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Denison Library at Scripps campus near Claremont Graduate University. Photo © 2010 Jill Thayer

JILL THAYER, M.A., Ph.D.

661 428 4611 | jill@jillthayer.com | http://www.jillthayer.wordpress.com | http://www.linkedin.com/in/jillthayer

Education

2011      Ph.D.     Cultural Studies/Museum Studies                                    Claremont Graduate University

•     Qualifying Exams: Contemporary Art History, Exhibition Theory, Design Theory, and Visual Culture

•     CGU Art concurrent two-year study in studio art (painting, digital media, installation, exhibition theory)

•     CGU School of Arts and Humanities Dissertation Award presented by Cultural Studies Faculty

•     Ph.D. Transdisciplinary Delegate – National Arts Action Summit, Washington, D.C.

•     CGU School of Arts and Humanities Cultural Studies Partial Tuition Fellowship

•     Post-doctoral Fellowship by CGU School of Arts and Humanities to produce and curate Oral Histories of CGU Art alumni, professors, and professors emeritus. Included in Archives of American Art at the Smithsonian Institution

2006    Transdisciplinary Study/Global Strategy and Trade   St. Peter’s College, University of Oxford, UK

•     Doctoral program abroad with Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management and Claremont Graduate University

•     Paper: “The Effects of European Union Expansion on Artistic Creation, Commerce, and Culture”

2004     M.A.       Interdisciplinary Studies (summa cum laude)                California State University, Bakersfield

•     Emphases in Contemporary Art, Gallery Practicum, and MBA Marketing Management

•     Master Thesis – Project Coordinator of “Made in California: Selected Works from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation,” exhibition at CSUB Todd Madigan Gallery

•     CSUB Graduate Equity Fellowship

•     Distinguished Alumni, CSUB Art Department

1978     Post-Graduate Study Abroad/Studio and Art History          Santa Reparata Grafic Arte Centre, Florence, Italy

•     Drake University, European Campus – Romanesque and Gothic Art and Architecture, Renaissance Art, 17th Century Lithography on Bavarian limestone, 13th Century illuminated manuscripts (Italy); and Classical Studies (Greece)

1978     B.A.        Fine Art/Marketing                                                                   California State University, Bakersfield

•     Emphases in Contemporary Art, Studio Practice, and Marketing

•     CSUB Fine Arts Departmental and Pelletier Fine Art Scholarships

1976     A.A.        Graphic Design                                                                           Bakersfield College

•     Emphases in Studio Art, Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, and Design

•     Named Bakersfield College Foundation, Outstanding Alumni – National Recognition American Association of Community Colleges

Experience

2014     Associate Faculty, Online, Malcolm Baldrige School of Business, MBA Program         Post University

•      Curriculum development: Bus 504: Marketing Mix Strategies. Online teaching 

2013     Adjunct Faculty, Online and Continuing Education Program         Southern New Hampshire University

•      Curriculum development: Introduction to Marketing in the school of Business; and Art History/Introduction to Humanities I and II. Online teaching 

2013     Adjunct Faculty, Arts Marketing                                                                Saint Thomas University, Miami

•      Curriculum development for Arts Marketing program, Institute for Communications, Entertainment & Media School of Leadership Studies. Online teaching, Backboard 

2013     Part time Faculty, Digital Arts, Fine Art Department                      Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo

•      Developed curriculum and teach onsite course: Digital Art, Illustrator, and InDesign computer programs

•      Produced course blogs for Digital Art and Illustrator classes featuring course syllabus, schedule, links, resources, and gallery of student work.

2013     Adjunct Faculty, Art History, Fine Art Department                         Santa Monica College

•      Developed curriculum and teach online course: AHIS11: Art Appreciation – Introduction to Global Visual Culture, eCollege platform

2012     Adjunct Faculty, Digital Journalism                                                    National University, San Diego

•      Developed curriculum for online course: JRN 645: Marketing the News for National University, School of Professional Practice, eCollege platform

2012     Adjunct Faculty, Strategic Communications MA                          National University, San Diego

•      Developed curriculum and taught online courses: COM 605: Content Distribution; and COM 610: Integrated Marketing Communications for National University, Arts and Humanities, College of Letters and Sciences, eCollege platform

•     Taught and mentored regionally and globally based multi-cultural and intergenerational students

Core Adjunct Faculty, School of Business and Management         National University, La Jolla                                      2009 – present

•      Developed curriculum and taught online courses in Marketing BKM 400: Business Knowledge Management Strategies; MKT 430: Global Marketing; MKT 446: Introduction to Services Marketing; MKT 602: Marketing Management; MKT 442A: Public Relations; eCollege platform for National University, Arts and Humanities, College of Letters and Sciences

•      Developed interactive learning modules with textbook publisher McGraw-Hill

•     Taught and mentored regionally and globally based multi-cultural and intergenerational students

Gallerist/Art Consultant 

1994-2009     Jill Thayer Galleries at the Fox, Bakersfield, CA

•      Represent regional and international artists of varied methodologies and theoretical frameworks

•      Curated multi-cultural exhibitions of multi-media contemporary artists

•      Planned, facilitated, and presented exhibitions providing marketing and community outreach

•      Mentored interns from California State University, Bakersfield and Bakersfield College Art Departments; hired students from Art Center, Otis College of Art and Design, and UCLA

•      Aligned with academic, cultural, and public institutions and organizations to further education in the Arts

•      Networked with Los Angeles galleries, artists, and institutions in exhibition efforts

•       Received critical reviews in Artweek; featured profile in Art Business News, New York; and listed in Art in America Annual Guide to Museums, Galleries and Artists; and Saatchi Gallery online

1991 – present     Art Director/Graphic Designer/Marketing Strategist       Jill Thayer Associates, Bakersfield, CA

•      Provide visual communication and marketing strategy for small business and global companies

•      Develop branding and marketing initiatives through print and web design

•      Received 30+ ADDY Awards from American Advertising Federation

•      Mentored 350+ multi-cultural and intergenerational artists and students academic and career pursuits in areas of: fine art, design, marketing, museum studies, arts management, and gallery practicum; noted in Artist’s and Graphic Designer’s Market

1980 – present     National Instructor, Certificate in Print and Web Design       WE Educational Programs, Irvine, CA

•     Develop and teach seminars in visual communication and professional practice in print and web design for universities nationally in continuing education. Venues include:

California State University San Marcos, California State University, Northridge; California State University, San Bernardino; University of Colorado, Boulder; California Polytechnic University, Pomona; University of Miami; University of South Florida; University of Connecticut, Hartford; State University of New York, Albany; and other academic institutions.

Professional Writing

2014     Contributing Writer, ArtDistricts Magazine, Florida – “The Aesthetic of Reflexivity – Interview with Helidon Xhixha,” a conversation with the artist about his solo exhibition at Galerie Lausberg, Düsseldorf, Germany (September 5 – November 7, 2014)

2014     Contributing Writer, Artpulse Magazine, Miami – “Helidon Xhixha: Sculpting Light,” a review of the artist’s solo exhibition at Galerie Lausberg, Düsseldorf, Germany (September 5 – November 7, 2014)

2014     Contributing Writer, Artpulse Magazine, Miami – “Tm Gratkowski: Nothing Shocking,” a review of the artist’s solo exhibition at Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles (September 10 – November 1, 2014)

2014     Essayist, A catalogue essay to accompany the exhibition at LA Artcore Gallery at the Union Center for the Arts (August 25 – 31, 2014), Los Angeles, California,

2014     Contributing Writer, Artvoices Magazine, Los Angeles  – “Synergy of Expression: A Conversation with Karrie Ross,” cover feature

2013     Contributing Writer, Artvoices Magazine, Los Angeles  – “Word Play: A Conversation with Tm Gratkowski,” cover feature

2013     Contributing Writer, Artpulse Magazine, Miami – “The Cultural Contexts of Arnold Mesches,” a review of “Arnold Mesches: A Life’s Work” Retrospective, Miami Dade College of Art + Design Museums 

2013     Contributing Writer, ArtDistricts Magazine, Florida  – “Participatory Observation: An Interview with Arnold Mesches” cover feature 

2012     Contributing Writer, Artvoices Magazine, Los Angeles  – “A Conversation with Billie Milam Weisman,” cover feature

2012 – present     Blog Publisher, Art Narratives: Oral Histories in Contemporary Culture

2011 – present     Blog Publisher, Jill Thayer, Ph.D. The Artist, Emergence, and Culture, profiles and writings of art and culture

Curatorial Archivist

2012     ”In Their Own Words: Oral Histories of CGU Art” – produced, compiled, designed, and curated year-long research project for exhibition in CGU Art Peggy Phelps and East Galleries (Sept. 4-21, 2012); Audio and textual narratives, transcriptions, and images contributed to Archives of American Art at The Smithsonian Institution.

2012 – 2013     Post-Doctoral Scholar and Oral Historian – Received fellowship to produce oral histories of CGU Art alumni, professors, and professors emeritus including: Karl Benjamin, Roland Reiss, Michael Brewster, Connie Zehr, Mowry Baden, Ted Kerzie, and John Frame for Claremont Graduate University School of Arts and Humanities; IRB approved.

2011     Dissertation: “Artist Emergence in Contemporary Culture: A Dialectic of Social and Material Conditions of Southern California Artists,” Claremont Graduate University, School of Arts and Humanities; IRB approved. ProQuest/UMI

Skills

•      Certified in eCollege (eCompanion/ClassLive Pro) and Moodle for Online and Onsite Pedagogy

•      Teaching and Curriculum Development for graduate/upper division/professional courses in Art History, Design, Marketing Management, and Arts Management

•      Graphic Design for Print and Web (Certificate in Visual Communication)

•      Interviewing, Audio Editing, Transcription, and Publication Design

•      Critical Writing, Blogging, Copywriting, Editing

•      Archival Research, Documentation, and Publication

•      Art Direction, Retail Display, Merchandising

•      Computer/Digital Media (Mac and PC), digital camera, digital voice recorder, scanner, peripherals

•      Proficient in Mac platform and software programs including – Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver); FTP (Fetch, Transit, Dropbox, Domain FTP); Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel); Quickbooks; WordPress; Olympus Sonority (Audio file editor); iPhoto; and Traditional and Digital Media Methodologies

•      Social Media Integration – Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumbler

•      Photography, Calligraphy, Typography, and Color Theory

•      Studio, Organizational, and Project Management

•      Event Planning, Design, Logistics Coordination

•      Marketing, Public Relations, and Content Distribution

•      Data Base and File Management

 •      Strategic Planning, Research Analysis, and Marketing Strategy

•      Client, Gallery, Institution, and Vendor Relations

•      Strategic Planning, Research Analysis, and Marketing Strategy; Public Relations, and Content Distribution, Event Planning, Design, Logistics Coordination

Credentials

Certified in e-College, Moodle, and Blackboard learning management systems for online teaching

Community College Limited Service Credential (Lifetime) – The California Community Colleges. Areas: Fine and Applied Arts and Related Technologies (Cert. # 271791, Credential # 143 OHA 001).

Certificate in Commercial Design, University of California Santa Barbara Extended Studies.

Academic

2012   Curatorial Archivist,”In Their Own Words: Oral Histories of CGU Art” – produced, compiled, designed, and curated a year-long postdoctoral research project for exhibition in CGU Art Peggy Phelps and East Galleries (Sept. 4-21, 2012); Audio and textual narratives, transcriptions, and images contributed to Archives of American Art at The Smithsonian Institution. (2013)

2011-2012   Postdoctoral Scholar and Art Historian – Claremont Graduate University, School of Arts and Humanities invited project to collect and produce oral histories of Claremont Graduate University and Claremont Graduate School Art Alumni/ae and Professors Emeritus for Claremont Colleges Digital Library, CGU Oral History Library, and Archives of American Art at The Smithsonian Institution. Interviewees include: Karl Benjamin, Roland Reiss, John Frame, Michael Brewster, Connie Zehr, Mowry Baden, and Ted Kerzie. IRB approved.

2011   Claremont Graduate University – Cultural Studies/Museum Studies, Dissertation, “Artist Emergence in Contemporary Culture: A Dialectic in Social and Material Conditions of Southern California Artists,” CGU School of Arts and Humanities. IRB approved (April 20).

2010   Claremont Graduate University – Cultural Studies/Museum Studies, Abstract for Dissertation Research – “Artist Emergence in Contemporary Culture: A Selected Study of Local and Regional Artists in Southern California” (March 8).

2009   Claremont Graduate University – Cultural Studies/Museum Studies, Doctoral qualifying exams: Contemporary Art History, “Artist Emergence in Contemporary Culture: A Selected Study of Local and Regional Artists.” (Nov. 16); Exhibition Theory, “Adorno and Hickey: A Discursive Analysis.” (Nov. 20), and “Shifting Institutions: The Museum in Contemporary Culture.” (Nov. 20); and Design Theory/Visual Culture, “A Catalogue for the Exhibition, Oildale, at L2kontemporary” (Nov. 16).

2006   St. Peter’s College, Oxford, England – International Business Study: Global Strategy and Trade, “The Effects of European Union Expansion on Artistic Creation, Commerce, and Culture” (July 27).

2005   Claremont Graduate University – Cultural Studies Conference, “Perceiving Art: Viewership and the Effect of Personal Experience” (December 6)

2003-04  Project Coordinator/Designer/Marketing Director (Master Thesis) – California State University, Bakersfield – School of Humanities & Social Sciences; Made in California, Selected Works: Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, exhibition at Todd Madigan Gallery. Worked with FRWAF Director and staff, CSUB faculty and staff, and community members to facilitate outreach with academic and business communities, and provide understanding of contemporary art issues in context of the collection; copyrights; collaborated with Ed Ruscha in commemorative print; Exhibition and facilities planning, strategic analysis, budget and marketing implementation; Opening gala design and direction; produced commemorative design, project branding, signage, print collateral and marketing materials; and compiled/designed exhibition catalogue.

Panels

2009   Invitational Panel – Protégé, California State University, Bakersfield Todd Madigan Gallery (Faculty and Alumni), selected artists discussed work with faculty, students, and community.

2008   Invitational Panel – Kern County Superintendent of Schools – Arts in Education Symposium.

2006   California State University, Bakersfield – CSUB Children’s Art Institute Board of Governors – Founding Member.

2003   Invitational Panel – California State University, Bakersfield in affiliation with America for the Arts

National study hosted by University of Michigan, seven campuses in US participated; topic: “Understanding the value of the interaction between campus and community in advancing the Arts,” campus/community collaborations; publication of results for distribution.

1993   Invitational Panel – San Diego State University presenting the “Certificate Program in Graphic Communication,”

With field experts William Teitelbaum (designer Lorimar, NBC, and toy-product developer, Eric Teitelbaum (syndicated cartoonist The Chicago Tribune), Lee Lorenz (art editor The New Yorker), Ted Padova (author and digital media specialist), and Roy Walden (former art director Motown Records).

Honors

2012 Postdoctoral project, ”In Their Own Words: Oral Histories of CGU Art,” exhibition, alumni artists, and professors emeritus received recognition from Claremont Graduate University President Deborah Freund and CGU Board of Trustees. Transcripts and audio recordings included in Archives of American Art at The Smithsonian Institution.

2011  Claremont Graduate University, Summer Fellowship Award by the School Humanities commissioned project to collect and produce oral histories of Claremont Graduate University and Claremont Graduate School Art Alumni/ae and Professors Emeritus for Claremont Colleges Digital Library, CGU Oral History Library, and Archives of American Art at The Smithsonian Institution.

2010   Claremont Graduate University, Humanities Dissertation Award by Cultural Studies Faculty.

2009   Bakersfield College Foundation, Outstanding Alumni – National Recognition, American Assoc. Community Colleges.      

2004-07 Claremont Graduate University, Cultural Studies Fellowship.

2005    Claremont Graduate University, Graduate Student Council Travel Award Essay: National Arts Action Summit, Washington, D.C.

2005    Claremont Graduate University, Cultural Studies/Museum Studies – Ph.D. Transdisciplinary Program Delegate for National Arts Action Summit, Washington, D.C.

1997   Distinguished Alumni, Art Department – California State University, Bakersfield.

2004   California State University, Bakersfield – Graduate Equity Fellowship, National Scholars Honor Society.

1997   Distinguished Alumni, Commencement Speaker, Bakersfield College.

1978   Village Artisans Fine Art Scholarship – European Study.

1976-78  California State University, Bakersfield – Fine Art Scholarships, Departmental Awards.

1976   California State University, Bakersfield – American Association of University Woman Scholarship.

1975  Bakersfield College – Graphic Design Departmental Award/Buck Owens Production Company.

Professional Experience

2011 – present  Blog Writer and Editor –  “Jill Thayer, Ph.D. The Artist Emergence, and Culture,” profiles and writings of art and culture.

2008-09  Publisher/Editor/Designer – “ArtLook,” newsletter, a source guide to art in Bakersfield Downtown Arts District, featuring museum and gallery exhibitions, articles, and cultural event listings.

2003-08  Creative/Marketing Director /Graphic Designer – Praxis Development, LLC – St. Louis, MO and Caseyville Sport Choice, LLC, Forest Lakes, Caseyville, ILL – Developed marketing prospectus, and corporate branding utilizing integrated marketing communications for Forest Lakes, a 500 acre residential and commercial real estate development. Produced print collateral and web design, art direction of virtual tour, and marketing/media coordination.

1994-2009  Owner/Gallerist – Jill Thayer Galleries at the Fox, Bakersfield, CA

Represented regional and international contemporary artists in selected exhibitions; provides art consultation for private and corporate collection. Reviewed in Artweek and Art Business News, NY.; Aligned with academic, cultural, and public institutions and organizations to further education in the Arts

1991-94  Graphic Designer/Public Relations Office – Kern High School District

Produced branding, informational, and promotional materials for district office and high school campuses in Kern County.

1980-91 Graphic Designer/Student Services – California State University, Bakersfield

Produced informational and promotional materials for campus departments including: Campus and Community Outreach, Housing, Admissions, Athletics, and Counseling Center.

1991  Art Director/Graphic Designer – The Umbrella Coalition, Bakersfield, CA

Produced and donated design of items commemorating “The Umbrellas: Joint Project for Japan and USA,” by artists Christo and Jean-Claude (Oct. 9-27, 1991). Designed stationery, apparel, and jewelry, in addition to a commemorative Pepsi can for 1.5 million distribution in Southern California. Proceeds (approx. $250,000 raised) benefitted 15 local Kern County organizations and charities. Worked with Christo and local organizers during project development and received a Beautiful Bakersfield Crystal Camellia award in regional competition recognized by the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce.

1979-Present  Owner/Art Director/Designer – Jill Thayer Associates, Bakersfield, CA

Provides award-winning graphic communications and design marketing strategies for small business and global companies. Develop branding and visual communication through print and web design, and social media integration. Proficient in Mac platform-based programs including: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Dreamweaver, and eCollege programs. Received 25+ ADDY Awards from American Advertising Federation; Mentored 350+ multi-cultural and intergenerational artists and students academic and career pursuits in areas of: fine art, design, marketing, museum studies, arts management, and gallery practicum; noted in Artist’s and Graphic Designer’s Market.

1974-present   Artist – Mixed-media, painting, drawing, illustration, calligraphy, ceramics, printmaking, photography, digital media, and installation. Work included in corporate and private collections.

1991-2009  Artist/Designer Intern Mentor – Hired Summer interns attending Art Center; Cal Arts; Otis Art Institute; University of California, Los Angeles; and University of the Pacific; Bakersfield College; and California State University, Bakersfield. at Jill Thayer Associates and Jill Thayer Galleries at the Fox.

1998-2009  Art Instructor – Calligraphy, Painting, and Drawing Workshops at Michaels; and Bakersfield Recreation and Parks District, Silver Creek.

1980-Present  National Instructor – WE Educational Programs – Eric Teitelbaum, Coordinator, Irvine, CA; Inspired over 2,200+ emerging and mid-career artists in graphic design to further pursue their talent and professional goals. Developed and lectured design seminars in the Certificate in Visual Communication and Web Design programs. Curriculum includes: Graphic Communication II and II, Package Design, Web Design, Portfolio, and Art Business/Marketing and Professional Practices. Participants in the program included amateur and professional artists from all industries including: retail, manufacturing, corporate, service, and academic institutions. Certificate in Visual Communication and Web Design venues include: Continuing Education and Extended Studies at:

California State University, Northridge
California State University, San Bernardino
California State University, San Marcos
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
University of California, Santa Barbara
California State University, San Diego
University of Colorado, Boulder
State University of New York, Albany
University of Miami
University of South Florida, Tampa
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
University of Pittsburgh
University of Connecticut, Hartford

Design Accolades

2009   American Advertising Federation – ADDY Award for Design Excellence; Silver ADDY Award – Advertising for the Arts Campaign (Jill Thayer Galleries at the Fox: Ann Berg – Exhibition Brochure, Postcard, Website).

2008   American Advertising Federation – ADDY Awards for Design Excellence:

Gold ADDY Award – Four-color Brochure (Hog Island Hunting Club, Tulare Basin, CA); Silver ADDY Award – Product or Service Sales (Forest Lakes, ILL); Silver ADDY Award – Audio/Visual Sales Presentation (Virtual Tour: Forest Lakes, ILL); Bronze ADDY Award – Advertising for the Arts/Single Medium Campaign (Jill Thayer Galleries at the Fox – Exhibition Direct Mailer Campaign).

2000   ADDY Golden Oak Award, Central California for Design Excellence.

1994   Arts Council of Kern – Artistic Innovation in Art and Design and Arts Council of Kern and Outstanding Native Son or Daughter Achieved National Reputation.

1994-99  American Advertising Federation – ADDY Awards for Design Excellence (25+ Awards).

1991  Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce, Beautiful Bakersfield Award – Individual Arts – The Umbrellas: Project for Japan and USA, collaboration with Christo and Umbrella Coalition, design donated with $250,000+ proceeds benefitting 15 local charities and organizations. Interviewed by Beth Krier, Los Angeles Times, “View” profile.

Design Credits

International     

Alliance International

Anthony Vineyards

Berry Petroleum

Calcot

Carnation/Nestle Dairies

Colliers Tingey International

Desert Farms Seed Company

Disney, Creative Services

GE Energy – Wind

Grindmaster Crathco Systems, Inc.

Houchin Cotton International Pte. Ltd., Singapore

Humana USA

Lortz Manufacturing Company

M.D. Manufacturing, Inc.

Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company

Westec Inc.

World Champion Products

National 

Adam Bros Farming

Buck Owens Production Company, Inc.

California Fresh Fundraisers, LLC

Environmental FirstSearch

Houchin Cotton Company

Jim’s Supply Company

NBC – Business Development

PermaCity Solar

Praxis, LLC

Primestor Development, Inc.

Tejon Ranch

The Clover Company

The Mansour Company

Watson Realty Company

Western Power Products Inc.

Westminster Ceramics, LLC

Regional           

Advanced Geomatics Engineering, Inc.

Arts Council of Kern

Abundant Harvest Organics

Bakersfield Museum of Art

Bakersfield Regional Ballet

Benetton

California State University, Bakersfield

City of Bakersfield, CA

City of Shafter, CA

Comprehensive Cardiology Valley Medical Group

E2C Remediation

Fox Theater

Foundation for Medical Care

Highgrove Medical Center

It’s Perfect Malibu

JTI Electrical, LLC

Kern County Museum

Klassen Corporation Architects

Mercy Hospital

Memorial Hospital Foundation Pediatric ICU

Millcreek Mural Project, Art in Public Places

Mission Bank

Moonstones Gallery

Smith’s Bakeries

Spotlight Theatre

Fine Art

(Painting, Photography, Digital Media, and Installation)


Solo Exhibition

2007                  Digital Narratives, Jill Thayer Galleries at the Fox, Bakersfield, CA

2006                  Belief Systems, Claremont Graduate University, East Gallery, Claremont, CA

2004                  Recent Works, Jill Thayer Galleries at the Fox, Bakersfield, CA

1995                  Transition of Two Worlds, Andrew J. Mackey Gallery, University of Colorado, Boulder

Group Exhibition

2009                  Oildale, L2Kontemporary Gallery, Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA; Protégé, California
State University, Bakersfield Todd 
Madigan Gallery (Faculty and Alumni)

2008                  Installation, Four Points Sheraton, The Bistro, Bakersfield, CA

                            Fine Art and Flowers, Jill Thayer Galleries at the Fox, Bakersfield, CA

                            Installation, Valentien’s Restaurant, Bakersfield, CA

2007                  Recent Works, Jill Thayer Galleries at the Fox, Bakersfield, CA

2003                  Dimensions, Jill Thayer Galleries at the Fox, Bakersfield, CA

2002                  Group Show, Stanczyk Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

1998                  A Century of Art: Bakersfield 1898 – 1998, CL Clark Galleries, Bakersfield, CA (Juried)

1994                  Visual Arts Festival, Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA (Juried)

1992                  New Works, Artist Guild, Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA

1982                  Art in Public Places, Palm Desert, CA (Juried)

1979                  Acala Printmakers, Todd Madigan Gallery, California State University, Bakersfield

1978                  Senior Show, Todd Madigan Gallery, California State University, Bakersfield

1977                  Les Femmes Artistes, Bakersfield, CA

1975                  Acala Printmakers, Bakersfield College Art Gallery, Bakersfield, CA

Commissions

American Cancer Society, Kern County Chapter, Bakersfield, CA

California State University, Bakersfield – Student Union Building

California Corporate Center, Bakersfield, CA

City Center Fountain Mural Project, City of Shafter, CA

City of Bakersfield Millcreek Tile Mural Project – Mexicali Restaurant;

Milazzo Assoc. Architects; (Mural received Mayoral Commendation –

City of Bakersfield for Art in Public Places)

Hayden Atrium Building Centennial Mural, Art in Public Places, Bakersfield, CA

Memorial Hospital Pediatric ICU, (Awarded by Arts Council of Kern and Memorial Foundation)

Mercy Hospital Florence Wheeler Cancer Center, Bakersfield, CA

Mercy Southwest Hospital South Pavilion, Bakersfield, CA

Mission Bank Corporate Offices, Bakersfield, CA

Zond/GE Energy Wind Energy Corporate Offices, Los Angeles, CA

Watson Realty Corporate Offices, Bakersfield, CA

Collections

Bakersfield College, Grace Van Dyke Byrd Library, Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield Physical Therapy, Bakersfield, CA

Buck Owens Production Company, Inc., Bakersfield, CA

California State University, Bakersfield, Bakersfield, CA

Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

Colliers Tingey International, Bakersfield, CA

Disney Creative Services, Anaheim, CA

Dr. Arthur Kaiser, Rolling Hills, CA

Kathleen Faulkner, Attorney, Bakersfield, CA

Kern County Superintendent of Schools, Bakersfield, CA

Kern Schools Federal Credit Union

Klassen Corporation Architects, Bakersfield, CA

Lee Lorenz, Fmr. Art Editor, The New Yorker Magazine, New York, NY

Mr. and Mrs. James Lindsey, Santa Barbara, CA

Mayor and Mrs. Marlin Thompson, Lake Benton, MN

McIntosh & Associates, Bakersfield, CA

Mercy Southwest Hospital, Bakersfield, CA

Mission Bank, Bakersfield, CA

Mr. and Mrs. David Moreland, Bakersfield, CA

NBC – Business Development, Burbank, CA

Nestle Dairies – Corporate Offices, Bakersfield, CA

Reagan Presidential Library, Simi Valley, CA

United States Congressional Offices, Washington, DC

Portfolio and references available upon request.

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