Selected Solo Exhibitions

2012   Novato Pilates, Novato, CA
2005   West End Gallery, Encapsulation, Fullerton, CA
           Maturango Museum, Ridgecrest, CA
2004   Sierra Arts Foundation, Bearing, Northwest Reno Library Gallery, Reno NV
2003  mc2, Locus, San Francisco, CA
1999  Mill Valley Film Festival, Duality, Mill Valley, CA
          Marin County Civic Center, San Rafael, CA
1998  Skully’s, The Energy Enigma, Novato, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2010  Gallery 111, Surface/Tension: h2o, Sausalito, CA
          Marin Arts Council, Members' Exhibition, San Rafael, CA
          Marin Country Club, Novato, CA
2009  Monalease, Painters' Auction , Greenbrae, CA
Sanchez Art Center, Arts on Fire XIII, Pacifica, CA
Lincoln Center Gallery, Textures, Ft. Collins, CO (3-person)
2007  Artpic, Pequenos, Petite, Small, North Hollywood, CA
          Pacheco Ranch Winery, Annual Open House, Novato, CA
          Chemeketa Community College, Again & Again & Again, Salem, OR (3-person)
          Novato Arts Center, Artfully Reclaimed III, Novato, CA
2006  Montpelier Center for Arts & Education, 9th Annual Natl Juried Exhibition, Montpelier, VA
          Touchstone Gallery, 8th Annual All Media Exhibition, Washington D.C. 
          Gallery One, Caged, Petaluma, CA
          Red Herring, UnCaged, Novato Arts Center, Novato, CA
          Gallery One, Abstract Times Five, Petaluma, CA
2005  Fairfield Center for Creative Arts, 43rd Annual Regional Juried, Fairfield, CA
          20th St. Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA
          Sausalito Arts Commission, RoShamBo, Sausalito, CA
          New Arts Program, Invitational Salon Exhibition, Kutztown, PA
          Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
          Hanger 12, Red Herring, Novato Arts Center, Novato, CA
2004  St. John's University, 9th Annual National Art Exhibition, Jamaica, NY 
Lankershim Art Gallery, Freedom of Expression, North Hollywood, CA 
          Schoharie County Arts Council, 22nd Annual Nat'l Small Exhibit, Cobleskill, NY 
          New Arts Program, 15th Annual Invitational Salon Exhibition, Kutztown, PA
          Sanchez Art Center, Arts on Fire VIII, Pacifica, CA
          Columbia College, 25th Annual Paper in Particular, Columbia, MO
          Berkeley Art Center, 2004 Annual Members’ Showcase, Berkeley, CA
          Artisans, The Four Seasons, Mill Valley, CA
2003  Danville Fine Arts Gallery, Abstract Expressions, Danville, CA
          Angels Gate Cultural Center, On Site At The Gate 2003, San Pedro, CA
          Artsbridge, 9th Annual National Juried Show, Lambertville, NJ
          Banana Factory, The Artful Woman, Bethlehem, PA
          Cultural Arts Council of Sonoma County, Fortune, Santa Rosa, CA
          Artisans, Microcosm, Mill Valley, CA
          Girardot, National Juried Exhibition, Cape Girardeau, MO
          MatrixArts, 2003 International Show-Global ARTlook, Sacramento, CA
          Lankershim Art Gallery, Random Thoughts, North Hollywood, CA
2002  Period Gallery, Abstraction V, Omaha, NE
          ArtPeople, Broad Brushstrokes, San Francisco, CA
          Novato Arts Center, Small Treasures, Novato, CA
          Northwest Art Center, Minot State University, Americas 2000, Minot, ND
          Artisans, 2002 National Show, Mill Valley, CA
          Galería Tonantzin, Art Heals, San Juan Bautista, CA
          Sanchez Art Center, Arts on Fire, Pacifica, CA
          Danville Fine Arts Gallery, Portraits to Ponder, Danville, CA
2001  Novato Arts Center, Dreams and Visions, Novato, CA
          Novato Arts Center, IVA 10th Annual Members’ Exhibit, Novato, CA
2000  Artisans, Out of the Fire, Mill Valley, CA
          Marin Art Festival, Indian Valley Artists’ Group Show, San Rafael, CA
1999  Marin Arts Council, Annual Members’ Exhibition, Corte Madera, CA
          Gallery  500, At Home, Novato, CA
          Marin County Ballet Company, San Rafael, CA
1998  Indian Valley Artists, 8th Annual Members’ Exhibition, Corte Madera, CA
          Marin Community Foundation, Transitions, Larkspur, CA
1996  Artisans, Human Figure-Clothing Optional, Mill Valley, CA
1995  Nat'l League of American Pen Women, 3rd Biennial Art Competition, Ross, CA


Mona Lease, Greenbrae, CA
Art Pic, North Hollywood, CA

Selected Broadcast Media Exposure
On-air campaigns and TV shows in which my artwork has appeared:

   Two and a Half Men (WB)
            Parenthood (NBC)
2008    ER, Two and a Half Men (WB)
            Stepfather (Stage 6 Films)
            Playboys (Sunset Las Palmas Productions)
2007    Hope Against Hope, John From Cincinnati (HBO)
            Dexter (Showtime)
            Dunkin Donuts (HSI Productions)
            C.S.I. Miami (CBS), “He’s Just Not That Into You” (Avery Pix)
2006    Two and a Half Men, Without a Trace, Smith (WB)
            Shark, Stacked (20th Century Fox)
More Patience, That Guy (Fox)
            Entourage (HBO)
   Pepsi/Itunes (Superbowl XXXIX ad campaign on FOX)
            Will & Grace, Inconceivable (NBC)
            Blind Justice (ABC)
            CSI New York, Las Vegas (CBS)
            Six Feet Under (HBO)
            Gilmore Girls, Related (WB, full seasons)


2007  Honorable Mention   Novato Arts Center, Artfully Reclaimed III, Novato, CA
2004  Merit Award               Artisans, The Four Seasons, Mill Valley, CA
2003  Honorable Mention   Artsbridge, 9th Annual National Juried Show,
                                                      Lambertville, NJ
          Merit Award               Artisans, Microcosm, Mill Valley, CA
          Curator's Choice         MatrixArts, 2003 International Show-Global ARTLook,
                                                      Sacramento, CA
2001  2nd Place                     Marin County Fair, Fine Arts Exhibition, San Rafael, CA
2000  Honorable Mention    Marin County Fair, Fine Arts Exhibition, San Rafael, CA

1994-1996   Art Studio/History, College of Marin,
                    University of California-Davis
1993-1995   Apprentice to artist Rachel Schutt-Mesrahi, San Anselmo, CA
1978-1982   B.S. Math/Computer Science, Comprehensive
                    University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Selected Commissions & Collections

20th Century Fox, Hollywood, CA                      Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.
Shelley Cohen Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA       
J. Peter & Whitney Bardwick, San Francisco, CA                        
Karen & Ferrenc Dobronyi, Corte Madera, CA
Patricia Meiring, Ponte Vedra, FL                       Morgen Bosler, Indianapolis, IN
L. & J. Hammerschmidt, Armonk, NY                Marta McGovern , Novato, CA
David Cromb, Mill Valley, CA                            Heather Martin, Mill Valley, CA
Margaret Andrade, Torrance, CA                        Craig Scheiner, San Rafael, CA
Steven Bourcier, Los Angeles, CA                       A’laina Lyons, Mill Valley, CA
Raquel Carrillo, Hilo, HI                                       Ron Viner, Novato, CA
Craig and Karen Brown, West Friendship, MD  Karin Carmin, Novato, CA               
Richard and Harriet Thomas, Vass, NC              Tika Hick, Fairfax, CA
Eileen Kadowaki, Redondo Beach, CA               Joseph DiMartini, Kentfield, CA
Scott and Kathy Bradley, Petaluma, CA              Stuart Rankine, Glendale, CA
Thanhdung Nguyen, San Francisco, CA              Laura Hislop, San Rafael, CA
S. DeFabio & M. Champie, Novato, CA               Linda Tanner, Novato, CA
Gretchen Eckelhoff, Novato, CA                           Jeannie Komorech, Novato, CA
K. Kronenberger, Novato, CA                               Gretchen Klein, Novato, CA
Cara Peck, Novato, CA  
                                        Linda & Jim Allen, Novato, CA
Dick & Kristin Whitley, Novato, CA

Brief Non-Studio Employment History

September 2005 to Present
          Pilates instructor, Novato Pilates and Healthworks Total Fitness

August 2002 to Jume 2005
          Marin Primary and Middle School, Larkspur, CA, Art Teacher.

August 1991 to October 1993
          Allen-Kenoyer Glass, Los Angeles, California. Design and fabrication of
          commissioned stained glass panels, instructor of beginning and
          intermediate lead, foil, and fusing classes.

March 1982 to October 1993
          Hughes Aircraft Company in Los Angeles, California. Software/Test Engineer
          of airborne radar applications.

I have also worked as a tour guide in a mining museum, a laborer on a strawberry
farm, a cook/aide in the kitchen of a convalescent center, a preschool teacher, and
as a systems manager in the computer center at University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

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All artwork © 1994-2012 by Rose Thomas. All rights reserved. 
Do not duplicate in any form without permission of artist.