STUDIO: 3246 Ettie St 1B Oakland, CA 94608  
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:
2019       
All that Glitters, Berkeley Art Center Berkeley, CA
Richmond Art Center
, Members Show, Richmond, CA    
2018       
Axis 13th National, Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Here, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
Exquisite Little Things, Grayloft Gallery, Oakland, CA
Equilibrium,  Olive Hyde Art Center Fremont, CA
Small Works, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
Observed, San Pablo Art Gallery, San Pablo, CA
Breakfast Group On the Road Again, Liberty Arts Yreka, CA
2017       
Beyond Landscape  Grayloft Gallery, Oakland, CA
2016       
Some Local Spaces  Kensington Library  Kensington, CA
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, CANovember- 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
MLowe & 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
                                 
2018        Dewitt Chang Equilibrium
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  
 
2015-present       Painting, Drawing and Watercolor Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, 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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STUDIO: 3246 Ettie St 1B Oakland, CA 94608  
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:
2019       
All that Glitters, Berkeley Art Center Berkeley, CA
Richmond Art Center
, Members Show, Richmond, CA    
2018       
Axis 13th National, Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Here, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
Exquisite Little Things, Grayloft Gallery, Oakland, CA
Equilibrium,  Olive Hyde Art Center Fremont, CA
Small Works, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
Observed, San Pablo Art Gallery, San Pablo, CA
Breakfast Group On the Road Again, Liberty Arts Yreka, CA
2017       
Beyond Landscape  Grayloft Gallery, Oakland, CA
2016       
Some Local Spaces  Kensington Library  Kensington, CA
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, CANovember- 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
MLowe & 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
                                 
2018        Dewitt Chang Equilibrium
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  
 
2015-present       Painting, Drawing and Watercolor Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, 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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