BRUCE
KLEIN

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BRUCE KLEIN
426 MAGNOLIA AVENUE
MODESTO, CA. 95354
209-544-2806

EDUCATION

1985-87 M.A. Clinical Psychology, California State University, Hayward, CA.
1982-85 Coursework toward an Interdisciplinary PHD in Experimental
Aesthetics, University of California, Berkeley, CA.
1978 B.A. Honors Art, University of California, Berkeley, CA.
1971 M.A. Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, CA.
1969 B.A. Honors. Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IND.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

College and University:

1984 University of California, Santa Cruz, CA., Drawing
1978 California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA., Lecturer in Humanities, Taught Philosophy, Psychology and Landscape Painting
Hartnell College, Salinas, CA., Philosophy
1976- 77 Artist in Community Organizations, Oakland, CA. Teaching art to preschool children under a grant from the State of California.

SELECTED EXHIBITION

2015 Yosemite Renaissance, Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park, Ca.
2014 Open Studio, Modesto Calif.
“Yosemite Show”, First Street Gallery, Turlock , Ca.

2013 Texas National Competition 2013 Juror: Peter Selz
34th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition Juror: Stephen Goddard
Drawing From Perception X11, Wright State University Juror: C. S. Lewis
Open Studio, Modesto, Ca.
Artist in Residence, Yosemite National Park
Firehouse Gallery, Berkeley, Calif.

2012 “Castle Dreams”, Mythos Fine Art: Berkeley, Ca.
“Lyrical Vision”, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, Ca.
Open Studio, Modesto, Berkeley, Ca.
2011 New Places: Four California Painters, Firehouse Gallery, Berkeley, Ca.
Mythos Fine Art, Berkeley, Ca.
2010 Ansel Adams, Carnegie Center, Turlock, Ca.
2009 “Yosemite Artists-in Residence “,Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park.Ca.
“Share the Art”, Gallo Center, Modesto, Ca.
2007 “Yosemite: Art of an American Icon”, Autry National Center, travels to three cities.
2004, 2005, 2006 “Yosemite Renaissance”, Yosemite National Park, CA. travels to six cities.
2003 “Anniversary Show”, Artist’s Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
1998 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
48th National Art Competition, Fort Smith Art Center, Fort Smith, ARK.
1997 “Yosemite Renaissance”, Yosemite National Park, CA.
1995 “Artist in Residence Show”, Yosemite National Park, CA.
1994 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
1990 Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fresno, CA.
1989 Drawing Annual, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino CA. Juror: Kenneth Baker
1988 “Pro Arts Annual”, Pro Arts, Oakland, CA. Juror: Mary J.Jacobs
Pacific Prints, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA. Juror: Martina Norelli
“Paper in Particular”, National Exhibit, Columbus, MISS. Juror: Kenneth Crown
1987 “West Coast Painters”, University of Hawaii. Hilo, Hawaii. Juror: George Miyaski
1986 La Grange National, La Grange, Georgia. Juror: Henry Hopkins
Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA. Juror: R. Tomlinson
1985 Second Annual All California Art Show, Pacific Grove, CA. Juror: C. French
1984 “All California 84, Laguna Beach, CA. Juror: Henry Hopkins
1983 “All California Bi Annual, Riverside, CA. Juror: D. Weygandt
Pacific States Print and Drawing Exhibition, Hawaii. Juror: C. Garabedian
Crocker Kingsley Annual, Sacramento, CA. Juror: E. Tonelli
FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

1988 Artist in Residence, Yosemite National Park
1979 California Arts Council, Artist in Community Organization grant, renewed 3 years
1977 California Arts Council, Artist Assistance grant
1976 Guest Lecturer, University of California Art Museum, Berkeley, CA. Honorarium on B. W. Tomlin

PUBLISHED REVIEWS OF ART

2012 “New Places: Four Painters’ California” , Berkeley Art Gal’s Art Blog
2009 “Yosemite Alive” , Lisa Millegan, The Modesto Bee, 7/10/09
2005 “Beyond the Brush”, Lisa Millegan, The Modesto Bee, 5/27/05
1990 “Yosemite: An American Treasure”, Kenneth Bower, National Geographic Book
“The Lure of Yosemite”, M.W. Misrach, Northern California Home and Garden, September Issue
1989 “Art”, Anne Telford, Northern California Home and Garden, April Issue, pg. 3-8
“Yosemite Walls”, Nancy Steele, Bencia Herald, 9/89
“Pro Arts Annual’, Harriet Swift, Oakland Tribune, 1/89
“The Art and the Juror”, Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, 2/89
“A Fashionable Pluraism”, Mark Van Proyan, Artweek, 2/89
“Back to Nature Nudes Banned From Museum”, G.E. Swas, San Francisco Chronicle, 2/89
“Nude Photo’s Removed from Park”, Gene Rose, Fresno Bee, 2/89
1987 Charles Shere, Oakland Tribune, 5/87
Hawaii Tribune Herald, 1/87
1986 Monterey Peninsula Review, 10/87
1983 Richard Simon, The Sacramento Bee, 5/83
1980 The Alameda Times, 5/80

CURRENT GALLERIES

Artist’s Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
Storey Framing, Berkeley, CA.

 

COLLECTORS

Patricia Lee
Arns Law Firm
Pillsbury, Madison and Sutro Law Firm
Brobeck, Phleger and Harrison Law Firm
Fleishmann and Fleishmann Law Firm
Carniege Foundation