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Curriculum Vitae

aNna (Wellman) rybaT


b.1953, Youngstown, OH

Lives and works in Santa Rosa, CA


1971 Kunst Akademie, Linz Austria

1972-1973 Modeschule Hetzendorf, Vienna Austria

1981 BS University of State of New York (Albany) Regents

1990 MA ed. George Washington University, Washington D.C.

2010 BFA Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA


Award of Excellence, Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach 2010

Honorable Mention, Tidewater Art Alliance, Norfolk VA 2011

Honorable Mention, Portfolio Show, Courthouse Gallery, Portsmouth 2012

Tidewater Art Alliance 2009 – 2010, One Year of Art in Tidewater, Virginia, 2010


2023    Art Trails, Sonoma County Open Studios

            "Textures and Contrasts," Coastal Arts League, Half Moon Bay, CA, juror: Jeff Levine, Betsy

            Harms, Patricia Keefe

             "Expressions," Marin Society of Artists, San Rafael, CA, juror: Nancy Roberts

             "The Color of Water," Sebastopol Ctr. for the Arts, juror: Lori Austin

2022 "Textures, Shapes, Patterns or Forms," Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

            "Shapes and Colors,"Gallerium Art Exhibitions

            "Happenstance," Marin MOCA, juror: Zoe Teleporos, San Francisco Arts Commission

           "What is Art For?" Marin MOCA, juror: Renny Pritkin

            Art@theSource, Open Studios, Sonoma County, CA

2021   Art@theSource Open Studios, Sonoma County, CA

            Graton Gallery, Graton, CA

            “ConVERGence” Marin MOCA, juror:  Susan Snyder

2020: “Beneath the Surface,” Marin MOCA, juror: Dewitt Cheng

           “Here & Now” Marin MOCA, juror: Kim Eagles-Smith

             Sebastopol Center for the Arts Virtual On-Line Show (SAVOS)

             Graton Gallery, Graton, CA

2019:  “Healing the Environment,” Santa Rosa Arts Center, CA

            Gallery One, Petauma, CA

            Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA

            Art@The Source, Sonoma County, CA

            “Transcends,” juror:  Amy Owen,  Marin MOCA,

            SOFA (South of “A” Street) Santa Rosa, Salon des Refusés

             Marin Society of Artists, “From Sea to Shining Sea,” juror:  Susan Snyder

2018:  Chroma Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA; “Controlled Accident” and “Secret Identities”

           Marin MOCA, Novato CA “Color Works” juror:  Danielle Fox

           “All Portraits/Figurative”,  Contemporary Art Gallery Online, juror: Michael T. Harris,
           ”Waterscapes”, Fusion Art

2017:  “All Abstraction”, Fusion Art, (“Skies” and “Figures & Faces”) jurors: Chris & Valerie Hoffman

            “Luminous” juror: Danielle Fox, ARC Gallery, San Francisco

            “Short Stories,” Finley Community Center, Santa Rosa, curated by Rebeca Treviño

            Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA “Over 60”

            Art@The Source, Sonoma County, CA

            Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, CA Member Show

            “Reflections/Shadows”Marin Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) 

2016: Healdsburg Center for the Arts

           “Layers”Marin Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

            Art@The Source, Sonoma County, CA

2015: Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, CA, “Gro Aqua” juror: Susan Snyder

         Yoga One (Solo Show), Santa Rosa, CA

         “Metamorphosis,” Marin MOCA  juror: Michael Schwager

          “Art of Gastronomy” jurors: Spring Maxfield, et. al. Healdsburg Center for the Arts

           Art@The Source, Sonoma County, CA

2014:  Art@The Source, Sonoma County, CA

           Sebastopol Center for the Arts Member Show

           “Urban, Suburban, Rural,” Fulton Crossing Gallery, juror: Vicky Kumpfer

2013: “Out of Order,” Marin MOCA, Novato, CA  juror:  Robert Allen

           “Showin’ on the River,” juror: Lance Kuehne, Riverfront Gallery, Petaluma CA

           “Seeing Red,” Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg CA 

           “Love, Spring, Pinot & Chocolate,” Just For You Gallery, Healdsburg CA juror: Willow LaLand-Yielding & Alexis Greenberg

           “Be a Valentine,” Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura CA  juror: Sylvia White

           Art@The Source, Open Studios, Sonoma County, CA

2012:  “National Juried Exhibit,” Rawls Museum of Art, Courtland VA juror:

           100 Artists Invitational, Charles Taylor Art Gallery, Hampton VA, curated by James Warwick Jones

           “TAA Portfolio Show;” Suffolk Art Gallery, Suffolk VA  juror: Linda Carey and “Photography Exhibition”

           “Off the Wall,” Norfolk Collegiate Annual Art Show, Norfolk VA

           “The Child,” Courthouse Galleries, Portsmouth VA

           Charles Taylor Gallery, Newport News, VA Invitational

           “Creating a Beautiful Tomorrow,” Artists Alley Art Show, Virginia Flower & Garden Expo 

2011:  Charles Taylor Gallery, Newport News VA

2010:  Portlock Gallery, Chesapeake VA

           Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Virginia Beach VA

           Women and Sexuality Exhibit, Old Dominion University, Norfolk VA

           Tidewater Arts Outreach (TAO), Norfolk, VA

           OneEleven Gallery, Norfolk VA   (solo show)

           East Beach Gallery, Norfolk VA

           Harbor Gallery, Norfolk, VA


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