Marie Schoeff

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Instructor of Art

Phone: (805) 565-6809
Email: schoeff@westmont.edu
Office Location: ADM 109B

Office Hours
Spring 2017
T,Th: 10:30-11:30 a.m. and
M-F: by appointment

Specialization
Drawing, Painting, Printmaking
Principles of Art

Website:

marieschoeff.com

Work

 

 

Education
M.F.A. in Painting and Drawing, Hunter College, CUNY, New York City, NY
B.A. in Studio Art, California State University Sacramento

Selected Teaching Positions
Adjunct Instructor of Art, Westmont College, 2003 - Present
Visiting Professor of Art, Westmont College, full time academic year 2012 – 2013
Adjunct Instructor of Art, Santa Barbara City College, 1995 – 2016
Visiting Lecturer in Art, University of California Santa Barbara, 1988, 1989
Lecturer in Art, UC Santa Barbara, College of Creative Studies, Young Scholars Program, 1991 – 2000

Selected Solo Exhibitions
J. Spoor Broome Gallery, California State University, Channel Islands, solo exhibition, 2016
UC Santa Barbara, College of Creative Studies Gallery, three-person exhibition, 2016
Jane Deering Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, solo exhibition, 2012
Gallery 2, Ventura College, Ventura, CA, solo exhibition, 2007
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, two-person exhibition, 2007
Ro Snell Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, solo exhibition, 2005
Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA, Women’s Month, solo exhibition, 1994
Ro Snell Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, solo exhibition, 1992
Tokoro Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, solo exhibition, 1990
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, solo exhibition, 1990
Braunstein Quay Gallery, ACCESS, San Francisco, solo exhibition, 1988
College of Creative Studies Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara, solo exhibition, 1986
Hunter College Gallery, New York City, M.F.A. Thesis Show, 1992
Hunter College Gallery, New York City, 1980

Selected Professional Activities
Juror, California State University Channel Islands, Student Exhibition, 2014
Curator, “The Figure Obscured”, Santa Barbara County Arts Commission, 2005
Juror, Westmont College, “Un Angel Passé”, 2000
Supervising Artist for student project, “Stations of the Life of Christ”, Westmont College, 2005.
Guest Artist, Illustration Class, Pastel lecture & demo, yearly, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, 1997-2002
Seminar Co-Leader, “Seeing the Unseen”, Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest, Austin, TX, with writer, Nora Gallagher, 2002
Retreat Co-Leader, “Seeing the Unseen”, Mt. Calvary Monastery, Santa Barbara, with writer, Nora Gallagher, 2001
Guest Lecturer “Helen Rosenberg Memorial Lecture”, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, 1999
Guest Lecturer, “Tracing Taiwan - Sound Off”, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, 1998
Guest Artist, Painting and Drawing Classes, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1997
Juror, Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara, 1996
Juror, Santa Barbara City College Student Exhibit, 1996
Juror, Abrams Prize, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1995, 1988
Slide Lecture for Woman’s Month Humanities Forum, Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA, 1994
Visiting Artist Residency, Wichita Center for the Arts, Kansas, 1993
Symposium Slide Lecture, College of Creative Studies - UCSB, 1992 and 1988
Visiting Artist Residency, Illinois State University, Bloomington-Normal, 1991
Panel Member, “The Role of Theory in Contemporary Art”, Hunter College, New York City, 1991
Gallery Lecture, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, “Inner Natures”, 1991
Gallery Lecture on Jim Dine Exhibit, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1989
Guest Artist, slide lecture, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, 1988
Leader of “Portfolio Workshop”, Women’s Center, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1988
Instructor of Art, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Ridley-Tree Education Center, 1988 to 2001
Panel Member, “Five Santa Barbara Artists”, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1985
Graduate seminar, slide lecture, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1984

Awards
Individual Artist Award: “Works on Paper”, Santa Barbara Co. Arts Commission & The Arts Fund, 1993
Hunter College Graduate Student Award: Nancy Ashton Memorial Prize, 1982
Hunter College Graduate Student Award: William Graf Scholarship, 1980 and 1982

Selected Collections
AD&A Museum, UC Santa Barbara
American Telephone and Telegraph
Best Products
City of Wichita, Kansas
Illinois State University
Santa Barbara County Arts Commission
Santa Barbara County – the Berkus Family Collection
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, Westmont College, Santa Barbara

Selected Group Exhibitions
Sullivan & Goss Gallery, “100 Grand”, Santa Barbara, CA, 2014, 2015
Santa Barbara Arts Fund, “inch4inch”, curated by Philip Koplin, 2015
Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, “5X5”, Santa Barbara, 2015
Atkinson Gallery, “Faculty Biennial”, Santa Barbara City College, 2015
SBTC Gallery, “Art+Love”, Santa Barbara, 2015
Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design & Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University,
“Tapping The Third Realm”, curators: Meg Linton & Rhonda Purdom, Los Angeles, 2013
Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, “Invisible Realms”, curator: Judy Larson, 2013
Elverhoj Museum of History & Art, Solvang, CA, “Original/Multiple”, 2012
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, “A View From Here”, curator: Julie Joyce, 2011
Jane Deering Gallery, “Achromatic Variations”, Santa Barbara, 2011
Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, “Selections From Permanent Collection”, (catalogue), SB, 2011
Santa Barbara Arts Fund, “Double Trouble”, curator: Nancy Gifford, 2011
Art From Scrap Gallery, “Benefit Invitational”, Santa Barbara, CA, 2011
Channing Peake Gallery, “17th Juried Print Exhibition”, Juror: Tim Schiffer, Santa Barbara, 2010
Atkinson Gallery, “Faculty Biennial”, Santa Barbara City College, 2010
Channing Peake Gallery, “IAA 20 year Retrospective”, Santa Barbara, 2009
Sylvia White Gallery, “Neighbors-Santa Barbara Artists”, Ventura, CA, 2009
Beatitudes Society, “Homecoming – Benefit”, Santa Barbara, 2008
Jewish Federation of Santa Barbara, “Married 2 Art”, Santa Barbara, 2006
Trinity Episcopal Church, SB, Stations of the Cross, 2005, 2003
Reynolds Gallery, “Art of Devotion”, Invitational, Westmont College, SB, 2003
Atkinson Gallery, “Faculty Exhibit”, Santa Barbara City College, 2002
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, “Poetic Natures”, curator: Diana DuPont, 2001
Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, 1988,1990, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
Reynolds Gallery, “Un Angel Passé”, Westmont College, SB,“ 1st Place Painting AWARD, 1999
Print Makers Guild, Santa Barbara, AWARD, 1996
Ro Snell Gallery, Santa Barbara, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, “Bold Strokes & Quiet Gestures”, touring exhibit, (catalogue), 1992
Hunter College Gallery, New York City, 1991 (Catalogue)
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, “Santa Barbara Artists”, curator Nancy Doll, 1991
Michael Dunev Gallery, San Francisco, 1990
Lone Pine Gallery, Irvine, CA “Monotypes from Black Mesa Workshop”, 1990
The Women’s Building, Los Angeles, “34’25” x 120’15’ “, 1990
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, “Recent Acquisitions”, 1990
Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara , “Arts Festival - ‘89”, Juror: Joan Hugo, 1989
Shoshona Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, “Arts Festival ‘88”, 1988
L.A. Art Core, Los Angeles,“Tri-City Show”, 1986
C.O.V.A., San Diego, “Tri-City Show”, 1986
Los Angeles Design Center, “To the Astonishing Horizon”. Curator: Peter Frank, 1985
Akron Art Museum, Ohio, “Have a Heart”/ Curator: Kathleen Monaghan, 1985
Hunter College, New York City, “Alumni - Selections I”, 1984
Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, Juror: Paul Schimmel (catalogue), 1984
22 Wooster Gallery, “Invitational”, New York City, 1980
Hunter College, “Graduate Invitational”, New York City, 1980
National Organization of Women, Sacramento, Juror: Lynda Benglis, 1977