Shari Arai DeBoer


Impressions: The Art of Printmaking
The exhibition features the work of 3 printmakers, Shari Arai DeBoer, Gail Morrison and Pete Villasenor.

April 7- May 6, 2017
Reception: Friday, April 7, 7pm-9pm

Olive Hyde Art Gallery
123 Washington Blvd. (at Mission Blvd., in the Mission San Jose district), Fremont, CA
Gallery hours: Thurs - Sat, noon - 5pm. Free admission 

stARTup Fair SF
This art fair features the work of juried artists and transforms the entire hotel into a unique art venue. 

Greater Than 3+1: Transversing Through Walls
Our room showcases the work of four Asian American artists, Susan Almazol, Shari Arai DeBoer, Cynthia Tom and Maggie Yee.
Our event is sponsored by API Cultural Center as part of the United States of Asian America. 

April 28-30, 2017
General admission hours: 
  Fri, Apr 28, 2pm - 10pm
  Sat, Apr 29, noon - 9pm
  Sun, Apr 30, noon - 7pm 

General admission $15 advance/ $20 door. 50% of admission proceeds go to the nonprofit arts organization Root Division.
See stARTup Fair website for more admission information 

Hotel Del Sol
3100 Webster Ave, in the Marina district, San Francisco
Room 317 | Asian American Women Artists Association

East Bay Open Studios 2017
2 Weekends: June 10 & 11 and 17 & 18, 11am - 6pm

My annual open studio event. I will be showing my latest works along with 18 other artists.
  • Come see textiles, paintings, jewelry, glass, photography, printmaking, watercolor and this year my husband Darrel DeBoer will be showing a variety of his woodworking from door pulls to conference tables. 
  • Live music everyday 1-3pm
  • 10% of Weekend 1 sales donated to The Gubbio Project 

Uptown Body & Fender
401 26th St. (between Broadway & Telegraph), Oakland, California
Free admission

Opening Celebration / Preview Exhibition
Friday, June 2, 6-9pm
Please note this evening's event is not at Uptown but at The historical landmark, 16th Street Train Station
Wood Street and 16th Street, West Oakland 


Selected works are also on view at:

Valley Art Gallery
1661 Botehlo Drive, Suite 110, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Hours: Mon - Thurs 11am - 6pm, Sat 11am - 8pm, Sun 12pm - 6pm


Selected Past Exhibitions

"Beneath the Surface," California Society of Printmakers, Davis Art Center, Davis, CA 2017. 
"Liquid Stories," Lindsay Dirkx Brown Gallery, San Ramon, 2016, curated by Pallavi Sharma.

"California Society of Printmakers Pop-up Exhibition," Isabelle Percy West Gallery, CA College of the Arts, Oakland, 2016, juried by Karen Kunc.

"Printmaking Explored," 5 Artists using various techniques, San Pablo Art Gallery, San Pablo, CA, 2016, curated by Anne Austin.

"Pressed, A Printmaking Exhibition" Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA, 2105, juried by
Andrea Voinot, Kala Art Institute.

"Under Pressure: Printmaking in Modern Times," Healdsburg Center for the Arts, 2015, curated by C.K. Itamura and Sue Labouvie.

"Printing the Bay Area," Artworks Downtown, San Rafael, 2014, juried by Tom Killion.

"California Etchers Currents," Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, 2014, curated by Toru Sugita.

"underCurrents & the Quest for Space,” SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, 2013, curated by Linda Inson Choy.

"Bay Area Women Artists," O'Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA, 2012, juried by Donna Seager, Seager Gray Gallery.

"Prints Galore," Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA, 2012, juried by  Robin McCloskey and Jane Gregorious

“sheRose of our Time,” Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA, 2012, curated by Eric Murphy.

“H20: Fragility and Strength,” Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA, 2012, juried by Don Stoker, Don Stoker Contemporary Art.

“INdiVISIBLE, the Art and Activism of Cynthia Tom, Shari Arai DeBoer and Nancy Hom,” University of California Santa Barbara, MultiCultural Center, 2011.

“A Place of Her Own,” SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francsico, 2011. 

"Natural Connections," Shari Arai DeBoer, Celia Wedding & Karin Werner, San Pablo Art Gallery, San Pablo, California, 2009.

“A Place of Your Own,” Artists-in-Residence, Asian American Women Artists Association, Kimball Education Gallery, de Young Museum, San Francisco, January, 2009.

“Local Voice 2008,” Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA, juried by Phil Linhares, Chief Curator, Oakland Museum of California.

“Cheers to Muses, Contemporary Works by Asian American Women Artists,” Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco, 2007, curated by Cynthia Tom.

“Pacific Prints 2006, Thirteenth Biennial Juried Original Print Competition and Exhibition,” Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA, 2006, juried by Joe Zirker.

"Impressions 2006, Juried Print Exhibit," Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA, 2006, juried by Karin Breuer, Curator of Contemporary Graphic Art, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

"Moments of Pause," a solo exhibition of watercolors and etchings, Frank Bette Center for the Arts, Signature Salon, 2005.

“Impressions: Matrix and Image,” Alameda Art Center, 2005, juried by Benny Alba and Archana Horsting.

“20th Annual Juried Show,” Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA, 2005, juried by Phillip Linhares, Chief Curator of Art, Oakland Museum of California.

“California Printmakers,” Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA, 2004, juried by Simon Blattner.

“Pacific Prints 2004, Twelfth Biennial Juried Original Print Competition and Exhibition,” Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA, 2004, juried by Paula Kirkeby.

 “2004 Pacific States Biennial National Print Exhibition,” University of Hawai’i at Hilo, juror: Eileen Foti, Master Printer, Center for Innovative Printmaking, Rutgers University, 2004.

 “In Print,” Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center, Ben Lomond, CA, 2003, juried by Bob Freimark.

“Nature: A Mood, A Space, A Companion,” Creative Arts Center Gallery, Sunnyvale, CA, 2003, a three artist exhibition curated by Jan Rindfleisch, director Euphrat Museum.

“Pacific Prints 2002, Eleventh Biennial Juried Print Competition,” Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA, 2002, juried by Carolyn Peter.

“Slowly Enter,” San Francisco Arts Commission Chinatown Community Arts Program Gallery, San Francisco, 2002, an exhibition by the Asian American Women Artists Association, curated by Rachel Osajima.

 “January Juried Show,” Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA, 2001, juried by Karen Tsujimoto, Senior Curator of Art at the Oakland Museum.

“7 Voices,” San Francisco Arts Commission Chinatown Community Arts Program Gallery, San Francisco, 2000, an exhibition by the Asian American Women Artists Association.

“2nd Biennial Watercolor Competition & Exhibit,” Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA, 1994.

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