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solo and two person exhibitions


2017    The Light and Darkness of Being, Carol Dalton and Joseph Mele, Gearbox Gallery, Oakland, CA

2015    Abstractions from Nature, Carol Dalton and Larry Thomas, Stewart.Kummer Gallery, Gualala, CA

2015    Land and Sea, Room Art Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

2013    High Tide; Olson Gallery, Benicia, CA

2013    Survival at Sea;  Gallery 2110, Sacramento, CA

2011    Natural Reflections;  Gallery 621, Benicia, CA

2009    New Work;  Olson Gallery, Benicia, CA

2007    The Lightness of Being, Carol Dalton and Emily Payne; Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2005    Seamarks; Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2005    Soulful Tracks, Carol Dalton and Robyn Horn;  Tercera Gallery, Palo Alto, CA          

2003    Carol Dalton and Michael Shemchuk; Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2003    Recent Paintings; Carol Dalton & Bob Nugent, Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA

2002    New Paintings; Tercera Gallery, Palo Alto, CA

2001    Lost and Found, New Work; Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1999    Solo Exhibit; Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1997    Carol Dalton, New Works; Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1995    Carol Dalton, New Works; Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1993    Carol Dalton, New Works; Michael Dunev Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1993    Carol Dalton, Recent Paintings; Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA

1991    From Abstract to Icon; North Berkeley Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1991    New Eyes on Old Vessels; California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA


group exhibitions


2017    Drop by Drop, Benicia Historical Museum, Benicia, CA

2017    Blue, Juried by Randolph Murphy, Sebastopol Center for the Arts,CA

2017    Marvelous,  Juried by Sherry Parker,John Hundt,Cecil Touchon, Sebastopol Center for the Arts,CA

2016    Toys, Juried by Tony Natsoulas, Arts Benicia, Benicia,CA

2016    Your Landscape, Juried by Sukey Bryan,Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA

2016    2 Score Less 4, Stewart.Kummer Gallery, Gualala, CA

2016    Slice;Juried by DeWitt Cheng, Pence Art Gallery, Davis, CA

2016    Fragments of Abstraction, Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, CA

2015    Gems, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA

2015    Microcosomos, Gallery 621, Benicia, CA

2015    Fire and Water, Artworks Downtown, San Rafael, CA

2015    Why Make Art?; Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA

2015    Fragments: The Art of Collage and Assemblage, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA

2015    Seastruck, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

2014    50/50; Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA

2014    Altered Landscapes;  Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA

2014    (n) collage; Petaluma Art Center, Petaluma, CA

2013    Coming Home; Solano Collage Gallery, Fairfield, CA

2013    Friends for the Holidays; Gallery 621, Benicia, CA

2013    Concerns for the Environment; Vessel Gallery, Oakland, CA

2013    Vessels; Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA

2013    Collage; Gallery 2110, Sacramento

2013    Layers;  Transmission Gallery, Oakland, CA

2012    The Gift of Art;  Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2012    Slice;  Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

2011    Gems; Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA

2011    The Gift of Art; Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2011    Abstract: A Survey; 2000-2011, Temporary Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento,CA

2011    I Read the News Today Oh Boy, Benicia Public Library, Benicia, CA

2010    The Gift of Art; Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2010    H2O; Sebastopol Art Center; Sebastopol, CA

2010    Outside the Clock; Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2010    Red; Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

2009    Art of a Community, Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA

2009    Arts Benicia Printmakers, Benicia Library Gallery, Benicia, CA

2008    The Gift of Art; Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2008    Soupcon, Small Works; Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA

2007    Eight Painters; Stewart Kummer Gallery, Gualala, CA

2007    The Gift of Art; Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2006    Seven Painters; Stewart.Kummer Gallery, Gualala, CA

2006    The Gift of Art; Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2005    Bright Moments; Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA

2005    Baker’s Dozen; Tercera Gallery, Palo Alto, CA

2005    The Gift of Art; Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2005    East Bay Area Abstractionists; Lynn House Gallery, Antioch, CA

2005    Abstraction: The Poetic Visual Image, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA

2004    The Gift of Art; Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2003    Gallery Artists; Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2002    The Gift of Art; Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2002    The Promise of Summer; Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2002    Spring Light; Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2001    California Small Works; Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Sonoma, CA, Catalogue

2001    The Gift of Art; Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2001    A Private Need, a Private Collection, the personal collection of sculptor Manuel Neri;

2001    Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA

2000    Group Show; Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2000    Gallery Artists; Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1999    Lyrical Cartography; University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

1999    Abstract Painting and Sculpture Exhibition; Boise State University, Boise, ID

1998    Northern National; Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI

1997    Inaugural Exhibition; Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1997    The Art of Collage and Assemblage; Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA

1996    California National Group Show; 750 Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1996    Gallery Artists; Patricia Sweetow Gallery, Napa, CA

1996    Summer Exhibit; Olga Dollar Gallery; San Francisco, CA

1995    Textures; Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA

1995    Diminutive Pairs; Patricia Sweetow Gallery, Napa, CA

1995    California Works; California State Fair, Sacramento, CA, Catalogue

1995    Four Artists from Benicia; Archival Framing, Sacramento, CA

1994    Miniatures; Olga Dollar Gallery; San Francisco, CA

1994    Small Works; Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA

1994    Relics; Olga Dollar Gallery; San Francisco, CA

1994    Objects, However Humble; California Museum of Art; Santa Rosa, CA

1994    Images and Objects; ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1993    Icons in Contemporary Art; California Crafts Museum, San Francisco, CA

1993    We’re Only Human; Gallery Concord, Concord, CA

1993    Director’s Choice; Michael Dunev Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1993    Before Columbus; Benicia City Hall, Benicia, CA

1993    Miniatures; Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA

1992    Accrochage; Michael Dunev Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1992    California Works; California State Fair, Sacramento, CA, Catalogue

1991    66th Annual Crocker-Kingsley Exhibit; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

1991    California Works; California State Fair, Sacramento, CA, Catalogue

1991    Director’s Choice; Michael Dunev Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1991    National Small Painting Exhibition; Boise State University, Boise, ID, Catalogue

1990    California Small Works; California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA


representation


2015-2016    Room Art Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

2011-2013    Gallery 621, Benicia, CA

2007-           SF MOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006-           Stewart.Kummer Gallery, Gualala, CA

2000-2013    Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2002-2009    Tercera Gallery, Palo Alto, CA

2002-2004    Tercera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1995-2000    Patricia Sweetow Gallery, Napa and San Francisco, CA

1994-1996    Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1991-1994    Michael Dunev Gallery, San Francisco, CA



honors


2016      Second Place, Slice, Juror DeWitt Cheng, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

2012      Merit Award, Slice, Juror Diana Daniels, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

1997      Juror’s Award, Collage/Assemblage, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA

1995      Award of Excellence, California Works, California State Fair, Sacramento, CA

1993      Gold Award, Art of California Magazine, January Issue, Napa, CA

1992      Merit Award, California Works, California State Fair, Sacramento, CA

1991      Award of Excellence, California Works, California State Fair, Sacramento, CA

1990      Merit Award, California Works, California State Fair, Sacramento, CA

1983      Merit Award, East Bay Watercolor Society, St. Mary’s, Moraga, CA

1982      Honorable Mention, West Publishing Co., “Art and the Law, St. Paul, MI

1972-74 Scholarships, Santa Barbara Art Institute, Santa Barbara, CA



professional experience / education, presentations, lecture


2015       Seastruck; Pence Art Gallery, Davis, CA , Art Talk

2013       Gems; Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA, Juror

2013       Art and the Environment; Vessel Gallery, Oakland, CA, Art Talk

2013       Vessels, Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA, Panelist

2007       Creative Women Symposium, Arts Benicia Gallery, Panelist  

2003       Arts Benicia Gallery. Benicia, CA, Slide Presentation, Lecture

2000       SF MOMA “Gallery Going Group”, Studio Presentation

1994       Judah L. Magnes Museum, “Culture Committee”, Studio Presentation

1993       Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA, Slide Presentation, Lecture

1991       California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA, Slide Presentation, Lecture

1984-      Benicia Frame Studio, Co-owner, Benicia, CA

1975-81  Ritz-Pinz, Co-owner, Designer, Manufacturer, Emeryville, CA

1971-74  Santa Barbara Art Institute, Santa Barbara, CA



selected collections


Corporate Offices of Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

Kaiser Permanente, Vallejo, CA

Monterey Art Museum, Monterey, CA

Sonoma State University Art Museum, Sonoma , CA

Blakeslee and Crain,Vineyard Appraisers, Sonoma, CA

Groom and Cave LLP, San Jose, CA

Manifesta Safaris, Carmel CA

Olson Realty, Benicia, CA

* and many private collections in the US and abroad



bibliography


Nancy Flagg, Kolaj Magazine, “Collage, etc.” at Gallery 21Ten in Sacramento, CA http:// www.kolajmagazine.com/content/content/articles/collage-etc-review 2013

DeWitt Cheng, “Can’t make it to the Art Murmur......” https://www.facebook.com/dewitt.cheng/posts/10151797085228566 2013

Alan Dismuke, Sacramento Bee,” Midtown gallery mounts skillful collage show. “ https://www.sacbee.com/20132013/06/28/5527108/midtown-gallery 2013

Keri Luiz, Benicia Herald, “Splendid Disasters”, 2011

Marilyn Bardet, Inside Benicia Magazine, “A Trip for Love of Art”, 2006

Robert Taylor, Contra Costa Times, "Earthy Images Get Good Play at Arts Benicia", 2003

Robert Taylor, Contra Costa Times, "Civic Boosters Seek Thriving Art Scene", 2003

Judi Morales Gibson, Benicia News.com, "Conquering Art, Surfing and Cancer", 2003

Frank Cebulski, Artweek, California, “Carol Dalton at Tercera Gallery”, 2002-2003

Editor, Arts Benicia Newsletter, “An Artist Collects Art”, 2001

Chris Schnoor, Boise Weekly, Idaho, “On Balance, A Fine Production” 1999

Chris Schnoor, Artweek, California, “Languages of Abstraction” 1999

Richard Toronto, Benicia Herald, “New Exhibit Highlights Art of Collage” 1997

Richard Toronto, Benicia Herald, “Artists Win in Collage Exhibit” 1997

Michele Paisley, Benicia Herald, “State Fair Recognizes Benicia Artist’s Work” 1995

Arthur Herman, Arts Benicia Communique, “A Topography of Emotion” 1993

Karen Seriguchi, San Francisco Chronicle, “Benicia Artists Invite Public to Their Studios, 1994

Lisa Friedlander, Benicia Herald, “The Vessel as Body” 1992

David Hagerty, Benicia Herald, “Artist Entrepreneur” 1991

Jan Eldridge, Daily Republic, “Moving Vessels” 1991

Richard Whitfield, Arts Benicia Communique, “Lifelong Interest in Art” 1990