jana grover   /  artist

My art communicates thoughts, experiences and

feelings that are close to my heart.

 

EDUCATION

2012 Monoprinting Class, CCSF, Ft Mason, San Francisco, CA
2007 Encaustic Class, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ
2007 Encaustic Class, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA
2006 Private Etching Lessons with Carol Sanchez, Albuquerque, NM

1988-2001 Independent Study with Elaine Badgeley Arnoux, San Francisco, CA

2001 New Grounds Print Workshop, Albuquerque, NM

2000 Monoprinting Class, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

2000 Monoprint Workshop, Aurobora Press, San Francisco, CA
1999 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1999 Monoprint Workshop, Aurobora Press, San Francisco, CA

1998 Weave Your Story Well/Painting Retreat, Taos, NM
1996 Monoprint Workshop, Aurobora Press, San Francisco, CA

1996 Art and Antiquity Painting Retreat, Brittany, France
1992 Figure in Landscape Painting Retreat, Sonoma, CA
1989-90 Art Classes, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

1989 Pastel Workshop, Fort Mason Art Center, San Francisco, CA

1988 Pastel Workshop, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

1975 San Francisco State University, M.S. Education
1966 San Jose State University, B.S. Education
1961-63 University of Wyoming


SOLO EXHIBITS

Maison Salon, San Mateo, CA 2012, 2014

Little Bee Bakery, San Francisco, CA 2014

Cafe 78, San Francisco, CA 2014
Arte Loca Gallery, “Up Against It”, Bernalillo, NM, 2005
Children’s Variety Charity, “The Human Condition”, San Francisco, CA 2004

Starbucks, “The Ten Crowmandments”, Mill Valley, CA 2004
Kensington Grill, “The Ten Crowmandments”, San Diego, CA 2002
The Indigo Crow, “The Ten Crowmandments”, Corrales, NM, 2001


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITS

Bellevue Festival of the Arts, Bellevue, WA, 2010-2015

San Francisco Open Studios, San Francisco, CA 1993-2015

SOMA Spring Open Studio, SOMA Artists Studios, 2006-2009, 2011-2015

East Bay Open Studios, Oakland, CA, 2008-2015

Art on the Green, Coeur d’Alene, ID 2014

Collector Art Gallery, Berkeley, CA 2014

Los Altos Fine Art Fair, Los Altos, CA 2014

Collector Art Gallery, Berkeley, CA 2014

Art on the Green, Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho 2014

Bellevue Festival of the Arts, Bellevue, WA, 2010-2014

East Bay Open Studios, Oakland, CA, 2008-2014

Soma Artists Studios “SOMA Art Scene”, San Francisco, CA 2011

SOMAC ”Best of Soma”, San Francisco, CA 2013

San Francisco Open Studios, San Francisco, CA 1993-2014

Gathering Artists Gallery, Harvest Festival, Corrales, NM 2013

Aids Auction, San Francisco, CA, 2011, 2012

LGBT Openhouse Gallery, “A Lifetime of Perspective”, San Francisco, CA 2012

SOMA Spring Open Studio, SOMA Artists Studios, 2006-2009, 2011, 2012

Mission Federal Artwalk, San Diego, CA, 2012

Corrales Studio Tour, Corrales, NM, 2003-2005,  2008-2012

Orangeland Gallery, “Dia de Los Muertos”, San Francisco, CA, 2011

Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, Mill Valley, CA, 2011

Sausalito Art Festival, Sausalito, CA, 2011

Salem Art Fair and Festival, Salem, OR, 2011

Art Fair Jackson Hole, Jackson, WY, 2009-2011

Zforrest Gallery, “Women of Zforrest”, Tubac, AZ, 2011

Mina Dresden Gallery,”The Feminine Mystyque”, San Francisco, CA 2010

Art in the Pearl, Portland, OR, 2008, 2010

Fiesta Art Fair, San Antonio, TX, 2010

SCA Contemporary, “Then and Now”, Albuquerque, NM, 2010

Crested Butte Art Festival, Crested Butte, CO, 2009

Red Door Gallery, “Death is Easy, Comedy is Hard”, Oakland, CA 2009

Global Culture Center, “The End to Begin”, Honolulu, HI 2008

MARIN Museum of Contemporary Art, “SOMA to MOCA”, Novato, CA 2008

Artworks Gallery, “Meta-Pop Show”, 49 Geary St., San Francisco, CA 2008

Women’s Cancer Resource Center, “Significant Others”, Oakland, CA 2007

USF Law School, “The Individual”, San Francisco, CA 2007

Marin Art Festival, San Rafael, CA 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006

Third Moon Gallery, “Small Works”, Corrales, NM, 2004, 2006,

Artisans, “Absolutely Abstract”, San Rafael, CA 2006

Gallery Blu, “Anniversary Show”. Santa Clara, CA 2005

Gallery Blu, “Abstract Figurative”, Santa Clara, CA 2004

New Grounds Gallery, “Things With Wings”, Albuquerque, NM 2004

Artisans, “Green Tea”, Mill Valley, CA 2004

SOMA Artists Studios, “New Work”, San Francisco, 2004

Corrales Bosque Gallery, “Amigos”, Corrales, NM, 2003

San Mateo Centennial Art Show, San Mateo, CA, 2002

SOMA Artists Studios, “Summer Open House”, San Francisco, CA 2002

Corrales Bosque Gallery, “Point and Counterpoint”, Corrales, NM, 2002

Bay Model Center, “Journeys”, Sausalito, CA 2002

Corrales Fine Art Show, Corrales, NM, 1993, 1998, 2001

SoMarts Gallery, “Weave Your Story Well”, San Francisco, CA 2001,

Galeria Tonantzin, “Women Printmakers”, San Juan Batista, CA, 2000

SoMarts Gallery, “Women Through the Ages”, San Francisco, CA 2000

Various Shows, San Francisco Women Artists, San Francisco, CA, 1995-1999

Bridge Gallery, “Works on Paper”, San Francisco, CA 1999

Santa Cruz Art League, 69thAnnual Statewide Exhibit, 1999

Space 743, “Concepts”, San Francisco, CA, 1999

Somar Gallery, “Conception to Perception”, San Francisco, CA, 1998

“New Mexico Contemporary 97", Albuquerque, NM, 1997


AWARDS

2010   Juror’s Choice, Artspan, “Benefit Art Show and Auction”, San Francisco, 

2006    Merit Award, Artisans, “Absolutely Abstract”, San Rafael, CA

2000    Merit Award, SFWA, “Transformations”, Juror: Andree Thompson

2000    Merit Award, SFWA, “Photography and Sculpture”, Juror: Catherine Merrill

1999    Honorable Mention, Santa Cruz Statewide Exhibit, Juror: Susan Hillhouse

1999    Merit Award, SFWA, “Summer Mix”, Juror: Janet Jones

1999    Merit Award, SFWA,  “Protest Art”, Juror: Carlos Loarca

1998    Merit Award, SFWA, “On the Road”, Juror: Kenjilo Nanao

1998    Merit Award, SFWA, “Through Our Eyes”, Juror: Tricia  Grame

1998    Merit Award SFWA, “A Fresh Start”, Juror: Anita Toney

1997    Merit Award SFWA, “Never Too Young”, Juror: Helen Stanley

1997    Merit Award SFWA, “Hands and Heart”, Juror: James Fisher

1995  Merit Award SFWA, “Secret Gardens”, Juror: Kenjilo Nanao

1993  Merit Award, Corrales Fine Arts Show, Juror: Holly Roberts


MEDIA

2011 The Bosque Beast, Corrales, NM

2010 “A Childhood Redeemed”, The Sandoval Signpost, Bernalillo, NM

2010  American Art Collector, Juried Competition of New Work

2009 American Art Collector, Juried Competition of New Work

2009 Interview, Comcast Television, San Francisco, CA

2008 American Art Collector, Juried Competition of New Work

2006 “Ageing and Transformation”, Forum with Michael Krasny, KQED Public Radio,

          San Francisco, CA, May 30, 2006

             


GALLERIES

Eminent Design, Sonoma, CA

Gathering Artists Gallery, Corrales, NM

Mowen-Solinsky, Nevada City, CA

Z Forrest Gallery, Tubac, AZ


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