John Buck | Resume

Born in 1946, Ames, Iowa; resides in Montana

EDUCATION
1972 MFA, University of California, Davis
1971 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
1968 BFA, Kansas City Art Institute and School of Design, Kansas City, MO

SELECTED ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2014
Kinetic Sculptures, Prints, and Carved wood Panels, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle (also 2004, 2000, 1998, 1995)

2010
John Buck: Iconography, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT John Buck: Iconography, Croker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA late 2010/early 2011

2009
John Buck: Iconography, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN,
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA,
Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA

2008
John Buck, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
John Buck: A Figure of Speech, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
John Buck: Iconography, Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, Spokane, WA

2006
John Buck, Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL
John Buck, Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR

2005
John Buck: Sculpture and Prints, The Robert and Gennie DeWeese Gallery, Bozeman, MT
John Buck, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
John Buck Prints, Jackson Hole Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY
John Buck, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2004
Robischon Gallery, Denver (also 1995, 1993, 1987)

2003
DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY (also 1999)
John Buck: A Selection of Prints, 1980-2003, Sangre De Cristo Arts & Conference Center, Pueblo, CO
Recent Sculpture, August 13 - November 1, 2003, Sangre De Cristo Arts & Conference Center, Pueblo, CO

2001
Creativity and Collaboration: Pilchuck Glass School at 30, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, WA
2000 Self Contained, Benaroya Glass Gallery, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA
John Buck: Recent Sculpture and Woodblock Prints, Holter Museum of Art, Helena MT (travels to Plains Museum, Fargo, ND and Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham)
John Buck: Wood Sculpture, Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton

1999
John Buck: Recent Sculpture and Woodblock Prints, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR, curated by Linda Tesner. Catalogue (traveling as noted in 2000)

1998
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago (also 1993, 1990, 1986, 1983, 1980)

1995
John Buck: A Survey Exhibition, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu
John Buck: Sculpture and Prints, Cohen Berkowitz Gallery, Kansas City, MO
John Buck: Sculpture, Palm Springs Desert Museum, CA

1994
In Context: John Buck, Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT (also 1993, 1983)

1993
John Buck: Woodblock Prints, Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco. Catalogue (traveled to Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, CO; University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette; Palm Springs Desert Museum, CA; Contemporary Art Museum, Honolulu; poster)
John Buck: Sculpture and Works on Paper, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco (also 1992, 1991, 1988)
In Context: John Buck, Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT

1992
Allene Lapides Gallery, Santa Fe (also 1991)

1991
Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO
John Buck: New Sculpture, Ann Jaffe Gallery, Bay Harbor Island, FL

1990
J. Noblett Gallery, Boyes Hot Springs, CA

1989
John Buck: Paintings, Sculpture, Works on Paper, Galerie Ninety-nine, Bay Harbour Islands, FL
Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID

1988
Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
Moss-Chumley Gallery, Dallas
Volcano Art Center, Volcano, HI
Studio 7, Holualoa, HI
Carlo Lamagna Gallery, New York (also 1986, 1985)

1987
John Buck: New Works from Kona, Contemporary Arts Center, Honolulu
San Antonio Art Institute, San Antonio, TX. Brochure
Asher/Faure, Los Angeles (also 1984)

1986
Foster/White Gallery, Seattle

1985
Woodblock Prints, Paris Gibson Square, Center for Contemporary Arts, Great Falls, MT
Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco (also 1983, 1981, 1979)
Santa Cruz County Museum of Art, Santa Cruz, CA

1983
Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Aspen Art Museum, CO
Seattle Art Museum. Catalogue (poster)

1982
Concord Gallery, New York
John Buck: A Month of Sundays, Mandville Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego; traveled to Main Art Gallery, California State University, Fullerton (brochure)

1981
Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO

1979
Frumkin Struve Gallery, Chicago

1975
University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington

1974
Mira Costa College, Carlsbad, CA
Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2011
Contemporary NW Art Awards, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

2009
The Legend of Bud Shark and his Indelible Ink, MCA Denver, CO
In Our Time and Place, University Library Gallery, Sacramento State University, CA
Out of Bounds: Art from the Collection of Driek and Michael Zirinsky, Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA

2008
Impressions, Danforth Gallery, Livingston, MT
Wild Things, di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA,
Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT Print Lovers at 30: Celebrating three Decades of Giving, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO Printed in Omaha: A Retrospective Exhibition of the UNO Print Workshop, UNO Art Gallery, University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE Gifts to Montana: The Legacy of Miriam Sample, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT Re:visions, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery through 32 Years, Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2007
Contemporary Prints from Shark's Ink, Art Association of Jackson Hole, Jackson, WY,
9th Annual Art Auction, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
Contempo 2007: Animal Instincts, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
Moon Proof Madness, di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA
Hawaii State Art Museum, Honolulu, HI
Art Auction 2007, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT, Holter
Works from the Heart Contemporary Art Exhibition and Auction, Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, Spokane, WA,
Hiroki Morinue & John Buck, Nu'uanu Gallery at Marks Garage, Honolulu, HI
Clear Cut: Wood Sculptures from Northwest Collections, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
Decades, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
Range of Expression II: A Montana Invitational, Ucross Foundation Art Gallery, Clearmont, WY
The Human Touch, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT
Killer B's, Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006
The Dog and Pony Show, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, CO Woodcut Prints from Shark's Ink, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
Fifth Annual Benefit Exhibition and Auction: California Dreaminí, di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA
Visual Politics: Art of Engagement, Katzen Art Center, American University, Washington, DC
38th Annual Art Auction, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT
Montana Collection, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT

2005
Five Presses, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, CO
Shark & His Ink, di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA, Fourth Annual Benefit Exhibition and Auction
Exhibitrek, Boulder, CO
Pressure Points, Hillstrom Museum of Art, Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, MN
12th Annual Summer Art Exhibition and Auction, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT
Print, Process, Collaboration, Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA
The Fine Art of Prints, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID
Visual Politics: Art of Engagement, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA,
Making Connections, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT
John Buck: Sculpture and Prints, Artspace Gallery, Jackson Hole, WY
Recent Sculpture, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA

2004
National Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
Roberta Lieberman: A Sharp Eye; An Art Dealerís 40 Year Journey, Evanston Art Center, IL
Expanded Horizons, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings. Catalog

2003
Off the Preserve! di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA
Exquisite Snake, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago
Building Tradition: Gifts in Honor of the Northwest Art Collection, Tacoma Art Museum, WA. Catalog
Expanded Horizons, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings. Catalog

2002
To Kiss the Spirits, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago
Contemporaries 2002, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu
Prints from Shark’s Ink, Flanders Graphics, Minneapolis. Catalog.
Shark’s Ink, 1976-2001, A 25 Year Retrospective, Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado Springs, CO
States of the Union: Before and After, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
9th Annual Minitreasures Exhibition, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT
Contemporary Printmakers, J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, FL
Escape to Jamaica, Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Great Falls, MT
Solace, Robischon Gallery, Denver
Collection Highlights, San Jose Museum of Art, CA

2001
Pressure Points, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
In Public, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
A Century of American Woodcuts, Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, DC
Pressure Points, Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Salem, OR (traveled to other venues in Washington, Montana, and Oregon in 2002 and 2003)
Strike: Printmakers as Social Critics, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR
Self-Made Men, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
Collecting Our Thoughts: The Community Responds to Art in the Permanent Collection, San Jose Museum of Art, CA
Printworks 2001, Seattle Arts Commission, Seattle
The Cultural Desert, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, AZ
Limited Editions, Sky Harbor Airport, Phoenix
Red, Yellow, Black, Stewart Gallery, Boise
Made in Washington: Glass at the Millennium, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, curated by Margery Aronson
From the Collection: New Acquisitions: Works on Paper, Tacoma Art Museum, WA

2000
Decoys, Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

1999
Contemporary Glass: Holding Light, Austin Museum of Art, TX

1998
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago
Camouflage, Schmidt Bingham Gallery, New York
New Works by Contemporary Artists, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe

1996
Two in Montana: Deborah Butterfield and Jon Buck, Sculpture and Woodblock Prints, Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Great Falls, MT (traveled to Herron Gallery, Indianapolis, IN; Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca NY’; San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose; Eastern Washington University, Pullman; Boise Art Museum, ID; Schneider Art Museum, Ashland, OR)
Contemporary Printmaking in America: Collaborative Prints and Presses, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

1995
Carved and Incised: Contemporary Block Prints, Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago

1994
Here and Now: Bay Area Masterworks from the di Rosa Collection, The Oakland Museum, CA

1993
Beyond the Bay: The Figure, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
Human Nature/Human From: Figurative Dimensions in Clay, Metal, Stone and Wood, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA

1992
Permanent Collection Exhibition, Seattle Art Museum
Dreams and Shield: Contemporary Spiritual Art, Salt Lake City Art Center, UT
Objects of Affection, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
From Plastic Form to Printer’s Plate: Contemporary Sculptors/Printmakers, Oliver Art Center, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland

1991
Bad Politics, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
Fourth International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, University of Hawaii, Hilo
Contemporary Bronze: Process and Object, Atlanta College of Art
Sculptural Perspectives for the Nineties, Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA

1990
Northwest X Southwest: Painted Fictions, Palm Springs Desert Museum. . Catalogue (traveled to Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT; Western Washington State University, Bellingham, WA; Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston)
Group Exhibition: John Buck, Deborah Butterfield, Jay Schmidt, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan, UT (traveled to Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM)

1990
Toward the Future: Contemporary Art in Content, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Deborah Butterfield, John Buck, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
John Buck and Igor Mitoraj, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX

1989
Three Contemporary Presses, Associated American Artists, New York, NY. Catalogue
Visions of the Volcano, The Old Police Station, Hilo, organized by The Volcano Art Center, traveled to The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu; Stones Gallery, Lihue, Kauai; Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center, Hui Noeau
First Impressions: Early Prints by Forty-six Contemporary Artists, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN traveled to Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, TX; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD; Neuberger Museum, State University of New York, Purchase. Catalogue
Coming of Age: Twenty-one Years of Collecting, Madison Art Center, WI

1988
Imprimatur, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC. Brochure (traveled to North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh)
Small Sculpture, Robischon Gallery, Denver
Important Work by Gallery Artists, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago
Top Choices, Eve Mannes Gallery, Atlanta

1987
The Artist and the Myth, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey, CA New Glory in Sculpture, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago
Recent Graphics from American Print Shops, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Artists Who Teach, Federal Reserve Board Fine Arts Gallery, Washington, DC

1986
Public and Private: American Prints Today, The Brooklyn Museum, NY. Catalogue (traveled to Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI; Rhode Island School of Design, Providence; Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

1984
The Generic Figure, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. Catalogue

1985
John Buck and Deborah Butterfield, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, MI
Works in the Wood, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey, CA

1984
The 20th Century: The San Francisco Museum of Art Collection, San Francisco Museum of Art

1983
2nd Western States Exhibition: The 38th Corcoran Biennial Exhibition of American Painting, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (traveled)
Prints from Blocks: Gauguin to Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The American Artist as Printmaker: 23rd National Print Exhibition, The Brooklyn Museum, NY. Catalogue (traveled)

1982
The West as Art: Changing Perceptions of Western Art in California Collections, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA. Catalogue

1981
Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York

1980
Painting and Sculpture Today 1980, Indianapolis Museum of Art. Catalogue
Titon Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

1979
The First Western States Biennial Exhibition, Denver Art Museum. Catalogue (traveled to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; University of Hawaii, Honolulu) Catalogue

1972
The Museum of Modern Art, New York

AWARDS AND GRANTS
1984 National Artists Award, Awards in the Visual Arts
1980 Individual Artist Grant, National Endowment for the Arts
1971 Fifth Annual Juried Art Exhibition, University of California, Davis, Purchase Award
1970 Second Annual Shasta College Invitational Art Exhibit, Redding, CA, Purchase Award

COMMISSIONS
2002 Meridian Plaza, Sacramento, CA. Sacramento 2002, wood sculpture; Pomo Hupa Yurok (red), 2002 wood panel; Mission (green), 2002 wood panel; Gold Rush (blue), 2002 wood panel; The Big Four (purple), 2002 wood panel.
1999 Contemporary Gallery, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR. Music in the Sky 1999, cast bronze; The Hawk & the Dove 1999, cast bronze.
Swedish Hospital, Patient Care Tower, Seattle. The Accompaniment 1999, wood panel; The Waltz 1999, wood panel.
1991 Ahmanson Commercial Development, Chicago. The Loop, 1991, cast bronze
1989 Principal Financial Group, Des Moines, IA. Three Generations
1988 Washington State Arts Commission, University Hospital, Olympia, WA

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts at Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
Art Institute of Chicago
Atlantic Richfield Company, Dallas
Arthur Andersen and Co, Chicago
Bank America Corporation, San Francisco
Boise Art Museum, ID
The Brooklyn Museum
The Contemporary Art Center, Honolulu
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu
Dain Bosworth Inc, Minneapolis, MN
Denver Art Museum
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
First Union Bank Corporation, San Francisco
Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
Harsch Investments, Portland, OR
The Honolulu Advertiser Collection
Johnson and Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NB
Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR
Madison Art Center, WI
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, TN
Meridian Plaza, Sacramento, CA
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
Milwaukee Art Museum, WI
Montsanto Company, Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Palm Springs Desert Museum, CA
Perkins Coie, Seattle
Prudential Life Insurance Company, Newark, NJ
SAFECO, Seattle
The Saint Paul Companies, Minneapolis
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
San Jose Museum of Art, CA
Seattle Art Museum
Swedish Hospital, Seattle
Tacoma Art Museum, WA
Tri-City Corporate Center, San Bernardino, CA
University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
University of Washington Hospital, Seattle
Frederick R. Weisman Foundation, Los Angeles
Wright State University, Dayton, OH
Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT