Vanesa Gingold

Born in Ukiah, CA

Lives and works in Oakland, CA

 

Education

2016    MFA, University of California, Santa Barbara

2007    BA, Art and Psychology, University of California, Davis

 

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2018    “Everything and All at Once”, @leiminspace, Los Angeles, CA

2017    “Volupté”, with Mary Button Durrell, Space 151, San Francisco, CA

2017    “Desire Trails”, with Theresa Knopf Morgan, Open Mind Art Space, Santa Monica, CA

2016    “Tying Loose Ends”, with George Sanders, Napa Gallery, CSU Channel Islands, CA

2016    “Private Viewing” Red Barn Project Space, Santa Barbara, CA

2015    “The Space Between”, Glass Box Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

2013    “This is All There is, part 1”, Window Treat, San Francisco, CA

2012    “Flowers” Artists’s Television Access, San Francisco, CA

2011    “Dreams on Market”, SFAC Art in Storefronts, 1066 Market Street, San Francisco, CA

2011    “You Can Never Go Back, CELLspace Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 “Incendiary Devices”, PØST, Los Angeles, CA

2018    “Ink”, Open Mind Art Space, Santa Monica, CA

2018    “2nd Annual Anniversary Exhibition” Open Mind Art Space, Santa Monica, CA

2017    “Somewhere or Nowhere at All”, Red Barn Project Space, Santa Barbara, CA

2017    “Lo_Wave II”, NOH/WAVE, Los Angeles, CA

2017    “GIFC Worldwide”, Athens, Greece; Copenhagen, Denmark; with 0-0 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016    “USCB 2016 MFA Thesis Exhibition”, Art, Design & Architecture Museum, Santa Barbara, CA

2016    “Corps”, Parking Lot Art Fair 2016, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

2016    “Unexpected Opening”, Glass Box Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

2015    “Sinking, Sinking, Sinking”, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

2015    “Unintended Consequences”, The Arts Fund, Santa Barbara, CA 

2015    “G.L.A.M.F.A.”, CSU Long Beach, Long Beach, CA 

2015    “Current Focus”, Red Barn Project Space, Santa Barbara, CA

2015    “U.C.F.Z.”, Gone Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

2014    “Likewise”, Glass Box Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

2014    “Bodies”, The Atrium, Santa Barbara, CA

2014    “Pardon My Condition”, Raymond Gallery, Pasadena, CA

2014    “The Cradle Project”, Alter Space, San Francisco, CA

2013    “IRL”, Alter Space, San Francisco, CA 

 

Honors

2017    San Francisco Artist Award Nominee, San Francisco Arts Dealers Association

2015    Levitan Graduate Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara

2015    Block Grant, University of California, Santa Barbara

2015    Art Department Lead Teaching Assistant Award, University of California, Santa Barbara

2014    Block Grant, University of California, Santa Barbara

2013    2013/2014 SFAC Prequalified Artist Pool, The San Francisco Arts Commission

2011    Public Art Commission, Art in Storefronts, Market Street, The San Francisco Arts Commission, 

2007    Inducted into the honor society of Phi Beta Kappa

 

Curatorial Experience

2016       “Conversation Space”, Visiting Artist Lecture Series, UCSB, Santa Barbara CA

2016       “Always a Body”, group show of Southern California MFA students, Glass Box Gallery, Santa Barbara CA, with Emily Baker

2014        “The Next Big Thing”, Bay Area Now 7 triennial at YBCA, San Francisco, CA, with Grace Rosario Perkins

2013        “IRL”, Alter Space, San Francisco, CA

2010-11   “SpaceCraft”, CellSpace, monthly pop-up exhibitions, San Francisco, CA

 

Teaching Experience

Lecturer, Beginning Printmaking, University of California, Davis, Winter 2018

Public Education Faculty, Suspended Sculpture, San Francisco Art Institute, Fall 2018

Instructor, Mobiles and Suspended Sculpture, Soft Sculpture, Contemporary Abstract Painting, Painting Workshop: Flowers, The Painter's Studio, Printmaking, Continuing Education, City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, Fall 2016-present

Teaching Assistant, Lower Division Painting, Stephanie Washburn, UC Santa Barbara, Spring 2016

Exhibition Coordinator, Professional Practices, Jane Mulfinger, UC Santa Barbara, Winter 2016

Teaching Assistant, Lower Division Drawing, Erik Beltz, UC Santa Barbara, Fall 2015 

Teaching Assistant, Visual Literacy, Helen Taschian, UC Santa Barbara, Spring 2015

Reader for Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Colloquium: Alternative Models, Kim Yasuda, UC Santa Barbara, Spring 2015

Teaching Assistant, Art, Science, and Technology, Marko Peljan, UC Santa Barbara, Winter 2015

Teaching Assistant, Lower Division Printmaking, Michael Powell, UC Santa Barbara, Fall 2014

Visual Arts Instructor, Creativity Explored, March 2012 - August 2014

Assistant Printmaking Studio Tech and Wood Shop/Metal Shop Studio Tech, UC Davis Art Department, April 2007-June 2010

 

Artist Lectures

9/5/18, “Volupté Artist Talk” Space 151, San Francisco, CA

2/15/17, “Thinking about Drawing”, California State University, Chico, CA

9/8/16, “Tying Loose Ends Artist Talk”, CSU Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA

6/2/15, “Way Finding”, Visual Literacy Artist Lecture Series, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

4/2/15, “Way Finding”, Colloquium Artist Lecture Series, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

11/16/13, “IRL Artist Talk”, Alter Space, San Francisco, CA

6/15/11, “Art in Storefronts Artist Talk”, Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco CA

5/24/11, “SPUR Mid Market Art Walk”, Market Street, San Francisco CA

 

Publications

2018, Speculative City, edition one "Grotesque"

2017, Spectrum, anthology edition, UCSB College of Creative Studies, Santa Barbara

2016, Spectrum, UCSB College of Creative Studies, Santa Barbara

2016, Sweet and Sour, Imaginary Collective, Pasadena

 

Press

6/20/17, "Vanesa Gingold & Theresa Knopf at Open Mind Art Space, Los Angeles", Blouin ARTINFO

March 16-23, 2017, Joanne A. Calitri, “Pazderka Curates Group Showcase.” Montecito Journal

8/24/16, “'Tying Loose Ends' exhibit at CI celebrates the process of creation”, CSU Channel Islands

5/24/16, Charles Donelan, "UCSB MFA Exhibition 2016", Santa Barbara Independent

5/27/16, Josef Woodard, "Forging New Pathways", Scene Magazine

5/26/16, Gabriel Lazo, "Grads Present Theses at AD&A”, The Daily Nexus

2/2/16, Sonia Fernandez, "Always a Body", The UCSB Santa Barbara Current

12/13/15, Josef Woodard, “Rough, Ready, and Meditative”, Scene Magazine

11/25/15, Maureen Foley, “‘Unintended Consequences’ Yields Delightful Results”, Santa Barbara Independent

November 19-26, 2015, Joanna A. Calitri, “Unintended Consequences”, Montecito Journal

11/13/15, Shelly Leachman, "Watch Creativity at Work at UCSB's MFA Open Studios Event", Noozhawk

11/11/14, Nathaniel Vonk, "Review: UCSB MFA Open Studios Annual Group Show Offers a Backstage Pass to the Creative Process", Santa Barbara Independent

7/24/14, Ashton Cooper, “Bay Area Now” Proposes a Refreshing Biennial Model", Blouin ARTINFO

September/October, 2014, DeWitt Cheng, "“Bay Area Now 7” casts a spotlight on young San Francisco area talents—and the smaller, non-profit arts organizations that have nurtured them.", art ltd.

8/19/14, Sura Wood, "Bay Area Now 7: Multidisciplinary Showcase", San Francisco Travel

11/13/13, Jorge Garcia, “Interview with “IRL” curator and artist, Vanesa Gingold”, Alter Space

7/14/11, Shannon Jackson, “Social Materials: Storefront Art in Central Market”, Art Practical

6/30/11, Lisa Andersen, “Childhood Memories of San Francisco's Central Market community as art i installation”, Cultural Asset Mapping in Regional Australia

6/2/11, Jessica Kwong, “Art in Storefronts spruces up S.F.'s Mid-Market”, San Francisco Chronicle