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Gertrud Parker

#2 Tara Hill Rd.
Tiburon, CA 94920, U.S.A.
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Phone: 415.435.2600
Email: gertrud777@comcast.net
URL: http://www.gertrudparker.com

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Born: Vienna, Austria

Education: BA University of California, Berkeley, CA

Solo Exhibitions:

  • 2011 "Gertrud Parker: Artist & Collector" Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, CA June 17       September 11
  • 2010  "3D: The Art of Gertrud Parker" Part II, Dominican University, Marin County, California
  • 2009  "3D: The Art of Gertrud Parker" Part I, Dominican University, Marin County, California
  • 2007 Santa Fe International Biennale, July 12 – 15, Sante Fe, New Mexico
  • 2006 “Verfremdung” Haasner Gallerie, Wiesbaden, Germany, May 12 – June 22
  • 2006 “Gediegen” haaaauch, Klagenfurt, Austria – May 14
  • 2005 “Sunshine Et Noir – A Spring Exhibition” Monoprints, March 23 – May 29                                      
  • 2004 Joekish Classic Design Interiors, 590 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco,    CA                                                
  • 2003 Dominican University, San Rafael, CA (June 12, 03-Sept 23,03)
  • 2002 "Recent Works" Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
  • 2001
    • "Unusual Steeples" San Jose Museum of Art, CA
    • "haaaauch" Klagenfurt, Austria
  • 2000 "Draht Objekte-Gertrud Parker" Galerie Haasner,Wiesbaden, Germany "Vernissage und Kolloquium" Bundesinstitut, St. Wolfgang, Austria
  • 1997 "3 Generations Women Interpreting Women" Villa Montalvo,Saratoga, CA
  • 1993 "Gertrud Parker: A Lightness in Being" San Francisco Craft & Folk Art Museum, CA
  • 1989 " 'And the Ground Swell...Clangs,' Works in Gut and Fishskin" Gertrud Parker, Allen Moe,California State University,Hayward, CA
  • 1988 "Fiber/Gut Paintings and Sculpture by Gertrud Parker" Frank Lloyd Wright Art Galleries, San Rafael, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions:

  • 2011  "Arts Alive 75! Celebrating Richmond Art Center's 75th Anniversary, Sept. 17 - Nov. 12
  • 2009  "Women Artists in Marin: 5 Decades" Marin County Civic Center, March 9 - May 28
  • 2008 "Wish You Were Here" A.I.R. Gallery, West 25th St., NY, NY  
  • 2007  “Sculpture the Third Dimension” ART WORKS DOWNTOWN, San Rafael, CA, August 9 – September 28
  • 2007 “Shapeshifters,” The 8 Gallery, San Francisco, CA, February 15 – March 31
  • 2004 “Red Abstractions,” ARTROM, October 1 – November 1
  • 2003/04 “Graphik-Malerei-Plastik,” Galerie Haasner, Wiesbaden, Germany
  • 2002 "San Francico Bay Area" Art Bodensee, Austria, by Galerie Haasner
  • 2001 "Kleine Formate" Galerie Haasner, Wiesbaden, Germany
  • 2000 "Judging the Book by its Cove"' Spertus Museum. Chicago, IL
  • 1999 Toyamura International Sculpture Biennale, Hokaido, Japan
  • 1998 "Liberté, Fraternité, Egalité" Downtown Museum of Los Angeles, CA
  • 1997
    • "Art for the Holidays", Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
    • "L'Chaim-A Kiddish Cup Invitational" The Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
  • 1996 "Sources & Refinements", San Bernadino County Museum, CA
  • 1995 "Translucency"Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA
  • 1994 "Dual Visions:Artists in the Studio/Leaders in the Community, Falkirk, CA
  • 1993 "Crocker-Kingsley Annual Art Show" Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA
  • 1991 "Natural Impressions" Santa Barbara Museum of Narural History, CA
  • 1989 "Image of the Horse" Redding Museum of Art, Redding, CA
  • 1988 "Innerskins/Outerskins,Gut and Fishskin" Anchorage Museum, Alaska State Museum, Juneau, University of Alaska Museum, Fairbanks, AK
  • 1985 "Mixing it Up" Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR
  • 1982 "21st Annual" Hayward Forum for the Arts, CA (Juror: Ruth Asawa)

Awards & Commissions:

  • 1998 Ornament for the White House Tree (one of six artists in California)
  • 1997 Gold Medal, 1st prize, 7th International exhibition, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1993 Richard A. Florsheim Art Fund Grant
  • 1992 Art of California Magazine Discovery Awards, Bronze Award Honorable Mention "Capital Convergence '92" , Washington, DC
  • 1988 Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Achievement in Fiber, New York
  • 1987 Award of Merit, Three Dimensional Mixed Media, California State Fair,CA Marin Society of Artists, Award, Ross,CA

Art Related Employment:

  • 1982 - 1989 Founder, Chairman of the Board, San Francisco Craft & Folk Art Museum,CA

Selected Bibliography:

  • "Gertrud Parker at the Richmond Art Center" by Frank Cebulski, Artweek, Sept.2002
  • "Textile Miniaturen" Artemis Galerie, Gšrlitz, Germany
  • "The Visceral Sculpture of Gertrud Parker" by Peter Selz
  • "Judging the Book by its Cover" Spertus Museum,Chicago, IL
  • "The 7th International ShoeboxSculpture Exhibition, University of Hawaii Art Gallery Toyamura International Sculpture Biennale, Japan
  • "Gertrud Parker:Sheer Artistry" by Amy Winter, Ph.D.Woman's Art Journal, May,1999
  • Who's Who in American Art . 1995-96, 2001-2002
  • Doramay Keasbey, "Sheer Delight-Handwoven Tansparencies," Stella Publ.House,1990
  • Wayne Freedman, Producer, KRON-TV(NBC affiliate,San Francisco), "Inside Art" ,1988

Collections:

  • New York Times, NY
  • City Museum of Oakland, CA
  • Smithsonian Archives, Washington, DC
  • Prefecture of Gunma Gun - Japan