BORN: New York, New York
1985 San Francisco Art Institute - M.F.A. (with honors)
1982 California College of the Arts - B.F.A. (with distinction)
1975 Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - A.A.
2017 Palimpsest of Time and Place - Skidmore Contemporary, Santa Monica, CA. (print catalogue or e-catalogue).
2015 Material Theory - Michael Warren Contemporary, Denver, CO.
2014 Petals, Stems. Leaves and Time - 50 Beale Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
2012 Bits & Pieces – Skidmore Contemporary. Los Angeles, CA.
333 Bush Street Lobby, San Francisco, CA.
2011 Bloom – Gallery One Nashville, TN.
Linked Narratives – 450 Sansome Street Lobby Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Observations in the Flowering Stage / Revisited – 45 Fremont Street Gallery – San Francisco, CA.
2010 A Cultivated State – Skidmore Contemporary. Los Angeles, CA.
2008 Linked Narratives - G2 Gallery - Scottsdale, AZ.
Rhythm & Resonance - 455 Lobby Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
Passages - Gallery One – Nashville, TN
2007 The Nature of Perception - Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho –
Observations in the Flowering Stage (part 2) - Elins Eagles-Smith Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006 Observations in the Flowering Stage (part 1) - Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, N.Y. (catalogue)
2004 The Poetry of Nature (part 1) - Elins Eagles-Smith Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalogue)
The Poetry of Nature ( part 2) - Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, N.Y.
2003 Parallels - Erickson Gallery, Healdsburg, CA
2002 Paintings and Works on Paper - Dominican University of California San Marco Gallery, San Rafael, CA
2001 Revelations - Oakland Museum of California Latham Square Building, Oakland, CA
Sanctuary - Erickson & Elins Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalogue)
1999 Undercurrents - Erickson & Elins Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalogue)
Napa City - County Library, Napa, CA
1997 Erickson & Elins Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1994 Erickson & Elins Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, CA
1991 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Artist’s Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1987 Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1983 Fiberworks Gallery, Berkeley, CA
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 Botanica: All Things Plant Life - Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA.
Float.Flutter, Fly - Village Theater, Danville CA.
2014 There is a There There - Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, CA.
One & Only: - John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
(n) collage: a mixed media exhibition (n) =”new” – Petaluma Arts Center, Petaluma, CA
Introduction to Michael Warren Contemporary – Denver, CO
ArtMRKT - San Francisco, CA - Skidmore Contemporary
Flora and Form - Gray Loft Gallery - Oakland, CA.
Degrees of Abstraction - Skidmore Contemporary – Santa Monica, CA
2012 Captured – Specimens in Contemporary Art - Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
Affordable Art Fair Seattle WA. – Alycia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR
2011 Country / City – 4 person show - Elins Eagles- Smith Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
Summer Juried Show – Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura , CA.
Chain Letter – Shashana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. – Curated by Christian Cummings and Doug Harvey
ArtMRKT S.F. Concourse Exhibition Center, San Fransisco, CA
Earth & Sky – City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs / LAX Terminal 1 - Los Angeles, CA.
Small Treasures – Elins Eagles- Smith Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
2010 Poprealism – Skidmore Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA.
Small Treasures – Elins Eagles- Smith Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
2009 Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN
Thirty Year Anniversary Exhibition - Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA.
Elins Eagles-Smith Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Alternative Digital Printing - Booksmart Studio Gallery, Rochester, N.Y.
2008 Holiday Group Show - Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN
Visual Aid – Big Deal, SoMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA.
2007 Holiday Group Show - Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN
Awaken! - Jules Place, Boston MA.
Common Ground - Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, N.Y.
Winter Group Show - Chase Gallery, Boston, MA.
2006 Retrospective / Prospective – Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID
Our Planet, Our Home – SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
A Rose is A Rose – inspiration from the garden – Erickson Fine Art Gallery, Healdsburg, CA
Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR
Alone in Nature: Jennifer Bain, Shelley Gardner & June Yokell - Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA2005
2005 Summer in Sonoma - Erickson Gallery, Healdsburg, CA
2004 Essence of Nature: Bedford Gallery at the Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
CCA SEE – California College of the Arts Alumni - Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA.
Addison Parks Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2003 Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN
Landscapes Real and Imagined - Susan Street Fine Art, Solano Beach, CA
Landscapes, Seascapes, Vantage Points - CCA Alumni Council, Fort Bragg, CA
2002 Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
The Art of Collecting - Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, CA
2001 Susan Street Gallery, Solano Beach, CA
Arco Center, Los Angeles, CA
Sylvia White Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
2000 Lead Gallery, Seattle, WA
C.C.A.C. Alumni Series 4:101 North - Marin Technologies, San Rafael, CA
1999 Yukiko Lunday Gallery, Houston, TX
Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA
Language of Abstraction - Visual Arts Center, Boise State University, Boise, ID
1998 Crocker Kingsley Exhibition - Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
1997 Takara Gallery, Houston, TX
1996 The Horse Show: Images of the Horse in Contemporary Art - Sylvia White Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
Gallery Artists from the San Francisco Art Institute - Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, CA
From the Painter's Hand - Modesto Jr. College, Modesto, CA
1995 Chuck Levitan Gallery, New York, NY
Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA
1994 Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
Gallery Viva, Kawasaki City, Japan
1993 Ninth National Exhibition - Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
Botanics - Gallery Ten, Rockford, Ill
1992 New Directions '92 - Dutchess County Art Association, Poughkeepsie, NY
Showcase "92 - Beaverton Arts Commission, Beaverton, OR
1990 The Book as Metaphor for Art - San Francisco Craft & Folk Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
The Book as Metaphor for Art - The California Craft Museum, San Francisco, CA
Dimensions 2 & 3 - Kaiser Convention Center, Oakland, CA
1989 California Small works - California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA
The Big Show: Abstraction to Realism - Lillian Paley Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, CA
Transcending Confines - Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1987 Bay Arts '87 - San Mateo Arts Council, San Mateo, CA
Artist Liaison Exhibition - Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
Beyond Power - A Celebration - Art of Northern California Women - Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Koret Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
1985 Crocker Kingsley Exhibition - Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
1983 California Mystique: Contemporary Women Artists - Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, CA
AWARDS & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2016 Utility Box Wrap Project, City of Walnut Creek, CA.
2015 San Francisco Art Commission S.F. General Hospital Collection, City and County of San Francisco, CA.
2011 San Francisco Art Commission Laguna Honda Collection, City and County of San Francisco, CA.
2010 Walnut Creek Public Library, Walnut Creek, CA.
2009 Art in Embassies Program - United States Department of State Embassy, Ragoon, Myanmar
2007 Art in Embassies Program - United States Department of State Embassy, Yaounde, Cameroon
2005 Visiting Artist lecture Series – The Oxbow School - Copia Auditorium, Napa, CA.
2002 Guest Artist Lecture – Dominican University of San Rafael, San Rafael, CA.
1999 Artist in Residence - Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA.
1984 Art in Public Places Purchase - Washington State Arts Commission
1982 National Endowment for the Arts - Solo Show Award: - Fiberworks Gallery, Berkeley, CA.
2012 Studio Visit Magazine – Open Studios Press, Boston, MA.
2011 International Contemporary Artist’s – I.C.A. Publishers, N.Y.N.Y.
United States Embassy Rangoon, Burma - catalogue
2009 Keneth Baker – San Francisco Chronical 4-19-09 - “ Cheap Thrill”
2008 Jack Silverman – The Nashville Scene 10-08 – “Passages at Gallery One”
2007 Anthony Bannon - The Chautauqua Daily 8-14-07 - “ Pleasure of Perception”
Frank Cebulski – ARTWEEK 2-07 – ‘Our Planet, Our Home’ at SFMOMA Artists Gallery
2006 Debra Koppman - ARTWEEK 9-06 – ‘Alone in Nature’
2005 ART IN EMBASSIES PROGRAM – UNITED STATES EMBASSY YAOUNDE’- catalogue
2004 Robert Taylor – CONTRA COSTA TIMES 7 -16 Learn about art through the eyes of seven artists
Dave Weinstein – DIABLO ARTS MAGAZINE July – September 2004 - Natural Wonders
1999 17th September Exhibition Interactive Exhibition Catalogue – Alexandria Museum of Art
Chris Schnoor – ARTWEEK 4-99 - “Language of Abstraction” - Boise State University
Steven Jenkins - ARTWEEK 5-99 - “Jennifer Bain – Undercurrents”
1998 Interiors Magazine - April 1998 - Sony West Coast Design Center
1997 New American Painting 1997 - The Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA.
1994 Randal Davis - ARTWEEK 8-4-94 - "SFADA Introductions '94
Art of California Magazine - Discovery Awards - Silver
14th Annual Exhibition Catalogue - Alexandria Museum of Art
58th National Midyear Exhibition Catalogue - Butler Institute of American Art
Contra Costa Sun 12-29-93" – “Area Painters Featured in New Years Show"
1992 Art of California Magazine -Discovery Awards - Silver
1989 Art Search - The International Catalogue of Contemporary Art
California Art Review - Second Edition
1987 Bay Arts '87 – Catalogue - San Mateo Arts Council, San Mateo, CA
Artists Liaison Exhibition Catalogue - Los Angeles Design Center
Beyond Power: A Celebration Catalogue - Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA
SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
ZUCKERBERG SAN FRANCISCO GENERAL HOSPITAL
UCLA WOMEN’S IMAGING CENTER, University of California, Los Angeles, CA.
STANFORD UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
CHILDREN’S HOSPTIAL, Oakland, CA.
SUTTER HEALTH HOSPITAL, Oakland, CA
OREGON HEALTH & SCIENCE UNIVERSITY, Portland, OR
HOTEL BEL - AIR, Beverly Hills, CA.
DELOITE, Dallas, TX
GRAND HYATT, San Francisco, CA.
HOTEL CONRAD – Hong Kong
HARAH’S TAHOE RESORT
TRUMP TAJ MAHAL – Las Vegas
WINNIE PALMER HOSPITAL – Orlando, FL
THE CARLYLE HOTEL New York, N.Y.
YIXING GARDEN HOTEL, China
RITZ CARLTON HOTEL
STATE STREET BANK OF BOSTON
CEDAR SINAI HOSPITAL - Los Angeles, CA.
PRUDENTIAL TOWERS - Tokyo, Japan
HILTON TOPATIO CLIFFS
WELLS FARGO BANK
THE SAINT REGIS REMEDE SPA
PENNINSULA PALACE HOTEL – Beijing, China
ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISE LINES
WESTIN HOTEL - Macau, China
PACIFIC PALMS CONFERENCE RESORT
CA BANK & TRUST
TFC BANK - Englewood, CO
BALBOA BAY CLUB HOTEL
MARRIOTT DESERT RIDGE RESORT
HOUSTON INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL
TELLEM & ASSOCIATES
SILICON VALLEY BANK
USAA FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK
BELKNAP & PURCELL - San Francisco, CA.
WORLD VIEW TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS
DELIOTTE & TOUCHE
KPMG – Century city, CA. – San Diego, CA.
SECURITY PACIFIC BANK
J.P. MORGAN COMPANY
MERRILL LYNCH INC.
HELM FINANCIAL CORP
SUN CHASE INTERNATIONAL GROUP- Hong Kong