Exhibitions

Solo and Two-Person Shows

2017
Epiphany, Porch Gallery, w/TBA, Ojai, California

2016
Full Circle, Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, California

2014
Silence, SCIART, Camarillo, California
Rebar, Museum of Ventura County,  Ventura, California
Standing in Boots, w/ Nash Rightmer, WAV, Ventura

2013
Tabula Rasa, 643 Project Space, Ventura
Suite Spot, Ventura Executive Suites

2012
60 @ 60, Ventura, California

2011
Signs, Vita Art Center, Bell Arts Factory, Ventura
Markings II,  B Street Space, Oxnard, California
Markings I,  B Street Space, Oxnard, California

2009
Viva la Vida, Laurel Ventura
Turbulence, w/ Vonder Gray, Gallerie 255, Ventura

2008
Erik ReeL at the Love House, Ventura, California
Beyond Time, Caruso Woods Gallery, Santa Barbara
Quantum Dynamics of Painting, Faculty Club, UCSB

2006
Autochthon and the Burning Bush, Caruso Woods, Santa Barbara

2005
Indonesian Carpet, Caruso Woods, Santa Barbara

2004
Musicians Den, Caruso Woods, Santa Barbara

2003
Night Balcony, Delphine Gallery, Santa Barbara
Erik ReeL: 3 Venues, Santa Barbara Film Commission
Pink Pool, Faculty Club, UC Santa Barbara
Pools and Courtyards, Delphine Gallery, Santa Barbara

2002
Vinland, Delphine Gallery, Santa Barbara
Yaman Rag, Faculty Club, UC Santa Barbara

2001
Retrospective, Faculty Club, UC Santa Barbara
Gardens of the Night, Delphine Gallery, Santa Barbara

2000
Dreams of Paradise, Delphine Gallery, Santa Barbara

1997
Faces, Roy, Santa Barbara, California

1988 – 1996   did not exhibit

1987
Faces, Mazey Hickey Gallery, Seattle

1986
Whatcom County Museum, Bellingham, Washington

1985
Desert Fire, 123 Jackson Street Gallery, Seattle

1984
Testament, Cornish Institute for the Arts, Seattle
Night Voices, with Sue Ann Harkey, Seattle Art Museum
Burning Bush, 123 Jackson Street Gallery, Seattle
Face to Face, with Jimmy Jet, Seattle Pacific University

1983
Kriterion, 123 Jackson Street gallery, Seattle
I Dream the Shattering Price of Wisdom, Ace, Seattle

1982
Warehouse Paintings, Vogue, Seattle

1981
Wall Drawing, and/or, Seattle

1979
Facing Death, Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington
Some Seattle Drawings, and/or, Seattle

1977
A Reading After Robbe-Grillet,  Cabaret Voltaire, Seattle
Paintings, Alexander Sasanoff, Seattle, Washington

1975
Drawings, Alexander Sasanoff, Seattle, Washington

 

Selected Group Shows

c=curated by

2017
From the Collection, Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, California
Contemporary Abstraction, Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, California

2016
Earth, Postmodern, Washington, DC

2015
Out of the Great Wide Open, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara [MCASB]
Retablos for Peace, Museum of Ventura County, Ventura

2014
100 Grand, Sullivan Goss Gallery,  Santa Barbara
Museum of Ventura County, Ventura
Ventura County Arts Council [VCAC], Ventura

2013
100 Grand, Sullivan Goss Gallery, Santa Barbara
In the Detail, SCIART, Camarillo, California
Legacy Collection, Elizabeth Gordon, Santa Barbara
Innocence / Experience, WAV [Working Artists Ventura], Ventura
Art for Peace, Vita Art Center, Bell Arts Factory, Ventura
Inspired by Music, CMH, Ventura

2012
Vita Art Center, Bell Arts Factory, Ventura
Funk Zone Paintings, MichaelKate, Santa Barbara
Seeds, SCIART, Camarillo, California
Undressed, Pistol Productions, Ventura
How Soon is Now? MichaelKate, Santa Barbara
Something Old, Something New, Pistol Productions, Ventura

2011
Vita Art Center, Bell Arts Factory, Ventura, California
Flush, StoneWorks, Ventura, California
Be a Saint, Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura

2010
Vita Art Center, Bell Arts Factory, Ventura
Print Electronico, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Epocha Nueva, Casa Del Mexicano, Santa Paula, California
Have a Heart, Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura
Wide Open, Laurel Ventura, Ventura

2009
California State University Channel Islands Invitational, Ventura
VCAC Selects Ventura’s Best, Ventura
Open, BuenaVentura Artists Association, Ventura
The Door Show, StoneWorks, Ventura
Pieces of Eight, Pistol Productions, Ventura
Group Show, StoneWorks, Ventura
Visage, Roy,  Santa Barbara
Some Like It Hot, Pistol Productions, StoneWorks, Ventura
Museum of Ventura County, Ventura
Artists Union Gallery, Ventura

2008
I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles
Artists Union Gallery, Ventura
Mirror: Self Portrait, c: Paul Benavidas, VCAC, Ventura
BuenaVentura Artists Association, Ventura
Best of Ventura County, VCAC, Ventura
Earth and Sky, Gallerie 255, Ventura
Gay Pride Show, Caruso Woods, Santa Barbara

2007
Rainbow Alliance Show, LGBT Support Network, Ventura
Hot Stuff, Loco Lindo, Ventura
Gay Pride Show, Caruso Woods, Santa Barbara

2006
Elizabeth Edwards, Palm Desert, California
Gallery Artists, Caruso Woods, Santa Barbara

2005
Elizabeth Edwards, Palm Desert, California
Caruso Woods, Santa Barbara, California
Director’s Selections, Art-Pic, Los Angeles

2004
Society of American Graphic Artists [SAGA], New York City
Landscape Unlimited, Chicago, Illinois
17th Parkside National, University of Wisconsin
McNeese State, Univ., c: M. Druit, Sr Curator, Menil, Houston
Signal+Noise, CREATE, Media Art Lab, UCSB
Artlink Contemporary, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Elizabeth Edwards, Palm Desert, California
Buddha Abides, Caruso Woods, Santa Barbara
Montpelier Center for the Arts, Montpelier, Virginia
Las Vegas Center for Art and Design, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2003
Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee
Elizabeth Edwards, Palm Desert, California
Orlando Gallery, Tarzana, California

2002
Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee
Gallery Artists, Delphine Gallery, Santa Barbara
Orlando Gallery, Tarzana, California
Forum-ulations, Contemporary Art Forum, Santa Barbara

2001
Focus on the Forum, Contemporary Art Forum, Santa Barbara
Gallery Artists, Delphine Gallery, Santa Barbara

2000
Artists for World Peace, Pavilion for World Peace, Kobe, Japan
Focus on the Forum, Contemporary Art Forum, Santa Barbara
Artists for World Peace, Karpeles Museum, Santa Barbara
Gallery Artists, Delphine Gallery, Santa Barbara

1985 – 1999   did not participate in group shows

1985
New York, LA, Seattle, Center On Contemporary Art,  Seattle, LA, NY
East-West Dialog, Seattle Art Museum, c: Gene Barto, Brooklyn Museum of Art
Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle

1984
City of Seattle Collects, c: Howard Fox, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle
Night Voices, performance, Seattle Art Museum
Burning Angels, performance, Cornish Institute for the Arts, Seattle
Krakatoa Kriterion, 123 Jackson Street Gallery, Seattle
Sliver Birds, performance,  Poetry Seattle
Burning Angel, performance, Poetry Seattle
Burning Angels, Cabaret Voltaire, Seattle
Gallery Artists,  123 Jackson Street Gallery, Seattle

1983
Gallery Artists, 123 Jackson Street Gallery, Seattle
Screaming Heads, Art Head Gallery, Seattle

1982
Performance, w/ Stuart Demptser, K. Hunt, Seattle
City of Seattle 1% Purchases, Seattle
Splash Heads, Art Head Gallery, Seattle

1980
Chihuly et al., Foster/White Gallery, Seattle

1979
Kodak International, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
8 New Artists, William Traver Gallery, Seattle

1978
6500 x 20, Color Xerox 6500 International, and/or, Seattle
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, Washington
SW King County, Highline Coummunity College, Seattle

1977
International Flux Fest, c: George Maciunas, and/or, Seattle

1976
10th National Drawing Show, c: Wayne Thiebaud, Del Mar Museum, Corpus Christie, Texas

Represented by collections in New York, Berlin, Los Angeles, London, Buenos Aires, Paris, Chicago, Houston, Frankfurt, Hamburg, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Seattle, Indianapolis, San Diego, and Santa Fe [NM]. Public collections include: the Goethe Institute Berlin, Seattle City Light, City of Seattle, Museum of Ventura County, and the Morris Graves Museum of Art.

Born 1952 in Seattle. Lives with his wife Rhonda Hill and maintains a studio north of Los Angeles in Ventura, California.

Erik ReeL painting

Erik ReeL, #1270 Seat of Power, 2009, courtesy private collection