EXHIBITIONS – SOLO
2013  “Bio-Botanical,” The Cold Press, Holt, Norfolk, England
          “Over, Under and Inside Out,” San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose CA
          “Gathering Gravity,” Chandra Cerrito Gallery, Oakland CA
2012  Tayloe Piggott Gallery, Jackson WY. "Like a Language"
2010  Brian Gross Fine Art at One Post Street, San Francisco CA. “Effloresce”
2009  JH Muse Gallery, Jackson WY. “Paperless Drawings
          Café Museo at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Ca. “January Collection”
2007  505 Montgomery, San Francisco Ca. “Elements of Nature”
2006  San Marco Gallery, Dominican University, San Rafael, Ca. “An Ongoing Inquiry”
2003  Paulson Press, Berkeley, Ca. “Luminous Debris”
2001  Refusalon, San Francisco, Ca. “Recent Work”
1999  Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
1997  Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
          Richmond Art Center, Richmond Ca. “Natural Selections”
1995  Okeanos Press Gallery, Berkeley, Ca. “Hive”
          Robert Else Gallery, Sacramento State University of California “An Installation”
1990  University of Dayton, Ohio
1989  Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca.
1988  Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS – GROUP
2013  “Beyond Nature,” University of North Texas Gallery, Denton TX
          “Making Special,” Santa Rosa Junior College Gallery CA
2012  “The Beginning,” Beginnings Gallery. Brooklyn NY
          “First Cut,” M. Herrington Gallery, Venice CA
          “Women in Print, Etchings from Paulson Bott Press,” Bolinas Museum, Bolinas CA
          “Mari Andrews / Peter Harrington,” Marji Gallery & Contemporary Projects, Santa Fe NM
          “Organic Intentions,” Artworks Downtown, San Rafael CA
          “Group Show,” The Cold Store, Norwich England
          “Captured: Specimens in Contemporary Art,” Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek CA
          “Mari Andrews, Tabitha Soren, Gina Telcocci,” 555 12th St. Oakland, through BayVAN
2011  "Micro-Macro: Mari Andrews, Jenny Balisle, Emily Clawson," JK Gallery, Los Angeles CA
          "Systems of Collecting," Kala Institute, Berkeley CA
          "Hello Tomorrow," David Brower Center Gallery, Berkeley CA
          "Outlandish: Invitational," Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek CA
          "Art on First" through Arts Council Napa Valley & Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Napa CA
          "Sculpture Today: New Forces, New Forms," Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids MI
          "You Can't Make Art by Making Art," Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland CA
          "Beyond Tradition: Art Legacies at the Richmond Art Center, Part II," Richmond CA
          "One Thing Leads to Another," San Jose Institute of Arts, CA
          "Soil to Site," Montalvo Project Gallery, Saratoga CA
          "Fall Exhibition," Tayloe Piggott Gallery, Jackson WY
          "Cross Section," Chandra Cerrito Gallery, Oakland CA
          Napa, CA, “Art on First”, through Chandra Cerrito Contemporary
          JK Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. “Mari Andrews, Jenny E. Balisle, Emily Clawson”
2010  Los Gatos Museum, Los Gatos CA. “Factor XX”
          Tayloe Piggott Gallery, Jackson WY. “For the Love of Paper”
          Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland CA. “A Thousand Ways to Kiss the Ground”
          Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley CA. “2-D, 3-D”
          Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto CA. “Secret Drawings”
          Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley CA. “Intimate Nature”
          Richmond Art Center CA. “Visiting Artists”
2009  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Artists Gallery, Ca. “Mari Andrews, Maya Kabat, Ari Solomon”
          Thoreau Gallery, San Francisco Ca. “Elemental”
          Eco Artspace, Petaluma, Ca, “Terrior”, A Sense of Place”
          Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose Ca. “Monotype Marathon”
2008  Knoedler Gallery, New York NY. “Summer Group Show”
          JH Muse Gallery, Jackson WY. “Rock Paper Scissors”
          Oakland Airport, curated by the Oakland Museum, Ca. “Artist as Collector”
2007  ArtSpace, Jackson, Wy. “Culture of Nature: Uncommon Botany”
          Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin, Ca. “Close Calls”
          Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley Ca. “Tenth Anniversary Exhibit”
          California State University Sacramento, Library Gallery, Ca. “Area – Blurring the Lines”
          505 Montgomery, San Francisco, Ca. “Elements of Nature”
          Muse Gallery, Jackson, Wy. “Champagne and Chocolate”
2006  Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, Ca. “Wall Works 2”
          Oakland Art Gallery, Ca. “Drawn”
          Artisans Gallery, San Rafael, Ca. “The Shape of Things”
2005  Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, Ca. “Leaf” and “Nets”
          O’Hanlon Gallery, Mill Valley, Ca “Wabi Sabi”
          CELLspace, San Francisco, Ca. - as part of the BAYENNALE Art Fair, “When the Smoke Clears”
2004  BarbaraAnderson Gallery, Berkeley, Ca. “Animal, Vegetable, Mineral”
          Barbara Anderson Gallery, Berkeley, Ca. “Artist’s Valentines”
          Oakland Art Gallery, Ca. “Interim”
2003  San Jose Museum of Art, Ca. “Visible Rhythm”
          Euphrat Museum of Art, Cupertino, Ca. “Re Thinking Nature”
          Bedford Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, Ca. “The Big Tree Show”
          Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, Ca. “Organic”
          Julie Baker Fine Art, Grass Valley, Ca. “Small Works Show”
          Tahoe Gallery, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, Nv. “Behind the Scenes”
2002  Oakland Art Gallery, Ca. “Visual Alchemy”
          SFMOMA Art Gallery, San Francisco, Ca. “Bay Area Printmakers”
          Julie Baker Fine Art, Grass Valley, Ca. “Baker’s Dozen”
2001  San Jose Museum of Art, Ca. “First Impressions: Paulson Press”
          Palo Alto Art Center, Ca. “Current Holdings: Bay Area Drawings/Bay Area Collections”
          Modesto Junior College Art Gallery, Ca. “Walk the Labyrinth”
          Silent Gallery at Refusalon, S.F. Ca. “Last Place”
2000  Refusalon and KALA Institute, S.F. and Berkeley, Ca. “High Touch/High Tech’
          Modesto Junior College Art Gallery, Ca. “Life Signs”
1999  Noga Gallery of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel “Mi Casa es Su Casa”
          Palo Alto Art Center. Ca. “Artist’s Pages”
          San Francisco Art Commission Gallery, Ca. “Natural Selection”
1998  Southern Exposure Gallery, S.F., Ca. “Nothing but Time”
          Trans America Pyramid Gallery, S.F., Ca. “Translucent”      
          San Francisco Museum of Art Rental Gallery, Ca. “20th Anniversary Show”
          Patricia Sweetow Gallery, S.F., Ca.
          Traywick Gallery, Berkeley, Ca. “Revolver”
          Trans America Pyramid Gallery, S.F., Ca. “Inside/Outside”
          Traywick Gallery, Berkeley, Ca. “Paulson Press Prints”
          Emeryville Annual Exhibition, Emeryville, Ca.
1997  Euphrat Museum of Art, Cupertino, Ca. “Land Value”
          Bedford Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, Ca.
          Refusalon, S.F., Ca. “Stirred, Not Shaken”
          Sunnyvale Creative Arts Center, Sunnyvale, Ca. “Perception”
          Emeryville Annual Exhibition, Emeryville, Ca.
1996  Bedford Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, Ca. “Natural Phenomena”
          Refusalon, S.F., Ca. “Nothing Matters”
          San Francisco Museum of Art Rental Gallery, Ca. “Re Found”
          Emeryville Annual Exhibition, Emeryville, Ca.
          SOMAR Gallery, S.F., Ca. “Here”
          Palo Alto Cultural Center, Ca. “Interior Lines”
1995  Gallery Nobara Fujiyoshida Ciy, Japan
          The Breast Project Exhibition, S.F., Ca.
           Emeryville Annual Exhibition, S.F., Ca.
1994  Tokyo Bunkamura Gallery, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
          City Without Walls, Newark, New Jersey “Sign Language”
          Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, Ca. “10th Annual”
          Gallery Art Salon II, Chiba, Japan  (June)
          Gallery Sansaido, Kofu, Japan
          Emeryville Annual Exhibition,Emeryville, Ca.
          Okeanos Press Gallery, Berkeley, Ca. “Alphabet Show”
          Gallery Art Salon II, Chiba, Japan (October)
          Gallery Ism, Hamamatsu, Japan
1993  Gallery Paule Anglim, S.F., Ca “Introductions”
          1529, Susan Landau,, Los Angeles, Ca. “One Nail”
          Intersection for the Arts, S.F., Ca. “Object”
1992  Rike Gallery, Dayton, Ohio
1991  Takada Gallery, S.F., Ca.
1990  City Without Walls, Newark, New Jersey
1989  Christopher John Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca. “Josephine Press Prints”
          Venice Art Walk and Auction, Venice, Ca.
          Pence Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca. “Art and Soul Exhibition and Auction”
1988  Art Space Gallery, Woodland Hills, Ca. “Works on Paper by 5 Los Angeles Artists”
          Loyola Law School Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca. “Taking Liberties”
1987  MOCA, Los Angeles, Ca. “15 x 15”
          Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca.
          Gwideon Gallery, La Jolla, Ca. “Black Lines”
1986  Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca. “New Faces”
          Barnsdal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca. “Kindred Spirits”
1983  Downtown Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca. “Nine Women Artists”
1980  Tucson Museum of Art, Az. “Arizona Biennial”
1979  Broadloom City Gallery, Tucson, Az.

EDUCATION
MFA – Otis Art Institute of Parson’s School of Design, Los Angeles, Ca.
BFA – University of Dayton, Ohio

AWARDS

2010  Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside CA - Residency
2008  Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside CA - Residency
2007  California State University, Sacramento CA – Sculpture Department Residency
1998  Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside CA - Residency
1993  Art of California Discovery Award – Gold Prize – Works on Paper
1989  National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2012 Richmond Art Center – Guest Instructor
2011  Richmond Art Center – Visiting Artist
2010  California College of Art, San Francisco CA – Guest Panelist
          Bay School, San Francisco – Guest Instructor
2008  Dominican University of California, San Rafael, Ca. - Guest Lecturer
2007  Environmental Protection Agency, SF, Ca. - Guest Lecturer
2006  Dominican University of California, San Rafael, Ca. – Guest Lecturer
          College of Main, Kenfield, Ca. – Guest Lecturer
2004  California College of Art, Graduate Studio Practice Advisor
2004  California College for the Arts, San Francisco, Ca. – Guest Lecturer
2003  San Jose State University. Ca. – Guest Lecturer
2001  Dominican University of California, San Rafael, Ca. –Guest Lecturer
2000  San Jose State University, Ca. – Guest Lecturer
1986-87  Los Angeles County Museum, Ca. Education Department, – Instructor

PERFORMANCES
2003  Oakland Art Museum, Ca. “Beer Drinking Sonata”
          composed by Tom Marioni
1997  Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums, San Francisco, Ca. “Art Orchestra”
          composed by Tom Marioni, conducted by Stephen Goldstine

RESIDENCIES
2008  Djerassi Resident Artist Program, Woodside, Ca.
2007  California State University, Sacramento – Sculpture Department
1998  Djerassi Artists Residency Program

COLLECTIONS
Nancy and Edward Kienholz, Hope ID
San Jose Museum of Art, CA
De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara CA
Portland Museum of Art, Portland ME
Eli Broad Foundation, Los Angeles CA
Israeli Consulate, San Francisco CA
3 COM Corporation, Santa Clara CA
Marko Lacin, Geneva, Switzerland
Jacquelynn Baas, Sea Ranch CA
Agnes Bourne, Jackson WY
Kay Kimpton, San Francisco CA
Deedie Rose, Dallas TX
Swig Company, San Francisco CA
Swiss Re Corporation, San Francisco CA

COMMISSIONS
Swig Company, San Francisco CA
Swiss Re Corporation, San Francisco, Ca.

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Kenneth Baker. “See Anxiety Seep from a Multiplicity of Concepts,” San Francisco Chronicle, (April 27, 2013) view PDF
Joan Kim Nunez. “The Beginnings – of Something in Greenpoint,” Hyperallergic.com, (September 28, 2012)
Stephanie Wright Hession. "Creativity Grows out of Nature," San Francisco Chronicle – Ovation, (August 9, 2012)
Klea McKenna and Nikki Grattan. In The Make interview www.inthemake.com (August 29, 2012)
Klea McKenna and Nikki Grattan. San Francisco Magazine (August 2012 issue)
DeWitt Cheng. "You Can't Make Art by Making Art," Artillery, (February-March volume 6, issue 3)
Katy Niner. "Ruminations on Nature at Tayloe Piggott," Jackson Hole News & Guide (February 8, 2012
David Roth. "One thing Leads to Another @ ICA," Squarecylinder (January 17, 2012)
David Roth. "Soil to Site @ Montalvo Arts Center," Squarecylinder (January 5, 2012)
Renny Pritikin. "You Can't Make Art by Making Art: Artists Reflect on the Legacy of David Ireland," Art Practical,
            (October 2011)
Mara Naselli. "Relax: Art Doesn't Think You're Dumb," The Rapidian, (September 27, 2011)
David John. "YHBHA Interview with Mari Andrews," http://www.youhavebeenheresometime.blogspot.com/,
            (July 27, 2011)
Danielle Sommer. "Ready, Set, Collect: Systems of Collecting at Kala Institute and Gallery," KQED Arts,
            (June 15, 2011)
DeWitt Cheng. "Collective Wisdom at Kala Gallery," East Bay Express, (June 8, 2011)
Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk. "Art Prize has more than 200 artists connected with venues in Grand
            Rapids for this fall's exhibition," The Grand Rapids Express, (June 7, 2011)
Orion Magazine, (January/February issue)
Susan O’Malley. “Practice Makes,” exhibition catalogue (December 2010)
DeWitt Cheng. “Green Zones,” East Bay Express, (November 2010)
DeWitt Cheng. “2-D/3-D at Traywick Contemporary,” Visual Art Source, (August 2010)
DeWitt Cheng. “Space Invaders at Traywick, East Bay Express, (August 2010)
Alice Ranahan. “Traywick Contemporary Showcase Art and Owner,” Berkeleyside, (August 2010)
Jennifer Modennessi. “Artful Living,” The Oakland Tribune, (April 2010)
DeWitt Cheng. “Mari Andrews and Sheila Ghidini at Chandra Cerrito Contemporary,
           ”Square/Cylinder.com, (February 2010)
Isabelle Ringer. “Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Tomorrow,” Piedmont Post, (February 2010)
Katy Niner. “Andrews Draws with Wire, Found Objects,” Jackson Hole News and Guide, (October 14, 2009)
Jacquelynn Baas. “Paperless Drawings,” exhibition catalogue (September 2009)
“Summer Assembly,” The New York Sun, (July 2, 2008)
Henry Sweets. “Castle’s Mysterious Mind: Animal Spirits at Muse Gallery,” Planet Jackson Hole, (August 6, 2008)
Elaine O’Brien, U.S. News Corporation, Online, OpEd, November 2007, Needed: A Fresh Vision – Seeing What
            Was There But Unseen

Roger Bringham, The Emeryville Connection, p. 1, October 2007, “Art Exhibit Celebrates 21st Year”
Richard Anderson, Planet Jackson Hole, p. 35, 36, June 20, 2007, “Strange Blossoms at ArtSpace”
Celeste Dennis, Splash!, p. 38, Spring/Summer, 2007, “Uncommon Botany”
Mary Lou Thiercof, Emeryville News, p. 3, November 2006, “Inside the Emeryville artist’ studio”
Scott De Varney, Wave Magazine, August, 2005, “Summer of our Discontent”
Rebecca Wallace, Palo Alto Weekly, August 12, 2005, Art You Can Touch”
Josef Woodard, Los Angeles Times, December 4, 2003, “All Certified Organic”
Rob Campbell, Ventura County Reporter,  December 15, 2003, “Natural Refinement: Organic takes
            art by the roots and (gently) pulls”

Vera H-C Chan, San Francisco Chronicle, East Bay Issue, p. E6, June 27, 2003, “Historic fallen oak inspires
            artists to branch out”

Debra Koppman, Artweek, p. 17, June 2003, “ReThinking Nature at the Euphrat Musuem of Art”
Debra Koppman, Artweek, p. 25, July-August, 2003, “The Big Tree Project”
Lindsey Westbrook, East Bay Express, p. 33, June 25-July 2, 2003, “Wood Should; Artists honer fallen tree”
Hannah Craddick, Diablo Arts, p. 22, 23, 26, 27, July-September, 2003, “The big tree becomes art”
Robert Taylor, Contra Costa Times, p. D1,2, June 26, 2003, “A tree reborn”
I-chun Che, The Cupertino Courier, p. 12, April 9, 2003, “Euphrat offers up art that explores world of nature”
KO, Urban View, p. 9, February, 2002, “Eye Spy”
Monique Beeler, Bay Area Living, p. 1, 5, October 14, 2002, “Guns, stones, personal ads inspire Emeryville artists”
Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, December 14, 2001, Gallery reviews
Sandy Thompson, Artweek, p. 17, June, 2000, “High Touch/High Tech at Refusalon”
Sarah Coleman, San Francisco Bay Guardian, p. 110, April 21, 1999, “Gale Antokal/Mari Andrews”
Benoit Denizet-Lewis, Contra Costa Times, p.F-1, December 18, 1997 “Ho, ho whoa!”
Jolene Thym, The Oakland Tribune, p. C-1, October 2, 1997, “Exhibit celebrates Emeryville arts community”
Steven Jenkins, Bay Area Reporter, p. 51, March 27, 1997, “For your eyes only ‘Stirred not Shaken’: Refusalon
            show is aesthetic espionage”

Jennifer Asche, San Francisco Chronicle, p. EB5, December 12, 1997
Jennifer Asche, San Francisco Chronicle, November 28, 1997, “A Tree Glows in Bedford Gallery Exhibit”
Paul Sterman, San Mateo Times, p. c-2, October 24, 1996, “Modernized myths, unique drawings and Africa”
Jim Harrington, Palo Alto Weekly, p. 8, October 18, 1996
Harry Roche, San Francisco Bay Guardian, p. 45, August 14-20, 1996, “Plenty of ‘Nothing’”
Andrew Garden, Walnut Creek Journal, p. B1, April 11, 1996, “Art Takes on a natural look at Bedford”
Matt Peiken, Diablo Arts, p. 26, Spring, 1996, “Back to Nature”
Jolene Thym, The Oakland Tribune, p. B1, April 1, 1996, “Natural Selection; ‘Natural Phenomena’ exhibit takes
            a powerful look at the order and beauty of nature”

Mary Hull Webster, Artweek, p. 19, June 1996, “’Natural Phenomena’ at the Bedford Gallery”
William Zimmer, The New York Times, p. 10, February 27, 1994
David Bonetti, San Francisco Examiner, p. C-4, January 13, 1994
David Bonetti, San Francisco Examiner, p. E-4, July 16, 1993
Suvan Geer, The Los AngelesTimes, p. 25, November 10, 1989
David Wharton, The Los Angeles Times, p. 25, September 1988
Marlene Donahue, The Los Angeles Times, p. 19, February 19, 1988
Robert Pincus, San Diego Union, p. E-1, June 28, 1987, “2 shows bring little-known artists into worthy focus”
Marina LaPalma, Artweek, May 17, 1986, “A Conjunction of Affinities”
Marge Bulmer, Los Angeles Reader, p. 1, May 9, 1986,  “Kindred Spirits”
Suzanne Muchnic, The Los Angeles Times, May, 1986, “Exploring Emotional Connections in ‘Spirits’”

 

 

 

 

     

      

 

 

 

Copyright © 2012-10-08 Mari Andrews. All rights reserved.