Nathaniel Clark


Contact Information

1536 Tenth St.
Coronado,CA 92118 USA


tel. 619.519.3503



Printmaking I, II, III, Mesa College, San Diego
M.F.A., 1987, Washington University in St.Louis, MO
B.A., 1980, Yale College, New Haven, CT
The Thacher School, Ojai, CA
Jose Abad Santos Memorial School, Philippines
The Tanglin Preparatory School, Singapore



Professional Affiliations

Los Angeles Art Association
Escondido Arts Partnership
Oceanside Museum of Art Artist Alliance


Teaching and Related Experience

Mentor, Low Residency MFA Program, San Francisco Art Institute, Fall Semester 2015
Adjunct Professor, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA. 2005-Present. Painting, Drawing, 2-D Design.
Adjunct Professor, Miramar College, San Diego, CA. 2007-Present. Painting, Drawing.
Instructor in Painting and Drawing, The San Diego Art Department. 2004-2005.
Instructor for Adult Artists with Developmental Disabilities, The San Diego Art Department. 2004-2005.
Studio Assistant to Sue McNary, Coronado. 2003-2005.
Private Tutor in Art to Children with Develomental Disabilities. 1996-1998.
Private Instructor in Painting and Drawing. San Diego. 1996-2004.
Instructor, Drawing and Painting, Coronado High School Adult Extension. 1994-1995.
Instructor, Salt Mountain Artworks. Painting and Drawing. 1995-1997.
Private Tutor, Art Therapy for The Disabled. 1995-1997.
Teaching Assistant, 3-D Design, Washington University School of Art. 1985-1987.
Technical Assistant, Erwin Hauer Studio, Bethany, Connecticut. 1977-1983.
Teaching Assistant, Sculpture, Yale College, New Haven. 1977-1980.
Technical Supervisor, Sculpture Casting Facilities, Yale College. 1977-1980.
Technical Assistant, Sculpture Casting Facilities, Yale College. 1976-1977.

Exhibitions (Solo shows *)

Open Show 2016. Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, CA. Juror: Jennifer Inacio. 2016
Illusions: Abstract and Surreal. Escandido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery, Escandido, CA. Juror: Duke Windsor. 2016
Art Riot. Escandido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery, Escandido, CA. Juror: Kait Matthews. 2016
The Dead Are Not Quiet: A Group Exhibition of Macabre Art. The San Diego Art Institute. Juror: Scott Mitchell Putesky. 2016
Contemporary Realism. Escandido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery, Escandido, CA. Juror: Don Manor. 2016
50 to Watch. The Studio Door, San Diego, CA, Jurors: Christina Knoke Hietbrink, Jenna S. Jacobs. 2016
Teeny Tiny Art Show. Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside,CA. 2016
Artwalk Coronado. City Of Coronado, CA, Jurors: Courtenay McGowen, Bruce Linder. 2015
Faculty Show. Southwestern College Art Gallery, Curator: Vallo Riberto. Annual 2005-2015,
Select Bi-monthly Exhibitions. The San Diego Art Institute. 2015, 2014, 2012
Imaginatio(n)ow. The Institute for Humanities Research, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. Curator: Christina You-sun Park. 2013
Drawing Connections The Sienna Art Institute, Sienna, Italy. 2011
4 th National Juried Exhibition. Prince Street Gallery, New York, Juror: William Bailey. 2011
The Pillars of The Earth: A Tribute to The Masters. International Invitational Exhibition, Distinction Gallery, Escondido, CA.
Tab Curator: Mellissa Inez Walker. 2011
Invited Artist. University Heights Arts Open Exhibition. San Diego, CA. 2011
The Art Happening. The City of Coronado Community Center, Coronado, CA. 2011
5 th Annual Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show. School of Fine Arts Gallery, Indiana University at Bloomington.
TabJurors: Garry Milius, Assistant Curator at The Kinsey Institute,
TabLisa D. Freiman, Ph.D., Senior Curator of Contemporary Art at the Indianapolis Museum of Art,
TabBetsy Stirratt, Director of School of Fine Arts Gallery at Indiana University. 2010
42nd Annual Visual Art Exhibition. Visual Arts Society of Texas, Denton, TX. Juror: Milissa Miller. 2010
Sex and Violence. Thumbprint Gallery, San Diego, CA. 2009
Invited Artist. Fish Out Of Water Gallery, San Diego, CA. Curator: Kelly Hutchinson, aka Dark Vomit. 2007, 2006
Invited Artist. Distinction Gallery, Escondido, CA. Curator: Mellissa Inez Walker. 2007, 2006
*Sex Crime, and Other Fancies.The San Diego Art Department, California, 2005.
Sex, Drugs, Murder, Mayhem. Curator Kelly Hutchinson , aka Dark Vomit. The Morena Club, San Diego, CA. 2005
*Berlin Scenes and Little Dancers. Distinction Gallery, Escondido, California, 2004.
Bowery Gallery Annual Juried Show. Bowery Gallery, New York, Juror: William Bailey. 2004
*Bilder: Paintings and Prints. Galerie Tucholsky, Berlin, Germany. 2002
Adult Supervision Advised. Sushi Performance Gallery, San Diego, CA. Curator: Eric Wong. 2002
Art Under Pressure, 2, San Diego Printmakers. La Jolla Anthenaeum, La Jolla, CA. 2002
The Lab. Sushi Performance Gallery, San Diego, CA. Curator: Eric Wong. 2001
Art Under Pressure, Four San Diego Printmakers. Bay Park Press, San Diego, CA. 2001
*Drawings. Sony Artwalk, San Diego, CA. 2001
*Phantom Bodies/ Phantom Limbs. Mandeville Auditorium, University of California at San Diego.
TabIn collaboration with Patricia Rincon Dance Collective;
Taband Jean Isaacs, San Diego Dance Theatre. 2000.
Seed. With Italo Scanga.Curated by Petar Peresic and Ken Miracle. Flux Gallery, San Diego. 2000.
Painters For The Millennium: Twelve Important San Diego Artists. Earl & Birdie Taylor Library, San Diego.
Tab Curated by Mark-Elliott Lugo. 2000.
*Shadows Of The Unconscious. The Earl And Birdie Taylor Library, San Diego, California.
Tab Curated by Mark-Elliot Lugo. 1999.
Landscapes, The Reincarnation Project, San Diego, CA. 1998.
Juried Group Shows. San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA. 1997-1998.
Annual Erotic Art Exhibitions. Rita Dean Gallery, San Diego, CA. Curated by J. and Kathy Dean. 1994-1997.
*Scenes From The Underground. The Gashaus, San Diego,CA. 1997.
Art In The Cathedral. Cathedral of St. Paul, San Diego. 1997.
*Paintings, (Really Weird Shit). Curated by J. and Kathy Dean. Rita Dean Gallery, San Diego, CA. 1996.
EM>Fusion: San Diego Artists, Sculptors, And Musicians. Invitational, The Art Union, San Diego, CA. 1996.
Centennial Exhibition. The Art Center, The Thacher School, Ojai, CA. 1995.
All California Juried Exhibition. San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA. 1995.
Parkside National Small Print Exhibition. Communication Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Parkside, WI. 1994.
Rising Stars. Barbara McDonald Gallery, Sacramento, CA 1994.
Three Person Invitational. Barbara McDonald Gallery, Sacramento, CA 1994.
*Retrospective. McDonald / Yates Gallery, Sacramento, CA. 1994.
Gallery Artists. Peter Bicknell Gallery, Coronado, CA 1992-94.
*Paintings From The Unconscious. The Friends of Jung Center, San Diego, CA. 1993.
*Three Person Invitational. University of Evansville, Indiana. 1987.
Invited Artist. The St. Louis Design Center, St. Louis, MO. 1987.
Invited Artist. The Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO. 1987.

Television and Radio

Interview, Evening News, KNSD Television, San Diego, 12/4/99
Interview, Evening News, KUSI Television, San Diego, 12/4/99
Interviews, Evening News, KGTV Television, San Diego, 12/4/99, 12/16/99, 12/17/99.
Interview, KOGO Radio, San Diego, 12/17/99.
Commentary, KPBS Public Radio, San Diego, Various dates in December, 1999.
Commentary, Dr. Laura Schlessenger, Syndicated Radio Talk Show, 12/15/99, 12/16/99.
Featured Interview, The Artists. KUSI Television, San Diego. 1989.


50 to Watch. Exhibition catalogue with images. The Studio Door, San Diego, CA. 2016.
Featured Artist. Grasslimb, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1/06.
Painter Nathaniel Clark. Reviewer Magazine, 7/04.
Exhibition Announcement with images. The College Art Association Website. 2003.
Exhibition Announcement with images. The Ex-Berliner, Berlin, Germany, 12/02.
Effort To Remove Some Paintings From Pacific Beach Library Fails. Jeff McDonald, Staff Writer, The San Diego Union-Tribune, 12/22/99.
People And Giants. Robert L. Pincus, Art Critic, San Diego Union-Tribune, 12/16/99
Report to The Board of Library Commissioners. The City Of San Diego Library Commissioners, 12/16/99.
Urgent Call To Action. Dr. Laura Schlessinger Website, www.drlaura.com, 12/15/99.
Art and The Library. Editorial. Editorial Staff, The San Diego Union-Tribune, 12/13/99.
Disputed Art Wins Fans, To Stay In Pacific Beach. Jeff McDonald, Staff Writer, The San Diego Union-Tribune, 12/7/99.
Library Patrons Complain About Paintings' Content. Jeff McDonald, Staff Writer, The San Diego Union-Tribune, 12/4/99.

Awards and Honors

Teaching Fellowships. Graduate School of Art, Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. 1984-1986.
Teaching Fellowships. Yale College, School of Art. 1977-1980.
Fine Arts Award. Branford College, Yale University. 1980

Lectures/Public Speaking

Speaker, The City of San Diego Board of Library Commissioners. 1999.
Lecturer, The Earl & Birdie Taylor Library, San Diego. 1999.
Lecturer, The Thacher School, Ojai, California. 1994.