Resume

Nalyne Lunati

Studio : Pleasanton, CA.
Business site : Avant-Garde Art Studio
Email: nalyne AT nalynelunati.com

Art in U.S. Embassies Program

Education

- M.F.A. in painting , San Jose State University
- B.A. , U.C. Berkeley 
      Major in Political Economy of Industrial Societies
      Minor in Business Administration 

Solo Exhibitions

- Atelier Aveda, Santana Row, San José, CA, October 2007 - December 2008
- San Jose State University, San Jose, CA - May 2007
- Rainy River Community College, International Falls, MI - March 2007

Guest speaker

- San Jose State University Health center, scholarship winner, San Jose, CA - May 2006 - May 2007
- San Jose State University, San Jose, CA - January to February 2005, 2006, 2007
- Bucci's, Emeryville, CA - July 2004
- Bisco's, Emeryville, CA - August - November 2003

Group Exhibitions

- Exhibition and Colloquium for DVAN (Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network), Sweeney Art Gallery in Riverside, Ca. June - October 2012

- Art in Embassies Program presented by the U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C., United States Embassy: Chisinau, Moldova, 2012 - 2014

- Art in Embassies Program presented by the U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C., United States Embassy: Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2012 - 2014

Somarts,  Blue Planet in conjunction with conference on ecology,  North West Woman's Caucus for the Arts, San Francisco, CA,  June 2010

- Art in U.S. Embassies, Burma, 2009

- San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Lift Off, San Jose, CA June - July 2007
- Encantada Gallery, Sense and Sensuality, San Francisco, CA February 2007
- Marx Saunders Gallery, Golden Opportunity, Chicago, Illinois, May 2006
- 4th Street Studios : Emerging Masters, Berkeley, CA - January 2005
- Pro Arts exhibition & Open Studios, Berkeley, CA - May 2003
- Worth Ryder Gallery, U.C. Berkeley, CA - July 2002
- Arcadia Community Center, Arcadia, CA - 1990, 1991
- Pacific Asian Museum, Pasadena, CA - 1988, 1989
- Children’s Museum of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA - 1988

Work Experience:

- Avant-Garde Art Studio, Owner and instructor, Pleasanton, CA, 2004 - present

DPIE (Dublin Partners in Education) , donated art classes to grades 8th - 1st, approx. 240 students total, February 2010

- The Art of Teaching Art, series of 6 workshops for Pleasanton Unified School District teachers 2008

- Firehouse Summer Fling fundraiser, art instructor at painting workshop to an audience of 200+ , taught the process of  paint making,  Pleasanton,  CA , August 2008

- Montalvo Arts, Starry Starry Night Art Camp, art instructor at painting workshop to an audience of 200,  taught the process of  paint making,  Saratoga, CA , August 2007 & 2008

- Kepler Learning Center, art instructor, July 2007 - July 2008

 - Montalvo Arts, Whirls Exhibition, assistant artist to Chris Drury (land artist), Saratoga CA, March to April 2005

- San Jose State University, assistant instructor for drawing foundations class, August - December 2005

- Grant Cuesta Nursing & Rehabilitation, Mountain View, CA, Art Instructor - August 2004 to 2006

Awards

- Chad Okamoto Art Scholarship, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA - 2006

Mayor Tom Bradley’s 

- Asian Pacific American Heritage Week Poster Contest, 1st Place, 1989, 2nd Place 1988.

© Nalyne Lunati 2004-2014