Faculty & Staff

Kathy Arnold


Kathy Arnold

Art

Professor of Art Studio and Art History

(408) 741-2510

kathy.arnold@westvalley.edu

Fine Arts / MU 8

Courses Taught / Teaching

Winter 2018

Art 7 Asian Art online (IGETC, UC, CSU) (Also can be used for AA-T degrees in Studio Art and/or Art History and the WVC AA in Art) C-ID ARTH 130
Art 4 Art Appreciation online
(Meets GE pattern for UCs and CSUs)

Spring 2018

Art 10 American Art A Multicultural Approach online (cultural diversity, IGETC, UC, CSU) (Also can be used for AA-T degrees in Studio Art and/or Art History and the WVC AA in Art)
Art 1A Art History Survey Renaissance to Present
9:20 AM Fox 120 (IGETC, UC, CSU) (Also can be used for AA-T degrees in Studio Art and/or Art History and the WVC AA in Art) C-ID ARTH 120
Art 1E Design in Society 10:55 AM Fox 106 (cultural diversity, IGETC, UC, CSU) (Also can be used for AA-T degrees in Studio Art and/or Art History and and the WVC AA in Art.

Art 4 Art Appreciation online (late start) (Meets GE pattern for UCs and CSUs)
Art 31A or Art 31B Beginning Drawing or Expressive Drawing Online lecture with On-Campus lab. Transfers to UCs and and CSUs, for Fine Arts, and the Design areas (such as Graphic Design and more)  and other relateable degrees such as Architecture. (Also can be used for AA-T degrees in Studio Art and/or Art History and the WVC AA in Art)
C-ID ARTS 110 or C-ID ARTS 205.

Summer 2018

NEW!!! online ART 001J Survey of Non-Western Art: Africa, Oceania, and Indigenous North Americas online (IGETC, UC, CSU) Great course! C-ID ARTH 140

Art 7 Asian Art online (IGETC, UC, CSU) (Also can be used for AA-T degrees in Studio Art and/or Art History and the WVC AA in Art) C-ID ARTH 130
Art 4 Art Appreciation online (Meets GE pattern for UCs and CSUs)

Fall 2017

Art 1G History of Photography online latestart ( IGETC, UC, CSU) Great course! Covers history of photography/ examines photographs and photographers.

Art 10 American Art A Multicultural Approach online (cultural diversity, IGETC, UC, CSU) (Also can be used for AA-T degrees in Studio Art and/or Art History and the WVC AA in Art)
Art 1B Art History Survey Renaissance to Present
9:20 AM Fox 120 (IGETC, UC, CSU) (Also can be used for AA-T degrees in Studio Art and/or Art History and the WVC AA in Art) C-ID ARTH 120
Art 1E Design in Society 10:55 AM Fox 106 (cultural diversity, IGETC, UC, CSU) (Also can be used for AA-T degrees in Studio Art and/or Art History and and the WVC AA in Art.

Art 4 Art Appreciation online (late start) (Meets GE pattern for UCs and CSUs)
Art 31A or Art 31B Beginning Drawing or Expressive Drawing Online lecture with On-Campus lab. Transfers to UCs and and CSUs, for Fine Arts, and the Design areas (such as Graphic Design and more)  and other relateable degrees such as Architecture. (Also can be used for AA-T degrees in Studio Art and/or Art History and the WVC AA in Art)
C-ID ARTS 110 or C-ID ARTS 205.

ALL COURSES TAUGHT AT WEST VALLEY  COLLEGE

Art History Courses:
Art 1J History of World (Non-western)  Art
Art 001E Design in Society, an exploration of Visual Culture
Art 01A Survey of Western Art: Prehistoric through Gothic
Art 01B Survey of Western Art: Renaissance to current
Art 004 Art Appreciation, On Campus and Online
Art 1G History of Photography (includes digital and video)
Art 1A, Online section of Survey of Western Art 2008, 2013
Art 10: American Art: A Multicultural Approach Online
Honors Art 1B Survey of Western Art: Renaissance to Present
Art 7 History of Asian Art
Art Studio Courses:
Art 31 A Beginning Drawing
Art 31 B Expressive Drawing
Art 49A, Beginning Painting
Art 49 B, C, D, Intermediate and Advanced Painting
Art 33A 2D Design
Art 33C Color Design
Gallery Management Workshop/Lab:
Art 3A, Gallery Workshop/Lab

Education

MFA, Master of Fine Arts with Honors, Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

BFA, Phi Kappa Phi Honor, Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Post-graduate studies: University of The Pacific: Photography, Curriculum

Additional Studies:

CalArts: Game Design online

Adobe:

OEI

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • West Valley College - 2005 to present
  • Washburn University - Topeka, Kansas
  • California State University Stanislaus
  • Multiple California Community Colleges
  • Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant at University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (Please see 
http://kathrynarnold.com/resume2.html )

GRANTS AND AWARDS

National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship, Painting, 1996.

Honorable Mention Award at Sandra Lee Gallery "The Abstract" given by Phil Linhares, Chief Curator Oakland Museum of Art. Sandra lee Gallery, SF, CA 2011

Contemporary Artists Center, Recognition of Merit, North Adams, Massachusetts, April 1995.

Kansas Arts Commission Professional Development Grant, October 1993-June 1994.

Springfield, Massachusetts Art League Award, 1994.

Phi Kappa Phi Honors, 1990.

Professional Development Grant, San Jose City College, 2001-2002

Professional Development Grant , Mission College, 2000

Professional Development Grant, San Jose City College, 2000

Lockwood Fellowship, University of Kansas , Lawrence, Kansas, 1989/1990

 Merit Scholarship, University of Kansas , Lawrence, Kansas, 1991/1993

 Amsden Art History Book Award, Art Kress Foundation Department of Art History, University of Kansas , Lawrence , Kansas

GALLERY EXPERIENCE   

West Valley College Faculty Liaison, Acting Gallery Director and Olympiad Visual Arts Coordinator

California State University, Stanislaus, Interim Gallery Director

Present Identity Exhibitions, San Francisco

YLEM Exhibition, San Francisco

CataCLYSmic Studios Exhibitions, San Francisco

West Valley College Art Gallery Coordinator/Director

Courses I have Taught and Professional Experiences:

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

List of classes taught:

Art History Related:
History of World (non-western) Art: Africa, Oceania, Indigenous North America
American Art: A Multicultural Approach
Design in Society/Design History in relationship to Society
Art History Survey: Prehistoric to Renaissance
Art History Survey: Renaissance to Modern
Art History Survey: 1864 to Current
Art History Survey: Prehistoric through Ancient Rome
Art History Survey: Byzantium to Baroque
Art History Survey: Baroque through Modern
American Art – Survey
Art Since 1945
Art Appreciation
History of Photography
Honors Art History Survey: Renaissance to Present
Asian Art History

Studio Classes:
            Painting: All levels and all media: Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil.
                Figure Painting
                Oil Painting
                Figure Drawing 1 and 2
                Drawing 1 and 2
Design 2D
Design Black and White 2D and 3D
Design Color 2D and 3D
Color Theory
Drawing and Composition
Sketch and Composition
Mixed Media and Collage

Computer Related:
Digital Art beginning and advanced
Computer Graphic Design
Web Pages with Flash, and Animation with Flash
Web Graphics and Web Design
Advanced Web Design, including video insertions

  Studio Experience: Oil painting, acrylic painting, collage, watercolor, airbrush, colored inks, pastels, figure drawing, drawing, installations, computer generated art and mixed media and collage and other. Digital Printmaking, Etching and Intaglio, Monoprint, Silkscreen, Relief Printing, Woodblock printing, Linocut Printing, Lithography, Hand building Ceramics, Sculpture – found object and related techniques,

Design Experiences: Surface Design, Textile Art, Weaving, Fabric Printing and Dying Techniques, Silk Painting, Knotting Techniques, Web Design, Web Art, Animation, HTML, Graphics for print and web,  and Photography, digital and traditional 35mm.

Gallery and Curator Experience: Interim Gallery Director at California State University Stanislaus, Cataclysmic Studios Exhibitions Planner, 8th Street Studios Exhibitions, Ylem Exhibition at SOMARTS, Gallery Director West Valley College, California.

Presentations:

 Slide Presentation of my work at 111 Minna, San Francisco, CA for KCAI Alumni and KCAI Board and Museum Board, May 2012.

Artist’s Talk, Sandra Lee Gallery, San Francisco, CA. April 2012. 

Tour Des Artistes Artspan's Tour Benefitting Art For City Youth Program, A presentation of my art in my studio to 25 people, San Francisco, CA. 2010

Slide Presentation of my work at Cupertino Quinlan Center, September 2015.

West Valley College Design Team: My Responsibility Was Assist The Design Of The New WVC Art Gallery Re-Opens 2012. Saratoga, CA. 2008-2010 

SF MOMA Education Tour led by Jean Halvorsen of the SF MOMA, Group Studio Visit, Presentation of my work, 2003. San Francisco, CA. 
          
Slide Presentation and Artist’s Lecture, California State University, Sacramento, California, May 2002

Gallery Talk, California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, CA., September 1999.

Slide Presentation and Artist’s Talk, California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, CA May, 1999.
                
Slide Presentation and Artist’s Talk, Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA. March 23, 1999.
          
Slide Presentation and Artist’s Talk, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.  May 4, 1997.
                
Slide Presentation and Artist’s Talk, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN.  November 6, 1996.

Slide Presentation and Artist’s Talk, University of Minnesota, Morris Campus, November 5, 1996. Morris, MN. 

“Painting in the 90’s,”  Panel Discussion, Guest Speaker (one of five), David Levik Gallery, July 19, 1995. Kansas City, MO.

 

Published Art Writings and Reviews:

ArtVoices (LA, NYC, SF, New Orleans) Magazine  February 2012, April 2012, 2014

ArtBusiness.com (continual basis)

NY Arts Magazine Online and in print, March 2013

Museum Catalogue Essay for Lou Bermingham, 2015

It’s Thought That Counts – The Seduction of Duchamp exhibition curated by Hanna Regev, 2009

Kenney Mencher “Renovated Reputations” , 2011

Academic Service

SoAD Cilker Student Advisory Council

Distance Learning Committee, West Valley College, Saratoga, CA. 2010 – current.

POCR/OEI Online Course Reviewer

Fine Arts Division Chair (past)

Art Department Chair (past)

Division Chair Council, West Valley College, Saratoga, CA 2014-2016

Performance and Goals Committee, West Valley College, Saratoga, CA 2014-2016

Campus Center Redesign Committee (past)

Gallery Director WVC Gallery (past)

STEM to STEAM initiative ("A" stands for Art and its integration with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.)

Developed ADT degrees in Studio Art and Art History, Curriculum Development Art History, C-ID Alignment for Studio Art and Art History

Education

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

  • MFA, Master of Fine Arts with Honors, Art , University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
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  • BFA, Phi Kappa Phi Honor, Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Post-graduate studies: University of The Pacific: Photography, Curriculum

Additional Studies:

CalArts: Game Design online

Kansas City Art Institue: Surface Design

Adobe:

OEI

Other

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • West Valley College - 2005 to present
  • Washburn University - Topeka, Kansas
  • California State University Stanislaus
  • Multiple California Community Colleges
  • Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant at University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

GRANTS AND AWARDS

National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship, Painting, 1996.

Honorable Mention Award at Sandra Lee Gallery "The Abstract" given by Phil Linhares, Chief Curator Oakland Museum of Art. Sandra lee Gallery, SF, CA 2011

American Art Award in Abstraction Category, International Competition, Jurors are Gallerists from 16 U.S. galleries, June 2012

Contemporary Artists Center, Recognition of Merit, North Adams, Massachusetts, April 1995.

Kansas Arts Commission Professional Development Grant, October 1993-June 1994.

Springfield, Massachusetts Art League Award, 1994.

Phi Kappa Phi Honors, 1990.

Professional Development Grant, San Jose City College, 2001-2002

Professional Development Grant , Mission College, 2000

Professional Development Grant, San Jose City College, 2000

Lockwood Fellowship, University of Kansas , Lawrence, Kansas, 1989/1990

 Merit Scholarship, University of Kansas , Lawrence, Kansas, 1991/1993

 Amsden Art History Book Award, Art Kress Foundation Department of Art History, University of Kansas , Lawrence , Kansas

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2017

Solo Exhibition November 2017 “Impact 2” Mission Bay San Francisco curated by Jan Casey & Associates

3 Artist Exhibition: Abstraction, curated by Jillian Piccirilli and Mariah SLATE Contemporary Art Gallery, Oakland, CA. (January 2017)

2016

Spring Solo Exhibition at Sandra Lee Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.

2015

"Impact of Language" at Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA. February 14 - March 29, 2015.

 “Kathryn Arnold: Painting”, Oakland City Center Lobby, Oakland, CA. Curated by Danielle Fox, Slate Art, Inc.

2014

 "Fields" Exhibition at Sandra Lee Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.


"Sky Window" Exhibition at Salesforce.com, San Francisco, Ca. , joint curated by Jan Casey and Associates and Sandra Lee Gallery

2013

Elusive Material- at 555 California Bank of America

Building, joint curated by Jan Casey and Associates and Sandra Lee Gallery

 

2012

2-Person Exhibiton Sandra Lee Gallery, San Francisco, CA. April 2012.

2010

"New Paintings" , TIAA_CREF at 55 Fremont, San Francisco, CA  curated by Casey and Associates, San Francisco, CA, October - November 2010

2009

" Passages", 505 Sansome Street (The Transamerica center), curated by Casey and Associates, San Francisco, CA, March 21, 2009- May 30, 2009

2006

"Spontaneous Grid?”,  Casey and Associates, Art Advisors, San Francisco, CA, 1 Sansome Street (Market and Sansome), San Francisco, CA. February 25 - April 25, 2006.

Spring 2006, Shelley Barry Art Consulting, Exhibition Location, San Ramon, CA

2005

"The 7 x 7 Group", Casey & Associates, Art Advisors SF, 45 Fremont and 425 Market, Financial District.San Francisco, CA. January 2 – March 14, 2005.

"Past and Present", New Gallery inside of Ligne Roset SF, owned by Limm Gallery of San Franicsco, San Francisco, CA. March 12 – May 1, 2005

2003

Jenna Beyer Designs, Mountain View, Bay Area, CA. May 2003

2001

“The Binary Group”, Vargas Gallery, Mission College, Silicon Valley, Santa Clara, Ca. November 7 – December 7, 2001.

1999

“Vast Valley Experience”, University Art Gallery, California State University Stanislaus, Turlock, CA. September 7-24,   1999.

“Infinite Integrations”, R. Duane Reed Gallery, Chicago, IL., January - February 1999.

“New Works”, The Bradley Gallery of Art, Lakeland College, Sheboygen, WI, March 15- April 30, 1999.

1997

“New Paintings”,  R. Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, Mo., April - May 1997.

“Prevalent Intuitions”, Las Vegas Cultural Center, Charleston Heights, Las Vegas, NV. November 26, 1996 - January   12, 1997.

“Sumptuous Surfaces, Structured Surfaces”, Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, KS. Three Art artist exhibit curated by Dr. Robert Soppelsa, Director of Mulvane Art Museum. July - August, 1997.

1996

University of Minnesota, Morris Campus, Fine Arts Center Gallery. Curated by Fred W. Peterson, Professor of Art History.  November 4-December 4, 1996.

“poetic spaces”, Massman Gallery, Rockhurst College, Kansas City, MO. Large-scale works. September-October 1996.

1995

“conversations,” David Levik Gallery, Westport, Kansas City, MO. July 1995

1994

“finding, losing group,” B.Z. Wagman Art Inc., St Louis, MO.  November 1994.

“nineties beat paintings,” David Levik Gallery, Westport, Kansas City, MO.  June 1994.
               
“pieces like music,” University of Kansas Regents Center, Overland Park, KS.  May 1994.

“Days, Clear Nights,” Campanella Gallery, Park College, Parkville, MO.  April 1994.

“A Total of Nine,” National Computer Training Center, Kansas City, MO.  November 1994-April 1994.

1993

“Intuitive Journeys,” Art and Design Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.  MFA Thesis Show.  1993.

RELATED SEMINARS AND CONFERENCES:

College Art Association Conference, New York City, NY, February 2017.

Shoot Like A Pro with Scott Kelby 2015

Creative Integration with Lightroom and Photoshop with Ben Wilmore, 2015

College Art Association Conference, Los Angeles, CA, February 2012.

Foundation Center: Multiple Seminars on the Arts San Francisco and San Jose 2010 

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Monoprint Workshop 1, 2010

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Monoprint Workshop 2, 2010

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Etching Workshop 2010

Online Course Design (2 courses) at West Valley College 2010, 2009

Center For Cultural Innovation, San Francisco, Grantwriting, March/April 2009.

College Art Association Conference, Los Angeles, February/March 2009

Online Teaching Course on Pedagogy and Technologies, West Valley College, Spring 2009.

Seminar on Art and Exhibition Creation with Second Life, Tech Museum, San Jose, June 2008

Monoprint Workshops San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art June 2008, May 2008, June 2006, June 2005, June 1999,

Macromedia Online Seminar, Director 2004 MX, San Francisco, June 2004.

Macromedia Online Seminar, Studio MX 2004, San Francisco, May 2004.

Adobe, Video Seminar on Premiere and AfterEffects, San Francisco, CA, Spring 2003

Macromedia Productions: Studio MX, San Francisco, August 2002
                
Macromedia Productions: Flash MX, San Francisco, August 2002

Faucette Technical Productions: Dreamweaver and Fireworks, Web Publications, Monterey, Fall 2000

Faucette Technical Productions: Dreamweaver, UltaDev and Flash, San Francisco, January 2002

Macromedia Productions: Start Fast with Flash , Spring 2001, San Francisco

Macromedia Productions: Web Accessibility, Fall 2001, San Francisco

Macromedia Productions: 3D for all the Web to See, Director 8.3 and Shockwave applications, Fall 2001, Silicon Valley

Macromedia Productions: Flash, Fall 2001, Silicon Valley

Macromedia Productions: Driving Dynamic Content, Interactive Web Applications, Fall 2001, Silicon Valley

Macromedia Productions: ActionScript for Designers, Flash Programming Script, Fall 2001, Silicon Valley

Macromedia Productions: Web Workflow Seminar, Fall 2001, Silicon Valley

College Art Association Conferences: NYC and Boston

last published: 9/21/17