LESLIE FRIERMAN GRUNDITZ

1550 4th Street

Alameda, California  94501

leslie@grunditzart.com

 

 

EDUCATION

1979        San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1979        BFA, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA

AWARDS

2002        Recognition of Artistic Merit, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA, Arts on Fire VI

1997        Barbara McQuaid Award, Friends of Marin Center, San Rafael, CA

                  Honorable Mention, Friends of Marin Center, San Rafael, CA

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2011        Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA, Transformations

2010        SFMOMA Artists Gallery, SF, CA, Wondrous Strange

                  Warehouse 416, Oakland, CA, Five Ton Crane

                  Rythmix Cultural Works, Alameda, CA  The Games People Play

2008        Autobody Fine Art, Alameda, CA, Childhood Accident

                  Rythmix “K” Gallery, Alameda, CA, Cross Currents

                  Gallery 94124, San Francisco, CA, 6th Annual Altered Barbie Show

                  Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA, The Edwardian Ball

2007        AgeSong Gallery & Market Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                       5th Annual Altered Barbie Show

                  Gallery  5+5, San Diego, CA, Five X Twenty-Five              

                  Montclair Gallery, Oakland, CA, Alumni at the Centennial  CCAC

2006        Marin Society of Artists, Ross, CA, National Exhibition 2006

2005        STUDIO Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Tiny            

                  STUDIO Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Fun + Games

                  SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA, A Perfect 10, 10th annual Staff Art Exhibition

                  Quicksilver Mine Co., Forestville, CA

                  Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, CA, January Juried Show

2004        Next Level Communications, Rohnert Park, CA, Absurd, Silly & Surreal

2003        SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 25th Anniversary Exhibition

                  Quicksilver Mine Co., Forestville, CA, Icons Totems Fetishes

                  Frank Bette Center for the Arts, Alameda, CA, New Statements/Timeless Themes

2002        Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, 73rd Crocker-Kingsley Exhibition

                  Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA, Arts on Fire VI

2001        Bedford Gallery, Dean Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA, Objects Considered

                  Pro Arts, Oakland, CA, 2001 Juried Annual

                  Next Level Communications, Rohnert Park, CA, Retro

                  Napa Valley College Gallery, Napa, CA, Bay Area Art IV

                  Danville Fine Arts Gallery, Danville, CA, Myths, Legends & Dreams

2000        Sunnyvale Creative Arts Center Gallery, Sunnyvale, CA, Animal Stories

1999        Hollis Street Project,Emeryville, CA, Ten Into Two Thousand

                  Nika Gallery, San Francisco, CA Auction for Action

1998        Pro Arts, Oakland, CA, 1998  Juried Annual

                  California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, CA, Founders Day Exhibition

                  Ernst Von Houwald Haus, Lubben, Germany, Six Kunst Women

1997        d.p. Fong Galleries, San Jose, CA , Toys in Contemporary Art

                  Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, CA, Coast to Coast

                  Marin County Fair Fine Arts Exhibit, San Rafael, CA

                  Rubissow Sargent Winery, Berkeley, CA

                  Nika Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Un-Quiet

 

1996        We the People, Oakland, CA, Artists of Oakland

1995        Levi Straus Plaza, San Francisco, CA, The Beauty Project at Levi’s Plaza

1994        Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, Measuring Up

                  Ohlone College, Fremont, CA, Pretty Little Thing

1993        Rodney Strong Vineyards, Healdsburg, CA, Dolls

1991        Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, CA

1990        San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                  Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, CA

1984        Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

                  Annual Video Festspeil, Falling, Denmark

                  Fylkingen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

1983        Hanaholmens Culture Center, Helsinki, Finland

                  Hedvig Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

                  Goteborg Art Museum, Goteborg, Sweden, Videoknonst

1982        Fylkingen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

                  Umea County Art Museum, Umea, Sweden

                  Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

 

SOLO  EXHIBITIONS

2001        Napa City-County Library, Napa, CA  

 

COLLABORATIVE PERFORMANCES & PROJECTS

2010        Pier 14, SF Embarcadero, CA, Raygun Gothic Rocket (8/2010 thru 10/2011)

                  Maker Faire, San Mateo, CA, Raygun Gothic Rocket

                  NASA, Ames Research Center, CA, Raygun Gothic Rocket

2009        Burning Man Festival, Black Rock City, NV, Raygun Gothic Rocket

                  The Crucible, Oakland, CA, Dracul: Prince of Fire

2008        Crucible Fire Arts Festival, Oakland, CA, Steam Punk Tree House

                  Coachella Music Festival, Indio, CA, Steam Punk Tree House

2007        Burning Man Festival, Black Rock City, NV, Steam Punk Tree House

1996        The Stork Club, Oakland, CA, Three Bean Salad

1994        New Performance Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Summerfest ‘94

                  Dance Theater Seven, Fairfax, CA, Elements

                  Eighth Street Studio, Berkeley, CA, Works in the Works

                  Marin Center Showcase Theater, San Rafael, CA, Marin Arts Council

                  Grant Performances

1993        Eighth Street Studio, Berkeley, CA, Will the Serpent be Unbroken

                  Marin Center Showcase Theater, San Rafael, CA, Collaborations

1992        Dance Theater Seven, Fairfax, CA, Miles

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2010        SFGate, 96hours, Don’t miss: “The Games People Play”, Mary Eisenhart, 4/22/10

2009        Alameda Magazine, 1/2009 Aha! Moments, by Judith Gallman, pg 80

2001        Napa Valley Register, Bay Area artists’ diverse works...

                     written by Sasha Paulsen, 3/1/01           

1997        San Jose Mercury News, Where serious art is child’s play , 

                     written by Chioro Santiago, 12/21/97

1984        Paletten, 4/84 , Sweden

                  Video Monitor, a newsletter about Scandinavian Video Art,

                      published with the support of the Nordic Cultural Fund, 4/84, page 4

1983        Goteborgsposten, 2/11/83, Sweden

                  Kalejdoskop, Video konst i Norden,  vol. 3+4, 1983, page 27, Sweden

1981        Hjo Tidning, Amerikansk  nyrealism, 

                      written by Simonson, 4/81, page 1, Sweden

 

GROUP AFFILIATE

5 Ton Crane