Santa Clara University

Department of Art and Art History
Phone: (408) 554-1779
Location: Fine Arts Building
Room number: Fine Arts J

Don Fritz

Associate Professor

Educational Background

M.F.A., University of California at Davis, Sculpture and Ceramics
B.F.A., University of California at Santa Cruz, Printmaking and Sculpture
B.A. with honors, University of California at Santa Cruz, Painting

Teaching

ARTS 63: Basic Ceramic Sculpture
ARTS 163: Ceramic Sculpture

Group Exhibitions

2014
“Sin Agua Sin Vida”, Galeria Ajolote, Guadalajara, Jalisco,Mexico 5th Annual “Art of Painting in the 21st Century”, Natsuolas Gallery, Davis, California

“Laluzapalooza”, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Hollywood, California

25th Annual California Conference for Advancement of Ceramic Art, Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, California. “Dia De Los Muertos” San Miguel De Allende, Guanajatao, Mexico

“Summer Gallery Artists Group Exhibition” IMA Gallery, Seattle, Washington

“Post Pop Exhibition” Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, New Mexico

“An Eclectic Grouping” Elliot Fouts Gallery, Sacramento, California 

“Big Names. Small Art”, Crocker Kingsley Art Museum, Sacramento, California

“34th Annual Anderson Ranch Art Auction” Aspen, Colorado

2013
“Clay On The Bay” Invitational, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, California

4th Annual “Art of Painting in the 21st Century”, Natsuolas Gallery, Davis, California

24th Annual California Conference for Advancement of Ceramic Art, Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, California.

“Laluzapalooza”, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Hollywood, California

“Figurative Art”, Luna Gallery, Mazatlan, Mexico

“Big Names. Small Art”, Crocker Kingsley Art Museum, Sacramento, California

“Sin Agua Sin Vida”, Mazatlan Contemporary Museum

“33rd Annual Anderson Ranch Art Auction” Aspen, Colorado

Publications and Citations

2014

Online Publications

Leddy, Tom. “Sin Agua, Sin Vida”. January 2014. Web. Review.

Newspaper

Mendoza, Dantiela. “Sin Agua, Sin Vida”. Mazatlan, Mexico: January 2014. Print.

2013
“Clay Trippers” California: METRO Newspaper. 2013. Print. Image: (“Gift”, Raku Fired Ceramic

2012
“Exponen Dos Estilos” Mexico: Noroeste.com. 2012. Online. Image: (“Wolf”, “Shot in the Back”, “Cowboy” Mural, Mixed Media Drawings)

“3rd Annual Art of Painting in the 21st century” California: John Natsoulas Press. 2012. Print. Image:(“Spank”, Mixed Media Painting

“30 Ceramic Sculptors”. California: Natsoulas Press, 2012. Print. Image: (“Atomic Robot 2” Raku Fired Ceramic)

“Show and Tell, The Art of Pop Culture,” Zimmer Museum, Los Angeles, California.

Newspaper

Mendoza, Dantiela. “Mito, Patrones Y Obessiones”. Mazatlan, Mexico: December 2012. Print.

Awards

2013 Silicon Valley Artist Laureate Award, Silicon Valley Art's Council ($5000)

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