Rupert Deese

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RUPERT DEESE


Born in Upland, California, 1952


EDUCATION

1976 University of California at Santa Barbara, M.F.A.
1974 University of California at Santa Barbara, B.A.
1994 Artist-in-Residence, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 “Array 1000,” Project Space, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2007 “Full Circle: Prints from Manneken Press,” Reese Bullen Gallery, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California; traveling to Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, Texas; Diboll Art Gallery, Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana
Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2004 Compact Gallery, San Luis Obispo, California
Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2003 Project Space, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2001 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“On the Wall,” Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles
1999 “Rupert Deese: Recent Prints,” Project Space, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1997 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1994-95 The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas
1991 “Southern Sierra Nevada Rivers: preparatory studies from geological and geographical information,” Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
1990 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1986 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1981 Cuesta College Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo, California
1980 San Luis Obispo Art Center, California
1976 Art Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 “Tiny Treasures,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2015 “In the Pink,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2014-15 “Cutout/Decoupage,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2014 “Summer,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2013-14 ”Winter Blues,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2013 “Color: The Splendor Of,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2012-13 “Forty Years,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2011 Summer, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2010-11 “All That Glitters,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2010 “Summer,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2009 Summer Group Exhibition, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
Spatial Shifts,” Jay Shinn + Rupert Deese, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2008 “Groundwork,” David Patton Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
“To Infinity and Beyond, Mathematics in Contemporary Art,” The Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York
2007-08 “Visions,” Selections from the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary Drawings, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock; Naples Museum of Art, Florida
2006 “Circles,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Drawing the Line,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2005-06 “New Prints 2005/Autumn, International Print Center, New York; Columbia College, Chicago
2005 “All in the Family (NY Edition)” Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
2004 “Summertime,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2003 “Landscape: Unique Views,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Waterscape,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2002 Art in Embassies Program, United States Department of State, Ambassador to South Korea official residence
“Celebrating 30 Years,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Summer,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2001-02 “Collector’s Show,” The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
“I Love New York,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1999-2000 “Gateways,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1998 “Artists in Collaboration with Art Resources Transfer, New York,” The Vedanta Gallery, Chicago
“Conversation Project,” A.R.T., New York
“From Diptychs to Polyptychs,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“From Exploration to Conservation: Picturing the Sierra Nevada,” Nevada Museum of Art, Reno
“small scale LARGE SCALE,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“25 Years,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1997 “Aerial Perspectives: Imagination, Reality and Abstraction,” DC Moore Gallery, New York
“Off the Wall,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Summer Shimmer,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1995 “Irrational Landscapes,” University Art Museum, State University of New York at Binghamton; American Academy of Sciences, New York
1994 “Series and Editions,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1993 “Black, White and Summer Sand,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“20 Years,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1992 “Preview,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1991 “Black and White,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1990 “Buckminster Fuller: Harmonizing Art, Nature, Humanity and Technology,” Blum Art Institute, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
1989 “Geometric Connections: Shape,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Summer Pleasures: Water,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1988 “Geometric Connections,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1987 “Diamonds Are Forever,” New York State Museum, Albany, New York.  Traveling to: Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland; Chicago Public Library and Cultural Center, Illinois; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; Museum of Art and History, San Juan, Puerto Rico; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas: New York Public Library; Norton Gallery, West Palm Beach, Florida; Oakland Museum, California; Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City
1986 “A View of Nature,” Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut
“Works on Paper,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1985 “Summer Pleasures,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Winter Solstice,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1982 “Model Citizens Against Post-Modernism,” Express Gallery, New York, New York
1981-82 “Texas Fine Arts Association National Exhibition,” Texas
1981 “California Watercolor and Drawing,” Eureka
“Group Show,” Space Gallery, Los Angeles
1978 “Clay from Molds: Multiples, Altered Castings, Combinations,” Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
1976 “Graduate Show,” Main Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara
“Ink and Clay IV,” California Polytechnic University, Pomona
1975 “California Crafts IX,” Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento
“Graduate Show,” Main Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara
“Pottery V,” California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
1974 UCEN Gallery, University of California, San Diego
1972 Cluster Gallery, University of California, San Diego
University Galleries, University of California, San Diego


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1995 Designer of Curriculum, Chinati Foundation Summer Art School, Marfa, Texas
1994 Lecturer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
1994 Adjunct Associate Professor, New York Institute of Technology
1977-81 Instructor, Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, California


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno


PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Dow Jones, New Jersey
Neiman-Marcus
Prudential, New Jersey
AXA, New York