Geri Jimenez Gould

BIO

Geri is a native Californian, born in 1943, of Native American and Mexican American descent, with family roots dating back to before the Mission period. She is an active tribal member of the Gabrieleno/Tongva Nation. She painted in traditional oil-on-canvas since 1970, turning her primary focus in 1983 to the almost lost art of bas-relief sculpture for medals, memorials and plaques. She has exhibited internationally, including the British Museum, with works included in the Smithsonian Institution and Vatican Collections. Geri has served on the Board of Directors, and as 1st Vice-President of the American Medallic Sculpture Association. She served as Guest Curator for Beyond Two-Dimensions at the Forest Lawn Museum, Glendale, CA. She is married to fellow sculptor William L. Gould.

Education

-Bachelor of Arts, California State University at Los Angeles
-Graduate Studies, California State University at Los Angeles
-Private instruction, Marion Douglas, AIFA
-Workshops, 1997, 1998; Mehl Lawson, CA

Comissions Include

-60� Floor Medallion, La Crescenta Public Library
-Rupert Costo Medal; University of California Riverside
-Forest Lawn Memorial Parks Centennial Medal
-Bush/Cheney Inaugural Medal,(Limited edition; Medals Committee for the Inaugural)
-Province of Our Lady of Guadalupe Medal
-Lumileds-Nichia Gold Medal
-Archbishop of Santa Fe St. Francis of Assisi Award
-Tongva Peak Dedication Plaque, City of Glendale
-Sherman Indian High School Centennial Medal
-Official Vatican Treasury Holy Year Commemorative Medallion�
-The Last Supper, 129th Issue, Society of Medalists
-Michael Franck American Bar Association Award
-Petrus Canisius, Canisius College, NY
-Papal Visit Medal, John Paul II, Archdiocese of Los Angeles
-Golden Jubilee Medal; St. John�s Seminary
-Saint Francis Cathedral Medal; Santa Fe, New Mexico
-St. Ignatius de Loyola Medal; Loyola-Marymount University
-Junipero Serra Bicentennial Medal; California Catholic Conference of Bishops
-Lt. Peterson; Naval Aviation Hall of Fame
-Elvis Presley Medal

Juried and Invitational Exhibitions

2005

-Beyond Two-Dimensions Forest Lawn Museum, Glendale, CA (19 works)

2004

-Nordic Museum, Seattle, WA
-Jubilee Christian Art Show

1999

-AMSA; National Sculpture Society Gallery, New York
-Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club; Broome Street Gallery, New York
-Pen and Brush Club; 53rd Annual Exhibition, New York
-Prophesy; C.A. Brown Award, Award of Merit
-Sitting Bull (portrait bust); Exhibition Award of Merit

1996

-50th Annual Juried Sculpture Exhibition; Pen and Brush Club; New York

1995

-The New Medal, American Medallic Sculpture Association Traveling Exhibition
               -The Franklin Mint Museum, Franklin, PA
               -National Sculpture Society Gallery, New York, NY
               -American Numismatic Association Museum, Colorado Springs, CO
-All Saints, Counterpoint Tile, Santa Fe, NM
-Day of the Dead Invitational, Owens-Dewey Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1994

-Federation Internationalle de la Medaille (FIDEM) XXIV World Congress, Budapest, Hungary

1993

-Fiesta de Colores de Artistica Invitational, Hispanic Cultural Foundation
-Cast Iron Gallery, New York
-Day of the Dead Invitational, Owens-Dewey Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1992

-Federation Internationalle de la Medaille, XXIII World Congress, The British Museum, London UK
-Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford
-Bryant Library, Roselyn, New York
-Cast Iron Gallery, New York
-Day of the Dead Invitational; Owens-Dewey Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
-Fiesta de Colores de Artistica Invitational, Hispanic Cultural Foundation

1991

-Newark Art Museum
-Contemporary Hispanic Market, Santa Fe, NM

1990

-Contemporary Hispanic Market, Santa Fe, NM
-Federation Internationalle de la Medaille, XXII World Congress, Helsinki, Finland

1989

-Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, 93rd Annual
-AMSA at JANUS, Santa Fe, NM

1987

-Federation Internationalle de la Medaille, XXI World Congress, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
-Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, 91st Annual

1986

-Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, 90th Annual

1985

-Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, 89th Annual

Collections

-Vatican Treasury Collection
-National Numismatic Collection, The Smithsonian Institution
-Papal Collection
-Southwest Museum, Los Angeles
-Diocese Museum of Los Angeles
-Serra Museum, Majorca, Spain
-King Juan Carlos
Ananda Ashrama Vedanta Retreat

Publications

-Who�s Who in Hispanic America, 1994
-New Mexico Directory of Hispanic Culture

Reviews and Articles

-THE SCULPTURE REVIEW, National Sculpture Society
-COIN WORLD
-COINage
-THE NEW MEXICAN
-PASATIEMPO
-SANTA FE REPORTER
-ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL
-TIDINGS, Los Angeles Archdiocese
-PEOPLE OF GOD, Santa Fe Archdiocese
-CROSSWINDS
-VILLIAGE NEWS
-GLENDALE (CA) NEWS PRESS

Professional Membership

-American Medallic Sculpture Association (AMSA)
-Federation Internationalle de la Medaille (FIDEM), Paris
-Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Inc., New York

Contact:

Geri Jimenez Gould

Mail To: 1923 Otowi Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505 USA

Call: 505-780-8594

E-mail: artmedals@att.net