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Education
Selected Solo Exhibitions
Selected Group Exhibitions
Selected Collectors
Murals
Publications
Presentations
Readings
Illustration
Teaching
Television
Auctions
Affiliations

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Education

San Francisco State University
San Francisco, CA
1963 ~ 1966
Advanced study in visual arts & literature
Studied with:
ˇ John Gardner, novelist
ˇ Wright Morris, novelist & photographer
ˇ Margery Livingston, weaver
ˇ Niel K. Snortum, folklorist & historical linguist
San Francisco Art Institute
San Francisco, CA
1960 ~ 1961
Studied with:
ˇ Manuel Neri, sculptor
ˇ James Weeks, painter
ˇ Richard Graf, printmaker
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT
1955 ~ 1959
B.A., English and Fine Arts
Studied with:
ˇ Francis Colburn, painter
ˇ Alan Gowans, art historian
ˇ Dorothy Van Ghent, critic
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI
1958
Special study in painting
Studied with:
ˇ Hazel Paden, painter

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Selected Solo Exhibitions

2006 From the City to the North Coast
Cafe Arrivederci, San Rafael, CA
2005 Medicine Buddha and Healing Images
Golden State Health, San Francisco, CA
1996 San Francisco Zen Center, San Francisco, CA
1995 First Unitarian Center, San Francisco, CA
1993 University of Wisconsin, Waukesha, WI
1993, 1997 Goat Hill Pizza Restaurant and Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1992 Diesel Books, Oakland, CA
1989 Stanford Art Spaces, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
1979 The Savoy, San Francisco, CA
1975 The Ames Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1975 Heritage House, Mendocino, CA
1971 Quigley Art Gallery, Western State College, Gunnison, CO
1970 Celebrity Centre, Los Angeles, CA
1970 The Lawson Galleries, San Francisco, CA
1969 The Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
1967 The Lawson Galleries, San Francisco, CA
1959 The Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
(Exhibit drew favorable comment from Jacques Lipchitz.)

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Selected Group Exhibitions

2007-2010 Featured artist: Art, Dance, and Poetry in Honor of Jack London's Birthday
Alameda Historical Museum, Alameda, CA
2008 Box Art Benefit
Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA
2005 Living in the Spirit of St. Francis Today
National Shrine of St. Francis Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004-2005 Artists from Hunters Point Shipyard
The Studio, San Francisco, CA
2004 Art for Change
South Bay Artists for Kerry, San Jose, CA
(To see the work donated by Tanya, click here)
2004 Visual Aid's 11th Annual Big Deal Art Sale and Benefit
SomArts Gallery, San Francisco, California
2004 Art as Possibility
848 Divisadero Performance Space, San Francisco, CA
1993-2010 Spring Open Studio
Artists of Hunters Point Shipyard, San Francisco, CA
1988-2010 Pro Arts Open Studios
Emeryville and Oakland, CA
1985-2010 San Francisco Open Studios
San Francisco, CA
1997 Affirming Women's Traditional Roles: Caregiver and Crone
Portland State University, Portland, OR
1996 Paper Plate Exhibition
Columbia College, Chicago, IL
1992, 1996 WCA Exhibit, Prieto Gallery
Mills College, Oakland, CA
1994-1995 12 Women Artists from HPS
Kennedy Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1994 Ten Years at the Point
Sally's, San Francisco, CA
1993 Ninth Annual Juried Exhibition
Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
1988-1990 Artists from the Point
American Zephyr Gallery, Sally's, Goat Hill, San Francisco, CA
1985 The Artist as Shaman
Hatley-Martin Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1985 Book Art - Mail Art
Berlin, Germany
1985 Envelope Art Exhibition
Hyogo, Japan
1984 I Love/Hate Summer
Muse Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1982-1983 The Art of Chivalry, traveling exhibit
University of Texas, Arlington
1980 Femailable Art
Muse Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1979 Mary Tyler Moore Show
Work appeared on the television show
1978-1980 San Francisco MOMA Rental Gallery
Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
1975, 1976 KQED Annual Invitational
Zellerbach Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1974 Women See Themselves
Women's Art Center, San Francisco, CA
1973 One Foot Exhibition
Women's Art Center, San Francisco, CA
1970-1972 Midwest Art
West of Chicago Gallery, DeKalb, IL
1970 The Renaissance Society
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1969 The Local Scene
deson zaks gallery, Chicago, IL
1968 West Coast Invitational
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
1964, 1965 SFSU Annual
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
Purchase Award, 1964

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Selected Collectors

  • N.W. Ayer Company, Chicago, IL
  • Walden Capitol Corporation, San Francisco, CA
  • University of Wisconsin, Waukesha, WI
  • National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington DC
  • San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
  • Columbia College of Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL
  • Mr. & Mrs. John W. Aldridge, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Mr. & Mr. Eric Allman and Kirk McKusick, Berkeley, CA
  • Prof. Sue Andrews and Ms. Cindy Weix, Waukesha, WI
  • Helena Foster, Oakland, CA
  • Nancy Gordon, Mill Valley, CA
  • Judge Glenn Groenewold, Alameda, CA
  • Dr. & Mrs. Howard Gurevitz, Hillsborough, CA
  • Anna Ruth Kipping, San Francisco, CA
  • Bonnie Milstein & Michele Magan, San Francisco, CA
  • Mrs. Philipp H. Lohman, Houston, TX
  • Dr. Georg Lohmann & Ms. Behnaz Madjidi, Bonn, Germany
  • Mr. Wes Muchmore, San Francisco, CA
  • Cathe Ray and Carl Smith, Alameda, CA
  • Mr. & Mrs. Peter Tancig, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Paul Wartelle & Maggie Donoghue, San Francisco, CA

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Murals

2000 Can You See It From The Moon, Cowden Automotive, San Francisco, CA. World's second largest interactive mural (the largest is the Sears Tower Skydeck mural in Chicago)
1996 Mt. Tamalpais from the East Bay, Residence, Orinda, CA
1987 Bob's Back Yard, Pi Productions, Sunnyvale, CA
1985 Eclectic Cookery, San Francisco, CA
1958 Allen House Foot Mural, Burlington, VT

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Publications

Tarot Haiku, Celestial Animals, and A Sampler of Poems are included in the Ina Coolbrith Circle section of the Sacramento State Library's Special Collections Reading Room.

Tarot Haiku, Editor: Tanya Joyce [Small Poetry Press, 2007]

Celestial Animals, Tanya Joyce [Small Poetry Press, 2006]

A Sampler of Poems, Tanya Joyce [Small Poetry Press, 2005]

"Hopeful Monster" magazine, short story and illustration

"Wise Woman" magazine, articles on ancient figurines and Mother Buddhas with illustrations

Contemporary California Women Poets: An Anthology, edited by Jennifer MacDowell [Merlin Press, 1977], poem

"New Harmonium Gazette," arts articles, illustrations, poetry

"All Around the Tarot," articles on history of tarot images

"MacArthur Metro" monthly, articles on the Dimond and Laurel neighborhoods, Oakland, CA

Good and Bad Times in a San Francisco Neighborhood H. Arlo Nimmo [October Properties], "Memorial Piece for Mrs. Smith"

The Gathering 7, 8, 9 [The Ina Coolbrith Circle, 2003, 2005, 2007], poem

Alameda Poems: an Anthology, 2004, 2005, 2006 two poems

Updrafts [California Federation of Chaparral Poets, 2007], poem

Benecia Historical Museum 2007 Poetry Competition: Love Poems Honoring an Early California Romance poem

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Presentations

Poet's Dinner, 2008
Contest Chair
Modern Language Association of America
Paper on Medieval poetry and art
International Congress on Medieval Studies
Papers and workshops on Medieval book production
Women's Caucus for Art National Conference
Paper on computerized access to museum collections
University of California at Berkeley
Paper on Medieval poetry and illuminations
San Francisco State University
Lectures on changing uses of English, in conjunction with
curated exhibition of modern and ancient manuscripts
Northern California Women's Caucus for Art
Slide Lecture
Berkeley Art Center
Slide Lecture
The California Club
Slide Lecture. Annual prose and poetry reading.
Women's City Club of San Francisco
Special programs on ancient female figurines, Hildegard of Bingen,
contemporary art, and ecology projects. Organizer and participant,
annual Epiphany poetry and prose readings.
Hunters Point Shipyard Art Salons
Participant and organizer
Ted Kipping's Botanical Potluck Series at Strybing Arboretum
Medieval plants, San Francisco gardens, prairie restoration
projects, and Walden Pond
Speech Arts Association of California
"Tour of an Artist's Studio" Presentation with Collages, Paintings, and Studio Tools
"John leCarre's London" Slide Lecture
"Walden Pond" Slide Lecture

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Readings

  • San Francisco State University
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Women's City Club of San Francisco
  • The California Club
  • Irreverent Grounds series at Sacred Grounds Coffee House
  • Pyramid Shadows series at Canessa and Bay Front Galleries
  • Works by Felecity Wallis & Gertrude Stein on Pacifica Radio
  • The Ina Coolbrith Circle
  • Speech Arts Association of California
  • Poetry Express
  • Salons for Wooing Our Imaginations

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Illustration

Oakland Museum
Comediennes film series
Northern Illinois University
Francis Christensensen Memorial Award bookplate
Victorian Alliance of San Francisco
Architectural heritage walking guide
Association for Computer Assisted Text Analysis
Logo
Labyrinth Theatre Club, Inc.
Letterhead, woodcuts for deluxe book publication
Costume design
Laidlaw textbooks
Illustration to accompany creative writing exercises
Spinsters Books, Inc.
Cover for Being Someone
Spinsters Books, Inc.
Cover for Cancer in Two Voices
Suzann Stahl
Cover for The Neon Buddha
Art House
Cover for Conversion Frontiers:
Military Bases & Other Opportunities for Artists
Live-Work: Form and Function, 4th ed.
Line Drawings
Aztlan
Cover for Noon Words/Palabras de Mediodia, poetry of Lucia Corpi
Holladay Paganism
Lunar/solar calendars goddess illustrations
Hunters Point Shipyard open houses and exhibits
Illustrations
"Hopeful Monster" and "Wise Woman" magazines
Illustrations
US Navy Environmental Newsletter
Hunters Point Shipyard, Logo
Businesses of Hunters Point Shipyard
Cover for Community Planning Workshop for the Arts

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Teaching

San Francisco State University, English Department
Classes for first year students
University of Vermont
Fleming Museum Children's Art Program
University of Vermont, Adult Education Painting Studio
Substitute teaching for head of Art Department
DeYoung Museum Art School, San Francisco
Adult & Children's classes in painting, quilting, weaving, & macrame
Palo Alto Cultural Center
Children's classes in painting, drawing, collage, & mixed media
DeKalb, Illinois, Public School System
Middle school substitute teacher in English, art & music
Included classes for students with learning disabilities & retarded students
Developed computer spelling bee for middle school students
San Francisco private schools, including Hamlin and Brandeis
Middle school substitute teacher in English, science, & mathematics
Blue Teapot School of Chinese Influenced American Painting
Co-founder. Adults and children
Instructor of private classes in painting, drawing, & using computers
to write stories & poems.
Adults and children. San Francisco, CA; DeKalb, IL; and Burlington, VT
Unitarian Church School, Burlington, Vermont
Classes for children emphasizing ecology and world unity

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Television

Buddha by the Bay B-TV 28, Berkeley Public Access Television, 30 minute interview, 2007
Tanya Joyce: An Artist's Romance with San Francisco video, 2003
Cancer in Two Voices video: book cover painting included
San Francisco television:
ˇ shipyard artists and businesses at City Center
ˇ city and county candidates at the shipyard
ˇ federal drug refund program
Environmental Justice tour of Southeast San Francisco
Mary Tyler Moore Show, paintings shown

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Auctions

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Affiliations


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