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Born November 24, 1937, Sacramento, California

Education

1966 M.A. in Art, University of California, Davis
1965 Special studies in African and Oceanic Art with Dr. Daniel Crowley
1964 B.A. in Art, Minor in Education, California State University, Sacramento
1964 Special Secondary and Community College Lifetime Credentials in Art for the State of California
1958 A.A. in Art, Sacramento City College

Teaching Experience

1999 California State University, Hayward
1985 Walnut Creek Art Center, Contemporary American Art
1979-80 Chairman, Art Department, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
1978 UC Davis Extension, Art Study Tour to New York
1974 UC Davis Extension, Four Davis Artists
1967-99 Instructor of Art, Diablo Valley College
1966-67 University of California, Davis

Work Experience

1965 Electronics Technician, United States Naval Air Reserve
1958-59 Commercial Illustrator, Aero-Jet Corp., Sacramento, CA
1956-59 Art Exhibits Design and Installation, California State Fair
1955-56 Firemaster Kiln Company, Sacramento, CA

Curatorial Experience

1996-97 H.C. Westermann • West, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
Published, edited, and co-wrote accompanying 98 page catalogue.
1968-93 Founder, curator, and faculty adviser for Diablo Valley College Art Gallery

Organizations, Committees, Boards

1994- 2000 Richmond Art Center, Board of Directors
1994-96 Richmond Arts and Culture Commission
1992-95 Concord Arts Committee
1990-96 Member, Friends of Ethnic Art
1985-99 Arts and Lectures Committee, Diablo Valley College

Solo Exhibitions

2011 Sacramento Temporary Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2006 Transmissions Gallery, Berkeley, CA
2006 Gallery 276, San Francisco, CA
2000 Osceola Gallery, Emeryville, CA
1999 Totems, b. sakata garo, Sacramento, CA
  Totems, CSU Hayward Art Gallery, Hayward, CA
  The Sculpture Group Gallery, Danville, CA
1996 Striders, Humboldt Arts Council, Eureka, CA
1995 Striders, Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1992 Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  Shasta College Gallery, Redding, CA
1990 Symbols of Power, Walnut Creek Civic Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
1987 Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, CA
1985 Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
1980 Hank Baum Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
1979 Hank Baum Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1978 Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA
  Hank Baum Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, CA
  California State University, San Bernardino, CA
  Mills, College, Oakland, CA
1977 Hank Baum Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  California State University, Chico, CA
  California State University, Sacramento, CA
1976 Hank Baum Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
  California State University, Sonoma, Rohnert Park, CA
1975 Hank Baum Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  Pioneer Museum & Haggin Gallery, Stockton, CA
  Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
1974 Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
  Hank Baum Galleries, Los Angeles & San Francisco, CA
1968 E. B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1966 Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA
1965 Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA
1964 Sierra College, Rocklin, CA
1959-62 Artist's Cooperative Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Group Exhibitions

2016 The Centennial Exhibition, Kondos Gallery, Sacramento City College, CA
  TRANSFER, Else Gallery, Sacramento State University, CA
2009 The Seduction of Duchamp, Slaughterhousespace, Healdsburg, CA
1999 Fifth Anniversary: Wood, Encina Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  Bob Arneson & Friends, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
1998 Generations, b. sakata garo, Sacramento, CA
1997 Self Expression 1997, Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  Breast Art: Empowerment After Mastectomy, Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1996 A Case for Art, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
  Robert Arneson Tribute Exhibition, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
1995 USArt, San Francisco, CA
  Sugar and Spice, Naughty and Nice, Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  If I Had a Hammer, Archival Framing, Sacramento, CA
1993 An Exhibition of Local Artists, Berlex Laboratories, Richmond, CA
1991 30 Years of TB-9: A Tribute to Robert Arneson, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
North by Northeast, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
Faux Primitive, Contra Costa College, Richmond, CA
1990 Contra Costa County Artists, Families First, Pittsburg, CA
  Contra Costa County Collects Contemporary, Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
1988 Forty Years of Art at CSUS, California State University, Sacramento, CA
1986 Art by the Faculty of Bay Area Community Colleges, California State University, Hayward, CA
1984 Twenty-five Years at the Artists Contemporary Gallery, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
1982 Sculptors at UC Davis, Past and Present, Nelson Gallery, UC Davis, CA
1978 WORK, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
WHIMSEY, Taft Museum, Cincinnati, OH
1977 Crocker-Kingsley 52nd Annual Exhibition, Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA   Purchase Award
1975 Fifty Years at the Crocker Museum, Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA
Award Art, KQED Auction, San Francisco, CA
1973 Northern California Arts, Inc. 19th Annual Opern Exhibition, Downtown Plaza Mall, Sacramento, CA   $200 Merit Award
1968-95 Faculty Show, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
1968 Sculpture, Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1967 Paintings & Sculptures of Graduate Students from the University of California at Davis, Sacramento State College, Sacramento, CA
1966 U.C. Davis Sculpture, Belmonte Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Kingsley Annual, Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA   First Prize Sculpture
1964 Kingsley Art Club 39th Annual Exhibition, E.B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1963 Phelan Awards Exhibit, M.H. deYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA
1962 Young Artists, U.C. Davis, CA
1960 Group Show, Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1958 Seven Painters Under Thirty, Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA
1957 Kingsley Art Club 32nd Annual Exhibition, Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Video

1996 INSIDE Art: with David King and Melani McKim
Humboldt Arts Council, Eureka, CA
1990 Symbols of Power - David King Sculpture
Sacramento Public Television,
1975 David King, Sculptor
KQED Video Documentary


Bibliography


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Public Collections

University of California, Davis
California State University, Sacramento
Sacramento City College, CA
Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA
Oakland Museum, CA
Mill College, Oakland, CA
di Rosa Art Preserve, Napa, CA