Shelley Gardner


Education

M.F.A. in Sculpture, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California, 1979
B.A., Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, 1976
Also studied: San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California

 

Solo Exhibitions

2011
“Wall Sculptures”, Rockridge Barber Shop, Oakland, California

2008
“Surface Tension”, Morris Graves Museum, Eureka, California

2007
Caffe Museo, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California

2005
"Pollination”, Marilyn O’Rourke Gallery, Benicia Public Library, Benicia, California

2004
"Germination”, University Art Gallery, California State University Stanislaus, Turlock, California

2003
“Natural Selection”, Merced College Art Gallery, Merced, California
“Nesting Instincts”, BG Window Project, Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, California

2002
Napa City-County Library, Napa, California

2000
Marilyn O’Rourke Gallery, Benicia Public Library, Benicia, California

1992
East Bay Chapter, American Institute of Architects, Oakland, California

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
"Black and White", O’Hanlon Art Center, Mill Valley, California
"12 x 12", Cabrillo College Art Gallery, Aptos, California

2015
"Project Colorcorps", Fused Space, San Francisco, California

2014
"Here", Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California
"Flora and Form", Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, California
"Finding Your Wings", Somarts Cultural Center, San Francisco, California
"Art for HUEmanity", Fouladi Projects, San Francisco, California

2012
"A Thread Runs through It", Sun Gallery, Hayward, California
"Art From the Heart", Sonoma State University Gallery, Rohnert Park, California
"From One Thing to Another", Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, California

2011
"Outlandish - Contemporary Depictions of Nature", Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
"Artists Playing with Food", Sonoma State University Gallery, Rohnert Park, California
"Transformations", Sun Gallery, Hayward, California
"Bi-Annual Exhibit", Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, California
"Shine", Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California

2007
“River of Life – Shelley Gardner & Joshua Greenberg”, Delta Center for the Arts, Stockton, Ca
“Funky Junk”, San Luis Obispo Art Center, San Luis Obispo, California

2006
“Our Planet, Our Home”, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, California
“Multiple Choice”, Cabrillo College, Aptos, California
“Alone in Nature”, Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, California
“Small Works”, Arts Council of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, California
“January Juried Show”, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, California

2005
“CirCA Now”, Restaurant Gallery, Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
“Shelley Gardner and Drew Goings”, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, California

2004
“Pacific Northwest Annual”, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
“Form and Decay – Howard Sternberg and Shelley Gardner”, Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, California

2002
“Bay Area Art”, Napa Valley College Gallery at Napa Mill, Napa, California
“Works by Thom Sawyer and Shelley Gardner”, College of the Sequoias Art Gallery,
Visalia, California
“Woodwards, Keepers of the Wood”, Arts Benicia Center Gallery, Benicia, California
“34th Annual Textile Exhibit”, Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont, California
“Amalgam, New Sculpture by Shelley Gardner and Benjamin Mayo”, San Luis Obispo Art Center, San Luis Obispo, California

2001
“Skin/Veneer, Hiding/Holding”, Angel’s Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, California
“Laurels”, YWCA at UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California
“18th Annual Exhibition”, Center for Arts and History, Lewis-Clark State College, Lewistion, Idaho
“New Dimensions in Fiber”, Artworks Downtown, San Rafael, California

2000
“Labyrinth of Cultures, A Day of the Dead Show”, Somarts Gallery, San Francisco, California
“Shelley Gardner, Laura Parker, Ama Torrance”, Sunnyvale Creative Arts Center Gallery, Sunnyvale, California
“Live With This”, ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, California
“Group Show”, Gallery 76, Wenatchee Valley College, Wenatchee, Washington
“Art at the Summer Solstice”, Ruth Bancroft Garden, Walnut Creek, California
“Crocker Kingsley Annual”, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California

1999
“Celebrate Northwest Women”, Wiseman Gallery, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, Oregon
“California Small Works”, Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, California
“Bay Arts”, San Mateo County Arts Council, Manor House Gallery, Belmont, California

1998
“Bay Area Art”, Napa Valley College, Napa, California
“Collage and Mixed Media”, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, California
“New Visions”, Pro Arts, Oakland, California
“Rising to the Surface”, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon
“Food, Glorious Food”, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, California

1997
“June Juried Exhibit”, Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, California
“Collage and Assemblage”, Arts Benicia Center Gallery, Benicia, California
“IMAG-IN: Clay, Wax, Plaster, Concrete”, Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, California
“Humor, Parody, Irony and Satire”, Pacific Rim Sculptors Group, Contract Design Center, San Francisco, California
“Under the Sea”, Gallery Concord, Concord, California

1996
“Bay Arts”, San Mateo County Arts Council, Manor House Gallery, Belmont, California
“Garden Variety”, Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, California
“Natural Phenomena: Exploring the Forces of Nature”, Bedford, Gallery/Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, California
“Countdown 2000”, 1078 Gallery, Chico, California
"A Case for Art, A Tribute to Hazel Salmi”, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California
“Bloomers”, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol California
“Basic Wood and Fiber”, Modesto Junior College, Modesto, California

1995
“Shelley Gardner, Charlene Knowlton, Sharon Robinson”, Richard and Marjorie Reynolds Gallery, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California
“The Women’s Show”, Danville Fine Arts Gallery, Danville, California
“The Last Frontier”, Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, California

1994
“Chain Reaction 9”, San Francisco Art Commission Gallery, San Francisco, California
“Sculpture 1994”, Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, California
“Dancing on the Continuum: A Survey of Bay Area Contemporary Sculpture”, Works/San Jose, San Jose, California
“New Images”, Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, California

1993
“Object”, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, California
“Fifty Gifts”, Terrain, San Francisco, California

1992
“Crocker Kingsley Annual”, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California

1991
“Sculpture”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, San Francisco, California
“Images and Objects”, ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, California
“1991 Annual”, Pro Arts, Oakland, California
“Biennial Juried Exhibition”, Bedford Gallery, Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, California
“6th Annual Juried National”, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California
“Matrix International”, Barbara McDonald Gallery, Sacramento, California

1988
“Arts Explosion”, The Ironworks, Oakland Festival of the Arts, Oakland, California
“Window Installation”, Berkeley Civic Arts Commission, Berkeley, California
“Bay Currents”, Olive Hyde Gallery, Fremont, California

1986
“Group Show”, 3Com Corporation, Mountain View, California
“Word and Spirit”, Noe Valley Ministry, Gallery Sanchez, San Francisco, California

1983
“Shelley Gardner, Joshua Greenberg, Ruth Boerfijn”, Nexus Gallery, Berkeley, California
“Shelley Gardner, Muffey Kibbey”, Pro Arts, Oakland, California
“Open Studio”, Emeryville Artists’ Cooperative, Emeryville, California
“Alumni Sculpture International”, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California