Education

 

2004       B.A., Art   California State University Channel Islands

Option in Studio Art Specialized Studies: Painting/Sculpture

2002      Ventura College, Art

various workshops with David Leffel, David Gallup, Timothy Horn, Ray Roberts, and Mary Beltz Gilkerson.

One Person/Two Person Exhibitions

2017       A Sacred Space Day Spa with Ron Zolkover

2016       Fox Fine Jewelry with Sparkle Taylor

2012       Buenaventura Gallery, Ventura with Katherine McGuire

2008       Discovery Gallery, Ventura, CA

2008       Galaxy Gallery, Ventura, CA

2006       Palmero’s, Camarillo, CA

2006       Café Bariloché, Ventura, CA

2005       Ventura Visitor’s Bureau as part of PhotoVentura 2005

2005       Fox Fine Jewelry, Ventura, CA

2004       Café Valentino, Simi Valley, CA

2004       Buenaventura Art Gallery, Ventura, CA

2003       Café Zach, Ventura, CA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions & Events

2018       Ojai Valley Museum “Scorched Souls”

2018       “The Art of the Egg” Ojai Valley Inn

2017       Ojai Studio Artists

2017       3rd Annual Plein Air Invitational – Ventura

2016       2nd Annual Plein Air Invitational – Ventura

2016       “Angles: The Best of OSA” Ojai Valley Museum

2016       Plein Air Exhibit – Invitational, curated by Gina Neibergall.
Atrium Gallery, Ventura

2016       South Lake Tahoe Plein Air Open

2015       Ojai Valley Museum

2015       Ventura Artwalk, Ojai Studio Artists

2015       Ventura Plein Air Invitational Competition

2015       Anacapa Brewery, Group Show

2014       Santa Paula Art Museum, Ag Art Alliance

2014       Buenaventura Art Association’s 60th Anniversary Exhibit

2013       Atrium Gallery, Ventura Government Center

2013       Buenaventura Gallery 27th Annual Open Competition

2012       Santa Paula Art Museum, Ag Art Alliance

2012       Ventura Artwalk

2012       “Visions on Screen: Unfolding Art of 12 Women” Ventura Music Festival

2012       “Alumni Now!” Studio Channel Islands Art Center, curated by Arlene                             Mead

2011       CMH 1st Competition, Jessica Cusick juror

2011       “Shorelines” National Juried Exhibition, Rockport Center for the Arts,                          Rockport, Tx

2011       “Unity in Art, Art in Unity” Artists Union Gallery

2011       Community Memorial Hospital “Splash of Color” Exhibit

2011       Gallery Los Olivos, Los Olivos, CA

2011       “Made in Ojai”, Ojai Studio Artists, Ojai Valley Museum

2011       Museum of Ventura County, “Art in the Garden” Ventura Music Festival

2010       Community Memorial Hospital “Green” Exhibit

2010       Ojai Studio Artists, Ojai Valley Museum

2010       Libbey Bowl, Ojai Valley Museum

2010       Buenaventura Gallery, juried by John White

2010       Community Memorial Hospital “New Beginnings”

2009       Community Memorial Hospital “Stimulus Package” exhibit

2009       Maritime Museum Plein Air Exhibit, Oxnard, CA

2009       Community Memorial Hospital “Healing Arts” exhibit

2009       Buenaventura Art Association 23rd Annual Open Competition, Dennis                         Reed, juror

2008       Silicon Valley Open Studios, Menlo Park, CA

2008       Community Memorial Hospital “Local Scenes” exhibit

2008       Crowne Plaza, curated by Accolades Gallery, Ventura, CA

2008       Buenaventura Art Association 22nd Annual Open Competition, Michele                       Depuy Leavitt juror

2007       Maritime Museum, Oxnard, Ca

2007       Ag Exhibit Invitational, curated by John Nichols and Gail Pidduck,                              Ventura, CA

2007       Buenaventura Art Association 21st Annual Open Competition, Matthew                      Furmanski, juror

2006       Plein Air Open Competition, David Gallup, juror, Harbor Village Gallery

2006       Herzog Winery, Oxnard, CA

2006       “Taste of the Tour” Preview Exhibit Focus on the Masters Studio Tour,                        Affinity Bank, Ventura, CA

2006       69th Annual Santa Paula Art and Photography Exhibit, Santa Paula, CA

2005       “Waxing Poetic” curated by Sylvia Torres, Studio Channel Islands Art                            Center

2005       Harbor Village Gallery, “Local Scenes”

2005       Studio Channel Islands Art Center, Founders Room, invitational,                                   Camarillo, CA

2005       “Supervisors Select” Ventura County Government Center, invitational,                         Ventura, CA

2004       Studio Channel Islands Art Center Member Show, Camarillo, CA

2004       Art & Law, The Law Offices of Strauss/Uritz, Ventura, CA

2004       The 19th Annual Open Competition, Buenaventura Gallery, Ventura, CA

2004       Ventura Music Festival Painted Violin Competition, Ventura, CA

2004       City of Ventura Banner Competition, Ventura, CA

2004       Tradition and Technology, Studio Channel Islands Art Center, Ventura,

2003       The 18th Annual Open Competition, Buenaventura Gallery, Ventura, CA

2003       California State University Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA

2002       Buenaventura Gallery, Ventura, CA various jurored group shows

2002       The 17th Annual Open Competition, Buenaventura Gallery, Ventura, CA

2001       Viva! Italy, Ventura, CA

2001       Artwalk, Ventura, CA

2001       The 16th Annual Open Competition, Buenaventura Gallery, Ventura, CA

2001       Ventura College Student Invitational Group Show, Ventura, CA

2000       Three Women: Emerging Paths, Ventura, CA

2000       The 15th Annual Open Competition, Buenaventura Gallery, Ventura, CA

2000       Ventura College Student Invitational Group Show, Ventura, CA

 

 Bibliography (Articles/Reviews)

2007       American Artist Magazine, May

2005       D’Amore, Nicole “Music is one of Christine Beirne’s Muses”, Ventura                            County Star, February

2005       Pasles, Chris. “Strings Attached to Fundraiser”, Los Angeles Times,                              January 30

2004       California State University Channel Islands “Current”,
Summer Vol 8, No. 2

2004       Staff Reports, “An Evening of Violin Magic”, Ventura County Star, Oct. 28

2004       Klamps, Michelle L. “Graduates Build CSUCI Tradition: Art Students                          Create Arch for School as Class Gift”, May 30

2004       Klamps, Michelle L. “High Schoolers Shown How College Art Works”,                           Ventura County Star, April 22

2003       Staff Reports, “Spicy ‘Palette’”, Ventura County Star, Dec. 25

2001       Woodard, Josef. Water Everywhere, Los Angeles Times, March 3, P.B5

2000       Woodard, Josef. Drawing A Crowd, Los Angeles Times, October 7, P.B8

2000       Woodard, Josef.  Photo Finish, Los Angeles Times, Aug 12, P.B11

 

Permanent Collections

Breckenridge Group, Camarillo, CA

Ventura College, Ventura, CA

 

Public Art

California State University Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA

Harbor Village, Ventura, CA

 

 

Selected Private Collections

Apostolina, James and Helen.  Phoenix, AZ

Apostolina, Michael. West Hollywood, CA

Barnholtz, Kate and Barry.  Hidden Hills, CA

Cook, Susan and Bob.  Ventura, CA

Cooper, Nelda and Joe.  Dallas, TX

del Aguila, Miguel.  Camarillo, CA

Galbraith, Mary and Jim, Ventura, Ca

Laski, Jennifer, MD.  Lavack, Ont.

Long, Tracy, Ventura, CA

Mann, Susan, Santa Paula, Ca

Marshall, Lisa and Michael.  Ojai, CA

Mathews, Tom  Ventura, CA

McConaughy, Elizabeth.  Ojai, CA

Person, Karen.  Burbank, CA

Rupio, Gloria.  Ventura, CA

Scott, Mary and Don, Ventura, CA

Taylor, Don, Ventura, CA

 

Other Notable Activities:

2016 to Present  Public Arts Commissioner, City of Ojai

2015                   Founded with Kay Zetlmaier the annual
Ventura Plein Air Invitational

2011                   Ojai Studio Artists Tour

2011                   300 Paintings in 365 Days.  http://blog.ChristineBeirne.com

2010                   Foster Park Calendar

2010                   Ojai Studio Artists Studio Tour

2007                   Conceived and organized artist “Round Robin Performance Piece”                                at Bell Arts Anniversary Celebration

2007                   Nominated for “Art Star Award – Artist in the Community”                                            Ventura  County Arts Council

2007                   Focus on the Masters Studio Artists Tour

2006                   Nominated for “Art Star Award – Artist in the Community”                                             Ventura   County Arts Council

2006                   Focus on the Masters Studio Artists Tour

2004                   “Art Inspires Art” with the California String Quartet.  An Art                                           Explosion Event in conjunction with the Ventura Music Festival.                                   Painted a canvas while the quartet performed.

2004                   Curated Hiroko Yoshimoto’s “Mentor to Many” at Studio Channel                                   Islands Art Center, Camarillo, CA

2004                   Won a CAPPIE Award for Best Art Program Buenaventura Gallery                                 Presents (produce/direct/edit)

 

Professional Activities

Present/2015      Treasurer, Ojai Studio Artists

2012                   President, Buenaventura Art Association

2012/2011          Vice President, Ojai Studio Artists

2010                   Vice President, Buenaventura Art Association

2009                    Plein Air Instructor for high school students with the Ventura                                          County Maritime Museum

2006 – 2009        Executive Director, Buenaventura Art Association

2006 – 2003        Marketing Director, Buenaventura Art Association

2004                     Public Relations, Studio Channel Islands Art Center

2004/2003          Director/Editor “Buenaventura Gallery Presents”

 

 

Awards

 

2006                   2nd Place, Plein Air Open Competition, David Gallup, juror, Harbor                               Village Gallery

2006                   Judges Award “Honorable Mention” Santa Paula 69th Annual Art &                               Photography Exhibit

2005                   Merit Award, “Local Scenes” Kerry Adams-Hapner juror, Harbor                                   Village Gallery, Ventura

2004                   3rd place 2-D, Studio Channel Islands Art Center Annual Member                                 Show, Laurence Gipe and Wayne Healy, jurors

2004                   Honorable Mention, 3D/2D, Traditions and Technology, CSUCI

2001                   Award of Excellence, Sculpture/Painting, Ventura College

2000                   Award of Excellence, Sculpture/Painting, Ventura College

2000                   Art Supply Scholarship, Ventura College

1999                   Art Supply Scholarship, Ventura College

1999                   Ventura College Purchase Award

 

Memberships

Ojai Studio Artists

Buenaventura Art Association

Focus on the Masters

Ojai Valley Arts Gallery

Santa Barbara Art Association