Wanda Waldera
frenchwand@comcast.net

Selected One-, Two-, and Three-Person Exhibitions
2016    “Badlands:  Borders from Within,” Three-Person Exhibition, WORKS, San Jose, CA
2013    “Paint &Paper,” Two-Person Exhibition, Ameriprise Financial, San Jose, CA
1997    Two-Person Exhibition, University YWCA, Berkeley, CA
1992    One-Person Exhibition, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
1991    One-Person Exhibition, Mission College, Santa Clara, CA
            One-Person Exhibition, San Jose City College, San Jose, CA
1986    Two-Person Exhibition, Union Gallery, San Jose, CA
1983    One-Person Exhibition, Freightdoor Gallery, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
 
Selected Group Exhibitions
 
2015    “cARTography: Personal Metaphors and Mindful Maps, ryan james fine arts, Kirkland, WA
2014    “20 Years of Art,” Artik Art & Architecture, San Jose, CA
2013    “small works - BIG TALENT,” Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2008    “Group Show,” Sobrato Community Center, Milpitas, CA
2006    “Ray’s World,” Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
2005    “2nd Biennial International Juried Exhibition,” Herbst International Exhibition Hall, San Francisco, CA
            “California Currents,” Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, CA
2004    “Couples Making Art,” Heritage Bank, San Jose, CA
            “Connecting to Nature:  Art and the Archetypal Symbol,” Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
2003    “Group Show,” Bill Gould Art & Architecture, San Jose, CA
2001    “7th Anniversary Celebration,” Heritage Bank of Commerce, San Jose, CA
2000    “From the Inside Out – Landscapes Reconsidered,” San Jose ICA Art, San Jose, CA
1998    “Malta and Beyond,” Quan Yin Gallery, Oakland, CA
            “Archtype,” Quan Yin Gallery, Oakland, CA
            “Goddess Remembered,” Galeria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA
1997    “Fo(u)r Women,” Gallery One One One, Ventura, CA
            “South Bay Art Collective,” Kismet Gallery, San Jose, CA
            “SBA-WCA Selected Works at PARC,” Xerox Research Center, Palo Alto, CA
            “Annual Members’ Showcase,” Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
1996    “Women & Spirituality,” Danville Fine Arts, Danville, CA
            “In Love We Trust,” San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
1995    “WCA National Juried Exhibition,” 1203 Art Space, San Antonio, TX
            “California Dreaming,” Bayfront Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            “Selections from the Raymond Ashley Collection,” San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
            “In Defense of Expression,” MACLA, San Jose, CA
1994    “Off Beats,” NCJW Women’s Center Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
            “Art as a Mirror of the Soul,” The Student Union Gallery, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
            “Women and the Body,” Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
1993    “More Modern Masters,” San Jose Art League, San Jose, CA
1992    “Santa Clara County Arts Council Painting Fellowships,” San Jose Art League, San Jose, CA
1991    “South Bay Painters,” Davis Art Center, Davis, CA
            “Group Show,” d.p. Fong Gallery, San Jose, CA
            “Laffs Straight from the Art,” San Jose City College, San Jose, CA
1990    “Wallworks,” L.A. Artcore, Los Angeles, CA
            “Celebration of the Human Spirit,” Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA
            “Group Show,” Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
            “Group Show,” d.p. Fong Gallery, San Jose, CA
1989    “Group Show,” d.p. Fong Gallery, San Jose, CA
            “For the Birds,” San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
1988    “San Jose Emerging Artists,” San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
            “Monotypes of the South Bay,” San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
            “Group Show, “Site 311, Pacific Grove, California
1987    “San Francisco Art Institute/SJSU Graduate Painting Competition,” San Jose ICA, San Jose, CA
            “75th Anniversary SJSU Art Alumni Invitational Exhibition and Auction,” SJMA, San Jose, CA

Education
1988    San Jose State University       M.F.A.
1983    San Jose State University       B.F.A.
 
Exhibition Review/Articles/Publications
 
Full Bleed, MICA art & design journal, 3rd Ed., Maryland Institute College of Art, 2019
Salann Magazine, Vol. 1, 2019; Vol. 2, 2019; Vol. 3, 2019
DMQ, on-line poetry magazine, featured visual artist, Winter 2014
Winter Tangerine Review, Vol 2 – contributor - one of six featured visual artists, 2013
Woodhard, Josef, “Four Women,” L.A. Times, Ventura Edition, (March 1997)
Ventura Voice, Vol. 9, Number 25, #178, (March 7, 1997)
California Art Review, 3rd ed., 1993 American References, Inc., Chicago, Illinois
Corporate Art News, “Progressive in Palo Alto,” Volume 5, Number 1, 1993
Walters, Sylvia Solochek, “Felicitations Professor Colescott,” The California Printmaker, Issue No. 1, (Jan 1992)
Burkhart, Dorothy, “Feminism Warmed Over,” San Jose Mercury News, Eye section (January 10, 1992), illus.
Sherman, Ann Elliot, “Bedaubing the Obvious,” Metro Guide, Art Section, (January 2, 1992), illus.
Hamilton, Scott G., “Abstract Art,” Spartan Daily, (October 8, 1988), illus.
Who’s Who in America, 2003-2019, (2019 Lifetime achievement award,) Marquis, New Providence, New Jersey
Who’s Who of American Women, 1992- 2018 Marquis, New Providence, New Jersey
Who’s Who in the World, 2005 – 2018, Marquis, New Providence, New Jersey
 
Professional and Community Work
 
Treasurer, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Advisory Board, San Jose, California,1992-1996
San Jose State University, San Jose, California - Guest Panelist, “Creating Your Career in Art,” 1994
Westmont High School, Campbell, California - Guest in Public Speaking Class, Slide Presentation and Class Discussion, 1993
Passport San Jose - Invitational television interview for San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, 1992
San Jose State University, San Jose, California - Invitational Guest Speaker with slide presentation and discussion in Humanities Seminar Class, 1992
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California - Invitational slide presentation and discussion in conjunction with solo show, 1991
Mission College, Santa Clara, California - Invitational slide presentation and discussion with seminar class in conjunction with solo show, 1991
San Jose City College, San Jose, California - Invitational slide presentation and discussion with seminar class in conjunction with solo show, 1990
De Saisset Museum of Art Patrons and Members, San Jose, California -Studio visit, presentation and discussion with Members, 1989