Visual artist, writer, consultant, curator and educator.
Sandra Rowe received her B.A. from Cal State University, Fresno and M.F.A. from UC Irvine in art with a focus in painting drawing and installation.
Mrs. Rowe was a lecturer for the Hatch-Billops Collection in New York. The collection is an archive for African American Artists from every creative discipline in the United States.
She is a retired tenured faculty member from Cal Poly Pomona.
Exhibitions and Selected Collections
Rowe's work has been included in exhibitions in:
Japan, the United States, Paris, Cuba and Nigeria.
She has received awards from the
National Endowment for the Arts and Los Angeles Center for Contemporary Art.
Her work has been included in exhibitions:
Studio Museum in Harlem
the California Afro American Museum in Los Angeles
Santa Monica Museum of Art
Riverside Art Museum
Newport Harbor Art Museum
and other galleries and museums throughout the United States.
Her work is included in the following collections:
the Serizawa Museum, Sendai, Japan
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
Print Workshop, Robert Blackburn Collection, NY
California Afro-American Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Bettye Saar, Los Angeles, CA
Franklin Furnace Archive, New York, NY
Australian Public Library
Lizzetta LeFalle-Collins, Oakland, CA
Olin Library, University of Iowa
Henie-Onstad, Art Center, University of Louisville
University of New Mexico at Albuquerque
University of Houston
Beverly Hills Public Library, Beverly Hills, CA and others.
Her public art awards include:
2nd Street Project: One of two semifinalists for Los Angeles
Los Angeles International Airport arrival terminal paving (on hold) by 2001)
MTA Blue Line Enhancement Project
One of five semi-finalists for $400,000 CRA Los Angeles tunnels project.
Lead artist for Escondido Public Art project
Ontario Mills Grand Opening Monument
California Tower in Riverside, children's concrete project for the
MTA Public Artwork for the Los Angeles Blue Line at San Pedro and Washington Streets
Anaheim Arena "Pond" project, artist team member for the interdisciplinary
Public art project in the main entrance