Resume for:


PENNY SCHUCHMAN ARNTZ

psapenny@cox.net

Educational Preparation:

1953 -1960  Columbia Preparatory School. Rochester, New York.

Undergraduate: 1960-1964  B.A. Degree. Scripps College, Claremont, California.  Double Major: Art Studio and Humanities.

Graduate: 1970-1971.  Standard Secondary Credential in Art.  University of California, Santa Barbara, California.


Teaching Experience:

1968-1970  Scripps College, Claremont, California.  Fiber Arts.

1970-1972  Learning Resources Film Department, University of California Santa Barbara, California.

1972-1977  Dos Pueblos High School, Santa Barbara, California.  Art Department.

1978-1981  Santa Barbara Junior High School, Santa Barbara, California.  Art Department.

1978-1980  Adult Education. Santa Barbara, California.  Brass and silver jewelry fabrication.

1981-1983  Goleta Valley Junior High School.  Santa Barbara, California.  Art Department.

1986-1991  University of California Santa Barbara,  Educational Department. Supervisor Art Procedures Secondary Credential Program.

1993-1998  California State Northridge.  Supervisor Art Procedures Secondary Credential Program.

2002 -  2004      University of California Santa Barbara.  On site Support Provider for Secondary Schools first and second year teachers.  Art Emphasis.


Honors and Awards:

American Crafts Council’s A.I.D Purchase Award, Tucson Designer Crafts Exhibition, Tucson Arizona. 1966.

Pottery I,  California Polytechnic College,  San Luis Obispo, California. 

Purchase Award.

Grant for the Study of Art Education,  University of California, Santa Barbara, California.

Partnership Program Liaison Teacher of the Year Award.  1981.  A motivational program for minority students involving Santa Barbara County Schools and the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Invitational member of Kappa Delta Phi, Scholastic Society,U.S.A. 

2013-2014   College of Law.  Santa Barbara, California. Abstract Art Collective Group Exhibition.  Juried.  First Place Award.  

Third Place Award.  Gallery 113.  2014. 'On The Wild Side'. 

Third Place Award. Juried. Abstract Art Collective.  Faulkner Gallery. Santa Barbara Public Library.  January, 2017.

First Place Award and Honorable Mention Award. Juried. Abstract Art Collective &SEE International Benefit. Jewish Community Center. Santa Barbara. June, 2017.

Honorable Mention. Juried. Channing Peak Gallery. County Building. Santa Barbara, CA.  2017


Group Exhibitions:

1964   Design West, Pasadena, CA.  Fiber Sculpture Exhibition.

1966   Tucson Designer Crafts Exhibition, Tucson, Arizona. Six Tucson Artists. Fiber.

1969  ”Craftsmen USA”, Los Angeles County Fair.  Three week Exhibition and Fiber Sculpture Workshop.

1971  Pottery 1, California Polytechnic College, San Luis Obispo, California. Ceramic Sculpture.

1972    Group Exhibition,  Fairtree Gallery, New York, New York. Woven Forms.

1972    Lake Superior Annual Craft Exhibition, Group show. Woven Forms.

1975    Group Exhibition,  Fairtree Gallery, New York, New York. Woven Forms.

1976    Group Exhibition,  Elizabeth Fortner Gallery, Santa Barbara, California.  Woven Sculpture.

1978    Group Exhibition, Nine Women,  Los Angeles Women’s Center, Los Angeles, California.  Woven Sculpture.

1978    Seven Santa Barbara Artists, 1120 Artist’s Space/Rental Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA. Large scale fiber sculptures. 

1981   Group Exhibition.  Los Angeles Women’s Center, Los Angeles, California. Woven Sculpture. 

1994    Santa Barbara Natural History Museum.  Birds of Santa Barbara County.  Watercolor.  Group Exhibit.

1999   Garden Court Senior Center. Santa Barbara, California.  Exhibition of 8 recent watercolors.  Permanent Collection.

2005    Collaborative Workshop with Northern California artist Sally Posner.  Three days.  Indian Valley. California.  Pastel and Watercolor.

2005    Collaborative Workshop with Sara Schmerl.  Le Petit Rousset.  Three weeks. Eymet.  Dordogne. France.  Pastels and Watercolor.

2006    SCAPE Exhibition. Santa Barbara, California. Pastels. Plein Air. Waterfront scenes. Benefit for the environment.

2008    Caruso/Woods Fine Art Gallery. Santa Barbara, California.   Buddha Abides Exhibition.  Pastel. Paper and fiber glass sculpture.

2008    Canary Hotel.  Santa Barbara, California. Benefit for Senior Housing. Cape Cod Dune Series.  Pastels.

2009    Ventura Lodge California.  Cancer Benefit.  Old Car Series.  Pastels.

2009    Carouso/Woods Fine Art Gallery. Santa Barbara, California. Buddha Abides Exhibition.  Pastel.

2009   Contributing artist for Upwardly Mobile Magazine.

2010   Contributing artist for Upwardly Mobile Magazine.

2010  Cover artist for Upwardly Mobile Magazine.

2010  Cover artist for Upwardly Mobile Magazine.  

2009  "Touch of Red", December exhibition Palm Loft Gallery, Carpinteria, California. Three pastels.

2010  Canary Hotel, Santa Barbara, California.  Benefit for Senior Housing.  Car series. Twilight Series. Two Acrylics.

2010 Rods & Roses Independence Day Festival of Art.  Featured artist.  Carpinteria, California. 

2010  Three artist exhibition and live auction for Domestic Violence Solutions, Santa Barbara, California.

2010  “Honoring Women”, April-May exhibition Palm Loft Gallery, Carpinteria, California. Three pastels.

2010  “Abstract Exhibition”, Carpinteria Valley Arts Council, Carpinteria, California. Two pieces. Acrylic and pastel.

2010  Santa Barbara Museum of Art Fundraiser, “Off the Wall”, pastel and acrylic on board.  Santa Barbara, California.

2010  Carouso/Woods Fine Art Gallery.  Santa Barbara, California.  Buddha Abides Exhibition.  Acrylic on board. 

2010  Domestic Violence Solutions exhibition and auction.  Four Seasons Biltmore Hotel. Montecito, California.  Pastel on sanded paper. 

2012 Porch Gallery.  Carpinteria.  Valentines Exhibition.  Juried. Two Acrylics on panel.

2012 M/K Galleries.  Santa Barbara.  Valentines group exhibition.  Juried.  Two  3'  x  5' acrylics on canvas.

2012  Buddha Abides. Santa Barbara.  Acrylic on panel. Juried. 

2012 'Funk Zone Project'.  M/K  Gallery.  Group exhibition. Two  32"  x  32" pastels on sanded paper.  One  3'  x  5' acrylic on canvas.  Juried Invitation.

2013  'Touch of Red'.  Pastel on sanded paper.  Title: 'Sassy Does It'.  Porch Gallery.  Carpinteria.  Juried. 

2013  Buddha Abides featured poster for 2013 Exhibition. Title:  'What Would The Buddha Do?'

2013  Mental Health Association.  Santa Barbara, California. T-shirt design for annual fund raiser. 

2013  'Pathways'  Abstract Art Collective Group Exhibition. Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center. Juried. 

2013  Bacara Hotel Benefit Exhibition.  Benefit for Waldorf School by  Abstract Art Collective.  Juried.  2 images. 

2013-2014  College of Law.  Santa Barbara, California. Abstract Art Collective Group Exhibition.  Juried.  First Prize.  

2014  Abstract Art Collective juried exhibition.  College of Law. Santa Barbara, California.

2014  Abstract Art Collective Group Exhibition.  Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center.  Juried. Three acrylics on panel. 

2014  Abstract 10. August 7th.  Santa Barbara Public Market. Pop Up Show. 

2014  Casa Magazine Gallery.  'Returning' Exhibition. Watercolor on Arches Paper.   Juried.

2014  Farewell to Brad Nack Exhibition.  M/K Gallery. Triptych.  Acrylic on panel.  Title:  'Syllabus III'. 

2014  'Organics'  Carpinteria Arts Center.  Juried.  Acrylic on panel.

2014  Gallery 113.  'On The Wild Side'. Santa Barbara, Ca. Juried.  Acrylic on Panel. Third Place Award. 

2014  'Open Call'.  Abstract Art Collective.  Faulkner Gallery. Juried. Acrylic on Panel. 

2014  'Small Image'.  Santa Barbara City College. Juried. Acrylic on panel and board.  Three dimensional.  

2015  'Abstract 8'.  Group Exhibition.  Santa Barbara Tennis Club.  Curated by Susan Tibbles.  5 Acrylics on Panel. 

2015  'Abstract 10'.  Group Exhibition.  M/K Interiors and Gallery.  Funk Zone. Santa Barbara, California.  4 Acrylics on Panel. 

2015  'Valentine Show'.  PORCH Gallery and Interiors.  Montecito, California.  Juried.  Acrylic on panel.  

2015  'EYE'.  Group Exhibition.  Aesthetics.  Montecito, California.  Juried.  Acrylic on panel.  

2015  'Visual Monologues'.  Faulkner Gallery.  Santa Barbara, California.  Juried.  Acrylic on panel. 

2015  'Aquatics'.  Santa Barbara Tennis Club.  Santa Barbara, California.  Juried.  Acrylic on panel. 

2015 'Fiesta'. Casa Magazine Gallery.  Santa Barbara, California.  Juried.  Arcylic on panel.

2015  'An Abstract Point of View'.  Carpinteria Arts Center.  Santa Barbara, California. Juried by Jill Statler.  Acrylic on panel.

2015 'Capture 3'.  Santa Barbara Tennis Club. Santa Barbara, California.  Juried by Henry Rasmussen.  Two Archival Pigment Prints. 

2015  Art Fund Santa Barbara.  Fund Raiser 2015. Acrylic on canvas.  'Zephyr'. 

2015  Abstract Art Collective. Faulkner Gallery.  Santa Barbara Library.  Juried by Doug Uysaka.  Two acrylics on panel. 

2015 'Breeosh'.  Cafe gallery.  Montecito, California. Acrylic on panel. 

2016 Abstract 8.  Group exhibition.  Santa Barbara Tennis Club. Santa Barbara, California.

2016  Off the Wall. Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Invitational fundraiser. 

2016 Artwalk.  Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Invitational Fundraiser. Artist of distinction.

2016 Faulkner Gallery. Santa Barbara, California. SEE International Fundraiser.  Juried.

2016 10 West Gallery.  10 West Anapamu, Santa Barbara, California.  Group exhibition. 

2017 AAC. Faulkner Gallery. Santa Barbara, California. Juried.  Group exhibition.

2017 Architectural Foundation. Abstract 10 Group Exhibition. Santa Barbara, California. 

2017 10 West Gallery. Group Exhibition. Santa Barbara, California. March. 

2017 Channing Peak Gallery. Santa Barbara County Building.  Juried group show. 

2017  10 West Gallery.  Group Exhibition.  Santa Barbara, California.  August.





One Woman Exhibitions:

1971    One Woman show, Galleria del Sol, Santa Barbara, CA.  Fiber.

1973    One Woman Show,  Galleria del Sol, Santa Barbara, CA.  Large scale fiber sculptures.

1979    Collaboration Exhibition with Michael Arntz, Allan Hancock College, Santa Maria, CA. Fiber.

1981    Collaboration Exhibition with Michael Arntz, M. Shore & Son Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA. Large scale fiber sculpture. 

1982    Collaboration Exhibition with Michael Arntz, Thomas Robinson Fine Art Gallery, Houston , Texas. Large scale fiber sculpture.

1983    Collaboration Exhibition with Michael Arntz.  Woven Sculptures. Sun Valley Center for the Arts.  Ketchum, Idaho.

1984    Collaboration with Michael Arntz.  Son, Christopher born January 23. Santa Barbara, California.

1997    Hartnell College, Salinas, California.  One Woman Show.  Birds in Flight.  Watercolor series.

2002   Clark Contemporary Gallery.  One Woman Show.  Water Birds.   Watercolor Series. Mammoth Lakes, California. 

2004    One Woman Show. ThinkWorks Gallery. Ojai, California.  Pastels. Plein Air Scenes.

2005    One Woman Show. ThinkWorks Gallery. Ojai, California. Pastels. Plein Air Scenes.

2003    Clark Contemporary Gallery. Mammoth Lakes, California. Two person show with Rebecca Clark.  Title: SALT.  Saltwater birds, salt related animals and fish - watercolors series. Large scale salt sculptures by Rebecca Clark carved from blocks of Redman Mine Salt, Utah.

2007    Talley Winery, Paso Robles, CA.  One Woman Show. Vineyard plein air scenes.  Pastel on sanded paper.

2010  Two artist exhibition.  "Cash for Clunkers", Palm Loft Gallery, Carpinteria, California. February/March 2010.  Pastel Series. 

2011  One Woman Exhibition.  Bella Rosa Galleries, State Street.  Santa Barbara, California.  Pastel series. 

2012  Porch Gallery.  Carpinteria. Valentines Exhibition. Juried.  Two acrylics on panel.

2012  M/K Galleries.  Santa Barbara.  Valentines group exhibition.  Juried. Two 3’  x  5’  acrylics on canvas.

2012  Buddha Abides.  Santa Barbara.  Acrylic on panel. Juried. 

2012  ‘Funk Zone Project’.  M/K Gallery.  Group exhibition. Two 32”  x  32”  pastels on sanded paper.  One 3’  x  5’ acrylic.  Invitation. 

2013  ‘Touch of Red’. Pastel on sanded paper.  Title: ‘Sassy Does It’,  Porch Gallery,  Santa Claus Lane, Carpinteria, California. Juried. 

2013  'Buddha Abides'. Acrylic on panel.  Juried.  

2013  'Buddha Abides'.  Invitation poster design.

2013  Mental Health Association. Santa Barbara, California. T-shirt design for yearly fundraiser. 

2013  'Pathways'  Abstract Art Collective Group Show.  Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center.  Santa Barbara, California. Juried exhibition.

2013 Bacara Show.  Benefit for Waldorf School.  Abstract Art Collective.  Juried group exhibition. 

2014  Abstract Art Collective.  Group Exhibition.  College of Law. Santa Barbara, California.  Juried by Susan Bush of Sullivan and Goss. First Place Award.  

2015 Goleta Cottage Hospital.  Goleta, California.  12 Photographic Images.  Permanent Collection.

2016  May 2016 Exhibition.  Two Women Show with my daughter Rebecca Clark at the Santa Barbara Tennis Club. Show title is:  'EDGES'.  See 'show announcements' on the scroll down menu for the brochure.

2016 November Exhibition.  Mother, Daughter and Granddaughter at Underground.  Santa Barbara, California. 


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