Katherine Huffaker Jones’ paintings have been strongly influenced by her transient upbringing — her stepfather was a crop-duster and she moved several times a year following his seasonal work throughout the rural west, attending more than 30 schools. Born in Alameda, California, she settled in the San Francisco Bay Area and studied art at San Jose State University, where she received both her BA and MA in painting. Her work has been exhibited throughout the Bay Area at galleries and museums such as Bucheon Gallery, Terrain Gallery, the San Francisco Art Institute, Mills College Museum, Sacramento City College, and the San Jose Museum of Art. She’s also shown at alternative spaces such as Intersection for the Arts, Pro Arts Gallery, Galeria de la Raza, and Works/San Jose, where she was a founding member and on the Board of Directors. She’s been included in exhibitions in Okayama, Japan and New York City.

Katherine Huffaker Jones — Selected Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions:
1998 — Gregory Condos Gallery, Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA
1986 — Falkirk Cultural Center, Precise Images, San Rafael, CA
1977 — Eulipia Gallery, Collaboration, Katherine Huffaker and Therese May, San Jose, CA
1976 — San Francisco Art Institute, Walter and McBean Gallery, Katherine Huffaker, Therese May, and Tony May: A Direct and Indirect Collaboration, San Francisco, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2011 — Annenberg Beach House Gallery, Considering Eden, Santa Monica, CA (catalog)
2002 — Works/San Jose, AG, San Jose, CA (catalog)
1987-99 — Annual Art of Emeryville Exhibition(s), Emeryville, CA (catalogs)
1998 — Bucheon Gallery, Gallery Artists, San Francisco, CA
1997 — Bucheon Gallery, For the Birds, San Francisco, CA
1996 — Terrain, Oscar Wilde: A Man of Great Importance, San Francisco, CA
1995 — Mills College Art Gallery, One of a Kind, Oakland, CA
              Sierra College Gallery, The Library Show, three person exhibition, Rocklin, CA
1994 — Intersection for the Arts, Object, San Francisco, CA
1992 — Bucci’s, Paintings and Photographs, Emeryville, CA
1987 — Pro Arts Gallery, Pro Arts Second Annual Exhibition, Oakland, CA
              San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, Chain Reaction II, San Francisco, CA
              WORKS, San Jose Biennial, San Jose, CA
1985 — Sun Gallery, Realism, four person exhibition, Hayward, CA
1982 — Fashion Moda, From the Bay to the Coast, New York, NY and Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA
              Tenmaya Gallery, Group Exhibition, Okayama, Japan
1981 — Helen Euphrat Gallery, Staying Visible, DeAnza College, Cupertino, CA
1978 — San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, Gallery Artists, San Francisco, CA
              College of Nortre Dame, The Continuous Thread, Belmont, CA
              Visual Arts Center of Alaska, Fiber, Anchorage, Alaska
              San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose Exhibition, WORKS’ Peephole show, San Jose, CA
1977 — Creski Gallery, American Quilts, A Design Tradition, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
              N.O.W. Showing, A Show of California Women Artists, City of Sacramento (television video)
1972 — Student Union Gallery, Five South Bay Artists, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

Press and Publications:
2011 — Santa Monica’s Beach=Culture Launches a Summer of Fine Arts, The Look Out News, 5/5/11
              Santa Monica Embraces the Easy and Uneasy Art of Considering Eden, The Look Out News, 4/5/11
              Considering Eden (catalogue -2011) for exhibition at Annenberg Beach House, Santa Monica, Ca.
1998 — Julia Sommer, Creating Beauty Through Art, Berkelyan, Vol 27, No 15
1995 — Jolene Thym, Celebrating Art, The Oakland Tribune, Section C, Saturday, October 7, 1995
1994 — David Bonetti, Alternative production looks from the floor up, San Francisco Examiner, January 13
1987 — Al Morch, A provocative exhibition put together like a chain letter. San Francisco Examiner, January 2
1986 — Rebecca Solnit, Arts, Pacific Sun, January 17-23
1978 — Peter Magnani, The Continuous Thread, Artweek, May 13
              Diane Hennesy King, Fiber Feelings, Fiberarts, September/October
              Gwenda Klein, Collaboration, Collage magazine, January/February
1977 — Michael Mathis, Collaboration, San Jose Mercury, September 2
1976 — Alfred Frankenstein, A Visit to the San Francisco Art Institute Gallery, San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle, August 15
1976 — Alfred Frankenstein, Another Trip to the Walter Room, San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle,
               August 29
               Charles Shere, San Francisco Art Institute Exhibit, Oakland Tribune, September 2

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