Sharon Loper Curriculum Vitae

American Born

EDUCATION
Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA

GRADUATE STUDIES
1997          UCLA Graphic Design, Los Angeles, CA
1989          Bruno Lucchesi, Los Angeles, CA
1986          Joseph Martinek, Los Angeles, CA (second generation apprentice to
                  Auguste Rodin)
1984          Burne Hogarth, Otis/Parsons, Los Angeles, CA
1974-75     Joseph Mugnaini, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
1973          Charles White, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA


SELECTED MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS
2017          San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA
2017          University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
2015          Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA
2012          German American Center, Stuttgart, Germany
2012          Attleboro Art Museum - Green Exhibition, Attleboro, MA
2010          Villa Haiss Museum, Germany
2009          MAH, Santa Cruz, CA
2008          Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
                  Royal Botanical Gardens, Ontario, Canada
2007          The Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, CA
2005          Attleboro Art Museum, Attleboro, MA
2003          Grounds for Sculture, Hamilton, NJ, permanent collection
                  Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA, permanent collection
2001          Passage de Retz, Paris, France
2000          Equitable Art Gallery, New York, NY
                  Historiches Museum der Stadt Wien, Vienna, Austria
                  Binghamton University Art Museum, Binghamton, NY
                  UCLA at The Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
1999          Laguna Art Museum Sales/Rental Gallery, Laguna, CA
1994          UCLA at The Armand Hammer Museum of Art Sales/Rental Gallery, CA
1991          Museum Katten Kabinet, Amsterdam, Holland, permanent collection
1977          Los Angeles Museum, Exposition Park


SELECTED PUBLIC WORKS
2008          I. Wolk Gallery, Sculpture Garden, Auberge Du Soleil, St Helena, CA
                  Northshore Sculpture Park, Skokie, IL
2004          Triton Museum of Art Sculpture Garden, Santa Clara, CA
                  Community Art Project, Wells Fargo Bank, Laguna Beach, CA
2003          Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
1999          Northshore Sculpture Park, Skokie, IL
1998          Village Plaza, Los Angeles, CA
1996          ASPCA National Headquarters, NY
1993          San Diego Childrenís Hospital, San Diego, CA
                  San Diego Wild Animal Park, San Diego, CA
1992          Los Angeles ZOO, Los Angeles, CA
1991          Museum Katten Kabinet, Amsterdam, Holland


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2006          Southern California Art Projects & Exhibitions, Corona Del Mar, CA
2001          Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
1998          Amos Eno Gallery, New York, NY
1996          Amos Eno Gallery, New York, NY
1995          Hatachi Corporation, Santa Clara, CA
1980          Newell Hill Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
1979          Panache Sculpture Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1978          Theater Vanguard, Los Angeles, CA
1978          Versailles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


SELECTED TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2010          I Wolk Gallery, St Helena, CA
2001          Diane Nelson Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
1998          Palm Desert Gallery, Palm Desert, CA
1991          Retrospective Gallery, San Diego, CA
                  Biota Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1989          Biota Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1984          Westside Repertory, Los Angeles, CA
1979          Elsa Wild Animal Appeal, Los Angeles, CA


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015          Aerena Galleries & Gardens, Northern CA
2014          I Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
2013          MA(i)SONRY, Napa Valley
2012          I Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
2011          Walter Bischoff, San Francisco, CA
2011          MA(i)SONRY, Napa Valley, CA
2010          Red Dot Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
2010          SCAPE Gallery, Corona Del Mar, CA
2010          I.Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, Ca
2008          I. Wolk Gallery, St Helena, CA
2007          S C A P E, Corona Del Mar, CA
2003          1212 Gallery, Burlingame, CA
2002          Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
                  Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
2001          Figuration Critique, Sintra, Portugal
2000          Gwenda Jay Gallery, Chicago, IL
2000-08     Phyllis Weil & Company, New York, NY
1999          Sai Gallery, NewYork, NY
                  Toit de la Grand Arch, Paris, France
1996          Perry House Galleries, Washington, DC
                  750 Gallery, Sacramento, CA
                  Phyllis Weil & Company, New York, NY
1995          Perry House Galleries, Washington, D.C.
                  Amos Eno Gallery, Soho, NY
1994          Cypress Gardens, Florida - Wildlife Sculpture Series
                  UCLA at The Armand Hammer Museum of Art Gallery, L.A., CA
                  Syntex Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
1993          Montserrat Gallery, New York, NY
                  New England National Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
                  I. Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
1992          Forum Gallery, James Town, NY
                  Biota Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1991          Retrospective Gallery, San Diego, CA
1990          Sho-Enu, Romona, CA
1989          Sterling Gallery, La Jolla, CA
1985-87     Accent on Art, Los Angeles, CA
1985          Southern California Contemporary Art Galleries, Los Angeles, CA
1982-83     Artesania Art Center, Sedona, AZ
1981-85     Paula Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1981-83     Home Gallery, San Diego, CA
1981          Major Porterfield, Los Angeles, CA
1980          Art Expo, Los Angeles, CA
                  Sculpture III Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
1979-88     Haggenmaker Galleries, Laguna Beach, CA
1977-88     Serendipity Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1977          Los Angeles Museum, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA
1974          Barnsdall Art Galleries, Los Angeles, CA
1972-73     Design West, California Museum of Science and Industry, Los Angeles, CA


AWARDS AND HONORS
2010          VILLA HAIS MUSEUM / Permanent Collection
2005          GROUNDS FOR SCULPTURE / Permanent collection
2004          TRITON MUSEUM OF ART / Permanent Collection
2000          THESIS: Dreamworks/ Exhibition Tour Year 2000
                        Centenary of Sigmund Freud's "The Interpretation of Dreams"
1999          LONG BEACH ARTS SOLAR ETCHING AWARD
                        Curator: Noel Korten, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park
1995          NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS
                        Library and Research Centerís Archives on Women Artists, Washington,
                        D.C.
1995          PERRY HOUSE GOLD MEDAL, SCULPTURE
                        Perry House Galleries, Washington, DC
                        Juried by: Glenna Goodacre, Women's Memorial, Washington, DC
1993          ART OF CALIFORNIA DISCOVERY AWARDS
                        Sculpture awards, contemporary & traditional
                        Juried by: Michael Botwinick, Director, Newport Harbor Art Museum
                        Robert Barrett, Director, Fresno Art Museum
                        Harvey Jones, Senior Curator of Art, The Oakland Museum
                        Ilene Susan Fort, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
1993          PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD
                        Juried by: Arthur Oilman, Director, Museum of Photographic Arts
                        Robert Barrett, Executive Director/Chief Curator, Fresno Art Museum
                        Michael Botwinick, Director, Newport Harbor Art Museum
1992          ART OF CALIFORNIA DISCOVERY AWARD
                        Sculpture Award
                        Juried by: Robert Barrett, Fresno Art Museum
                        Philip Linhares, Chief Curator of Art, Oakland Museum
                        Henry Hopkins, Director, UCLA Wight Art Gallery
                        Juanita Pumer, NEA Curatorial Fellow, San Diego Museum
                        of Contemporary Art
1991          MUSEUM KATTEN KABINET, AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND
                        Permanent Collection
1990          INTERNATIONAL SCULPTURE CONFERENCE:
                        Inclusion of sculpture in presentation entitled "Evidence of the Visionary
                        Tradition in Contemporary Sculpture," given by Virginia Watson Jones. A
                        focus on diverse styles of sculpture by men and women artists of
                        all nationalities.
1978          SCULPTURE AWARD:
                        Museum of Science and Industry, Los Angeles, CA
1977          SCULPTURE AWARD:
                        Federation of Labor AFL.CIO., Los Angeles, CA
1975          LOS ANGELES CITY SCHOOLS SERVICE AWARD:
                        In recognition of outstanding service for special art enrichment classes
                        for students.


PUBLICATIONS
2012          50 Werke Von Meisterinnen, Barbara Konig, Germany
                  Woman Artists in Museum Collections, Baden-Wurttemberg
2007          SCULPTURE MAGAZINE / REVIEWS
2004          ARTWEEK, REVIEW, TRITON MUSEUM OF ART
2000          DREAMWORKS/Sigmund Freudís Centenary, Cornell University Press;
                  German & English Edition
                  SOUTHWEST ART MAGAZINE/FEATURE STORY
1996          NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
1995          THE GUILD
1992          THE GUILD
                  UTOPIA: "Envisioning A Dream"
1991-92     THE CALIFORNIA ART REVIEW
                  An illustrated Survey of the State's Museums, Galleries and Leading Artists
1990          AMERICAN ARTIST: AN ILLUSTRATED SURVEY OF LEADING
                  CONTEMPORARIES - SECOND EDITION BOOK
1989          BEVERLY HILLS COURIER
                  SCULPTURE MAGAZINE
1988          COAST LINE NEWS, LAGUNA BEACH
1986          GLAZA NEWS L.A., CYNTHIA RICHARDSON
1983          DAILY NEWS, SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA, TRICIA CRANE
1980          EAST BAY MAGAZINE, SAN FRANCISCO
                  DESIGNERS WEST, L.A.
1979          LOS ANGELES MAGAZINE
                  VALLEY LIFE
1978          VANGUARD NEWS, L.A.
                  SOUTHWEST ART, JUDY HENRY CRANDALL
                  ART NEWS
                  LOS ANGELES TIMES, ARA GUZELIMIAN
                  VALLEY MAGAZINE, GREGORY LEE
1975          LOS FELIZ NEWS, L.A.
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