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EDUCATION:

School of The Art Institute of Chicago, M.F.A., 1966

                        Rhode Island School of Design, B.F.A., 1963

EXHIBITIONS:

2008:

Jeanne Chisholm Gallery, Pine Plains, NY, Russian Cups

                        RISD Biennale, Oakland Art Gallery

                        Wilhelmina Cruz Fine Art, San Francisco, Henry Geltzahler’s Cat

2007:

DAARTS, San Francisco, CA, Girl Power

                        Jeanne Chisholm Gallery, Pine Plains NY, Equestrian

                        Wilhelmina Cruz Fine Art, San Francisco CA, Dylan Michael portrait

                        2006:

Amsterdam / Whitney Gallery, NYC

                        Arnold Gallery, Newport, RI

                        Salmagundi Club, NYC

                        Wilhelmina Cruz Fine Art, San Francisco CA, Sophia  Thynn portrait

                        2005:

Amsterdam / Whitney Gallery, NYC

                        Jeanne Chisholm Gallery, Pine Planes, NY

Wilhelmina Cruz Fine Art, San Francisco, CA, portrait Dr. James F. Battey

                        2004:  

Amsterdam / Whitney Gallery, NYC

                        SOMA Gallery, 1045 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

                        National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL

                        Salmagundi Club, NYC

                        SFMOMA Docent Show

                        2003:

            Amsterdam / Whitney Gallery, NYC

                        Arnold Gallery, Newport, RI

                        Dolores Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                        Cohasset Historical Society, Cohasset, MA

                        Oakland Museum Collectors Gallery, Oakland, CA

                        2002:

            Mystic International, Mystic, CT

                        Wilhelmina Cruz Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

                        USS Hornet, Hornet Museum, Alameda, CA

                        Arnold Gallery, Newport, RI

                       

2001:  

American Society of Marine Artists, Cape Museum of Fine Arts, MA

                        Riverfront Arts Center, Wilmington, DE

                        Arnold Gallery, Newport, RI

                        Wilhelmina Cruz Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

                        Images of Filoli, Filoli, Woodside, CA

                        Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR

                        USS Coast Guard 20th Anniversary Show, Salmagundi Club, NYC

2000:  

Artist-in-Residence, USS Hornet, Alameda, CA

                        Casa Vieja Gallery, Vieques, Puerto Rico

                        Ventura County Maritime Museum

                        Coast Guard Art Exhibition 2000, Salmagundi Club, NYC

                        Longboat Key Center for the Arts, March 2000

                        Ventura County Maritime Museum, ASMA Show, Western Division

                        Images of Filoli, Filoli, Woodside, CA

                        1999:

            Arnold Gallery, Newport, RI

                        Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR

                        Los Angeles Maritime Museum, The Art of Sail

                        Mercy High School, San Francisco, CA

                        1998:  

Arnold Gallery, Newport, RI

                        International Society of Marine Artists, Camden, Maine, (Catalogue

                        Reproduction)

                        Los Angeles Maritime Museum, Art and Sail Training Show

                        Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, A Brush with The Sea

                        1997:  

Together We Win, Invitational, Rotunda, House of Representatives,

                        Washington, D.C.

                        Art from the American West, American Ambassador’s Residence,

                        Bogota, Colombia

                        ASMA 11th Annual Exhibit, Frye Art Museum, Seattle ,Cat. Repro.

                        Cummer Art Museum, Jacksonville, FL

                        1996:  

Naval Air Station, Alameda Aviation Museum, Alameda, CA

                        NAS Alameda, Officer’s Club, Purchase, Legacy Painting

Maritime and Yachting Museum, Stuart, FL, (International Society of Marine Painters, juried)

Salmagundi Club, NYC Navy League/COGAP Reception for George Gray.  All paintings collection of COGAP

                        National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL

                        San Diego Maritime Museum, American Society, San Diego, CA

Coast Guard Island, San Francisco, CA, unveiling of Steady Jump! at American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE)

1995:  

Distinguished Women Marine Artists, Maritime Gallery, Mystic, CT,

                        National Museum of Aviation, Pensacola, FL

                        Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, (Solo)

                        NAS Alameda, Officer’s Club, Preserving The Legacy

                        Salmagundi Club, NYC, A Decade of Coast Guard Art

                        Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR

                        Metropolitan Transportation Commission, Oakland, CA

                        US Coast Guard Exhibition, South Battery Club, Governor’s Island, NYC

                        Juried to travel.  Award presented by Admiral J.W. Kime, USCG

                        15th Annual USCG Exhibition, Federal Hall National Memorial, NYC

                        1994:

            Fleet Week Ball – St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, CA

                        NAS Alameda, Officer’s Club, Alameda, CA

                        Valerie Miller Gallery, Palm Desert, CA

                        Museum West Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

                        Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR

                        Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, CA (Solo)

                        Gumps, San Francisco, CA

                        United States Coast Guard COGAP ’94 Exhibition

                        South Battery Club, Governor’s Island, NYC, (juried, to travel)

                        Exhibiting artists presented awards by J.W. Kime, Admiral, US CG

                        Fifteenth Annual US Coast Guard Art Program Exhibition, Federal Hall

                        National Memorial, NYC

                        Mid-Atlantic Maritime Museum, (Invitational, ASMA)

Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR, (invitational, juried.)

                        American Corsair, 44” x 64”, (Oil on canvas).

National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL. First Annual Exhibit, (juried). Arrival of the New Helicopter

                        1993:  

Nautilus Memorial, Groton, CT (Solo)

                        Strybing Arboretum Society, San Francisco, CA (Solo)

                        Library and Museum Association, Springfield, MA

State of The Art (juried, invitational) Boston, MA. Award, Best of Category, Marine

1992:  

Museum of Fine Art, Springfield, MA. (Solo)

            Gumps, San Francisco, CA

            Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT. (Solo)

Yergeau Musee d’Art International, 3rd Exhibition, works on paper., Montreal,Canada.

1991:

            Mesa Southwest Museum, Mesa, AZ.  The Living Mirage

                        Shaklee Corporation, San Francisco, CA. (Solo Show)

                        Newbury Port in The Decorative Arts, Newbury Port, MA

                        Blackhawk Gallery, Blackhawk Plaza, Danville, CA. Gallery Artists

                        1990:  

Capitol Club, Fairmont Plaza, San Jose, CA

                        Mesa Southwest Museum, Mesa, AZ., The Living Mirage

                        The Strybing Arboretum 50th Anniversary, Invitational, San Francisco, CA

                        1989:  

Museum of Hudson Highlands, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY. (Solo)

Leslie Levy Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ., Wilma Parker/ Jose Clemente Orozco

                        Salmagundi Club, NYC., Members Exhibit, (juried)

                        Wilhelm Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

1987:  

Mesa Southwest Museum, Mesa, AZ., Capturing The Canyon, (Catalogue, Reproduction)

                        Katia Lacoste Gallery, San Jose, CA., Introductions

                        1986:  

Elaine Starkman Gallery, NYC., (Solo)

                        National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.

                        Looking at Earth, (Catalogue)

                        Greg Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

                        Artists International, San Jose, CA., Marine

                        Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA

                        1985:

            Strybing Arboretum Society, San Francisco, CA

                        Lisa Dubins Gallery, Los Angeles, CA., A New View

Scottsdale Center for The Art, Scottsdale, AZ.  R.A.F.T. (traveled to Yuma Art Center, Yuma, AZ)

                        Conico Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ., (Catalogue and Reproduction)

                        Jean Lombard Gallery, NYC (Solo)

                        MUSEUMS:

National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL

                        Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, Inaugural Show, Looking at Earth

                        Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT

                        Nautilus Memorial, Groton, CT., Launch of The Springfield, Violet Sea

                        Custom House Maritime Museum, Newbury Port, MA., (Solo Show)

                        On The Beach North Shore, Donated to Permanent Collection, Museum

                        of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA

                        Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA

                        Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA

                        Yergeau Musee d’Art International, Montreal, Canada

                        De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA

                        Mesa Southwest Museum, Mesa, AZ

                        Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, TX

                        Aston Collection of Wood Engravings, Library and Museum Association,

                        Springfield, MA

COLLECTIONS, SELECTED:

The Marquess of Bath, Longleat House, Warminster, GB

                        Tina Micklethwait, Dolphin Square, London, GB

                        Gordon and Magdalena Marr, Haydon House, Bath, GB

                        Embassy of The United States, Bangladesh

                        Embassy of The United States, Kazakhstan

                        Embassy of The United States, Lesotho

                        Ambassador and Mrs. Miles Frechette, American Embassy, Bogota

                        US Coast Guard, Washington, D.C.

                        USS Hornet Foundation, Alameda, CA

                        United States Navy, Groton, CT

                        Massachussettes General Hospital, Boston, MA

                        City of Springfield, Springfield, MA

                        Kirby/ Doval Associates, Springfield, MA

IBM Corporation, New York, NY, Poughkeepsie, NY, Tucson, AZ, (Catalogue and Reproduction)

                        Paine Webber, San Francisco, CA

                        3-M Corporation, St. Paul, MN

                        MIT Department of Ocean Engineering

                        Claremont University Center and Graduate School, Claremont, CA

                        Harvey Mudd School of Engineering, Claremont, CA

                        Arizona State University Memorial Union Collection, Tempe, AZ

                        Arizona State University College of Law, Tempe, AZ

                        Fairmont Hotel, Presidential Suite, San Jose, CA

                        Silicon Valley Capital Club, San Jose, CA

                        Van Doren Associates, San Francisco, CA

                        Nemeck and Cole, Los Angeles, CA

                        El Cholo Group, La Habra, CA

                        T-Cross Ranches, Colorado Springs, CO

                        ITO Curata, LTD., San Francisco, CA

                        Phoenix Technologies, Norwood, MA

                        Pepper/ Hamilton/ Sheetz, Los Angeles, CA

                        Brown/ Bain, Phoenix, AZ, Palo Alto, CA

                        John Gardner’s Tennis Ranch, Scottsdale, AZ, Carmel, CA

                        Sanwa Bank, Sacramento, CA

                        First City Bank, Houston, TX

                        American Medical International, Houston, TX

                        Samaritan Health Service, Phoenix, AZ

                        Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, CA

                        Dionex Corporation, Sunnyvale, CA

                        Colins Foods, Los Angeles, CA

                        Playboy Magazine, Chicago, IL

                        Officer’s Club, NAS Alameda, Alameda, CA

ARCHIVE:

                        Oakland Museum, California Artist Archive. Oakland, CA

                        The National Museum of Women in The Arts, Archive on Women Artists,

                        Washington, D.C.

PUBLICATIONS:

 

                        A Gallery of Marine Art, Jerry McClish, Rockport Publishers, 1998

                        Contemporary American Marine Art, University of Wash. Press, 1997

The Springfield Republican, Abandons Gardens of Mulberry Street, 1994

                        American Artists, American References Publishing Corp., 1991

                        Who’s Who in American Art, 1995…

                        The California Art Review, American References Publishing, (Color

                        Reproduction), 1991

                        MOMO NO SONO, San Francisco Tea Poetics Society, 1991

                        Art in America Annual Guide to Galleries, Museums, Artists, 1989

                        Art Talk, November 1989, “Wilma Parker/ Woodward Payne”

                        Onstage, 1988, Program for San Jose Symphony, (Reproduction)

Scottsdale Scene, “Painter Explores the World of Plants”, January 1987, (Reproduction)

Art Talk, “Joy of Plants and Places”, January 1987, Vol. 6 #4, (Reproduction)

                        Southwest Profile Magazine, January 1987, (Reproduction)

                        Southwest Art Magazine, January 1987, (Reproduction)

                        Woodstock Times, “West comes East”, July 1986

                        Los Angeles Magazine, August 1986, pg. 31, (Color Reproduction)

                        Art in America, April 1986, pg. 41, (Color Reproduction)

Art Now/ New York, April 1986, pg. 15, (Reproduction), Also, June 1987, pg. 75 (Reproduction)

                        Contemporary Woman Artists, Calendar, 1986 Publication, Palo Alto, CA

                        Hammock Marie, “Bouquets to Art”, S.F. Sunday Chronicle, 1985

Architectural Interior Photography, Paul Richard, 1986, (Reproduction)

Suzanne Brown, New Directions, Aspects of Western Landscape, 1984. (Text and Reproductions)

                        E.J. Montini, “The Art Tribe”, Arizona Republic, 1984, (Reproduction)

                        Lynne Pyne, “Riding The River”, Phoenix Gazette, Marquee Section, 1984

                        Bruce Babbitt, “A Unique Trip”, Scottsdale Daily Progress, 1984

                        Charles Andersen, “R.A.F.T.”, New Times, 1984

                        Deborah Lay, “A View for Others”, Phoenix Gazette, 1983

                        Eileen Bailey, “White Water Calling”, PSA Magazine, 1983

                        E.J. Montini, “Art and Reality”, Arizona Republic, 1982

                        Wilma Parker, “An Interchange of Life”, Southwest Art, 1981. (Text and

                        Reproduction)

                        Arizona Bar Association Magazine, Cover, 1981

                        Mary Houlsha, “Things Beautiful”, Art Voices South, 1981

                        Maggie Wilson, “A San Francisco Realist”, Arizona Republic, 4/8/81

                        Thomas Albrigh, “Realism”, San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 17th, 1980

                        Robin Karson, “Landscapes at The Museum”, Springfield Republican,

July 23rd, 1981

Frank Cebulski, “Rendering The Real”, Artweek, Vol. 11 #9, 1980

Natalie Kachin, “Sunday Times”, Channel 4, KRON, San Francisco, 1980

Shirley Kishiyana, “Parker Paintings, The New Register”, Portland, OR,

June 21st, 1980.

New West Calendar, Pub, Suzanne Brown Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, 1980,

(Reproduction and Text).

MAJOR COMMISSIONED WORK:

Homecoming, NAS Alameda, 44” x 128”, Alameda, CA

Launch of The Springfield, City of Springfield

                        Violet Sea, United States Navy, Groton, CT

                        Ephyphyllum, Presidential Suite, Fairmont Hotel, San Jose, CA

                        Summer Sailing, IBM Corporate Headquarters, New York, NY

                        Sonora Star, Tryptich, 42” x 69”, each.  Sonora Café, Los Angeles, CA

                        Golden Agave, Dionex Corporation, 68” x 102”, Sunnyvale, CA

                        Desert Gold, Dionex Corporation, 72” x 216”, Sunnyvale, CA

                        White Spring, Private Collection, 48” x 96”, Weston, MA

                        Dry Spring, Col. Mr. Temple Fielding, 53” x 102”, Mallorca, Spain

                        The Shapiro / Gallagher Girls in Asia, col. Mr. Jerry Shapiro

                        Sophia in Plaid Skirt, Sophia Asleep, col. The Marquess of Bath

                        Portrait of Dr. J.F. Battey, col. Dr. J.F. Battey

DONATIONS:

Coast Guard Art Collection (COGAP) Washington D.C.

YMCA, San Francisco, CA., Anthuriums

                        Russian Hill School, San Francisco, CA., Still Life

                        Oakland School for College Prep, Oakland, CA., 2003, 2004, 2005

                        SPCA, Springfield, MA.  2001

SPECIAL PROJECTS:

Aurobora Press, San Francisco, CA., Series of Monoprints

                        Children’s Docent, SFMOMA, 2000 – 2006

                        Sustainer SFMOMA

                        20th Century Newburyport Art, Historical Society of Newburyport,

NBPT, MA, 1991

Preparation and donation of Parker resumes and drawings to the show.

Ball/Parker Foundation, San Francisco, CA

Gorham Archive, Brown University, RISD Museum, Providence, RI

Preparation and donation into the archive of resume and work by Gorham

Designers George Francis Parker and Percy Ball.

Wilhelmina Cruz at SOMA Gallery – SOMA SEEN, curator.

DARTS, San Francisco, Curator.

Presentation of works by John Parker 1885, to British Watercolor Society.

VIDEO:

1991: Video Directory of Best American Painters, L.A.C.E.,

Los Angeles,CA Archive

                        Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA, Archive

                        Yergeau Musee d’Art International, Montreal, Canada, Archive

                        Mediatheque-Concordia, Montreal, Canada, Archive

                        Wilma Parker, SOMA SEEN, SOMA Gallery, 2004, de Pavloff Collection

MEMBER:

                        Salmagundi Club, New York

                        American Society of Marine Artists

                        Coast Guard Art Program, (COGAP)

                        Tailhook Association

 

 

 

AWARDS AND COMMUNITY SERVICE:

                       Trustee, Rhode Island School of Design

                        SOMPAC, San Francisco Redevelopment Commission

                        Sustainer, SFMOMA

The Gray George Award, COGAP, Salmagundi Club, NYC

                        US State Department Art in Embassy Program, Appreciation Award

                        US Department of Labor American Women Purchase Award, 1974

                       

 

                        Works available: wjpdp@yahoo.com

 

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