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Born 1927 in Madrid, NE. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

EDUCATION

1955-1956                               
Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA

1953-1954                               
Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED SOLO / TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

(* indicates a publication)

2017                         
Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angles, CA (forthcoming)

2013                         
Crosses, Figures, Spears, Torques, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010                         
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2008                        
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2007                        
Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2006                        
Holter Museum, Helena, MT

2005                        
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 2004                       
Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery at the University of Nevada, Reno, NV
Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY

2002                        
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2000                        
*Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL

1999                        
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1998                         
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL

1997                         
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1995                         
Habatat/Shaw Gallery, Pontiac, MI
Perimiter Gallery, Chicago, IL

1994                         
Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1993                         
Garth Clark Gallery, New York, NY

1992                         
Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1991                         
Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1990                        
Garth Clark Gallery, New York, NY

1987                         
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1986                         
L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA

1982                         
The Boise Gallery of Art, Boise, ID

1981                          
Max Hutchinson Gallery, New York, NY

1979                         
California State University at Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN
Wright State University, Dayton, OH
University of Nevada at Reno, Reno, NV

1978                         
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
University Art Museum at the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

1976                         
Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1974                         
Pasadena Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA

1966                        
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1963                         
Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1961                         
Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1960                        
Pasadena Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA

1959                         
Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1957                         
Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Oregon Ceramic Studio, Portland, OR

1956                         
Gump’s Gallery, San Francisco, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

(* indicates a publication)

2014                         
The Anderson Collection, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
FIRE!, curated by de Pury, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY
*The Avant-Garde Collection, Orange County Museum or Art, Newport Beach, CA
*2014 Whitney Biennial, curated by Stuart Comer, Anthony Elms, and Michelle Grabner, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Best Kept Secret: The Scripps College Ceramic Collection, curated by Kirk Delman, organized by The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA

2013                         
*GRAPEVINE~, curated by Ricky Swallow, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012                         
*Clay’s Tectonic Shift: John Mason, Ken Price and Peter Voulkos, 1956-1968, The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

2011                          
*Civic Virtue: The Impact of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery and the Watts Towers Arts Center, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery and Watts Towers Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA
*Best Kept Secret: UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California 1964-1971, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna, CA

2009                        
*Innovation & Change: The Ceramics Collections at Arizona State University Art Museum, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL; Wichita Art Museum,Wichita, KS; Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, FL; Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC

2008                        
*Innovation & Change: The Ceramics Collections at Arizona State University Art Museum, The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR; J. Wayne Stark Gallery, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM; The Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND; Las Cruces
Museum of Fine Art & Culture, Las Cruces, NM

2007                        
*Innovation & Change: The Ceramics Collections at Arizona State University Art Museum, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN

2006                        
*Otis: Nine Decades of Los Angeles Art, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA

2004                        
*Ceramic Annual 2004: Scripps College 60th Ceramic Exhibition, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

2001                         
*Color and Fire: Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics, 1950-2000, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO; The Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, Tucson, AZ; Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

2000                        
*Color and Fire: Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics, 1950-2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1999                        
*The Museum: Highlights from the Collection and Archives of the Pasadena Art Museum, Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA

1996                        
Generations: The Lineage of Influence in Bay Area Art, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
Masterworks, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Six From California, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1994                         
Current Trends in Ceramics, Aichi Prefectural Ceramic Museum, Asahi Shimbun, Japan
*Revolution in Clay: The Marer Collection of Contemporary Ceramics, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
Otis Then and Now, Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
KPMG Peat Marwick Collection of American Craft, Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

1993                         
The Anne Davis Collection: Contemporary British and American Clay, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX

1992                         
The 1992 International Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramic Art, National Museum of History, Republic of China, Taipei, Taiwan
Five by Seven, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery of the New York State College of Ceramics Alfred University, Alfred, NY

1991                         
Keepers of the Kiln: Seven Contemporary Ceramic Artists, Smith Kramer, Kansas City, MO
48th Scripps Ceramic Annual, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

1989                         
Craft Today USA, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
Mira Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO

1988                         
East West Contemporary Ceramic, Art Center of Korean Culture and Arts Foundation, Washington, DC

1987                         
American Ceramics Now: The 27th Ceramic National Convention, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
The Eloquent Object, Philbrook Art Museum, Tulsa, OK

1986                         
Craft Today-Poetry of the Physical, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
*Pacific Connections, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA; University Art Gallery, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA; University Art Collections, Matthews Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA

1985                         
*Pacific Connections, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Clay, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH

1984                         
The First Show: Painting and Sculpture From Eight Collections, 1940-1980, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
The 20th Century: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
*Art in Clay, curated by Betty Warner Sheinbaum, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA
*Earth and Fire: The Marer Collection of Contemporary Ceramics, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

1982                         
100 Years of California Sculpture, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

1981                          
Ceramic Sculpture: Six Artists, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

1979                         
A Century of Ceramics in the United States: 1878-1978, Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY, and Renwick Gallery, WA

1978-1979             
*4 Artists 16 Projects, A Cooperative Workshop/Exhibitions Program, California State University, Long Beach, CA; University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN; Wright State University, Dayton, OH

1977                         
The Foundations of Clay, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
California Painting and Sculpture: The Modern Era, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
American Artists: A New Decade, The Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX
The Last Time I Saw Ferus 1965-1975, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA

1976                         
*200 Years of American Sculpture, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

1975                         
University of California, Irvine, 1965-75, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA

1974                         
Public Sculpture Urban Environment, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

1973                         
1973 Biennial Exhibition: Contemporary American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
*Sculpture Off the Pedestal, Grand Rapids Museum of Art, Grand Rapids, MI

1972                         
The XXVII Ceramic Art 1962-1972, Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY
A Decade of Ceramic Art 1962-1972, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
West Coast Art From the Permanent Collection, Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA
*Contemporary Ceramic Art – Canada, USA, Mexico and Japan, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

1971                          
Contemporary Ceramic Art: The United States, Canada, Mexico and Japan, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan

1969                        
Kompas 4, Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands West Coast 1945-1969, Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA

1968                         
Late Fifties at the Ferus, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1967                         
Ceramic Sculpture, Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Acquisitions, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY
American Sculpture of the Sixties, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1966                        
Ceramic Arts – USA, Skokie, IL and the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

1964                         
International Ceramic Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan

1964                         
Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
New York World’s Fair, New York, NY

1963                         
La Jolla Museum Invitational, La Jolla, CA
Kaiser center Sculpture Exhibition, Oakland, CA

1962                         
International Ceramic Exhibition, National Museum of Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Pacific Coast Invitational, Santa Barbara Art Museum, Santa Barbara, CA
Art of Southern California XII: Sculpture, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
Fifty California Artists, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
The Artist and His Environment, Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Forth Worth, TX
Adventures in Art, Seattle World’s Fair, Seattle, WA

Third International Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics, Prague, Czechoslovakia

1960                        
West Coast Bi-annual Sculpture Exhibition, Santa Barbara Museum, Santa Barbara, CA

1959                         
Los Angeles Annual, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Art in Architecture, Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA
International Ceramic Exhibition, Osten, Belgium

1957                         
Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1956                         
Syracuse National
, Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY