Chris Kidd

Biography

EDUCATION 1966 B.A. Univ. of California Davis 1979 M.F.A. Univ. of Hawaii

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1999 Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
1993 Univ. of California, Davis, Bueler Visitors Center Gallery, Davis, CA
1991 The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
1991 The Maturango Museum, Ridgecrest, CA
1991 Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1990 Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1990 Stevenson Union Gallery, Southern Oregon State College, Ashland, Ore.
1990 Branner/Spangenberg, Palo Alto, CA
1989 The Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA (Catalog)
1989 City Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1988 Augen Gallery, Portland, Ore.
1988 Ivey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1987 City Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1986 City Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1986 State Capital Building, Sacramento, CA
1985 Galeria de Luna, Davis, CA
1885 de Young Museum Art School, San Francisco, CA
1985 Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1984 Vida Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1984 Earhart’s Cafe Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1983 Davis Art Center, Davis, CA
1980 Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC
1979 Pacifilc Gallery, Honolulu, HI
1978 Koko Head Gallery, Hawaii Kai, HI
1977 Artifactory Gallery, Honolulu, HI

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2012 “The Billboard Art Project”, Salem, Oregon
2011 “Art Inspires”, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
2009 “Our Art/Our Culture”, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
2008 “Beyond the Horizon”, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
2004 Group Watercolor Show, Lopez Island, WA
2004 “Paintings and Masks”, Mishka’s Café, Davis, CA
2003 “Pence Painted History, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
2001 “Community Hang Up” Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
1998 “Cuentistas, Visual Stories” Yuba College Library, Woodland, CA
1998 Women’s Caucus for Art Regional Exhib., SOMAR Gallery, San Francisco
1998 Sharon Art Studio Faculty Show, Lurie Bldg. Atrium Gallery, San Francisco
1996 “Monotype Forum” Buehler Alumni Center Gallery , Univ. of Calif. Davis
1995 “Two-Way Mirror” Phantom Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1995 “Monotypes” Amador County Arts Council, Sutter Creek, CA (Catalog)
1995 “Small Work Invitational Show” Richard Sumner Frame Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
1995 “Phoenix” Phantom Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1995 “Figuration” Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
1994 “Group Watercolor Show” Phantom Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1993 “Group show to Benefit the Exhibition Program” Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
1993 “Art Studio Alumni Exhibition” Univ. of California, Davis
1992 “Three American Artists” Moscow, Russia
1992 “Uman Exhibit of Davis Artists” Uman, Ukrainia
1992 “Monotypes” Williams/ Lamb Gallery, Long Beach, CA
1992 “Dog and Pony Show” Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1991 “Artfish” Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
1991 “Monotypes Plus” Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, CA
1991 “Monotypes” Williams/ Lamb Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1991 “Monotypes” Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
1990 “Women of the Nineties” Himovitz Pavillions Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1990 “Autumn Preview” Branner/ Spangenberg Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
1989 “Configuration” Security Pacific Gallery at the Plaza , Los Angeles CA (Catalog)
1989 “Summer Group Show, Ivey Gallery, Los Angeles CA.
1989 “Introductions” Gallery Six Oh One, San Francisco, CA
1989 “Images and Objects” ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1989 “Artscape 89″ Sacramento, CA (Catalog)
1988 “On/Off Paper” University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI
1988 “Artists For Amnesty” Natsoulas/Novoloso Gallery, Davis, CA
1988 “Matrix Then til Now” Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1988 “Heads” Marianne Partlow Gallery, Olympia, WA
1987 “Artists For Amnesty” Davis,CA
1987 “Three Decades of Art in Davis” Davis, CA (Catalog)
1986 “Process/ Prints” Bank of America Headquarters Gallery, San Francisco,CA
1986 “Process/ Prints” Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
1985 “She” Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
1985 “Cowtown” Djurovic Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1985 “Group Show” American River College, Sacramento, CA
1984 “Vacaville Art Show” Vacaville, CA
1983 “Membershiip Show” Matrix Gallery, Sacramento,CA
1983 “October Artfest” Davis, CA
1982 “Membership Show” Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1981 “Gallery 25 Presents Matrix” Fresno, CA
1980 “From Reality to the Abstract” Art Barn Gallery, Washington, DC
1979 “M.F.A. Graduate Thesis Exhibit” University of Hawaii Gallery, Honolulu, HI
1979 “Magic” Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC
1979 “Women Painters” YWCA Gallery, Honolulu, HI
1978 “Paint” Am Fac Gallery, Honolulu, HI
1978 “Honolulu Arts Council Show” Amfac Gallery, Honolulu, HI
1978 “Graduate Art Show” University of Hawaii Gallery, Honolulu, HI
1977 “Miniatures” Honolulu Printmakers, Honolulu, HI
1977 “College Art Show” Honolulu, HI
1976 “Mayor’s Show of Drawings and Prints” City Hall, Honolulu, HI
1976 “Tradition 1976″ Contemporary Art Gallery, Honolulu,HI
1976 “College Art Show” Honolulu, HI
1975 “Art Hawaii One” Honolulu Academy of Art, Honolulu, HI
1975 “Honolulu Printmakers Annual Show” Honolulu, HI
1974 “Group Show” Latin Quarter Art Gallery, Tampa, FLA
1972 “Coco Beach Art Festival” Coco Beach, FLA

AWARDS
1992 Artist in Residence, Palenville Interart Colony, Palenville, NY
1991 Guest Lecturer, Matrix Workshop, Sacramento
1983 Honorable Mention, October Artfest, Davis,CA
1977 Second Place, “Miniatures” Honolulu Printmakers
1975 Purchase Award, Honolulu Printmakers’ Annual Show

TEACHING/ ART RELATED EMPLOYMENT

1995-2004 Painting Instructor, Sharon Art Studio, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
1990-1994 Member, Art In Publilc Places Committee, a standing committee of the
Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission
1986-1992 Gallery Director, Davis Art Center, Davis, CA
1986-1989 Board of Directors, Davis Art Center, Davis, CA
1987-1988 Drawing Instructor, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum and
Palace of the Legion of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
1985-1987 Assistant Specialist in Printmaking, University of California, Davis
1985-1987 Coordinator of Open Figure Studio, University of California, Davis
1984-1985 Board of Directors, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
1982-1983 Vice-President and Chairman of Exhibitions Committee, Matrix Gallery
1982-1985 Drawing and Painting Instructor, Davis Art Center
1981-1982 Drawing Instructor, American River Community College, Sacramento
1981-1983 Drawing Instructor, Davis Educational Enrichment Program
1981-1985 Coordinator of Open Figure Studio, Davis Art Center
1978-1979 Lecturer in Drawing and Painting, University of Hawaii, Manoa
1976-19 78 Elementary School Art Teacher, Le Jardin d’Enfant School, Kailua, HI

BIBLIOGRAPHY
SUZANNE MUNICH – THE DAVIS ENTERPRISE, “ONE DOOR CLOSES, ANOTHER GETS SOLD”- AUGUST 27, 2003
CELESTE CHAMBERLAND – THE DAVIS ENTERPRISE, “FIFTEEN MINUTES OF FAME”-DECEMBER 27,2001
NANCY SERVICE AND MARSHA COLLINS-VAUGHN-THE DAVIS ENTERPRISE, “PENCE GALLERY”-OCTOBER 6,1999
PETER SELZ, CHRIS KIDD, catalog of work John Natsoulas Press, 1994
HAYDEN’S FERRY REVIEW, – SPRING/ SUMMER 1994
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA HOME AND GARDEN , March, 1992
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL , March, 1992
MARY ANN MURDOCH – FAIRFIELD REPUBLIC, “The site for sights”- December 27,1991
Lloyd Watson – SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE , “People In Business”, September, 1991 Mandy Behbehani – SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, “Whimsical Hotel Triton Has a Voluptuous
Side” – October 6, 1991
Judy Duffy – THE DAVIS ENTEREPRISE, “Artwork Bound for Exhibit in Uman”-
SEPTEMBER 30, 1991
Peter B. Moyle and Marilyn A. Moyle – ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY OF FISHES , – “Introduction to
fish imagery in art”- 1991, pp. 5-23
KATHY ROBERTSON – WEEKEND MAGAZINE, THE DAVIS ENTERPRISE (COVER STORY), “Quiet Artist
Forges Ahead” – SEPTEMBER 12, 1991
Joan Rose – HONOLULU ADVERTISER AND STAR BULLITIN, “Three Shows Ponder Reality of
Women’s Art” – August 11, 1991
CALIFORNIA LIFE, THE SACRAMENTO BEE, (cover), March 30, 1991
Victoria Dalkey – THE SACRAMENTO BEE , “Creative Tension” – March 27,1991
Bruce Nixon – ARTWEEK, “Chris Kidd”- May 24, 1990
Marilyn Moyle – THE DAVIS ENTEREPRISE WEEKEND “Monotypes at Pence” , May 23, 1991
ELAN , – February, 1990, page 89
THE TAB, (cover) – January 14, 1990
THE LOS ANGELES TIMES , – January 14, 1990
Mary Alice Cline – RIVERSIDE PRESS-ENTERPRISE, “On Art” – December 17, 1989
Kristine McKenna – LOS ANGELES TIMES, “Post-Modernism at Security Pacific” -
August. 22,1989
LOS ANGELES TIMES – August 13,1989
Lori Will – SACRAMENTO BEE, “Artscape ‘89 – June 8, 1989
Victoria Dalkey – SACRAMENTO BEE, “Visions Shared” – Novermber 13, 1988
Barry Johnson – OREGONIAN, “Art Review” – July 7, 1988
Susan Zemek – OLYMPIAN, “Life Imitates Art: Art Imitates Love” – February 14, 1988
Marlene Donohue – LOS ANGELES TIMES, “Art Review” – April 8, 1988
ON THE WING , September, 1987
ARTS UP , September, 1987
Victoria Dalkey – SACRAMENTO BEE , “Art Review” – February 6, 1986
SACRAMENTO BEE , February 21, 1925
Del McColm – DAVIS ENTERPRISE WEEKEND , “Art Review” – June 13, 1985
Marione Ashburn – SUTTERTOWN NEWS , “Kidd on Color” – March, 1985
Ellen Schlesinger – SACRAMENTO BEE, “Timeless Appeal of the Huichol” – March 17, 1985
Christopher French – ARTWEEK, (photo-caption), August 25, 1984

COLLECTIONS

Triton Hotel, San Francisco
Vintage Park Hotel, Seattle
Hawaii State Foundation for Culture and Art
Sutter Club, Sacramento, CA
Honolulu Advertiser
Nordstroms, Inc.
Security Pacific Corporate Collection
UCLA Medical School
Riverside Art Museum
Hillsborough College, Tampa, FLA

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