Artist Bio

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ART Notes – Richard Standard Bay Area artist and photographer, Richard Standard, has been showing and exhibiting his work in Northern California for the past 46 years.

Richard has received numerous awards and distinctions in competitions and festivals during that time and has had a number of one-man shows in galleries in Northern California. Selected exhibition credits include: S.F. Arts Festival, Marin County Fair, Sausalito Arts Festival, Marin Arts Guild, Fairfield Suisun Arts Exhibit, Mill Valley Arts Festival, Marin Society of Artists, The Eye Gallery, Michael Bry Gallery, Minx Gallery, Art in the Park - Petaluma, Bank of Marin Spirit of Color, Pelican Art Gallery and more.

Richard Studied Art at Mesa College, San Diego, College of Marin, and S.F. State University. He has studied with Bay Area artists, Marty Stoezel, Betty Wilson, Gwen Stone and Jack Scott. Richard has also served on the Marin Society of Artists Advisory Council. He is a member and Past-President of the Petaluma Arts Association, a member of the Petaluma Arts Council and he has many of his works in corporate private collections throughout the United States and abroad.

Here is his exhibition and publication record:

RICHARD STANDARD ARTIST 33700 Simpson Road Fort Bragg Ca 95437


1975-76 San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California

1974 College College of Marin, Kentfield, California, AA Degree

1973 Private Study under Gwen Stone

1969 Mesa College, San Diego, California Education: Studio Arts emphasis, painting and photography


1989 Album cover art and design: "Northern Passage" by Luanne Oakes. 1981-82 Photo assignment for Pacific Sun: published June 1982 Photo assignment for Pacific Sun: published May 1981 Still Photography and Production Assistant to Allen Funt Productions for television pilot "It's Only Human" and Alan Landsberg Productions for "That's Incredible"

1978 Independent Study, photography; traveled to East Coast and Midwestern United States 1976 Appointed to Marin Society of Artists Advisory Council


2007 Pelican Art Gallery Petaluma, CA

2007 Salon Luxe, Santa Rosa CA,

2002 Fig’ment Gallery, Petaluma California

1993 Old Mill Gallery, Petaluma, California

1992 West America Bank, Santa Rosa, California The Aesthetic Approach, Gallery, Petaluma, California 1991 Dubin Gallery, Petaluma, California 1990 Bentley Gallery, Santa Rosa, California

1989 Marin Sports Medicine Center, San Rafael, California Just Call Maria Advertising Agency, Santa Rosa, California I. Magnin, Palo Alto, California

1988 Baskin-Krause and Associates Attorneys, Larkspur, California Gateway Dental Plaza, Rohnert Park, California.

1987 Westgate Realty, Petaluma, California ONE MAN EXHIBITIONS (Continued) 1985 1983 1982 1980 1976

Universal Sleep Center, Santa Rosa, California

Michael Bry Gallery, San Francisco, California

Redwood National Bank, San Rafael, California

Photoshop, San Rafael, California

Coffee Cantata, San Francisco, California


2004-2007 Petaluma Arts Association – Annual Spirit of Color Artists Open Studios Petaluma Arts Council

2003-07 Art In the Park, Petaluma Arts Association Petaluma CA.

1992 Sonoma Artists Council, Santa Rosa, California 1991 Sonoma Arts Council, Santa Rosa, California Marin County Fair, San Rafael, California 1989 Marin County Fair Art Exposition, San Rafael, California California Visions Gallery, Sausalito, California 1988 Marin Society of Artists, Ross, California Marin County Fair, San Rafael, California Marin Arts Guild, Larkspur, California 1987 Marin Arts Guild, Larkspur, California; juried by Kenneth Baker Fairfield/Suisuin Art Exhibition, Fairfield, California 1986 Minx Gallery, San Francisco, California 1983 Michael Bry Gallery San Francisco.

1982 20 x 20 Gallery, San Francisco, California Eye Gallery, San Francisco, California Sausalito Arts Festival, Sausalito, California Celebration of Life, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, California

1981 Fairfax Arts Festival, Fairfax, California 13th Annual Ehrman Mansion Exhibit, Lake Tahoe, California Fairfield/Suisuin Art Exhibition, Fairfield, California San Mateo Photo Fiesta, San Mateo, California Mill Valley Arts Festival, Mill Valley, California 1980 Fairfax Arts Festival, Fairfax, California


Bergwell Gallery, Oakland, California Marin Society of Artists, Ross, California


Alameda County Arts Expo, Alameda, California San Rafael Arts Festival, San Rafael, California


"Richard Standard Is a Man Totally Involved With Art", Karl Barron, ! ndependent Journal, Marin, CA., June 30, 1 973

"Artist Shows Grid Paintings", North Bay Spotlight November, 1984

Photo Credits, "Sweet inspiration", cover story for Entertainment Guide, Independent Journal, July 28. 19

Photo Credit, "'The Great Race", Pacific Sun, June, 1982

"Varied Responses to Elements", Ada Garfinkel, Independent Journal, June 10, 1976

“Images for a visionarv feeling” Theme of exhibit North Bay Spotlight, October 19, 1989

Television interview by Alton Auld on KFTY TV' 50's weekly Entertainment guide.

“From the outside in” Richard Standard’s Art on display at Fig’ment Gallery - Petaluma CA Argus Courier, July 2002

“Richard Standard” Preview by Debra Koppman - Artweek Magazine July/August 2007 “ Order out of Chaos” Pelican Art Gallery, Petaluma CA September 25- Nov 22 2007

Contact Richard at 707-481-6742 e-mail [email protected]

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