S o n y a F a i r b a n k s
2006 Easton Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.
2003 Easton Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.
2000 Bruce R. Lewin Gallery, New York, NY.
1998 Waxlander Gallery, Santa Fe, NM. "Rooted in the Earth, Reaching for the Sky".
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012 Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA. ""Collector's Choice".
2010 Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA. "Printmakers 17th Annual Juried Exhibition".
2007-2008 Flinn Gallery, Greenwich, CT. "Food, Glorious Food".
2007 Westmont College Reynolds Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA. "Views and Visions:
The Still Life".
2006 Ventura Museum of Art, Ventura, CA. "Island Passages".
2005-2006 Phoenix Airport Museum, Phoenix, AZ. "Quick Bites".
2004 National Prize Show, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA.
2003 Artlink Juried Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ.(honorable
mention by Brady Roberts, Curator of Contemporary Art, Phoenix Art Museum).
2003 Trinity Gallery, Atlanta, GA. "Group Show".
2002 Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM. "On the Egg".
2002 Easton Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA. "Still Life
2001 Easton Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA. "Still Life".
2000 Easton Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA. Invitational Group Show.
2000 New York Academy of Art, New York, NY. Juried Benefit.
2000 Montgomery Museum of Alabama, Montgomery, AL.
1999 Bruce R. Lewin Gallery, New York, NY. Group Show.
1999 Easton Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA. Invitational Group Show.
1999 New York Academy of Art, New York, NY. "Take Home
a Nude" Benefit;
1999 The Window Project, Santa Fe, NM. Installation.
1999 Contemporary '99, Los Alamos, NM. Curator Louis Grachos.
1998 CCC/USA, Philadelphia, PA. Contemporary Realism III.
1997-1999 Waxlander Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1997 Van de Griff Gallery, Santa Fe, NM. National Realism Invitational.
1994 Club DV8 & Club Lighten Up, San Francisco, CA.
20' x 20'
cloth mural/installation used at night clubs.
1992 Prieto Gallery, Mills College, Oakland, CA. "Telling
Stories - Artists' Books."
Book of stone lithographs.
1991 Nelson Morales Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Book of stone
1991 Artisans Gallery, Mill Valley, CA. "In Book Form
- The Artist's Book" The Will Of
The People, Book of stone lithographs.
1991 Nelson Morales Gallery, San Francisco, CA. "Separate
"Food Art - Now You Eat It Now You Don't
Food and Life Magazine,
September 2005, pgs. 64-73
"A Sense of Purpose- Sonya Fairbanks'
Still Lifes have a World of Thought Behind Them"
Art Magazine, January 2005, pgs. 72-75
"Savory Still-Life Visions- Pastel Artist Sonya Fairbanks
Still Life Studies Put Fruit in a New, Mysterious Light"
Barbara News Press- Arts Scene, December 19-25, 2003, pgs. 7-8
"Art Values- Still Life Paintings"
Art Magazine, December 2003, pgs. 40-41
"Simple Beauties- Everyday Objects Take on Extraordinary
Magazine, November 2002, pgs. 24-29
"The New Look of Pastels"
Art Magazine, April 2002, pgs. 110-116
Life featured in Documentary Film, premier March 2002,
Film Festival & subsequently aired on Sundance Channel and The
"Lifelike Still Life"-Sonya Fairbanks Still Lifes "In Pastel"
Artist Magazine, August 2001, pgs. 28-33
"Sonya Fairbanks, Somewhere Between the Restaurant and the
Magazine, March 2001, pgs. 33-34
"Elegant Simplicity, The Art of Sonya Fairbanks"
Magazine, April/May 1998, pgs. 32-35
"The Get-Ahead Guide to Jobs and Money"
Magazine, January 1998, pg. 90
"Artist's Book Show Wide Array of Works in Visually Distinct
Herald, August 19-25, 1991, pg 8
Robert Pecota Winery, Calistoga, CA.
Jackson National Life Insurance Co. Lansing, MI.
Pranzo Italian Grill, restaurant (20 pieces), Santa Fe, NM.
Nambé Mills Inc. Showroom, New York, NY.
AWARDS / AFFILIATIONS
1999 to Present Pastel Society of America, New York, NY full juried member
1998 President's Undergraduate Fellowship UC Santa Barbara
1988 Abram's Grant for women in the arts, UC Santa Barbara
1991 to 1993 California Society of Printmakers Berkely CA, Board of Directors
Born, 1967, Santa Barbara, California
1988 Bachelors of Arts Degree in Photography and Painting, UC Santa Barbara
Conferred with 'Highest Honor' and 'Distinction the Major'
Easton Gallery,Santa Barbara, CA. www.eastongallery.com
Victoria Boyce Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ. www.vboycegalleries.com