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Howard Ganz
4024 Alto Street
Oceanside, California 92056
(760) 724-0492

email: ganz@ganzartwork.com
web: http://www.ganzartwork.com

Born June 6, 1933 in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Education

Western Reserve University (now Case Western University), M.A. Art History, 1961.
Kent State University, B.S. Art Education, Painting Major, 1955.
Cleveland Institute of Art, Freshman Year, 1952.

Teaching

Retired from MiraCosta College Faculty 1993
MiraCosta College, Oceanside, California, 1965 to 1993.
Art Department Chair 1976-79, 1989-91.
Chapman College, California, 1964.
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California, 1961-63.
Mayfield High School, Mayfield, Ohio, 1958-61.
Cleveland Public Schools, Cleveland, Ohio, 1955-58.

 

Art Exhibitions, and Other Art Works

Juried into the La Jolla Art Association's Digital Art Show by Daniel Foster, director or the Riverside Museum of Art, July 2005.

Juried into the June and July shows at the "Escondido Arts Partnership" civic gallery.

Awarded "Best in Show" for the April 2005 membership show at the COAl gallery in Carlsbad and juried into the May show at the "Escondido Arts Partnership" civic gallery in April and May 2005.

Showed in a variety of venues with the Digital Art Guild and was juried into a number of regional shows at the San Diego Art Institute, "Museum of the Living Artist", 2003 - 2005.

Solo exhibition at MiraCosta College, Kruglak Gallery, "One Universe, Many Worlds," Cu rated by Diane Adams, selected from the three past years of digital media paintings, October 15 to November 7, 2002.

Awarded honorable mention in Digital Media for the digital painting, "Turbulent Wave" at Carlsbad Oceanside Art League's annual open competition, August 2002.

Digital Media Painting, "Propagation" juried into the Palm Springs Desert Museum's 33th Annual National Juried Exhibition, March 5 - April 7, 2002. Juror: Michael Zakian, Director, Weisman Museum, Pepperdine University.

Awarded third place, combined graphics, digital photography, digital media painting, for "Wings, Strings and Things" at the Carlsbad Oceanside Art League's Membership show, March 2002.

Awarded first place in Oils for "Blue Mountain" at the Carlsbad Oceanside Art League's Membership show, September, 2001.

Awarded first place in Graphics for the digital painting "Light and Land" at the Carlsbad Oceanside Art League's 50th Annual Open Juried Art Show, August, 2000. 

Two original digital media paintings were awarded first place and honorable mention in their category by the judge at the Carlsbad Oceanside Art League's 49th Annual Open Juried Art Show, August, 1999. 

Two paintings in the August Show, a regional juried show at The Brandon Gallery, Fallbrook, California, 1999.

Painting, Rocky Canyon with Trees, juried into the Palm Springs Desert Museum's 30th Annual National Juried Exhibition, February 23 - March 21, 1999. Juror: William Wilson, Los Angeles Times Art Critic.

First prize ribbon for Fresh Still Life, oil painting in the Carlsbad Oceanside Art League November 1997 show. Award: to be featured artist at the January 1998 show. Juror: Hal Larson.

Three paintings in the Carlsbad Oceanside Art League November 1997 show at the COAL gallery in Carlsbad, California.

One painting juried into the Fallbrook Art Association Fall Open Juried Show, October 18-26, 1997, at the Fallbrook Art and Cultural Center, Fallbrook California. Juror: Edwin H. Wordell.

One painting juried into the Laredo Art League Fourth Annual International Juried Exhibition. Juror: Anne Vela, December 1-31,1996, at Laredo Center for the Arts in Laredo Texas.

Two paintings juried into Arternatives, an annual national exhibition in San Luis Obispo, California, May 1996. Juror: Noel Korten, curator for the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Art Park.

Still-lifes and landscapes shown at Galerie Rouge in Eureka, California, 1995-96.

Solo Show of paintings and computer generated prints sponsored by Friends of Art in Vista, California, March, 1992.

Solo Show of works generated from my computer program Organism 2, November, Kruglak Gallery, MiraCosta College, 1990.

Solo Show including new works from System Organism 3.0 printed on the Diablo c150 ink jet printer, James Crumley Gallery, MiraCosta College, Oceanside, California, April, 1985.

Quick Tour, a video performance by Howard Ganz and David Megill performed on their Artist Designer II Music Designer II operating system is included in a traveling exhibition of computer generated video art being circulated by the Long Beach Museum of Art, 1983.

Prints from System Organism 2.0 exhibited at Long Beach Museum of Art, The Artist and The Computer, Long Beach, California, January 16, March 13, 1983.

Solo Show of computer works at Northrop University, Inglewood, California, October, 1982.

Solo Show of computer works at University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, September, 1982.

Two computer generated prints in the World Print Council Show, New Printmaking Technologies, San Francisco, May 1982.

Solo Show of 2' by 3' color prints executed with an Apple II Computer and printed on a Trilog color printer, Southwestern College, San Diego, California, September 1981.

San Diego Museum of Art competitive shows and Rental Collection, 1966,1970, 1974.

Solo Show of paintings at the Design Gallery in Bonsall, California, 1974.

Allied Craftsmen annual show at San Diego Museum of Art, 1970

San Diego County Fair, 1968.

Architectural sculpture and fountains for buildings in Orange County, 1963-65.

Orange Coast College, 1961-63.

Laguna Beach Museum of Art, 1963.

Orange County Fair, 1963.

Solo Show, Senders Art Gallery, Cleveland, 1961.

Mural designer and painter for interior designers in Cleveland, Ohio, 1955-61.

Akron Art Institute, 1954-55.

Lectures

Lecture, Art and Artificial Art, to Friends of Art in Vista, California, March 1992.

Lecture at the Museum of Science and Industry, Los Angeles, April 1985.

Lecture at the San Diego Museum of Art, Young Connoisseurs, April 1985.

Lecture for Maricopa County (Phoenix, Arizona) Community College District, February 1985.

Lecture for Carson City, Nevada area community college district, March 1984.

Computers in Your Curriculum, Member of panel at California Art Education Association State Conference in San Diego, November 10-13, 1983.

A New Course of Study in Art and Music, Report presented at Computer Using Educators California State Conference in San Mateo, October 1983.

Art and Music with microcomputers, Report presented at Computer Using Educators Southern California Conference, San Diego, April, 1983.

Microcomputers in the Arts, Lecture to Southwestern College Fine Arts Faculty, San Diego, California, January, 1983.

Computers and Creative Judgments, Report presented at Community College Humanities Association Western Conference in San Francisco, November 1982.

Lecture at Community College League for innovations National Meeting at Newport Beach, California, 1982.

The Production of Organic Form, Lecture at Northrop University, Alumni Day 50th Anniversary, Inglewood, California, October, 1982.

The Production of Organic Form, Lecture at the University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona, September, 1982.

An Artist's Approach to Computer Graphics, Report delivered at California Educational Computing Consortium Spring Conference, San Diego, 1981.

Publications and Writings

The Development of Organism 2 by Howard Ganz, an unpublished paper presenting a computer program developed during a Sabbatical leave from MiraCosta College, 1990.

Photograph of print from System Organism published in Computers and Data Processing, Capron/Willliams, Second Edition, Benjamine Cummings (Gallery9), 1984.

Art and Music with Microcomputers, Co-authored by Howard Ganz and David Megill, unpublished book, 1984.

Artist Designer II by Howard Ganz, an artist's operating system, a combined system with Music Designer II by David Megill, a musician's operating system published by Caps Software, July, 1983.

Nuance, A periodical published by Northrop University presented a four-page article on Howard Ganz and his computer artwork, includes color photographs, April, 1983.

Combined Art and Music Performances on Microcomputers, Paper and report presented at California Educational Computing Consortium Fall Conference in San Diego, November, 1982.

Howard Ganz and his Visionary Computer Art by Dona Z. Meilach published in Interface Age, February, 1982.

Refinements and Extensions of Program Organism by Howard Ganz, an unpublished paper presenting the extensions of System Organism developed during a Sabbatical leave from MiraCosta College, 1982.

The Production of Organic Form by Howard Ganz, an unpublished paper explaining the major propositions of the computer program System Organism, 1981.

Artist Designer by Howard Ganz, an artist's drawing system published by Apple Computer in Special Delivery Software, October, 1980.

Organic Design by Howard Ganz, an unpublished book describing organic patterns and processes and suggesting principles of organic form, 1977.

Memberships

Digital Art Guild, Artists Guild of the San Diego Museum of Art, Escondido Arts Partnership, San Diego Art Intitute, Carlsbad Oceanside Art League.