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Fine Art Jurors
Summer Ventis: 2D Artworks / Non-Paintings
Summer Ventis is Assistant Professor of Printmaking at California State University, Sacramento.
She received a BA in Art from Grinnell College and an MFA in Printmaking from the University of
Colorado, Boulder. Her work has appeared in national and international exhibitions, including The
Contemporary Print at Flatbed Press in Austin, TX; Collision and Equilibrium at the Liu Haisu
Art Museum in Shanghai, China; and Global Print 2017 in Douro, Portugal, and is held by
collections, including those of the Denver Art Museum and Proyecto ace in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Ventis is also an active member of Southern Graphics Council International and of the artist
collectives Hyperlink and Artnauts.
Chris Daubert: 2D Artworks / Brushworks & Plein Air
Chris Daubert is an artist, writer and curator who lives in Californias Central Valley. He has
exhibited his drawings, paintings and large multi-media installations locally and nationally for
many years. His work has been shown at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and New Langton
Arts in San Francisco, The Drawing Center in New York, The Crocker Museum and b. sakata garo in
Sacramento, and numerous other locations. Born in Oakland, California, he was one of the
artist/founders of the non-profit gallery ProArts. He received his B.A. and M.A. from Cal State
University, San Jose, and his M.F.A. from UC Davis. Since moving to the Sacramento Area, he has
served as the curator of the Richard L. Nelson Gallery at the University of California Davis, and the
Gregory Kondos Gallery at Sacramento City College. He also served as chair of the Exhibition
Committee of the Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento. He is Professor emeritus of the Art
Department at Sacramento City College where he was professor of Painting and New Media, and is
currently teaching the history of Contemporary Art at CSU Sacramento. He has authored and co-
authored several books and exhibition catalogues. In 2014, with collaborator Eve Aschheim, he
released the book, Episodes with Wayne Thiebaud, a collection of interviews with the painter.
Douglas Dertinger: Photographic Works
Douglas Dertinger is Assistant Professor of Photography at California State University, Sacramento,
teaching advanced portfolio and intermediate photography. He received his BFA from Colorado State
University, and his MFA from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.
Terry Peterson: 3D Artworks
Terry Peterson is an Assistant Professor of Studio Art at Sacramento City College where he teaches
sculpture and drawing courses. Born and raised in Fort Bragg on the Northern California Coast, the
blue-collar themes and materials that make up Terrys large-scale, multimedia, kinetic sculptures
largely derive from this background. Terry started his formal education at Shasta College where he
earned an AA in Art, going on to earn his BA from the College of Creative Studies at UC Santa
Barbara. Terry finished his education with an MFA from UC Davis and currently lives in
Sacramento with his wife, Kimberly. Terry is dedicated to keeping a lively and disciplined studio
practice and is engaged in the local art community. He has an active exhibition record, having
shown in various California cities, most recently with solo exhibitions at Aggregate Space Gallery in
Oakland in 2015, and at the Pence Gallery in Davis California in the fall of 2017.
Jill Vasileff: Digital Artwork
Jill Vasileff was born in Detroit, Michigan and currently lives & works in Stockton, California. She is
a Visiting Lecturer/Assistant Professor in the Department of Visual Arts at University of the Pacific
and holds a BFA (painting) from Parsons School of Design, NY, NY and an MFA (painting) from the
Milton Avery School of Art, Bard College, Annandale, NY. She has received merit scholarships from
Parsons & Bard, and an Art on the Move Public Sculpture Residency that was installed at the
Detroit Institute of Arts. Her work has been exhibited nationally including Sensory Overload at the
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Flower Re:Power at the Housatonic Museum of Art in Connecticut and the
New York Feminist Art Institute, NYC.