UPCOMING SHOWS & WORKSHOPS

4/22  Watercolor Workshop for Adults at The Dancing Cat

8/4    Burlingame Library Exhibition

 

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016   People, Places, Things, The Arsenal, San Jose, CA

2014   Linea de Costa exhibit at Espacio de Creación Contemporánea (ECCO), Cádiz, Spain

            To what do I owe this pleasure? Chromatic Coffee Co., Santa Clara, CA

2013   Lay Low, Seeing Things Gallery, San Jose, CA

            Frances Marin, Delta Workshop, Sacramento, CA

            Frances Marin, Barefoot Coffee, Campbell, CA

2012   Misha Patel Studio, San Jose, CA

2011   Paperhouse, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, San Jose, CA

2011   This Never Happened, The Usuals, San Jose, CA

2007   Face to Face, Black & Brown, San Jose, CA

2006   Mere Existence, Herbert Saunders Gallery, San Jose, CA

Frances Marín and Michael Oechsli, 12 & Taylor, San Jose, CA

Snippets, Overpass Gallery, San Jose, CA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016   ME/DIUM, Space B, San Jose, CA opens November 10th

            New Attitudes, Empire Seven Studios, San Jose, CA opens Friday, October 14th

            Anne & Mark's Art Party, San Jose, CA

            Pairs, Empire Seven Studios, San Jose, CA

            Not a Lemon, Scott Ellsworth Gallery at Alite Designs, San Francisco, CA

            Spirit of Shokunin, Empire Seven Studios, San Jose, CA

            Art Splurge, Morris Graves Art Museum, Eureka, CA

           100 Day Project, Seeing Things Gallery, San Jose, CA

            Screaming Hand 30th Anniversary Show, Empire Seven Studios, San Jose, CA

2015    Eye Tea, Citadel Gallery, San Jose, CA 

Collector, Berkeley, CA

Eat Your Heart Out, Studios on the Park, Paso Robles, CA

2014    Wouldn't It Be Nice, Seeing Things Gallery, San Jose, CA

It's Not Your Birthday Anymore, Seeing Things Gallery, San Jose, CA

Shelter, A Dual Exhibition Group Show at Citadel Gallery and Works Gallery, San Jose, CA

2013    Vital, The Usuals, San Jose, CA

Avant Garden, The Armory, San Jose, CA

2012     Hark!, Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, CA

Papergirl, Incline Gallery, San Francisco, CA

San Jose Creatives, Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, CA

Valley Go Home, The Uptown, Oakland, CA

Annual Benefit Auction, Works Gallery, San Jose, CA

Exquisite Corpse, Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, CA

US, The Usuals, San Jose, CA

America, MF'er!, On the Corner, Campbell, CA

Exquisite Corpse, Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, CA

Women Rising, Backwater Arts, San Jose, CA

Avant Garden, The Armory, San Jose, CA

VII, Black & Brown, San Jose, CA

PMS (Personal Made Space), Empire Seven Studios, San Jose, CA

2011     Reconstruct, Limón Salon, San Jose, CA

2010    Dia de la Vida, The Usuals, San Jose, CA

Impermanence/Permanence, Gallery Ten10, San Jose, CA

2009   KJFC 50th Anniversary Art Show, Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, CA

2007   Housewarming, Works Gallery, San Jose, CA 

2006   Flux, Works Gallery, San Jose, CA

2005   99.95, Lisa Coscino Gallery, Pacific Grove, CA

The Postcard Show, The Lab, San Francisco, CA

Annual Auction, Works Gallery, San Jose, CA

Fools, Works Gallery, San Jose, CA 

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Art, Pictorial Art, San Jose State University, 2006

Master of Library and Information Science, San Jose State University, 2010

 

RESIDENCIES

Linea de Costa Artist Residency at Espacio de Creación Contemporánea (ECCO), Cádiz, Spain, November 2014

 

PRESS/PUBLICATIONS

Featured in BBC News article Women Who Draw

Interview with Content Magazine

 

GRANTS, AWARDS & HONORS

San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs' Creative Industries Incentive Fund grant through the Center for Cultural Innovation, 2016

Creative Capacity Fund grant, Center for Cultural Innovation, 2015

Winner of live painting contest at Cinequest Film Festival, 2015

Arts Council Silicon Valley, Artist Enrichment Grants, 2007-2011- teaching artist grants to work with at-risk preschool children and at-risk teens, including at the juvenile hall for girls in San Jose

Randall Sadler Visual Art Scholarship, San Jose State University, 2006

Helen Dooley Visual Art Scholarship, San Jose State University, 2006

 

TEACHING

Community School of Music and Arts faculty, Mountain View, CA, 2013-2015

Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship Program Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA, August 2014

Arts Council Silicon Valley (now Silicon Valley Creates), Teaching Artist Grants, 2006-2011

Marvegos Fine Art School studio teacher, 2006-2008

 

SELECTED WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

SoFA Sketch - free monthly community sketch night, Downtown San Jose, CA July 2015-present

Watercolor workshops, The Dancing Cat, San Jose, CA Fall 2016

Color Night for Content Magazine's ContentLAB, July 2016

Dream Interpreting, The Snooze Bar for Casper, San Francisco, CA, June 2015

Watercolor workshop, Cabaret Event at UC Hastings College of the Law (private), San Francisco, CA, January 2015

Marbling workshop, Yelp Elite Holiday Party (private), San Jose, CA, December 2013

Block printing workshop at Delta Workshop, Sacramento, CA, September 2013

Various creative workshops for San Jose Public Library 2006-2009