Jerome Caja

Education
1986 MFA San Francisco Art Institute
1984 BFA, Cleveland State University


Solo Exhibitions and Performances
1999 "Jerome Caja: Paintings From the Smithsonian Archives of American Art," Visual Arts Center, Fullerton, CA
1994 "Dirty Little Secrets," Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
1990 "Compact," Art Lick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1989 "Cosmetic Miracles," Force Nordstrom Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Group Exhibitions
2000 "Made in California," LA County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
"Odyssey and Underworld," SomArts Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998 "Double Trouble: The Patchett Collection," Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
"Cocktail Hour: New Imagery in the AIDS Era," SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
1997 "Nature vs. Nurture," SF State University, San Francisco, CA
1996 "In A Different Light," University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
"Millennium Coming: The New Degenerate Art Show," The Lab, San Francisco, CA
1995 "Day Without Art," Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco, CA
1994 "Toilet Water," Kiki, San Francisco, CA
"Bad Girls," Kim Light Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1993 "In Out Of The Cold," Yerba Buena Center for The Arts, San Francisco, CA
1991 "Tricks and Treats," Art Lick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Facing the Finish," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Bienville Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
1990 "X-Mas Show," Art Lick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Sophia," Art Lick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1989 "X-Mas Show," Art Lick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Cats," Force Nordstrom Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Hospital Party," A Different Light Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Go-Go To Hell," Art Lick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1986 Art Now '86, Master of Art Graduate Exhibition, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA
1985 "Art From God," Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1982 May Show, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland OH
Cleveland State Student Exhibition, Cleveland, OH

Bibliography
Abbot, Steve "As The Legend Grows: A Chat With Jerome About His Life and Art," Bay Area Reporter, April 5, 1990
Avena, Thomas Jerome: After the Pageant, Bastard Books, San Francisco, 1996
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The 65th May Show, Ceramic Monthly, November, 1984
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