Art Hazelwood - Biography

Selected Public Collections

Staatsbibliothek of Berlin
Stanford Special Collections
Library of Congress, Washington DC
Plymouth State University, New Hampshire
Carleton College Library, Special Collections, Artist Book Collection,
Baylor University, Crouch Music and Art Library, Artist Book Collection
Louisiana State University, Hill Memorial Library, Special Collections
New York Public Library, Special Collections, Print Department
University of Wisconsin, Golda Meir Library, Special Collections
UCLA Young Research Library, Special Collections 

Selected Solo Exhibitions 

2017 Dark Days and Solidarity, Prints by Izzy Jarvis and Art Hazelwood, Hi-Lo Press, Atlanta, GA
2015 Speaking to the Issues: Art Hazelwood and Ronnie Goodman, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
2014 Social Discourses: In Print, the Prints and Collections of Juan Fuentes, Art Hazelwood, Jos Sances and Jim Nikas, Richmond Art Center, CA
2014 William F Wolff & Art Hazelwood: Working Together, Artzone 461, San Francisco
2009 Art Hazelwood - Artist, Instigator, Impresario, INFERNO Gallery, Oakland
2008 We’re All Outside the Green Zone, Front Gallery, Oakland, CA
2007/5-8 Pillars of Society, Galeria Zapatista, Mission Cultural Center, Mission Grafica, SF
2006/10 Hubris Corpulentus, Plymouth State University Lamson Library, Plymouth, NH
2006/4 Hubris Corpulentus, University of Rhode Island, Library Gallery, Kingston RI
2005/9-10 Cyrano and the Four Humors – Literary Prints, Collectors Gallery, Oakland, CA
2005/4 Iraqopoly and War Prints, John Wilmer Studio, Sausalito, CA
2004/10 Hubris Corpulentus, Mitchell Place Gallery, Muncie, IN
2004/1 Hubris Corpulentus, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2003/2 Requiem For Dionysos, San Francisco Online Arts, San Francisco, CA
2002/10 Paintings and Prints, Canton Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2001/5 Hand made Books of Prints, Collectors Gallery, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
2000/8 Millennial Parade, paintings and prints, Canton Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2000/7Walking up and down in Asia, 60 woodcut prints, Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA
1998/2-3 Woodcuts and Linocuts, Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA, two person show
1995/7 Collectors Gallery, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, two person show
1992/11 World City, Amerika Haus, Vienna, Austria. Presented by the USIS
1992/7 Bilder Einer Reiser, Galerie Casetta, Munich, Germany
1990/5 Landscapes of Asia and America, Gallery Hasegawa, Tokyo, Japan
1989/8 The Artist's Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1989/7 Santa Cruz Gallery of Fine Art, CA

Public Art and Special Projects

2014-2017 San Francisco Poster Syndicate, a revolving group of students, alumni and faculty of SFAI. Public poster printing and poster design on issues relating to unionization, student and faculty concerns and broader issues. Fight For Fifteen, Pakistan Death Penalty with Justice Project Pakistan, Jobs With Justice, SEIU, AFT, City College Strike, California Labor Federation, Coalition on Homelessness, Clarion Alley Mural Project
2005-2017 Ongoing “Minister of Culture” for the Western Regional Advocacy Project WRAP, creating art about housing, for education, and protests, and organizing other artists to participate.
2008-2016 Member of the art collective - The Great Tortilla Conspiracy Jos Sances, Rene & Rio Yanez. 
2016 House Keys Not Handcuffs, public art mural for Western Regional Advocacy Project in Clarion Alley San Francisco, with San Francisco Print Collective and Michelle Williams.
Street Sheet 25 Years Shining Light,  collaboration with Jos Sances Design on poster for Fight for Fifteen poster for SEIU 1021
2014 Un-Settling Alliances: Connecting our Liberation, San Francisco State University, Back to the Picture Latin American Gallery, SF, 518 Valencia Eric Quezada Center, SF, Black Mesa Action Camp, AZ, Portfolio Curators: Paper Buck & Emmanuel C. Montoya

Hazelwood Vs. Yeh, Woodcut Title Match, Compound Gallery, Oakland
2013 Mobile Arts Platform - MAP, at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, guest artist Art Hazelwood, design of interactive poster printed at the event. 
Save our Post Office, posters in collaboration with Jos Sances to fight against the destruction of the US Postal Service. 
2012 Immigration Now!, portfolio, organized by Favianna Rodriguez and JustSeeds, linocut print
Steamroller Smackdown, organizer Jeanne Lorenz, steamroller printing Dixon County Fair, two 3 foot square linocuts one alone and one with Katya McCulloch’s linocut class at San Quentin. 
Occuprint Portfolio, one poster contributed to this portfolio of 30. Printed four posters in the portfolio. 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 We Shall Overcome, Art of Defiance and Resistance, Calabi Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA
2016 Liberty Denied: Immigration, Detention, Deportation, Museum of Anthropology at Central Washington University
Screenprint Biennial 2016, Collar Works Gallery, Troy, NY, juror: Nathan Metz

The Printed Image 6, Alice C. Sabatini Gallery at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, Topeka, KS, juror - Stephen Goddard

Ink, Press, Repeat: National Juried Printmaking and Book Art Exhibition, William Paterson University, NJ, juror - Phil Sanders, Director of PS Marlowe and former Master Printer of Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop

Wordless: The Collection of David A. Berona, Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, Ohio State University Libraries, Columbus OH,
Grito –The Border Crossed Us We Didn’t Cross it, an exhibition of artists from Mexico and the US, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco

Crossing to Safety, curated by Elizabeth Addison and Pamela Blotner, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany, CA.

2015 Burning Down The House, artists on gentrification with Hazelwood’s class of SFAI students making Gaceta Callejera posters, Eric Quezada Center, SF; Dis(Play) Artists with and without disabilities, SOMARTS Gallery, SF, CA

2014 Behind the Personal Art Library: Collectors Creating the Canon, Organized by Alexander Campos, with Johanna Drucker (UCLA), Jae Jennifer Rossman (Yale), and Tony White (MICA), Center For Book Arts, New York, NY

Visions at Twilight: Día de los Muertos 2014, Calaveras de la Ville, installation organized by Patrick Piazza and Veronica Solis SOMARTS Gallery, SF, CA

XXL RELIEF, Mullowney Printing, supersize relief prints

Seeing the Invisible: Life on the Street, Begovich Gallery, Cal State Fullerton, CA, Curated by Joanne Mace

Attraction and Doubt, Gallery 308, Muncie, IN, Curated by Scott Anderson

2013 Tradition of Mayhem, Robert F. Agrella Art Gallery Santa Rosa Junior College, CA, Curated by Marna Hill

Making Space, Euphrat Museum of Art, DeAnza College, Cupertino, CA, curated by Diana Argabrite

New Prints/New Narratives: Summer 2013, International Print Center New York, NY, juror, Andrew Raftery 

Building a Collection: Highlights and Recent Acquisitions from the Saint Mary’s College Museum of Art, (Gargantua in the Vineyards), Moraga, CA

2007 –‘08 New Prints 2007/Fall, International Print Center New York. Chicago Center for the Book. 
2007/5-7 81 st Annual International Competition: Printmaking!, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA
2007/3-5 Bound by Tradition: The Influence of Historical Bindings on Artists' Books, Sterling Library, Art of the Book Collection, Yale University
2007/1-2 Ink & Clay 33, Cal Poly Pomona, Kellogg University Gallery, CA
2006-2008 The Art of Persuasion, The National Arts Club, NY, NY, Juror Marilyn Kushner, Presented by the New York Society of Etchers. Traveling to Paramount Center for the Arts, (4/07-6/07) Peekskill, NY, Fine Arts Gallery, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY, (1/08), Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago (8/08 – 11/08) 
2006/8 Beyond the Likeness: Self-Portraits by California Artists, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA
2006/1 Janet Turner National Print Competition Exhibition, Cal State University Chico, (Merit Award)
2006/1 Paper/Politics, An Exhibition of Politically & Socially engaged Printmaking, Seattle Phinney Center Gallery, 2005/4,Brooklyn, 5 + 5 Gallery, 2006/1, Portland, OR, 2006/5 Food For Thought Student Gallery, Portland State University, Josh MacPhee curator, catalog available
2006/1 Ink and Clay 32, Kellogg Art Gallery, Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA
2006/2 Restating Empire, Gallery 110, Seattle, WA (Honorable Mention Award)
2005 Pressing Matters, 500 Years of Wine in Art, Hearst Gallery St. Mary’s College, Moraga, CA
2005 What is Freedom? Gallery of Social and Political Art, Boston, MA
2005/3 Art: The Other Voice of America, SoMarts Cultural Center, SF, CA, Linocut poster for the Exhibit designed and printed by Art Hazelwood
2004/10 War, Peace and Civil Liberties, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
2004/9-10 Is This Our Country? Gallery of Social and Political Art, Boston, MA
2004/7-9 Printmakers of the Golden Gate, Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA
2004/6 Matter & Spirit Book Arts Exhibition and Symposium at Wells College, Aurora, NY
2004/2-4 Eye Object, Political Prints, Santa Rosa Junior College, curated by Suzanne Lacke.
2003/10 Open Wide- 500 Years of Dentistry in Art, SUNY Buffalo New York, collection of Mort Rivo. 
2003/6-7 New Prints 2003/Summer, International Print Center New York, New York, NY
2003/3 Innovations in Contemporary Printmaking, Thacher Gallery, University of San Francisco.
2002/11 - 2/03 Built By Hand: The Book As Art An International Juried Book Exhibition, Eleven Eleven Sculpture Space, Washington, DC. Jurors: Mark Dimunation, Neal Turtell
2002/5-7 New Prints 2002/Summer, International Print Center New York, 
2001/10-12 The Spirit of Handmade Prints, Calif Society of Printmakers Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA
2000/12 9 Lives, Somarts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA
1999/11-12 California Prints From Wood IV, Collectors Gallery, Oakland, CA curated by Art Hazelwood
1999/11-12 Fifth Anniversary Invitational Exhibit, Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA, Linocut poster for the Fifth Year Anniversary Exhibit designed and printed by Art Hazelwood
1999/10 The View From Here - 10 Years of Art from the Street Sheet, 509 Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA
1999/9-10 Political Art and Propaganda, Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville, CA
1999/6 On the Edge of the Century: Printmaking and Social Commentary in the 1990s, Berkeley Art Center, juror Rene Yanez, catalogue
1999/4 Premio Internazionale 1999 Biella Per l’incisione, Biella, Bologna, Turin and Mondovi, Italy. 
1999/3-5 73 rd Annual International Competition, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA juror Jan Howard, curator of prints and drawings Baltimore Museum of Art
1999/2 -6 Faultlines/Watermarks: California/Amsterdam, Calif. Society of Printmakers and Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier. Amsterdam, Heemstede, San Francisco, Vallejo, CA, 
1998/11 The Third Annual California Artists’ Prints From Wood, Collectors Gallery, Oakland, CA
1998/7 Tradition and Transition in the 90’s, SOMAR Gallery, San Francisco. 
1998/6 Printwork ’98, Barrett House Galleries, Pouhkeepsie, NY juror, Starr Figura, MOMA 



Common Ground, American Print Alliance, traveling exhibit

1998/3 Points of Passing, Artists of the Street Sheet, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997/12 The Second Annual California Artists From Wood, Collectors Gallery, Oakland, CA
1997/11 Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair 1997, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1997/1 California Artists From Wood, Collectors Gallery, Oakland, CA
1996/5-6 Pacific Prints '96, Pacific Art League of Palo Alto, CA
1995/12 International Triennial Woodcut & Wood Engraving, State Gallery Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
1995/5 1st Wexford Artists' Book Exhibition, Wexford, Ireland
1994/9 California Society of Printmakers Membership Exhibition, Triton Museum Santa Clara, CA

Exhibition: Selected Jurying, Curating

2004/6 Artist As Activist, Juror, Sebastopol Art Center, Sebastopol, CA
2005/8-9 Self Examination: To the River Styx, Woodcuts and Monoprints by Roy Ragle, Collectors Gallery at the Oakland Museum CA, 
2005/1-2 As They Saw It- Richard Correll and Frank Rowe Six Decades of Their Art of Social Conscience, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2003/9 Daniel Robeski - Life and Work, Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA. With essay on Robeski by Art Hazelwood.
2002/3-4 Masquerade and Revelation A William Wolff Retrospective, Hearst Art Gallery, St. Mary’s College, Moraga, CA. Catalog with essay by Art Hazelwood. Co-curated with Julie Armistead
2000/1-3 Crossing the River Styx, Woodcuts and Monoprints by Roy Ragle, Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo CA, 

Public Presentations/ Teaching 

2007 Guest Editor of the California Printmaker, the journal of the California Society of Printmakers. 
2007/7 Linocut Intensive, one week course for graduate and upper level students, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH
2006/4 Political Art Timely and Timeless, University of Rhode Island Kingston Library, Panel discussion.
2005/3 Art: The Other Voice of America, panel discussion with Doug Minkler, Jos Sances, Roberta Loach, Ariel, moderated by DeWitt Cheng titled Political Art Now. 
2004/10 Visiting Artist Ball State University, Muncie Indiana, class presentations and public lecture Up From Nihilism: Engagement and Community. 
2004/6 The Artists’ Role in a Time of War, Panel moderator Art Hazelwood, panel: Eleanor Dickinson, Doug Minkler, Barbara Milman, Jann Nunn, Sebastopol Center for the Arts
2004/3The Digital Revolution: Its Impact on Printmaking, Panel Moderator: Joan Finton, Panel: Art Hazelwood, Robin McCloskey, Janet Jones, Larry Warnock, Barbara Foster & Richard Lang.
2004/2 Functions & Uses of Political Art Now,Panel Moderator: Peter Selz, Panel: Art Hazelwood, Jos Sances & DeWitt Cheng.

Selected Collections

Library of Congress, Washington, DC, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York – New York Public Library Print Collection, New York, NY – The RSDI Museum, Providence, RI – Stanford Library Special Collections, Stanford, CA - Achenbach Collection, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA - Arts of the Book Collection, Yale University Library – St. Mary’s College, Hearst Gallery, Moraga, CA – Center for the Study of Political Graphics, Los Angeles – Austrian National Bank, Vienna,

Selected Publications

2007 War Games, Art Hazelwood, essay on Iraqopoly and Exit Iraq, Contemporary Impressions, Spring 2007, page 13 - 14
2007/4 The Influence of Relief Prints on Modern Illustration, Master of Arts Thesis, Fashion Institute of Technology, NY, Heidi Younger. Section on Art Hazelwood, page 107 – 114. 
2006/8-9 Art New England, “spotlight review” by Doug Norris of Hubris Corpulentus
2006/4 South County Independent – North East Independent, April 27, 2006, Examining the Art of Making War, Doug Norris, Arts & Living Editor, page C1, Review of two shows including Hubris Corpulentus at URI
2005/8 Art Hazelwood: A Graphic Witness of America, article by David A. Beronä, Image and Narrative Online Magazine of the Visual Narrative, issue 12, at
2005 “Iraqopoly” and War Prints on Caledonia, show review by Jonah Owen Lamb, Marinscope, vol. 35, no. 18, page 2, Sausalito, CA
2004 - 2008 Street Spirit, Artwork used in more than 20 issues.
1994 -2008 Street Sheet, ongoing and regular contributions of artwork in more than 40 issues.
2004 Prints & Politics: Printmaking in a Time of War, by DeWitt Cheng, Contemporary Impressions The Journal of the American Print Alliance, Vo. 12 no. 2 Fall 2004, page 11 – 15
2004/10 Indiana Public Radio, 10/7/04 interview with Art Hazelwood on Indiana Arts Desk
2004/10 All Access, Muncie, IN, Artist Reveals Pride, Hubris of U.S., review of exhibition Hubris Corpulentus, October 14 - 20, 2004
2004/Spring Zyzzyva, XX. 1, Spring 2004, Three images from Hubris Corpulentus print series. 
2004/3 on line review of exhibit Hubris Corpulentus by Alison Bing
2004 Journal of the Print World, Vol. 27 No. 1, Meredith NH , Hubris Corpulentus Prints By Art Hazelwood.
2003 Journal of the Print World, Vol. 26 No. 3 Summer Meredith NH , Gargantua and the Book. essay on the creation of Gargantua in the Vineyards by the artist..
2001/ 1 The California Printmaker, Art That Can Change the World, essay on three political artists by Barbara Milman, Emeryville, CA
1998 The California Printmaker, no. 1, pg. 10-11 Emeryville, CA StreetPrints, article on printmaking and homelessness advocacy
1995/7 Small Press Magazine, Summer, cover oil painting and woodcuts, Wakefield, RI
1995/3 Umbrella, vol. 18 nos. 1,2 pg. 27, review of Forest Song, Pasadena
1995/1 Small Press Magazine, Winter, 1995, review of "Promenade", Wakefield, RI
1994/12 Michael's Cut, novel by Robert Magill, Cover & 5 woodcut prints, Northwest Publishing, Salt Lake City
1994/5-6 The Print Collector's Newsletter, Vol., XXV No. 2 Pg.74 Review of Promenade, New York
1994/6 Umbrella, Vol,17 No.2 Pg. 55, Review of Promenade, Pasadena
1990 Crab Creek Review, cover and 4 prints inside, Spring 1990, Seattle
1989 New Mexico Humanities Review, Spring 1989, Socorro, NM


1983 BA degree in Fine Arts, University of California at Santa Cruz