Curriculum Vitae

Gale R. Antokal

  • Born New York, New York
  • Lives and works in Berkeley, California

Education

  • 1984 MFA Painting, California College of the Arts, Oakland, California
  • 1980 BFA Painting, California College of Arts, Oakland, California
  • 1972 BA Fine Arts, Long Island University (CW Post College), New York, New York

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2014 “EXO” Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, California (Oct-Nov. 2014)
  • 2012 “Blossom” Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, California
  • 2012 “The Spill” (DVD) Installation, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, UC Berkeley
  • 2011 “Some Drawings” Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 2010 “Out of the Blue” Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2008 “No Vanishing Point” Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, California
  • 2007 “The Messengers” Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 2005 "We Are So Lightly Here II" Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 2004 “We Are So Lightly Here I” Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, California
  • 2001 Blumenstock Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 2000 Past Accounts Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 1999 Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, California
  • 1998 Recent Drawings, Weintraub-Thomas Gallery, Sacramento, California
  • 1997 Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, California
  • 1997 Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 1996 The Four Worlds, Weintraub -Thomas Gallery. Sacramento, California
  • 1991 100 Pots, Untitled: A Gallery, San Francisco, California
  • 1989 Sun Gallery, Hayward, California
  • 1986 Pro Arts, Oakland, California
  • 1984 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, San Francisco, California

Group Exhibitions (Selected)

  • 2015 “EXO” Tayloe Piggott Gallery, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • 2015 “Nourish” Napa Valley Museum, Napa , CA
  • 2015 5 from 415: Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, Connecticut
  • 2015 Dorothy Saxe Invitational: “Tzedakah” Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
  • 2014 Group Show, Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2014 “EXO” Art Market San Francisco, Patricia Sweetow Gallery
  • 2014 Sky: A National Juried Exhibition, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California
  • 2013 MIAMI PROJECT ART FAIR, Patricia Sweetow Gallery
  • 2013 Faculty Show, San Jose State University, San Jose California
  • 2013 “Group Show” Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 2012 “Blossom” MIAMI PROJECT ART FAIR, Patricia Sweetow Gallery
  • 2012 “Eye Candy” Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 2012 Breaking Rank: Fall Group Exhibition, Taylor Piggott Gallery, Jackson, Wyoming
  • 2012 “Do Not Destroy”, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, California
  • 2011 Group Show, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, California
  • 2011 Group Show, Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 2010 Beyond the Arches: Selected Works from McDonald’s Corporate Art Collection
    • Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN
  • 2010 Secret Drawings, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, California
  • 2010 Flashbacks, Crossroads School, Santa Monica, California
  • 2010 Pictorial Faculty Show, San Jose State University, San Jose, California
  • 2010 Winter Solstice, Group Show Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, California
  • 2009 From the Celestial Latutude of 45 degrees, ending at the Longitude 60 degrees,
    • Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, California
  • 2009 Drawing: The Probity of Art, Arts Benicia, Benicia, California
  • 2007 Stop - Pause - Forward, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, California
  • 2007 Figuratively Speaking, The Heritage Bank of Commerce, San Jose, California
  • 2007 Faculty Show, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
  • 2007 Group Show, Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 2006 Group Show, Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 2005 Group Show Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 2004 Group Show, Patricia Sweetow Gallery , San Francisco, CA
  • 2004 Group Show, Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2003 Faculty Show, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
  • 2002 Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, California, CA
  • 2002 Orange, Hey! Gallery, Oakland, California
  • 2002 Quiet Traces, Mt. St. Antonio College, Walnut, CA
  • 1999 Gallery Artists, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 1999 Faculty Show, San Jose State University, San Jose, California
  • 1998 Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 1998 CCAC Alumni Exhibition, Mills Building, San Francisco, California
  • 1998 Gallery Artists, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, California
  • 1998 Illusion: Tromp L'oeil & Sleight of Hand, Riverside Museum, Riverside, California
  • 1997 Alumni Exhibition, Hillwood Art Museum, Long Island University , Brookville, New York
  • 1996 Drawn Conclusions, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside California
  • 1994 Slice of Life: Contemporary Still Life, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside California
  • 1994 Faculty Show, San Jose State University, San Jose California
  • 1992 Recent Work, Untitled, San Francisco, CA.
  • 1991 Free Hand: Drawing Loosely Defined, Euphrat Gallery, Cupertino, California
  • 1990 Faculty Exhibition, San Jose State University
  • 1989 Waterborne: Swimmers and Other Bodies of Water, Simon James Gallery, Berkeley, CA
  • 1989 Faculty Show, San Jose State University, San Jose, California
  • 1989 CSU Faculty Artists, California State University, Long Beach, CA,
  • 1987 Faculty Draw, San Jose State University, San Jose, California

Catalogues

Press

Collections

  • Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
  • Davis, Wright and Tremaine, LLP San Francisco
  • The David and Lucille Packard Foundation, Los Altos, CA
  • Yamanouchi Pharma Technologies, Inc. Palo Alto, CA
  • Heller, Erman, White and McAuliffe Attys., San Francisco, CA
  • Brobeck, Phlager and Harrison Attys. San Francisco, CA
  • Munger, Tolles and Olson, LLP San Francisco, CA
  • MacDonalds Corporation, San Jose, CA
  • Roll International, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Dentists Insurance Company, Sacramento, CA
  • The Millennium Hotels and Resorts San Francisco, CA and Dubai UAE
  • Starwood Capital Group, Greenwich CT
  • Aqua International Partners, San Francisco, CA
  • Elan Management, San Francisco, CA
  • Genentech Inc, San Francisco
  • Monterey Community Hospital, Monterey, CA
  • Private Collections

Awards

  • 2014 Jury Award: SKY: A National Juried Exhibition, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California
  • 2005 Dean's Award for Distinguished Artistic Achievement,
  • San Jose State University, San Jose, California
  • 1991 National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Arts Fellowship
  • 1985 Roselyn Swig Artsource Purchase Award, San Francisco Arts Festival
  • 1984 Drawing Division, "California Works" California State Fair, Sacramento, California
  • 1982 First Place, Fine Arts, San Francisco Arts Festival

Teaching

  • 2011-present San Jose State University, Department of Art and Art History, Professor
  • 2006- 2011 San Jose State University, School of Art and Design, Associate Professor
  • 2002-2006 San Jose State University, School of Art and Design, Assistant Professor
  • 1986-2002 San Jose State University, School of Art and Design, Lecturer
  • 1990-1991 San Francisco Art Institute, Visiting Faculty
  • 1981-1984 California College of Arts and Crafts, Teaching Assistant
  • 1976-1978 Lehrhaus Institute of Judaica, UC Berkeley, Instructor
  • 1972-1973 American College in Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, Instructor

Lectures

  • 2009 “The Holocaust in Contemporary Art” Judah Magnes Museum and California College of the Arts