VITAE

CRAIG NAGASAWA
Studio:Berkeley, CA.
nagasawa@berkeley.edu 

EDUCATION

M.F.A. University California Davis; 1983
B.F.A. University of Utah; 1979

TEACHING 

University of California at Berkeley; Department of Art Practice,
1994 – Present, Continuing Lecturer

Director:
ArtBridge, Consortium for the Arts, University of California at Berkeley, 1999-2005
BtheArts, Art Practice Department, University of California at Berkeley, 2013 – 2014

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, Visiting Instructor:  1992-1994
Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA, Visiting Instructor:  1992-1994

Visiting Lectures:
Williams College, Williamstown, MA, 2000
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, 1984-1990
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 1991, 2000
California State University, Stanislaus, CA; 1987, Encaustic & Tempera
Humboldt State College, Humboldt, CA; 1984, Encaustic

AWARDS

Distinguished Teaching Award, University of California, Berkeley, 2014-2015
Seed Grant HUD Joint Community Development Program; UC Berkeley, 1999
Service Learning Grant; Dept. of Education /Service Learning, UC Berkeley, 1998
Art Matters Fellowship; Art Matters, New York, New York, 1996
San Francisco Art Institute; Artist Committee; 1995
Richmond Art Center; Richmond CA; Advisory Board, 1994
Humanities Research Grant; University of California, Davis, 1983
Graduate Opportunities Fellowship; University of California, Davis, 1983
Utah Arts Council; Purchase Award, Salt Lake City, UT, 1981
Snowbird Summer Art Institute Scholarship; University of Utah, 1978

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015 Townsend Center, University California, Berkeley
2009 Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Missed Ache
2006 Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Solace
2005 Barry Sakata Garo Gallery, Sacramento, CA, Lament
2002 Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA,
1995 San Jose State University, Art Department, Gallery One,
San Jose, CA, Installation: Mixed Racial Couple
1994 Diablo Valley Art Gallery, Diablo Valley College,
Pleasant Hill, CA, Two Worlds
1992 Memorial Union Art Gallery, University of California, Davis,
1992 U.O.P. Gallery, University of Pacific, Stockton, CA
1983 Memorial Union Art Gallery, University of California, Davis,
MFA Graduate Exhibition
1983 Pence Gallery, Davis, CA, MFA Graduate Exhibition

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Bivins Gallery, Dallas, Texas
21 to Watch

2016 Fouladi Projects, San Francisco, California,
Celebrating Ruth
2015-16 360 Positive Care Clinic, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco,California
2014 Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley,
Epic Fail
2014 Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley,
Faculty Show

2013 Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley,
Faculty Show
2012 Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley,
Faculty Show

2011 Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley,
Faculty Show

2010 Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley,
 Faculty Show
2009 Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley,
Faculty Show

2008 Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley,
Faculty Show

2007 Braunstein Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006 Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley,
Faculty Show

2005 Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley,
Faculty Show

2004 Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley,
Faculty Show

2003 Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley,
Faculty Show

2002 Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley,
Faculty Show

2000 Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley,
Faculty Show

1999 Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley,
Faculty Show

1998 Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley,
Faculty Show

1997 Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA, 20/20
1996 Montreux, Switzerland, Installation, Mixed Blood
1996 Bedford Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA, Family Matters
1996 Travers Club Room, University California at Berkeley, CA,
   The Big Game
1995 Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley,
    Visiting Faculty
1993 Walter/McBean Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA,  In Progress
1992 Lincoln Art Gallery, Lincoln, CA, Arneson Tribute Show
1992 Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, Looking Out Looking In; Selections of Bay Area  Drawing
1992 Lesher Center for the Arts, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA,
     Rodeo Artists
1992 Ohana Cultural Center, Oakland, CA, Executive Order 9066
1992 San Francisco State Union Gallery, San Francisco, CA,  Asian Artists
1992-1994 Utah Arts Council, Utah, Asian Artists, Traveling show
1990 Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Chain Reaction VII
Hearst Art Gallery, St. Mary’s College, Moraga, CA, Contra Costa Artists

1983 Gorman Museum, University of California, Davis, CA
1983 North Point Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1982 Sacramento Juried Annual, Sacramento, CA

1982 Salt Lake Art Council, Salt Lake City, UT, Recent Acquisitions
1981 Salt Lake Art Center, UT, Utah ‘81 ,  Purchase Award, Collection of Utah Arts Council
1980 Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT, Utah Abstract Invitational,
1980 Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT, Utah Painters
1980 University of Utah, Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT,  Utah ‘80
1979 Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, Utah ‘79

Bibliography

Articles:
Richard Whittaker “Works and Conversations” Volume 14, ISSN 1095-5224, April 2007.
Adrienne Gagnon “Introductions”, San Francisco Weekly, San Francisco, CA, July 24-30, 2002, Page 34
Estrada, Andrea. “Two Decades of Contemporaneity: CAF Celebrates Its Mandate for Modern Art.” Artnews, New York, NY, February 13, 1997.
Gelles, Gail. “CAF Throws a Party on its 20th.” Santa Barbara News – Press,
CA, February 23, 1997.
Lee Solin, Allison. “Past and Future.” The Independent, February 20, 1997.
Walker, Marina. “20/20 Vision: CAF’s Anniversary Show.” Santa Barbara News – Press, CA, March 8, 1997.
Lochner, Tom. “Artist’s Works Pay Homage to Conditions Faced by Immigrants.” West County Times, March 16, 1992.
Moyle, Marilyn. “New Art as Fresh as Spring in Davis’ Galleries.” Davis Enterprise, CA, March 19, 1992.
Fowler, Carol. “Local Art Exhibit Rich with Surprises.” Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, CA, 1990.
Wright, Sheila. “Mixed-Media Exhibit Features Works by Contra Costa Artists.” Daily Ledger/ Post Dispatch, CA, January 21, 1990.

Catalogs

20/20: CAF Looks Forward and Back,” Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA, 1997.
“Illustrations”, UCSF Magazine, Volume 17/Number 1/April 1997,  San Francisco, CA.

Belmont Passages” Montreaux, Switzerland, Installation, 1996
  “1992-1993 UOP Gallery,” University of the Pacific Gallery,

Stockton, CA.,1993
“Looking Out, Looking In: Selections of Bay Area Drawing,”
Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, 1992.

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