Richard Gleaves

Writing: Art and Cake


M.A. Educational Technology, San Diego State University, 2000
Studies in visual art, University of California, San Diego, 1990-1991
Studies in visual art, Mesa College, 1991
Graduate studies in linguistics, University of California, San Diego, 1985-1986
B.A. Computer Science, University of California, San Diego, 1979

Individual Exhibitions

Carousel, Balboa Park (Garden Party of the Century), 2015
Wind Tunnel, Not An Exit Gallery, 2014
Apophenia, Garage 4141, 2012
Liquid, Oceanside Museum of Art, 2010 
Shadows, Agitprop, 2009
Front Curtain, Art Produce Gallery, 2009
EAT, Four Walls Gallery, 2008
Textile, Art Produce Gallery, 2007
Maximum Bob, Galeria Dos, Palm Springs, 2002
The Brain Show, San Diego Center for Moving Arts, 2001
Function Decoration, San Diego Art Institute, 1999
The Encyclopedia of Lost Socks, Galeria Dos Damas, 1998
Wainscot, San Diego Art Institute, 1998
Challenged Books, San Diego Central Library, 1996
Used Books, San Diego Art Institute, 1996

Selected Group Exhibitions

Art That Cuts, Mesa College Art Gallery, 2018
Art in the Age of X, City College Art Gallery, 2017
Juried Biennial, Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, 2017
Looking Back/Forward, Art Produce Gallery, 2016
Ephemeral Objects, San Diego Art Institute, 2015
Lure, Mesa College Art Gallery, 2014
The PussyCat Challenge, Art Share L.A., Los Angeles, 2013
22nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 2013 
Green Art Parade, Art Produce Gallery, 2013
Este soy yo, GalerĂ­a Circulo Art Exchange, Tijuana, 2013
Paradoxes in Video, Mohsen Art Gallery, Tehran, 2011
Darkroom, San Diego Museum of Art (Summer Salon Series), 2010
The Atlas of Gifted Ideas, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, 2009 
Trade Show, Isik University Gallery, Istanbul, 2009
Copy, Simayspace, 2008
Army of Icons, Adapta Project (The New Children’s Museum), 2008
Humeurs Exposition, West Los Angeles College, Los Angeles, 2006
Too Much of a Good Bling, Limbo Fine Arts, 2006
San Diego Salon 2003, Arts College International, 2003
The Lost Frontier, Spruce Street Forum, 2002
Interface, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, 2002
Adult Supervision Advised, Sushi Performance and Visual Art, 2002
Special Delivery, Next Door Gallery, 2001
Raw and Ripe, Sushi Performance and Visual Art, 2001
OMA Regional 2, Oceanside Museum of Art, 2001
8th Annual Juried Exhibition, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1999 
Grand Old Party, Clarion Hotel Bay View, 1996
The Summer Southern Exchange, Claremont Graduate University, 1995


Doug Simay, Simayspace - Best Picks,, May 2014
Meredith Hattam, Visual Art: Richard Gleaves’ Life Aquatic,, August 30, 2010
Robert L. Pincus, Freitas follows the rabbit down the hole, San Diego Union-Tribune, March 30, 2008
Christopher Michael, Maximum Bob: a Tribute to Bob Hope at Galeria Dos, Desert Post Weekly, May 23, 2002
Bill Fark, Escondido museum leaps forward with edgy, challenging exhibits, North County Times, March 21, 2002
Ann Jarmusch, Stamp of approval, San Diego Union-Tribune, July 8, 2001


Public Art Disasters in San Diego, San Diego Museum of Art (Summer Salon Series), July 14, 2011
Artist Lecture, Oceanside Museum of Art, September 25, 2010


Lois Stecker Photos, Art Produce Gallery, 2012