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 Laura Hale

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Education


Academy of Art College
San Francisco, California
B.F.A. 1997
Completed a rigorous and diverse fine arts training in painting and drawing under the direction of artist Craig Nelson and a faculty of industry professionals. Extensive knowledge and exploration of materials emphasized within a classical teaching structure.

Special Designation

Appointed fine art department liaison to Academy Of Art College President, Elisa Stephens. Duties included discussing student concerns with President Stephens in regular meetings, implementing solutions to satisfy those concerns, and various other duties


Technical knowledge


Comprehensive knowledge of Macintosh and IBM systems. Software experience includes: Microsoft- Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Claris Filemaker Pro, Adobe Photoshop/scanning knowledge, Adobe Illustrator, QuarkXPress, and World Wide Web familiarity.


Teaching experience


Trinity School
Menlo Park, California
2001-Present

Community School of Music and Arts
Mountain View, California
1997-2000

Arts in Action:
Faculty member specializing in art education within local public elementary schools. Curriculum is anchored to a global theme. Children are given the language of art, the inspiration to creatively explore their own artistic nature and nurtured to develop their artistic voice.

Camp Summer Oaks
Dallas, Texas
1993
Designed and implemented an arts curriculum for students ages 5-12. Program stressed exploration and understanding of art materials and art movements. Activities were designed to supplement the learning of hand-eye skill in addition to inspiring creativity.


Public commissions/events


Art for Parks Sake
San Francisco, California
1997
Collaborated in designing a San Francisco park bench under the theme “At the Movies” for exhibition and auction at the annual San Francisco Landscape Garden Show.

Bicentennial Park
Southlake, Texas
1993
Designed entrance monument for public park. Design included suggestion of landscape to surround and materials used to construct monument.

 

Catalogs


Art/life-The Original Limited Edition Monthly 1994

Created 150 original pages using copper wire, tulle, and handmade paper. Included in volume 15, number 6. Art/Life is kept in archive at the Guggenheim, The Museum of Modern Art-N.Y., Rizzoli bookstores, and others.


Solo exhibitions


“California Landscapes”
National Fidelity Title, San Francisco, California
June-December, 1997


“Hodgepodge”
625 Sutter Street, San Francisco, California
October 25-November 14, 1997


“Studies in Oil”
Rado’s 220 California, San Francisco, California
April-December, 1997

 

Group exhibitions


“Spring Show”
Academy of Art College, San Francisco, California
1997 Winner of second place awards: landscape painting and printmaking.


“The Cannery”
Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, California
1996


“Plein-Air Revival”
University of California, San Francisco, California
1996


“Spring Show”
Academy of Art College, San Francisco, California
1996

A complete list of current collectors is available upon request.
 
   
 
 

Laura Hale
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