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  SFMOMA Artist's Gallery Warehouse Sale          


SFMOMA Artist's Gallery is holding an event next week that is truly an art bonanza.  If you are planing on buying art this year, I can't think of another place where you can see such a wonderful diversity of great work at amazing prices.  Preview is the evening of Wednesday May 3rd.  For more information:!/ArtistsGallerySFMOMA



Crocker Art Museum's Annual Art Auction


My painting, Kitchen Window #12 (Orange), at right, will be included in the Crocker Museum's annual Art Auction, on May, 2011.  For more informationm and to preview all the wonderful work you'll be able to bid on, go to:


Two Person Show @ ArtZone 461 Gallery, with Ryan Reynolds

I'm very pleased to announce a two person show with a Bay Area artist whose works i am really excited about--Ryan Reynolds.  Opens June 10th at Art Zone 461 Gallery.


"Northern California Light",

Paintings from the California Art Club,

at the Thomas Reynolds Gallery

Two of my paintings, including "Twin Peaks with Summer Fog" (at right) are included in this show.  For more images, or information, please go to:


"Small Works" @ ArtZone 461

Several small recent landscapes are included in this show of --you guessed it--small works at ArtZone 461 Gallery on Valencia Street.  Runs through early March.


Fabric 8:  A Plethora of Enchanted Delights
Opening Saturday, December 11, 7-11PM
fabric8, 3318 22nd Street near Valencia

I'll have several small paintings in this show, including the one at right:  "Twin Peaks with Summer Fog #2", 2010


Cella Gallery, LA:

My work can now be seen in LA, at Cella Gallery.  Half a dozen of my Dia de los Muertos paintings can be seen there, contact the gallery for more details!


LandsCApes:  Glimpses of Everyday California
October 2 - December 5, 2010 and
January 15 - January 28, 2011

The de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University | 500 El Camino Real | Santa Clara, CA 95053 | 408.554.4528

My work is included in this show, along with works by

Todd Hido, Yvonne Jacquette, Chelsea James, Richard Misrach, Ryan Reynolds, Heidi McDowell, and others.

For more information:

  Mental Shoes Magazine          

Mental Shoes, (Footwear and the Life of the Mind), a online PDF magazine featuring art and writing, has featured a selection of my recent figure paintings in their 15th issue, out now! 

Have a look at:


San Francisco Fine Art Fair:

May 20-23rd, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco



Art Zone 461 Gallery will be displaying my work in the first major International Art Fair of it's kind in several years.  I will be present at the gallery's booth on Friday, May 21, so come and visit and browse the offerings from great galleries from all over the world.  It will be a visual feast, no doubt.  The gallery also has some passes for the fair, so contact them if you are interested in getting a pass.


"The Portrait Show"

Giorgi Gallery, Berkeley, CA

A group show of portraits by contemporary Bay Area artists, encompassing drawing, painting, and sculpture.  Four of my paintings are included, two brand new!  Up now!

May 6th-June 25th

Reception:  May 27th, 6-9 pm.

Giorgi Gallery

2911 Claremont Avenue, Berkeley, CA, 94705

At right:  "Sometimes Things Just Don't Work Out", 2005



SF WEEKLY'S annual "Best of the Bay" issue


Keep your eyes peeled for "Best of the Bay", an annual issue highlighting the best and brightest the Bay Area has to offer--this time including a little feature about my paintings.  "Your San Francisco" is the theme this year.  The issue hits newsstands on May 19th,

"From Coit Tower", 2007, at right, will be included.


Texas National 2010

Stephen F Austin State University,

Nacogdoches, TX


23rd Annual McNeese Works on Paper Exhibition

with juror Peter Frank, senior curator at Riverside Art Museum
March 25, 7 p.m., Abercrombie Gallery, Shearman Fine Arts Building

Juror for the 23rd Annual Exhibition is Peter Frank, senior curator of Riverside Art Museum, art critic for Angeleno Magazine and long-time critic for LA Weekly. The exhibit will be on view until April 23.  


ArtZone 461:  Group Show of Gallery artists--



Bay Area Art Educators Invitational

February 2010: 

Louie Meager Smith Art Gallery at Ohlone College, Fremont



  Prints Available!          


High-Quality prints of my paintings are available online, at reasonable prices!  Many kinds of paper are available, as well as a variety of sizes for each image.  You can even have them framed and shipped straight to your door!  For more information, click here, or on the links below.




September 2009 Solo Show:


"Dia de los Muertos" @ Bakersfield Museum of Art


6 paintings from my "Dia de los Muertos" series are included in an exhibtion of works inspired by the Mexican holiday.  The show includes traditional forms, as well as works by artists inspired by the tradition to create new takes on it's imagery and themes.

The artists in the exhibit include:

Jose Guadalupe Posada prints and etchings, El Diablito Rojo by Miguel Linares, Mark Vallen, Dirk Hagner, Paul McMilllan, Gregg Stone, Frederick Chiriboga and roughly 50 local artists each decorating a ceramic skull for a local display.  The exhibit is on view through November 22nd.

for an article about the work, and the exhibition, at, in the SF Museum Examiner, go to:


Bakersfield Museum of Art:

  August Juried Exhibtions in Marin          



My paintings were included in 2 juried exhibtions in Marin this summer. Hours and locations below.

The first exhibtion is entitled "Painting Large", a 2 venue joint exhibtion by Artworks Downtown and Dominican University, both in San Rafael, CA.

My 2005 painting "November" was included, image at right.


San Marco Gallery, at Dominican University, San Rafael

50 Acacia Avenue, San Rafael, CA, 94901

for more information, contact:

Art Works Downtown,

info@artworksdowntown or (415) 451-8119













Also, my painting "Christmas Past" was included in the Marin Society of Artists 2009 National Exhibition.  The show was juried by Scott Shields, PhD, Chief Curator at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, CA.


  "Preparations:  Artist's Sketchbooks and Journals"          

Two of my sketchbooks are included in this show, curated by professor Tim Massey, focused on artistic process and exploration, at the Tower Gallery, at SUNY Brockport.  The show travels in December to the University if Tenessee Downtown Gallery.

More information can be found at:



"Windows", solo show at ArtZone 461:  March/April 2009

Quiet and intimate paintings, some of my most traditional yet, "Windows" is an exploration of the view out my kitchen window, and an attempt to paint the modest beauty of everyday things.

To view some of the work, click here.




















From the Archives: 

A review, by DeWitt Cheng, of my 2007 solo show "Silence and Distance", at the late Charles Campbell Gallery:

This never made it to print, but turned up recently--I believe it was intended to be published in Art Ltd but scheduling got screwed up.  Anyway, I think it's an eloquent description of the work.  Better late than never!  Click here to read the review in .pdf format.



The 75th Crocker-Kingsley:
California’s Biennial

January 10 – February 6, 2009

I'm proud to announce that my recent painting, "Spring Day", was included in this prestigious annual juried show put on by the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento. For more information, go to

Victoria Dalkey's review in the Sacramento Bee had some kind words for my painting, "Spring Day":

"...As one might expect of juror Bishop, the sculptor who made the once-controversial fox railing around the balcony of the Galleria, there are a number of strong three-dimensional pieces in the show. I liked best Maxwell Stolkins' painterly reclining ceramic heads installed in the entryway to the library, Sole Grant's ceramic landscape "Main Street," which is reminiscent of Robert Arneson's Alice street tableaux though done in earthy red clay, and George Jercich's perspective-altering giant mousetrap made of wood, steel, blown glass and graphics.

On the other hand, there aren't a lot of strong paintings in the show, although Anna Efanova's "Transformation," Rogelio Manzo's expressive "Day One," and Gage Opdenbrouw's nostalgic "Spring Day" stood out. Despite the drawbacks of the show, it is free this year, courtesy of the library...."

For the complete text of the article, click here: