Ron Mehlman

Sculpture
About the Artist

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2010 Kouros Gallery, New York, N.Y.
  • 2009 Aria Art Gallery, Firenze, Italy
  • 2009 Amy Simon Gallery, Westport, Conn.
  • 2008 Il Bottacio, Montignoso, Italy
  • 2007 Kouros Gallery, New York, N.Y.
  • 2003 Kouros Gallery, New York, N.Y.
  • 2002 Galleria La Subbia, Pietrasanta, Italy
  • 1999 C.S. Schulte Galleries, Milburn, N.J.
  • 1998 Grounds For Sculpture, Fall/Winter Exhibition, Hamilton, N.J.
  • 1997 Chiostro Di S. Agostino, Museo Dei Bozzetti, Pietrasanta, Italy
  • 1994 Trinity Church, Outdoor Sculpture, Art Initiatives, New York, N.Y.
  • 1990 The Upstairs Gallery, Ithaca, N.Y.
  • 1989 Andre Zarre Gallery, New York, N.Y.
  • 1985 Houghton House Gallery, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, N.Y.
  • 1982 Galerie Jean Claude David, Grenoble, France
  • 1979 Suffolk College Gallery and Grounds, Seldon, N.Y.
  • 1978 Castle Clinton, Outdoor Sculpture at Battery Park, Sponsored by O.I.A., N.Y.C.
  • 1976 St. Johns University Art Gallery, Jamaica, N.Y.
  • 1973 Boro Hall Plaza, The Municipal Art Society and the Parks Department, NY, N.Y.

COMMISSIONS AND COLLECTIONS (Public and Corporate)

  • 2008
    Sheikh Fahad M.S. Al Athel, Ryahd, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,
    Large Scale Fountain Sculpture in Onyx, “Earthwork II"
  • One Lincoln Plaza Condominium, New York, NY
    Large Scale Sculpture in Lobby, “Bending the Rules"

2006

  • H.R.H. Prince Faisal Bin Abdullah Al Saud, Ryahd, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Large Scale Sculpture in Onyx, "Wadi Sfar"
  • Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, N.J.
    Large Scale Travertine and Glass Sculpture, "The Gulf Between Them"
2005
  • H.R.H. Prince Faisal Bin Abdullah Al Saud, Ryahd, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Large Scale Sculpture in Onyx, "Wadi Sfar"
  • Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, N.J.
    Large Scale Travertine and Glass Sculpture, "The Gulf Between Them"
2004
  • The Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Mass
    Polychrome Stone Sculpture, "Hero of Conscience"
  • Villa Buonvisi, Massa Pisana, Lucca, Italy
    Onyx, Stone and Glass Sculpture, “Plausible Allusion”
  • The Library of Congress, The Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Capital Heights, Md., Lithograph
  • Museo del Vino, Fondazione Lungarotti, Comune Torgiano, Perugia, Italy
    Three Sculptural Ceramic Pitchers

2001

  • Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Large Scale Onyx Sculpture, “Nightwind”
2000
  • Shelly’s New York, Restaurant, West 57th St., New York, N.Y.
    Marble Relief Sculpture, “Triple Play”
1999
  • Robertet Flavors Inc., Corporate Headquarters, Piscataway, N.J.
    Large Scale Onyx Sculpture, “Translucent Seed”
1997
  • Ristorante Da Cesare, Albaretto Del Torre, Piemonte, Italy
    Unique Bronze Sculpture, “Sinister Cosmopolitan”

1996

  • The Red Eye Grill, Restaurant, 7th Ave at West 56th St., New York, N.Y.
    Two Large Sculptures in Hammered Copper, “The Dancing Shrimp”

1994

  • The City of Fontanil-Cornillon, Grenoble, France, Traffic Circle, Site-Specific Sculpture, Concrete, Paint and Light, 75' diameter, “Controlled Eruption”,

1986

  • Bank of America Plaza, 40 East 51st St., New York, N.Y.
    Commissioned by Jack and Lewis Rudin, Public Monumental Fountain
    in Granite, Glass, Light and Water, “Water Trilogy”

1984

  • Sea World Corporate Headquarters, Washington, D.C. Commissioned by Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, Fountain/Sculpture, Marble and Glass, “Sea Forms”

1983

  • General Electric Corporation, Weston, Conn.
    Wall Relief Sculpture, Plexiglas & Bronze Mesh, “Upward Indicator”

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2007

Westchester Courthouse, White Plains, N.Y., The Sculpture Forum On The Plaza


2006

Comune Di Malcesine, Lago di Garda, Italy, Vetro +Scultura: 20 scultori interpretano Venini, 20 Sculptors Interpret Venini's Glass Artists


2005

Piazza Porta San Pietro, Cartasia, Lucca, Italy, Ambiente Di Arte O5,Large Scale Sculpture Installation in Corrugated Cardboard
Parco Internazionale Scultura, Pietrasanta-Estate 2005, Comune di Pietrasanta, Italy, Sculpture around the City, Segni e le Forme
Museo di Sant'Agostino, Centro Culturale "Luigi Russo", Pietrasanta, Italy
Vetro + Scultura: 20 Sculptors Interpret Venini's Glass Artists


2004

Museo del Vino, Fondazione Lungarotti, Comune Torgiano, Perugia, Italy,
Vaselle D'Autore Per Il Vino Novello, Ceramic pitchers for the Vino Novello


2003

Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca., Absolut/ L.A. International 2003 Biennial, American Artists in Tuscany
Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, N.J., New Additions Outdoors in the
35-Acre Sculpture Park


2002

Chiostro di S.Agostino, Pietrasanta, Italy, Sculture & Scultori


2001

Gallery Bell'Arte, Maastricht Art Fair, Maastricht, Holland, Contemporary Sculpture
Arts Center of Capitol Region, Troy, N.Y., Contemporary Sculpture
2000 Chesterwood National Trust Museum, Sculpture Guild, Stockbridge, MA,
Contemporary Sculpture


2000

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., Sculpture by The Sea


1999

Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, N.J., The Sculpture Guild


1997

Elena Zang Gallery, Woodstock, N.Y., Outdoor Sculpture Show


1996

Museo Pianeta Azzuro, Fregene, Italy, Omaggio Agli Scultori Della Versilia
Elena Zang Gallery, Woodstock, N.Y., Outdoor Sculpture


1995

Franklin and Marshall College Art Gallery, Lancaster, Pa., A Shared Perspective
Collezione D'Arte Martana, Ponteronca, Bologna, Italy, Omaggio Alla Terra Scolpito
Kouros Sculpture Fields, Ridgefield, Conn., Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition
Elena Zang Gallery, Woodstock, N.Y., Outdoor Sculpture
Chiostro di S.Agostino, Pietrasanta, Gruppo Internazionale D'Arte, Lucca, Italy, Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture,
Images Art Gallery, New York, N.Y., A Legacy of Excellence, The Brooklyn College Art Department


1994

Cavalier Galleries, Greenwich, Conn., Expressions II
Etruscan Museum, Cortona, Italy, Sponsored By UNICEF, La Grande Mela in Toscana: New York Artists Working in Italy


1993

La Subbia Gallery, Pietrasanta, Italy, Pietra e Colore
Tribeca 148 Gallery, New York, N.Y., What A Relief, Exhibition of Wall Sculptures


1992

Musee Dauphinois, Grenoble, France, Music' Art


1991

C.S.Schulte Gallery, Milbourne, N.J., Art at Bel Air


1990

Genest Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Lambertville, N.J., Outdoor Sculpture


1989

Andre Zarre Gallery, New York, N.Y., Wood, Metal, Stone,
Forum Gallery, New York, N.Y., Twentieth Century Sculpture
Carnegie Center, Princeton, N.J., Outdoor Sculpture Park


1988

MTA Arts For Transit, New York, N.Y., 34th Street Subway, Selected Proposals
Cavalier Gallery, Stamford, Conn., Large Outdoor Sculpture
Museo Dei Bozzetti, Pietrasanta, Italy, Disegni Degli Scultori


1987

Sandra Gering Gallery, Oyster Bay, N.Y., Contemporary Perspectives
Jayne H. Baum Gallery, New York, N.Y., Past and Future Monuments


1986

Galerie Scremeni, Paris, France, Sculpture


1985

Musee des Beaux Arts, Rouen, France, Art du Verre, Actualite, International


1984

Thorpe Intermedia Gallery, Sparkill, N.Y. The Art of Just Seeing
Sculpture Center Gallery, New York, N.Y., Drawings by Sculptors


1983

Sculpture Center Gallery, New York, N.Y., Carved Wood


1982

Carrara Sculpture Symposium, Carrara, Italy, Scolpire All'Aperto


1981

Washington Square East Gallery, New York, N.Y., Small Works,
Curated by Marcia Tucker
Rabinovich Gallery, New York, N.Y., Whitney Counterweight III


1980

Washington Square East Gallery, New York, N.Y., Small Works,
Curated by Paterson Sims


1979

Danforth Museum, Framington, Mass., Artists Make Kites


1978

Neuberger Museum, Purchase, N.Y., Prints and Drawings
Gerrard Gallery, Woodstock, N.Y., Sculpture
Ingber Gallery, New York, N.Y., Artists Make Kites


1977

Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, N.Y., Brooklyn College, Past and Present


SELECTED BOOKS AND CATALOGS


2007 Fogher, Valentina. Ron Mehlman Sculpture, Natural Abstractions, Kouros Gallery, N.Y.C.


2005 Venini, Anna and Fogher, Valentina. Vetro & Scultura, Edizione Monte Altissimo, Comune di Pietrasanta, Pietrasanta, Italy


2002 Barrie, Brooke. Ron Mehlman, Sculpture, Galleria La Subbia, Pietrasanta, Italy,
Kouros Gallery, N.Y.C.


1998 Barrie, Brooke. Fall Exhibition: Glass, Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, N.J.


1997 Cordoni, Giuseppe. Ron Mehlman: Recent Sculpture, Chiostro Di S. Agostino,
Museo Dei Bozetti, Pietrasanta, Italy


1996 Cordoni, Giuseppe. Luce D'Inverno, Omaggio alla terra scolpita, Centro Culturale "Ca'La Ghironda", Bologna, Italy


1996 Cordoni, Giuseppe. La Forma Felice, omaggio agli scultori della Versilia, Museo Pianeta Azzurro, Fregene, Italy, p.26


1995 Maschietto & Musolino. Il Marmo, Laboratori e Presenze Artistiche nel Territorio Apuo Versiliese dal 1920 al 1990, Museo Marino Marini, p.212
Pavia, Philip. Contemporary Sculpture, Bronze and Stone, Gruppo Internazionale D'Arte, Comune Di Pietrasanta, August 1995, p.28


1994 Serafini, Antonella. Museo Dei Bozzetti, Catalogo Generale, Toscana Musei, Pietrasanta, Italy p.146
Todisco, Alfredo. La Grande Mela In Toscana, Mostre per L'UNICEF, Commune di Cortona, Etruscan Museum, Cortona, Italy
Filippi, Jean-Pierre. Symposium International de Sculture du Fontanil, Conseil General de Isere, Fontanil, Grenoble, France


1990 Campbell, Lawrence. Ron Mehlman Sculpture, Upstairs Gallery Exhibition Catalogue, Ithaca, N.Y.


1989 Krantz, Les. The New York Art Review, Published by American References, Inc., p.845


1988 Gayle, Margot & Cohen, Michele. Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture, Prentice Hall, p.126


1985 Aub, Ted & Schrank, Linda. Ron Mehlman, Recent Sculpture, Houghton House Gallery Catalogue, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Geneva, N.Y.


1983 Kingsley, April. Carved Wood, Sculpture Center Gallery Catalogue, New York, N.Y.


1982 Del Guericio, Andrea. Scolpire All'Aperto, International Sculpture Symposium Catalogue, Carrara, Italy


1977 Hadler, Mona. Brooklyn College Art Department, Past And Present, Robert Schoelkopf, Exhibition Catalogue, p.71


SELECTED ARTICLES AND REVIEWS


2009 Giovanni Pacciotti, Ron Mehlman, La Poesia della pietra, I Quality,
December 2008 pp166-174


2007 Gladstone, Valerie, Ron Mehlman,Art News, Reviews New York, May 2007 p.163
Fogher, Valentina, Ron Mehlman Astrazioni Naturali, Revista D'Arte, April Issue
Ben Haim,Tsipi, Kouros Gallery Review, Yedioth Aharonot Newspaper, Israel


2005 Mostre, Lucca Si Fa Bella Col Cartone, Il Tirreno, Sunday August 28th, p.32
Radiconcini, Valeria, Le Statue di Carta Invadano La Citta, Il Tirreno, August 26th
Ricci, Michele, Le Sculture? Diventano di CartaI, Corriere Di Lucca, August 26, p.14
Ricci, Michele Guida ai Maestri e ai Loro Capolavori, Corriere Di Lucca, August 26, p.14


2000 Bonenti, Charles, A Wealth of Sculpture, Berkshires Week, July 27


1996 Raynor, Vivien, A Sculpture Show With Butterflies, The New York Times, WC, Sunday July 28, p.16


1996 Vargas, Anahi, A Shared Perspective, The Dana Room Gallery 1995-1996 Year In Review, Franklin Marshall College, Lancaster, Pa., p.3


1995 Raynor, Vivien, When and Where Sculpture Can Be Seen in Sharper Relief,
The New York Times, Sunday, November 12
Rosi, Angela, Una Prospettiva Condivisa, Sinopia, Periodico Versiliese D'Arte E Cultura, Lucca, Italy, December, P.8
Rosi, Angela, Storia" di Ron and Janice Mehlman, Da New York a Pietrasanta, tra fotografia e scultura, Il Tirreno, Pietrasanta, September 6, p.20


1994 Grenz, Linda, Garden of Stone, Trinity News, Summer Issue, pp.16-17


1990 Campbell, Lawrence, Ron Mehlman at Andre Zarre, Art in America,
February, pp.174-175
Bumgardner, George, The Gift to be Simple at Upstairs and Johnson Shows, The Ithaca Journal, Arts and Leisure Section, Oct 4


1989
Watkins, Eileen, Carnegie Center Sculpture Exhibition, The Sunday Star Ledger, Sept.17, p.17
Shenker, Israel, A Sculptor's Heaven On Earth is Italy's City of Holy Stone,
Smithsonian Magazine, February Issue, and p.110


1987 Sturman, John R., Past and Future Monuments: Six Sculptors, Arts Magazine, December Issue, p. 111
Recent Commissions, Sculpture Magazine, March Issue, p. 21


1986 Art du Verre Actualite Internationale Paris Match Magazine, Paris, France


1985 Le Canuet, Jean, Art du Verre Actualite Internationale, Metiers D'Art, June, p. 43
Ron Mehlman's Sculpture, Finger Lakes Times, Geneva, N.Y., March 15, p. 11


1984 Raynor, Vivian, Familiar and Unfamiliar at the Thorpe, The New York Times, W.C.,
Arts and Leisure Section, Sunday, Dec. 30
The Primacy of Just Seeing At The Thorpe Gallery, The Journal News, Dec. 14


1982 L.D., Le Verre, Le Marbre et Ron Mehlman, Le Dauphine de Grenoble, Les Arts, p.7 Ron Mehlman et Le Galerie Jean-Claude David, Les Affiches de Grenoble, 11 Juin,p.32