James Weeks

James Weeks
(1922 - 1998)


Light Studio
d. 1965
Oil on canvas
65" x 78½"


Exhibited
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
James Weeks Solo Exhibition
1964

James Weeks (1922 -  1998)

Education, Awards and Teaching

1947  B.A., California School of Fine Arts (CSFA), Hartwell School of Design

1951  Teacher, CSFA, 1948-1951; Studied at Escuela de Pintara y Escultura, Mexico City, Mexico

1952  Recipient, Abraham Rosenberg Fellowship

1958  Part-time Teacher, CSFA

1959  Teacher, Graduate Painting, California College of Arts and Crafts (replaced Richard Diebenkorn)

1960  Teacher, San Francisco Museum of Art

1967  Teacher, UCLA (on faculty with Richard Diebenkorn)

1970  Associate Professor, Boston University

1975  Professor, Boston University Chair, Art Department, Boston University

 

Exhibitions

1985  Hirschl and Adler Modern, New York, NY also in 1988 (solo)

1978  Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (traveled to the Oakland Museum) (solo)

1977  Charles Campbell Gallery, San Francisco, CA also in 1981 (solo)

1971  Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)

1965  San Francisco Museum of Art, San Fransico, CA (solo)

1965  One Hundred Contemporary American Drawings, Museum of Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

1965  Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illionois, Champaign, IL

1965  Selections from the Work of California Artists, Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, TX

1964  Sixty-Seventh Annual American Exhibition; Directions in Contemporary Painting and Sculpture, The Art Institute of Chicago

1964  Seven California Painters, Staempfli Gallery, New York, NY

1964  Pittsburgh International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Art, Carnegie Instutute, Pittsburgh, PA

1964  Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 1970 (solo)

1963  Eighty Second Annual Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1963  Artists West of the Mississippi: The Realistic Image, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado spring, CO

1962  Figure Painting in America, Birminham Museum of Art, Alabama; Some Points of View, '62, Stanford University Art Museum, Stanford, CA

1962  San Francisco Nine, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX

1962  Fourth Winter Invitational, California Palace of the Legion of Honor,

1962  Five Decades of the Figure, State University of Iowa Art Gallery, Iowa City, IA

1961  Faculty Exhibition, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1961  Winter Invitational, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA

1960  Poindexter Gallery, New York, NY also in 1961, 1963, 1965 (solo)

1960  Winter Invitational, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, CA

1958  East-West Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)

1958  Artist Member's Exhibition, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA

1957  Contemporary Bay Area Figurative Painting, Oakland Art Museum, Oakland, CA

1955  "6" Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)

1953  California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA (solo)

1953  72nd Annual Painting and Sculpture Exhibition of the San Francsico Art Association, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco CA

1953  Works by Four Contemporary Artists: Jeremy Anderson, James Weeks, Hassel Smith, Ernest Briggs, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA

1951  California School of Fine Arts Faculty Show, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA

1951  Lucien Labaudt Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA also in 1957(solo)