Education

1997          M.F.A.  San Francisco State University

1993          B.A., double major, Studio Art & History, Santa Clara University (Cum laude)

                                   

 Solo Exhibitions

2016          "Excavations and Interpretations", Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

2013          “New Work”, ROSCO Gallery, Oakland, CA

2011          “Head Games”, Maturango Museum, Ridge Crest, CA

2010         “Outta My Head”, Fire House Gallery, Grants Pass, OR

                 “Ceramic Sculpture”, Mohr Gallery, Community School of Music and Arts, Mountain View, CA

2009         “Show of Heads”, University of California Merced, Merced, CA

                 “Contemporary Ceramics”, Clay Mix Gallery, Fresno, CA

2008        “On the Wall” Mountain View Center for the Arts, Mountain View, CA

2006        “Ceramic Sculpture ”, Merced College Art Gallery, Merced, CA

2004        “From the Ground Up”, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

2002            “Convergence”, Hancock College, Santa Maria, CA              

1999           "Windows of Time", San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

 

 Selected Group Exhibitions

2016          “A Show of Heads”, Limner Gallery, Hudson NY

                  “Cup Show”, Kondos Gallery, Sacramento CA

                  “Plates and Totems” Blue Line Arts Gallery, Roseville, CA

2015          “Socially Conscientious Abstraction” SmArt Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                  “Artik” San Jose, CA

                  “Plates and Totems” Blue Line Arts Gallery, Roseville, CA

2014          “Ink & Clay 39”, Juried Exhibition, Kellogg University Gallery, Cal Poly Pomona, CA

                  “Visions in Clay, Juried Show, LH Horton Jr. Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA

                  “Snap, Crackle, Pop”, Art is Davis, Davis CA

                  “City of Santa Clara Sculpture Exhibition”, Juried Show, City Hall, Santa Clara, CA

2013          “Clay in the Bay, De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA

                  “Ink & Clay 39”, Juried Exhibition, Kellogg University Gallery, Cal Poly Pomona, CA

                  “Visions in Clay, Juried Show, LH Horton Jr. Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA

2012          “Discovery Series”, four-person show, Chico Art Center, Chico, CA

                  “Visions in Clay, LH Horton Jr. Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA

                  “California Clay Competition”, Juried Exhibition, The Artery, Davis, CA (catalogue entry)

                  “Ceramics Annual of America, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

2011          “Creative Growth”, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

                  “City of Santa Clara Indoor Sculpture Exhibition”, Juried Show, City Hall, Santa Clara, CA

                  “Ceramics Annual of America, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

2010          “Conversations in Clay, a 2 person exhibition, Cuesta College Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA

                  “Ceramics Annual of America, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

2009           Cerámica de la Tierra”, American Museum of Ceramic Arts, Ponoma, CA

                  “Firing a Legacy, 35 years of SFSU Ceramic Art”, Pence Art Gallery, Davis, CA

2008           “San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, Juried Exhibition, San Angelo Museum, San Angelo TX,

                  “All Fired Up”, Juried Exhibition, City Hall, Santa Clara, CA

2007            “Experiences Teaches”, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

                  “City of Santa Clara Indoor Sculpture Exhibition”, Juried Show, City Hall, Santa Clara, CA

2005          “Connecting Forms,” Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana (MACLA), San Jose, CA

                  “Recent Works”, SCU Department of Art, Santa Clara, CA

2004        “Depth of Field”, “Art Object Gallery, San Jose, CA

                 “City of Los Altos 7th Public Sculpture Search”, Juried Exhibition, Los Altos, CA

2003        “Ceramics USA”, Juried Exhibition, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton TX.

                “2003 Indoor Sculpture Exhibition City of Santa Clara”, Juried Exhibition Santa Clara, CA

2002        “Artistic Imaginings in Clay”, Juried Exhibition, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, D.C.

                “21st Century Tiles”, Juried Exhibition, Catherine G Murphy Gallery, St. Paul Minnesota

                “35th Annual Open International”, Juried Exhibition, San Bernardino County Museum

2001        “52/30”, a 2 person exhibition, Coyote Gallery, Butte College, Chico, CA

2000        “Ceramic International Juried Exhibition” Zanesville Art Center, Zanesville OH

                “Viewpoint: Ceramics 2000”, Juried Exhibition, Hyde Gallery, El Cajon, CA

                “California Clay Competition”, Juried Exhibition, The Artery, Davis, CA (catalogue entry)

                “Ink & Clay”, Juried Exhibition, Kellogg University Gallery, Cal Poly Pomona, CA

1999        “All Media National Juried Exhibition", Chico Art Center, Chico, CA

                “View Point: Ceramics 99”, Juried Exhibition, Hyde Gallery, El Cajon, CA

1998         “El Nino”, Juried Exhibition, Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA

                 “California Clay Competition”, Juried Exhibition, The Artery, Davis, CA (catalogue entry)

                 “Los Gatos Museum Association 48th annual Open Juried Show”, Los Gatos, CA

1997            “Silicon Planet”, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

                 "M.F.A. Exhibition”, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

                 “California Clay Competition”, Juried Exhibition, The Artery, Davis, CA (catalogue entry)

1996          “Ceramics in Northern California”, Juried Exhibition, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

 

Bibliography

2014        Lark Books. 500 Figurers in Clay Vol. II. Asheville, NC: 2014, p

2013         World Wide Art Books. International Contemporary Masters Vol. 7 Santa Barbara, CA.: 2013, p206-207

2012        “Centered”, book cover art, Contested Terrains: Women of Color and Popular Culture, by Alma A. Garcia

                AltaMira Press, 2012.

2009        Lark Books. 500 Ceramic Sculptures. Asheville, NC: 2009, p330

2007        “Cascade”, book cover art, Ethnic Community Builders, Mexican Americans in Search for Justice and Power,

                Rowman & Littlefield   Publishers, Inc., 2007.

2003        “Decaying Growth”, book cover art, Alma A. Garcia’s Narratives of Mexican American Women,

                Altamira Press, 2003

2002       Pancioli, Diana, Extruded Ceramics.  Ashville, NC: Lark Books, 2000. p.163

               Escalante-Cone, Shelly. “Ceramic Art.” Santa Maria Times,  February 14, 2002

1999       Drumond, Rossana S. “Exhibicion de las esculturas del artista Pancho Jiménez.”  El Observador, July 21, 1999                            

              Gonzalez, José  “Francisco A. Jimenez y la interprelación del misterio” La Oferta , July 14, 1999

1998      Lark Books. The Ceramic Design Book. Asheville, NC: 1998. pp.7, 109, 137

1997      "Eighth Annual California Competition." Ceramics Monthly October. 1997: 43-44

1992      The Santa Clara Review Vol. 79 #2 Winter, 1992                  

 

Lectures

2011          Maturango Museum, Ridge Crest, CA

2010         Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA

                 Mohr Gallery, Mountain View, CA

2009        University of California, Merced, Merced, CA Ohlone College, Fremont, CA

2008        Arts Commission, City of Mountain View, Mountain View, CA          

2007        Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

2005        Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana (MACLA), San Jose, CA

2004        University of San Francisco Art Department

2001        Harvard Club, San Francisco

2000       Santa Clara University Art and Art History Department

1997        Studio 24, Galeria de la Raza, Regeneration Project

1996          San Francisco State University Art Department

 

Professional Experience

2013-present       Senior Lecturer, Art and Art History Department, Santa Clara University Art Department.

2006-present      University Advisor, Drahmann Academic Advising & Learning Resources Center, Santa Clara University

1999-2013            Lecturer, Art and Art History Department, Santa Clara University Art Department

2008-2013           Ceramics Instructor, West Valley College Art Department

Spring 06&07      Visiting LecturerSan Francisco State University, Art Department

1997-1999            Product Manager and Designer, Mission Terra Cotta, a division of Mission Clay Products