BRUCE BEASLEY


Sculpture
About the Artist

 

Selected One Person Exhibitions

  • 2005 45 Year Retrospective, Oakland Museum of California
  • 2004 Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri
  • 2002 Solomon/Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, California
  • 2005 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho
    Silicon Valley Art Museum, Belmont, California
  • 2000 Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, California
    1999 Kouros Gallery, New York
  • 1998 Gwenda Jay Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
    Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, Texas
  • 1997 Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
    Solomon/Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, California
    Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1996 City Center, Dortmund, Germany
    Scheffel Gallery, Bad Homberg, Germany
  • 1995 Yorkshire Sculpture Park, England
    Galerie Marie-Louise Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland
    Mannheim City Hall, Mannheim, Germany
    Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri
    Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, Texas
  • 1994 Stadtische Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Harcourts Modern and Contemporary Art, San Francisco
    Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 1993 Scheffel Gallery, Bad Homberg, Germany
    Shidoni Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
    Utermann Gallery, Dortmund, Germany
    Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, Texas
  • 1992 The Oakland Museum Fresno Art Museum California State University, Turlock, California
    John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, California
    Jaffe Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida
  • 1991 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California
    Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California
    Southern Oregon State University, Ashland, Oregon
  • 1990 Pepperdine University Art Gallery, Malibu, California
    Loma Linda University Art Gallery, Riverside, California
    Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, Texas
  • 1981 Fuller-Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco
  • 1973 San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California
    Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
  • 1972 M.H. deYoung Memorial Museum, San Francisco
  • 1971 Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York
  • 1966 David Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles
  • 1965 Hansen Gallery, San Francisco
  • 1964 Kornblee Gallery, New York
  • 1963 Everett Ellin Gallery, Los Angeles
  • 1961 Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2000-2005
• Celebrating Modern Art/The Anderson Collection, Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
• Sterling Stuff, Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom, Sigurjon Olafsson Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
• Eighth Annual Sculpture Show, The Art & Cultural Center, Fallbrook, California
• Works from the International Sculpture Center Board, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey
• Autour du Cubisme, Galerie Michel Cachoux, Paris, France
• First International Sculpture Meeting, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
• The Blair Collection, Galerie Dionisi, West Hollywood, California
• The Eighth International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, University of Hawaii Art Gallery, traveling Internationally 2003-2005

 

1996 -1999
• 7th International Cairo Biennale, Cairo, Egypt
• Blickachsen 2, Bad Homburg, Germany
• Pier Walk '99, Navy Pier, Chicago
• Darmstadt Sculpture Biennale, Darmstadt, Germany
• 20/20, The 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Sonoma State University, Rhonert Park, CA
• Pier Walk '98, Navy Pier, Chicago
• Sculpture '97, Bad Homburg, Germany Pier Walk '97, Navy Pier, Chicago
• Nine Bay Area Avant-Garde Artists of the Sixties: Then & Now, J.J. Brookings Gallery, San Francisco
• Skulpture Heute'97, Galerie Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland
• Generations: The Lineage of Influence in Bay Area Art, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California
• California Color, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
• Contemporary Sculpture, Galerie Gabriele von Loeper, Hamberg, Germany
• Sculpture Invitational, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey

1991 - 1995
• A Bay Area Connection: Works from the Anderson Collection, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California
• Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany
• The 2nd Fujisankei International Biennale: Excellent Maquettes, Hakone Open-Air Museum, Hakone, Japan
• Art Chicago 1995, Navy Pier
• Recent Acquisitions of 20th Century American Art, Fine Arts Museums, San Francisco
• Sculpture Invitational, Landesgartenschau, Fulda, Germany
• Contemporary Cast Iron Art, Visual Arts Gallery, Univ. of Alabama at Birmingto
• International Biennial of Graphic Arts, Xantus Janos Museum, Gyor, Hungary
• Chicago International Art Exposition, Donnelley International Hall, Chicago, Illinois
• Fujisankei International Biennale: Excellent Maquettes, Hakone Open-Air Museum, Hakone, Japan
• Computer Art: An Ohio Perspective, Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton, Ohio
• Vernissage, Galerie Utermann, Dortmund, Germany
• New California Sculpture, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
• Sculptural Perspectives for the Nineties, Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA
• Sculpture 1991, Fermilab National Accelerator Facility, Batavia, Illinois

1986 - 1990
• Oakland's Artists '90, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
• Bay Area Bronze, Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, California
• State of California, Art in Public Buildings 1978-88, Fresno State University, Traveled Statewide
• Monumenta, 19th Sculpture Biennale, Middleheim Sculpture Park, Antwerp, Belgium
• Steel Sculpture, International Steel Sculpture Symposium at Park der Berg, Krefeld, West Germany; Wantipark, Dordrecht, Netherlands;Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Great Britain; Kunsthalle, Bremen, West Germany
• Budapest Triennial International Sculpture Exhibition, Palace of Exhibitions, Budapest, Hungary
• Sculpture-Modern and Contemporary, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage; traveled to Alaska State Museum, Juneau, and Univ. of Fairbanks
• A Gift of Sculpture, San Francisco Civic Center Plaza, Sponsored by The San Francisco Arts Commission
• Casting Across America, North Dakota
• Museum of Art, Grand Forks, North Dakota Sculpture Invitational, Kaiser Center Roof Garden, Oakland
• Selections from the Security Pacific Collection, San Francisco Arts Comm. Gallery

1981 - 1985
• The Art of the San Francisco Bay Area: 1945 to 1980, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
• Going Public: A Retrospective Exhibition, Walnut Creek Civic Arts Gallery and Civic Park, Walnut Creek, California
• Art Collectors In and Around Silicon Valley, Euphrat Gallery, DeAnza College, Cupertino, California
• California Sculpture Show, XXII Olympic Arts Festival and the Fisher Galleries,
• University of Southern California. Traveling exhibition to: Musee d'ArtContemporain de Bordeaux, France; Kunsthalle, Mannheim, West Germany; Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Great Britain;
• Sonja Henies Og Niels, Onstads, Norway, 1984-85
• 100 Years of California Sculpture, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
• Northern California Art of the Sixties, deSaisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California
• Forgotten Dimension, Two-year tour organized by the Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
• The Shoebox Sculpture Show, University of Hawaii; Traveled Internationally, 1982-84

1975 - 1980
• Forty American Sculptors, XII International Sculpture Conference, Washington, D.C.
• Across the Nation, National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.
• Acquisitions 1974-1978, Dartmouth College Museum & Galleries, Hanover, New Hampshire
• Fine Art in New Federal Buildings, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
• Public Sculpture-Urban Environment, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
• Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture, Krannert Art Museum, University

1970 - 1974
• Oregon International Sculpture Symposium, Eugene, Oregon
• Salon d'Mai, The Luxembourg Gardens, Paris, Franc
• Salon de la Jeune Sculpture, Musee d'Art Moderne, Paris, France
• Refracted Images, DeCordova Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts
• Sculpture '72, Stanford University Museum of Art, Stanford, California
• Translucent and Transparent Art, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida
• Centennial Exhibition, San Francisco Art Institute, de Young Museum, San Francisco
• A Decade in the West, Stanford University Museum of Art, Stanford, California, and Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
• 1970 Biennial Invitational, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California
• American Sculpture in Perspective, Sheldon Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
• Pierres de Fantaisie, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
• Excellence, University of California Art Museum, Berkeley
• Pollution Show, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
• Looking West, Josyln Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
• Sculpture Here and Now, Stanford University Art Museum, Stanford, California
• Expo '70, San Francisco Pavilion, Osaka, Japan
• A Plastic Presence, The Jewish Museum, New York; Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, 1969-70


1966 - 1969
• Plastics and New Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
• Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture, Krannert Art Museum,
• University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
• Art from California, Janie C. Lee Gallery, Dallas, Texas
• California Artists in National Collections, Lytton Center of Visual Arts, Los Angeles
• Thirtieth Anniversary Exhibition, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California
• Plastics West Coast, Hansen-Fuller Gallery, San Francisco
• Selected Acquisitions, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
• Twenty-Two Sculptors ,California State University at Northridge
• Annual Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
• Contemporary Art from the Lytton Collection, Lytton Center of the Visual Arts, Los Angeles.


1960 - 1965
• Zellerbach Memorial Competition, Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco
• Some Aspects of California Painting and Sculpture, La Jolla Art Museum, La Jolla, CA
• Annual Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
• Contemporary Sculpture, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York
• Eleven American Sculptors, University of California Art Museum, Berkeley
• Group show, The Berkeley Gallery, Berkeley, California
• Biennale de Paris, Musee d'Art Moderne, Paris, France
• Contemporary California Sculpture, The Oakland Museum , Oakland, California
• Annual Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
• International Contemporary Sculpture, Everett Ellin Gallery
• Painting and Sculpture Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York
• Art of Assemblage, Museum of Modern Art, New York; traveled to the Dallas Museum for Contemporary Art, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1961-62
• Annual Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
• Northern California Sculptors Annual, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
• Painting and Sculpture Annual, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California

MUSEUM COLLECTIONS
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
* Musee d'Art Moderne, Paris, France
* National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.
* Stadtische Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
* Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
* Fine Arts Museums, San Francisco, California
* Los Angeles County Art Museum, Los Angeles
* Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
* The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
* San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
* Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
* Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
* University of Kansas, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas
* Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, University of California at Los Angeles
* The Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California
* Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington
* Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas
* Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, California
* Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
* Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
* Xantus Janos Museum, Gyor, Hungary
* Utah State University, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, Utah
* Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey
* Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California


CIVIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

* Arco Corporation, Los Angeles
* Berkeley Repertory Theater, Berkeley, California
* Bishop Ranch, San Ramon, California
* Capitol Group, Los Angeles
* City of Anchorage, Alaska
* City of Bad Homberg, Germany
* City of Brea, California
* City of Dortmund, Germany
* City of Eugene, Oregon
* City of Oakland, California
* City of Salinas, California
* College Preparatory School, Oakland, California
* Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
* Djerassi Foundation, Woodside, California
* Federal Home Loan Bank, San Francisco, California
* Federal Office Building, San Diego, California. GSA Art in Public Buildings
* Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, Univ. of California at Los Angeles
* Gallaudet College, Washington, D.C.
* Gateway Center, Walnut Creek, California
* IBM Corporation, New York, New York
* Kleinewefers GmbH, Krefeld, Germany
* La Jolla Crossroads, San Diego, California
* Lakeside Mall, Sterling Heights, Michigan
* Landeszentral Bank, Hessen, Germany
* Mall at Short Hills, Short Hills, New Jersey
* Miami International Airport, Miami, Florida
* Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
* San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, (3 pieces)
* San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco
* Sculpture Park, Punta Sur, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
* Security Pacific Corporation, Los Angeles, California
* Stanford University, Stanford, California, (2 pieces)
* State of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska
* State of California, Capitol Office Building, Sacramento, California
* State of California, State Office Building, San Bernardino, California
* The Johnson Foundation, Racine, Wisconsin
* The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
* Times Mirror Corporation, Los Angeles, California
* Tupperware, Inc., Orlando, Florida
* University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
* Village of Flossmoor, Illinois
* Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington
* World Savings, Oakland, California