Education

1999 Drawing and Painting, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, B.F.A.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014 The Gorgeous Nothings, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2012 Flesh and Blood, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010 Flesh Was the Reason, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008 Driving Into the Ocean, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007 Just An Inch of Ocean, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA
         Sherié Franssen, Claustrophobia, Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2006 Satisfaction Is Nothing, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2011 Entering Abstraction, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
Heads, curated by Peter Selz, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Pet Project, Huntington Beach Art Center, CA

2009 Group Show, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2008 The Glittering Prize, Outdoor installation collaboration with Mark Dutcher, Huntington Beach Art Center, HB, CA
2006 Carl Berg Gallery Group Show, Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Impressionism, Brea City Gallery, Brea, CA

2005 Fresh, Silent Art Auction, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Venice Art Walk Auction, Venice, CA
Emerging Artist’s 2005, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA
American Gothic – New Talent for the Dark Ages, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA
The OsCene in Contemporary Art and Culture, Laguna Art Museum,  Laguna Beach, CA
artLA The New LA Art Fair, The Office-An Art Space, Huntington Beach, CA

2004 American Gothic – New Talent for the Dark Ages, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA
The OsCene in Contemporary Art and Culture, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
San Diego Art Institute International Exhibit, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

2004 Muckenthaler Biennial Exhibition, Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA
Woman Made Exhibit, Long Beach Arts Gallery, Long Beach, CA

2003 San Diego Art Institute International Exhibit, San Diego Art Institute
Projekt 30 Gallery Group Show, Projekt30.com
Square Blue Gallery Group Show, Square Blue Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA

2002 Muckenthaler Biennial Exhibition, Muckenthaler Cultural Center Fullerton, CA
1998 Insights ’98, University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach Group Show, Long Beach, CA

1997 Open Studio, New Paintings, 7th Street Produce Market, Los Angeles, CA
Long Beach Arts All Southern California Group Show, Long Beach, CA
Broken Jaw of Lost Kingdoms, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

1996 The Gallery Downstairs Group Show, The Gallery Downstairs, Pasadena, CA
1995 Group Show, University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach Group Show, Long Beach, CA

Selected Bibliography

2010 Baker, Kenneth, “Franssen at Dolby Chadwick Gallery”, San Francisco Chronicle, November 13, 2010
2009 Baker, Kenneth, “Top 5 Art Picks for 2008”, San Francisco Chronicle, January 3, 2009
2008 Baker, Kenneth, “Abstractions from Paintbrush and Camera”, San Francisco      Chronicle, December 13, 2008

2007 “Big, Bold Paintings In Small Places”, Los Angeles Times, September 14, 2007, Calendar, Around the Galleries, Page E31
“Just An Inch of Ocean’ has depth”,  The Orange County Register, March 12, 2007, Arts and Entertainment, Page 12
“Art Imitates Strife”, Squeeze OC, March 15, 2007, Page 2
“Springtime Trio”, Coast Magazine, April 1, 2007, Art Access, Page 179
“Visceral Art That Pushes Out of the Comfort Zone”  San Francisco. Chronicle,  November 4, 2006, Datebook, Page E10

2005      New American Paintings Pacific Coast Edition, Volume 55
2004     “American Gothic: Talent for the Dark Ages,” Easy Reader, December 16
2004     “Orange County Artists Set the Scene in ‘Oscene’,” Laguna News Post, November,  p. 22
2004     “By and About Women,” San Bernardino County Sun, March
2003     “New Faces,” San Diego Union Tribune, June
2003     “International Language,” San Diego Metropolitan, May
2003      Panorama Miast Polskich, May

Awards

2004 “Woman Made Show,” Long Beach Arts Gallery, Long Beach, CA
2003 “San Diego Art Institute International Show,” Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
1997 “Long Beach Arts All Southern California Group Show,” Long Beach Arts Gallery, Long Beach, CA
1995 “Group Show,” University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach Group Show, Long Beach, CA

Lectures

2004 “Sex Behind the Curtain,” Panel Discussion, Laguna Art Museum, moderated by Tyler Stallings, Laguna Beach, CA
1999-02 “Drawing and Painting the Figure,” Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA

Collections

Riverside Art Museum, Riverside CA

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