Frank Owen

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FRANK OWEN


Born in Kalispell, Montana, 1939


EDUCATION

1968       University of California at Davis, M.A.
1966       University of California at Davis, B.A.
            California State University at Sacramento
            Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015       “Next,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2010       “Raft,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2004       Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2002       “Transformation of Nature,” California State University
2001       Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      Atea Ring Gallery, Westport, New York
2000       Atea Ring Gallery, Westport, New York
1999       Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida
      Richard F. Brush Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York
1998       “Juxtaposition: Paintings from the ‘70s and the ’90s,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Stonework,” Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington
1997       “Collectors’ Choice Exhibition,” Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, Florida
      Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      Atea Ring Gallery, Westport, New York
1995       St. Peter’s Church, New York, New York
1993       Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      Rockville Arts Place, Rockville, Maryland
1991       Francis Colburn Gallery, University of Vermont, Burlington
      Judy Youens Gallery, Houston, Texas
1990       Meyers Fine Arts Gallery, State University of New York, Plattsburg
1988       Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      Iannetti Lanzone Gallery, San Francisco
1987       The Cook Company Gallery, Rancho Cordova, California
1986       Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      Lake Placid Art Center, Lake Placid, New York
1984       Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
1983       Francis Colburn Gallery, University of Vermont, Burlington
      Knoedler Gallery, London, England
1981       Galerie Ninety-Nine, Bay Harbor Islands, Florida
      Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      Wake Forest University, Fine Arts Gallery, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
1977       Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1975       Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
1973       Galerie de Gestlo, Hamburg, Germany
      Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri
      Madison Art Center, Wisconsin
      Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
1972       Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
      The New Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
1971       French & Co., New York
      Joseph Helman Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri
1968       University of California at Davis
1976       E.B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, California


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016       “Ways and Means: a new look at process and materials in art,” 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, New York
2014       “Summer,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2013-14       ”Winter Blues,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2013       “Abstract, adj.: Expressing a quality apart from an object,” Selby Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida
      “Color: The Splendor Of,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2012-13       “Forty Years,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2011       “Black and White,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “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
2007       “Flying the Coop,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2006       “Circles,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Drawing the Line,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2005       “Elusive Surface,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2004       “Summertime,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2003       “Black & White,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Concepts,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Landscape: Unique Views,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Waterscape,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2002       “Celebrating 30 Years,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Pilot Hill Collection,” E.B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, California
      “Real(ist) Men,” Selby Gallery, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida
      “Summer,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Thirty Years,” Nancy hoffman Gallery, New York
2001-02       “Collector’s Show,” Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
2001       “I Love New York,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Self Made Men,” DC Moore Gallery, New York
2000       “The Creative Surround: The Framed Image,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Faculty Exhibition,” Francis Colburn Gallery, University of Vermont, Burlington
1999-2000       “The Art of Collecting,” Flint Institute of Arts, Michigan
      “Gateways,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1999       “Reconsidering Nature,” The Richard F. Brush Art Gallery and Permanent Collection, St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York
      “Summer Light,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1998-99       “Red/Green,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1998       “45th Biennial of American Painting,” Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
      “From Diptychs to Polyptychs,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      Atea Ring Gallery, Westport, New York
      “small scale LARGE SCALE,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “25 Years,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1997       “Alumni from California State University at Sacramento,” E.B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento
      “A Dealer’s Vision, Artists from Nancy Hoffman Gallery,” Flanders Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
      “Nancy Hoffman: A Perspective on Art,” Flanders Contemporary Art, Minneapolis
      “Mentors,” Firehouse Gallery, Burlington, Vermont
      Miramar Gallery, Sarasota, Florida
      “UCD Artists,” Rocklin, California
1996-97       “Collector’s Show,” The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
1996       “Messages from the Interior,” Burke Gallery, SUNY Plattsburg Art Museum, New York
      “Messages from the Interior,” Shore Sound Gallery, Cross River, New York
      “Small Scale,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Summer Pleasures, Summer Treasures,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Works on Paper,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1995-96       “Art Faculty Exhibition,” Francis Colburn Gallery, University of Vermont, Burlington
      “Collector’s Choice,” Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, Florida
      “Messages from the Interior,” Burke Gallery, SUNY Plattsburg Art Museum, New York; Rathbone Gallery, Sage Junior College, Albany, New York
      “Selected Works in the Marble Court,” Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington
      “Protective Covering,” Francis Colburn Gallery, University of Vermont, Burlington
1994-95       “Collector’s Exhibition,” The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
      “Tandem Press: Five Years,” The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio; Cedar Rapids Museum, Iowa; Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison, Wisconsin; The Parrish Art Museum. Southampton, New York
1994       “Art as Healing,” University of California Davis, School of Medicine, Gallery K, Sacramento
      “A Bouquet for Juan,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Series and Editions,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1993       “20 Years,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1993-94       “Collector’s Show,” The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
1992       “Centennial Exhibition,” Old Forge Art Center, New York
      “Preview,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Wild Sort of Beauty,” The Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, New York
1991       “Black and White,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Non-Narrative Pictures,” Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
1990-91       “Winter Gold,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1990       “California A to Z and Return,” The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
      Judy Youens Gallery, Houston, Texas
      “79th Annual Exhibition,” Maier Museum of Art, Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, Lynchburg, Virginia
1989       “Artists of the ‘80s: Selected Works from the Maslow collection, Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
      “Geometric Connections: Shape,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Painters in Residence,” Decker Gallery, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore
1988       “An Evening of Contemporary Art at the Bayly,” Bayly Art Museum, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
1987       “New Space, New Work, New York,” The Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
1986-87       “Collector’s Choice,” Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, Florida
1986       “Collectors Gallery XX,” Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio
      “Summer Group Show,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Works on Paper,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1985       “Abstract Variations,” Harcourts Contemporary, San Francisco, California
      “Major New Works,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Not Another Theme Show,” Michael Katz Gallery, New York
      “Past and Present Part II,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Summer Group Show,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1984       “Content,” (film) Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.
      “Faculty Exhibition,” University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
      “Rockefeller Retrospective,” Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
      “Summer Group Show,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1983       “Group Exhibition,” Mississippi Museum Art Gallery, Jackson
      “Major New Works,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Summer Group Show,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1982       “La Noue, Owen, Wofford,” Ohio State University, Columbus
      “Major New Works: Tenth Anniversary Show,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Poons, Owen, Steiner,” Galerie 99, Bay Harbor Islands, Florida
      “Summer Group Show,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Works on Paper,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1981       “Group Show,” McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, Texas
      “LaNoue, Owen & Sullivan,” Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
      “Major New Works,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “New York Gallery Showcase,” Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City
1980       “Major New Works,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1979       “Drawings,” Ben Shahn Gallery, William Paterson College, New Jersey
      “Gallery Artists,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
      “24 x 24,” Max Hutchinson Gallery, New York
1978       “Group Show,” Carol Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
1977       “Collection in Progress,” Moore College of Art, Philadelphia
      “Contemporary Drawing Invitational,” Lake Placid Art Center, New York
      “Gallery Artists,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
      “WORDSWORDS,” Downtown Whitney Museum, New York
1976       “Approaching Painting, Part II,” State University of New York, Buffalo
      “New York Selection,” Fort Wayne Art Museum, Indiana
      “SoHo in Berlin,” Berlin Kunstmuseum, Berlin, Germany
      “24 x 24,” Sarah Lawrence College, New York
1975       “Alumni Exhibition,” California State University at Sacramento
      “Brutton and Herrick Collection,” The Clocktower, New York
      Film “Pursuit,” with Bruce Nauman, shown at Albright-Knox Art Museum, Buffalo, New York; Filmex, Los Angeles; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
      “Gallery Artists,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
1974       “Black as Color,” Reed College Art Gallery, Portland, Oregon
      “Drawings,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
      “15th National Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture,” Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign
      “The Ponderosa Collection,” Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
      “71st American Exhibition,” The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
      “Tight and Loose,” University Art Gallery, State University of New York at Albany and Potsdam
1973       “Gallery Artists,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
      “Prospect ‘73,” Dusseldorf, Germany
      “Six Artists,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
      “Six Painters of the 70’s,” The Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1972       “Drawings,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
      “Four Painters,” Galerie de Gestlo, Hamburg, Germany
      “Gallery Director’s Choice,” La Jolla Museum of Art, California
      “New American Abstract Painting,” Madison Art Center, Wisconsin
      “Paintings on Paper,” Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut
      “Paintings on Paper,” Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
      “Works on Paper,” Glassboro State College, New Jersey
1971       “New Acquisitions,” University of Massachusetts Art Gallery, Amherst
      “New York Survey,” Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
      “Selected Gallery Artists,” French & Co., New York
      “32nd Corcoran Biennial,” The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
      “What’s Happening in SoHo,” University of Maryland Art Gallery
      “Winter Exhibition,” French & Co., New York
1970       “Gallery Artists,” French & Co., New York
      “Some New York Painting,” Gallery Reese Palley, San Francisco
1970-72       “New Work, New York,” American Federation of Arts traveling exhibition
      “Six Young Painters,” School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York
1968       “Group Exhibition,” University of California, Davis
1967-69       “Group Shows,” Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, California
1967       “Kingsley Annual,” E.B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, California
1966       “AIA Invitational,” Belmonte Gallery, Sacramento, California
      “New Art in Philadelphia,” Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
      “13 Views of the West,” Philadelphia Arts Council, Pennsylvania
1965       “Kingsley Annual,” E.B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, California
      “U.C. Davis Sculpture,” Belmonte Gallery, Sacramento, California
1964       “Five Painters,” Yuba College, Chico, California
      “Owen and Pruner,” California State University, Sacramento
1963       “New Talent, Northern California,” University of California at Davis


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Florida
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
E.B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, California
Des Moines Art Center, Iowa
Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison, Wisconsin
Flint Institute of Arts, Michigan
Grinnell College, Iowa
Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Madison Art Center, Wisconsin
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Nelson Art Gallery, University of California, Davis
Oberlin College, Ohio
State University of New York, Plattsburg
The St. Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Webster College, St. Louis, Missouri
Frederick R. Weisman Foundation of Art, Los Angeles
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut


AWARDS

2010       Barnett and Annalee Newman Foundation Grant-award
2001-02       Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Vermont
1993-94       Faculty Development Grant, University of Vermont
1989-90       National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1978-79       National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1967-68       University of California Regent’s Fellowship, 1967-68


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2002-present       Professor, University of Vermont, Burlington
1999-2002       Associate Professor, Art, University of Vermont, Burlington
1993-98       Assistant Professor, Art, University of Vermont, Burlington
1991-93       Lecturer, University of Vermont, Burlington
1984       Visiting Artist, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
1982-83       Visiting Lecturer, University of Vermont, Burlington
1981       Visiting Artist, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond
1978       Lecturer, San Francisco Art Institute, Summer Session
1970-80       Instructor, School of Visual Arts, New York
1967-68       Lecturer, California State University at Sacramento
1966       Lecturer, University of California at Davis