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Carol Ladewig is a painter working non-figuratively in oil and acrylic paint. Painting surfaces range from paper, wood, or canvas. Her sources of inspiration are drawn from everyday events, memories, and reading. Her work focusus on visualizing perceptions and structures of time and memory.

Ladewig received her MFA in Painting and Drawing from CCAC (now California College of the Arts) where she was awarded a Barclay Simpson Graduate Award and Exhibition and was nominated for a SECA Award. She is originally from Southern California and lives and works in Oakland.

Ladewig has exhibited locally and nationally. Her paintings are held in public and private collections in the US and Europe.

In 2001, Ladewig co-founded the Oakland Art Gallery, a non-profit art space.  As Co-founder and Curator of the gallery, she developed the gallery’s programming, curated exhibitions, and designed the installation of each exhibition, thru 2007.

Ms. Ladewig was an instructor in the Art Department at Diablo Valley College, 2001-2017.  Since 2009, she has been a board member of the Kala Art Institute. She served as Chair of the UC Art Alumni Group Symposium committee 2008-2016. Currently, she is the Los Medanos College, Gallery Director.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021    Carol Ladewig, Selected Work, Café Unami, Oakland, CA
2019    Carol Ladewig: Painting & Prints, Panorama Framing, Oakland, CA
2013    YEAR IN COLOR/LUNAR CYCLES: new work by Carol Ladewig, Slate Contemporary,       
           
Oakland, CA 
            Carol Ladewig, Rhythm, Bocanova, Oakland, CA
2001    Carol Ladewig Notations, The Loft, BGH Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA 
            Carol Ladewig, Ute Stebich Gallery, Lenox, MA
1999    Carol Ladewig, Recent Work, 456 Montgomery Plaza, Lobby, San Francisco, CA 
1995    Structure and Memory, Paintings by Carol Ladewig, Air Touch, Walnut Creek, CA 
            Carol Ladewig, Paintings, Lucy Berman Gallery, Palo Alto, CA 
            Structure and Memory, Paintings by Carol Ladewig, Hewlett-Packard Company, Palo         
           
Alto, CA 
1993    Carol Ladewig, Lucy Berman Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
1990    Introductions, Carol Ladewig, Lucy Berman Gallery, Palo Alto, CA 


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2010-2022

2022     Art Expo Dallas, Jen Tough Gallery, Artist Alliance: The Collective, September 16-18
            Character, Juror: Jen Tough, Artist Alliance online on at Artsy.com
            Breakfast Group: Fresh Coffee and a Fresh Start, June 11-July30, 2022, Grand Center       
           
for the Arts, Tracy, CA
            48 Pillars, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, Feb. 26 - Apr. 2, 2022
            Superfine Art Fair, Booth #10, Fort Mason, San Francisco, March 3, 4, 5, & 6 
2021    Phenomenon: Contemporary Abstraction, Artist Alliance.space, Juror: Mark                       
           
Ashworth, online. ongoing.
            Kala Online Artist’s Annual and Holiday Sale, Artsy, 12-3-20 to 1-31-21
2020    The Breakfast Group – Virtually in Alameda, K Gallery at Rhythmix Cultural Center,               
            
Alameda, CA 
            The Breakfast Group – A Second Cup of Coffee, Carl Cherry Center, Carmel, CA 
2019    Pushing Boundaries, Carol  Ladewig and Kim Thoman, Gallery at 48 Natoma, Folsom,     
           
CA
            Abstract Diversity of San Francisco, PARC 55, Curator: Josefin Lundahl Art  
            Kala 2019, Auction & Gala, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA                           
2018    Juried Exhibition at Blue Mountain Gallery, Juror: Betty Cuningham, New York, New York       
           
The Breakfast Group -The Liberty of Jive-the Art of Java, Liberty Arts Gallery, Yreka, CA,    
             Equilibrium, Work by Donna Fenstermaker, Carol Ladewig, Kim Thoman, Olive Hyde         
             
Gallery, Fremont, CA
             Generation - The 2018 UC Berkeley Art Alumni Exhibition, Worth Ryder Art Gallery, UC        
            
Berkeley Campus, Juror: Farley Gwaza
2017     “AbstrAction”, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Juror: Catherine Clark, Novato, CA 
             Pressing On-Contemporary Printmaking, Richmond Art Center, Juror: Karin Breuer,            
             
Curator, Achenbach Graphic Arts, Richmond, CA
             stARTup Art Fair LA, Highland Gardens Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
2016     philARThropy, Slate contemporary, Oakland, CA
             MOCA Fall National Juried Exhibition, Honorable Mention, Marin Museum of                    
             
Contemporary Art, Novato, CA
             MOCA Summer National Juried Exhibition, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art,              
            
Novato, CA
2015     Color Charts, SLATE contemporary, Oakland, CA
             5 from 415, Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT
             Summer National Juried Exhibition, Marin MOCA, Novato, CA 
             Bay Area Abstract, American Steel Studios, Oakland, CA             
2014     Salon, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
             Axis Invitational, Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA
             9th National Juried Exhibition, Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA
             The Breakfast Group: A Half-Century of Java and Jive, Richmond Art Center, Richmond,           
             
CA 
             Collect! Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
             Kalassal, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
             Kala 40, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
2013     Kala Artists' Annual, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
             Where to from There?, ProArts, Oakland, CA
             Array, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
             Big is Beautiful, Art Contemporary Marin / Bay Model Visitor Center, Sausalito, CA
             The Breakfast Group: A Half-Century of Java and Jive, Cherry Center for the Arts,
             Carmel, CA 
             50/50 V, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
             Slice! A Cross-Section of Regional Art (Second Place), Juror:  Rachel Teagle, Pence          
            
Gallery, Davis, CA 
             Kala-fornia: State of the Art 3, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
             Dualities, Linus Gallery, Pasadena, CA 
             Introductions: New Artists at SLATE, SLATE contemporary, Oakland, CA
2012     Kala Artists’ Annual / Fresh Work, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA 
             WONDER, Berkeley, Art Center, Berkeley, CA
             Keeping Time, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
             Year in Color, 2011 (52 weeks and a day) San Francisco Fine Art Fair, SLATE                    
             
contemporary
             Left to Chance, San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA 
2011     Shine, Artist's Annual, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
             Artist's Annual Exhibition, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
             Small Miracles, San Pablo Art Gallery, San Pablo, CA
             Art Passages, "The Faculty Exhibition" at Gallery 651, Contra Costa County Admin Bldg,
             Martinez, CA
             CCA Alumni Exhibition Series at the Brava Theater, San Francisco, CA
2010     Kala Artists’ Annual/Fresh Work, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA 
             On View, New Work from KALA, Kala Art Institute Berkeley, CA
             FACTORXX, The Museum of Los Gatos, Los Gatos, CA                         

 

PUBLICATIONS
Contemporary Artist Magazine,  Vol 1, Jen Tough Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, September 2022
Artists of the Bay Area Vol !!, Jen Tough Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, 2022
Fun Book, Jen Tough Gallery, Santa Fe, NM,  2022Equilibrium Review by DeWitt Cheng, ArtOpticon.us 2018

The Breakfast Group - the Liberty of Jive-the Art of Java, at Liberty Arts Gallery, Yreka, CA,        
 catalog, 2018

stARTup Art Fair LA Tour with Cartwheel Art, Cindy Schwarzstein, Los Angeles, 2018
View From the Easel, Philip Hartigan, Hyperallergic, Feb 26, 2016
Notes from the Studio: Carol Ladewig, CCA Glance Magazine, Spring 2016
“Pence Gallery: Slice” offers a peek at the best regional art, Natalie Nelson, June 4, 2013
“A Kind of Torture” 2014 Invitational Axis Gallery Exhibition, Sacramento News and Reviews,        
 12.11.14

"Carol Ladewig," by Elise Morris, The Studio Work, February 2014
"Alumna Carol Ladewig: My Life as a Pardee Artist," by Jim Norrena, California College of the      
  Arts News, December 2013 

Art-Vetting, reviews by Adrianne Rubenstein (Director, James Fuentes Gallery, NY) and Dan          
 Peyton, (Principal, Art-Vetting), April 2013

PAINTING TIME Carol Ladewig, exhibition catalog featuring essays by DeWitt Cheng and            
 Danielle Fox, Oakland, CA, 2012

The Breakfast Club, Berkeley, CA
CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF THE BARCLAY SIMPSON AWARD, CCA, California College of    
 the Arts, 2012

STUDIO VISIT MAGAZINE, Volume 17, June 2012
FACTOR XX catalog, Los Gatos Museum of Art, November 2012
“Disasters in Perspective”, by Berin Golonu, Artweek, February, 2002
“Reality Check, Bay Area Artist Respond to September 11”, by Sara Zaska, Urbanview, 12.11.01
“Hidden Treasurers, The Pardee Artists at the Oakland Art Gallery”, by Christin Brenneman,
  Artweek, 11.11.01

 

BIO

Studio.jpg

Carol Ladewig is a painter working non-figuratively in oil and acrylic paint. Painting surfaces range from paper, wood, or canvas. Her sources of inspiration are drawn from everyday events, memories, and reading. Her work focusus on visualizing perceptions and structures of time and memory.

Ladewig received her MFA in Painting and Drawing from CCAC (now California College of the Arts) where she was awarded a Barclay Simpson Graduate Award and Exhibition and was nominated for a SECA Award. She is originally from Southern California and lives and works in Oakland.

Ladewig has exhibited locally and nationally. Her paintings are held in public and private collections in the US and Europe.

In 2001, Ladewig co-founded the Oakland Art Gallery, a non-profit art space.  As Co-founder and Curator of the gallery, she developed the gallery’s programming, curated exhibitions, and designed the installation of each exhibition, thru 2007.

Ms. Ladewig was an instructor in the Art Department at Diablo Valley College, 2001-2017.  Since 2009, she has been a board member of the Kala Art Institute. She served as Chair of the UC Art Alumni Group Symposium committee 2008-2016. Currently, she is the Los Medanos College, Gallery Director.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021    Carol Ladewig, Selected Work, Café Unami, Oakland, CA
2019    Carol Ladewig: Painting & Prints, Panorama Framing, Oakland, CA
2013    YEAR IN COLOR/LUNAR CYCLES: new work by Carol Ladewig, Slate Contemporary,       
           
Oakland, CA 
            Carol Ladewig, Rhythm, Bocanova, Oakland, CA
2001    Carol Ladewig Notations, The Loft, BGH Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA 
            Carol Ladewig, Ute Stebich Gallery, Lenox, MA
1999    Carol Ladewig, Recent Work, 456 Montgomery Plaza, Lobby, San Francisco, CA 
1995    Structure and Memory, Paintings by Carol Ladewig, Air Touch, Walnut Creek, CA 
            Carol Ladewig, Paintings, Lucy Berman Gallery, Palo Alto, CA 
            Structure and Memory, Paintings by Carol Ladewig, Hewlett-Packard Company, Palo         
           
Alto, CA 
1993    Carol Ladewig, Lucy Berman Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
1990    Introductions, Carol Ladewig, Lucy Berman Gallery, Palo Alto, CA 


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2010-2022

2022     Art Expo Dallas, Jen Tough Gallery, Artist Alliance: The Collective, September 16-18
            Character, Juror: Jen Tough, Artist Alliance online on at Artsy.com
            Breakfast Group: Fresh Coffee and a Fresh Start, June 11-July30, 2022, Grand Center       
           
for the Arts, Tracy, CA
            48 Pillars, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, Feb. 26 - Apr. 2, 2022
            Superfine Art Fair, Booth #10, Fort Mason, San Francisco, March 3, 4, 5, & 6 
2021    Phenomenon: Contemporary Abstraction, Artist Alliance.space, Juror: Mark                       
           
Ashworth, online. ongoing.
            Kala Online Artist’s Annual and Holiday Sale, Artsy, 12-3-20 to 1-31-21
2020    The Breakfast Group – Virtually in Alameda, K Gallery at Rhythmix Cultural Center,               
            
Alameda, CA 
            The Breakfast Group – A Second Cup of Coffee, Carl Cherry Center, Carmel, CA 
2019    Pushing Boundaries, Carol  Ladewig and Kim Thoman, Gallery at 48 Natoma, Folsom,     
           
CA
            Abstract Diversity of San Francisco, PARC 55, Curator: Josefin Lundahl Art  
            Kala 2019, Auction & Gala, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA                           
2018    Juried Exhibition at Blue Mountain Gallery, Juror: Betty Cuningham, New York, New York       
           
The Breakfast Group -The Liberty of Jive-the Art of Java, Liberty Arts Gallery, Yreka, CA,    
             Equilibrium, Work by Donna Fenstermaker, Carol Ladewig, Kim Thoman, Olive Hyde         
             
Gallery, Fremont, CA
             Generation - The 2018 UC Berkeley Art Alumni Exhibition, Worth Ryder Art Gallery, UC        
            
Berkeley Campus, Juror: Farley Gwaza
2017     “AbstrAction”, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Juror: Catherine Clark, Novato, CA 
             Pressing On-Contemporary Printmaking, Richmond Art Center, Juror: Karin Breuer,            
             
Curator, Achenbach Graphic Arts, Richmond, CA
             stARTup Art Fair LA, Highland Gardens Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
2016     philARThropy, Slate contemporary, Oakland, CA
             MOCA Fall National Juried Exhibition, Honorable Mention, Marin Museum of                    
             
Contemporary Art, Novato, CA
             MOCA Summer National Juried Exhibition, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art,              
            
Novato, CA
2015     Color Charts, SLATE contemporary, Oakland, CA
             5 from 415, Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT
             Summer National Juried Exhibition, Marin MOCA, Novato, CA 
             Bay Area Abstract, American Steel Studios, Oakland, CA             
2014     Salon, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
             Axis Invitational, Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA
             9th National Juried Exhibition, Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA
             The Breakfast Group: A Half-Century of Java and Jive, Richmond Art Center, Richmond,           
             
CA 
             Collect! Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
             Kalassal, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
             Kala 40, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
2013     Kala Artists' Annual, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
             Where to from There?, ProArts, Oakland, CA
             Array, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
             Big is Beautiful, Art Contemporary Marin / Bay Model Visitor Center, Sausalito, CA
             The Breakfast Group: A Half-Century of Java and Jive, Cherry Center for the Arts,
             Carmel, CA 
             50/50 V, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
             Slice! A Cross-Section of Regional Art (Second Place), Juror:  Rachel Teagle, Pence          
            
Gallery, Davis, CA 
             Kala-fornia: State of the Art 3, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
             Dualities, Linus Gallery, Pasadena, CA 
             Introductions: New Artists at SLATE, SLATE contemporary, Oakland, CA
2012     Kala Artists’ Annual / Fresh Work, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA 
             WONDER, Berkeley, Art Center, Berkeley, CA
             Keeping Time, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
             Year in Color, 2011 (52 weeks and a day) San Francisco Fine Art Fair, SLATE                    
             
contemporary
             Left to Chance, San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA 
2011     Shine, Artist's Annual, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
             Artist's Annual Exhibition, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
             Small Miracles, San Pablo Art Gallery, San Pablo, CA
             Art Passages, "The Faculty Exhibition" at Gallery 651, Contra Costa County Admin Bldg,
             Martinez, CA
             CCA Alumni Exhibition Series at the Brava Theater, San Francisco, CA
2010     Kala Artists’ Annual/Fresh Work, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA 
             On View, New Work from KALA, Kala Art Institute Berkeley, CA
             FACTORXX, The Museum of Los Gatos, Los Gatos, CA                         

 

PUBLICATIONS
Contemporary Artist Magazine,  Vol 1, Jen Tough Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, September 2022
Artists of the Bay Area Vol !!, Jen Tough Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, 2022
Fun Book, Jen Tough Gallery, Santa Fe, NM,  2022Equilibrium Review by DeWitt Cheng, ArtOpticon.us 2018

The Breakfast Group - the Liberty of Jive-the Art of Java, at Liberty Arts Gallery, Yreka, CA,        
 catalog, 2018

stARTup Art Fair LA Tour with Cartwheel Art, Cindy Schwarzstein, Los Angeles, 2018
View From the Easel, Philip Hartigan, Hyperallergic, Feb 26, 2016
Notes from the Studio: Carol Ladewig, CCA Glance Magazine, Spring 2016
“Pence Gallery: Slice” offers a peek at the best regional art, Natalie Nelson, June 4, 2013
“A Kind of Torture” 2014 Invitational Axis Gallery Exhibition, Sacramento News and Reviews,        
 12.11.14

"Carol Ladewig," by Elise Morris, The Studio Work, February 2014
"Alumna Carol Ladewig: My Life as a Pardee Artist," by Jim Norrena, California College of the      
  Arts News, December 2013 

Art-Vetting, reviews by Adrianne Rubenstein (Director, James Fuentes Gallery, NY) and Dan          
 Peyton, (Principal, Art-Vetting), April 2013

PAINTING TIME Carol Ladewig, exhibition catalog featuring essays by DeWitt Cheng and            
 Danielle Fox, Oakland, CA, 2012

The Breakfast Club, Berkeley, CA
CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF THE BARCLAY SIMPSON AWARD, CCA, California College of    
 the Arts, 2012

STUDIO VISIT MAGAZINE, Volume 17, June 2012
FACTOR XX catalog, Los Gatos Museum of Art, November 2012
“Disasters in Perspective”, by Berin Golonu, Artweek, February, 2002
“Reality Check, Bay Area Artist Respond to September 11”, by Sara Zaska, Urbanview, 12.11.01
“Hidden Treasurers, The Pardee Artists at the Oakland Art Gallery”, by Christin Brenneman,
  Artweek, 11.11.01