JOY BROOM

                       

Biography:          Born Spokane, Washington

             Washington State University, MFA, BA with Honors

Awards:             WESTAF/NEA Regional Fellowship for Visual Artists, 

        l992 Works on Paper Award


Solo and 2-3 Person Exhibitions:


2009     A440 Gallery, San Francisco, Ca., “Alchemy”

             Amo Art, Waitsburg, Wa., “Collaborations With Roberta”

             Diablo Valley College Gallery, Pleasant Hill,Ca., “Wax Museum”

2008     K Gallery, Alameda, Ca., “Nature, Patterns, & Portraits”

      Napa Valley College Gallery, Napa, Ca., “Beebonibroom (Disturbences in the field)”

      The Nest,  Napa, Ca., “Natural History”

2004     Off the Preserve! Gallery,DiRosa Preserve, Napa, Ca.”Anatomically Incorrect”

             Carnegie Art Center, Walla Walla, Washington, “Interior Travels”

2002     Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, Washington                                      

2001     Belcher Street Studios/ San Francisco, Ca

l999      San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Artists Gallery, S.F.

1997     Gallery Rt. One, Award Exhibition,Pt. Reyes Station, California

1995     TRAX Gallery, Berkeley, California

1994Mia Gallery, Seattle, Washington              

1992Mia Gallery, Seattle, Washington

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, S.F

1991Valley Art Center, Walnut Creek, California

1990Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, California

1986Univ. Gallery, The Evergreen State Univ., Olympia, Wa

1984      Pritchard Gallery, Univ. of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho

1982Quay Gallery, San Francisco, California

1980Lester Gallery, Inverness, California

Candy Store Gallery, Folsom, California

1978Hank Baum Gallery, San Francisco, California

1977Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, California

1975Missoula Museum of the Arts, Missoula, Montana


Selected Group Exhibitions:


2008     Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek,Ca., “Art of the Diorama”

2006     Oakland Museum of Calif., “Laughing Bones, Weeping Hearts ”Dias de los Muertos Exhibition

             Kellogg University Art Gallery, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

2005     SomArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, Ca. “Rituals in the Jrny of Life/Death”

             Bedford Gallery, Regional Cntr for Arts, Walnut Creek, Ca. ”Local Color”,Award

2004     Pool Art Center, Drury University, Springfield, Mo., “Drawing Invitational”

2004Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, Ca., “A Book in the Hand”

2003SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco,Ca. “Natural Matters” (5 artists)

2002Bedford Gallery, Regional Cntr for the Arts, Walnut Creek “Shikishi”

200lSonoma Museum of Visual Arts, Santa Rosa, Ca. “Journal of Being”(4 artists)

Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, Ca.,”Statewide Book Arts Exhibition”

Anchorage Museum of Art & History, Anchorage, Alaska, ”Bugs”

2000  Sonoma Museum of Visual Arts, Santa Rosa, “Calif. Small Works”(Juror Award)

Sabastopol Center for the Arts, “Books, Maps & Journals”

Works Gallery, San Jose, Calif., “Beneath the Skin:Anatomy as Iconography”

             Works Gallery, San Jose, Calif., “Book Nook, Exploring Artists’ Books 

l998      Amsterdam Art Exhibition, San Francisco, Ca.

  *  Gold Metal Award for Oils  (Squeak Carnwath, Juror)

             Hearst Gallery, St. Marys College, Moraga, Ca.,  “Mary”

l997      DiRosa Preserve, On-going Permanent Collection, Napa, Ca.

             Gallery Rt. One,  Point Reyes Station, Ca., *Best of Show” (Catherine Clark,Juror)

l996      Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, Ca.,”Bug Collection”

             Amsterdam Art Gallery, Berkeley, Ca.  *Best of Show, Golden Acrylics             

             Bedford Gallery, Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, Ca.

              “ Family Matters: Tradtl. & Contmp. Depictions of Home Life”

l995      San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, SF, “Miniatures”             

l995Bolinas Museum, Annual Miniature Exhibition, 1992-1996

1994Bedford Gallery, Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, Ca. ”The Gluers”

    Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco, Calif.

l993Sushi, Inc. at San Diego State University, San Diego, Calif.

Gallery Concord, Concord, California

Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco, Calif.

Mia Gallery, Seattle, Washington

Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, Calif., Award Invitational   

1993Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende,  Mexico

             Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, Calif.

1992Central Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia

       International Federation of Artists, Invitational

Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, Ca., “Sacred Image, Sacred Space”

1991Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, California

Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, California, Miniatures

1990Hearst Gallery, St. Mary's College, Moraga, CA,” Artists of Contra Costa Co.”

Berkeley Arts Center, Berkeley, CA, Juried Exhibition

University Art Gallery, Calif. State Univ., Hayward

        East Bay Community College Art Faculty

1989     Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, Ca., “Artists Choose Artists”

1988Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, “Art of the Madonna”

Old St. Patrick's Church, Chicago, Illinois

1985     San Francisco International Airport, SF, Ca., “Menagerie: Animal Images”    

1984Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca., “Olympiad 1984”

1983Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California

       “ New Works/New Looks” (four person show)

1982Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles,  Ca.. “Four From Pullman”

             Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, California

        “Liquid Light: Watercolor Beyond the Traditional”

Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California

1981Lester Gallery, Inverness, Ca., “Brides, Grooms & Other Trappings”

             San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose,  Ca.,  “ The Animal Show”

1980Audrey Strohl Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee

Occidental Center, Los Angeles, Ca.,  ‘ California Watercolor”       

l979Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana

1976E.B. Crocker Gallery, Sacramento, California , Crocker Annual  (cash award)