BRUCE PEARSON
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San Francisco Art Institute

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013 Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
2009 Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
2008 Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, France, Camouflage 2
2006 Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005 Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
2003 Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
2001 Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
1999 Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014 Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY, Pierogi XX: Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition
Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, I Was A Double
Red Bull Studios, New York, NY, Spaced Out: Migration to the Interior
Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY, Clouds
2013 Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY, One Hundred and Forty Characters
The Boiler, Brooklyn, NY, Seven @ SEVEN 2
2011 Art 101, Brooklyn, NY, WILLIAMSBURG2000
2009 Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY, BLACK & WHITEWORKS
2008 Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY, Drawing Review: 37 Years of Works on Paper
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Pierogi et al
Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT, Color in 3D: Found, Applied & Readymade
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Styrofoam
Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY, It's Gouache & Gouache Only
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, Sensory Overload: Forces of Light, Sound, and Motion
2007 Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, NY, Optikats
Exit Art, New York, NY, The Studio Visit
2005 Castle Gallery at College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY, R3: Reading, 'Ritin 'Rithmatic 30 Years Later
McKenzie Fine Art Inc., New York, NY, Good Vibrations
Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris, France, Big Band and travel to: Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, Brussels, Belgium
The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Decipher: Hand-Painted Digital
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Steve Dibenedetto, Bill Komoski, Bruce Pearson, Michael Tetherow: Paintings & Drawings
2004 Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Parks Exhibition Center Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild, CA Paintings' Edge
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY, Open House: Working in Brooklyn (catalogue)
DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY, Endless Love
2003 Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY, Ameri©an Dre@m (catalogue)
Times Square Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY, Seeing Red, Part II: Contemporary Nonobjective Painting
Schroeder Romero, Brooklyn, NY, Decade
Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL, Visual Politics: Art and the World
White Box, New York, NY, BQE Part II: Brooklyn
Galerie Bernard Jordan, Paris, France, Paris in Brooklyn, Brooklyn in Paris
2001 Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum, California State University, San Bernardino, CA, Out of Context
The Clifford Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, Another Cusp
Cheryl Pelavin Fine Art, New York, NY, She Lives on Love Street
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME, Skowhegan School Faculty Exhibition (catalogue)
Apex Art, New York, NY, SportCult
Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, FL, Brooklyn!
Dee/Glasoe, New York, NY, Boxy
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, A Defining Generation Then and Now: 1960- 2001
2000 Exit Art/The First World, New York, The End
P.S. 1, New York in collaboration with The Museum of Modern Art, Greater New York : New Art in New York
Stadtgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany, The Brooklyn Zoo
Shaheen Modern and Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH, Paper Trail Part 2
1999 University Galleries of Illinois State University, Normal, IL, “Post-Hypnotic: travel to The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (Mac), Dallas, TX;
    Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH; Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL;
    The Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota at Duluth, MN (catalogue)
Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY, Rage for Art (Pierogi Reborn)
Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum, Hagen, Germany, Die Farbe (Rot) hat mich ["The Color (Red) Grabs Me"]
1998 Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, Project 63: Karin Davie, Udomsak Krisanamis, Bruce Pearson, and Fred Tomaselli
Exit Art, New York, NY, Wild
Nicholas Davies Gallery, New York, NY, Wall Paper
Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, Seven Year Itch
1997 Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, Current Undercurrent: Working in Brooklyn
California State University, Fullerton, CA, Redefinitions, A View From Brooklyn
1996 Usdan Gallery, Bennington, VT, Painting in an Expanding Field
Rupert Goldsworthy Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Albany Museum, Albany, NY, New York State Biennial
1995 Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY, Maux Faux
Black and Heron Gallery, New York, NY, Ooze
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY, Other Rooms
Sauce, Brooklyn, NY, Spring
1994 Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY, Faux
Track 16, Los Angeles, CA, Forbidden Pleasures
Munich Kunstverein, Munich, Germany, Working: 4 Walls in Munich
Satellite, New York, NY, Swelling, Itching Brain
Mustard, Brooklyn, NY, Paintings and Unrelated Stories
David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY, Four Walls Benefit Exhibition
1993 Artist's Space, New York, NY, Unrealized Projects
1992 Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Urbana Champaign, IL, Out of Town
1991 Kunstverein Heilbronn, Germany, Connecting Things
Kunstverein Karlsruher, Germany, Organic Robotic
1990 Proctor Art Center, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, High Density Abstraction
The Kitchen, New York, NY and Rotterdam, Netherlands, Speaker Swinging (Performance with Gordon Monahan)
 
BIBLIOGRAPHY
 
Books & Exhibition Publications
 
Peinture: Cinq Regards. Brussels and Paris: Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, 2005.
Open House: Working in Brooklyn. Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.
Seeing Red: On Nonobjective Painting and Color Theory. Edited by Michael Fehr and Sanford Wurmfeld. Cologne, Germany: Salon Verlag, 2004.
Ameri©an Dre@m. New York, NY: Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, 2003.
2000 Skowhegan Faculty Exhibition at Colby. Waterville, ME: Colby College Museum of Art, 2001.
The Invisible. Introduction by Stanford Anderson. [Thresholds 19] Boston, MA: MIT, 1999.
Post-hypnotic . Essay by Tom Moody and Barry Blinderman.; Normal, IL: University Galleries of Illinois State University, 1999.
Projects 63: karin david, udomsak krisanamis, bruce pearson, fred tomaselli. Essay by Lilian Tome and Anne Umland. New York, NY: The Museum of Modern Art, 1998.
Redefinitions: A View from Brooklyn . Essays by Annie Herron and Matt Freedman. Fullerton, CA: Departmental Association Council and Associated Students, 1997.
 
Periodicals & Panel Discussions
 
2014 Carrier, David. "Total Work of Art: 'Spaced Out' at Red Bull Studios." artcritical. October 21.
Rubinstein, Raphael. "Lori Ellison."Art in America. April 11.
Princenthal, Nancy. "Paint by Numbers; Suzanne McClelland." Art in America. March 3.
Rubinstein, Raphael. "‘Bruce Pearson at Ronald Feldman." Art in America. February.
2013 Heinrich, Will. "‘Bruce Pearson: Free Getaways’ at Ronald Feldman Gallery." Gallerist. November 12.
Mac Adams, Alfred. "Bruce Pearson." ARTnews. December.
Faye Hirsch, Stephen Maine, Joan Waltemat discuss "Free Getaways" at Ronald Feldman. Moderated by David Cohen.
2010 Maine, Stephen. “Sara Walker, Pierogi”. Art in America , no. 10 (November 2010): 182-183.
McKenna, Alix. “Portraiture Now: Communities at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC.” Calitreview.com, January 11.
2009 Berlind, Robert. “Bruce Pearson.” Art in America, no. 9 (October 2009): 171.
Bui, Phong. “In Conversation”. The Brooklyn Rail. March 2009, p.26-29.
“Katia Santibanez: New Work.” The Brooklyn Rail, (Dec 2008/Jan 2009): 33.
Carlin, T. J. “Bruce Pearson.” TimeOut New York (April 9-15): 52.
“Goings on About Town: Short List.” The New Yorker (March 30, 2009).
Halle, Howard. “Medium Cool.” TimeOut New York issue 703 (March 19-25, 2009): 54.
2008 Boucher, Brian. “Steven Charles at Marlborough Chelsea.” Art in America, no. 4 (April 2008): 162.
“‘Color in 3D’ at Westport Arts Center.” Westport Minutemen, April 24, 2008.
“‘Color in 3D’ Opens at Westport Arts Center.” Westport News, April 11, 2008, p.B3.
“‘Color in 3D’ opens April 18 at Westport Arts Center.” TheNorwalkPlus.com, April 7, 2008.
Mendelsohn, Meredith. “Foam Improvement” ARTnews (March 2008): 48.
Ross, Carolee. “‘Color in 3D’ opens at Westport Arts Center.” The Hour, April 20, 2008.
2006 Kalm, James."All's Fair: an abbreviated commentary on the Armory Show, SCOPE, the LA Art Fair, PULSE, DIVA and Fountain." The Brooklyn Rail, April 2006, p. 31.
Rubinstein, Raphael. "Ben's Spontaneous Mind." Art in America no. 6 (June/July 2006): 162-166, 205.
Smith, Roberta. "The Studio Visit." The New York Times , Friday, March 3, 2006, p. E26.
Volk, Gregory. "Bruce Pearson at Ronald Feldman." Art in America 94, no. 2 (February): 124-125.
2005 "Artnet News." artnet.com, December 28, 2005.
"Bruce Pearson." The New Yorker , October 3, 2005, p. 23.
"Bruce Pearson." Time Out New York Kids , no. 8 (September - October 2005), p. 91.
Heuer, Megan. "Bruce Pearson." ARTnews 104, no. 11 (December 2005): 147.
La Rocco, Ben."Bruce Pearson: Ronald Feldman." The Brooklyn Rail (October 2005): 21.
Martin, Chris. "James Siena in Conversation with Chris Martin." The Brooklyn Rail , November 2005, pp. 16-18.
Moyer, Carrie. "Glistening Slabs." Gay City News, September 22-28, 2005.
Park, Jane. "Gallery of the Week: Ronald Feldman Fine Arts." Columbia Spectator, September 27, 2005.
"Print Workshops / Guide." Art on Paper 9, no. 4 (March/April 2005): 47.
Walentini, Joe. "New York Views: The Danger of Success." Abstract Art Online, October 1, 2005.
2004 Baird, Daniel. "Open House: Working in Brooklyn." The Brooklyn Rail (May 2004): 12-13.
"Endless Love." The New Yorker , February 2, 2004, p. 15.
2003 "Bruce Pearson." The New Yorker , June 16 & 23, 2003, p. 49.
"Bruce Pearson." Time Out New York no. 399, May 22 - May 29, 2003, p. 80.
Cohen, David. "Gallery-Going." The New York Sun , June 5, 2003, p. 15.
"Correction." The New York Sun , June 6-8, 2003, p. 2.
Levin, Kim. "Voice Choices." The Village Voice , May 21-27, 2003, p. 89.
Martin, Chris. "Bruce Pearson with Chris Martin." The Brooklyn Rail (June-July 2003): 21-22.
Rubinstein, Raphael. "8 Painters: New Work." Art in America , no. 11 (November 2003): 130-141.
Wei, Lilly. "Bruce Pearson." ARTnews 108, no. 8 (September 2003): pp.133-4.
2002 Szanto, Andras. "A Business Built on the Hard-to-Sell." The New York Times , October 6, 2002, pp. AR 35, 37.
2001 American Letters and Commentary, no.13, pp. 162-3 (illustrations only).
"Bruce Pearson." The New Yorker, (January 29, 2001): 18.
"Bruce Pearson." The Village Voice, February 6, 2001, p. 94. "Bruce Pearson." The Village Voice, February 6, 2001, p. 94.
Cohen, David. "A Guggenheim on each block." RA Magazine, no. 70 (Spring 2001): 32.
Fremont, Lucy. "Art Fur Art's Sake." Animal Fair 8 (Design Issue 2001): 26-31.
Gomez, Edward M. "Taking the Spirit of Brooklyn on a Florida Vacation." The New York Times, September 16, 2001, pp. AR33, AR36.
Helguera, Pablo. "Bruce Pearson." Tema Celeste XVIII, no. 84 (March-April 2001): 97.
Johnson, Ken."Bruce Pearson." The New York Times, January 12, 2001, p. E50.
Laszlo, Gabe. "The Art of Prophecy at the Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art." Closer, pp. 78-79.
Levin, Kim. "Bruce Pearson." The Village Voice, January 23, 2001, p. 108.
Mills, Michael. "No Sleep Till..." New Times Broward, Palm Beach, October 25-31, p. 39.
Nahas, Dominique. "Brooklyn! True and Through." NY Arts 6, no. 11 (November 2001): 54-55.
Newhall, Edith. "Pelavin." New York Magazine 34, no. 29 (July 30, 2001): 70.
"Pierogi Press." Art On Paper 5, no. 6 (July-August 2001): 19-20.
Russell, Candice. "The Triumph of the Anti-Beautiful." City Link, www.clo-sfl.com, October 31, 2001, p. 75.
Schlesinger, Toni. "Shelter." Village Voice, June 19, 2001, p. 12.
Schmerler, Sarah. "Bruce Pearson." Time Out, no. 278 (January 18-25): 56.
"Sportcult." New York 34, no. 34 (September 10, 2001): 210.
Viveros-Faune, Christian.   "Bruce Pearson." New York Press, January 10-16, 2001, pp.30-31.
Wei, Lilly. "Bruce Pearson." ARTnews 100, no. 6 (June 2001): 132.
 
AWARDS
The Basil H. Alkazzi Award for Excellence in Painting, 2010
Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, 2008
Skowhegan Residency Program for Advanced Visual Arts, June 16- August 18 2001
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Award for Visual Artists, 1997
18th Anniversary Benefit for The Special Performing Arts Festival: Celebrate Brooklyn honored Visual Artist, 1996
 
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
The Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
Corporate Communications Group, Kansas City, KS
Karl Ernst Haus Museum, Hagen, Germany
Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
New York Public Library, New York, NY
Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
The Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio
The Sprint Corporation, Oberlin Park, KS
University Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ