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Leslie Nemour

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Education

1981   MFA, Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego
1977   BA, Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego

Selected Exhibitions

2010    “Turned On”,  SUSHI Visual Arts Gallery, San Diego, CA
           “In Place”, SCA Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM

2009    “Variety Show”, solo exhibition, Northview Gallery, Portland Community College. OR

2008    “RUTV”, solo exhibition, Hyde Gallery, Grossmont College, , El Cajon, CA
           “Dead On”, Crossing Tracks Gallery, San Diego, CA

2006    “Sincerely”, Kruglak Gallery, MiraCosta College, Oceanside, CA
           “In Care Of”, solo exhibition, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM

2005    “Television Portraits”, Crossing Tracks Gallery, San Diego, CA
            “Lub Dub”, Crossing Tracks Gallery, San Diego, CA

2004    “Unframed”, Thacher Gallery, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

2002    “Girlilla Art”, Simayspace, Art College International, San Diego, CA

2001    “Four Painters”, Southwestern College Art Gallery, Chula Vista, CA

2000     "Vestidos", Northview Gallery, Portland Community College Art Gallery, OR
            “Heads & Tales”(,solo),Cal State University San Marcos, San Marcos, CA
            “Out of the Corner of My Eye: Painting Between the Pages”, (solo),
             Galeria Senecu, San Yselta School District,  El Paso, TX

1999   "Heads & Tales" (solo),  Hyde Gallery, Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA

1997    "Thorns & Halos: Leslie Nemour & Luis Stand", Galeria Dos Damas, San Diego
           "Red Acrobat". VAG (Visual Arts Gallery), University of California, San Diego

1996    "Eyes, Nose, Teeth & Hair", (solo exhibition) Sheppard Gallery, U.N.R., Reno
           "Fashionable Paintings & Objects", Galeria Dos Damas, San Diego, CA

1995    "Searching For Venus",  (solo exhibition) Galeria Dos Damas, San Diego, CA

1994    "Antojitos Y Antojados", (solo exhibition) Intersection Gallery, San Diego, CA
           "740 En Otoño", Lyceum Theatre, San Diego, California
           "Diderot: A Revised Encyclopedia", Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco
             Site Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1993    "Espectro de Chicano", Mt. San Antonio College Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
           "Calabasas Y Calaveras: Dia de los Muertos 1993",  Sheppard Gallery,
            University of Nevada, Reno
           "Mature Relationships", (solo exhibition), Plaza de la Cultura, Imperial, CA

1992    "Desires/Ganas", (solo exhibition), Art Gallery, San Diego State University-  
             Imperial Valley Campus, Calexico, California
            "Cuerpos Y Almas/Bodies and Souls", (solo), Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, San
             Marcos, CA
            "Local Production: San Diego Area Artists",  Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA
            "Out For Your Rights", benefit auction/exhibition, Los Angeles, CA
            "San Diego/Tijuana/Yokohama Art Exchange", Yokohama Citizen's Gallery,
             Yokohama, Japan and Tijuana Cultural Center, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

1991    "Daily Miracles/Milagros Diarios", (solo exhibition) Daniel Saxon Gallery,
             Los Angeles, CA
           "Contemporary Visions of the Virgen De Guadalupe", Downey Museum
             of Art, Los Angeles, CA
           "Readings", 4 storefront window installations, San Diego Public Library,
            8th & E streets, commissioned by INSTALLATION for Artwalk '91

1990    "Borderworks", Fox Gallery, University of Texas, El Paso, El Paso, TX
           "Salud, Amor Y Pesetas: Day of the Dead 1990", Glass Gallery, University of
            Texas, El Paso, El Paso, TX

1989    "Straight Ahead",  Balboa Theatre Windows, commissioned by INSTALLATION Gallery,
             San Diego, CA
           "Zas", (solo exhibition) Cecil & Ida Green Faculty Club, UC San Diego "The Deep South
             (in California)",
Southwestern College, Chula Vista , CA

1988    "El Calor", (solo exhibition), Hyde Gallery, Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA
           "Irresisitible Attraction", (solo exhibition), Sushi Gallery, San Diego, CA
           "Exposure", Art Corner Gallery, San Diego, CA
           "The Struggle For Mankind Endangered By Borders", Southwestern College Art     
            Gallery, Chula Vista, CA
           "Straight Ahead", (an installation), Pacific Beach Storefront Project, San Diego
           "Art For Nicaragua", (co-coordinator & participating artist), INSTALLATION   
            Gallery, San Diego, CA            

1987    "The Next Wave", Quint Gallery, San Diego, CA
           "Artists For Aids Assistance II", INSTALLATION Gallery, San Diego, CA
           "Under Duress", Artwalk storefront window installation, Environments, San Diego, CA
           "Artists By Themselves", Sushi Gallery, San Diego, CA

1986    "Summer Show", Anuska Gallery, San Diego, CA

1984    "Paintings" (solo),"The Figure", James Crumley Gallery, MiraCosta College, Oceanside, CA

Grants, Commissions and Residencies

2002    Artist Residency, UCROSS Foundation, Clearmont, Wyoming
2001    Social & Public Art Resource Center, Los Angeles, mural commission
1991    Voluntary Fund for the Arts Grant Program, mural: "World Wind", Copley YMCA, San Diego, CA
1988    Public Art Advisory Council Community Art Project Grant, murals: "Seasonal Borders", Dept. of              Social Services, Chula Vista, CA
1987   "Public Art Advisory Council Individual Artists Grants, County of San Diego

Teaching Positions

1993 - present  Assoc. Professor,  Studio Art, MiraCosta College, Oceanside, CA
1987-1993        Instructor, Department of Arts & Humanities, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA
1988-1992        Lecturer, Department of Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
1980-1993        Instructor, Art Department, MiraCosta College, Oceanside, CA
1985-1988        Instructor, Art Division, San Diego City College, San Diego, CA
1987                Instructor, Crafts Center, UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA
1982                Instructor, Extension, UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA
1981                Instructor, Art Department, Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA

Reviews
2000    Buckley, Patricia Morris. “Art Show Examines Trade of Mail-Order Brides”,
           North County Times, Feb. 25, 2000. P.23

1995    Christensen, Judith. "Hitting the Canvas: Empassioned Painting in Southern
            California",
Visions Quarterly, Spring/Summer 1995, P. 34.
           Baldwin, Debra Lee. "Drawing On Imagination",  San Diego Union/Tribune,   
            Nov.19., Homescape, P. H-9.

1994    Pincus, Robert."EYE-CATCHING", San Diego Union/Tribune, May 12, 1994,
            Night & Day, P. 47.

1992    Pincus, Robert. "Ideal vs. What's Real", San Diego Union/Tribune, February 13,
            1992, Night & Day, P. 24.
           Reed, Victoria. "Two Artist Show Draws on Contrasts", Los Angeles Times,   
            February  12, 1992, P. F-1.
           Hines, Kathy. "Duo Culture"The Telescope, February 28, 1992, P. 9.
           "San Diego Artist to Open Show At SDSU Gallery",  Calexico Chronicle & Imperial
            Valley Press, Thursday, November 5, 1992, Page 6.

1990    Christensen, Judith. "UC San Diego Emphasis On Art-Thinking and Art-Making",
            Artweek, March 8, 1990, Vol. 21, No. 9.
           Sanchez, Ricardo. "UTEP Exhibitions Are Manna For The Mind", El Paso Herald  
            Post, November 5, 1990, C-2

1989    Lewinson, David."Temporary Artwalk Projects Give City A Glimpse Of What   
            Public Art Could Do For Landscape"
,Los Angeles Times, Apr 21, Part VI,P 23B.
           Ollman, Leah. "Overdue Fanfare For The Common Artwork", Los Angeles Times,
            August 11, 1989, Part VI, P. 12.
            Harper, Hilliard. "Making the Day A Little Brighter", Los Angeles Times,
             July 19, 1989, Part VI, P.1.
            Lingley, Rick."Artwalk Artist Profile", San Diego Metropolitan Magazine, Apr, 1.

1988    Ollman, Leah. "At The Galleries", Los Angeles Times, January 1, 1988, Part VI.
           Chritensen, Judith."Vignette to Vignette", The Reader, August 11, Page 1, Sec. 2.
           Pincus, Robert. "Artist Draws From the Dark Side of Mexican Novelas for
            Inspiration",
The San Diego Union, September 15, 1988, C-6.
           Ollman, Leah. "The Human Figure Makes A Comeback", Los Angeles Times,
            September 16, 1988, Part IV, P. 17.

1986    McDonald, Robert. "At The Galleries", Los Angeles Times, August 1, 1986.
           McManus, Michael. "The Craft Of Representation", Artweek, August 25, 1986.




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