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Melani McKim

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Born July 11, 1958, Long Beach, California

Education

1987   B.A. in Art, California State University, Hayward
Magna cum laude
1981   A.A. in Art, Long Beach City College
Phi Beta Kappa

Solo Exhibitions

2011   Works, Sacramento Temporary Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2006   Fictional Scenes from Life, Transmissions Gallery, Berkeley, CA
2006   Fictional Scenes from Life, Gallery 276, San Francisco, CA
2000   Osceola Gallery, Emeryville, CA
1999   Fictional Scenes From Life, b. sakata garo, Sacramento, CA
1997   Visual Biographies, A Suite of Portraits, Hidden City Cafe, Pt. Richmond, CA
1996   Visual Biographies, A Suite of Portraits, Humboldt Arts Council, Eureka, CA
1995   Visual Biographies, A Suite of Portraits, Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1988   The Musician's Coffeehouse, Walnt Creek, CA
1987   Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, CA
1986   Presence of Form, California State University, Hayward

Group Exhibitions

2011   Beyond Tradition: Art Legacies at the Richmond Art Center, Part II, Richmond Art Center, CA
2009   The Artists of ZYZZYVA, Works done on paper, in black & white, Mina Dresden Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004   Gateway National Juried Art Show, Farmington Museum, Farmington, New Mexcio Daler-Rowney Award
1998   Stockton National IX Print and Drawing Exhibition, The Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA Honorable Mention
1997   Self Expression 1997, Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1996   A Case for Art, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
1995   USArt, San Francisco, CA
    Sugar and Spice, Naughty and Nice, Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1994   Something in Common, Collectors Gallery, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
    Figure as Focus, Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill, CA
    International Colored Pencil Exhibition, Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts Lakewood Center, Lake Oswego, Oregon
    Profile Portraits included in Manuel Neri: Master Artist Tribute III Hearst Art Gallery, Saint Mary's College, Moraga, CA
1993   Artists' Self Portraits in Black & White, A Benefit Exhibition for ZYZZYVA, Edith Caldwell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1990   Contra Costa County Artists, Families First, Pittsburg, CA
    Portrait of Roy DeForest included in Roy DeForest Retrospective, Natsoulas/Novelozo Gallery, Davis, CA
1989   West Coast Works on/of Paper, Reese Bullen Gallery, California State University, Humboldt, Arcata, CA
    Fifth Annual National Juried Exhibition, Part II, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
1988   Eighth Annual California Watercolor and Drawing Survey, The Ink People, Eureka, CA
    Stockton National IV: Print and Drawing Exhibition, The Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA
    Group Show, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
1987   First Annual Juried Exhibition, Gallery House, Palo Alto, CA
    Second Annual Juried Exhibition, Pro Arts, Oakland, CA
    Seventh Annual California Watercolor and Drawing Survey, The Ink People, Eureka, CA
    West Coast Works on/of Paper, Reese Bullen Gallery, California State University, Humboldt, Arcata, CA Honorable Mention
    Juried Student Show, California State University, Hayward, CA
1986   Juried Student Show, California State University, Hayward, CA
1984   Prints and Paint on Paper, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
    Bechtel Employees Art Exhibit, San Francisco, CA
    Student Show, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
1980   Friends of the Long Beach Museum of Art, Rental Gallery
1978-80   Student Show, Long Beach City College, CA
1976   Long Beach Art Association

Video

1996   INSIDE Art: with David King and Melani McKim, Humboldt Arts Council, Eureka, CA

Public Art

C. E. Smith Museum of Anthropology, Cal State University, Hayward Mural - reproduction of an Awatovi Mural (Hopi), 1986-87

Bibliography

Breacain, Emma. "Erotic City," Sacramento News and Review, February 1995.

Dalkey, Victoria. "Art: Show for the ages at Temporary Contemporary," The Sacramento Bee, May 23, 2011.

Dalkey, Victoria. "From tools to Totems," The Sacramento Bee, September 26, 1999, Encore, p. 8.

Fowler, Carol. "McKim featured in exhibit," Contra Costa Times, September 15, 1984, p. 10A.

"Local competition draws artists from all over," Times-Standard, Eureka, CA August 21, 1987.

"Reception for Richmond artists slated for Los Medanos College," West County Times, September 1, 1987.

Simerley, David Allen. "Neglected gallery used to design new program-Unlikely set of tools used to rebuild art department," Los Medanos College Experience, Vol. 27, No. 3, September 11, 1987, p. 4.

"Visual Biographies from McKim," Times-Standard, Eureka, CA, February 9, 1996.