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Carol Bodlander

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 Carol Bodlander has been a teacher in the L.A. public school system for 25 years. She has designed and taught art programs from grades 1 through 12, and developed enrichment programs in the visual arts for the gifted. For excellence in her teaching work, Ms. Bodlander has received the Ernestine F. Kinney award from Occidental College, and the Bravo award for her work teaching in the arts from the Music Center Education Division.

Carol is an exhibiting artist and has participated in numerous juried shows in the Southern California area. She has also donated artwork to auctions to raise money for the Concern Foundation, Children's Hospital-Chase Place, and Inner City Arts. For the past three and a half years, she has opened her studio-gallery, Off-Rose to the public for exhibitions of excellent emerging artists and ceramicists.

Most recently, she was curator of an exhibition at Gallery 619 in San Pedro, California and participated as a guest teacher in the IFF workshop. The IFF workshop was part of the 2004 Independent Family Film Festival.

For more of Carol's Paintings see her Online Exhibition:
Carol Bodlander-Recent Paintings

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Education

1989 University of California, Los Angeles, California
1987 Otis Parsons Art Institute, Los Angeles, California
1979 M.A., Occidental College, Los Angeles, California
1976 B.A., Occidental College, Los Angeles, California

Selected Exhibitions & Experience

2006 Brand Library and Art Center, "Brand 35", Glendale, California juried by Jim Morphesis
2006 Off Rose, The Secret Studio Gallery of Venice "Ebb & Flow" Venice, California
2006 Off Rose, The Secret Studio Gallery of Venice "Local Color" Venice, California
2005 Pierce College Art Gallery, "Art Masks", Woodland Hills, California curated by Mary E. Oliver
2004 Off Rose, The Secret Studio Gallery of Venice "Shades of Grey" Venice, California
2004 Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, "Open Call LA 2004" Los Angeles, California
2004 619 Gallery "First Thursdays", San Pedro, California, Director: Eric Eisenberg
2003 Off Rose, The Secret Studio Gallery of Venice, Director/Curator
2002 Off Rose, The Secret Studio Gallery of Venice, Director/Curator
2001 Opened Off Rose, the Secret Studio Gallery of Venice; Curator of five group shows
2000 L.A. County Century Gallery, "Geometric in Art", Sylmar, California
1999 "The Gift of Imagination", Inner-City Arts: 9th Annual Silent Auction
1999 "Art from the Heart", Fourth Annual benefit for Chase Place, Children's Hosptial Los Angeles, Curator: mmmMauriceTuchman, Director: HEART
1999 Angel's Gate Cultural Center, "Rock Forms", San Pedro, California
1998 "ArtMart@ Borders", a Lightbringer Project
1998 "A Night at the Oasis", sponsored by Inner-City Arts, Curator: Robin Hinchliffe
1998 Steppes Restaurant, Los Angeles, California, Curator: Diana Lyn
1998 "Artists for Boxer", Patricia Correia Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California Curator: Jeff Phillips
1998 Louise's Restaurant, Beverly Hills, California, Curator: Diana Lyn 1998 Mar Vista School Mail Art, Project-Contributing
mmmArtist The Chase Foundation"Art from the Heart" Benefiting Chase Place Children's Hospital, Curator: Jeff Phillips
1998 Orlando Gallery, Sherman Oaks, California; Director: Bob Gino 1998 Los Angles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall
mmmPark, "All City Open", Los Angeles, California
1998 Mauro's Restaurant, West Hollywood, California, Curator: Diana Lyn
1998 Chicago Grill, Palm Springs, California, Curator: Diana Lyn
1998 Museum of Art Downtown Los Angeles, California, Curator: Diana Lyn
1998 Robert A. Miller Gallery, "$99.00 Show", Beverly Hills, California, Curator: Robert A. Miller
1998 Los Angeles County Museum of Art Rental and Sales Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1997 Downtown Artist's Development Association (DADA) Annual Exhibition, University Club, Los Angeles, California
1997 William Turner Gallery, Benefit for Tom Hayden, Curator: Jeff Phillips
1997 Orlando Gallery, Sherman Oaks, California; Director: Bob Gino
1997 Latino Museum of Art History and Culture, "Neighbors", Curator: Robin Hinchliffe /Angeles' Ink
1997 Directors Guild of America, benefit for the Chase Foundation, Curator: Jeff Phillips
1997 Robert A. Miller Gallery, "$99.00 Show", Beverly Hills, California, Curator: Robert A. Miller
1997 Angels' Ink, Curator: Robin Hinchliffe 1997 Steppes Restaurant, Los Angeles, California, Curator: Diana Lyn
1997 Chicago Grill, Santa Monica, California, Curator: Diana Lyn
1997 Los Angeles County Museum of Art Rental and Sales Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1996 Orlando Gallery, Sherman Oaks, California, Director: Bob Gino
1996 Los Angeles County Museum of Art Rental and Sales Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1995 Orlando Gallery, Sherman Oaks, California, Director: Bob Gino
1995 Los Angeles County Museum of Art Rental and Sales Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1995 Angel's Gate Cultural Center, Juried Exhibition, San Pedro, California

Recognition

1994 BRAVO AWARD for Achievement in the Arts sponsored by Music Center Education Divison, Los Angeles, California
1994 First Place Cash Award, "90th Open", Juried Competition Long Beach, California
1979 Recipient Ernestine F. Kinney Cash Award for Excellence in Schlorship Occidental College, Los Angeles, California

 

Article
Does Art Have A Place
in Education?
Read the article by Carol Bodlander
in the May issue of Family Magazine.
Click Here

 

 

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