Jose Arenas

info@josearenas.com

Education

2000

MFA in Painting, University of California, Davis CA

1995

BFA in Painting, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco CA


Gallery Representation

2005 - Present

Hang Art, 567 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102


Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2010

American Pastiche: Choose Your Own Adventure,
   Hang Art Gallery, San Francisco CA

2009

Colonia, Krause Center for Innovation, Foothill College, Los Altos Hills CA

2006

Here and There, Hang Art Gallery, San Francisco CA

2004

Sea Change, Krause Center for Innovation, Foothill College, Los Altos Hills CA

2002

Person, Place or Thing, Point Arena Art Center, Point Arena CA

2000

Mexicatessence, Rasmussen Art Gallery, Angwin CA

1999

Inside Out, Pangea, Point Arena CA


Selected Group Exhibitions

2009

Winter 1 Exhibit, Midtown 4, Miami FL

Monotype Marathon, ICA/San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose CA

Chicana/Chicano Biennial,
   MACLA/Movimiento de Arte Y Cultura Latino Americana, San Jose CA

2008

AAF Art Fair, New York, NY, Hang Art/San Francisco CA

Tortilla Curtain, Krause Center for Innovation,
   Foothill College, Los Altos Hills CA

2007

Relativity, Hang Art Annex, San Francisco CA

Allegory, Art Works Downtown, San Rafael CA

2006

Flight Patterns, Hang Art Annex, San Francisco CA

2005

Triptych, Hang Art Annex, San Francisco CA

AAF Contemporary Art Fair, Hang Art Gallery, NYC NY

Lux, Encantada Gallery, San Francisco CA

New Faces, Hang Art Gallery, San Francisco CA

2004

Slippage: Wording the Thought Bubble, WORKS/ San Jose CA

Storytellers, Los Medanos College, Pittsburg CA

Silent Auction,
   MACLA/Movimiento de Arte Y Cultura Latino Americana, San Jose CA

2003

Brown Bag Lunch, Ajax Gallery, San Francisco CA

Silent Auction, Works Gallery, San Jose CA

Silent Auction,
   MACLA/Movimiento de Arte Y Cultura Latino Americana, San Jose CA

2002

Exquisite Day Project, Plus Ultra Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Panorama,Gallery 69, San Francisco CA

2001

Evac,Ajax Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Between Two Trees, Creative Arts Center Gallery, Sunnyvale CA

Angel Island, Euphrat Museum, DeAnza College, Cupertino CA

Faculty Exhibition, Euphrat Museum, DeAnza College, Cupertino CA

2000

Silent Auction, SMOVA / Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa CA

The Fortune Cookie Show, Uptown Arts, Artisan Square, Sacramento CA

1999

Geography, Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago IL

Keep This Copy For Your Records, Memorial Union Gallery, UC Davis, Davis CA

Blind Date, Traveling Exhibit: UC Davis, CA, UC Berkeley, CA, Manchester UK

Annual Exhibition, Memorial Union Gallery, UC Davis, Davis CA

Los Tres, Diego Rivera Gallery, SFAI, San Francisco CA

1997

Grupo N Collective Show, Diego Rivera Gallery, SFAI, San Francisco CA

Day of The Dead: Myth and Fantasy, Balazo Gallery, San Francisco CA

1996

San Francisco Open Studios, San Francisco CA

1995

SFAI Spring Show, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco CA

1994

Three Person Show, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco CA


Publications

2009

The Mercury News/MercuryNews.com, San Jose CA August 5, 2009

Metro Silicon Valley / Metroguide Arts San Jose CA July 22-28, 2009

2004

LMC/Los Medanos College Experience,
   "'Storytellers' Tells Stories Through Art Work" Pittsburg CA, January 2004

2003

Los Altos Town Crier,
   "First Community Mural at Foothill College," Los Altos CA, June 20, 2003

2002

Independent Coast Observer, "Person, Place, or Thing," Gualala CA, May 2002

2001

San Francisco Chronicle,
   "Angel Island Immigration Stories of the 20th Century." SF CA, March 30, 2001

Pacific Union College Review,
   "Rassmussen Displays Alumnus's Cultural Color", Angwin, CA October 7,2001

1999

Lodi News Sentinel, "Recorded and Witnessed,", Lodi CA, July 30, 1999


Awards / Fellowships / Residencies

2009

Sponsorship Monotype Marathon, ICA/San Jose, CA.
   Sponsored by Hang Art, San Francisco, CA

2004

Residency, PreNeo Press, Redwood City, CA

2000

Scholarship Recepient, UC Davis Arts Bridge, Davis, CA

AOF / Art Opportunity Fellowship, UC Davis, Davis, CA

1999

Assistantship Position, UC Davis, Davis, CA

1994

Art in the Redwoods Excellence Prize Recipient, Gualala, CA


Commissions

2009

Commission: Public Mural Project,
   Dimensions 16' x 150', 1st Act Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA

2003

Commission: Print Materials, James Irvine Foundation, San Francisco, CA

2002

Commission: Interior Mural, Private Residence, Redwood City, CA

Commission: Poster and Print Materials,Degenerate Art Ensemble, Seattle, WA

2000

Commission: Mural, James Irvine Foundation, San Francisco, CA

Commission: Exterior Mural, Accion Graphics, Lodi, CA


Panels, Lectures, Discussions

2009

Panelist: National Chicana/Chicano Biennial,
   MACLA / Movimiento de Arte Y Cultura Latino Americana, San Jose, CA

Juror: FALC Fall Fest Show, Cupertino Art League, Cupertino, CA

Guest Critic: Cupertino Art League, Cupertino, CA

Lecture/ Walking Tour: Public Mural Project Discussion, San Jose, CA

2007

Panelist: Panel Discussion: Allegory, Art Works Downtown, San Rafael, CA

2001

Guest Artist Lecture: Latino Heritage Month Featured Artist Talk,
   Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, CA


Selected Collections

PreNeo Press, Redwood City, CA

Endeman Gallery, Gualala, CA

Private Collection, Herbert and Judith Kohl, San Francisco, CA

Private Collection, Eric Doctors, Chicago, IL