Elephant In The Room

   My Story
Plane Slashing

Nancy Calef

Solo Exhibitions: (selected)

2015      "Made of Wood" interactive sculpture, Union Bank, SF, CA 
2014      "Peoplescapes" - Exhibition & Book Release, Meridian Gallery, SF, CA
2013      "Peoplescapes" Oakland City Center, Oakland, CA
2012      "Peoplescapes" Beacon Group Ventures, Chase Bank, Berkeley, CA

2010      "Elephant in the Room" Focus Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009      "California Landscapes" 201 California, ALC Designs, SF
2008      "New Concoctions" Live Worms Gallery, SF
2007      "Recent Paintings" Live Worms Gallery
             "Liberty?" Mill Valley Art Commission, Mill Valley, CA
             "Travelscapes" Showroom 500, SF, CA
             "Peoplescapes & Travelscape" Marin Technologies, San Rafael,
05          "From My Window to Mendocino" CA Equity Office Property, SF
2005      "Peoplescapes" The Swig Company, SF
             "Paintings by Nancy Calef" Second Floor Salon, SF
2003      "Life As We Know It" Fort Mason Center, SF
2001      "New Paintings" George Krevsky Gallery, SF
1998      "Peoplescapes" George Krevsky Gallery
1997      Mr. Ralph's, S.F
1995-96 Enrico's, S.F.
             Island Resort, Koh Samui, Thailand
1989      Rolands / Pasands (Jazz Series) SF
1988      Henry Hardy Gallery, University Club, SF
             Kimball's Jazz Club
1986      Casa Macondo Gallery, S.F.

Group Exhibitions: (selected)

2017      Live Worms, San Francisco, CA
             "Exist & Resist" Mission Cultural Center, SF, CA
2016      Gallery 1317, 1317 Grant Ave., SF, CA
Literature and Art" Berkeley Center Arts Passage, Berkeley, CA
                       curated by Expressions Gallery
              Northern CA Art Therapy Assoc. Annual Conference -
                       Plenary Speaker, Art Exhibition, Berkeley, CA
              "Social Justice: It Happens to One, It Happens to All"
                       St. Mary's College Museum of Art, Moraga, CA
              Group Exhibition, Live Worms Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2015       "Peoplescapes" The Beat Museum, San Francisco, CA
2014-15  "Peoplescapes -- My Story From Purging To Painting" art exhibitions
                       Green Apple Books - SF, CA, Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA
                       Gallery Bookshop - Mendocino, CA
              Gymboree Headquarters Exhibition, SF Curated by ALC Designs
2013       "Neighborhoods & Characters" Emerald Tablet, SF, CA
              "Winter Hours" Glass Door Gallery, San Francisco, CA
              Oakland City Center, Oakland, CA - curated by Alex Cefalo
              "Art of the Narrative", Emerald Tablet, San Francisco, CA
              "Writers Who Paint, Drawers Who Write" Emerald Tablet
                        artists' original work featured during the
                        Litquake Festival -Litquake Event with writers/artists
2012       "Peoplescapes" Focus Gallery, San Francisco, CA
              Foundry Square Four, San Francisco, CA
              "I Have The Right" - Picture Cultural Art
                  California State University, Dominguez Hills
"Holiday Exhibition" Focus Gallery, San Francisco, CA
              "Cartoon & Humorous Art", Expressions Gallery, Berkeley, CA 
              Focus Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010       "Adam's Rib," Fusion Arts Museum, New York, NY
              "Foxy's Five," Bullet Space Gallery, New York, NY
2009       "Art of the Crash," Fusion Arts Museum, NY
              "Dramatic Characters," Expressions Gallery, Berkeley
"Control," SBAWCA, Juried Guerilla Girls, SOMarts Cultural Center
2008       "Woman," Fusion Arts Museum, NY
              "Color Explosion," Expressions Gallery, Berkeley
              "Summertime Jazz.," Expressions Gallery
              "Dancing for Joy," Expressions Gallery
2007       "Around the Globe," Expressions Gallery
              "New Beginnings" Expressions Gallery
              Beat Museum, San Francisco, CA
2006       "Abundance & Joy" Expressions Gallery, Berkeley, CA
              "Masks, Myths & Magic" Expressions Gallery, Berkeley
              Clayton Patterson Gallery & Outlaw Museum, New York, NY
2005       "Heartland International" Gage Gallery, Roosevelt Univ,, Chicago, IL
              "Art of Politics" DFA-Marin, Sausalito, CA
2004       Fresno Art Museum, The Golda Foundation, Fresno, CA
              "Perceptions of our President" National Juried Exhibition,
              Koo's Gallery, Long Beach, CA
              "Fields of Light,"  Kanbar Second Floor Salon/SF
              "National Juried Exhibition," Marin Society of Artists,
              Marin Art & Garden Center, Ross, CA
              "Wild Women 2: Telling Tales," Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA
2003       Gallery Artists,  George Krevsky Gallery, SF
2002       Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, George Krevsky Gallery
              Upper Grant Street Fair, SF
              Gallery Artists, George Krevsky Gallery
2000       State of the World Forum, Artist in Residence, NY, NY
              10th Annual Roundtable Exhibition, National Arts Club, NY, NY
              "Diamonds and Dust, the Art of Baseball" George Krevsky Gallery

              "The Women" George Krevsky Gallery
1999       "By the Sea" George Krevsky Gallery
              1999 State of the World Forum, Artist in Residence, SF, CA
              "Multi Media Mania" George Krevsky Gallery
              India Street Artworks, San Diego Artwalk
1998       "Bits & Pieces" George Krevsky Gallery
              Mayor's Exhibition, San Francisco City Hall
1993-1998 Open Studio/Art Span, S.F.
1992-1997 Artist Guild of San Francisco
1995       The Cannery, Fisherman's Wharf, AIDS Benefit Exhibition
Art Explosion, S.F., CA
1994       George Krevsky Fine Arts
1993       George Krevsky Fine Arts 
1992       "Testing The Market"  Untitled Gallery, S.F.
              "Three Women, Three Styles" S.F. Realist Gallery 
1991       "Shadows and Substance" NCJW, Hollywood, CA
1990-91  Zola Fine Arts, Hollywood, CA
1987       "How Women See"  San Mateo Arts Commission

Study and Travels:

College of  New Rochelle, Fine Arts, New Rochelle, N.Y.
Center for Electronic Art, Graduate, Computer Animation Certificate, SF
Traveled throughout Mexico, Central America, Europe, lived in Greece
and Thailand, traveled through India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam
and Nepal.

Publications and Interviews:

San Francisco Magazine - Power Edition Dec 2016 - TOC Artwork "Hashtag Dummy POTUS" oil on canvas, Sparkle & Blink 81 - Quiet Lightening cover art, Peoplescapes -- My Story From Purging To Painting (author & artist) - Babu Books, Interview with Michalis Limnios - Ambassador of Blues/Greece, Art Reveal Magazine - June 2016 Feature, Lunch Ticket Magazine - Peoplescape Spotlight, Professional Art Magazine - Artist Spotlight Feature, Podcast with Keith Breitbach, Artful Vagabond - A Message For Our World Leaders, "State Of the World", Expressive Art - Power of Healing, Barbary Coast -Peoplescapes, Art News, Gallery Guides, Where SF
, San Francisco Chronicle including feature, Marin Independent Journal, the Battered Suitcase (cover - digital and print), Beatitude 41 1/2 (cover), Prisoners of Truth by Jody Weiner (cover) (Council Oaks Books), Nothing But The Truth So Help Me God Vol. 1 & 2 (art contributor) (A Band Of Women), San Francisco Chronicle Datebook Feature by Edward Guthmann, On-Line: Tikkun Magazine - feature, Salon Foxy, Goodie Magazine, Madhatter Review, Foliate Oak Magazine, Oregon Literary Review, ArtHeart, Hesa Inprint

Nancy Calef Meridian Gallery

Photo by Eduardo Bonsi

Live Worms Gallery
Meridian Gallery
Nancy Calef - George Krevsky Gallery

Maurice Kanbar, Nancy Calef & Jody Weiner

Jody Weiner Litquake 2010 Focus Gallery

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photo credit: David Paul Morris