Shilo Ratner

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Waiting to Dance, 2014 Acrylic And Ink On Paper 12"X9" ©
Expecting, 2014 Acrylic And Ink On Paper 12"X9" ©
By Window, 2014 Acrylic And Ink On Paper 9"X12" ©
Resting, 2014 Acrylic And Ink On Paper 9"X12" ©
Quick Facts
Lives in
San Francisco
Works in
Bay Area
Academy of Art University, San Francisco, 2006, MFA
arts-education mixed-media, figurative, sculpture, conceptual, landscape, modern


“Impulse”, Bay Area Juried Exhibition,  ARC Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“The F Word: Feminism Now”, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL: Juror: Jeanne Dunning
The Figure: A Bay Area Legacy, Gary Francis Gallery, Alameda, CA

Small Work – Big Deal, Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Women’s Rights: An Artists Perspective, Women United, Online Gallery: Juror: Karen Gutfreund
New Artists Gallery, Diaspora, New York, NY Juror: Laura Kruger

O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Bay Area Women Artist, Mill Valley, CA Juror: Donna Seagar
First Street Gallery, 2012 National Juried Exhibition, New York, NY Juror: Dore Ashton
Gallery 825, Momentum: 40 Years of the Women’s Caucus for Art, Los Angeles, CA Juror: Rita Gonzalez
All Women Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time, Online Gallery
Norton Gallery, Pacific Art League Faculty Show,Palo Alto, California

ARC Gallery, The Guerrilla Show, San Francisco, CA
Beyond the Visible, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
Norton Gallery,Pacific Art League Faculty Show,Palo Alto, California
Soma Art Gallery, Art Span Live Auction, San Francisco, California

Hang Art Gallery,Group Showing, San Francisco, CA
Driftwood Salon, Ocean Rescue, San Francisco, CA
Artist X-Change Gallery,Spring Garden Theme Show, San Francisco, California
Norton Gallery,Pacific Art League Faculty Show,Palo Alto, California
Louie Meager Art Gallery,Bay Area Educators Invitational Ohlone College,Fremont, California

Art Space 712, I bet you can’t paint a portrait,San Francisco, California, Juror: William Theophilus Brown
African American Culture Complex, Simply Nina, San Francisco, California
Sixth Street Gallery and Salon, Oakland, California

Art Span Open Studios, San Francisco, California
Electric Works Gallery, San Francisco, California

Northern California Arts, Inc., Bold Expressions, Sacramento, California
Old Faces New Peeps and Fresh Works, Space Gallery, San Francisco, California
Best of the Bay, Artist Alley Gallery,San Francisco, California
Artist Alley Representation, San Francisco, California

Perception, 625 Sutter Street Gallery, San Francisco, California
Art Span Open Studio, San Francisco, California

Big Bang Show II., 79 New Montgomery Gallery, San Francisco, California
Collage of Many Women’s Voices. Atrium Gallery Group Show, San Francisco, California



2014 – Equilibrium Catalog, Chicago, IL
2013 – Diaspora Catalog, New York, NY
2012 – CBS News, Best Peninsula Area Artist, Online Publication
2012- “Face, Figure, Identity” (Sprocketbox Entertainment)
2012-Momentum: 40 Years of the Women’s Caucus for Art Catalog, Los Angeles, CA, viewable online at
2012-All Women Art Exhibition Catalog, Light Space & Time, Online Gallery
2009-Mentioned in Art and Entertainment, “I’ll bet you can’t paint a portrait”, September 2009 (online publication)
2008-Featured Artist Listed in San Francisco Examiner, October, 2008
2007-Featured Article, Academy of Art University Fine Art Students and Alumni Collaborate for exhibition Brick to Blue Exhibition, October 2007 (online publication)
2006-Exhibition Perception Interview, (Online- media publication)


2003-2006 MFA Painting, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California
1996-2000 BA Design, Curry College, Milton, Massachusetts