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Oakland, California, USA

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LORRAINE BONNER

PO Box 10056 Oakland, CA 94610

lorrainbonnerartnews@gmail.com    www.lorrainebonner.com

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2006 - 2012:  Ceramic Sculpture with Susannah Israel, Merritt College, Oakland, CA, 

1997 - 2010:  Studies in figurative sculpture, with Zahava Sherez, Lourdan (Buddy) Kimbrell, Harriet 

Moore and Carol Tarzier,  Oakland, CA, 

1997 - 2010: Stone carving with Amana Johnson, Oakland, CA, 

1977:  MD, Stanford Medical School, Palo Alto, CA, 

1970:  BA in Biochemistry, with honors, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA 

1947-1964:  Extensive childhood experience of victimization in incest, torture and pornography

 

MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

 

2009:   “Decoding Identity: I Do It For My People”, The Museum of the African Diaspora,      San Francisco, CA (Image chosen for publicity materials)

 

CURATED EXHIBITIONS

 

2019:  “F213” Curated Exhibit, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

             “Civil Liberties United,” Curated Exhibit, San Francisco Public Library, CA

 

2018:  “Art In The Key Of Life” Curated group exhibit at Laney College, Oakland, CA

 

2016: “Black Matters” an Afro Solo exhibit at the San Francisco Library, 

San Francisco, CA

 

2014:  “Art and Liberation”, Eddie Rhodes Gallery, Contra Costa College, 

Contra Costa, CA 

 

2013:  “Dreams, Hopes and Inspirations” Alta Bates Hospital, Berkeley, CA

“Hunger” USF School of Law Creative Justice Show

 

2011:   “Cohabit” Inhabit Art Gallery, Oakland, CA

“Fostering Dreams of Equality” 7th Annual USF School of Law Creative Justice  Show, USF School of Law

 

2010:    “Yearning to Breathe Free” USF Equal Justice Society, USF School of Law

             “Intersectionality: Transforming Movements” UCLA School of Law, Critical Race    Studies Annual Symposium

 

2007: “Breaking Ice,” ARTworkSF, San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA (Image chosen for publicity materials)

 

2004:   "The Legacy of Slavery," June Steingart Memorial Gallery, Laney College,      Oakland, CA

 

 

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

 

2012:  “Face Value” a two person show with James Gayles, CK Gallery, Oakland, CA

 

2009:  “Landscapes of our Souls”, a two person exhibition with Susan Almazol at Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA

 

2005:   "Turn and Look," two woman exhibition with Amana Johnson, Addison St.      Window Gallery,  Berkeley, CA

 

 

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

 

2017:  “Mygration” a group exhibition at Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA

 

2016:  “Iconic Black Panther” Sepia Arts Collective, at American Steel, Oakland, CA

 

2015:   “Voices: An Artist’s Perspective”  The NAWA Gallery, New York, NY

“Visaural: Sight, Sound and Action”, The Nave Annex Gallery, Somerville, MA

“Secret”, the Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2014:   “Art and Social Change” L.H. Horton Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College,    Stockton, CA

 

2013:   “Body Language: The Figure in Clay”, Skyline College, San Mateo, CA

“Rebirth Through Time”, Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA

 

2008:   “Women on War” Women’s Caucus for the Arts, Mission Cultural Center, San  Francisco, CA

 

2006:    “Unsing the Song,” Theater Artaud, San Francisco, CA

 

2005:   "No More Scapegoats: An Anne Frank Exhibition,” Marin City

 

2004:    "No More Scapegoats," Hangar #5, Hamilton Field, Novato, CA

  "(S)kinship,"  Asian American Women Artist Association, SoMart Gallery, San    Francisco, CA

 

 

 

 

RECURRING GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2001-2019 (except 2018): “The Art Of Living Black”, Richmond Art Center, Richmond,    CA

 

2016-2018: “The Black Woman Is God” SoMarts Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2009, 2011, 2013: “Transformative Visions” One Life Institute, Oakland, CA (Image    chosen for publicity materials in 2009)

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

2007:   “Internalized Perpetration” chosen as cover art for Inquiring Mind, a Buddhist  Journal

 

 

WEB EXHIBITIONS

 

Persimmontree  www.persimmontree.org

Tikkun  http://www.tikkun.org/tikkundaily/art-gallery/lorraine-bonner/

The Heart of Medicine  http://theheartofmedicine.org/

 

 

AWARDS

 

2015:  The Jan Hart-Schuyer Award, The Art of Living Black, Richmond, CA

           “Best in Show” for Scapegoat,  Visaural, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA

2007: Best in Show, for Grandmother’s Elder Sister, Frank Bette Gallery, Alameda, CA

2003:  The Jan Hart-Schuyer Award, The Art of Living Black,  Richmond, CA