EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Datsuzoku, Cafe 817, Oakland, California
Datsuzoku, DG717, San Francisco, California
2015
Land Escapes, Galvanize Cafe, San Francisco, California
Land Escapes, Brown Couch Cafe, Oakland, California
2014
Land Escapes, Hotel Biron, San Francisco, California
New Paintings from China, Cafe 817, Oakland, California
Land Escapes, Rockridge Library, Oakland, California
2011
FM Gallery, Oakland, California
2009
East Bay Open Studios, 11th Street Oakland Studio, Oakland, California
Equilibrio Wellness Grand Opening, Oakland, California
2007
New Paintings: MFA Thesis Show, Gallery 79, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California
2006
Worldscapes: India & China, Giorgi Gallery, Berkeley, California
2005
Freeways Unlimited, Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, California
2004
Land Escapes 3, Academy of Art Univ. MFA studios, San Francisco, California
2002
Land Escapes 2, Louis Siegriest Exhibition Hall, Oakland, California
1999
Land Escapes 1, Asian Rose, Santa Cruz, California

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Kohala Coast Fine Art, Waikoloa, Big Island, Hawaii
The Exhibit Gallery, Hilo, Big Island, Hawaii
Flow Festival, Kapoho Green Lake, Big Island, Hawaii
2016
Symbiosis Gathering, Woodward Reservoir, California
Great North: Music & Arts Festival, Minot, Maine
We Are The Bridge, Osher Marin JCC, San Rafael, California
Tokyo International Art Fair, Tokyo, Japan
How Weird Fair, San Francisco, California
Bicycle Day, San Francisco, California
Clio Art Fair, New York, New York
Gem & Jam Festival, Massiflux Mural Team, Tucson, Arizona
Expressions Gallery: Our Many Cultures, Berkeley, California
2015
Symbiosis Gathering, Woodward Reservoir, California
Wanderlust, Squaw Valley Tahoe, California
Oakland Art Murmur, Oakland, California
We are the Bridge Interfaith Art Exhibition, ICCNC, Oakland, California
2014
Oakland Art Murmur, Oakland, California
Arab Heritage Celebration, SF City Hall, San Francisco, California
Indie Awards After-Party, Oakland, California
2013
My Groove Design, Oakland, California
Triton Museum, Santa Clara, California
2012
Lightning in a Bottle Festival, Los Angelos, California
2010
Sea of Dreams, Concourse Pavilion, San Francisco, California
3 Perspectives, 11th Street Studio, Oakland, California
Creativity & The Spiritual Path, Barakah Life, San Jose, California
2009
Euphrat Museum of Art, DeAnza College, Cupertino, California
ContemporaryLandscape, 11th Street Oakland Studio, Oakland, California
Gallery 599, Sausalitto, California
2008
The Artist Project: Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois
Grand Opening_1, 11th Street Oakland Studio, Oakland, California
Bay Area Landscapes, Giorgi Gallery, Berkeley, California
2007
Emerge, Gen Art SF, San Francisco, California
The Big Bang Art Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California
2006
Art for Kids Sake Auction, Presidio Hill School, San Francisco, California
2005
The Big Bang Art Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California
Bay Area Landscapes, Giorgi Gallery, Berkeley, California
Academy of Art Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California
As Above So Below, Academy of Art Univ, San Francisco, California
Academy of Art Winter Showcase, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California
2004
The Big Bang Art Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California
Abstract Painting Group Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California
Landscape Painting Group Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California
2003
Artisans Gallery, Mill Valley, California
Mixed Media Group Show, ProArts Gallery, Oakland, California
2002
Hopi Prophecy, ProArts Gallery, Oakland, California
Mythology & Fantasy, Artisans Gallery, Mill Valley, California
2001
New Student Expo, CCAC West Gallery, Oakland, California
1999
Spring Art Show, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California

 

EDUCATION

MFA, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, Ca. 2003-2008
BA, University of California Santa Cruz, Ca. 1996-2000

 

TEACHING

Oakland Unified School District, Oakland, Ca. 2014-16
Living Arts Kinetic Experience (L.A.K.E.), Oakland, Ca. 2009-18
Averroes Institute, Fremont, Ca. 2012-13
St. Elizabeth High School Art Dept., Oakland, Ca. 2009-2011
Mobile Digital Arts, Pearson Foundation. 2006-2008

 

PUBLICATIONS

I.C.A. Publishing, 9th Volume International Contemporary Artists 2014 (http://www.incoartists.com/Vol_IX/index.html)
Interview with Michael Corbin, October 2014 (www.artbookguy.com/interviews_364.html)
Art Bridge Across Faith and Conflict, Baymosaic (http://baymozaic.com/art-bridge-across-faith-and-conflict/)
Undercoat (http://www.undercoat.net/david-platford-land-escapes/)
Art 4 Bitcoin, July 2014 (http://www.art4bitcoin.net/david-platford/)
ArtBusiness.com, October 2007 (http://www.artbusiness.com/1open/firstth1007.html)
East Bay Express, September 2007, "New Paintings"
Fine Art Connoisseur, February 2006, En Couleur: Plein Air Painting in China. p.29
PSPrint, 2006 Calendar: Paintings by David Platford