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 Linda Nunes - CV

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • May 2022 - It Runs Hot or Cold, MACC Gallery, Rancho Cordova, CA

  • October 2021-January 2022 - Artistic Edge, Sacramento, CA

  • June-August 2021 - The Hot & Cold of It, Gallery 625, Woodland, CA

  • April - June 2016 - In Hot Pursuit, Capital Public Radio, Sacramento, CA

  • April 2014 - En Cera, Blue Wing Gallery, Woodland, CA

  • April 2013 - Barton Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • June 2008 - Blue Moon Gallery, Sacramento, CA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2024

  • September - Archival Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • February - April - Abstract Ideas, Gallery at 48 Natoma, Folsom, CA (two artist show)

2023

  • December - Holiday Salon Show, Archival Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • March - Women's History Month Show, Archival Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • February-March - Hot & Cold: Wax Artists of California (Sierra Wax Artists), Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA

2022

  • September - November - Insight Show, JE Fine Arts, Clayton, CA 

  • June - October - Delta Gallery, Brentwood, CA 

  • June and beyond - Fire and Rain Gallery, Folsom, CA 

2021

  • October-January 2022 - Artistic Edge Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • April - ArtHouse Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • January - Viral Collaboration, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL

  • January-April - Movement, Mastery & Medium, Gallery at 48 Natoma, Folsom, CA

2020

  • November - Archival Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • July-September - Global Warming is Real, Museum of Encaustic Art, Santa Fe, NM

  • July-September - Wondrous Wax, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

  • January - Black & White Show, ACAI Gallery, Fair Oaks, CA

2019

  • November - Luminosity, SMUD Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • September-December - Surroundings, The Barn Gallery, Woodland, CA

  • August - The Garden Show, Archival Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • March - Hen Party, Archival Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • January - Black & White Show, ACAI Gallery, Fair Oaks, CA 

2018

  • Nov - Hot Wax, Kaneko Gallery, American River College, Sacramento, CA

  • July - Crossing the Lines (Wellman/Nunes Show), ACAI Gallery, Fair Oaks, CA

  • July - Mixed Media Invitational, Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • April - Catamaran Show, R. Blitzer Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA

  • March - Magnum Opus XXIX, Sacramento Fine Art Center, Carmichael, CA

  • February - Heat III Invitational, Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • February - Cross Pollination: Sierra Wax Artists Show, ArtHouse, Sacramento, CA

  • January - Black & White Show, ACAI Gallery, Fair Oaks, CA

2017

  • May - 57th Annual Spring Art Show, Lodi, CA

  • March/April - Dark Matter, The Artery, Davis, CA

  • February - Heat II, Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • January - Black & White Show, ACAI Gallery, Fair Oaks, CA

  • January - Patterns of Disorder, Retrograde Collective & Menagerie Art Salon, Sacramento, CA

2016

  • December - Big Show of Small Treasures, Dada Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • November - The ART Auction, Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento, CA

  • August - Mother Lode Show, Placerville Arts Assoc., Placerville, CA

  • July/Aug - Medley Show, Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA

  • July/Aug - Exhibit It!, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

  • April - Vent, Dada Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • March - HEAT, Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • March - Flexible Realities, ACAI Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • January - Paint & Wax: Work by Ken Hendrickson and Linda Nunes, E Street Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • January - Land.Sky.Sea, Shimo Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2015

  • December/January - Fe Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • November - Poetic Form and Disorder, Sacramento Poetry Center, Sacramento, CA (Curator)

  • November - Cups Show, Kondos Gallery, Sacramento City Collage, Sacramento, CA

  • August - Magnum Opus XXVI, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Sacramento, CA

  • July - Slice, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

  • April - Lodi Art Center’s 55th Annual Spring Show, Lodi, CA

  • March - The Whole Ball of Wax, Arthouse, Sacramento, CA (Curator)

  • March - Encaustic Art Institute Grand Opening - Santa Fe, NM

2014

  • August - Wax On - Tsao Gallery/Davis Arts Center, Davis, CA (Curator)

  • February - Hot Wax Runs Wild: Sierra Wax Artist Membership Show - Lincoln Art Center, Lincoln, CA (Curator)

2013

  • November - International Encaustic Artist Show, Santa Fe, NM

  • October - Elk Grove Fine Art Center, Elk Grove, CA (Featured artist)

  • August/October -Waxing Artistic: Encaustic Artwork by the Board of Sierra Wax Artists, SMUD Gallery, Sacramento

  • June - The Female Form, Artistic Edge Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • April - Little Relics, Sacramento, CA

  • March - Animal House, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael, CA

2012

  • December - Dallas Museum of Biblical Art, Dallas, TX

  • November/December - Fe Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • October - Artful Animals, Kennedy Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • July - The End, Tangent Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • May - Word Up, Tangent Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • May - Where the Wild Things Are, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael, CA

  • March - Animal House, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael, CA

  • February - Light?, Tangent Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • January/February - String Theory Installation, The Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

2011

  • July - Fe Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • March/April - The Artisan Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2010

  • January - The Texture Show, Blue Moon Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2009

  • May - Women Revealed, Side Show Studios, Sacramento, CA

  • April - An Intimate Collaboration, Blue Moon Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2008

  • October - Works Gallery, San Jose, CA

  • October - CounterPoint, 20th Street Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • June -  Blue Moon Gallery, Sacramento (Featured artist)

  • February/July - Doiron Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • February - Power and Passion of Red, Barton Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • January - Black & White, Tangent Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • January - Winter White, Blue Moon Gallery, Sacramento

2007

  • December - Ink Show, Tangent Gallery, Sacramento, CA

  • September - Shapes, Plains and Space ,Witt Gallery, CSU Sacramento, CA 

  • May - Senior Graduate Show, Else Gallery, CSU Sacramento, CA

  • March - 20th Street Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2006

  • April/May - Witt Gallery, CSU Sacramento, CA

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

  • City of Rancho Cordova, CA

  • Sacramento Children's Museum, CA

 

PUBLIC ART & COMMISSIONS

2023

  • The Cloud Garden - Private residence commission (40" x 60" encaustic and mixed media)

2021

  • Utility Boxes (2), Rancho Cordova, CA

2019

  • Triptych painting (10' x 30"), Sims, Lawrence & Arruti Law Firm, Roseville, CA

2018

  • Wine Bottle Label - Vannatta Winery, Elk Grove, CA 

  • Utility Box -  Winchester Blvd & Daves Drive, Los Gatos, CA 

  • Train Wrap - Sacramento Regional Transit District, Light Rail Train, Sacramento, CA

  • Triptych painting (10' x 30") Milestone Restaurant, El Dorado Hills, CA

2017

  • Utility Box - Meadowview Blvd, Sacramento, CA 

  • Utility Box - Alkali Flats, Sacramento, CA

  • Median Art, Permanent Mosaic Installation, Explorer Drive, Sacramento, CA

ARTICLES AND WORK PUBLISHED

  • 2023 - International Encaustic Artists  - IEA Artist Profile (Online), May issue 

  • 2023 - Style Magazine, March issue 

  • 2020 - Inside Publication, June issue (Cover)

  • 2018 - Sacramento Magazine, June issue

  • 2018 - Sacramento Magazine, February issue 

  • 2017 - Inside Publication, December 17 issue (Cover)

  • 2017 - Catamaran Literary Reader, August issue 18

  • 2014 - The Auburn Journal, June 12 issue

  • 2014 - The Daily Democrat (Woodland, CA), March 28 issue

  • 2013 - Sacramento Bee, June 7 issue

  • 2013 - Arden-Carmichael News, May 23 issue

  • 2013 - Sacramento News & Review, February 7 issue

  • 2012 - Grapevine Independent, March 2 issue

  • 2011 - The Sacramento Bee, July 29 issue

  • 2011 - Grapevine Independent, July 29 issue

  • 2006, Los Rios Community College Annual Report (selected “Best in the Nation” by Community College Humanities Association, & received Golden Crown Award from Columbia Scholastic Press Association)

 

 

ART POSITIONS, AWARDS, MEMBERSHIPS & RESIDENCIES      

CURATORIAL

  • 2012 to 2023 - Curator, Sierra Wax Artists organization

  • 2012 to March 2015 - Curator, Rancho Cordova City Hall

  • 2005 to 2010 - Chief curator, California State Fair Exhibit Team

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

  • May 2022 - Beneath the Surface, Rancho Cordova City Hall, Rancho Cordova, CA (1st Place award)

  • July 2020 - Figurative Expressions, Sacramento Fine Arts, Carmichael, CA (2nd Place award)

  • March 2020 - Residency, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

  • May 2019 - Lodi Arts 59th Annual Spring Art Show, Lodi, CA (1st Place award)

  • July/Aug 2015 - Slice, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA (2nd Place award)

TEACHING

  • 2023 to  Present - R & F Official Instructor

  • 2018 to 2023 - Encaustic workshop teacher, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

  • 2014 & 2019 - California State Fair, 3 Day Encaustic Demonstration, Fine Arts Expo Building

  • 2012 to Present - Encaustic workshop teacher and demonstrator

MEMBERSHIPS

JUROR

  • July 2018 - Luminous Layers, Sierra Wax Artists Membership Show, MACC Gallery, Rancho Cordova, CA

  • November 2016 - Diamond Springs Art Association Fall Show, Placerville, CA

  • November 2015 - Small Works Show & Itty Bitty Mini Show, Lodi Fine Arts Gallery, Lodi, CA

 

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