Resume – 2017

Gallery Representation

Bill Hester Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
Spirits in the Wind, Golden, CO
Highlight Gallery, Mendocino, CA
Archival Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Selected Solo and Feature Exhibitions

2017  The Artery, Davis, CA 
2017  Bill Hester Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM 
2017/13/12/11   Archival Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2016  Androvich Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2016/15/14  Highlight Gallery, Mendocino, CA
2015  Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
2014  Morris Graves Museum, Eureka, CA
2014  SMAart Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

2014  Fine Eye Gallery, Sutter Creek, CA 
2014  Woodland Art Walk, Woodland, CA 
2013   Association of Clay and Glass Artists, juried festival, Palo Alto, CA
2012   Adamson Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2012   Sacramento Temporary Contemporary, Sacramento, CA
2011   Arroyo Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2010   Gallery 625, Woodland, CA
2009   Deer Ridge Vineyards Art Gallery, Livermore, CA
2009   Intel, Corporate Art Exhibition, Folsom, CA
2008/06   Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2008   Sacramento International Airport, Sacramento, CA
2004/03/01   Barton Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2003   Siddhartha Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal
2003/00   RA Gallery, Chicago, IL
2003   SMUD Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2002   The Art Foundry, Sacramento, CA
2002   California Arts Council, Sacramento, CA
2001   Office of Senator Ortiz, Sacramento, CA
2000   Office of the Attorney General, Sacramento, CA
2000   Hewlett-Packard, Roseville, CA
2000   Sutter Club, Sacramento, CA
1999/98   Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA  
1999   Tower Lobby Gallery, Roseville, CA
1998   The Money Store, Corporate Headquarters, Sacramento, CA
1997   The Darkroom Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1996   Roseville Arts Center, Roseville, CA
1996   Working Images Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1996/94   Phantom Galleries, Sacramento, CA
1995   Peach Pit Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1993   California State University, Sacramento, CA
1993   IDEA Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Selected Group Shows and Competitions

2016/15/14/12/11/10/09/06/03   Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
2015   Gallery 625, Woodland, CA
2015/14   Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento
2015/14/13/12/11   John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
2014/13/12/11   Sacramento Temporary Contemporary, Sacramento, CA
2014/1995   Davis Art Center, Davis, CA
2013   California Clay Competition (juried), The Artery, Davis, CA
2013/12/11   Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA
2012/11/10   Gallery Artists Show, Arroyo, Santa Fe, NM
2012/11   California Contemporary Art Collection, California State Capitol, Sacramento
2011   Epperson Gallery, Crocket, CA
2011/10/09/08/07/06/05/98   Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2011/10   Gallery 625, Woodland, CA
2011   Skinner Howard Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA
2010/09   Cornerstones Noche Feliz Art Auction, Santa Fe, NM
1996-2010   Annual Crocker Museum Art Auction, Sacramento, CA  
2009/04  Dorothy Herger Gallery, Fairfield, CA
2007   Yolo County Arts Council, Woodland, CA
2006/02/01/00/99/98   Richard Nelson Gallery, Davis, CA 
2006   Toy Room Gallery, Sacramento CA
2004   Appel Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2004/03   Bulhler Center Gallery, Davis, CA
2004/02   Exploding Head Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2004/03/02/01/00/99   The Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA
2004/03/02   Schumacher Gallery, Clarksburg, CA
2003   Cloyde Snook Gallery, Adams State College, Alamosa, CO
2003   Larson Gallery, Columbia College, MO
2003   Osceola Gallery, Emeryville, CA
2003/02   Elliott Fouts Gallery, Granite Bay, CA
2001/00   Viewpoint Gallery, Sacramento, CA 
2000   American River College Art Gallery 
1998   750 Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1997   R.A. Gallery, Chicago, IL
1997   be-no photographic gallery, Sacramento, CA
1997   Camera Arts, Sacramento, CA
1996   Kondos Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1995   Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA
1995   Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, Kirkland, WA
1995   Davis Art Center, Davis, CA
1995   Focus Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1994/93   Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael, CA
1994   Viewpoint Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1992   Working Images Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Selected Public Art Collections 

California Museum Resource Center, State of New Mexico, National Association of Realtors Headquarters, Kaiser-Permanente Medical Buildings, Hinsdale Hospital, First Midwest Bank, Woodland Medical Center (FL), Elkay Manufacturers Corporate Headquarters, Loyola University, University of California, Hewlett-Packard, The Money Store, Bank of Sacramento, USAA Real Estate Corporate Office, Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency, and County Primary Care Clinic.

Selected Awards & Grants 

California State Exposition, California State Senate Contemporary Art Collection, James Irvine Foundation, New Mexico Arts, Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, Studio Art Visit, YoloArts

Selected Corporate Commissions 

2 East Erie (Chicago Condo Complex), Embassy Suites, Capitol Towers, Oglivy Worldwide, Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, and Mid-West Bank.

Selected Public Art Grants & Commissions

• Commissioned to create a semi-permanent community-built mandala
   constructed of natural materials from local farms.
• New Mexico Purchase Award of painting for state public artwork collection
• Commissioned to create a collection of 25 artworks for rotating display in the
   Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant buildings.
• Commissioned to create of an exhibition of artworks to commemorate
   Sacramento’s 150th birthday.

Selected Bibliography

•  Included in “51: Portraits of Women Artists,” Kurt Edward Fishback, 2015.
• “GrowYolo, West Sacramento Community Built Mandala,” YoloArts, 2012.
• “Breaking Out 25 Artists,” SixteenSixteen, Magazine, September 2013.
• “Paula Bellacera,” Ceramics Now, Magazine, 2012.
• “Paula Wenzl Bellacera Interview,” SixteenSixteen, Magazine, January 2012.
 Juried international visual arts publication, Studio Art Visit, volume 14, 2011.
• “A Sense of Place to Have a Home,” The Sacramento Bee, July 1, 2011.
• “The Hypnotic Allure of Local Landscape,” The Davis Enterprise, March 27, 2003.
“Blending Art Forms,” Camera Arts, August, 1999.
“Buildings on the Boulevard,” Uptown Arts, March 1998.
“A Thousand Words,” Sacramento Magazine, June 1997.
“A Short Retrospective History of Paula Wenzl,” On The Town, August 1996. 
“Aimless Ramblings,” The Roseville Press-Tribune, July 5, 1996. 
“Visual Sensations,” About Art, July 1995.
“Paula Wenzl Shows Impressions About Town,” Inside East Sacramento, April 1996.
“Artist Finds Sacramento Rich in Icons,” East Sac News, April 4, 1996.
“Window to the World,” The State Hornet, September 28, 1993.
•  Bringing Hope to a Hopeless World: Creating and Preserving Women’s
    History,1993, Sacramento, Boonwood Publishing.  An anthology of women’s
    art and literature.

Exhibition Catalogs

 Rabbits & Raptors 2015, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA.  
 Taking Flight 2014, The Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA.  
 California Clay Competition 2013, The Artery, Davis, CA.  
 Plates, Totems & Teapots Invitational and CeramACon 2013, Blue Line Gallery,
    Roseville, CA .  
 Plates, Totems & Teapots, Roseville, 2012, Blue Line Gallery.  
•  California Contemporary Art Collection, California State Capitol, 2011.
 Flatlanders, Davis, 2006, The Richard Nelson Gallery.  Exhibition catalog.
 Sacramento Interiors, Sacramento, 2006, Solomon Dubnick Press. 

Art Training
University of California, Davis - Graphic Design Program
California State University, Sacramento - Art and Photography coursework
Sacramento City College - Art and Photography coursework
Various art seminars and workshops

Other Education
California State University, Sacramento
BA Psychology, minor Biology
BA Women’s Studies
Tulane University, New Orleans
MS Experimental Psychology
Ph.D. Experimental Psychology

All Material © Paula Bellacera 2017