Alyssa Lempesis


MFA in Studio Art, University of California Davis, 2014
BA in Art Practice, University of California Berkeley, 2012

Solo Exhibitions

Alyssa Lempesis - Building Imagination Center, Turlock, CA, 2016
Gulp - Alter Space Gallery, San Francisco CA, 2016
soft nudge - Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill CA, 2014
tug gut - Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland CA, 2014

Group Exhibitions

Introductions, Root Division, San Francisco CA, 2017 
Squeeze, Brush, Poke, Caress, 302 Folsom St., San Francisco CA, 2017 
Multiverse, Gregory Kondos Gallery, Sacramento City College, Sacramento CA 2017 
Five Years, Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland CA, 2016 
Touchy Feels, No Space, Oakland CA, 2016 
Artists Live Here, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland CA, 2016 
Chrysalis Lens: A Survey of Contemporary Video Art, Marymount California University, San Pedro CA, 2015
AHA- The Lab, San Francisco CA, 2015
Flourish Oakland - Classic Cars West, Oakland CA, 2014
MFA Thesis Exhibition - The Nelson Gallery, Davis CA, 2014
UC Davis First-Year MFA Exhibition - Past Reservations-Art Building Gallery, Davis CA, 2013
Yield - Headquarters Gallery, Berkeley CA, 2012
Extra Pulp: Honors Studio Exhibition -Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley CA, 2012
Quasi-Public/Semi-Private - Wurster Hall, University of California Berkeley CA, 2012
Penpalery: A Cross Country Exchange - Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley CA, 2012
So Low Show: Honors Studio Exhibition - Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley CA, 2011
two timing good for nothing no good art show- Warehouse 416, Oakland CA, 2011
inside(s) - Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley CA, 2011
The Decoyhybrid Show - Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley CA, 2010

Awards and Residencies

Jail Cell Residency at Alter Space Gallery, San Francisco CA, 2016
Nelson Gallery Artfriends Funding Award, 2014
Mary Lou Osborne Award, UC Davis, 2013
Art Department Fellowship, UC Davis 2013-2014
Art Practice Departmental Citation, UC Berkeley, 2012
Art Practice Sculpture Award, UC Berkeley, 2012
Honors in Art Practice, UC Berkeley
Honors in Art Practice, UC Berkeley, 2011
Diablo Valley College Sculpture Department Award, 2010

Lectures and Workshops

Animation Workshop: CSU Stanislaus, Turlock CA 2017 
Mold Making Workshop: Diablo Valley College, 2014
Visiting Artist Lecture: Diablo Valley College, 2014
Artist Lecture in Brody Reiman's Senior Projects Course, UC Berkeley, 2014
Artist Talk with Aggregate Space Gallery Director Conrad Meyers, 2014

Professional Experience

Board of Directors: Aggregate Space Gallery, 2015- 2017
Instructor: Summer Institute for the Gifted, UC Berkeley: Animation/Claymation and The Art of the Short Film, 2014 - present
Exhibition Coordinator: The Invitation, organized by Tim Hyde, UC Davis at Art SV/SF, 2014
Coordinator of the UC Davis Visiting Artist Lecture Series 2012- 2014
Instructor at University of California, Davis: Beginning Sculpture, Drawing, 2012-2014
Teaching Assistant at University of California, Davis: Intermediate Sculpture, Beginning Ceramics, Theory and Criticism of Drawing and Sculpture, Black and White Photography 2012-2014
Stage Manager, Noisense - Zellerbach Theater, UC Berkeley, 2010  
Assistant Director/Production Designer, Marbles (short film), 2010