Tonya Solley Thornton

Education

MFA, Mills College, Oakland, California 2005

BFA, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 1998

Exhibition History

2017

Float, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

DAG:Swing into Spring fundraiser, SunTrust, Durham, NC

Nasty Women Art Show, The Carrack, Durham, NC

2016

Fresh: juried art show, ArtSpace, Raleigh, NC

DAG 62 annual juried art show, SunTrust Gallery, Durham, NC

2008

Springtime in the Clouds (solo), Fleetwing Gallery, Lambertville, NJ

Taste, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006

Twilight in the Valley (solo), BlankSpace Gallery, Oakland, CA

Drawn: Oakland Art Gallery Fundraiser Exhibit, Oakland, CA

Momentum: Southern Exposure Auction, San Francisco, CA

Project Space, Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin, CA

2005

White Box Sale, Triple Base Gallery, SF, CA

Doe Show, Doe, SF, CA

Fabulandia: Terra, The Lab, SF, CA

Ephemeral Transformations, Hayes Valley Market, SF, CA

New Visions: Introductions 2005, Pro Arts, Oakland, CA

Altered and Strangely Democratic, Play Space, SF, CA

Visual Scholars, SAC Arts, Santa Ana, CA

Peeing in the Sandbox, Mixed Use, San Francisco, CA

2004

The Murphy & Cadogan Fellowships in the Fine Arts, SFAC Gallery, SF, CA

We All Must Play Our Parts, Keys That Fit Gallery, Oakland, CA

Eighth Annual Fixed-Price Art Sale and Live Auction, The LAB, San Francisco, CA

The Great Indoors, San Francisco Art Institute, Walter and McBean Gallery, SF, CA

Interim, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA

Shoebox Biennial, The Shoe Box Gallery, Minneapolis MN

2002

Blood and Violence, Quotidian Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Shove Off To Birthday Island, Ardency Gallery, Oakland, CA

Combined Talents: Florida National, FSU Museum of Art, Tallahassee, FL

34th Annual Textile Exhibit, Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Freemont, CA

2001

The Sunshine State: An Exhibition of Six Bay Area Artists from Florida, Quotidian Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2000

The Mystery Ball, Marin Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin, CA

1999

Tender: Annual Juried Show, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Kittins, Window Installation, Artist Television Access, San Francisco, CA

1998

Tallahassee Sculptors, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

The Devouring House, Collaborative installation and performance, Tallahassee, FL

18th Annual Armageddon Art Show, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

Fellowships and Awards

Jay Defeo Award, 2005

Headlands Center for the Arts MFA Studio Award, 2005

Murphey Fine Arts Fellowship, 2004

Herringer Prize for Excellence in Art, 2004

Eklind Fellowship, 2004