JULIA EDITH RIGBY

jrigby762@gmail.com

jrigby@ucdavis.edu

http://juliaedithrigby.com/ 

 

EDUCATION

UC Davis, M.F.A. (matriculated September 2018; graduating June 2020).

2012   Scripps College, BA, self-designed major in Environmental Writing, Honors, magna cum laude, Claremont, CA.

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2019   MFA First Year Show, JayJay Gallery, Sacramento, CA 

Outside the Lines, Wyatt Theatre, Davis CA (upcoming)

First Drafts, graduate collaborations, Manetti Shrem Musuem, CA

MFA Now 2019, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco CA

Underground, Gadberry Gallery, Davis CA

Visual Aids, Bortolami Gallery, New York

MFA Open Studios, Davis CA

2018   MFA Open Studios, Davis, CA

ClimART,  Academy of Art Cannery Gallery, San Francisco, CA

105th Annual Exhibition, California Society of Printmakers, Piedmont Center for the Arts, Piedmont, CA

Arts for Justice, Genesis Cultural Center, Paris

The Wildlife in Our Surrounds: Art in Public Spaces, Marin County Free Library, Point Reyes Station, CA

Postcards from the Edge, Gallery 524, New York, NY

            Artists’ Annual, Kala Art Institute Gallery, Berkeley, CA

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

2017   Home-land, Galerie Sehnsucht, The Netherlands

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

2019   MFA Now (Root Division Gallery)

2018   Home-land (Galerie Sehnsucht)

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

Graphic Impressions (fall)

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

2017    Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Saratoga, WY

 

AWARDS

2019   Mary Lou Osborn Award, awarded by UC Davis Department of Art

Graduate Student Researcher, awarded by UC Davis Department of Art and Art History, UC Davis

Graduate Teaching Assistant Fellowship, awarded by UC Davis Department of Art and Art History, UC Davis

2012   Departmental Thesis Award, Scripps College

            magna cum laude, Scripps College

            Honors Thesis, Scripps College

            Honors in First Major, Scripps College

2011   Fellow, Scripps College Humanities Institute, Scripps College

2008-2012    

Dean’s List, Scripps College

 

PUBLIC ART

2018   Mural for Kulusumi Alivarpi, the local school in Kulusuk, Greenland

2016   Mural for Walker Creek Outdoor School, Petaluma, CA

            Mural for O+ Festival mural, Petaluma, CA

2015   Mural for Kulusumi Alivarpi, the local school in Kulusuk, Greenland

            Mural for Freezer Hostel/Theater/Cultural Center, Rif, Iceland

 

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENTS

2019   Guest facilitator, dance workshop for Intermediate Photography, UC Davis

2018   Lecturer, Graduate Lecture Series for Underground, a show at the Gadberry Gallery, UC Davis, Dec 12 2018

Contributed a second mural to Kulusumi Alivarpi, the local school in Kulusuk, Greeland. Facilitated a mural painting workshop with a group of Greenlandic students at Kulusumi Alivarpi.

Contributed original artwork to Arts for Justice, an exhibition in Paris, with proceeds    supporting Arts for Justice’s mission in raising awareness about human trafficking.

Contributed original artwork to the Every Child Outdoors Foundation Annual Benefit in Santa Cruz, CA. All proceeds from sold artwork went to support the foundation’s mission in providing access to outdoor education and procuring scholarship funds for local schools to attend the Santa Cruz County Office of Education’s Outdoor Science School.

Contributed 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 (February 2018).

Contributed original artwork to Postcards from the Edge, an exhibition at Gallery 524 in New York. All proceeds from the exhibition went to 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 (January 2018).

2017   Contributed original artwork to Outward Bound Adventure’s annual 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   Painted an outdoor mural for 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   Contributed an original mural to Kulusumi Alivarpi, the school in Kulusuk, Greenland (August).

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

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2019   Guest Facilitator, movement workshop for Intermediate Photography, UC Davis

Graduate Teaching Assistantship, UC Davis “Introduction to Printmaking”, “Introduction to Painting.”

2018   Lab Monitor, UC Davis print shop

Facilitated a mural painting workshop with a group of Greenlandic students at Kulusumi Alivarpi, the school in Kulusuk, Greenland.

2017   “Introduction to Large-Scale Hand Printing”, Co-Facilitator, Ink.Paper.Plate Shop/Studio, Point Reyes Station, CA.

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 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.

                                                           

MEMBERSHIPS

Northern California Women's Caucus for Art (NCWCA)

Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA)

International Women’s Caucus for art (WCA)

Eco-Art Caucus (WCA)                      

California Society of Printmakers (CSP)                

Southern Graphics Council International (SGCI)