RESUME



EDUCATION
1999  Santa Monica School of Design, Art & Architecture, Santa Monica, CA
1971-75 The Academy of Art and Lone Mountain College, San Francisco, CA
1970 Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
   
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2010 SYCAMORE HOUSE, Pacific Palisades, CA - www.sycamorehouseonline.com
2010 AIA Los Angeles Home Tours
2006 REMARKABLE GIFTS, The Art Gallery at The Colony Theatre Company, Burbank, CA
2005 SMALL BITES, The Lot, Hollywood, CA
2003 ARBOR ART, Angels' Ink Gallery, San Pedro, CA
BUFFALO JAKE, Red Door Studio, Los Angeles, CA
2002 BOTANICAL MEDITATIONS, Roberts Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2001 RECENT PAINTINGS - X3, Gallery Louise, Los Angeles, CA
2000 ABSTRACTIONS, Harbor City/Harbor Gateway Chamber of Commerce, Torrance, CA
SEA SIDE, Gallery G, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
WORKS ON PAPER, 7th & Grand Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
COLOR ALL AROUND US, Pacific Place, San Pedro, CA
1999 SMALL, MEDIUM & LARGE, TTB Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
4 NEW PAINTINGS, LaSalle Tower Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
SKY VIEWS, Museum Adjunct Gallery, San Diego, CA
1998 NEW PAINTINGS, Barbara West Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
SMALL WORKS, TTB Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
RECENT PAINTINGS, 7th & Grand Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
DICHOTOMIES, 7th & Grand Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1997 RECENT PAINTINGS, Lunaria Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
5 LARGE PAINTINGS, World Gallery, Hollywood, CA
   
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1996-2014 BREWERY ART WALK (semi-annual), Los Angeles, CA
2004-11 VENICE ARTWALK (yearly) Venice, CA
2014 ONEIRA: I DREAM THE SELF, Studio C Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  DEEP ROOTS: Artistic Expressions of Earth Month, Pico Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  FROM HER: An Exhibition by Women about Women, Pico Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  BLACK & WHITE, SCA Project Gallery, Pomona, CA
2013 PEACE BE WITH YOU, The Loft Gallery, San Pedro, CA
  7 BEAUTIES & THE ABSENCE OF BODIES; a Gianni Pettena Intervention, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT
  IN REMEMBERANCE; PORTRAITS OF THE FALLEN, USC Hillel Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  FLOWERS, SHADE AND THE NATURAL CURVE - Roland Reiss, Dawn Arrowsmith & Jill Sykes; curated by Molly Barnes, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2012 TRUE BLUE, Encino, CA
  PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE, Pasadena, CA
2011 FREE ARTS FOR ABUSED CHILDREN, Million Dollar Listing/Bravo TV,
  SPEAK FOR THE TREES, Scape Gallery, Corona Del Mar, CA
  SPEAK FOR THE TREES, Scape Gallery at House of Balsamic Academy, Irvine, CA
  NEL VOSTRO SPAZIO/IN YOUR SPACE, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  LUX, Scape Gallery, Corona Del Mar, CA
  SPRING VIEW, Shy Rabbit Gallery, Pagosa Springs, CO
  Re:FORM Art Auction, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2010 HOLIDAY GROUP SHOW, Shy Rabbit Contemporary Arts, Pagosa Springs, CO
SANTA MONICA: THE ART OF SUMMER, curated by Jeffrey Crussell, Crussell Fine Arts, OCCCA, Santa Ana, CA
  ART FOR CLARE, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
VENICE ART WALK SILENT AUCTION, Santa Monica, CA
2009 NEL VOSTRO SPAZIO/IN YOUR SPACE, Giacomo Projects, Venice, Italy
  NEGATIVE SPACES, Board Room Gallery, San Pedro, CA
NATURAL WORLDS, Brand Library Art Gallery, Glendale, CA
2008 FOR THE SMALL OF IT, Shy Rabbit Contemporary Arts, Pagosa Springs, CO
SUMMER, Scape Gallery, Corona Del Mar, CA
GROUP SHOW, Milo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  COMPLEMENTS, Angels' Ink Gallery, San Pedro, CA
CONFLUENCE, Shy Rabbit Contemporary Arts, Pagosa Springs, CO
2007 ANNIVERSARY, Milo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  SUDDENLY THIS SUMMER, Shy Rabbit Contemporary Arts, Pagosa Springs, CO
VERDURE (2 Person Exhibition), Milo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
VENICE ART WALK SILENT AUCTION, Santa Monica, CA
IN HARMONY WITH NATURE, Regent Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  HAUSGUESTS, Haus Gallery at The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA
2006 GREAT STUFF, Angels' Ink Gallery, San Pedro, CA
SHADES OF NATURE, Chase Mitchell Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
VENICE ART WALK SILENT AUCTION, Santa Monica, CA
GROUP SHOW, I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
GLORY BE, Angels' Ink Gallery, San Pedro, CA
  CHROMATIC CONVERSATION, Soho Myriad, Atlanta, GA
GET:ART, Project Angel Food Auction, Los Angeles, CA
2005 FALL PREVIEW, I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
BOTANICA, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA
20/20 VISION, I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
LIVING WITH ART, Rumba, Santa Monica, CA
SPRING PREVIEW, I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2004 BREWERY ARTISTS EXHIBITION, I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
3 PAINTERS - Lambert/Sykes/Thornycroft, I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
OPEN CALL L.A. 2004, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Hollywood, CA
VENICE ART WALK SILENT AUCTION, Venice, CA
BREWERY ARTISTS SMALL WORKS SHOW, I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
NATURA NATURANS (2 Person Exhibition), Absolute Art Gallery, San Marino, CA
2003 AGING - PEOPLE, PLACES & PERCEPTIONS, Angels' Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA (curated by Victoria Bryan)
SEEING RED...IN AND AROUND US, Angels' Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA (curated by Robin Hinchliffe)
SMALL WORKS, I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002 BREWERY ARTISTS SMALL WORKS SHOW, I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
BETWEEN DIMENSIONS, Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA (curated by Donald Van Hook)
REACTIONS, Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA (on tour from Exit Art, New York, NY)
LACMA/Muse BREWERY ART WALK, The Brewery, Los Angeles, CA.
FLORA AND FAUNA, Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA (curated by Donald Van Hook)
MAKE-UP AND MASQUERADE, Angels' Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA (curated by Victoria Bryan)
WALLWORKS, 19th Annual Juried Competition, LA Artcore, Los Angeles, CA
BREWERY ARTISTS GROUP SHOW, I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
A SPRING OBSESSION, 2002 Juried Art Competition, Ironstone Vineyards, Murphys, CA
REACTIONS, Exit Art, New York, NY
2001 2001 JURIED SHOW, 57 Underground, Pomona, CA (curated by Roland Reiss)
ART LUCK, Eagle Rock Community Cultural Center, Eagle Rock, CA

WALLWORKS, 18th Annual Juried Competition, LA Artcore, Los Angeles, CA

2001 JURIED ALL MEDIA EXHIBITION, Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA
ART RENTAL GALLERY, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
2000 OFF THE WALL, Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA
ON & OF PAPER, Angels' Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA (curated by Robin Hinchliffe)
SMALL WORKS, Gallery I-5, Los Angeles, CA
1999 9TH ANNUAL SILENT AUCTION, Inner City Arts, Los Angeles, CA
WALL HUNG, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
HOLIDAY SHOW, Art-Pic Gallery, North Hollywood, CA
TWELVE INCH SHOW, Gallery I-5, Los Angeles, CA
VENICE VORTEX, Santa Monica College Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
SALON DU PETIT, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
9TH STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SILENT AUCTION, Gallery I-5, Los Angeles, CA
SMALL WORKS, Gallery I-5, Los Angeles, CA
GRAND OPENING, Gallery 121, Pasadena, CA
WOMEN'S CAUCUS FOR THE ARTS, National Conference Tour, Los Angeles, CA
MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART, Art-Pic Gallery, North Hollywood, CA
1998 8TH ANNUAL SILENT AUCTION, Inner City Arts, Los Angeles, CA
THE OCTOBER SHOW, Barbara West Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION SILENT AUCTION, The Artrium Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   
RELATED ACTIVITIES
  2005-2010 Board of Directors, Brewery Art Association
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
  Angels Gate Fellow
   
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
  "Our Ever Changing World; Through the Eyes of Artists," compiled by Karrie Ross, Forward by Betty Brown, 2013
  Bush, William; "Molly Barnes Pops-Up at Tobey Moss Gallery," Artweek.LA, Cover Story, Vol,118, March 25, 2013 http://artweek.la/issue/march-25-2013/article/molly-barnes-pops-up-at-tobey-moss-gallery
  Arrowsmith, Dawn; "DOT NET: APS (Art Positioning System) A Performative Travelling Exhibition at the 54th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia," November, 2011
  Swanson, Kerri-Lynn; "Portraits of the Fallen Memorial," HealthBeautyLife Magazine, Winter 2012, page 54 http://healthbeautylifemag.com/index.php/component/k2/item/156-portraits-of-the-fallen -- www.portraitsofthefallenmemorial.org
  Arrowsmith, Dawn; "Nel Vostro Spazio/In Your Space. A Guerrilla Exhibition at the 53rd International Art Exhibition of La Biennal de Venezia - Dawn Arrowsmith, Nancy Spiller, Jill Sykes," July 2011
  Geer, Suvan; "Lux at Scape," ArtScene Magazine, June 2011, Continuing and Recommended Exhibitions, http://www.artscenecal.com/articles/625-continuing-and-recommended-exhibitions-june-2011
  Bush, William; "The Brewery Artwalk," Artweek.LA, Cover Story, Vol. 26, May 16, 2011
 

Endler, Claudia; "Jill Sykes Among The Sycamores|2Modern Blog," 2Modern Blog November, 2010 http://blog.2modern.com/2010/11/jill-sykes-among-the-sycamores.html

  Crussell, Jeffrey; "Santa Monica," Crussell Fine Arts, August 2010
  Wearstler, Kelly; "HUE," Ammo Books, November, 2009, written with Steve Crist
  Masterjohn, Jules; "Explorations in Scale," The Durango Telegraph, Volume 7, No. 48, November 27, 2008
  Rossbund, Krissa; "California Greenin'," Traditional Home Magazine, May 2008 Volume XIX Issue III, page 199
  Goebel, Leanne, "Pagosa's 'Confluence' Exhibit Reprises Artists," The Durango Herald, January 11, 2008
  Coffee, Denise; "'Confluence' at Shy Rabbit Features 11 Nationally Recognized Artists," The Pagosa Springs SUN, January 10, 2008
  Coffee, Denise; "'Suddenly This Summer' at Shy Rabbit," The Pagosa Springs SUN Preview, August 2, 2007, Section 1, pg. 18
  Turner, Nancy Kay; "The Zen of Nature, or Nature as Meditation," Coagula Art Journal, August 2007, #87, pg. 22
  Brumer, Andy; "Jill Sykes & Michelle Stitz at Milo Gallery," ArtScene Magazine, July/August 2007, Vol. 26, No. 11, pg. 13
  "Molly Barnes Art News," Radio Interview, KCSN 88.5 FM, June 11, 2007
  Gadberry, Shawn; "Living Art," The Fresno Bee, Summer 2005
  Gleason, Mat; "Jean Hearst & Jill Sykes at Absolute Art Gallery," ArtScene Magazine, March 2004, Vol. 23, No. 7, pg 15
  Gottlieb, Shirle; "Face Dances," Press-Telegram, May 31, 2002
  Gilbert, Rick; "Makeup to Masquerade at Angels' Gate Cultural Center," Artweek, July 2002
  Angels' Gate Cultural Center & Port of Los Angeles; "A BOOK OF DAYS, Seeing Los Angeles From its Angels Gate," 2002
   
CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
  Amelia Island Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island, FL
  Atlanta Perimeter Amerisuites, Atlanta, GA
  Bally's, Atlantic City, NJ
  Banner Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, AZ
  Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
  The Borgata, Atlantic City, NJ
  Collins, Collins, Muir & Traveler LLP, Los Angeles, CA
  Digital Wireless Corporation, Los Angeles, CA
  Druid Hills Country Club, Atlanta, GA
  Four Points Sheraton, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, CA
  Harrah's, Atlantic City, NJ
  Harrah's Rincon, San Diego, CA
  Horseshoe Hotel, Bossier, LA
  Hyatt Key West Resort, Key West, FL
  Hyatt Place Lombard, Chicago, IL
  Hyatt Place Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
  Liberty Livewire, Santa Monica, CA
  Mandalay Bay Resorts and Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
  Mandalay Bay Resorts, Maui, HA
  Marriot, Panama City, FL
  Newport Beach Marriot, Newport Beach, CA
  Omni Champions Gate Resort Hotel, Orlando, FL
  Princess Cruises, Santa Clarita, CA
  Qwest Technology, Burbank, CA
  Sanibel Harbour Resort, Fort Myers, FL
  Sheraton Four Points Delfina, Santa Monica, CA
  Sheraton Gateway, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, CA
  Sprint Nextel, Reston, VA
  W HOTEL, Westwood, CA
  Westin Governor's Suite, Philadelphia, PA
   
COLLECTIONS
  Susan Adhoot, Sherman Oaks, CA
  Judith and Peter Alderman, Delray Beach, FL
  Joan and Barry Alexander, Los Angeles, CA
  Betsy and Aaron Amitin, Brooklyn, NY
  Mary Anne and Alan Amitin , Glendale, CA
  Denise Ballnick and Nick Such, Los Angeles, CA
  Ken Becker, Los Angeles, CA
  Rebecca Bishop, Long Beach, CA
  Betty Bluml and Joseph S. DeVinny, Long Beach, CA
  Tom and Nancy Bolger, Los Angeles, CA
  Howard Bregman, Los Angeles, CA
  Jennifer Cleverly, Santa Monica, CA
  Spring Cooper and Vito LoRusso, Los Angeles, CA
  Jill D'Agnenica and Michael Child, Los Angeles, CA
  Robert Darby and Wendy Linder, South Pasadena, CA
  Douglas Davies, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  Peter A. Del Franco, Los Angeles, CA
  Rachel Deitch and Cecil H. Schmidt III, Pasadena, CA
  Lily and Dave Dulan, Manhattan Beach, CA
  Sean Ereland, Valley Village, CA
  Amy Fackelman, Pasadena, CA
  Marilyn Fishman, Los Angeles, CA
  Barbara Flammang and Wade Killefer, Santa Monica, CA
  Dana Frick and Jason Dodge, Los Angeles, CA
  John Funk, Hollywood, CA
  Shannon and Stephen Gabor, Venice, CA
  Morgan Gendal, Los Angeles, CA
  Ellen and Rick Gleitman, Los Angeles, CA
  C. Art Temoc Gonzalaz, West Los Angeles, CA
  Michael Goodrich, Sherman Oaks, CA
  Lisa and Bill Gray, Santa Monica, CA
  Ellen and Jay Hadley, Cincinnati, OH
  Lois Moonitz Jacobs, Los Angeles, CA
  Kiera and Logan Jaybush, San Diego, CA
  Morgan Sykes Jaybush, Los Angeles, CA
  Karen Jefchak and Vincent Leveque, Los Angeles, CA
  Tony Jonas, Beverly Hills, CA
  Christo Karsikis, Los Angeles, CA
  Ginger and Gregory Keating, Charleston, SC
  Jessica Kender and Sam Page, Burbank, CA
  George Knoke, Los Angeles, CA
  Linsley Lambert and Michael Jones, Culver City, CA
  Joanne and Joe Linder, Glendale, CA
  Tracy and Eric Long, Altadena, CA
  Sheila Lynch, Whittier, CA
  John and Deanna Maechling, Redondo Beach, CA
  Karina Maher and Michael Kovac, Pacific Palisades, CA
  Shyla Marlin and Dave Lefner, Los Angeles, CA
  Kenneth Mars, Granada Hills, CA
  Maura Marshall, Los Angeles, CA
  Joetta McCuaig, Sherman Oaks, CA
  Colin McDermott, Indian Wells, CA
  Kari McDermott, Hermosa Beach, CA
  Kevin McDermott, Hermosa Beach, CA
  Vicki McDermott, Palm Desert, CA
  Dave McKenney, Irvine, CA
  John Meisenhelder, Sierra Madre, CA
  Mary Michiels, Los Angeles, CA
  Frank Miller, Cloverdale, CA
  Constance Moffatt and John Maloney, Culver City, CA
  Karen Montoya, Santa Monica, CA
  Jennie Nigrosh and Rick Siegel, Los Angeles, CA
  Dawn Omura, Santa Monica, CA
  Cindy Oshiro, Sunset Beach, CA  
  Tom and Renee Page, Saugus, CA
  Justine Parra, Calabasas, CA
  Renee Rainey, Los Angeles, CA
  Suzanne Rattigan, Burbank, CA
  Annick and Sean Rooney, London, England
  Emily and Colin Rose, Glendale, CA
  Jonathan A. Ross, Los Angeles, CA
  Doris Roth, Seal Beach, CA
  Heidi Rust and Michael Womack, Los Angeles, CA
  Christine Sacani and Michael Rintoul, Santa Monica, CA
  Joe Sanford, Palos Verdes, CA
  David Schrager, Los Angeles, CA
  Sylvia Schweri and Andy Dorsch, Los Angeles, CA
  Nancy Spiller and Tom Weitzel, Pacific Palisades, CA
  Brenda and Brian Steffensen, Orange, CA
  Dale and Emelita Swider, Long Beach, CA
  Donald and Wanda Sykes, Los Angeles, CA
  Heather Thomas, Los Angeles, CA
  Janet Thomas, Courtenay, B.C., Canada
  Joseph Trojan, Marina Peninsula, CA
  Tamara and Rick Wasserman, Los Angeles, CA
  Kelly Wearstler,
  Barbara West, Pasadena, CA
  Patty Wilson, Los Angeles, CA
   
RELATED WORK 1987 - Present 
  Jill Sykes Design, Graphic Design and Illustration