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 1990    M.F.A., Mills College, Oakland, CA

   1977    B.A., San Francisco State University, CA






  2013            In the Grid, Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland CA.


  2012            Kerry Vander Meer, San Francisco Museum on Art Café, San Francisco, CA


            Red in the Intenlude, Mercury 20 Gallery, Oaland, CA


   2011            The S p a c e Between, Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA


  2010      Traces; New Work by Kerry Vander Meer, Marin MOCA, Novato,,CA


  2009       Kerry Vander Meer: New Work, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA


              Clusters, Robert Allen Fine Art, Sausalito, CA



Kerry Vander Meer, Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA


2005    Kerry Vander Meer: New Work, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Cafe, San Francisco, CA

2003    Bones of Eire, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA






Hardly There, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, CA


Kerry Vander Meer: New Work,van de Griff/Marr Gallery, Santa Fe, NM


Hardly There, Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Ultimately Perfect II, performance, The Oliver Art Center, CA College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, CA


Ultimately Perfect, California Craft Museum, San Francisco, CA


Installation, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA


Kerry Vander Meer, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Introductions 1990, William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA

M.F.A. Exhibit, Mills College, Oakland, CA


Openings, Judith Litvich Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA


1985 Atlantillian Images, San Francisco Craft & Folk Art Museum, San Francisco, CA


En Pointe, Concourse Gallery, Bank of America World Headquarters, San Francisco, CA


The Dance, Fiberworks, Berkeley, CA.   N.E.A. Project Grant Recipient





         GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected)


  2013            Cullowhee Mountain Arts Faculty Invitational, Fine Art Museum Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, N.C.


            The Map is not the Territory: Parallel Patterns-Palestinians, Native Americans, Irish, The Jerusalem Fund Gallery,             Washington D.C.


  2012            XX: Women, Art & Science, Sonoma State University Library Art Gallery


            The Veil: Visible and Invisible Spaces, Saint Mary’s College Museum of Art, Moraga, CA


            The Back Room, Jay Jay Gallery, Sacramento, CA


            Terrain, Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA


  2011            You Can’t Make Art by Making Art, Chandra Cerritos Gallery, Oakland, CA


  2010              Introductions 2010, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA


              Monotype Marathon 2010, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA


              The Veil, Richard E. Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN


              Collect, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA


  2009              Monotype Marathon 2009, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

              Art that Embraces an Ecological  Ethic, Work by Four Eco Artists: Erica Fielder, Robin Lasser, Virginia Stears, & Kerry                                 Vander Meer, Partners Gallery, Fort Bragg, CA


The Red Dot Art Fair, London, England


Winter Exhibition, Robert Allen Gallery, Sausalito, CA


Affordable Art Fair, New York, NY


The Veil: Visible & Invisible Spaces, Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, Colorado; University of Arkansas,

    Indiana; University-Richmond;  California State University-Dominguez Hills.


Art Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

May Show, Soho Myriad, Atlanta, GA


Three Dimensions: Eight Sculptors, Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA


Common Threads, Fresh Paint, Los Angeles, CA


Material Culture Euphrat Museum of Art, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA


Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY


Hair Dialogue - An Installation Art Exhibition, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong


Hair Raising, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA


New Lines: Drawn, Stitched and Sculpted, Spur Projects, Portola Valley, CA


Happiness for all the Artists, Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland, CA


Drawn, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA


Spring Gallery, The New Mexico Cancer Center Foundation, Albuquerque, NM


Lines & Curves, Limn Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Eco-visions, Thoreau Center for Sustainability, San Francisco, CA


Day of the Dead, Museum of Art, Mazatlan, Mexico


Vital Visionaries: Artists Respond to the Environmental Crisis, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio


Inner Workings, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA


Contemporary Perspectives, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Rosa, CA


Revealing Influences: Conversations with Bay Area Artists, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, CA


Needle Art: A Postmodern Sewing Circle, J. Wayne Stark University Ctr. Galleries, College Station, TX 


Being There: 45 Oakland Artists, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA


Reactions, Exit Art, New York, NY


The Art of Collecting, Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, CA


Woven Vessels and Sculptures from the Collection of Karen and Robert Duncan, 

  Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney NE


WEAD Eco-Art=eco-activism, John F. Kennedy University Arts Annex, Berkeley, CA


An Art Odyssey, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA


Now What? Reflections on the past 100 years, Eyre/Moore Gallery, Seattle, WA


Four Montalvo Artists Reflect on Organic Forms, Villa Montalvo, Saratoga, CA


Fall Auction,San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA  juried by Todd Hosfelt


Natural Selection,  San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Needle Art , Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA


Eccentric Structures,Works, San Jose, CA (4 person exhibit)


In Time and Eye, Society  for Ecological Restoration International Conference, S. F., CA


Labyrinth: A Day of the Dead, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA


Bay Area Sculptors IV:  Abstraction, Oakland Museum Sculpture Court, Oakland, CA


Scene-Unseen, Eastern New Mexico Univ., Portales, NM Juried by Lucy Lippard Award


Yosemite Renaissance XII,   Yosemite Museum Gallery, Yosemite, CA & traveling Award


Translucency, Sesnon Art Gallery, University of California at Santa Cruz, CA


Old Growth, Raw Space Gallery, ARC, Chicago, Illinois


Apartment Store, Exit Art, New York, NY



Mirror, Mirror. Gender Roles and Historical Significance of Beauty,The Oliver Art Center, 

  C. C. A. C., Oakland, CA


Measuring Up, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA


Art As a Forum For Social Change, Student Union Art Gallery, San Francisco State University


1920 The Subtlety of Subversion, The Continuitey of Intervention, Exit Art, New York, NY


Beauty, University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, NM


Regeneration, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA


Marin Arts Council Sculpture Grantees,  Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA


Art & Trends,Clary-Miner Gallery, Buffalo, N.Y., juried by Barbara Haskell, Curator, Whitney Museum: Award












Purchase Award, San Francisco Art Commission Collection, San Francisco, CA


Purchase Award, Small Scale Artwork Commission Program, Alameda County, CA


Purchase Award, Alameda County Art Collection, Oakland, CA


Artist in Residence, Foundation Valpariso, Spain


Artist in Residence, Millay Colony, Austerlitz, NY