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"Steel Magnolia: Interview with Kati Casida", by Margret Schaefer, in Woman's Studies
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Born in Viroqua, Wisconsin

B.S. Degree in Art Education, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Casida has traveled and studied in many countries: Norway, Greece, Israel, Japan, England, Sweden, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Peru, Holland, and Germany. She was an Artist-in-Residence in Ekeley, Edvard Munch Studio, Oslo, Norway, 1993, and also in Hydra, Greece, the studio of École Supérieure des Beaux-Arts d’Athéns, 1982.

Public Collections

Berkeley, CA, Cesar Chavez Park, sculpture

Santa Clara, CA, Civic Center, sculpture

Oakland, CA, Oakland City Center, sculpture

Viroqua, WI, City Park, site-specific sculpture

San Francisco, CA, The Lurie Company, lobby sculpture

San Francisco, CA, Hastings College of the Law, paper work

New York, NY, International Paper Co., paper work

So. San Francisco, CA, Genentech, sculpture

Salem, OR, Oregon Arts Commission, paper

Dallas, TX, Spectrum Center, sculpture

Brea, CA, "Percent for Art Program," sculpture

Solo Exhibitions - Selected

2002 Gallery 555, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA, sculpture

1994 Magnolia Editions, Oakland, CA, handmade papers—mixed media

1992 City of Oakland, CA, Commission, Open Proposals, "Empty Chairs—Green Ribbons for Missing Persons," outdoor sculpture

1991 New Leaf Garden Gallery, Berkeley, CA, outdoor sculpture

1989 Victor Fischer Galleries, San Francisco, CA, sculpture

1985 Victor Fischer Galleries, Oakland, CA, sculpture and prints

1980 Van Doren Gallery, San Francisco, CA, sculpture and prints

1977 Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, sculpture and prints

1974 Zara Gallery, San Francisco, CA, sculpture and prints

1971 Artifactrie Gallery, Berkeley, CA, prints

1971 Leigh Gallery, Cambridge, England, prints

1971 Fire Engine Gallery, Ely, England, prints

1971 United States Cultural Center, Stockholm, Sweden, prints

Group Exhibitions - Selected

2008 "Sculpture - Orinda," City Plaza Sculpture Exhibit, Orinda, CA

2008 "IN COLOR," Sculpture @ The Atrium, 600 Townsend, San Francisco, CA

2008 "4 Sculptures," Alta Bates Hospital Lobby, Berkeley, CA

2006 "New Nordic Designs 2006," Mar-Apr 2006, 600 Townsend, San Francisco, CA

2005 "joie de vivre," Oct-Nov 2005, steel gallery, 3524 Sacramento St., San Francisco, CA

2005 "Pushing Boundaries," Jan-Feb 2005, nordic 5 arts, 600 Townsend, San Francisco, CA

2003 nordic 5 arts, Hayward, CA

2003 nordic 5 arts, Gualala Community Center, Gualala, CA

2003 nordic 5 arts, "Voyage 11, 10th Anniversary Exhibition," 600 Townsend, San Francisco, CA

1998 nordic 5 arts, Nordic Heritage Center, Seattle, WA

1994 "Sculpture," Syntex Corp., Palo Alto, CA

1994 "Nordic Accent," sculpture, Contract Design Center, Pacific Rim Sculpture Group, sponsored by nordic 5 arts, 600 Townsend, San Francisco, CA

1991 "Possibilities of Paper," Syntex, Palo Alto, CA

1989 "Trading Company," UC Art Center Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1987 "Sculpture—Group Show," Victor Fischer Galleries, Oakland, CA

1987 "Ethnic Nations," sculpture and print, Berkeley Art Center

1986 "Paperworks," Beni Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

1986 40th San Francisco Arts Festival, sculpture installation

1985 "Going Public," Walnut Creek Civic Arts Center, Walnut Creek, CA

1984 "Paper as Art, Art on Paper," Storefront Museum, Oakland, CA

1984 "Sculpture," Oakland City Center, Oakland, CA (Fischer Galleries)

1984 "Sculpture," Chapman College, Orange County, Los Angeles, CA (Fischer Galleries)

1984 "Sculpture," Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA (Fischer Galleries)

1983 "Bay Area Wood Blocks," World Print Council, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

1982 12th International Sculpture Conference

1982 "Sculpture '82," Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

1982 "California Sculpture Inside-Out," Brook House, Orinda, CA

1982 "The Brook House Sculpture Invitational," Kaiser Center, Oakland, CA

1982 Oakland City Hall, installed under the auspices of the Oakland Museum

1982 Greek Orthodox Church, Oakland, CA, sculpture

1979 "Scenes from the Visual Arts," Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, CA

1979 "New Paper," World Print Council, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

1979 "Printed Matter," California Printmakers, Walnut Creek Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

1979 "Outdoor Sculpture Show," Syntex, Palo Alto, CA 1979-1980

Television & Radio Interviews

1993 Video, "Eleven Norwegian Artists," Oslo, Norway, by Casida, Access Video Productions, Berkeley, CA

1982 Video, "Kati Casida: Hand Made Paper As Sculpture," by Howard Gutstadt, GESI, Berkeley, CA

1982 July, Channel 7 TV, "Bay Area Sculpture," San Francisco, CA

1985 July, Norwegian National Broadcasting Co., "Jonsok Interview"

Articles Authored

1993– nordic 5 arts, Editor & Publisher—2 issues per year

1987 January, California Printmaker, Quarterly Journal, "For the Love of Washi"

1984 January, California Society of Printmakers Newsletter, "Diminishing Borders"

Lectures and Residencies

1993 Visiting artist, studio at Ekeley, Edvard Munch Estate, Oslo, Norway

1989 The National Women's Art Caucus, slide lecture, San Francisco, CA

1987 First National Women's Sculpture Conference, slide lecture, Cincinnati, OH

1986 The National Women's Art Caucus, slide lecture, New York, NY

1982 Visiting artist, studio of École Supérieure Des Beaux-Arts D'Athéns, Hydra, Greece

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