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SELECTED CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

Museum of Arts and Design, NY, NY
The Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA

ART JEWELRY EXHIBITIONS

· “Placer Gold” ring in “Wear It or Not: Recent Jewelry Acquisitions, 2013” and in its collection, Museum of Arts
and Design, NY, NY  (permanent)
· “Sun Spots” ring with movable carved citrine sphere in its collection, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
(permanent)
· Celestial Spheres and Sun Temple Series, “Best American Goldsmiths 1995,”  American Craft Museum, New
York, NY (1995)
· Sculpturesite Gallery, San Francisco, CA  (2001-2004)
· Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA (2003)
· Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, CA
· Saks Fifth Avenue, San Francisco, CA and galleries across the U.S. (1990 to 2005)

SCULPTURE EXHIBITIONS

Large metal sculpture installations:
· San Rafael Public Art Works at Plaza Center, San Rafael, CA (2007)
· 425 Market Street Corporate Lobby, San Francisco, CA (2005)
· Cloverdale Public Sculptures, Cloverdale, CA (2005)
· CFA Gallery, San Anselmo, CA (2005)
· Stamford Art in Public Places, Stamford, CT (2004)
· Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ (2004)
· San Francisco Design Center, San Francisco, CA (2004)
· Wildwood Nursery and Sculpture Gardens, Kenwood, CA (2000-2004)
· Carmel Sculpture House and Garden, Carmel, CA (2000-2004)
· Mill Valley Sculpture Gardens, Mill Valley, CA (2000-2003)
· Bolinas Museum, Coastal Marin Artists Gallery, Bolinas, CA (2000)
· Motherlode exhibitions: Kautz Ironstone Vineyards, Murphys, CA;
· The Bradford Studios, Sonora, CA; Sierra Arts Council Gallery, Sonora, CA (1996)
· Coastal Art Works Sculpture Gardens, Bolinas, CA (1995-present)

Mid-size metal sculpture exhibitions:
· Museo de Filatelia, Oaxaca, México (2008 - 2010)
· Gallery Concord, Concord, CA (2005)
· Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA (2006 and 2003)
· Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA (2004)
· Lafayette Gallery, Lafayette, CA (2003 - 2004)
· Ruth Bancroft Garden, Walnut Creek, CA (2003)
· Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA (2002)
· Marin County Civic Center Gallery, San Rafael, CA (2001)
· Tiffany’s, San Francisco, CA (1993)
· Corner Gallery - University Art Museum, Stanford, CA (1990)

Carved oak sculpture “All that Remains” installations:
· Bear In Mind traveling exhibition to 17 California museums (2007- 2014)
· The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA (2006)
· Zoo Montana, Billings, MT (2004)
· Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA (2004)
· Bedford Gallery, Dean Lesher Regional Art Center, Walnut Creek, CA (2003)

AWARDS AND HONORS

· “Volunteer of the Week,” Marin Independent Journal(February 9, 2013)
· “Best Public Art,” Contra Costa Times, Contra Costa County, CA (2004)
· Philanthropy Medalist, Association of Fundraising Professionals (Golden Gate) and California Grantmakers,
San Francisco, CA (2002)
· Community Arts Grants Juror, Marin Arts Council, Mill Valley, CA (1996)
· Grounds for Art Juror, San Geronimo, CA (1990)
· Juror, Contemporary Arts Festival, San Francisco & San Diego, CA (1990)
· Award of Merit, Mill Valley Arts Festival, Mill Valley, CA (1989)
· Juror, Mill Valley Arts Festival, Mill Valley, CA (1989)
· Fine Crafts Award and Grant, Marin Arts Council, Mill Valley, CA (1987)
· Open Sculpture and Crafts Competition Award, Marin Society of Artists, Ross, CA (1986)

BUSINESS OWNERSHIP AND NONPROFIT ADMINISTRATION

· Owner, Joyce Clements Jewelry Design and Coastal Art Works, Bolinas, CA, (1981 - present)
· Co-owner, Clements and Fisher Goldsmiths, Berkeley, CA (1976 - 1980)
· Transitional Executive Director, Volunteer Center of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (2001-2002)
· President of the Board and Executive Director, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA (1985-1991)
· Board of Directors, Bay Area Women’s Caucus for the Arts, Berkeley, CA (1997 - 2002)
· Board of Directors, Bolinas Volunteer Fire Department, Bolinas, CA (1992-1994)
· Board of Directors, Baulines Craft Guild, Sausalito, CA (1985 - 1990)

ARTS ADMINISTRATION

· Curator, Reflections on Water: Marin Watershed Magic, Bay Model Exhibition Hall, Sausalito, CA, (2013)
· Exhibition Committee, Pacific Rim Sculptors Group, (2004)
· Curator, exhibition of crafts master Art Espenet Carpenter, Bolinas Museum (1993)
· Curator, exhibition of sculptor Mary Lindheim, Bolinas Museum (1992)

OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

· Professor of Sociology and Criminology, Chapman College, Bay Area, CA (1974 -1975)
· Planning Director, Mayor’s Criminal Justice Council, San Francisco, CA (1973 - 1975)
· Editor-in-Chief, Issues in Criminology, University of CA, Berkeley (1969-1972)
· District Supervisor, Prince George’s County Maryland Recreation Department, College Park, MD (1965-1968)

EDUCATION

· Gemological Institute of America, Santa Monica, CA, Gemologist
· University of California, Berkeley, CA, Ph.D., Criminology
· University of Maryland, College Park, MD, M.A., Sociology
· Duke University, Durham, N.C., B.A., Philosophy

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

· Exhibition brochure, Stamford Art in Public Places, Stamford, CN 2004
· Exhibition brochure, Beyond the Mines: The Art of California Gold, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA,
2003
· Exhibition brochure, Baulines Craft Guild 30th Anniversary Exhibition, 2002
· KWMR Public Radio, Live Interview by Vickisa Feinberg for “Portraits of Working Passions,” February 1999
· American Craft, "20th Century Jewelry at the Oakland Museum," Ken Trapp,  December 1994-January 1995
· No More Frogs, No More Princes: Women Making Creative Choices at Midlife, "Firecracker: Joyce
Clements," by Joanne F. Vickers and Barbara L. Thomas, Freedom, CA: The Crossing Press, 1993
· Ornament, "Joyce Clements, Majestic Celebrations," by Mary Alexander Walker, Summer 1991
· Metalsmith, "Recent Sightings/ Fine Jewelry: A Feminist Perspective," by Joyce Clements,Spring 1991, p.
10
· In Marin, "Transcending Tradition: The Jewelry of Joyce Clements," by Anna Ilyin McClain, September 1990
· The California Art Review: An Illustrated Survey of the State's Museums, Galleries, and Leading Artists.
American References, Les Krantz, editor, 1990, pp. 91, 108, 316, 340
· Metalsmith, "Joyce Clements: Celestial Sphere Series," review of show at Susan Cummins Gallery by
Roberta Floden, Winter 1989
· The Museum of California, "Traveling with The Oakland Museum," September-October 1988
· California Contemporary Craftsmen, "Clements and Fisher Goldsmiths,” Vol. II, 1980