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Lori Kay

Hunters Point Shipyard, #101-2117
San Francisco, CA 94124, U.S.A.
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Phone: (408) 353-1777     Fax: (408) 353-9204

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                            LORI KAY


Hunters Point Shipyard

Bldg. 101  Studio 2117

San Francisco

20600 Aldercroft Hts. Rd

Los Gatos, CA  95033

(408) 353-1777



1986    University of California at Santa Cruz, B.A., Art and History of Art

1986-1987  Apprentice, Fonderia Artistica Versiliese Studio, Pietrasanta, Italy


2016-2017 Art teacher, community artist volunteer, VA Hospitals, Menlo Park & Palo Alto, CA

2010-2012  Hype Co - Founder and instructor  sponsored by Santa Clara County Social Services, the California Connected by 25 Initiative and Santa Clara County’s Career Development Unit, MACLA Art Center San Jose, CA

2004-2008 Assistant Director, Community Art Outreach Program, Children’s Shelter and Santa Clara County Family Resource Centers, San Jose, CA

2004  De Young Museum/Legion of Honor, Demonstration and Exhibition, Education Department of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

2003  “Art at the Dump” The Artist in Residence Program and Environmental Learning Center at Recology, San Francisco, CA

1998-2008  Artist in Resident / Art Instructor, Childrens Shelter, San Jose, CA

1997-2012  Art in Resident / Art instructor, ArtConnect, Silicon Valley Arts Council.

1990-present  Artist Lecturer at various educational institutions including: University of San Francisco, San Francisco State University, Mission College, University of California at Santa Cruz, University of California at Berkeley, Seattle Central Community College. California College of Arts & Crafts

1990-1998  Art Instructor, Numerous institutions including Triton Museum, San Mateo County Arts Council, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Community School of Music and Art

1987-1990  Assistant to Foundry Master, Fine Arts in Metal, San Jose, CA

Panelist, participation includes: War Babies, Wing Luke Museum, Seattle, Racial Identity, University of San Francisco, Women in Sculpture,San Jose City College, Women Bronze Casters, Women’s Caucus for the Arts Conference, Seattle, WA, and Hapa Issues Forum & 8th Asian Pacific Islander Conference, U.C. Berkeley. Issues Concerning Equity, National Women’s Caucus for the Arts, California College of Arts and Crafts.


2006 - present Executive Director and Founder of Lupin Lodge Sculpture Garden & Art Program, Los Gatos, CA

2007- 2010 Advisory Board Member, Asian American Women Artists Association, San Francisco, CA  

2004 - 2008 Assistant Director - Community Outreach, Children's Shelter & Santa Clara County Resource Centers, San Jose, CA





2004    Hearts in San Francisco, Benefit San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

2001    Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco Sculpture Walk

    Santa Clara City Hall, Sculpture Exhibition

1999-2000 Chair in Motion. Recology Sculpture Park, San Francisco, CA

1998     King’s County Arts Commission, Harborview Hospital, Seattle, WA.

1997     San Francisco State University, Sculpture on Campus.

1996     Bellevue Arts Commission’s Sculpture Exhibition, Downtown Park, Bellevue, WA.

    Center for the Performing Arts Plaza, City of Mountain View, CA.

1995-1996  Pilarcito Creek Park, City of Half Moon Bay, CA (City’s first public sculpture).

1992     City of Fremont, Commission, Bronze, Steel and Concrete, Freestanding.

    City of Fremont Commission, Cast Stone Relief for Interior Lobby.



2013    REcycle REuse cREate, Peninsula Museum of Art, Burlingame, CA

2004     Numinous Objects • Recycled Art, Recology, San Francisco, CA

1996     Installation, Hapa Issues Forum Art Exhibition, University of California, Berkeley, CA

1995     Half Breed: In Search of a Whole Identity, San Mateo County Arts Council Manor House Gallery, Belmont, CA

1994    Emergence, ANA Hotel, San Francisco, CA

    The Inward Gaze, Ledbetter Gallery, Carmel, CA

    Two Person Exhibition, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

1986    Merrill College, University of California at Santa Cruz, CA




2015     Make Art, Not Landfill, Thoreau Center’s Gallery, San Francisco

2013     War Baby / Love Child: Mixed Race Asian American Art, Wing Luke Museum, Seattle and DePaul Art Museum, Chicago

2005-2006 Recycled Art, Recology Corporation Traveling Exhibition, San Francisco, CA

1998-present  San Francisco Open Studios, Hunters Point Shipyard – Bldg. 101 –2317.

2003     Making their Mark: Selections of Asian American Artists, SOMAR Cultural Center, San Francisco.

    Female as Vessel as Female, San Francisco Arts Commission Chinatown Community Gallery.

2002     Iwolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA.

    Olive Grove Sculpture Gallery, Auberge du Soleil, Rutherford, CA.

    MacArthur Place Sculpture Garden, Sonoma, CA.

    Bayer Steele Gallery and Garden Art, Mountain View, CA.

2001    Crossing Bridges, CBS Marketwatch, San Francisco.

2000    Family, Chinatown Community Art Gallery, San Francisco Arts Commission.

    Best Friends, 600 Townsend, San Francisco, Pacific Rim Sculptors Group.

1999     Bicentennial Man – Film by Disney Corp. starring Robin Williams.

    Open Studios Exhibition. SomArts Gallery, San Francisco.

    Educational Packet, K – 12, P.I. Made in USA, Wing Luke Asian Museum, Seattle, WA.

    Art in Motion, Palomar Hotel, San Francisco.

    Nine Lives – Rethinking Identity, Works Gallery, San Jose, CA.

    They Hold up Half the Sky: Our Own Voice, Asian American Women Artists Association, SOMART, San Francisco.

    Mabuhay – Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA.

    Our Voice, Our Vision, Artist in Resident, ArtConnect Students, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA.

    “We are Family: Celebrating Diversity”, Koret Gallery, Palo Alto, CA.

1998     P.I. Made in America, Wing Luke Asian Museum, Seattle, WA.

    Contemporary Portraiture, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA.

    No More Scapegoats, San Francisco Unified School District, CA.