Denise A. Hartley
(209) 809-5808

2017                Technology Degree: Entertainment and Design     
2013                Single Subject Teaching Credential, Art, K - 12
California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, CA.
2008                Master of Art, Fine Art, New Media
California State University, Fresno, CA.
2003                Bachelor of Art, Fine Art, Honors
Bachelor of Art, Philosophy, Honors
California State University, Fresno, CA.
                        President’s List
Dean’s List

Teaching Experience

2016 - 2017     Santa Barbara Junior High School, Santa Barbara, CA.
2013 - 2016     Ripon High School, Ripon, CA,
2013                Daniel J. Savage Middle School, Modesto, CA.
                        Art Survey/Drawing, Color/Design, Digital Art, 3-D
2012                Oakdale High School, Oakdale, CA.
                        Visual Arts I, II, II, Advanced Placement Class
2004 - 2012     State of Hawaii, State of California, Department of Education, Substitute Teacher
2009                 Hawaii Department of Education, Kauai, taught children on Autism Spectrum
2009                 Hawaii Department of Education, McKinley Community School for Adults,
                        Substitute Teacher Course
2002                Fresno Metropolitan Museum, Artist as Witness, Drawing with the Masters, taught drawing classes to children of migrant workers, Fresno, CA.
1997 - 2012     D.A. Hartley Designs, taught art lessons to students of all ages

Professional Experience
1997Present   Business Owner, D.A. Hartley Designs,
                               Fine Art, Murals, Decorative Painting, Graphic Design, Art Lessons, CA.           
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                               Microsoft Office Works, Office Web, Advertising Design                                                                                             
2011                       Studio Art, and Museum Artists Tour, Art Educators, France                       

2006                       Fresno Art Museum, Registrar, Fresno, CA.

2004                       Children’s Hospital, Central Valley, Full Floor Murals, Sierra View 
                                Hospital, Porterville, CA.
2003                       American Music Awards, Art Assistant for Keaton Walker, Director of Art, Emmy
                               and Academy Awards, Los Angeles, CA.

Nelson Rockefeller Estate Kikuit and Fifth Avenue, art restoration and conservation 

• Trained by Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Dr. Larsen 
• Sculptural Conservation and Maintenance of seventy-five sculptures in garden setting 
• Rockefeller Art Collection, Curators Office, Assistant Tarrytown, NY; NYC 

Relevant Coursework
Studio Arts: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Mixed Media Installation

Art History: Art Theory, Contemporary Art (Modernism - Post Modernism), 
Pop Art, Feminist Art, Medieval Art and Architecture, 
Japanese Buddhism/Art, Hindu Philosophy/Art,               
Pre-Columbian Andes, Pre-Columbian Mexico, 
Ancient Primitive Art, Greek and Roman Religion/Art

Digital Art: Graphic Design, Web Design, Illustration, Digital Video, Post Editing
Computer Programs: Mac/PC: Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher 
Mac for Artists (Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design), 
Digital Video, Final Cut Pro, Dreamweaver, Corel Paint, Photostory, 

Grant Writing Certificate, 2004, CSU Fresno, CA.
Certificate in Film Production, 2004, CSU San Francisco, CA
Hawaii Substitute Teacher Certificate, 2009. Hawaii Department of Education, McKinley             Community School for Adults: Substitute Teacher Course, Certificate, 2009

Awards and Grants

2012                        Credential Grant, California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, CA.
2004                        University Grant, California State University, Fresno, CA.
2002            Student Art Show, Best of Show and 1st Place, Conley Gallery, CSU Fresno, CA.
 Solo Exhibitions 

2008                         Water! Conley Gallery, Installation, Fresno, CA.
2003                         Wisdom and Compassion, Dean’s Gallery, Installation, Fresno, CA.
2002                         Temporal Man in Nature, Cort Gallery, Three Rivers, CA.
2000                         Blocked, Gloria Olive District Gallery, Fresno, CA.

Selected Group Exhibitions
2012           Spiritual Art, Beach Side Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.
2012                         Spring Obsession, Ironstone Gallery, Murphys, CA.
2012                         Stanislaus County Studio Tour, Bonsack Gallery, Oakdale, CA.
2011                         Evening of Vines and Easels, Soroptimist Int. Art Show, Ripon, CA.
2011                         Spring Show, Mislin Gallery, Modesto, CA.
2010                         Water, Flowers & Inner Light, Janene Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA.
2004                         Icons, Fourth Street Studio Gallery, 3-woman show Berkeley, CA.
2004                         The World in Abstraction, 3-person show, Easel Heads Gallery, Visalia, CA.

Press and Media Reviews

Voia, Liana:          “Denise Hartley”, Blog Talk Radio, Contemplative, Expressive                                                            
                               and Imaginative Arts, Ottawa, Canada, February 17, 2013
Firstman, Carol:      “Denise Hartley,” Lifestyles Magazine, Visalia, CA.
                                  July 2005
Visalia Times Delta: “Family’s Support is Artist’s Greatest Joy”, February 26, 2004
Slocum, Diane:          “Walls are the Canvas for Creative Designs”, Fresno Bee,
                     March 26, 2004
Bergfalk, Terry:      “Sierra View Hospital Handles New Wing with Kid  Gloves”,
                                 Fresno Bee, October 22, 2004
Flores, Janet:              “Artist Denise Hartley, Wisdom and Compassion,”
                                    KFCF (KPFA), March 3, 2004, Fresno, CA.


Kaweah Delta Hospital, 4 paintings, Visalia, CA.
Sierra Imaging Center, 2 paintings, Visalia, CA.
Works held in private collections in the United States

Selected Commissions

2008                        Bronze Dome, mural, Fresno, CA. Private Collection
2005                        Center for Integrated Medicine, Mural, Visalia, CA.
2005                        Portrait commission, Tulare, CA. Private Collection
2004                        Children’s Hospital, Central Valley, Full Floor Murals, Sierra View 
                                Hospital, Porterville, CA.
2001                        Hanford Fox Theatre, exterior tiles and restoration, Hanford, CA.
2000                        Kaweah Delta Hospital, Medicinal Herb Garden, Visalia, CA.