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Commissions

2004 George Hasslein Memorial Sculpture Project, Cal
Poly San Luis Obispo, CA
2000 Finalist, Barbara Jordan Memorial Sculpture Project, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Austin, TX
1998 City of Oakland Cultural Arts Division Embarcadero Bay Trail Project/C. L. Dellums Commemorative Sculpture, Jack London Square Amtrak Station, Oakland, CA
Obelisk 1, Jim and Vicky Merchant, Portola Valley, CA
Wine Industry Integrity Award, Lodi-Woodbridge Winegrape Commission, Lodi, CA

Awards

2009 “2009 Valona Plein Air Paint Out,” Honorable Mention
“Frank Bette Plein Air Paintout,” To Kalon Honorable Mention
2008 “2008 Valona Plein Air Paint Out,” Honorable Mention
“Frank Bette Plein Air Paintout,” Webmaster Award
2007 “2007 Valona Plein Air Paint Out,” Second Place
2003 Best Small Sculpture,” Viselaya Sculpture Competition 2003, Concord, MA
Bosque Conservatory Arts Council Silver Medal, Bosque Conservatory, Clifton, TX
National Sculpture Society Gold Medal and Maurice B. Hexter Prize, National Sculpture Society, New York, NY
2001 Alex J. Ettl Grant, National Sculpture Society, New York, NY
2000 Nominated, “Oakland Chamber Awards 2001 Individual Artist,” Oakland, CA
1995 John Cavanaugh Memorial Award for Figurative Sculpture,” North American Sculpture Exhibition, Golden, CO
1994 Art Calendar Crabbie Awards Grand Prize
Award of Excellence, California State Fair, Sacramento, CA
Roger T. Williams Prize, National Sculpture Society, New York, NY
Purchase Award, “Realism ’94,” Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV
1993 Award of Merit, California State Fair
Second Place, “Contours VII – Expressions in Form,” Central Sierra Arts Council, Sonora, CA
1989 Award of Merit, California State Fair

Solo Exhibitions

2009 “Color and Chiaroscuro.” San Leandro Museum and Art Gallery, San Leandro, CA
2001 Sculpture and Drawings,” Circle Elephant Art, Los Angeles, CA
1999 Exploring the Figure,” Merced College Art Gallery, Merced, CA
1998 The Nude Revisited,” Maturango Museum, Ridgecrest, CA
Sculpture, Drawings from Life,” Reno City Hall, Reno, NV
Carol Tarzier: Drawing and Sculpture,” Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
Sculpture and Drawing,” Clatsop Community College, Astoria, OR
1997 Drawings & Sculpture,” Mulligan-Shanoski Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1996 Carol Tarzier Riga,” Amador County Arts Council, Sutter Creek, CA
1995 Expressive Figuration,” Charleston Heights Arts Center, City of Las Vegas, NV
1994 Recent Figures,” New Media Gallery, Ventura College, Ventura, CA
1993 Recent Figurative Work,” Chemeketa Community College Gallery, Salem, OR
1991 The Figure: Drawing and Sculpture,” Studio One Art Center, Oakland, CA

Group Exhibitions (Selected)

2012 “101st Annual Gold Medal Exhibition,” California Art Club, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
2011 “100th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition,” California Art Club, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
2010 “99th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition,” California Art Club, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
“Treasures of the East Bay,” Bernard E. Witkin Law Library, Oakland, CA
“Fresh Cut,” Epperson Gallery, Crockett, CA
2009 “Frank Bette Center Plein Air Paint Out,” Alameda, CA
“MarinScapes 2009,” Escalle Winery, Larkspur, CA
“Celebrating the Golden State,” California Art Club Gallery at the Old Mill, San Marino, CA (Summer Show)
2008 “Celebrating the Golden State,” California Art Club Gallery at the Old Mill, San Marino, CA (Summer Show)
“Frank Bette Center Plein Air Paint Out,” Alameda, CA
“MarinScapes 2008,” Escalle Winery, Larkspur, CA
“San Marino League Art Matters,” Huntington Library, San Marino, CA
“Celebrating the Golden State,” California Art Club Gallery at the Old Mill, San Marino, CA
2007 “MarinScapes 2007,” Escalle Winery, Larkspur, CA
2004 19th Annual Conservatory Art Classic,” Clifton, TX
2003 California Art Club 93rd Annual Gold Medal Exhibition,” Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
Viselaya Sculpture Competition 2003,” Carlisle, MA
National Sculpture Society Annual Exhibition,” New York, NY
Cambridge Art Association National Prize Show,” Cambridge, MA
The Nude 2003,” Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY
2002 Bosque Conservatory Art Council 17th Annual,” Clifton, TX
National Sculpture Society 2002 Annual Exhibition,” New York, NY
Fine Art Sculpture Faculty Show,” Academy of Art College Sculpture Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001 National Sculpture Society 2001 Annual Exhibition,” New York, NY
1997 Fine Art Sculpture Faculty Show,” Academy of Art College Sculpture Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Mulligan-Shanoski Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Pro Arts East Bay Open Studios,” Oakland, CA
Artists of Oakland,” We the People, Oakland, CA
Six,” Belcher Studios Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1996 Cast Bronze Sculpture,” Merced College Gallery, Merced, CA
Recent Works,” Mulligan-Shanoski Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1995 Go Figure,” Mulligan-Shanoski Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Pastels / Painting / Sculpture,” Chico Art Center, Chico, CA
7 in California,” Carnegie Arts Center, Turlock, CA
North American Sculpture Exhibition,” Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO
Five New Realities,” Modesto Junior College Art Gallery, Modesto, CA
The FigureAltered and Distressed,” Richard Reynolds Gallery, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture,” Mulligan-Shanoski Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1994 California State Fair,” Sacramento, CA
Realism ’94,” Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV

Gallery Representation

  • Dennis Rae Fine Art, 781 Beach Street, San Francisco, CA

Affiliations

  • California Art Club
  • International Sculpture Center
  • National Sculpture Society

Teaching Positions

  • Academy of Art University , San Francisco, CA

    City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

  • Studio One Art Center, City of Oakland, Oakland, CA