Léonie Guyer's | Resume

Born in New York, New York; lives and works in San Francisco, California

EDUCATION
1989 M.F.A. San Francisco Art Institute
1985 B.F.A. San Francisco Art Institute

ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2013 Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA (upcoming)
2012 Léonie Guyer: Drawings, Rover Dig, Cambridge, MA
2011 littlebigspace, Albany, CA
2010 Constellation, Lumber Room, Portland, OR [permanent installation]
2006 Gift,Shaker Museum and Library, Mount Lebanon Shaker Village, NY [permanent installation]
2004 Marjorie Wood Gallery, San Francisco, CA [web project]
2000 Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997 Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1992 Untitled Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1990 Materia Prima, 30 Rose Gallery, San Francisco, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013
I Want This Inside Me, Feature Inc., New York, NY
Traces and Accumulations, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA

2012
Drawing a Line in the Sand, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY
Connected, Feature Inc., New York, NY
Poems and Pictures, Center for Books and Paper Arts, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
Ladies’ Choice: Works by Women Artists chosen by Women Artists, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

2011
Interior Margins, Lumber Room, Portland, OR
Museion, Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR
Bookworks 2011, Skylight Gallery, San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA

2010
Abstract: Léonie Guyer, Ruth Laskey, Lynne Woods Turner, Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR
Power to the People, Feature Inc., New York, NY
Triple Base Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009
50 very small works on paper, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Out of the Flat Files II, Triple Base Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008
Form +, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Reimagining the Distaff Toolkit, Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT, traveled to: Gardiner Gallery, Oklahoma State University; Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA; The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ; Ellen Noel Art Museum, Odessa, TX

2006
Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

2005
Bay Area Bazaar, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR
Paint on Metal, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
Michael Damm, Léonie Guyer, Kyle Knobel , Remote Satellite, Oakland, CA

2004
Traces, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
small works, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Three Week Show, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

2003
Crossing Bridges, The Contemporary Jewish Museum at CBS MarketWatch, San Francisco, CA
New Place-oriented Works, 21 Grand, Oakland, CA

2002
brilliant pebbles: Sarah Cain, Michael Damm, Léonie Guyer, PlusKunst, Düsseldorf, Germany
Sight Unseen, Walter and MacBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2001
Taking Stock, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
ExtraOrdinary, Walter and MacBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2000
Introducing - Drawings by four artists: Léonie Guyer, Chris Hiebert, Marco Maggi, Lynne Woods Turner, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Flat Files, Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY, traveled to: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA; Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO

1998
pFORMative ACTS, Walter and MacBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Gallery Survey, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Work in Progress, Second Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1997
Discards, Secession Gallery at Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1996
Abstraction Absolved: 10 Bay Area Painters, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
Joyce Burstein, Léonie Guyer, Laurie Reid, Kathryn VanDyke, Push Artspace, San Francisco, CA
Optimism & Sarcasm, The Lab, San Francisco, CA

1995
Big Jesus Trash Can, Victoria Room, San Francisco, CA
Black, White and Grey Matter, Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Window, Artopia Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1994
The 6 x 9 Show, Victoria Room, San Francisco, CA

1993
The Return of the Exquisite Corpse, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Mondo Lot - Sine Qua Non (The Essential Thing), Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Exhibitionism, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1992
Still Lives, Zen Center Hospice, San Francisco, CA

1991
Contemporary Art: Part 1, Upaya Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Fresh Squeezed, Budapest Galéria, Budapest, Hungary
Evidence of Life, ATLA, Los Angeles, CA
Lingua Franca, Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA

1990
Chain Reaction VI, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA
A.M.D.G. Exhibition, Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Good Friday the Thirteenth: A Flower Show, Emmanuel Radnitzky Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1989
Pro Arts Annual Exhibition, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA
Masters of Fine Arts Exhibition, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1988
Chain Reaction IV, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1987
El Dia de Los Muertos/Day of the Dead Exhibition, Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA

PERMANENT INSTALLATIONS / ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2010 Lumber Room, Portland, OR  
2006 Shaker Museum and Library, Mount Lebanon Shaker Village, NY

LITERARY COLLABORATIONS

Bill Berkson (poetry) and Léonie Guyer (artwork). Not an Exit. Fairfax, CA: Jungle Garden Press, 2010

Franck André Jamme (poetry) and Léonie Guyer (artwork). Mantra Box, Paris, France: Festina Lente, 2009

AWARDS

2012 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant
2006 Sites ReSeen Grant, New York State Council on the Arts
2002 Fellowship, John Anson Kittredge Foundation
1997 Artist in Residence Grant, California Arts Council
1996 Artist in Residence Grant, California Arts Council
1995 Artist in Residence Grant, California Arts Council
1987 Murphy and Cadogan Fellowship in the Fine Arts, San Francisco Foundation

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Berkeley Art Museum
Columbia University Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Harvard University Modern Books & Manuscripts Collection
Reed College Art Collection
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Shaker Museum and Library
Stanford University Special Collections
Yale University Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library