Maren’s Resume

 

EVENTS

September  2013
“Project Breakout”
Temporary Contemporary Gallery, CA
group show

August – October  2013
“New Works”
Allegory Art Wine, CA
two person show

July  2013
“Politically Vulnerable”
Exhibit S Sacramento, CA
solo show

June  2013
“Fruition”
Andaz Hotel Napa, CA
solo show

February- March 2013
“Layers”
Transmission Gallery Oakland, CA
invitational group show

January 2013

“Face Yourself”
Elliott Fouts Gallery Sacramento, CA
invitational group show

December 2012

“Small Gems”
Elliott Fouts Gallery Sacramento, CA
invitational group show

November 2012

“Art MIX”
Crocker Art Museum Sacramento, CA
solo featured artist

November 2010, 2011, 2012

Benefit ArtAuction Exhibition
California Center for Contemporary Art-  Sacramento, CA
group show

September 2010, 2011, 2012

Capitol Artist Studio Tour Exhibition
California Center for Contemporary Art-  Sacramento, CA
group show

August 2012

“Forty & Under”
Elliott Fouts Gallery Sacramento, CA
invitational group show

June 2012

“EFG Grand Opening”
Elliott Fouts Gallery Sacramento, CA
invitational group show

December 2011

“Small Gems”
Elliott Fouts Gallery Sacramento, CA
invitational group show

August 2011

“Forty & Under”
Elliott Fouts Gallery Sacramento, CA
invitational group show

June 2011

“Same Planes”
Sacramento Temporary Conrtemporary Gallery
two person show

May 2011

“BIG NAMES, small art”
Crocker Art Museum Sacramento, CA
group show

December 2010

Small But Mighty

Temporary Contemporary Gallery

Sacramento, CA- group show

December 2010
Benefit Art Auction Exhibition
California Center for Contemporary Art
Sacramento CA- group show
November 2010
Capitol Artist Studio Tour Exhibition
California Center for Contemporary Art
Sacramento CA- group show
September 2010
Coldwell Banker Art Invitational
McCluney Center
Sacramento, CA- group show
April 2010
Art of the Kitchen
Lounge On Twenty
Sacramento, CA- group show
April 2010
Paint
John Ayers Gallery
Chico, CA- group show
May 2002
figure studies
John Ayers Gallery
Chico, CA- group show
October 2001
Pop Sculpture
John Ayers Gallery
Chico, CA- group show

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Art Teacher- Grades Pre First – 8th
Brookfield School Sacramento, CA
2012- Present

Founder/Director
Maren Conrad’s Art Studio
2008 – Present

Founder/Director
Art Star: Summer Camp for the Arts 2012

Program Co-Director
Imagine Art/Yoga Summer Camp
June 2010, 2011 & 2012

Children’s Art Project Auction Coordinator
St. Michael’s Episcopal Day School
Grades Preschool – Eighth
2008, 2009 & 2010

Art Instructor
St. Michael’s Episcopal Day School Extended Care Program 2008

ARTIST IN RESIDENCY

Andaz Hotel Napa. CA
Sutterville School 2012-2013
Very Special Arts- “I can do that!” Program 2013

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Mr. & Mrs. Jason Kinney
Dr. & Mrs. Scott Moddell
Dr. & Mrs. Todd Andrews
Mr. & Mrs. Vince Di Fiore
Mr. & Mrs. Jason Hoffman
Mr. & Mrs. William Kershaw
Ms. Esther Son-Shin
Mr. & Mrs. Bryan Turner
Mr. & Mrs. David Youker
River City Phoenix
La Bou

 
BIBLIOGRAPHY

Sacramento Bee “Viewpoints: It’s ironic to censor feminist art over issues of feminist concerns”

By Maren Conrad. Special to the Bee. June 22, 2013. Page 11A.

http://www.sacbee.com/2013/06/22/5515765/its-ironic-to-censor-feminist.html

Cal Opinion: Your California Editorial Page “Maren Conrad: It’s ironic to censor feminist art over issues of feminist concerns” Op-Ed by Maren Conrad. June 22, 2013

http://calopinion.com/2013/06/maren-conrad-its-ironic-to-censor-feminist-art-over-issues-of-feminist-concerns/

Backlash.com “It’s ironic to censor feminist art over issues of feminist concerns”

By Maren Conrad http://www.backlash.com/archives/womenandmen/womenandmen_2013_06.html

KidAround Magazine – Arts Contributor 2010- Present

http://issuu.com/kidaround/docs/kidaround_novdec_2012

http://issuu.com/kidaround/docs/kidaround_septoct_2012/1

http://issuu.com/kidaround/docs/kidaround_mayjune_2013_2

http://issuu.com/kidaround/docs/kidaround_janfeb_2013

INTERNATIONAL PRESS 

Yahoo! UK & Ireland “Governors’ Mistresses Art Dust Up” June 27, 2013

http://uk.cars.yahoo.com/photos/governors-mistresses-art-dustup-photo-085613687.html

Bellfast Telegraph  “Governors’ muses, mistresses prompt art debate” by Tracie Cone Northern Ireland, UK. June 27, 2013 http://searchtopics.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/topic/Linda_Ronstadt

World News “Governors’ muses, mistresses prompt art debate” by Tracie Cone June 28, 2013 http://article.wn.com/view/2013/06/28/Governors_muses_mistresses_prompt_art_debate/#/related_news

MOJIM News “Governors’ muses mistreses prompt artistic criticism” June 29, 2013 http://mojim.com/url_news_100684_196rE3.htm

 PUBLICATIONS

Bitch Magazine “Portraits of California Governors’ Wives and Lovers Spark Controversy”

Art and Design post by Nina Liss-Schultz July 18, 2013 http://bitchmagazine.org/post/wives-lovers-and-mistresses-sacramento-artist-ignites-debate-about-gender-stereotypes-and-power

San Francisco Chronicle San Francisco, California “Governors’ muses, mistresses prompt art debate” By Tracie Cone June 28, 2013 http://www.sfchronicle.com/entertainment/article/Governors-muses-mistresses-prompt-art-debate-4628272.php

NewsOK Oklahoma News, Sports Weather “Governors’ muses, mistresses prompt art debate” By Tracie Cone June 28, 2013 http://newsok.com/governors-muses-mistresses-prompt-art-debate/article/feed/560007

Ventura County Star Ventura County, California “Governors’ muses, mistresses prompt art debate” By Tracie Cone June 28, 2013.http://www.thelighthousenews.com/photos/2013/jun/27/293583/

Contra Costa Times. Contra Costa County, California “Governors’ muses, mistresses prompt art debate” By Tracie Cone June 28, 2013 http://www.contracostatimes.com/ci_23558565/governors-muses-mistresses-prompt-art-debate?IADID=Search-www.contracostatimes.com-secure.www.contracostatimes.com

Santa Clarita Valley Signal. “Governors’ muses, mistresses prompt art debate” By Tracie Cone June 27, 2013.http://www.signalscv.com/section/287/article/99578/

Union Times San Diego. San Diego, California. June 27, 2013 “Governors’ muses, mistresses prompt art debate” By Tracie Cone http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/jun/27/governors-muses-mistresses-prompt-art-debate/all/?print

The Gazette Colorado Springs, Colorado “Governors’ muses, mistresses prompt art debate” By Tracie Cone June 27, 2013 http://gazette.com/governors-muses-mistresses-prompt-art-debate/article/feed/17781

Sacramento News & Review “Restauratuer Randy Paragary Yanks Controversial Paintings Off New Bar’s Walls” By Rachel Leibrock.. June 20, 2013 http://www.newsreview.com/sacramento/restaurateur-randy-paragary-yanks-controversial/content?oid=10294644

The Sacramento Bee“Politically Vulnerable’ paintings well-done but problematic” By Victoria Dalkey, Bee Art Correspondent. Friday, Jun. 21, 2013 Page 25TICKET http://www.sacbee.com/2013/06/21/5509924/politically-vulnerable-paintings.html

Merced Sun-Star “The Buzz: Art of governors’ loves pulled down before downtown bar opens”

by Jeremy B White June 13, 2013http://www.mercedsunstar.com/2013/06/13/3067495/the-buzz-art-of-governors-loves.html

Sacramento Sun “Controversial art exhibit features California governors’ lovers”

By KXTV 10.. June 28, 2013 http://www.sacramentosun.com/index.php/sid/215495637/scat/d10bacfff3f93dae

Sacramento News & Review “Artists’ statement: Exhibit S grand opening” By Rachel Leibrock.. June 27, 2013.http://www.newsreview.com/sacramento/artists-statement/content?oid=10378235

The Sacramento Bee “Vicotria Dalkey: Artists face themselves at Elliott Fouts” By Victoria Dalkey, Art Correspondent January 18, 2013. Page 26. Ticket Section.

Submerge Magazine “SEE: 40 & Under Show at Elliott Fouts Gallery”
July 30- August 13, 2012. Page 9

The Sacramento Bee “Visions and Wonders Abound at Galleries On Monthly Art Walk” by Victoria Dalkey, Bee Art Correspondent. Friday August 10, 2012. Ticket Section Page 14.

Sactown Magazine“Best Place to Raise a Renoir” Best of the City” June/July 2011, page 71

Inside Publications “Little Picassos: Local Art Teacher Wants to Instill a Love of Art in Children” Artist Spotlight, October 2010 pages 70-71


TELEVISION

USA TODAY “Art show features politicians’ lovers, mistresses”

News. June 28, 2013 http://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/2013/06/28/2472927/

Alive 11 Atlanta, Georgia “Art show features politicians’ lovers, mistresses”  June 28, 2013 http://www.11alive.com/video/2515945792001/1/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

KARE 11 Minneapolis Minnesota “Art show features politicians’ lovers, mistresses” June 28, 2013 http://www.kare11.com/video/2515945777001/1/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

KSDK 5 St. Lois Missouri “Art show features politicians’ lovers, mistresses” http://www.ksdk.com/video/2515945778001/1/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

WBIR 10 Knoxville, Tennessee “Art show features politicians’ lovers, mistresses” http://www.wbir.com/video/2515945775001/1/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

WZZM 13 ABC. Grand Rapids Michigan “Art show features politicians’ lovers, mistresses” http://www.wzzm13.com/video/2515945793001/1/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

WGRZ 2 Buffalo, New York “Art show features politicians’ lovers, mistresses” http://www.wgrz.com/video/2515945785001/1/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

WFMY News 2 Salem, North Carolina “Art show features politicians’ lovers, mistresses” http://www.digtriad.com/video/2515945784001/1/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

WKYC New 3 Cleveland, Ohio “Art show features politicians’ lovers, mistresses” http://www.wkyc.com/video/2515945786001/1/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

WMAZ 13 Savanna, Georgia “Art show features politicians’ lovers, mistresses” http://www.13wmaz.com/video/2515945789001/1/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

WUSA 9 Washington DC News “Art show features politicians’ lovers, mistresses” http://www.wusa9.com/video/2515945791001/1/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

WTSP Tampa Bay, Florida “Art show features politicians’ lovers, mistresses” http://www.wtsp.com/video/2515945790001/1/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

WLTX Columbia South Carolina “Art show features politicians’ lovers, mistresses” http://www.wltx.com/video/2515945788001/1/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

WTLV 12 Jacksonville, Florida “Art show features politicians’ lovers, mistresses” http://www.firstcoastnews.com/video/2515945776001/51309729001/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

WSCH 6 Portland, Oregon “Controversial art pulled from California art collection”

By Michele Mullen June 13, 2013 http://www.wcsh6.com/rss/article/246731/108/Controversial-art-pulled-from-California-art-collection

News Center 23 Rio Grande Valley “Politically Risque Paintings Pulled” June 28, 2013.

http://www.kveo.com/news/politically-risque-paintings-pulled

KCRA 3 Sacramento “Too politically risque? Art collection pulled from Vanguard Lounge”

By Claire Doan June 13, 2013 http://www.kcra.com/news/Too-politically-risqu-Art-collection-pulled-from-Vanguard-lounge/-/11797728/20549158/-/1dk0um/-/index.html

Fox 40: Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto “Art Installation Depicting Wives, Mistresses, and Lovers of Governors Pulled” By Kimberly Easton.. June 11, 2013 http://fox40.com/2013/06/11/politically-vulnerable-art-installation-pulled/

ABC News 10 “Controverisial art exhibit features California governors’ lovers”

By Suzanne Phan June 28, 2013 http://www.news10.net/news/article/249035/2/Controversial-art-exhibit-features-California-governors-lovers-

ABC 30 Fresno, CA “Artwork pays tribute to former lovers of California governors”

By Dale Yurong  June 28, 2013 http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/story?section=news/state&id=9156089

CBS Sacramento “Controversial Governors’ Lovers Exhibit Finds New Home at Art Gallery”

By Maria Medina.. June 28, 2013 http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2013/06/28/controversial-governors-lovers-exhibit-finds-new-home-at-art-gallery/

KTVU 2 San Jose, CA “California governors muses mistresses prompt art debate” http://www.ktvu.com/ap/ap/california/governors-muses-mistresses-prompt-art-debate/ptk7X/

 

RADIO

NPR/ Capitol Public Radio: Insight “Artist Maren Conrad” By Beth Ruyak July 3, 2013 http://archive.org/details/Insight-130703
https://itunes.apple.com/jo/podcast/capital-public-radio-insight/id123069128

971 The River “Governors’ muses, mistresses prompt art debate” By Tracie Cone Associated Press June 27, 2013http://www.971theriver.com/ap/ap/social-issues/governors-muses-mistresses-prompt-art-debate/nYX4H/

B 98.5 Atlanta, Georgia “Governors’ muses, mistresses prompt art debate” By Tracie Cone Associated Press June 27, 2013 http://www.b985.com/ap/ap/social-issues/governors-muses-mistresses-prompt-art-debate/nYX4H/

95.3 The Eagle Dayton, Ohio “Governors’ muses, mistresses prompt art debate” By Tracie Cone Associated Press June 27, 2013 http://www.953theeagle.com/ap/ap/social-issues/governors-muses-mistresses-prompt-art-debate/nYX4H/

 
WEB

Andaz Hotels “Video: Andaz Napa’s Maren Conrad Art Presentation” July 31, 2013.http://andazsalon.com/content/video-andaz-napa’s-maren-conrad-art-presentation

Courier-Post South New Jersey News “Art show features politicians’ lovers and mistresses” June 28, 2013  http://www.courierpostonline.com/article/20130628/ENT/130628007/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-mistresses?nclick_check=1

Courier-Journal Louisville, Kentucky “Art show features politicians’ lovers and mistresses” June 28, 2013 http://www.courier-journal.com/VideoNetwork/2515945805001/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

Des Moines Register Des Moines, Iowa “Art show features politicians’ lovers and mistresses” June 28, 2013 http://www.desmoinesregister.com/VideoNetwork/2515945812001/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

Detroit Free Press Detroit, Michigan “Art show features politicians’ lovers and mistresses” June 28, 2013 http://www.freep.com/VideoNetwork/2515945813001/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

The Tennessean Tennessee, USA “Art show features politicians’ lovers and mistresses” June 28, 2013 http://www.tennessean.com/VideoNetwork/2515945846001/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

Democrat and Chronicle Rochester, New York “Art show features politicians’ lovers and mistresses” June 28, 2013 http://www.democratandchronicle.com/VideoNetwork/2515945811001/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

Green Bay Press Gazette. Green Bay Wisconsin. June 28, 2013 http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/VideoNetwork/2515945818001/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

First Coast News Jacksonville, Florida “Art show features politicians’ lovers and mistresses” June 28, 2013 http://www.firstcoastnews.com/video/2515945776001/51309729001/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

Delaware Online: The News Journal “Art show features politicians’ lovers and mistresses” June 28, 2013 http://www.delawareonline.com/VideoNetwork/2515945809001/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

Sheboygan Press Sheboygan, Wisconsin “Art show features politicians’ lovers and mistresses” June 28, 2013 http://www.sheboyganpress.com/VideoNetwork/2515945840001/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

The Daily Journal. Vineland, New Jersey “Art show features politicians’ lovers and mistresses” June 28, 2013 http://www.thedailyjournal.com/VideoNetwork/2515945806001/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

Clinton News Clinton Mississippi “Art show features politicians’ lovers and mistresses” June 28, 2013 http://www.clintonnews.com/VideoNetwork/2515945802001/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

Statesman Journal Salem Oregon “Art show features politicians’ lovers and mistresses” June 28, 2013 http://www.statesmanjournal.com/VideoNetwork/2515945844001/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

Cincinnati.com. Cinicinnati, Ohio “Art show features politicians’ lovers and mistresses” June 28, 2013 http://news.cincinnati.com/VideoNetwork/2515945800001/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

St. Cloud Times Saint Cloud, Minnesota “Art show features politicians’ lovers and mistresses” June 28, 2013 http://www.sctimes.com/VideoNetwork/2515945843001/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

APP Online TV June 28, 2013 http://www.app.com/VideoNetwork/2515945782001/Art-show-features-politicians-lovers-and-mistresses

Austin 360, Austin TX “Governors’ muses, mistresses prompt art debate” By Tracie Cone June 27, 2013 http://www.austin360.com/ap/ap/social-issues/governors-muses-mistresses-prompt-art-debate/nYX4H/

Scoop “Governors’ muses, mistresses prompt art debate” By Tracie Cone June 27, 2013  http://www.scoopweb.com/Mistresses

Active Dayton, Dayton, Ohio “Governors’ muses, mistresses prompt art debate” By Tracie Cone June 27, 2013

http://www.activedayton.com/ap/ap/social-issues/governors-muses-mistresses-prompt-art-debate/nYX4H/

Legal Pro News “Governors’ muses, mistresses prompt art debate” By Tracie Cone http://legalpronews.findlaw.com/article/02g22BIaMJfEQ

Auto Balla “About Town: Art Supporters ‘In Heaven’ at Opening of New Center for the Arts” March 31, 2013 http://www.autoballa.com/related_articles/04Eb3wDaVr1DT

Clip Syndicate “Politcally Risque Paintings Pulled”June 13, 2013 http://www.clipsyndicate.com/video/play/4165960/politically_risque_paintings_pulled?wpid=5435

UC Berkeley News “Controversy Erupts Over an Art Exhibit By Maren Conrad…” Friday, 28 June 2013 http://www.berkeley.edu/news/in_news/archives/20130628.shtml

Got News Wire “Controversial Governor’s Lovers Exhibit Finds New Home in Art Gallery” June 27, 2013 http://sacramento.gotnewswire.com/news/controversial-governors’-lovers-exhibit-finds-new-home-at-art-gallery

Sac Press “Artistically vulnerable: Vanguard owners pull controversial art collection”

By Allison Joy. June 11, 2013 http://www.sacramentopress.com/headline/83474/Artistically_vulnerable_Vanguard_owners_pull_controversial_art_collection

Girls on the Grid “Maren Conrad: the Grid’s most controversial artist?”

By Rachel Smith & Laura Braden June 12, 2013 http://www.girlsonthegrid.com/maren-conrad/

Sacramento News & Review “Maren Conrad, Vanguard, and the art of new school feminism”

By Rachel Liebrock. June 12, 2013 http://www.newsreview.com/sacramento/pageburner/blogs/post?oid=10208358

Linda Ronstadt Forum “Art collection pulled because of political complaints”

By Anton Catastrof June 14, 2013 http://www.ronstadt.proboards.com/thread/1333

MrSactown.com “Political Controversy over Feminist Artwork at new Sacramento nightclub “Vanguard” June 20, 2013 http://www.mrsactown.com/political-controversy-over-feminist-artwork-at-new-sacramento-nightclub-vanguard/

Regator: Only the best blogs Portrait Show of Wives, Lovers, and Mistresses of California Governors Sparks Controversyhttp://regator.com/p/261114393/portrait_show_of_wives_lovers_and_mistresses_of/

It Came With The Frame: Blog “Apparently there’s a big feminist hub-bub over artist Maren Conrad’s latest art collection in Sacramento…” July 7, 2013 http://camewiththeframe.tumblr.com/post/55829878687/apparently-theres-a-big-feminist-hub-bub-over

Decadent Publishing “The Purpose of Art” by Leslie D. Soule July 1, 2013 http://decadentpublishing.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-purpose-of-art.html

Muck Rack “What Journalists are saying about Jerry on Twitter”  http://muckrack.com/topic/Jerry?page=16

Liveblog with Sac Press “Art, Feminism, and Sexuality with Maren Conrad” http://embed.scribblelive.com/Embed/v5.aspx?Id=130697&ThemeId=9655

Blog: Cowtown Eats “Dining News: All About Vanguard” http://www.cowtowneats.com/2013/06/dining-news-all-about-vanguard.html