NAVIGATE RESUME
BENICIA GANTNER


EDUCATION

Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 1996 - 1998
Master of Fine Arts degree in printmaking received
Fellowship Recipient: Vinalhaven Press, August 1993
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine 1988 - 1992
A.B. in Studio Art and Religion received
Academic Honors: Magna Cum Laude, James Bowdoin Scholar
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California Spring 1991
South India Term Abroad, Madurai, India Fall 1990


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2009
Terrior: a sense of place ACF Installation, inaugural exhibit at the Cheese Factory, Point Reyes, CA March 2009
Oakland Museum satellite space--site specific installation, Oakland, CA August 2009
Traywick Contemporary, solo exhibition, Berkeley,CA October 2009

2008
Walker Contemporary, inaugural exhibition, Boston , MA November 2008
Armory Center for the Arts, Brewery Project: the Finale Pasadena, CA December 2008

2007
Angels Gate Cultural Center, Benicia Gantner + Kim Schoenstadt, San Pedro, CA November 2007
101 California, Benicia Gantner + Karin Weiner, San Francisco, CA August 2007
Solo exhibition :Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA January 2007

2006
Solo exhibition : Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Luxe Land, Santa Monica, CA October 2006
Richmond Art Center, Microcosm, Richmond, CA, June 2006
L Street Gallery, Surface: Southern California Painters, San Diego, CA March 2006
Headlands Center for the Arts, Close Calls, Sausalito, CA ,January 2006

2005
Limn Gallery, Beyond Plastic, San Francisco, CA August 2005
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 2005 LA Juried Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA July 2005
Mount. St . Maryé─˘s College, Line + Color, Los Angeles, March 2005
Traywick Contemporary, Wall Works, Berkeley, CA January through June 2005
Solo exhibition: Space Gallery, Downtown YMCA, Los Angeles, CA, January 2005

2004
Ruth Bachofner Gallery, 10th Annual Holiday Show, Santa Monica, CA. December 2004
Southern Exposure, United Net-Works, San Francisco, CA, November 2004
Analogue Press, Introductions, Los Angeles, CA, October 2004
Ruth Bachofner Gallery , 20th anniversary exhibition, Santa Monica, CA , September 2004 Leefahsulung/New Chinatown Barbershop, Rebel/Rebel, Los Angeles, CA, September 2004
Solo exhibition: Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, June 2004
ON Gallery , group exhibition , South Pasadena, CA , May 2004

2003
Ruth Bachofner Gallery, 9th Annual Holiday Show, Santa Monica, CA. December 2003
The Brewery Project, Approaching Perfection, Los Angeles, CA. October 2003
Headlands Center for the Arts, Close Calls, Sausalito, CA , January 2003

2002
Traywick Gallery, group show, gallery artists, Berkeley, CA December 2002
Seattle Arts Commission, Printworks 2002, Seattle, WA, September 2002
The Brewery Project, Zero Degrees, Los Angeles, CA September 2002
Traywick Gallery, Summer 2002: New Painting and Sculpture, Berkeley, CA June 2002
The DepARTment, Transit: Survival Skills, Park Paradise, Scottsdale, AZ, February, 2002

2001
Solo exhibition: Hudson Valley Community College, Troy NY, December 2001
Solo exhibition: Adobe Books, Gantner + Heyman:, San Francisco, CA, August, 2001
ArtShare LA, Re-Site, Los Angeles, CA July 2001
Solo exhibition: Traywick Gallery, Benicia Gantner, Berkeley, CA June 2001
Im n Il Gallery, Different Strokes, Brooklyn, NY, March 2001
Solo exhibition: Swallow, Respira, , Brooklyn, NY, March 2001
Solo exhibition: Antioch College, Frequency, Yellow Springs, OH, February 2001
Solo exhibition: Gallery Soolip, New Work, Los Angeles, CA, January, 2001

2000
Post, Perogi at Post, invitational flat file show, Los Angeles, CA, December 2000 (traveling)
Baltimore Contemporary Museum, Snapshot, Baltimore, MD, Nov. 2000 (traveled thru 2002)
Bennington College Art Gallery, July Program Faculty Show, Bennington VT, July 2000
Traywick Gallery, 4, four person show, Berkeley, CA, June 2000
Solo exhibition: Mondavi Winery, Textile/Tactile: works on paper, Oakville, CA, May 2000
Galapagos Art Performance Space, Trinity, curated by Jim Brown, Brooklyn, NY, April 2000
University Art Museum, Cal State San Bernadino/ Grand Central Arts Center, C. S. U. Fullerton, Eye Candy, curator: Sue Joyce, April/May, 2000

1999
Eagle Rock Community Center, Broadcast, curator: Kim Abeles, November 1999
Bennington College Art Gallery, July Program Faculty Show, Bennington VT, July 1999
Carmichael Gallery, Heretofore Unseen, San Francisco, CA, June 1999
Williams-Sonoma collection, site work permanently installed, San Francisco, CA., May 1999

1998
Traywick Gallery, Revolver, group show of gallery artists, Berkeley, CA, December 1998
Southern Exposure, Nothing But Time, San Francisco, CA, November, 1998
Solo exhibition: Traywick Gallery, introductions: , Berkeley, California, July , 1998
Cranbrook Art Museum, New Work by Cranbrook Artists, curated by Michelle Grabner, June 1998
Cranbrook Art Museum, M.F.A. Thesis Show, Bloomfield Hills, MI, April 1998
Detroit Artisté─˘s Market, un-Defining ...Print, Detroit , MI, March 1998

HONORS/PUBLICATIONS

Hans Burkardt Honorary Speaker, visiting Artist, CSUN, March 2007
SFMOMA SECA AWARD, finalist, 2006
Review, Bay Guardian, January 2007
Review, San Diego Beat, March 2006
Review, Artweek, November 2005
Honorary Mention, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery Jury Prize, July 2005
Review, Artweek, October 2004