Margaret Wall-Romana

Contact Information

contact name: Margaret Wall-Romana
email: m.wallromana@gmail.com

Experience

MFA The School of The Art Institute of Chicago
BA University of California, Davis

Professional Experience

1997 - 2002
Art Department Faculty, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

Exhibitions/Performance History

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012
"Tangle and Sensation", George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, March 31 - May 4

2011
"Taking Time" solo exhibition, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Rapids, ND
September 17 - October 16, 2011

Margaret Wall-Romana, "Painting Before and After Words"
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Minnesota Artists Exhibition Program
January 20-April 3, 2011

2007 "The Spaces" Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004 "Distillations" Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001 "Up Against Gravity" Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1999 "Decompositions" Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1996 "Margaret Wall-Romana, Recent Work"
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2-PERSON/GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Art Fairs pre-2011 courtesy Bucheon Gallery, SF)

2011 Red Dot Art Fair, Miami, FLA, courtesy George Billis Gallery

2010 "Movement-Process-Reflection", Paintings by Jil Evans and Margaret Wall-Romana, Bethel University, Johnson Gallery St. Paul, MN
September-November 2010

2009
ARTmn 2009 "The Precious Object"
Hennepin County Central Library, Cargill Gallery, Sept 18, 2009 - Jan 3, 2010

2008
"Landscape, Nature & Space"
Bucheon Gallery, SF February 22 -March 22

2007
Aqua Art Miami

2003
Scope LA
The Affordable Art Fair, NYC

2002
Art Chicago
The Affordable Art Fair, NYC
San Francisco Int'l Art Expo

2001
Fast Forward Miami

1999
Die Erste Internationale Hotel-Kunstmesse, Vienna
The Art Exchange, NYC

1993
"Sacred Spaces: Women and the Land"
Thomas Center Gallery, Gainesville, FLA

"Margaret Wall-Romana/Laurel Engel
Los Medanos Community College, Pittsburg, CA

1992
Rodeo: A Contra Costa Studio Community (catalogue)
Reginal Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA

Margaret Wall-Romana/Grace Munakata
Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Collections

St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud MN

North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks ND

Galleries

George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles 2012-13

Represented by Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, from 1995 until their close in 2009

Publications

2011

"Ambushed by Beauty" by Mary Abbe, Minneapolis Star Tribune, February 24, 2011 http://www.startribune.com/entertainment/art/116851683.html


Interview at Local Artist Interviews, a website that creates exposure and opportunities for Minnesota artists and organizations through interviews and networking - March 14, 2011
http://www.local-artist-interviews.com/2011/03/margaret-wall-romana-painter.html


Art Beat // "Nature Documentaries" by Dylan Thomas, SouthWestJournal
http://www.swjournal.com/index.php?&story=16597&page=152&category=64


"Landscapes Real and Imagined" by Marianne Combs, State of the Arts, Minnesota Public Radio
http://minnesota.publicradio.org/collections/special/columns/state-of-the-arts/archive/2011/02/landscapes-real-and-imagined.shtml

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2007

"Works that have you wonder as you wander", review of "The Spaces" exhibition by Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, May 19, 2007

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/05/19/DDG3CPT1T01.DTL

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The Highlights July 2007 http://thehighlights.org/?p=20 (scroll down until you see an image)
"...What complicates and makes the work more interesting is that
Wall-Romana uses the nature of paint itself to not only suggest beauty,
vulnerability and infinite space, but also to negate those ideas..." --Jacqueline Cooper, "Margaret Wall-Romana at Bucheon Gallery"


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2004

"...Don't be taken in by the soft light and pastels: there's gloppy vegetable matter stuck between the petunias..."--http://flavorpill.com/sanfrancisco May 2004
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"Wall-Romana at Bucheon", review of "Distillations" exhibition by Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, May 19 2004

(The article opens with an image of my painting - for accompanying text, please scroll half-way down to "Wall-Romana at Bucheon".)
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2004/05/29/DDGFV6T0551.DTL_

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2002
Five Finger Review, Issue 20

Biographical Information

Country of Citizenship:
United States

Active Place:
Minneapolis

Minnesota County:
Hennepin

Artist Information


Roles

Painter

Artist's Website

http://mwallromana.com/