Irene Dogmatic actively started her career as Nancy Maass Mosen in
1972. She has lived and worked between San Francisco, New York and Berkeley.
Being both a visual and performance artist in SF in the early 1980's she was active in the Punk Scene with her bands
The Beautykillers and the Kahunas plus SST which was photographed by
Travel writing and poetry are a constant as is Correspondence Art which she became involved in during the '70s.
Collection of Bancroft Library UC Berkeley, CA.
Works have been featured in Esquire, NY Woman, Ms, Elle Decor, House and Garden and her Pet Portraits were sold at Mabels of NYC.
Residency at Vermont Studio Center, 2018 and
Dorland Mt. Arts Colony,
Mural works are in room B12 at the (Artbreak or Ye Olde) Carlton Arms Hotel in Manhattan.
Van Gogh Heart and
Home on the Strange, lyrics by Irene Dogmatic, music by Erik Ian Walker.
Occidental College, Los Angeles
University of California, Berkeley, BA Painting 1967
San Francisco State University, MA Painting 1971
ONE AND TWO-PERSON SHOWS
2018: Pro Arts Oakland CA., Project Space, Dec. 2018
2016: Animania, A Visual Journal, Garage Gallery, Berkeley CA.
2013: Garage Gallery, Aug. 30 - Sept 15, Berkeley CA.
2010: San Francisco Public LIbrary:
'Dog Me Around' comic dog portraits by Irene Dogmatic.
1998: YWCA, Berkely CA.
1989: California State College, Hayward CA.
1988: Galerie du Bout Du Monde, St. Hippolyte du Fort (30170), FRANCE.
1979: SFMOMA Artists Gallery, SanFrancisco CA.
2020: A.I.R Gallery, FE*MAIL*ART post card exhibition (correspondence art),
Brooklyn NY. February, March 2020.
2020: Au Naturel, Royal Nebeker Gallery Catsop Community College Astoria OR.
2018: Left Coast Annual Juried Exhibition, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica CA.
2017: La Luz de Jesus Gallery, The Coaster Show, Los Angeles CA.
2016: Marin Society of Artists, CA : 'In Your Dreams'.
2016: National Juried Show Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara CA.
2016: Spring Inspiration, juried exposition Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael CA.
2013, 2014: Statewide competition and exhibition Artbreak Gallery, Brooklyn NY.
2007: 'The Carlton Arms Hotel Project' NYC, NY.
2006: Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel CA entitled
'Dog Show, Every Artist Has Their Day'.
2003: Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley CA, 20th Annual National Juried Show.
2002: Falkirk Cultural Center, 'Memorias' (Day of the Dead), San Rafael CA.
2001: Patricia Correia Gallery, juried, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica CA.
1999: San Diego Art Institute, 43rd annual juried award exhibition,
winner Winsor-Newton watercolor award, San Diego CA.
1992,1993: Elle Décor Magazine, cover Pet Portrait, Dec-Jan issue.
1989: Brutus Magazine Japan, article about the Carlton Arms Project, May issue.
1989: New York Woman Magazine cover, dog portrait, July issue.
1975: A WOMAN'S SENSIBILITY publication by Miriam Shapiro as director of
Feminist Art Program at the California Institute of the Arts,Valencia, CA.
noted as Nancy Maas Mosen. A publication including the women of the early 20th century during the birth of the abstract expressionists.
1974: Esquire Magazine, 'Their Arts Belong to Dada', August issue.
2001: Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Emergency Artist’s Grant.
2000: KTEH Auction, San Jose CA. First Prize, Painting/Drawing.
1988: Award winner Marshall Cummings and Associates, Corporate Art Competition, painting purchased by the Canadian-Imperial Bank of Commerce, NYC, NY.
1986: Artists’ Colony Community of the Arts, Cummington MA.
Correspondence Art collection from Dadamatic Art Exhibition, SF Main Library, owned by the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley CA.