RESUME

Allison Spreadborough

sacheart@comcast.net

916.804.6248

www.allisonspreadborough.com

 

EXPERIENCE:

Watercolor, Nature Journaling, and Plein Air Painting

 

GALLERIES:

Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

 

MEMBERSHIP:

  • American Watercolor Society

  • California Art Club

  • California Plein Air Painters

  • California Watercolor Association

  • National Watercolor Society

  • Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento, CA

ARTIST RESIDENCY:

Residency at Pond Farm - California State Park Recreation Area, Guerneville, CA in May 2019 https://www.artistcommunities.org/residencies/pond-farm-artist-residency

 

RECENT SHOWS:

2020

  • Fresh Art 2020, a regional Juried show; Marin Society of Artists; Juror, Jen Tough

  • Verge Center for the Arts, Annual Art Auction

  • 10th Annual Juried Exhibition - California Dreaming; Village Theatre Art Gallery, Danville; Juror, Shelley Barry

  • Celebration of Art 2020, a National Juried Show; Marin Society of Artists; Juror, Dennis Kautsky Calabi

  • PBS KVIE Art Auction, Sacramento, CA

  • WASH 42nd Annual "Go with the Flow" Open Show; Juror, Dale Laitinin.

  • 1st Annual Women in Watercolor International Juried Competition; Juror, Lynn D. Pratt

  • Pence Gallery Art Auction, Davis, CA

  • Verge Center for the Arts, Preview Exhibition for 2020 Sac Open Studios

  • The Great Paint-in, Gallery CERO

  • Solo Show: March-May at Crepeville, Sacramento, CA

2019 

  • California State Fair, Fine Arts Exhibit, Sacramento, CA

  • Slice, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA; Juror, Julia Couzens

  • PBS KVIE Art Auction, Sacramento, CA

  • Verge Center for the Arts, Preview Exhibition for 2019 Sac Open Studios

  • If I only had words to tell you/Annual Juried Exhibition, Gallery Route One - Point Reyes Station, CA; Juror, M. Louise Stanley

  • 7th Annual Open Fine Arts Juried Competition, Elk Grove Fine Arts Center, Elk Grove, CA; Judge, Michelle Gregor

  • Pence Gallery Art Auction, Davis, CA

  • Members Inaugural Show; Rancho Cordova Arts

  • Elk Grove Artists – 2019 Art Extravaganza Fair and Show, Elk Grove, CA; HONORABLE MENTION; Judge, Telagio Baptista

  • Big Names, Small Art, Art Auction, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

2018 

  • In the Fields: Botanical Lore, Juried Competition, Arts Benicia; Juror, Jennifer Perlmutter

  • 6th Annual Open Fine Arts Competition, Elk Grove Fine Arts Center, Elk Grove, CA; Judge, Kristina Gilmore

  • Road Maps/Annual Juried Exhibition, Gallery Route One - Point Reyes Station, CA; Juror, DeWitt Cheng

  • Elk Grove Artists - Inaugural ARTSbeat Art Fair and Competition, Elk Grove, CA; HONORABLE MENTION; Judge, David Peterson

  • Big Names, Small Art, Art Auction, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

  • Pence Gallery, All Things Wicked, Davis, CA, Curated by Eileen Hendren

  • Celebration of Life, Gallery 1855, Davis, CA; 9th Annual Non-Juried Group Show

  • Pence Gallery, Annual Art Auction, Davis, CA 

  • Verge Center for the Arts, Preview Exhibition for 2018 Sac Open Studios

 

PERMANENT COLLECTION:

  • Sacramento City College, Kondos Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • Point Reyes National Seashore Association, Point Reyes, CA

TEACHING:

 

  • Assistant, Sacramento City College – Davis Campus, Sacramento, CA (course: Beginning and Advanced Watercolor, Spring 2017 with Professor David Lobenberg)

  • Assistant, American River College, Sacramento, CA (course: Beginning Watercolor, Fall 1990 with Professor Gary Pruner)

CURATION:

February 2020: Watercolor Masters - Landscape; Elliott Fouts Gallery, Sacramento, CA; Masters: Barbara Nechis, Carolyn Lord, Dale Laitinin and Juan Pena. Curators: Allison Spreadborough and Jennifer Tachera https://www.efgallery.com/event-works.php?eventId=13077&event=Watercolor+Masters%3A+Landscape

 

MEDIA/PUBLICATIONS:

Print: One Hundred Years, One Hundred (and Twenty) Artists, An Exhibition Featuring Seven Decades of Sacramento City College Art Alumni, 2016

 

Online:  KVIE Art Auction 2019: https://www.kvie.org/events/art-auction/art-auction-2019-the-collection-2/

​Online:  Administrator and Creator of “Sacramento Watercolor Artists”, a Facebook Group est. 2015: https://www.facebook.com/groups/871398396245748/

Online: Administrator and Creator of Sacramento Urban Sketchers and Plein Air Artists, a Meetup Group est. 2019

EDUCATION:

2008 – current   Multi-day art workshops taught by (select): Barbara Nechis, Bill Cone, Tony Couch, Carolyn Lord, Charles Reid, Dale Laitinin, Mike Hernandez, Sterling Edwards, and Tom Hoffmann

 

1987 – 2007     Sacramento State University, American River College, and Sacramento City College with professors: Anne Gregory, Bill Chambers, Fred Dalkey, Gary Pruner, Harold Schwarm, Joan Moment, Michaele LeCompte, Oliver Jackson.

 

2012   Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Psychology, National University, La Jolla, CA

Born in Sacramento, California

 

Copyright 2020, Allison Spreadborough. All rights reserved.

Allison Spreadborough

9168046248

sacheart@comcast.net