Gallery Representation

Christian Daniels Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Solo Exhibitions

2015

Divergent Tendencies, 625 Sutter Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2014

Art Murmur, Awaken Cafe, Oakland, CA

2012

The Pour House, San Francisco, CA
 

Group Exhibitions

2018

Small Works Holiday Show, Christian Daniels Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Cityscapes 2018, Christian Daniels Gallery, San Francisco, CA

People and Places, Christian Daniels Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Streets of San Francisco, Christian Daniels Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Spring Showcase, Christian Daniels Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Urban Landscapes, Christian Daniels Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2017

Cats Vs. Dogs, The Vendue, Charleston SC

Art Auction, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento CA

Urbana Contra Naturaleza, Wonderland SF, San Francisco, CA

In Dreams, Spoke NYC, New York, NY

Lover's Eye, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2016

The Best of America, National Oil & Painters' Acrylic Society, Addison Art Gallery, Orleans, MA

Fall Gallery Night, Art Room, exhibited at Brik, Fort Worth, TX

Anniversary Show, Wonderland SF, San Francisco, CA

Portraits of Friends, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Art Auction, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

2015

Wes Anderson Art Show, Spoke Art, exhibited at Joseph Gross Gallery, New York, NY

Never, Never, Ever Land, Wonderland SF, San Francisco, CA

Portraits of Strangers, Someones, and Nobodies, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013

Wanderlust, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Chillin' Productions Annual Holiday Show, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

The Seven Deadly Sins, Wonderland SF, San Francisco, CA

SmithKlein Gallery, Boulder, CO

ODC Theater, San Francisco, CA

2012

Notorious, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Art Matters Encore! San Marino League, San Marino, CA

2011

Character, Million Fishes Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Academy of Art Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

2010

Faces and Figures, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA

Education
 

2008 – 12 MA, Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA

1991 – 97 BA, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

 

Publications

 

2019

Artists Magazine Annual Art Competition, Artists Magazine

2016

Artists Magazine Annual Art Competition, Southwest Art

Vogue's Gallery, British Vogue March Edition

2013

Back cover, Harmonica Happenings

Artists Magazine Annual Art Competition, Southwest Art


Awards

2018

Honorabel Mention. Artists Magazine's Annual Art Competition. Artists Magazine

Honorable Mention - Painting Category. Cityscapes Art Exhibition. Light, Space and Time Online Art Gallery

2017

First Place/ The Bold Brush Award. Bold Brush Painting Competition December 2017. FASO Fine Art Studio Online

Finalist. Bold Brush Painting Competition October 2017. FASO Fine Art Studio Online

Fellowship. Clark Hulings Fund Busniess Accelerator Program. Clark Hulings Fund

2016

Finalist. 12th International ARC Salon. Art Renewal Center, Port Reading, NJ

Merit Award. Best of America. National Oil & Acrylic Painter's Society, Bella Vista, AR

Finalist. Artists Magazine's Annual Art Competition. Artists Magazine, Ash, OH

2015

Finalist. Artists Magazine's Annual Art Competition. Artists Magazine, Ash, OH

3rd place Painting Category. Figurative 2015 Art Exhibition. Light, Space and Time Online Art Gallery

6th place Overall Category. Figurative 2015 Art Exhibition. Light, Space and Time Online Art Gallery

Finalist. Bold Brush Painting Competition. FASO Fine Art Studio Online

2012

Finalist. Artists Magazine's Annual Art Competition. Artists Magazine, Ash, OH
 

Professional Experience

2016

Bold Brush Painting Competition. Guest judge for April 2016. Sponsored by FASO

Portrait artist for Wavy Gravy

2011 – Present

Commissioned portrait artist

© 2017 by Calvin Lai