EDUCATION

  MFA, Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA. 2015       
  MA, Studio Art, California State University, Northridge, CA. 2008       
  BA, Studio Art, California State University, Northridge, CA. 2006 

 SOLO EXHIBITIONS

         ILLUSIVE LIQUIDITY II, 3Twenty Wine Bistro and Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. 2012
         ILLUSIVE LIQUIDITY, Moorpark Community College, Moorpark, CA. 2011      
         SUMMER PSYCHE, Elloiuse Gallery, Pasadena, CA.  2011

         TEENAGE PSYCHE, MA exhibition, CSUN West Gallery, Northridge, CA. 2008   

 SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

       ILLUMINATE, Surrogate Gallery Projects, Pasadena, CA 2015 

       GROUP EXHIBITION, Dawson Cole fine Art, Laguna Beach and Carmel, CA 2015

       OUT THERE, Los Angeles Art association, Gallery 825, Los Angeles CA 2015
       EMERGING MASTERS, Laguna Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA. 2015
       MOIST, OCCCA Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA 2015

       WATER-LINE: INSPIRATION for CHANGE, Studio C Gallery, Santa Fe art Colony, Los Angeles CA.                2015

       RISING STARS, Q Art Salon, Santa Ana, CA. 2015
       CAUSEWAYS, Laguna Beach City Hall, Laguna Beach, CA. 2015 
       FULL SWING, Forest and Ocean Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA. 2014

       LPAPA/LCAD Next Generation Paint Out, Laguna Beach, CA. 2014
       PORTRAITS of the FALLEN MEMORIAL, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum,
          Yorba Linda, CA. 2014
       LCAD MFA 2014, Laguna Museum of Art, Laguna Beach CA. 2014
       LCAD MFA Exhibition, City Hall, Laguna Beach, CA. 2014

       LPAPA/LCAD Next Generation Paint Out, Laguna Beach, CA. 2013
       PORTRAITS of the FALLEN, Hillel Gallery USC, Los Angeles CA. 2013  

       INTERPRETATIONS, Bridge Gallery City Hall, Los Angeles, CA. 2012
       GEM, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA. 2012
       VS, Los Angeles Art Association Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA. 2012

       NEW MEMBER GROUP SHOW, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. 2011  

       PERSONA, Dept. of Cultural Affairs Canoga Park Arts Center, Canoga Park, CA.2011
       Los Angeles Art Association Annual Auction, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA. 2011
       GEM, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA. 2011
       ART FOR MARC. University of New England Art Gallery, Biddeford, ME. 2010
       REVISITING BEAUTY, Orange County Center for Contemporary, Orange, CA. 2010.

           Juror Peter Frank
       GODDESSES THEN AND NOW, La Galeria Gitano, San Fernando, CA. 2010                  
       OPEN CALL 2009, Dept. of Cultural Affairs, L.A. Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. 2009

       OF DREAMS AND MEMORIES, La Galeria Gitano, San Fernando, CA. 2009                             

       MASTERS of ZILCH, Pehrspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. 2009
       FRINGES: HILLS AND CANYONS OF THE S. F. VALLEY, La Galeria Gitana, San Fernando, CA. 2009
       ART KUDOS, Annual International online exhibition. 2009
       BRAND 38- WORKS ON PAPER: HERE & NOW, Brand Library Gallery, Glendale, CA.,

          Juror: Ruth Weisberg. 2009

       BRAND 37- WORKS ON PAPER: HERE & NOW, Brand Library Gallery, Glendale, CA.,
          Juror: Kim Abeles. 2008       
       ANNUAL STUDENT ART EXHIBITION, CSU Northridge Main Gallery, Northridge, CA. 2008       
       ANNUAL STUDENT ART EXHIBITION, CSU Northridge Main Gallery, Northridge, CA. 2007                      PAINTING GUILD 2006, CSU Northridge West Gallery, Northridge  CA., 

           Juror: Lisa Adams. 2006                        

       WET PAINT, CSU Northridge Shed Gallery, Northridge, CA. 2005                       

REVIEWS and PUBLICATIONS

        365Days/365Artitst, Featured Artist Therese Conte. 

            http://365artists365days.com/2015/07/11/therese-conte-laguna-niguel-california/

        Luppi, Kathleen. "LCAD students get their time in public eye", Laguna Beach Coastline                Pilot, July, 2015.  http://www.coastlinepilot.com/entertainment/tn-cpt-et-0703-lcad-

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        Revisiting Beauty, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, May .2010
        Martinez, Diana. “Dreams and Memories: Another Successful Show…” San Fernando
           Valley Sun, Feb. 5, 2009
        BRAND 38- WORKS ON PAPER: HERE & NOW September 19- October 23,
        Daily Sundial, Tan, Aston “Art  ...Exhibit focuses on teen culture”. v.51, is 47, Nov. 18,
        BRAND 37- WORKS ON PAPER: HERE & NOW September 27- October 31, 2008

 

AWARDS

         Albert K. Murray Fine Art Scholarship Grant, 2015
         1st Place LPAPA/LCAD Next Generation Scholarship Award. 2013       
        Creative Capacity Fund Grant recipient, Center for Cultural Innovation, Los Angeles,                    CA. 2011     
        Beautification Grant recipient, Proctor & Gamble/Valley Cultural Center, Los Angeles,                CA. 2011       
        Beautification Grant recipient, Proctor & Gamble/Valley Cultural Center, Los Angeles,                CA. 2010
        Masters Thesis Support Program Grant recipient, Graduate Studies, Research and

            International Programs, CSU Northridge, Los Angeles,  CA.  2008              
        Beautification Grant recipient, Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles, CA. 2007
             Walt Disney Co. ‘Show Your Character’ program grant    
        Beautification Grant recipient, Department of Cultural affairs, Los Angeles, CA. 2006 

                                                                                                                                    
CURATORIAL/MISCELLANEOUS PROJECTS

         Columbia College Hollywood Student Art Exhibition, Curator, Tarzana CA. 2012-14   

        ART FOR MARC, Exhibition organizer, University of New England, Biddeford, ME.                         2010      
        Co-Chair/ Exhibition reception organizer, Women’s Caucus for Art Town Hall Meeting/
             JWAN exhibition, Bel Air, CA. 2009    

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

         Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA. 2015 

  • Teaching Assistant, Perspective Drawing, 2015
  • Teaching Assistant Adv. Head and Figure Painting, 2013


         Orange County School of the Arts, Santa Ana,  CA.

  • Mixed Media Instructor, 2014-present     


         Columbia College Hollywood, Tarzana, CA.

  • Associate Professor, Drawing, 2007-present


         La Canada Unified School District, La Canada, CA Instructional

  • Instructional Fine Arts Specialist, 2009-13                   


      California State University, Northridge,  CA.

  • Graduate level seminar, color theory, Figure Drawing/Painting, 2008
  • Graduate level seminar, color theory, Figure Drawing/Painting, 2007


         Ulysses S. Grant High School, Los Angeles, CA.

  • Walt Disney Company, Show Your Character High School Program, Mentor for Mural project, 2007         


 
RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

        Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA 

  • Governance Committee, MFA Representative 2014-15
  • MFA Blogger, 2014-15  


      Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA.

  • Conversations with Artist Series, VS Exhibition, 2012       


      Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA.

  • Visiting Artist Lecturer, ILLUSIVE QUIDDITY, 2011


      LACE Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. 

  • Volunteer, Annual Benefit Art Auction, 2008


    Illustrator, The Curious Tales of Santa Claus, Authorhouse Publishing. 2008
    

    CSU Northridge painting Guild, Northridge, CA

  • Exhibition designer preparatory, 2007-08
  • Public Relations Director 2006-07


 COLLECTIONS

 Mr. Robert Galstian, Los Angeles, CA.

Mr. and Mrs. Weston, Los Angeles CA.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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