RESUME

Allison Spreadborough

sacheart@comcast.net

916.804.6248

www.allisonspreadborough.com

 

MEDIUM:

Watercolor on Archival Cotton Paper or Aquabord

 

GALLERIES:

Pence Art Gallery, Davis, CA

Atrium 916, Sacramento, CA

Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento, CA

Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

 

MEMBERSHIP:

  • 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

Artist in Retreat - Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA in April 2021

 

RECENT EXHIBITS:

2021

  • California Watercolor Association’s 52nd National Exhibition; Juror, Andy Evansen; Harrington Gallery, Pleasanton, CA
  • PBS KVIE Art Auction, Sacramento, CA; JURERS AWARD, Miles Hermann, Juror of Landscape Awards

  • Illusion of Light, THIRD PLACE AWARD, California Watercolor Association (CWA); Lindsay Dirkx Brown Gallery, San Ramon, CA; Members Exhibit; Juror, Karen Frey; Robin Purcell, Juror of Awards

  • 2021 Art Farm Juried Exhibition/Silent Auction; JURERS AWARD; Juror, Natalie Nelson, Pence Art Gallery, Davis, CA

  • Pure Paint, an International Exhibition, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA; Juror, Nicholas Wilton

  • Dream State, a regional Juried Exhibition, The Museum of Northern California Art MONCA in Chico, CA; Selection by Exhibition Committee

  • Spring into Art, California Watercolor Association (CWA) - Members Exhibit, Juror, Melissa Adkison MCWA

  • Mendocino Art Center, Open Plein Air Paint Out Exhibition; Mendocino, CA

  • 8 Watercolor Artists at The Art Studios; Sacramento, CA

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

  • Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento, CA; Preview Exhibition for 2021 Sac Open Studios

  • Pence Gallery Art Auction, Davis, CA

  • Plein Air Sac Fall Exhibit; Antiquite Midtown; Sacramento, CA

  • Art Fur Paws 2021 SPCA Annual Art Auction; Sacramento, CA

2020

  • Fresh Art 2020, a regional Juried exhibit; Marin Society of Artists, San Rafael, CA; Juror, Jen Tough

  • Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento, CA; Annual Art Auction

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

  • Celebration of Art 2020, a National Juried Exhibit; Marin Society of Artists, San Rafael, CA; Juror, Dennis Kautsky Calabi

  • PBS KVIE Art Auction, Sacramento, CA

  • WASH 42nd Annual "Go with the Flow" Open Exhibit, Sacramento, CA; Juror, Dale Laitinen.

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

  • Pence Gallery Art Auction, Davis, CA

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

  • The Great Paint-in, Gallery CERO

  • Solo Exhibit: 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, Sacramento, CA; 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 Exhibit; Rancho Cordova Arts, Rancho Cordova, CA

  • Elk Grove Artists – 2019 Art Extravaganza Fair and Exhibit, 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, Benicia, CA; 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 Exhibit

  • Pence Gallery, Annual Art Auction, Davis, CA 

  • Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento, CA; 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:  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, 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

 

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