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Sabrina Abbott
 sabrinabbott@hotmail.com




Creating New Perceptions


EDUCATION

 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY SACRAMENTO, California        2012-2013
Masters Degree in Museum Studies with an Art Historical Emphasis

POTAGER DU DAUPHINE, Meudon, France                          2009
 Painting restoration Course taught by Adeline Velten

 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY CHICO,  California                   2004-2008
Bachelors Degree in Fine Art, Emphasis Painting. Graduated Magna Cum Laude

ACCADEMIA DI BELLE ARTI, Florence, Italy.                         2006-2007
Studied painting under Maestro Bisi

SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS


“Art of Perception”, The California Museum of Women, History, and the Arts, 1020 O st. Sacramento, CA 95819, 19 March - 26 May 2013

“L’Art De La Perception”, Espace Pierre Cardin, 1-3 Avenue Gabriel, Paris, France 75008,
27-30th May 2010

“International Perceptions”,  314 S. Broadway, Yreka, California 96097,
7-16th August 2009

“Perceptionism”,  41 Avenue du Château, Meudon 92091, France, 
17 May 2008

“Perceptions”, Ayres Gallery, Chico, California 95929  
February 2008

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Florence Biennial, Fortessa da Basso, Florence, Italy
3-11 December 2011

“Affaire in the Gardens Art Show”, 21-22 Mai 2011 Beverly Drive and Santa Monica   
     Boulevard, Beverly Hills 90210
21-22 Mai, 2011 and  16-17 October 2010

“Art Prize”, Grand Rapids, Michigan
23 September - 23 October 2009

“Building Up Bridges and Tearing Down Walls”, Prato, Italy
28 November 2008 - 2 January 2009

“Segni di Mattonaia”, 41 Via Mattonaia, Florence, Italy. Curated by Dr. Giusti of the Uffizi Museum
28 November -28 December 2008

“Art Clash”, Juried International Competition, 12 Via Leopardi, Florence, Italy.
April 2008. Winner. Additional shows in Italy and Greece. Painting added to the permananet collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Florina, Greece.

“Discorso”, Student Exhibit, 12 Via Leopardi, Florence, Italy
May 2007

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

MUSEUM SERVICES

The California Museum, Sacramento, California                           January 2013- Present
Exhibits Assistant                 

Center for Contemporary Art Sacramento, California                   May 2013 - Present
Board Memeber

Sacramento State University Library , California                         September 2012 - December 2013                    
Associate Curator

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California                              April 2012 -  May  2013
Art Handler

Louvre Museum, Paris, France	October 2008-April 2009
Intern. Assisted in restoration and conservation.

University Gallery, California State University Chico	January-May 2008
Docent

Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy 	March -May  2007
Intern. Assisted curator Dr. Giovanna Giusti Galardi in aspects of exhibitions as well as working with museum archives and data.



ART MEDIA


  Developed a new painting style called  “Perceptionist Art”. 

 Working experience with wide range of media including: Oil painting, watercolor, acrylic, printmaking, glass blowing, drawing, pen & ink, and ceramics

  Created "Life of Lucas" cartoons for Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, California




ACCOLADES/ACHIEVEMENTS

 Ford Scholar 
 Golden Key Member 
 Phi Kappa Phi Member 
 Phi Eta Sigma Member
Fluent in Italian and French



COMMUNITY SERVICE


Rotary, “Bid for Kids”, Sacramento, California                    April 2013
Donated Personal Artwork for Art Auction

Madrone Hospice, Yreka, CA 	Yearly beginning February 2002
Donated Personal Artwork for Art Auction yearly beginning February 2002 

California State University I.P. Study Abroad Program, CA	2007-2008 school year
Student Council Member. Assisted in decision making processes for CSU I.P. Study Abroad Program

International Mentor/Buddy Program, Chico, CA	2007-2008
Mentor for student from Costa Rica

Wind Chime Assisted Living, Chico, CA	 Fall 2004
Helped with projects, games, and activities and art activities for residents 


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