Resume of Beth Shields
1976 UCLA Bachelor of Arts in Painting, Sculpture, Graphic Arts
Corporate: IBM, TRW, Hughes Aircraft, Visa USA, American Savings, Fidelity Savings, Metropolitan Life, Coldwell Banker, The Sutro Corp., Sitmar Cruise Lines, Brentwood Associates, Mitsu Bank, McCambridge and Dexler, Comptroller of the Currency, San Diego Credit Union, Bailes and Associates, and many others.
Hotels: Cable Beach Hotel in the Bahamas; Ana Hotel in Tokyo, Japan; Maxims in Palm Springs; The Bel Air Hotel; The Hilton, Sheraton, Marriott and Hyatt Hotels in locations throughout the world.
Private: Joe Spano and Joan Zerrien, Gary Goldberg and Diana Meehan, Nathalie de la Roziere, Lynni Hutton, Solanges Dione, Dr. Richard Ellenbogen, Diane Lindsay, Mark McGuire, Dr. Joan Johnson, Stilson Snow, Dr. Beverly Dalby, Mr. & Mrs. Charles Eadie, Chris Leone, Christina Floyd, Carolyn Biddick & Alisa Van Dissen, Suzanne Dowling & Marsha Keefer, Debra Duhamel & Martha Zimet, Mary Offerman, Claire Sanders, Gary Reese and Rini Van Every, Anna Oneglia, Lisa Ford, and many others.
Ongoing exhibit at Gallery 125, Tannery Arts Center, Santa Cruz CA
July 2021 Art Salon at The Triton, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA
Apr 2021 In These Uncertain Times, Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz
Feb 2020 Driven to Abstraction Vargus Gallery, Santa Clara CA
Sept 2019 20/60 Women Artists in Their Prime, Blitzer Gallery, Santa Cruz
Aug 2018 Abstract Santa Cruz, Blitzer Gallery, Santa Cruz CA
June 2016 Color! Pajaro Valley Arts Gallery
Oct. 2016 Energy and Stillness Santa Cruz Art League
Sept. 2015 Elemental: Earth, Air, Water, Fire Art Ark Gallery, San Jose, CA
June 2012 Tannery Creative Art Center Opening
Dec 2011 Art Hang, Santa Cruz, CA
Mar 2011 Pacific Trading Company, Santa Cruz
July 2010 Stripe, Santa Cruz
April 2010 Oswald, Santa Cruz, CA
Sept 2009 Pearl Canyon Gallery, Carmel, CA
May 2009 Many Hands Gallery, Capitola, CA
June 2008 Art for Art, Group Invitational, Mill Gallery, Santa Cruz CA
Mar 2008 Santa Cruz County Bank Arts Collaborative: Abstractions
Feb 2008 Lawrence Gallery, Portland, OR
Sept 2003 Monterey Museum of Art Juried Exhibition, Monterey, CA
May 2002 Exemplary Contemporary, Smith Gallery, UC Santa Cruz
Oct 2001 Monterey Museum of Art Juried Exhibition, Monterey, CA
May 2000 Many Hands Gallery, Capitola, CA
May 1998 Many Hands Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
Dec 1997 Pacific Grove Art Center, Pacific Grove, CA
Jan 1996 Santa Cruz County Art Museum, Santa Cruz, CA
Jan 1995 Galleria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA
May 1994 Many Hands Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
Apr 1991 Ella Grey Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
Mar 1986 Los Angeles City Hall Rotunda Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Sept 1984 Los Angeles County Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Participation in: The Los Angeles County Art Museum Rental Gallery, The Santa Cruz County Art Museum Rental Gallery, The Splat Art Tour 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007. The Santa Cruz County Open Studio Tour-yearly from 1992 through 2019; Art & Chocolate Tour Invitational 2008, 2009, 2011. Member, Art 4 Art Invitational 2008, 2010; Santa Cruz County Open Studio Committee, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008; Member, Tannery Arts Artist's Advisory Committee 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011. Rydell Arts Fellowship Nominee 2008, 2013. Pajaro Valley Arts Board of Directors 2015 through 2020. Vice President of PVA Board, 2015, 2016
Beth’s work can be seen at Gallery 125 at The Tannery. Open every First Friday from 6 to 8pm and for all Tannery Art Center campus-wide events. Tannery Art Center 1050 River St., #25, Santa Cruz 95060. More info at www.gallery125tannery.com.
Beth’s work can also be seen at Curated by the Sea, 703 Front St., Santa Cruz. More info at www.curatedbythesea.com.
From June 26 thru Sept. 12, Beth’s piece “Passion” will be included in the juried show, Salon at The Triton, at the Triton Museum, 1505 Warburton St., Santa Clara.