EDUCATION: 

2018 - MFA (candidate) in Painting and Printmaking, VCU, Virginia Commonwealth University. Richmond, Virginia

         (expected graduation May 2020)

2011 - BA in Painting and Printmaking, San Diego State University. San Diego, California 

2010 - Painting and Printmaking, Accademia di'Belle Arte. Florence, Italy

AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS: 

2018 - Virginia Commonwealth University's Fall Painting and Printmaking Scholarship. Richmond, Virginia

2016 - Art Span San Francisco Open Studios Selected Cover and Campaign Artist2016 - 2017

2011 - San Diego State University's Annual Art Council Scholarship

2011 - Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, San Diego State University 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

2018 - Member of Strategic Planning Committee - Northern California Women's Caucus for Art. San Francisco, CA

2014 - Artist Panel Discussion. The Smith Center, Ohlone College. Fremont, California. September 

PUBLIC ART: 

2018 - Five Abstract Paintings on Paper (40" x 20"). Commissioned by the Alameda County Arts Commission for the Public Defender's Office. Alameda County, CA 

2017 - Unity Park Mural (80ft x 6ft). Commissioned by the Friends of the Richmond Greenway and the City of Richmond. Richmond, CA. 

2017 - Pangea Series (28 paintings 2ft x 2ft). Permanent Public Art Installation at UC Berkeley's International House. Berkeley, California. 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS :

2018 - Knotted - Art Attack SF. San Francisco, California. - January 

2017 - Knot So Silent - Solo Show by Seren Moran - Roll Up Gallery. San Francisco, California. - October

2017 - microARTcollection - Red Dot Gallery. Sacramento, California. March - April

2017 - Check, Please! Bay Area - KQED TV Show. San Francisco, California. - All Episodes 2017- 2018

2015 - The Blueprint. Startup Exhibit. Oakland, California. March - September

2014 - Pangea. International Peace & Art Center. Oakland, California. July - May

2014 - Settled. Kensington Public Library. Kensington, California. January - February
2013 - Brazil. Paolo Mejia Art Gallery and Design Studio. San Francisco, California. February

2012 - Sao Paulo from a Californian Perspective. K Zhang Online Gallery. October -  November

2012 - Cenário Brasileiro. Teatro Verde, Museu da Cidade Salto. Salto, São Paulo Brazil. October

2012 - São Paulo Sob a Perspectiva de Uma Artista Californiana. Centro Cultural Wanderley Peres Praça Dom Pedro. Indaiatuba, Brazil. September - October

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS: 

2017 - Until We Dissolve - Brooklyn Preserve. Oakland, California. (*two person collaboration)- September

​2017 - Shapeshifters - Beatnik-Studios. Sacramento, California. (*two person show)- September

 

JURIED EXHIBITIONS:

2018 - ka-POW! - Heroic Women - Pacific Pinball. Alameda, California. (Juror: Leisel Whitlock) February - June. 

2017 - Summer of Love - Arc Gallery. San Francisco, California. (Jurors: Matthew Frederick, Priscilla Otani, Stephen C. Wagner, and Mike Yochum) May-June 

2016 - Trending: Contemporary Art Now! - Women's Caucus for Art. Online Exhibit. (Juror: Elizabeth Garvey) January 

2015 - Secrets - Arc Gallery. San Francisco, California. (Juror: Joan McLoughlin) November - December

2015 - The Left Coast - Marin Society of Artists Gallery. Marin, California. (Juror: Cathy Kimball) September - October

2015 - Fragments: The Art of Collage & Assemblage. Arts Benicia. Benicia, California. (Juror: Robert-Jean Ray) July - September 


GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2019 - Fata Morgana - Abandoned Mall. Richmond, Virginia. April - May

2019 - Thresholds - The Anderson. Richmond, Virginia. February 

2018 - Ongoing Representation - Art Attack SF. San Francisco, California. - January - December  

2017 - Merchant's Last Show - Merchants of Reality. San Francisco, California - July 

2017 - Winter Exhibit - Mosser Hotel. San Francisco, California - November 2016 - March 2017

2017 - Ongoing Exhibitions - Daylighted. Various Locations, Bay Area. 2017 - 2018

2017 - Reimagine: The Art Behind Upcycling - SOMArts Gallery by ArtSlooth. San Francisco, California - July 

2017 - Of a Pair - Mixed Paint Gallery. Berkeley, California. - February 

2017 - Funkytown - Urbano Cellars. Berkeley, California - November 2016 - February 2017

2017 - Connected - Public Works. San Francisco, California - February 

2016 - Totally Rad Holiday Exhibit - Totally Rad Gallery. Berkeley, California - December

2016 - Around the Bay People (Featured Artist) - The Great Highway Gallery. San Francisco, CA - October - November

2016 - SFOS 2016 Exhibition - SOMArts. San Francisco, California - October - November

2016 - ArtSpan Group Exhibition. Roll Up Gallery. San Francisco, California - September - October

2016 - SFOS Hub Exhibition - Modern Eden Gallery. San Francisco, CA - September - October 

2016 - Ongoing Exhibition. Oxtail Studio & Gallery. Berkeley, California. May - September 2015 - July 2016

2016 - Obstacle - Merchants of Reality. San Francisco, California - June 

2016 - microARTcollection - DaDas Art Gallery Boutique. Sacramento, California - April - December

2016 - Secret Sale - Joseph Clayes III Gallery - La Jolla Athenaeum Music & Arts Library. La Jolla, California. April 

2016 - stARTup Art Fair - ArtSpan Juried Exhibit Room 314, Hotel del Sol. San Francisco, California. April 

2016 - Swaggerless Pop-Up Art Show - Gallery 38. Los Angeles, California - February  

2016 - 30x30 - Juried Exhibition. Blue Line Arts. Roseville, California. November 2015 - January 2016

2016 - Still I Rise : New Work by Powerful Women - Urbano Cellars. Berkeley, California. November 2015 - January 

2015 - Art Spectrum Miami - Art Basel Week. Miami, Florida. December 

2015 - Abstract: a Change in Perception - Red Dot Gallery. Sacramento, California. December

2015 - Variations on Abstraction - Transmission Gallery. Oakland, California. November

2015 - Fall Exhibition 2015 - Art Blend Gallery. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. October - November 

2015 - Collections of Exhibiting Artists - Ginori 1. Online Gallery. October - Present / Ongoing 

2015 - Collage : Sessions and Studio Selections. Red Dot Gallery. Sacramento, California. September - October

2015 - Search Party - Juried Exhibition. Curating Contemporary. Online Gallery. July

2015 - The HUD. DabArt Gallery. Ventura, California. March

2014 - Transfer. Louie-Meager Gallery at Ohlone College. Fremont, California. August - October​

2014 - Pop Up Show - Live Worms Gallery. San Francisco, California. May

2013 - Urban Outskirts. Blackball Universe Gallery. Oakland, California. November - December
2013 - Playful, Funny, Wild & Wacky. Expressions Gallery. Berkeley, California. August - October

2013 - New Art Show. Village Shops & Galleries. El Cerrito, California. August - September

2012 - Women. Art House Gallery. Berkeley, California. November 2011 - March 2012

2011 - Mad House. Trickster Arts Salon. San Francisco, California. October 

2011 - Fresh Faces. Mosaic Gallery. San Diego, California. July - August

2011 - Art Rocks. Suture Gallery. San Diego, California. June2011 - San Diego State University’s Annual Art Council Scholarship. Athenaeum Music and Arts Library - Rotunda Gallery. La Jolla, California. May - June2011 - Voices. Art Lab Gallery. San Diego, California. May2011 - Box Store, San Diego State University’s Advanced Painting Exhibition. San Diego, California. March - April

2010 - Viewpoint, San Diego State University’s Advanced Painting Exhibition. Everett G. Jackson Gallery. San Diego, California. November - December

2010 - Cinquanta/Cinquanta, Accademia di’Belle Arte di Firenze. Florence, Italy. May

2010 - Annual Art Exhibition and Competition, Scuola Lorenzo de Medici. Florence, Italy. May

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY :

2018 - Sharon Gibbons and Lauren Woodfill. Creative "Placemaking on The Richmond Greenway," The Watershed Project

http://thewatershedproject.org/creative-placemaking-richmond-greenway/

2017 - Holly Phillips. "Artist Spotlight Series: Seren Moran," The English Room. 

http://www.theenglishroom.biz/2017/02/06/artist-spotlight-series-seren-moran/

2016 - Victoria Dalkey. "Critic's Picks: Best of Second Saturday," The Sacramento Bee.

https://www.sacbee.com/entertainment/arts-culture/article77008352.html

2015 - Frank Juarez. "Interview: Seren Moran," 365 Days Artists. 

https://365artists365days.com/2015/08/20/seren-moran-oakland-california/

2013 - Alex Bigman. "Five Gallery Shows Featuring Emerging, Established and Historical Artists," 7x7 Magazine

https://www.7x7.com/five-gallery-shows-featuring-emerging-established-and-historical-artis-1783849183.html

2013 - Zaineb Mohammed. "Weekender: This Weekend's Top Five Events," East Bay Express

https://www.eastbayexpress.com/CultureSpyBlog/archives/2013/12/06/weekender-this-weekends-top-five-events