Soña Holman Resume 2015 - click link for a downloadable version ____________________________________________________________________________ SOÑA HOLMAN Studio: Studio 727, 727 Airport Blvd, Austin, Texas 78702   415-246-3300   Selected Solo Exhibitions 2012 Verge Art Miami Beach fair during Art Basel week, Miami Beach, FL - Juried 2010 “Conversation” Linda Penzur Gallery, San Anselmo, CA 2006 “Psyche, Sense and Spirit” SomArts Main Gallery, SomArts Cultural Center, San Francisco -Two Person Show -Paintings “Present” Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA - Paintings 2003 “66 Balmy Gallery, San Francisco - Painting / Mixed Media Recent Work” Mill Valley Community Center - Juried by the Mill Valley Arts Commission, Mill Valley, CA - Two Person Show - Painting 2002 & 2000 “New Work” Holman / Finfrock Studios, San Francisco - Painting 1999 “Out of Heart”, Add Magnum Gallery, San Francisco - Painting 1993 “Mortal North” La Calle, Toronto - Painting /Mixed media 1991 “Out of Time” Nelson Morales Gallery, San Francisco - Painting   Selected Juried & Group Exhibitions 2016 - 3 Artists @ Austin Bergstrom International Airport, Austin TX-Curator- Matt Coldwell 2015 -“ Mix & Mash” Austin Lotteria – Mexicarte Museum, Austin TX- Invitational - “Small Works” - November, 2015 Georgetown Art Center, Georgetown, TX- Juried - “2015 Art Hop”- Georgetown Art Center, Georgetown, TX - Juried - “Citygram One by One Instagram Show”– Guest Artist– Artpost, Austin, TX - Ongoing exhibit, Westlake Dermatology Downtown, Austin, TX - E.A.S.T (Eeast Austin Studio Tours, Studio 727, Austin, TX 2014 - IEI Austin- Group Show – The Graeber Estate, Curator – Rhonda Rougeau, Austin ,TX -“Four Points Contemporary 2nd Bi- Annual Exhibit” - Juried- Special Merit AWARD - Juror – Reginald Charles Adams – co-founder of Museum of Cultural Arts, Houston TX, “Wind Wave” wood burn and acrylic on wood -“E.A.S.T.”(East Austin Open Studios), ART POST, Austin, TX 2013 -“Georgetown Art Hop” Georgetown Arts Center, Georgetown, TX–Juried – AWARD Honorable Mention 2-D category, “Cliff with Square Clouds” - paperwork on wood -“The Drawing Show “ Pump Project Gallery, Austin TX - Curated by Debra Broz -“It's Environmentally Inspired”- IEIaustin at The Graeber Estate, Austin TX - Curated by Rhonda Rougeau -“E.A.S.T.” (East Austin Open Studios), Pump Project, Austin, TX 2012 -“Georgetown Art Hop”, Georgetown, Texas - Juried -“The Drawing Show”, Pump Project Gallery, Austin, TX- Curated by Debra Broz - “E.A.S.T.” (East Austin Open Studios), Pump Project, Austin, TX 2011 -“E.A.S.T.” (East Austin Open Studios), Pump Project, Austin, TX -“ProArts Open Studios”, Ford St Studios, Oakland CA 2010 -“Jingletown Art Walk”, Ford St. Studios, Oakland CA 2009 -“Sonoma Valley Art Museum 2009 Biennial”, Sonoma, CA –Juried survey of contemporary San Francisco Bay Area artists -“Bay Area Contemporary Art- The Second Tranche “, Chroma Art Design, San Francisco - Invitational -San Francisco Open Studios, Marin Open Studios, Marin County, CA -“Falkirk’s 2009 Annual Juried Exhibition “ Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA - Juried -“Six Modernists At Chroma Art Design”, Chroma Art Design, San Francisco – - Invitational “Artspan Benefit Art Show & Auction”, Somarts, San Francisco, CA-Invitational 2008 -Tiburon Arts Festival 2008, Tiburon, CA – Juried -“Visual Impact - Marin Arts Council Fund for Artists Grantee Exhibit”, Marin --- Community Foundation, San Rafael, CA - Invitational -Marin County Fair - Fine Art Exhibit, San Rafael, CA – Juried San Anselmo Art & Wine Festival, San Anselmo, CA – Juried -“Summer Selections”, Mad Post, San Francisco, CA – Invitational -“On Your Mark - New Works In Abstraction” ARTworkSF Gallery, San Francisco – Juried 2008-2000 -San Francisco Open Studios & Marin Open Studios, Marin County, CA 2006 -“Fine Arts and Crafts Exhibition”, Marin County Fair, CA - Juried 2004 -“Benefit Auction for the Center for Live Art”, Slingshot Gallery, Berkeley, CA (featuring David Ireland) - Mixed media paper work – Invitational 2003 -“BACA, Annual Members Showcase” Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA - Painting 2001 -Marin County Art Festival, San Rafael, CA - Juried - Painting 1999-1996 -San Francisco Open Studios 1996-1995 -Marin Open Studios, Marin County CA 1990 -“A Show of Flags” – An outdoor exhibition on flagpoles at Harbourfront, Toronto: Curated by Gary MacLeod. Sculpture - Plexiglas Flag -“Artefect III” Workscene Gallery, Toronto – Invitational 1986 –1989 -Various groups shows in San Francisco & Toronto, including Bruce Velick Gallery, SF/ Intersection for the Arts, SF/ Artefect Gallery, Toronto/ The Flag show – invitational -Bamboo Club, Toronto,/ The Flag Show - Harborfront, Toronto     Honors / Grants/ Awards 2014- Special Merit Award – Four Points Contemporary Bi-Annual Exhibition, (online exhibit based in Houston TX) 2013 - Honorable Mention- Georgetown Art Hop -Juried exhibit, Georgetown TX 2008 Grantee Scholarship - Marin Arts Council for "The Business of Art", an 8 week intensive presented by The Center for Cultural Innovation, San Francisco 2006 Marin Arts Council 2006 Career Grant recipient- the grant was awarded for the development of the series “Memory Myths” Paperworks Bibliography - Citygram Austin. Online Magazine “ The Art Issue” Discovering Austin Artists – Survey of Local Artists – Juried 9-17-15 -Miami Sun Post -11-29-13 - American Art Collector, 2009 Edition- Alcove Books, Berkeley, CA Survey of American Artists- Juried -Exhibition Catalog “On Your Mark – New Works In Abstraction” 01/08 (Picture and artist statement) -Marin IJ Weekend, San Rafael, CA 09/21/06 (Picture and byline) -Now Magazine, Toronto, Canada-- 04/15-22, 1993 Night & Day- Front Page (Picture, commentary and byline) -Image Magazine, San Francisco Examiner 04/19/87 (Picture and byline w/ article on San Francisco's Hospitality House Art Program) -SF Bay Guardian Weekly – After Dark “Finding Art Amid Hardship”, 09/3/86. Featured picture with byline for “Lifelines”, a hand-bound, limited edition book -“Lifelines” Wood block prints and ink drawings in the hand-bound, limited edition anthology of artist works and writers of the Tenderloin - a benefit project for the Hospitality House Art Program, San Francisco - 1986 Professional Affiliations Memberships: EAST Austin Artists: Former member: Marin Arts Council, Marin County, CA/ Center for Cultural Innovation, San Francisco/ Art Span, San Francisco/ ProArts , Oakland, CA 2008 & 2004-2002 Volunteer- Headlands Center for the Arts, an artist residency program, Sausalito, CA/ Artspan, a non-profit artist support organization 1991-1987 Founding member and Coordinator of Artefect, a well-regarded artist –run gallery in Toronto profiling emerging artists. Developed gallery function, co-curated juried exhibits, guided publicity and administration. Coordinated volunteer staff for all gallery activities in this volunteer position. Education 2008- 2007 Graduate - The Business of Art – Eight week intensive from the Center for Cultural Innovation, San Francisco. As a Marin Arts Council Grant Recipient, I was awarded a Scholarship to attend . 1976 Graduate -Santa Fe Workshop of Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM Scholarship- Studied figure drawing & etching w/ Santa Fe Artist & Master Print Maker Donald Fabricant and others. 1975 High School Graduate, The Athenian School, Danville, CA Educated internationally / K-12 Mexico, California, Micronesia & Switzerland Selected Collections: Represented in many private collections in the US including Texas and the San Francisco Bay Area, Canada, Mexico. Names available upon request.