Curriculum Vitae

Jody Mattison, MFA
813 West Third Street, Antioch, CA 94509

Degrees Awarded
MFA Painting at Academy of Art College May 2000
B.A. Industrial Arts at San Francisco State University May 1980

Crocker-Kingsley Juried Exhibition, Crocker Museum, Sacramento CA Spring 2005, Spring 2015
Still at Large, Epperson Gallery solo show, March – April 2014
Feminine Terrain, Gallery 621 solo show, February-March 2013
Renditions Gallery, Walnut Creek winter 2012
Kaiser Vallejo Facility, Permanent Collection opened March 2010
Jody Mattison; Paintings, Drawings and Prints, Lynn House Gallery, Antioch CA Feb-Mar 2009
People, Louie-Meager Art Gallery, Ohlone College, Fremont CA Jan-Feb 2009
Civic Arts Education 45th Anniversary, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek CA Dec 2008
Soupcon; a Small Works Show, Arts Benicia, Benicia CA Dec 2008
AAU Annual Alumni/Faculty Fine Art Show and Auction, Nov 2008, 2007
Jody Mattison Solo Exhibition, City Hall Walnut Creek, Oct-Dec 2007, Oct 2014
Arts Benicia Gala Auction, September 2016, 2015, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003
Local Voices, Juried Exhibition, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek CA Fall 2005
Box Art/Art Box Exhibition, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland CA September 2003
The Big Tree Project, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek CA Summer 2003
Juried Annual 2002-03, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland CA December 2002-January 2003
New Visions: Introductions 2001, Pro Arts Juried Exhibition, Oakland CA July-August 2001
Solo Graduate Show, Academy of Art College Gallery, 625 Sutter Street, San Francisco June 2000
Academy of Art College Juried Spring Show, 180 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco 2000, 1999
Art Matters Group Exhibition, College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco CA November 1999
Summer in Tuscany Group Exhibition, Castello Montefugone, Montespertoli, Italy August 1999
Marin Technical Center, Juried Exhibition, Marin CA June-September 1999
Yerba Buena Gallery Walk, San Francisco CA September 17 1998
Art for the Parks Group Show, Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco CA March 1998

Benicia Herald, February 2013
Contra Costa Times, January 2012
Preview, Bay Area News Group, February 2009
Antioch News, February 2009
East County Times, January 2009
California Watercolor Association newsletter and website, July 2007
Walnut Creek Insider Spring/Summer 2002
Master Painters of the World-USA, International Artist Magazine, June/July 2002
Walnut Creek Journal, Contra Costa Times June 29, 2000

Teaching and Administrative Experience
Fine Arts Instructor, Civic Arts Education Spring 2001 – Present
Owner, Program Coordinator and Fine Arts Instructor, Lafayette Studio December 2010 – present
MFA Instructor, online Academy of Art University January 2011 – December 2011
Foundations Instructor, online Academy of Art University September 2010 – May 2012
Foundations Instructor, Academy of Art College/University August 2000 – December 2006
Private Painting Workshop, Tuscany, Italy June 2012
Private Painting Workshop, Costa Rica yearly since 2009
Drawing, Painting and Printmaking Coordinator, Walnut Creek Civic Arts Education 2002 – 2010
Artist in Residence, Acalanes High School each January 2002- 2010
Fine Arts Instructor, var. locations including Arts Benicia and Antioch Rivertown Art Center 2000 – current
Exhibit Coordinator, Walnut Creek Civic Arts Education Spring 2002 – Winter 2004

Classes Taught at Academy of Art University
MFA Directed Study
Color and Design, Figure Drawing,
Sketching for Communications, Analysis of Form

Classes Designed and Taught through Community Education Programs
Figure Drawing, Oil and Acrylic Painting, ‘Old Masters’ Painting in Still Life and Figure, Portrait and Figure Drawing and Painting, Necessary Drawing Skills, Secrets of Color, Secrets of Composition and Perspective, Further Adventures in Color and Light, Drawing for Non-Artists, Painting the Still Life in Color and Light, Chasing Nicolaides, Portrait Drawing Intensive, Alla Prima

Papers Presented
Of the Moment: Final Thesis, Academy of Art College
Art and Soul: Life and Works of Audrey Flack, Academy of Art College
The Mandala Symbol in Children’s Art, Diablo Valley College

Guest Lectures and Demonstrations
Las Juntas Art Association, February 2016 and February 2008
Alamo Danville Artist Society, March 2016
Ohlone College, February 2009
Rossmoor Artists Association, February 2008, September 2009, April 2016
California Watercolor Association, July 2007

School Services
Alumni representative, Academy of Art College Graduate Department Oversight Committee 2000-2001
Volunteer instructor, Art Awareness program, Walnut Acres Elementary School 1991-1994
Mt. Diablo Co-op Preschool, Volunteer and Board Member 1990-1994

Community Services
Guest Juror, The Essential Nude Show, Bothwell Art Center in Livermore, 2015
Guest Juror, Pittsburg Arts Collaborative, Summer Exhibition 2011
Civic Arts Education, Walnut Creek, volunteer
Academy of Art College/University Fine Arts Auction, volunteer
Arts Benicia Gala Auction: Painting Donations and volunteer work
Little Jim Foundation of Pacific Medical Center annual fundraiser: Portrait Donation
Guest Juror, Ruth Bancroft Garden Annual Sculpture and Art Show fundraiser
Guest Juror, Alameda Art Association Annual Juried Show
Art for the Parks fundraiser, San Francisco: Painting Donation

Past and Present Memberships
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, SF CA
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, SF CA
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Portrait Society of America
Crocker Museum, Sacramento CA
Arts Benicia, Benicia CA
Lamorinda Arts Alliance
Pro Arts, Oakland CA
Artspan, San Francisco CA

Five Weeks in Umbria, Italy June-July 2012
Eight weeks in Umbria, Italy with side trips to Florence, Rome, Amsterdam, Frankfurt,
Heidelburg, and Paris May – July 2006
Seven weeks in Tuscany, Italy Academy of Art College Residency, Jun-Aug 1999

Computer Knowledge
Macintosh systems and software
Wordpress: manage three websites for my business

Continuing Education
Workshops through American Artist Magazine, San Diego CA 2012
Printmaking courses, William Harsh, Instructor
AAU Teacher symposiums
National Portrait Society Convention 2007, Reston VA

Art-Related Skills and Interests
Printmaking, Art materials creation (paper, charcoal, paint, ink), bookbinding, offset lithography, typography,
woodworking and carpentry, ceramic sculpture



Maureen McCourt
Program Coordinator, Civic Arts Education
City of Walnut Creek
111 North Wiget Lane, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
p: 925.943.5899 x2419
f: 925.988.9907

Douglas Riggs, Co-Director
Lafayette Studio
1136K Saranap Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94595