Center from July 1st – July 31st.
My painting “One Every 15 Minutes” about the elephant poaching crisis in Africa, will be in “12” a group exhibit of Northern California Women’s Caucus for Art members, at Warehouse 416 in Oakland. The opening will be Friday night, July 3rd, and the show runs through Saturday, July 25th.
I’m doing a print fundraiser for my friends at PreetiRang Sanctuary who have a year old calf, Norman, who was born with three legs and needs a prosthetic leg. For a $50 donation, you can get a print of either “Free From Suffering” or “Ahimsa”. Here is the donation webpage.
“These Birdly Delights: 7th Annual Bird Themed Group Show” at Cactus Gallery runs June 13 – July 7, 2015.
The utility box I painted as part of the San Jose Art Box Project was nominated by San Jose Mercury News readers as a finalist in a contest of readers’ favorite art boxes. Here’s the article and poll.
Two of my farmed animal liberation paintings are in “You Art What You Eat”, a national juried group show at Union Street Gallery in Chicago. The show runs from February 25 – March 28, 2015.
I have a piece in Cactus Gallery‘s 10th anniversary show “Loteria!”, running March 8th – April 4th, 2015.
I have a small show of new paintings at Sanctuary Bistro in Berkeley, CA. The show runs from January 5th – March 8th, 2015.
“Pets, Beasts & Dinner: Relations Betweeen Human and Animal Creatures” – a group show curated by Suzaan Boetger at Gallery Bergen, Bergen Community College, Paramus NJ. Runs from September 16 – October 30, 2014.
I have 3 paintings in “The Song of the Birds” – group show of bird art at Cactus Gallery in L.A. Show opens June 14th and runs through July 31st, 2014.
Reproductions of a few of my animal liberation-themed paintings will be at Vegan Street Day in Stuttgart, Germany on June 8th.
My painting “The Eagle and the Mouse” is in “Art Biologic” a group show of art inspired by nature and science, at Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY, opening May 15th and running through June 17th, 2014. The painting was a show award winner and is featured in Direct Art Magazine, Volume 21.
“9”,Cactus Gallery’s 9th anniversary group show, runs through March. I have a new painting included which I created specially for this show.
I’ll have paintings in three group shows of small artworks for the holidays: “Tiny” at Studio Gallery in San Francisco (runs through December 23rd, with a reception on December 1st); “HARK!” at Kaleid Gallery, in San Jose (runs through January 18, 2014, reception is Friday, December 6th) ; and “Tiny Treasures” at
Cactus Gallery in Los Angeles (runs through January 31, 2014).
I have three paintings in “Beasts on Broadway”, a national juried exhibit at the Santa Cruz Art League, which runs through November 24th. My painting “The Eagle and the Mouse” won the 2nd place jurors’ award.
New solo show “We Are All Animals” opening at Kaleid Gallery in San Jose October 4th, 2013. Runs through October 26th.
MF Gallery in Brooklyn, 10th Anniversary Group Show, opens Saturday, June 8th, 2013.
“Vanitas” group show at Kaleid Gallery, opens Friday, June 7th, runs through end of July.
“Sleep with the Fishes” group show with Splendor Device, at Rothick Art Haus in Anaheim, CA, opens Saturday, May 11th, 2013 – runs through May.
“Odd Birds” group show at Tasty Gallery in Seattle, opens May 10th, 2013 and runs through June 10th.
“Petroleum Paradox: For Better or For Worse?” group show is traveling to Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River, MA. April 6 – May 18, 2013.
“SustainAbility” group show at Art For All People in Malibu, CA. February 1st – March 20th, 2013.
“Vital” at The Usuals in San Jose, opens January 25th, 2013.
“HARK!” holiday group show at Kaleid Gallery, opening December 7th, 2012
“Tiny”, annual group show of small artworks for the holidays, opens on November 8th, 2012at Studio Gallery in San Francisco, and runs through December 23rd.
September, 2012: A big thank you to Catapult Art Mag for including my art in their first anniversary issue! Read more.
“Myth” group show at Modern Eden in San Francisco, July 11th – August 5th, 2012.
“Beyond Landscape” group show at Marin Community Foundation, Novato, CA, June 15th – September 28th, 2012.
“Petroleum Paradox” group show at Denise Bibro Fine Art, NYC, May 24th to June 23rd, 2012.
Click here to read a nice blog post about my art on the Eclectix blog
“Menagerie” group show to benefit the San Francisco S.P.C.A., at Modern Eden in SF, opens February 11, 2012. Read reviews of “Menagerie” in Hi-Fructose (my painting “Bird Brain” is in the top photo) and Creep Machine.
“Flock”, work inspired by birds, at Studio Gallery in SF, opening February 4, show runs Feb. 1 – 26, 2012.
“Funky Flocks and Flying Feathers” group show of bird art at Cactus Gallery in LA, opening January 14, 2012.
I was interviewed by Patricia Zemanek of Eclectix Gallery. Read the interview here… Thanks, Patricia!