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James Melchert
(b. 1930)


Alternative Currents
d. 1985
Tile Artwork
48" x 48"


Provenance
Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA.
Fuller Goldeen, Gallery,
San Francisco

JAMES MELCHERT (b. 1930)

 

Education

1952 Princeton University A.B.

1957 University of Chicago M.F.A.

1961 University of California, Berkeley M.A.

 

Academic Appointments

1961-65 San Francisco Art Institute

1965-92 University of California, Berkeley

 

Non-Academic Appointments

1977-81 National Endowment for the Arts Director, Visual Arts Program

1984-88 American Academy in Rome, Director

 

Awards

1964 Louis Comfort Tiffany Fellowship

1970 Adeline Kent Award, San Francisco Art Institute

1978 Honorary Fellow, NCECA

1984 Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degree, San Francisco Art Institute

1988 Honorary Fellow of the American Craft Council

1993 Citation for Distinguished Service in the Visual Arts, National Association of Schools of Art and Design;Honorary Doctor of Fine Art Degree, Maryland Institute, College of Art 

1998 Visiting Artist, European Ceramics Work Centre, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands; Regis Master Series, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis Institute of Arts

2000 Keynote Speaker, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

 

Exhibitions

2011 Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)

2010 Local Treasures: Six Extraordinary Artists, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

2008 Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA (Solo Exhibition)

2007 Eye Sites: Jim Melchert, paul kotula projects, Ferndale, MI (Solo Exhibition)

2005 Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA (Solo Exhibition)

2004 Tate Modern, Liverpoole, ENGLAND

2003 Columbus College of Art & Design, OH

2003 Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA; Revolution, Ferndale, MI (Solo Exhibition)

2002 Bay Area Center for the Consolidated Arts, Berkeley, CA (Solo Exhibition)

2002 Kansas City Art Institute, H & R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO; The Work Space, New York, NY; Yerba Buena Center, San Francisco; The Drawing Center, New York, NY

2001 National Museum of American Art, Washington DC;Kemper Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO; World Ceramic Biennale, Ichon, Korea; Tucson Museum of Art, Arizona

2001 Revolution, Detroit; Franklin Parrish Gallery, New York (Solo Exhibition)

2000 Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2000 Howard Yezerski, Boston (Solo Exhibition)

1999 Revolution, Detroit; Robert Mondavi Winery, Oakville, CA (Solo Exhibition)

1999 Revolution/NY, New York; Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI; Haas Fine Art Center, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

1998 Center Gallery, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit

1998 Revolution, Detroit (Solo Exhibition)

1997 Garth Clark Gallery, New YorK; paul kotula projects, Detroit; California College of Art and Crafts, Oliver Art Center; Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis; Las Vegas Art Museum

1996 Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco; Nancy Margolis, New York; Tullie House Museum, touring throughout the UK through 1998

1996 Jernigan Wicker Fine Arts, San Francisco (Solo Exhibition)

1995 Revolution, Detroit; Jernigan Wicker Fine Arts, San Francisco (Solo Exhibition)

1995 Chicago Art Institute, Betty Rymer Gallery

1994 California Crafts Museum, San Francisco; Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock

1994 Revolution, Detroit (Solo Exhibition)

1993 Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco

1992 Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia (Solo Exhibition)

1991 Holly Solomon Gallery, New York (Solo Exhibition)

1991 The Drawing Center, New York; Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco

1989 College of Notre Dame, Belmont (Solo Exhibition)

1984 Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco (Solo Exhibition)

1981 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco (Solo Exhibition)

1978 Gallerie Fignal, Amsterdam (Solo Exhibition)

1977 National Museum of American Art, Washington,D.C.; Museum of Contemporary Arts, Chicago

1975 Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco. Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco (Solo Exhibition)

1974 The Biennial, Sidney

1972 National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; Documenta 5, Kassel

1972 Gallery Reese Galley, San Francisco (Solo Exhibition)

1970 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco; Obelisk Gallery, Boston (Solo Exhibition)

1970 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1969 Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; American Museum of American Art, Washington D.C.

1968 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

1968 Gallery 669, Los Angeles (Solo Exhibition)

1966 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1963 Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris