Marty Jonas
707-745-0181

Website
www.martyjonas.com
Education:

1999-2000
Middlesex University, School of Textile Design, Major: Embroidered Textiles

1998
Bishop Grosseteste College, Lincoln, England, Course of Study: The Language of Touch
Missenden International Summer School at Bradenham, England, Course of Study: Stitch Strategies

1996-1999
City and Guilds of London Institute, London, England Certificate of Competence: Part 2
Creative Studies and Extended Embroidery Skills, School of Textile Design

1994
Missenden International Summer School, Great Missenden, England, Course of Study: Threads of Inspirations

1993-1996
City and Guilds of London Institute, London, England Certificate of Competence: Part 1 Creative Studies and Embroidery Skills, Stitch Design Textile Arts

1985-1986
Pacific Basin School for Textile Arts, Berkeley, CA Major: Textile Design

Collections:

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Vallejo, CA 2009

Solo Exhibitions:

2013
The Gymboree Corporation Lobby, San Francisco, CA

2012
Camel Barn Museum, Benicia, CA Felt by Marty Jonas

2010
Smith Ranch Art Gallery, San Rafael, CA Art Thru Thread and Cloth

2008
Red Oak Realty Gallery, Oakland, CA FiberArt by Marty Jonas

2007
Starbucks, Berkeley, CA Art by Marty Jonas

2004
Benicia Public Library, Benicia, CA Fiberart of Marty Jonas

Group Exhibitions:

2013
Loveland Museum and Gallery, Loveland, CO Fiber Celebration 2013

2012
Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA AB – Collective Memories –Retrospective Celebrating 25 Years
Casa Giafferi, Corsica, France Connexions: California - Corsica
Mendenhall Art Gallery, Greenville, NC Screenplay

2011
The Union Bank, San Francisco, CA FiberDimensions
SDA, Art Center, Katherine Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MI Merge and Flow
Therese Maloney Art Gallery, College of St Elizabeth, Morristown, N.J., Visual Phrasing
Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA High Fiber
The Gymboree Corporation Lobby, San Francisco, CA Fiber Art

2010
Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco, CA Colors, Concepts, Contours: Intersections 5
Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA Innovations in Fiberart V
Marin MOCA, Novato, CA Private Eyes: Artists’ Vision
ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA Fiber 2010
pariSoma, San Francisco, CA Waste Knot
Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA The Art of a Community
ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA Swagger, A Celebration of the Body

2009
SOMARTS Gallery, San Francisco, CA Visual Aid’s Big Blue Deal
Dorothy Herger Gallery, Fairfield, CA A Condition of the Spirit
Fairfield Center Gallery, Fairfield, CA Artists and the Landscape
Dane Hansen Memorial Museum, Logan, KS Sum Of The Parts
Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA Green Dimensions Art Exhibition
Belgers Art Center, Kansas City, MO Off The Grid
Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA fiberDimensions
ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA Fiber 2009
Wichita Center for The Arts, Wichita, KS National Fiber Directions 2009
Goldstein Museum of Design, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN Sum Of The Parts
Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA Art Of The Community

2008
Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA Soupcon: A small Works Show
T Wayne Stark Gallery, Texas A & M University College Station, TX Sum of the Parts
Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA Innovations in Fiberart IV
Herbst Exhibition Hall, Presidio, Francisco, CA fiber/Dimensions – Intersections 4
HGA, Convergence 2008, Tampa Bay, FL The Eye of the Hurricane
NCWG, Lincoln Center Gallery, Fort Collins, CO Fiber Celebrations 2008
Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA EDGE
Worcester Center for the Crafts, Worcester, MA Petal Pushers
Dorothy Herger Gallery, Solano Community College, Fairfield, CA Warped
Fairfield Center for the Arts, Fairfield, CA 45th Annual Regional Juried Art Show
Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX Sum of the Parts
Arts Benicia, Benicia CA Art of the Community
ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA Edge Art Group

2007
Fairfield City Gallery, Fairfield, CA Boxes and Portals
Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO SDA Member Exhibition Sum of the Parts
Orinda Community Center, Orinda, CA Woman as Prophets
ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA Recovery
Fairfield Center For The Arts, Fairfield, CA 44th Annual Regional Juried Art Show
Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA Art of the Community

2006
Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA Innovations in Fiberart III
ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA Thread Count Fiber Exhibition
Herbst International Hall, Presidio, San Francisco, CA Intersections III by fiber/Dimensions
Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA Art of the Community
Pence Gallery, Sacramento, CA fiberDimensions
Fairfield Center for Creative Arts, Fairfield, CA 43rd Annual Regional Juried Art Show
Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA Innovations in Fiberart II

2005
Fairfield Center For The Arts, Fairfield, CA 42nd Annual Regional Juried Art Show
Alameda Art Center, Alameda, CA Piece – Fiber Works, Traditional & Contemporary Quilts
Fairfield Center for the Creative Arts, Fairfield, CA Take A Closer Look
Longmont Museum, Longmont, CO, Fiber Celebration 2005
Gallery 510 Arts Guild, Ltd., Decatur, Il Fiber Arts 2005
Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA 2005 Fiber Art Exhibition

2004
Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA Innovations in Fiberart II
Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA The Art of a Community
Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont, CA 36th Annual Juried Textile Exhibition
Marin Art and Garden Center, Ross, CA 3-D Open Craft and Sculpture Show
Indian Valley Artists Open Juried Exhibition, Novato, CA Portals and Passages
Townsend Center, San Francisco, CA 2004 Pacific Rim Sculptors Group Winter Exhibition
Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA Art of the Community

2003
Fairfield Center for Creative Arts, Fairfield, CA 41st Annual Regional Juried Art Show
Tubac Center for the Arts, Tubac, AZ Wrapped in Cloth - The Human Figure in Textiles
Townsend Center, San Francisco, CA 2003 Pacific Rim Sculptors Group Summer Exhibition
T.L.D. Design Center & Gallery, Westmont, Il Crossed Connections
Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA Art of a Community
Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA Innovations in Fiberart

2002
Art Works Downtown, San Rafael, CA The Fine Art of Craft
Marin Art and Garden Center, Ross, CA 2002 Open Craft and Sculpture Show
Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont, CA 34th Annual Juried Textile Exhibition
Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA The Art of A Community
Fairfield Center Gallery, Fairfield, CA Textile Works of Art
Tiburon Town Hall, Tiburon, CA Thirteen Fiber Artists Share Their Vision
Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, CA Fibermania – Celebrating 20 Years of Fiber Art

2001
Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont, CA 33rd Annual Juried Textile Exhibition
Marin Art & Garden Center, Ross, CA 2001 Open Craft & Sculpture Show
Gallery One, Petaluma, CA Fibermania, A Group Exhibition of Paper & Textiles
Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS Fiber Directions 2001
Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA Fibermania

2000
San Jose Art League, San Jose, CA 30th Annual 3-D Art Regional Competition
Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA Form and Space
Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont, CA 32nd Annual Juried Textile Exhibition
Marin Civic Center, Ballet Center, San Rafael, CA Fibermania Exhibition
Marble Hall Gallery, Congress Hall, London, England Prism 2000 Exhibition
Marin Art and Garden Center, Ross, CA 2000 Open Craft and Sculpture Show

1999
Marble Hall Gallery, Congress Hall, London, England Pathways 2 Exhibition
Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont, CA 31st Annual Juried Textile Exhibition

1998
Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont, CA 30th Annual Juried Textile Exhibition

1997
Fairfield Community Center, Fairfield, CA 35th Annual Juried Art Show and Gala
California Assembly Woman, Helen Thomson, Vacaville, CA Benicia Artist’s Exhibition
Embellishment: The Third International Bead and Button Show, Austin, TX Gleaming Treasures
Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont, CA 29th Annual Juried Textile Exhibition

1996
Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA The Art of a Community: A Small Works Exhibition
Fairfield Community Center, Fairfield, CA 34th Annual Juried Art Show and Gala
Knapp Gallery, Regents Park, London, England Summer Exhibition
Embroiderer’s Guild of America, 1996 Exhibition, San Francisco CA Sea to Shining Sea

1995
Fairfield Community Center, Fairfield, CA 33rd Annual Juried Art Show and Gala
Prudential Realty Art Gallery, Benicia CA 10 Benicia Artists
The 142nd California State Fair, Sacramento, CA California Works 1995
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Exhibit 1995

1994
Fairfield Community Center, Fairfield, CA 32nd Annual Juried Art Show and Gala

1993
Artisans, Mill Valley, CA T’s Show
Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA 2nd Biennial Competitive Exhibition - The Art of Craft
Benicia Community Arts, Benicia, CA Needleworks
Fairfield Community Center, Fairfield, CA 31st Annual Juried Art Show and Gala

Awards:

2013
Juror's Choice Fiber Celebration 2013 NCWG, Loveland Museum, Loveland, CO
First Place Fiber Celebration 2013 - Non-Functional Three Dimensional, NCWG, Loveland, CO

2008
First Place HGA, Convergence 2008, Tampa Bay, FL The Eye of the Hurricane
First Place Textile 45th Annual Regional Juried Art Show, Fairfield, CA

2007
First Place Most Creative, Where The Wild Things Are, The Main ARTery Gallery
Second Place Most Creative, Where The Wild Things Are, The Main ARTery Gallery

2007-2010
Traveling Show, Sum of All Parts, Surface Design Association, Kansas City, MO
Honorable Mention Sum of all Parts, Surface Design Association, Kansas City, MO
First Place Textile 44th Annual Regional Juried Art Show, Fairfield, CA
Second Place Textile 44th Annual Regional Juried Art Show, Fairfield, CA

2006
Best of Show Innovations in Fiberart III, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA

2005
People’s Choice Award 43rd Annual Regional Juried Art Show, Fairfield, CA
Dharma Trading Co. Special Award Fiber Celebration, Longmont Museum, Longmont, CO

2004
Third Place Textile 42nd Annual Regional Juried Art Show, Fairfield, CA
Merit Award Sculpture 42nd Annual Regional Juried Art Show, Fairfield, CA
Best of Show The Fine Art of Craft, Marin Art and Garden Center, Ross, CA
Honorable Mention The Fine Art of Craft, Marin Art and Garden Center, Ross, CA

2003
First Place Mixed Media/Collage 41st Annual Regional Juried Art Show
Third Place Sculpture 41st Annual Regional Juried Art Show, Fairfield, CA
Award of Excellence Wrapped In Cloth: The Human Figure in Textiles, Tubac, AZ
Best of Show Innovations in Fiberart, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA

2000
Second Place 32nd Annual Textile Exhibition, Olive Hyde Gallery, Fremont, CA

1996
Peoples Choice Award Embroiderer’s Guild of America, National Seminar, San Francisco, CA

1995
Award of Merit The 142nd California State Fair, California Works 1995

1993
Best Historical/Traditional Needleworks, Benicia Community Arts, Benicia, CA
Honorable Mention Needleworks, Benicia Community Arts, Benicia, CA

1987
Best of Show Second Annual City Sports Exposition, San Francisco, CA

1986
Best of Show First Annual City Sports Exposition, San Francisco, CA

Lectures:

University of California Extension, San Francisco Working In A Series 2013
Mt. Tam Weavers Guild, Art Thru Thread and Cloth 2011
Smith Ranch Art Gallery, Art Thru Thread and Cloth 2010
MKGSFBA, Yarn – Beyond The Sweater 2009

Books:

Schoesser, Mary. Textiles Thames and Hudson 2012 ISBN 978-0-500-51645-4
Brown, Susan. 500 Felt Objects Lark Books 2011 ISBN 978-0-500-51645-4
Beaney, Jan and Littlejohn, Jean. Grids To Stitch Double Trouble Enterprises ISBN 978-0-9546014-6-1
Keifer, Susan Mowery. Fiberarts Design Book 7 Lark Books ISBN 1-57990-521-8
Orban, Nancy. Fiberarts Design Book 6 Lark Books ISBN 1-57990-126-3

Periodicals:

Cain, Marcus., Sum of The Parts, Review Magazine, June 2007
Cochran, Kimberly. FiberDirections 2005 The Gallery May-June 2005
De Vries, Rachael. Juried Art Show Art Beat December 2004 (Illustration pg. 4)
Stabb, JoAnn C. Juried Gallery Edition Surface Design Magazine September 2006
Ferguson, Bonnie. Handwork Diablo Art Magazine Summer 1993
Friedlander, Lisa. Through The Eye of the Needle Arts Benicia Communique April-May 1993
Owen, T.S. Arts Benicia Annual Auction Inside Benicia October 2007 (Illustration pg. 5)
Raskin-Zrihen, Rachel Kaiser Permanente Vjo 400 Pieces Of Original Artwork Times Herald 2010
Ritch, Cathy. 44th Annual Art Show Wows Us Art Beat February 2007
Thromby, Gloria. The Art of Craft Artline Summer 1993
Von Zoog, Erica. Arts Benicia Open Studios Inside Benicia May 2007
Weller-Renfrow, Kathryn. Big Talent – Small Works Inside Benicia December 2008
Weller-Renfrow, Kathryn. Edge Art Show Inside Benicia April 2008 (Illustration pg. 6, 10)
Wilton, Nicholas. Art With a Heart Ritter House Catalog 2003

Articles:

Azar, Olga. Fiber Works San Rafael News Pointer November 17, 2001 (pg. 3)
Esch, Caitlin. Journey To The Edge At Arts Benicia Benicia Herald April 8, 2008 (pg. 1)
Elfinger, Dana. Library Show Benicia Herald July 22, 2004 (Illustration)
Freedman, Richard. Odd Stuff at Arts Benicia The Arts Times Herald March 21, 2008 (pg. 1,2)
Harrison, Helen. Women, Words and Images New York Times April 3, 2005
Haggerty, David. Needleworks Show Benicia Herald February 25, 1993
Honda, Dan.Prudential Art Gallery Solano Times November 2, 1995 (Illustration)
Johnson, Jeremy. Arts and Letters G.T. Weekly.com Vol 31, #15, July 14, 2005
Maginnis-Honey, Amy. A Misunderstood Medium Daily Republic Newspaper April 27, 2007
Miller, Shawn. Textile Works of Art Daily Republic Newspaper June 14, 2002
Modenessi, Jennifer. Art Saturates Every Fiber of her Being CC Sunday Times May 28, 2006 (pg. C4)
Norman, Bud. FiberDirections 2005 Wichita Eagle May 11, 2005
Paisley, Michelle. State Fair Recognizes Benicia Artists’ Work Benicia Herald August 31, 1995
Shull, Chris. Fiber Sews It Up Kansas.com 2005
Taylor, Robert. Wide Ranging Styles Adorn Arts Benicia CC Times February 16, 2005 (pg.14)
Toronto, Richard. Assembly Office Art Benicia Herald October 30, 1997

Television and Videos:

MTV Special - What the Champions Wear 1991
ESPN Special Crystal Light & Rebok National Aerobic Championships 1988
ESPN Special Crystal Light & Rebok National Aerobic Championships 1989
ESPN Special Crystal Light & Rebok National Aerobic Championships 1990
ESPN Special Crystal Light & Rebok National Aerobic Championships 1991
Rebok & Crystal Light National Aerobic Championships from SF, NYC, LA, Miami, San Juan 1986
Rebok & Crystal Light National Aerobic Championships from SF, NYC, LA, Miami, San Juan 1987
Rebok & Crystal Light National Aerobic Championships from SF, NYC, LA, Miami, San Juan 1988
Rebok & Crystal Light National Aerobic Championships from SF, NYC, LA, Miami, San Juan 1989
Rebok & Crystal Light National Aerobic Championships from SF, NYC, LA, Miami, San Juan 1990
Rebok & Crystal Light National Aerobic Championships from SF, NYC, LA, Miami, San Juan 1991
Rebok & Crystal Light National Aerobic Championships from SF, NYC, LA, Miami, San Juan 1992
The All Out Total Body Workout - Video with Teri Wexted 1990