ALEXANDRIA PEMBLETON
info@alexandriapembleton.com
 
Education                                                                            
California College of Arts and Crafts, B.F.A., 2000
California College of the Arts, M.F.A., 2006

Exhibitions
2006   “Sycophant” Hooper Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    “Material World” Alliance Francais, San Francisco, CA
    “CCA Graduate Exhibition” CCA, San Francisco, CA
    “Virology” Lobot Gallery, Oakland, CA
    “Geographic Premonitions” Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
    “Banner Project” Berlin, Germany
    “Chain Letter” High Energy Constructs, Los Angeles, CA
    “Gift” 301 Bocana, San Francisco, CA

2005   “Tate Modern Project” Tate Modern, London, England
    “Venice Biennale Project” Arsenale, Venice, Italy
    “Preciousonian Econmony” Playspace, San Francisco, CA
    “the gates”  Central Park, NY
    “mom’s show” GC1, San Francisco, CA

2004   “Frenzy II” Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
    “In the street knitting project” San Francisco, CA

2002   “No War” Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
    “Some Other” Logan Galleries, San Francisco, CA

2001   “Reconstructing Reality” Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA
    “ Only Because I Love You” Nexus Gallery, Berkeley, CA
    “Pacific Rim Sculpture Members Show” 600 Townsend, San Francisco, CA
    “Post-postcard” Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
    “Interesting, but is it art?”  The Second City Council, Long Beach, CA
    “Texas National 2001" Stephen F Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
    “Bay Area Selections” Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
    “Fresh Visions, New Faces” Facere, Seattle, WA
    “C18H24O2" Emeryville, CA

2000  “Beliefs, Faith & Religion” The Second City Council, Long Beach, CA
   “Untitled” Nexus Gallery, Emeryville, CA
   “Tenuous Doctrine” Isabel Percy West Gallery, Oakland, CA
   “Tenuous Doctrine” Beta Building, San Francisco, CA
   “Graduation Show” Oliver Art Center, Oakland, CA
   “Eclectic”, Irwin Center Gallery, Oakland, CA

1999   “Doll Show”, Isabel Percy West, Oakland, CA
    “Get Your Daily Dose of Fiber III”, Glass Case Gallery, Oakland, CA
    “Get Your daily Dose of Fiber II”, Irwin North Gallery, Oakland, CA
    “Gala”, Beta Building, San Francisco, CA
    “In The Palm of Your Hand”, Fine Arts Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1998   “Get Your Daily Dose of Fiber”, Irwin South Gallery, Oakland, CA
    “1998 Student Metal Arts Show”, Irwin Center Gallery, Oakland, CA
    “Dreams and Daydreams”, Lily Pad, Oakland, CA

1997   “Core Show”, Irwin North Gallery, Oakland, CA

Awards and Honors                                                                      
Best of Show, Second City Art Council, Long Beach, CA, 2001
Honorarium Awarded by Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, 2001
Bachelor of Fine Arts with High Distinction, CCAC, 2000
Commencement Speaker for Fine Arts, CCAC, 2000        

Publications                                                                                   
Monique Beeler, Artists Interpret Sept. 11 at Oakland Art Gallery@ Oakland
Tribune, CA, November 30, 2001
Texas National Catalog, Department of Art, Stephen F. Austin State University,
Texas, August 2001
Westbrook, Lindsey, ABay Area Selections,@ Critics Choice: Art, San Francisco
Bay Guardian, CA, June 27, 2001
Djurklou, Alessandra, ABut is it unconventional art?,@ Press Telegram, CA, May
18, 2001
Gottlieb, Shirie, ABreathtaking - inside and out,@  Press Telegram, CA, November
13, 2000
AThe Year in Pictures@ Life Magazine, National, June 1986

Collections       
Maurizio Cattelan
Matthew Barney and Bjork
Jason Rhodes
David Wilson (Museum of Jurassic Technology)
Christo and Jeanne Claude                                                                                    
Suzanne Baizerman
Viola Frey
Barbro and Bernard Osher
Ed Ruscha
Judy Timken
Phyllis Wattis

Professional Experience
Owner/Director, Mochita, 2002-present
Intern, The Luggage Store, 2001-2003
Curator and co-ordinator, In The Street, 2001,2002
Teaching Assistant, Textile Printing, CCAC, Kathleen Larisch, 2001
Teaching Assistant, Fiber Sculpture, CCAC, Carol Beadle, 2000        
Co-teacher, Young Artists Studio Program, CCAC, 2000        
Developer and Co-Teacher, Art From Other Cultures, Arts Far West, 2000        
Teaching Assistant, Mechanisms, Susan Wood Onstadt, 2000        
Teaching Assistant, Forging, Olle Olls, 2000        
Teaching Assistant, Bowl-making, Olle Olls, 1999-2000
Teacher, Ovamboland Development Foundation, 1996-1997
Owner, African Eclectic, International Buyer & Salesperson/
Designer/Fabricator/Employer, 1993-1997
Healthcare Worker, Extended Program of Immunization, Unicef, 1991-1992