The Artist


Education & Practice

  • Cal Poly – San Luis Obispo Architecture
  • Cal-State Los Angeles BFA – Honor Student
  • 1971-1976  KS Wilshire, Inc.
  • 1973-1975 Instructor Cal-State Los Angeles
  • 1974-1976  Instructor of Ceramics – Santa Monica
  • 1976-1978  Designers Adcock & Stock
  • 1978-1990  Van Breda Design Associates, Inc.
  • 1990-1992  Real Estate Development & Artist
  • 1992-2009  Present  Real Estate Consultant & Artist
  • 2005-2010  Board Member – FOCA (Fellows of Contemporary Art)
  • 2009-Present  Van Breda Art Studios


Exhibitions

  • 1971  Poly Royal Art Competition
  • 1973  San Diego State University National Small Sculpture Show
  • 2005  Scope – Hamptons/New York
  • 2005  Two Person Show Michael’s Restaurant, Santa Monica/California
  • 2006  Scope – Hamptons/New York
  • 2006  Slick – Paris
  • 2006  Young Men & Chocolate – Group Show Honoring Beatrice Woods – LincArt – San Francisco
  • 2006  Matter of Fact – Arts Manhattan – Los Angeles
  • 2007  Scope – Art Basel Miami
  • 2007  Fresh – MOCA – Los Angeles
  • 2007  Pencils – LincArt – San Francisco
  • 2008  Wet Paint – SVMA (Sonoma Valley Museum of Art)
  • 2008  Eclectic Works – Electric Works - San Francisco
  • 2009  Fresh – MOCA – Los Angeles
  • 2010  Pencils & The Pencil Sculpture Project at Cypress College – Heather James Gallery – Palm Desert
  • 2010  INCOGNITO – SMMOA (Santa Monica Museum of Art)


Awards:

  • 1971  Poly Royal Art Competition/Award
  • 1973  San Diego State University National Small Sculpture Award and Purchase


Public Art Comission:

  • 2010  PSPCC (Pencil Sculpture Project at Cypress College)