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Wanda Waldera
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Selected One-, Two-, and Three Person Exhibitions
2016 "Badlands: Borders from Within," Three-Person Exhibition, WORKS, San Jose, CA
2013 “Paint &Paper,” Two Person Exhibition, Ameriprise Financial, San Jose, CA
1997 Two-Person Exhibition, University YWCA, Berkeley, CA
1992 One-Person Exhibition, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
1991 One-Person Exhibition, Mission College, Santa Clara, CA
        One-Person Exhibition, San Jose City College, San Jose, CA
1988 One-Person Exhibition, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
1986 Two-Person Exhibition, Union Gallery, San Jose, CA
1983 One-Person Exhibition, Freightdoor Gallery, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 “cARTography: Personal Metaphors and Mindful Maps, ryan james fine arts, Kirkland, WA         
         "Connect & Collect," ICA Annual Art Exhibition and Auction, San Jose, CA
2014 "20 Years of Art," Artik, San Jose, CA
2013 "small works - BIG TALENT," Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2008 “Group Show,” Sobrato Community Center, Milpitas, CA
2006 “Ray’s World,” Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
2005 “2nd Biennial International Juried Exhibition,” Herbst International Exhibition Hall, San Francisco, CA                                          
         “California Currents,” Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, CA
2004 “Couples Making Art,” Heritage Bank, San Jose, CA
         "Connecting to Nature: Art and the Archetypal Symbol,” Works Gallery, San Jose, CA                      
2003 “Group Show,” Bill Gould Art & Architecture, San Jose, CA
2001 “7th Anniversary Celebration,” Heritage Bank of Commerce, San Jose, CA                                                     
2000 “From the Inside Out – Landscapes Reconsidered,” San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
1998 “Malta and Beyond,” Quan Yin Gallery, Oakland, CA
         “Archtype,” Quan Yin Gallery, Oakland, CA
         “Goddess Remembered,” Galeria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA
1997 “Fo(u)r Women,” Gallery One One One, Ventura, CA
         “South Bay Art Collective,” Kismet Gallery, San Jose, CA
         “SBA-WCA Selected Works at PARC,” Xerox Research Center, Palo Alto, CA
         “Annual Members’ Showcase,” Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
1996 “Women & Spirituality,” Danville Fine Arts, Danville, CA
         “In Love We Trust,” San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
1995 “WCA National Juried Exhibition,” 1203 Art Space, San Antonio, TX
        “California Dreaming,” Bayfront Gallery, San Francisco, CA
        “Selections from the Raymond Ashley Collection,” San Jose State University,San Jose, CA
        “In Defense of Expression,” MACLA, San Jose, California
1994 “Off Beats,” NCJW Women’s Center Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
        “Art as a Mirror of the Soul,” The Student Union Gallery, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
        “Women and the Body,” Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
1993 “More Modern Masters,” San Jose Art League, San Jose, CA
1992 “Santa Clara County Arts Council Painting Fellowships,” San Jose Art League, San Jose, CA
1991 “South Bay Painters,” Davis Art Center, Davis, CA
        “Group Show,” d.p. Fong Gallery, San Jose, CA
         “Laffs Straight from the Art,” San Jose City College, San Jose, CA
1990 “Wallworks,” L.A. Artcore, Los Angeles, CA
        “Celebration of the Human Spirit,” Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA
        “Group Show,” Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
        “Group Show,” d.p. Fong Gallery, San Jose, CA
1989 “Group Show,” d.p. Fong Gallery, San Jose, CA
        “For the Birds,” San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
1988 “San Jose Emerging Artists,” San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
         “Monotypes of the South Bay,” San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
         “Group Show, “ Site 311, Pacific Grove, California
1987 “San Francisco Art Institute/San Jose State University Graduate Painting Competition,” San Jose Institute of
         Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA 
“75th Anniversary San Jose State University Art Alumni Invitational Exhibition and Auction,” San Jose Museum of
         Art, San Jose, CA

Exhibition Review/Articles/Publications
DMQ, Winter 2014 - one-line poetry magazine, featured visual artist, 2014
Winter Tangerine Review, Vol. 2 - one of six featured visual artists, 2015
Burkhart, Dorothy, “Feminism Warmed Over,” San Jose Mercury News, Eye section (January 10, 1992), illus.
California Art Review, 3rd ed., 1993 American References, Inc., Chicago, Illinois
Corporate Art News, “Progressive in Palo Alto,” Volume 5, Number 1
Hamilton, Scott G., “Abstract Art,” Spartan Daily, (October 8, 1988), illus.
Sherman, Ann Elliot, “Bedaubing the Obvious,” Metro Guide, Art Section, (January 2, 1992), illus.
Ventura Voice, Vol. 9, Number 25, #178, (March 7, 1997)
Walters, Sylvia Solochek, “Felicitations Professor Colescott,” The California Printmaker, Issue No. 1, (January  1992)
Who’s Who in America, 2003, 2013, Marquis, New Providence, New Jersey
Who’s Who of American Women, 1992- 2013 Marquis, New Providence, New Jersey
Who’s Who in the World, 2005 - 2013 Marquis, New Providence, New Jersey
Woodhard, Josef, “Four Women,” L.A. Times, Ventura Edition, (March 1997)

Education
1988 San Jose State University M.F.A.
1983 San Jose State University B.F.A.

Selected Corporate/Institutional Collections
Fertility Physicians of Northern California, Palo Alto, California
Hyatt House Corporation, Santa Monica, California
Hoge, Fenton, Jones & Appel, Inc., San Jose, California
The Pebble Beach Corporation, Pebble Beach, California
San Jose State University, San Jose, California
Stenberg, Sunseri, Roe, Pickard & Rudy, San Jose, California
Syntex Corporation, San Jose, California