That is beautiful which is produced by the inner need, which springs from the soul.
                                                                                                        ----Wassily Kandinsky

ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Roberta Lee Woods is a Santa Cruz based artist inspired by nature and its many layers of color and texture. She received a B.FA.at The Maryland Institute, College of Art in Baltimore, MD. She creates the mood and atmosphere of the ocean she resides near. Recent travel to Holland and the Czech Republic has led to series of both paintings and photography capturing old world light and texture.

She has been inpired by Dutch Masters such as Vermeer and Rembrandt, as well as more contemporary artists: Marc Rothko, Joseph Cornell, and Helen Frankenther.

Please browse our gallery and sign our guestbook. Check back for new artwork!!

EDUCATION:
Master of Arts, with Distinction: Digital Imagery G.P.A. 4.00
California State University, Chico May 1993

CSU Summer Arts-New Technologies: Computer Art & Animation Master Classes
Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA Summer 1991

Bachelor of Fine Arts: Fiber
The Maryland Institute, College Of Art, Baltimore, MD May 1983

EXHIBITIONS:
April 2001: Language of Landscape, Gallery of Fine Art, Weaverville, CA
November 2000: Language of Landscape, Gallery of Fine Art, Weaverville, CA
October 1995: Keystrokes Cuesta College Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA
April 1995: Selected Works Lee Ranch House, Weaverviille, CA
October 1994: Humboldt Baked: works From CSU Summer Arts University Gallery, CSU Chico
September 1994: Sacred Places-13th Annual 1078 Invitational 1078 Gallery, Chico, CA
April 1994: Past /Present-Student works from the collection Janet Turner Print Gallery, Chico, CA
April 1993: Master's Exhibition: Binary Spaces University Gallery, Chico, CA
April 1992: CSUC Annual Juried Student Show University Gallery Chico, CA Lia Cook, Juror
April 1991: CSUC Annual Juried Student Show University Gallery, Chico, CA Peter Frank, Juror
April 1991: Butte College Annual Student Show Coyote Gallery, Oroville, CA Merit Award: Passage II
April 1991: The Electronic Image: The Computer as an Artists Tool Aryes Hall Gallery, CSU, Chico
Fall 1990: Mail Art The Maryland Institute, Baltimore, MD


AWARDS:
Feb. 1995: 6th Annual Governors' Conference on the Arts: Art & Technology, Santa Clara, CA Calfornia Arts Council
April 1993: Purchase Award: Mother's See Janet Turner Print Collection - CSU, Chico
April 1991: Merit Award: Passage II Butte College Annual Student Show Coyote Gallery,
Oroville, CA


   

All Images ©Roberta Lee Woods 2004