Darren Waterston | Resume

Born 1965, Fresno, CA, lives in New York

EDUCATION
1988
BFA, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles

1986-87
Academie der Kunst, Berlin, Germany
Fachhochschule fur Kunst, Munster, Germany

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016
Topos, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
New Work, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY

2015
Peacock Room REMIX: Darren Waterston's Filthy Lucre, Freer|Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
Pavo, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX

2014
Split the Lark, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
Cadence, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
Uncertain Beauty, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA.

2013
Ravens and Ruins, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Stabat Mater, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
A Swarm, A Flock, A Host: A Compendium of Creatures, Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA
A Compendium of Creatures, Poet's House, New York, NY

2012
Darren Waterston: Remote Futures, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY

2011
Kingdom, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
The Forest Eater, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI

2010
Anatomies, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
New Monotypes, Smith Anderson Editions, Palo Alto, CA

2009
Splendid Grief: Darren Waterston and the Afterlife of Leland Stanford, Jr., Cantor Arts Center, Stanford Univ., Stanford, CA
Recent Paintings + Works on Paper, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Recent Editions, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA

2008
Last Days, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007
Salon, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Constellations and The Flowering (The Fourfold Sense), Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR
Fugue, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX

2006
Was and Is Not and Is to Come, site-specific mural, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Hyle, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, France

2005
Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles (also 2002)
Haines Gallery, San Francisco (also 2003, 2001, 1998, 1995)

2004
First Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle (also 2003, 2002, 2000, 1999, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1993)
Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC (also 2002, 1998, 1997, 1995)
Delirium, First Center for the Arts, Nashville
Inman Gallery, Houston (also 2002, 2000, 1998)

2003
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York (also 2002, 2001, 1999, 1997, 1995, 1994)
Darren Waterston: Scapes, Bellevue Art Museum, WA
Haines Gallery, San Francisco (also 2001, 1998, 1995)

2000
Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles (also 1998, 1996)
Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale

1999
Darren Waterston: In the Reeds and Rushes, Fresno Art Museum, CA

1997
KOPAC, Seoul, Korea

1994
Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles (also 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990)

1992
Elegies, Long Beach Museum of Art, CA

1990
Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
Revealed Terrain: The Semantics of Landscape, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

2015
Alchemy, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
Art Aids America, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
Animal Tales, The British Library, London, UK

2014
Strut: The Peacock and Beauty in Art, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
Initial Public Offering: New Works from the SJMA’s Permanent Collection, San Jose Museum of Art, CA

2013
The Land Before and After Time, Accola Griefen Gallery, New York, NY
The Hogarth Experiment, Smith Anderson Editions, Palo Alto, CA

2012
New Prints: Gallery Artists, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
Beasts of Revelation, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
Eastern Traditions/Western Expressions, Boise Art Museum, ID

2011
Seattle As Collector, Seattle Art Museum, WA
Wild Kingdom, School of Art & Design, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Never the Same Twice, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
SUBstainability, School of Art & Design, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

2010
Material Evidence: A Phenomenology of Matter, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
3 + 3, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Calling Beauty, Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus College of Art & Design, OH
Crossing: Falling: Watching: Throwing, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC
25th Anniversary Show, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Made in the U.S.A., Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

2009
Altered States: The Collection in Context, Gatehouse Gallery, di Rosa, Napa, CA
Work on Paper, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

2008
15 Year Anniversary Exhibition, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
The Surrealist Impulse: New Acquisitions from the Tacoma Art Museum Collection, Tacoma Art Museum, WA
New Acquisitions 2008, Portland Art Museum, OR
Fresh Impressionism, Seattle Art Museum, WA

2007
Animal Rites, David Cunningham Projects, San Francisco, CA
On Paper, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006
Altered Image, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Natural and Unnatural: Imaging Landscape, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
Extreme Abstraction, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, France
Nine Decades of Los Angeles Art, Otis College of Art & Design, Alumni Show, Los Angeles, CA

2005
Majestic Tapestries of Magnolia Editions: Woven Works by Contemporary Artists, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

2004
Representing Landscape, The Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach
The Big Spin, San Francisco Art Institute Faculty Exhibition, San Francisco
Weaving Weft and Warp: Tapestries from Magnolia Editions, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
Mindscape, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York

2003-04
Natural Forces: Earth, Air, Fire and Water, Boise Art Museum

2003
Works on Paper, Haines Gallery, San Francisco
Downtown Stomp Around, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
Darren Waterston and Beatrice Wood: A Personal Alchemy, Bellevue Art Museum, WA
The Great Drawing Show 1550-2003 AD, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2002
High Art: Art of the Bank of America Tower, Bank of America Gallery, Seattle
Printworks 2002, City of Seattle Portable Works Collection, Seattle Arts Commission
Sweet & Wild: Animals in Contemporary Art, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
15th Anniversary Show, Haines Gallery, San Francisco
Contemporary American Art, Embassy of USA, Vienna, Austria

2001
Selected Paintings from the Microsoft Collection, Microsoft Conference Center, Redmond, WA
Collectors Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock
Amused, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
Fast Forward, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California
New Location and Inaugural Exhibition, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles

2000
A Gift of Light and Time, Bank of America Gallery, Seattle
Bluer, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
Reconstructions: The Imprint of Nature / The Impact of Science, Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, New York
The New Wave: New Painting in Southern California, California Center for the Arts, Escondido
A Lasting Legacy: Recent Additions to the Collection, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
10, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX

1999-2001
Botanica: Contemporary Art and the World of Plants, Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota, Duluth; Plains Art Museum, Fargo; University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal; Carleton College Art Gallery, Northfield, MN; Alexandria Museum of Art, LA; Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston; Chicago Cultural Center; University of Delaware Gallery, Newark

1999
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
The Great Drawing Show 1550 - 1999, Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Brushes with Spirituality: Ethereal Paintings, The Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ

1998
Divining Nature, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem
A to Z: Works on Paper, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York
The Winter Show, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York

1997
Summer Previews, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Out of Eden, The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Kansas City, MO
Distant Bodies, LA Artcore Art bank, Los Angeles
Anatomy of a Print, Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
Collector’s Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock (also 1996)
Inman Gallery, Houston
West Coast Painting and Sculpture 1997, Oceanside Museum of Art, CA
Contemporary Masters, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle

1996
Summer Previews, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Summer Show, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York
Master Classes: What Makes a Master?, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
Matters of the Heart, Haines Gallery, San Francisco

1995
The Traditional Impulse, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
Under Glass, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, curated by Bill Carroll
Metaphors, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR
Terrain, SOMA Gallery, San Diego
From Nature, Haines Gallery, San Francisco
Previews, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York
Project Exhibit, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore

1994
The Sacred and the Profane, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles
Peaceable Kingdom, Babcock Galleries, New York
Flora: In Artists Gardens, 400 South Hope Street Associates, Los Angeles
The Art Cup, Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles

1993
Stealth, Seafirst Gallery, Seattle
School Days, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles
The Layered Look, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, curated by Sue Spaid
Thomas Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles
The Surface of the Sign, University Art Gallery, California State University, Chico, curated by Randall Davis

1992
Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Art and Nature, Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Achenbach Graphic Arts Council, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA
Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, CA
Boise Art Museum, ID
Boston Athenaeum, Boston, MA
The Broad Family Foundation, Santa Monica, CA
British Library, London, England
Fresno Art Museum, CA
The Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Honolulu Museum of Art, HI
Knoxville Museum of Art, TN
Long Beach Museum of Art, CA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, CA
New York Public Library, New York, NY
Oakland Museum of California, CA
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Portland Art Museum, OR
San Jose Museum of Art, CA
Seattle Art Museum, WA
Stanford University Library, Stanford, CA
Tacoma Art Museum, WA
Washington State University Museum of Art, Pullman, WA

COMMISSIONED WORKS
2004
Vancouver Symphony/Ballet British Columbia, set and prop designer for this opera’s three year tour of the production.

2003
Scapes, (site specific painting 10 x 20 feet) Bellevue Art Museum, WA

2001
W Hotel, New York (site specific painting, 6 x 4 feet)

2000
Four Seasons Hotel, San Francisco (painting, 6 x 5 feet)

1999
Swedish Hospital Medical Center, Seattle (site specific installation, four panels, each 6 x 2 feet)

HONORS AND AWARDS
2004
Richard C. Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship, San Francisco Art Institute
Carmina Burana Project, Vancouver Symphony
Civitella Ranieri Fellowship, for 3 month residency in Umbria, Fall 2005

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
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