L I V I A   S T E I N  C H R O N O L O G Y •                                                                                   







1971                      University of California, Berkeley, BA History

1972-1973             University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Post Graduate Study

1975-1977             Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles

1983                      San Francisco State University, MA, Center for

                              Interdisciplinary and Experimental Art


Selected Exhibitions:

2014                     Transmission Gallery, Solo Exhibit

                              Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, California

                              Red Dot Gallery,  Sacramento, California

                              15th Street Studio, Boulder, Colorado

                              Susan Alexander, San Francisco, California

2013                     Ringling  College of Art, Selby Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

                              Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, California

                              Gallery 21Ten, Sacramento,  California

2012                     Transmission Gallery, Oakland, California 

2011                     Artworks Downtown, San Rafael, California 

                              Art from Sanskriti, Berkeley Arts Festival, Berkeley, California

2010                    Berkeley Art Center, Local Treasures, Berkeley, California

                              Triton Museum, Santa Clara, California, Recent Paintings

                              Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, California Livia Stein

2009                      Andrea Schwartz Gallery, Two-Person Show, Paintings, Works on Paper

2008                      Artists Annual Book Show Invitational, Donna Seager Gallery San Rafael

                              Artworks Gallery Monotypes, San Rafael, CA

                              Banned and Recovered, San Francisco Center for the Book

                              deYoung Art Museum, Kimball Gallery, Paintings & Paper, San Francisco

 2007                     Yuma Arizona Art Museum, Yuma, Arizona

                              Togonon Gallery, San Francisco, California

                              Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, Washington

                              Oakland Museum of California, 12th Street Gallery

2006                      San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Artists Gallery, Paintings

                              Kala Printmaking Institute, Berkeley, California Works on Paper

2005                      Thirty Something, Kala Institute, Berkeley, California

2004                      Giorgi Gallery, Berkeley, California

2003                      Toomey-Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, California (Two-person)

                              Art Museum of Belarus, US Embassy

                              Estamperia Quitena, Quito, Ecuador

                              Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco California

2002                      San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Artists Gallery

                              Oakland Museum, "Being There", Oakland, California

2000                      Toomey- Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, California

                              Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California

1998                      Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, California

                              Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, California         

1997                      Michael Himovitz Gallery,  Sacramento, California

1996                      San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Artists Gallery

                              Modesto Community College

                              Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California Solo Exhibit

1995                      Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, California, “Personal Archeology”

1994                      Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, California Paintings & Pastels

                              Triton Museum, Santa Clara, California Monotypes

1993                      Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, California, Paintings, Drawings, Prints

                              Duke University, Durham, North Carolina,

1992                      Bentley/Tomlinson Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

                              Sharon Truax Fine Art, "New Paintings", Venice, California

1991                      Clark Community College, Las Vegas, Nevada    

                              Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, California

                              Interart Gallery, San Francisco, California

                              Bentley Tomlinson Gallery, Paintings, Scottsdale, Arizona

1990                      Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, Legion of Honor

                              Achenbach  Foundation, Recent Acquisitions Exhibition

1989                      Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, California

                              Bucci's, Emeryville, California

1988                      Shaklee Building Gallery, San Francisco, California

1987                      San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Artists Gallery

1986                      San Marco Gallery, Dominican College, San Rafael, California

1986                      College of Marin, Kentfield,

1986                      Tokyo Museum, Prints, California Society of Printmakers

                              Sun Gallery, Hayward, California, Three Person Show

1985                      Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, California, Invitational Show

                              San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art

1984                      Reviewing the Figure, Clorox Corporation, Oakland and California

                                    State University Hayward

                              All California '84, Laguna Beach Museum,. Laguna Beach, California

                              Heller Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, California

                              California Society of Printmakers, San Rafael, California

1982                      California and West Coast Photographers, Cypress College, Cypress, California

1981                      Kennedy Gallery, College of Holy Names, Oakland, California

                              Cameravision Gallery, Los Angeles, California, California


Teaching/Art Related Employment


                              Dominican University,  Associate Adjunct in Art, San Rafael

                              California College of the Arts, Oakland, California

                              Kala Institute of Printmaking, Berkeley, California

                              Guest Lecturer, Painting Department, University of California. Berkeley

                              College Preparatory School, Summer Art Program

                              Monotype Workshops, Oakland, California

                              Emeryville Youth Art Program, Instructor

                              Art Faculty, ASUC Art Studio, UC Berkeley, California



 DeWitt Cheng              Better Late Than Never, Facebook Review 

Howard Junker              ZZYZVA Magazine, Black and White Images, Winter 2007

Richard Whittaker          Works and Conversations Magazine, Interview with Visuals, October 2007

Dewitt Cheng                 Review “ India on My Mind”, Art Limited Magazine, July 2007

Livia Stein                      Interior Dramas, Catalog 2007

Debra Koppman             Catalog Essay, Solo Exhibit, Togonon Gallery, San Francisco, 2007

Victoria Dalkey              SACRAMENTO BEE ,- “Image Alone Isn’t Everything”, May 1998,         Sacramento, California

Mark Van Proyan           ARTWEEK, "Bridges:  Artist's Response to Disaster",

                                             March, 1990, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California

Rick Deragon                 Sunday Herald,  "Diverse Approaches...", April 1990

Charles Shere                 OAKLAND TRIBUNE,  "Emeryville's Art a Display of Industry"                November 10, 1987

Phyllis Bragdon             MARIN INDEPENDENT JOURNAL - "The Abstract and Oblique

                                             on Parade", September 30, 1986

Mollie Malone                ARTWEEK,  "Painters Who Make Prints",- March 22, 1986

Phyllis Bragdon             INDEPENDENT JOURNAL - "What's Going on in Printmaking", January 1984


Selected Public and Private Collections:


Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Art                      Oakland Museum of California          

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco                         Dominican University of California

David A. Gekin, M.D.                                                 University of Iowa Art Museum

Schreiber Collection                                                    Marian Parmenter, Mill Valley, CA

Auberge du Soleil                                                        Suzy Locke & Associates

Federal Home Loan Bank                                           Kala Institute Print Archive

Consolidated Capital                                                   Kaiser Foundation

James & Claire Niven                                                 Clark Community College Las Vegas, NV     

San Francisco State University                                    Mendelsohn & Mattis

J.H. Whitney & Company                                          Saintsbury Winery

San Francisco Cardiology                                           Mark Buell/Suzie Tompkins


Awards & Honors:

Honorary Artist, Kala Institute, 40th Anniversary

de Young Museum, Month Residency and Solo Exhibit, Kimball Gallery,  2008

Artist in Residence, Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco February & March 2007

Artists Residency, Maharaja Singh, University School of Fine Art, Baroda, India, January 2007

Yuma Symposium, Guest Artist, February 2007

Graduate Student Award for Distinguished Achievement San Francisco State University, NDEA, Title VI              Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania 1972

Artist-in-Residence, Printmaking Fellowship 1990,

Kala Institute, Berkeley, California

Alameda County Arts Council Purchase Award, 1994