Curriculum Vitae

 

Born 1987 in Swampscott, MA. Currently lives and works in Oakland, CA.

 

EDUCATION:

2015:

MFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2009:

BFA, The New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University, Boston, MA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2017:

The Edge of Doom, HILDE, Los Angeles, CA

2016:

The Understudy, Et Al, San Francisco, CA

A Dime Under the Rug, Massman Gallery, Oakland, CA

Shaky Towns, Alter Space / The Battery (Two-part exhibition), San Francisco, CA

Sweetness & Light, Emma Geller Green, Brooklyn, NY

Whose Child is This?, Cutty Limits, Oakland, CA

2015:

New Normal 3, Guerrero Gallery, Oakland, CA

Who do I like paper? Me, 1040 Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2014:

People Soft, 1040 Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 

Food Coma, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 

Something Completely Different, City Limits Gallery, Oakland, CA.

From Life, Aviary Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA. 

Slips, Trips and Falls, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 

2012:  Shift, Goosefish Press, Boston, MA

2009:  Springboard, the Adams Gallery at Suffolk University, Boston, MA

2007: 60th Annual Boston Printmakers North American Biennial, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2015:

Avalon, 100% Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Graceland, Su Ra, Berkeley, CA

2012:    New Paintings, Dock View Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2011:    New Work on Paper, Dock View Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2009:    Setting Table, the White Box at NESAD, Boston, MA

 

LECTURES/READINGS:

2016:

The Painting Salon, February 16, 2016, San Francisco, CA

2015:

Mission Comics Lecture Series Episode 4, Mission Comics and Art, San Francisco, CA,  March 25th

 

PUBLICATIONS:

Bay Area Painting Right Now: Sam Spano’s Blissful Interiors by Brandon Brown, KQED Arts, http://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2016/03/07/bay-area-painting-right-now-sam-spanos-blissful-interiors/

 

GRANTS/AWARDS:

2009 :  

Suffolk University, Academic Excellence in Fine Arts

The New England School of Art and Design, Fine Arts Award