:: Spring 2022 ::

CAP Arts Auction, Portland OR
April 9th, 2022 get tickets

:: Winter 2022 ::

Group exhibition at Corvalis Art Center, Corvalis, OR
January 1 – February 9th, 2022
view images

:: Spring 2021 ::

Gallery of the Future
MozFest 2021, Internet, World
March 8th, 2021 – March 19th, 2021

:: Fall 2020 ::

System Failure. Please Restart.
Group exhibition in CETI’s Gallery of the Future.

::: February/March 2020 :::

“Wish You Were Here: work from artists who’ve left the Bay Area”
Group show
STUDIO Gallery
March 19 – April 13, 2020
opening reception: Sunday, March 22nd, 3-6 pm

“Despondent” Group show
Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR

Curated by Sarah Ciampa
Artists: Alanna Risse, Amanda Wilcox, Judith Hochman, M. V. Moran,  Rhonda Vanover.
February 21 – March 20, 2020
Artist Reception: February 21, 2020 6 – 8 pm
Artist Talk: March 14th 1:30pm – 3pm
Read Press

CETI at the Portland Winter Light Festival
One night only: February 8th, 2020

::: August 2018 :::

PNCA Low Residency MFA Alumni Show. Curated by Nicole Baker.
Group Exhibition
Artists: Rhonda Vanover, Danielle Foushée, Alanna Risse, Dustin Vance, and Christina Smiros.

::: January 2018 :::
Sixth Annual Celebration of Male Form
Group Exhibition
Angst Gallery
Sixth Annual Celebration of Male Form
January 5-27, 2018
1015 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660

Beautiful Beasts
Solo Exhibition
Red Fox
5128 N Albina, Portland OR 97217
Curated by Verge PDX
January 7 – 31st

Solo Exhibition
Flickerbox, Inc, PDX
Curated by Verge PDX
January 1 – 31st

::: July 2017 :::
What I Wouldn’t Do
Solo exhibition of photographs
Red Fox
5128 N Albina, Portland OR 97217
Curated by Verge PDX

::: January 2017 :::
A Bigger Boat
Animated gif photo booth + Installation
Installation space at Rainmaker Artist Residency
2337 NW York, Portland OR
View animated gifs generated during the month-long install. Curated by Jason Berlin.

::: October 2016 :::
Solo Exhibition
SE 60th at Foster, Portland OR
The show will be up for month of October.

::: May 2016 :::
A Group Show About Bananas
Artist: Jason Berlin, Veronica Reeves, and Alanna Risse.
May 1 – May 31, 2016
Flickerbox, Inc., Portland OR

::: February 2016 :::
Fifth Wheel
Linfield Gallery, Linfield College, McMinville, OR. Artists: Sarah Nance, Alanna Risse, Julia Oldham, Jane Schiffhauer. Curator: Josephine Zarkovich. Opening Reception Wednesday, February 10th, 2016, 5-7pm.
Fountain, Stall Gallery, Portland OR. A Duchamp themed group show. Opening reception Thursday February 11th 6-8PM.

::: November 2015 :::
Leland Ironworks Residency Group Show
Dorothy Lemelson Innovation Studio, PNCA, 511 NW Broadway, Portland OR.

::: August 2015 :::
Thesis Exhibition, PNCA, Portland OR
July 27 – August 9, 2015 in the Innovation Lab, PNCA, 511 NW Broadway, Portland OR
Funky and Fabulous, Group Show, Holt Gallery, PNCA, 511 NW Broadway, Portland OR
July 29 – August 9

::: July 2015 :::
What I Wouldn’t Do
MFA Gallery, PNCA, Portland, OR
July 1 – July 17, 2015

::: June 2015 :::
Lub Dub
Portland Building, Portland OR [press release]

::: May 2015 :::
Searching for Signs that Don’t Exist
Red Fox, Portland OR

::: November 2014 :::
Future Forward Gallery, PNCA, Portland OR
Group exhibition of works from the Low Residency MFA in Visual Studies program.
Artists include: Trish Brownlee, Judith Hochman, Victoria Moran, Liz Randall, Alanna Risse, Lesley Silvia, Jereme Westom, Amanda Wilcox, Gerardo Vargas.

::: September 2014 :::
This is the Land the Sunset Washes
Johnson Creek Watershed Council, Milwaukie OR
Group painting exhibition at the Johnson Creek Watershed Council Office in Milwaukie OR. The show was in support of the Johnson Creek Watershed Council. Curated by Anna Fidler, it included paintings by Hayley Barker, Kailyn Bowen Marcus, Anna Fidler, Elizabeth Malaska, and Alanna Risse.
Read article in The Bee.

::: July 2014 :::
Fantastic Voyage
Stephens Studios, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland OR
View images

::: November 2013 :::
Unknown Variables
A Group Show of Low Residency MFA in Visual Studies
Nov 7 – 29, 2013
MFA Gallery Central
1241 NW Johnson St
Portland OR

::: August 2013 :::

Open Studios
Low Residency MFA in Visual Studies
Friday August 9th, 2013
Stephens Studios
Portland OR
View Images

::: May 2012 :::

St Johns Bizarre
I’ll be selling jewelry, hand-printed cards, hand-printed tote bags, and mason bee houses.
Booth 31
Saturday May 12th, 2012
10am – 6pm
Downtown St Johns in North Portland, Oregon

::: November/December 2011 :::

Studio Gallery
1815 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
small pieces under $400
November 3rd – December 23rd, 2011
opening reception: Sunday, Nov 6th, 2-6 pm

Pop Up Gallery
Downtown Artistry
940 SW Morrison, Portland OR
November 9th – December 29th, 2011
Hours” Tues – Saturday 11-7

Wild Arts Festival
Audobon Society of Portland
November 19 & 20, 2011
Saturday 10–6, and Sunday, 11–5
Montgomery Park
2701 NW Vaughn, Portland, Oregon

::: May 2010 :::

Grow Show
Sunday, May 23rd, 5pm – 10pm
The Cleaners at Ace Hotel
403 SW 10th and Stark
Portland, Oregon
Silent Auction
A fundraiser for Project Grow and the North Portland Farm
Sponsored by Portland State Capstone, Ace Hotel, and Change for the Common Good

::: December 2009 :::

Group show at PNCA
Near CE offices
December 10th – January 18th
Opening Wednesday, December 16th 6:30pm – 8pm
1241 NW Johnson St., Portland, OR 97209

::: November 2009 :::

Studio Gallery
Small Pieces under $400
November 4th – December 23rd
reception: Sun, November 8th, 2-6 pm

Studio Gallery
1815 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

Past Events:

::: November 2009 :::

Glass Ball

The Portland Youth Development Coalition First Annual Fundraiser
November 14th, 2009 7pm – midnight
Bison Building
419 NE 10th AVE
Portland, OR

This Fundraiser will feature music from:
The Dandy Warhols
Viva Voce
Steve Turner (from Mudhoney)
Last Regiment of Syncopated drummers
Tickets are $40 and get you in Free Beer/Wine and food.
All proceeds will go to creating Opportunities for youth in Portland.

::: October 2009 :::

Launch Pad Gallery
Large (100+) group exhibition
October 2nd – November 1st, 2009
534 SE Oak Street, Portland, OR 97214
A painting of mine will be included in the show.

::: September 2009 :::

First Annual September print show
Bamboo Grove Salon
134 SE Taylor St. Portland, OR 97214
I will have a few prints in the show.

:::: November 2008 ::::

Solo Exhibition
show dates: November 5th, 2008 – January 4th, 2009
Blue Front Cafe
1430 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
google map

:::: October 2008 ::::

Bay Area Currents
Oakland Art Gallery
Oct. 15, 2008 – Nov. 21, 2008
Read the review on SF Gate

Juried by Aimee Reed

October 15- November 21, 2008

Wednesday October 15, 5-8pm

November 20, 6-7pm (meet the artist’s 5:30-6pm

JUROR: Aimee Reed
Aimee Reed earned her M.A. in art history at San Francisco State University, focusing on spatial theory and the previously marginalized artist. She has worked with a variety of artists and curators including LeFalle Curatorial, The Chinati Foundation in Marfa, TX, Museum of African Diaspora in San Francisco, Hosfelt Gallery in San Francisco and New York, and with the San Francisco State University Fine Arts Gallery and the International Center for the Arts. Currently she is the Curator of Exhibitions at the Rena Bransten Gallery in San Francisco, as well as a contributing writer for Artweek Magazine and the website Open Door Contemporary Art Projects (www.odcap.com).

Exhibiting Artists: Steve Allen, Alexis Babayan, John Casey, Bill Domonkos, Bradley Hyppa, Andrea Land, Jessica Pezalla, Robb Putnam, Alanna Risse, Michael Ryan, Noah Sakamoto, Allison Watkins

Open Studios 2008
1775-1777 Yosemite Ave
Between 3rd St. and Williams St.
San Francisco, CA
October 25th and 26th, 2008
11am – 6pm
printable map and directions
Visit the Artspan website for more information and to find out where you can pick up the Open Studios guide.

The Phoenix Project
Art Auction to raise money for
the victims of the Tahoe Angora fire.
October 16th, 2008 5pm – 10pm
111 Minna, San Francisco
$20 admission (includes one free drink)
Visit the Phoenix Project SF website for more.

Take-out Box Show
show dates: 10/13/08- 1/15/09
opening reception: wednesday, 10/21, 7pm
fly bar & restaurant
762 divisadero st. @ fulton

:::: April 2008 ::::
Senior Solo Exhibition
California College of the Arts
West B Gallery
1111 Eighth Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
April 6th – 13th 2008

:::: February 2008 ::::
2008 Painting/Drawing Senior Student Exhibition
February 24th – 28th, 2008
Opening reception: Wed., Feb. 27, 5:30-7:30 pm
California College of the Arts
Oliver Art Center Oakland Campus
5212 Broadway Oakland, CA 94618

:::: January 2008 ::::

Solo Exhibition
January 27th – February 3rd, 2007
California College of the Arts
Cafe Gallery Oakland Campus
5212 Broadway Oakland, CA 94618

:::: November 2007 ::::

Art Auction
Humane Society of the United States
America’s Most Humane Major City
Wednesday, November 7th
Weinstein Gallery
383 Geary St
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 362-8151

November 7th – December 23rd, 2007
Studio Gallery
1718A Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Annual show of small works: a wide variety of art, all under a certain size and under a certain price. The art is tiny but each year the show gets bigger & bigger!

Best of 2007 Junior Review
November 12-16
Oliver Art Center, Oakland campus
Opening reception: Wednesday, November 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Gallery hours: Mon., Tues., Thurs., and Fri., 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 p.m.
Info: 510.594.3712

A selection of outstanding undergraduate works, curated by a committee of fine arts faculty members.

:::: October 2007 ::::

Open Studios 2007
1777 Yosemite Place #290 off 3rd street
San Francisco, CA
October 27th and 28th 11am – 6pm

:::: September 2007 ::::

Drawing Without Drawing
September 10th through the 15th
CCA East Gallery
1111 Eighth Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
View photos from the show

:::: August 2007 ::::

Group Show: Alanna Spence, Teresa Brazen, Gabriela Hernandez-Lepe
August 9th – September 30th, 2007
Opening: August 11th, 2007 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Jack London Square Realty
311 Oak street, suite 116 (1st Floor, 3rd & Oak)
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: 510-452-1927
View photos from the show

:::: June/July 2007 ::::

Solo Exhibition
Martha and Bros Coffee
2800 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
June 13th – August 8th, 2007

:::: April 2007 ::::
Group show from France workshop

Live Worms Gallery
1345 Grant Street
between Vallejo and Green, SF, CA
April 24-28
Reception Friday April 27th, 5-7pm
Artists: Kevin Brown, Zoe Brown, Alenandra Ries, Alanna Spence, Glen Moriwaki

:::: March 2007 ::::
CCA Junior Review

Tuesday March 27, 2007
Oliver Art Center
California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
Art Auction Spectral Ball this saturday

Saturday, March 31, 2007
8:00 pm. – 3:00 am.
Regency Center
1290 Sutter Street @ Van Ness
San Francisco
The Lab

Annual Art Sale and Auction
Reception Saturday, March 10 from 6:30 to 9 PM
Sunday, March 11 from 11am to 7 PM
Preview Thursday, March 8 and Friday, March 9, from 1pm-6pm
I’ll have a 24″ x 24″ encaustic in the auction.

art inspired by food + drink
Wednesday, February 28th – Sunday, April 1st
reception: Saturday, March 3rd, 4-8 pm
Studio Gallery
1718A Polk Street (between Clay & Washington)
San Francisco, CA 94109
I have a few pastel drawings and an oil painting for sale. Show runs til April 1st!

:::: February 2007 ::::
Made in California
City of Brea
February 4 – March 9, 2007
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 3 – 7-9 PM
22nd Annual Made in California Juried Exhibition
Website: cityofbrea.net

:::: January 2007 ::::
Caladan Gallery
Mechanized World
Online Juried Exhibition of 24 artists
I’m one of them!
January – February 2007

:::: November/December 2006 ::::
“tiny” at the Studio Gallery
November 15th – December 24th
reception: Saturday, November 18th, 4-8 pm
Group show of work under a certain size (7″ x 7″) and under a certain price ($200).
1718A Polk Street (between Clay & Washington)
San Francisco, CA 94109

$99.95 SALE

At the Lisa Coscino Gallery
216 Grand Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
begins Friday, December 1st, 6-8pm
closes Friday, December 22nd


The Lab
November 30 -December 3, 2006
Free admission
LAB Members Preview Reception: Thursday, November 30, 5-6 PM
Opening Reception and Sale: Thursday, November 30, 6-9 PM
Exhibition/Sale Dates: Friday, December 1, 1-8 PM, Saturday & Sunday, December
2-3, 11am-6pm

:::: October 2006 ::::
Open Studios 2006

I have two open studios dates this year. See my official open studios 2006 page for more details.
Weekend 1: Space Gallery – Oct 6th, 7th and 8th
Weekend 4: 1777 Yosemite Place Ste 290 – Oct 28th and 29th
View photos

Artists at SPACE Gallery
Open Studios 2006
October 7th and 8th 11am – 6pm
View photos from the show.

Reception: October 6th 7pm – 10pm

SPACE Gallery
1141 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Visit our site

:::: September 2006 ::::
New Student Exhibition

California College of the Arts
September 5-8
North/South Galleries
5241 College Avenue (across from Oakland campus)
Reception: September 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Info: 510.658.1224

:::: July 2006 ::::
Exposition on Artists from San Francisco

The Abbey in Caunes-Minervois, France
Group show of artists attending Glen Moriwaki’s Painting workshop.

:::: June 2006 ::::
Mail Me

4″ x 6″ works by various artists
Lisa Coscino Gallery
Pacific Grove, CA June 26th – September 7th
See Photos

:::: May 2006 ::::
Muddy Waters Solo Show

May 1st – July 4th 2006
The Muddy Waters cafe on 29th street and Tiffany will be showing some of my paintings.

Muddy Waters Cafe
199 Tiffany Ave at 29th St
Tiffany Ave is between Mission and San Jose Ave
Mission Terrace Dental

May 12 – July 31st 2006
I have a few pieces on display at Mission Terrace Dental on San Jose Ave.

Mission Terrace Dental
Dr. Phyllis Chen
Dr. Darren Machule
1794 San Jose Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112
Music to My Ears

Mezzanine Gallery at Hotel Triton April 12th – May 17th 2006
I have a piece on display in the Mezzanine gallery at the Hotel Triton near the entrance to China Town. It will be there through Tuuesday May 16th.

Mezzanine Gallery, Hotel Triton
342 Grant Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94108
Artspan Annual Auction
May 3, 2006, 6 – 9 pm
California Modern
1035 Market Street at 6th Street
San Francisco, CA
Past Events continued:

:::: April 2006 ::::
Group Show of France Workshop paintings

April 1st – April 6th 2006
Live Worms Gallery
1345 Grant Ave between Vallejo and Green
San Francisco, CA 94133
Artist Reception: Saturday April 1st, 5pm – 8pm
Regular Gallery hours Sunday – Thursday 12pm – 4pm

:::: March 2006 ::::

Art Inspired by Food + Drink
Studio Gallery
March 1st – April 2nd 2006
Artist Reception: Saturday, March 4th, 4-8 pm
1718A Polk Street (between Clay & Washington)
San Francisco, CA 94109
View photos fof artwork

:::: February 2006 ::::
ARTsoup 7

An all media, sampling of works by ArtWorkSF artists.
Bayshore Film and Stage Studio
2178 Palou Avenue, San Francisco, CA
Feb 21st – May 23rd, 2006

:::: January 2006 ::::
“Hot Wax”

Studio Gallery
January 25th – February 12th
Artist Reception: January 28th 4 – 8pm
1718A Polk Street (between Clay & Washington)
San Francisco, CA 94109
View photos from the show

Squat and Gobble Cafe
Solo Show
January 3rd – January 31st 2006
237 Fillmore between Haight & Waller
San Francisco, CA 94117

:::: December 2005 ::::

City College Holiday Sale
I’ll have some framed and matted drawings for sale at the annula City College Holiday Sale at Fort Mason.
December 1, 2, and 3
Fort Mason Building B, San Francisco, CA

:::: October 2005 ::::

Open Studios 2005
Oakdale Painting Studio
2014 Oakdale, San Francisco, CA
October 8th and 9th
Postcard and more info

:::: August 2005 ::::
ArtWorkSF Cafe Show

SomArts Gallery
August 11th through August 25th

:::: June 2005 ::::
Group Show at the Abbey

Caunes-Minervois France
Exhibition of 5 California artists

:::: May 2005 ::::
Sparkanzoo Trunk Sale – May 21st

12 Galaxies
2565 Mission Street
San Francisco

:::: April 2005 ::::
Sparkanzoo Trunk Sale – April 23rd

This show features: Kapow! : Tessa Poppy Design : Moongirl : CrystalAnn Platt : El Rey : Fati : Twilight Truffles : PorVida Clothing : Icefoxdigital : Cutiepies : The Alchemic Dragon : Hilary’s Dolls : Chrystal Star : David McPherson : Mimosa Design : My Dirty Dishes : Alanna Spence : Podini : Ru Temple Design : Flabbernathy

12 Galaxies 2565 Mission Street San Francisco

:::: January 2005 ::::

One Artist Exhibit
Online solo exhibition of 12 pieces.
January 1st – January 31st.

:::: December 2004 ::::
Lola Gallery
Christmas Sale

San Francisco, CA
Saturday December 4th 8pm:
Afternoon Jazz & The Lola Gallery
Annual Bizarre Bazaar Christmas sale!
Sale runs from December 4th until December 21st.
Lisa Coscino Gallery
$99.95 Holiday Sale

Pacific Grove, CA
Opening Reception: Saturday December 3rd 6 – 10pm
Gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 11-5pm
and by appointment
Show runs from December 3rd through December 18th

:::: November 2004 ::::
Post-Postcard show

November 9 – 14
Opening Reception: Thursday,
November 11, 6-9 PM; free admission

2948 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

:::: October 2004 ::::
Artspan SF Open Studios

October 2nd and 3rd
Oakdale Paintings Studios
2014 Oakdale Ave (1 mi south of Bayshore)
SF CA 94124

:::: August 2004 ::::
Balancing Acts

The Lola Gallery
2517 Mission St at 21st, San FranciscoAugust 13th – 28th, 2004
Fridays and Saturdays 12 – 7pm
Works in oil, acryllic, and encaustic by
three emerging San Francisco Artists
The 2nd Annual Cafe Show

Presented by SomArts Cultural Center and ARTworkSF
300 + works of art, 20+ Bay Area Performers, Silent Auction, Art Raffle!
August 5-20, 2004
SomArts Bay Gallery 934 Brannan St at 9th, SF
Open Tuesday-Saturday, Noon-4:00 PM
OPENING Reception, Thursday, August 5th 5:00-7:30pm, $5-$10 donation
SPECIAL SATURDAY Performances: August 7 and 14, noon-4:00 pm
CLOSING Reception, Friday August 20, 5:00-7:30 pm, $5-$10 donation

[ Yahoo! Maps ]
Map of 934 Brannan St
San Francisco, CA 94103-4906

:::: February 2004 ::::
410 Jessie St San Francisco

February 20th, 2004 6-9pm
Oakdale Painters
Featuring the James Stafford Trio
Works by Alanna Spence, Carol Rienecker,
John Melvin, Michelle Wilcove,
Dorothy Connelly, Larry Robinson,
AnneKarin Glass, Lawrence DeAngelis.
Curated by Anastasia Faiella.

:::: December 2003 ::::
Red Devil Lounge

Viv and a movie
I’ll be showing 2-3 paintings
Monday December 8th, 7 -10pm
1695 Polk St at Clay
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 921-1695

:::: November 2003 ::::
The Lab
Post-Postcard show

Opening Reception: Thursday Nov 20, 2003 6-9 pm
Gallery Hours: Fri-Sun, Nov 21-23, 2003 1-6 pm
I’ll be selling 13 small paintings
2948 16th Street (at Capp)
San Francisco, CA 94103

Red Devil Lounge
Viv and a movie
I’ll be showing 2-3 paintings
Monday November 17th, 7 -10pm
1695 Polk St at Clay
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 921-1695

:::: October 2003 ::::

Artspan SF Open Studios
October 18th and 19th, 2003
Oakdale Studios San Francisco

Maitri Art Sale
Oct 11th – 19th, 2003
Embarcadero 3 San Francisco


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