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SELECTED GALLERY AFFILIATIONS AND REPRESENTATION

2011-2017    Saret Gallery; Sonoma, CA
1998-2013    A.R.T.; Los Gatos, CA
2004-2009    AGS Gallery; Sonoma, CA
2005-2007    JSL Fine Arts Gallery; Newport News, VA
2003-2007    Mocas Group; San Francisco, CA
1996-2007    William Torphy Fine Art; El Sobrante, CA
2006               M. Gabriel Fine Art, Sonoma, CA
1999-2004    JSL Fine Art, Danville, CA
1992-1994    Patricia Stewart Gallery; Napa, CA
1986-1990    Richmond Art Center; Richmond, CA

SELECTED CURATED & JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2018   Summer 2018; New York Center for Photographic Art, New York, NY
2016   Art for Horses 2016; Pace Center Art Gallery, Parker, CO
2015   A Portrait in Diversity: Portrait/Self-Portrait;
                 Studio One Art Center, Oakland, CA
2014   Evocare Photography Exhibit: A Vivid Impression of Reality;
                 Artiszen Cultural Art Center, Vallejo, CA
2013   AGS Gallery, Sonoma, CA
2011   Annual Holiday Exhibition; Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA

            Shapes Take Flight: Art Passages
Part II
                 Crowne Gallery; Concord, CA
2010   Holiday Invitational; AGS Gallery, Sonoma, CA
            Shapes Take Flight: Art Passages
                 Contra Costa County Arts & Culture Commission; Martinez, CA
2006   Two Artists in August, M. Gabriel Fine Art, Sonoma, CA
2003   The Photographic Process: Art Influenced by Photography
                 Da Vinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
2002   Majority Rules, Part II; Free Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
            255 California; San Francisco, CA
            Majority Rules, Part I; Free Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland 
2000   Gallery Sur, Carmel, CA
1999   Closing the Millennium; Photolab Gallery, Oakland, CA
            Life in America, Part II; 3-Com Corporation, Santa Clara, CA
            Nortel Corporation, Santa Clara, CA
            First Interstate Center, San Francisco, CA
1998   Life in America, Part I; Synopsis, Inc., Mountain View, CA
            Summer Collection; Mad River Post, San Francisco, CA
1997   Newell Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1996   Association for the Study of Dreams; Panorama Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1995   Dreamstone (Solo Show); Photolab Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1994   The Nude; Agora Gallery, New York , NY
1993   Body Language; Patricia Stewart Gallery, Napa, CA
            The Artist & The Nude; Second Story Gallery, Seattle, WA
1991   The Land, The Horses & The Sea (Solo Show); Ariel Gallery, New York, NY
            Frozen Narration; Ariel Gallery, New York, NY
            Micro/Macro International Competition; Helio Galleries, New York, NY
            In Focus: SF Women Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1990   In Honor of Frank Stout; Tyler Art Gallery, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT
            Opportunities: Photography; SFWA Gallery; San Francisco, CA
1989   Soho International Art Competition #9; Ariel Gallery, New York, NY
            Post Photo: Artists Expanding the Boundaries of Photography;
                 Hearst Art Gallery, St. Mary’s College, Moraga, CA
            Fools for Love; Weir Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1988   Di Starr: Painted Photographs; Torsiello Gallery, Oakland, CA
            BACA National Juried Exhibition; Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
            The Nude ’88; Gorman Fine Arts, Santa Monica, CA
1987   Contemporary Figuratives;; Gallery Imago, San Francisco, CA
            Bay Arts 1987: A Juried Exhibition; San Mateo Arts, Belmont, CA
            Figuratives; Weir Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1986   She: A Juried Exhibition; Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
1985   Parting the Waters: Solo Show; University of California, Berkeley, CA
1984   Images XI; University of California, Berkeley, CA
            December Juried Print Show; Vida Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1983   Quicksilver Mine Co; Guerneville, CA
1982   11th Annual Competitive Art Exhibit; Westfield State College, Westfield, CA
1982   Valley Women Artists’ Annual Juried Show; Hampshire College, Amherst MA

SELECTED AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS

2018    "Summer 2018" Honorable Mention:
              New York Center for Photographic Art, New York, NY

2005   “Gallery Features New Art,” Sonoma Index Tribune, Sonoma, CA
2002    Cover Art: SEVENTEEN: Haiku and Haiku Sequences by Donna Kerr
1997    Artis Spectrum; New York, NY
1994   “Nude,” Manhattan Arts International; New York, NY
1993    Art of California  Discovery Award; Art Institute of California
1991   “Contrasts and Complements,” ARTspeak; New York, NY
            “Di Starr, Ariel Gallery,” Manhattan Arts; New York, NY
             A Survey of Leading Contemporaries; American References, Inc.
1989    California Art Review; American References, Inc.
             Exhibition Award: Interior & Exterior Landscapes;
                  SFWA Gallery, San Francisco, CA
             Exhibition Award: Imprint: Photography; SFWA Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1986    Merit Award; Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
   
SELECTED COMMISSIONS

Alex Antonio; Hercules, CA
John Bendt; Keaau, HI
Ellen Blinderman; Lafayette, CA
Michael Cermak; Pleasant Hill, CA
Leif Grunseth; Seattle, WA
Sandy Fitzgerald Higgins; El Sobrante, CA
Liam Kernell; Austin, TX
Heidi Shipley; Palm Coast, FL
Dena Oppenheim; Orinda, CA
David Ore; Guerneville, CA
George Tardelli, M.D.; San Francisco, CA
Julianna Cespedes; Pebble Beach, CA

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
           
Dee G. Appley, Ph.D.; Greenfield, MA
Leslie Bacille; San Francisco, CA
Gabrielle Brown; Sonoma, CA
Genevieve Willson Barnhart; Sebastopol, CA
Jill Casavecchia; Brisbane, Australia
Carolyn Catanzaro; Oakland, CA
Kay Connor; Walnut Creek, CA
Jeffrey J. Davis, M.D.; Northampton, MA
Ruth Davis; Calistoga, CA
Jefferson DeLisio; Mountain View, CA
Robert  Dobrow, M.D.; San Francisco, CA
Reginald Dugard; Oakland, CA
Vali Ebert; Alameda, CA
Beverly Edmonds; Benicia, CA
Amanda Fischer; Gresham, OR
Mark Gonzalves; Sonoma, CA
Celina Shands Gradijan; San Diego, CA
Dennis Hanley; Oakland, CA
Scott Harvey; Beckenham, England
Dolores Helman; Berkeley, CA
Sigrid Herr; Oakland, CA
Ross Hicks; Amherst, MA
Khysie Horn; Guerneville, CA
Nancy Hubbard; Greenfield, MA
Patricia Hunt; Concord, CA
Institute For Spiritual Development; Berkeley, CA
Ian Irvine, Esq.; Berkeley, CA
Sheila Irvine; Cambridge, MA
R. Arlen Johnson, Esq.; Milford, MA
Bob Kahan; San Francisco, CA
Kaiser Permanente; Gilroy, CA
Kaiser Permanente; Mountain View, CA

Julie and Steven Karic; Los Angeles, CA
Maura Kealey; Davis, CA
Kathy Kear; Berkeley, CA
Dede Keeton; Fayetteville, AK
Alfred F. Kerr, D.D.S.; Willits, CA
Donna Kerr; Willits, CA
Walt Kirby; Lafayette, CA
Janis Kobe; Sonoma, CA 
Nav Khalsa; Mill Valley, CA
Joe Khirallah; Menlo Park, CA
Jeanne Martin; Orinda, CA
Dorothy McCaffrey; Erving, MA
Glenn McCrea; Berkeley, CA
Dennis A. Mccurdy Insurance Agency; Sturbridge, MA
Cecily McGaw; Oakland, CA
Tracey Meeker; Fort Worth, TX
Marti and John Murray; Sonoma, CA
Tina Newton; Northfield, MA
Linda Nikaya; Berkeley, CA
Daniela Nocerino; Rome, Italy
Laura Lovitt Pandapas; Muir Beach, CA
Melinda Pawlo; Petaluma, CA
Antonio Randazzo; Milan, Italy
Diane Rezendes; Menlo Park, CA
Ellen Rinehart; Castro Valley, CA
Judy and Joe Saam; Concord, CA
Judy Salpeter; Paris, France
Elaine Smith; Vallejo, CA
Nancy Swick; Sonoma, CA
Aja Wallis; London, England
Ryan Winn; Methuen, MA
Rachel Winslow; Los Angeles, CA
Fran Ziperstein; Amherst, MA








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