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Stephanie Cress

Education: M.F.A. Studio Arts. San Francisco State University, 1994.
B.A. Magna Cum Laude. Studio Arts. San Francisco State University, 1984.
Degree in Registered Nursing. Los Angeles County-University of Southern California School of Nursing. Los Angeles, CA. Emphasis in Psychiatry, 1971.

Professional Organizations: Member of the Organization for Artists Trained in Health Care. 1995-Present.
San Francisco Art Institute Artists Committee. 1993-1995.
Board of Directors and Founding Member, The American Print Alliance. 1992-1994. (Appointed by the Curator of Prints; The Library of Congress).
Board of Directors, California Society of Printmakers, 1990-Present. President, January 1992-1994. Vice President, 1991-92.
Member of the Los Angeles Printmaking Society, 1992-Present.
Experience: Panel Participant, "In Our Sights: Women Artists Look at Guns." SPE 33rd National Conference. Los Angeles, CA. (Scheduled March 1996)
Co-Leader/Panel Participant, "Navigations and Negotiations: Collaborative Projects." The 24th Southern Graphics Council Conference. West Virginia University. Morgantown, WV. (Scheduled March, 1996)
Guest Artist. San Francisco Art Institute. San Francisco, CA. April, 1995
Panel participant, "Perspectives in Print Education." 23rd Southern Graphics Council Conference. University of Tennessee. Knoxville, Tennessee. March 1995.
Guest Artist. San Francisco State University. San Francisco, CA. April, 1995
New Langton Arts. Program Associate. Temporary Position. October 1993-March 1994.
Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens. Internship with Renny Pritikin and Rene de Guzman. August 1992-May 1993.
Panel Moderator, "Prints and Contemporary Discourse." Art Concepts Gallery. Walnut Creek, CA. November 1992.
Guest Artist. Vista College. Oakland, CA. April 1992.
Guest Artist. San Francisco City College. San Francisco, CA. March 1992.
Curator, "Etchings and Monotypes; Six Bay Area Print Artists." The Art Store Gallery. Oakland, CA. 1991.
Teaching Assistant and Shop Steward. Printmaking Department, San Francisco City College. January 1990-September 1991. San Francisco, CA.
Partner, "Cory-Preville and Cress, Textile Designs and Hand Painted Fabrics." Corte Madera, CA. 1979-1981.

Publications: The California Printmaker. "The Tin Can Telephone: The Line Between Empowerment, Authority and Deception." December 1993. Issue No.4.
The California Printmaker. "Prints and the Mainstream: Paper Boat or Flagship?" Summer 1992. Issue No.3.

Reviews: Art Papers. "Addressing Herself: Female Sexuality, Fetishism, Self-Presentation, Transformation." Molly Hankwitz, May/June, 1994. Vol.18, No.3
San Francisco Bay Guardian. "The Annotated Woman." February 2, 1994. Vol.28, No.18.
SFWeekly. "Transformer." Glen Helfand. February 2, 1994. Vol.XII, No.49.
The California Printmaker. "Mixed Media Printmaking: New Communications." Linda Goodman. December 1993. Issue No.4.
MacNeil Lehrer NewsHour. "Park Place." November 18, 1993. MLNQ801
Artweek. "Landmarks Along the City Streets." Reena Jana. December 3, 1992. Vol.23: No.9.
Artweek. "The Bus Shelter Gallery:an artistic statement." Naomie Kremer. December 3, 1992. Vol.23: No.9.
Artweek. "California Crafts XIII: Sensuous Materials." Jeff Kelley. April 9, 1983. Vol.14: No.14.

Solo Exhibitions: 1995: Intersection for the Arts. "Little Women." (Collaborative Installation). San Francisco, CA. 1993: The Luggage Store Gallery. "Let's Find Out About Tools." (Collaborative Installation). San Francisco, CA. San Francisco State University Student Union Art Gallery. San Francisco, CA. 1992: Piedmont Gallery. "Monotypes and Etchings by Stephanie Cress." Group Exhibitions: 1996: Paul Mesaros Gallery. "Remote Sensing Exhibition." West Virginia University. Morgantown, WV. (Scheduled March 1996)
California Museum of Photography. "In Our Sights: Women Artists Look at Guns." Riverside, CA. (Scheduled March, 1996)
1995: SFCameraworks. "Urban Environments."(Collaboration). San Francisco, CA.
San Francisco Art Commission / Market Street Art in Transit Program. "Re:invest in The City." (Collaboration). San Francisco, CA.
The Luggage Store Gallery. "The Third Annual Luggage Show: Psychic, Spiritual, Ph
ysical and/or Emotional Baggage." San Francisco, CA. 1994: New Langton Arts. 10th Annual Artists Auction. San Francisco, CA.
Triton Museum of Art. "Diversity and Vision of the Printed Image." Santa Clara, CA.
University of Clarion-Pennsylvania. "Projections in Clarion." Karen Atkinson, Curator. Clarion, PA. (Collaboration).
San Francisco Art Commission / Market Street Art in Transit Program. "Projections in Public: Market Street." Karen Atkinson, Curator. (Collaboration). San Francisco, CA.
New Langton Arts. "Over Shooting Memory (Identifying America)." San Francisco, CA.
San Francisco State University Art Gallery. "Osmosis." San Francisco, CA. (Catalogue).
the LAB. "Addressing Herself." Exhibition in conjunction with the conference, "The Illustrated Woman." San Francisco, CA. (Catalogue)
1993: Galleria Museo. Mission Cultural Center. "California Printmakers." San Francisco, CA.
The Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens. "In Out of the Cold." (Collaborative Installation). San Francisco, CA. (Catalogue)
Southern Exposure Gallery at Project Artaud. "Science Fair." (Collaborative Installation). San Francisco, CA.
San Francisco State University Art Gallery. "Mixed Media Printmaking: New Communication." San Francisco, CA.
SF Cameraworks. "Word and Image." San Francisco, CA.
Laband Art Gallery. Loyola Marymount University. "Los Angeles Printmaking Society 12th National Exhibition." Henry Hopkins, Juror. Electronic Media Category. Los Angeles, CA. (Catalogue)
Mississippi State University Art Gallery. "Reflections of O'Keefe." Mississippi State, MS. (Catalogue)
1992: Bus Shelter Gallery (At the SFMOMA). Enrique Chagoya, and Robert Riley, Jurors. (Collaboration). San Francisco, CA.
Art Concepts Gallery. California Society of Printmakers. Walnut Creek, CA.
Emeryville Artist Seventh Annual Juried Exhibition. Paul Tomidy and Tonia Macneil jurors. Dyana Curreri-Chadwick, Curator. Emeryville, CA. (Catalogue)
Berkeley Art Center. Group Exhibition. Berkeley, CA.
San Francisco State University Student Union Art Gallery. "Controlling the Issues: Reproductive Rights and the Arts." San Francisco, CA.
Art Works Gallery. "Contemporary Trends in California Printmaking." Sacramento, CA.
1991: Berkeley Art Center. California Society of Printmakers. Berkeley, CA.
Emeryville Artists Sixth Annual Juried Exhibition. Philip Linhares, Juror. Emeryville, CA. (Catalogue)
Kaiser Center. "Fort Mason Printers." Oakland, CA.
SOMAR Gallery. Artist Equity Association. San Francisco, CA.
1870 Gallery. "Monoprint-Monotype." Nathan Olivera, Juror. Belmont, CA.
Pro Arts Open Studio. Oakland, CA.

Awards:
1994: Graduate Student Award for Distinguished Achievement.
1993: Leo D. Stillwell Award.
1990: Printmaker of the Year. Fort Mason Printers. San Francisco, CA.
1982: Two Awards of Excellence. "California Works." California State Fair. Sacramento, CA.
1980: Award of Excellence & Purchase Award. Northwestern Colorado Art Guild. "Fourteenth Annual Painting Competition." Craig, CO.