CURRICULUM VITAE

 

SOLO/DUO EXHIBITIONS 

 
  2017 GearBox Oakland , CA“OTHERWISE” with Marsha Balin
     
  2017 Sebastopol Center for the Arts, CA“Stranger than Fiction” with John Hundt
     
  2016 The Art Wall at Shige, Cotati, CA  Curated by Colin Talcroft
     
  2013 Rochioli Winery, Healdsburg, CA
     
  2013 Le Carré at the Hyatt , Santa Rosa, CA
     
  2011 Matanzas Creek Winery, Santa Rosa, CA
     
  2010 Rochioli Winery, Healdsburg, CA
     
  2010 Chateau Sonoma, Sonoma, CA
     
  2010 Copperfields, Santa Rosa, CA
     
  2006 Beyond Expectations, San Francisco, CA
     
  1998 The Depot, Mill Valley, CA “Flight of Fantasy”
     
  1994 Bucci’s, Emeryville, CA “The Mind’s Eye”
     
  1994 Wilkes Bashford, San Francisco, CA
     
  1991 Cecile Moochnek, Berkeley, CA. “The meaning of life”
     

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITS

 
  2017 Retroavangarda.com (Anna Klos), Poland. Selected for online “Gallery of Friends".
     
  2016 International Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
    “Dada Centennial: Day of the Dead”.
     
  2016 Stanford Art Spaces, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA. "Metamorphic: Collage in the Dadist snd
    Surrralist tradition." Curated by Dewitt Cheng.
     
  2016 Narrative Movements, West Bengal, INDIA “Defining Traits of Humanity” Curated by Bibek Santra,
    Director. Invitational.
     
  2016 Petaluma Arts Center, Petaluma, CA “Zeitgeist” Juried show: Awarded 3rd prize.
     
  2016-15 Nisa Touchon Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM. "Exquisite Corpse. Surrealist Tendency in Collage"
    With Hope Kroll and Frank Whipple
     
  2015 Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA Juried show: "Black and White", "Wetlands".  
     
  2015 Hammerfriar Gallery, Healdsburg CA "Ain't Natural": 4-artist collage show.
     
  2014 The Art Wall at Shige, Cotati, CA  "The Art of Collage" Curator: Colin Talcroft.
     
  2014 Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA  Juried show:  "Beasties." 
     
  2014 Gallery Zipp, Santa Fe NM Invitational group show: "Used". Curated by  Bunny Tobias.
     
  2013 Gallery 6pdx, Portland, OR. "It's been surreal".
     
  2013 Arts Guild of Sonoma, June Invitational
     
  2012 Quicksilver, Forestville, CA. "The Last Hurrah" Invitational
     
  2012 12x16 Gallery , Portland, OR  "Playing with a full Deck" collaborative invitational.  Curator Liz Cohn.
     
  2012 Hotel 235, Healdsburg, CA. Curator: Jill Plamann.
     
  2012 SOMArts, San Francisco, CA "Get Lucky, the Culture of Chance".  Commemorating John Cage.
    Curated by Hanna Regev.
     
  2012 San Francisco Center for the Book "Left to Chance" Curated by Hanna  Regev.
     
  2011 Firehouse North, Berkeley, CA "EXCOR, Revival of Exquisite Corpse".
     
  2010 Studios on A, Santa Rosa, CA Inaugural Exhibit of "EXCOR: Revival  of Exquisite Corpse".
     
  2010 Hammerfriar Gallery, Healdsburg, CA
     
  2009 Sonoma Valley Museum of Art Biennial, Sonoma, CA.  "Contemporary Perspectives" Juried show..
     
  2009 Skinner Howard Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA Curated by  Susan Alexander.
     
  2008 Gallery Zipp, Santa Fe, Invitational: "Spontaneous Combustion".  
     
  2008 Arts Council of Sonoma, Santa Rosa, CA. Juried by David Best.
     
  2003 Sonoma State University, Cotati, CA. “The Obsessive  Poetics of  Collage”.
     
  2002 Imani Gallery, Napa, CA
     
  2001 Next Level Communications, Rohnert Park, CA.  Two juried shows:  “Retro 8th Rotation” and
    "Wired." Curated by Barbara Thoulion.
     
  2000 Winters Gallery, Winters, CA. “Gods and Demons”  Curated by  Susan Alexander.
     
  1994 USART EXPO,San Francisco, CA. represented by Denenberg Fine Arts.
     
  1994 Denenberg Fine Arts. San Francisco, CA
     
  1990 Madison Avenue Art Gallery, Sonoma, CA
     
  1978 Nathan Gallery, San Francisco, CA
     
  1973 Union Street Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
     
  1972 134th Street Gallery, Bellevue, WA
     
  1971 Village People, New York City, NY
     
  1971 Four Oaks Gallery, Pasadena, CA
     
  1969-70 Participant in Ray Johnson’s Correspondence School, NY
     

SPECIAL PROJECTS

 
  2017 SF JAZZ CENTER/OPERA PARALLÈLE, San Francisco CA. Designed poster/announcement for the
    February 2018 opera duo performance: Leonard Bernstein’s “Trouble in Tahitti” and Jake Heggie’s “At the
    statue of Venus.” Published in 2017/18 SFJAZZ season brochure.
     
  2017 MARVELOUS! An International Exhibition of Collage, Assemblage, and Construction.” Sebastopol
    Center for the Arts, CA. Juror and Marketing consultant: Assisted in planning, direction, curating, and
    implementation of the show. Designed logo, poster, ads, and souvenir brochure.
     
  2016 NEUROC Album designs. Commissioned by avant garde music producer, NEUROC in Osaka, Japan
    to use my images on the albums of three contemporary composers: Haruka Sumikawa, Naoki Zushi,
    Akiro Shimizu.
     
  2016 Imagery Winery label design.  Commissioned by Imagery Winery/The Wine Group. Image used on
    2017 Cabernet Franc.
     
  2010-12 EXCOR: Revival of Exquisite Corpse (2-year collaborative invitational) Originator, director. curator, and
    participating artist. Exhibits in Santa Rosa, Berkeley, San Francisco
     
  2011 Author of EXCOR: Revival of Exquisite Corpse. The Art of CHANCE  80-page book includes history of
    the Surrealist game, Exquisite Corpse;  documents a two-year collaborative adventure, features 50 color
    plates of the EXCORS; and includes bios of the 34 participating artists.
     
  2011 Proposed, directed, and curated Matanzas Creek Winery's inaugural year- long  "ARTaste" series,
    featuring solo shows of artists from Sonoma  County.
     

SELECTED REVIEWS/RECOGNITION

 
  2017 Dada Centennial, Day of the Dead, by Cecil Touchon. 4/c image published in this 280-page catalogue.
     
  2017 L’internaute.com Salon-littéraireReview: “Sherry Parker la pudique.” By Jean Paul Gavard-Perret  2/1
     
  2017 Les Blog De l’art helvétique contemporain. Review: “Sherry Parker une chatte aux croussinets feutrés”
    By Jean-Paul Gavard-Perret. 2/4
     
  2015 Selected by Kolaj Magazine and featured in their Trading Card  series (Pack #6) "One Trick Pony".
     
  2015 The New Mexican's weekly, Pasatiempo 11/13/15 Two-page article entitled "Making the Cut, collage
    artists Hope Kroll, Sherry Parker, and Frank Whipple" featuring the show at the Nisa Touchon Fine Art
    gallery in Santa Fe: "Exquisite Corpse. The Surrealist tendency in collage".
     
  2015 Colin Blogs: May: "I'm Looking at 'Ain't Natural' at the Hammerfriar Gallery in Healdsburg, CA
     
  2015 Kolaj Magazine, Issue eleven, January. "Broken Bodies, Exhibition in  Print" by Ric Kasini Kadour:
    Reconstruction:"Making Magic" by Sherry Parker
     

PERSONAL/EDUCATION

 
  40-year career in advertising and marketing research
   
  1970-69 Université de Lausanne, Switzerland.  (Graduate degree in French)
     
  1968 Occidental College (Bachelor of Arts)
     

     

 

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