Michelle Waters
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Resume

Solo and 2-Person Exhibits:

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1997

We Are All Animals — Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, CA
Musings From the Wasteland — Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, CA
Change is Calling — Notre Dame de Namur University Library, Belmont, CA
Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, CA
Environmental Surrealists — Esteban Sabar Gallery, Oakland, CA (2-person show)
Animal Insurrection — Gallery at Thoreau, San Francisco, CA
Wiseman Gallery, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR
Spectators to Destruction — First Street Gallery, Eureka, CA
What the Animals Tell Me — Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
Institute for the Study of Women and Gender, Stanford University, CA
Ecology Center, Berkeley, CA
Women's Center, U.C. Santa Cruz (2-person show)
Women's Center, U.C. Santa Cruz

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Flotsam and Jetsam — Tasty Gallery, Seattle, WA
10th Anniversary Show — MF Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Vanitas — Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, CA
Sleep With the Fishes — Rothick Art Haus, Anaheim, CA
Odd Birds — Tasty Gallery, Seattle, WA
Petroleum Paradox — Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River, MA - Juror: art critic Eleanor Heartney
SustainAbility — Art For All People, Malibu, CA
Vital — The Usuals, San Jose, CA
Love Art! Gallery — Portland, OR
HARK! — Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, CA
Tiny — Studio Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Love Art! Gallery — Portland, OR
Exquisite Corpse — Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, CA
Us — The Usuals, San Jose, CA
Beyond Landscape — Marin Community Foundation, Novato, CA
Myth — Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco
Petroleum Paradox — Denise Bibro Gallery, New York, NY - Juror: art critic Eleanor Heartney
Menagerie — Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco
Flock — Studio Gallery, San Francisco
Funky Flocks and Flying Feathers — Cactus Gallery, Eagle Rock
Woodland — Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco
Affordable Art Show — 63 Bluxome St. Gallery, San Francisco
Tiny Treasures — Cactus Gallery, Eagle Rock
Tiny — Studio Gallery, San Francisco
Bite Size Monsters Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco
Muerto en Vida Cactus Gallery, Eagle Rock
Hello Tomorrow — David Brower Center, Berkeley
Mischief — Studio Gallery, San Francisco
The New Surrealists — Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco
Treasures of the Sea — Cactus Gallery, Eagle Rock, CA
Pieces of Eden — Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco
Women Revealed — Side Show Studios, Sacramento
Wall of Roses — Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco
Alice in Wonderland II — Hive Gallery, Los Angeles
Delicious — Studio Gallery, San Francisco
A Murder Of Crows and other Avian Stories — Cactus Gallery, Eagle Rock, CA
Peak Oil Art Show — County Supervisors offices, San Francisco
Affordable Art Show — 63 Bluxome St. Gallery, San Francisco
Tiny — Studio Gallery, San Francisco
Tiny Treasures — Cactus Gallery, Eagle Rock, CA
My Favorite Nightmare — Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
Draw the Line — Cactus Gallery, Eagle Rock, CA
Mischief — Studio Gallery, San Francisco
Sea No Evil benefit show for Sea Shepherd — Riverside Art Museum, CA
Auto-Manic — Root Division, San Francisco
Out of the Box: Redux— Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA
Art for Sustainability — Postscrypt Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
For the Birds — Eclectix Gallery online show
Characters — Artist's X-change, San Francisco
Arts on Fire — Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
The Sketchbook Show — Kaleid Gallery, San Jose
Free As A Bird — Cactus Gallery, Eagle Rock, CA
Art for Sustainability — Chinese Characters Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
The Warm & Fuzzy Show — Eclectix Gallery, El Cerrito, CA
Tiny — Studio Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Politi-Pop — Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, MN
Dementions — Eclectix Gallery, El Cerrito, CA
Eco-Expressions: Art for Sustainability — Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Ecology — Art Ark Gallery, San Jose, CA
Mischief — Studio Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Wild Things — Annemarie Garden Arts Center, Dowell, MD
Death is Easy, Comedy is Hard — Red Door Gallery, Oakland, CA
Solo Mujeres — Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA
Eat It! — Eclectix Gallery, El Cerrito, CA
Fierce Fashion — Eclectix Gallery, El Cerrito, CA
Speak Out: Art, Design and Politics — 516 arts, Albuquerque, NM
Tiny — Studio Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Circus Show and Other Atrocities — Verge Gallery, Sacramento, CA
The Last Days of George W. Bush — Inferno Gallery, Oakland, CA
Art Peace — Art Ark, San Jose, CA
re:group— Works San Jose member's show
Best of Show — Olive Hyde Gallery, Fremont, CA
Artist's X-Change — San Francisco, CA
Animal Art Gallery — Menlo Park, CA
Yelling at Your Environment! — Harrington Arts, San Francisco, CA
Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, CA
Global Warming: Artists Speak — Orange Cty Ctr for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana
Gente, Casas y Barrios — MACLA, San Jose, CA
On the Wing — Exploding Head Gallery, Sacramento, CA
California Centered: the Environment — Merced Multicultural Art Center, Merced, CA
Los Gatos Art Museum Juried Exhibit — Marian Parmenter, juror
Housewarming—Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
Vanishing Borders - Contemporary Environmental Art — Herndon Gallery, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH
Gallatin River Gallery, Big Sky, MT
Flux — Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
Earth and Sky — Gallatin River Gallery, Big Sky, MT
Trashed: The Dark Side of the American Dream — Gallery Route One, Point Reyes Station, CA (3-person show)
Alpha/Omega — Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR
Crocker-Kingsley Exhibit — Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA; Mel Ramos, juror
Fools — Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
Nature's Inspirations — The Farm, Woodside, CA
Art & Politics — O'Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA
Los Gatos Art Museum Juried Exhibit — juried by Phil Linhares
Globalization — Campbell Hall Art Gallery, University of Western Oregon
Blue — Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
Arts on Fire — Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA; Keith Morrison, juror
A Woman's Place — Rose Shenson Gallery, Santa Clara, CA
Eco2 — Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA
Womanspeak - Rose Shenson Gallery, Santa Clara, CA
Eco-Art is Eco-Activism - Arts & Consciousness Gallery, JFK University, Berkeley
Wild Things - Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center, Ben Lomond, CA
Group Show - Gavilan College Gallery, Gilroy, CA
Beyond the Rules — California College of Art and Crafts, San Francisco, CA
ANA 29 — Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT; Lucy Lippard, juror
California Juried Show — Los Gatos Art Museum, Los Gatos, CA
Group Show — Gallery E.G.G., Chicago, IL
Earth Day Show — Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center, Ben Lomond, CA
Women to Watch For — Galeria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA
Political Art & Propaganda — Pajaro Valley Gallery, Watsonville, CA
Animals and Humans on the Brink — Galeria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA (curator)
"Dear Mother Earth: "— Olive Hyde Gallery, Fremont, CA; Jo Hanson, curator
In Time and Eye — Society for Ecological Restoration convention, San Francisco
Enchanting the Millennium: Postmodern Mythology — Gallery E.G.G., Chicago, IL
Inspiring Women — Women's Center, U.C. Santa Cruz (curator)
"Dear Mother Earth: "— Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, CA; Jo Hanson, curator
Honoring the Feminine — Center for Visual Arts, Oakland, CA
The Age of Women — Somar Gallery, San Francisco
Dios de los Muertos — Atelier Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
For the Seventh Generation — Santa Cruz County Government Ctr, Santa Cruz, CA
Women's Issues, Women's Culture — Women's Center, U.C. Santa Cruz
Under the Sea — Gallery Concord, Concord, CA
For the Seventh Generation — Atelier Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
The Personal is Political, the Political is Personal — Stevenson Library, U.C.S.C.
Dios de los Muertos — San Francisco State University Student Union Gallery
Oceans Festival Art Exhibit — Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA
What Have We Got to Lose? Artists and the Environmental Crisis — Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, CA
Fate of the Animals — Worth Ryder Art Gallery, U.C. Berkeley
Animalscapes '87 — North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Arts For a Better World — San Francisco State University Student Union Gallery

Awards:

2007
2004
2003
1990

2nd place, Painting category, juried exhibition at Los Gatos Art Museum, juror Marian Parmenter
Honorable Mention, Painting, statewide juried exhibition at Los Gatos Art Museum, juror Phil Linhares
1st place, Arts on Fire statewide juried exhibition at Sanchez Art Center, juror Keith Morrison
1st place, Art for Animals Classic. Sponsored by the National Anti-Vivisection Society

Press:

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Catapult Magazine, September 2012 issue
Eclectix - "Animal Saints of Michelle Waters"
Interview - Eclectix magazine
Review: "Eat It!" at Eclectix Gallery - East Bay Express by DeWitt Cheng
Juxtapoz.com
Art Not Oil
Review:"The Last Days of George W. Bush" - East Bay Express by DeWitt Cheng
Featured Artist, Satya Magazine, February issue
Shotgun Review, May 22, 2006, "Michelle Waters' 'Animal Insurrection' at The Thoreau Center Gallery"
by DeWitt Cheng
North Coast Journal, October 20, "Eco-Art", art beat column by Katherine Almy
Saratoga News, Saratoga Sampler, April 13, 2005
Pacifica Tribune, June 9, 2004, "Sanchez Art Center Celebrating Coming of Summer With Environmental Activist Art"
Saratoga News, Saratoga Sampler, October 13, 2004
Artweek, March 2003, Reviews, "Eco2 at Falkirk Cultural Center" by Frank Cebulski
Face of the Future (Seoul, Korea), "Ecofeminism" by Ahn Ji-Young

Artist Talks:

2010
2004
1999
1998

Notre Dame De Namur University, Belmont, CA
Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
Women Environmental Artists (with Jo Hanson), Women's Caucus for Art Lecture Series
Panelist, Women Environmental Artists, Women's Caucus for Art Regional Conference, San Francisco Art Institute

Other:

Board Member (website coordinator) for Works San Jose Gallery, 2005 - 2007

Publications:

Artwork published in the following print periodicals: Satya, Animals' Voice, In These Times, Sage Woman, Beltane Papers, Terrain, and Wild Earth. We'Moon Women's Art Calendar '96 (cover art), '99, '00, '03

Education:

B.A. Studio Art, University of California, Santa Cruz
Certificate in Digital Media, Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA