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JIELA RUFEH CV

EDUCATION

 

B.F.A., Photography 

Syracuse University, School of the Visual and Performing Arts 

Syracuse, NY

 

Post Graduate Work

International Center of Photography

New York, NY

 

Post Graduate Work 

Brooks Institute of Photography

Santa Barbara, CA

AWARDS

 

2019

 

First Place Award, CWA 90th Annual Open Juried ExhibitionSlater Memorial Museum. Juror Ann H. Sievers, Director and Curator, Art Museum of St. Joseph. Norwich, CT

Honorable Mention, Sublime, Bakersfield Museum of Art. Juror Ruta Saliklis, PhD, Curator and Interim Executive Director San Luis Obispo Museum of Art. Bakersfield, CA

 

Jurors Choice Award, 2019 Juried Biennial, William D. Cannon Art Gallery. Jurors: Robert Pincus renown art critic and writer for San Diego Union Tribune and Maria Mingalone, the Executive Director at the Oceanside Museum of Art.

Carlsbad, CA

 

2013  Honorable Mention, Water

Civic Gallery 

Vista, CA

 

2004  Third Place Summation 2004

Escondido Municipal Gallery  

Escondido, CA

 

2001  Honorable Mention for Photo Montage Digital Art,

Del Mar Art Fair

Del Mar, CA

 

2000  Won Digital Camera Shoot-Out for Mid-End Camera Category, representing work created with Polaroid’s PDC-2000

Photographic Marketing Association Convention

New Orleans, LA

PUBLICATIONS

2019 Create! Magazine "Winter 2019" guest curator Margaret Winslow of Contemporary Art at the Delaware Art Museum

2016 "Riddles and heat fill two new exhibits at The Museum at Center for the Art"  Arts & Entertainment, Coast News

Encinitas, CA

 

2016 LA Art Show Catalog Modern/Contemporary,

Los Angeles, CA

 

2005  “Exhibit A, For Art- Art Review”

Night and Day Magazine Weekly Guide

San Diego Union Tribune 

San Diego, CA

 

2004  “Sculpture Exhibit in Fallbrook Leads Busy Art Month”

Preview Magazine Arts and Entertainment Guide

North County Times, CA

2003  “Hands-on Explanation MiraCosta College hot-wax exhibit”, North County Times, CA

MEDIA

 

2004  MTV Real World San Diego

Photography displayed in reality TV show house

 

 

 

COLLECTIONS

 

­Museum of Encaustic Art, Santa Fe, NM. Ms. Julie Finocchio, Boston, MA. Ms. Diedre Knowlton and Barb Morro, Seattle, WA. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Linge, Olivenhain, CA. Mr. M.L. North, San Diego, CA. Dr. Eileen Natuzzi, Encinitas, CA. Mr. and Mrs. Gamache, La Jolla, CA. Mr. and Mrs. Stringer, Long Beach, CA. Ms. Maureen Grey, San Diego, CA. Ms. Deborah Dawson, North Park, CA. Ms. J. Moran, Aliso Viejo, CA. Mr. K. Martin, Hillcrest, CA. Mr. Jared Linge, Brooklyn, NY. Ms. Kari Sission, Cardiff by the Sea, CA. Ms. Vivian Gosnell, Long Beach, CA. Mr. and Mrs. David and Kimberly Hocking, Signal Hill, CA. Mr. Duke Doudna, San Diego, CA.

SELECTED INVITED EXHIBITIONS (** indicates solo exhibition)

2019

Oceanside Museum of Art, The Six Word Story, Oceanside, CA

Slater Memorial Museum, CWA 90th National Open Juried Exhibition 2019, Norwich, CT

Museum of Encaustic Art, 50 States/200 Artists Exhibition, Santa Fe (permanent collection)

Bakersfield Museum of Art , Visual Arts Festival 2019, Bakersfield, CA

VQ Gallery Santa Fe, NM (Representation)

William D. Cannon Art Gallery, 2019 Juried Biennial Exhibition, Carlsbad, CA

2018  

Museum of Latin American Art, Beyond the Earth and the Sky, Long Beach, CA

Museum of Encaustic Art,  2018 Melting Pot/Melting Point, Santa Fe

Atlantic Gallery, International Juried Exhibition 2018 WHO.ARE.YOU?, New York, NY

Art Santa Fe 2018, Opus Art Collective, Santa Fe, NM

Museum of Encaustic Art, Global Warming is Real, Santa Fe, NM

Front Porch Gallery, FUSION: Three Artists’ Views of Contemporary Encaustic, Carlsbad

Bakersfield Museum of Art, ARTMIX 2018, Bakersfield

Maryland Federation of Art, Focal Point: The Art of Digital MediaExhibition, Annapolis, MD

 

2017    

                                                                      

The Museum at the California Center for the Arts, Reuse Recreate ReimagineEscondido              

Oceanside Museum of Art, Artist Alliance 2017, Oceanside                                                    

Bakersfield Museum of Art, ARTMIX 2017, Bakersfield, CA                                                                  

ART Palm Springs 2017, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, Palm Springs, CA                                    LA Art Show 2017 Modern/Contemporary, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, Los Angeles

2016  

Art San Diego 2016 Contemporary Art Show, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, San Diego  

The Museum at the California Center for the Arts, Heated Exchange: Contemporary Encaustic,  

Escondidio, CA                                                                                                             

Palm Springs Fine Art Fair 2016, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, Palm Springs, CA            

CONTEXT New York 2016 Art Fair, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, New York, NY  

Greenly Art Space, Urban Primitive A Three Woman Show, Signal Hill                                                   LA Art Show 2016 Modern/Contemporary, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, Los Angeles

2015

Oceanside Museum of Art, Artist AllianceA+B, Oceanside, CA

Spectrum Miami Art Fair, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, Miami, FL

Houston Fine Art Fair, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, Houston, TX

Art Silicon Valley / San Francisco, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, San Mateo, CA

Art SD2015 - A Spectrum Art Show, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, San Diego, CA

2014

Encaustic Art Institute, Member’s Show, Santa Fe, NM

2013   

Civic Gallery, Water, Vista, CA. Juror: Julie Perlin Lee Director of Collections, Bower Museum

2012             

Oceanside Museum of Art, Artist Alliance, Oceanside. CA

2011 

Oceanside Museum of Art, Memento Mori, Oceanside 

Oceanside Museum of Art, Summer Soiree, Oceanside

2010   2nd City Council Art Gallery + Performance Space, Menage #2, Long Beach, CA

2007  Galerie Tantow, Nature Dialogue, Berlin, DE**

2006  Galerie Saraie, Begegnungen, Berlin**

2005 

Pfundt Gallery, Berlin**

Light Works Gallery, Syracuse, NY

Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, 14th Annual Juried Exhibition, La Jolla, CA. Juror: Derrick           Cartwright, Executive Director San Diego Museum of Art

Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA

2004

Boehm Gallery, Women and Hot Wax II, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA

2003

Kruglak Gallery, Women and Hot Wax, Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA

San Diego Art Institute, 46th Annual International Exhibition, San Diego. Juror: Hugh M. Davies,   Director of Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

2002 

San Diego Art Institute, Southern California Regional Show, San Diego

Museum of California Center for the Arts, Interface International: A juried Exhibition Exploring Science, Technology, and Art, Escondido. Jurors: Dr. Don Bacigalupi Director of San Diego Museum of Art, Dr.    Sally Yard of USD, David Avalos of CSU

2001

William D Cannon Art Gallery, 3rd Annual Juried Art ShowCarlsbad, CA. Jurors: Margaret Porter-    Troupe Director of PorterTroupe Gallery & Betti-Sue Hertz Curator of Contemporary Art at the          San Diego Museum of Art

  

           

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