About Jamie Erfurdt


BFA, University of San Francisco, Magna Cum Laude, 1982

BFA, Academy of Art College, SF, CA, with Distinction, 1982

MFA, San Francisco Art Institute, 1987

Part time: Univ. of Colorado, Berkeley City College: digital arts, writing workshops

CMT: Heartwood Institute, Cranial Sacral & Massage for Hospital Patients, Alive & Well, San Anselmo, Reiki, 1987 on: Shambhala Buddhism, Buddhist Seminary and advanced programs, Ikebana (Japanese flower arranging), Kyudo, & Tibetan Thanghka painting

Selected Work Experience

Art tutor, teacher: painting, drawing, collage since 1981, ran art shop/gallery 2008-10

Handpainted silk business “J’aime E.”, wall hangings & wearable art since 1988

1985-88: Teacher’s Assistant for Larry Jordan’s experimental animation class, Bill Berkson’s poetry class, & painters Inez Storer & Michael Cook, SFAI film office manager, Cinematheque employee.

Wilderness Experience Program, backpacking trips with at risk children in Colorado Rockies, 1977

Coordinator of meditation and art programs, currently on board of Expressions Gallery

Sign Painters & Allied Trades Union, Local 510, SF, CA: journeyperson since 1994

Since 1984: Healer, massage therapist, Gorilla Choir performances at festivals, hospitals

Publications Poems, prose, editing, painting, drawing, collage, photos

1980s & ’90s: SFAI Film Journal #1, Haight-Ashbury Literary Journals, River Issue,

Coelcanth, Samwich, New World Times, Oboe Literary & Fine Art Journals #5 & 6

2000 to present: Limited Edition Handmade Calendars and books

Paper Fountain, 2001, & Leavenworth Poets Summit, 2002

Milvia St. Journal, 2007

Selected Exhibitions 

First Unitarian Universalist Center, SF, CA 2014

Expressions Gallery, Berkeley, CA 2014, 2015

Bridge Art Space, Richmond, CA, 2013, 2014, 2015

150 Frank Ogawa Plaza Lobby, Oakland, CA 2014

Berkeley Art Center, 2003 to 2014

Live Worms Gallery, SF, CA, 2013 Art House, Berkeley, CA, 2010-2011

Jamie Erfurdt Gallery, Berkeley, CA 2008-2010 College of Marin, Kentfield, CA, 2008

ArtworkSF Gallery, 49 Geary St., SF, CA, Best of Show, 2006

Christfried Wenke Gallery, Tübingen, Germany, 1996-2014

ProArts Gallery, Oakland, CA, New Visions: Introductions 2004, Juried by Rene di Rosa & Jack Rasmussen

Kahana Ki’i Gallery, Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii 1990-92

Soft Touch Gallery, SF 1988-98

Page St. Library, SF, CA, 1988, 2007

McKesson Plaza, SF, 1995, ’97

SF Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, 1986-90

Hunter’s Point, SF, 1994-96

Herbst International Exhibition Hall, SF, 1997

Odesso Gallery, SF, 1991

Somarts, SF, Artists Equity Members 1990-1992

Axis Gallery, SF, 1991

Artisan’s Gallery, Mill Valley, CA, 1991

Artifacts Gallery, SF, 1986-89

Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA, 1987

Twin Palms Gallery, SF, 1986

Marin Headlands Art Ctr., Fort Cronkite, CA, 1986

Diego Rivera Gallery, 1984,’86

Academy of Art College, SF, 1981, 1982

Endoge Gallery, SF, 1981


21 Grand Gallery, Oakland, CA, Best of Film Show with Sprocket Ensemble, 2000
Minna St. Gallery, SF, handpainted film, live music composed by Nik Phelps & the Sprocket Ensemble, 2000 New Performance Gallery, Z Program II, film performance, SF, CA, 1988
Capp Street Project Jerry’s Drive-In, No Nothing Cinema, SFAI Graduate Film Show, SF, CA, 1987