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Visualization, Transformation, and Presentation.


My work is diaristic and immediate, utilizing domestic processes in order to respond to the world around me. I incorporate sewing and drawing often combining fabric, paper and delicate objects to respond to an event, an idea or something that has just happened. All manner of things are unsettled or unstable in this world.


I am a collector of discarded, broken, or unnoticed objects. My work reflects on the precarious nature of life. Reinventing objects allows, myself and others to connect with my work. They are recognizable everyday objects of beauty and visual comfort.

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Lynn Beldner


2024   Transmisssion Gallery, Oakland, CA

2023   Transmission Gallery, San Francisco

2019   Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA

2015   35Blumen, Krefeld, Germany

2014   Dover Street Projects, Oakland, CA

2002   Graystone, San Francisco, CA

2000   Graystone, San Francisco, CA

              Muckenthaler Cultural Arts Center, Fullerton, CA

1999   Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1998   Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR

            Graystone, San Francisco, CA

1997   Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1989   Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

1981   Freightdoor Gallery, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA


2020   artspace1616, Sacramento, CA

2011   Pop-Up , Oakland, CA

1996   Four Walls, San Francisco, CA

1994   WORKS, Sonoma, CA

1993   S.I.T.E., Los Angeles, CA

            deVera, San Francisco, CA


2024   Lancaster Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA

2023   The Barn Gallery, Woodland, CA

2022    Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

              Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA

              Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

             Galerie Van Calenberg, Aalst, Belgrium

             Melhop Gallery, South Lake Tahoe, Nevada

             The Barn Gallery, Woodland, CA

2021   St. Mary’s College Museum of Art, Moraga, CA

            Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

            Destination Unknown, Digital Exhibition

            GearBox Gallery, Oakland, CA

            Blue Line Arts, Roseville, CA

2020   35blumen, Krefeld, Germany

              Wild Tangents, Digital Exhibition

              artspace1616, Sacramento, CA

              The Barn Gallery, Woodland, CA

              ACG, Digital Exhibition, “Art in a Capsule”

2019    de Young Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA

2018   Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA

            Museum of Dubious Navigation, Eastport, ME

            The Basement Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA

            35Blumen, Krefeld, Germany

            The Clayground, Winters, CA


2017   Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, Davis, CA

            John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

2013   505 Montgomery, San Francisco, CA

            The Mills Building, San Francisco, CA

            Windows 226, San Francisco, CA

2012   Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA

2006   Depree Art Center, Holland, Michigan

             DePaul University Art Museum, Chicago, IL

             Central Florida College, Ocala, Florida

2005   McColl Center for Visual Art

             Stedman Art Gallery, Camden, New Jersey

             Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

             Texarkana Regional Arts , Texarkana, Texas

2004   Milton Hershey School Art Museum, Hershey, PA

             Brevard Museum of Art and Science, Melbourne, FL

             Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Iowa

2003   SFMOMA Artists Gallery

             Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA

             Ellen Noel Art Musuem, Odessa, TX

             Wayne Stark University Center, College Station, TX

2002   Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

              SFMOMA Artists Gallery

              DiRosa Preserve - Napa, CA

              Oakland Airport, Oakland, CA


2001    San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

             California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA

             International Print Center, New York

             Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

             Graystone, San Francisco, CA

2000   San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, CA

1999    Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

             Graystone, San Francisco, CA

             San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Rental Gallery

1998   Traywick Gallery, Berkeley, CA

            Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

            Transamerica Pyramid Building, San Francisco, CA

1997   Gracie Mansion Gallery, New York, NY

            Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA

            Traywick Gallery, Berkeley, CA 

            Graystone, San Francisco, CA

            Terrain, San Francisco, CA 

            Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

1996   Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA

            California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA

            Graystone, San Francisco, CA

            San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Rental Gallery

            Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

            Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

1995   Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

            WORKS, Sonoma, CA

            California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA

1994   Works, San Jose, CA

1993   Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

            Terrain, San Francisco

1992   San Bernardino County Museum, Redlands, CA

            Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA

            Pro Arts, Oakland, CA

            Saint Mary's College Museum of Art, Moraga, CA

            Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

1990   SF Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            Foster Goldstrom, New York, NY

1989   Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

1988   Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            Ohio State University, Newark, Ohio

            Pro Arts Annual, Oakland, CA

            Berkeley Arts Commission, Berkeley, CA

            Humboldt Cultural Center, Eureka, CA

1987   Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon

            Dorry Gates Gallery, Kansas City, MO

1986   San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

            University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

            Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            SFMMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA



Palo Alto Online, February 2022

Davis Enterprise, October 2022

Kulture in Krefeld, German, 2020

North Coast Journal, 2019

Sacramento Bee, 2019

Woodland Democrat 2020

Orange County Register, 2000

New Art Examiner, September 1999

Artweek, September 1999

Artweek, May 1998

Art Papers, June 1998

LA Weekly, November 6, 1997

Artweek,  June 1996

Bay Guardian, June 5, 1996

Walnut Creek Journal, April 11, 1996

Oakland Tribune, April 1, 1996

San Francisco Examiner, May 24, 1993

Artweek, December 6, 1990

Express, June 23, 1989

Artweek, June 17, 1989

Artweek, April 7, 1988






Harvard University, Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America

Achenbach Graphic Arts Council (Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco)

Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

Oakland Museum of California, CA

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

Microsoft, Seattle, WA

St. Mary's College Museum of Art, Moraga, CA

Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA




California Arts Council Relief Grant, 2022

Public Glass, Artist-in -Residence, San Francisco

Paulson Bott Press, Artist-in-Residence, Berkeley

James Phelan Award, San Francisco Art Institute

Bemis Center for the Arts, Omaha, Nebraska




The Six Fifty, Digital magazine, 2021, Palo Alto

Stanford University, Archive of Recorded Sound, Palo Alto

“Tube”, 2021,

“Crocker Kingsley”, 2021, California

“Art in a Capsule”, Digital catalog, ACG Pharmaceuticals, 2020, India

“Catalog”, April 2015

"Interiors", May 2002, Japan

"First Impressions", San Jose Museum of Art

"The Original Print, Guild Publishing

“Inside Out”, San Francisco Art Institute

“Photo Metro”, San Francisco

“Metier”, San Francisco

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