Sharon Loper Curriculum Vitae

American Born

EDUCATION
Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA

GRADUATE STUDIES
UCLA Graphic Design, Los Angeles, CA
Bruno Lucchesi, Los Angeles, CA
Joseph Martinek, Los Angeles, CA (second generation apprentice to Auguste Rodin)
Burne Hogarth, Otis/Parsons, Los Angeles, CA
Joseph Mugnaini, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Charles White, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA


SELECTED MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS
San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA
Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA
German American Center, Stuttgart, Germany
Attleboro Art Museum - Green Exhibition, Attleboro, MA
Villa Haiss Museum, Germany
MAH, Santa Cruz, CA
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
Royal Botanical Gardens, Ontario, Canada
The Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, CA
Attleboro Art Museum, Attleboro, MA
Grounds for Sculture, Hamilton, NJ, permanent collection
Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA, permanent collection
Passage de Retz, Paris, France
Equitable Art Gallery, New York, NY
Historiches Museum der Stadt Wien, Vienna, Austria
Binghamton University Art Museum, Binghamton, NY
UCLA at The Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Laguna Art Museum Sales/Rental Gallery, Laguna, CA
UCLA at The Armand Hammer Museum of Art Sales/Rental Gallery, CA
Museum Katten Kabinet, Amsterdam, Holland, permanent collection
Los Angeles Museum, Exposition Park


SELECTED PUBLIC WORKS
University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
I. Wolk Gallery, Sculpture Garden, Auberge Du Soleil, St Helena, CA
Northshore Sculpture Park, Skokie, IL
Triton Museum of Art Sculpture Garden, Santa Clara, CA
Community Art Project, Wells Fargo Bank, Laguna Beach, CA
Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
Northshore Sculpture Park, Skokie, IL
Village Plaza, Los Angeles, CA
ASPCA National Headquarters, NY
San Diego Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA
San Diego Wild Animal Park, San Diego, CA
Los Angeles ZOO, Los Angeles, CA
Museum Katten Kabinet, Amsterdam, Holland


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Southern California Art Projects & Exhibitions, Corona Del Mar, CA
Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
Amos Eno Gallery, New York, NY
Amos Eno Gallery, New York, NY
Hatachi Corporation, Santa Clara, CA
Newell Hill Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
Panache Sculpture Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Theater Vanguard, Los Angeles, CA
Versailles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


SELECTED TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
I Wolk Gallery, St Helena, CA
Diane Nelson Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
Palm Desert Gallery, Palm Desert, CA
Retrospective Gallery, San Diego, CA
Biota Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Biota Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Westside Repertory, Los Angeles, CA
Elsa Wild Animal Appeal, Los Angeles, CA


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Aerena Galleries & Gardens, Northern CA
;I Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
MA(i)SONRY, Napa Valley
I Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
Walter Bischoff, San Francisco, CA
MA(i)SONRY, Napa Valley, CA
Red Dot Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
SCAPE Gallery, Corona Del Mar, CA
I.Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, Ca
I. Wolk Gallery, St Helena, CA
S C A P E, Corona Del Mar, CA
1212 Gallery, Burlingame, CA
Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
Figuration Critique, Sintra, Portugal
Gwenda Jay Gallery, Chicago, IL
Phyllis Weil & Company, New York, NY
Sai Gallery, NewYork, NY
Toit de la Grand Arch, Paris, France
Perry House Galleries, Washington, DC
750 Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Phyllis Weil & Company, New York, NY
Perry House Galleries, Washington, D.C.
Amos Eno Gallery, Soho, NY
Cypress Gardens, Florida - Wildlife Sculpture Series
UCLA at The Armand Hammer Museum of Art Gallery, L.A., CA
Syntex Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
Montserrat Gallery, New York, NY
New England National Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
I. Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
Forum Gallery, James Town, NY
Biota Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Retrospective Gallery, San Diego, CA
Sho-Enu, Romona, CA
Sterling Gallery, La Jolla, CA
Accent on Art, Los Angeles, CA
Southern California Contemporary Art Galleries, Los Angeles, CA
Artesania Art Center, Sedona, AZ
Paula Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Home Gallery, San Diego, CA
Major Porterfield, Los Angeles, CA
Art Expo, Los Angeles, CA
Sculpture III Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
Haggenmaker Galleries, Laguna Beach, CA
Serendipity Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Museum, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA
Barnsdall Art Galleries, Los Angeles, CA
Design West, California Museum of Science and Industry, Los Angeles, CA


AWARDS AND HONORS
VILLA HAIS MUSEUM / Permanent Collection
GROUNDS FOR SCULPTURE / Permanent collection
TRITON MUSEUM OF ART / Permanent Collection
THESIS: Dreamworks/ Exhibition Tour Year 2000
Centenary of Sigmund Freud's "The Interpretation of Dreams"
LONG BEACH ARTS SOLAR ETCHING AWARD
Curator: Noel Korten, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS
Library and Research Center's Archives on Women Artists, Washington, D.C.
PERRY HOUSE GOLD MEDAL, SCULPTURE
Perry House Galleries, Washington, DC
Juried by: Glenna Goodacre, Women's Memorial, Washington, DC
ART OF CALIFORNIA DISCOVERY AWARDS
Sculpture awards, contemporary & traditional
Juried by: Michael Botwinick, Director, Newport Harbor Art Museum
Robert Barrett, Director, Fresno Art Museum
Harvey Jones, Senior Curator of Art, The Oakland Museum
Ilene Susan Fort, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD
Juried by: Arthur Oilman, Director, Museum of Photographic Arts
Robert Barrett, Executive Director/Chief Curator, Fresno Art Museum
Michael Botwinick, Director, Newport Harbor Art Museum
ART OF CALIFORNIA DISCOVERY AWARD
Sculpture Award
Juried by: Robert Barrett, Fresno Art Museum
Philip Linhares, Chief Curator of Art, Oakland Museum
Henry Hopkins, Director, UCLA Wight Art Gallery
Juanita Pumer, NEA Curatorial Fellow, San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art
MUSEUM KATTEN KABINET, AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND
Permanent Collection
INTERNATIONAL SCULPTURE CONFERENCE:
Inclusion of sculpture in presentation entitled "Evidence of the Visionary
Tradition in Contemporary Sculpture," given by Virginia Watson Jones. A focus on diverse styles of sculpture by men and women artists of all nationalities.
SCULPTURE AWARD:
Museum of Science and Industry, Los Angeles, CA
SCULPTURE AWARD: Federation of Labor AFL.CIO., Los Angeles, CA
LOS ANGELES CITY SCHOOLS SERVICE AWARD:
In recognition of outstanding service for special art enrichment classes for students.


PUBLICATIONS
50 Werke Von Meisterinnen, Barbara Konig, Germany
Woman Artists in Museum Collections, Baden-Wurttemberg
SCULPTURE MAGAZINE / REVIEWS
ARTWEEK, REVIEW, TRITON MUSEUM OF ART
DREAMWORKS/Sigmund Freud's Centenary, Cornell University Press;
German & English Edition
SOUTHWEST ART MAGAZINE/FEATURE STORY
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
THE GUILD
THE GUILD
UTOPIA: "Envisioning A Dream"
THE CALIFORNIA ART REVIEW
An illustrated Survey of the State's Museums, Galleries and Leading Artists
AMERICAN ARTIST: AN ILLUSTRATED SURVEY OF LEADING
CONTEMPORARIES - SECOND EDITION BOOK
BEVERLY HILLS COURIER
SCULPTURE MAGAZINE
COAST LINE NEWS, LAGUNA BEACH
GLAZA NEWS L.A., CYNTHIA RICHARDSON
DAILY NEWS, SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA, TRICIA CRANE
EAST BAY MAGAZINE, SAN FRANCISCO
DESIGNERS WEST, L.A.
LOS ANGELES MAGAZINE
VALLEY LIFE
VANGUARD NEWS, L.A.
SOUTHWEST ART, JUDY HENRY CRANDALL
vART NEWS
LOS ANGELES TIMES, ARA GUZELIMIAN
VALLEY MAGAZINE, GREGORY LEE
LOS FELIZ NEWS, L.A.
© Sharon Loper 2018