JULIA EDITH RIGBY
2020 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.
2019 blip, JayJay Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Ellen Hansen Memorial, Manetti Shrem Museum, Davis CA
Outside the Lines, Wright Theatre, Davis CA
First Drafts, Manetti Shrem Museum, Davis 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, San Francisco 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
Visual AIDS, 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, Zuckerman Museum of Art, 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
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
2018 Scuola Internazionale di Grafica di Venezia, Venice, Italy
2017 Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Saratoga, WY
AWARDS AND GRANTS
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
Dean’s List, Scripps College
2019 Adjunct Instructor, Introduction to Painting, UC Davis (upcoming, fall 2019)
Facilitator, movement workshop for Intermediate Photography, Tim Hyde, UC Davis (winter quarter, spring quarter)
Choreographer, designed and choreographed original score and fabricated sculptural works for Residue, a piece in Outside the Lines, Wyatt Theatre, Davis.
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Printmaking, Graham McDougal, UC Davis
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Painting, Shiva Ahmadi, UC Davis
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Drawing, Michael Ryan, UC Davis
2018 Lab Monitor, UC Davis print shop, painting studios, drawing studios
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.
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.
2019 MFA Now (exhibition catalog, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco)
2018 Home-land (exhibition catalog, Galerie Sehnsucht, Netherlands)
Art Speaks! Lend Your Voice (exhibition catalog, Women’s Caucus for Art, Los Angeles)
Graphic Impressions (fall issue)
2017 Grist Magazine
Graphic Impressions (summer issue)
Flora and Fauna (exhibition catalog, Arc Gallery, San Francisco)
West Marin Review (Volume 8)
Graphic Impressions (winter issue)
2016 Graphic Impressions (fall issue)
Inverness Almanac (Volume 4)
West Marin Review (Volume 7)
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
2019 Facilitator, movement workshop for Intermediate Photography, Tim Hyde, 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).
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)