Kathleen Youngquist














Kathleen Youngquist was born in Hollywood, California to her father a Walt Disney animator and her mother a librarian. She lives and works in Healdsburg, CA.

She studied art in California, New York, France and Texas: Receiving an individual Artist Grant from the City of San Antonio, Texas (1993).

She holds a BFA degree from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, and a MFA from the University of Texas at San Antonio: teaching 3-D Design (1989-92); teaching Drawing 1992-94) at the San Antonio College, San Antonio, TX.

She was the curator for The Figurative Point of View (2004)
Exhibition at the Santa Rosa Junior College Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA, where she was an Art Instructor for 15 years (1996-2011). Youngquist’s work is in numerous private collections and is represented in the SFMOMA Artist’s Gallery, San Francisco, CA (2005-Present).

born:  Hollywood, California

1990 MFA   The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

BFA    New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred:  Alfred,  New York

1979-1980 Ecole de Beaux Arts, Aix-en-Provence, France
1978-1979 Ceramics; Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, Idaho
1972 California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
1992-1993 City of San Antonio/Department of Cultural Affairs

solo exhibitions
2020 Dancing With Paint: Paintings by Kathleen Youngquist; Frank P. Doyle Library/2nd floor; Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
2017 New Work; Window Gallery; Museum of Sonoma County Art & History; Santa Rosa, CA
2010 "Upstage", Quicksilver Mine Co., Forestville, CA
2005 "Surfacing;" Chamber Gallery, Mill Valley City Hall; Mill Valley, CA
1997 "escapade...; Painter's Eye; Petaluma, CA
1993 "Flip/Flap/Jack;" Paintings, Emily Edwards Gallery, Southwest Craft Center,
San Antonio, TX"
Push/Pull;" Paintings, The Blue Door Gallery San Antonio, TX
1990 "Kathleen Youngquist: Paintings"; Pilot Hole Gallery, San Antonio, TX
1988 “Dancer V”: Robert Turner Gallery; New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University; Alfred, New York

selected group exhibitions

2021 "Extraction, Art On The Edge of The Abyss"; Sebastopol Center For The Arts; Sebastopol, CA; Curators: Holly Downing, Robin Dintiman, Catherine Devriese
2021 "Inspiration Realized"; Sun Valley Center Alumni Exhibition; Gail Severn Gallery; 
      Ketchum Idaho; Curator: Jim Romberg
2020  The deYoung Open Exhibit; deYoung Museum; San Francisco, CA, Judges: Hung Liu, Mildred Howard, Enrique Chagoya
2019  "Water’s Edge", Landscape's for Today; Whatcom Museum, Lightcatcher Building: Bellingham, WA, Juror: Bruce Guenther
2018 “No Mud, No Lotus”; Orangeland Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Curated by: Candace Loheed
2017 “AbstrAction”; Fall National Juried Exhibition; Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA, Juror: Catherine Clark
2016 non-ob; Blue Line Arts; Roseville, CA
Fall Exhibition; Falkirk Galleries; San Rafael, CA
Abstraction; Hallway Gallery; Sonoma West Medical Center; Sebastopol, CA
2015 "Transitions"; Marin Community Foundation; Novato, CA;
      Jurors: Patricia Watts, Satri Pencak, Megan Wilkinson
"Wetlands"; Sebastopol Center For The Arts; Sebastopol, CA;
      Jurors: Chester Arnold, Jerry Dodrill
"Reaction"; Gallery Route One; Point Reyes Station, CA;
      Juror: John Seed
2012-2015 Represented by Erickson Fine Art Gallery; Healdsburg, CA
2013 "Serving up Art at The at the Sebastopol Library"; invitational, 5 person show;
      Sebastopol, CA
2012 “2012 Left Coast Annual”; Sanchez Art Center; Pacifica, CA; Juror: Michael Schwager
“Laughing Matters”; Invitational, 3 person show; Healdsburg Center for the Arts; Healdsburg, CA Curator: Harvey Brody
“The Last Hurrah”; Quicksilver Mine Co. Gallery; Forestville, CA
2011 Art at the Cheese Factory: Reflections on Water; Gallery Route One Project Space; Point Reyes,CA
“On Water”; Paintings by Nineteen Bay Area Artists; Sausalito Bay Model;
       Curator: Claudia Chapline
“Boxed In: A Small Works Show”; Quicksilver Mine Co.; Forestville, CA
2010 Private Eyes: Artists’ Visions; Marin Moca; Novato, CA; Juror: Andrea Schwartz
“Figuring Out the Figure”; Drawings; Santa Rosa Junior College, CA
       Curator: Stephanie Sanchez
2009 "Faculty Art Show", Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
2008 "Small Works", Sonoma County Arts Council Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA,
       Juror, David Best
2007 "Art International Fine Art Fair"; Municipal Art Gallery-DCA Slide Registry; Pasadena, CA
"SVMA Biennial 2007"; Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, CA
       Jurors; Philip Linhares, Richard Shaw, Leigh Marcopolos
"Expressions West 2007"; Coos Art Museum; Coos Bay, OR: Honorable Mention Award
"New Space/ New Work"; Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
"Human Figure Exhibition"; Long Beach Arts; Long Beach, CA Juror: Bob Alderette
"SF Museum of Modern Art; Represented in Artists Gallery; San Francisco, CA
  "Cross Pollination"; The Museum of Contemporary Art; Santa Rosa, CA
2004 "12 painters/12 paintings"; A street gallery, Santa Rosa, CA
Summer Group Show; William O’Keeffe Gallery; Sebastopol, CA
2003 "Filling Space"; Drawings; A street gallery; Santa Rosa, CA
"Figures & Fantasies"; Anne Bradford Gallery; Healdsburg, CA
2002 "Artists Portraying Artists"; Sonoma Museum of Visual Art; Santa Rosa, CA
"Through the Looking Glass"; Quicksilver Mine Co.; Sebastopol, CA
2001 "California Small Works 2001"; Sonoma Museum of Visual Art; Santa Rosa, CA
       Juror: Kenneth Baker, Art Critic for San Francisco Chronicle
"The Frame Show"; Mesh Gallery; Sebastopol, CA
2000 Faculty Art Show; Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
“Gallery Route One; Year 2000 Exhibition”; Pt. Reyes Station, CA
Juror: Marian Parmenter
1999  “New Work”; Healdsburg Regional Library; Healdsburg, CA
1998  “The Light Is Diverse in California”; Center For Visual Art; Oakland, CA
       Juror: Enrique Chagoya; Artist and arts educator; Standford University, CA
“Third Rotation”; Next Level Communications; Rohnert Park, CA
1996 “California Small Works 1996”; California Museum of Art; Santa Rosa, CA
       Juror: Phil Linhares, Chief Curator, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
“Green Neon”; Milagros Contemporary Art Gallery; San Antonio, Texas
1995 "The Exquisite Corpse Project;" Lithographs, UTSA Satellite Space, Blue Star Art Complex, San Antonio, TX
1994 "Putting It On Paper;" Contemporary Graphics by San Antonio Artists, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
  "Hemlangtan," Scenic Design for Dance Performance: Carina Lawton and Dancers, Jump Start Performance Co., San Antonio, TX
1992 “Works on Paper”, Milagros Contemporary Art, San Antonio, TX
“Black and White and in Color”, Haydee Victoria Suescum/Kathleen Youngquist; Visual Arts and Technology Center, San Antonio College, TX
“Baja Tejas”: Texas Artists on Paper, Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano
Lima, Peru; Curated by Kent Rush, UTSA
“The Road Show”, Fine Art Billboard Exhibition, San Antonio Art Institute, San Antonio, TX
1991 Chautauqua National Exhibition of American Art, Chautauqua, New York
1990  Texas Hill Country Arts Foundation, Ingram, TX
1985 “Figure Drawing”, Phoenix Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Portraits”, Falkirk Gallery, San Rafael, CA, Juried by Ruth Braunstein and Richard Shaw
“The Art of Clay and Glass”, Fine Arts Gallery, College of Marin, CA,
       Juried by Kenneth Trapp
2013 Included in The Doyle Collection; Frank P. Doyle Library; Santa Rosa Junior College; Santa Rosa, CA
Art Instructor: Drawing and Composition; Figure Drawing; Watercolor; Drawing in Color; Three Dimensional Design; Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
2004 Curator: “The Figurative Point of View”; Santa Rosa Junior College Art Gallery; Santa Rosa, CA
1992-1994 Art Instructor, Drawing; San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas
1991 Art Instructor, Painting; Independent School District, San Antonio, Texas
1989-1992 Art Instructor, 3-D Design, The University of Texas at San Antonio

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