Teaching Experience

Emiritus Professor of Fine Art
California State University, Stanislaus
Turlock, California
Fall l969 - Retired 2005

Education

Yale University, School of Art and Architecture, l967 - l969
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Master of Fine Arts Degree

University of Michigan, l965 - 1967
Bachelor of Science in Design

Selected Awards

Pacific Art League Serigraphy Award ($500) and Timothy Duran Award,
“Pacific Prints l990,” Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA May-June Cash Merit Award, Purchase Award,
"National Works on Paper Competition,” University Museum, University of Mississippi. Jan-March 1990
Award of Excellence, “California Works,” California State Fair, Sacramento,CA. 1987
“15th National Print and Drawing Exhibition,”Purchase Award, Minot State College, Minot, North Dakota.  Feb-March 1985
Jurors Award, Alumni Art Annual l984, School of Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Oct.-Nov.l984
3rd Place Cash Award, Northern Regional Print Competition, Palo Alto, CA.
First Place Cash Award in Acrylic Painting, “California  Works Exposition,” California State Fair, Sacramento, CA. Aug-Sept l983
First Place Cash Award, Southwest Print and Drawing Competition , New Mexico State University,
Las Cruces, NM, March-April l979
Purchase Award, “Stockton National l978,”  Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA. Dec. l978-Jan. l979
Bradley University Purchase Award, Bradley Print Show, 15th National Exhibition, Peoria, IL. Jan-Feb l975
Graphics Award, Stockton Annual, Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA. May l972
Mr. & Mrs. Bernard F. Walker Prize, Permanent Collection, Detroit Institute of Arts, Fourth Biennial Exhibition, Michigan Association of Printmakers, l966
First Prize, Water Based Paintings, 34th Flint Annual, Flint Institute of Arts l964

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:
"Jim Piskoti: Works In Motion" Sept. 28, 2006 - Nov. 15, 2006, Pence Gallery, Davis,CA
“Valley View” Sept. 2 - Oct. 1, 2004, University Gallery, California State University, Satanislaus, Turlock. CA
“Earth Matters”, Creative Arts Center, Burbank, CA, June 2002
Janet Turner 4th Nat’l Print Competition, Chico, Calif., March-April 2002
The Sprit of Handmade Prints - October 19 - December 15, 2001; Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara
72nd Crocker-Kingsley Exhibition;Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, June 30-August10, 2000
43rd International Exhibition; San Diego Art Institute; Oct. 29-Nov.28, 1999;San Diego, CA.
“On the Edge of the Century-Printmaking and Social Commentary in the 1990’s; June 2-Jully11, 1999; Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA.
“Small Works” - June-Sept, 1999; Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA.
“Big Kids Toy  Box: Dec. 4, 1997- Jan. 3, 1998;Solomon  Dubnick Gallery; Sacramento, Ca.
West coast Painting & Sculpture 1997;  Oct. ‘97 - Jan. ‘98; Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, Calif.
Janet Turner National Print Competition Aug 25 - Oct 5, l997 - Janet Turner Print Gallery  and CSU, Chico University Art Gallery, Chico, California
“International Print Triennial ‘97 Cracow”, Cracow, Poland & other countires
“70th Crocker-Kingsley Juried Exhibition”, May-July ‘96 Crocker Museum, Sacramento, Ca.
“Stockton Nat’l Print and Drawing Exhibition”, April-May l996 Haggin Museum, Stockton, Calif.
“Pacific Prints l996” - 8th Biennial Print Competition and Exhibition, May-June l996, Pacific Art League,Palo Alto,
Calif.“Rutgers National ‘96 Works on Paper”, March -April ‘96, Rutgers University  Campus at Camden, New Jersey
 1995 Group Show - Calif. Society of Printmakers, Art Concepts Gallery, Walnut Creek Nov. 6-Jan.5, 1995
Central Valley Drawing, North, South, and Central Variations Fresno City Art Space  Gallery, Fresno City College, Nov.5-Dec.10, l995
Sacramento Capital Club Exhibition, Sacramento Capital Club, Sacramento,CA. May 17 - June l995
“Diversity and Vision of the Printed Image,” Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA. ,Sept.-Oct. l994
“Artists Who Teach,” Carnegie Art Center, Turlock, CA. Aug.-Sept. l994
Two Person Exhibit: “James Piskoti and Amelia Opie: Paintings and Sculpture,” Pence Gallery,
Davis , CA., July -Aug. l9941994 Stockton National Vl l Print and Drawing Exhibition, Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA., April-May l994
“California Works” Cash Merit Award, California State Fair, Sacramento, CA. l992
Pacific Prints l992, 6th Biennial Print Competition and Exhibition, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA
Stockton  National Vl Print and Drawing Exhibition, Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA. 1992
“Auburn Art ‘40” Auburn Arts Center, Auburn, CA.  Students Choice Cash Award. l992
Western Regional Printmaking Exhibition, Tarbox Gallery, San Diego, CA. May-June l990
Crocker Kingsley Exhibitions of Northern California Art, Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA.
1988, 1987, 1984, 1980, 1977, 1976
“California Works” Exhibitions, California State Fair, Sacramento, CA. l987, l983, l981, l980, l979, l977
“10 + 5 From California,” Thomas Center Gallery, Gainsville, Florida and Contemporary Art Center
Gallery, University City, Missouri. l987
“Four Painters,” Djurovich Gallery, Sacramento, CA. l986
“Contemporary Prints From All Over,” University City Arts League, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. l985           
“Stockton National l985,” Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA. Dec. l985- Jan. l986
“Jurors Award Invitational,”  3-Person Show, Slusser Gallery, The School of Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Oct.-Nov. l985
Manhattan National Print ‘85, Manhattan, Kansas. April l985
59th Annual Crocker Kingsley Exhibition, E.B. Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA. May-June l984
“A Little Erotic ‘84,” Pinnacle Gallery, Rochester, NY. Feb.-March l984
“Contemporary California Painting,” Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA. Nov.-Dec. l983
“Beyond Words III,” Multi-media competition, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA.
June-July l983
“L.A. Printmaking Society 20th Anniversary Exhibition,” Brand Library Art Galleries, Glendale, CA.
Jan.-Feb. l983
“Four California Artists,” Ecole National Superieure Dex Beaux-Arts, Paris, France,
Nov.-Dec. l982
Print Exhibition, Cerretos College Gallery, Norwalk, CA. Nov. l982
Two-Man Show, Art Space Gallery, Fresno City College, Fresno, Ca. March  l982
Stockton Art League 29th Annual  Exhibition, Bank of America Award in Painting, Haggin Museum,
Stockton, CA.  June-July l980
55th Annual Crocker Kingsley Exhibition, Crocker Art Museum, Stockton, CA.  May-June l980
Boston Printmakers 32nd National Exhibition, Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA. Dec. l979-Feb. l980
Sixty Experimental Prints by Member of the Los Angeles Printmakers Society, University Union Gallery, Cal Poly, Pomona, CA. Nov-Dec. l979
13th Dulin National Print and Drawing Competition, Dulin Gallery of Art, Knoxville, TN. May-June l979
“Southwest Print and Drawing Competition,” University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University,
Las Cruces, NM.  March-April l979
“Two Painters,” Art Gallery, Stanislaus State College, Turlock, CA. Feb. l979
“Color Print U.S.A.,” University Art Gallery, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. l978
Los Angeles Printmaking Society Fifth National Print Exhibition, CSU, Northridge, CA. Feb.-March l978
National Print and Drawing Competition, Provincetown Art Association , Provincetown, MA. July-Aug.l977

Publications
Der Kunst, Swiss Arts Journal, “Young American Painters,” Fall l969
Eye Magazine of Yale Arts Association, “Four Prints,” Volume 3, l969
Who’s Who in American Art,  l980 - Present
Who’s Who in America, l986 - Present