Jennifer Brazelton

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SELECTED EXHIBITONS

2016 
Jennifer Brazelton: Pinched and Pulled, Louise Meager Art Gallery, Fremont, CA (solo)
50 Women, American Jazz Museum, Kansas City, MO, In conjunction with NCECA
30 Sculptors, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
Pollitically Charged, Blue Line Arts Gallery, Roseville, CA
Passing the Baton 2: Ceramic Educators, Ridley Gallery, Rocklin, CA
Las Cadre Presents:  La Nino, SMAART Gallery, San Francisco, CA

The Gift-Invitational, Studio C2 Gallery, Petaluma, CA
Faculty Show, University Gallery, California State East Bay, Hayward, CA
Pence Gallery Art Auction Exhibit and Gala Invitational, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

2015  
Jennifer Brazelton: Bumpy Terrain, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany, CA (solo)
Socially Conscious Abstraction, SMAart Gallery, San Francisco, CA (Curator)
Charged Abstraction, University Art Gallery, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA (Curator)
30 Sculptors, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
Passing the Baton: Ceramic Educators, Ridley Gallery, Sierra College, Rocklin, CA
Plates and Totems Invitational, Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA                      
Faculty Show, University Gallery, California State East Bay, Hayward, CA 

2014

30 Ceramic Sculptors, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

Bark, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

Clay: A chancy act of prolonged engagement, SMAART Gallery & Studio, San Francisco, CA

New Works, Founders Room at the Bankhead, The Bothwell Art Center,  Livermore, CA

 

2013

Ceramics Annual of America, Civic Center, San Francisco, CA

Artificial Landscapes, SMAART Gallery & Studio, San Francisco, CA

Jennifer Brazelton, David Komar, and Joe Strickland. Shimo Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Seismic, War'Hous Visual Studios Gallery, Houston, TX, In conjunction with NCECA

John Natsoulas Gallery, Expo Hall Exhibition, Houston, TX, In conjunction with NCECA

Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens Memorial Exhibition: Artists for Peace and

Common Understanding Between People of the Middle East and the United States, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

30 Ceramic Sculptors, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA, In conjunction with CCACA

Bark, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA 

Plates, Totems, and Teapots Invitational, Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA

2013 Clay & Glass Invitational, Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, CA

Deep in the shed/A studio sojourn, SMAART Gallery & Studio, San Francisco, CA

 

2012

Ceramics Annual of America, Fort Mason Pavilion, San Francisco, CA 
Cartographic Constructions, Ruby's Clay Studio Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo) 
Plates, Totems, and Teapots Invitational, Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA 
New Work, Roscoe Ceramic Gallery, Oakland CA 
2012 California Clay Competition Exhibit, The Artery, Davis, CA 
Trading Spaces, Niad Art Center Gallery, Richmond, CA 
Deja View: Art onto Clay, SMAART Gallery & Studio, San Francisco, CA 
Pence Gallery Art Auction, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
Faculty Exhibition, University Gallery, California State East Bay, Hayward, CA

 

2011

Sculpture Slam, San Luis Obispo Art Museum, San Luis Obispo, CA
Ceramics Annual of America, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
Inspiration-Faculty Show, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
2011 California Clay Competition, The Artery Gallery, Davis, CA
The Sketchbook Project, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY
100 Artists: Plate it Up, Mary Lou Zeek Gallery, Salem, OR
California State East Bay Faculty Show, University Art Gallery, Hayward, CA
Totems and Plates: Ceramics Invitational & Competition, Blue Line
Gallery, Roseville, CA
Bowlicious: Ruby's Annual Benefit, Ruby's Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2010

Ceramics Annual of America, Herbst Pavillion at Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
Puddles in the Garden, Benefit for Haitian Earthquake Relief January 30, 2010, Madusalon Gallery, San Francisco, Ca
Faculty Show, California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA
Placas de Artistas, Paso de los Libres, Argentina www.placasdeartistas.com.ar
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Art Auction 2010: Art is Not an Extra,  Pence Gallery, Davis, CA 
Organical, Ruby’s Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
Las Cadre: 21st Century Groove, Pacific Grove Art Center, Pacific Grove, CA 
Ceramics Now,  Merritt College, Oakland, CA

 

2009

Puddles in the Garden, Madusalon Gallery, San Francisco, Ca (Solo)
Las Cadre, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
From our Studios: Recent Work by Faculty and Visiting Artists, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
Faculty Show, California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA
Ultra-Chroma, Roosevelt Grow House,Garden & Gallery, Phoenix, AZ (in conjunction with NCECA)
Firing A Legacy: David Kuraoka & San Francisco State University, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
Pieces of What..., Ruby's Gallery, San Francisco,CA (solo)
Hubcap Abstraction, Sunset Garage, Bribane, CA


2008

Faculty Show, California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA
Las Cadre Presents: Miniatures, Ruby's Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Art and Politics, Santa Cruz Art League Gallery

 

2007
Art Work, Eddie Rhodes Gallery, Contra Costa College, San Pablo, CA
Las Cadre Presents: Almost 3-D, ASUC Berkeley Art Studio, Berkeley, CA
From Our Faculty: Artwork from the Teachers of the Richmond Art Center, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
The Push Pin Show Presents: Pins & Needles II, ASUC Berkeley Art Studio Gallery, Berkeley, CA

 

2006

Pink Week Exhibition, Cricket Engine Gallery, Oakland, CA
Community Virology: 4th Infection, Lobot Gallery, Oakland, CA
The Push Pin Show Presents: Pins & Needles, ASUC Berkeley Art Studio Gallery, Berkeley, CA
Variegated Strata, ASUC Berkeley Art Studio Gallery, Berkeley, CA
East Bay Open Studios Preview Exhibition, Oakland, CA

 

2005

San Francisco State University MFA Show 2005, San Francisco, CA
Fletcher Laboratory Gallery Annual Invitational, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Kaplan Gallery Davis 05, Davis, CA

 

2004

The 2004 International Orton Cone Box Show, A two year traveling show featured at NCECA in 2004, 2005. Baker University Baldwin City, KS
Feats of Clay XVII, An annual show juried in 2004 by Richard Notkin. Lincoln, CA
La Petite XI", Alder Art Gallery, Coburg, OR
Emergence 2004: A collection of rising SFSU artists", The Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2003

Feats of Clay XVI, Juried in 2003 by Joe Mariscal. Lincoln, CA
Stillwell Student Show, San Francisco State University Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Art of Clay-Bay Area Emerging Artists, The Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Microcosm, Artisans Gallery Mill Valley, CA
Ceramics 03, Davis, CA

 

2002

Two Artists, City of San Mateo Gallery, San Mateo, CA
Hola Bella Gallery, Selected work was featured in this privately owned gallery in Hayes Valley, San Francisco, CA

 

2001

Feats of Clay XIV, Juried in 2001 by Paul McCoy, Lincoln, CA
Art and Community, Gensler, Corporation Gallery invitational show San Francisco, California
California Clay Competition, The Artery, Davis, CA
Arts on Fire V, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica California
Belcher Artists Group Show,  Belcher Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Juried Group Show, Marin Art & Garden Center Gallery , Ross, CA

 

AWARDS

2004
Martin Wong Ceramic Scholarship
Leo D. Stillwell Scholarship


2003

Martin Wong Ceramic Scholarship
Feats of Clay Purchase Award, Lincoln Arts, Lincoln, CA


2000

Al-Hon Von Hornlein Ceramic Scholarship Award

 

EDUCATION

MFA in Ceramics, San Francisco State University 2005
BA in Ceramics, San Francisco State University 2001
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 1987-1989


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2007-Present      Instructor Ceramics I, II, III, California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA

2014- Spring       Instructor Ceramics 1-Art 245, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, and Spring 2009

2014-Spring        Instructor Art 121A, 121B, 122A,122B, 123, 124, Ohlone College, Fremont, CA

2008-Present      Instructor Ceramics 80,81,82,83,84-Special Projects, Merritt College, Oakland, CA

2006-2013          Ceramics Instructor, Richmond Arts Center, Richmond, CA

2011-Present     Ceramics Instructor, Ruby’s Clay Studio, San Francisco, CA

2007- Spring       Instructor Ceramic Sculpture 402/404, Cosumnes River College, Sacramento, CA

2006-2008          Ceramics Instructor and Studio Manager, Richmond Arts Center, Richmond, CA

2006- Summer   English through Art Instructor, English Studies Institute, Berkeley, CA

2005-2007          Ceramic Instructor and Studio Technician, ASUC Art Studio University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

2005-                   Substitute Instructor, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

2005                    Ceramic Instructor, City of Piedmont Parks and Recreation

2004-2005          Ceramics Instructor, City of San Mateo Parks and Recreation Adult and Youth Art Programs, San Mateo, CA

2004-2005           Instructor, College for Kids Summer Programs, City College San Mateo Campus, San Mateo, CA

2004-2005          Ceramics Instructor, Park Day Arts Camp, Oakland, CA

2004-2005          Graduate Assistant, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

2002-2005          Teaching Assistant for Ceramics I and II, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

2001-2004           Instructor, City of San Mateo Parks and Recreation Youth Art Program including three years

                             of Music & Fine Arts Camp, San Mateo, CA

2002-2004          Gallery Curator and Coordinator for City Hall and Beresford Gallery, City of San Mateo, San Mateo, CA

2002                    Instructor, Richmond Art Center-Artist In Residence, Richmond, CA

2000-2002          Ceramics Instructor, On-Lok Senior Services, San Francisco, CA.

2001                     Undergraduate Lab Assistant, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

2000-2001          Instructor Youth art "Seed Book Program", California Contemporary Craft Association, San Rafael, CA

1999-2001          Production Assistant, Airtreks.com/High Adventure Travel, San Francisco, CA

1996-1999          Manager and Sales Agent, Atlas Travel Service, Inc., San Francisco, CA

1995-1996          Ticketing Agent, Passages Tours, San Francisco, CA

1991-1995          Rate Desk Agent and Passenger Reservations, United Airlines, San Francisco, CA
 

WORKSHOPS, LECTURES AND PANELS
 

2014

Artist Demonstrator, California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art, Davis, CA

 

2013

Visiting Artist, Digital presentation and workshop, College of the Redwoods, Eureka, CA

Visiting Artist, Digital presentation, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

Visiting Artist Demonstration and Digital presentation, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

 

2009

Panel member at CCACA Davis, discussing "Firing A Legacy: David Kuraoka & San Francisco State University"

 

2006

Rossmoor Ceramic Arts Club, Rossmoor, CA Presented a workshop demonstrating sculpture techniques using both hand-building and throwing.

 

2004

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE Presented a slide lecture to the local arts community.

 

2002

Art Kauai Organization, Kauai, HI Presented a slide lecture to the group members.

Kauai Community College, Kauai, HI Presented a slide lecture and sculpture demonstration.

Hanalei Gift House Studio, Kauai, HI Presented a slide lecture and sculpture demonstration.

 

2009

Panel member at CCACA Davis, discussing "Firing A Legacy: David Kuraoka & San Francisco State University"

2006
Rossmoor Ceramic Arts Club, Rossmoor, CA Presented a workshop demonstrating sculpture techniques using both hand-building and throwing.

2004
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE Presented a slide lecture to the local arts community.

2002
Art Kauai Organization, Kauai, HI Presented a slide lecture to the group members.

Kauai Community College, Kauai, HI Presented a slide lecture and sculpture demonstration.

Hanalei Gift House Studio, Kauai, HI Presented a slide lecture and sculpture demonstration.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

2006-Present Chronicle for Higher Education
2003-Present CAA, College Art Association
2000-Present NCECA, The National Council on the Education for Ceramic Arts
1999-Present CCACA, California Conference for Advancement of Ceramic Art

References available upon request.