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Coleen Sterritt

 
BORN: January 8, 1953
 
EDUCATION:
 
1979 M.F.A. Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
1976 B.F.A. University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL
 
AWARDS:
 
1996 Artist Fellowship, California Community Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust Fund for the Visual Arts, Sculpture
1994 Artist Fellowship, Art Matters Inc.
1994-95 Artist-in-Residence Grant, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, New Mexico
1986 Artist Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts, Sculpture
 
ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS:
 
1996 LASCA, Los Angeles Seoul Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles, CA The Claremont Graduate School, West Gallery, Claremont, CA
1990 California State University, Los Angeles, Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1988 Santa Monica City College, Santa, Monica, CA
1987 Pepperdine University, Seaver College Art Gallery, Malibu, CA
1986 Karl Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1984 Karl Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1983 Mark Quint Gallery, San Diego, CA
1982 Ulrike Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1981 Mark Quint Gallery, San Diego, CA
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
 
1996 "The Empowered Object", Hunsacker/Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA "Go Getty Go", Big Sail Gallery, Los Angeles, CA"Living With Art", Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA "Drawn from L.A.", Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA "Sexy: Sensual Abstraction in California, 1950ís-1990ís", Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA 2.
1996 "The Cup and the Teapot: The Extraordinary Diversity of a Simple Form", The Clark Humanities Museum, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
1995 "L.A. Abstracts: Drawings", Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York "Sexy: Sensual Abstraction in California, 1950ís-1990ís", Contemporary Artists Collective/Temporary Contemporary, Las Vegas, NV
1994 "Five Artists: Work in Progress", Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM
1993 "Visiting Faculty", The Claremont Graduate School, Claremont CA
1991 "Selections from the Permanent Collection: 1975-91", Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA "Incest", The American Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1990 "Natural Forces in Los Angeles Sculpture", Los Angeles Municipal Art Galleries at Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA
1989 "Coates Collection", Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
1988 "Raw Grace", Art Gallery, Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, CA 1987 "On the Horizon: Emerging in California", Fresno Art Center and Museum, Fresno, CA
1986 "Recent Works: Five Artists", Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman College, Orange, CA Patty Aande Gallery, San Diego, CA
1985 "Off the Street", Old City Print Shop, Los Angeles, CA "An American Album", Focus International: American Women in Art, United Nations World Conference on Women, Nairobi, Kenya
1984 "A Broad Spectrum: Contemporary Los Angeles Painters and Sculptors, 1984", Design Center of Los Angeles, L.A., CA "Table Top Sculptures: Studies for Large Scale Works", Mattingly-Baker Gallery, Dallas, TX "The Cotton Exchange Show", Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles, CA "Critics Choice: Downtown Artists", TransAmerica-Occidental, Los Angeles, CA
1983 "Downtown L.A.: Between the Freeways", Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA (National traveling exhibition) "Dealersí Choice", Eaton/Shoen Gallery, San Francisco, CA "Miles Above: 19 Return to Otis-Parsons", Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, CA "Flatworks: Non-Three Dimensional Works by Sculptors", Washington Project for the Arts (WPA), Washington, D.C.
1982 "The New Art of Downtown Los Angeles", Illinois State University, Normal, IL; Madison Art Center, Madison WI (traveling) "Estuary Channel Sculpture Project", 12th International Sculpture Conference, Oakland Museum, Oakand, CA 3.
1982 "Small Scale Sculpture: David Bower and Coleen Sterritt", Fine Arts Gallery, University of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
1981 "Young Turks", Downtown Gallery/Ron Salgado Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA Ulrike Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA "Drawing: Personal Definitions", San Diego State University, San Diego, CA "Southern California Artists", Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art (LAICA), Los Angeles, CA
1980 "Sculpture: Proposals for Downtown Los Angeles", Kirk deGooyer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA "Downtown L.A. in Santa Barbara", Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA Installation, Downtown Window Site, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, (LAICA), Los Angeles, CA "In-Sites", The Womenís Building, Los Angeles, CA
1979 "Six Downtown Sculptors", Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles, Ca Sculpture Invitational, Ralph M. Parsons Engineering Co., Pasadena, CA
1976 Drawing and Small Sculpture Annual, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
 
PUBLICATIONS:
 
1996 Reed, Michal, "Coleen Sterritt at LASCA", Artweek, December
1990 Frank, Peter, "Pick of the Week", L.A. Weekly, Oct. 18 Rubinstein, Charlotte Streifer, American Women Sculptors, A History of Women Working in Three Dimension, G.K. Hall and Co., Boston
1988 Donohue, Marlena, "Sculpture Taking Its Lyrical Ease Beyond Gender in Raw Grace", L.A. Times, August 13 Frank, Peter, "Pick of the Week", L.A. Weekly, August 11 Frank, Peter, "L.A. Art Seen", L.A. Weekly, January 29
1986 Clothier, Peter," L.A. Art Seen", L.A. Weekly, January 31 Gardner, Colin, "The Galleries", L.A. Times, Jan. 24
1984 Gardner, Colin, "Art Throughout the City: Coleen Sterritt", L.A. Reader, Oct. 26 Hammond, Pamela, "Coleen Sterritt: New Expressionism", Images & Issues, March-April Pincus, Robert, "The Galleries", L.A. Times, June 15 Wolf, Leslie, "L.A Art Seen", L.A. Weekly, June 22
1983 Ballatore,Sandy, "The Psychologicla Tightrope: 1982", Images & Issues, Jan-Feb Curtis, Cathy, "Up from the South", Artweek, May 28 4.
1983 Lugo, Mark, "Nairobi 95: Sculpture by Coleen Sterritt", San Diego Tribune, Sept. 9
1982 Drohojowska, Hunter, "Pick of the Week", L.A. Weekly, Jan. 29 Drohojowska, Hunter, "Young Turks", Art Forum, February Hugo, Joan, "Ambiguous Presences, Artweek, February 6 Wilson, William, "The Galleries", L.A. Times, January 22
1981 Drohojowska, Hunter, "Urban Art", L.A. Weekly, May 22 Drohojowska, Hunter, "Young Turks", High Performance, Fall Sutter, Esther, "Mammut, Eine USA Reise", Kunst Bulletin, Switzerland, Nov. Wilson, William, "Toward a Definition of Post-Modernism", L.A. Times, Feb. 1980 Drohojowska, Hunter, "Pick of the Week", L.A. Weekly, Dec. 19 Knight, Christopher, "When Sculpture Goes Public", Los Angeles Herald Examiner, Dec. 14 McCloud, Mac, "On Site", Artweek, March 8
1979 Hugo, Joan, "Six Downtown Sculptors", Artweek, April 21
 
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
 
College Art Association International Sculpture Center Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)
1986-92 Board of Directors, Treasurer 1988-90, Chair
1991-92 LECTURES: Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA California State University, Fullerton California State University, Long Beach The Claremont Graduate School Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design Pepperdine University U.C.L.A. University of Southern California 5.
 
TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
 
1983 The Claremont Graduate School, Sculpture Colloquium, spring sem.
1985 University of Southern California, Cont. Education, Beg. & Inter. Drawing The Claremont Graduate School, Visiting Artist, Painting, Drawing, Sculpture
1986 U.S.C., Cont. Education, Beg. & Intermediate Drawing
1986-87 California State University, Fullerton, Distinguished Visiting Artist, Painting & Drawing 1987-88 Pepperdine University, Instructor, 2 & 3-D Design
1987-93 Otis College of Art & Design, Instructor, Intermediate Sculpture
1988 The Claremont Graduate School, Visiting Artist, Painting, Drawing, Sculpture
1989 U.S.C., Instructor, Inter-Dimensional Design, spring sem. The Claremont Graduate School, Sculpture Colloquium, March
1990-91 The Claremont Graduate School, Sabbatical Replacement, Core Faculty, Painting, Drawing, Sculpture (3 semesters)
1990 California State University, Long Beach, Collaborative Workshop: Dance Majors/ Art Majors, with Lucinda Childs, Margit Omar, Coleen Sterritt
1991-92 The Claremont Graduate School, Visiting Artist, Painting, Drawing, Sculpture
1993-94 The Claremont Graduate School, Sabbatical Replacement, Core Faculty, Painting, Drawing, Sculpture
1995-97 The Claremont Graduate School, Adjunct Faculty, Painting, Drawing, Sculpture
1994-97 College of the Canyons, Instructor, Beginning Painting & Drawing
1996-97 Long Beach City College, Instructor, Sculpture

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