Beatrice Hablig

Born in Oakland, California. Studied art at University of California, Berkeley with Elmer Bischoff, Joan Brown, Gerrold Ballaine, James McCray, Robert Hartman, George Lloyd, and Boyd Allen

Solo Exhibitions

1979 Selected works of Beatrice Hablig, Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA

1982-1983 Beatrice Hablig: New Paintings, Eaton/Shoen Gallery, San Francisco

1989 Veils and Weapons, mixed media installation, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, Nov. 9-Dec. 16

Group Exhibitions

1975 Group Exhibit, Nanny Goat Hill Gallery, San Francisco, curated by Mark Green

1976 Two-Person Exhibit, with Mark Green, 63 Bluxome Street Gallery, San Francisco

1977 Group Exhibit, 63 Bluxome Street Gallery, San Francisco

1979 Group Exhibit, Fine Arts Museums, Downtown Center, San Francisco

1980 First Five Years Anniversary Show, Mexican Museum, San Francisco, curated by Peter Rodriguez

1982 Critics' Choice, Eaton/Shoen Gallery, San Francisco

1983 At This Point in Time, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco

1984 Poetics, with William Everson and Margeaux Klein, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA, curated by Robert Tomlinson

1986 Recent Sculptural Painting, Emmanuel Walter & Athol McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, curated by Richard Pinegar

Abstract Dimensional Painting, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, curated by Robert Tomlinson

1988 Mano A Mano: Abstraction/Figuration, 16 Mexican-American & Latin American Painters from the San Francisco Bay Area, traveling exhibit, curated by Rolando Castellon:

Art Museum of Santa Cruz County and Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz, April 17-June 5, 1988

Modern Museum of Art, Santa Ana, California, October 8 - January 5, 1989

Oakland Museum, Oakland, California, March 4 - April 30, 1989

1989 Ancient Rites/New Perspectives, Mexican Museum, San Francisco, October 4 - November 26

Veils and Weapons, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, November 9 - December 16

1990 Ofrenda Installation Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California, September 14 - November 4

1994 Vida Y Muerte Installation, Oakland Museum, Oakland, California, October 15 - November 13 (extended to November 27)

2003 Pro Arts Open Studios, 1131- 24th Street, #113, Oakland, California, May 31, June 1, June 7 and 8


1979 Renaissance Angels (Artist's Book), Bombay Duck Press, Oakland, California

1982 Brown, Christopher and Dunham, Judith. New Bay Area Painting and Sculpture, Squeezer Press, San Francisco, California, pg.69

1985 Albright, Thomas. Art in the San Francisco Bay Area 1945 : 1980, University of California Press, Berkeley, pg. 281

1988 Castellon, Rolando, Mano A Mano, exhibition catalogue, Art Museum of Santa Cruz County and University of California, Santa Cruz

1991 USArt, catalogue, Archives of American Art, West Coast Center, San Francisco, California

1998 The Art of Joan Brown, exhibition catalogue, University of California, Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive and Oakland Museum                         of California, photo credit Fig. 120


1976 Albright, Thomas. Proof that Photos are Photos are Art, San Francisco Chronicle, October 9

1979 Frankenstein, Alfred. Beatrice Hablig's Stunning Art, San Francisco Chronicle, May 18

Albright, Thomas. Sleepers and Spectacles, Artnews, June

Albright, Thomas. Time to Take a Look at the Artist's Book, San Francisco Chronicle, August 19

1981 Albright, Thomas. Artists, the Critics are Watching, Artnews, May

1982 Albright, Thomas. San Francisco: Different and Indifferent Drummers, Artnews, January

Thibeau, Alice. Word: Image, City Arts, March

Albright, Thomas. Art Critics Get a Chance to Choose, San Francisco Chronicle, March 8, pg. 38

Curtis, Cathy. Critics' Choices: Writers as Curators, Artweek, March 20, pg. 1

1983 Curtis, Cathy. Encompassed in Paper, Artweek, January 15, pg.16

Albright, Thomas. Wide Variety of Works at Eaton/Shoen Gallery, San Francisco Chronicle, January 17, pg. 40

Curtis, Cathy. The Art of Compromise, Artweek, September 10, pg. 5

Curtis, Cathy. A Model for Conferences, Artweek, November 19, pg.3

1984 WHEN DOES 1984 START FOR YOU!!!!???, Another Room Magazine, vol.3, no.5, January

1986 Baker, Kenneth. Highs and Lows of 'Sculptural Painting, San Francisco Chronicle, June 19

Brunson, Jamie. Inventing a Hybrid Language, Artweek, July 12, pg. 5

Brunson, Jamie. In a Hybrid Idiom, Artweek, November 8, pg. 3

Baker, Kenneth. San Francisco Chronicle, November 12

Shere, Charles. The Tribune, Oakland, California, October 21

Weinstein, David. West County Times, November 8

1988 Burkhart, Dorothy. Portraits of Culture, San Jose Mercury, May 6

Coyatzin, Moyo. Mano A Mano, Prelude: Magazine of the Arts for Monterey Bay, April

Curtis Cathy. A Rather Grim Picture of Latino Art from S.F., Los Angeles Times

Tuchman, Laura. Abstraction and Figuration Maybe Hand in Hand, Orange County Register, October 14, pg. 48

1989 Santiago, Chiori. Mano A Mano: "We Have Come To Excel," The Museum of California (Oakland Museum) Magazine), March/April, pg.8

Van Proyen, Mark. Ethnicity, Culture, and Vitality, Artweek, April 1, 1989, pg.1

Anderson, Roger. The Moment of Truth, The Express, Berkeley, April 7, pg.24

Regan, Kate. California Magazine, San Francisco, December, pg. 44

1990 Ullman-West, Martha. The Oregonian, Portland, Oregon, February 3

Dalkey, Victoria. Sacramento Bee, Encore, September

1994 Wasserman, Abby. Ten Offerings for the Days of the Dead, The Museum of California (Oakland Museum) Magazine, Fall


1979 Altogether Now, hosted by Belva Davis, KRON , Channel 4. Segment featuring an-in studio interview and Mexican Museum exhibit, San Francisco

1987 Contra Costa County CABLE, Art Beat, January 21

1989 Latin Community Report, KNBR 68, San Francisco, California, March 19

1994 Arts in Review, KALX, interview with Fred Finkelstein, Berkeley, California, October 26

Dance Collaborations

1988 Concurrent exhibition with performance by Martin Kravitz, performer/choreographer, Footwork Dance Studio, San Francisco

1989 Concurrent exhibition with performance by Martin Kravitz, performer/choreographer, Footwork Dance Studio, San Francisco

1990 Design of props for Little Furies, solo performance by Josie Moseley, performer/choreographer, Portland, Oregon

Cypress Site Performance with Ellen Webb Dance Company. Performed by 100 dancers on the Cypress corridor (Mandela Parkway) to commemorate lives lost in the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, Earth Day, April 22

1991 Costume design for Zooming, by Josie Moseley performed in February, 1991, Reed College, Portland, Oregon

1992 Collaboration with Josie Moseley, We the Natives, March 13-15, Bay Area Dance series, Laney College, Oakland, Califonria

Costume design for Minh Tran, for performance of Hear Me, Performing Arts Center, Portland, Oregon, March 5-8

Collaboration with Lori Belilove, design and construction of costumes for performance of The Garden (Promised) San Francisco Dance Theater, Aug. 30