Linda Grebmeier biography

SOLO + TWO/THREE PERSON — EXHIBITS
2014 What Remains: Yuba Factory artwork by Linda Grebmeier and Hedi B. Desuyo, Marilyn O’Rourke Art Gallery, Benicia Public Library CA
2012 Arsenal and Cargo Ships Series, solo exhibit, Benicia Magazine, Benicia CA
2010 Structure and Light: Impressions of the Yuba Factory, artwork by Linda Grebmeier and Hedi B. Desuyo with exhibits at both Arts Benicia Gallery and the Benicia Historical Museum CA (Fleishhacker Foundation grant)
2010 Works on Paper, artwork by Linda Grebmeier and Lee Altman, Kings Arts Center, Hanford CA
2008 Monotypes, solo exhibit, 2nd Annual California Centered: Printmaking, Merced Multicultural Art Center CA
2006 Arsenal Series, solo exhibit, Marilyn O’Rourke Art Gallery, Benicia Public Library CA
2006-05 Inaugural Invitational Exhibition, solo exhibit, Benicia Historical Museum CA
2006-04 Paintings/Monotypes, solo exhibit, Wertheimer Dress & Co. CPAs, One Kearny Street, San Francisco CA
2003 Arsenal Series, solo exhibit, Stanford University Faculty Club CA
2002 New Paintings, solo exhibit, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco CA
2000 Light on the Land, artwork by Linda Grebmeier and Nila Oakes, Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia CA
1994+1988 Landscapes, solo exhibit, Wertheimer Dress & Co. CPAs, Hearst Building, San Francisco CA
1989 Expressionism, three person exhibit, Seipp Gallery, Palo Alto CA

INVITATIONAL — EXHIBITS
2015 Thirty Years of SRJC Printmaking, Robert F. Agrella Art Gallery, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa CA
2013 CCA Illustration Dept. Faculty Alumni Show, California College of the Arts, San Francisco CA
2013 Coming Home: Artists of Solano County, Group Invitational, Solano Community College, Fairfield CA
2012 From the Arsenal and Beyond, Gallery 621 Contemporary Art, Benicia CA
2012 AB25 Collective Memories, a Major Retrospective Celebrating 25 Years, Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia CA
2012 Seeing Solano ll: Solano Land Trust through the eyes of artists, Marilyn O’Rourke Art Gallery, Benicia Public Library CA
2012-08 Paintings on display at the City of Benicia Mayor’s Office CA
2012-06 CSSSA Art Faculty Exhibitions, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia CA
2011 Seeing Solano: Solano Land Trust through the eyes of artists, Vallejo Naval & Histortical Museum CA
2011 Urban Visions, Sacramento Temporary Contemporary, Sacramento CA
2011 SRJC Printmaking by Faculty, Mahoney Gallery, Santa Rosa Junior College, Petaluma campus CA
2009 The Glow That Illuminates–The Glare That Obscures, Group Invitational, Solano Community College, Fairfield CA
2009 SRJC Faculty Show, Robert F. Agrella Art Gallery, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa CA
2007 CWU Alumni Exhibition: Crossroads and Connections, Group Invitational, Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg WA
2006-05 Wet Paint, Invitational Live Auction Artist, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma CA
2005 People for the Place, Inaugural Invitational, Solano County Administration Building, Fairfield CA
2005 Bright Moments – Highlights from Arts Benicia’s Education Program, Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia CA
2004 By Land or By Sea, Group Invitational, Exploding Head Gallery, Sacramento CA
1998 The Watershed Landscape, Group Invitational, Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia CA
1997 Carquinez Scene on the Strait, CREEC First Annual Group Invitational, Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia CA with
Martinez Waterfront demonstration
1997 Special Places in Benicia: 150th Anniversary, Group Invitational, City Hall Chamber, Benicia CA
1997 EBMUD Watershed Landscape Painters, Group Invitational, EBMUD Building, Oakland CA (Purchase Award)
1997 Occupied Territories, Group Invitational, Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia CA
1996 This Land, Group Invitational, Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia CA (Juror’s Award)

GROUP — EXHIBITS
2014 Altered Landscapes, Group Competition, Juror Phil Linhares former Chief Curator for the Oakland Museum, Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia CA
2013 Arts Benicia Gallery, Annual Auction, years ’95 through ’13, Benicia CA
2010 Exploring Contemporary Printmaking, Group Competition, Juror Karin Breuer, Curator in Charge, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco CA, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato CA
2010 8th National Janet Turner Print Exhibit, Group Competition, Juror Ruth Weisberg, Dean of Fine Arts University Southern California, Turner Print Museum at California State University, Chico CA
2010 The Art of a Community, Group Show, years ’95 through ’10, Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia CA
2008 Realities and Illusions, Group Competition, Juror Kenneth Baker, Art Critic San Francisco Chronicle, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato CA
2008 Ink And Clay 34, Group Competition, Jurors Darrell Couturier and Mark Steven Greenfield, Kellogg Art Gallery,
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona CA
2007 Prints USA 2007, Juror Mark Pascale, Associate Curator of Prints/Drawings at The Art Institute of Chicago, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield MO (Catalog)
2007 30th Annual Vacaville Juried Exhibit, Group Competition, Jurors Mark Perlman and Terry Miura, Vacaville Art Gallery CA
2007 44th Annual Regional Juried Art Show, Group Competition, Fairfield Center for Creative Arts CA
2007 California Centered: Printmaking, Group Competition, Juror Jamey Brzezinski, Merced Multicultural Art Center CA
(Juror’s Award)
2006 Arts on Fire X Exhibition, Group Competition, Juror Larry Rinder, Dean CCA, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica CA
2005 43rd Annual Regional Juried Art Show, Group Competition, Fairfield Center for Creative Arts CA (Juror’s Award)
2003 Why Art? Exhibition, Group Competition, The Second City Council Gallery, Long Beach CA
2003 Sonoma Creates/SVMA Biennial, Group Competition, Jurors Stephen Beal, Provost CCA; Karin Breuer, Curator Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; Squeak Carnwath, Painter; Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma CA
2003 Unbounded Vistas: Artists Interpret the Northern California Landscape, Group Competition, Juror Terry St. John, Hearst Art Gallery, Saint Mary’s College, Moraga CA (Catalog)
2002 Impressions Print Show, Group Competition, Sebastopol Center for the Arts CA
2002 Crocker-Kingsley 73rd Exhibition, Group Competition, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento CA
2001 The Urban Landscape, Group Competition, Art Works Gallery, San Rafael CA
2001 1st Annual Solano County Visual Arts Exhibition, Group Competition, Jurors David Tomb & Judith Selby, Fairfield Center Gallery CA
2001 Bay Area Art IV, Group Competition, Jurors: Rene di Rosa/John Hannaford, Napa Valley College Gallery CA
2000 On Canvas Exhibition, Group Competition, Juror: Paule Anglim, Bolinas Museum CA
1997 Exemplary Contemporary, Group Competition, Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, UC Santa Cruz CA
1995 Member’s Exhibit, Group Show, Valley Art Center, Walnut Creek CA
1995 The Women’s Show, Group Competition, Danville Fine Arts CA
1994 Small Works, Group Competition, California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa CA
1993 Marin County Landscapes, Group Competition, the Club Restaurant: McInnis Park, San Rafael CA
1993 Marin Agricultural Land Trust: 8th Annual Group Competition, Marin Civic Center CA
1989 Fourteenth Falkirk Annual Exhibition, Group Competition, Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael CA
1986 Northern California Print Competition, Group Competition, Jurors Stephen Wirtz, Robert Flynn Johnson, and Dr. Erica Vegter-Kubric, Pacific Art League Gallery, Palo Alto CA (Catalog)
1984 The Singular Image, Group Competition, Cabrillo College Gallery, Aptos CA
1981 14th Annual Visual Arts League Exhibition, Group Competition, Mercer Island WA
1980 Paper in Particular, National Exhibition of Works on/of Paper, Group Competition, Columbia College and Missouri Arts Council, Columbia MO
1979 31st Spokane Annual Art Exhibit, Group Competition, Juror: Jacob Lawrence, Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane WA
1979 22nd North Dakota Print and Drawing Annual, Group Competition, Grand Forks ND
1978 Kittitas County Artists, Group Show, Community Art Gallery, Ellensburg WA
1978 Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Fair, Group Competition, Bellevue WA
1976 Sixty Women, Group Show, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Ellensburg WA
1972 Community Art Exhibit, Group Show, Columbia Basin College Gallery, Pasco WA

PUBLIC ART
2012 Doyle Library Art Collection, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa CA
www.publicartarchive.org/work/cargo-ship-benicia-arsenal www.santarosa.edu/library/about/doylecollection.html
2011 William J. Carroll Government Center, Vacaville CA www.publicartarchive.org/work/vacaville-hills-bucktown
2009 Solano County Events Center, Fairfield CA www.publicartarchive.org/work/reflect-learn-live-triptych-paintings
2009 City of Richmond Art Collection, Richmond CA
Richmond Memorial Civic Center Revitalization Public Art Program (book)
www.publicartarchive.org/work/cargo-ships-147
2009 Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Hospital Art Collection, Vallejo CA
www.publicartarchive.org/work/arsenal-201-mp-industrial-site-ev-7-7-tower-02-mp
2008-2014 Benicia Historical Museum, Benicia CA www.publicartarchive.org/work/cargo-ships-50
www.beniciahistoricalmuseum.org
2008 Finalist, Public Art Commission, Vallejo Campus Health and Social Services Bldg., Vallejo CA
2007 Imagery Estate Winery, Glen Ellen CA (Artist Collection 2006 Malbec)
www.publicartarchive.org/work/yuba-site-1-ev-1-4 www.imagerywinery.com
2004 Finalist, Public Art Commission, Solano County Government Center, Fairfield CA
2003-2014 Peter L. Spinetta Family Law Center of Contra Costa County, Martinez CA
www.publicartarchive.org/work/arsenal-16-arsenal-17

AWARDS + ASSOCIATED ART ACTIVITY
2013-95 Auctions for Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia CA
2012-09 Chair Visual Arts, California State Summer School for the Arts held at Cal Arts in Valencia CA - www.csssa.org
2012 Auction for Solano Land Trust, Rush Ranch Nature Center, Suisun CA
2010 Art Purchase Award, 8th National Janet Turner Print Exhibit, Turner Print Museum at California State University, Chico CA
2010 Fleishhacker Foundation grant for exhibit Structure and Light: Impressions of the Yuba Factory
2010 Jurors’ Award 3rd Place, Exploring Contemporary Printmaking, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato CA
2008-02 Arts Benicia Gallery Committees: Exhibition, Program & Education, Benicia CA
2007 Art Recognition Award, Superior Court of California, County of Contra Costa, Martinez CA
2007 Juror’s Award Honorable Mention, California Centered: Printmaking, Merced Multicultural Art Center, Merced CA (awarded solo exhibit the following year)
2006 Program Coordinator Visual Arts, CSSSA California State Summer School for the Arts, Cal Arts, Valencia CA
2006 Panel Discussion - Weaving Art Through the Community, Camellia Tea Room, Benicia CA
2006 Juror for the 10th Anniversary San Francisco Bay Flyway Festival Arts Exhibition, Vallejo CA
2005 Jurors’ Award 2nd Place Painting, 43rd Annual Regional Show, Fairfield Center for Creative Arts, Fairfield CA
2003 Co-Curator for Cream 2003 Exhibition at Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia CA
2003 Art Purchase Award, to Valero Refining Company from Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia CA
2001 Artist-in-Residence, The Ucross Foundation, Clearmont WY
2001 Jurors’ Award Best of Show, 1st Solano County Visual Arts Exhibition, Center for Creative Arts, Fairfield CA
2000 Artist Slide Presentation in conjunction with Light on the Land Exhibition, Benicia CA
1997 Art Purchase Award by EBMUD, Watershed Painters Show, East Bay Municipal Utilities District Building, Oakland CA
1996 Juror’s Award of Merit, This Land Exhibition, Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia CA
1993 Jurors’ Award Honorable Mention, Marin Agricultural Land Trust: 8th Annual, Marin Civic Center CA
1982 Baucke Residency, three months research materials/methods of hand-grinding oil paints + pastels, Portsmouth NH

TEACHING
2015-13 California College of the Arts, San Francisco CA, Adjunct Professor Painting in Illustration
2015-12 Solano Community College, Fairfield CA, Adjunct Painting and Drawing Instructor
2013-08 Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa CA, Adjunct Painting and Drawing Instructor
2009-05 Arts Benicia Gallery Education Program, Benicia CA, Painting Instructor
2008-07 California State Summer School for the Arts held at Cal Arts in Valencia CA , Drawing and Painting Instructor
1987 Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto CA, Pastel Drawing Instructor
1980 Chemeketa Community College, Salem OR, Painting, Drawing, and Printmaking Instructor
1978 Central Washington University, Ellensburg WA, Teaching Assistant in Printmaking with George Stillman
1977 Central Washington University, Ellensburg WA, Drawing Instructor (year long teaching scholarship)

EDUCATION
1978 M.A. Painting and Drawing, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
1975 B.A. Fine Arts, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

GRAPHIC ARTS
2015-96 Altman Grebmeier Studio, Benicia CA – art studio/design, prepress production, digital illustration, on + off site work
1995-92 McCoy Label, Petaluma CA – packaging firm/digital prepress for printing, foil stamping, embossing; die-cutting acquisition
1991 Genus Group, Santa Rosa CA – marketing communications firm/typesetting, digital and traditional art production
1991-90 Just Your Type, Inc., Santa Rosa CA – service bureau/digital design, production, film processing, client liaison
1990-82 Abney and Associates, Intl., Sebastopol CA – consulting firm/art production, vendor liaison, distribution, Treasurer
1982-81 Ciardella Design Associates, San Mateo CA – graphics communications firm/illustration, graphics production, vendor liaison

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Weller-Renfrow, Kathryn, Benicia, “What Remains” September 2014
Monk, Bethany, Benicia Herald, “Structure, light and history” May 20, 2010
Weller-Renfrow, Kathryn, Inside Benicia, “Structure & Light” May 2010
Monk, Bethany, Benicia Herald, “A Community shows its art, and its heart,” January 31, 2010
Santiago, Brandon, The Sentinel-Hanford, "Fresh perspectives:Upcoming exhibits:Works on Paper by Lee Altman and Linda Grebmeier," January 15, 2010
Editor, Richmond Memorial Civic Center Revitalization Project Public Art Program, City of Richmond, 2009 (book)
Weller-Renfrow, Kathryn, Inside Benicia, “The Art of a Community” January, 2008
Editor, Crossroads and Connections I: CWU Art Alumni Exhibition, Central Washington University, 2007 (book)
Weller-Renfrow, Kathryn, Inside Benicia, “Benicians Kindle Their Inner Spirit,” September, 2006
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ditor, Pacifica Tribune, “Arts on Fire X – Gala Reception,” April 26, 2006
Weller-Renfrow, Kathryn, Inside Benicia, “Two Landscape-based Painting Exhibits in Benicia,” April, 2006
Gentile, Jennifer, Benicia Herald, “Local artist shares her view of Benicia,” February 26, 2006
Taylor, Robert, Contra Costa Times, “Wide-ranging styles adorn Arts Benicia exhibit,” February 16, 2006
Driver, Dustin, Solano Magazine, “10 Top Neighborhoods,” March/April 2005
Bunk, Matthew, Daily Republic, “Government center to open,” April 8, 2005
Thompson, Ian, Daily Republic, “Solano readies for center opening,” April 1, 2005
Editor, Benicia Herald, “Virginia’s Cafe Dining Guide,” November 11, 2004
Taylor, Robert, Contra Costa Times, “Critics Choose Best of 2003 in Fine Arts exhibitions,” December 28, 2003
Driver, Dustin, Benicia Herald, “Catch the Bay Area’s budding artists at exhibit,” November 26, 2003
Bammer, Richard, Vallejo Times Herald, “Cream’ rises to the top at Arts Benicia,” October 31, 2003
Bammer, Richard, The Reporter, “Cream, at Arts Benicia,” October 24, 2003
Driver, Dustin, Benicia Herald, “Talents on the rise at new Arts Benicia show,” October 22, 2003
Koppman, Debra, Artweek, “Cream” in the Preview Section, October 2003
Cooper, Tony, San Francisco Chronicle, “Art for People’s Sake,” October 17, 2003
Taylor, Robert, Contra Costa Times.com, “Family Law Center reaches out through Art,” October 9, 2003
King, Paula, Contra Costa Sun, “Landscape Masterpieces are all over the Map,” July 9, 2003
Koppman, Debra, Artweek, “Unbounded Vistas: Artists Interpret the California Landscape,” July/August 2003
Taylor, Robert, Contra Costa Times, “Artists Interpret their World,” July 3, 2003
Bremner, Heather, Benicia Herald, “Artist Chooses Industrial Landscapes,” February 8, 2002
Faught, Judith, Daily Republic, "Exhibit Celebrates the Work of Local Artists," April 20, 2001
Freedman, Richard, Times Herald, "Artist Celebrates Light and Water," June 23, 2000
Editor, Daily Republic, "Artists' Slide Talk," June 23, 2000
Toronto, Richard, Benica Herald, "New Exhibit," June 11, 2000
Editor, Arts Benicia Newsletter, "Light on the Land," May 2000
Clairmont, Julie, Solano Times, "Inner Beauty," September 10, 1998
Bammer, Richard, Vacaville Reporter, "Open Wide," May 1, 1998
Pritchett, Kathryn, In Sync: Contra Costa Times, "Lofty Aspirations," February 1998
Editor, Arts Benicia Artifact, "Occupied Territories," March 1997
Editor, Oakland Tribune, "Artists Show Us What We Cannot See," May 15, 1997

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Janet Turner Print Museum at CSU Chico CA; Valero Refining Company, Benicia CA; East Bay Municipal Utilities District, Oakland CA; Wertheimer Dress & Co. CPAs, San Francisco CA; Olson Realty Inc., Benicia CA; Mr/Ms Allen, Larkspur CA; Mr/Ms Heppell, Benicia CA; Mr/Mrs Forget, Montréal Canada; Mr/Mrs Dalton, Benicia CA; Mr/Ms Cooper, Lenoir City TN; Mr/Ms Berry, Benicia CA; Mr/Ms Dress, San Francisco CA; Mr Paskow, Vallejo CA; Mr/Ms Brown, Fairfield CA; Ms Cosgrove, Concord CA; Mr Hume, Berkeley CA; Mr Perez, Sacramento CA; Mr/Ms Fallon, Benicia CA; Ms Churtorian, Palo Alto CA; Ms Pezzuto, Crockett CA; Mr Garcia, Benicia CA; Ms Marcus-Sachs, Benicia CA; Mr/Ms Collins, Sonoma CA; Ms MacNaughton, Sonoma CA; Ms Cockerham, Benicia CA; Ms Petty, Benicia CA; Ms Belville, Benicia CA; Ms Orendorf, Benicia CA; Mr Marcus, Oakland CA; Mr/Ms Renfrow, Benicia CA; Mr Hajjar/Ms Dale, Benicia CA; Mr Walensky, Berkeley CA; Ms Toxey, San Antonio TX; Ms Berkow/Mr Badtke, Benicia CA; Mr/Ms Sheldon, Oregon City OR; Mr David Gray, Seattle WA; Mr Doherty/Mr Jensen, Benicia CA; Elizabeth Patterson/Mayor Benicia CA; Mr Jeffrey Gray, South Orange NJ.

Linda Grebmeier linda@paintsong.com 707.746.1323
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