Resume / Exhibition History

Education
• Otis Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, California 1987-1988
• M.B.A., University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, Colorado, 1985
• B.S., cum laude, University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, Colorado, 1979

Gallery Representation and Affiliations

• Represented by Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago, IL
• Represented by Bash Contemporary, Las Vegas, NV
• Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• beinArt Gallery Brunswick, AU
• Macabre Gallery London, UK

Solo Exhibitions
• 2018 Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago, IL May 2018
• 2015 Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago IL May 2015
• 2012 Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago IL
• 2012 Bone Room, Berkeley, CA - Feb 2012
• 2011 Primal Renderings, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• 2011 Bert Green Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
• 2009 Bert Green Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
• 2006 Bert Green Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
• 2004 “Opposing Forces”, Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ.
• 2003 “Saints and Sinners.” Circle Elephant Gallery, Los Angeles
• 2003 Sanchez Art Center. Pacifica, CA
• 2002 American River College Kaneko Gallery, Sacramento, CA
• 2001 College of the Sequoias Art Gallery. Visalia, CA.
• 1999 Chico Art Center
• 1999 University Center Concourse Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
• 1999 Merced College Art Gallery, Merced, CA
• 1998 Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, Nevada
• 1998 Matrix Gallery and Workshop of Women Artists, Sacramento, CA
• 1998 Ventura College Art Galleries, Ventura, CA

Selected GROUP Exhibitions
• 2017 beinArt Gallery, Melbourne, AU
  • 2017 Lovers Eye, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco CA
• 2017 48 Pillars, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• 2017 WowXWow, on line exhibit
• 2016 Bash Fine Art, Dark Matters, Las Vegas, NV
• 2016 Modern Eden, Hindsight, San Francisco, CA
• 2016 Antler Gallery, Unnatural Histories V, Portland OR
• 2016 FourSquared, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• 2016 Destinesia, Stephen Romano Gallery, Brooklyn NY
• 2016 Dreams and Divinities, Atelier Gustave, Paris, France
• 2016 The Known Universe, Root Division, San Francisco
• 2016 beinart Gallery Inaugural Exhibit, Brunswick, AU
• 2016 beinArt International Surreal Art Collective Group exhibition Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
• 2015 Bash Contemporary, “Garden of Fernal Delights”, San Francisco, CA
• 2015 Modern Eden Gallery, “Storybook”, San Francisco, CA
• 2015, Luminarte Gallery, “Dreams and Divinities,” Dallas, TX
• 2015, Macabre Gallery, The Macabre Gallery Show, Gallery X, Dublin, Ireland
• 2015, Bash Contemporary, Myth, Magic and Lore
• 2014, Bash Contemporary, four person show
• 2014, Endangered Visions, Manila Art 2014, Manila, Philippines
• 2014 MEDinART at the Vesalius Continuum, Zakynthos, Greece, video presentation of art
• 2014, “On Beauty”, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• 2014, Bash Contemporary at Silicon Valley Contemporary Art Fair
• 2013, Bash Contemporary, 3 person group show, San Francisco, CA
• 2013, beinArt International Surreal Art Collective Group exhibition, Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
• 2013, Bash Contemporary, Opening exhibition, San Francisco, CA
• 2013, ArtPadSF Art Fair•
• 2013, “Fiction,” Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• 2013, Laluzapalooza - Annual Group Show, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
• 2013, “The Art of Tarot,” Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• 2013, “Venice,” Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• 2012, “Anomalies”, beinArt International Surreal Art Collective,Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
• 2012, “Taboo” - beinArt International Surreal Art Collective, Last Rites Gallery, New York, NY
• 2012, ArtPadSF Art Fair
• 2012, Laluzapalooza - 26th Annual Group Show, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
• 2012, Inaugural Exhibition of Gallery Artists, Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago, IL
• 2012, Life Live, ARC Gallery and Studios, San Francisco, CA
• 2011 The New Surrealism, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• 2011 Genesis to Revelation, Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
• 2011 Spectacular Beasts, Incline Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• 2011 beinArt International Surreal Art Collective Group exhibition 'Dystopia,’ Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
• 2010 Rapture of the Tiny - Bert Green Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
• 2010 FourSquared, ARC Studios and Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• 2010 Polyester Gallery, “The X Show,” Omaha NE
• 2009 Columbia College, “Dis/Believer: Intersections of Science and Religion in Contemporary Art” Chicago, IL
• 2009 Hayward Gallery, London – “15 Seconds of Fame” video competition. 2nd runner up
• 2007 JHS Gallery, “Who Do You Say that I am? “ Taos, New Mexico
• 2006 Dia de los Muertos, Oakland Museum of California
• 2005 Brad Cooper Gallery, “New Talent”, Tampa, FL
• 2005 Group Exhibit, Bert Green Fine Art, Los Angeles
• 2004 Bert Green Fine Art, Gallery Artists”, Los Angeles, CA
• 2002 Circle Elephant Art, “Gallery Artists” Los Angeles, CA
• 2002 Circle Elephant Art, “Introductions”, Los Angeles, CA
• 2002 Center for Contemporary Art, “Digital Visions”, Sacramento, CA
• 2002 Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA, Arts on Fire.
• 2001 Circle Elephant Art, Six California Painters, Los Angeles, CA
• 2001 Vorpal Gallery, Beaux & Eros, San Francisco, CA
• 2001 Vorpal Gallery, 2001: An Art Odyssey. San Francisco, CA
• 2001 Circle Elephant Art. Displaced Passion, Los Angeles, CA
• 2000 10th Annual Statewide Exhibit, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA
• 2000 Bay Area Art III, Juried exhibition, Napa, CA
• 1999 Catherine Clark Gallery, “Collector - Curator.”, San Francisco, CA
• 1998“Face - Queer Expression through Self Portraits,” Somar/ QCC, San Francisco, CA
• 1998 Chemeketa Community College, Salem, Oregon
• 1998 “Toys in Contemporary Art,” Juried exhibition, d.p. Fong Galleries, San Jose, CA
• 1998 67th Annual Statewide Exhibit, Juried Exhibition, Santa Cruz Art League CA
• Napa Valley College, “Every Picture Tells a Story”, Napa, CA

Selected Reviews, Articles and Publications
• 2015 The Octopus Game, Nicky Beer, published by Carnegie Mellon. Cover Art
• 2015 The Encyclopaediaof Fernal Affairs, Designed and Produced by Liba Waring Stambollion, Published by Dreams &Devinities
• WOW x WOW - interview and artist profile
• Dark Corner Books - “Sandra Yagi’s Beautiful and Macabre Illustrations”
• SciArt in America blog: “Beauty in the Macabre: Science and Art in the works of Sandra Yagi”
• 2013, Verdad literary magazine
• 2013 Taringa, Sandra Yagi - Más allá de la zona de confort (Arte) LINK
• 2013 Yay LA, Modern Eden Brings Fiction Alive, June 2013 LINK
• 2012 Taringa on line art magazine (Argentina): LINK
• 2012 Interview by Eclectix on-line art journal/gallery - Sandra Yagi, Eclectix Interview 36, 10/30/12
• 2012, Bartleby Snopes “Post-Experimentalism” - cover illustraiton
• 2012, Oakland Art Enthusiast, “Voyage Through a Hidden World at the Bone Room”
• 2012 KQED Quest, “The Fact and Fiction of Fantastic Hybrids” by Danna Staaf
• 2012, Sweet Station, Sandra Yagi, Feb. 2, 2012
• Jan. 24, 2012, “Pinturas sobre los peligros de la modificación genética” by Helena Celdran, 20 Minutos.es
• Jan. 27, 2012, “Sandra Yagi : El lado salvaje del hombre”, El Confidencial, diario de información en español El diario de los lectores influyentes
• 2011, Creep Machine, ReviewL “Primal Renderings” by Sandra Yagi @ Modern Eden
• 2011, Eclectix Arts, Sandra Yagi’s Opening at Modern Eden, November 2011
• 2011, The 22 Magazine, October, 2011
• 2011. San Francisco Chronicle, “The Watch-May 5”, by Kimberly Chun
• 2011, San Francisco Art Enthusiast, Interview with “Spectacular Beasts” artist, Sandra Yagi
• 2011, ArtScene, “Clive Barker and Sandra Yagi,” January
• 2011 Mental Shoes, Issue 018, “Sandra Yagi: Paintings”
• 2010 San Francisco Art News – Artist Profile – “Curiosity Dissected the Cat.”
• 2008 Democracy in China – Limited artists’ edition – Guns N’ Roses (pending release)
• 2009 Mobius, the Journal of Social Change, http://mobiusmagazine.com/archives/20.4.html Winter 2009
• 2006 Paul Rushca’s Full Moon, the Collection of Paul Ruscha, by Paul Ruscha
• Art That Dares, Gay Jesus, Woman Christ and More. By Kittredge Cherry
• 2009 Los Angeles City Beat; “Barbie and Other Montrosities – the Mattel Mythology of Sandra Yagi” by Ron Garmon
• Fresno Bee; “Artist Finds Joy Outside the Mainstream,” by Mary Lou Aguirre
• Artweek; “Displaced Passion: The Melodrama of Love, Loss & Transformation at Circle Elephant Art,” by Shana Nys Dambrot
• Artweek; “Collector-Curator at Catherine Clark Gallery”, by Gustavus Kundahl
• Los Angeles Times, Ventura edition, “Illusion by Intent - The appeal of Sandra Yagi’s painting is their resistance to easy interpretation,” by Josef Woodard, March 12.
• 1997 San Jose Mercury News, “Exhibition plays with toys’ simple appeal, deeper meanings.” by Mike Antonucci, December 7.


Other Events, Awards and Recognition:
• 2012 Darkside Books, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Images of my dancing conjoined twin paintings were used for large banners by Darkside Books at its booth presentation at the youPIX Festival in Rio de Janeiro, December 2012.
• Who's Who in American Art

Private Collections:
• Axl Rose
• Chris Vroom
• Cesar Chavez
• Paul Ruscha
• Collection of Robert and Joan Williams
• Collection of Robert Smith and Gary Noguera
• Lee Unkrich
• Ben Stiller & Christine Taylor
• Miley Cyrus
• Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch
• Christie La Russell and Anne Zeller
• Leslie Morgan
• Greg Priest and Marta Cervantes
• Susan Schen
• Renee Muzic
• Susan Bolles
• Josh Jaffe
• Bert Green
• Michael Yochum and Priscilla Otani
• Chris Oyer
• Laura and Sam Craven
• Donna Regan
• Sherry Mattson
• Andrew Briggs
• Ramon Morales
• Tanya Wilkinson
• Kevin Rettig
• Orly Ravid
• Peter Lucas
• Paul Zaloom
• Ragen Wilfert
• Skot Armstrong & James Tallon
• Joan Sivalon
• Michael Pearce
• Laurie Hassold