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Elizabeth “Oscar” Maynard


      (864) 237-1548

Resume/Curriculum Vitae



San Francisco Art Institute- MFA 2013

Antioch College- BA, Self Designed- Visual Art, Psychology, Gender Studies, 2007


Teaching Experience:

  • Oakland School for the Arts- High School Visual Arts Teacher, Spring 2018

  • California College of the Arts-  Lecturer Screen Printing I, Fall 2015, Spring 2017

  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts- Teaching Artist 2017

  • Richmond Art Center- Teaching Artist  2017

  • Stanford University- Guest Lecturer- August 2016

  • UC Berkeley Art Studio- Screen Printing, Block Printing Instructor 2016-2017

  • Walnut Creek Civic Arts Education: Instructor, Adult & Teen Education 2015

  • Kala Art Institute: Instructor 2014-2015

  • Leap Arts in Education: Teaching Artist, 2014- present

  • Palo Alto Arts Center: Cultural Kaleidoscope Artist In Residence, Children & Teen programs, 2014-present

  • Kala Art Institute: Assistant Educator: Intro to Printmaking, Broadside Poster Workshop,

Screen Printing Intensive, 2014

  • Intersection for the Arts Residency-Teaching Artist- Spring 2014

  • TeamWorks Art Mentoring Program-  2013-2014

  • San Francisco Art Institute- Graduate Teaching Assistant- Spring 2013: Screen Printing I

     & Fall 2012: Contemporary Practices

  • Youth Pride Art Program- September 2009- July 2011



Residencies, Awards & Grants:

  • Santa Fe Art Institute Residency 2017

  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts 2016/2017 Fellowship: “Why Citizenship” Cohort

  • Queer Cultural Center Grant for You Are Enough: a show about how Queers experience & survive mental health. 2017

  • Artist in Residence: Kala Art Institute, 2016/2017

  • A Studio In The Woods, New Orleans, 2016

  • Queer Cultural Center Grant for Breaking Code: a show about mental health through a queer lens. 2014

  • Endeavor Foundation Grant for Breaking Code 2014

  • Poets and Writers Grant for Breaking Code. 2014

  • Kala Art Institute Studio Internship 2013-2015

  • Endless Gaycation Artist Grant 2013

  • Artist in Residence: The Compound, Oakland, CA, Summer/Fall 2013

  • Alphabet Art Show, Nashville TN,   1st Prize.  September 2010

  • Art on the Beltline Grant, Atlanta, 2010





  • San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery Show 2018

  • Santa Fe Art Institiute 140 presenter 2017

  • Santa Fe Art Institute Equal Justice Resident Showcase 2017

  • Pacific Art League: Pacific Prints, August 2016

  • Kala Artists' Annual Exhibition 2016

  • Y’all Come Back Now, National Queer Arts Festival, June 2015

  • Día de los Muertos: Visions at Twilight, Somarts, October 2014

  • Al-Mutanabbi print project, August 2014

  • San Francisco Eviction Times, Mutiny Radio, San Francisco, CA, February 2014

  • The Art of Letterpress II, Compound Gallery and Studios, Oakland CA, November 2013

  • Día de los Muertos: Imagining Time, Gathering Memory, Somarts, October 2013

  • Endless Gaycation, New Orleans, LA, October 2013

  • Coalition on Homelessness Art Auction, live auction participant, Somarts, September 2013

  • Spring Residency show- September 2013 The Compound Gallery and Studios, Oakland, CA

  • Zeitgeist: National Queer Arts Festival 2013 Art Exhibition

  • Currency: San Francisco Art Institute MFA show, The Old Mint, SF, CA, May 2013

  •  “Loud and Queer”, Gallery 1010, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. April/May 2013

  •  “Solo Mujeres- If Gender is a Kind of Doing: Decolonizing the Female Form”: Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, April 2013

  • The Real Abstract, Courtyard Gallery San Francisco Art Institute, December 2012

  • Recuerdo (Remembrance) A Day of the Dead Celebration, Back to the Picture Gallery, October 2012

  • Endless Gaycation, New Orleans, LA, October 2012

  • “Día de los Muertos: Calling on the Spirits to Face the Future”: Somarts, October 2012

  • A Woman’s Eye Gallery, featured artist, October 2012

  •  “Continuing MFA” Diego Rivera Gallery, September 2012

  • “Art Through Resistance”: Mint Gallery, Atlanta, July 2011

  • “Mondo Homo Art Show 5”:  Public installation, local venue, Atlanta, May 2011

  • “History of Queer Street Art”. San Francisco & traveling shows within the U.S, May 2011- ongoing

  • Feminist Outlawz Queer Art Show, Atlanta, October 2010

  • Living Walls- The City Speaks- participating artist and co-organizer for Gentrification Panel discussion, Atlanta, GA, August 13-15, 2010.

  •  “Through the Looking Glass: Femme Portraits, Images, and Visions” at Femme Conference, Oakland, August, 2010

  • “Queer It” Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta, May- June 2010 Showcasing pieces from Femme Agency

  • Emory Ethics Arts Café-  Nov. 17, 2009- Speaker on “Art as an Agent of Social Change”, ]

  • Amnesty International South Eastern Regional Conference- Co-presenter, Atlanta, Oct. 31, 2009- The Art of Activism: Using Art for Human Rights

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