Jane B. Grimm




MFA with High Distinction, California College of Arts and Crafts ’92

AB Sarah Lawrence College ’65

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts of Boston 1962-3


Teacher: The Clay Studio, San Francisco, CA 05-6

Guest Lecturer: CCAC, Oakland, CA 2/99, 2/11

College of the Siskyous, Weed, CA 9/94

Teaching Assistant: CCAC, Ceramic Department, Oakland, CA ‘91-2

Teacher: Jewelry, Montclair Art Center, Montclair, NJ 1974

Sculpture, Junior League of Short Hills, NJ 1972

Solo Shows:

2010 CCAC, Oakland, CA “Aquatic Abstractions”

2009 Ruby’s Clay Studio, San Francisco, CA, “Blue Lagoon”

Touch Salon and Gallery, “Small works”, 4/1-5-11, Montclair, CA

2007 Ruby’s Clay Studio, San Francisco, CA, “Hearts: Homage to Saint Valentine”

2006 Ruby’s Clay Studio, San Francisco, CA, “Atypical Tile

2005 Enigma Gallery, Essex Junction, VT

Oakland Museum Sculpture Court, Oakland, CA

Crockett Contemporary Art, Crockett, CA

2004 Olive Hyde Gallery, "Contemporary Crafts", Fremont, CA

2000 Pence Gallery, Davis CA, “Hats Off, 2000!”

1998 In Sight Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Summer Fun”

The Fig Tree Gallery, Berkeley, CA, “Evolutions”

1997 In Sight Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Elemental Explorations”

1994 College of the Siskyous, Weed, CA, “Contemporary Clay Images

1992 Downtown Gallery, CCAC, Oakland, CA, “Hearts, Cupids and Columns”

Selected Group Shows:

2016 Midway Creative Complex, "Selections 2016", San Francisco, CA 1/29-2/ 28

Slate Contemporary, "minimal", Oakland, CA , 3/3-4/16

Ruby's Clay Studio, "Functional Sculpture", San Francsico, CA 4/20-5/16

2015 Davis Art Center, Davis, CA

AMOCA, Southern Exposure, Pomona, CA

2012 Gallerie Citi, “Introduction two”, Burlingame, CA 11/01-12/22

San Pablo Art Gallery, “Fluid Geometry”, San Pablo, CA 5/26-6/24

2010 SF Convention and Visitors Bureau, San Francisco, CA 1/15-7/15

2009 Marin MOCA, “Contemporary Concepts in Clay and Glass”, Novato, CA, 12/5/09-1/3/10

Falkirk Cultural Center, “Out of the Fire: Clay and Glass from ACGA”, San Rafael, CA, 12/16/09-1/6/10

PARC, “ACGA at PARC”, 3/30-6/26, Palo Alto, CA

2008 California Modern Art Gallery, Mesa Art Group Show, San Francisco, CA, 9/25-12/20

Galerie Gora, “AWA in Canada”. Montreal, Canada, 9/9-27

Art Zone 461 Gallery, Group Show, San Francisco, CA, 6/22-7/16

Pence Gallery, “Exploring the Surface”, Davis, CA, 4/25-5/1

Rozanoff Art, “Three Dimensional”, San Francisco, CA, 3/11-4/29

2007 Salmagundi Art Club, New York, NY, 10/27-11/2

Amsterdam Whitney International Fine Art, New York, NY, 9/4-10/2

ARTwork SF Gallery, “Nocturnal Vision”. San Francisco, CA, 9/4-10/1

Richmond Art Center, “Pacific Rim Sculptors Group 2007 Summer Members Exhibition”, Richmond, CA, 6/14-8/11

Pence Gallery, “Follow the Line”, Davis, CA 4/27-6/10

871 Fine Arts, “4 Generations of Women at CCA”, 4/17-5/30, SF, CA

Creative Arts Workshop, “Ceramic Abstraction”, New Haven,CT, 3/30-5/4

Chicago Art Source Gallery, “Plane”, Chicago, IL, 3/5-4/15

Asylum Gallery, “The Alliance of Women Artists,” Sacramento, CA, 1/13-2/12

2006 600 Townsend, “16 Years at 600 Townsend”, San Francisco, CA, 7/27-9/7

Pence Gallery, Davis, CA, “ACGA@Pence Gallery, 4/26-5/25

California College of the Arts, Oliver Art Center, T. Bruce Gallery, Oakland, CA “CCA Ceramics 1950-2005” 1/17-2/7

2005 Selections 2005, LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, CA

ACGA Comes to Oakland, Craft & Cultural Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

ACGA/Bauline's Group Show, San Francisco, CA

Galleria Tonelli, "International Women Artists", Rome Italy

2004 San Francisco Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, CA, "Subtraction and Addition: Ceramic Sculpture

and Installations", Ft Mason, CA

Oslo Radhus, "International Women Artists", Oslo, Norway

2003 Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, “Cool, Calm and Collected”

Oakland Museum Sculpture Court, Oakland, CA, “PRSG Invitational”

2002 Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA “From the Fire”

College Art Gallery, College of Marin, Kentfield, CA,“Opaque/Transparent:Clay/Glass”

600 Townsend, “PSRG Member Exhibition”

2001 Oakland International Airport, Oakland, CA, CCAC Alumni Exhibition

ArtSpan, Herbst International Exhibition Hall, San Francisco, CA, “Selections”

2000 Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA, “Hats On and Off”

1999 Oakland Museum Sculpture Court, Oakland, CA, “The Object”

CCAC, Oakland, CA, “Alumnae Show”

1998 World Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Galerie Internationale, Palo Alto, CA, “International Women Artist’s Exhibition”

1997 Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA, “As Seen at the Beach: Figurative Paintings and Sculptures”

ArtSpan, Academy of Art College Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Selections”

Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA, “Tenth Anniversary Exhibition”

The Fig Tree Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1996 Graystone Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Holiday Group Show”

CCAC Oliver Art Center, Oakland, CA, “CCAC Past, Present, and Future”

ArtSpan, Academy of Art College Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Selections”

1995 Michael Himowitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA, “Artful Urnz”

The Fig Tree Gallery, Berkeley, CA, “Cimmerian Shade, Visions and Dreams Of the Dark Side”

Works, Sonoma, CA, “Outdoors”

Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA

1994 Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR, “Saints and Sinners”

Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA, “Ceramics Now 1994”

1993 Spectrum Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Angels”

Redding Museum of Art and History, Redding, CA, “Food Art”

The Artery, Davis, CA, “1993 California Clay Competition”

1992 Bridge Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Reflections”

1991 Modesto Jr. College art Gallery, Modesto, CA, “Celebration of Women Artists”

“4 Ceramic Sculptors” Gallery House, Palo Alto, CA, “Juried Exhibition”

1990 Jan Holloway Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “New Work and Recent Acquisitions”

Awards and Honors:

Award of Merit, California State Fair, 2000

Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California Award, 1999

Award of Merit, California State Fair, 1999

Honorable Mention, California State Fair, 1995

Award of Merit, California State Fair, 1994

Jack and Gertrude Murphy Fellowship, San Francisco Foundation, 1991

Award of Merit, “Art in Crisis: A Personal Response,” 1989



American Art Collector, 2016, Alcove Books, p. 90

American Art Collector, 2015, Alcove Books, p. 98

American Art Collector, 2014, Alcove Books, p.

American Art Collector, 2013, Alcove Books, p.

American Art Collector, 2012, Alcove Books, p.

American Art Collector, 2011, Alcove Books, p.

American Art Collector, 2010, Alcove Books, p.

American Art Collector, 2009, Alcove Books, p.

American Art Collector, Vol. I, Book 1, Alcove Books, p. 102

Art of Northern California, Alcove Books, 2003, p. 94

International Women Artists, Vol. 2, Alliance of Women Artists, 2001, p.32-3

World Contemporary Art ’98, Colornet Press, pp. 39-40

International Women Artists, Alliance of Women Artists, 1997, pp. 72-3

Exhibition Magazines:

Violence Against Women, Women Against Violence, p. 14, Northern California Women's Caucus for Art. 2003-4


The Museum of California, Vol. 23, No.3, Summer 99, pp.21-23, “Not Your Common Sense:The Object of Sculpture

by Chiori Santiago

Ceramics Monthly, Vol. 40, No. 10, 12/92, pp. 16-7, “Up Front, ‘Jane Grimm’” by Judith Joyce

American Craft, Vol. 51, No. 5, 11-12/91, p. 76, “Gallery/Clay”


Artweek, July/August, Vol. 35, Issue 6, p. 17, "'Subtraction & Addition' at the Museum of Craft & Folk Art"

Museum of Craft & Folk Art: a report, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2004, "Subtraction & Addition" by Rachel Osajima

Commuter Times, September 12, 2002, p. 6

Oakland’s Urban View, June 20, 2001, Vol. 03, No. 4, p.14, “Art Takes Off?” Marie-Adele Moniot , Oakland, CA

SF Arts Monthly, May 2001, Vol 12, No. 12, p.11, San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Chronicle, Datebook, May 28-June 3,2000, Art Openings, p.21

SN&R, 8/19/99, Arts and Culture, “Winners and losers” by Kimi Julian

The New Fillmore, 6/97, “Organic pastels, boardwalk scenes and ceramic work” Bobby Law, San Francisco, CA

Commuter Times, 5/9/97, Vol. 6, No. 6, p.5, Marin County, CA

Western Edition, 6/96, p.8, “More Art Faster” by Bana Witt, San Francisco, CA

The Sacramento Bee, 9/28/95, “On the Wall, ‘Forever Functional:Philosophy, art death, mystery, humor and beauty

all in one show’”Debra Bell, Sacramento, CA

Mount Shasta Herald, 9/14/94, Vol. 107, No. 2, Sec. B, p. 4, “Art Works Go On Display at COS,” Mount Shasta, CA

The Resister-Guard, 6/10/94, Sec. F, Arts and Entertainment, “’Saints, Sinners’ explores good, evil,” Eugene, OR

The Davis Enterprise Weekend, 4/1/93, pp.6-7, “Cover Story, ‘Ceramics of the first order on display in Davis,’”

Laura Weir Hill and Scott Hill, Enterprise Art Critics, Davis, CA

Modesto Bee, 3/3/91, “Ceramic Sculpture Show,” Leo Stutzin, Arts Editor Modesto, CA


Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

Lucent Technologies, Inc., San Carlos, CA

Nora Eccles Harris Museum, WA

Temple Isaiah, Orinda, CA

Wachcovia Bank, Houston, Texas

Neiman Marcus, Walnut Creek, CA

JMoore Partners, LLC, San Francisco, CA

Numerous Private Collections

All pages are copyright 2016 by Jane B. Grimm