Wayne Zebzda

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Feelings(braille), Feel the Beat (sphere), sept-oct 2009 installations
MACC ROADTRIP, 2009 Multi Media © 2009
I dig My New Office, 2009 Installation, With Office Furniture 6ft X 6 Ft X 36in Deep © 2009
Feel the Beat drawing, 2009 Paint,Smoke,Ink,Graphit,On Paper 36in X 48in © 2009
Suit for Night Walking, 2009 Suit ,3m Reflective Material. 44 Long © 2009
closeup 2, 2009 Florescent Paint,Smoke,Graphite On Paper 22 X 22 In © 2009
Xing Man 3, 2008 Carbon Smoke On Paper 31.5 X 45
Gawker, 2009 Wrecked Guardrail, Reflective Signs, 15ft. 6in X 42 In X 6 Ft Deep © 2009
Suit to disappear in, 2009 Suit, Road Stripe Paint,Glass Beads 44 Long © 2009
Video: suit to disappear in , 2009 Performance/Video 5 Minutes. © 2009
Who's driving, 2008 Smoke,Ink,Graphite,Paint On Paper 36 X 48 In © 2008
Springman , 2010 42 X 31 In © Courtesy of the artist & Elisa Contemporary Art Gallery
The Day My Dog Almost Died, 2012 Paint , Carbon Smoke, Conte Crayon On Paper 40.5 X 40
Buzzkill, 2011 Smoke,Graphite,Paint On Rives Bfk Paper © © Wayne Zebzda
Early Bling man, 2011 Smoke, Gold Leaf On Rives Bfk Paper 33 X 42 Inches © © Wayne Zebzda
Nest, 2012 Polished Stainless Steel 7 Feet Diameter © © Wayne Zebzda
NTBG Bio trail, 2015 permenent installation Mixed Media Steel,Concrete,Stone,Tar,Found Objects 80 Feet Long © © Wayne Zebzda
Sweet, 2017 Polished 316 Stainless Steel, Concrete, Glass Beads 17 Feet Tall © © Wayne Zebzda
Quick Facts
Hartford, Connecticut
Birth year
Lives in
Works in
San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), 1976, BFA
Representing galleries
Galerie 103. Eliza Tucci Gallery. Artspace NY.
Braille pop, installation, video-art, performance, modern, photography, graffiti/street-art, conceptual, sculpture, exhibition/performance









1956 , Hartford , Connecticut




1976-79     B.F.A. San Francisco Art Institute

1975          Central Connecticut State College





2012         Fish out of Water, Galerie 103 Kauai Hawaii (2 person show)

2009         Maui Arts & Cultural Center /Schaefer International Gallery, Hawaii

                 Galerie 103 Kauai Hawaii. ROADTRIP

2007         Timespace Gallery, Hanapepe, Hawaii

1993         Show N’ Tell Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

1990         Odds and Ends , Living Room Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

1989         Some Happy Objects, Artspace Annex, San Francisco, CA.

1988         Ripoff, On the Nature of Security, San Francisco Artspace, CA




2013-16     "SWEET"  Aiea Public Library Commission Hawaii SFCA

2014          National Tropical Botanical Gardens Kauai, Bio Diversity trail commission. ‘Crisis corner’.

2012          Nest , Mililani Ike Elementary School public commission

2005-6       Timespace Gallery, Hawaii, One Candle Power, outdoor installation.

2002 I/O     Quotidian Gallery , San Francisco, CA. exterior video projection -8 artists

2001-02     Talk to Me , State/DOE commission for Kalaheo School, Hawaii (Sept 2002 installation))

1999-2000  Hukilau, State/DOE Commission for Kapaa High School . Kauai, Hawaii

1988-93     The Toy Factory , San Francisco Artspace

1991-92      Build To Suit , Site Western Union & Haines Gallery

1988           3 Square Meals , Palo Alto, Co-op Market, CA.

1987           A Very Public Shower , Sculpture Chicago 87, Illinois

                   Road Rhythms , Highway 101, Vista Point, Marin County, CA.

1986           Big Smoke , San Francisco City Hall, CA.

                   Symphony For Road Flares , San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery Outdoor Annex. CA.

1984           Public Speaking , Sculpture Chicago 84, Illinois

1983           Winter Installation , San Francisco, CA.

1982           Z-National Forest , 12th international Sculpture Conference, Oakland/San Francisco, CA.

1981           Billboard , Taylor and Ellis St. SF. CA.

1980           Billboard , Taylor and Ellis St. SF. CA.

1979           Stenciled Czechs, Crosswalk installation, San Francisco, CA.

                   Road signs, Embarcadero- SF. and Marin Headlands, CA.




2016      The Old Man and the Sea, Galerie 103 Kauai,HI

              State of the Art, Galerie 103 Kauai , HI

2015      reIMAGINED , Galerie 103 Kauai, HI

2014      Art refashioned, Galerie 103, Kauai, Hawaii

              Rock, Paper, Scissor, Elisa Contemporary Art, New York, NY.

              Print Paper and Sandbox, Galerie 103, Kauai Hawaii

2013      Cut Rolled and Burned, Elisa Contemporary Art, New York

              On Paper ll, Andrew Rose Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii

              EVOLVE, Galerie 103, Hawaii

2012      Hawaii Art Now, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, Hawaii

              Fish out of Water, Galerie 103 Kauai Hawaii

              YES, Andrew Rose Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii

2011      Galerie 103, Annual, Kauai Hawaii

2009      Elisa Contemporary Art, New York , NY.

              Kauai 5, Koa Art Gallery KCC. Oahu, Hawaii

              Galerie 103 inaugural exhibition. Kauai Hawaii.

2008      The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, Biennial of Hawaii Artists, Hawaii.

2005       Form/Formless, Timespace Gallery, Hawaii

2004       Honolulu Academy of the Arts Linecona Center, Currents

2001       ConTempo 2001 , Honolulu HI

1999       Maui Art and Cultural Center, Currents ll,, Hawaii

1997       Artists of Hawaii, Oahu. HI.

1994       Kauai Museum/KSA show, Kauai, HI.

1991       Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA.

               San Francisco Artspace, erotic drawings show, SF. CA.

1990       Falkirk Cultural Center-Toys, Tools, and Christmas, Marin, CA.

               Show N Tell Gallery, San Francisco , CA.

1989       San Francisco Art Institute/Emanual Walter Gallery, April Fools Show, SF., CA.

1988       DIA FOUNDATION-Group Material-Democracy show. New York, NY.

1987       Emanual Walter Gallery/SFAI, Valentines Show, San Francisco CA

1986       SF Arts Commission Gallery-Chain Reaction II, SF. CA.

               Neon Gallery-black and white show, San Francisco, CA.

               Red Moon Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

               Video Free America, San Francisco, CA.

               Club Nine-performance/installation, San Francisco, CA.

1984       Sculpture Chicago Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

               PROARTS - 1984 Show. San Francisco, CA.

1983       A.R.E. GALLERY, San Francisco, CA

1979       YMCA THEATER - Art Performance Night, San Francisco, CA.

               ARTGRIP-SON OF MAYHAM, San Francisco, CA





2013-15    Art in Public Places / 1% for the arts, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture in the Arts

2010-12    Art in Public Places / 1% for the arts, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture in the Arts

2009         Art in Public Places - Hawaii State Foundation on Culture in the Art

2007         21st annual Isadora Duncan Dance Awards for Visual Design-Hotel of Memories.San Francisco.

2001         Art in Public places/DOE. commission . Hawaii State Foundation on Culture in the arts.

1999         Art in Public places/DOE. commission . Hawaii State Foundation on Culture in the arts.

1989-90    Art Matters Inc., Visual arts grant. New York

1986         Washington State 1% for the arts

1986         Inter-Arts of Marin, Small Projects awards

1978         Full Merit Scholarship, San Francisco Art Institute




2012      Galerie 103's new show is a fish out of water that speaks volumes Garden Island News August 19, 2012 by Laurent Canalejas


2009      Fair Towers and Road Trip, by Paul Janes Brown. Maui Weekly Aug 6-12


2008      Modern Luxery Hawaii Magazine, The New Radicals by Shane Nelson  Spring 2008


2008      TCM Catalogue. Wayne Zebzda by Marcia Morse

2002      Sculptor Wayne Zebzda Talks to yoU on Process, Creativity and Inspiration by Anne

              E.O’Malley , Fall  2002 edition of ARTS

2000      The Garden Island, Art in public Places Paints Pretty Picture.

              ARTS –Garden Island Arts Council Publication Fall 2000

              Symbolism strong in SFCA-sponsored sculptures…

1999      Maui News, Kauai’s distinctiveness shines through in Currents ll

1997      Honolulu Weekly, Dump Run by Marcia Morse , Aug 5th Honolulu Advertiser, Artists of Hawaii... by Joan Rose. July 30

1996      Kauai Magazine,Wayne Zebzda, Weighty messages with a light heart , by Evelyn de Buhr. summer issue.

1993      San Francisco Chronicle, Painting and Sculpture at Show N Tell by

              Kenneth Baker

              San Francisco Examiner, Gallery Watch , by David Bonetti

              San Francisco Chronicle,

1992      San Francisco Chronicle

1991      San Francisco Examine , Consensual Erotica by Barrett Watten,Oct.

               ARTWEEK , Wayne Zebzda at Gallery Paule Anglim by Mary Dowd.Aug 1

1989      KRON/KOFY TV.

              San Francisco Chronicle,

              San Francisco Weekly

              SHIFT MAGAZINE Issue 6 , WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE , by Glen Helfand

              Channel 25 cable San Francisco, DOGHOUSE interview with Wayne Zebzda

1988      San Francisco Chronicle, Zebzda Safe at Home , by Kenneth Baker,April 15

              San Francisco Examiner, arty new twist , Rob Morse column ,Nov 30

              Eleven sketches of men and women riding the crest of the Bay Area art community’s next wave By Dorothy Burkhart , San Jose

              High Performance Magazine, Los Angeles, Installations, WAYNE ZEBZDA,

              ON THE NATURE OF SECURITY by Alfred Jan, issue # 43 fall

              San Francisco Magazine , Featured artists issue, May

              San Francisco Calendar Magazine, Critics Choice , by Brent Sunderland . April 15-30

              SF Chronicle, S.F Groups Art for Kids' Sake , by Gary E. Swan, Dec. 6 San Francisco Focus


              San Francisco Bay Guardian, Ripoff: On the Nature of Security by Laura Brill  San Francisco Sentinel

1987      Chicago Tribune The art of hydrant tapping , photo-Chris Walker Aug 5th

              Chicago Sun Times , Refreshing art , Kathleen Reeve , aug . 6   Hyde Park Herald, Chicago

1986      KRON TV , channel 4 news story "symphony for road flares   San Francisco Chronicle Metier

1984      McNeil Leher Report , Sculpture Chicago 84 TV broadcast

              TBS Broadcasting , Atlanta, Sculpture Chicago interview

              New York Times, Sculpture Chicago cover story. Aug.Chicago Tribune

              Capitol Cities Cable, Channel 9 , Chicago Z-NATIONAL FOREST

1983      KPIX CHANNEL 5 NEWS, San Francisco, 21 Snowmen





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