GREGG FLEISHMAN BIOGRAPHY



[ Personal | Projects | Solo Exhibitions | Collections | Bibliography ]



BIRTH DATE: July 4, 1947
BIRTHPLACE: Los Angeles, Calif.
SCHOOLING: University of Southern California, Bachelor of Architecture, 1970, Cum Laude
PROFESSION: Artist, Architect, California License C-



PROJECTS:
COUNCIL GROVE III Administration Building, 1977, Wilmington Ave. and Alondra Blvd., Compton PIC 'N' SAVE, remodel, 1979, Crenshaw Blvd. and Rosecrans Ave., Gardena RALEIGH STUDIOS East Lot Parking Structure, 1988, Melrose and Van Ness Ave., Hollywood PLAY MOUNTAIN PLACE, Yard structures, ongoing, Los Angeles EDGEMAR CENTER, Courtyard Umbrellas, Rockenwagner chairs, 1991-3, Santa Monica BOUQUET MULTIMEDIA, furnishings, 1996, Pacific Palisades



SHOWS:
1985
FUNCTIONAL ART, Los Angeles, 1984-87, One man show, February 1985,
FORTRESS, Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART, "Furniture and Fashion", Los Angeles, 1985,
DESIGN '85, San Francisco
NEWPORT HARBOR ART MUSEUM, "Future Furniture", Newport Beach
LIMN, "A Quantum Leap", San Francisco
S.F. AIRPORT NORTH TERMINAL CONNECTOR GALLERY, "Chairs", San Francisco

1986
MACY'S, "American Style", San Francisco
DIANE SASSONE GALLERY, "Art in the Third Dimension", Laguna Beach
LOHO GALLERY, "The Power of Wood", Louisville

1987
AETNA INSTITUTE GALLERY, "Furniture as Subject, Furniture as Object", Hartford

1988
BARNSDALL ART PARK Jr. Arts Center, "Frankly Functional" Los Angeles

1989
GALLERY OF FUNCTIONAL ART, "Architects Art", "Chair as Art", "Table as Art Part II", "Variations on a Theme", Santa Monica
DIANE NELSON GALLERY, "Functional Art By Nine"
KRYGIER/LANDAU CONTEMPORARY ART, "Summer Group Show", Santa Monica
WILLIAMS/LAMB GALLERY, "Art of Function"
VIRGINIA BREIER, "Chairs, Chairs, Chairs"

1990
"A Show of Lights", San Francisco
"Collectors Choice", Laguna Beach
"Summer Group Show", Long Beach
ARTWORKS GALLERY, "Functional Art Forms", Santa Barbara
GALLERY OF FUNCTIONAL ART, "Architects Art '90", "Chair as Art 2", "Screens and Boxes", "A Day At the Beach", "Tables and Jewelry", "'Tis the Season", Santa Monica

1991
BRYCE BANNATYNE GALLERY, "Conceptual Drawings By Architects", Santa Monica
ART WALK 1991, "Space to Space, A 17' Spheroid", Venice

1992
BERNICE STEINBAUM GALLERY, "The Rocker", New York
NEMIROFF-DEUTSCH FINE ART "Bazaar", Santa Monica

1993
DESIGN CENTER STUTTGART, "International Design Prize of the State of Baden-Wurttemberg", Stuttgart
GALLERY OF FUNCTIONAL ART, "New Work, 1991-93", Santa Monica, One man show

1994
GREGG FLEISHMAN STUDIO, "Auto Show", Culver City

1995
LACE, "Sitting Pretty", Hollywood, 1995,
GREGG FLEISHMAN STUDIO, "Home Show", Culver City
NEIMAN-MARCUS Trunk Show, "Chair Forms", Beverly Hills

1996
GREGG FLEISHMAN STUDIO, "Vaunted House", Culver City

1997
ORANGE COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, "Feast for Art", Newport Beach

1999
WEST WEEK, "Material World - Cool Projects", West Hollywood
DETROIT GALLERY OF CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS, "Working Wood", Detroit
YALE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY, "Please Be Seated", New Haven
MUCKENTHALER CULTURAL CENTER, "Outside In", Fullerton
SOCIETY FOR CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS, Elizabeth R. Raphael Founders Prize Exhibition, Pittsburgh
ART PROTECTS YOU, solo show, Vienna



PRIVATE COLLECTIONS:

Thomas Arambasin
Alice Stein
Murph Goldberger
Marion Greene
Barbara Schechter
Lee Ramer
Cindy Miscikowski and Doug Ring,
Daphne Browne
Jim & Dee Stevens
Joan Rosenwasser
Steve WolfFern & Bob Seizer
Elaine Gregorius
Connie Nyhan
Andrew Zucker
Harriet Sternberg
Marlo Bartels
Paula Holt
Harriet Gold
Anne Keeler
Stanton Kaye
Terry Myers
Della Reese
Abby Sher
Hans Rockenwagner
Peter Norton
Robin Williams
Burt Katz
Joan Simon
Lois Lambert
Diane Nelson
Charles Davidson
Stuart Wrede
Michael McGuffin
Harlan Ellison
Sue Lapin
Virginia Breier
PIERO
Gordon Melcher
Richard Simmonds
Frederica Cobey
Deborah Sperberg
Dan Zimbaldi
Jochen Traar
David and Diana Wilson
Robert Barnhart
Alex Conn
Alicia Goldberg
Geoffrey Kahn
Jim Anderson
Herman Miller Inc.
Morris Architects
Reba Immergut
Gaile Mazursky
Enid Koeffler
David Parlour and Roy
Jennifer Goodnow
Linda B. Wright
Carol Cole


MUSEUM COLLECTIONS:

Yale University Art Gallery
The Museum Of Modern Art
The Vitra Design Museum
The Art Institute of Chicago
Kunsthaus-Bregenz




PUBLICATIONS:

PLAY STRUCTURES by Gail Ellison, Pacific Oaks College Press, 1974.
SUCCESSFUL PLAYHOUSES by John Boeschen, Structures Publishing Company, 1979.
L. A. TIMES HOME MAGAZINE "Not a Chair Man of the Bored" by Bevis Hillier, Feb. 10, 1985.
FINE WOODWORKING "Plywood Chairs" by Gregg Fleishman, March/April, 1986.
ELLE "First Look: West Coast Designers" by Dale Kern, August, 1986.
CONNOISSEUR "Up and Coming" by Henry Korn, December, 1986.
MEN'S CLUB "L.A. Furniture" (Japanese) coordinator Mari Nakamura, June, 1987.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WOODWORKER "Southland Profiles" by Ron Goldman, March, 1989.
ANGELES "Gregg Fleishman: Chair Man of the Boards" by Anne Framrose, January, 1991.
INTERNI "Fleishman: Machiavelliche Sedute" (Italian) by Tiziana Lorenzelli, October, 1991.
THE ROCKER by Bernice Steinbaum, Rizzoli, 1992, Harper's BAZAAR "Plie Releve", by Suzanne Charle, October 1993.
ASSOCIATED PRESS "Assembly Required", by Barbara Mayer, Feb. 1994.
ART BRUT "Gregg Fleishman's Plywood Chairs" Issue #4, 1994, AXIS # 53 "Gregg Fleishman/Product Designer" (Japanese), Autumn 1994.
ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, Gift Catalog, 1996-1997.
CULVER CITY CHRONICLE, "Form Follows Function", by Veronica Jauriqui, October 9, 1996.
CULVER CITY NEWS, "Function Finds New Forms", by Michael Pulaski, Sept. 11, 1997.
LOS ANGELES TIMES (Orange County) photo by Kevin P. Casey, October 4,1997.
NICHE "Upstairs, Downstairs" By JoAnn Greco, Autum, 1998.
THE ART OF THE ROUTER, by Patrick Spielmann, Sterling/Chapelle, 1998.
LOS ANGELES TIMES "Hello, Hybrids" by Mairi Hennessy, March 4,1999.


Return to Gregg Fleishman