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GARY BARTEN _________________________________________________________
2 Asta Terrace, Santa Fe, NM 87508 / 562-243-6148 / garybarten@outlook.com


Master of Fine Arts (Painting) –1981
Washington University, St. Louis, MO.
Bachelor of Fine Arts –1978
Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
Master of Art Education - 2004
University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA.


Mission College, Santa Clara, CA, 2008 -2015
Drawing 1 & Intermediate Drawing
City College of San Francisco, SF, CA 2011
Basic (2-d) Design
DeAnza College, Sunnyvale, CA, 2009
Drawing 1
Bristol Community College, Fall River, MA, 2004-2007
Ancient Art History, Instructor 2-d Design, Drawing 1
Community College of Rhode Island, 2004-2007
2-d Design, Drawing 1, Figure Drawing, Introduction to Visual Art
City College of San Francisco, CA, 1989-2000
Painting, Basic and Advanced Design, Basic Drawing
Ancient Art History, Romanesque - 19c Art and Architecture
Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA, 1990-2000
Product Design Department, 1995-2000:
Model-making I, Form Development, 3-D Design Problem Solving
Foundation Department 1990-1995:
Structure and Form, Color, Design and Materials
Graduate School 1990-1995:
MFA Directed Study, Post-Baccalaureate, 3-D Design
Mission College, Santa Clara, CA, 1995-1999
Art Appreciation
Columbia College, Hollywood, CA, 1988
Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1980
Beginning Scene Painting


2014 City of Santa Clara Cultural Commission –
“Breaking Out of the Box” (juried show)
2014 Art Ark SJ – 2nd Annual Cross-Pollination Show
2014 Silicon Valley Small Works (juried show)
2013 Triton Museum of Art – WVM Faculty Show
2013 Art Ark SJ – WVM Faculty Show
2010 -15 Mission College Faculty Exhibitions
2006 Community College of Rhode Island
solo show- “Fates>Doors>Bridges”
2005 Bristol Community College. Fall River, MA
Faculty Triennial
2003 Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY
“Conversations in Black and White”
2001 Providence College, Providence, RI
“Surface and Space”, drawing invitational
1999 Sticks Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1997-98 Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA
1997 Oakland Museum Collectors Gallery, Oakland, CA
“Natural Connections”, 3-person show
1997 Mission College, Santa Clara, CA, solo show
1995 Bayfront Gallery, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
“Kaleidoscope”, juried show
1993 College of Marin, Kentfield, CA
“Imagine – A Painting Show” (5 Bay Area Painters)
1992 City College of San Francisco, CA, 2-person show
1991 Mission College, Santa Clara, CA, solo show

California State Fair, Sacramento, CA, “California Works”,
Award of Merit, 1995, 1991, Award of Excellence, 1990
Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, Temecula, CA,
Artist in Residence June-Aug. 1998
Resident Artist & Caretaker 2000-01
Byrdcliffe Artist Colony, Woodstock, NY,
Artist in Residence June-Aug. 1995 & 1996


Oakland, CA 2008-14
Set Designer and Lead Scenic Artist for the Woodminster Amphitheater
Providence, RI Area, 2001-2002
The Alter Theater Live: Artistic Director, designed, constructed, painted sets, constructed characters, composed, performed and recorded original music for live performances.
Los Angeles Area, 1983-1988
Foxtape, a division of 20th Century Fox Television, 1984-1988
Disney Productions: Entertainment Development Division,
Burbank, CA, 1983-1984
Los Angeles Area, 1983-1988
Scenic Artist assignments through IATSE Local 816 at
ABC-TV, KCET –TV (PBS), 1984-1988
Chicago Area, 1981-1982
J. Max Robertson Co. Commercial Scenery, Detroit, MI, 1982
The Goodman Theatre / Chicago Theatre Group, Chicago, IL, 1982
ABC-TV WLS Chicago, IL 1981-1982
St. Louis Area, 1979-1981
Dick Godwin Studios, Chesterfield, MO, 1979-1981
Christman Studios, St. Louis, MO, 1979-1981
Municipal Opera of St. Louis, MO, 1979-1981 summer seasons
Loretto Hilton Repertory Theatre, St. Louis, MO 1979-81 seasons
Opera Theatre of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 1980 season