Ellen Vogel

Solo Exhibitions


2010  ENSO Gallery, Half Moon Bay, CA. "An Occasional Lightness of Being"

2007  ENSO Gallery, Half Moon Bay, CA.  "Patience"

2006  ENSO Gallery, Half Moon Bay, CA.   "Nature/Nurture" 

2004  ENSO Gallery, Half Moon Bay, CA.   "Vital Impermanence"

2003  ENSO Gallery, Half Moon Bay, CA.   "Visible Prayer"

2002  ENSO Gallery, Half Moon Bay, CA.   "Close to Home"

2001  JFK Arts and Consciousness Gallery, JFKU Berkeley, CA. MFA Show

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Gallery Route One Point Reyes CA  "If I only had time to tell you"
2011  Claudia Marseille, Jenn Shifflet and Ellen Vogel, JFKU Berkeley,CA.

2009  Alumni Exhibition JFK University, Berkeley, CA.

2008  Red Door Gallery Oakland, CA  "The Body Politic"

2008  ENSO Gallery, Half Moon Bay,  CA   "To Mary Oliver"

2008  JFK Gallery, Berkeley, CA in conjunction with the De Young Museum "Balancing Perspectives"

2008  ENSO Gallery, Half Moon Bay, CA   "Intention and Creation"

2005  Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica Ca.   "Arts on Fire"  Juror's Award, Susan Hillhouse, Triton Museum

2005  Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA.    "Bay Area 2005"  Jurors Award, Karen Tsujimoto, Oakland Museum

2005  Falkirk Art Center, San Rafael, CA   "Wit and Wisdom"

2005  San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA   "In the Round"

2004  JFK Arts and Consciousness Gallery, Berkeley CA   "Exploring the 20th Century Sublime"

2004  Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ   "Off the Rim"

2004  San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA "STARS Auction"

2003  Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes, CA   "Annual Juried Show"

2003  Port Townsend Art Center, Port Townsend, WA   "Dwellings"

2003  600 Townsend, San Francisco, CA

2003  Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA   "Arts on Fire VII"

2003  Artworks Downtown, San Rafael, CA   "Mind over Metal"

2002  Napa Valley College, Fine Arts Gallery, Napa, CA "Bay Area Art V" Renee DiRosa

2002  600 Townsend San Francisco, CA

2002 Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes, CA   "Annual Juried Show"

2001  Artisans Gallery, Mill Valley, CA   "Sacred Images"

2001 Richmond Art Center, Richmond, Ca   "Mastermind" (10 artists chosen from 10 Bay Area MFA Programs)

2000  Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes, CA   "New Millenium Exhibition"

1999  Eloise Pickard Gallery, UC Santa Cruz, CA   "Hypnopompia"

1999  Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA   "What is Art for?"

1998  Artisans Gallery, Mill Valley, CA   Small Works Show 

1998  Center for Visual Arts, Oakland, CA   "Dream Art"  

1998  Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes, CA   "Lead into Gold"



SoMARTS Gallery, San Francisco, CA   

Dia de los Muertos Installations, in collaboration with
Kathy De Rosas; curated by Rene Ynez

2014   "I left my heart in San Francisco, now where will my body live?"

2013   "Memory connects the living to the dead"

2012  "Transforming the News"

2009  "Gifts of our Ancestors"

2008  "The Bees are Dying"

2007  "Oakland Murders"

2006  "Fruits of Our Ancestors"

2005  "Random Poems, Daily Delights"



Sculptural Pursuit, Summer 2005

Silicon Valley Home, March 2005

Metro Silicon Valley, January 2005

The New York Times, July 4, 2004,  Benjamin Genocchio "Ah the Beauties of Genetic Engineering and other Sculptures." (Pacific Rim Sculptors Group, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey

Half Moon Bay Review, June 11, 2003

Napa Valley News, 2002



2001   MFA John F. Kennedy University, Berkeley, CA

1991   Single Subject Credential in Art, San Francisco State, San Francisco, CA

1982   BFA Empire State College, New York, New York

1978-1981   New York Studio School, New York, New York Certificate in Drawing and Painting

1977   CCAC, Oakland, CA



1991 until the present  Art Instructor, Curriculum design and Master Teacher; Ingrid B. Lacy Middle School, Pacifica, CA

2005 until the present, project leader for yearly mural on the IBL campus

1990-1991 Art Instructor, Half Moon Bay High School, Half Moon Bay, CA

1986-1988 Painting and Drawing Instructor, Cerro Coso Community College, Bishop, CA

1987-1988 Lassen Community College, Independence, CA

1984-1987 Artist in the Schools, Bishop and Lone Pine, Ca

1983-1984  Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Drawing in the Galleries"; a project with children


2006  Fund for Artist/ Art Teacher Fellowship awarded by the Peninsula Foundation and the San Francisco Foundation. Based on Artistic achievement and granted to eight teachers in three Counties

1996  Mason McDuffie Foundation Teaching Excellence Award