David Ireland Artist CV

 

Education

1972-74           M.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California

1972-74           Laney College, Oakland, California (plastics technology and printmaking)

1950-53           B.A.A., California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California (industrial design)

1948-50           Western Washington State University, Bellingham, Washington

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2012

Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

2009

Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

2008

Karsten Schubert Gallery, London, England

2006

Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA.

2003-04

David Ireland: A Retrospective, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA; traveled to:

Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA; Sheldon Memorial Art

Gallery and Sculpture Garden, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

2001

David Ireland and Gallery Paule Anglim Contemplate the de Young Museum, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2000

Reflections, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY

Everyday Art, Freedman Gallery, Reading, PA

1998

Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

1997

The Gallery of the American Academy in Rome, Italy

1996

Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Garden, San Francisco, CA

1994

Skellig, Ansel Adams Center for Photography, San Francisco, CA

1993

Installation, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA

Laura Carpenter Fine Art, Sante Fe, New Mexico

1992

Ruth Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

David Ireland/Ann Hamilton, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

1991

You Can’t Make Art by Making Art, Helmhaus, Zurich, Switzerland

Proximities, Damon Brandt Gallery, New York, NY

1990

Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

A Clean Well-Lighted Place for Books, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

1989

Germans Van Eck, New York, NY

The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, PA

1988

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Damon Brandt Gallery, New York, NY

A Decade Documented, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley; University of California at Santa Cruz; University of California at Irvine

1987

Gallery as Place, Adeline Kent Award exhibition. Emmanuel Walter and Atholl McBean

Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1984

New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

1983

American River College Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1982

Installation, Emily Carr College of Art, Vancouver, Canada

1981

Leah Levy Gallery, San Francisco (off-site location)

1980

White Columns Gallery, New York, NY

Libra Gallery, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA

80 Langton Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA (off-site location)

1979

Mr. Gordon’s Birthday Party, action at 500 Capp Street, San Francisco, CA

65 Capp Street, South China Paintings, San Francisco, CA

1978

Exhibition of the Maintenance Action at 500 Capp Street, San Francisco, CA;

Videotape: Mr. Gordon at Lunch, Tony Labat

1976

Restoration of a Portion of the Floor, Wall, and Ceiling of the Main Gallery, Museum of    Conceptual Art, San Francisco, CA

Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA

Calcutta Culture Spa, San Francisco Art Institute Annual, 16th Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015

Retrospective, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

2014

Allegorical Procedures: Bay Area Collage, 1950-Present, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

Summer in Black and White, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

2013

Solid Concept VI, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

Heroes, Carter & Citizen, Los Angeles, CA

Its Surreal Thing: The Temptation of Objects, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE

Editions, Moody Gallery, Houston, TX

2011

Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974–1981, The Museum of Contemporary Art – Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

2010

Altered States: The Collection in Context, DiRosa, Napa, CA

2009

The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860 to 1989, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

California Calling: Works from Santa Barbara Collections, 1948-2008, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

Altered States: The Collection in Context, di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA

2008

Conceptual Art from California, n.b.k., Berlin, Germany

Safe as Houses, Gallery Karsten Schubert, London, England

MATRIX/REDUX, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA

Exact Imagination, Canzani Center Gallery/Bureau for Open Culture at Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH

2007

California College of the Arts Centennial Exhibition Honoring Alumni, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

Spring Show, Dwight Hackett Projects, Santa Fe, NM

2006

Moody Gallery, Houston, TX

2005

Practice Makes Perfect: Bay Area Conceptual Craft, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

David Ireland, Jess, and Al Souza, Moody Gallery, Houston, TX

Solid Concept V, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

2004

The True Artist is an Amazing Luminous Fountain, Kreeger Museum, Washington, DC

Selections from the Permanent Collection, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA

Practice, Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2003   

Capp Street Project Alumnae, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

Solid Concept IV, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

Magic Markers: Objects of Transformation, Des Moines Art Center, De Moines, IA

2002

Sweet Tooth, Copia, Napa, CA

Beyond Preconceptions, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA

2001

Making the Making, Apex Art Curatorial Program, New York, NY

Overhead: Installation and Baker’s Dozen, Julie Baker Fine Art, Grass Valley, CA

Pasadena Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA

2000

Seascape, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Rapture, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

Eccentric Forms and Structures, Microsoft Art Collection, Redmond, WA

1999

Museum Pieces: Bay Area Artists Consider the de Young, San Francisco, CA

Ideas in Things, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA

On the Ball: The Sphere in Contemporary Sculpture, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA

1998

Double Trouble: The Patchett Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego,CA

Affinities and Collections, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA

pFORMative Acts, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1997

The Art Orchestra: A Sculptors’ Ensemble, The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, California

1996

Thinking Print, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

SFAI 125th Anniversary Tribute Show, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California

1994

Solid Concept III, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California

Duchamp’s Leg, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (Travels)

Mapping, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

David Ireland/Annette Messager/Bill Viola, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California

1991

Selections from the Permanent Collection: 1975-1991, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California

1990

In-Site, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Signs of Life, Process and Materials, 1960-1990, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Paradox of Process, collages and assemblage in the permanent collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Constructing a History, works from the permanent collection, Museum of Contemporary Art,

1989

Solid Concept, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

40 Years of Assemblage, travelling exhibition organized by White Gallery, University of    California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

1988

The Home Show, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

Awards in the Visual Arts, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1987

The Right Foot Show, San Francisco Airport Commission, San Francisco, CA

1985

New Furnishings, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

Inspired by Leonardo, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1983

Elegant Miniatures from San Francisco and Kyoto, Japan, Kyoto, Japan, and the San Francisco   Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), San Francisco, CA

1976

Eighteen Bay Area Artists, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

1975

Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, New York, New York, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

 

Public Projects and Commissions

2000    IKEA, Oakland, CA

1999    Big Chair, Lincoln, Nebraska

1996    Addison Gallery, visiting artist’s apartment (function artwork in collaboration with architect Henry Moss and master craftsman John Sirois), Andover, MA

1992    Performance for San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)’s groundbreaking, San Francisco, CA

1990    Pacific Enterprises Corporate Office Installation, First Interstate World Center, Los Angeles, CA

Security Pacific Bank Gallery (collaboration with Frederick Fisher, architect), San Francisco, CA

1998    Collaboration with architect Mark Mack for design and execution of furniture, The Headlands Center for the Arts, Fort Barry, CA

1987    Outdoor sculpture for the Three Rivers Art Festival, Pittsburgh, PA

1987     Light Up- Philadelphia, light schemes for the city of Philadelphia, Fairmont Park Art Association

1986    Artist in Residence, Headlands Center for the Arts, Ft. Barry, CA

1985-87 Newgate, entryway sculpture for the landfill Preservation area, Candlestick Point State Park, San Francisco, CA

1985-88 Functional works in the visitor’s facility of the State Reformatory at Monroe, Washington

1984-85 Jade Garden, A collaboration with Robert Wilhite at Washington Project for the Arts,

Washington, D.C. A functional work serving as an apartment for visiting artists.

 

Awards

1997    American Academy of Art, Rome, Italy

1988    The Englehard Award, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

1987    The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant

Adaline Kent Award, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1983    National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Fellowship grant

1982    Oakland Museum of California, Contemporary Art Council, Artist of the Year Award

1978    National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Fellowship grant

 

Selected Collections

Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York

Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California

Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco

Oakland Museum, Oakland, California

Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, California

Whatcom Museum of Art and History, Bellingham, Washington

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts

University of Californian, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, Utah

Norton Family Foundation

Di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA