VICTORIA Z. RIVERS:
Professor in Textile Arts,
Design Program
One Shields Avenue
University of California
Davis, California 95616   USA

                        

Exhibitions Publications Curatorial Activities / Lectures papers & Workshops Selected citations in publications Artist's Statement

 

EXHIBITION RECORD: (most recent listings are last)

 

One Person Exhibition, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, Kentucky.   February, 1976.

Group Exhibition, Legislator's Club, Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.   March 1976.

One Person Exhibition, Kalso Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee. October 1976.

"The Alumni Show:   Invitational Exhibition," Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky.    November 1976.  

One Person Exhibition, Studio S, Murfreesboro, Tennessee. December 1976

One Person Exhibition, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota. January 1977.  

"Tennessee Artist-Craftsmen Association Exhibition," Hyatt-Regency Hotel, Knoxville, Tennessee.   March 1977.   Best in Show Award.

"Young Americans" American Crafts Council, premier opening at Southeast Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, June 1977.   At the Museum of Contemporary Crafts (now American Craft Museum), New York, New York.   October 1977 to January 1978, then traveling for two years.   One of 5 award winners.    

One Person Exhibition, Downstairs-Downtown Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky. August 1977.  

"Tenth Annual Invitational Crafts Exhibition," Southeast Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.   November 1977.  

"Annual Mid-States Exhibition," Evansville Museum of Art and Science, Evansville, Indiana.   December 1977.

"Annual Mid-States Crafts Competition," Evansville Museum of Art and Science, Evansville, Indiana.   February 1978.   The Museum Purchase Award.

"Seventh Tennessee Biennial," The Parthenon, Nashville, Tennessee. February 1978.   Best in Show Award.  

"Intent '78:   Fiber," Bruce Gallery, Edinboro State College, Edinboro, Pennsylvania.   March 1978.  

"Opryland Hotel Purchase Competition," Nashville, Tennessee. April 1978.   Two Purchase Awards for the Tennessee Art Collection.

Group Exhibition, "Printed and Dyed Plus," Surface Design Association Exhibition, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. April 1978.

Counterpoint," American Crafts Council Southeast Exhibition, Berea College, Berea, Kentucky. June 1978. Merit award.

"The New Fabric Surface:   Printed, Painted, and Dyed," Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C.   July-August, 1978.

"Surface Design:   Approaches '78," Invitational Exhibition, Liberty Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky.   October-November, 1978.   Purchase Award.

"Thirty-First Annual Mid-States Exhibition," Evansville Museum of Art and Science, Evansville, Indiana. November 1978.  

"Fibers:   Southeast '79," Invitational Exhibition, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina. February 1979.

Group Exhibition, "Tennessee Artist-Craftsmen Association and the Tennessee Valley Authority Exhibition," Knoxville, Tennessee.   March 1979.   Merit Award.  

Group Exhibition, "Exhibition 280," Huntington Galleries, Huntington, West Virginia.   March 1979.   Award of Excellence.  

"Beds, Sweet Dreams, and Other Things," Brunnier Gallery, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.   March 1979.   Merit Award.

"Innovations in Fibre '79," Regis College, Denver, Colorado.   April 1979.

"National Fibers Invitational Exhibition," Visual Arts Center of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska.   April 1979.  

"Fibrations:   Surface Design," University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.   May 1979 by invitation.  

"Twelfth Annual Prints, Drawings, and Crafts Exhibition," Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas. May 1979.   Purchase Award.  

"Woman Artists:   National Invitational Exhibition," Springfield Art Association, Springfield, Illinois.   June-July, 1979.

"Invitational Exhibition of Works by Tennessee Valley Authority States Artists," TVA Visitor's Center, Washington, D.C. July-September, 1979.  

Group Exhibition, "Mississippi River Craft Show," Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee.   September-October, 1979.  

Invitational Exhibition, "Fiber Art," Junior Art Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky. October 1979.  

"Invitational Crafts Exhibition," Southeast Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.   October-November, 1979.  

Group Exhibition, "Fiber and Fabric Fantasy," Westlake Gallery, White Plains, New York. December 1979.  

Group Exhibition, "Mid States Crafts Exhibition," Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, Indiana. February-March, 1980.   Merit Award.  

Group Exhibition, "Exhibition 280, Prints, Drawings, Photos," Huntington Galleries, Huntington, West Virginia.   March 1980.  

"Appalachian National Drawing Competition," Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina.   March-April, 1980.   Purchase Award.  

Group Exhibition, "Currents '80," National Crafts Invitational, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   March 1980.

"Invitational Exhibition for the Surface Design Association Conference," The Elements Gallery, New York, New York.   April 1980.  

Invitational Exhibition, Artistic Sass Gallery, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.   April 1980.  

"National Fibers Invitational," Visual Arts Center of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska.   June 1980.  

Invitational Exhibition, "New Directions from the Southeast," Fiedler Gallery, Washington, D.C.   June-July, 1980

Invitational Exhibition, "Soft Fiber, Sculpture," Greenwood Gallery, Washington, D.C.   September 1980

One Person Exhibition, Merida Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky.   December, 1980.

Group Exhibition, Wesleyan International Exhibition of Prints and Drawings, Macon, Georgia.   November-December, 1980.  

Group Exhibition, "Fiber and Fabric Fantasy II," Westlake Gallery, White Plains, New York.   December 1, 1980 - January 15, 1981.  

Group Exhibition , "Multiple Elements and Clothworks," Seipp Gallery, Palo Alto, California. November 3, 1980 - January 19, 1981.  

Group Exhibition, "Spokane National Drawing Exhibition," Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, Washington.   January-February, 1981.

Group Exhibition, "Line and Form, Invitational Drawing Exhibition," The Louisville Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky.   January-February, 1981.  

Group Exhibition, "The Western Edge," Women's Caucus for Art, Capricorn Asunder Gallery, San Francisco, California.   February 1981.  

Group Exhibition, "18th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition," Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois.   February-March, 1981.   Purchase Award.

Group Exhibition, "Fifth National Drawing Exhibition," State University College of Arts and Sciences, Potsdam, New York.   March, 1981.  

"Design in Flower Arrangement," Design Department Faculty Show, Memorial Union Art Gallery, University of California, Davis, California.   May 1981.  

Invitational Exhibition by the Tennessee Arts Commission showcasing the Three Individual Artist Fellowship Recipients, Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Nashville, Tennessee.   May 1981

One Person Exhibition, Art Mall Gallery, Mt. Hood College, Gresham, Oregon. October 1981.  

Invitational Fibers Exhibition, Cabrillo College Gallery, Aptos, California. October 1981.  

National Invitational Art Exhibition, Salisbury State College, Salisbury, Maryland. September 26 - October 21, 1981.

One Person Exhibition, University of Florida, Art Department Gallery, Gainesville, Florida. January 1982.

Group Exhibition, "Young Americans Award Winners," American Craft Museum, New York, New York.   January-May, 1982.

Group Exhibition, "Cowtown," Group Show, Alta Galleries, Sacramento, California.   March-April, 1982.

One Person Exhibition, Rara Avis Gallery, Sacramento, California.   April, 1982.

One Person Exhibition, The American Gallery, Bern, Switzerland.   April 1982.

One Person Exhibition, The American Embassy, Bern, Switzerland.   June-August, 1982.

One Person Exhibition, Central Washington State University, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Ellensburg, Washington.   November 1982.

Group Exhibition, "A Tenuous Thread," Sierra College, Sacramento, California.   November 1982.

Group Exhibition, "Gallery Artists," American Gallery, Bern, Switzerland.   January 1983.

Group Exhibition, "Poetry for the Body:   Clothing for the Spirit," Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California.   March-April 1983.

Group Exhibition, "A Tenuous Thread," Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, California.   March-April 1983.

One Person Exhibition, Rara Avis Gallery, Sacramento, California.   March-April, 1983.

Four Person Exhibition, K Street Artists Series, Sacramento, California.   August 1983.

One Person Exhibition, Museum of Neon Art, Los Angeles, California.   October-December, 1983.

Three Person Alumni Invitational Exhibition, Murray State University, Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Murray, Kentucky.   October 1983.

Group Exhibition, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services, "The Magic of Neon," traveling throughout the U.S. October 1983 - October 1985.   

One Person Exhibition, Crocker Art Museum, Tempo Gallery, Sacramento, California.   January 21 - March 4, 1984.

Group Exhibition, "You Gotta Have Art!," Laguna Beach Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California.   March 9 - April 15, 1984.

"Grand Openings," Design Faculty Show in Design Gallery, University of California, Davis.   November 10 - December 4, 1983.

Two person Exhibition, Janet Posthuma Gallery, Berkeley, California.   February 4-5, 1984.

Group Exhibition, California Women Artists 1984, The Corporate Centre, Sacramento, California.   March 1-31, 1984.   Honorable Mention.

Group Exhibition of Neon Work, Maple Gallery, San Diego, California.   May 1984.

Group Exhibition, "Neon on my Mind," Madison Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico.   August 12 - September 8, 1984.

Two Person Exhibition, "Incandescents," Gayle Willson Gallery, Southampton, New York.   August 18 - September 12, 1984.

Groupo Exhibition, "Neon Art from the West Coast," Seibu Art Forum, Tokyo, Japan, September 29 - October 10, 1984 and Funabashi Seibu Museum of Art, Funabashi, Japan. October 13 - November 6, 1984.  

Solo Exhibition, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas.   November 3 - December 15, 1984.

Two Person Exhibition, "Illuminated Art," Cabrillo Gallery of Cabrillo College, Aptos, California.   February 25 - March 15, 1985.

Group Exhibition, "Surface Design," Elaine Potter Gallery, San Francisco, California.   March 5 - March 30, 1985.

Group Exhibition, "The Art of Neon," the Atrium of the Becket Group, Santa Monica, California.   March 21 - May 31, 1985.

Group Exhibition, "Illumination:   The Quality of Light," Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. June 6-23, 1985.   Foundation for Today's Art/Nexus, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. July 30 - August 23, 1985.

Solo Exhibition, Jennifer Pauls Gallery, Sacramento, California.   July 9 - August 3, 1985.

Group Exhibition, "Sacramento/Davis Interface," Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California. August 1 - September 17, 1985.

Group Exhibition, "Textile Constructs," Art Gallery Invitational, California State University at Northridge.   September 9 - October 4, 1985.

Group Exhibition, "Fine Works," International Gallery, San Diego, California.   October 5 - November 15, 1985.

Group Exhibition, "Magical Mystery Tour," installation in the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, California. December 1985.  

Group Exhibition, "Color:   The Spectrum of Expression,", Art Department, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.   March 14 - May 11, 1986.

Group Exhibition, "California," Elaine Potter Gallery, San Francisco, California. May 27 - June 28, 1986.

Solo Exhibition, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas.   October 10 - November 15, 1986.

Solo Exhibition, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts.   January 31 - February 28, 1987.

Solo Exhibition, Jennifer Pauls Gallery, Sacramento, California.   March 24 - April 25, 1987.

Group show, Self-Illuminated Sculptures," Walnut Creek Civic Art Center, Walnut Creek, California.   April 29 - June 7, 1987.

Group Exhibition, "Light Sculpture," One Market Plaza, San Francisco, California.   Sponsored by Art Programs, Inc., June 15 - August 14, 1987.

Group Exhibition, "Selections from Poetry of the Physical," Wita Gardiner Gallery, San Diego, California.   August 7 - September 5, 1987.

Three Person Exhibition, "Fiber to Glass," The Brunnier Gallery and Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.   August 25 - October 25, 1987.

Group Exhibition, "Light Sculpture," Syntax Gallery, Palo Alto, California.   Sponsored by Art Programs of San Francisco.    September 28 - November 17, 1987.

Group Exhibition, "Transcending Confines", Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA.   October 31- December 5, 1987.

Group Exhibition, "Diversity and Presence: Women Faculty   Artists of the University of California", University of CA Riverside, and traveling, November 1 - December, 1987.

Group Exhibition, "Sculpted light-Sculpted Motion," Museum of Neon Art, Los Angeles, CA.   January 16 - April 16, 1988.

Group Exhibition, "Alumni Invitational Exhibition 1988," Clara M. Engle Gallery, Murray State University, KY.    February 5 - March 31, 1988.

Solo Exhibition, "Light-Memory-self remembering," Design Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA.   May 31 - June 17, 1988.

Group Exhibition, "California," Elaine Potter Gallery, San Francisco, CA.    August 2 - September 3, 1988.

Group Exhibition, "Neon Norfolk," Art Department Gallery, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.   October 6 - November 6, 1988.

Group Exhibition, "Myths and Spirits," Painted Lady Gallery, Sutter Creek, CA.   October 15 - November 29, 1988.

Group Exhibition, "Abstract Works," Jennifer Pauls Gallery, Sacramento, CA.   October 18 - November 29, 1988.

Group Exhibition, "About Fiber," Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL.   November   5   - December 31, 1988.

Group Exhibition, "Points of Departure," Painted Lady Gallery, Sutter Creek, CA.   January   21 - February 28, 1989.

Group Exhibition, "Ten Years After:   The Yuma Symposium," Yuma Art Center and Arizona Western College, AZ.    February 23 - March 25, 1989 (see Catalog # 16).

Group Exhibition, "The Garden of Eden," Painted Lady Gallery, Sutter Creek, CA.   April 15 - May 31, 1989.

Group Exhibition, "Birthday Exhibition," Painted Lady Gallery, Sutter Creek, CA.   August 5 - 29, 1989.

Group Exhibition, "Absolutely Functional," Painted Lady Gallery, Sutter Creek, CA.    September 2 - October 30, 1989.

Solo Show, Jennifer Pauls Gallery, Sacramento, CA.   November 14 - December 23, 1989.

Two-person show, Moira-James Gallery, Las Vegas, NV.   September 14 - October 28, 1990.  

Invitational exhibition, "Crossovers - Contemporary Fibers," Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO.   November 9 - December 14, 1990.

Invitational exhibition, "Connected through Fiber," Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA.    February 21 - March 28. 1991.

Group exhibition, "Beyond the Classroom - Recent Faculty Works," Design Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA.   April 7-28, 1991.  

Invitational exhibition, "Mixed Bag Invitational," Gregory Kondos Art Gallery, Sacramento City College, Art Department, Sacramento, CA.   April 8-26, 1991.

Invitational exhibition, "Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition," Museum of Neon Art, Los Angeles, CA.   June-October 1991.

Invitational exhibition, "Abstraction," Gregory Kondos Art Gallery, Sacramento City College, Art Department, Sacramento, CA.   October 1991.

Invitational show, "Creative Energy: an Exhibit of Neon Art," City of Brea Gallery, Brea, CA.   January 18 - March 20, 1992.

Invitational exhibition, "National Influence: a National Textile Review," Rochester Institute of Technology, Switzer Gallery, Rochester, NY.   April 6 - May 1, 1992.

Solo Show, Churchill County Arts Council, Fallon, NV.   September 1992.

Invitational Exhibition, "State of the Art:   Contemporary Fiber,"   Loveland Museum, Loveland, CO.   March 6 - May 2, 1993.

Two person show, "Fire Water Light Air," Rogue River Gallery, Medford, OR.   April and May, 1993.

Invitational Show, "All Things Great but Small 3,"   Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV. December 9-31, 1993.

Design Faculty Exhibition, Buehler Alumni Center, University of California, Davis. June 1995.

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Summer Faculty Exhibition," Blue Heron Gallery, Deer Isle, ME.   May 15 - September 1, 1995.

One Person Exhibition, Artfibers Gallery, San Francisco, CA.   May 17- July 19, 1996.

Juried Invitational Group Exhibition, Alumni Exhibition, Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery, Murray State University, KY.   February 26 - March 30, 1997.

Invitational Group Exhibition, "Inspirations and Outcomes", San Francisco Tribal, Folk and Textile Arts Show and San Francisco Museum of Craft and Folk Art, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA.   Feb. 10-13, 2000.

Invitational Group Exhibition, "Biennial Alumni Show", Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery, Murray State University, KY, September 30-October 31, 2000.

One Person Exhibition, Western Nevada College, Fallon, NV.   September 1-30, 2002. (14 new works)

Group Exhibition, "Connections Across Time and Space", U. S. Department of State Art in Embassies Program, U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana, Selected December 2002, on display beginning July, 2003 and extending through 2005. (3 pieces)

One Person Exhibition, Santa Fe Weaving Gallery, Santa Fe, NM., Dec. 18- Jan. 15, 2004.   (14 works, including 10 new pieces)

Group Exhibition, The Expressive Stitch, Gallery on the Green, Shelburne Craft School, Shelburne, Vermont, April 7 - May 31, 2004.

mmel Gallery, Reno, NV. December 9-31, 1993.

Design Faculty Exhibition, Buehler Alumni Center, University of California, Davis. June 1995.

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Summer Faculty Exhibition," Blue Heron Gallery, Deer Isle, ME.   May 15 - September 1, 1995.

One Person Exhibition, Artfibers Gallery, San Francisco, CA.   May 17- July 19, 1996.

Juried Invitational Group Exhibition, Alumni Exhibition, Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery, Murray State University, KY.   February 26 - March 30, 1997.

Invitational Group Exhibition, "Inspirations and Outcomes", San Francisco Tribal, Folk and Textile Arts Show and San Francisco Museum of Craft and Folk Art, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA.   Feb. 10-13, 2000.

Invitational Group Exhibition, "Biennial Alumni Show", Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery, Murray State University, KY, September 30-October 31, 2000.

One Person Exhibition, Western Nevada College, Fallon, NV.   September 1-30, 2002. (14 new works)

Group Exhibition, "Connections Across Time and Space", U. S. Department of State Art in Embassies Program, U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana, Selected December 2002, on display beginning July, 2003 and extending through 2005. (3 pieces)

One Person Exhibition, Santa Fe Weaving Gallery, Santa Fe, NM., Dec. 18- Jan. 15, 2004.   (14 works, including 10 new pieces)

Group Exhibition, The Expressive Stitch, Gallery on the Green, Shelburne Craft School, Shelburne, Vermont, April 7 - May 31, 2004.

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