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Lani Asher
P.O. Box 885111
San Francisco, CA 94188
laniasher@sbcglobal.net

Education:
San Francisco Art Institute
MFA New Genres 1986

University of California, Santa Barbara, College Of Creative Studies
BA Painting/Sculpture 1977, 1974-1977 Regent Scholar

Selected Exhibitions:

2013 Gems II, Group show, artsbenicia, Benicia, CA

2012 Reconstructions,  Mauve?, Berkeley, CA  Altered Landscapes, Workspace Limited, San Francisco, CA

2011 Chain Letter, Shoshanna Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA  Text, Soap Gallery , San Francisco, CA  Underground, Workspace Limited, San Francisco, CA

2009 Detritus, Soap Gallery, San Francisco, CA,  The Matchbox Show, Soap Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008 Paperwork, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA, The Hoop Show, Soap Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007 Small Wonders III, Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA, Juror: Holly Myers, Art Reviewer for the LA Weekly and the Los Angeles Times
Corazon En Fiesta
, Mission Cultural Center For Latino Arts, San Francisco, CA,   Women’s Music, Art, Dance, & Word Festival,
2nd City Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA , Juror: Sara Cochran, Assistant Curator of Modern Art, L.A. County Museum

2006 Solo Exhibition, Nomad Gallery, San Francisco, CA  The Portrait Show: A Curious Interpretation,
Soap Gallery, San Francisco, CA  Looking In, Looking Out, Ceres Gallery, New York City, NY

2005 CirCA Now, Oakland Museum, Juror: Philip Linhares, Chief Art Curator

2004 Ceres 6th Annual Juried Exhibition, Ceres Gallery, New York City, NY
 Juror: Feres Daftari, Assistant Curator, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

2003 Moment's Notice, Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA  Group Show, Presidio Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002 Western States Small Works 2002, Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa CA,
Juror: Ralph Rugoff, Director of the California College of Art’s Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts

2001 Fresh, 2130 Harrison Street, San Francisco, CA

2000 Sustainability Show, Presidio Art Center, San Francisco, CA

1998 Smoke And Mirrors, African-American Art & Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

1997 Reassembled, Crucible Steel Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Over, Under, and Around, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA,
Two Views,
Shiga Modern Art Museum, Ohtsu, Japan, Art Inside and Out, Meridian Galley, San Francisco, CA

1996 Small Works, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1995 Dialogues, NIAD Gallery, Richmond, CA,  Second Annual Artists' Book Show, Space 743, San Francisco, CA,
Group Exhibition
, Yerba Buena Center For the Arts, San Francisco, CA

1992 Art for Arts Sake, Art Attack Gallery, San Francisco,CA, I Think, Therefore I'm Dangerous, Women's Building, San Francisco, CA,
Outside In, Cassandra Kersting Gallery, Oakland, CA, Telling Stories, Prieto Gallery, Mills College, Oakland, CA,
Juried Exhibition, Gallery House, Palo Alto, CA, Juror: Juana Alicia , Solo Exhibition, La Pena Cultural Center, Berkeley, CA

1991 Miniature Show, Bolinas Art Museum, Bolinas, CA, Women on Women, Herbst Pavilion, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA,
Save the Penis, Pro Arts, Oakland, CA, Art Against Intervention in the Third Word, La Pena Center, Berkeley, CA,
Group Exhibition, Taller Rufino Tamayo, Oaxaca, Mexico

1988 Group Exhibition, College of Creative Studies Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, Group Exhibition, Bannam Place, San Francisco, CA,
Group Exhibition, Bannam Place, San Francisco, CA

1986 TV Diner, Artist Television Access, San Francisco, CA,  Too Much For TV, Channel 25, San Francisco, CA

Art Residencies:

2014 / 2012 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2010 Helen Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico, Taos , New Mexico,
2003  Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, Temecula, CA

Art Writing:
Contributor  to artpractical.com  and SF Arts Quarterly covering contemporary art exhibitions and visual culture in the San Francisco Bay Area

Awards:
2002 Audience Award, Western States Small Works, Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, CA

Curation:

2013 For the Birds, Creativity Explored Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009-2011 The Water Film Series Workspace Limited, San Francisco, CA
2009 Detritus Soap Gallery, San Francisco
1998 Smoke And Mirrors, Center For African & African American Art-San Francisco,
1997 Art Inside and Out, Meridian Galley, San Francisco, CA
1997 Reassembled, Crucible Steel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Reviews:
2009 Detritus ,Soap, Gallery, Shotgun-review.com 
1997 Two Views:Lani Asher and Toru Sugita ,Shiga Modern Art Museum, Otsu, Japan, Kyoto Shinbun

 

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  June 2011