Mildred Howard

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Mildred Howard
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Education


1985  MFA, Fiberworks Center for the Textile Arts, John F. Kennedy University, Orinda,    CA

1977  Associates of Arts Degree & Certificate in Fashion Art, College of Alameda, Alameda,   CA



Solo Exhibitions 


2020  The House That Will to Be Any Color Than It’s Own, Battery Park City Authority,

  New York, NY

2019  Tap: Investigation of Memory (installation), Oakland Museum of California, 

  Oakland, CA

  Mildred Howard (Works from 2010–2018), Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, 

  University of Oklahoma,  Norman, OK

2018  Casanova’s Assignations: The Power of the Other, Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San    Francisco, CA

  Mildred Howard, Roll Up Project, Oakland, CA

2016  Parenthetically Speaking: It’s Only a Figure of Speech (installation), 

  Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015  Mildred Howard: Spirit and Matter (survey), Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

2014  Mildred Howard: Collective Memory, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA

2011-2012    Parenthetically Speaking: It’s Only a Figure of Speech (installation), Museum of 

  Glass, Tacoma, WA

2010  New Work, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

 Moeller Fine Art, Berlin, Germany

2008  Mildred Howard: That Was Then and Here Was Now, Nevada Museum of Art,    Reno, NV, and Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA

  To Honor Teaching, Solano Community College, Fairfield, CA

2007  New Works 2007, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

  Drawings: Visions, Surfaces, and Beyond, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA 

2006  In the Line of Fire/Crossings, University of Texas, San Marcos, TX, and 

  Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA

  Mildred Howard, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA

2004  Crossings, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt, and 

  Walcot Chapel, Bath, England 

  Private Eye, Public Me (installation), Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

2003  Switchin’ in the Kitchen, Margaret Porter Troupe Literary & Visual Arts Salon, 

  New York, NY

  Three Shades of Blue, San Francisco, CA

  Walcot Chapel, Bath, England

2002  Do We Have the Right to Remain Silent, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA

  Mildred Howard, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington 

  Blackbird in a Red Sky, AKA, Fall of the Blood House (installation), Tacoma, WA

2001  Mildred Howard: Installations, Constructions, Assemblages, Gallery Paule Anglim, 

  San Francisco, CA

2000  Open Sentence: Installations and Constructions, Louis Stern Gallery, 

  Los Angeles, CA

1999  In the Line of Fire, University of Bradford, Bradford, England

  In the Line of Fire (installation), City Gallery, Leicester, England

  Mildred Howard, Constructions, Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC

1998  In the Line of Fire (installation), African American Cultural Center, Charlotte, NC

  Mildred Howard, Installations, Constructions, Assemblages, Porter Troupe Gallery, 

  San Diego, CA 

  New Work, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA  

  S. S. (Slave Stealer) (installation), Institute of Contemporary Art, Vita Brevis at Old 

  South Meeting House, Boston, MA

1997  Crossings (installation), 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Berkeley Art Center, 

  Berkeley, CA 

  Mildred Howard, Constructions, Assemblages, Gallery Paule Anglim, 

  San Francisco, CA

  Mildred Howard, Constructions, Assemblages, Porter Troupe Gallery, San Diego, CA

  Art on Market Street: The Other San Franciscan, San Francisco Arts Commission, 

  San Francisco, CA

1996  In the Line of Fire, (installations, constructions), Horwitch LewAllen Gallery, 

  Santa Fe, NM

  Mildred Howard, Installation and Constructions, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA

  Mildred Howard, Installation and Constructions, Gallery Paule Anglim, 

  San Francisco, CA

  The Last Train from Caney Creek to 16th and Wood, (installation), Ohlone College, 

  Fremont, CA

1994  The Last Train from Caney Creek to 16th and Wood, Installation, Capp Street    Project, San Francisco, CA 

  Mildred Howard, Constructions. Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA

  Adobe Sanctuary for the Familia(r), (installation), San Jose Museum of Art, 

  San Jose, CA

1993  Mildred Howard, Installation, Assemblages, Constructions, Gallery Paule Anglim, 

  San Francisco, CA

  Tap: Investigation of Memory, (installation), Hammonds House Galleries, 

  Atlanta, GA

1992  Tap:  Investigation of Memory, (installation), INTAR New York, NY

  Ten Little Children Standing in a Line…one got shot and then were nine),     University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA

1991  Ten Little Children Standing in a Line…one got shot and then were nine)

   Adaline Kent Award Exhibition, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA 

1990  Memory Garden: Phase II, (installation), Headlands Center for the Arts, 

  Sausalito, CA

1987  Transparent Views, Paintings, Constructions, California State University, Hayward, CA

1985  Mildred Howard, Bomarzo Floral Design, San Francisco, CA

  Mildred Howard: This Time, Miami Dade County Library, Miami, FL

1984  Gospel and the Storefront Church, (installation), Old Post Office, Mill Valley, CA

  


Group Exhibitions


2019  Hot Love – Cold Facts, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

  About Things Loved: Blackness and Belonging, University of California Art Center &

  Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA

  Nine Moments For Now, The Cooper Gallery, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2018   EXPO Chicago, Presented by Anglim Gilbert Gallery, Chicago, IL 

  Themes of Social Justice in Comtemporary Printmaking and Photography from the   Jordan D. Schnitzer Family Foundation, Hallie Ford Museum of Art, 

  Willamette Unviersity, Salem, OR

  The House Imaginary, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

  Visual Anthology: Artwork and the Book, Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco, CA

  Collective Vision, Bivins Gallery, Dallas, Texas

  Face Forward: Self-Image & Self-Worth, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

  Witness: Race and Identity in Contemporary American Printmaking, Selections    from the Collection of the Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, Jordan D.

  Schnitzer Foundation, Portland, OR

2017  Here Now: Where We Stand, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 

  San Francisco, CA

 Detritus, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

 Dimensions of Black, Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, 

 Davis, CA

 An Idea of a Boundary, San Francisco Arts Commision Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2016  Beyond Mammy, Jezebel, & Sapphire: Reclaiming Images of Black Women,  Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA

  Between the World and Me: Contemporary African American Artists Respond to Ta- Nehisi Coates, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene,  OR

2015  Marks Made: Prints by American Women Artists from the 1960s to the Present,    Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL

  Retrospective, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA 

  Portraits and Other Likenesses: from SFMOMA, Museum of the African Diaspora 

  (MoAD), San Francisco, CA

2013  Breaking Ground: Gifts from Katie and Drew Gibson, San Jose Museum of Art, San  Jose, California 

2012  Creating a Living Legacy, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY

2010  ArchiTECHtonica, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO

  Mildred Howard/Leo Bersamina, Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco, California 

2009  A Kind Of Echo, East Bay Waldorf School, El Sobrante, CA

  Manifest Destiny, Moeller Fine Art GmbH, Berlin , Germany

  New Works, Old Story: 80 Artists at the Passover Table, Contemporary Jewish    Museum, San Francisco, CA

  Ouverture, Moeller Fine Art GmbH, Berlin, Germany

  Some Assembly Required…Race, Gender, and Globalization, Mary Porter Sesnon Art    Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA

2008  Freedom of Expression, University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Rohnert    Park, CA   

  Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA

  Zora Neal Hurston Museum, Eatonville, FL

2007  Contemporary Glass, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA 

  Drawings: Visions, Surfaces and Beyond, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA

2006  Camera Works, San Francisco, CA

  International Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA

 Scents of Purpose: Artists Interpret the Spice Box, The Contemporary Jewish  Museum, San Francisco, CA

 Gateway Gallery, New Works Exhibition, Napa, CA 

2005  Cedar Hurst Center for Contemporary Art, Mt. Vernon, Il

  di Rosa Art Preserve, Napa, CA

  High 5, San Francisco State University, San Francisco Art Commission in     Celebration of the opening of the de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA

  Museum of the African Diaspora, Inaugural Exhibition, San Francisco, CA

  San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2004  Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE

2003  Dwellings, Montalvo Center for the Arts, Saratoga, CA

  Food Matters, Katonah Museum, Katonah, NY

  Global Elegies: Art & Ofrendas for the Dead, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

  Neuberger Museum of Art Biennial Exhibition of Public Art, Purchase, NY

  Not so Still Life, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

  Sweet Tooth, Copia, American Center for Wine Food and the Arts, Napa, CA

2002  I-5 Resurfacing: Four Decades of California Contemporary Art, San Diego Museum of    Art, San Diego, CA

  Mildred Howard, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington

  Parallels and Intersections, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

  Return Engagement, Copia, American Center for Wine, Food and the Arts, Napa, CA

2001  Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Z-Space, San Francisco, CA 

  LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

  When the Spirit Moves, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

2000  Made in California 1900-2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

  Nielsen Gallery 35th Anniversary Exhibition Part II, New Works, Boston, MA

1999  Beyond the Veil: African American Art & Artists at Centuries End, Cornell Museum,    Rollins  College, Winter Park, FL

  Dancin': Africanization of American Movement, National Museum and Cultural    Center, Wilberforce, OH

  Fragments of the World from Collage to Readymade, University of California Art    Museum, Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA

  National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

1997  A Visual Heritage: 1945 to 1980, Bay Area African-American Artists, Triton     Museum, Santa Clara, CA

  Eureka Fellowship Awards Exhibition, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

  Hand, Mind and Spirit, Contemporary African American Women Artists

  Sheppard Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, NV

  Hello Again, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA 

1997  Trashformations, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA 

1996  30+ East Bay Painters and Artists, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

  Group Show, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

  Mirror My Presence, Atrium Gallery, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

1995  Altars, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA 

  A Late 20th Century Perspective/American Color, Louis Stern Gallery, Los Angeles,    CA and Porter Troupe Gallery, San Diego, CA

  By Virtue of Age, Solano Community College, Suisun City, CA

  Ordinary Object- Extraordinary Experience, Summer Invitational, Nielsen Gallery,    Boston, MA

  Seeing the Soul, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

  Ten by Ten, Ten Women Ten Prints, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

1994  A Visual Arts Encounter: African Americans and Europe, Galerie Resche, Paris,    France

  Breaking Traditions, Contemporary Artist Who Use Glass, University of California,    Blackhawk, CA

  Contemporary Collage/Assemblage, University of Maine, Augusta, ME

  Engaging Environments, California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA

  InSite 94, San Diego, CA 

  New World DisOrder, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA 

  Opening Exhibition, Capp Street Project, San Francisco, CA

  Sharing the Dream, Hampton University Museum, Hampton, VA

  Shrines, Symbols & Cherished Objects, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA

  Transparency and Metaphor, California Crafts Museum, San Francisco, CA

1993  Collectible, LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

  Crossing the Line: Abstraction/Figuration, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA

  Fragile Power: Exploration of Memory, Newton Museum of Art, Newton, MA 

  Insight/Incite/Insite: Exhibition of Nine Women Artists, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA

  In Transit, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

1992  Art in the Anchorage, Creative Time New York, NY 

  In Celebration of Dia de los Muertos, Galeria Arte, Oaxaca, Mexico

1991  Diverse Directions, Memory Garden, Transamerica Pyramid Lobby, San Francisco,    CA

  Residue Immortalized, Security Pacific Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1990  Celebrations, Sights and Sounds of Being, Fisher Art Gallery, USC, Los Angeles, CA 

  Emerging Artists New Expressions, California Afro-American Museum, Los Angeles,    CA

  Memory Garden Phase I., Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

1989  Paint Forum, Helen Euphrat Gallery, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA 

  San Francisco Art Institute Annual, San Francisco, CA

1988  Artists Valentines, Barbara Anderson Gallery, Berkeley, CA

  Dia de los Muertos, La Raza Graphics, San Francisco, CA

1987  Artists' Choice, Rolando Castellon Contemporary Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

  Artists’ Valentines, Barbara Anderson Gallery, Berkeley, CA

  Beyond Power - A Celebration, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

  Brockman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA On the Horizon: Emerging In California, Fresno    Arts Center and Museum, Fresno, CA

  Chain Reaction, San Francisco Art Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

  In Celebration of Black History Month, Koncepts Cultural Gallery, Oakland, CA

1986  Americans of African Descent: A Survey, City Art Gallery, San Francisco City     College, San Francisco, CA

  Art & Garbage, Inter-Arts of Marin, Marin Recycling Center, San Rafael, CA

  Artists’ Valentines, Barbara Anderson Gallery, Berkeley, CA

  New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA

  Saludo al Pueblo de Nicaragua, Escuela de Artes Plasticas, Managua, Nicaragua

1985  Artists’ Valentines, Barbara Anderson Gallery, Berkeley, CA

  Departures, Fiberworks Center for the Textile Arts, Berkeley, CA

  Spaces: Looking In/Looking Out, The Museum of African American Art, Los Angeles,   CA

1984  Artists’ Valentines, Barbara Anderson Gallery, Berkeley, CA

  Flying Colors, The Howden Building, Oakland, CA

  Small Project Award Grantees: Artists' Proposals, Falkirk Community Cultural    Center, San Rafael, CA

  The Gospel and the Storefront Church, performance/installation, Mill Valley     Community Center (Old Post Office), Mill Valley, CA

1983  African Genesis, C. E. Smith Museum of Anthropology, California State University,    Hayward, Hayward, CA

  Fiberworks 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Fiberworks Center for the Textile Arts,    Berkeley, CA

  Mildred Howard & David Bradford, Grand Oak Gallery, Oakland, CA

  Sweethearts, Barbara Anderson Gallery, Berkeley, CA 

  Sweethearts, Steven Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1982  Cajas y Otras Cosas, Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA

  Flash! Copy Art, Chevron Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1981  An Art Show, California State University Gallery, California State University,    Hayward, CA

  Bay Area Artists, Grand Oak Gallery, Oakland, CA

  Copy Art, Union Gallery, San Francisco, CA

  Staying Visible, Helen Euphrat Gallery, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA

1980  Common Threads, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

  Copy Art Exhibition, La Mamelle Inc., San Francisco, CA

  Fiberworks at Marin Civic Center, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, CA

1979  Mixed Media Juried Show, San Francisco Arts Commission Capricorn Asunder    Gallery, San Francisco, CA

  Personal Shrine, The Reverend Doctor Magnolia Brown, Reader, Fiberworks Center    for the Textile Arts, Berkeley, CA

  San Francisco Art Festival, San Francisco, CA

  Toy Show, Nanny Goat Hill Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1978  Fibers: Mixed Media, '78, Clark College, Atlanta, Georgia

  Heartfelt Hearts, Fiberworks Center for the Textile Arts, Berkeley, CA

  Local Color, Fiberworks Center for the Textile Arts, Berkeley, CA

1965  Street Festival, Adeline Street, Berkeley, CA



Commissions  


2018  Project Lead Artist, Stevenson Street Project, 706 Mission Street, LLC San     Francisco, CA

  Project Lead Artist with Johanna Poethig, AC Transit BART, Art Enhancement,    Oakland, CA

2010  Project Artist in conjunction with DCE Planning & The City of Oakland, Artists    working

  Singage & Lighting, Port of Oakland, Mildred Howard/Walter Hood & Hood Design

2008  125 Mason Street Family Housing Project in conjunction with the Glide Foundation,    GEDC and Millennium Partners, San Francisco, CA

  The Next Key Project, Homeward Bound, Novato CA

2004/2005 Project Yes!, Alameda County Art Commission, In conjunction with Alameda Co.    Social Services and Castlemont High School, Oakland, CA. A collaboration with    Johanna Poethig

2002/2003 Black Bird in a Red Sky, Installation, Red glass house and 700 resin apples floating    in a reflecting pool, Museum of Glass: International Center for Contemporary    Art, Tacoma WA

  Filmore Street Bridge Project, Twenty glass panels with text, San Francisco Art    Commission in Conjunction with the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency, San    Francisco, CA

2000-2001 Locks & Keys, Bollards, benches, lighting, and trellises, Design Task #1, Mildred    Howard

  Yerba Buena Garden Central Block 1 artist and architect consortium (Mildred    Howard, James Turrell, Walter Hood & Hood Design, Cheryl Barton & Associates)    for Millennium Partners, Partners/WGB Ventures, Inc. & the San Francisco     Redevelopment Agency San Francisco, CA

2000  Salty Peanuts,Ppermanent installatio, San Francisco International Airport     Expansion & the San Francisco Art Commission, San Francisco, CA

1998  Mettre Lamain, Glass railings. Elihu Harris State Building, Oakland, CA

  Four Mixed-Media Works, Window constructions, California State Building, San    Francisco, CA

1997  Stories from the Fillmore, Collages. Art in Transit, San Francisco Art Commission, 

  San Francisco, CA 

1991  Memory Garden, Phase II, Installation. Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

1990  Ten Mixed-Media Works, Window constructions. Art in Public Places, Washington 

  State Arts Commission, Olympia, WA



Employment/Experience since 1979


2018  Artist in Residence, Shark’s Ink, Lyons, CO

2010  Artist in Residency Pilchuk Glass School, Stanwood, WA

  Visiting Lecturer, San Francisco Art Institute

2008  Visiting Lecturer, California College of the Arts

2006  Artist in Residence, Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA

  Artist/Consultant, Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA

  Curator, One Hundred Families, Center for Public Life, California College of Arts    and Crafts with the Oakland Museum of California

2004-2005 Artists in Resident, Far West Middle/High School, Oakland, CA

2004  Visiting Artist/Cultural Specialist, State Department, Alexandria, Cairo and Aswan    Egypt

  Visiting Artist, University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI

2003  Artist/Consultant, Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA

  Visiting Artist, Brown University, Providence, RI

  Visiting Artist, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

  Distinguished O’Brien Visiting Professor, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

2002  Visiting Artist/Cultural Specialist, State Department, Alexandria, Cairo and Aswan,    Egypt

  Visiting Artist, Cartographies of Race: Mapping Race and Space in California,    Stanford Irvine Institute for Diversity in the Arts, Stanford, CA

1999-2000 Executive Director, The Edible Schoolyard, Berkeley, CA

  Visiting Artist, Oxbow, Napa, California

1989-1999 Artists Coordinator/Teacher Institute for Inquiry, Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA

1998  Adjunct Professor, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

  Visiting Professor of Art, Department of Art Practice, University of California,    Berkeley, CA

1994  Consulting Adjunct Professor, Department of Art, Stanford University

1991  Consulting Professor of Sculpture, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland,    CA

  Visiting Professor, Espacio Cience Viva, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

1987-1989 Program Administrator, Artists in Communities Program, California Arts Council,    Sacramento, CA

1981-1987 Program Coordinator, Artists in Residence Program, East Oakland Youth     Development Center, Oakland, CA

1981-1984  Artists in Residence Coordinator, Pro Arts, Oakland, CA

1979-1981  Instructor, The Institute for Clinical Developmental Psychology, Berkeley, CA 



Curatorial


2008  Shelters: Part 1 & 2, Luggage Store Annex, San Francisco, CA

2007  100 Families, Center for Public Life, CCA at the Oakland Museum of California

1994  Maxine Lewis, Bomani Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1985  Co-curator, Barbara Galluci & John Abduljaami, Pro Arts, Oakland, CA

1983  Children’s Art, Clorox Company, Oakland, CA

1982  Jazz and the Visual Arts, A Symposium with Films, Panel Discussion and Photo    Exhibit, Pro Arts, Oakland, CA

1979  Children’s Art Festival, Fiberworks Center for the Textile Arts, Berkeley, CA

1978  Children’s Art, Fiberworks Center for the Textile Arts, Berkeley, CA

  Heartfelt Hearts, Co-curated with Donna Larsen, Fiberworks Center for the Textile    Arts, Berkeley, CA

  Local Color, Fiberworks, Center for the Textile Arts, Berkeley, CA



Panels, Lectures, Symposiums, and Selection Panels Since 1990


2019  Lecture, The Cooper Gallery, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2018   Lecture, Institute of African American Affairs, New York University,  NY

  Panelist, Rainin Foundation, Oakland, CA

2017  Commencement Speaker,  University of Art Practice, Department of Art Practice,    University of California, Berkeley

2016  Panelist, California Arts Council, Sacramento, CA

2014  Lecture, DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA

2013  Panelist, Sitting Between the Sea and the Buildings, Poetry Foundation, Chicago,    IL

  Lecture, University of Texas, Austin, Department of Art

  Lecture, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2011  Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA

  Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA

  Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

  A Conversation with Quincy Troupe, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA

2007   Department of Art, Millis College, Oakland, CA

  San Francisco Art Commission Selection Panel for Bay View Opera House, San  Francisco, CA

2006  Panelist, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

  Texas State University, San Marcos 

2005   Panelist, Flintridge Foundation, Pasadena, CA

  Visiting Artist, University of California, Davis

  Visiting Artist, di Rosa Art Preserve, Napa, CA

2003   Juror, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

  Lecture, University of California, Department of Art Practice, Berkeley, CA

2002  Copia Museum for Wine and Food, Napa, CA

  Lecture, Museum of Glass: International Center for Contemporary Art, Tacoma, WA

  Lecture, Remann Hall Juvenile Center, Tacoma, WA

  Lecture, San Jose Museum of Art

2001  Art & the Garden, California State University, Monterey Bay Institute of Visual  & Public Art, Monterey, CA

  Lecture, Department of Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley

  Lecture, Oxbow, Napa, CA

  Panelist, African Diasporas in the Old and the New Worlds: Consciousness and  Imagination, Sorbonne, University, Paris, France

  Presenter, University of Hawaii, Department of Art, Honolulu, HI

1994  Panelist, A Visual Arts Encounter: African American in Europe, Palais  du     Luxemburg, Paris, France

  Panelist, National Endowment for the Arts, Artists in Communities, Washington, DC

1993  Lecturer, University of London, Department of African and Oriental Studies, London,   England

  Panelist, California State Educators, San Francisco, CA

  Panelist, University of Arizona, Department of Art, Tucson, AZ

1991  Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

1990  Agenda for the 90's, World Collisions, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA 

  Grants Review Panelist, NEA Arts in Education, Washington, DC

1990  Panelist, Mid-America College Art Association, Borders and Bridges, San Francisco,    CA  

  Panelist, Why is it Difficult to Criticize Arts of Color, Mexican Museum, San     Francisco, CA

  Selection Panel, Earthquake Relief Fund, Northern California Grantmakers for the    Arts, San Francisco, CA

  Selection Panel, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

  Viewpoints: Discussions with California Artists, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

1989  Artist Review Panel, Capp Street Project, San Francisco, CA

  Organizational Grants Review Panel, Festival 2000, San Francisco, CA

  Panelist, Sources of a Distinct Majority, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco,    CA

  Panelist, Northern California Sculpture Conference, Sonoma State University,    Sonoma, CA

  Panelist, The Artists Role in Arts Education, Marin Community Foundation,     Larkspur, CA

1988  Grants Review Panel, City of Oakland, Cultural Arts, Oakland, CA

  Lecture, San Francisco State University, Department of Art, San Francisco, CA

  Panelist, Twenty Years of Bay Area Art, San Francisco State University, San     Francisco, CA

1987  Lecture, Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA

1986  Lecture, Department of Art, California State University, Hayward, CA

  Teacher, with Raymond Saunders at Centre International du Manoir Boulouris,    Saint Raphael, France

1985  Lecture, Oakland Museum of California 

  Panelist, California Arts Council, Organizational Grants, Sacramento, CA (until    1987)

1983  Lecture, University of California Art Department, Berkeley, CA

1982  Lecture, University of California Art Department, Berkeley, CA

1980  Lecture, San Francisco State University Social Work & Education Department, 

  San Francisco, CA



Grants & Awards


2019                  National Coalition of 100 Black Women Art Award, San Francisco, CA

2018  Master Artist Award, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

  Magnolia Editions, Oakland, CA

  Print Public, Kala Institute, Berkeley, CA

  Douglas G. MacAgy Distinguished Achievement Award, San Francisco Art Institute

2017  Nancy Graves Grant for Visual Artists, Nancy Graves Foundation, Long Island City,    NY

2015  Lee Krasner Award, Pollock Krasner Foundation, New York, NY

2014  Master Artist, Atlantic Center for the Arts

2012  Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame, Oakland, CA

  SPUR Award, San Francisco, CA

2010   Master Artist, Pilchulk Glass, Stanwood, WA 

2007-2010 Rockefeller Study and Conference Center, Bellagio, Italy

  Creating a Lasting Legacy Project, Joan Mitchell Foundation

2004/2005  Joan Mitchell Award 

2003     Sculpture Fellowship, California Arts Council, Sacramento, CA 

  O’Brien Distinguished Visiting Professor, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

2001  Visual Arts Award, Flintridge Foundation, Pasadena, CA

  Certificate of Congressional Recognition, African American Museum & Congress    Woman, Barbara Lee

2000  Fellowship, Anonymous Was A Woman Foundation

1996    Residency, Bellagio Study and Conference Center, The Rockefeller Foundation,   Bellagio, Italy

  Fellowship, Eureka Fellowship, Flieshhacker Foundation, San Francisco, CA

1994    Fellowship, Art Matters, New York, NY

1992/1993  Fellowship, Lila Wallace Readers Digest Traveling Fellowship, Oaxaca, Mexico

  Fellowship in Sculpture, National Endowment for the Arts

1991  Award, Stipend, Catalogue, Adaline Kent Award, San Francisco Art Institute, 

  San Francisco, CA

1990  Fellowship in Mixed Media, California Arts Council

1985  Award, The Museum of African American Art, Los Angeles, CA

  Nominee for the Fifth Annual Awards in the Visual Arts  

1984  Small Project Award, InterArts of Marin, San Rafael, CA 

  Flying Colors Flag Competition, Second Prize, Oakland, CA

1975  Bank of America Award, Oakland, CA

1963  Scholarship, Ruth Beckford's Afro-Haitian Dance Studio



Collections


Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

Jordan Schnitzer Foundation, Eugene, Oregon

New York Public Library, New York, NY

Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

Tweed Museum, University of Minnesota, Duluth , NM

United States Embassy, Gabon

United States Embassy, Senegal

University of California Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

University of Colorado Museum of Art, Boulder, CA

Xavier University, New Orleans, LA

San Leandro Public Library, San Leandro, CA

California State Bldg., San Francisco, CA

Crocker Museum of Art, Sacramento, CA

Dade County Library Art and Music Department, Miami, FL     

De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA

Elihu State Bldg., Oakland, CA

Escuela de Artes Plasticas, Managua, Nicaragua

Hampton University, Hampton, CA  

International Museum of Glass & Contemporary Art, Tacoma, WA

Kaiser Permanente Corporation, CA

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, Penn 

San Francisco Art Commission

San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA  

Rene and Veronica di Rosa Foundation, Napa, CA   

Three Guinea Fund, San Francisco, CA  

Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT        

Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia, WA 

Numerous Private Collections    



Professional Affiliations


2010  Board of Directors, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

  Board of Directors, Institute for the Advanced Study of Black Family Life and    Culture, Oakland, CA

  Artists Advisory Committee, Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA

  Advisory Board, Dimensions Dance Theatre

1995-2004  Board of Trustees, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1989-1991  National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, Miami, FL 

1985-1987  InterArts of Marin, San Rafael, CA 

1985   Advisory Committee, Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA

1981-1982  Technical Advisory Committee, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

1980-1982  Art Commissioner, City of Berkeley, Berkeley, CA



Gallery Representation


Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco, CA



Selected Bibliography • Reviews


Albright, Thomas   

Last Train from Dixie, San Francisco Chronicle, Datebook, February 3, 1980

A Variety of Media, San Francisco Chronicle, Datebook March 13, 1979   

Ambushed People and Tacky Urban Structures, San Francisco Chronicle, April, 28, 1979


Amirrezvani, Anita

Feat on the Ground, Giant Artworks are Helping Create Welcoming Identity at San Francisco Airport,

San Jose Mercury News, July 31, 2000


Anderson, Peggy

Ex-San Jose Museum Chief Remakes Tacoma Facility, PG D4, San Francis Chronicle, July 11, 2002


Baker, Chip

21 Visionaries for the 21st Century, Diablo: The Magazine of the East Bay, January 2001


Baker, Kenneth   

Terminal 's Art has its Ups and Downs, San Francisco Chronicle, Datebook, April 27, 2000

Future Now at Capp Street, San Francisco Chronicle, January 26, 1994

A Proper Women's Show at TransAmerican Pyramid, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, CA, May 11, 1991


Balsamo, Dean   

African American Show is Must See, Pastiempo, Santa Fe, NM, June 12-18, 1992


Barosh Miyoshi   

Mildred Howard, Memory Garden Phase: II, Now Time, No. 2 Los Angeles, CA, 1992


Bell, David    

Exhibition of Black Art Transcends Racial Labels, Journal North, Santa Fe, NM, June 11, 1995


Bickerdike, Mark   

Causality of War, Yorkshire Post, Bradford & Pennine News, Bradford, England


Boettger, Susan   

Sew & Show, The Daily California, February 1, 1980       

Copyrites and Wrongs, ArtWeek, Oakland, CA, July 5, 1980


Bonetti, David    

Art That Soars, San Francisco Examiner, Arts & Ideas, October 8, 2000

Remarkable Openings for Capp Street, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco February 2, 1994

San Francisco, Mildred Howard, Paule Anglim, ArtNews, Reviews, P. 154, November 1991


Bragdon Phyllis   

She Made a Performance Installation, Marin Independent Journal, San Rafael, CA, August 30, 1984,

        

Burkhart, Dorothy P.  

Statement on Soweto Killings, San Jose Mercury News, San Jose, CA, March 22, 1991


Burrows, David   

Compulsory Reading, Art Monthly, London, England, 1999


Clark, Jon Editor

Pursuit, Southwest Airlines Magazine, P. 21, August 2002


Curtis, Cathy    

Linking Art with Daily Life, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, CA, August 26, 1984

Deifying Personal Trivia, ArtWeek, Oakland, CA, October 17, 1981 P.6

Threads of Line, Form and Meaning, ArtWeek, Oakland, CA, February 2, 1980 P. 5


de Lappe, Pele,   

Artist Recall Soweto Massacre, People's Daily World, March 17, 1991  

Environments by Four Women, People's Daily World, September 26, 1989


Dingus, Ginger   

Terminal Bliss: San Francisco, United Airlines Hemisphere, P. 40, October 2000


DuBois, Emily   

Charting the Growth of Fiber Art, Art Week, Oakland, CA, November 12, 1981


el-Jesri, Manal, The Colors of Memory: African American artist Mildred Howard comes to Alex & Mansoora Haasan

Revisits her Roots, Egypt Today, March 2002, P. 26


Ertz, Arla     

Reviews and Announcements, Black Art International Quarterly, Volume 2, No. 4, P. 58-59


Fisher, Sherry

Photo Exhibit Showcases Personal Histories, Advance, University of Connecticut, November 1, 1996


Frank, Peter    

Art Pick of the Week, LA Weekly, Los Angeles, CA, February 23, 1990


Gant, Michael S, 

House o Memory, Metroactive Art, May, 2005


Gantenbein, Douglas

Reflections on a Glass museum, The Wall Street Journal, Leisure & Arts, July 23, 2002


Guiliano, Charles

Arts Review, The Improper Bostonian, Boston, MA, April 24-May 7, 1996


Graves, Jen

Art in the Outdoors, The News Tribune, Soundlife, Saturday, July 6, 2002, P. E1, Tacoma, WA


Glass Acts, The News Tribune, Sunday June 30, 2002, Front Page, June 30, 2002, Tacoma, WA


Hadani, Ditmars

Architecture, Heart of Glass, P. 7, 44-45, Western Interiors and Design, July /August 2003


Hamlin Jessie,

Meaning and Memory in Ephemera: Transforming Familar Objects into Art, San Francisco Chronicle, Datebook pg. E1, San Francisco, CA


Helfand, Glen    

California, Mildred Howard, New Art Examiner, P. 51, May, 1991


Hemp, Christine   

Mildred Howard, Hung Liu, Virginia Dehn, The Magazine, Santa Fe, New Mexico, May 1996


Henderson, Robin

All the New That’s Picked to Print, Metier, Winter 1985, P. 12-13


Kendricks, Neil

I-5 Resurfacing' at the San Diego Museum, Artweek, June, 2002


Kidd, Sue

Glass Acts: New Museum of Glass a work of Art, The South County Journal, Entertainment pg. D1, July 1, 2002 The News Tribune, Tacoma, WA

Tacoma a Plesant Surprise to Press Pack, The News Tribune, Front Page, June 26, 2002


Le Falle-Collins, Lizetta

Emerging Artists-New Expressions, Exhibition Catalog, California Afro-American Museum, Los Angeles, CA, 1990


Lewis, Samella   

Last Train from Dixie & $1.25, A Series by Mildred Howard, Black Art International Quarterly, Vol 4, No. 4, P. 9-15

Art: African American, Second Edition (Revised), Los Angeles, Handcraft Studios, 1990, P. 280-81


Marks, Laurie    

Profiles, Metier, Spring, 1985


Mays, Jon

ART-to-SFO Public Art goes on Display at San Francisco airport’s New International Terminal, The Sun Independent, Millbrae & San Bruno, CA August 9, 2000


McClay, Catherine 

Compelling, Chaotic Visions of Award Winning Artists, San Jose Mercury News, Eye, 

March 7, 1997, P. C-7


McEvilley, Thomas  

Insite 94, Artforum, summer 1995


McKenna, Kristine  

Survey Offers Upbeat View of Black Experience in America, Los Angeles Time, Los Angeles, CA, February 5, 1994



Muchnic, Suzanne

Clarifying a Vision, Los Angeles Times, Calendar, Sunday, July 7, 2002, P. 68, Los Angeles, CA


Ollman, Leah  

Art in America, Reviews, P. 109 & 111, March, 1998


Payton, Brenda 

Artists Uses Family Memories as Inspiration for Her Works, Oakland Tribune, Oakland, CA, 

March 30, 1997


Porges, Maria   

Mildred Howard, ArtForum, May 1991, P. 152


Porter-Troupe, Margaret Transforming Space, the Art of Mildred Howard, Off the Wall, The Green, Golf Beyond the Links, P. 44, February – March 2006


Quill, Patty

SFAI Artists in Full View, San Francisco Art Institute Magazine of Art, Ideas and Information, Fall, 1999, Vol. 3, No. 1


Raihala, Ross

Touch of Glass, Tacoma Museum Tribute to Native Son, The Olympian, Front Page, June 26, 2002


Reif, Rita

A Pyramid for New Treasures of an Age-Old Art, The New York Times, Sunday, July 21, 2002, Art/Architecture, P. 26

Richters, Christian

The Next Seven Wonders, Conde’ Nast, April 2003, P. 99


Roche, Harry    

Critics Choice, San Francisco Bay Guardian, San Francisco, CA, December 8, 1993  

Critics Choice, San Francisco Bay Guardian, March 7, 1991

Multicultural Imagery, San Francisco Bay Guardian, September 13, 1989


Robinson, Kathryn

Art of Glass: Tacoma’s New Museum Bridges the City’s past & Its Future, P. 48-49, VIA November/December, 2002


Roth, Charlene   

Mildred Howard at Louis Stern Fine Arts, ArtWeek, San Jose, CA, May, 2000 


Roth, Moria

Connecting Conversations: Interviews with 28 Bay Area Women Artists


Saltus, Richard 

Memories are Made of this: Facts, fantasies, fiction, The Boston Globe, Boston, MA, 

May 30, 1994


Santiago, Chiori 

Mildred Howard: Home, The Museum of California, 25th Anniversary Issue, Oakland CA,

Vol. 18, No. Summer, 1994




Sardar, Zahid

Flight Patterns, San Francisco ‘s New International, San Francisco Examiner Magazine, 

September 3, 2000


Schorr, Melisa

Honoring the Dead, Bay Area Living, Front Pg, The Oakland Tribune, October 21, 2003


Shere, Charles 

From Blue Horses to Energetic Still Life, Oakland, Tribune, Oakland, CA, February 22, 1980


Shipp Bartlett, Mary, Editor

Faculty in Residence: In the Classroom with Mildred Howard, Scripps, The Women’s College • Claremont, Spring 2003, Vol 76, No. 1


Silver, Joanne

Panned Expressions: Mildred Howard opens a window to personal art and social comment

The Boston Globe, Boston, MA, April 12, 1996


Silverman, Jan  

Flags of Many Hues to Adorn Oakland, Oakland Tribune, Oakland, CA, May 24, 1984


Smith, Roberta   

When Medium Doesn't Agree With the Message, The New York Times, August 28, 1991, 


Soe, Vallerie    

Voices Beyond the Dominate Culture, ArtWeek, September 23, 1989


Stapen, Nancy   

Elusive Moments Captured in Paint, Boston Globe, Boston, MA, April 22, 1993


Temin, Christine   

Art in the Frame of History, The Boston Globe, Living Arts, Boston, MA, September 11, 1998


Tendall, Blair    

SFO Terminal Becomes a Museum, Contra Costa Times, Vol. 8, No. 57, July 27, 2000, Front Page


Thlym, Jolene   

A Feminist Perspective, The Oakland Tribune, Cue, March 2, 1995


Tromble, Meredith 

Talking with Mildred Howard, Handout from the San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA, 

May, 1994


Troupe, Quincy ed., 

Mildred Howard: Salvaging Historical Memory for Future Inspiration, African Voices: A Soulful Collection of Art and Literature, The Gallery, New York, NY, Fall/Winter 2002, P. 44.


Westcott, Gloria   

Exploracion Artistica de la Diversidad Cultural, Tiempo Latino, September 27, 1989


Whittaker, Richard 

The Larger Thing in the World, Works + Conversations, The Garden As Art, No. 3, 

Berkeley, CA, Spring, 2000


Young, Al. 

Black Heritage: A Month of Revelations at the Oakland Museum, San Francisco Examiner 

Image Magazine, February 9, 1986



Von Busak, Richard

Two Houses, Metro Arts, May, 2003


Zinko, Carolyne

The Scene, Living Style, San Francisco Chronicle, P. E9, June 30, 2002



Selected Books and Catalogues


2006  Davis, James W., Hybrid Culture: Mix-Art, Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company,  Dubuque, IA P. 161-165

2005  LaFalle-Collins, Lizzetta, Dispersed, Museum of the African Diaspora, San  Francisco, CA

2003  Bullis, Douglas, 100 Artists of the West Coast, Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Atglen, PA,  P. 88

  Gedeon, Lucinda Ph.D., Neuberger Museum of Art 2003 Biennial Exhibition of Public   Art, Purchase, NY

  Art-Sites San Francisco, The Indispensable Guide to Contemporary Art-    Artchitecture-Design, Sidra Stich, P. 43

  the not so-still life: A century of California Painting and Sculpture, Susan Landauer,    William H. Gerdts, Patricia Trenton, P. 154-155, 192-93

2002  Burgess Fuller, Dianna & Salvioni Daniella Ed., Art/Women/California Parallels and  Intersections, 1950-2000, University of California Press, P. 60, 64-65, 207, 211,  251 

  Johnstone, Mark & Holzman, Aboud, Leslie, Epicenter, San Francisco Bay Area Art    Now, Craftsman House in association with G+B Arts International, Sydney,     Australia

  Gamblin, Noriko & Jacobson, Karen ed., Flintridge Foundation Awards for Visual    Artists  2001/2001, Flintridge Foundation, Pasadena, CA, P. 36-39

  Made in California: Art Image and Identity, 1900-2000, Los Angeles County Museum   of Art, Los Angeles, CA

  Tanguy, Sarah, Sweet Tooth, Copia, Museum of Wine, Food & Art, Napa, CA, P. 48-   51

2001  Westbrook, Adele, Editor A Creative Legacy, A History of The National Endowment 

  for the Arts, Visual Artists’ Fellowship Program, Harry Abrams, New York, NY P.    178 

2000  Made in California: Art Image and Identity, 1900-2000, Pub. In conjunction with the

  exhibition Made in California: Art Image and Identity, 1900-2000, Los Angeles    County Museum of Art

1999  Lewis, Samella, Dancin': Africanization of American Movement. National Museum  and Cultural Center, Weberforce, OH

  Chambers, Eddie, Mildred Howard, Bristol, England

  Hewitt, Mary Jane, Ph.D., Beyond the Veil, Art of African American Artists at    Century's End, The George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins    College, Winter Park, Florida, Pg. 8 and P. 30 

1997  Jansons, Anthony F. H., H. W. Jansons, History of Art Fifth Edition Revised, 1997,    P. 926 

  Homage to the San Francisco Art Institute: Artists Who Transformed American    Culture, Hacket Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

  Henderson, Robin & FeFalle-Collins, Lizzetta, Crossings, The Installation Art of    Mildred Howard, The Berkeley Art Center 35th Anniversary Exhibition Catalogue

1996  Schacter, Daniel L., Searching for Memory, the Brain the Mind and the Past, 1996,    Chp. 3, P. 112-113

1995  Jansons, Anthony F.H., H. W. Jansons, History of Art Fifth Edition, P. 826

  Installation Gallery, InSITE 94, P. 48 

  Gumbo YaYa: Anthology of Contemporary African American Women Artists, 

  1995, P. 112-113

  Lacy, Suzanne, ed., Mapping the Terrain New Genre Public Art, P. 243

  Driskell, David, African American Visual Aesthetics: A Post Modernist View,     Smithsonian Institute Press

1994   Time Life, African American Voices of Triumph, P. 236

  Villa, Carlos Editor, Worlds in Collision, Dialogues on Multicultural Art Issues, San    Francisco Art Institute, P. 53

1993  Schacter, Daniel, Fragile Power: Explorations of Memory 

  Stitch, Sidra, New World DisOrder

1992  Golden, Thelma, 1991 & 1992 Creative Time, New York, NY, Art in the Anchorage

  Erhlic, Abbey, Washington States Arts Commission, Public Schools Public Art    Project, Who We Are, Autobiographies in Art   

1991  Mesa-Bains Amalia & Bettleheim, Judith, Ten Little Children Standing in a Line 

  (one got shot and then there were nine), Mildred Howard, Adaline Kent Award 

  Exhibition Catalogue, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA  

1990  Lewis Samella, ed. Art: African American, Handcraft Studios, Los Angeles, CA

  LeFalle-Collins, Lizzetta, Emerging Artists New Expressions

1989  San Francisco Art Institute Annual Exhibition catalogue, San Francisco Art     Institute, San Francisco, CA

1987  Barth, Linda, Ed.

  Beyond Power: A Celebration, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1985  Lewis, Samella

  Spaces: Looking in Looking Out, Museum of African American Art, Los Angeles, CA

1981  Rindfleisch, Jan

  Staying Visible, Helen Euphrat Gallery, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA

1979  Yale, David & E.B. 33rd Annual San Francisco Arts Festival, San Francisco, CA