JULIA EDITH RIGBY

 

13652 Carlsbad Drive

Santa Ana, CA 92705

(714) 267-9876

jrigby762@gmail.com

www.juliaedithrigby.com

 

EDUCATION

2012    Scripps College, BA, self-designed major in Environmental Writing, Honors Thesis, Magna Cum Laude, Claremont, CA   

                                                                     

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 2017   

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

2017   

Graphic Impressions (summer)

Flora and Fauna

West Marin Review (Volume 8)

Graphic Impressions (winter)

Grist Magazine

2016   

Graphic Impressions (fall)

Inverness Almanac (Volume 4)

West Marin Review (Volume 7)

           

RESIDENCIES

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 

2008-2012

Scripps College Dean’s List

 

PUBLIC ART

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

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

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      

November 2017

Contributed original artwork to Outward Bound Adventure’s Fundraiser and 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.

April 2017                   

Contributed artwork to the Nasty Women Exhibition in Oakland, CA. Proceeds from artwork sales were donated to Planned Parenthood.

March-June 2017                  

Workshop assistant at Ink Paper Plate Studio in Point Reyes Station, CA. Co-facilitated a workshop on large-scale hand printing, paper handling, registration and editioning, and managing ink. Assisted with a workshop for West Marin Workshop for the Arts, where local artists learned business and entrepreneurial skills. Taught a workshop in watercolor painting and biological illustration at Ink Paper Plate Studio. Assisted with sales and shop management in Ink Paper Plate Studio.

January 2017

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

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 2014--present 

Freelance artist with experience painting murals for towns and schools in Iceland, Greenland, California, Illinois, and Wyoming. Commissioned artist for the 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 catalog cover and the 2015 newsletter cover for Acorn Naturalists. Experience with traditional sign-painting and lettering. Experience teaching nature journaling and art as an extra-hire naturalist educator at Walker Creek Ranch, at outdoor school in Petaluma, California.

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.

 

MEMBERSHIPS

 Northern California Women's Caucus for Art        

Women’s Caucus for Art                                

California Society of Printmakers                            

Southern Graphics Council International