Laura Parker

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009
IPNC, Taste of Place, Portlans, OR, Performance
Boonville Hotel, Taste of Place at the Table, Boonville, CA

2008
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, de Young; Kimball Education Gallery; Relative Connections
University of California, Santa Cruz; Intervene! Interrupt! Rethinking Art as Social Practice; conference

2006-07
Sesnon Gallery, University of California Santa Cruz, CA; Taste of Place

2004

Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA; Agricultural Works
Heartland Conference, Medesto CA; Terroir, Performance

2002

Chateau Nieuil Gallery, Nieuil, France; New Work

2001

Jewett Gallery, SF Public Library, Main, CA (inc. 7 part lecture series); LandScape, the Farmer as Artist

2000

Olive Hyde Art Center, Fremont, CA, LandScape; the Farmer as Artist

1999
Smith Ranch Gallery, San Rafael, CA
Mendocino College, Ukiah, CA; Abundance

1998
Chateau De Nieul, Nieuil, France; Cascade
MR Galerie, Angouléme, France; Cascade

1997
San Mateo Arts Council, Belmont, CA; Installations

1996

Stanford Faculty Club, Palo Alto, CA; France/Iowa
State Capital, Sacramento, CA; France/Iowa
Flea Street, Menlo Park, CA; Varietal

1995

Lupin, Los Gatos, CA; Figures
Le Trou, San Francisco, CA; Melons

1994
Le Trou, San Francisco, CA; Form
Boonville Hotel, Boonville, CA; Veritable Interludes

1993

dava dava, San Francisco, CA; Symmetry and Balance
Le Trou, San Francisco, CA; France/Iowa

1992
Le Trou, San Francisco, CA; Pears
Atrium Court, Santa Rosa, CA

1990
Le Trou, San Francisoc, CA; Torso


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2010
Intersection at 5M, San Francisco, CA

2009
Sanchez Art Center, 50/50, Pacifica, CA

2008
Green Museum.org; Overlap in the Green, At the Table
New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA; Open
Root Division, San Francisco, CA; Taste 2008

2007
Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland, CA; Food for Thought
2007 Garage Biennial, San Francisco, CA ; Food for Thought
Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, CA; Books

2006
Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, CA; Hybrid Fields

2005

Mendocino College, Ukiah, CA; Nature as Muse
San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA; Roadworks

2004

COPIA Sales Gallery, COPIA, Napa, CA
San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA; Road Works
SF Public Library, Main, San Francisco, CA; Reversing Vandalism

2003

Sanchez Art Center, Invitational, Pacifica CA
Pacific Center for the Book Arts, Skylight Gallery, San Francisco Public Library, Main, San Francisco, CA
Mechanics Library, San Francisco, CA
MR Galerie, Angouléme, France
Chateau Nieuil Gallery, Nieuil, France

2002

Pacific Center for the Book Arts, Skylight Gallery, San Francisco Public Library, Main, San Francisco, CA
MR Galerie, Angouléme, France

2001

Chateau Nieuil Gallery, Nieuil, France

2000

Skylight Gallery, San Francisco Public Library, Main; Valentines
MR Galerie, Angouléme, France
City of Sunnyvale, CA; Wiggle and Squirm

1999

MR Galerie, Angouléme, France
Mendocino Collage, Ukia, CA; Still Life

1998

Emmie Smock Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Merav

1997

MR Galerie, Angouléme, France
Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum; Cologne, Germany; Gender Relations

1996

Euphrat Gallery, De Anza College; Cupertino, CA; Families
Falkirk Cultural Center; San Rafael, CA; Cooking the World

1995

Falkirk Cultural Center; San Rafael, CA; All Saints; All Souls
Triton Museum of Art; California; Drawing and Print Biennial
Esperanza Peace & Justice Center; San Antonio, Texas; Re/Defining - Power/Transition

1994
SOMAR Gallery, San Francisco, CA; Public/Private
Bedford Gallery, Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA; Fragments of Flight;
Wilkes Bashford, San Francisco, CA; Laura Parker & Deborah Jones
Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA; Figure as Focus
The Cork Gallery, Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, NY; Elections ‘94

1993
Pacific Coast Art League, Half Moon Bay, CA
Gallery 25, Fresno, CA

1992

SF State University, Student Union Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Bayfront Gallery, Fort Mason; San Francisco, CA
Prieto Gallery, Mills College; Oakland, CA; Telling Stories
KTEH Art Invitational; San Jose, CA

1991

Dow & Frosini Art Gallery, Berkeley, CA
Atrium Gallery, Lurie Company San Francisco, CA; Laura Parker & Katherine McKay
City Hall, San Francisco, CA; Hand in Hand Together
The New World Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Juniper Gallery; Napa, CA; Figures

1990
Le Trou; San Francisco, CA; Pears, An Exploration of Form, Laura Parker & Debroah Jones
Mendocino Arts Center; Mendocino, CA; Figurative Works
Algonquin Hotel, New York, New York; Sherlockian Artists

EDUCATION
1978  University of California, Berkeley, CA
1977  San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1967-68 San Francisco Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA
1965-67 Colorado Institute of Art, Denver, Colorado

GRANTS & AWARDS
2007  Nominated for the Eureka Fellowship for visual Artists 2008-2010
         Cultural Equity Grant, San Francisco Art Commission
2006  Residency, Campbelltown Art Center, Campbelltown, Australia
2002  Artist for Agriculture Grant, Veritable Vegetable
2001  California Council for the Humanities Grant
1992  Discovery Awards, Art of California Magazine, Bronze Award
1991  Award of Merit, International Ass. of Business Communicators
1987  Certificate of Merit, Kirk Paper Competition

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Splended Table, PBS radio, in segment March 25
The Huffington Post, WebEcoist, Eat Dirt! Earth & Soil Effects on Food Quality, January 25th 2010, Delana, online
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/12/31/laura-parker-a-taste-of-p_n_404510.html
New York Times Magazine, The 9th Annual YearIn Ideas, December 13th, 2009, pg. 42, Gourmet Dirt; Dara Kerr, http://www.nytimes.com/projects/magazine/ideas/2009/#culture-4
Edible Geography, Sweet and Sour Soils, December 9th 2009, Nicola, online
http://www.ediblegeography.com/sweet-and-sour-soils/
iconoculture, Forget wine tasting, let’s go eat dirt, October 23rd 2009, Tory Davis, online
http://blog.iconoculture.com/2009/10/23/forget-wine-tasting-let’s-go-eat-dirt/
Culinate, www.culinate.com/search/q,vt=top,q=dirt/235913;Tasting dirt, the continuity of terrior first-hand; Anne Zimmerman
San Francisco Magazine, July 2009, pg. 36, Evan Elliot
Gastronomica, Journal of Food and Culture; Summer 2008, pg. 4, OPEN for Business, Frances Baca
Wine Spectator, online
Gastronomica, Summer 2007, University of California Press; pp4; Johanna Kolodny
Artweek, volume 04, number x, December 2006; pp5, Terri Cohn, Viewpoint; pp12, Barbara Morris, Reviews
PBS, Santa Rosa; Postcards, December 2006; Taste of Place at the Sonoma County Museum
Places Magazine, UC Press, Vol 16 #3, 2004; Terri Cohn, How far are you From the Farm: A mile or a generation, pp70
Weir Cooking with Joann Weir, PBS television, 2003
Capital Press, Sacramento, California, Nov 9, 2002
American Heartland, PBS television, originally aired Jan 9, 2002
San Francisco Chronicle, SF Gate, Oct 31, 2001
Charente Libre, October 14, 1998
San Mateo Times, July 9, 1997
Fragements of Filght, Terri Cohn, Bedford Gallery, 1997
Merav; video produced by Janet Martinez, 1997
Artweek, volume 27, number 6, june 1996, pp14

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:
Chateau de Nieuil, Nieuil, France
Insalata’s, CA
Napa Valley Grill, Illinois
Napa Valley Grill, CA
Apple Farm, Philo, CA
Kaiser Permente Medical Centers,
         Novato, Santa Rosa & San Rafael CA
Olivia Cruises, CA
Sucrée et Salée; Niort, France
T. Marquardt Fine Art, CA
Urepel, San Sebastian, Spain
Veritable Vegetable, CA

Virginia Berry, CA
Michele & Chuck Chupin, Pennsylvania
Sandra Cook, CA
Jesse Cool, CA
Wendy Cosin, CA
Mr. and Mrs Alec DiSanto, Illinois
Louise and Max Fiszer, CA
Carol Reif and Jeffery Gilman, CA
Cary and Laurie Glenner, Illinois
Gary & Lynn Goodman, CA
Deborah Jones, CA
Margaret and Richard Kaspar, Illinois
Heidi Krahling, California
Philippe and Jacquline Lefebvre; Niort, France
Kathleen. Morris & Garth.Phillips, CA
Lisbeth O’Connell, New York
Bruce and Nan Parker, Texas
Cutris Ratcliff, CA
Linda Rawls, CA
Linda Reuther, CA
Jo Smith, CA
Sondi Stankof, Austrailia

US REPRESENTATION
Donna Seager, San Rafael, CA
Ellen Wallace Art Consulting, Inc., Highland Park, Illinois
Jillian Glowienke, LA, CA
Joan Sapiro Art Consultants, Littleton, Colorado
Saltman Art Associates, Encino, CA

EUROPEAN REPRESENTATION
MR Galerie, Angouléme, France

Chateau de Nieuil Galerie, Nieuil, France

 

 

 

 


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Updated: Monday, April 5, 2010