Elaine DaVault's Biographical Information
ELAINE DAVAULT
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EDUCATION

2004
MA-Humanities, Culture, Ecology & Sustainable Communities
Emphasis on Painting & the Mindscape New College of California, San Francisco, CA
2000-02 BFA-Painting, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1999 Digital Media, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
1981-85 Fine Arts, Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA
1975-76 Indiana University, South Bend, Indiana
 
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
2003 John Gilchrist Chalmers Technology Scholarship
Dr, Pearl Knottas Scholarship
2002 Ivan Majdrakoff Award, San Francisco Art Institute
Fulbright Candidate, Great Britain, San Francisco Art Institute
2000 Salute To The Arts, People's Choice Award, Sonoma, CA
Presidents Scholarship, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1999 Doyle Scholarship, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
Deanís List, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
Phi Beta Kappa, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
1997 United States Patent
1996 Juror's Award, Burbank Creative Art Center, Burbank CA
1992 Whoís Who in the West
Jurorís Award. From Real to Surreal, Brea Civic Center, Brea, CA
International Directory of Leadership
1996 2000 Notable Women
Associate Juror, Festival of Arts, Laguna Beach, CA
1988 Palette Award, City of Laguna Beach, CA
1985 Newport Harbor Art Festival, First Place, Honorable Mention, Newport Newport Beach, CA
Logo Award, Milford, IN
1980 Thurston Trust Scholarhip, The Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA
 
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2000 Bentley Galleries, Santa Rosa, CA
1996 Raleigh Corporation, Los Angeles, CA
The Other Gallery, Southwestern Oregon State College, Ashland, OR
1997 Rancho Santiago College Art Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
Irvine Fine Arts Center, Artist-in-Residency, Irvine, CA
1993 Renaissance, Brea, CA
1992 Morgan Stevens Gallery, Tustin, CA
1989 Koll Corporation, Corporate Offices, Irvine, CA
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2004 Artists Going Digital, Petaluma Arts Council, Petaluma, CA
2003 El Dia de los Muertos, Petaluma Hospice, Petaluma, CA
Santa Rosa Junior College Art Museum, Spring Show, Santa Rosa, CA
Analy Hall, Santa Rosa Junior College, Digital Media Show, Santa Rosa, CA
2002 Walter & McBean Gallery, Senior Show, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1998 San Francisco Art Institute, Peteís CafÈ, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Art Institute, The Commons, San Francisco, CA
New Yearís Gala, Bentley Galleries, Santa Rosa, CA
San Francisco Art Institute, The Commons, San Francisco, CA
Salute To The Arts, Sonoma, CA
Summer Showcase, Bentley Galleries, Santa Rosa, CA
2000 Holiday Show, Bentley Galleries, Santa Rosa, CA
Salute To The Arts, Sonoma, CA
1999 Cornucopia, Studio Gallery, Irvine, CA
Festival of the Arts/Pagaent of the Masters, Laguna Beach, CA
1998 Homecoming, Stewart Katz Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
Festival of the Arts/Pagaent of the Masters, Laguna Beach, CA
Holiday Show, Hotel Niko, Hollywood, CA
1997 The City, Epicurus, Santa Monica, CA
Art Gala, Laguna Art Museum. Laguna Beach, CA
Festival of the Arts/Pagaent of the Masters, Laguna Beach, CA
1996 Winter Collection, Mad River, Santa Monica, CA
Concorde Collection, Two Person Exhibition, Laguna Beach, CA
"Emulations and New Translations: A Eulogy to Art," SafeCo. Corporation, Fountain Valley, CA
Festival of the Arts/Pagaent of the Masters, Laguna Beach, CA
1995 Boston Corporate Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Sylvia White, Contemporary Artists' Services, Group Show, Santa Monica, CA
"Photropolis'95," San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA
"The Horse Show: Images of the Horse in Contemporary Art," Sylvia White, Contemporary Artistsí Services, Santa Monica, CA
"The Horse Show: Images of the Horse in Contemporary Art," Sylvia White, Contemporary Artistsí Services, SoHo, Ny, NY
"The Horse Show: Images of the Horse in Contemporary Art," Susan Street Fine Art, Solano Beach, CA
Koll Corporation, Laguna Beach, CA
Sylvia White, Contemporary Artists' Services, Group Show, Santa Monica, CA
"Constructions & Excavations, "Dan Beckerman Gallery, Redlands, CA
"Spring Break II," Gensler and Associates, Los Angeles, CA
"Women of the Year," OC Metro Magazine, Sutton Place Hotel, Newport Beach, CA
Alumni Group Show, Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA
1994 Sylvia White, Contemporary Artists' Services, Group Show, Santa Monica, CA
Multimedia Exhibition, Burbank Creative Art Center, Burbank, CA
ìThe Shape of Things," Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
"Women Sculptors of Southern California," San Bernardino County Art Museum, Redlands, CA
1993 ìThe Shape of Thingsî, Signature Gallery, San Diego, CA
"Art Miami," Miami Convention Center, Miami, FL
1992 "Eclectic Energy," Morgan Stevens Gallery, Tustin, CA
Small Works, Valerie Miller Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA
"A Woman's Touch," Signature Gallery, San Diego, CA
"Sticks and Stones," Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
"From Real to Surreal," Brea Civic Center, Brea, CA
"Their Stories, II," LaRoche Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
"Their Stories, I," Coast Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
"Auction I" Modern Museum of Art, ADDOC, Invitational, Santa Ana, CA
1991 "Time Space - Recent Works," Laguna Beach, CA
1990 "A Night in Fullerton," John Thomas Gallery, Invitational, Fullerton, CA
1989 "Vessels," John Thomas Gallery, Invitational, Fullerton, CA
Randy Higby Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
"Portfolio'89," Huntington Beach Civic Center, Invitational, Huntington Beach, CA
"New Works," John Thomas Gallery, Invitational, Fullerton, CA
City Hall Gallery, Invitational, Laguna Beach, CA
1988 Auction, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art (OCCCA), Invitational,
"Artist's Toys," John Thomas Gallery, Invitational, Fullerton, CA
1987 Christmas Show, OCCCA, Invitational, Santa Ana, CA
"Salute to the Arts," Fashion Island, Juried, Newport Beach, CA
"The Art of the Matter," BC Space Gallery, Invitational, Laguna Beach, CA
OCCCA, Juried Show, Santa Ana, CA
"The Great Giveaway," The Edge Gallery, Invitational, Fullerton, CA
"Art at the Gardens," Invitational, Newport Beach, CA
1986 "Four Photographic Media Artists," Invitational, The Edge Gallery, Fullerton, CA
Orange County Art Association, Juried, Brea Civic Center, Brea, CA
"All California: Art on a Small Scale, Laguna Beach Art Museum, Laguna Beach,
"Newport Harbor Art Festival, Juried, Newport Beach, CA
The Edge Gallery, Invitational, Fullerton, CA
Fluor Corporation, Irvine, CA
Orange County Art Association, Juried, Brea Civic Center, Brea, CA
1985 State of the Arts, Invitational, Irvine, CA
City Hall Gallery, Invitational, Newport Beach, CA
"Salute to the Arts," Fashion Island, Juried, Newport Beach,CA
Pacific Mutual, Invitational, Newport Beach, CA
Art Institute of Southern California, Juried, Laguna Beach, CA
Afternoon Gallery, Invitational, Balboa Island, CA
Newport Harbor Art Festival, Juried, Newport Beach, CA
1983 Graphics Exhibition, Southern California Art Institute, Laguna Beach, CA
Newport Harbor Art Festival, Juried, Newport Beach, CA
1982 Newport Harbor Art Festival, Juried, Newport Beach, CA
 
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Staff, LAM Heritage Raises The Roof (and the Loot) At Art Museum Bash, Orange County Register, Entertainment Section, June 1997
Blizzard, Peggy, "Is it a Dream? No, it's a Davault," The Irvine World News, December 28, 1995, p. 12
Kaplin, Justine, "Recognizing Women Artists," OC Metro Magazine, June 3, 1995, p. 96, illus.
Valdespino, Ann, "Peering into the Mind's Landscape," Orange County Register, May 4, 1992, p. F2
May, Diana, "Art Clips," Laguna Beach Magazine, January 1992, p. 8, illus.
Biographical review, Los Angeles Times, Inland Empire Scene, January 5, 1995 1992, p. 28
"Poncho Sanchez," Playboy Jazz Festival, 13th Annual Edition, 1991, illus.
Battenberg, David, "Food For Thought," Coastline, December 20, 1991, p.1
7 Battenberg, David, "Boyce, Girls and Other Things," Coastline, November 22, 1991, P. 12, illus.
Biographical Review, American Artist, 1990
Biographical Review, Laguna Beach Magazine, 1990, pg. 13
Krantz, Les, Southern California Art Review, 1990 edition, pp. 382-383, p. 405, illus.
Goldstein, Steven and Kimball, Robert, "Enforcibility of Prepayment Fees by Commercial Lenders," Arizona Attorney Magazine, December 1990, illus.
Cameron, Julia, ìSex For Kicksî, American Film Magazine, October 1990, p. 44, illus.
Newell-Young, Karen, "Choices of 'Destinies," University of California-Irvine, Journal, Fall 1990,.p. 8-9, illus.
Belson, Eve, "The Smart Set," Orange Coast Magazine September 1990, September 1990, Vol. 2 No. 6, p. 98-99, illus
"Art and Antiques," Southern California.& House and Garden, Ad section, February 1989, p. 75, illus.
"Variety Show," Orange County Ad News, April 1990, Vol. 2, No. 3, p. 14, illus.
"Communications - Reach Out and Touch Your Trucks," Heavy Duty Trucking, June 1990, cover
Schlinder, Merrill and Dochte, Dick, "Film, Theater and Video Review," Los Angeles Magazine, 30th Anniversary Issue, June 1990, pp 168, 202, 212, illus
Morgan, Michele, "OC Illustrations: Let a Rep Be Your Guide," Orange County Ad News, April 1990, Vol. 2, No. 3, p. 14, illus.
"Reflection Docko-Miniums," First American Insurance Company Spring 1990, illus.
Bawden-Davis, Julie, "Face to Face," Orange Coast Magazine, February 1990, p. 114-115, illus.
Finlayson, Gayle, "Creating the Illusion of Space," Southern California House and Garden, February 1989, p. 86, illus
"Hugh Heffner," Playboy Jazz Festival, 10th Anniversary Edition, 1988, illus.
Framboze, Ann, "Auction," Southern California House and Garden, November 1988, p. 93, illus.
Yuroin, Bill, "Lotus Modern Jazz," Communique Magazine, May 1988, illus.
Tuchman, Laura, "These Toys are Serious Business," Orange County Register, December 25, 1987, p. 3
Tuchman, Laura, "Atomic Ironic: Visual Treats," Orange County Register, August 21, 1987, p. 26



PUBLIC COLLECTIONS


"As We See It: An Art Collection of, by and for Women," Westside Women's Clinic, Los Angeles, CA
Raleigh Corporation, Los Angeles, CA



REPRESENTED BY

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Sales and Rental Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Studio Gallery, Irvine, CA
Bentley Galleries, Santa Rosa, CA