Sally Robertson Watercolors
P.O. Box 373 :: Bolinas :: California 94924
Telephone (415) 868-0784 :: sally@sallyrobertson.com


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS


NATURAL WONDERS
   
 Pacific Orchid Exposition, San Francisco, CA, 2011
, poster design & featured artist.
CARNAVAL!
   
 Pacific Orchid Exposition, San Francisco, CA, 2010
, poster design & featured artist.
GREEN WITH ENVY
   
 Pacific Orchid Exposition, San Francisco, CA, 2009
, poster design & featured artist.
ELEGANCE IN BLOOM, the WATERCOLORS of SALLY ROBERTSON
   
 American Orchid Society,Delray Beach, Florida , 2009
; solo exhibition
ORCHIDS GONE WILD
   
 Pacific Orchid Exposition, San Francisco, CA, 2008
, poster design & featured artist.
FROM THE GARDEN TO THE VASE
   
  Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture, San Francisco Botanical Garden, San Francisco, July - Sept. 2007
ORCHID FANTASIA
   
 Pacific Orchid Exposition, San Francisco, CA, 2007
, poster design & featured artist.
WATERCOLORS
   
 Palette Art Cafe, Healdsburg, , CA, 2006
, one-person exhibition
WATERCOLORS
   
 Lobby Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2006
, one-person exhibition, Curated by Bonnie Earls-Solari
HOT HOUSE HOTTIES
   
 Pacific Orchid Exposition, San Francisco, CA, 2006
, poster design & featured artist.
ORCHID REFLECTIONS
   
 Pacific Orchid Exposition, San Francisco, CA, 2005
, poster design & featured artist.
THE ART OF ORCHIDS
   
 Pacific Orchid Exposition, San Francisco, CA, 2004, poster design & featured artist.
WATERCOLORS, A GARDENER'S VISION
     
Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture,Strybing Arboretum, San Francisco, October - December 2003
GEMS OF NATURE
   
 Pacific Orchid Exposition, San Francisco, CA, 2003
, poster design & featured artist.
A NIGHT IN THE TROPICS

    Pacific Orchid Exposition, San Francisco, CA, 2002
, poster design & featured artist.
ART IN BLOOM
    Greater New York International Orchid Show, juried exhibition, 2001
AN ORCHID ODYSSEY
    Pacific Orchid Exposition, San Francisco, CA, 2001, poster design & featured artist.
EASTERN ORCHID CONGRESS
    Eastern Orchid Congress, Williamsburg, Virginia 2000, first place award
THE ARTISITRY OF ORCHIDS
    Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Invitational exhibition 2000
WATERCOLORS
    Museum West, Stanford, CA. one person exhibition 1999
A SYMPHONY OF ORCHIDS
    Pacific Orchid Exposition, featured artist. 1999, poster design & featured artist.
ORCHIDS GO ART DECO
    Pacific Orchid Exposition, featured artist. 1998, poster design & featured artist.
INSPIRED BY THE GARDEN
    Marin Arts Council, Civic Center, invitational 1998
WATERCOLORS INSPIRED BY THE GARDEN
     Bolinas Museum, one person exhibition.1997
WATERCOLORS
    Emmie Smock Gallery, San Francisco; one person exhibition.1997
LEGENDS OF THE ANDES
    Pacific Orchid Exposition; featured artist 1997. poster design & featured artist.
INAUGURAL EXHIBITION
    Emmie Smock Gallery, San Francisco; group show 1996
NATIVE IRIS TO EXOTIC ORCHIDS
    Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture, Strybing Arboretum, San Francisco;
    one-person exhibition
GARDENS IN THE RAIN
    Pacific Orchid Exposition; featured artist 1996, poster design & featured artist.
FROM THE GARDEN
    Bank of America World Headquarters, San Francisco; group exhibition 1995
FLORALS
    Michael Thompson Gallery, San Francisco; three person exhibition 1995
THE MAGIC OF ORCHIDS
    Pacific Orchid Exposition; featured artist 1995
FLORA ARTIST'S GARDENS
    Curated by Elsa Cameron for Community Arts, Los Angeles invitational exhibition 1994
100 OF THE BEST
    Nieman Marcus, Palo Alto, CA; curated by Julie Grossman, Corporate Art Curator;
    invitational exhibition 1994
ORCHIDS IN ART
    Greater New York Orchid Show; invitational exhibition 1994
ORCHIDS WORLD WIDE
    Pacific Orchid Exposition; featured artist 1994
FLOWER PAINTINGS
    Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA; one person exhibition 1993
ORCHIDS
    Thackrey & Robertson, San Francisco; one person exhibition 1993
EXPOSITION D'ETE
    La Galerie Blanche, Carnac, France; featured artist 1992
BOLINAS LIVING ARTISTS PROJECT
    California Arts Commission Gallery, Sacramento; group exhibition 1992
IN THE GARDEN
    Bolinas Museum, Bolinas CA; Guest Curator & exhibiting artist 1991
WATERCOLORS INSPIRED BY THE GARDEN
    Thackrey & Robertson, San Francisco; one person exhibition 1990
SALUTE TO FLOWERS
    San Francisco Arts Commission; juried exhibition 1989

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

THE NEW ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WATERCOLOR TECHNIQUES
    Diana Craig & Hazel Harrison, A QUARTO BOOK,Running Press, 2010, pages 14 - 44
ELEGANCE IN BLOOM
    Text & Paintings by Sally Robertson, ORCHIDS, January, 2009, pages 30 - 33
POETRY IN PETALS
    Text by Christine Proskow, WATERCOLOR ARTIST, February, 2008, pages 22 - 31
GARDENING AT THE SHORE

    Frances Tenanbaum, TIMBER PRESS, 2006, pages 75 - 77
A WATERCOLOUR FLOWER PAINTER'S HANDBOOK
    Patricia Seligman , A QUARTO BOOK,Search Press Ltd, 2005, cover and pages 120-129,
A LIVING WORK OF ART
    GREAT GARDENS IN SMALL SPACES, Text by Karen Dardick, photographs by Melba Levick, RIZOLLI, pages 26-33, 2003
NATURE'S POSTER ARTIST
    Text by M. Stephen Doherty, WATERCOLOR,Winter quarter, pages 38-47, 2003
WE DIG BOLINAS

    Text by Deborah Needleman,, HOUSE & GARDEN, May , pages 190-201, 2001
ORCHID PORTRAITS

    Text by Mary Nisbet, ORCHIDS, December, pages 1234 - 1239 1998
Art from The American West
    Catalogue of collection in the American Ambassador's Residence, Santafe de Bogata, Colombia;
    Art in Embassies Program, United States Department of State 1996
A PAINTERíS PALETTE
    Linda Joan Smith, Country Living Gardener, February, pages 64 - 71 1996
WATERCOLORS
    Artist profile by Doris Ober, Estero,
    a West Marin Quarterly, ten works reproduced in color, cover, back cover and pages 47 - 56 1994
PAINTING FLOWERS AND DIGGING GARDENS
    Mill Valley Literary Review 1992
GROWING INSPIRATION
    Northern California Home & Garden. cover and pages 64 - 69 1990

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Joe Gordy, NDI,
    Brewton, Alabama
Leonard L. Abess, Jr.,
    City Natinal Bank, Miami, Florida
The David & Lucile Packard Foundation,
    Los Altos, CA.
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation,
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA
Kaiser Hospital,
    Vallejo, CA
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco,
    Achenbach Collection
Youngbirds,
    San Francisco

TEACHING

TAHITIAN SPRING,
    Watercolor worshop in French Polynesia; in conjunction with  ARTTREK 1999, & 2001-2004
CAPTURING THE ESSENCE OF FLOWERS IN WATERCOLORS,
    Workshops and private lessons taught in my Bolinas studio & garden 1994 - Present
WATERCOLOR GARDENS IN FRANCE,
    two week watercolor 1996 - 2000, expeditions in France,
    from Paris & Giverny to Provence & theCotedíAzur; in conjunction with  ARTTREK
CAPTURING THE ESSENCE OF FLOWERS IN WATERCOLORS,
    California Academy of Science, San Francisco 1996

AFFILIATIONS

BOLINAS MUSEUM,
    Board of Directors 1993 - Present, President, 2003 - 2005
THACKERY AND ROBERTSON,
    Dealers in Art, San Francisco; partner 1970 - 94
ART DEALERSí ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, INC.
    1980 - 94


EDUCATION

M.A. HISTORY OF ART,
    University of California, Berkeley
B.A. HISTORY OF ART,
    University of California, Santa Barbara





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