RUPERT T. DEESE BIOGRAPHY



[ Solo Exhibitions | Group Exhibition | Collections | Bibliography ]

1952
Born September 19th, Upland, California

1974/76
University of California, Santa Barbara BA/MFA


ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

1976
Art Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara

1980
San Luis Obispo Art Center,San Luis Obispo, California

1981
Cuesta College Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo, California

1986
Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York

1990
Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York

1991
Southern Sierra Nevada Rivers: Preparatory Studies from Geological and Geographical Information,Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

1994
Artist in Residence, The Chianti Foundation, Marfa, Texas

1997
Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York

1999
Prints, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York

2000
Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1972
University Galleries, University of California, San Diego

1974
UCEN Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara

1975
California Crafts IX, Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento
Graduate Show, Main Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara
Pottery V, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo

1976
Graduate Show, Main Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara
Ink and Clay IV, California Polytechnic University, Pomona

1978
Clay From Molds: Multiples, Altered Castings, Combinations, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin (catalogue)

1981
California Watercolor and Drawing, Eureka
Group Show, Space Gallery, Los Angeles

1981/82
Texas Fine Arts Association National Exhibition, Texas

1982
Model Citizens Against Post-Modernism, Express Gallery, New York

1985
Summer Pleasures, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York

1986
A View of Nature, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, (catalogue)

1987
Diamonds Are Forever, New York State Museum, Albany; New York
Public Library, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (catalogue)

1990
Buckminster Fuller: Harmonizing Art, Nature, Humanity, and Technology, Blum Art Institute, Bard College, Annandale -on-Hudson, New York

1995
Irrational Landscapes, University Art Museum, SUNY Binghampton; American Acadamy of Sciences, New York

1998
Conversation: Berenice Abbot and Rupert Deese, A.R.T. Resources, New York
Picturing the Sierra Nevada, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada (catalogue)

1999
A.R.T. Resources and Adamson Editions, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont


COLLECTIONS

Dow Jones, New Jersey
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Nevada Museum of Art, Nevada
Reader's Digest, New York
Prudential, New Jersey


SELECTED BIOGRAPHY

Brenson, Michael. Review. The New York Times, January 26, 1990.
Review. The New York Times, June 6, 1986
Noble, Robert. Designed Density: The Paintings of Rupert Deese, ARTS
Magazine, May 1986, pp. 26-29 (illustrated)
Finkbeiner, Ann K. Once Upon the Start of Time, The Sciences, Sept/Oct, 1992 (image)
Kanigel, Robert. Bubble Bubble Jean Taylor and the Mathematics of Minimal Sufaces, The Sciences, May/June 1993 (image).
Tribiano, Shana. Universes Without End, The Sciences, Sept/Oct 1994 (image)

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