THOMAS BREEDEN

4455 Caledonia Way     Los Angeles, CA 90065

(323) 610-2844    tombreeden@hotmail.com

 

  

Solo Exhibitions

 

2003       Risk Press Gallery, Los Angels, CA                       “Swimming Pools and TV Sets”

 

2001       Cal State University, Los Angeles                       “No U-Turn” : Graduate Exhibition

 

   

Juried Exhibitions

 

2012        California Art Club, Altadena Country Club           "Summer Escapes"

 

2012        California Art Club, Altadena Country Club           "Iconic California"

 

2011        California Art Club, Fremont Gallery , So. Pasadena, CA       “Fresh Air: Landscapes of California”

  

2010        California Art Club, Pasadena, CA                        “Magnificent Miniatures”

 

2010        Second City Council, Long Beach, CA                    Dia De Los Muertos

                                                                                                               

2010        California Art Club, South Pasadena, CA             “Perimeters: Artists Explore South Pasadena and the Arroyo Seco”

 

2010        Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA               “13TH Annual Exhibition” International Society of Acrylic Painters

                                                                                      Juror: Gerald Brommer: Artist, Workshop Teacher

2008        Learning and Product Expo: ART, Pasadena, CA

 

2007        Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA                        “2007 National Open Exhibition “

                                                                                       Juror: Walter Askin: Artist, proffessor, curator, consultant

2003        Brea Arts Corporation, City of Brea Gallery, Brea, CA               “18th Annual Made in California”

                                                                                                          Juror: Darlene DeAngelo, Curator, Huntington Bch Art Cntr

2002        Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA                        “The Devil You Say”

                                                                                       Juror: Joan Van Hooten: Ex. Dir. of the Public Corp. for the Arts

2002        Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA                        “Showstoppers”

                                                                                       Juror: Ashley Emenegger: Ex. Dir. of Gallery 825/LA Art Assoc.

2002        Second City Council, Long Beach, C                      “America”

                                                                                       Juror: Betti-Sue Hertz, Curator of Cont. Art, San Diego Museum of Art

2001        OC Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA   “Beefcake/Cheescake: Sex, Flesh, Money and Dreams”

                                                                                       Juror: Tyler Stallings, Curator, Laguna Art Museum

2000        The Fine Arts Inst. of the San Bernardino Cty Museum              “Southern California Open Exhibition”

                                                                                                           Juror: Morris Shubin, Artist

1998        Palm Springs Desert Museum                              “29th Annual Juried Exhibition”              

                                                                                        Juror: Janet Bishop, Assoc. Curator, SF Museum of Modern Art

1997        The Fine Arts Inst. of the San Bernardino Cty Museum                    “32nd Annual Open Exhibition”

                                                                                                           Juror: John Koser, Artist

1997        Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery                                 “1997 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition”

                                                                                        Juror: Cornelia Butler, Assistant Curator, MOCA

1992        Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles                      “Illustrators West, 31st Annual Exhibition”

 

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2012        San Clemente Annual Plein Air

 

2011        Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA                                                      “Winter Members Exhibition “

 

2005-07   Venice Clinic Charity Auction

 

2004        Gallery 825 Annex, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

 

2004-08   LA County Museum of Art: Rental and Sales Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2001        Long Beach City College, Fine Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA                   “Lazy Susan: LA Artists Paint”

                                                                                                                     Curated by Mahara T. Sinclaire, artist and college instructor

2000        Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, CA                                                   “Art 2000: Applauding Revolutionary Talent”

 

1999        Ross Farrell Gallery, Pasadena, CA                                                    “Painting” Thomas Breeden – Alex Schaeffer –                                                                                                                         Thom Ang – Jo McMurrian – Chad Dezern

1999        Orlando Gallery, Sherman Oaks, CA                                                    paintings displayed throughout the year

 

1996        Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA                                                             “Salon de le Petit”

 

1995        Lyn Bassett Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                                                 “Small Works Exhibition”

 

1995        Blue Moon Gallery, Calabasas, CA

 

1994        Art Center Student Gallery, Pasadena, CA

1993        Art Center Student Gallery, Pasadena, CA

 

1993        Old Town Frame Shop, Pasadena, CA

1992        Old Town Frame Shop, Pasadena, CA

 

 

Education

 

2001        Cal State University Los Angeles, MA

 

1994        Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, BFA with honors

 

 

Painting Workshops

 

2012        Summer: 8 week class with Vadim Zang

 

2011        May: 5 day workshop with Daniel Pinkham & Amy Sidrane

 

2011        Sep: 3 day workshop with Dan McCaw : 1 day workshop with Scott Burdick

 

 

Memberships

 

California Art Club: Associate member

 

American Imressionist Society: Associate member

 

 

Awards

 

2007        Certificate of Merit, from Long Beach Arts                                        “2007 National Open Exhibition”

 

2003        Second Place, from City of Brea Gallery                                            “18th Annual Made in California”

 

2002        Third Place, from Long Beach Arts                                                    “The Devil You Say”

 

2002        Honorable Mention, from Long Beach Arts                                         “Showstoppers”

 

2002        Eye Opener Award, from the Second City Council                              “America”

 

1993        Art Center Scholarship

 

1992        Honorable Mention, from the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles “Illustrators West, 31st Annual Exhibition”

 

 

Publications/Press

 

“Beefcake/Cheesecake”

Orange County Register, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2001 (photo of artwork, “The Bored Room”)

OC Weekly, Sept. 14-20, 2001

Los Angeles Times (OC edition), Saturday, Sept. 1, 2001

 

“Art 2000: Applauding Revolutionary Talent” : catalog, 2000  (photo of artwork, “Decapitated”)