Lorraine Garcia-Nakata Professional Timeline
2015- Navigating By Hand: Lorraine García-Nakata Retrospective 1964-2015, September 5-October 16, 2015, Galeria de la Raza/Studio 24, San Francisco, CA
2013/14- Navigating By Hand: Lorraine García-Nakata, Museo Eduard, September 15, 2013 – February 2014, Santa Cruz, CA
2008- RCAF In Flight: Lorraine Garcia Nakata, solo exhibition, Galería Posada, Aug. 8 – Oct.19, Sacramento, CA
1993- So Do You Want the Truth, Intercultural Gallery, Sonoma State University, CA.
1990- The Red Shoes ( an Installation), Squiggle Performance and Installation Gallery, San Francisco, CA.Mar. 1 - 31
1983- Eye Dream Space, Sacramento, CA
1981- Progressive Gallery, Sonoma State University, CA
1980- Nicole's, Sacramento, CA
1978- California State University, Sacramento, CA
1974- Lorraine Garcia Exhibition, California State University, Sacramento, CA
1994- Smoking Mirror: Chicano Images of the African-American Diaspora, Lorraine García-Nakata and Juan Fuentes, Laney College June Steingart Gallery, Oakland, CA, September 7 –
1989- Dos Mundos: Lorraine García-Nakata and Enrique Vidal, Galería de la Raza/Studio 24, San Francisco, CA, May 2 - June 3
Group Exhibitions (Partial list)
2019- Corazon: Royal Chicano Air Force-Celebrating 49 Years, Feb. 2-Feb. 28, Archival Gallery, Sacramento, CA (artists: Rudy Cuellar, Lorraine García-Nakata, Stan Padilla, Louie “The Foot” Gonzalez, Max Garcia, Enrique Ortiz Villegas, Melanie Cervantes, Mara Lea Brown, Antonio Rivera, Craig Martinez, Gema Xóchitl, Perla Xilitla Cuellar).
2018- Un Diálogo Visual/A visual Dialogue, August 8-October 7, 2018, curator Juan R. Fuentes and Michelle P. Mouton, Pajaro Valley Arts, Watsonville, CA.
2017- E Pluribus Unum: From Many, One, June 1-25, Since Studios on the Park, Paso Robles, CA.
2015- Generations I Flight: September 17-November 4, artwork by RCAF, family, & friends, SMUD Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA.
2015- En Nuestra Imagen/In Our Image, An Exhibit of Contemporary Chicana/Latino Art, August 26-October 11, 2015, Pajaro Valley Arts Council Gallery, Watsonville, CA
2015- Women’s Caucus for the Arts, Latina Art Initiative, On-line Juried Exhibit, April 15, - October 16, 2015, www.nationalwca.org
2015- RCAF: 46 Years of Arts Production, February 8 - July 2015, Sacramento Arts Commission, Sacramento Board of Supervisor Chambers, Sacramento, CA
2015- Aqui Estamos/We Are Here: California Chican@ Art, January 26 - February 7, 2015, Cabrillo Gallery, Cabrillo College, Santa Cruz, CA Artist Lecture/Film Screening: February 7, 2015
2014- Our Amercia: The Latino Presence In American Art (special exhibit augmentation), Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
2013- Díalogos Gráficos, September 13, 2013 ––April 2014, The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA.
2013- If Gender Is A Kind of Doing, Lorraine García-Nakata, Regina José Galindo, Deborah Roberts, Rye Purvis, Laura Lucía Sanz, Ana Teresa Fernández, Elizabeth Maynard, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco. CA. Curated by Ella Díaz, English & Latino(a) Studies, Cornell University
2011- Forty Years in the Making, retrospective art from (1970-2010), January, Galeria de la Raza/Studio 24, SF, CA.
2009- What Is This Thing Called Love, February 11-March 22, 2009, Curated by Juan Carrillo, La Raza Galeria Posada, Sacramento, CA.
2008- RCAF Exhibit, Arte Américas Cultural Center, June 24 – August, 2008
2007- RCAF Goes to College, Library Gallery, February 2 – March 2, 2007, Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA.
2006- !Arte!-Giving Through Creativity, Gallery One, Hispanics In Philanthropy, December 2006, San Francisco, CA.
2005- TRAZOS: Myth and Memory, Galería de la Raza, San Francisco, CA., July 16-September 3, 2005, (Traces outlines of Chicano/Latino art rooted in images of and memories at eh intersection of North and South and ancient, folk and urban tales.)
2005- RCAF: 37 years of California Culture con Cultura, Galería de Posada, Sacramento, CA., April 9-June, (RCAF: Royal Chicano Air Force). Included Lorraine Garcia-Nakata performing jazz standards sung by her mother Juanita Prado Garcia and songs from the 1950’s-1970’s reflecting her own experiences growing up in California
2004- 25th Anniversary Exhibition University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA., February 26-March 21, 2004. Artists (Terry Allen, Rebecca Bollinger, Lowel Darling, Stephen De Staebler, Richard Diebenkorn, Chris Finley, Lorraine García-Nakata, Walley Hedrick, David Hockney, Nathen Oliveira, Ron Nagle, Tom Wudl, William T. Wiley, Inez Storer, Dennis Leon, Robert Hudson, Elizabeth McKinne, Richard Misrach, Peter Shelton.
2003- 25th Year Anniversary Invitational, Mission Cultural Center, June-August, SF, CA.
2003- Corazonada, San Francisco Mission Cultural Center, February 14-March 21, SF. CA.
2002- Homage to Posada: Day of Dead Exhibition, La Raza Galeria Posada, October 10-November 9, Sacramento, California.
1998- Valley Grown: Mexican-American Visions and Voices from the Central Valley, University Art Gallery, November 9-December 17, 1998, California State University Stanislaus, Turlock, CA
1997- Motherhood and Creativity, Gallery One, San Jose State University, Fall Exhibit , San Jose, CA
1997- Familia y Communidad, Oakland Museum • October 18 - November 31, Oakland, CA: Frances Paragon Arias, Lorraine García-Nakata, Joe Bastida Rodriquez, Rubén Guzmán Campos, Martha O. Cueva
1996- Recuerdos Con Cariño, Sun Gallery • September 10 - November 2, Hayward, CA
1996- Chicana/Chicano: Three Generations, California State University Sacramento • March 4 - May 10, Sacramento, CA
1995- Defiant Legacy: Galería de la Raza 1970-1995, Center for the Arts Yerba Buena Gardens, SF, CA • September 12-December 10
1995- Weddings California Style, Oakland Museum• May 20 - September 17, Oakland, CA
1994- Dia de los Muertos, Galeria de la Raza Posada, Sacramento, CA.
1993- Hispanic Perspective, Patricia Stewart Gallery,• October 30 - December 1, Napa, CA ,Mira: Diversity of Latin Expression Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA • April 22 - June 12
1993- Mira: Diversity of Latin Expression, Lorraine García-Nakata, Yolanda Lopez, Mary Chabiel, Irene Perez, Carlos Loarca, Emmanuel Montoya, Consuelo J. Underwood, Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA, April 22 - June 12
1993- Fourteen Friends • Acme Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA • February 14 - March 28
1993- Love and Romance • Mission Cultural Center Gallery, San Francisco, CA • Feb 14 - Mar 15
1990-92 Body/Culture: Chicano Configuration Traveling Exhibition•University Art Gallery, CSU Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA • January 30 - February 27
1991- Curfman Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO • November 3 - December 8
1991- Rooms for the Dead II • Mission Cultural Center Gallery, San Francisco, CA • October 25 - November 30
1991- Adelita: Depictions of Las Soladeras (an installation),The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 23-Nov. 24
1991- Museum of Art, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ • June 9 - August 11
1991- Hispanic Arts' Odyssey • Museo Chicano, Phoenix, Arizona • May 1 - June 23
1990- Oro de Aztlan: El Arte Del RCAF, Robert Else Gallery, California State University, Sacramento, CA,Nov. 8-Dec. 21
1990- University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA • Nov. 6 - Dec. 14
1990- Tableu of the Dead: Day of the Dead Exhibit,Mission Cultural Center Gallery, San Francisco, CA,Nov. 2 Nov. 24
1988-90 Self Help Graphics Atelier Touring Exhibition
Foro Chicano, Casa de la Imagenes de San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico •
Apr 7—June 7, 1990
Chican-Arte, Escuela Nacional de Orci, Los Angeles, CA • Feb 1—23, 1990
La Agencia de Orci, Los Angeles, CA • Dec 1989
Portfolio Show, Overact Gallery, Los Angeles, CA • Nov 1988
Art and Social Conscience, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio Art Institute • Sept 19—Oct 23 1988
1990- Works by Leon Dockery, Candice Farlice, Violet Fields, Lorraine García-Nakata, Michele Lee and Stina Maja • Bremen Gallery, Oakland, CA • March 24 - May 19
1989- Cajas, Nichos y una Maleta: Boxes, Niches & a Suitcase, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, CA • Nov. 3-Nov. 27
1989- Recent Works (three-person show) • Claudia Chaplin Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA • Feb 12 - Mar 24
1988- El Dia de los Muertos •Mission Cultural Center Gallery, San Francisco, CA • October 28 - November 26
1988- Shadow Catchers: An Exhibit of Masks • Luna's Cafe, Sacramento, CA • Oct 17 - Nov 30
1988- Personal Visions, Latin American Art in the Bay Area • Richmond Art Center, CA • Oct 1 - Nov 20
1987- Contemporary Illuminations • Hemowitz Soloman Gallery, Sacramento, CA • Nov 29 - Dec 23
1987- The West Show • Claudia Chaplin Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA • Nov 15 - Dec 31
1987- Artistas México, Americanos de San Francisco • Loteria National, Mexico City, Mexico • traveling
1987- East la Muliples: Contemporary Silkscreen Prints,Galeria Esquina Libertad, San Francisco, CA, Mar 20- Apr 30
1986- South Africa: State of Emergency • Galeria de la Raza/Studio 24, San Francisco, CA • Oct 2 - Nov 3
1986- 15th Annual Day of the Dead Exhibition, Galeria de la Raza/Studio 24, San Francisco, CA,Oct 2- Nov 3
1985- Reliquaries, Niches & Shrines,Day of the Dead Exhibition,The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA,Oct 2-Nov3
1985- Caxtolli • Centro Cultural de la Raza, San Diego, CA • Sep 14 - Oct 29
1985- New Art in the West • Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA • Jul 16 - Aug 31
1985- Women By Women, invitational • Galeria de la Raza/Studio 24, San Francisco, CA • May 11 - Jun 1
1985- Atelier IV and V • Otra Vez Gallery, Los Angeles, CA • Apr 27 - Jun 1
1985- Obelisk: Individual Points of Reference • Rara Avis Gallery, Sacramento, CA • Apr 15 - May 3
1985- Art Police, Asco, Colab and Self Help Graphics,Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions • Feb.27 - Mar 30
1984- 13th Annual Day of the Dead Exhibition •Galeria de la Raza/Studio 24, San Francisco, CA,Oct 29-Nov 11
1984- R.C.A.F. Retrospect, invitational • La Galeria Posada, Sacramento, CA • Aug 18 - Sep 24
1984- California Women Artists Exhibition,exhibition, February/March, 1984, • Corporate Center, Sacramento, CA
1983- Personal Reflections, invitational • Galeria Posada, Sacramento, CA • Oct 2 - Nov 13
1981- After Hours, juried exhibition • Sacramento, CA • September
1980- What We Are...Now, group touring exhibition • May—River City Gallery, Sacramento, CA •
July—La Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA • Sep—Galeria Posada, Sacramento, CA •
Oct—Federal Building, Sacramento, CA • Dec—Gorman Museum, University of California, Davis, CA
1979- Cal Expo, charcoal entry accepted • Sacramento, CA
1978- Northwest Women in Clay, ceramic sculpture• Portland, OR
1978- Okanogan Arts and Craft Show, ceramic sculpture and pottery• Washington
1977- The Fifth Sun • University of California Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
1976- Bellevue Arts and Crafts Exhibition, conte-charcoal drawing, oil painting received Honorable Mention • Bellevue, WA
1975- Art for Collectors, conte-charcoal drawing & ceramic sculpture •Henry Gallery, Seattle, WA.
1974- R.C.A.F. Art Exhibition • California State University, Student Gallery
1974- Women's Conference Art Exhibition, ceramic sculpture, oil painting entries • Centro de Artista, Sacramento, CA
1974- California State Art Exposition, oil painting, ceramic sculpture entries • Sacramento, CA
1973- Third World Women's Art Exhibition, oil painting, ink drawings • Centro de Artistas, San Francisco, CA
Exhibitions Curated by Lorraine García-Nakata
2004- Illuminations: Day of the Dead Indigenous and Colonial Expressions, Curated-Lorraine García-Nakata, October 13-December 5, 2004, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA.
1993- La Fe: Spiritual & Religious Expressions in Chicano Art, Galeria de la Raza/Studio 24, S.F., CA, April 13 - May 15
1992- The Works of Eva Garcia, November-December 1992, Intersection For The Arts, San Francisco, CA
1985- Obelisk: Individual Points of Reference, Rara Avis Gallery, Sacramento, CA, April 15 - May 3.
1980- What We Are Now, touring exhibition, May - October 1980.
Administrative Work History
2012 - Present Arts and Cultural Specialist, Consultant
2007 - 2011 Publisher & Executive Director, Children’s Book Press, SF, CA
2002 - 2006 Associate Development Director, San Francisco State University, SF, CA
2001 - 2002 Independent Consultant, SF, CA
1997 - 2001 Executive Director, The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA
1994 - 1997 Director of Education & Community Program, Center for the Arts Yerba Buena Gardens, SF, CA
1992 - 1994 Associate Managing Director, Center for the Arts Yerba Buena Gardens, SF, CA
1990 - 1992 Program Officer, Arts & Humanities, Marin Community Foundation • Larkspur, CA
1990 - 1992 Visual Arts Department Chair, California State Summer School for the Arts,California Institute for the Arts, Valencia, CA and Mills College • Oakland, CA
1998 - Delegate, San Francisco-Mexico Trade Delegation, with Mayor Willie L. Brown
1998 - Faculty, California State Summer School for the Arts, California Institute for the Arts,Valencia, CA
1988 - 1990 Program Director/Lead Artist, San Quentin Arts Program • San Quentin, CA
1985 - 1988 Development Director, The Mexican Museum • San Francisco, CA
1981 - 1985 Visual Art and Inter-Disciplinary Arts Manager, Organizational Grants Program, California Arts Council • Sacramento, CA
1980 - 1981 Consultant, Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission • Sacramento, CA
1978 - 1979 Art Director, Ethnic Studies Department, California State University • Sacramento, CA
1977 - 1978 Instructor (Ceramics, Drawing), Big Bend Community College • Moses Lake, WA
1974 - 1975 Gallery Technician, Henry Gallery • Seattle, WA
1965 Neighborhood Youth Corp
2015 Chola Enterprises, Lorraine Garcia-Nakata, Copilot Press, First Edition 2015, ISBN 0-9821448-5-7, Rough and Ready, CA.
2018 Children’s Stories for Adults: from the I Can Eat Fire Writings, BRC Publishing, Inc., First Edition 2018, ISBN ISBN: 9781793462862, Phoenix, Arizona,
Articles & Publications Authored by Lorraine García-Nakata
2004- Illuminations: Day of the Dead Indigenous and Colonial Expressions, Guest Curator Lorraine García-Nakata, Oakland Museum Catalogue, Oakland, CA.
1998- Mexican Museum/La Casa Futura, Lorraine García-Nakata, Executive Director, May 1998, Cinco de Mayo Magazine,
1997- Skinny, Instructor's Curriculum Guide & Student Activity Workbook, In-School Cross-Disciplinary Arts Project, with Robert Henry Johnson Dance Company
1996- Looking Back - Seeing Forward; Marking Over 20 Years of Non-Profit Arts History(compiled by LGN)
1996- Bones & Ash: A Gilda Story Instructor's Curriculum Guide & Student Activity Workbook, In-School Cross-Disciplinary Arts Project, Urban Bush Women
1996- The Noh Project Student Activity Workbook, In-School Cross-Disciplinary Arts Project, June Watanabe in Company
1995- Art of the Other Mexíco: Sources and Meanings (interpretive gallery brochure)
1994- Malcolm X, (Interpretive brochure & curriculum handbook), Center for the Arts Yerba Buena Gardens, SF, CA
1994- The NAMES PROJECT AIDS Memorial Quilt, (interpretive gallery Brochure)
1994- Milton Komisar: Light Sculpture in Real Time, Co-Writer, Jamey Brzezinski (interpretive gallery brochure)
1993- Ante América: Regarding America (bi-lingual interpretive gallery brochure)
1993- Mission Gráfica: El Espítu de la Communidad (bi-lingual interpretive gallery brochure)
1992- What’s Next: Arts Policy Under a New Administration, contributor to article: Lorraine García-Nakata, Arts & Humanities Program Officer, Marin Community Foundation, Artwire, Vol. IX, No. I, Winter-1992/93
1981- Art, Growth and Expansion • Intercambios Feminiles, Stanford University, CA, Vol. 2, #2
1980- Chicana Art in California • Women Artists News, Summer Issue, New York
Blog: Lorraine García-Nakata
2018 Hablamos Juntos/Natural History 12/11/18
2012 Expecting To Fly 15 1/27/12
2012 Expecting To Fly 14-Smithers, 7/4/12
2012 Expecting To Fly 13 6/21/12
2012 Expecting To Fly 12 6/6/12
2012 Expecting To Fly 11 5/2/12
2012 Expecting To Fly 10 4/3/12,
2012 Expecting To Fly 9 3/19/12
2012 Expecting To Fly 8 3/2/12
2012 Expecting To Fly 7 2/21/12
2012 Expecting To Fly 6 2/13/12
2012 Expecting To Fly 5 1/26/12
2012 Expecting To Fly 4 1/18/12
2012 Expecting To Fly 3 1/11/12
2012 Expecting To Fly 2 1/9/12
2012 Expecting To Fly 1 1/5/12
Selected Talks, Interviews & Guest Instructor Engagements
2018- Hablamos Juntos, Curriculum Interview regarding “Natural History” drawing by Lorraine García-Nakata, December.
2017- Inter-disciplinary Art Forms, Artist Talk, Lorraine García-Nakata, April 5, Calvin Charles Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ.
2011- Dia de Los Muertos, Lorraine García-Nakata, Eda Zavala, Marth Siegwarth, October, 2011, Corazon y Alma Cultural Center, Superior, Arizona
2011- Cultural Equity Grantmaking: How Far Have We Come?, Embracing The Velocity of Change, Grantmakers In the Arts Conference, October 11, 2011.
2011- ChicaChic: La Nueva Onda/The New Wave of Chicana Art, Intergenerational Panel Discussion: Lorraine Garcia-Nakata, Fabvianna Rodriquez, Patricia Rodrigueq, Ana Teresa Fernandez, Viviana Paredes, Angelica Muro. March 12, 2011, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA.
2010- Latino Visual Culture, Aesthetic, & Shared Values (Media/Marketing), Lorraine García-Nakata, The Third Annual Latino Art Now Conference, Plaza de la Raza, November 12, 2010, Los Angeles, CA.
2010- In Conversation, Lorraine García-Nakata (with daughter Monica Garcia & son, Kanichi Garcia Nakata), StoryCorps (file SFB000954), Recorded September 9, 2010, Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA.
2010- Diversity, Community Empowerment, Terminology, Lorraine García-Nakata, Latino Museum Studies Program (LMSP), Smithsonian Latino Center, July 12, 2010, Smithsonian, Washington, DC.
2010- Women Of Conscience, Women’s History Month, Stressing Multiculturalism in Public Arts, Lorraine Garcia-Nakata, Olga Talamate, Renee Saucedo, Gloria Flores Garcia, San Francisco State University, March 3, 2010, SFSU, CA
2009- Community Leadership Awards, The San Francisco Foundation, Children’s Book Press, Lorraine García-Nakata, September 22, 2009, Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, CA.
2009- Murjeres of Consciencia/Women of Conscience Panel, Lorraine García-Nakata, Olga Talamante, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Victoria Alvarado, April 2, 2009, Mexican Consulate Offices, SF, CA.
2008- Lorraine García-Nakata discussion & José Montoya reads excerpts from Lorraine García-Nakata’s memoir draft, I Can Eat Fire, as component to her solo exhibit, Flight Plan RCAF, August 23, 208, Galeria de la Raza Posada, Sacramento, CA.
2008- Conversation with Dra. Guadalupe Rivera Marín (daughter Diego Rivera & Lorraine García-Nakata), Commonwealth Club, April 17, 2008, San Francisco, CA.
2008- News Makers, Interview, May 9, 2008, Comcast Cable, San Francisco, CA
2007- Interview, December 21, 2007, San Francisco Access/Comcast Cable Channel76
2007- Children’s Book Week Interview by Cy Musiker, November 16, 2007, California Report KQED Radio
2007- RCAF Artist Talk, Lorraine and RCAF artists (Villa, Padilla, Fabela, Cuellar, Montoya, Orosco, Cid), March 1, 2007, University Gallery, Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA.
2007- RCAF Goes to College Exhibit, Interview of Artists Cid, Montoya, García-Nakata, Univisión, February 8, 2007, Sacramento, CA
2006- Rene Yanez Roast, Lorraine García-Nakata presentation, augmenting Chicano Visions Exhibition, San Francisco De Young Museum, Auditorium, September 22, 2006, San Francisco, CA.
2000- Art Sandwiched In Lecture Series, Lorraine García-Nakata, Ex. Director, The Mexican Museum, Connie Wolf, The Jewish Museum, Charles Collins, SFMOMA Trustee, June 6, 2000, Sponsored by Modern Art Council, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA.
2004- Oral History Project, oral history of Lorraine García-Nakata/RCAF, Project of Galeria Posada, Sacramento, recorded/filmed by Stephanie Sauer, conducted in her studio, in San Francisco, CA
2004- Historias Vivas, panel, José Montoya, Lorraine García-Nakata, Sam Quinones, Arturo Matecón, Xico Gonzales, Moderator: Xochitl Arellano, August 28, La Raza Galeria Posada, Sacramento, CA
2001- Regional Panel, Creating Our Own Vision-NALA Conference, Tomas Benitez, Lorraine García-Nakata, Rose Cano, Valerie Aranda, Juan Carrillo, Moderator: Gregorio Luke, December 1, at Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA.
2001- Arts and Culture, , Leadership San Francisco (LSF), April 19, San Francisco, CA.
2000- Welcome to the Neighborhood/Art Sandwiched In Lecture Series, Connie Wolf, Lorraine García-Nakata, Charles Collins, Modern Art Council, June 6, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1999- Edifice Complex: Building Museums in San Francisco, April 7, Trustee’s Auditorium, de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA.
1999- Cultural Architecture and the Building of a Permanent Home, Museums on the Move: The Bay Area Faces the Millennium, Conversations with Local Museum Directors, Art at Stanford Lecture Series, Department of Art and History, Stanford University, February 10, Annenberg Auditorium, Stanford, CA.
1999- Ohtli Awards Centro Cultural Mexicano, Remarks by Lorraine Garcia-Nakata, November 18, 1999, San Francisco Bay Area, 870 Market Street, Suite 509, San Francisco, CA.
1998- Fundraising for Diverse Communities: Perspective from Fundraising Professionals, September 17, The Foundation Center, San Francisco, CA (video documentation)
1998- Latino Art and Culture in the United States, Teacher Workshop, Department of History, (George Vasquez), August 8, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA (video documentation)
1998- Open Dialogue, The Next America: New Majority, New Connections, and New Futures, Beyond Goals 2000 Panel, Artists and the K-12 Curriculum, June 3-7, Dallas, Texas.
1998- Direct & Relevant/Culture & Community, Lorraine García-Nakata, January 31, 1998, San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
1997- Hispanic Culture, Panelist, Nuestra Gente, U. S. Latino Awareness Conference, October 15, National Press Club, Washington, DC.
1997- Presenter, WESTAF Symposium, December 11th, 1997, Seattle, WA
1997- Unidos en Espiritu, Gallery Talk, Artist: Lorraine García-Nakata, Oakland Museum, Nov. 16, 1997, Oakland, CA.
1997- Guest Instructor, J.F.K Museum Studies, June 17, Orinda, CA.
1996- Issues of Collecting, Guest Instructor, Golden Gate University, December 11, S. F., CA
1996- Key Note Address, California State Summer School for the Arts, Cal Arts, Valencia • July
1996- Exploring Careers in the Visual Arts: Arts Administration, Golden Gate University • May 4, SF, CA
1996- Arts, Identity and Community, Hispanics in Philanthropy • January 22, SF, CA
1995- Art, Community and Change, Key Note Address, Amherst College, July 6, Amherst, MA
1994- (Re)Generation Project, presenter, Galería de la Raza/Studio 24, August 31, San Francisco, CA
1994- Issues In Museums: Museum Planning & Development, May 21, 1994, Department of Museum Studies, John F. Kennedy University, San Francisco, CA.
1994- Mid Year Conference, presenter, California Arts Council, Sacramento, CA
1993- The Arts and Social Need, Business Arts Council Roundtable, November 22, San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, San Francisco, CA
1993- The Arts and Social Need, Business Arts Council Roundtable, November 22, San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, San Francisco, CA.
1993- Community Economic Development: Redefining the American Dream, Mid-Year Conference, National Congress for Community and Economic Development (NCCED), October 22, San Francisco, CA
1993- The Arts and Public Policy, American Council for the Arts, Dr. August Copolla, Lorraine García-Nakata, Hope Tschopik Snider, John Kreidler, October 20, San Francisco Ballet Association, San Francisco, CA
1993- Large Scale Arts 7 Cultural Centers, Lorraine Garcia-Nakata, Associate Dir. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, National Congress for Community Economic Development, September 10, 1993, at Conference Center Cathedral Hill, San Francisco, CA.
1993- Native California Art Workshop, (Lorraine García-Nakata Mono Print Workshop), March 6-8, 1993, San Francisco Art Institute/Trinity-Shasta School District, Orleans, CA.
1993- Careers in Arts Administration, Alumnae Resources, Lorraine García-Nakata, April Gilbert, Marilyn O’Keefe, Frish Brandt, February 16, San Francisco, CA
1993- Careers In Arts Administration, Presenter, Alumnae Resources, February 16, 1993, San Francisco, CA.
1993- Reassemble California, panel, California Studies Conference, February 6, California State University, Sacramento, CA
1993- The Role of Art in Public Life Session, Reassembling California Fifth Annual California Studies Conference, The California Studies Association and the Center for California Studies, Sacramento, CA • February 4 – 6
1992- An Artist's Survival, California Arts Council AIR Orientation Conference Visual Artists Panel
1992- How Criteria and Quality Are Defined, Art Oasis for a Nation in Change Conference, National Assembly of Local Arts Agencies, Tucson, AZ • June 6 - 9
1990-1991 San Francisco State University, Inter Arts, Arts Administration Program • Fall Sessions
1991- Foundation Arts Philanthropy, Art Table Forum, San Francisco, CA • Fall
1991- Cultivating New Audiences, Western States Annual Museum Conference, Las Vegas, NV • August
1991- Artist Role in Society, Bill Cleveland and Lorraine García-Nakata, Mckenna Theatre, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.
1990- Building Arts Programs, Building Audiences, JFK Museum Studies Program, San Francisco, CA • Fall Session
1989- Obras en Papel Roundtable, Artistic Process/Expression, with Lorraine García, Carmen Lomas Garza, Ernesto De Soto, Calvin Barajas, The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA • June 14
1988- Chicana Artists Forum, educational piece for The Defiant Eye exhibition, Galeria de la Raza/Studio 24, SF, CA, June 23.
1988- Open Dialogue III, Visual Arts Panel, The Association of American Cultures, Washington, DC • June
1980- West Coast Artist Representative, Chicano Art, U.S. Delegate for the 1980 Int'l. Festival of Women Artists, Copenhagen, Denmark
Music: Recordings by Lorraine García-Nakata
Music: Original Songs By Lorraine Garcia-Nakata:
2012- We The People, Music, Music, Lyric, Vocal, & Guitar by Lorraine García-Nakata, Piano by Lee Parvin, Written September 24, 2012 Recorded October 2, 2012, Lee Parvin Studio, Pacifica, CA.
2012- More Than One Way to Get Home, Music, Lyric, Vocal, & Guitar by Lorraine García-Nakata, Recorded March 14, 2012 at Lee Parvin Studio, Pacifica, CA.
2007- Can’t Show You The Way, Music, Lyric, Vocal & Guitar by Lorraine García-Nakata, Written- February 14, 2007, Recorded-Santa Cruz-October 27, 2007, Mastered by Marc Games, March 1, 2011.
Music: Cover Song Recordings by Lorraine García-Nakata
2009- Mommie Can I Come Home, Lyric & Music by KebMo,-(cover recording) Guitar & Vocal re-arrangement by Lorraine García-Nakata, Recorded-June 3, 2009 at Lee Parvin Studio, Pacifica, CA, Mastered by Marc Games, March 1, 2011.
2009- Baby Blues, Lyric & Music by KebMo-(cover recording), Guitar & Vocal by Lorraine García-Nakata, Recorded June 17, 2009, Lee Parvin Studio, Pacifica, CA., Mastered by Marc Games, March 1, 2011.
2012- Faretheewell, Lyric & Music by Fred Neil-(cover recording), Vocal & Guitar by Lorraine García-Nakata, Recorded -March 14, 2012, Lee Parvin Studio, Pacifica, CA.
2007- Morning Morgan Town, Music & Lyric-Joni Mitchell-(cover recording), Guitar & Vocal by Lorraine Garcia-Nakata, Recorded October 27, 2007-Santa Cruz, CA. Mastered by Marc Games, March 1, 2011.
2009- Sisters Of Mercy, Music & Lyric by Leonard Cohen-(cover recording), Guitar & Vocal by Lorraine García-Nakata, Recorded June 3, 2009 at Lee Parvin Studio, Pacifica, CA., Mastered by Marc Games, March 1, 2011.
2009- Urge For Going, Music & Lyric by Joni Mitchell-(cover recording), Guitar & Vocal by Lorraine García-Nakata, recorded-June 17, 2009, Mastered by Marc Games, March 1, 2011.
Music: Lorraine Garcia-Nakata Presents, In-Home Concert Series
2012- September Jazz, Walter Savage (bass/vocal), Vince Lateano (drums), Glen Pearson (keys), September 15, 2012, San Francisco, CA.
2012- Nicolas Bearde (jazz vocal), with John Burr (keys), Aaron Germain (bass), March 24, 2012, 7:30 p.m., San Francisco, CA.
2012- The Curios: Nancy Hall (guitar/vocal), Lee Parvin (keys), Jim Kerwin (bass), Micheal Tyler (guitar), January 14, 2012, San Francisco, CA.
2011- The Matt Eakle Band, February 12, 2011, Matt Eakle (flute), Alex Baum (Bass), Jack Dorsey (drums), Joey Edelman (keys), 7:30 p.m., San Francisco, CA.
2008- Duck Baker (guitarist), December 6, 2008, 7:30 p.m., San Francisco, CA.
2007- Robby Longley (guitarist/world, jazz, Nuevo Flamenco), 7:30 p.m., San Francisco, CA.
2007- Barton Tyler Group, John Barton (guitar), 7:30 p.m., San Francisco, CA.
2006- Afro Cuban Ensemble, John Calloway (lead), January 28, 2006, 7:30 p.m., San Francisco, CA.
2005- Musician Jam, December 17, 2005 musicians as: Jim Broadstreet, Chris Gramps, Walter Savage, John Calloway, Ron Clegg, San Francisco, CA.
2005- Robby Longley (guitarist/world, jazz, Nuevo Flamenco), February 12, 2005, 7:30 pm, San Francisco, CA.
2004- The Shut Ins, October 23, 2004, 7:30 p.m., San Francisco, CA.
2004- Jamie Davis and His Jazz Quartet, September 18, 2004, 7:30 p.m., San Francisco, CA.
2004- The Daniel Green Trio (jazz string ensemble) Daniel Greene (bass), Ron Clegg (guitar), Brian Fitzgerald (guitar) Lorraine García-Nakata (vocal), June 26, 2004, 7:30 p.m., San Francisco, CA.
2004- San Francisco Singer-Songwriters, Chris Haugen & Jerry Hannan (writers, guitarists & vocalists), April 24, 2004, 7:30 p.m., San Francisco, CA.
2004- Quinteto Latino, Armando Castellano (french horn), Teresa Orozco (flute), Rufus Acosta (bassoon, Cindy Santos (oboe), and Susan Macy (clarinet). March 27, 2004, 7:30 p.m., San Francisco, CA.
2003- The Bastard Brothers, (3 guitars, vocal- musical comedy), Peter Delia, Amos Glick, & Victor Toman, November 3, 2003, 7:30 p.m., San Francisco, CA.
Catalogues/Publications/Electronic media including Lorraine García-Nakata (Partial)
2019- “Natural History”-Lorraine García-Nakata curriculum, Hablamos Juntos literary project, Pajaro Valley Arts Council, CA
2017- Flying Under the Radar With The Royal Chicano Air Force: Mapping a Chicano/a History, author, Dr. Ella Maria Díaz, University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas.
2007- Mujeres de Conciencia/Women of Conscience, author, Victoria G. Alvarado, Floricanto Press, Mountain View, CA., Editors, Roberto Cabello-Argandoño and Kerri Kruger.
2005- Triumph of Our Communities, Hispanic Research Center, Arizona State University, Editor, Professor Gary Keller, Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingue, Tempe Arizona.
1998- Change Makers: Initiative to build community-based philanthropy, CD Rom, Tracy Gary, Ross, CA, October
1992- Chicana Studies Index: 20 Years of Gender Research 1971-1991, compiled/edited by, Lillian Castillo Speed, Chicano Studies Library Publications Unit, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA. Cover Image (Our Connection), also by Lorraine García-Nakata
1990- Oro de Aztlan: El Arte Del R.C.A.F. • Robert Else Gallery, C.S.U.S. Sacramento, CA, November
1990- Body/Culture: Chicano Configuration • University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, CA, January
1989- So do you want the truth, or do you want to stay happy?—Lorraine García •Artist Monograph, Galería de la Raza/Studio 24, San Francisco, CA, May
1989- Yesterday and Tomorrow: California Women Artists Silvia Moore, Midmarch Arts Press, New York, NY,
1988- Feminist Art Criticism: An Anthology • Arlene Raven, UMI Research Press, Ann Arbor, MI,
1988- Artistas Mexico, Americanos de San Francisco • Mexico City, Mexico.
1965-1981 Arte Chicano: A Comprehensive Anotated Bibliography of Chicano Art.
1985- Shifra Goldman, Tomás Ibarra-Frausto, Chicano Studies Library Publication, U.C. Berkeley.
1984- Personal Reflections, Masks by Chicano and Native American Artists in California • La Galería Posada, Sacramento, CA.1977
1980- What We Are Now • Federal Women's Program and Hispanic Employment Program, Sacramento, CA.
1977- The Fifth Sun, Contemporary/Traditional Chicano and Latino Art • University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA.
Lorraine Garcia-Nakata Bibliography (Partial)
Hablamos Juntos, Together We Speak Project, Curriculum/Contemporary Latina Broadside Project, Lorraine García-Nakata, Natural History, 2019
Hablamos Juntos, Together We Speak Project, Contemporary Latina Broadside Project, Lorraine García-Nakata, Friends No Matter What, 2018
Hablamos Juntos, Together We Speak Project, Contemporary Latina Broadside Project, Lorraine García-Nakata, Friends No Matter What, 2017
Hablamos Juntos, Together We Speak, Contemporary Latina Broadside Project, Lorraine García-Nakata, Friends No Matter What, 2016
Hispanic Marketing • Arizona, Marketing, Meetings & Media News, June/July issue, 1991, Arizona
First International Festival for Women in the Arts, •
Eleanor Tufts, Arts Magazine, Vol. 55, #2, October 1988, New York
Artistas Chicanas • The Mexican Museum, Spring Issue, 1985, San Francisco, CA
Chicana Art in California: Murals, Theatre, Graphics •
Gail Crippen and Lorraine Garcia, Women Artists News, Summer Issue, 1980, New York, NY
Obelisk: Five Chicana Artists, Five Visions •
Olivia Castellano, On The Wing, April 1985, Vol. V, #2, Sacramento, CA
Magnificent Masks • Ellen Schlesigner, The Sacramento Bee, October 16, 1983, Sacramento, CA
Centro Keeps a Low Profile • Charles Johnson, The Sacramento Bee, 1980, Sacramento, CA
Out on the Art Front • Don Schwartz, Suttertown News, February 14, 1985, Sacramento, CA
Sisters Display Colorful Works •Delia Schalansksy, The State Hornet, May 21, 1974, University of California, Sacramento, CA
Presentada Por Cinco Latinas • Tomas Gonzalez, El Hispano, March 16, 1980, Sacramento, CA
So Do You Want the Truth Or Do You Want to Stay Happy-Lorraine Garcia, Artist Monograph Series, Guest Writer: Tomas Ybarra Frausto, November 6, 1989, Galeria de la Raza, Studio 24, San Francisco, CA.
What We Are Now • Betty Hicks, Appeal Democrat, August 8, 1980, Marysville, CA
At the River City Gallery • Victoria Dalkey, The Sacramento Bee, May 18, 1980, Sacramento, CA
Artist Displays Works in Old Sacramento •Nancy Silva, The State Hornet, May 16, 1980, University of California, Sacramento, CA
Chicana Artists • Break Away Date Book, Sacramento Union, May 8, 1980, Photo, Sacramento, CA
Art Exhibition in Old Sacramento • Valley Herald, April 22, 1980, Yuba City, CA
Awards, Commissions, Acknowledgments, Residencies
2016- Stanford University Library, Special Collections acquires Lorraine García-Nakata Papers, Stanford University, Stanford, CA. April 6
2010- State of California Senate, Certificate of Recognition, Lorraine García-Nakata
2010- San Francisco Mexican Consulate Honors Lorraine García-Nakata in conjunction with. Bicentennial of Independence and Centennial of the Mexican Revolution
2009- San Francisco Community Leadership Awards, Children’s Book Press, Lorraine García-Nakata, Publisher/Executive Director
2006- Artist Residency, Chicano Visions Exhibition Special Program, Royal Chicano Air Force (RCAF): Lorraine García-Nakata, Juanishi Orosco, Esteban Villa, José Montoya, September 2006, Kimball Gallery, San Francisco De Young Museum.
2005- Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition, Member of Congress, Nancy Pelosi
2003- California Arts Council, Visual Arts Fellowship Award, Printmaking
2001- US Senate Certificate of Recognition
1999- Profiles Of Excellence: Lorraine García-Nakata, Channel 7/KGO, San Francisco, CA
1998- Salute, Bay Area Latinos, abc 7 KGO Television, August 12, San Francisco, CA (Award ceremony/on-air profile)
1998- Honored Guests: Susan Leal, Treasurer, City County of SF and Lorraine García-Nakata, Director, The Mexican Museum, Green Room, Warm Memorial Building.
1990- Ballad of the Bones (commissioned sculpture installation)Other artists involved in Ballad: Wong Aoki, Mark Izu, Michal Keck, John O'Neal, David Pangaro, Jael Weisman, Judith Kajiwara, Jill Whitcroft, Festival 2000, Cowell Theatre, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA
1985- Atelier IV, print commission,June-Ralph Maradiaga, Lorraine García, Eloy Torrez, Linda Vallejo, Willie Herron
1979/80- Artist-in-Residence, California Arts Council
2017 – Present Chairman’s Advisory Committee, Friends of National Museum For the American Latino
2015 – Present San Francisco Latino Historical Society, Founding Member
1973 - present Primary Member, Royal Chicano Air Force (RCAF), Chicano Artist Collective
1997 - present International Advisory, Diego Rivera Mural, San Francisco City College
1995 - present Advisory Board, Kearny Street Art Workshop, SF, CA.
2011- U.S. Congressional Appointment, (Rep. Pelosi nomination) Commissioner, National Museum of the American Latino-(Mission, Vision, & Program Committee Chair)
2013 Review Panelist, Organizational Grants, San Jose Cultural Affairs
2008 Review Panelist, Visions from the New California Project, The James Irvine Foundation
2008 - Visions of a New California, Selection Panel, Alliance of Artist Communities
2008 - 2012 Mayoral Appointment, Commissioner, San Francisco Arts Commission, Visual Arts Committee Chair
2008 - Visions of a New California, Selection Panel, Alliance of Artist Communiti
2002- Finding Significance Advisory Team, Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA
2001 - Philanthropic Advisory Council, Starbucks, Giving Back to Neighborhoods Program
2001 - Finding Significance Project Advisory, Exploratorium, SF, CA
2000 - San Francisco State University, CEL Committee, SF, CA
1996 - 2005 San Francisco Arts Education Project, Advisory Board, SF, CA
1994 - 1996 Cyril Awards Jury, Business Volunteers for the Arts, SF, CA
1995 - 2005 Advisory Committee, San Francisco Youth Arts Committee
1995 - 2003 East Bay Community Foundation Arts Education Initiative Program Advisory
1998- Mayoral Delegate, San Francisco-Mexico Trade Delegation, November/December
1997- California State Arts Council, Governor's Conference Planning Committee
1997 - Steering Committee, Bay Area Consortium for the Arts
1994 - 1997 Board Member, Galeria de la Raza/Studio 24, SF, CA
1996 - Advisory Member, Art In The Public Interest, Saxapahaw, NC.
1996 - Art in the Public Interest Advisory Board, San Francisco CA
1995 - Advisory Committee, San Francisco Youth Arts Committee
1995 - Advisory Board, Kearny Street Art Workshop, SF, CA
1995- East Bay Community Foundation Arts Education Initiative Program
1995 - Advisory Committee, San Francisco Youth Arts Committee
1995 - Advisory Board, Kearny Street Art Workshop, SF, CA
1994-1995 Board Member, Galeria de la Raza/Studio 24, SF, CA
1994 - Review Panelist, Presenting and Commissioning, National Endowment for the Arts, WA
1994 - Business Arts Awards Selection Jury, San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, February, San Francisco, CA
1994 Review Panelist, Presenting & Commissioning, NEA, Wash., DC
1993 - National Grantmakers in the Arts Committee Member
1992- Advisory, National Endowment for the Arts, Presenting Development Initiative for Community-Based Organizations.
1992 - Art Table: A National Organization for Professional Women in the Visual Arts
1976 -1979 University of Washington, School of Art, Seattle, WA • Dean's Honor List
1973 - 1974 California State University, Sacramento, CA • Art Major, Honor List
1970 - 1973 Yuba College, Marysville, CA • Associate of Arts Degree, Honor List
Links (very partial)
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Feb 27, 2004 ... Stephen De Staebler, Richard Diebenkorn, Chris Finley, Lorraine Garcia-Nakata, Wally Hedrick, David Hockney, Robert Hudson, Dennis Leon, ...
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Nov 4, 2009 ... Appointed by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi in April 2009, San Francisco's own Arts Commissioner Lorraine García-Nakata and Director of ...
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Lorraine García-Nakata is the Publisher & Executive Director of Children's Book Press. In this video, Lorraine discusses the power of the written word ...
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appointment of Lorraine García-Nakata as the new executive di- rector. García-Nakata, hired on February 1, 2007, will oversee all ...
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