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EDUCATION 

Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California: M.F.A. Sculpture, 1990 

California State University, Fullerton, California: B.F.A. Studio Art, 1986; M.A. Painting, 1988
University of California, Santa Barbara, California: B.A. in English, 1980


SELECTED ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS


1998     "Calibrations", Renshaw Gallery, Linfield College, McMinnville, OR (Oct. 5 – 30)
             "Hybrid Vigor", John N Joe Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (May 8 – 30)
1997     "Heterosis", Hello Artichoke Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (Dec. 3 – 31)
1996     "Osmosis", City College Gallery, San Jose City College, CA (Oct. 15 – Nov. 13)
1994     "Vestiges and Constructions", Mendenhall Art Gallery, Whittier College, CA (Oct. 10-28)
1990     "Secular Templates", M.F.A. Exhibit, West Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, CA
1988     "Shifting Fragments", M.A. Exhibit, California State University, Fullerton, CA (April 16-28)
1986     "Inner Stakes", Exit Gallery, California State University, Fullerton, CA (April 21-25)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2004      "Art Auction", Conservatory of Visual Arts, CSULA, Los Angeles, CA (May 1st)
2003      "$200 Show", Andrew-Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Dec.3 – 6) 
2002      "The Big Wave IV", Andrew-Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Sept. 13 – Oct. 11)
2001      "lines & signs", Burning Lotus Studios, Los Angeles, CA (Oct. 27 – Nov. 17) 
               Curator: Robert M. Hopkins
              "Robert Hopkins/ Joshua Elias", ANDLAB Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Sept. 29 – Oct. 20) 
2000      "sextet: in the key of space", Burning Lotus Studios, Los Angeles, CA (Oct. 28 – Nov. 25) 
               Curator: Robert M. Hopkins
1999      "5th Annual Holiday Show", Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (Dec. 4 – Jan. 4, 2000)
              "Intimate Images", Thousand Oaks Community Gallery, Thousand Oaks, CA (Dec. 4 – 11)
              "Big Wave II", Andrew-Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Dec. 3 – Jan. 7, 2000)
              "Open Spectrum", APC Fine Arts and Graphics Gallery, Gardena, CA (Nov. 10 – Dec.18)
              "Circular Logic", I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Sept. 21 – Oct. 16) Curator: Holly Tempo
              "Passageways", Art Gallery, Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR (Sept. 20 – Oct. 13)
              "Ninety-Nine", Miller Durazo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (June 12 – July 3)
1998      "One Night Stand @ 207", Gallery 207, Los Angeles, CA (Oct. 9 – 10) 
               "Vessels for the Journey", Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA (Sept. 18 – Nov. 1)
               "One Night Stand 7", Farmer’s Daughter Hotel, Los Angeles, CA (June 13 - July 3)
               "100 Dollar Show & Up", Post, Los Angeles, CA (June 27 - July 25)
               "$99.00 Dollar Store Exhibition", Miller Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA (June 13 – July 3)
               "Made in California", City of Brea Gallery, Brea, CA (March 20 – May 1) Juror: Scott Canty 
               "Four Dimensions", Cypress College Fine Arts Gallery, Cypress, CA (Feb. 17 – March 17)
               "Robert M. Hopkins/ Deborah Zlotsky", Nightingale Gallery, Eastern Oregon University, 
                La Grande, OR (Jan. 17 – Feb. 14)
1997       "2nd Annual Los Angeles National Juried Art Exhibition (Sponsored by Coagula Art Journal) 
                Spanish Kitchen Gallery, Los Angeles,CA(Nov. 14 – Dec. 6) Jurors: Patricia Correia, Llyn Foulkes, 
                Roland Reiss, Michael Salerno, and Mat Gleason 
               "SITE’s 2nd Annual National Competition", SITE Galley, Los Angeles, CA (Oct. 12 – Nov. 7)   
                Juror: Henry T. Hopkins 
               "Downtown Lives ‘97", DADA Exhibition Space, Los Angeles, CA (Oct. 3 – 19)
                "The Big Wave", Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca (Sept. 19 – Oct.17)
                "In The Neighborhood: Arroyo Arts Collective Juried Exhibition", Harriet and Charles Luckman Gallery, 
                 California State University, Los Angeles, CA (Aug. 16 – Sept. 24) Jurors: James Doolin 
                 and Noriko Gamblin
                "100 Dollar Show", Post, Los Angeles, CA (July 19 – Aug. 9)
                "The $99 Store", Miller Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA (June 28 – July 28)
                "Unusual Perceptions", Hello Artichoke Galley, Santa Monica, Ca (June 20 – July 16) 
                 Juror: Eleana Del Rio; Award: First Prize 
                "Eye SITE 1997 – Brewery Spring Artwalk", SITE Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (April 26 – 27)
                "Southern California Open Juried Exhibition", Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA 
                 (April 12 – June 15) Juror: Henry T. Hopkins  
                "Made in California", City of Brea Gallery, Brea, CA (March 29 – May 15) 
                 Juror: Noel Korten, Award: Honorable Mention 

               "The 6th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition"; A Traveling Exhibition Organized by 

                The University of Hawaii, Art Gallery:

                ... University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii (March 16 – April 18) 
                ... Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, Washington (May 11 – Aug. 24)
                ... Art Center in Hargate, St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire (Sept. 12 – Oct. 25) 
                ... Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky (Nov. 17 – Dec. 18)
                ... City of Brea Gallery, Brea, California (Jan. 18 – March 1, 1998)
                ... Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, Ohio (March 22 – May 3, 1999)
                ... The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, Massachusetts (May 1 – July 26, 1998)
                ... Gaston County Museum, Dallas, North Carolina (Aug. 9 – Sept. 13, 1998)
                ... Alaska State Museum, Juneau, Alaska, (Oct. 1 – Nov. 8, 1998)
                ... Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, Alaska (Feb. 6 – March 14, 1999)
                ... University of Alaska Museum, Fair banks, Alaska (Feb. 6 – March 14, 1999)
                ... The Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, Florida (April 6 – May 16, 1999)
                ... Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama (June 5 – July 18, 1999)
                ... East Hawaii Cultural Center, Co-sponsored by Volcano Art Center, Hilo, Hawaii 
                     (July 30 – Aug. 28, 1999)
                ... Isla Center for the Arts, University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam, (Sept. 16 – Oct. 22, 1999)
                ... Maud Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului, Hawaii (Nov. 13 – Dec. 18, 1999)


              "The Shooting Gallery, 1997 – Benefit for Harm Reduction Central", Los Angeles Contemporary 
               Exhibitions (LACE), Hollywood, CA (Feb. 8)
1996      "Fair Art ’96 Presents: Holy Sale", Spanish Kitchen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Dec. 15 – 22) 
               "Old Processes, New Armatures", Pierce College Art Gallery, Woodland Hills, CA (Nov. 11 – Dec. 10) 
                Curator: Joan Kahn 
               "littlebigart", Mendenhall Art Gallery, Whittier College, Whittier, CA (Oct. 14 – Nov. 29) 
                Curator: Geoffrey Allen 
               "Downtown Lives ‘96", DADA Exhibition Space, Los Angeles, CA (Oct. 4 – 20)
               "31st Annual Open Exhibition", San Bernardino County Museum, Redlands, CA (Sept. 18 – Oct. 26) 
                Juror: Elizabeth Smith
               "100 Dollar Show", Post, Los Angeles, CA (Aug. 2 -31)
               "Living With Art", Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (July 13 – Aug. 24) Curator: Young An 
               "Process and Perception", Full Moon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (May 23 – June 21)
               "Material Witness – Small Mixed Media Works by California Artists", Monterey Peninsula College, 
                Monterey, CA (April 17 – May 11) Curator: Judith Bell 
               "Action Required", Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA (April 13 – May 12) 
                Curator: Michael Lewis Miller 
1995       "act, activate, analyze, ask…", Barnsdall Art Park, Junior Arts Center Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
                (Dec. 3– Jan. 28, 1996) Curator: Michael Lewis Miller  
                "Brand XXV: National Juried Competition", Brand Library Art Gallery, Glendale, CA 
                (Dec. 2 – Jan. 9, 1996) Juror: Peter Alexander  
                "Strictly Sculpture", The Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA 
                (Sept. 20 – Oct. 20) Juror: Betye Saar, Award: Honorable Mention 
                "Three Person Show: Clay Babcock, Robert M. Hopkins & Alyssee Stepanian", Factory Place Gallery, 
                 Los Angeles, CA (Sept. 10 – Oct. 6) 
                "1995 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition", Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
                 (July 5 - 22) Jurors: Nancy Doll, Howard Fox and Leonard Simon  
                "Sculpture: Form and Space", Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA (May 12 – June) 
                 Curators: Irit Krygier and Helen Alameda Lewis 
1994        "Get Back", Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Dec. 17 – Jan. 7, 1995)
                "Downtown Lives "94", DADA Exhibition Space, Los Angeles, CA (Nov. 4 – 20) 
                "Get Back", West Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Art Department, Claremont, 
                 CA (Oct. 3 – 21)
                "FAR Bazzar At The Brewery", Bingo Building, Los Angeles, CA (May 5 – June 5)
1993        "Downtown Lives!", DADA Exhibition space, Los Angeles, CA (Dec. 3 – 19) 
                "CARECEN’s Ninth Annual Art Auction", Every Picture Tells A Story, Los Angeles, CA (Nov. 21)
                "Sculpture", Studio 5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Nov. 20 – Dec. 19)
                "Urbanned Hearts", Spanish Kitchen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Feb. 5 – March 5)
1992         "F.A.R. Bazzar/L.A. Alternative Art Fair", Old Federal Reserve Building, Los Angeles, CA 
                 (Dec. 3 – 20)
                 "CARECEN’s Eighth Annual Art Auction", Sherry Frumpkin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (Nov. 14) 
                 "SLASH-A Group Show", Empty Spaces Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Aug. 8 – Sept. 8)
1991         "CARECEN’s Seventh Annual Art Auction", Richard Green Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (Nov. 8 – 9) 
1990         "CARECEN"s Sixth Annual Art Auction", Daniel Saxon Gallery, Los Angeles,CA(Nov. 9 – 10)
1989         "CARECEN’s Fifth Annual Art Auction", Fred Hoffman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (Nov. 16 – 18)
                 "Fourth Annual Group Show", Artist Trait Gallery, Ontario, CA (Sept. 7 – Oct. 7)
                 "Three Person Show: Robert M. Hopkins, Sandra McCarthy, Mark Sparks", Madrona Gallery, 
                  San Pedro, CA (May 6 – 27) 
                 "Paint", Art Gallery, Mount San Antonio College, Walnut, CA (Feb. 21 – March 9)
1988          "On The Edge: Part-Time Faculty Show", West Gallery, California State University, 
                  Fullerton, CA (Oct. 3 – 13) 
                 "Fringe of The Fringe Show 11", DA Gallery, Pomona, CA (Sept. 29 – Oct. 8)
                 "Visual Arts '88", Ettinger Gallery, Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA  
                  (July 18 – Aug. 6) Juror: Henry T. Hopkins 
1987          "Visual Arts '87", Ettinger Gallery, Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach,CA 
                  (July 2 – Aug. 6) Juror:William Otton 
1986          "Fourth Annual Prize Competition", Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 
                   Provincetown, MA (Aug. 22 – Sept. 28) Juror: Will Barnett  
                  "Visual Arts '86" Ettinger Gallery, Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA 
                   (Aug. 11 – 30) Juror: Lynda Forsha 
                  "Statue of Liberty Centennial Show", Orlando Gallery, Sherman Oaks, CA (July 11 – 31) 
                   Curator: Don Lagerberg 
                  "O.C.V.A. Second Annual Juried Exhibit", Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman College, Orange, CA 
                   (July 11 – August 15) Juror: Mark Moore 
                  "Expressions of the Human Figure", Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA (April 25 – June 28) 
                   Juror: Roland Reiss

SELECTED TEACHING EXPERIENCE


2000-2004  Conservatory of Visual Arts, [L.A. Unified School District's Gifted/Talented Program]:
                    Saturday morning classes on the campus of C.S.U. Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 
                    - Instructor in Introduction to Drawing; Pen and Ink; Figure Drawing; Portraiture; Self-Portraiture
                      Watercolor; Sumi-e Ink Painting; and Independent Projects. (Fall 2000 to Spring 2004)  
1998-2003  Santa Monica Community College, Dual Enrollment Program, Santa Monica, California 
                    - Instructor in Beginning Watercolor; Beginning Drawing; and Beginning Life Drawing 
                      at four different High Schools in Los Angeles County. (Fall 1998 to Spring 2003)
1990           Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California  
                    - Teaching Assistant in Graduate Seminar to Roland Reiss (Spring 1990)  
1988-1989  California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, California 
                    - Instructor in Life Drawing (Fall 1988 and Spring 1989)

 

SELECTED LECTURE EXPERIENCE

1998        - Slide Lecturer on my work for advanced Painting students, California State University,   
                  Fullerton, California (February) 
                - Slide Lecturer on my work in conjunction with "The 6th International Shoebox 
                  Sculpture Exhibition", City of Brea Gallery, Brea, California (February)
1997        - Guest Lecturer in Beginning Photography class, San Bernardino Valley College, San Bernardino, 
                  California (May)
1996        - Gallery Lecturer on my work in group show "Old Processes, New Armatures", Pierce College 
                  Art Gallery, Woodland Hills, California (November) 
                - Slide Lecturer on my work in conjunction with solo show "Osmosis", San Jose City College, 
                  San Jose, California (October) 
                - Slide Lecturer on my work for Painting students, in conjunction with group show "Material Witness", 
                  Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, California (April)
1995        - Gallery Lecturer on my work in group show "act, activate, analyze, ask…", Barnsdall Art Park, 
                  Junior Arts Center Gallery, Los Angeles, California (January)
1994        - Gallery Lecturer on my solo show "Vestiges and Constructions", Mendenhall Art Gallery,
                  Whittier College, Whittier, California (October)
1993        - Slide Lecturer on my work in Advanced Painting class, California State University, 
                  Fullerton, California (November)
1992        - Visiting Artist in Architecture Critique class, Woodbury University, Burbank, California,  
                  (November) 
1991        - Guest Lecturer in Life Drawing class, California State University, Fullerton, California (February)
1990        - Slide Lecturer on my work to Senior Art Students, Lakewood High School, Lakewood, California 
                  (November)
1989        - Slide Lecturer on my work in conjunction with group show, "Paint", Mount San Antonio College, 
                  Walnut, California (February)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS

1998        - The Korean Central Daily, Los Angeles, May 6, 1998, "Hybrid and Transplant: Robert M. Hopkins
                   and Jason S. Yi at John N Joe Gallery", by Yoo Hue Ahn, Culture, p.1.
                - The Event Newspaper, Cypress College, February 27, 1998, "Four Dimensions: Now Open at 
                   Cypress College".
                - The Observer/Baker City Herald, Oregon, January 30, 1998, "Art Show Has Lots to Offer", 
                   by Linda Elliott.
                - The Observer/Baker City Herald, Oregon, January 9, 1998, "Show Time: Nationally Recognized 
                   Artists Coming to Nightingale", p.5.
                - Artweek, January 1998, "Previews: Four Dimensions", by Steve Jenkins, p. 6.
1997        - Catalogue for "Heterosis", Hello Artichoke Gallery, Santa Monica, California, December 3-31. 
                   Essay by M.A. Greenstein.
                - Catalogue for "The 6th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition", March 16 - April 18, 1997, 
                   The University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii, p.57.
1996         - San Jose City College Times, November 7, 1996, "Osmosis: Exhibition Stretches Definition Of Art", 
                   by Jeff Rehrig, p. 6. 
                 - Catalogue for "Action Required", April 13 – May 12, 1996, Huntington Beach Art Center, Gallery 3, 
                   Huntington Beach, California, p. 10.
                 - L.A. Weekly, January 26 – February 1, 1996, "Art Picks of the Week" by Peter Frank, p.110.
1995         - Catalogue for "act, activate, analyze, ask…", December 3, 1995 – January 28, 1996, 
                   Junior Arts Center Gallery, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, California, p. 2.
                 - O.C. Weekly, October 20-26, 1995, "Strictly Contemporary: Sculpture as an Artistic Antidote", 
                   by Daniella B. Walsh.
1990         - Elan Magazine, September 1990, "Portfolio", p. 24.

HONORS AND AWARDS

1997         - First Prize (Awarded Solo Show in December), "Unusual Perceptions", Hello Artichoke Gallery, 
                   Santa Monica, CA
                 - Honorable Mention, "Made in California", City of Brea Gallery, Brea, CA
1995         - Honorable Mention, Strictly Sculpture", The Orange County Center For Contemporary Art (OCCA), 
                   Santa Ana, CA
1990         - Elected to Fellowship Committee, Claremont Graduate University
1989         - Recipient of Merit Fellowship, Claremont Graduate University
1988         - Recipient of Merit Fellowship, Claremont Graduate University