Vicky Mei Chen


Exhibition Record

(* Juried exhibitions, ** Solo exhibitions)

tiny, Studio Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Drawn Together, Children’s Fairyland, Oakland, CA

tiny, Studio Gallery, San Francisco, CA

101sts Annual Members Exhibition, Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, CA

* Printing the Bay Area, Artworks Downtown, San Rafael, CA. Juror: Tom Killion, NorCal Landscape Printmaker and Book Art

First Annual Flourish Art Award (2nd Place), Oakland Art Murmur, Oakland, CA. Juror: René de Guzman, Oakland Museum of CA
Backward is Forward: Layer and Impact in Printmaking, The Museum of Los Gatos, Los Gatos, CA
** Sea Port, Slate Gallery, Oakland, CA
Mentors All Star Exhibition, SCA Gallery, Downtown Pomona, CA

** The View From Here, Kensington Library, Kensington, CA.
Inside Out II, San Pablo Art Gallery, Maple Hall, Civic Center, San Pablo, CA

Inside Out, Eddie Rhodes Gallery, Contra Costa College, San Pablo, CA
* Outlandish, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA. Juror: Alison Glass, Assistant Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

** Port of Oakland, Irish Monkey Cellar, Oakland, CA
Philagrafika 2010: First Annual Little Berlin Print Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
* Fifth Winter National Juried Exhibition, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA. Juror: Karen Breuer, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Instructors’ Show, ASUC Art Studio, UC Berkeley, CA
NorthSouthEastWest, Zig Zag Gallery, The Plains, VA
East Bay Open Studios Preview Exhibition, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

One of a Kind, Davis Art Center, Davis, CA
Box Art Benefit Auction 2008, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

The Reality Show, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA 19122
Rainbow of Sins, 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY
Graduate Exhibition, Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI

Graduate Printmaking Exhibition, Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery, RISD
Versus, Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery, RISD

Fake, Mimicry and Bad Copies Exhibition, 191 Washington St., Providence, RI
Printmaking Biennial Exhibition, Woods Gerry Student Gallery, RISD
Cell, PO Museum, Arts Colony, Pomona, CA
* Matrix: Impression, Alameda Art Center, Alameda, CA

Public and Community Art Experience

Streets Alive! Utility Box Project, Earth Island Institute, Sponsored by Mayor Tom Bates, Berkeley, CA
El Monte Station Panels (Semifinalist), The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Los Angeles, CA

Koreatown Northgate Community Benefit District, Telegraph Avenue Utility Boxes Community Art Project, Oakland, CA
Small-Scale Artwork Commission Program, Alameda County Arts Commission for Highland Care Pavilion at Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA

Artist for “Dragon Boat Festival”, Hands on the Arts Festival, Commissioned by City of Sunnyvale Recreation & Park Center, Sunnyvale, CA.

Instructor for Chinese Calligraphy Workshop, Commissioned by Museum of RISD Family Program, Providence, RI.

Oakland Art and Soul Festival Assistant Muralist Sidewalk Painting, Oakland, CA.
City of Fresno Banner Project Participant, Commissioned by California State University Summer Arts Program, Fresno, CA


Snow, Maryly and Sylvia Solochek Walters, California Society of Printmakers: One Hundred Years, 1913-2013. San Francisco: California Society of Printmakers. 2013

Leonardo Online, “East Bay Open Studios 2011”, July 3, 2011

East Bay Express, “A Panoramic View at Bedford Gallery”, August 10 – 17, 2011

East Bay Express, “East Bay Open Studios Critics’ Pick”, May 27 –31, 2009

Davis Enterprise, “Prints will Leave a Lasting Impression,” October 2, 2008


2007 MFA Printmaking, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI
2004 BFA Printmaking, San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), San Francisco, CA
2001 BA Graphic Design, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA