Claire Cotts

Claire B. Cotts painting in her studio
Position: 
Adjunct Faculty, Art/Studio
Office Hours
TTh 6:30 – 7:00 pm, Jacobs Hall Rm. 130, Petaluma

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honors & awards
fulbright fellowship  
painting in turkey.  
KALA     
printmaking fellowship.  berkeley, california. 
vermont studio center  full fellowship. johnson, vermont.

 

education
MFA  university of california, berkeley 
BA    oberlin college -fine art and history
        saci -studio art center international  florence, italy 

 

teaching experience
santa rosa junior college
1996 - present

 

exhibitions            
nuart gallery "everything that rises"
solo show  santa fe, new mexico 2013
 
tinney contemporary "lost in the night garden"
solo show  nashville, tennessee 2011
 
graton gallery  graton, california 2011
 
srjc gallery "figuring out the figure"
santa rosa, california 2010
 
MOCHA (museum of children's art)  oakland, california 2009
marinMOCA (marin museum of contemporary art) 
dreams and revelations”  novato, california 2009
 
MOCHA (museum of children's art)  oakland, california 2004
gallery nucleus  alhambra, california 2008
 
SFMOMA artists gallery  san francisco, california 2008
 
art works downtown “allegory”, san rafael, california 2007
 
artscape gallery  walnut creek, california 2007
 
artscape gallery  walnut creek, california 2006
 
tew gallery   atlanta, georgia 2005
 
arches gallery   healdsburg, california 2005
 
barbara anderson gallery  berkeley, california 2005
 
MOCHA (museum of children's art) oakland, california 2004
ann frank - teaching tolerance novato, california 2004
 
SFMOMA artists gallery  san francisco, california 2004
 
MOCHA (museum of children's art) oakland, california 2003
 
davidson galleries seattle, washington 2001
 
SFMOMA artists gallery  san francisco, california 1999        
 
susan cummins gallery  mill valley, california 1997
 
proarts gallery oakland california 1997
 
california museum of art santa rosa, california 1997
 
proarts gallery oakland, california 1996
 
cecille moochnek gallery  berkeley, california 1996
 
susan cummins gallery  mill valley, california 1996
 
susan cummins gallery  mill valley, california 1994
 
susan cummins gallery mill valley, california 1995
 
san francisco jewish museum   san francisco, california 1993
 
university art museum MFA exhibition.  berkeley, california 1992
 
SFMOMA artists gallery  san francisco, california 1989      

 

illustrated children's books   
the remembering stone
farrar, straus, giroux. new york 2003 
 
the christmas gift
houghton-mifflin boston. 2001
bilingual - english and spanish
 
manuela's gift
chronicle books, san francisco 1999
published in english, chinese and korean versions