• Work in group show " Fifth Art of the Book" Sylvia White Gallery

    The book work seizures' palace will be exhibited as a part of Art of the Book exhibit. February 28th – March 23rd 2014

    at the Sylvia White Gallery
    1783 East Main Street
    Ventura, California

  • Acceptance and award recepient for "hot date" small Images show Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

    October 4-November 1,2013
    The sculpture hot date was an award winner in Small Images " show.
    The show was curated by Tim Berg and Rebecca Myers.
    mcanincharts.com/section/379293_hot_dat… hot date images|

    bellow is intro on Jurors from Exhibition website:
    This year, artists Tim Berg and Rebekah Myers served as co-jurors. Berg and Myers are a multimedia studio art collaborative based in Claremont, CA who aim to distill the stereotypical perceptions and associations within our culture into visually compelling objects, sculptures and installations. Jointly Berg and Myers have participated in multiple solo exhibitions including An Embarrassment of Riches (2013) and On the Brink (2011) both at Dean Project Gallery in New York, NY,. Berg works as an Associate Professor at Pitzer College in Claremont, CA and also is a free-lance curator. Berg received his MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University in 2003 .

  • Santa Barbara Sculptors guild . 1st place awart - Juror Nathen Vonk Sept 1-30,2013

    The sculpture "colony collapse like honey-cat" won best in show in group show at Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara. This show was juried by Nathen Vonk, curator of sculpture at Frank Goss Gallery , Santa Barbara.

    images of "colony collapse like honey-cat"

  • Work wins "Art Council Cash Award" in Confluence curated by Huffington Post Art Critic- Peter Frank

    "heaven and earthmover- cast of last polystyrene McDonalds container"
    1991-2013 . Included in curated exhibit at Westmont Ridely Tree Museum . The sculpture is given "Art Council Award" one of three given for a show of 39 Participants and 340 artist entrants . May 16-June 22,2013

  • sculpture Small Images Exhibit Santa Barbara City College Gallery

    My sculpture was part of annual small images show curated by Sarah Cunningham . October 5- November 2 2012

    image of lead sculpture

  • Founding member of Critocracy crit group

    With the artist Nicholas Coroneos I founded a group of artists dedicated to
    the fostering of a context of dialog , criticism and community as essential to the production of art. The group is based in Santa Barbara and includes
    Jordie Ross, Patrick McGinnis, Margaret Morrison, as core members.

  • Included in" Lift" Group show, curated by Howard Fox May 17-June 30,2012

    My bronze (which includes a bronze "big mac") "we kill em , you eat em" was included in the 2012 exhibit Confluence, curated by Howard Fox Curator Emeritus LACMA. Westmont Ridely Tree
    Museum , Santa Barbara, California. May 17-June 30,2012

    "we kill em , you eat em"

  • Farmers Insurance Building, North Tower Lobby. Eight Month Installation

    Exhibition " flagship" April 15-December, 2011 Sculpture at the Plaza Gardens. north tower 21st Century Insurance Complex 6301 Owensmouth Ave, Woodland Hills

    Lobby Sculpture Installation

  • Jim McAninch "sculpture customs"

    The show is extended until January 7,2011

    Cal State Channel Islands Exhibitions Gallery in “"Old Town"”
    92 Palm Drive Camarillo, CA. 93010.
    Gallery is attached to Dr. Michael Czubiak's office complex and you enter through office.
    link for gallery with map Gallery/Map


    featuring transformed objects in bronze and aluminum, The Show will run through mid December,2010- Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information: 805-437-8570,

  • Award by Thomas Lawson - Cal Arts School of Arts Dean as the curator of" Small Images Exhibition" SBCC

    Jim McAninch's work "impossible balance w/ oil barrel" was awarded 2nd place three
    dimensional work -for the 2010 Small Images show at Santa Barbara City College.