Grace Munakata

Professor

Department of Art

E-mail:
grace.munakata@csueastbay.edu
Phone:
(510) 885-3158
Office:
AE 205
Vitae:
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Education

  • BA Studio Art, University of California, Davis
  • ME, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
  • MFA Painting and Drawing, University of California, Davis

Courses

Fall Quarter 2014
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampusTextbook Info
ART 111402Painting ITTH12:00PM1:00PMAE-0268Hayward Campus View Books
ART 11142APainting ITTH1:00PM2:50PMAE-0268Hayward Campus View Books
ART 321201Painting IITTH3:10PM4:10PMAE-0268Hayward Campus View Books
ART 32121APainting IITTH4:10PM6:00PMAE-0268Hayward Campus View Books
ART 32131XPainting IIITTH3:10PM4:10PMAE-0268Hayward Campus View Books
ART 3213XAPainting IIITTH4:10PM6:00PMAE-0268Hayward Campus View Books
ART 490003Independent StudyARR ARRHayward Campus View Books
ART 490004Independent StudyARR ARRHayward Campus View Books

Publications

Dalkey, Victoria, “Second Saturday picks: It figures..”, Sacramento Bee, February 12, 2010

Roth, David, "Grace Munakata at b.sakata garo", Squarecylinder.com, April 19, 2009

Dalkey, Victoria, "A Dogged Search…for Home", Sacramento Bee, April 10, 2009

Allen, Julie, Art Programming Producer, PBS, KRCB, Rohnert Park, CA, "Expressions” 1994.

Baker, Kenneth, "Painters Attack Images form Different Angles", San Francisco Chronicle, Sept. 1, 1989.

Chan, Tony, "Another Day in America", video, 1989.

Dalkey, Victoria, "Critic's Pick, James Kaneko Gallery." Sacramento Bee, Dec. 7, 2003

Dalkey, Victoria, “Rich Study in Contradictions...”, Sacramento Bee, November 5, 2000

Dalkey, Victoria, exhibition essay, Shasta College, Redding, CA, 1999.

Dalkey, Victoria, "Varying Visions", Sacramento Bee, March 20, 1987.

Dalkey, Victoria, "Meetings by the Bay", Sacramento Bee, July 6, 1986.

Dalkey, Victoria, "Memories Sifted", Sacramento Bee, Oct. 5, 1986.

Dreher, Warren, Martin Linker, and Carol Fowler, "Rodeo, A Studio Community",

Bedford Gallery, Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, 1992.

Fowler, Carol, "Artists' Enclave", West County Times, Aug. 4, 1991.

Gordon, Alan M., "Flatlanders: Sacramento Valley School", Artweek, Feb. 3, 1994.

Gordon, Alan M., “Flatlanders: Sacramento Valley School”, Artweek February 3,1994

Hays, Joanne Burstein, "Visions from Special Places", Artweek, May 1985.         

Jenkins, Steven, “2000 Faculty Exhibition”, Artweek, March 2000

McColm, Del, review, Davis Enterprise, Feb. 19, 1987.

McColm, Del, "Rare Landscape Exhibits", Davis Enterprise, Sept. 25, 1986.

Moyle, Marilyn, review, Davis Enterprise, March 24, 1991

Schlesinger, Ellen, "Basking in Basics: Exhibits of Hard-won Mastery in Davis", Sacramento Bee, June, 1985.

Steel, Nancy, "Strait Reflections", Diablo Arts Magazine, May 1992.

Presentations

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

 2011                It’s never too late to have a happy childhood”, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San       Francisco, CA, two person show

2009                b. Sakata Garo, Sacramento, CA

2008                New Work, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005                Near at Hand, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA (and 2002, '99, '97, '94)

2003                A Thousand Layers of Self, James Kaneko Gallery, Sacramento, CA         

2000                Gregory Kondos Gallery, Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA        

1999                Shasta College Gallery, Redding, CA – two-person show with Michael Tompkins

   *                   Braunstein /Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1992                 Recent Artists Paintings and Drawings Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1991                Mixed Media on Paper, Natsoulas-Novelozo Gallery, Davis, CA

1989                Recent Work, Jeremy Stone Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1988                Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1986                Introductions '86, Allrich Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                        Landscape Drawings, Shackelford & Sears, Davis, CA

1985                MFA Exhibition, Nelson Gallery, UC Davis, CA

                        Artworks Gallery, Fair Oaks, CA

1984                Davis Art Center, Davis, CA

 Selected Group Exhibitions

2011                Transcendental Visions, Monterey Museum of Art, catalog (upcoming)

   *                   Crosscurrents, Togonon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

   *                   Faculty Show, University Gallery, CSU East Bay

2010                Figures, B. Sakata Garo Fine Art, Sacramento, CA

2009                Assemblage + Collage + Construction: A Collective View of Art from Multiple Santa Cruz County Venues, The Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, CA

2008                Gallery Group Show, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                        Contemporary Drawings and Works on Paper, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA

2007                Coming Attractions: Gallery Group Show, Braunstein Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003                   The Miniature Show, Graystone Gallery, San Francisco, CA

  *                    Branching Out, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

  *                    Cut, Copy, Paste: The Art of Contemporary Collage, De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, CA

2001                A Private Need: Manual Neri’s art collection, Arts Benicia Gallery, CA

                        Invitational Exhibition, Richard Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA

2000                Annual Faculty Exhibition, University Art Gallery, CSU Hayward, CA

   *                   Self Portraits, Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA

   *                   Selected Recent Acquisitions, Richard Nelson Gallery, Fine Arts Collection, University of California, Davis

   *                   Simply Drawing, Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA

   *                   Artists in Embassies Program (AIEP) Exhibition, Lima Peru (catalog)

1999                New Space, New Work, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

   *                   Nelson Gallery, University of CA, Davis

   *                   They hold up half the sky, South of Market Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

1998                  Inaugural Exhibition, Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

                        San Francisco International Art Exposition, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

   *                   Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA (and 1997)

   *                   Faculty Exhibition, University Gallery, CSU, Hayward, CA

   *                   Invitational, Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA

   *                   Off the Wall, Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1997                Invitational Valentine Exhibition, Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA       (and 1996, '95)

  *                    Faculty Exhibition, University Art Gallery, CSU Hayward, CA

1994                Spring Exhibition, Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, CA,   

  *                    SOMAR Gallery, San Francisco, CA

  *                    North by Northeast 2 (catalog) Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA       

  *                    Landscapes and Still Lifes of the Sacramento Valley School, John Natsoulas Gallery, CA      

  *                    Off the Wall, Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  *                    Artists for Amnesty, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

1993                Contemporary Artists of the California Landscape, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

  *                    Diverse Expressions, Nestle's Corporation, San Francisco, CA                                          

  *                    Off the Wall, Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1992                East is East, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA                    

  *                    Northern California to Northern Italy, Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, CA 

                      Looking Out/Looking In, Selections of Bay Area Drawings, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA (catalog)

  *                    Bedford Gallery, Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA (catalog)

1991                Kingsley Centennial, Artworks Gallery, Fair Oaks, CA

1990                Jeremy Stone Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                        Artists of Contra Costa County, Hearst Art Gallery, St. Mary's College of CA

                        Artists for Amnesty, Natsoulas-Novelozo Gallery, Davis, CA         

1989                Landscape Visions, California State University, Long Beach, CA,

                        Landscapes 14 California Artists, Natsoulas-Novelozo Gallery, Davis, CA 

1988                The Contemporary Romantic Landscape, Jeremy Stone Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                        Natsoulas-Novelozo Gallery, Davis, CA

1987                West Coast Collage, Travelling Exhibition, University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene, OR

                        Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA

                        Shackelford and Sears, Davis, CA

1986                All California 86, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA,   Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

                        Faculty Show, Sierra College, Winstead Gallery, Rocklin, CA

1985                A Place Apart, Allrich Gallery, San Francisco, CA,

                        Crocker-Kingsley, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA,                                                                        

                       Davis at Berkeley, Heller Gallery, Univ. of CA, Berkeley,                                                            

                       Post 84 Show, Davis Art Center, Davis, CA

                        4th Annual Cowtown, Chann Elliott Gallery, Sacramento, CA                                                        

                      Collage, Winstead Gallery, Sierra College, Rocklin, CA

1984                American Works on Paper, Zaner Gallery, Rochester, NY                                                              

                       Crocker-Kingsley, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA (and 1983, '82))   

1982                Hayward Area Forum for the Arts, Hayward, CA 

                        Northern California Art Association, Sacramento, CA

1981                   Five from Davis, White Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Grant Awards

2009                Sabbatical leave award CSU

1998                Sabbatical leave award CSU

1992                Faculty Development Award CSU

1985                Graduate Teaching Award, University of California, Davis

1984                Regents Fellowship, University of California, Davis

                        Andy Warhol Scholarship, Art Dept., University of CA, Davis

1984                Skowhegan Summer School Scholarship

                        Humanities Research Grant, UCD

                        Travel Grant, Art Dept., UCD

1983                Graduate Opportunity Fellowship, UCD

                        Humanities Research Grant, UCD

1980                Member, Phi Beta Kappa, University of California, Davis Chapter

Other Accomplishments

Selected Collections

Estate of JESS and Robert Duncan, San Francisco, CA

Manuel Neri, Benicia, CA

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California

Thom W. Weisel, SF Museum of Modern Art, Board of Trustees

Richard Nelson Gallery, Fine Arts Collection, University of California Davis

Karen Thiebaud, San Francisco, CA

Charles Campbell & Glenna Putt, San Francisco, CA

Nancy & Paul Pelosi, Washington, D.C.

Joan Roebuck, Lafayette, CA

Marvin Schenck, Curator, Hearst Gallery, St. Mary’s College

Hewlett-Packard Co., Roseville, CA

Bank of America, San Francisco, CA

Health Center & Center for Elders Independence, Berkeley, CA

San Francisco Federal Savings, San Francisco, CA

Silicon Valley Bank, San Jose, CA

Telesis Technology Lab, San Ramon

Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, CA

Dr. Sarah Blaffer Hrdy, Winters, CA

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