Curriculum Vitae

JOSHUA NISSEN KING

707.363.3336



BORN        Biloxi, Mississippi

Lives and works in San Francisco, CA

EDUCATION

2010 BFA, California State University, San Francisco, CA

2005 Oxbow School for the Arts, Napa, CA. Studied with Raymond Saunders

2003 California State Summer School For the Arts, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

HONORS AND AWARDS/GRANTS

2008 Martin Wong Scholarship in Painting, San Francisco, CA

2005 Mondavi Foundation Grant, Napa, CA


 

EXHIBITIONS

2020 LOCALS ONLY, Mirus Gallery, San Francisco, CA (Group)

2019 RAINBOW SERPENT, Classic Cars West, Oakland, CA (Solo)

The Down Low, VOSS Gallery, San Francisco, CA (Group)

​2018 TRAVERSE, Philz Coffee, Corte Madera, CA (Solo)

2017 RENDEZVOUS, Swing, Seattle, WA (Solo)

2016    15th Annual Art Auction, Root Division, San Francisco, CA (Group)

Oakland ARTmurmur, American Steel Studios Oakland, CA (group)

            Art Show Benefit, Incline Gallery (group)

            TERRAIN, Campfire Gallery, CA (Solo)

            Anniversary Show, Classic Cars West, Oakland, CA (group)

            Campfire Gallery, San Francisco, CA (group)

            The Big One, Bill Graham Civic Center, San Francisco, CA (group)

2015    Startup Art Fair, San Francisco, CA (Solo/Group)

            DOLDRUMS, Artists' Television Access, San Francisco, CA (Solo)

2014    DEBRIS, Campfire Gallery. San Francisco, CA (Solo)

            Anniversary, Wonderland SF. San Francisco, CA (group)

            CONT’D, Classic Cars West, ARTmurmur/ Oakland, CA (Solo)

            Emerging, Campfire Gallery. San Francisco, CA (group)

            PERIPHERY, Public Works, San Francisco CA (Solo)

2013    VACANT INTERSTELLAR SPACES, Merchants of Reality, San Francisco, CA (Solo)

Chillin’ Productions Annual Showcase, 111 Minna. San Francisco, CA

            Twibfy Launch, Impress Labs. San FRancisco, CA

            Pictoclik Film Festival, Public Works. San Francisco, CA 

            Two Year Anniversary, Merchants of Reality. San FRancisco, CA

            Summer Solstice, Heartwood Institute. Garberville, CA

2012 What is Real?, Cesar Chavez Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

         Small Things, Merchants of Reality. San Francisco, CA(group)

         Non-Erotica, Merchants of Reality. San Francisco, CA (group)

         HERstory, African American Arts and Culture Center. San Francisco, CA (group)

2011 Chillin Productions Holiday Art Show, Mezzanine. San Francisco, CA (group)

          King Love Ventures (buildout and mural), Paolo Shoes. San Francisco, CA

          Deepest Darkest, D-Structure. San Francisco, CA (group)

          1st Year Retrospective, “O” Gallery. San Francisco CA (group)

          From Caves Waves and Cosmia, Merchants of Reality. San Francisco, CA

          Merchants of Reality, San Francisco, CA

          Wonderland SF 1yr Anniversary, San Francisco, CA (group)

          Shanty Haus, Cafe Royale, San Francisco, CA

          Pictures from a Floating World, Cafe Royale. San Francisco, CA

          Chillin’ Productions 13th Annual, Mezzanine, San Francisco, CA

          Conjunction Junction, Greenhouse, San Francisco, CA (collaborate: Chris Love)

2010 Chillin Productions Holiday Show, Mezzanine, San Francisco, CA (group)

          A Slightly Brackish Brewish Hue, OZ Gallery, San Francisco, CA (Collaboration)

          Creativity Cultivated, Napa Valley Museum, Yountville, CA

          New Beginnings, Studio 35, San Francisco, CA

2009 Stillwell, Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, San Francisco, CA

          Salon de Refuse, Martin Wong Gallery, California State University, San Francisco, CA

          Palette Punks, Greenhouse, San Francisco, CA

2008 Salon de Refuse, Martin Wong Gallery, California State University, San Francisco

2007 Stillwell, Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, San Francisco

2006 Recycle, Caf la Vie, San Francisco, CA (group)

          Unfinished Thoughts, Mama, San Francisco, CA (solo)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2010 Editor, Vintage Alumnus in Spotlight at Art ShowNapa Register, August 31

2006 Editor, Rising Stars Napa Register, January 23

PROFESSIONAL AFILLIATIONS

2011  Founder/Director Merchants of Reality, San Francisco, CA.

2010  Shanty Ship Art Collective, San Francisco, CA

           Art Cave Collective, San Francisco CA

           Local 365 Collective, San Francisco CA

2008-10 California State University, San Francisco, CA. Printmaking Guild Officer

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE

2010   Instructor, Screen-Printing Workshop, California State University, San Francisco, CA

2010   Live Painting, Blue Macaw, San Francisco, CA

2010   Live Painting, $3 Dollar Legends, Gallery Heist, San Francisco, CA

2008   Arts and Crafts Director, Camp Howe, Goshen, MA

2007   Instructor, Screen-Printing workshop, Oxbow School of the Arts, Napa, CA