Education

1994     Master of Fine Arts, Mixed Media, Otis Parsons College of Arts and Design, Los Angeles, CA
1988     Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
1987     Painting, Studio Arts Center International, Florence, Italy
 

 Artist Residency

 Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in conjunction with Scripps Institution of Oceanography
 

 Solo Exhibition

2014     Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Sea of Cortez, San Diego, CA
Joseph Bellows Gallery, Sea of Cortez, San Diego, CA
2011     Joseph Bellows Gallery, Art San Diego Contemporary Art Show, San Diego, CA
2008     Joseph Bellows Gallery, Dana Montlack, San Diego, CA
2007     Taylor Library, Dana Montlack; Recent Works, San Diego, CA

Selected Exhibitions

2018     La Jolla Historical Society, "La Jolla Canyons: Place, Diversity, Connections", San Diego, CA
Burning Man, “Ocean Tunnel”, Traveling Exhibition
2017     La Jolla Historical Society, "Weather on Steroids", San Diego, CA
San Diego Library, "Weather on Steroids", San Diego, CA
Aquarium of The Pacific, Weather on Steroids, San Diego, CA
2015     Center for Fine Art Photography, "H2)/Waer" Fort Collins, CO
2014     Goat Farm Arts Center, Group Exhibit, “The Hoochie- Art of Nature”, Atlanta, GA
2008     Sylvia White Gallery, Group Exhibit, Los Angeles, CA
Naomi Silva Gallery, Group Exhibit, Atlanta, GA
2004     San Diego Central Library, “Six Digital Contemporary Artists”, San Diego, CA
2003     Sushi Performance & Visual Art, San Diego, CA
2002     Pales Verdes Art Center, Rancho Pales Verdes, CA
Center for Contemporary Art in Sacramento, "Digital Visions", Sacramento, CA
Lewis - Clark Center for Arts and History, "In Focus", Lewiston, ID
Brea Civic & Cultural Center, "Made in California" Juried by Scott Ward
            Director of Armory Center, Pasadena, CA
Flux Gallery, "Obscura Camera", San Diego, CA
Sushi Performance & Visual Art, San Diego, CA
2001     Monique Goldstrom Gallery, “Photo 2001”, New York, NY
Divan + Studio, La Jolla, CA
Cova Gallery at ACI, San Diego, CA
Athenaeum Music and Art Library, “Tenth Annual Juried Exhibition”, Juried by
            Hugh Davies, Director of Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, "Art Equinox: A Regional Survey of
            Contemporary Art"
2000     Microsoft Loft Exhibition, New York, NY
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Rental and Sales Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Sylvia White Gallery, “Artfulstyle.com”, Los Angeles, CA
Arts College International, “San Diego Salon 2000”, San Diego, CA
Sylvia White Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1999     California Museum of the Arts, Escondido, CA
Alexandria Museum of Art, “17th Annual September Competition”, Alexandria, LA
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
CEPA Gallery, “25 Years of Photography”, Buffalo, NY
Fine Art Center En Taos (FACET), “Manipulated Photographic Image 2”, Taos NM
Woman Made Gallery, “2nd International Open”, Chicago, IL
Northwest Art Center, “Americas 2000: Paper Works”, Minot State University, Minot, ND
The Jones Center for Contemporary Art, “Luminous Code: Photo-based Artworks”, Austin, TX
1998     Sushi Performance and Visual Art, “Un/Familiar”, San Diego, CA
Texas A&M University Center Galleries, “Luminous Code: Photo-based
           Artworks”, College Station, TX
Nicolet College Gallery, Juried by Betye Saar, Rhinelander, WI
Patricia Correia Gallery, “Show & Tell”, Los Angeles, CA
Sylvia White Gallery, New York, NY
Grossmont College Hyde Gallery, San Diego, CA
Sushi Performing Arts, San Diego, CA
1997     Texas Fine Arts Association, “Luminous Code: Photo-based Artworks”, Austin,TX
Museum of Art, Downtown Los Angeles, “Conceptual Evolution”, Los Angeles, CA
Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
San Diego Museum of Art, “The Art of the Print”, San Diego, CA
1996   SITE Gallery, Curated by Howard Fox of the LA County Museum, Los Angeles, CA
San Bernardino County Museum, Juried by Elizabeth A.T. Smith, San Bernardino, CA
Alternatives Gallery, Juried by Noel Korten, Curator of Barnsdale Art, San Luis Obispo,CA
Athenaeum Music and Art Library, Juried by David Zapf & Louis Grachos,
          Curator of  MOCA, La Jolla, CA
San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA
1995   Otis Gallery, San Diego, CA
1994    SITE Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1993    William Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1992    Bolski Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Geo Arte Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1991    Gallery 207, Los Angeles, CA
Bolski Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Sculpture Gardens, Venice, CA
Palisades Art Gallery, Pacific Palisades, CA

 

Selected Public Collections

           ResMed, San Diego, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, Saint Augustine, FL
Scripps Memorial Hospital, San Diego, CA
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, UAE
Mirage Tower, Las Vegas, NV
Orlando World Center, Orlando, FL
Merck Pharmaceuticals, San Diego, CA
San Diego Cancer Center, San Diego, CA
Hotel 1000, Seattle, WA
City of San Diego Library, San Diego, CA
Marriott Timber Lodge, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Hilton Convention Center, Houston, TX
Doma Lofts, San Diego, CA
Garden Fresh Corporations, San Diego, CA
Emory Crawford Long Hospital, Atlanta, GA
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Atlanta, GA
Medigene Inc., San Diego, CA
World Travel Inc., Mexico
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, Law Offices, San Diego, CA
  Risk Marsh Insurance, San Diego, CA
City National Bank, Manhattan Beach, CA
Nokia, San Diego, CA

 

Grants and Awards


2002    Judges award, Lewis Clark Center “In Focus” Photography Exhibit
2000    21st Century Award for Achievement, International Biographical Centre
2000    Outstanding Artists and Designers of the 20th Century—International Biographical Centre
          California Council for the Arts and Humanities
1998   California Council for the Arts and Humanities
1996   Honorarium, San Bernardino County Museum

 

Public Commissions

          Nine –Ten Restaurant, La Jolla, CA
The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, Saint Augustine, FL
City of San Diego North University Library, San Diego, CA


Teaching Experience

Otis Parsons School of Arts and Design, Los Angeles, CA
Fashion Institute of Art and Design, San Diego, CA
California Arts Project, San Diego, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
Cuyamaca College, San Diego, CA 
National University, San Diego, CA

Publications

 2018  Selections From ResMed’s San Diego Art Collection, ResMed, San Diego, CA
The Artist Portrait Project, She Writes Press, San Diego, CA
2013   American Athenaeum, A Museum of Words, A Sword & Saga Press Publication, Charleston, SC
1999 The Bagua Book, Paper Brain Press, San Diego, CA
Text, Paper Brain Press, San Diego, CA
Suite Mary, Paper BrainPress, San Diego, CA

Press

 2014   UT San Diego
2013 La Jolla Light
Sword & Saga
Modern Luxury Riviera San Diego
Pacific Magazine
San Diego Reader
San Diego Visual Arts Network
Citybeat San Diego
Photo of the Day
10News
San Diego Art News
Artful Life
San Diego Magazine
The Wanderer Guides
Daily Bag
Hi-Tide
2008 The Show on the Road”, by Robert L. Pincus, The San Diego Union-Tribune
           “Dana Montlack at Joseph Bellows Gallery”, by Doug Stockdale, The Photo Exchange, June
The Guild Sourcebook of Architectural & Interior Art 23, Guild.com
2007 The city of San Diego public Library, By Mark Lugo, July
2005 The Artful Home, The Guild Sourcebook of Residential Art, Guild.com
2000 “Artists Index,” Art in America, August
“Favorable Judgment Rendered at Athenaeum Show,” Dawna Bratten, La Jolla Village News, Aug
“Eye Catchers: Athenaeum’s Annual Show Has Some Artists That Make You Say Nice Work,” CA
Guild.com, Catalog of Selected Artists
“The Triangle District,” by Frank Wright, The Publication. Vol. 1, Issue 9, Nov.
1998 “Three Artist from PB Participate in Open Studios ’98,” by Montserrat                             Puigdomenech, Beach & Bay Press, October