SALLY RAYN                                                               CURRICULUM VITAE

San Carlos, CA

(650) 722-6079


1994 – 2020       South Coast Artist Alliance, Pescadero, CA 

2009 – 2020       Silicon Valley Open Studios Invitational Shows

2017                   Boundaries & Balance 12″ x 12″, ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2012 – present    The Dynamic Symbolism Project: online interactive web app

2011 – 2016 Public Access TV Broadcasts:

                            Talk Art interviews about Dynamic Symbolism, May 2016, Aug 2013, Apr 2011

2000 – 2015         King’s Mountain Art Fair, Woodside, CA

2011                   South Bay Area Women’s Caucus for Art, Works Gallery, San Jose, CA

2008                 MesArt Juried Show, San Francisco, CA


2014                 SFCutters Editors Retreat Grant 

2011                 Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Individual Artist Support Grant 

Atherton Arts Committee-Art Share and PAL Grants for student murals

2003                Peninsula Community Foundation Emerging Artist Grant


2017                 National Hometown Media Award for Talk Art: Art & Technology

2014, ’18, ’19        WAVE Awards for Instructional Video

2011                  WAVE Awards for Innovative and Experimental video

2005                 Recipient of RISE Effective Teacher Award 

1998                  National Educational Media Network Bronze Apple Award for Student Directed Video, Habitat Restoration


1982 – present  Dynamic Symbolism Project: Artist, Producer, Director and Editor

2012 – 2018  Media Production Coordinator and Video Editor: HTV Hillsborough

2011- present     Production Manager/Lighting Design: Midpen Media Center, Palo Alto

2010- present    Television Talk Show Host: Talk Art, 

1981- 1986          Video Technical Director: Stanford Instructional Television Network, Stanford University School of Engineering


1985                   Stanford University, Bachelor of Arts

1985                 Freie Universität Berlin, Frühlings

2001                 San Francisco State University: CLAD Multiple-subject Teaching Credential

2014 -2018         NAB Post|Production World: Premiere Pro, AfterEffects, color correction

2017                  Adobe MAX Conference: XD, AfterEffects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver

2020              UC Berkeley Extension: CTE Credential: Art, Media, Marketing, Sales, Business


2019-present     CTE Teacher: Art of Video, Digital Photo, Hillsdale High School, San Mateo

2012-2020           TV Studio Production Instructor: Midpen Media Center, Palo Alto