Lisa Esherick

Solo Shows 


Shorenstein—50 California Street, , Paintings: Lisa Esherick, San Francisco, CA

2006 — 2007 

Fresno Art Museum , Lisa Esherick: Paintings,  
Fresno, CA


Monterey Bay Aquarium, People Looking at Fish Looking at People Looking , Pacific Grove, CA


The Bonnafont Gallery, Paintings & Works on Paper, San Francisco, CA

Fort Mason Coffee Gallery, Drawings & Paintings, San Francisco, CA


Carl Cherrry Center for the Arts, Traveling, recent paintings, Carmel, CA.


Pro Arts 1997 East Bay Open Studios, Open Studio, Berkeley, CA.

Fig Garden Gallery, Paintings & Prints of Puppets/Masks, San Anselmo, CA.         

Frants Albert Associates, The Urban Landscape, Oakland, CA.


Studio For, Casino Paintings, Oakland, CA.

YWCA,  Paintings & Prints of Puppets/Masks, Berkeley, CA.


Amerika Haus Stuttgart,  Industrial Landscape of San Francisco, Stuttgart, Germany


Zentrum für interdisziplinäre Forshchung (ZiF),Universität Bielefeld,  The Urban/Industrial Landscape, Bielefeld, Germany


Renzo, The Figure, San Francisco, CA

The Branson School Gallery, Mask and Puppet Imagery, Ross, CA.


Climate Theatre, Puppet Imagery, San Francisco, CA.

The American Institute of Architects Gallery, The Urban Landscape, Oakland, CA.

1981 — 1990

Open Studio, San Francisco and Berkeley, CA.


Dana Reich Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 

Group Shows


SomArts Cultural Center, ReShow: Two Decades of SOMA Artists 1960–1980,, San Francisco, CA.

SFMOMA Artists Gallery , Lee Adair, Lisa Esherick, Mathew Silverberg, Jill Strohn, San Francisco, CA.

John Natsoulas Gallery , LBay Area Figuration, Then and Now, Davis, CA.


SFMOMA Artists Gallery, Warehouse Show & Sale , San Francisco, CA.

Charles Campbell Gallery, Looking Back and Seeing Forward, San Francisco, CA.


Oakland Art Gallery, Small Work: Holiday Anniversary Auction Event , Oakland, CA.

The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Rendering & Articulation: A Drawing Exhibit, Carmel, CA.

SFMOMA Artists Gallery, Warehouse Show & Sale , San Francisco, CA.

North Berkeley Gallery & Frame, Black & White ,Berkeley, CA.


Artisans, 2003 National Juried Exhibition, Mill Valley, CA.

North Berkeley Gallery & Frame, Puppet & Figure,Berkeley, CA.


BACCA 1010, Landscape, Berkeley, CA


North Berkeley Frame &  Gallery, Bathers, Berkeley, CA.


Monterey Museum of Art, At the Millennium:  Contemporary Paintings from Northern California, Monterey, CA.

Tryon Center for Visual Art, Residents:  The 1999/2000 Artists @ Tryon Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC.

Geroge Krevsky Gallery, An Exhibition of our Historical and Contemporary Women Artists, San Francisco, CA.         

San Francisco State University, The Art Gallery at the Cesar Chavez Student Center, Puppet Extravaganza, San Francisco, CA.     


750 Gallery,California National 1998, Juror:  Phil Linhares, Sacramento, CA.

San Jose Art League, 25th Annual 2-D Competition, Juror:  George Rivera, San Jose, CA.

George Krevsky Fine Art, Contemporary Bay Area Artists, San Francisco, CA.

Sanchez Art Center Gallery, San Francisco State Art Alumni Celebrate 10 Years,. Juror:  Tony May, Pacific, CA.

Sanchez Art Center Gallery, Arts on Fire, II.  Juror:  Terry St. John, Pacifica, CA

The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Rendering & Articulation:  A Survey of Drawing, Carmel, CA.


Wiegand Gallery, College of Notre Dame,  Staying the Course:  Lisa Esherick, Lynn Faus, Deanna Forbes, Jill Strohn.  Belmont, CA.

Bedford Gallery, Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, 55 & Up, Juror:  Karen Tsujimoto, Walnut Creek


SFMOMA Rental Gallery,  Artist's Warehouse Sale,  San Francisco, CA.

George Krevsky Fine Art, Art, Baseball & all that Jazz, San Francisco, CA.

Nexus  Institute Gallery, 4 Berkeley Painters, Berkeley, CA.


George Krevsky Fine Art, Group Show/ Gallery Artists, San Francisco, CA.


ACCI Gallery, Visual Traditions, Berkeley, CA.

ACCI Gallery, Images & Objects 1994, Berkeley, CA.  Juror: Philip Linhares 


ACCI Gallery, Markings & Ideas:  Drawings, Berkeley, CA.

South Bay Contemporary Museum of Art, Figure It Out, Torrance, CA.

San Francisco State University Art Gallery, M.F.A. Exhibition 1993, San Francisco, CA.


ACCI Gallery, Expressive Form, Berkeley, CA

Gallery Arcade,  Bali Offerings, Oakland, CA.

Mendocino  Art Center, Life Lines, Mendocino ,CA.  Second Prize  & Honorable Mention.  Juror:  Philip Linhares

Kaiser Center Art Gallery, ACCI Gallery - 20 Artists, Oakland, CA.


SFMOMA Rental Gallery, (3 person show), Fort Mason San Francisco, CA.

ACCI Gallery, The Mythic Impulse, Berkeley, CA.


Sacramento Fine Arts Center,  Northern California Arts Thirty-third Open Show.   Carmichael, CA.  Second Prize.  Juror:  Kristina Branch.


Pacific Basin Building Gallery, Open Studio, Berkeley, CA.


Hall of Flowers, The Bay Area Seen, San Francisco, CA.


Hearst Gallery, St. Mary's College, Contemporary Bay Area Still-Life Painting, Moraga, CA.


Hayward Art Annual, Hayward, CA.


Pacific Basin School of Textile Arts, Berkeley, CA


The Gallery, Santa Cruz Public Library, Santa Cruz, CA.

Concourse Gallery, Bank of America, San Francisco Art Institute Alumni Work, San Francisco, CA.

Palo Alto Cultural Center, Gift of the Magi, Palo Alto, CA.


Intersection Gallery, Collage, Montage, Assemblage, San Francisco, CA.

Intersection Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 


Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Central Washington University, Second Annual Invitational Drawing Exhibition, , Ellensburg, WA.  Curated by Elmer Bischoff.


The Art Works, Fair Oaks, CA.

Solano Community College Art Gallery, Gail Chadell  Nanao & Lisa Esherick, Suisun City, CA


Stuart Gallery,  Lisa Esherick, Jill Light, Margaret Olwell, Berkeley, CA

Marin County Fair, 32nd Annual Art Exhibition, Marin County Civic Center, San Rafael, CA.

Oakland Museum, Bay Area Artist's Exhibition and Sale, Oakland, CA.

E. B. Crocker Art Gallery, 52nd Annual Crocker-Kingsley Exhibition, Sacramento, CA.

Discovery Gallery, Marketplace, Emeryville, CA.


Art Co-op, Instructor's Show, Berkeley, CA.


College of Notre Dame, Wednesday Drawing Group, Belmont, CA.

Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA.


Palo Alto Cultural Center, Bay Area Figure Painters, Palo Alto, CA

“I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way... things I had no words for.”

~ Georgia O'Keefe

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