Ray Beldner

EDUCATION
2007 MFA, Mills College, Oakland, CA
2002 BFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2011
Portraits, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, California
2008
The Word, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, California
2007
The Word on the Street, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California
2005
Hot, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004
Counterfeit, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY (catalogue)
2002
Counterfeit, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalogue)
2001
New Work, Bettcher Gallery, Miami, CA
Counterfeit, Frumkin/Duval Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (catalogue)
1998
Untitled, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Untitled, Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1996
The Other Side of the Aisle, Linda Moore Gallery, San Diego, CA
Winds of Change, Fairfield Center Gallery, Fairfield, CA
1994
The Body of a Dead Enemy Always Smells Good, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Untitled installation, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, Nebraska
1992
Landscapes and Dark Suits, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1990
Introductions, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014

Transforming the Written Word, The Grand, Tracy, CA
(n) Collage: a Mixed Media Collage Exhibit, Petaluma Arts Center, Petaluma, CA
2012
Spirit of the Man, Paradise Ridge Winery, Santa Rosa, CA
Renegade Humor, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
21st Anniversary Exhibition: Portraiture Post Facebook, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011
You Can’t Make Art By Making Art: The Legacy of David Ireland, installation, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland, CA
Beyond Tradition: Art Legacies at the Richmond Art Center, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
Building Context, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Bank and Trust Show, The Arts Exchange, White Plains, NY
Say Something! E6 Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Misappropriation, Studio Orange, Culver City, CA
2010
Personal Identities/Contemporary Portraits, University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
ShadowShop, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
New Prints/Summer Heat, International Print Center New York, NY
TXT, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
Re:Creation, Serious Play With Canonical Art, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA
The Seduction of Duchamp: Bay Area Artists’ Response, ArtZone 461 Gallery, San Francisco, CA
In the Realm of the Lenses, Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2009
Moving Money: Art, Capital and the Dematerialization of Value, SAC Gallery, Stonybrook University,
New York, traveled to New York University, New York, NY
The Seduction of Duchamp: Bay Area Artists’ Response, Slaughterhouse Space, Duchamp Winery, Healdsburg, CA
Redesign: Transforming the Ordinary, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada
Andy Warhol’s Factory 2009, The Children’s Museum, Ontario, Canada
Inventing Marcel Duchamp: The Dynamics of Portraiture¸ Smithsonian Donald W. Reynolds Center for
American Art and Portraiture, National Portrait Gallery, Washington D. C.
The Western Front, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Variations on a Theme, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
2008
The Audacity of Hope, installation, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
2007
Breaking Ground Breaking, installation, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, California (catalogue)
The Painted Word, Gallery K, Alameda, CA
Childish Things, installation, 01 Bocana Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Greeting From the American Dream, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
 Intercourse, Platform Gallery, Seattle, Washington
The Painted Word, Gallery K, Alameda, CA
2006
Kapital, Kent Gallery, New York, NY
Trading Places: The Art of Financial Exchange, New York Mercantile Exchange, NY
Material Abuse, Clifford Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Art as Money, Money as Art, Brogan Museum of Art and Science, Tallahassee, FL
Material Abuse, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
Diamond Life, Drake Hotel, Toronto, Canada
Through The Looking Glass, Mills Building, San Francisco, CA
Money Changes Everything, Schroeder Romero Gallery, New York, NY
2005
Are the Best Things in Life Free? The City of Brea Art Gallery Brea, CA
Hot Town Summer in the City, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
Rewind: Quotes of Art History in Contemporary Art, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany
Social Insecurity, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004
Inside Out: Selections from the Permanent Collection, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Five Star Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Rosa, CA
Paperwork, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
Pop Rocks, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
Finesse, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Art Faculty Exhibition, Hearst Art Gallery, Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA
Danger, Off the Preserve, Napa, CA and California State University, Chico
2003
The Recurrent, Haunting Ghost: Reflections of Marcel Duchamp in Modern and Contemporary Art,
Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, NY
Monotype Marathon, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
An Artist’s Artist: The Legacy of Inez Storer, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Is Money, Money? Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA
Au Naturel, Off the Preserve, Napa, CA
Living With Duchamp, Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Illegal Art: Freedom of Expression in the Corporate Age,
SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Danger, W.H. Horton Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College Campus Stockton, CA
In Stitches: Humor in Contemporary Fiber Art, Visual Arts Center, Denton, TX
Pins and Needles, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Kohler, WI
Fetish: Objects of Power and Desire, di Rosa Preserve: Art and Nature, Napa, CA
Hybrid, Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco State University, CA
Sprout, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2002-03
Show Me the Money: The Dollar as Art, Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL; traveled to Palm Springs
Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA; Federal Reserve Bank, Boston, MA, Blanden Memorial Art Museum,
Fort Dodge, IA; American Numismatic Association Money Museum, Colorado Springs, CO, Fresno
Metropolitan Museum, Fresno, CA (catalogue)
2002
Argent et Valeur, Le Dernier Tabou, Exposition Nationale Suisse, Biel-Bienne, Switzerland
Home (Blank) Home, Bettcher Gallery, Miami, FL
Illegal Art: Freedom of Expression in the Corporate Age, CBGB’s 313 Gallery, New York, NY and In
These Times Building, Chicago, IL
Nature Remains, installation, Off The Preserve!, di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA
Performative Objects: Sculpture at Work and Play, installation, Kent State University Art Gallery, OH
Nature Remains, di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA
Extreme Prints: Developing Concepts in Print from Computer to Hand Worked Images, Santa Monica
College: Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Bootleg Identity, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
The Medium is the Message: Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection, San Jose Museum of Art,
San Jose, CA
In Stitches, Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, AZ
Performative Objects, Kent State Art Gallery, Kent State University, Kent, OH
2001
Stars and Stripes, George Bush Presidential Library, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX
Border Crossings, Thatcher Gallery, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
New Prints 2001/Autumn, International Print Center, New York, NY
Ban/Ban, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA (catalogue)
Artists’ Pages from the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery,
San Francisco, CA
20 Years of Excellence, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
2000
Korean Sculpture/World Sculpture, Moran Museum of Art, Kungki-do, Korea (catalogue)
Money Making: The Fine Art of Currency at the Millennium, Federal Reserve Board, Washington D.C.
traveled to Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA, (catalogue)
1999
Wrapped Up!, Frumkin/Duval Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Ban/Ban, Korean Culture and Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea (catalogue)
Drip, Blow, Burn, Hudson River Museum, NY (catalogue)
The Art of Money, Dimock Gallery, George Washington University, Washington DC
Meaning and Message, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
Making Change: Artists Interpret the Tzedakah Box, The Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA, (catalogue)
Recent Acquisitions: Selections From The Permanent Collection, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art,
Scottsdale, AZ
Seeing Money: A Unique Art Event Of Uncommon Currency, Old Town Portland, OR
1998-99
On The Money: At the Intersection of Art and Commerce, Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA;
traveled to SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998
From S. Francisco, B & D Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
PROJECTions, Pusan Metropolitan Art Museum, Korea (catalogue)
Concepts of the Land, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
Open Container, Refusalon, San Francisco, CA
Interventions, installation, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA (brochure)
1998
Material Matters, Gensler, San Francisco, CA
20/20: The 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Sonoma State University Art Gallery, CA
pFORMative Acts, Faculty Exhibition, San Francisco Art Institute, CA
1997
The Shoe Show, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
Work/Space, installation, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA
Eclectic Ecologies: Artists Responses to Contemporary Environmental Issues, installation, San Francisco Public
Library, San Francisco, CA
1996
Chateau Marmont Art Fair, with Haines Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Work/Space, installation, 44 Montgomery St., in conjunction with Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco
Matters of the Heart, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1995
Facing Eden: 100 Years of Landscape Art in the Bay Area, M.H. De Young Memorial Museum,
San Francisco, CA (catalogue)
Counterspace, installation, Haines Gallery Annex, San Francisco, CA
Landscape: A Concept, installation, Oliver Art Center, CCAC, Oakland, CA
Witness, Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA
Eco Nation, installation, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
Long Horizons: A Bay Area Landscape, installation, Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA
1994
Old Glory, New Story: Flagging the 21st Century, Capp St. Project, San Francisco, CA; Santa Monica
Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Fragments of Flight, installation, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek CA (catalogue)
Here and Now: Bay Area Masterworks from the di Rosa Collection, Oakland Museum, CA (catalogue)
Black and White, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
1993
Body Parts, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Beyond the Written Word, installation, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
No Remorse, Cuesta College Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA, collaboration with Robin Lasser
1992
Funnels, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Under Cover: The Book Becomes Art, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
A Fragile Line: Artists Who Use Glass, Pro Arts, Oakland, CA
Strained Relationships: Boys Will Be Boys, installation, Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA
Beyond the Wall, San Francisco Arts Commission, collaborative installation with Robin Lasser
Circulation Notations, installation, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
1990
The Camera Obscured, Spectrum Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Two, Alligator Gallery, San Francisco, CA
What Have We Got to Lose? Artists and the Environmental Crisis, Gallery Route 1, Pt. Reyes, CA
Diminishing Resources, installation, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Language of Volcanoes: Pompeii Revisited, Berkeley Arts Center, Berkeley, CA, collaborative
installation with Robin Lasser
Earth Day: Artists Respond to the Environment, installation, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA
1991
Site: Western Union, installation, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1989
Chain Reaction V, San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, CA
Ars Longa, Vita Brevis: MFA Exhibition, Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, CA
SF Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1988
Crocker-Kingsley Annual, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
1986-88
West Coast Drawing: Current Approaches to Contemporary Drawing, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
1986
Pacific Coastline Drawing Competition, A.N. Bush Gallery, Salem, OR
1985
Three Views, Bannam Place Gallery, San Francisco, CA