J. Curtaz

 

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EDUCATION
2007 Master of Fine Arts, Claremont Graduate University, emphasis in drawing.
1999 Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art, University of California at Santa Cruz, emphasis in lithography and intaglio.
1999 Bachelor of Arts in Biology, University of California at Santa Cruz, emphasis in plant biology.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013  Under the Sun’s Glare, Charles Hartman Fine Art, Portland, OR.
2013  That’s for Remembrance, Offramp Gallery, Pasadena, CA.
2013  Fold, Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago, IL.
2011  Start Here, Bert Green Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA.
2011  In Relation, Charles Hartman Fine Art, Portland, OR.
2009  Push, Bert Green Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA.
2008  Through The Wire, Charles Hartman Fine Art, Portland, OR.
2007 All Fall Down, Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.    - - 2004 Tunnel Vision, Gallery 825, Los Angeles CA.



SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS
(two and three person shows marked by *)
2013   
Sea and Sky, Liz Afif Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
Cellular/Molecular, Esther Klein Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

2012
Venice Art Walk, Venice, CA.
Chicago Inaugural Exhibition, Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago, IL.

2011           
Mapping Affection, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, OR.
Art Market Art Fair, Charles Hartman Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Suite Art Fair, Charles Hartman Fine Art, Dallas, TX

2010           
It’s Who You Know, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
Polygraph, Evan Linterman Art Space, Los Angeles, CA.
Auction 100, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna, CA.

2009           
Venice Art Walk, Venice, CA.
Composed*, Jill Thayer Gallery, Bakersfield, CA.
Los Angeles Art Show, Bert Green Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

2008
East of Eden, Barnsdall Art Park, Bert Green Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
Marks on Paper, Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA
First/Last, Winsted Adams Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Venice Art Walk, Venice CA
Some Complications*, Coma Art Space, Los Angeles, CA
Body without Organs*, Merlino Gallery, California State University, Long Beach, CA

2007
Don’t Fence Me In, Bandini Art, Culver City, CA
Bridge Art Fair Miami, Bert Green Fine Art, Miami FL.
Synchronic, Area 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
GLAMFA, Long Beach State University, Long Beach, CA
Membunuh Hari Tua (Killing the Past), Pipuangpu Space Lab, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Pillow Talk, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
Bridge Art Fair Chicago, Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago IL.

2006
Delicacy*, Bandini Art, Culver City, CA
Bridge Art Fair Miami, Bert Green Fine Art, Miami FL
.Natural Flavors, East and Peggy Phelps Galleries, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
Fresh stART, Area 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
New Ground, Landis Art Center Gallery, Riverside, CA
Random Perspectives, Red House Gallery, Venice, CA
I Like You, East and Peggy Phelps Galleries, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
W/E Trade, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Drawings, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA

2005
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Petite Works III, 825 Annex, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica CA.
Drawn to the Line, Risk Press Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
Hand Pulled, Michael C. Folonis, AIA, Santa Monica, CA
OutAuction 2005, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
Kairotic Orbit, Downtown Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
50/50 Show, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
More Patterns, Revisited/Bamboo Lane, China Town, CA
In the Abstract, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
Fresh stART, Area 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2004
Petite Works II, 825 Annex, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica CA.
Square Blue Fire Restoration Gala, Square Blue Gallery, Costa Mesa CA.
Silent Auction, Andrewshire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
50/50 Show, Gallery 825, Los Angeles CA.
Venice Art Walk, Venice, CA.
White Planes, Gallery 825, Los Angeles CA.
LAPS New Member’s Show, Old Town Gallery, Tustin CA.New Member’s Show, Gallery 825, Los Angeles CA.

2003
Open, Gallery 825, Los Angeles CA.
200, Andrewshire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Petite Works, Gallery 825 Annex, Bergamot Station, Los Angeles CA.And Now a Word from our Sponsor…, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
8 1/2 x 11, Gallery 727, Los Angeles, CA.
The 50/50 Show, Gallery 825, West Hollywood, CA.
Women’s Festival of the Arts, Second City Council Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA.

1999
Irwin Scholarship Exhibition, Sesnon Art Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA.

1997
Women’s Art Show, Cowell College, Santa Cruz, CA.
Novos Art Show, Smith Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA.

PRESS
2009 THE magazine, Reviews, “Jessica Curtaz, Bert Green Fine Art”, by Christopher Michno, April 2009, pp. 43 (illus.)
2009 Artnews, Reviews: National, “Jessica Curtaz, Charles A. Hartman Fine Art”, by Richard Speer, February 2009, pp. 110 (illus.)
2008 The Oregonian, “Prickly Precision on Disply, by D.K. Row, October 17, 2008, pp. 34 (illus.)

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
2007 Walker & Parker Memorial Fellowship, Claremont Graduate University
2006 Claremont Graduate Art Fellowship, Claremont Graduate University
1999 Porter College Undergraduate Fellowship, University of California at Santa Cruz
1999 Irwin Scholarship for Fine Art, University of California at Santa Cruz


TALKS AND PRESENTATIONS
2007 GLAMFA Artist Panel Discussion, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA. One of 5 invited participants.
2004 Artist talk for solo show “Tunnel Vision,” Gallery 825, West Hollywood, CA.


PUBLICATIONS
“GLAMFA 2007 Exhibition Catalogue”, 2007, pp 32-33 (illus.)
“Adhesive,” Claremont Graduate University’s student art journal, editor, Spring 2007.
“Subtle Structure,” in Contemporary Impressions: The Journal of the American Print Alliance, Spring 2004, vol.12: pp 11-13. (illus.).