RESUME

Colleen Sullivan is a Graphic Design and Fine Arts graduate of Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, having worked in Canada, the U.K., and the U.S. for over thirty years. Drawing, printmaking, painting, and sculpture have been the central vehicles of Sullivan’s work which focuses on the bold use of dramatic gestures and expressive imagery. Sullivan is an Award of Excellence recipient from the California State Fair. She is represented in public and private collections in the U.S. and Canada and has shown her work internationally in North America, Europe and Asia. Her art studio is located in Redwood City, California. 




SOLO,  2–3 PERSON EXHIBITIONS


2020 — “My Climate. Your Climate. Their Climate.,” Cafe Zoe, Menlo Park, CA


2017—  Exhibition: Mullowney Printing, San Francisco, CA


2011 — “Metaphor in Movement,” solo exhibition, MVCPA, CA

         —  Pierson 20th Century Design Invitational, San Mateo, CA


2010 — “Images from the Artist’s Studio,” Menlo College, CA



GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2019 — “Bay Area Prints 2019,” Compound Gallery, Oakland, CA

         — “Left Coast Annual,” Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA


2018 — “Remarque Show,” Alberqueque,  New Mexico

         — “Imago Mundi-Great and North,” Toronto, Ontario  Canada

         —  “Pacific States Biennial North American printmaking exhibition,” Hilo, HI

         —  “2018 CSP AIR show,” Kala Project Space, Berkeley, CA

         —  “105th Exhibition—California Society of Printmakers,” Piedmont, CA


2017 — Artist in Residence W.O.R.K.S., Vallejo, CA

         —  “On Press,” Jen Tough Gallery, Vallejo, CA

         —  “Pressing On: Contemporary Printmaking,“ Richmond, CA

         —  “Salon at the Triton,” Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA

         —  “2017 International Print Biennial,” —purchase­­— Guanlan, China

         —  “104th Exhibition—California Society of Printmakers,” Piedmont, CA

         —  “Reflections & Shadows,” Sebastapol Center for the Arts, CA

         —  “Mirrored Images,” Pacific Grove Art Center, Pacific Grove, CA

         —  “Beneath the Surface,”  Davis Arts Center Tsao Gallery, CA


2016 —  Altered Book Show and Auction, Marin MOCA, CA

         —  “Aqua”, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes Station, CA

         —  “Abstract,“ Sebastopol Center for the Arts, CA

         —  “Nothing is Here; Dada is its Name,” BSG Gallery, RWC, CA

         —  “Lovers and Other Strangers,” BSG Gallery, RWC, CA

         —   UPPERCASE magazine 1/2016, sculpture, Calgary, AB, Canada


2015 —  “Open Invitational 2015”, Cabrillo Gallery, Menlo Park, CA

         —  “Formation,” 2015 International Print Exhibition, Guanlan, China

         —  “Salon at the Triton” Museum, Triton Museum, Cuppertino, CA

         —  “Winter Invitational,” BSG Gallery, RWC, CA

         —  “Floor to Ceiling,” BSG Gallery, RWC, CA


2014 — “Cubberley Diaspora,” Art Ark Gallery, San Jose, CA

         — “Project 275,” Grayloft Gallery, Oakland, CA

         — “80 Years invitational,” Menlo College, Menlo Park, CA


2013 — “By Mainly Unexpected Means,” Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA

         — “3rd International ArtBook Fair,” Palo Alto, CA


2012 — “Ink, Graphite and Other Means,” Palo Alto, CA

         —  Institute of Contemporary Art (SJICA) Annual Auction, San Jose, CA

         — “Every Expression is Justified,” Thoreau Ctr, San Francisco, CA

         —  California State Fair, Award of Excellence, Sacramento, CA

         — “Prints Galore,” Santa Cruz, CA

         —  CSP 99th Annual Exhibition, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA

         —  Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) Print Fair 2012, San Jose, CA

         — “Altered Book Show and Auction,” Marin MOCA, CA

         — “Duration,” 27th Annual Show, GRO, Point Reyes Station, CA


2011 —  Molito, children’s book illustrations, Black Moss Press, Canada

         — “Drawing Connections,” Siena, Italy

         — Pierson 20th Century Design Invitational, San Mateo, CA

         —  Permanent Collection, Palo Alto Art Center, CA

         — “Showing Up: Drawings from the Drawing Circus,” Richmond, CA

         —  Cubberley Annual Exhibition, Palo Alto, CA

         —  Altered Book Show and Auction, Marin MOCA, CA

         — “Metaphor in Movement,” solo exhibition, MVCPA, CA


2010 —“Pacific Prints 2010,” Palo Alto, CA

         — “Outside the Box, Inside the Frame,” Menlo College, CA

         — Featured Artist–Drawings, The Sand Hill Review, Menlo Park, CA

         — Cubberley Annual Exhibition, Palo Alto, CA

         — “Images from the Artist’s Studio,” Menlo College, CA


2009 —“Outside the Box, Inside the Frame,” H.M., Menlo College, CA