Sandy Delehanty

Biography

EDUCATION
- Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fine Art, and California
- Secondary Teaching Credential from California State University, Chico.
- Watercolor workshops and classes studying with Robert E. Woods AWS, Liz James, Frank Webb AWS, Betty Lynch AWS, Donna Howell-Sickles, Jan Kunz, Barbara Nechis and Don Andrews AWS among others.
- Studied oil painting with T. M. Nicholas, Hedi Moran and Gregory Kondos

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
- University of California Davis Medical Center (over 20 paintings)
- Harcourt Brace Jovanivich
- Sacramento Magazine

PUBLIC ART COLLECTIONS
2004 “Pride of Sacramento Valley” public art installation

AWARDS
2006 Honorable Mention in Oils and Merit Award in Watercolors
Magnum Opus XVII
Selected by Public Television Station KVIE as a "Legacy Collection Artist" .

2004 Honorable Mention in Oils, and Honorable Mention in Watercolors, Annual California Art League Open Show.

2003 First Place 21st Annual California Art League Open Show
Selected by Public Television Station KVIE as a “Special Collection Artist”
Second Place Watercolor 52nd Annual Stockton Art League Open, Haggin Museum

2002 Second Place California Watercolor Association Governor's Offices Show, California State Capitol
Honorable Mention, Northern California Artists National Open Show “Bold Expressions”

2000 Third Place California Watercolor Association Show Golden State Museum

1999 My painting was chosen by North Light Books in an International competition for the best flower paintings and published in a book titled Best of Flower Painting 2 Honorable Mention, California United Artists Society, Oakland, CA
Honorable Mention, California Watercolor Association Show, One Market St., San Francisco

1998 Chosen to demonstrate my watercolor painting techniques on air by KVIE television

1997 Award of Merit, California State Fair

1994 Frame Factory Award, WASH National Open Juried Show, Sacramento, CA

1991 Award of Excellence, WASH National Open Juried Show, Sacramento, CA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2000-2003 Elliott Fouts Gallery, Granite Bay, CA
2002 McConnell Gallery, San Louis Obispo, CA
1998-2001 Jglenn Gallery, Davis, CA
1998, 1999 Creations Gallery, Auburn, CA
1995-1998 Hang-It-Up Gallery, El Dorado Hills, CA
1996 Penn Valley Art Center, Penn Valley, CA
1993 Gallery of the Mind, Orangevale, CA
1989 Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2007 Elliott Fouts Gallery, Sacramento (2 person show)

2006 Elliott Fouts Gallery, Sacramento California .

2005 Elliott Fouts Gallery, Sacramento, California

2004 Elliott Fouts Gallery, Sacramento, California
“Close to the Heart” Elliott Fouts Gallery, Granite Bay, CA
“River City 8” The Arts Building Gallery, Auburn, CA

2003 “Blossoming Show” The Arts Building Gallery, Auburn, CA
“River City 8” New Artworks Gallery, Fair Oaks, CA
“River City 8” K R Gallery, Citrus Heights, CA

2002 “River City 8” Elliott Fouts Gallery, Granite Bay, CA
“State of the Arts in Placer County” The Arts Building, Auburn, CA

2001 “New York Art Expo”, New York, NY

2000 “San Francisco Art Expo”, San Francisco, CA

1999 Sierra Hills Gallery, Lincoln, CA

1997-1998 The University Club, University California at Davis
Sharp Gallery, Petaluma, CA
Pleasanton Art, Pleasanton, CA
Artistic Touch Gallery, Davis, CA

1995 Image Art Gallery, Grass Valley, CA

1991-1994 The Upstairs Gallery, Truckee, CA

1990 Muse Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

PUBLICATIONS
2006 "Splash 9" North Light Books
2000 "Painting More Creatively", North Light Books
1999 "Best of Flower Painting 2" North Light Books
1997 “New Releases” Column Art Business News, November 1997 issue1991
My painting was chosen to be the title page in Journey Into Life 2nd edition, Arms and Camp Saunders College Publishing

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Oil Painters of America
California Watercolor Association
Northern California Arts
California Arts League
Arts Council of Placer County

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