Betty Friedman

Lives and works in Oakland, CA

education
1969 University of New Mexico
1969-70 University of California at Los Angeles
1972 BFA, printmaking, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
1973 L’Ecole de Beaux-Arts de Geneve, Switzerland
1975 MFA, printmaking, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA

selected exhibitions and publications

2013
NDNU Art Department Faculty Exhibition, Wiegand Gallery, Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA

2012
Isda and Co., solo exhibition, San Francisco, CA

2011
Estampa, Madrid, Spain, represented by Tula Prints, Cordoba
Tula Prints, solo exhibition, Cordoba, Spain

2010
Realism and Abstraction: Four Printmakers, Trevor Southey, Betty Friedman, David smith-Harrison and Misch Kohn, Wiegand Gallery, Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA

2009
Art in the Parc, Parc 55 Hotel, San Francisco, CA
Lecture: Paper and Ink, Escuela de Arte Dionisio Ortiz J., Cordoba, Spain

2008
Estampa, Madrid, Spain, represented by Tula Prints, Cordoba

2007
Full Circle: Recent Prints from Manneken Press, Reese Bullen Gallery, Humbolt State University, Humboldt, CA
Prints From Manneken Press, Loyola University New Orleans and Arts Council of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
Gallery Artists, The Collector’s Gallery, Oakland Museum

2006
Holland Paper Biennial 2006, CODA Museum, Apeldorn, Netherlands
PRINT, Gensler Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Group Exhibition, The Collector’s Gallery, Oakland Museum

2005
Galex 29, The Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg, IL, awarded Best Print prize
Tula Prints, solo exhibition, Cordoba, Spain
Manneken Press at 5 Years, Illinois Wesleyan University, IL

2004
Gallery Artists, The Collector’s Gallery, Oakland Museum

2003
Paper and Ink: Betty Friedman and David Smith-Harrison, Green Shutter Gallery, Hayward, CA
NDNU Art Faculty Exhibition 2003, Skyline College Gallery, San Bruno, CA

2002
Print published at Manneken Press, Bloomington, IL
Gallery Artists, The Collector’s Gallery, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

2001
Imprints: A Survey of Traditional and Experimental Printmaking, Arts Benecia Gallery, Benecia, CA
Annual Members Show 2001, California Society of Printmakers, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA
2000
Nextmonet.com, on-line gallery representation
Gallery Artists, The Collector’s Gallery, Oakland Museum
California Society of Printmakers Exhibition, Synopsys Inc., 3Com Corporation and Aspect Communications
1999
Gallery Artists, The Collector’s Gallery, Oakland Museum
1998
Holland Papier Biennale, Museum Rijswijk, Den Haag, Holland
Community of Prints: Laney College and the California Society of Printmakers, Oakland CA
Betty Friedman: Intaglio Prints on Handmade Paper, University Medical Center, Hallside Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah
Founder’s Day Exhibition, Tecoah Bruce Gallery, California College of Arts and Crafts
1997
2nd Annual California Prints from Wood, Collector’s Gallery, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
Group exhibition, I. Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
1996
Misch Kohn and Betty Friedman, Airtouch Corporation, Walnut Creek, CA
Betty Friedman, solo exhibition, Hewlett Packard, San Jose, CA
Group exhibition, I. Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
Big and Fresh, Large Scale Prints, Holy Names College, Oakland, CA
California Prints from Wood, Collector’s Gallery, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
1995
Artists and Teachers, Wiegand Gallery, College of Notre Dame, Belmont, CA
The Collector’s Gallery, The Oakland Museum, group exhibition, Oakland, CA
J.D. Neumann, group exhibition, San Francisco, CA
1994
J.D. Neumann, solo exhibition, San Francisco, CA
The Collector’s Gallery, The Oakland Museum, group exhibition, Oakland, CA
Triton Museum, group printmaking exhibition, Santa Clara, CA
1993
J.D. Neumann, group exhibition, San Francisco, CA Gump’s Gallery, group exhibition
1992
San Luis Obispo Center for the Arts, slide lecture and exhibition, San Luis Obispo, CA
Gump’s Gallery, group print exhibition, San Francisco, CA
Bay Area Printmaking: Tradition and Innovation, NIAD, Richmond, CA
1991
Gump’s Gallery, group print exhibition, San Francisco, CA
Contemporary Printmaking Invitational, Turner Print Gallery, Cal State University at Chico
1990
Celebration of Human Spirit, Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA
1989
US-UK Print Connection, Barbican Centre, London, England
California Prints, Brandts Klaededfabrik, Odense, Denmark
Works in Paper, 3 person show, Diablo Valley College, Concord, CA
1988
Papier in Beeld, Kunstation, Fryslan, Netherlands
Handmade Paper as Medium, Artline Gallery, The Hague, Netherlands
1987
East Bay Connections, Cal State University at Hayward
1986
Gallery Strassberg, group exhibition, Zurich, Switzerland
Tokyo Museum, California Printmakers Exhibition, Japan
Hayward Forum for the Arts, 1st Place, juried exhibition, Hayward, CA
1985
San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, group exhibition, San Francisco, CA
T.M. Artworks, group exhibition, San Francisco, CA
Mondalvo Center for the Arts, California Society of Printmakers, group exhibition
1984
The San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, group exhibition, San Jose, CA
San Rafael Civic Center Art Gallery, group exhibition, San Rafael, CA
1983
Women’s Proof: Impressions of Three Printmakers, Vida Gallery, San Francisco, CA
California as Eden, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

bibliography
Friedman, Betty, 16th Century tecchniques in 2002: Intaglio on Handmade Paper, Somerset Studio, Stampinton & Co., 2002, California
Falkiner, Gabrielle, Paper: An Inspirational Portfolio, pgs. 82–83, Watson-Guptill, 1999, New York
Torley and Gentenaar, Paper and Fire, pgs. 97–103, Gentenaar Publishing, 1998, Holland

collections 
The Oakland Museum
Apple Computer
Dole Foods
Kaiser Permanente
Fairmont Hotels
Bank of California
Union Bank of Switzerland
R.S.Nielson Printing