Denise Hartley was born in Oakdale, CA; lived in the art community of Three Rivers, CA for 22 years, studied art in NYC at the Art Students League, and lived on the island of Kauai, in Santa Barbara, and currently lives in Oakdale, CA.
BA in Fine Art, and Philosophy (Religion)
MA degree in Fine Art, New Media.
Her recent shows include:
Artist Open Studio, (2011), Stanislaus County, private studio tour, Modesto, CA;
Mistlin Gallery, (2011) 58th Annual Spring Art Show, member group show, Modesto, CA;
Ironstone Vineyards, (2011) Spring Obsession, group show, Murphy’s, CA;
Water, Flowers, and Inner Light, (2010) Show with photographer Christian Gilbert, San Luis Obispo, CA;
Water! (2008) One Woman Show, Conley Gallery, Fresno. CA;
Icons (2004) at Fourth Street Studio Gallery, Berkeley, CA;
The World of Abstraction (2004) at Easel Heads, Church Street Gallery, Visalia, CA;
Wisdom and Compassion, Tibetan Art Installation, (2003), One Woman Show Dean’s Gallery, CSU Fresno, CA;
Temporal Man in Nature, One Woman Show, Cort Gallery, Three Rivers, CA;
Her video, Lake Kaweah, a time piece that transformed two years of still photos into video,
was featured at the Kaweah Land and Arts Festival, at the Land and Arts Symposium (2009),
College of the Sequoia's,Visalia, CA.
She received a commission from Sierra View Hospital, Porterville, CA, (2004)
to create a hospital floor of murals for the Children’s Hospital, Central Valley.
She studied at the Art Students League in NYC.
Denise Hartley had two BA degrees, in Fine Art and in Philosophy (Religion).
Her MA is in Fine Art, New Media.
She received training from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, in sculptural restoration.
Hartley worked for the Nelson Rockefeller Trust,
at Kikuit Museum at Potanico Hills, N.Y.,
and worked for the conservator of the Whitney Museum, NYC.
She taught drawing in the Artist as Witness workshop at the Fresno Metropolitan Museum,
to children of migrant workers.
She has received a diploma as a producer from the Hollywood Film School.
She was assistant to Keaton Walker, 4 Emmy award recipient,
as Art Director of the Academy Awards, at the American Music Awards (2003).
Corporate purchases include four painting for Kaweah Delta Hospital, and the Sequoia Regional Cancer Center in Visalia, CA.
PRESS AND MEDIA REVIEWS:
Radio Interview, March 2003, one hour interview with Janet Flores, Wisdom and Compassion Show, KFCF (KPFA), Fresno CA.
Visalia Times Delta, February 26, 2004, Family’s Support is Artist’s Greatest Joy.
Fresno Bee, October 22, 2004, Sierra View Handles New Wing with Kid Gloves.
Lifestyles Magazine, July 2005, Denise Hartley, text by Carol Firstman.
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