JULIA EDITH RIGBY

13652 Carlsbad Drive

Santa Ana, CA 92705

(714) 267-9876

jrigby762@gmail.com

www.juliaedithrigby.com

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 2018   

Postcards from the Edge 2018, Gallery 524, New York, NY (upcoming)

Artists’ Annual, Kala Art Institute Gallery, Berkeley, CA (upcoming)

Arts for Justice, Paris, (upcoming)

Art Speaks! Lend Your Voice, Arena 1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (upcoming)

2017   

Homeland, Galerie Sehnsucht, The Netherlands

Oakland Print Fair, Flax Art and Design, Oakland, CA

Sonoma County Art Auction and Fundraiser, Petaluma, CA

Point Reyes Open Studios, Ink.Paper.Plate Studio, Point Reyes Station, CA

Last Call, Griffin Maps/Print Alley, Petaluma, CA

Flora and Faura, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Tidal Response, Petaluma Arts Center, Petaluma, CA

POP! The Power of Printmaking, Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, CA

Graphically Observed, Isabelle Percy West Gallery, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

Nasty Woman Exhibition, Omi Gallery-Impact Hub, Oakland, CA

Southern Graphics Council International Member Exhibition, Atlanta, GA

Show Some Love, Griffin Maps/Prints Alley, Petaluma, CA

Snap!, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Art Around Town, Petaluma Valley Hospital, Petaluma, CA

2016   

Inverness Almanac Retrospective, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes Station, CA

ProXhibition, Griffin Maps/Prints Alley, Petaluma, CA

Point Reyes Open Studios, Ink.Paper.Plate Studio, Point Reyes Station, CA

Chrysalis Studio Group Show, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA

O+ Festival, Petaluma, CA

O+ Festival Silent Auction, Griffin Maps/Prints Alley, Petaluma, CA

What a Relief, Ink.Paper.Plate Studio, Point Reyes Station, CA

Land(ing) Art, Rivertown Revival Sculpture Walk, Petaluma, CA

2015   

New Works, Skulduggerie Gallery, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

 

PUBLICATIONS

2018   

Art Speaks! Lend Your Voice (Women’s Caucus for Art, upcoming)

2017   

Grist Magazine

Graphic Impressions (summer)

Flora and Fauna (Arc Gallery)

West Marin Review  (Volume 8)

Graphic Impressions (winter)

2016   

Graphic Impressions (fall)

Inverness Almanac (Volume 4)

West Marin Review (Volume 7)

           

RESIDENCIES

2018  

Scuola Internazionale di Grafica di Venezia, Venice, Italy (upcoming)

2017   

Kala Art Institute, Artist in Residence, Berkeley, CA

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Artist in Residence, Saratoga, WY

 

 AWARDS

 2012   

Departmental Thesis Award, Scripps College

magna cum laude, Scripps College

Honors Thesis, Scripps College

Honors in First Major

2011

Fellow, Scripps College Humanities Institute

2008-2012

Scripps College Dean’s List

 

PUBLIC ART

2016    Walker Creek Outdoor School Mural, commissioned by Marin County Office of Education, Petaluma, CA

2016    O+ Festival Mural, donated to the city of Petaluma, CA

2015    Kulusuk School Mural, donated to the school in Kulusuk, Greenland

2015    Freezer Hostel Mural, donated to the Freezer Hostel/Theatre/Cultural Center in Rif, Iceland

 

 PUBLIC ENGAGEMENTS

2018

Contributing original artwork to the Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA) Annual Conference Auction, with proceeds supporting the work of the WCA in creating community through art, activism and education (upcoming, February 2018).

Contributing original artwork to Arts for Justice’s exhibition in Paris (upcoming, May 2018), with all the proceeds supporting Arts for Justice’s mission in raising awareness about human trafficking.

Contributed original artwork to Postcards from the Edge 2018, an exhibition at Gallery 524 in New York. All proceeds from the exhibition support Visual AIDS, a New York-based contemporary arts organization which raises AIDS awareness, creates dialogue around HIV/AIDS issues, and assists artists living with HIV/AIDS.

2017

Contributed original artwork to Outward Bound Adventure’s annual silent auction in San Marino, CA. All proceeds from artwork sales went to support Outward Bound Adventures in engaging underserved urban youth in meaningful nature-based experiences (November).                 

Contributed artwork to the Nasty Women Exhibition in at the Omi-Gallery Impact Hub in Oakland, CA. All proceeds from artwork sales were donated to Planned Parenthood (April).

Created posters from original art for participants in the Women’s March on Washington in Orange County, CA (January).

2016

Donated a mural to the city of Petaluma for the O+ Festival, which raised awareness about healthcare opportunities for underserved communities of artists and facilitated connections between artists and wellness services (October).

2015  

Donated an original mural to Kulusuk school in Kulusuk, Greenland (August).

Donated an original mural to the Freezer Hostel/Theatre/Cultural Center in Rif, Iceland (July).

 

EDUCATION

 2017     

Ideas from the History of Graphic Design, California Institute of the Arts (online via Coursera), Course Certificate to be completed January 2018.

Modern Art and Ideas, MoMA (online via Coursera), Course Certificate to be completed January 2018.      

2012    

Scripps College, BA, self-designed major in Environmental Writing, Honors, magna cum laude,  Claremont, CA.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2016-2017

Workshop assistant at Ink.Paper.Plate Studio, a printmaking studio in Point Reyes Station, CA. Experience facilitating a workshop series in watercolor painting and biological illustration. Experience co-facilitating a community workshop in large-scale hand printing, paper handling, registration and editioning. Experience assisting with weekly figure drawing sessions, as well as workshops and events for West Marin Workshop for the Arts, which focuses on community arts education.

2014—present

Extra-hire naturalist educator at Walker Creek Ranch, an outdoor school in Petaluma, California. Experience designing and implementing nature-based lesson plans for 5th and 6th grade students, teaching Next Generation Science Standards, assessing and responding to student needs, and facilitating outdoor learning experiences in the arts and sciences. Experience working with older college students as well, occasionally leading nature-based experiences for UC Berkeley’s International House.

2013

Teaching assistant at QSI International School of Bratislava, Slovakia.

         

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 2016

Assisted with and participated in a weekly Figure Drawing Workshop at Ink.Paper.Plate Studio, Point Reyes Station, CA

2014--present                                                                                         

Freelance artist with experience painting murals for towns and schools in Iceland, Greenland, California, Illinois, and Wyoming. Experience in traditional sign-painting and lettering. Commissioned artist for the 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 catalog cover and the 2015 newsletter cover for Acorn Naturalists, an environmental education company. Commissioned illustrative work for biological field guides to aquatic macroinvertebrates, bird and mammal skulls, and mammal scat and tracks for Acorn Naturalists.

2012--present                                                                                         

Commissioned artwork for plant identification signage and interpretive panels for the Charleston Retention Basin and Habitat Improvement Project (The Acorn Group/Google); commissioned artwork for print media in interpretive centers such as the Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center (The Acorn Group/Hayward Park and Recreation District); commissioned illustrations for instructional units for Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, one of only two contiguously operating historic steam locomotive roundhouse and shop complexes remaining in the United States (The Acorn Group/California State Parks); commissioned biological and natural history illustrations, drawings and paintings for the Acorn Group, Tustin California. Additional experience: small-scale carpentry, fence-building, farming, livestock care, and retail customer service.

                                                                                                                                                       

MEMBERSHIPS

 Northern California Women's Caucus for Art        

Women’s Caucus for Art                                

California Society of Printmakers                            

Southern Graphics Council International