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Ralph Holker

2752 Mathews Street
Berkeley, CA 94702, U.S.A.
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Phone: 510 666 8496

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• Pacific Rim Sculptors Group (PRSG) 2006 Spring Members Exhibition, Curator: Michelle Rowe Shields
• Gallery 276, San Francisco, CA, by invitation
• Alameda Art Center, Alameda, CA. Curator: Janet Bishop, Senior Curator, Painting and Sculpture, SFMOMA

• Lafayette Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Lafayette, CA, by invitation
• The Art Museum of Los Gatos, Los Gatos,  CA.* Curator: Catherine Politopoulos
• Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramento, CA.* Curators: Alan Osborne & Julie Didion
• Falkirk Art Center, San Rafael, CA. Curators: Beth Goldberg & Nancy Legge

• PRSG Winter Exhibition, San Francisco, CA.Curator: John Toki
• Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ. Curator: Brooke Barrie
• Ruth Bancroft Garden, Walnut Creek, CA, by invitation

• Ruth Bancroft Garden, Walnut Creek, CA, by invitation
• O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA. Curator: Ted Cohen
• PRSG Outdoor Show, San Francisco, CA.
Curators: Brigitte Micmacker & John Denning
• Exploding Head Gallery, Sacramento, CA, by invitation
• John O’Lague Gallery, Hayward, CA. Curator: Banning Fenton

• Wildwood Sculpture Garden, Kenwood, CA, by invitation

• Artworks Gallery, San Rafael, CA.
* Solo exhibit






• 1958 B.I.D., Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY (Industrial Design)
• 1953 B.S., Montana State University, Bozeman, MT (Illustration/Ceramics)

Professional Experience
• 1992-97 Pratt Institute, Visiting Assistant Professor
• 1992-94 Alcyone Consultants, President
• 1962-82 Lewis Barry, Inc., Design Director
• 1982-91 Holker & Barry, Inc., President


• Pacific Rim Sculpture Group, Winter Exhibit, 2004. John Toki, Juror

Juror’s Statement
• “In the current Pacific Rim Sculptor Group exhibit, entitled 'California Dreaming,' a group of artists mirror a great sense of freedom of expression, courage, tradition and experimentation, as in the spirit of the early pioneers. A wide range of aesthetic diversity is expressed through the art with feelings of passion, love, joy, pain and hope. Some of the highlighted works are: Ralph Holker’s abstract ceramic totem, “Stele V,” making reference to a mythical ancient culture...”