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BRAD DURHAM BIOGRAPHY



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BORN:
SAN FRANCISCO 1952



SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2000
CARRIE SECRIST GALLERY, Chicago IL
DAVID KLEIN GALLERY, Birmingham MI
OUTSIDE OF DREAMS, PETER BLAKE GALLERY, Laguna Beach CA

1999
RECENT LANDSCAPES, Fischbach Gallery, New York NY
TERRESTRIAL ANATOMY, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
LIGHT AND FORM, Hunsaker/Schlesinger, Santa Monica CA
PLACES BETWEEN, Soma Gallery, La Jolla CA

1998
RECENT MONOTYPES, Aurobora Press, San Francisco CA
LANGUAGE OF SILENCE, Edward Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena CA
BIRTH, GROWTH AND RETURN, Gallery A, Chicago IL

1997
ALCHEMY AND DEVOTION, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver British Columbia
DIMENSIONS OF INTIMACY, Hunsaker/Schlesinger, Santa Monica CA
FORMS OF WISDOM, Soma Gallery, La Jolla CA

1996
CELTIC MEMORIES, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver British Columbia
NEW WORK, Gallery A, Chicago IL
ALTARS & OFFERINGS, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ

1995
CARRIER OF LIFE, Gallery A, Chicago IL
WITHIN THE ESSENTIAL, Hunsaker/Schlesinger, Santa Monica CA

1994
JOURNEY OF SOLITUDE, Lowe Gallery, Atlanta GA

1993
THE INTENT OF WILL, Bianca Lanza Gallery, Miami Beach FL
NEW WORK, Patricia Shea Gallery, Santa Monica CA

1992
CHANTING SILENTLY, Works Gallery, Long Beach CA
SEEKING PERCEPTION, Richard Green Gallery, Santa Monica CA

1990
ALTERED REALITIES, California State University, Dominguez Hills CA

1989
NEW WORK, Karl Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica CA

1987
FORCEFUL ENTRY, Karl Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica CA

1983
RECENT WORK, Maple Gallery, San Diego CA



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

1999
LANDSCAPE REVISITED, Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum ID
ELEMENTS OF THE LANDSCAPE, ASPECTS OF THE ALLEGORICAL, Lisa Kurt Gallery, Memphis TN
THE ART OF LANDSCAPE, Adam Whitney Gallery, Omaha NE
ELEMENTS OF LANDSCAPE, Diane Nelson Gallery, Laguna Beach CA; exh. cat.; Curated by Jaime Villandea
NEW WORKS, Gallery A, Chicago IL
OUTWARD BOUND: AMERICAN ART AT THE BRINK OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, Meridian International Center, Washington D.C., Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Shanghai, Beijing, Singapore, and Vietnam; exh. cat.; Curated by Nancy Matthws, Pamela Maslansky, & Bill Dunlap
PLANT LIFE, FLORA AS INSPIRATION, SUBJECT, MEDIUM OR METAPHOR, Angel's Gate Cultural Center, Gate Gallery, San Pedro CA
JUST UNCRATED, NEW WORKS BY THE GALLERY'S ARTIST, Anne Reed Gallery,Ketchum ID

1998
FEVER, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
REMEMBERING BEAUTY: THE SEDUCTIVE AND NOSTALGIC NATURE OF AMERICAN
LANDSCAPE, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend IN; exh. cat.; Curated by Leisa Rundquist
GARDEN VARIETY, Lisa Harris Gallery, Seattle WA
ECHO OF PERCEIVED STILLNESS, Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum ID
THE ROMANTIC LANDSCAPE, Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe NM
GROUP EXHIBITION, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanata GA
NATURE OF SOLITUDE, Diane Nelson fine Art, Laguna Beach CA

1997
HARVEST, Diane Farris, Vancouver BC
RETROSPECTIVE/PROSPECTIVE 97/98, Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum ID
SMALL WORKS, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley CA
NEW HORIZONS 1997, Meredith Long & Company, Houston TX
LANDSCAPE & MEMORY, Diane Nelson Gallery, Laguna Beach CA
ALL SCULPTURE EXHIBITION, Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum ID
GROUP EXHIBITION, Soma Gallery, LA Jolla CA
ROMANTICISM AND CONTEMPORARY LANDSCAPE, Pasadena Armory, Pasadena, CA
1/20TH OF AN ACRE, Gallery A, Chicago IL
LANDSCAPE EXHIBITION, Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena CA

1996
UP NORTH, DOWN SOUTH, BACK EAST, AND OUT WEST, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta GA
HALCYON SPRING, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
GROUP EXHIBITION, Soma Gallery, San Diego CA
BEFORE THE FOREST, AFTER THE TREES, East Gallery, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont CA
NATURAL SELECTION, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ

1995
LANDSCAPE: THE CONTINUUM, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles CA
THE CONSTRUCTIVE LANDSCAPE, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
TERRAIN, OBSERVATION OF NATURE, Soma Gallery, San Diego CA
OPENING STATEMENTS, Lazardi/Harp Gallery, Los Angeles CA
SELECTED ARTIST EXHIBITION, Chicago Art Dealers Association, Chicago, IL; Curated by Natalie Van Stratten
GROUP EXHIBITION, Lowe Gallery, Atlanta GA
LAS VEGAS OR BUST, N.I.C.A., Los Vegas NV
CHESTER ARNOLD, JEREMY BORSOS, BRAD DURHAM, PETER DRAKE, DAVID KROLL--NEW PAINTINGS, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR
PULP FICTION, GALLERY A, CHICAGO IL

1994
EDITIONS AND MONOPRINTS, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles CA
SENSES OF REALITY, Soma Gallery, San Diego CA
GROUP EXHIBITION, Lowe Gallery, Atlanta GA
PAINTERS, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
NEW LANDSCAPES / WEST COAST, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland Or

1993
PURSUIT OF THE SPIRIT, Graduate Theological School Gallery, Berkeley CA
A DIALOGUE OF ARTWORKS, Sulkin+Mills, Santa Monica CA; Curated by Daniel Melnick
SACRED ART; exh. cat., Parliament of the World's Religions, Chicago IL
HOLLYWOOD COLLECTS, Salander O'Reily, Fred Hoffman Gallery, Beverly Hills CA
GROUP EXHIBITION, Bianca Lanza Gallery, Miami Beach FL
REFLECTIVE VISIONS - CONTEMPORARY LANDSCAPES, One Colorado Pasadena CA
FORM: FEMALE, Richard Green Gallery, Santa Monica CA

1992
DIVERSE LANDSCAPES, Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica CA
INSCAPES, The Works Gallery, Costa Mesa CA
ICONIC LANDSCAPE: THE SPIRITUAL DIALOGUE WITH NATURE,
Estok/Lanza, New York NY
THE FRAME: MULTIPLIED AND EXTENDED, Security Pacific Gallery,
Costa Mesa CA
THE PRESENCE OF ABSENCE, Works Gallery, Costa Mesa CA
SELECTIVE VISION, Transamerica Pyramid Gallery, San Francisco CA

1991
INDIVIDUAL REALITIES, Sezon Museum Tokyo, and tour; Tsukashin Hall, Osaka; exh cat.; Curated by Josine Ianco-Starrels
TERRA INCOGNITA, Spectrum Gallery, San Francisco CA
THE SPIRITUAL LANDSCAPE, Biota Gallery, Los Angeles CA; Curated by Irit Krygier
SPIRITUAL OBJECTS, Works Gallery, Long Beach CA

1990
GROUP EXHIBITION, Karl Bornstein Gallery
HEROES HEROINES IDOLS AND ICONS, Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton CA

1989
GROUP EXHIBITION, Karl Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica CA

1988
GROUP EXHIBITION, Karl Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica CA

1987
AVANT-GARDE IN THE EIGHTIES, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles CA; exh. cat.; Curated by Howard Fox
GROUP EXHIBITION, Karl Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica CA

1986
WALL WORKS, LA Artcore, Los Angeles CA; Curated by Henry Hopkins
ALL CALIFORNIA EXHIBITION, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach CA; Curated by Howard Fox

1985
REGIONAL EXHIBITION, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego CA
HOT, Simard/Halm Gallery, Los Angeles CA

1984
WORKS ON PAPER, University of Chattanooga, Chattanooga TN
WORKS ON PAPER, Washington and Jefferson College Art Gallery, Washington PA
CALIFORNIA DREAMIN, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Curated by Josine Ianco-Starreles
GROUP EXHIBITION, Simard Gallery, Los Angeles CA
GROUP EXHIBITION, Mark Quint Gallery, San Diego CA

1983
SCULPTURE NOW, Maple Gallery, San Diego CA
CALIFORNIA DREAMING, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles CA; Curated by Josine Ianco-Starreles

1982
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS, Maple Gallery, San Diego CA; Curated by Josine Ianco-Starreles

1981
PREMIERE EXHIBITION INVITATIONAL, Maple Gallery, San Diego CA

1980
GROUP EXHIBITION, Del Mar College Art Gallery, Corpus Christi TX
GROUP EXHIBITIONS, Multicultural Art Institute, San Diego CA



BIBLIOGRAPHY:

MacMillan, Kyle. "The Art of Landscape." Omaha World - Herald, 11/99.
Ollman, Leah. "Admirable Restranint: Brad Durham." Los Angeles Times, 6/11/99. F23
Villaneda, Jaime. "Elements of Landscape.‰ Exhibition catalog, Diane Nelson Gallery, Laguna Beach CA,1999. :6, 7, 13
Rundquist, Lisa A. "Remembering Beauty: The Seductive and Nostalgic Nature of American Landscape." Exhibition catalog, South Bend Regional Museum of Art,South Bend IN, 1998. :6, 7, 12,13
Pincus, Robert. "Nature at a Distance." The Union Tribune, 11/6/97.
Melrod, George. "A New Leaf." Art & Antique, November 1997. :29
Wilson, William. "Tracing the Influence of Romantic Art." Los Angeles Times, 5/3/97. F10
Tapley, George. "Reviews." Artweek, April 1997. :25
Kandel, Susan. "Durham Landscapes Realm of Romance." Los Angeles Times, 7/6/95.:F14
Pinkner-Lloyd, Amy. "Subtle, Imperceptible." Atlanta Creative 3/5/94. :28, 33
Conti, Salvatore. "The Sacred in Art." Exhibition Catalog, Kashi Foundation, Chicago IL, August 1993
Kohen, Helen L. "Galleries." The Miami Herald, 1/22/93. :G17
Hammond, Pamela. "Review." ARTnews, September 1992. :125
Gill, Jonathan. "Showcase." Visions Art Quarterly, Fall 1991. :47-48
Styne, Caroline. "The Spiritual Landscape." Art Issues, November 1991. :31
Starrels, Josine. "Individual Realities in the California Art Scene."‰
Exhibition Catalog, Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo Japan, 1991. :31, 77-79
Donohue, Marlena. "Galleries." Los Angeles Times (Part VI) 10/6/89. :17
Fox, Howard N. "Avant-Garde in the Eighties." Exhibition catalog, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles CA, 1987. :96,126
Lugo, Mark-Elleiott. "Artscope." The Tribune 7/20/84. E-4
Lewinson, David. "Less Is More." San Diego Union 11/10/83. :D-15
Lewinson, David. "Shifting Moods of Art." San Diego Union 9/29/83. :A28
Lugo, Mark-Elliott. "Gallery Guide." The Tribune 9/23/83. :E-6



RESIDENCY:

1998
AUROBORA PRESS, San Francicso CA

1997
HAYSTACK PROGRAM, Portland State University Program in the Arts and Sciences, Cannon Beach OR



DOCUMENTARY:

1986
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, KPBS Television, San Diego State University, San Diego CA



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

1988-98
Faculty, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena CA



SELECTED PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS:

BEVERLY HILL HOTEL, Beverly Hills CA
CAPITAL GROUP, Los Angeles CA
HARRIS BANK, Chicago IL
HONG KONG RENAISSANCE, Hong Kong China
HOTEL KIKKO, Toky Japan
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, Los Angeles CA
LOTTE HOTEL, Seoul Korea
MICROSOFT, Seattle WA
MITSUKOSHI INC., Tokyo Japan
NESTLES CORP, Los Angeles CA
PATINA RESTAURANT, Los Angeles CA
PHILLIP MORRIS CO, New York NY
PHOENIX ART MUSEUM, Phoenix AZ
RITZ-CARLTON, Pasadena CA
ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL, Seal Beach CA
SECURITY PACIFIC BANK, San Francisco CA
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GAS CO., Los Angeles CA
TRUMP INTERNATIONAL, New York NY
WARNER BROTHER MUSIC INC., Burbank CA
WARNER BROTHER STUDIO, Los Angeles CA


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