EDUCATION

2006-2010 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of California Santa Cruz. Dean’s List, cum laude.

SELECT EXHIBITIONS

2017 Get Well Soon, The Southern Gallery, Charleston North Carolina

2017 Gummies, Naming Gallery, Oakland CA (two person show)

2017 Love is, The Galallery, San Francisco CA

2016 Collapse Sonata, Open Windows Studio, San Francisco CA (solo show)

2016 Magic Eye Wink, Sgraffito Gallery, Oakland CA (four person show)

2015 Interiors, Studio Space, San Francisco CA (two person show)

2015 Two Hrs Only, Third Street Art Collective, San Francisco CA

2015 Here! Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley CA

2014 Artist Annual, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley CA

2014 Something Completely Different, City Limits Gallery, Oakland CA

2014 Paper & Pressure, Fecal Face Dot Gallery, San Francisco CA

SELECT TEACHING/EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

2018 Artist Instructor, Alameda Arts, Maya Lin Elementary

2017 Visiting Artist, Advancing Printmaking at CCSF, Instructor Vanesa Gingold

2015-2017 Gallery Assistant, Romer Young Gallery

2016 Office Assistant, Art Advisor Laura Sweeney

2015-2017 High School Film Workshop Facilitator and Educator, Art With Impact

2012-14 Intern, Custom Printmaking Dept., Kala Art Institute, Master Printer U. San Martin

2014 Gallery Intern, Kala Art Institute, Gallery Manager Andrea Vionot

2014 Gallery/Special Events Volunteer, Creativity Explored

2012-2014 Artist Teacher/Volunteer, Creativity Explored

2012 Artist Assistant, Bridget Mary Henry

2008-2012 Print Studio Monitor, UCSC

2009 Teaching Assistant, Intro to Painting at UCSC, Professor Frank Galuszka

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2017 Keep in Reserve, Chiara Sbolci and Maryam Yousif, Open Windows Studio

2015 Two Hrs Only, Alyssa Block, Mia Christopher, Chelsea Wong, A. Bird, 3rd St Art Collective

PRESS

2016 Lisa Says Gah interview, http://www.lisasaysgah.com/ari-bird-artist

2015 SF Art Channel interview, http://sfacchannel.blogspot.com/2015/11/ari-bird-studio-visit-

Interview.html

GRANTS & AWARDS

2010 Irwin Scholar Nominee

2010 Stevenson College Scholarship

2009, 2010 Irwin Project Grant

2010 Florence French Memorial Scholarship

2008 Book Arts Award