Donna Fenstermaker
STUDIO: Elbow Grease Press 4401 San Leandro St. #27 Oakland, CA 94601

Education

M.F.A. in Printmaking, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
B.A. in Ceramics, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
Continuing studies in Photoshop Digital Printing, & Web Building, Peralta Colleges
Book Arts classes, Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA

Invitational and Juried Group Exhibitions:

2017      Stanford Art Spaces
2016      Kensington Library
2015      Seasons at Filoli. Filoli, Woodside, CA
2014      50 Years of Java and Jive The Breakfast Group on the Road Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
             Blooming Trees Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
2013      50 Years of Java and Jive The Breakfast Group on the Road Charles Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel, CA
             Water Images Albany Library (July 2013)

             50/50 V Sanchez Art Center; Pacifica, CA
             Peaceable Kingdom Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
             Celebration of Water Media Eddie Rhodes Gallery; Contra Costa College, San Pablo, CA
2012      50/50 IV Sanchez Art Center; Pacifica, CA
2011      Gems artsbenecia; Benecia, CA
             AC5 Contra Costa County Art Space, Martinez, CA
             Impressions Studio Quercos; Oakland, CA
             A Class in Watercolor Eddie Rhodes Gallery, San Pablo, CA
             CCA Alumni Exhibition Series Brava Theater; San Francisco, CA
2010      Painters X3 San Pablo Art Gallery; San Pablo, CA
2009      Alameda Musuem; Alameda, CA
             Digi Dames Breakfast Group Westside Café, Berkeley, CA
2008      Digitized; Digital Prints at SanPablo San Pablo Arts Gallery; San Pablo, CA
             The Final Days of George W. Bush Inferno; Oakland, CA
             Oakland Art Gallery; Oakland, CA
             Every Bit Counts Alameda Museum; Alameda, CA
             Digital Arts Club Prints 2008 Sea Ranch Lodge; Sea Ranch, CA
2007      Spirit of the Dream Sonoma State University; Sonoma, CA
             On/Off Art in the Digital Era Cabrillo Gallery; Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA
             The Graces Seedboat Gallery; Silver City, New Mexico
             Digital Dimensions Fetterly Gallery; Vallejo, CA
             Prints 2006 Richmond Art Center; Richmond, CA
2006      AC5 Contra Costa County Art Space, Martinez, CA
             Faculty Show Eddie Rhodes Gallery; Contra Costa College, San Pablo
2005      .Print 2 Alameda Museum, Alameda CA
             .Print 2 June Steingart Gallery, Laney College, CA
             IF Independent Festival of Digital Arts Berkeley, CA
             Three From There Contra Costa College; San Pablo, CA

             Art at the Heart Gallery DeForest; Ashland, OR
2004      Art of the Big Deal SOMAR Gallery; San Francisco, CA
             California Society of Printmakers 91st Annual Show Bay Model Sausalito, CA
Faculty Show Eddie Rhodes Gallery; Contra Costa College San Pablo, CA
Artists Valentine Show Barbara Anderson Gallery; Berkeley, CA
ProArts Open Studios 2004; Oakland, CA
2003 Association for the Study of Dreams Conference Art Show, Berkeley, CA
Faculty Show Eddie Rhodes Gallery; Contra Costa College San Pablo, CA
Artists Valentine Show Barbara Anderson Gallery; Berkeley, CA
The Group 2003 Print Exhibit San Pablo Arts Gallery; San Pablo, CA
Giving Paws San Pablo Arts Gallery; San Pablo, CA
Wild Women The Fetterly Gallery; Vallejo, CA
2002 .Print: A survey of Digital Prints Laney College Gallery; Oakland, CA November- December
The Box Show ProArts Gallery; Oakland, CA
Wild Women Eddie Rhodes Gallery; Contra Costa College San Pablo, CA
Visual Aid's Big Deal SomArts; San Francisco, CA
Faculty Show Eddie Rhodes Gallery; Contra Costa College San Pablo, CA
Contemporary Abstractions Artisans Gallery; Mill Valley, CA
Digitals from Vista Windows on Addison St; Berkeley, CA July- August
ProArts Open Studios 2002; Oakland, CA
Artists Valentine Show Barbara Anderson Gallery; Berkeley, CA
2001 House Variations Diablo Valley College Art Gallery Pleasant Hill, CA
The Spirit of Handmade Prints Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
New Visions: Introductions 2001 Pro Arts Gallery Oakland, CA
Pro Arts Open Studios Oakland, CA
5 Printers San Pablo Art Gallery; San Pablo, CA
Artists’ Valentines Show Barbara Anderson Gallery, Berkeley, CA
2000 Dreams 1900-2000 Binghamton University Art Museum; Binghamton, NY
Dreams 1900-2000 Passage de Retz; Paris, France
CCAC Alumni Exhibition Series Marin Technologies; Marin, CA
Pro Arts Open Studios Oakland, CA
Visual Aid's Big Deal SomArts; San Francisco, CA
Celebration of Arts Oakland Alice Center; Oakland, CA
It’s Raining Cats and Dogs The Studio Gallery; Alameda, CA
Dreams 1900-2000 Historisches Museum der Stadt Vien; Vienna, Austria
Valentines Show Barbara Anderson Gallery; Berkeley, CA
Dream Houses Windows on Jack London Square; Oakland, CA
Labyrinth of Cultures SomArts; San Francisco, CA
1999 Dreams 1900-2000 Equitable Art Gallery; New York, NY
1999 Juried Annual Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
New Visions: Introductions ‘99 Pro Arts Gallery Oakland, CA
Visual Aid's Big Deal SomArts; San Francisco, CA
Pro Arts Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
Cornucopia II Academy of Art; San Francisco, CA
New Beginnings San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998 Toys in Contemporary Art II d.p. Fong Gallery, San Jose, CA
Visual Aid's Big Deal Herbst Pavilion, Presidio; San Francisco, CA
Cornucopia San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Winter Solstice San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Community of Prints Laney College Art Gallery; Oakland, CA
Association for the Study of Dreams Conference XV, Brigham Young University-Hawaii Laie;Oahu, Hawaii
California Society of Printmakers Traditions and Transition in 90's Somar Gallery; San Francisco, CA
A Tradition Continued: Relief Prints The Fetterly Gallery; Vallejo, CA
Impressions: Prints and the Printed Word, Lafayette Printmaking Workshop Lindsay Dirkx Brown Gallery; San Ramon, CA
Pro Arts Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
California Society of Printmakers 85th Annual Show Gallery 551; San Francisco, CA
Through Our Eyes San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
1997 Visual Aid's Big Deal SomArts Gallery; San Francisco, CA
California Artists from Wood II Collector's Gallery Oakland Museum; Oakland, CA
CCAC: 25 Years of Book Arts The San Francisco Center of the Book; San Francisco, CA
Women Printmakers Galleria Tonantzin; San Juan Bautista, CA
M. Lowe & Co; Berkeley, CA
With Gift in Hand San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Cycles San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Beyond the Limits San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Association for the Study of Dreams Conference XIV; North Carolina
Art & Wine on the Summer Solstice The Ruth Bancroft Gardens; Walnut Creek, CA
Pro Arts Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
California Society of Printmakers at the Phantom Gallery Sacramento, CA
California Society of Printmakers Annual Show Berkeley Store Gallery; Berkeley, CA
International Women San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Reflection in Time: In Color/ Valentine's '97 Center for The Visual Arts; Oakland, CA
Dream Catchers Los Medanos College Art Gallery; Pittsburgh, CA
1996 PAWS: Dogs and Cats in Art Danville Fine Arts; Danville, CA
East/ West Exhibition 479 Gallery, New York, NY
East/West Exhibition Art Gallery of Norwalk Community Technical College; Norwalk, CT
Group Print Show, Saint Francis Hospital; San Francisco, CA
Creative Gift Show San Francisco Women Artist Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Membership Show San Francisco Women Artists; San Francisco, CA
Association for the Study of Dream Conference XIII; Berkeley, CA
East/West Exhibition Olive Hyde Art Gallery; Fremont, CA
Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
Child Wise San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Pacific Bell International Women's Month Pacific Bell Offices; San Ramon, CA
East/West Exhibition Kala Institute; Berkeley, CA
Printmaking without a Press Eddie Rhodes Gallery, Contra Costa College; San Pablo, CA
1995 California Society of Printmakers 1995 Annual Membership Show Art Concepts Gallery; Walnut Creek, CA
Craft and Collage Celebration San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Secret Gardens San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Paper Views San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Used and Reused San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Traditional Techniques: Contemporary Prints Stanwood Gallery, The Hamlin School; San Francisco, CA
Open Studio Show ProArts Gallery; Oakland, CA
1994 California Society of Printmakers 1994 Annual Membership Show Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA
Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
Sculpture and Collage Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Explorations, All Media Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
1993 Dreaming Books Pyramid Atlantic; Riverdale, MD
Women's Alcoholism Center Art Auction, San Francisco, CA
California Society of Printmakers Annual Show Mission Cultural Center; San Francisco, CA
Dennis Leon Honorary Doctorate Show Oliver Art Center, California College of Arts and Crafts; Oakland, CA
Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
Piemonte Oeste; Oakland, CA
Showcase San Francisco 1993 San Francisco, CA
National Works on Paper University of Texas at Tyler
From Where I Stand San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
1992 California Society of Printmakers, 1992 Membership Show Art Concepts; Walnut Creek CA Pacific Prints 1992 Pacific Art League of Palo Alto, CA
Reckless Vision San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
Cadence Design Group; San Jose, CA
Artists' Dream Books, Association for the Study of Dreams Conference, University of California; Santa Cruz, CA Assembled Realities Santa Cruz Art League; Santa Cruz, CA.
A Woman's Vision San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Winter Rental Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Work From the Heart San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
1991 Paperworks San Francisco Women Artists; San Francisco, CA
Landscape Equals Periscope Gallery; Oakland, CA
Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
Celebration of International Women San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
1990 6 Kunstlerinnen aus San Francisco, California Gallerie GSMBK; Berne, Switzerland
Annual Exhibition Glasgow Society of Women Artists Mitchell Library; Glasgow, Scotland
Annual Exhibition Paisley Museum and Art Gallery; Paisley, Scotland The Printed Page Village Theatre Gallery; Danville, CA
1989 Interior and Exterior Landscapes San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
7th Annual Printmaking and Drawing Competition Triton Museum; Santa Clara, CA Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
On and Off the Wall San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Possibilities San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA New Works by Nine Bay Area Artists Kaiser Center; Oakland, CA Chasm Gallery 44; Oakland, CA
1988 Watercolor and Pastel Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Graduating M.F.A.'s from CCAC Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
Members Show Gallery 44; Oakland, CA
Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
Graduating M.F.A.'s from CCAC California College of Arts and Crafts Graduate Gallery; Oakland, CA New Works Dennis R. Smith and Associates; San Francisco, CA
Sun 26th Annual Exhibition 88 Centennial Hall; Hayward, CA
TriMedia Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Book Arts Show California College of Arts and Crafts; Oakland, CA
Serendipity All Media Rental Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA Celebrations San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
1987 All Media Rental Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Members Show Gallery 44; Oakland, CA
California Landscapes San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Book Arts Show California College of Arts and Crafts; Oakland, CA
1986 Recent Work Graduate Gallery California College of Arts and Crafts; Oakland, CA
Small Format Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
All Media Figurative and Portrait Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA.
All Media Rental Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Painting and Sculpture Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
1985 All Media Rental Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Small Format Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Recent Work Café Joli; Oakland, CA
Black and White All Media Rental Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Winter Rental Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
1984 Christmas Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Art for People's Sake Valencia Rose; San Francisco, CA
Rental Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Third Anniversary Exhibit Vida Gallery; San Francisco, CA
California Women Artists 1984 Corporate Center; Sacramento, CA
1983 Women Printmakers Vida Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Emerging Oakland Women Artists YWCA of Oakland, CA
Showcase Oakland Convention Center; Oakland, CA
Second Spring Juried Show Berkeley Art Center; Berkeley, CA
Second Anniversary Exhibit Vida Gallery; San Francisco, CA
California Sun Johnsonstudio; Mountain View, CA
1982 Juried Show Vida Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Awards

1999 New Beginnings San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, Merit Award
1997 Women Printmakers Galleria Tontenzin, Juror's Award for Relief Prints
1995 Paper Views San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, Merit Award
Used and Reused San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, Merit Award
1994 Contemporary Artists Center ( North Adams, MA) Recognition of Merit Grant
1992 Pacific Prints 1992 Pacific Art League of Palo Alto, University Art Center, Best of Show
1989 Interior and Exterior Landscapes San Francisco Women Artists, Merit Award
1988 New Works Dennis R. Smith Associates, 1st and 2nd Prize
1985 San Francisco Women Artists, Merit Award

Bibliography

2013 50/50 IV Plein Air Landscapes in Watercolor Donna Fenstermaker Lulu.com
The Breakfast Group at the Charles Cherry Center Lulu.com
2012 Cats the Watercolor Portraits Donna Fenstermaker Lulu.com
The Breakfast Group Lulu.com
2005 California Society of Printmakers, cover application brochure
2003 The Current Literary-Art Magazine of Contra Costa College
2002 Milvia Street Literary-Art Magazine of Vista Community College
2000 Richard Russo Dream Time Magazine "Artists’ Dream Books" Spring pg 16-18
Betsy Davids Dream Time Magazine "Dreams 1900-2000" Spring pg 25
1999 Dreams 1900-2000 Science Art and the Unconscious Mind ed Lynn Gamwell Cornell Univ Press
1998 85th Anniversary Catalogue, California Society of Printmakers, February
1998 Bay Area Women's News May
Milvia Street Literary-Art Magazine of Vista Community College
1997 McClain's Printmaking Supply Catalog Winter into Fall pg 22
1996 Diane Daley-Smith The Montclarion "Dream Paintings" December 10, pg 10
1992 Pacific Prints 1992 Pacific Art League of Palo Alto Catalogue
1990 Harriet Swift The Oakland Tribune "Artists are Opening Their Doors" June 8,
1989-90 Les Kranz "The California Art Review"

Teaching

2016 Painting, Los Medanos College, Pittsburgh, CA
2015 Watercolor in the OLLI program at Dominican University
2011-present Painting, watercolor, acrylics and plein air teaching privately
2001-present Painting, Drawing and Composition, Pastels and Color Theory, Art Appreciation, Open Studio, Gallery
Management and Portfolio Development, Digital Arts; Contra Costa College, San Pablo, CA (Professor)
2005 Painting (substitute) Los Medanos College Pittsburgh, CA
2003 Pastels, Merritt Community College. Oakland, CA. (Instructor)
1998-present Printmaking without a Press, Small format prints, Elbow Grease Press. Oakland, CA (Instructor)
1993-94 Bookmaking, The Making of Sacred Books, Holos Institute & Elbow Grease Press Oakland, CA (Instructor)
1988 Drawing, Gallery Management, California College of Arts and Crafts (Teaching Assistant)

Professional Affiliations
College Art Association
Donna Fenstermaker’s work is held in collections across the United States, Europe, and Japan.

Sections

Bio

Donna Fenstermaker
STUDIO: Elbow Grease Press 4401 San Leandro St. #27 Oakland, CA 94601

Education

M.F.A. in Printmaking, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
B.A. in Ceramics, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
Continuing studies in Photoshop Digital Printing, & Web Building, Peralta Colleges
Book Arts classes, Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA

Invitational and Juried Group Exhibitions:

2017      Stanford Art Spaces
2016      Kensington Library
2015      Seasons at Filoli. Filoli, Woodside, CA
2014      50 Years of Java and Jive The Breakfast Group on the Road Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
             Blooming Trees Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
2013      50 Years of Java and Jive The Breakfast Group on the Road Charles Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel, CA
             Water Images Albany Library (July 2013)

             50/50 V Sanchez Art Center; Pacifica, CA
             Peaceable Kingdom Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
             Celebration of Water Media Eddie Rhodes Gallery; Contra Costa College, San Pablo, CA
2012      50/50 IV Sanchez Art Center; Pacifica, CA
2011      Gems artsbenecia; Benecia, CA
             AC5 Contra Costa County Art Space, Martinez, CA
             Impressions Studio Quercos; Oakland, CA
             A Class in Watercolor Eddie Rhodes Gallery, San Pablo, CA
             CCA Alumni Exhibition Series Brava Theater; San Francisco, CA
2010      Painters X3 San Pablo Art Gallery; San Pablo, CA
2009      Alameda Musuem; Alameda, CA
             Digi Dames Breakfast Group Westside Café, Berkeley, CA
2008      Digitized; Digital Prints at SanPablo San Pablo Arts Gallery; San Pablo, CA
             The Final Days of George W. Bush Inferno; Oakland, CA
             Oakland Art Gallery; Oakland, CA
             Every Bit Counts Alameda Museum; Alameda, CA
             Digital Arts Club Prints 2008 Sea Ranch Lodge; Sea Ranch, CA
2007      Spirit of the Dream Sonoma State University; Sonoma, CA
             On/Off Art in the Digital Era Cabrillo Gallery; Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA
             The Graces Seedboat Gallery; Silver City, New Mexico
             Digital Dimensions Fetterly Gallery; Vallejo, CA
             Prints 2006 Richmond Art Center; Richmond, CA
2006      AC5 Contra Costa County Art Space, Martinez, CA
             Faculty Show Eddie Rhodes Gallery; Contra Costa College, San Pablo
2005      .Print 2 Alameda Museum, Alameda CA
             .Print 2 June Steingart Gallery, Laney College, CA
             IF Independent Festival of Digital Arts Berkeley, CA
             Three From There Contra Costa College; San Pablo, CA

             Art at the Heart Gallery DeForest; Ashland, OR
2004      Art of the Big Deal SOMAR Gallery; San Francisco, CA
             California Society of Printmakers 91st Annual Show Bay Model Sausalito, CA
Faculty Show Eddie Rhodes Gallery; Contra Costa College San Pablo, CA
Artists Valentine Show Barbara Anderson Gallery; Berkeley, CA
ProArts Open Studios 2004; Oakland, CA
2003 Association for the Study of Dreams Conference Art Show, Berkeley, CA
Faculty Show Eddie Rhodes Gallery; Contra Costa College San Pablo, CA
Artists Valentine Show Barbara Anderson Gallery; Berkeley, CA
The Group 2003 Print Exhibit San Pablo Arts Gallery; San Pablo, CA
Giving Paws San Pablo Arts Gallery; San Pablo, CA
Wild Women The Fetterly Gallery; Vallejo, CA
2002 .Print: A survey of Digital Prints Laney College Gallery; Oakland, CA November- December
The Box Show ProArts Gallery; Oakland, CA
Wild Women Eddie Rhodes Gallery; Contra Costa College San Pablo, CA
Visual Aid's Big Deal SomArts; San Francisco, CA
Faculty Show Eddie Rhodes Gallery; Contra Costa College San Pablo, CA
Contemporary Abstractions Artisans Gallery; Mill Valley, CA
Digitals from Vista Windows on Addison St; Berkeley, CA July- August
ProArts Open Studios 2002; Oakland, CA
Artists Valentine Show Barbara Anderson Gallery; Berkeley, CA
2001 House Variations Diablo Valley College Art Gallery Pleasant Hill, CA
The Spirit of Handmade Prints Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
New Visions: Introductions 2001 Pro Arts Gallery Oakland, CA
Pro Arts Open Studios Oakland, CA
5 Printers San Pablo Art Gallery; San Pablo, CA
Artists’ Valentines Show Barbara Anderson Gallery, Berkeley, CA
2000 Dreams 1900-2000 Binghamton University Art Museum; Binghamton, NY
Dreams 1900-2000 Passage de Retz; Paris, France
CCAC Alumni Exhibition Series Marin Technologies; Marin, CA
Pro Arts Open Studios Oakland, CA
Visual Aid's Big Deal SomArts; San Francisco, CA
Celebration of Arts Oakland Alice Center; Oakland, CA
It’s Raining Cats and Dogs The Studio Gallery; Alameda, CA
Dreams 1900-2000 Historisches Museum der Stadt Vien; Vienna, Austria
Valentines Show Barbara Anderson Gallery; Berkeley, CA
Dream Houses Windows on Jack London Square; Oakland, CA
Labyrinth of Cultures SomArts; San Francisco, CA
1999 Dreams 1900-2000 Equitable Art Gallery; New York, NY
1999 Juried Annual Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
New Visions: Introductions ‘99 Pro Arts Gallery Oakland, CA
Visual Aid's Big Deal SomArts; San Francisco, CA
Pro Arts Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
Cornucopia II Academy of Art; San Francisco, CA
New Beginnings San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998 Toys in Contemporary Art II d.p. Fong Gallery, San Jose, CA
Visual Aid's Big Deal Herbst Pavilion, Presidio; San Francisco, CA
Cornucopia San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Winter Solstice San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Community of Prints Laney College Art Gallery; Oakland, CA
Association for the Study of Dreams Conference XV, Brigham Young University-Hawaii Laie;Oahu, Hawaii
California Society of Printmakers Traditions and Transition in 90's Somar Gallery; San Francisco, CA
A Tradition Continued: Relief Prints The Fetterly Gallery; Vallejo, CA
Impressions: Prints and the Printed Word, Lafayette Printmaking Workshop Lindsay Dirkx Brown Gallery; San Ramon, CA
Pro Arts Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
California Society of Printmakers 85th Annual Show Gallery 551; San Francisco, CA
Through Our Eyes San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
1997 Visual Aid's Big Deal SomArts Gallery; San Francisco, CA
California Artists from Wood II Collector's Gallery Oakland Museum; Oakland, CA
CCAC: 25 Years of Book Arts The San Francisco Center of the Book; San Francisco, CA
Women Printmakers Galleria Tonantzin; San Juan Bautista, CA
M. Lowe & Co; Berkeley, CA
With Gift in Hand San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Cycles San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Beyond the Limits San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Association for the Study of Dreams Conference XIV; North Carolina
Art & Wine on the Summer Solstice The Ruth Bancroft Gardens; Walnut Creek, CA
Pro Arts Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
California Society of Printmakers at the Phantom Gallery Sacramento, CA
California Society of Printmakers Annual Show Berkeley Store Gallery; Berkeley, CA
International Women San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Reflection in Time: In Color/ Valentine's '97 Center for The Visual Arts; Oakland, CA
Dream Catchers Los Medanos College Art Gallery; Pittsburgh, CA
1996 PAWS: Dogs and Cats in Art Danville Fine Arts; Danville, CA
East/ West Exhibition 479 Gallery, New York, NY
East/West Exhibition Art Gallery of Norwalk Community Technical College; Norwalk, CT
Group Print Show, Saint Francis Hospital; San Francisco, CA
Creative Gift Show San Francisco Women Artist Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Membership Show San Francisco Women Artists; San Francisco, CA
Association for the Study of Dream Conference XIII; Berkeley, CA
East/West Exhibition Olive Hyde Art Gallery; Fremont, CA
Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
Child Wise San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Pacific Bell International Women's Month Pacific Bell Offices; San Ramon, CA
East/West Exhibition Kala Institute; Berkeley, CA
Printmaking without a Press Eddie Rhodes Gallery, Contra Costa College; San Pablo, CA
1995 California Society of Printmakers 1995 Annual Membership Show Art Concepts Gallery; Walnut Creek, CA
Craft and Collage Celebration San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Secret Gardens San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Paper Views San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Used and Reused San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Traditional Techniques: Contemporary Prints Stanwood Gallery, The Hamlin School; San Francisco, CA
Open Studio Show ProArts Gallery; Oakland, CA
1994 California Society of Printmakers 1994 Annual Membership Show Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA
Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
Sculpture and Collage Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Explorations, All Media Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
1993 Dreaming Books Pyramid Atlantic; Riverdale, MD
Women's Alcoholism Center Art Auction, San Francisco, CA
California Society of Printmakers Annual Show Mission Cultural Center; San Francisco, CA
Dennis Leon Honorary Doctorate Show Oliver Art Center, California College of Arts and Crafts; Oakland, CA
Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
Piemonte Oeste; Oakland, CA
Showcase San Francisco 1993 San Francisco, CA
National Works on Paper University of Texas at Tyler
From Where I Stand San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
1992 California Society of Printmakers, 1992 Membership Show Art Concepts; Walnut Creek CA Pacific Prints 1992 Pacific Art League of Palo Alto, CA
Reckless Vision San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
Cadence Design Group; San Jose, CA
Artists' Dream Books, Association for the Study of Dreams Conference, University of California; Santa Cruz, CA Assembled Realities Santa Cruz Art League; Santa Cruz, CA.
A Woman's Vision San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Winter Rental Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Work From the Heart San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
1991 Paperworks San Francisco Women Artists; San Francisco, CA
Landscape Equals Periscope Gallery; Oakland, CA
Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
Celebration of International Women San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
1990 6 Kunstlerinnen aus San Francisco, California Gallerie GSMBK; Berne, Switzerland
Annual Exhibition Glasgow Society of Women Artists Mitchell Library; Glasgow, Scotland
Annual Exhibition Paisley Museum and Art Gallery; Paisley, Scotland The Printed Page Village Theatre Gallery; Danville, CA
1989 Interior and Exterior Landscapes San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
7th Annual Printmaking and Drawing Competition Triton Museum; Santa Clara, CA Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
On and Off the Wall San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Possibilities San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA New Works by Nine Bay Area Artists Kaiser Center; Oakland, CA Chasm Gallery 44; Oakland, CA
1988 Watercolor and Pastel Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Graduating M.F.A.'s from CCAC Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
Members Show Gallery 44; Oakland, CA
Open Studio Show Pro Arts Gallery; Oakland, CA
Graduating M.F.A.'s from CCAC California College of Arts and Crafts Graduate Gallery; Oakland, CA New Works Dennis R. Smith and Associates; San Francisco, CA
Sun 26th Annual Exhibition 88 Centennial Hall; Hayward, CA
TriMedia Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Book Arts Show California College of Arts and Crafts; Oakland, CA
Serendipity All Media Rental Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA Celebrations San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
1987 All Media Rental Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Members Show Gallery 44; Oakland, CA
California Landscapes San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Book Arts Show California College of Arts and Crafts; Oakland, CA
1986 Recent Work Graduate Gallery California College of Arts and Crafts; Oakland, CA
Small Format Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
All Media Figurative and Portrait Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA.
All Media Rental Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Painting and Sculpture Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
1985 All Media Rental Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Small Format Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Recent Work Café Joli; Oakland, CA
Black and White All Media Rental Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Winter Rental Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
1984 Christmas Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Art for People's Sake Valencia Rose; San Francisco, CA
Rental Show San Francisco Women Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Third Anniversary Exhibit Vida Gallery; San Francisco, CA
California Women Artists 1984 Corporate Center; Sacramento, CA
1983 Women Printmakers Vida Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Emerging Oakland Women Artists YWCA of Oakland, CA
Showcase Oakland Convention Center; Oakland, CA
Second Spring Juried Show Berkeley Art Center; Berkeley, CA
Second Anniversary Exhibit Vida Gallery; San Francisco, CA
California Sun Johnsonstudio; Mountain View, CA
1982 Juried Show Vida Gallery; San Francisco, CA
Awards

1999 New Beginnings San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, Merit Award
1997 Women Printmakers Galleria Tontenzin, Juror's Award for Relief Prints
1995 Paper Views San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, Merit Award
Used and Reused San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, Merit Award
1994 Contemporary Artists Center ( North Adams, MA) Recognition of Merit Grant
1992 Pacific Prints 1992 Pacific Art League of Palo Alto, University Art Center, Best of Show
1989 Interior and Exterior Landscapes San Francisco Women Artists, Merit Award
1988 New Works Dennis R. Smith Associates, 1st and 2nd Prize
1985 San Francisco Women Artists, Merit Award

Bibliography

2013 50/50 IV Plein Air Landscapes in Watercolor Donna Fenstermaker Lulu.com
The Breakfast Group at the Charles Cherry Center Lulu.com
2012 Cats the Watercolor Portraits Donna Fenstermaker Lulu.com
The Breakfast Group Lulu.com
2005 California Society of Printmakers, cover application brochure
2003 The Current Literary-Art Magazine of Contra Costa College
2002 Milvia Street Literary-Art Magazine of Vista Community College
2000 Richard Russo Dream Time Magazine "Artists’ Dream Books" Spring pg 16-18
Betsy Davids Dream Time Magazine "Dreams 1900-2000" Spring pg 25
1999 Dreams 1900-2000 Science Art and the Unconscious Mind ed Lynn Gamwell Cornell Univ Press
1998 85th Anniversary Catalogue, California Society of Printmakers, February
1998 Bay Area Women's News May
Milvia Street Literary-Art Magazine of Vista Community College
1997 McClain's Printmaking Supply Catalog Winter into Fall pg 22
1996 Diane Daley-Smith The Montclarion "Dream Paintings" December 10, pg 10
1992 Pacific Prints 1992 Pacific Art League of Palo Alto Catalogue
1990 Harriet Swift The Oakland Tribune "Artists are Opening Their Doors" June 8,
1989-90 Les Kranz "The California Art Review"

Teaching

2016 Painting, Los Medanos College, Pittsburgh, CA
2015 Watercolor in the OLLI program at Dominican University
2011-present Painting, watercolor, acrylics and plein air teaching privately
2001-present Painting, Drawing and Composition, Pastels and Color Theory, Art Appreciation, Open Studio, Gallery
Management and Portfolio Development, Digital Arts; Contra Costa College, San Pablo, CA (Professor)
2005 Painting (substitute) Los Medanos College Pittsburgh, CA
2003 Pastels, Merritt Community College. Oakland, CA. (Instructor)
1998-present Printmaking without a Press, Small format prints, Elbow Grease Press. Oakland, CA (Instructor)
1993-94 Bookmaking, The Making of Sacred Books, Holos Institute & Elbow Grease Press Oakland, CA (Instructor)
1988 Drawing, Gallery Management, California College of Arts and Crafts (Teaching Assistant)

Professional Affiliations
College Art Association
Donna Fenstermaker’s work is held in collections across the United States, Europe, and Japan.

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