Bio

Education

MFA, Painting, University of California, Berkeley
BFA, Painting & Metalsmithing, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions

2017
Swirl and Roil, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY

2015
Landscape Multiverse, K. Imperial Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

2012
Weather Report, George Lawson Gallery at 201 California, San Francisco, CA

2009
Invisible Cities: Recent Paintings, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008
Oakland Museum of California Off-site, Gallery 555, Oakland, CA
Oakland Art Gallery at Port of Oakland, Oakland, CA

2007
SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004
Tangent Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA

2001
SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1993
Napa Valley College Gallery, Napa, CA

Group Exhibitions

2017
Made in Paint, Sam and Adele Golden Gallery, Golden Colors, New Berlin, NY

2016
Xochi Solis, Anna Buckner, Lorene Anderson, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY
Airborne, Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

2014
quotidiæn, CelerySpace, Berkeley, CA & La Porte Peinte, Noyers sur Serein, France
Winter, Sloan Miyasato Fine Art, curated by Michelle Bello

2012
Paper, George Lawson Gallery, Culver City, CA
Bridge, Kyoto Museum, Kyoto, Japan, traveling to Osaka

2011
ArtPadSF, Mina Dresden Gallery , San Francisco, CA

2010
Factor XX, Los Gatos Museum, Los Gatos, CA
Purview Per View (Amanda Hughen, Lorene Anderson, Marc Williams, Reed Danziger, Sarah Walker), DGSF Gallery, San Francisco, CA, curated by Heather Brubaker, more info
California Summer, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009
Keepers, Skinner/Howard Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA
Shasta College Art Gallery, Shasta, CA, curated by George Lawson
AquaArt Miami, George Lawson Gallery in Miami, FL

2008
PaperWORKS! Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA (curated by René de Guzman)
International Artists Small Exhibition, Gallery IROHANI, Sakai, Japan
Hare and the Hounds, Blue Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007
workADay, Blankspace, Oakland, CA (co-curated with Lisa Solomon)
X-07: Directors’ Selection, MMGalleries, San Francisco, CA
The Little Show, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA
Winterfest, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Art Auction
Fall Abstractions, Swarm Gallery at MobiTV
Moshi Moshi!, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
The Big Show, Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
Emerging West Coast Artists, Cooper Hook Studio, New York, NY

2006
Drawn, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, California
Community Virology, Lobot Gallery, Oakland, California
Sketch, Memorial Union Art Gallery, UC Davis, Davis, California
Lorene Anderson, Cynthia Ona Innis, Charles Linder, Nils Nova, Transamerica building, San Francisco, California
Sakai City Cultural Hall, Sakai, Japan (catalogue)
Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, San Francisco
SFMOMA Art Auction 2006, SFMOMA, San Francisco, California (catalogue)

2005
Small Works, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, California
Winterfest, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Art Auction
ArtSFest 2005 Arts Expo Gala, curated by GenArtSF, San Francisco, California
20th Annual Hospitality House Art Auction, Haley Martin Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Art of the Good Life, GenArt SF, San Francisco, California

2004
Emerge 2004, GenArt, San Francisco, California (curated by Paule Anglim, Martha Angus, Squeak Carnwath, John S. Weber)
ArtSFest Connect, curated by GenArtSF organized by ArtSFest, San Francisco, California
In the Mix, Nectar in collaboration with Tangent Contemporary Art, San Francisco, California
Interim, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, California

2003
Bay Area Currents, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, California, curated by James Elaine
Big Tree Project, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California

2002
Shikishi: Gifts of Art for the New Year, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California
UC Berkeley, Art Alumni Exhibition, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, California, (curated by Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson, Dorothy Goldeen, Barbara Rogers)
Register This—Emerging Artists from the GenArtSF Artist Registry, Studio Z, San Francisco, California (curated by Erica Mohar)
Orange, ¡Hey!, Oakland, California (curated by Robert Ortbal & Emily Wilson)

2000
Lucky 13, Nika Gallery, San Francisco, California, curated by Jenn Joy

1999
The Natural World Observed, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California (curated by Carrie Lederer)

1998
Lorene Anderson & Michele Theberge, The Make-Out Room, San Francisco, California
Gallery 319, Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, West Virginia

1996
30+ East Bay Painters, Oakland Coliseum, sponsored by the Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California

1996
Small, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, California
Histories and Legacies, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, California

1995
California Dreaming, The Bayfront Gallery, San Francisco, California (curated by Phil Linhares)
Countdown 2000, 1078 Gallery, Chico, California (curated by Lawrence Rinder)
Northwest Women, Wiseman Gallery, Grants Pass, Oregon (catalog,)

1994
6 x 9, Victoria Room, San Francisco, California

1993
Bay Area Landscape Painting, Los Medanos Community College, Pittsburg, California
California Metal; An Invitational Survey of Contemporary Metalsmithing, Hearst Art Gallery, St. Mary’s College, Ca

1990
1990 MFA/UCB, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, California (curated by Lawrence Rinder)

1988
The Anderson Winter Show, Anderson Fine Arts Center, Anderson, Indiana,
Ohio Designer Craftsmen Best of 1988, Columbus Cultural Center, Columbus, Ohio,
Metals, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio
Paintings, Drawings, Metals, Miami University

1987
Metals 3, Miami University, Ball State University, and Purdue University

Collections

Rosewood, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Walnut Creek Public Library, Walnut Creek, California
Elisabeth Beaird, San Francisco, California
Bruce Johnston & Tom Noll, Berkeley, California
Marian Parmenter, San Francisco, California
Steve Pon & Carrie Lederer, Oakland, California
Scott & Alina Richards, San Francisco, California
Frisso Potts, Boston, Massachusetts
SAP Inc.
Michael Smith, Berkeley, California
Richard & Roselyn Swig, San Francisco, California
Shannon Trimble, San Francisco, California

Awards & Residencies

Residency, The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts, New Berlin, NY, 2016
Residency, La Porte Peinte Centre for the Arts, Noyers Sur Serein, France, 2014
Roselyn Schneider Eisner Award, U.C. Berkeley, 1990
Best of Show: American Association of University Women, Ohio Division, Creative Cultural Interests Project, 1988
Vada Beetler Award for Excellence, Ohio Designer Craftsmen ‘Best of 1988’
Postcard Award for Excellence, Ohio Designer Craftsmen ‘Best of 1988’
Pye Painting Scholarship, Miami University, 1987
Research Grant, Miami University, 1986. Continued in 1987
Third Place Regional Award for Painting, National Society of Arts and Letters, 1986

Bibliography

Ashley Norwood Cooper, Made in Paint at Sam and Adele Golden Gallery, Delicious Line, April 13, 2017
Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, “In Conversation with Lorene Anderson”, August 2016
Morris, Elise, “Lorene Anderson \ Studio Visit”, The Studio Work, September 2015
“Churning, Lorene Anderson”, Artsy Forager, April 15, 2015
Susan O’Malley. “Practice Makes”, Factor XX exhibition catalogue, 2010
“Purview Per View” at the DGSF gallery in San Francisco
, by EYESWOON, November 3, 2010
David Roth, “Keepers” @ Skinner/Howard, Square Cylinder.com, November 1, 2009
Swan, Rachel, “workAday – Critic’s Choice”, East Bay Express, October-November 2007
Batey, Charla, “Work That Makes Art”, Oakbook, October 20, 2007
Diane Chin Lui, ‘Birth of Ideas: Exhibit Illustrates the Artistic Stream of Consciousness’, Davis Enterprise, March 9, 2006
Aaron Saltzman, Memorial Union Arts Gallery exhibits ‘Sketch’, The California Aggie, February 2, 2006
Robert Taylor, “The Big Tree Project”, Contra Costa Times, June 26, 2003
Dewitt Cheng, “Register This”, SanFranciscoArtMagazine.com, May 2002
Rodriguez, Juan. “‘Orange’ at ¡hey!”, Artweek, May 2002
Huddy, Melina, “Pushing the Limits”, Parkersburg Sentinel, 14 June, 2002
ZYZZYVA, Fall 1994
Reidel, Mija, METALSMITH, “California Metal”-Summer 1993