b.  Van Nuys, CA 1948


1972-73 Apprenticeship in intaglio printmaking with Jeanne Gantz, El Dorado Press, Berkeley, CA
1971 Instruction in intaglio printmaking with Kathan Brown, U.C. Extension, Berkeley, CA
1969-70 Graduate studies in Victorian English Literature at U.C. Berkeley, CA
1968-69 Special studies in art with James Strombotne, U.C. Riverside
1969 Graduated from: University of California, Riverside, English Literature with high honors

Selected Exhibitions

2007 Ten Years—a Retrospective, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005 The Print Center Annual Exhibition, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA
Impressions: Matrix and Image (invited artist), Alameda Art Center, Alameda, CA
Intaglio editions from made in California, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004 Made in California Intaglio Editions, b. sakata garo, Sacramento, CA
2003 Newer Genres: Twenty Years of the Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios, Zimmerman Museum, New Brunswick, NJ

2002 Collaboration: East Bay Presses/Oakland Artists, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
Bay Area Printmakers, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2001 James D. Phelan Awards in Printmaking, Kala Institute
2000 Made in California: Limited Edition Intaglio Prints, Spokane Falls Community Colllege, Fine Arts Dept., Spokane, WA

1999 Prints from made in California, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA
Ashland University Printmaking Invitational Exhibition, Coburn Art Gallery, Ashland, OH

1996 Made in California, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1995 Made in California Intaglio Editions--A Fifteen-Year Survey, Mulligan-Shanoski, San Francisco, CA
California Abstractions, Zimmerli Museum, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

1994 Office of Mayor Jeffrey Leiter, Berkeley, CA
1993 Ink & Clay, Holmes Gallery, San Jose, CA
Exhibition of Bay Area Fine Art Presses, Offices of Mayor Frank Jordan, San Francisco, Bay Area Prints, Amerika Haus, Stuttgart, Germany

1992 Directions in Bay Area Printmaking: Three Decades, Palo Alto Cultural Center, (catalog), Palo Alto, CA
1991 Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Made in California, Stanford University Faculty Club (& 1989), Palo Alto, CA

1990 Made in California: a Ten-Year Survey, Villa Montalvo Center for the Arts, Saratoga, CA
Intaglio Printing in the 1980's, Zimmerli Museum, Rutgers University, (catalog)

1989 The Allport Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1988 Made In California, Richard Hanson Fine Arts, Fresno, CA
Recent Etchings from made in California, The Allport Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1987 Bank of America Concourse Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Inaugural Exhibit, Art Focus, Los Altos, CA

1986 California Artists, Young Gallery, Saratoga, CA
Process/Prints, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
Bluxome Gallery, San Francisco, CA (& ‘85, ‘84, ‘83)

1985 Selections from the Rutgers Archives, The Grolier Club, New York, NY
Printers as Artists, Helen Euphrat Gallery, De Anza College,Cupertino, CA
Bay Area Fine Art Presses, Walnut Creek Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

1978 Six Printmakers, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1976 Tyson Gallery, San Francisco,  CA 1977, 1976; KQED Invitational, (& ‘75)
1975 Bay Area Printmakers, Brentano's Gallery, San Francisco, CA (& ‘74)
1974 Ames Gallery, Berkeley, CA (& ’73)
Cinemix Corporation, Berkeley, CA

1972 College of Marin, 1973; Psyche & Symbol Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1971 Eye of the Universe, San Jose State University Student Union exhibit, San Jose, CA
1970 Student exhibit, U.C. Berkeley, CA
1969 Student exhibit, U.C. Riverside, CA


2004 University of Dallas 18th National Print Invitational, Irving, TX
2003 Fourth Annual  Juried Print Exhibition, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
The Print Center, 77th Annual International Competition, Philadelphia, PA   (travels to Long Beach Island Foundation, Loveladies, NJ)
Los Angeles Printmaking Society National Biennial Exhibitions: 17th,‘03; 15th (L.A.P.S. Juror's Award), 1999; 14th (L.A.P.S. Purchase Award), ‘97; & 13th,  ‘95 
Stonemetal Press Hand-Pulled Prints XI (third place)

2000 VIII (second place, juror’s purchase prize, Schroeder Memorial purchase prize); VII (Best of Show), ‘99,V, ‘97, San Antonio, TX
Janet Turner National Print Competition, CSU, Chico, CA, 2002, ‘99 (second place), 1997 (Honorable Mention)
James D. Phelan Award in Printmaking, The San Francisco Foundation, ‘00

1999 Texas National 99, Stephen F. Austin State University, ‘99, Nacogdoches, TX
1997 The Boston Printmakers 50th Anniversary North American Print Exhibition, Boston, MA
1996 West Coast Works on/of Paper, Eureka, CA (& ’94)
8th Biennial Pacific Prints, Palo Alto, CA
International Print Exhibition, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, (Purchase Award)

1993 New England Fine Art Institute, Boston, (accepted and withdrawn from exhibition) 
1992 Silvermine Guild Prints International Exhibition, NewCanaan,  CT
1991 Berkeley Art Center 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Berkeley, CA (Juror Award)
1983 10th Annual Colorprint USA, Texas Tech University 6th and 3rd Hawaii National Print Exhibitions, (& ’75)
1978 Footprint, Northwest International Small Format Print Exhibition, Seattle, WA (Artist Services Purchase Award)
1977 16th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Peoria, IL
Art in Public Places, Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane, WA
KQED/Crown Zellerbach Exhibit, San Francisco, CA (& ‘74, ’73)
6th and 4th Annual Bay Area Regional Graphics Competitions, (& ’75)

1975 Prints California,Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
1973 Folio '73, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA


“My Monterey,” in the Etchings of August François Gay: “Stylelessness” and Other Puzzles,  Noticias de Monterey, vol. LIV, No. 3, Monterey History and Art Association, 2005 

Debra Koppman, Intaglio Editions from made in California Press, ARTWEEK, p 6, November, 2004
Victoria Dalkey, Etch a sketch, The Sacramento Bee, March 14, 2004,p 14, 15
Making and Meaning: the Art of Frank Lobdell, pp 233, 263, 348, 353, 362-3, 374, Fine Arts Museums of San Franciso/Hudson Hills Press

Consuming Art, ZYZZYVA, vol. xv, no. 2, Summer, 1999
Small Wonders--the etchings of August François Gay, essay and catalog raisonné, Monterey Museum of Art, 1997
Made in California: a Retrospective, Sylvia Solocheck Walters, The CaliforniaPrintmaker, Journal of the California Society of Printmakers, issue no. 1, 1996, cover, pp 2-5

Printing Gertrude, catalog essay for Gertrude Bleiberg, 1970-1996 Retrospective, SFMOMA Rental Gallery, p 35-37;
Printmaking in America: Collaborative Prints and Presses, 1960-1990, Abrams/Northwestern University, p 34, 35, 55; 
ZYZZYVA, vol. vi, no. 3, Winter, 1990, p 72; vol. viii, no. 3, Fall, 1992, p 40
Frank Lobdell: Proofing for Prints, Print Collector's Newsletter, vol. xix, No. 5, Nov-Dec,1988, pp 173-176. 


Achenbach Foundation, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Gilkey Center for Graphic Arts, Portland Art Museum, OR
Hewlett-Packard, Palo Alto, CA
McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX

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