Beth Shields

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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.



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