CV

lives and works in Berkeley, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016   Shapes in Space, Needes & Pens, San Francisco, CA
2014   All for One for All, Dominican University, San Raphael, CA
2011   Another Country, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA
2009   Gatherings, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA
2004   I Can See the Truth Shining in the Eyes of Every Misfit, The San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, CA
2003   Bedrooms and Forests, The Lexington Club, San Francisco, CA

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SELECTED TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2013   Call & Response, Ampersand Gallery & Fine Books, Portland, OR
2011   In the Beginning, Jaime Knight & Lena Wolff, Lake Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006   Biophilia, C. Ryder Cooley & Lena Wolff, Needles and Pens, San Francisco, CA
2005   The Zebra Show, C. Ryder Cooley & Lena Wolff, The Lab, San Francisco, CA

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SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017   Piecework Collective, Independent Quilt Show, NYC (upcoming May 2017)
2015   The Lesbian Lexicon, Tenderloin National Forest / Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2014    A Pattern Language, Cult / Aimee Friberg Exhibitions, San Francisco, CA
2014   Queer Print Portfolio, Adobe Books, San Francisco, CA
2014   Queer Print Portfolio, Airspace Gallery, Philadelphia, CA
2013   The Unusual Suspects, Alley Cat Books, San Francisco, CA
2013   Print, Print, Pass, Berkeley Central Arts Passage, CA
2013   10 Years of Needles & Pens, Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2013   Thinking Like the Universe, K Imperial Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2013   Thinking Like the Universe, Hatch Gallery, Oakland, CA
2012   Strange Glue, Traditional and Avant-Garde Collage, Thompson Gallery, MA
2012   On View, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
2010   Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2008   New Work, Aqua Art Miami, Aqua Wynwood, Traywick Contemporary, Miami, FL
2008   Small Wonders, Garson Baker Fine Art, New York, NY
2008   Optic Illusion, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2008   3, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA
2007   New Work, Aqua Art Miami, Aqua Wynwood, Traywick Contemporary, Miami, FL
2007   New Work, Julie Baker Fine Art, Nevada City, CA
2006   Paper, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA
2006   Momentum, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2006   Close Calls, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2005   Nonetheless, Needles and Pens, San Francisco, CA
2005   Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2004   Conjure#1, The Legion of Honor Museum, San Francisco, CA
2004   The Drawing Box, The Street Theater Festival, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
2004   New Work, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA
2004   Supernatural, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2002   Open H-art, The San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA
2000   SF Drawing Show, New Image Arts, Los Angeles, CA

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CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2011   The Paper Quilt Project, Berkeley Art Center
2004  Inside of Inside, with the Big Ballyhoo, The Lab, San Francisco

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AWARDS

2017   Artist Residency, DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA (upcoming June 2018)
2014   Artist Residency / Sustainability Fellowship, Kala Art Institute, CA
2013   Artist Grant, The Center for Cultural Innovation, CA
2013   Artist Residency, Kala Art Institue, Berkeley, CA
2011   Exhibition Support Grant, The Paper Quilt Project, Zellerbach Foundation
2007   Artist Residency, Colorado College, Colorado Sprints, CO
2006   Semi-finalist, SECA Award, SFMOMA, CA
2006   Artist Grant, The John Anson Kittredge Fund.
2006   Artist Residency, Blue Mountain Center, NY
2004   Curatorial Residency, The Lab, San Francisco, CA
2004   Exhibition Support Grant, The National Endowment for the Arts for Inside of Inside at the Lab, San Francisco, CA
2003   Artist Residency, Hall Farm Center for Arts and Education, VT

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PUBLIC ART

2014   Public Art Award, San Francisco General Hospital / San Francisco Arts Commission
2011   Artwork Purchase, Public Art Collection, Alameda County Arts Commission
2009   Artwork Purchase, San Francisco General Hospital / San Francisco Arts Commission
2010   Artwork Purchase. Laguna Honda Hospital / San Francisco Arts Commission
2009   Artwork Purchase, Cherry Hill Sobering & Detoxification Center, Alameda County Arts Commission.
2005  The End Will Come, mural, in collaboration with Carolyn Ryder Cooley, Clarion Alley /
Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

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COLLECTIONS

Alameda County Arts Commission
Cleveland Clinic
JP Morgan Chase
The One Archive
San Francisco Arts Commission
San Francisco State University
University Hospital (San Antonio, TX)
University of Iowa Museum
Zuckerman Museum of Art

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CD & RECORD COVERS

2007  Hey Willpower, Hey Willpower, Cochon Records.
2003  The Song is Love, the Quails, Mr. Lady Records

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SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY: REVIEWS, INTERVIEWS & ARTIST PAGES

Artist Feature, PPAPER Magazine, Taiwan (2014)
Review, Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, ‘A Pattern Language,’ by Leora Lutz (2014
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Artist Feature, The Jealous Curator (2014)
Review, Artslant, ‘Threadless Patchworks and Seamy Fabrications,’ by Kara Q. Smith (2014
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Review, Art Pratical, ‘A Pattern Language at CULT’ (2014)
Artist Feature, Design Sponge (2013)
Exhibition Pick, Another Country, Art Practical (2011)
Review, East Bay Express, ‘Piece Work,’ by DeWitt Chang, (2011)
Review, Visual Art Source, ‘Another Country’ at Traywick Contemporary, by Dewitt Chang (2011)
Artist Pages, Papercraft 2, edited by R. Klanten, B. Meyer, Gestallen (2011)
Artist Feature, Design Sponge (2010)
Interview, Way of Women, (2010)
Artist Pages, Street Art San Francisco, edited by Annice Jacoby, Abrams (2009)
Review, East Bay Monthly, ‘Wild Things’ (2009)
Artist Feature, Design Sponge (2007)
Artist Pages, Pocket Myths (Orpheus), edited by Andrea Lawlor (2007)
Review, Artweek, ‘Paper’ at Traywick Contemporary, by Dewitt Chang (2007)
Review, East Bay Express, ‘Paper Trail’ (2007)
Review, The San Francisco Bay Guardian (2007)
Review, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, ‘Animal Charm,’ by Johnny Ray Huston (2006)
Artist Pages, Angry Dog Midget Editions, edited by Noel Black, (2005)

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EDUCATION

2003  MFA, Printmaking, San Francisco State University
1995   BA, English / Creative Writing, Mills College