Michaele Le Compte

Biography

EDUCATION
MFA, Mills College, 1980
Recipient of a Catherine Morgan Trefethen Fellowship

BA, California State University, Sacramento, 1977
With Honors

TEACHING HISTORY
University of California, Davis, Visiting Artist. 1982-83

American River College, Sacramento, CA 1984-1987

Sierra College, Rocklin, CA 1984, 1987-1994

Sacramento City College, 1984 – Current

EXHIBITION HISTORY
1020: An Exhibition Honoring Michael Himovitz, October 10, 2009

Formal Intuition: New Paintings, Jay Jay Gallery, Sacramento, CA, 2008

Organic Abstraction, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA, 2008

Flatlanders: a Regional Roundup, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, Renny Pritkin, Curator and Director, 2006

Remix: New Paintings, Jay Jay Gallery, Sacramento, CA, 2004

Michaele LeCompte and Linda Raynsford, Pamela Skinner Gallery, Sacramento, CA, 2004

New Paintings, Pamela Skinner Gallery, Sacramento, CA, 2003

California State University, Sacramento, College of Continuing Education, Sacramento, CA, 2003

LeCompte & LeCompte: Paintings by Michaele LeCompte/Chairs by Kendall LeCompte, Pamela Skinner Gallery, Sacramento, CA, 2000

New Space/New Work, Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA, 1997

CSUS/50, 50 Years of Achievement, California State University, Sacramento, 1997

Two Decades of Fine Art, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA, 1996

Paintings on Paper, Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA, 1995

Roots of Light/Coils of Dark, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA, 1993

Artist’s Self-Portraits in Black and White, Edith Caldwell Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1993

The Memory Bridge, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA, 1993

Drawing Show, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA 1993

California Contemporaries, US Information Service, American Center, Bombay, India, 1992

The Descent: Paintings by Michaele LeCompte, Spectrum Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1992

Contemporary California Narrations, Exchange Exhibition: Sacramento/Brussels, 1992

The Still Life, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA 1990

Michaele LeCompte, Paintings/ Carol Doyle, Prints, Seipp Gallery, Palo Alto, CA, 1988

New Paintings, Louise Allrich Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1987

LeCompte and Emerson, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA 1983

California Connections: Sacramento State University, the Early 1970’s, Laguna Beach Museum, 1982

Fresh Paint: Fifteen California Painters, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1982

New Affirmations, Oakland Museum, 1980

Bay Area: Painting Invitational, Richmond Art Center, 1979

40th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Society of the Four Arts,
Palm Beach, Florida, 1979

 

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