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Sara Post

604 Barbera Place
Davis, CA 95616
www.sarapostart.com
sarapostart@gmail.com

Education

Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, BA studio art/art education/English
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, MA ceramics/art education
University of California, Davis, CA, directed studies, ceramics

 

Selected Exhibits 2007-2015

Solo/Small Group Shows

2017
Home + The World (solo) International House, Davis, CA 
Looking Around (solo), The Clayground, Winters, CA
Shoreline (solo), Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento, CA  
2016
North Coast (solo), Art 26, Davis, CA

2013
Camp Barbera (two person), The Artery Gallery, Davis, CA
2011
Close To Home (solo), The Artery Gallery, Davis, CA
Gardens: Monotype (solo), Downtown Davis ArtAbout, Davis, CA
2010
Ink, Paper Wax (solo), Latitudes, Auburn, CA
2008
Exploring the Surface California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art, Association of Clay and Glass Artists, Peter Vandenberge, juror, Davis Art Center, Tsao Gallery, Davis CA
2007
A Month In Florence: Thomas and Sara Post Photographs and Monotype International House
University of California Davis, Davis, CA.
Follow The Line: ACGA Traditions In Clay, The Pence Gallery. Davis, CA
2006
Get Fired: 4 Ceramic Artists Association of Clay and Glass Artists competition, Davis Art Center, Tsao Gallery, Davis, CA


Group Shows:

2017
Women In The Abstract, Jen Tough Gallery, Vallejo, CA

2016
Fall National Exhibit, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA
Slice: A Selection of Regional Art, Pence Gallery, Davis CA
August August: Davis Arts Center Tsao Gallery, Davis, CA

2015

Material Worlds: Sixteen Artists + Their Materials, Davis Arts Center Tsao Gallery, Davis, CA curator, exhibitor

Californa Fine Arts California State Fair, Sacramento, CA merit award for 2D work, Selected 5 Best of Show

The Whole Ball Of Wax, Sierra Wax Artists, ArtHouse Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2014
Winter’s Tales: 23 Artists Interpret The Season, The Artery Gallery, Davis, CA
Small Works, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
Slice: A Survey of Regional Art, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
Wax On: Sierra Wax Artists, Tsao Gallery, Davis Arts Center, Davis, CA

2012
Exploring Cold Wax, Davis Art Center Atrium, Davis CA
Stretching Function, Davis Art Center Tsao Gallery, Davis, CA
Abstractions: Outside The Lines, Gallery 625, Yolo County Arts, Woodland CA
California Clay Competition, Tony Natsoulas, juror, The Artery, Davis, CA
Eight From ACGA, Tom Decker, juror, Davis Art Center Tsao Gallery, Davis, CA
Hot & Cold: 11 Artists Working In Wax, The Artery Gallery, Davis, CA
Good Company: Great Clay and Glass in California 1932-2012, Kathleen Hanna, juror,
Petaluma Art Center, Petaluma, CA
2010
Birds of A Feather, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
Lessons From Things, Davis Art Center Tsao Gallery, Davis, CA
Small Works, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
20/20, 20th Street Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2009
Thinking In Layers, Davis Art Center Tsao Gallery, Davis, CA
ACGA at PARC, Palo Alto Research Center, Palo Alto, CA

2008
One of A Kind: Monotypes and Monoprints, Tsao Gallery and Atrium, Davis Art
Center, Davis, CA
KVIE Art Auction, prize winner, Sacramento, CA
Slightly Larger Davis Civic Arts Commission, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
ACGA at the Pence, Association of Clay and Glass Artists, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

2007
Not Just For The Office, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Sara Post: Monotype and Mixed Media, Davis Art Center, Davis, CA
Slightly Larger: Monotype and Photography, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

2000-2006
Clay and Fiber, Freehand, Los Angeles, CA
Sixty Years Of Fire, Form & Function, Fallkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA
Vessel/Sculpture/Tile: ACGA in Oakland, The Gallery at 1515 Clay, Oakland CA
Small Works, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
For The Love Of Flowers, Kentucky Museum of Art And Craft, Louisville, KY
Showcase 2, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, CA
The Art of Tile, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
Tile, Sacramento Art Commission SMUD Gallery, Sacramento, CA
California: Inventing Tradition, Freehand, Los Angeles, CA
Artistry In Tile, Greater Reston Art Center, Reston VA, purchase prize

1983-2000
T.S. Post Maiolica ’98, Sawbridge Gallery, Winnetka, IL, Chicago, IL
Side By Side, Lill Street Gallery, Chicago, IL
Tile ‘95, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI, Best of Show
Come To Dinner, Gallery 8, La Jolla, CA
Flora and Fauna, Elizabeth Fortner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
T.S. Post: New Works in Maiolica, Artful Hand Gallery, Boston, MA
Bewitched By Craft, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
Tea Party, Pinch Pottery/Ferrin Gallery, Northampton, MA
Art For The Table” Society for Art In Craft, Pittsburgh, PA
California Crafts, Renwick Gallery, The Smithsonian, Washington, D.C.
Stars and Stripes, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Couples, Freehand, Los Angeles, CA
American Ceramics National IV, Art Works Gallery, Fair Oaks, CA
Contemporary Cups, University of Oregon Art Museum, Eugene, OR
Jeu d’Esprit, The Hand and The Spirit Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
New West, America House, Tenafly, NJ
Pottery About Pottery, Pinch Pottery, Northampton, MA
Soup To Nuts, Renwick Gallery, The Smithsonian, Washington, DC
American Ceramics National III, Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA
Table Art, Benchmarks Gallery, Washington, D.C.
California Works, California State Fair, Sacramento, CA, honor award

Commissions/Public Collections
2014
University Retirement Center, Davis, CA, 6 prints, Beth Jones, art consultant

2012
Davis Transmedia Sculpture Walk, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

2011
Cold Canyon Triptych, Phoenix Children’sHospital, Phoenix, AZ, American Art Resources
Forest Collection (10 Wall Works), Riverside Medical Center, Riverside, CA, DAP Fine Art
Pond Windows, Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, American Art Resources
Botanical Triptych, Alta Bates, Berkeley, CA, Andrea Schwartz Gallery
Red Bird, corporate collection, Houston, TX, American Art Resources

2010
Cold Canyon Diptych, Kaiser Permanente, Washington D.C., Artist’s Circle Fine Art
Botanical Triptych, corporate collection, Boston, MA, L’Atitude Gallery

2009
Seven Wall Works, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston TX, American Art Resources
Orbs Triptych, Mercy Hospital, Ypsalanti, MI
Magical Forest, Kaiser Permanente Pediatrics, San Diego, CA, Jane Thompson Associates

2008
5 Collages, Kaiser Permanente, Walnut Creek, CA, Karen Scally, consultant
Textures: Seven Tile Works, Northwestern Mutual Insurance, Franklin, WI, Katie Gingrass Gallery
Stream Collection, Carol Read Breast Care Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Berkeley, CA, Jain Malkin, Inc.
Collage Collection, Eisenhower Medical Center, Renker Pavillion, Rancho Mirage, CA, Jain Malkin, Inc.
Stairwell, Kaiser Permanente, Irvine, CA, Jane Thompson Associates
Diptych; Shells, Gilette Children’s Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, Dorsey-Hovde Art Design

2007
Fairy Tales and Lullabies, Prentice Women’s Hospial, Chicago, IL, American Art Resources
Wall Works, Marriot Hotel, Laguna Cliffs, CA, Kevin Barry Fine Art
Window Tile Installation, Memorial Hemann Katy Hospital, Katy TX, American Art Resources

Private Installations:
2015
Tile Mural, private residence, Davis, CA Julie Haney, architect

2014
Ceramic Garden Mural 18”x25’, BonDurant residence, Davis, CA
Outdoor Entry: 3 Farm Collages, Goldberg residence, Sacramento, CA

2013
Kitchen tile collage, Volkerts residence, El Macero, CA, Julie Haney, architect

2012
Exterior Walkway, private residence, Davis, CA, Julie Haney, architect
Exterior tile installation, Haney/Dakin residence, Davis, CA, Julie Haney, architect, designer

2008
Kitchen tile collage, Jan and Mack Walker residence, Davis, CA, Jan Walker, designer
Ceramic collages, Brett Hewitt, Rockville, MD
Fireplace, kitchen, outdoor areas tile installation, private residence, north Davis, Davis, CA.

2007
Interior, exterior tile installations, kitchen, garden, walkways, Susan and Robert Hansen residence, Davis, CA, Chris Dreith, designer
Entry, Glacier Circle Community, Davis, CA, Julie Haney, architect

Residency

June, 2006, Il Bisonte, Florence, Italy, printmaking and monotype

Publications

Books
Making and Installing Handmade Tile, Lark Books, 2005
American Art Collector, Volume 2, Book 1, Alcove Books, 2005
American Art Collector, Volume 1, Book 1 Alcove Books, 2004
The Artful Home, Guild Publications, 2005, 2006, 2007
Crafts Of Northern California, Alcove Books, 2003
The Best Of Pottery, Angela Fina, Writers Digest Book, 1996

Periodicals
Palo Alto Weekly, Clay Times, Ceramics Monthly, American Craft, Niche, Designer Direct, House Beautiful, Home, Metropolitan Home, New York Times Magazine, Los Angeles Times
Magazine, Northern California Home and Garden, Better Homes and Gardens, Southern Living, Bride, Accessory, Gourmet, Bon Apetit, Metropolis, Davis Enterprise, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle

Teaching

2012-present 2-4 day workshops, Oil and Cold Wax Painting and Printmaking, Art 26, Davis Arts Center, Mendocino Arts Center
2009-present  Art Makers Workshop, creator, facilitator of adult art groups for support, critique, advancement of individual artists
2003-present instructor Davis Art Center, Davis, CA.
1975-77  instructor, ceramics, Coconino Art Center, Flagstaff, CA

Special Projects/Employment

2003-present, gallery consultant, Tsao Gallery, Davis Arts Center, Davis, CA
2007-present  publicity, gallery installations, store design, The Artery, Davis, CA
2007-present  gallery consultant, Davis Art Center, Davis, CA
2002-2010  facilitator, coach, AboveTheDoor Expressive Arts and Creativity, Davis, CA
2006-2007  founder, director, Upper Sanctuary Center for Expressive Arts, Davis Community
Church, Davis, CA
1988-2000  workshop leader, ceramics, painting, Art In Schools, Davis Joint Unified
School District, Davis, CA
1981-present, partner, T.S. Post Inc., studio pottery/art studio, Davis, CA

Curatorial Projects
2015 
Curator: Material Worlds, Davis Arts Center, Davis, CA

2014  Curator: Winter’s Tales: 23 Artists Interpret The Season, The Artery Gallery, Davis, CA
2012  Curator: Hot and Cold: 11 Artists Working In Wax, The Artery Gallery, Davis, CA
2011  Curator: Mixing Media, Davis Art Center Atrium Gallery, Davis, CA
2010  Curator: Lessons From Things: 16 Artists Look At Objects, Davis Art Center, Tsao Gallery, Davis, CA
2009  Curator: Thinking In Layers, Davis Art Center, Tsao Gallery, Davis, CA
Jordan Gonzales: New Work, Davis Art Center Atrium Gallery, Davis, CA
2008  Curator: One of A Kind: Monotype/Monoprint, Davis Art Center, Tsao Gallery, Davis, CA.
                       Phantastic Photos: Photo Montage, Davis Art Center Atrium Gallery, Davis, CA