Exhibitions

Juried Exhibitions

Gallery 21, Balboa Park "Summer Light, Autumn Color" at Gallery 21 from November 9-21, 2016. A duo show with Dana Levine, noted local photographer and visual artist.
Mission Trails Regional Park Visitors Center "Life's Bounty" a solo show of forty of my works was on exhibit at the Center from August 13-September 9, 2016.
San Diego City College's City and Luxe Galleries The San Diego Digital Art Guild brings a national exhibit, "Intersections 2016" to the San Diego area. More than 130 works of art demonstrate the multiple directions art has taken in the contemporary art world. I had four images in the exhibit.
The art was selected by a panel of established artists Pasha Turley, Ron Tatro and Jim Respess. Exhibit dates were March 22-April 21, 2016 at City Gallery and March 11-April 13, 2016 at Luxe Gallery.
St. Mark's United Methodist Church, "Reveal the Peace" - 12th Annual Digital Art Competition. October 31-November 21, 2015. Larry Baza, juror. 1st prize.
Gallery 21, Balboa Park, "Looking Back, Looking Forward". A Digital Art Guild exhibit commemorating Balboa Park's Centennial. November 4-16, 2015. Ron Tatro, juror.
St. Paul's Cathedral, "Pause to See", August 2-28, 2015. Ric Todd, curator.
La Jolla Art Association Gallery, "Celebrate San Diego", June 14-June 28, 2015. Rodger Heglar, juror. Special Award.
San Diego Art Institute, Balboa Park, 53rd International Show. April 18-May 24,2015. David A. Ross, Juror.
St. Mark's Methodist Church, "The Wonder of Creation - 52nd Annual Religious Festival", February 15-April 14, 2015, Ken Goldman, juror. Honorable Mention.
Pacific Beach Taylor Library, Digital Art Guild Annual Exhibit "Filters and Masks." May 27-July 31, 2014. Paul Chantel, Assistant Curator, SD Museum of Photographic Arts, was the juror.
Lyceum Theatre, Horton Plaza, San Diego Photoshop Users Group Exhibition 2014. May 8-August 18, 2014. Steve Burns and Joe Nalven, jurors.
San Diego Art Institute, 2014 Southern California Regional Award Exhibition. April 5-May 18, 2014. Peter Frank, Director of the Riverside Museum of Art, was the juror.
Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, "Body Language" April 5 to May 17, 2014. George Herms, LA artist, curated the exhibit.
Gallery 21, Spanish Village, Balboa Park. "To Send Light Into Darkness." February 27-March 11, 2013. Chuck McPherson, juror.
St. Mark's Methodist Church,"Visions of Peace". October 13-November 19, 2013. Craig Carson, Juror. 3rd prize.
Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, "Graphique Noir." March 23-April 27, 2013. Marshall Vandruff, Kazu Kibuishi and George Pratt were the jurors.
Gallery 21, Spanish Village, Balboa Park. "To Send Light Into Darkness." February 27-March 11, 2013. Chuck McPherson, juror.
California Art Institute."Celebrating Digital Art." February 2-28, 2013. Eric Swenson and Eileen Mandell,jurors.
The Women's Museum of California, Liberty Station. "Capturing the Wonder of Women." December 7, 2012-February 24, 2013. Li Huai, curator; Robert Pincus, juror.
St. Marks's Methodist Church, "Creation Continues: 9th Annual Digital Art Show." October 14-November 11, 2012. Randall Cornish, juror. Third Prize.
Front Porch Gallery, Carlsbad,"Spiral Bound: The Spiritual Journey of Aging". September 16-November 4, 2012. Julie Weaverling, juror.
Gallery 4311, At the San Diego Hospice. January 7-March 3, 2012.
California Art Institute, San Diego Photoshop User Group Exhibit, October 8-December 2,2011. Steve Burns and Joe Nalven, jurors.
St. Mark's Methodist Church,"Let There Be light:Eight Annual Digital Art Show," October 16-November 6,2011. Esther Beish, juror. First Prize
Sophie's Gallery,"Urban Tales" October 14-November 17, 2011. Amy Galpin, Project Curator for American Art at the San Diego Museum of Art,juror.
San Diego Art Institute, "SDAI-COVA and Plein Air Exhibition," By invitation. October 14-November 20, 2011.
Art Institute of California & Main Street 5 Gallery, "MetaLphor" September 1-October 1, 2011. Joe Nalven, Steve Burns, Esther Beish, jurors.
Bonita Museum, "Digital Art and Photography" June 25-August 13, 2011. Lee Zasloff, juror.
L St. Gallery, "Abstract to Alternative", April 7-May 31, 2011. Kay Colvin, juror.
St. Marks�s Methodist Church, "48th Annual Religious Festival", March 19-April 25, 2011. Larry Baza, juror.
Front Porch Gallery, March 19-May 8, 2011. Steven Nossan and Julie Weaverling, jurors.
Art Meets Fashion, "A web competition sponsored by Zhibit in cooperation with San Diego Visual Arts Network and FOCUS". November, 2010. Kay Colvin, juror. Honorable mention.
St. Mark�s United Methodist Church, �7th Annual Digital Art Show: Creation Continues�, October 10-November 7, 2010. Lee Zazloff, juror. 2nd place award.
New Americans Museum, �Cross Pollination: 14 Contemporary Artists in Digital Media,� September 3-19, 2010. Will Gibson, juror.
Art Institute of California, �SDPUG Members Show III,� August 6-September 10, 2010. Stephen Burns, juror.
Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery, "Homage", July 9-August 21, 2010. Joe Nalven and Jim Respess, curators.
SDAI Regional Show, June 18-July 18, 2010. Maura Vasakas, juror.
Gallery 21, �Catnip Connections 4,� June 9-21, 2010. Susan Roden, juror.
Bonita Museum and Cultural Center, "Juried Photography and Digital Art Exhibit", May 8-June19, 2010. Joe Nalven, curator.
New Americans Museum, �The Looking Glass�, October 1-24, 2010. Amy Galpin, juror.
San Diego Hospice, May 1-June 26, 2010.
SDAI Southern California Regional Award Exhibition, April 10-May 23, 2010, Andi Compagnone, juror.
SDAI Regional Show, October-November 15, 2009, Alessandra Moctezuma, juror.
St. Mark�s United Methodist Church, "6th Annual Digital Art Competition", 2009, Carolyn O�Barr, juror. Distinguished Honorable Mention.
California Art Institute, "2nd Annual San Diego Photoshop User Group Exhibition", 2009, Steve Burns and Joe Nalven, jurors.
California Art Institute, �Spirituality,� 2009. Kaz Maslanka, juror.
Escondido Municipal Gallery, �Synthesis: Art and Science,� 2009. Jim Respess, juror.
SDAI Regional Show, June, 2009, Larry Baza, juror.
Gallery 21, Spanish Village, "New Beginnings", 2009. Raye-Anne Marks, juror. Honorable Mention.
SDAI Regional Show, March, 2009, Lyn Suzholz, juror.
SDAI Regional Show, January, 2009, Rochelle Kessler, juror.
St. Mark�s United Methodist Church, "5th Annual Digital Art Competition", 2008. Grace Gray-Adams, juror. Two honorable mentions.
Bonita Museum and Cultural Center, "Urban Legends and Country Tales", 2008. Don Archer, Andrew Darlow, Mel Strawn, jurors.
SDAI Regional Show, August, 2008. Kinsee Morlan, juror
SDAI Regional Show, July, 2008. Rick Todd, juror.
District 117 Gallery, "Photo Show 2008", Ricardo Vela and David King jurors. Honorable Mention.
Poway Performing Art Center, "Digital Art Show 2008", Jim Respess, May Crowder, Catherine MacDonald jurors.
St.Mark's United Methodist Church, "4rth Annual Digital Art Competition", Randall Cornish, juror.
District 117 Gallery "1st Annual Juried Art Show", July 21-28, 2007.
Kotka Photographic Center, Kotka Finland, 2007, "The 1st International Festival of NanoArt", Cris Orfescu and Timo M�honen, curators.
St.Mark�s United Methodist Church, "44rth Annual Religious Art Festival". 2007, Anita Brynolf, juror.
Poway Center for the Performing Arts, "Multiple Universes". 2006, Joe Nalven and Peter Gorwin, curators.
Expressions of Mexico Gallery and the Digital Art Guild, "Without Limits: A Latin American Slant", 2006, co-curator with George Zucconi and show participant.
St. Mark�s United Methodist Church, San Diego, 2nd Annual Digital Art Festival "Let There Be Light", Kathleen Blavant, juror, 2005. Two honorable
mentions.
Poway Center for the Performing Arts, "Dawn of the Living Pixel 2005", Howard Ganz, curator.
San Diego County Fair, "E-arts section", 2005.

Other Exhibitions
La Jolla Community Center. Since 2013 I have regularly participated in the Allied Artists Association of San Diego bi-monthly shows held at the LJCC.
La Jolla Community Center."Impressions" AAASD Artist of the Month along with Gwen Nobil. November 28, 2015-January 30, 2016.
La Jolla Community Center."Bold and True" AAASD Artist of the Month along with Gwen Nobil. September 28-November 29, 2014.
Gallery 21, Spanish Village, Balboa Park. "The Joy of Art." March 27-April 8, 2013. AAASD group show.
Gallery 21, Spanish Village, "Point of View", July 18-30, 2012. Group show.
City Treasurer Offices, Civic Center, One of two aaaSD artists at the venue. January 8-March 2, 2012.
Riford Center, aaaSD Group Show. October 1-November 30,2011.
Gallery 21, Spanish Village, "Point of View", September 7-19, 2011.
Riford Center, "Life Unfolding", aaaSD Group Show. April 2-June 4, 2011.
Emerald Plaza Windows, Artist of the Month. March 6-April 2, 2011.
Encinitas Library, "SDMAAG Annual Member Show", Jan 14-February 28, 2011.
Sambuca Restaurant, Hillcrest, Guest Artist, 2011
Power Center for the Performing Arts, �This Is It�, aaaSD Group Show, November 27-December 27, 2010.
Lyceum, Horton Plaza, "Many Artists One Passion", aaaSD Group Show, April, 2010.
Riford Center, La Jolla, aaaSD Group Show, September 25-October 30, 2010.
San Diego Art Institute, �All Artists Exhibition�, October 1-November 14, 2010.
SD Civic Center, City Treasurer�s Office, aaaSD Group Show, July 9-September 9,2010.
Gallery 21, Spanish Village, �Point of View�, July 7-July 19, 2010.
Riford Center, La Jolla. aaaSD Group show, May 23, 2010-August 30, 2010.
Gallery 21, Spanish Village, "aaaSD All Member Show", May 2-May 15, 2010.
Front Porch Gallery, San Diego Museum of Art Guild �Members Choice,� May 1-June 27,2010.
Westin Hotel Emerald Plaza, C and Columbia St. window, May, 2010.
City Attorney Offices, October-December, 2009; January-April, 2010.
Westin Hotel Emerald Plaza, C St. windows. June-July, 2009.
St. Clair Gallery, "Holiday Invitational Art", El Cajon, 2008.
St. Clair Gallery, "Fourth El Cajon Invitational Art Exhibit", 2008.
North Park Festival of the Arts, 2008.
Art Walk, Little Italy, 2008.
Gas Lamp, "Art Showcase2008".
University Heights 2nd Annual Art Walk, 2007.
Art Walk by the Bay, Seaport Village, 2007.
ArtWalk 2007, Little Italy, San Diego.
Art Walk 2006, Little Italy, San Diego.
Gallery 504. "Ray at Asian Nights", 2006, Group Show.
Art Walk by the Bay, Seaport Village,2006.
Aubergine Restaurant, San Diego. "Asia: Capturing the Orient", A Silk Road Production, 2006.
Cygnet Theatre, San Diego - solo show for the production of Max Frisch�s Biedermann and the Firebugs, 2006.

La Jolla Art Association Gallery

LJAA Juried Shows

3rd Annual Southern California Black and White Juried Exhibition September 10-October 7, 2012. Angelika Villagrana, juror
2nd AnnualAll Media Black & White Show, 2011, Julie Weaverling, juror.
28th Annual All County Awards Show, 2007, Reed Cardwell, juror.
Dimensions, 2006, Group Show, Richard Hawk, Juror.
Visions in Print, 2006, Judith Preston, juror.
La Jolla Digital 2006, Gene Nocon and Brenda Regier, jurors. Honorable mention.
February Treasures, 2006, Fran Preissman, juror.
La Jolla Digital 2005, Daniel Foster, juror.

LJAA Group Shows
Visual Variation 6, 2013.
Visual Variation 5, 2012.
Visual Variations 4, 2011.
A Flower Affaire, 2011.
Visual Variations 3, 2010.
Reality and Beyond, 2009.
Grand Opening, 2009.
Unexpected, 2009.
Visual Variations 2, 2009.
Visual Variations, 2008.
Views: Spiritual and Temporal, A two man show with Jeff Brosbe, 2008.
Les Quatres, 2008.
Visual Poetry, 2008.
Gallery 21, Spanish Village, 2008, 2nd prize voted by fellow artists.
Celebrate San Diego, 2007.
Floral Rhapsody, 2007.
New Member Show, 2007.
Creative Crossroads, 2006.
Miragenous Zones, 2006.
A Fresh Look At The Arts, 2006.
Explorations in Art, 2006.


Digital Art and Photography by John Valois