Acrylic on Masonite
4′ X 4′
About the Artist
Painter, Sculptor and Print Maker
Exhibitions: One-Man Shows
Sierra Arts – Northwest Reno Library Gallery, Reno, NV (July-Sept. 2009) San Pablo Arts Gallery, San Pablo, CA (Three-Man Show, March-April 2009) Littman Gallery, University of Portland, Portland, OR Villa Montalvo Art Center, Saratoga, CA
Group Shows San Pablo Arts Gallery (to be scheduled 2nd half 2011) Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA (2010) Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA (2010) Synopsyst Corp. Art Exhibition, Synopsyst Corp. Headquarters, Mt.. View, CA Alameda Art center, Alameda, CA (Multiple Shows) Campus Gallery, University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK Laguna Arts, Laguna Beach, CA Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA Silvermine Guild Gallery, New Canaan, CT Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verde, CA CAL Expo, Sacramento, CA Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
Paintings, prints and sculptures are in various private collections in the US and Europe. One of these collec- tors was the late Anais Nin and the piece was included in her memorial exhibit at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. A major installation of mural and textile works for San Francisco State University, Downtown Center, San Fran- cisco, CA. As well as numerous poster and illustration works for various corporations.
Teaching: Design and Print Production 1971-1997 University of California Berkeley, CA – Extension (established many of the core courses for the certificate program) Contra Costa College, San Pablo, CA
Graphic Designer: Crow-Quill Studios 1971-2003 Principal, Creative Director, Art Director and Graphic Designer for a communication design firm established in San Francisco, CA 1971. Jaren has been honored with nearly 100 design awards of excellence for creat- ing outstanding collateral, packaging, corporate identity, web site design and illustration for many Fortune 500 companies. He was invite to exhibit work at Special Selection of World Packaging at Toppan Design Center, Tokyo, Japan and included is compendium of outstanding international design. noAH III, IV and V, published by the Japan Creator Association and also featured in the Design Journal, Seoul, Korea. His design is also included in the on going collection of New York Folk Art Museum, NY, NY.
Education: 1963-1967 Contra Costa College — AA Degree Art Center College of Design California College of Arts and Crafts California State University Hayward