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Erik ReeL

Biography

1952 Born in Seattle, US
Lives and works in Portland, Oregon, US.

Education

1975  Bachelor of Art,  summa cum laude, University of Washington, Seattle
1974  University of California, Berkeley
1971-73 Whitman College, Washington

Individual Exhibitions

2018  Zero Point, GraySpace, Santa Barbara, US

2016  Full Circle, Morris Graves Museum of Art,  Eureka, US  (cat.)

2014  Silence, SCIART, Camarillo, California, US

2014  Rebar, Museum of Ventura County, California, US

2013  Tabula Rasa, 643 Project Space, Ventura, US (cat.)

2011  Markings, B Street Project Space, Oxnard, California, US

2009  Viva la Vida, Laurel Ventura Gallery, Ventura, California, US

2008  Quantum Dynamics of Painting, University of California Santa Barbara, Faculty Club, US (cat.)

2008  New Paintings, Caruso Woods Gallery, Santa Barbara, US

2006  Autochthon, Caruso Woods Gallery, Santa Barbara, US

2005  Caruso Woods Gallery, Santa Barbara, US

2004  Caruso Woods Gallery, Santa Barbara, US

2002  Yaman Rag, University of California Santa Barbara, Faculty Club, US

1987  Mazey Hickey Gallery, Seattle, US

1986  Whatcom County Museum, Bellingham, US

1985  Painting, 123 Jackson Street Gallery, Seattle, US

1984  New Paintings, 123 Jackson Street Gallery, Seattle, US

1984  Testament, Cornish Institute for Allied Arts, Seattle, US

1981  Wall Drawing, and/or, Seattle, US

1979  Wall Drawing, and/or, Seattle, US

1979  Facing Death, Evergreen State College,  Olympia, US

1977  Paintings, Alexander Sasanoff, Seattle, US

1975  Drawings, Alexander Sasanoff, Seattle, US

 

Collective Exhibitions

2018  Butler Institute for American Art, Youngstown, US

2017   Czong Institute of Contemporary Art, CICA Museum, Seoul, KR

2017  From the Collection, Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, California, US

2017  Objects of Impossibility: Contemporary Abstraction, Sullivan Goss Gallery, Santa Barbara, US

2016  For the Earth, Postmodern, Washington, DC, US (cat.)

2015  Out of the Great Wide Open, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara, US

2014  Standing in Boots, with Nash Rightmer, WAV, Ventura, California, US

2014  Museum of Ventura County, Ventura, California, US

2013  Sullivan Goss Gallery,  Santa Barbara, US

2010  Print Electronico, Buenos Aires, AR

2010  Epocha Nueva, Casa Del Mexicano, Santa Paula, US

2009  Turbulence, with Vonder Gray, 251 Laurel Gallery, Ventura, US

2009  Museum of Ventura County, Ventura, US

2008  I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, US

2008  Gay Pride Show, Caruso Woods Gallery, Santa Barbara, US

2007  Rainbow Alliance, LGBT Support Network, Ventura, US

2007  Gay Pride Show, Caruso Woods Gallery, Santa Barbara, US

2006  Gay Pride Show, Caruso Woods Gallery, Santa Barbara, US

2004  71st SAGA Annual Print Show, Society of American Graphic Artists, New York, US (cat.)

2004  17th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin, US (cat.)

2004  17th Annual McNeese State National Works on Paper, Matthew Pruit, Menil Collection, curator, McNeese State University, Lousiana, US

2004  Montpelier Center for the Arts, Montpelier, Virginia, US

2004  Artlink Contemporary, Fort Wayne, Indiana, US

2004  Las Vegas Center for Art and Design, Santa Fe, New Mexico, US

2004  Landscape Unlimited, Chicago, US

2004  Signal+Noise, CREATE + Media Art Lab,  University of California, Santa Barbara, US

2003  Elizabeth Edwards Gallery, Palm Desert, California, US

2003  Linda Moore Gallery, San Diego, US

2002  Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, US

2000  Artists for World Peace, Pavilion for World Peace,  Kobe, JP

1985  New York, LA, Seattle, Center on Contemporary Art [COCA}, Seattle, traveled to Los Angeles and New York, US

1984  City of Seattle Collects, Seattle Art Museum Pavilion, Howard Fox, LACMA, curator, Seattle, US

1984  Burning Angels, performance, Cornish Institute for the Arts,  Seattle, US

1984  Face to Face, with Jimmy Jet, Seattle Pacific University, US

1984  Seattle Art Museum Pavilion, Silver Birds, performance w/ Sue Ann Harkey, Seattle, US

1984  Seattle Art Museum, Night Mind, performance w/ Sue Ann Harkey, WA

1984  Poetry Seattle, A Reading After Robbe-Grillet, performance w/ K. Hunt, Seattle, US

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

1979  William Traver Gallery, Seattle, US

1979  Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, US

1978  6500 x 20 International Color Xerox Invitational, and/or,  Seattle, US

1978  Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, US

1977  International Flux Fest, and/or, George Maciunas curator, Seattle, US

1976  Drawing, Del Mar Museum, Wayne Thiebaud curator, Corpus Christie, Texas, US

 

Collections

Represented in private collections based in Buenos Aires, Berlin, Chicago, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hamburg,  Houston, Indianapolis, London, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Oakland, Paris, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, San Diego, Santa Fe [NM], Seattle, and Seoul.

Public collections include the Morris Graves Museum of Art, Seattle City Light, the City of Seattle, the Goethe Institute, and the Museum of Ventura County.