Curriculum Vitae

EXHIBITION RECORD (*solo shows marked by asterisk)

2016 10th International Art Competition, Church History Museum,
Salt Lake City, UT
Purchase Award

2014 Portrait of a Lady, Union Hall Gallery, Sacramento, CA*

2013 California Pioneer Spirit in Art, California Museum, Sacramento, CA

2011 SVU Shenandoah Invitational Art Show, Southern Virginia University,
Buena Vista, VA

2010 Cream From The Top, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Navato, CA
Curator: Kathryn Weller Renfrow

2010 SMUD Show, SMUD Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2010 SVU Shenandoah Invitational Art Show, Southern Virginia University,
Buena Vista, VA

2010 7th Biennial National Art Exhibition, The Visual Arts Center,
Punta Gorda, Florida,
Director’s Award

2009 Bold Expressions 54th Annual International Exhibition,
Northern California Arts
Juror: Gregory Kondos
Best of Show
Award of Excellence (catalogue)

2009 Ellen Hansen Memorial Prize Exhibition, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

2009 MFA Exhibition, University of California, Davis*

2008 Lineup: UC Davis MFA 1st Year Exhibition, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

2007 Annual Faculty Exhibition, American River College, Sacramento, CA

2007 50/50 Show, 20th Street Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2007 Crystal Close recent works, Exploding Head Gallery, Sacramento, CA*

2007 SVU Shenandoah Invitational Art Show, Southern Virginia University,
Buena Vista, VA

2006 Benefit Art Auction, Center for Contemporary Art Sacramento, CA

2006 31st Annual Open Show, Roseville Arts Gallery, Roseville, CA

2006 November Expressions, 20th Street Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2006 The Interim, the Raymond Witt Gallery, CSUS,
Sacramento, CA *

2005 Northern California Arts 50th International Juried Exhibition,
Juror: Craig Smith, Professor of Art, ARC
Past president’s Award (catalogue)

2005 July Celebration, 20th Street Art Gallery, featured artist,
Sacramento, CA

2005 Black and White and Color, 20th Street Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2005 California Fine Art, California State Fair, Sacramento, CA
Jurors: David Wetzl, Adjunct Professor, Art Department, CSUS
Rachel Clarke, Assistant Professor, Art Department, CSUS
Juror’s Award
Award of Excellence
Northern California Arts Award (catalogue)

2004 Four on the Floor, 20th Street Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2003 Crystal Close: Beyond the Veil, Francis House Gallery, Sacramento, CA*

2001 California Works Exhibition, California State Fair, Sacramento, CA
Award of Merit (Drawing),
Award of Merit (Painting)

1999 New Art Works Open Show, New Art Works Gallery, Fair Oaks, CA
Juror: Gregory Kondos, Award of Merit (catalogue)

1997 Fourth International Art Competition, Museum of Church History and Art,
Salt Lake City, UT
Purchase Award

1995 California Works, California State Fair
Juror: Lynn Criswell, Painter, Lecturer, CSUC
Juror’s Award (catalogue)

1993 38th Annual Open Art Exhibition, Northern California Arts, Carmichael, CA
Juror: Robert ElseBest of Show (catalogue)


PUBLICATIONS AND SELECTED PRESS

“Cream From The Top”, Artslant San Francisco, March, 2010

Mario Lugo, "Honoring Bravery Through Art", The California Aggie, May 14, 2009

Victoria Dalkey, “A Stellar Showing”, The Sacramento Bee, September 12, 2008

Natalie Nelson, “Fine Art Grads Show Work”, The Davis Enterprise, May 7, 2008

Elizabeth Christensen, “Shades of Gray”, Meridian Magazine, March 31, 2008

Victoria Dalkey, “The Old The New in Citizen Art”, The Sacramento Bee,
August 22, 2008

Angelica Pappas, “ Ten Up and Coming Artists Worth Watching”, The Sacramento Bee,
October 26, 2006

Victoria Dalkey, “Critic’s Pick”, The Sacramento Bee, July 24, 2005

Victoria Dalkey, “California Works 1995”, The Sacramento Bee, August 27, 1995


EDUCATION

2009 MFA, Studio Art, University of California, Davis,
Davis, CA

2005 B.F.A. Studio Art, California State University, Sacramento,
Sacramento, CA
(magna cum laude) Areas of Specialization: Painting, Drawing