Carolyn Fernandez

BIOGRAPHY

Education
1994 – Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1994 – BA, Brown University, Providence, RI
1993 – Studio Arts Center International, Florence, Italy
1998 – University of California, Davis, Independent Study with Wayne Thiebaud and David Hollowell

Museum Exhibitions
2002 – Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Rental & Sales Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2001 – Laguna Art Museum, Rental & Sales Gallery, Laguna, CA
1999 – Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, “California Small Works,” Santa Rosa, CA
1998 – San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, “Exhibition Benefit,” San Francisco, CA
1998 – California Museum of Art, “Rites of Spring,” Santa Rosa, CA
Gallery Exhibitions
2003 – Ruth Bachofner Gallery, “9th Annual Holiday Group Show,” Santa Monica, CA
2003 – McLean Gallery, “The Outdoors,” Malibu, CA
2003 – Palos Verdes Art Center, “On Your Art, Get Set, Go!” Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
2002 – Ruth Bachofner Gallery, “8th Annual Holiday Group Show,” Santa Monica, CA
2002 – Robert Berman, “A Thousand Clowns… Give or Take a Few,” Santa Monica, CA
2002 – Silvia Schmidt Gallery, “Wall Space 2,” Los Angeles, CA
2001 – Ruth Bachofner Gallery, “7th Annual Holiday Group Show,” Santa Monica, CA
2001 – Sylvia Schmidt Gallery, “Cookouts, Confections, Cocktails,” New Orleans, CA
2001 – DNFA Gallery, “The Pool Show,” Pasadena, CA
2001 – Saks Fifth Avenue, Beverly Hills, Palos Verdes, Pasadena & Santa Barbara, CA
2000 – Paramount Studios, “Americana,” Hollywood, CA
2000 – Santa Monica Fine Art Studios, “Group Exhibition,” Santa Monica, CA
2000 – Miller Durazo Gallery, “Wall Space,” Los Angeles, CA
2000 – Angela Flowers Gallery, “Small is Beautiful,” Richmond, England
1999 – Julie Rico Gallery, “Group Exhibition,” Santa Monica, CA
1999 – California State Fair, “California Works Exhibition,” Sacramento, CA
1999 – Edison College, “Fast Food,” Piqua, Ohio
1998 – Santa Cruz Art League, “68th Annual Statewide Exhibit,” Santa Cruz, CA
1998 – Sacramento Theater Company Gallery, “Group Exhibition,” Sacramento, CA
1998 – Yuba College Gallery, “Cuentistas,” Woodland, CA
1998 – Sebastopol Center for the Arts, “Food Glorious Food,” Sebastopol, CA
1998 – John Natsoulas Gallery, “All Creatures Great and Small,” Davis, CA
1998 – The Sacramento Capitol Club, “Group Exhibition,” Sacramento, CA
1998 – Fairfield Civic Center, “Fairfield Regional Juried Art Show,” Fairfield, CA
1997 – Phantom Gallery, “Women’s Art Practice,” Sacramento, CA

Awards
1999 – Award of Excellence, California State Fair
1997 – Art Award, Fairfield Visual Arts Association
1994 – Liquitex National Art Award
1993 – Excellence in Drawing Award, Studio Arts Center International

Publications
2003 – The Malibu Times, “Whimsical Colorful Art,” October 23
2002 – Angeleno, “Art Beat” May/June
2002 – The New Orleans Art Review, “Gallery Walk,” January/February
2001 – Venice Magazine, “Venice Events,” August
2001 – Santa Barbara News-Press, Starshine Roshell, “Picnic Fare,” July 4
2001 – Pasadena Independent, “Have a Slice of Pie,” June 21
2001 – The Santa Barbara Independent, Duncan Wright, “Simple Pleasures,” June 21
2001 – Pasadena Star-News, Dana Brody, “Funky Paintings…,” June 15
2001 – Pasadena Weekly, “Don’t Eat the Art,” May 31
2001 – Beverly Hills Weekly, Rachel Makabi, “Art Imitates Life,” April 12