RésumÉ

© 2010 Victoria May
vic in studio
Education

2001

MFA, San Jose State University

1989

BA in Design, cum laude, University of California, Los Angeles

solo and two-person shows

2013

2012

2010

2008

2004

  • Envisioning White, Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz
  • Figment of the Machination, Art Building, Santa Clara University
  • Periphery of Experience, Smith Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz

2001

  • Shaping Memory Shaping Us, Creative Arts Center Gallery, Sunnyvale
selected group shows

2012

2011

  • Chain Letter, curated by Christian Cummings and Doug Harvey, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica
  • Yuma Art Symposium, Yuma, AZ
  • unCommon Threads curated by Susanna Meiers, El Camino College Art Gallery, Torrance

2010

  • Modified, curated by Nancy Sevier, Art Ark, San Jose
  • Cielo/Sky curated by Shelby Graham, Sala de exposiciones del Parque García Sanabria, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands and Porter Faculty Gallery, UCSC, Santa Cruz
  • Depth of Surface curated by Victor De La Rosa, San Francisco State University
  • By a thread curated by Cathy Kimball, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
  • Book as Medium curated by Felicia Rice and Shelby Graham, Sesnon Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Corporealities: Bodies in Question, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2009

  • In Stitches, curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody; Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery, New York, NY
  • Fashion Art exhibition; Michaelangelo Gallery, Santa Cruz
  • High-rise Project; Don Soker Contemporary Art, San Francisco
  • In this house that I call home; Pajaro Valley Art Gallery, Watsonville

2008

  • The Veil: Visible and Invisible Spaces; curated by Jennifer Heath, traveling through 2012
  • Mapping Correspondence: Mail Art in the 21st Century, The Center for Book Arts, New York
  • Ying: Inspired by the Art and History of China, Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz
  • Oscillations, Cabrillo College Gallery, Aptos

2007

  • Cutting Edge Books, California State University East Bay, Hayward
  • Figuratively Speaking, Heritage Bank, San Jose
  • Close Calls, Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin

2006

  • American Seven, Works Gallery, San Jose
  • X-Libris: SFCB's 10th-Anniversary Exhibition, San Francisco Center for the Book
  • By the Hand, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek
  • Don Soker Contemporary Art, San Francisco
  • Hair Raising, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art
  • Bookworks: PCBA Members' exhibition, San Francisco Public Library

2005

  • Collage/Assemblage, Art Object Gallery, San Jose
  • Black, White and Read, Cabrillo College Gallery, Aptos
  • Material Moments, Gualala Art Center, CA

2003

  • Monotype Marathon XI, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art
  • XOXOX, San Francisco Center for the Book

2002

  • Fabricated, IDEA, Austin TX
  • Seventh Sense Fashion Show, Santa Cruz
  • Relevant Structure, San Francisco Center for the Book
  • Monotype Marathon VIII, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art
  • Exemplary Contemporary (awarded First Prize) Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz

2001

  • Personae, Angel's Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro
  • Challenging Complacency, Monterey Peninsula College
  • This is not a Book, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art

2000

  • Annual 3-D Competition, San Jose Art League
  • What is Reading?, San Francisco Center for the Book
  • 32nd Annual Textile Exhibit (awarded Best of Show), Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont

1999

  • Seventh Sense Fashion Show, Santa Cruz
  • Natural Selection, San Francisco Art Commission Gallery
  • Women in the Visual Arts, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT
selected bibliography

2013

2011

2009

  • KQED's Spark, May 13, featured on public television weekly arts show

2008

  • San Francisco Chronicle, September 28, “Art worth getting a bead on”
    by Kenneth Baker
  • Artshift San Jose, August 22, review of solo show by Hanna Hannah

2006

  • By Hand: The Use of Craft in Contemporary Art edited by Joseph Magliaro and Shu Hung, Princeton Architectural Press
  • Metro Silicon Valley, February 1-7, "Threads of Memory" by Michael S. Gant
  • San Jose Mercury News, February 5, "The Artists' Trail along South First" by Jack Fisher
  • San Francisco Chronicle, January 15, "Tressed Out; Art off the top of our heads" by Anastasia Hendrix

2005

  • Fiberarts Magazine, Jan/Feb issue, "Hats: the Pinnacle of Wearable Art," by Sunita Patterson. Additional images featured on website: fiberarts.com

2001

  • San Jose Mercury News, April 8; "Books that are not Books," by Jack Fisher
  • Artweek, March; 'This is not a Book,' by Berin Golonu
  • Metro Santa Cruz, March 28; "Fictitious Identities" by Christina Waters
honors/misc.

2010

  • Recipient of Rydell Fellowship

2007

  • Nominated for Eureka Fellowship

2006

2005

  • Nominated for SECA Award
  • Nominated for Rydell Fellowship
  • Invitational Print Edition for Works, San Jose

2004

  • Nominated for Eureka Fellowship
Gallery Representation