2010 MFA Otis College of Art and Design
B.A. Art History, U.C.L.A.
1997 University of Georgia Archaeological Field Excavation, Carthage,
1993 Churchill College of the Arts, Cambridge University, England.
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2017 The Color of Things, Vita Art Center, Ventura, CA.
2015 Edge Of Miscibility, William Turner Gallery, Los Angeles
2013 Landscape, William Turner Gallery, Los Angeles
2012 The Rincon Paintings, William Turner Gallery, Los Angeles
2010 A Place Without A Place, MFA Thesis Installation,
Bolsky Gallery, Los Angeles
2007 Bloom, Elizabeth Paige Smith, Venice CA.
Ground, William Turner Gallery, Bergamot Station, Los Angeles.
2003 New Paintings, Highways Upstairs Gallery,
Santa Monica, CA.
2002 Cavings, the sandbox, Venice
2001 Color and Form, the sandbox, Venice
Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 The Land of Milk and Honey, Backspace LA, Los Angeles, CA.
2018 Ten, Vita Art Center, Ventura Ca.
2017 Ojai Invitational California Light and Space, Porch Gallery, Ojai Ca.
2014 Skin Deep, William Turner Gallery, Los Angeles
2012 Dopplegangsters, Curated by Allen Tombello, Arena 1 Gallery,
2012 Come In Les Femmes! A+D Museum, Los Angeles
2012 Artists X Architects, Curated by Tibby Rothman, Joe's Venice, Los Angeles
2011 Chain Letter, Curated by Doug Harvey and Christian
Cummings, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles
2010 The Bigger Picture, Curated by Shana Nys Dambrot at Edgar Varela
Projects, Downtown Los Angeles
2010 Women Of Uncertain Age, Samuel Freeman Gallery, Bergamot Station,
2010 All Together Now, Bolsky Gallery Los Angeles
2010 High Noon, Video Installation, Bolsky Gallery,
2009 Mid Residency Exhibition, Bolsky Gallery, Los Angeles
2008 GLAMFA, CSULB
Best in Show, ISM Long Beach, CA.
2007 Family Garden, Elizabeth Paige Smith Atelier, Venice CA.
Flow, curated by Peter Frank, Riverside Art Museum
2005 Flow, Curated by Peter Frank, Berman Turner Projects,
2002 The Art
of Paint, Curated by Nancy Silverman Miles, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach
2001 Twenty One, Curated by Nancy Silverman Miles, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach
2007 Art Fiera, Bologna, Italy. Galerie Davide Gallo
Preview Berlin, Emerging Art Fair, Berlin Germany. Galerie Davide Gallo
Scholarships and Awards
Anderson Ranch Brooks Scholarship
2008-2010 Otis Institutional Grant
UCLA Department of Classics Travel Grant for fieldwork in Classical Archaeology.
Educational Associate- Foundation Department at Otis College of Art and
Design with Kiki Sammercelli Spring 2010. Job responsibilities include assistant to professor in foundation design concepts,
color theory, Adobe Illustrator Module Assistant, Photoshop responsibilities and critique of student work.
Dialogues with Judie Bamber 2007-2009. Job responsibilities include managing weekly readings for class discussion, organizing studio visits
with select artists and organizing and presenting images utilizing the Otis DID image Database.
In Context with Renee Petropoulos 2009. Job responsibilities include managing weekly readings for class
discussion and managing image presentation for class discussion.
Fall 2009 Graduate Studios
Job responsibilities include scheduling and negotiation of all aspects of the fall lecture series. Each week features
a different presentation by a professional artist. My job was to facilitate whatever the artist may need to present.
Payment, transportation, planning ahead and technological assistance are all aspects of the job.
Mylar Forest, Soft Sculpture Installation for GATE projects, City of Glendale.
2009 Westernicity, Perceptions
of the West. A curated project produced at the Otis grad studios for open studios in El Segundo 2009.
1997-2003 Sole proprietor of the sandbox an alternative gallery space in Venice CA.
Guest lecturer at the undergrad art dept, UCSB 2006
Peter Frank, "Going With
ART LTD, March 2008
Shana Nys-Dambrot, “Made
in Los Angeles”
Tema Celeste, January/February 2006.
Frank, “Ground at William Turner Gallery,”
Art Week, December/January, 2004-2005
Nys-Dambrot, “What if Vermeer Were an Abstract Expressionist,”
Coagula Art Journal, Spring,