CV

Born

1958, Sumatra, Indonesia

Education

1975-79 Pomona College, Claremont, CA, BA degree in Studio Art, Cum Laude
1983-84 San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, Papermaking
1988 Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA, Papermaking

Solo Exhibitions

2017
“The Magic Hour,” The Hivery, Mill Valley, CA, organized by Marrow Gallery, San Francisco

2010
“Retablo,” Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA

2008
Greenleaf Gallery, Whittier College, Whittier, CA

2007
“Cautionary Tales,” Rice/Polak Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2006
“Tableau Vivant,” Heather Marx Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003
“Social Studies,” Heather Marx Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2001
“New Work,” Heather Marx Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1993
The Equitable Building, San Francisco, CA

1992
Creative Arts Center Gallery, Sunnyvale, CA

1990
Mesa Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1989
Joanne Chappell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
Group Exhibition, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA,
George Krevsky curator
“The Bargain,” stARTup art fair, Venice, CA

2017-18
“Vanitas,” Marrow Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2017
“Sweet and Low,” Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
“Art and the Body,” Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
“With Liberty and Justice for Some,” Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA,
Monica Lundy and Walter Maciel curators
“Morality Play,” stARTup art fair, San Francisco, CA
“Big Names, Small Art,” Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
“Stage Fright,” stARTup art fair, Hollywood, CA

2016
“Safe at Home,” Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
“Souvenir Collection,” stARTup art fair, Hollywood, CA

2013
“Hey Everybody: New Bay Area Figurative Painting,” Diablo Valley College, CA
“The Art of Baseball,” Bank of America, Concourse Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012
“The Art of Baseball: 15th Annual Exhibition,” George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011-12
“Winter Exhibition,” Skidmore Contemporary Art, Santa Monica, CA

2011
“Sea Change,” Marx Zavattero Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Play Ball,” Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA
“Five Artists,” Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
“Life and Landscape,” George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“The Fine Art of Baseball: 14th Annual,” George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco
Los Angeles Art Show, Los Angeles, CA

2010
“What?” Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Treasures,” George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Rookies & Pros: The Art of Baseball,” George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Los Angeles Art Show, Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco Fine Art Fair, San Francisco, CA

2008-09
“Paper Beings,” Hespe Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007
“The Little Show,” Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA
Pulse New York, 69th Regiment Armory, New York, NY

2007
Art Chicago, The Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL
“The Art of Baseball,” George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006
Rice/Polak Gallery, Provincetown, MA
“Top of the 9th: the Art of Baseball,” George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Portland Art International, Portland, OR
“Remote Viewing 3,” Lake Tahoe, CA

2005
“Several Artists Consider Books,” Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Batter Up!” Rice/Polak Gallery, Provincetown, MA
“More Than a Game: the Art of Baseball,“ George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco
Portland Art International, Portland, OR
“Remote Viewing 2,” Lake Tahoe, CA

2004
“New Tales to Tell,“ San Luis Obispo Art Center, San Luis Obispo, CA
Scope Art Fair, New York, NY
“Art of the Game: the Art of Baseball,“ George Krevsky Gallery, SF, CA

2003
“American Figurative Art,” Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA
San Francisco International Art Exposition, San Francisco, CA
“Night Moves: 19th Annual Auction,” New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA

2001
“Inaugural Exhibition,” Heather Marx Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Gallery Artists,” Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis, IN (also 2000, 1999, 1997, 1996 and 1995)

1996
“Eight Artists,” Joanne Chappell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1994
“Recent Works on Paper,” Joanne Chappell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Beyond the Facade: Architecture in Art,” Syntex Gallery, Palo Alto, CA

1990
“The Earth is Alive,” Mesa Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Architectural Imagery,” Joanne Chappell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1989
“18 Viewpoints,” Mesa Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1988
“Invitational Exhibition of Northern California Artists,” Redding New Works Gallery, Redding CA
“Inaugural Exhibition,” Joanne Chappell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Works on Paper,” Mesa Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1987
“Art at Pomona, 1887-1987,” Montgomery Art Gallery, Pomona College, Claremont, CA (catalogue)
“Agnon XIV,” The Agnon School, Cleveland, OH
“New Work by Gallery Artists,” Editions Limited Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Brand XVII,” Brand Library Art Galleries, Glendale, CA
“West Coast Works On/Of Paper,” Reese Bullen Gallery, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

1986
“Rags to Riches,” San Mateo Arts Council, Redwood City, CA
“Northern California Artists,” Imago Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“New Dimensions: Relief Work by Six New Artists,” Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis, IN “Gallery Artists,” Art Images Gallery, St. Charles, IL
“Fiber and Cast Paper,” Editions Limited Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Agnon XV,” The Agnon School, Cleveland, OH 1985 “All on Paper ’85,” AAO Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1984
Inaugural Exhibition, Prima Galeria, Marina Del Rey, CA

Awards / Commissions

2017   Portrait Commission, Bill Sorro Senior Housing Development, Mercy Housing, San Francisco, CA

2014   Portrait Commission, Vera Haile Senior Housing Development, Mercy Housing, San Francisco, CA

2010   Portrait Commission, Edith Witt Senior Housing Development, Mercy Housing, San Francisco, CA

2003   Cash award, “American Figurative Art,” Santa Cruz Art League, CA

2002   Commission, The Book of Rules, Stags’ Leap Winery, Napa, CA

1979   Teagle Scholarship for high achievement, Pomona College, Claremont, CA
             Mary Drew Award for works on paper, Pomona College, Claremont, CA

Selected Public Collections

Clorox Company, Oakland, CA
Ernst and Whinney, Oakland, CA
Mercy Housing, San Francisco, CA
Pacific Telesis, San Francisco, CA
PepsiCola Corporation, Los Angeles, CA
Pomona College, Claremont, CA
Proctor and Gamble, Cincinnati, OH
Safeway Corporation Headquarters, Oakland, CA
Siemens Laboratories, Walnut Creek, CA
Stags’ Leap Winery, Napa, CA
Van Kampen Merritt Inc., Naperville, IL
Wellington Management, Boston, MA

Selected Bibliography

2016
“In LA, Art Fairs Go Rogue,” DinnerPartyBlog.com, Jan. 31, reproduction

2010
Lasarow, Bill, “Dana DeKalb at Sue Greenwood Fine Art,” Visual Art Source, Sept. 17; reprinted in Art Scene, cover editorial with reproductions, October issue

Lasarow, Bill, “Dana DeKalb at Sue Greenwood Fine Art,” Huffington Post, Sept. 22 (color reproduction)

Borgwardt, Michelle, “Dana DeKalb: Mazes of Meaning”, American Art CollectorOctober, No. 60 (feature article with color reproductions)

Baker, Kenneth, “Steel returns with What?,” San Francisco Chronicle, Ovation Section; sfgate.com, August 19, p. F2

Ramey, Joanna, Review, What? Exhibition, WWD.com, August 10

Review, Riviera Magazine, October, p. 32 (color reproduction)

2009
Nataraj, Nirmala, “Paper Beings at Hespe Gallery, Artweek, February, pp. 28 & 25

Feher, Erin, “Ten to Watch: Exhibits to See Before They Go,” California Home + Design, online issue, Jan. 6 (color reproduction)

“Man & Nature,” Review of Paper Beings, Southwest Art, January

2008
Harmanci, Reyhan, “Feeling Uncertain,” San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 4, p. 16

Jones, Jackie, “Dana DeKalb’s ‘Grace Period’ graces Greenleaf Gallery,” Quaker Campus, January 31

2007
Messing, Nicholas, “Dana DeKalb: Expect the Unexpected,” Edgenewyork.com; Edgechicago.com, June 28 (color reproduction); reprinted in Provincetown Magazine, Provincetown, MA, summer issue (color reproduction)

2006
Baumberger, Alan, “Heather Marx Gallery: Dana DeKalb, Tableau Vivant,” artbusiness.com, March 18 (color reproductions)

Swaby, Rachel, “Gallery Watch,” 7×7 Magazine, March, p. 70 Top of the 9th: the Art of Baseball, George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalog with color reproduction)

Bigelow, Catherine, “Swells,” San Francisco Chronicle; sfgate.com, Jan. 1 2005 Sullivan, Kathleen, “’The Art of Baseball’ is on deck,” San Francisco Chronicle; sfgate.com, March 25, p. F9 (review with color reproduction)

More Than a Game: the Art of Baseball, George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalog with color reproduction)

2004
Gangelhoff, Bonnie, “Impossible Dreams: Dana DeKalb creates imaginary universes inside her San Francisco studio,” Southwest Art, February, Vol. 33, No. 9, p. 82 (feature article with color reproductions)

Art of the Game: the Art of Baseball, George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalog with color reproduction)

2003
Datebook, San Francisco Chronicle, color reproduction, Nov. 16, p. 60

Baumberger, Alan, “Heather Marx Gallery: Dana DeKalb, Social Studies,” artbusiness.com, November 20 (color reproductions)

Whitehill, Theresa, The Book of Rules, Stags’ Leap Winery, Napa, CA (limited edition fine press publication, color reproductions)

Pelfrey, Bob, “New Tales,” New Times, May 27, p. 20

Read poet Theresa Whitehill’s essay introducing the 2003 solo exhibition at Heather Marx Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

2002
Weinfeld, Carol L., “Mysterious Jewels: Dana DeKalb at Heather Marx Gallery,” sanfranciscoartmagazine.com, Jan., Vol. 2, Issue 1 (feature article with color reproductions)

Berry, Colin, “The Inaugural Exhibition at Heather Marx Gallery,” Artweek, Feb., Vol. 33, issue 1, p. 25

1988
“Northern California Artists Featured,” The Record Searchlight, July “On the Wall and Off the Wall,” The New Fillmore (reproduction)

1987
Beebe, Marjorie Harth, Art at Pomona, 1887-1987, Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, Claremont, CA (catalog with reproduction, p. 65)

Zirker, Joseph, West Coast Works On/Of Paper 1987, Reese Bullen Gallery, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA (catalog) 1986 “Paper and Art Go Hand in Hand,” The Indianapolis News, October 2, p. F4 (reproduction)

Related Professional Activities

2017
Artist Portfolio Reviews, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2009
MFA Student Portfolio Reviews, Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA

2007-15
Director, Scott Richards Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA

2006
Visiting artist, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV
Visiting artist, City College, San Francisco, CA

2003-06
Director, Steel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1991-03
Manager, Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1990-92
Papermaking workshops: Creative Arts Center Gallery, Sunnyvale, CA; Mesa Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1988-91
Manager, Victor Fischer Galleries, San Francisco and Oakland, CA

1981-87
Manager, Fine Arts Limited Gallery, San Francisco, CA