Jeffrey M. Arnett
1982-85 University of Colorado, Boulder, MA Creative Writing/English Literature.
1979-81 University of California, Santa Cruz, California, BA Literature/Creative Writing. Graduated with Highest Honors.
1968-72 University of California, Santa Cruz. BA in Art.
1967-68 Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.
NROTC Scholarship. Dean's List.
1987-2013 University of California, Santa Cruz. Lecturer.
2007-2009 Pacific Collegiate School, Athletic Director.
1990-91 William James Association, Prison Arts Project, Creative Writing Instructor, Soledad State Prison.
1985-89 Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA. Adjunct Lecturer.
1982-84 University of Colorado, Boulder, CO. Teaching Assistant.
1975-85 Basic Exchange, Inc. Owner/Founder. Retail store in Santa Cruz, California.
1972-75 Integrand Design, Inc. Owner/Co-Founder. Retail store in Santa Cruz, California.
"450 Artists," A Collaboration of VAN Artists, R. Blizter Gallery, 2021
"People, Community, Life!", Pajaro VAlley Art Center, 2021
"Abstract Expressions," Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center, 2021
“Sculpture by the Sea,” Cambria, CA, “Special Award,” Juried Show, 2019
Art & Physics, Juried Show, Blitzer Gallery, 2019
"What Nourishes Us," Pajaro Valley Art Center, 2018
"Phantaura," Felix Kulpa Gallery, 2018
"Colors," Pajaro Valley Art Center, 2017
"Sculpture by the Sea," Cambria
First Prize, Metal, 2016
"Energy and Stillness," Santa Cruz Art League, 2016, Juried Show
"Arrangements in Black & White," Santa Cruz Art League, 2016, Juried Show
"Sculpture IS," PVAC Gallery, 2016-2021, Juried Show
UCSC Arboretum Invitational, Group Show, 2016, University of California, Santa Cruz
Hitchcock Grant, Porter College
UC Santa Cruz, 2015
"Small Works in A Great Space," Santa Cruz Art League, 2015
Scotts Valley Art & Wine Festival, Juried Show, 2015
"Sculpture by the Sea," Cambria,
Honorable Mention, 2015
Arts Council Development Grant, 2015
"Everybody's Ocean," Museum of Art & History, 2015
"Sculpture IS," 2014-2019, Juried Show
Arts Council Grant, 2014
Blitzer Gallery, Group Show, 2014
"Local Essence," Santa Cruz Art League, 2014, 2016
Open Studios Art Tour, Cultural Council of Santa Cruz, 2012-2021
“Wood/Bronze,” Senior Art Exhibit, UC Santa Cruz, 1972
Off Broadway Gallery, New York
Group Show, 1972
American Art Collector, 2014
Council on Professional Development Grant, 2007, 2010, 2011
Recipient, UCSC Instructional Improvement Grants, 1993, 1995, 2007
Hitchcock Poetry Fund Grant, 2006
Recipient, National Writing Project Grant, 1993-97
President, UC, Santa Cruz Farm & Garden, 1995-1997
Board of Directors, UC, Santa Cruz Farm & Garden, 1991-1999
Artist/Writer, Prison Arts Project, Soledad State Prison, 1990-1991
Volunteer, Friends Outside, 1987-1990, 1991-93
Fellow, Central California Writing Project, Santa Cruz, CA, 1989 & 1990
Graduate Advisor, Walkabout, student literary magazine, 1983-84.
Rebecca Vaille Knoettge Prize for Poetry, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 1982.
Downtown Chamber of Commerce, Santa Cruz, CA. Director and President, 1974-76.
Museum Without Walls, Santa Cruz, CA. Director and President, 1975-77.
CATV, Santa Cruz, CA. Co-Director, Co-Founder, 1972-73.
Co-Producer, The Invisible City, for International Design Conference at Aspen, 1972.
Wordriver Literary Review, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2010
BlazeVox, Fall 2010, poetry
Red River Review, 2010, 2014, poetry
The Unnatural History of UC Santa Cruz, 2008, Editor
Poetry Anthology, Friends of the UCSC Farm and Garden, 2008-9
Chinquapin, Santa Cruz, CA, 2008, poetry
Santa Cruz Sentinel, Santa Cruz, CA, poetry
Santa Clara Review, Santa Clara, CA, poetry.
The Owl, Santa Clara, CA, poetry and prose.
The Sun, Santa Cruz, CA, feature articles.
The Santa Clara, Santa Clara, CA, feature article.
Continental Drifter, Boulder, CO, fiction.
Santa Cruz Express, Santa Cruz, CA, feature article.
Kayak, Santa Cruz, CA, poetry.
Guabi, Santa Cruz, CA, poetry.