Timeline

1947
Born Abington, PA
1969–1970
Attended Goddard College, Plainfield, VT
1970–1971
Attended California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
1977
MFA, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
1978
Instructor, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
1978
Instructor, Ohlone College, Fremont, CA
1980
Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
1982–1983
Visiting Artist, University of California, Berkeley, CA
1985
NEA, Individual Artist Fellowship
1990
Alice Baber Art Award
1993–1994
Visiting Professor & Associate Dean, School of Fine Arts, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
1994
Guggenheim Fellowship
1983–1998
Professor of Art, University of California, Davis, CA

Exhibitions

2013
Squeak Carnwath, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID (solo)
2013
Preview 2014, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2013
Color II, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2012
Past as Prologue – Preview 2012, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2011
Marks and Conversations III, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2011
Preview 2011, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2011
Marks and Conversations, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2011
Surface XI, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2011
The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, October 9, 2010 - January 9, 2011, Nobel Museum, Stockholm, Sweden
2011
For the Love of Paper: 13 Artists, December 16, 2010 - January 23, 2011, Tayloe Piggott Gallery, Jackson, WY
2011
American Printmaking Now, December 28, 2010 - January 23, 2011, Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou, China
2011
Island Press: Three Decades of Printmaking, January 28 - April 18, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
2011
Impressions from the CCA(C) Print Shop, March 4 - April 16, Studio Quercus, Oakland, CA
2011
The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, March 12 - July 31, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX
2011
Rock/Paper/Scissors, March 29 - April 30, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
2011
These Are a Few of My Favorite Things, June 10 - July 23, Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA
2011
The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, September 15 - December 14, The Learning Center at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
2011
Marks and Conversations II, October 7 - November 18, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2011
Shasta College Art Gallery, Santa Clara, CA
2011
Animal Logic, October 13 - December 16, Richmond Center for Visual Arts at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
2011
Hybrid, October 21 - November 27, Kleinert/James Art Center at Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY
2011
Marks and Conversations III, November 25 - December 22, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2011
Sylvia White Gallery
2010
Unbound: A National Exhibition of Book Art, July 11 – September 19, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
2010
American Printmaking Now, November 16 - December 5, Guan Shanyue Art Museum, Shenzen, China
2010
Past Traces: Select Prints from Magnolia Editions, January 26 - March 5, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
2010
Figure, February 2 - February 22, b. Sakata Garo, Davis, CA
2010
Fine Art Photography: Beyond Digital, March 5 - April 25, G.K. Hardt Gallery, Petaluma, CA
2010
Story Painters: Drawings, Paintings, Prints and Tapestries by Squeak Carnwath, Hung Liu, and Inez Storer, February 16 – April 11, Bedford Gallery at the Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA*
2010
West Coast Contemporary, June 11 - July 7, Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2010
A Child's World, June 19 - September 26, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
2010
Local Treasures: Six Extraordinary Artists, June 26 – August 8, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
2009
Squeak Carnwath, New Work, Turner Carroll Gallery Santa Fe, NM (solo)
2008
Prints from Tandem Press: Collaboration as Education, Randolph College Lynchburg, VA
2008
Make the Art You Need: The UC Berkeley Department of Art Faculty Show, Worth Ryder Gallery, Kroeber Hall Berkeley, CA
2008
Women's Work Contemporary Women Printmakers from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation, The Art Gym, Marylhurst, OR
2008
Bay Area Ceramic Sculpture di Rosa Preserve: Art & Nature, Gatehouse Gallery, Napa, CA
2008
UC Davis Artists from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation, Robert Mondavi Winery, Oakville, CA
2008
To Infinity and Beyond: Mathematics in Contemporary Art, Hecksher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
2008
Inaugural Group Exhibition, Peter Mendenhall Gallery Los Angeles, CA
2008
Magnolia Tapestry Project , Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art Fort Collins, CO
2008
The 183rd Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, The National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts, New York, NY
2008
The Tapestry Show, Turner Carroll Gallery Santa Fe, NM
2008
Vital Signs, Newcomb Art Gallery New Orleans, LA
2008
Anderson Ranch at the Aspen Art Museum, Aspen Art Gallery Aspen, CO
2007
2007 Parallel Visions, Nielson Gallery Boston, MA
2007
Faculty Show: University of California Berkeley, Department of Art Practice, Worth Ryder Gallery, Kroeber Hall, Berkeley, CA
2007
The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, Rubin Museum of Art (Traveling), New York, NY
2007
CCA[C] @ di Rosa Preserve di Rosa Preserve Napa, CA
2007
Celebrating a Centennial: Contemporary Printmakers at CCA, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
2007
Artists of Invention: A Century of CCA, Oakland Museum of California Oakland, CA
2007
SJMA Collects CCA: Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
2007
The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, Yerba Buena Center for the ArtsSan Francisco, CA
2006
Squeak Carnwath, Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO
2006
Faculty Show, University of California Berkeley, Department of Art Practice, Worth Ryder Gallery, Kroeber Hall, Berkeley, CA
2006
Tony Berlant, Squeak Carnwath, Chris Cox and Delos Van Earl, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2006
Squeak Carnwath What Goes Around, Mendenhall Sobieski Gallery, Pasadena, CA
2005
Paintings, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005
Draw, Dwight Hackett Projects, Santa Fe, NM
2005
Squeak Carnwath, Mildred Howard, Catherine Wagner: New Works, di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA
2005
Squeak Carnwath Guilt Free Zone, Paulson Press, Berkeley, CA
2005
Squeak Carnwath Primary Research, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
2005
Tapestries By Contemporary Artists, The Judson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005
Beyond the Pour: Pairing Art and Wine Label Design, San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA
2005
Majestic Tapestries of Magnolia Editions Woven Work by Contemporary Painters, Bedford Gallery, Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
2004
innocence found, DFN Gallery, New York, NY
2004
I Love Music, Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland, CA
2004
Contemporary Tapestries, Edith Caldwell Gallery, Sausalito, CA
2004
Weaving Weft and Warp: Tapestries from Magnolia Editions, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
2004
Heritage Fine Arts Collaborative – 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Heritage Bank of Commerce, San Jose, CA
2004
TEN, Byron C. Cohen Gallery for Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
2004
Squeak Carnwath, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA
2004
Squeak Carnwath Being Human: Paintings & Prints, 1998 – 2004, Olin Art Gallery, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH
2003
Squeak Carnwath: Paper Trail, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2002
Squeak Carnwath: Still Happy, City of Oakland Craft and Cultural Arts Gallery State Building Oakland, CA
2002
From Stone and Plate: Contemporary Prints from Tamarind Institute, Conley Art Gallery, California State University, Fresno, CA
2002
Fresh 02: Faculty Exhibition, University of California Berkeley, Department of Art Practice, Worth Ryder Gallery, Kroeber Hall, Berkeley, CA
2002
Spring Forward: New Work from the Studio, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2002
Now in Residence, Allene Lapides Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2001
Life Line, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001
Squeak Carnwath, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
2001
2001 First Impressions: The Paulson Press, San Jose Museum Of Art, San Jose, CA
2001
Kick Back: University of California at Berkeley, Art Faculty, Worth Ryder Gallery, Kroeber Hall, Berkeley, CA
2001
Confrontations, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ
2001
Summer In The City, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001
Summer Group Exhibition, David Beitzel Gallery, New York, New York
2001
Artists’ Pages from the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001
Winter Work, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
2001
Current Holdings: Bay Area Drawing/Bay Area Collections, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA
2001
In search of form: chairs by artists, architects & designers, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
2001
Squeak Carnwath: selected paintings, Fayerweather Gallery, University of Virginia, Charolettesville, VA
2000
Bluer, Carrie Secrist Gallery Chicago, IL
2000
David Beitzel Gallery New York, NY
2000
Squeak Carnwath, Sweeney Art Gallery, U. C. Riverside, CA
1999
Undraped Human Being, John Beggruen Gallery San Francisco, CA
1999
Artists' Pages: Djerassi Resdent Artist Program, Palo Alto Art Center Palo Alto, CA
1999
Squeak Carnwath: Paintings, Allene Lapides Gallery Santa Fe, NM
1999
Squeak Carnwath, Stories, Byron C. Cohen Gallery for Contemporary Art Kansas City, MO
1999
Summer Group Exhibition, David Beitzel Gallery New York, NY
1998
Knowing Children, David Beitzel Gallery New York, NY
1998
David Beitzel Gallery New York, NY
1998
Wild Things: Artists' Views of the Animal World, John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco, CA
1997
The Magic of Numbers, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany
1994
Cohen/Berkowitz Gallery Kansas City, MO
1994
John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco, CA
1994
Dorothy Goldeen Gallery Marina Del Rey, CA
1994
American Art Today: Heads Only, The Art Museum of Florida International University Miami, FL
1994
Here and Now: Bay Area Masterworks from the di Rosa Collections, Oakland Museum Oakland, CA
1994
The Chrysler Museum Norfolk, VA, Traveled
1993
LedisFlam Gallery New York, NY
1992
44th Annual Purchase Exhibition, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters New York, NY
1992
LedisFlam Gallery New York, NY
1992
Dorothy Goldeen Gallery Santa Monica, CA
1992
Squeak Carnwath: Recent Work, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art Monterey, CA
1992
ART CONTACT, Central Exhibition Hall St. Petersburg, Russia
1992
Fine Arts Presses, City Hall, Civic Center San Francisco, CA
1992
New Editions 1991-1992, Alice Simsar Gallery Ann Arbor, MI
1992
Contemporary Uses of Wax & Encaustic, Palo Alto Cultural Center Palo Alto, CA
1992
Professor's Choice, Pomona College Claremont, CA
1992
West Comes East, Ellen Miller/Katie Block Fine Art Boston, MA
1992
Voices, Shea & Bornstein Santa Monica, CA
1992
O.K. Harris/ David Klein Gallery Birmingham, MI
1991
John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco, CA
1991
Dorothy Goldeen Gallery Santa Monica, CA
1991
Herstory: Narrative Art by Contemporary California Artists, The Oakland Museum Oakland, CA
1991
Small format Works on Paper, John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco, CA
1991
Large Scale Works on Paper, John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco, CA
1991
Monochrome, Dorothy Goldeen Gallery Santa Monica, CA
1991
Professor's Choice, Lang Gallery; Galleries of the Claremont Colleges Scripps College; Claremont, CA
1991
Do You Hear What I'm Saying?, TransAmerica Building San Francisco, CA
1991
Freehand Drawing Loosely Defined, Euphrat Gallery, De Anza College Cupertino, CA
1990
Oakland Artists, The Oakland Museum Oakland, CA
1990
Woodblocks, Prints, Etchings, Dorothy Goldeen Gallery Santa Monica, CA
1990
The Painted Word, Richmond Art Center Richmond, CA
1990
Prints from Limestone, Simon James Gallery Berkeley, CA
1990
Squeak Carnwath: Nature's Alchemy, San Diego State University Gallery San Diego, CA
1990
Shea & Beker New York, NY
1989
John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco, CA
1989
Dorothy Goldeen Gallery Santa Monica, CA
1989
Invitational Paintings, Shea & Beker New York, NY
1989
Four California Artists, Fay Gold Gallery Atlanta, GA
1989
Substance and Surface, Else Gallery, California State University Sacramento, CA
1989
A.C.D.H.H.H.J.N.P.P.S.T., Nelson Gallery, Department of Art University of California, Davis, CA
1989
Marilyn Butler Fine Art Scottsdale, AZ
1988
Fuller Gross Gallery San Francisco, CA
1988
Private Reserve, Dorothy Goldeen Gallery Santa Monica, CA
1988
Works on Paper: A Comprehensive Survey of Drawings and Watercolors, John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco, CA
1988
Selected Acquisitions, John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco, CA
1988
Twelve Artists, Triton Museum of Art Santa Clara, CA
1988
Professor's Choice III, Pomona College, Montgomery Gallery Claremont, CA
1988
Paintings and Sculpture by Candidates for Art Awards, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters New York, NY
1988
Narrative or Not, University Art Gallery California State University at Hayward, CA
1987
Bay Area Artists: Small Works Invitational, Janet Steinberg Gallery San Francisco, CA
1987
The Artists and the Myth, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art Monterey, CA
1987
The House in Contemporary Art, University Art Gallery California State Univ., Stanislaus, Turlock, CA
1987
Diversity and Presence, Traveled, University Art Gallery, Univ. of CA, Riverside Riverside, CA
1987
Viewing the Figure/Reflecting on the Self, Pritchard Art Gallery University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
1987
Four Bay Area Artists, Nancy Hoffman Gallery New York, NY
1987
Present Perspectives, Fresno Arts Center and Museum Fresno, CA
1987
Under Currents, Portland Center for the Visual Arts Portland, OR
1987
The Importance of Drawing, Fuller Goldeen Gallery San Francisco, CA
1987
Gloria Luria Gallery Miami, FL
1987
Marilyn Butler Fine Art Scottsdale, AZ
1987
Davis Art Center Davis, CA
1986
Van Straaten Gallery Chicago, IL
1986
Fuller Goldeen Gallery San Francisco, CA
1986
70's into 80's: Printmaking Now, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA
1986
Eccentric Drawing, Allan Frumkin Gallery New York, NY
1986
The Third Western States Biennial, Brooklyn Museum Brooklyn, NY
1986
Van Straaten Gallery Chicago, IL
1986
Cal Collects, University Art Museum University of California, Berkeley, CA
1986
Young American Artists IV, Mandeville Art Gallery University of California, San Diego, CA
1985
The Peaceable Kingdom, First Bank Minneapolis, MN
1985
The 20th Century: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco, CA
1985
Stars, Fuller Goldeen Gallery San Francisco, CA
1985
Highlights: Selections from the Bank of America Corporation Art Collection, Bank of America World Headquarters San Francisco, CA
1985
New Directions/ California Painting 1985, Visual Art Center of Alaska Anchorage, AK
1985
Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis Davis, CA
1985
Van Straaten Gallery Chicago, IL

Literature

1999
Museum of Contemporary Art. Squeak Carnwath: The Amness of Things. Essay by Juan Rodriguez, Lake Worth: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1999. 8 color plates.
1998
California Museum of Art. Squeak Carnwath: Seeing in the Dark. Essay by Gay Shelton. Santa Rosa, CA: Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 1998. 6 black & white plates.
1998
David Beitzel Gallery. Squeak Carnwath. Essay by Maria Porges. New York: David Beitzel Gallery, 1998. 8 color plates.
1996
Carnwath, Squeak. Squeak Carnwath: Lists, Observations & Counting. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1996, ISBN 0-8118-1220-0. - ISBN 0-8118-1171-9 (pbk.)
1995
Bank of America. Equations: The Paintings of Squeak Carnwath. Essay by Leah Levy.