West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Kathy Arnold


Kathy Arnold


Art

Professor of Art Studio and Art History

(408) 741-2510

kathy.arnold@westvalley.edu

Fine Arts / MU 8

Courses Taught / Teaching

Winter 2014

Art 7 Asian Art online (IGETC, UC, CSU) (Also can be used for AA-T degrees in Studio Art and/or Art History
Art 4 Art Appreciation online (Meets GE pattern for UCs and CSUs)

Spring 2014

Art 1A Art History Survey Ancient 9:20 AM Fox 120 (IGETC, UC, CSU) (Also can be used for AA-T degrees in Studio Art and/or Art History)
Art 1E Deisgn in Society 10:55 AM Fox 120 (cultural diversity, IGETC, UC, CSU) (Also can be used for AA-T degrees in Studio Art and/or Art History)

Art 4 Art Appreciation online (late start) (Meets GE pattern for UCs and CSUs)

Art 10 American Art A Multicultural Approach online (cultural diversity, IGETC, UC, CSU) (Also can be used for AA-T degrees in Studio Art and/or Art History)

Art 31A Beginning Drawing 10:55 -2 M/W (Transfers into Fine and Applied Art Programs at UCs, CSUs and also for AA-T Studio Art and/or Art history, also AA degrees as the art elective)


ALL COURSES TAUGHT AT WEST VALLEY  COLLEGE

Art History Courses:
Art 001E Design in Society, an exploration of Visual Culture
Art 01A Survey of Western Art: Prehistoric through Gothic
Art 01B Survey of Western Art: Renaissance to current
Art 004 Art Appreciation, On Campus and Online
Art 1G History of Photography (includes digital and video)
Art 1A, Online section of Survey of Western Art 2008, 2013
Art 10: American Art: A Multicultural Approach Online
Honors Art 1B Survey of Western Art: Renaissance to Present
Art 7 History of Asian Art
Art Studio Courses:
Art 31 A Beginning Drawing
Art 31 B Expressive Drawing
Art 49A, Beginning Painting
Art 49 B, C, D, Intermediate and Advanced Painting
Art 33A 2D Design
Art 33C Color Design
Gallery Management Workshop/Lab:
Art 3A, Gallery Workshop/Lab


Academic Service

Member of Distance Learning Committee (current)
Art Department Chair (current)

Campus Center Redesign Committee (past)

Gallery Director WVC Gallery (past)


MFA, Master of Fine Arts with Honors, Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

BFA, Phi Kappa Phi Honor, Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • West Valley College - 2005 to present
  • Washburn University - Topeka, Kansas
  • California State University Stanislaus
  • Multiple California Community Colleges
  • Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant at University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (Please see http://www.kathrynarnold.com/bio/resume/resume.html )

GRANTS AND AWARDS

National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship, Painting, 1996.

Honorable Mention Award at Sandra Lee Gallery "The Abstract" given by Phil Linhares, Chief Curator Oakland Museum of Art. Sandra lee Gallery, SF, CA 2011

Contemporary Artists Center, Recognition of Merit, North Adams, Massachusetts, April 1995.

Kansas Arts Commission Professional Development Grant, October 1993-June 1994.

Springfield, Massachusetts Art League Award, 1994.

Phi Kappa Phi Honors, 1990.

Professional Development Grant, San Jose City College, 2001-2002

Professional Development Grant , Mission College, 2000

Professional Development Grant, San Jose City College, 2000

Lockwood Fellowship, University of Kansas , Lawrence, Kansas, 1989/1990

 Merit Scholarship, University of Kansas , Lawrence, Kansas, 1991/1993

 Amsden Art History Book Award, Art Kress Foundation Department of Art History, University of Kansas , Lawrence , Kansas

GALLERY EXPERIENCE   

West Valley College Faculty Liason, Acting Gallery Director and Olympiad Visual Arts Coordinator

California State Univeristy, Stanislaus, Interim Gallery Director

Present Identity Exhibitions, San Francisco

YLEM Exhibition, San Francisco

CataCLYSmic Studios Exhibitions, San Francisco

West Valley College Art Gallery Coordinator/Director

Courses I have Taught and Professional Experiences:

TEACHING EXPERIENCE: 

List of classes taught:

Art History Related:
American Art: A Multicultural Approach
Design in Society/Design History in relationship to Society
Art History Survey: Prehistoric to Renaissance
Art History Survey: Renaissance to Modern
Art History Survey: 1864 to Current
Art History Survey: Prehistoric through Ancient Rome
Art History Survey: Byzantium to Baroque
Art History Survey: Baroque through Modern
American Art – Survey
Art Since 1945
Art Appreciation
History of Photography
Honors Art History Survey: Renaissance to Present
Asian Art History

Studio Classes:
            Painting: All levels and all media: Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil.
                Figure Painting
                Oil Painting
                Figure Drawing 1 and 2
                Drawing 1 and 2
Design 2D
Design Black and White 2D and 3D
Design Color 2D and 3D
Color Theory
Drawing and Composition
Sketch and Composition
Mixed Media and Collage

Computer Related:
Digital Art beginning and advanced
Computer Graphic Design
Web Pages with Flash, and Animation with Flash
Web Graphics and Web Design
Advanced Web Design, including video insertions

  Studio Experience: Oil painting, acrylic painting, collage, watercolor, airbrush, colored inks, pastels, figure drawing, drawing, installations, computer generated art and mixed media and collage and other. Digital Printmaking, Etching and Intaglio, Monoprint, Silkscreen, Relief Printing, Woodblock printing, Linocut Printing, Lithography, Hand building Ceramics, Sculpture – found object and related techniques,

Design Experiences: Surface Design, Textile Art, Weaving, Fabric Printing and Dying Techniques, Silk Painting, Knotting Techniques, Web Design, Web Art, Animation, HTML, Graphics for print and web,  and Photography, digital and traditional 35mm.

Gallery and Curator Experience: Interim Gallery Director at California State University Stanislaus, Cataclysmic Studios Exhibitions Planner, 8th Street Studios Exhibitions, Ylem Exhibition at SOMARTS, Gallery Director West Valley College, California.

Academic Service

Member of Distance Learning Committee (current)

Art Department Chair (current)

Campus Center Redesign Committee (past)

Gallery Director WVC Gallery (past)


STEM to STEAM initiative ("A" stands for Art and its integration with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.)


Education

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

  • MFA, Master of Fine Arts with Honors, Art , University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
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  • BFA, Phi Kappa Phi Honor, Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Other

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • West Valley College - 2005 to present
  • Washburn University - Topeka, Kansas
  • California State University Stanislaus
  • Multiple California Community Colleges
  • Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant at University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

GRANTS AND AWARDS

National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship, Painting, 1996.

Honorable Mention Award at Sandra Lee Gallery "The Abstract" given by Phil Linhares, Chief Curator Oakland Museum of Art. Sandra lee Gallery, SF, CA 2011

American Art Award in Abstraction Category, International Competition, Jurors are Gallerists from 16 U.S. galleries, June 2012

Contemporary Artists Center, Recognition of Merit, North Adams, Massachusetts, April 1995.

Kansas Arts Commission Professional Development Grant, October 1993-June 1994.

Springfield, Massachusetts Art League Award, 1994.

Phi Kappa Phi Honors, 1990.

Professional Development Grant, San Jose City College, 2001-2002

Professional Development Grant , Mission College, 2000

Professional Development Grant, San Jose City College, 2000

Lockwood Fellowship, University of Kansas , Lawrence, Kansas, 1989/1990

 Merit Scholarship, University of Kansas , Lawrence, Kansas, 1991/1993

 Amsden Art History Book Award, Art Kress Foundation Department of Art History, University of Kansas , Lawrence , Kansas

 

Solo Exhibitions:

 

2014 - 2015

In planning stages, solo exhibition at Sandra Lee Gallery

In planning stages, solo exhibition at the Triton Museum

2013

Elusive Material- at 555 California Bank of America

Building, joint curated by Jan Casey and Associates and Sandra Lee Gallery

 

2012

2-Person Exhibiton Sandra Lee Gallery, San Francisco, CA. April 2012.

2010

"New Paintings" , TIAA_CREF at 55 Fremont, San Francisco, CA  curated by Casey and Associates, San Francisco, CA, October - November 2010

2009

" Passages", 505 Sansome Street (The Transamerica center), curated by Casey and Associates, San Francisco, CA, March 21, 2009- May 30, 2009

2006

"Spontaneous Grid?”,  Casey and Associates, Art Advisors, San Francisco, CA, 1 Sansome Street (Market and Sansome), San Francisco, CA. February 25 - April 25, 2006.

Spring 2006, Shelley Barry Art Consulting, Exhibition Location, San Ramon, CA

2005

"The 7 x 7 Group", Casey & Associates, Art Advisors SF, 45 Fremont and 425 Market, Financial District.San Francisco, CA. January 2 – March 14, 2005.

"Past and Present", New Gallery inside of Ligne Roset SF, owned by Limm Gallery of San Franicsco, San Francisco, CA. March 12 – May 1, 2005

2003

Jenna Beyer Designs, Mountain View, Bay Area, CA. May 2003

2001

“The Binary Group”, Vargas Gallery, Mission College, Silicon Valley, Santa Clara, Ca. November 7 – December 7, 2001.

1999

“Vast Valley Experience”, University Art Gallery, California State University Stanislaus, Turlock, CA. September 7-24,   1999.

“Infinite Integrations”, R. Duane Reed Gallery, Chicago, IL., January - February 1999.

“New Works”, The Bradley Gallery of Art, Lakeland College, Sheboygen, WI, March 15- April 30, 1999.

1997

“New Paintings”,  R. Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, Mo., April - May 1997.

“Prevalent Intuitions”, Las Vegas Cultural Center, Charleston Heights, Las Vegas, NV. November 26, 1996 - January   12, 1997.

“Sumptuous Surfaces, Structured Surfaces”, Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, KS. Three Art artist exhibit curated by Dr. Robert Soppelsa, Director of Mulvane Art Museum. July - August, 1997.

1996

University of Minnesota, Morris Campus, Fine Arts Center Gallery. Curated by Fred W. Peterson, Professor of Art History.  November 4-December 4, 1996.

“poetic spaces”, Massman Gallery, Rockhurst College, Kansas City, MO. Large-scale works. September-October 1996.

1995

“conversations,” David Levik Gallery, Westport, Kansas City, MO. July 1995

1994

“finding, losing group,” B.Z. Wagman Art Inc., St Louis, MO.  November 1994.

“nineties beat paintings,” David Levik Gallery, Westport, Kansas City, MO.  June 1994.
               
“pieces like music,” University of Kansas Regents Center, Overland Park, KS.  May 1994.

“Days, Clear Nights,” Campanella Gallery, Park College, Parkville, MO.  April 1994.

“A Total of Nine,” National Computer Training Center, Kansas City, MO.  November 1994-April 1994.

1993

“Intuitive Journeys,” Art and Design Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.  MFA Thesis Show.  1993.

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