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Bob's photo2Personal:

1944         Born, Arlington Heights, Illinois

1990         Came to California

Education:

Lifelong study, beginning with my father, W. K. Dodge, a professional artist, enhanced by

broad exposure to other cultures, including two years in Japan.

Solo Exhibitions:

1998         Zen Center, San Francisco, California

1995         University YWCA, Berkeley, California

1991         Brewberry's, Oakland, California

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2012         Linaea's Cafe, San Luis Obispo, CA,. two person invitational

              Los Osos Public Library, Los Osos, CA, two person invitational

2011         "Pulp Fiction", Encaustic Art Institute, Cerrillos, New Mexico 

                   "Sweetcake Enso"  (traveling exhibition), San Francisco Zen Center, San Francisco, CA, Juror — Catherine Spaeth

                   “Wax 'n Wood”, featured artist, Morro Bay Art Association, Morro Bay, California

               "Encaustic Masters: Insapirational Voices", Columbia River Gallery, Troutdale, OR, jurors Jerry Gay, Gavin shettler, and Stacey Green

2009        “Hot Color, Hot Wax”, featured artist, Morro Bay Art Association, Morro Bay, California

2008        “Up Close in the Parks 2008 “, Morro Bay Museum of Natural History, Morro Bay, California

2007          Central Coast Printmakers’ Group Show, Linnea’s Café, San Luis Obispo, California

                   “Up Close in the Parks 2007 “, Morro Bay Museum of Natural History, Morro Bay, California

2006          “The Sea”, Artship Foundation at SomArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, California, curator Slobodan Dan Paich

                   “New Beginnings” featured artist, Morro Bay Art Association, Morro Bay, California

2005          4 person show Morgan Stanley offices, San Luis Obispo, California

                   “Art After Dark”, Morgan Stanley offices, San Luis Obispo, California, curator Marydel Salsbury

                   “Introductions “, “Pulp”, and “Land Forms”,

                               San Luis Obispo Art Center, San Luis Obispo, California; curator Tim Anderson

                   “Up Close in the Parks 2005 “, Morro Bay Museum of Natural History, Morro Bay, California

                   Central Coast Printmakers’ Group Show, Linnea’s Café, San Luis Obispo, California

2001          “Myths, Legends, and Dreams”, Danville Fine Arts, Danville, California; juror George Rivera

1998          "Fine Arts & Fine Crafts", Danville Fine Arts, Danville, California; juror Penny Soto

                   "Printmaking: People and Process", California Society of Printmakers' web site, judges Kim Thoman, Paul

                               Pratchenko

                   "68th Annual Statewide Exhibit”, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, California; juror Kathleen Moodie

1997          "13th Annual Juried Competition", Coastal Arts League Museum, Half Moon Bay, California;

                               juror Harry F. Roche

                   "June Juried Show", Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes, California; juror Marian Parmenter

1996               "Awesome and Inspiring", San Mateo County Government Center, Redwood City, California; juror Dr. Steven

                               Nash

                   "California National, 1996”, 750 Gallery, Sacramento, California; juror Stephen McGough

                   "Creatures/Visions/Dreams", Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, California; juror Harley

                   "Magnum Opus IX", Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Sacramento, California; juror Phil Linhares

                   "13th National Juried Art Exhibit", Gallery ‘76, Wenatchee Valley College, Wenatchee, Washington; juror

                               David Giese

                   "Perceptions of the Earth and Sky", 1870 Gallery, Belmont, California; juror Marguerite Olson Fletcher

                   "January Juried Exhibition", Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes, California; juror Ruth Braunstein

1995          “92nd National Open", Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, California; juror Henry T. Hopkins

                   "California Dreaming", Bayfront Gallery, San Francisco, California; juror Phil Linhares

                   "The Last Frontier", Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, California; juror George Rivera

                   “10th Annual Mainly Abstract Show", Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, California; juror Judy Stabile

                   “GALEX 29", Galesburg Civic Arts Center, Galesburg, Illinois

                   "11th Annual National Juried Art Show", North Valley Art League, Redding, California

1994          "Regional Juried Art Show", Fairfield Visual Arts, Fairfield, California; jurors Colette Dow, Michael Floss,

                               Peter Stackpole

                   “1994 Art Competition", Breckenridge Fine Arts Center, Breckenridge, Texas; juror Joseph Bohler

                   "Small Works", Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, California; jurors Rena Bransten, Arcana Horsting,

                               Vernita Aissatoui

                   “California Open", Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, California; juror Laddie John Dill

                   “11th Annual Juried Art Exhibit", Gallery 176, Wenatchee Valley College, Wenatchee, Washington; juror Josie

                               De Falla

                   “Contrasts in Form & Texture", Lower Columbia College Art Gallery, Longview, Washington

                   "Footprints", Second Story Studios & Gallery, Seattle, Washington; jurors Diane Lasater, Molly A. Phillips

                   "In Our Own Back Yard", Lynn House Gallery, Antioch, California; jurors Warren Dreher, Rebecca Dube Ines

1993          "Earth * Water * Sky", Second Story Studios & Gallery, Seattle, Washington; jurors Charles W. Palmer, Molly

A.       Phillips

Awards/commissions:

1994          $100 award, "Regional Juried Art Show", Fairfield Visual Arts

1985          Desert landscape series, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gann

Art Related Employment:

1991          Free lance graphic design, Bertrand Marketing Group, Oakland, California

1987-88    Free lance illustration, Northwestern University  Ju‑jutsu Program, Evanston, Illinois

2000-01    Free lance graphic design and illustration, Zen Center, San Francisco, California

Bibliography:

Dr. John J. Lewis – The Technology of Self‑Defense, illustrations, 1988

Michael Wenger and Wendy Lewis – “Wind Bell/Publication of San Francisco Zen Center”, poem and illustrations, 2000

Affiliations:

California Society of Printmakers, Emeryville, California

Morro Bay Art Association

San Luis Obispo Art Center

San Luis Obispo County Arts Council

Collections:

Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Bowman, Davis, California

Dr. and Mrs. Eric Braun, Jr., Oakland, California

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Calderini,  Sedona,  Arizona

Mr. George Caravana, Morro Bay, California

Mr. Douglas Cassel, Oakland, California

Mr. William Dennenbring, Los Osos, California

Ms. Susan Dunker, Los Osos, California

Ms. Mary Epstein, Cambria, California

Mrs. Robert Gann, Maine

Mr. Franco Giunta, Oakland, California

Mr. and Mrs. Romeo Girard, Bosier, Louisiana

Mr. and Mrs. David Goodman, Scottsdale, Arizona

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Goodman, Charlotte, North Carolina

Mr. and Mrs. William Koefoed, Jr., Yarrow Point, Washington

Ms. Jan Jeffress, DallasTexas

Ms. Toshiko Hosoya, TokyoJapan

Ms. Lucia Halloway McSloy, MariettaGeorgia

Ms. Kathleen McCormick, Oakland, California

Mr. & Mrs. Kimiaki Sato, Tokyo, Japan

Mr. Marvin Seid, Arroyo Grande, California

Dr. Louis Tomatzky, Los Osos, California