Resumé

ANN BROOKS  textile artist & fine art jeweler

BORN   Berkeley, California

EDUCATION

1992–98, 02 – College of Marin, Kentfield CA, Fiber Sculpture with Carole Beadle

1985, 87 – Penland School of Crafts, Penland NC

1956 – Stanford University, B.A. , Theater Design

EXHIBITIONS

2013 – “Small Works”, Art Works Gallery, San Rafael, CA

2006 – “Silver & Gold: Bay Area Fine Craft”, Art Works Gallery, San Rafael CA

2002 – “The Fine Art of Craft”, Art Works Gallery, San Rafael, CA,

2001, 02 – “Contemporary Craft Market”, San Francisco, Santa Monica CA

2002, 13, 14 – “Fine Art & Craft Exhibition”, Marin County Fair, San Rafael CA

2000 – “Wearable Expressions 2000”, Palos Verdes Art Center, CA

1999 – “Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show”, Philadelphia PA

1998 – “Experimental Media: Fiber Sculpture”, Civic Center, San Rafael CA

1998, 99, 00 – “Contemporary Craft Market”, San Francisco, Santa Monica CA

1996, 97 – “California Works Exhibition” Sacramento CA

1995, 97 – “Annual Textile Exhibit” Olive Hyde Gallery, Fremont CA

1996, 97 – “Fall Arts Festival” Mill Valley CA

1996 – “Metal Arts Fair”, San Francisco CA

1996 – “Materials: Hard & Soft Exhibition”, Denton Center for the Visual Arts, Denton TX.  Arlene Fisch, juror

1996 – “California Works Exhibition”, Sacramento CA

1996 – “Fine Arts Exhibition”, Marin County Fair, San Rafael CA

1995, 97 – “The Wichita National” Wichita Center for The Arts, Wichita KS

1995, 97, 99 – “Fine Art & Craft Exhibition”, Marin County Fair, San Rafael CA

1995 – “Art by Design, Jewelry Competition” San Jose Museum of Art, CA

1994 – “Le Petit II”, Alder Gallery, Eugene OR

AWARDS

2013 – “Fine Art & Craft Exhibition”, Marin County Fair, San Rafael CA Third Place – Cash Award

2002 – “Fine Art & Craft Exhibition”, Marin County Fair, San Rafael CA Second Place – Cash Award

1995, 99, 01 – “Fine Art & Craft Exhibition”, Marin County Fair, San Rafael CA – Best of Class – Cash Awards (3)

1997 – “The Wichita National 1997” Wichita Center for The Arts, Wichita KS  Honorable Mention – Cash Award

1996, 97 – “California Works Exhibition” Sacramento CA  Award of Merit – Cash Awards (2)

1995 – “27th Annual Textile Exhibit” Olive Hyde Gallery, Fremont CA Honorable Mentions (2)

PAST REPRESENTATION

2002 – San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2000–01 – Julie: Artisans’ Gallery, New York NY

1999–01 – Philadelphia Museum of Art, Art Sales Gallery, Philadelphia PA

1999–01 – www.GUILD.com  Michael Monroe, juror

1999–00 – OXOXO Gallery, Baltimore MD

1999 – Sculpture to Wear Gallery, Bergamont Station, Santa Monica CA

1997–99 – Freehand Gallery, Los Angeles CA

1996–97 – Virginia Breier Gallery, San Francisco CA

1995–99 – The Stones Gallery, San Francisco CA

SELECTED COMMISSIONS & HONORS

2014 – Marin Open Studios – gift of appreciation to major donor

2001 – “The Time Machine” a DreamWorks/Warner Bros. film, thirteen pieces

1997 – Mr. & Mrs. Charles Curley, art collectors, Larkspur CA

PUBLICATIONS

2002 – “Downtown Art”, San Francisco Chronicle, E8, August 30, 2002

2000 – Fiberarts, Ashville, NC, feature article, November 2000

2000 – Beautiful Things: Original Art from the Artists of GUILD.com, GUILD Publishing, Madison WI, publication October 2000

2000 – “Marin’s Open Studios” Marin Independent Journal, “Elemental Copper”, May 11, 2000, Marin IJ Weekend

1999 – Interweave Knits, Interweave Press, Loveland CO., November 1999, p. 6

1999 – Fiberarts Design Book Six, Lark Books, Ashville, NC, 1999

1998 – “Education Spotlight: College of Marin”, Surface Design Journal, Fall 1998

1994 – “Fiber Mania”, Pacific Sun, Mill Valley CA,  October 26,  p. 21

SELECTED COLLECTORS

Marin Open Studios organization – gift of appreciation to major donor

Carole Beadle, Professor of Textile Arts, California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland CA

Ann Brebner, stage director, author, San Rafael CA

Mavis (Mrs. Jay) Leno, Beverly Hills CA

Mary Farrell, Wall Street Week financial commentator, New York NY

MEMBERSHIPS

2002–05 – San Francisco Craft & Folk Art Museum, San Francisco, CA

1994–02 – American Craft Council, New York NY

1999–01 – Friends of Fiber Art International, Western Springs, IL

1996–97 – Metal Arts Guild, San Francisco CA

1994–98 – Society of North American Goldsmiths, Tampa FL

1997–present – Art Works Downtown studio artist, San Rafael CA

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