Beth Shields

Studio: Tannery Creative Arts Center, 1050 River St. #125, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 CA






1976  UCLA  Bachelor of Arts in Painting, Sculpture, Graphic Arts


Selected Collections:

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.


Selected Exhibitions:

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 Juried Exhibition, 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  1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011; 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.