CHANDRA CERRITO

RESUME



BORN: Warwick, RI 1969


EDUCATION

• Master of Fine Arts, 1994

California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA

• Bachelor of Arts, Art History; Certificate of Visual Arts, 1991

  Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

• Additional course work

City and Guilds of London Art School, London, England 

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


EXHIBITIONS

2006-2010     Pierogi, flat files, Brooklyn, NY

2009    “The One and the Many,” The Nest, Napa, CA

            “Human Draw-In,” Brown Street Gallery, Napa, CA

2008    “Treading Lightly,” Waterfall Arts, Belfast, ME

2007“Art Sale 11,” The LAB, San Francisco, CA

            “Artists’ Valentines,” Barbara Anderson Gallery, Berkeley, CA

            “three Dimensions: Eight Sculptors,” Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA

2006“post-Postcard 10,” The LAB, San Francisco, CA

Inaugural show, Robert Tomlinson Studio and Gallery, Oakland, CA

2005“All in the Family,” juried exhibition, DiRosa Preserve, Napa, CA

“Fruit Stand Collective,” collaborative installation, Napa, CA

2004“All in the Family,” curated by Rene di Rosa and Jack Rasmussen, Off the Preserve 

Gallery, Napa, CA

2003“CCAC Alumni Exhibition,” Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Spring Grass,” curated by Gay Dawson, Sonoma Museum of Visual Art,

Santa Rosa, CA

2002 “Reactions,” Exit Art, New York, NY and Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

“Witness and Response,” Library of Congress, Washington, DC

  “Sight Site Cite,” curated by Mia Semingson and Andrea Wallace, The Workspace

   Gallery, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

2001“Sight Site Cite,” Sonnenchein Gallery, Durand Institute, Lake Forest College,

Lake Forest, IL

“Sight Site Cite,” Meliton Rodriguez Photographic Art Gallery, Arts Institute of 

Medellin, Medellin, Colombia, South America

2000-01 “Health Through Art,” traveling show, sponsored by The Health and Human 

       Resources Education Center, Oakland, CA

2000    “Velvet Paintings,” Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1998    “What’s in Your Bag?” Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1997    Group show and benefit auction, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

    “Working From the Body,” curated by Philip Buller, Santa Rosa Junior College,

  Santa Rosa, CA

1995    MFA show, Oliver Art Center, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA

       “The Cookie Project,” collaborative performance, Southern Exposure Gallery,  

San Francisco, CA

“GTE Mobilenet Art Phone Project / Benefit Auction,” San Francisco Museum

of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; KQED Headquarters, San Francisco, CA; and

Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA

     “A Little Bit of Art,” Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Arte de la Strada,” collaborative chalk drawing, San Francisco, CA

1994    “At the Soft Edge of Experience” (solo), Door 3 Gallery, Oakland, CA

“Sculpture,” Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1993    Curated printmaking exhibition, Irwin Gallery, California College of Arts and

Crafts, Oakland, CA

      Group show, Ceramics Gallery, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA

1991     “Paper Shadows” (solo), Lucas Gallery, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

1990     Solo show, Peaberry's Gallery, Providence, RI

Visual Arts Exhibition, fall, Lucas Gallery, Princeton

University, Princeton, NJ

Visual Arts Exhibition, spring, Lucas Gallery, Princeton

University, Princeton, NJ

1989Visual Arts Exhibition, fall, Lucas Gallery, Princeton

University, Princeton, NJ


COMMISSIONS

2009    “Sky Marker” design approved for permanent public art installation, Centennial Towers,

                South San Francisco, CA

1999     Permanent sculpture installation, Padre Palou Community, San Francisco, CA

1998     “Tandem,” sculpture commission, Rossiter residence, Saratoga, CA

1997     Sculpture commission, Adobe Systems, San Jose, CA

1996     “Word Sculptures,” temporary public artwork, Market Street Art in Transit

Program, San Francisco Art Commission, San Francisco, CA

1989     Painting commission, Richard Fleury Law, Warwick, RI


PRESS

Ascarelli, Brett, “Fresh-Squeezed Talent in New Fruit Stand Collective,” Napa Valley

     Register, September 28, 2005

Cotter, Holland, “Amid the Ashes, Creativity,” New York Times, February 1, 2002

“From Exit Art in New York to the Santa Fe Art Institute, Artists and Arts Organizations

Create and Foster Art about September 11; Work to Heal Wounded Spirits,” Arts Wire

CURRENT, Arts Wire, http://www.artswire.org, January 2002

“Reactions 9/11,” The Osgood File, CBS Radio Network, April 3, 2002

Westbrook, Lindsey, review, East Bay Express, August 18, 2000


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Library of Congress, Washington, DC

Special Collections, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Photo Americas, Portland, OR

Special Collections, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL

Meliton Rodriguez Photographic Art Gallery, Collections, Art Institute of Medellin,

Medellin, Colombia, South America

Myers Development Company, San Francisco, CA

Adobe Systems, San Jose, CA


INDEPENDENT CURATING

Director, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland, CA

Founder, Contemporary Quarterly, on-line exhibition venue contemporaryquarterly.com

and quarterly art journal, Napa, CA

“Altered States,” diRosa, Napa, October 2009 - February 2010

“Rob Keller: Be(e)ing,” Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, CA, September 2007 - January        

            2008

“Chroma,” Gensler, San Francisco, CA, April-July 2007

“Still,” Contemporary Quarterly Vol. 6, Winter 2007

            Artists: Keira Kotler, Mel Prest, Jenn Shifflet, Miya Ando Stanoff

“Lucid,” Contemporary Quarterly vol. 5, fall 2006

            Artists: Lynne-Rachel Altman, Sarah Hirneisen, Richard Klein, Therese Lahaie, Kana Tanaka

“California Dreaming,” auction committee member, diRosa Preserve Annual Art Auction,

Napa, CA, October, 2006

“Firecrackers,” Roshambo, Healdsburg, CA, July-Aug. 2006

“Blur,” Contemporary Quarterly vol. 3, spring 2006

Artists: Constance Lowe, Bruce McAllister, Dianne Romaine, Colin Stinson and

Robert Tomlinson

“Inner Vision,” Contemporary Quarterly vol. 2, winter 2006

Artists: Ursula Brookbank, Stephen Galloway, Bryan Hewitt, Sabine Reckewell,

Craig Smith and Katherine Westerhout

“Freefall: Painting in the ‘00’s,” co-curated by Belinda Gray, Contemporary Quarterly

vol. 1, fall 2005

Artists: Catherine Courtenaye, Omar Chacón, Judith Foosaner, Jen Garrido, Tarra

Lyons, Deneane Niebergall, and David Allan Peters

“RISD San Francisco Biennial 2005,” juror, Gallery Lux, San Francisco, Oct.-Nov. 2005

Co-jurors: Phil Linhares and Jen Sonderby

“SubAnatomy,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Rosa, CA, May-July 2005

Corresponding community program: artists slide lecture and panel discussion

Artists: Rachel Abrams, Lynne-Rachel Altman, Cheryl Coon, Talia Greene,

Karen Carlo Salinger, Laura Splan and Colin Stinson

“Process,” Dorsky Gallery/Curatorial Programs, Long Island City, NY, Sep.-Nov. 2004

Color brochure including curator’s essay

Artists: Chad Michael Anderson, Nicole Phungrasamee Fein, Rosemarie Fiore, Karla Hoepfner, Arthur Huang, Young Kim, Eve Andrée Laramée, David Allan Peters, Mie Preckler, John Roloff, Shirley Shor and Gail Wight

“Process Exposed,” juror, O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA, Nov.-Dec. 2004

Co-jurors: Don Farnsworth, Era Farnsworth and Lewis deSoto

“Trace,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Rosa, CA, Feb.-May 2004

Part of MoCA’s Annual Benefit Auction

Artists: Lynne-Rachel Altman, Chad Michael Anderson, Ursula Brookbank, Rob

Keller, Eve Andrée Laramée, Sonja Meller, Matthew J. Moore, Claudia Tennyson and

Robert Tomlinson