Nancy Calef


Exhibitions: (selected)

2021     "Study in Contrast" South San Francisco Art Commission - Online - 2nd Winner & 3rd Best in Show
2020     "Peoplescapes" SF Live Worms Gallery, SF - Solo Exhibition      
            SF Live Worms Gallery, San Francisco, CA
- Group Exhibitions
              April 6 - June 30, 2020 - Artists Sheltering in Place - Virtual Exhibition
              February 2020 - through March 2, 2020
              January 2020 -  through January 26, 2020       
  SF Live Worms Gallery
October 4 - October 30, 2019
              August 16- September 16, 2019
              June 30 - July 28, 2019
              May 9 -June 2, 2019
              April 5 - April 20, 2019

2018    "Earth" Hosted by Senator Scott Wiener - Exhibit by Bay Area Artists 
                 for the Global Climate Action Summit with Govenor Jerry Brown
                 Gov't Building, 455 Golden Gate, San Francisco, California 
           "Nite Life" Hosted by Senator Scott Wiener,  Gov't Building, SF, CA
"New Beginnings" Manhattan Arts International
            "Global Warming & Water Wars: Vision of the Future" Lysdor Art
            Live Worms Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2017     Live Worms Gallery, SF, CA
            "Exist & Resist" Mission Cultural Center, SF, CA
- group
2016      Gallery 1317, 1317 Grant Ave., SF, CA
Literature and Art" Berkeley Center Arts Passage, CA
                  curated by Expressions Gallery
            Northern CA Art Therapy Assoc. Annual Conference -
                   Plenary Speaker, Art Exhibition, Berkeley, CA
            "Social Justice: It Happens to One, It Happens to All"
                   St. Mary's College Museum of Art, Moraga, CA
             Group Exhibition, Live Worms Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2015      "Peoplescapes" - Beat Museum - San Francisco - group
2014-15  "Peoplescapes -- My Story From Purging To Painting" art show
                    Green Apple Books - SF, CA, Book Passage, Corte Madera
                    Gallery Bookshop - Mendocino, CA
                Gymboree Headquarters Exhibition, SF Curator-ALC Designs
2014      "Peoplescapes" - Exhibition & Book Release, Meridian Gallery, SF - Solo
2013      "Peoplescapes" Oakland City Center, Oakland, CA - Solo
            "Neighborhoods & Characters" Emerald Tablet, SF, CA - Group
            "Winter Hours" Glass Door Gallery, San Francisco, CA
             Oakland City Center, Oakland, CA - curated by Alex Cefalo
             "Art of the Narrative", Emerald Tablet, San Francisco, CA
             "Writers Who Paint, Drawers Who Write" Emerald Tablet
                   artists' original work featured during the
                        Litquake Festival - Event with writers/artists
2012      "Peoplescapes" Beacon Group Ventures, Chase Bank, Berkeley- Solo
            "Peoplescapes" Focus Gallery, San Francisco, CA - Solo
             Foundry Square Four, San Francisco, CA
            "I Have The Right" - Picture Cultural Art
                  California State University, Dominguez Hills
2011      "Holiday Exhibition" Focus Gallery, San Francisco, CA
             "Cartoon & Humorous Art", Expressions Gallery, Berkeley, CA 
             Focus Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010      "Elephant in the Room" Focus Gallery, San Francisco, CA - Solo
             "Adam's Rib," Fusion Arts Museum, New York, NY - Group
             "Foxy's Five," Bullet Space Gallery, New York, NY
2009      "California Landscapes" 201 California, ALC Designs, SF - Solo
             "Art of the Crash," Fusion Arts Museum, NY
             "Dramatic Characters," Expressions Gallery, Berkeley
             "Control," SBAWCA, Juried Guerilla Girls, SOMarts Center
2008      "New Concoctions" Live Worms Gallery, SF - solo
             "Woman," Fusion Arts Museum, NY
- group
             "Color Explosion," Expressions Gallery, Berkeley
             "Summertime Jazz.," Expressions Gallery
             "Dancing for Joy," Expressions Gallery
2007      "Recent Paintings" Live Worms Gallery  - solo             
             "Liberty?" Mill Valley Art Commission, Mill Valley, CA - solo
             "Travelscapes" Showroom 500, SF, CA
  - solo             
             "Peoplescapes & Travelscape" Marin Technologies, San Rafael
- solo
  "Around the Globe," Expressions Gallery
             "New Beginnings" Expressions Gallery
              Beat Museum, San Francisco, CA
2006       "Abundance & Joy" Expressions Gallery, Berkeley, CA
              "Masks, Myths & Magic" Expressions Gallery, Berkeley
              Clayton Patterson Gallery & Outlaw Museum, New York, NY
2005       "Peoplescapes" The Swig Company, SF - solo
             "Paintings by Nancy Calef" Second Floor Salon, SF - solo
05          "From My Window to Mendocino" CA Equity Office Property, SF - solo
             "Heartland International" Gage Gallery,
                   Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL
              "Art of Politics" DFA-Marin, Sausalito, CA
2004       Fresno Art Museum, The Golda Foundation, Fresno, CA
              "Perceptions of our President" National Juried Exhibition,
                   Koo's Gallery, Long Beach, CA
              "Fields of Light,"  Kanbar Second Floor Salon/SF
              "National Juried Exhibition," Marin Society of Artists,
                     Marin Art & Garden Center, Ross, CA
              "Wild Women 2: Telling Tales," Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA
2003      "Life As We Know It" Fort Mason Center, SF
- solo
             Gallery Artists,  George Krevsky Gallery, SF
2002       Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, George Krevsky Gallery
              Upper Grant Street Fair, SF
              Gallery Artists, George Krevsky Gallery
2001      "New Paintings" George Krevsky Gallery, SF - solo
2000       State of the World Forum, Artist in Residence, NY, NY
              10th Annual Roundtable, National Arts Club, NY, NY
              "Diamonds and Dust, the Art of Baseball" George Krevsky Gallery
              "The Women" George Krevsky Gallery
1999       "By the Sea" George Krevsky Gallery
              1999 State of the World Forum, Artist in Residence, SF, CA
              "Multi Media Mania" George Krevsky Gallery
              India Street Artworks, San Diego Artwalk
1998        "Peoplescapes" George Krevsky Gallery - solo
              "Bits & Pieces" George Krevsky Gallery - group
             Mayor's Exhibition, San Francisco City Hall
1997       Mr. Ralph's, S.F - solo
             Island Resort, Koh Samui, Thailand

1993-1998 Open Studio/Art Span, S.F.
1992-1997 Artist Guild of San Francisco
1995-96 Enrico's, S.F.1995     
             The Cannery, Fisherman's Wharf, AIDS Benefit Exhibition
             Art Explosion, S.F., CA
1994       George Krevsky Fine Arts
1993       George Krevsky Fine Arts 
1992       "Testing The Market"  Untitled Gallery, S.F.
              "Three Women, Three Styles" S.F. Realist Gallery 
1991       "Shadows and Substance" NCJW, Hollywood, CA
1990-91  Zola Fine Arts, Hollywood, CA
1989       Rolands / Pasands (Jazz Series) SF
1988       Henry Hardy Gallery, University Club, SF
              Kimball's Jazz Club
1986       Casa Macondo Gallery, S.F.

1987       "How Women See"  San Mateo Arts Commission

Jody Weiner, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Nancy Calef
Nancy Calef - George Krevsky Gallery

George Krevsky Gallery, SF     Calef solo exhibition
Meridian Gallery

Meridian Gallery - Photo by Eduardo Bonsi
Maurice Kanbar, Nancy Calef & Jody Weiner

Fort Mason Center, SF     Calef solo exhibition

Jody Weiner Litquake 2010 Focus Gallery

Focus Gallery, SF     photo credit: David Paul Morris

Publications and Interviews:

2021      Reed Magazine, Feature art
2020      Clayton: Godfather of Lower East Side Documentary

                 graphic novel by Julian Voloj - art contributor
               Not Normal: Art in the Age of Trump
 curated by Karen Gutfreund - art contributor  

Art Saved My Life - Artzine - November 2019
Art Habens - Nancy Calef Feature- Special 10th Anniversary Biennial Ed.
Keeping The Beat In North Beach - Bay News Now - June 2018
Wake Up Screaming Magazine - Alchemy - June 2018
Good Art Guide - Feature - January 2018
Healing Power of Art - Feature - January 2018
The North American Review - November 2017
Repurposed Magazine - Feature - October 2017
San Francisco Magazine - Power Edition Dec 2016
        - TOC Artwork "Hashtag Dummy POTUS" oil on canvas
Sparkle & Blink 81 - Quiet Lightening cover art
Peoplescapes -- My Story From Purging To Painting
          (author & artist) - Babu Books
Interview with Michalis Limnios - Ambassador of Blues/Greece
Art Reveal Magazine - June 2016 Feature

Lunch Ticket Magazine - Peoplescape Spotlight
Professional Art Magazine - Artist Spotlight Feature
Keith Breitbach Podcast

Artful Vagabond
- A Message For Our World Leaders, "State Of the World"
Expressive Art - Power of Healing
Barbary Coast -Peoplescapes,
Art News, Gallery Guides, Where SF,
San Francisco Chronicle including feature
Marin Independent Journal
The Battered Suitcase (cover - digital and print)
Beatitude 41 1/2 (cover),
Prisoners of Truth
by Jody Weiner (cover) (Council Oaks Books)
Nothing But The Truth So Help Me God Vol. 1 & 2
         (art contributor) (A Band Of Women)
San Francisco Chronicle Datebook Feature by Edward Guthmann
Tikkun Magazine - feature
Salon Foxy, Goodie Magazine
Madhatter Review
Foliate Oak Magazine
Oregon Literary Review

Hesa Inprint


Meridian Gallery - Nancy Calef solo exhibition

Meridian Gallery

Beat Museum Calef exhibition

Beat Museum, SF      Calef exhibition
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