L.A. Spowart

Artist, art historian, museum studies exhibition designer

My Résumé


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020 Color of Energy – Marjorie Evans Gallery, Carmel, CA
2015 Lilify, Monterey, CA
2007 Never on Sunday, Monterey, CA
2006 PK Fine Artifacts, Sand City, CA
2005 Satsoontsi Gallery, Salinas, CA
2005 Lisa Coscino Gallery, Pacific Grove, CA
2005 Lauryn Taylor Fine Art, Carmel, CA
2004 Open Studio Tour, Monterey, CA
2002 ArtHouse, Pacific Grove, CA
2002 Seaside City Hall, Seaside, CA
2001 The Grove Homescapes, Pacific Grove. CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel, CA
2008 Monterey Peninsula Art Gallery, Monterey, CA
2007 Lauryn Taylor Fine Art, Carmel, CA
2007 Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
2005 Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE
2004 Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL
2004 Maryland Federation of Art, Baltimore, MD
2004 Northwest Area Arts Council, Crystal Lake, IL
2004 Limner Gallery, New York, NY
2004 Lisa Coscino Gallery, Pacific Grove, CA
2003 Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA
2003 Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel, CA
2003 11 East Ashland Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
2003 Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery, Arnold, MD
2002 Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
2002 Northern California Arts, Sacramento, CA
2002 Pacific Grove Art Center, Pacific Grove, CA
2000 Art in Public Places, Monterey, CA
2000 Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
1999 Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel, CA

AWARDS & HONORS

1st & 2nd Place Mixed Media, Monterey County Fair, 2017
Voted Best Local Artist, Monterey County Weekly, 2010
1st Place, November Art Competitive, Avery Gallery, Seaside, CA 2005
1st Place, Seaside Art Competitive, Seaside, CA 2001
1st Place, Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel, CA 2001
Honorable Mention, Seaside Art Competitive, Seaside, CA 2000
2nd Place, Marjorie Evans Gallery, Carmel, CA 2000
2nd Place, Marjorie Evans Gallery, Carmel, CA 2000

BIBLIOGRAPHY/MEDIA

Carmel Pinecone, “Her instincts inform her artwork”, November 7, 2019
Homestyle by the sea Magazine, “Ones to Watch”, Winter 2007
Monterey County Herald Go!, “Vessel for Art”, March 23, 2006
Monterey County Weekly Hot Pick, March 25, 2006
Monterey County Herald Go!, “Sleight of Hand”, May, 2005
Salinas Californian, The 411, “She’s an artist of all trades” May, 2005
Monterey Bay Wine & Travel, “Sasoontsi Gallery Exhibits L.A. Spowart”,
Spring/Summer 2005
Monterey County Herald Go!, Best Bets, February 2005
The Baltimore Sun, March 2003
Coast Weekly, “Rooms with a View”, September 2002
Monterey County Herald Go!, “Limitless Landscapes, March 2002
Monterey County Herald, “Spowart Art”, May 2001

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

American Art Galleries in Carmel
Monterey Peninsula Art Foundation
ArtPal.com
SaatchiArt.com

MY COLLECTORS

Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF)
Cypress Coast Cardiac Surgeons
Dr. Elias Hanna
Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital
Stahl Motor Company

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

2010 Art & Creativity for Healing Certificate – Laguna Beach, CA
1982 Graduate Work Museum Studies/Exhibition Design California State Fullerton
1981 Graduate Work Art History U.C. Davis & U.C. Riverside
1979 BA Art History University of Massachusetts, Amherst