PO Box 326 • Big Sur, CA  93920
 

Phone (831)-521-6940
www.branhamrendlen.com

branhamrendlen@gmail.com

EDUCATION 

Master of Fine Arts: Printmaking;University of Kansas, Lawrence, KA

Bachelor of Fine Arts: Painting and Printmaking;University of Kansas, Lawrence, KA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
 

Land and Sea; 4 person exhibition with Gregory Kondos,Ventana Gallery,Big Sur,CA, 2013

Jeweled Courage; Big Sur Gallery, Carmel, CA,2007

Soul of the Air: Condor Configurations; Road House, Highway 1, Big Sur, CA, 2007

Ala Prima; Studio One, Big Sur, CA, 2007

Women Artists; Sweet Elena’s Bakery, Sand City, CA, 2004

Monterey County Artists Studio Tour; Sunset Center, Carmel, CA, 2004

New Work; Local Color Gallery, Big Sur, CA, 2004

The Spirit of Place; Pacific Grove Art Center, Pacific Grove, CA, 2003

Eklektikas; Silver City, NM, 2003

Big Sur Arts Initiative Teachers Exhibition; Big Sur, CA, 2003

Art and Soul Festival, Beaded Prints; Rejuvenation, Monterey, CA, 1998

The Thirteen Original Clanmothers (by J. Sams); Windam House, Santa Cruz, CA, 1998

Re-Membering Healing Images; Henry Miller Library, Big Sur, CA, 1995

These Silenced Voices Now Begin To Speak; Cherry Foundation, Carmel, CA, 1992

Solo Exhibition; Sunset Center, Carmel, CA, 1991

Confluence; Southwestern College, Winfield, KS, 1986

Exhibition; Missouri Western State College, St. Joseph, MO, 1985
 

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

MBPAPA Signature Show; Carmel Art Institute, Carmel, CA , 2009

Point Sur Lightstation Exhibition; Monterey Maritime Museum, Monterey CA,2008

Painted Memoirs; Monterey Maritime Museum, Monterey, CA,2008

Big Sur—A Place Apart; Pacific Grove Art Center, Pacific Grove, CA,2006

Artist’s Equity Exhibition; Unitarian Church, Pacific Grove, CA,2004

LA Printmaker’s Membership Show; Los Angeles, CA, 2003

Close To Home; Pacific Grove Art Center, Pacific Grove, CA, 2003

Carmel Art Festival; Carmel, CA,2002

Land and Legacy Exhibition; La Mirada Museum, Monterey, CA, 2002

Pacific Prism; Coastal Art Week, Half Moon Bay, CA,2001

33rd Annual Seaside Art Exhibition; Seaside City Hall, Seaside, CA,1999

Exhibition: Juried All-Media Show; Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA,1998

Under Pressure:  Prints and Books from L.A.P.S.; Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA,1998

International Transpersonal Association Exhibit; Santa Clara, CA,1995

Women’s Struggles, Women’s Visions; Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR, 1992

Art and the Woman Artist; Clary-Miner Gallery, LTD, Buffalo, NY;

Juror—Barbara Haskell, Curator at the Whitney Museum,1991

Exemplary Contemp’ry; Smith Gallery, University of California Santa Cruz, 1991

Juror—Peter Boswell, Curator at the Walker Art Center,

West Coat Works On/Of Paper, 1991; The Ink People, Eureka, CA, 1991

National Exhibition for Women; University of Arkansas Fine Art Gallery, Fayetteville, AK,   Simple Places, Sacred Spaces and Shrines; Santa Cruz Art League, CA, 1991

Lifelines; Mendocino Arts Center, Mendocino, CA;, 1991

Juror—Phillip Liners, Chief Curator of Art, Oakland Museum

Women on Women; Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA, 1991

Exemplary Contemp’ry, 1990; Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, UCSC, 1990

Santa Cruz, CA; Juror—Barbara Haskell, Curator at the Whitney

Northwestern Women in Art ’90; Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, OR, 1990

Pacific Prints 1990; Pacific Art League of Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA, 1990

The Goddess:  Life, Death and Transformation; S.P.A.R.C. Gallery, Venice, CA,1989

Women and Spirituality; Antioch College, University of Washington, Seattle, WA,1989

Julia Morgan Memorial Exhibition; Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA, 1989

Creating Symbols of Feminist Spirituality; Gallery Sanchez, San Francisco, CA, 1989

Drawing the Line; Federal Reserve Bank Gallery, Kansas City, MO,1986

Orange County Associated Artists 20th Annual; OCAA Gallery, Brea, CA,1986

Our Lives:  The Experience of Women; Kansas Union Gallery, Lawrence, KS, 1985

Women Art 8; Century II Civic Center, Wichita, KS, 1985

Artists Choose Artists; Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS, 1982

Art, Inc.; Barton Community College, Great Bend, KS, 1982

City of the Arts Kansas City 1982 Exhibition; The Philharmonic Women’s Association,

Kansas City, MO, 1981

Women Artists: Paperwork’s; Women’s Caucus for Art, VAB Gallery, Lawrence, KS, 1979

Group Show; Mulvane Art Center, Topeka, KS, 1978

Festival of Missouri Women In the Arts; Hannibal, MO, 1974

INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

San Francisco Artist’s Open Studio Tour,1890 Bryant, San Francisco,CA, 2019-2017

Group Exhibition, The Lab, Carmel, CA, 2017

Ventana Gallery, Special group Event, Big Sur, CA,2015

Art and Healing exhibition, Avery Gallery,Seaside, CA. 2016, 2012, 2008       

Miniatures Exhibition; Studio One, Big Sur, CA, 2005

Think Locally, Act Globally; Gallery Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA, 2004

Slough Art; Nido, Moss Landing, CA, 2004

Four Women; Sweet Elena’s, Sand City, CA, 2004

Local Color Gallery; Big Sur, CA, 2004

The Gallery at Ventana; Big Sur, CA,2004

Art and Healing Exhibition; Gallery Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA, 2002

Teresa Belle Gallery;  Cambria, CA, 2001

The Gallery at Ventana; Big Sur, CA, 2001

Gavilan College Gallery; Gilroy, CA, 2001

California College of Arts and Crafts; Oakland, CA, 2001

The Gallery at Ventana; Big Sur, CA, 2000

Artists Miniatures 2000; Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA, 2000

Visual Voices; Barnyard Community Room, Carmel, CA, 1999

Group Show; Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA, 1999

The Gallery at Ventana; Big Sur, CA, 1999

W.C.A. Membership Exhibition; University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, 1999

The Age of Women; WCA, Somar Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1998

We Are Of This Earth; Galleria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA, 1998

Group Exhibition; Gallery Artemesia, Big Sur, CA

Voices of Eve—Women’s Stories; Galleria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA

Book Arts Exhibition; University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, 1997

Sam Houston State University Print Invitational; Sam Houston State, Huntsville, TX,1994

Printmaking Exhibition; Galleria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA, 1994

Patron’s Exhibition; Pacific Grove Arts Center, Pacific Grove, CA, 1994

Exquisite Corpse; Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland, 1994

Henry Miller Library Christmas Invitational; Big Sur, CA, 1993

Dreaming Art; Carl Cherry Foundation, Carmel, CA, 1992

Artist’s Studio Tour; Monterey, CA, 1992

Dreaming Art; Carl Cherry Foundation, Carmel, CA, 1991

Group Exhibition; University of Kansas, A&D Building Gallery, Lawrence, KA, 1991   

Dreaming Art; Carl Cherry Foundation, Carmel, CA, 1990

Book of Tributes, Goddess Project; Los Angeles, CA, 1989

National Print Exhibition; University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 1984

Graduate Student’s Exhibition; University of Kansas, A&D  Gallery, Lawrence, KS, 1984

Graduate Student’s Exhibition; University of Kansas, A&D Gallery, Lawrence, KS, 1983    Collage Collage; Scissors, Paper, Stone Gallery, Lawrence, KS, 1982

Lawrence Artists; Kansas Union Gallery, Lawrence, KS, 1982

Graduate Student’s Exhibition; University of Kansas, A&D Gallery, Lawrence, KS, 1982

Masquerade, Reveal or Conceal? Public Affairs Center, Sangamon State University,

Springfield, IL, 1981

Group Exhibition; Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO, 1979

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Instructor, personal and group art instruction in my studio,Monterey, Ca,2017-2021

Ventana Gallery, representation 2000-2017

Posts for Peace and Justice, July 4 with Shift network ,Sacramento, CA, 2017

Artist In Residence, Pinnacles National Monument,Paicenas, CA, 2010

Part of a Fundraising Exhibition after 08 fire at  Ventana Gallery for Big Sur Health Clinic, 2008

Executive Committee Member: Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters, 2008-2010

Mentor—for Graduate Student Program; JFK University, Berkeley, CA, 2006

Signature Member, Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters, Monterey, CA, 2006

Board Member, Big Sur Arts Initiative, Big Sur, CA, 2006

Organizer, Big Sur Art Group in their participation in Monterey County Studio Tour, 2004    Instructor, Adult Drawing Class, Big Sur Arts Initiative, Big Sur, CA, 2002

Instructor, Children’s Printmaking Workshop, Big Sur Arts Initiative, Big Sur, CA, 2002

Artist in the Garden, Hidden Gardens Tour, Big Sur Arts Initiative, Big Sur, CA, 2001

Instructor, Printmaking Workshop, Big Sur Arts Initiative, Big Sur, CA, 2001

Artist and Artist Coordinator, Hidden Gardens Tour, Big Sur Arts Initiative, Big Sur, CA, 2000

Participant, Art in Healing, Natividad Medical Foundation, Salinas, CA, 2000

Instructor, Introduction to Printmaking Workshop (Children & Adults), BSAI,Big Sur,CA

Co-Leader for Art Project, 150th Anniversary, Monterey Public Library, Monterey, CA, 2000

Artist and Artist Coordinator, Hidden Gardens Tour, Big Sur Arts Initiative, Big Sur, CA, 2000

Visual Voices—A community project and exhibition in collaboration with Kira Corser., 2000             

Instructor, Bookmaking workshop, Carmel, CA, 1997

Instructor, Print & Book Workshop for Children, Big Sur Home School Project, CA, 1996

Storyboard Drawings for video, “Flora and the Laughing River”, 1996

Mask Construction for video, “Flora and the Laughing River”, 1996

Instructor, Printmaking Workshop, Captain Cooper Grade School, Big Sur, CA, 1995

Associate Instructor, Lithography, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1985

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Lithography, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1984

Teaching Assistant, Graphics , Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME, 1984

Instructor, Beginning Drawing, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS, 1983

Interview, “Art Around Town”, Group W Cable Television, St. Louis, MO, 1983

Instructor, Life Drawing, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS, 1982

Instructor, Children’s Workshop in Collage, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS, 1982

Curate and Hung, Artists Choose Artists Exhibition, L, A. C., Lawrence, KS

Framer, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1982

Instructor, Beginning Drawing, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS, 1981

Instructor, Children’s Workshop in Printmaking, Lawrence, KS, 1981

Lithography Shop Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1981

Instructor, Life Drawing, Free University, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1974

PUBLICATIONS

Carmel Pine Cone, September 15:page 14A,2007

Monterey County Weekley, September 13-19, 2006

The Monterey County Herald, GO, September 13-19, pg. 26, 2006

Homestyle by the Sea, Spring 2006, pg. 102

Catalog:  Big Sur—A Place Apart, 2006

Monterey County Coast Weekly, March 6-12, 2002

The First Billion, by Christopher Reich, 2002

Catalog:  Regional Conference 2001, WCA, 2001

Catalog:  Pacific Prisms, Half Moon Bay, CA,2001

Reproduction of a painting and statement, Creative Healing, M. Samuels and M.R. Lane,

Harper Collins Publisher, 1998

Reproduction in Monterey Coast Weekly; Monterey County Artist’s Studio Tour,05/92        

Article by R Deragon, “Letting the Inner Voice Speak”, Monterey County Herald, 5/ 22

Article by R Deragon,  “Critics Choice” Art Scene, Monterey County Herald, June 7,1991

Article by R Deragon, “The World of Dreams”, Monterey County Herald, June 21, 1991

Reproduction of a painting in catalog for West Coast Works On/Of Paper 1991, pg. 32

Reproduction of a painting and statement in catalog for Exemplary Contemp’ry 1991

Reproduction of a painting and statement in catalog for Exemplary Contemp’ry 1990

“Art Around Town”, an interview for Group W Cable Television, St. Louis,MO , 1983

Reproduction in City of the Arts, KC Calendar 1982, The Philharmonic Women’s Assoc,

Kansas City, MO, 1982

Article and reproduction in the Lawrence Journal World, Lawrence, KA, July 1980

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

1st Place in Painting, 33rd Annual Seaside Art Exhibition, Seaside City Hall, Seaside,CA,1999   Visual Arts Scholarship for Women, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas,1984

Kansas University Endowment Scholarship, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas,1982

Award of Merit, Festival of Missouri Women In the Arts, Hannibal, Missouri,1974

ORGANIZATIONS

Women’s Caucus for Art, 1995-2005

Los Angeles Printmaking Society, 2000-2016

Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters, 2008-2016

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

The Studio and Gallery, Loma Vista Gardens,Highway One, Big Sur, CA 2019-2021

www.BigSurArtworks.com