Shows

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Selected Solo Shows

2016       Full Circle, Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA *
2014       Silence, SCIART, Camarillo, CA
2014       Rebar, Museum of Ventura County,  CA
2013       Tabula Rasa, 643 Project Space, Ventura, CA *
2011       Markings, B Street Project Space, Oxnard, CA
2009       Viva la Vida, Laurel Ventura, CA *
2008       Caruso Woods, Santa Barbara, CA
2006       Caruso Woods, Santa Barbara, CA
2005       Caruso Woods, Santa Barbara, CA
2004       Caruso Woods, Santa Barbara, CA
2003       Santa Barbara Film Commission, CA
2003       Delphine, Santa Barbara, CA
2003       Delphine, Santa Barbara, CA
2002       Delphine, Santa Barbara, CA
2002       Faculty Club, University of California, Santa Barbara *
2001        Faculty Club, University of California, Santa Barbara
2001        Delphine, Santa Barbara, CA
2000        Delphine, Santa Barbara, CA
1988-99  did not exhibit
1987         Mazey Hickey, Seattle, WA
1986         Whatcom County Museum, Bellingham, WA
1985        123 Jackson Street Gallery, Seattle, WA
1984        123 Jackson Street Gallery, Seattle, WA
1984        Cornish Institute for Allied Arts, Seattle, WA
1981         and/or, Seattle, WA
1979         and/or, Seattle, WA
1979        Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
1977        Alexander Sasanoff, Seattle, WA
1975        Alexander Sasanoff, Seattle, WA


Selected Group Shows

2017        CICA Museum, Seoul, South Korea
2017       World Without Walls, Porch, Ojai, CA
2017        From the Collection, Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA
2017        Contemporary Abstraction, Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, CA
2016        For the Earth, Postmodern, Washington, DC *
2015        Out of the Great Wide Open, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, CA
2015        Retablos for Peace, Museum of Ventura County, CA
2014        Standing in Boots, with Nash Rightmer, WAV, Ventura, CA
2014        Museum of Ventura County, Ventura, CA
2014        Sullivan Goss,  Santa Barbara, CA
2013        Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, CA
2012        SCIART, Camarillo, CA
2011        Vita Art Center, Bell Arts Factory, Ventura, CA
2010        Print Electronico, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2010        Epocha Nueva, Casa Del Mexicano, Santa Paula, CA
2009       Turbulence, with Vonder Gray, 255 Laurel, Ventura, CA
2009       Cal State University Channel Islands Invitational, CA
2009        Pistol Productions, Ventura, CA
2009        Museum of Ventura County, Ventura, CA
2008        I-5, Los Angeles, CA
2008        Earth and Sky, 255 Laurel, Ventura, CA
2008        Gay Pride, Caruso Woods, Santa Barbara, CA
2007        Gay Pride, Caruso Woods, Santa Barbara, CA
2007        Rainbow Alliance, LGBTQ Support Network, Ventura, CA
2006        Elizabeth Edwards, Palm Desert, CA
2005        Elizabeth Edwards, Palm Desert, CA
2004        Society of American Graphic Artists, New York, NY *
2004        University of Wisconsin, WS *
2004        McNeese State U, c: M. Druit, Senior Curator, Menil Collection, Houston, LA
2004        Signal+Noise, CREATE, Media Art Lab, University of California, Santa Barbara
2004        Montpelier Center for the Arts, Montpelier, VI
2004        Las Vegas Center for Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM
2004        Artlink Contemporary, Fort Wayne, IN
2004        Landscape Unlimited, Chicago, IL
2004        Elizabeth Edwards, Palm Desert, CA
2003        Elizabeth Edwards, Palm Desert, CA
2003        Linda Moore, San Diego, CA
2003        Lisa Kurts, Memphis, TN
2002        Lisa Kurts, Memphis, TN
2002        Contemporary Art Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
2001         Contemporary Art Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
2000        Contemporary Art Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
2000        Artists for World Peace, Pavilion for World Peace, Kobe, Japan
2000        Artists for World Peace, Karpeles Museum, Santa Barbara, CA
1986-99  did not exhibit in group shows
1985        New York, LA, Seattle, Center on Contemporary Art, New York, NY
1985        New York, LA, Seattle, Center on Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
1985        New York, LA, Seattle, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
1985        East-West Dialog, Seattle Art Museum, c: Gene Barto, Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY
1985        Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1984        City of Seattle Collects, c: Howard Fox, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
1984        Face to Face, with Jimmy Jet, Seattle Pacific University, WA
1984        Burning Angels, performance, Cornish Institute for the Arts, Seattle, WA
1984        A Reading After Robbe-Grillet, performance, Poetry Seattle, WA
1984        Silver Birds, performance, Seattle Art Museum Pavilion, WA
1984        Night Mind, performance w/Sue Ann Harkey, Seattle Art Museum, WA
1983        Jackson Street Gallery, Seattle, WA
1982        Performance, w/ Stuart Dempster, K. Hunt, Seattle, WA
1980        Chihuly et al., Foster/White, Seattle, WA
1979        William Traver, Seattle, WA
1979        Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1978        6500 x 20 International, Seattle, WA
1978        Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
1977        International Flux Fest, c: George Maciunas,  Seattle, WA
1976        10th National Drawing Show, c: W. Thiebaud, Del Mar Museum, Corpus Christie, TX

1952        born in Seattle.

Erik ReeL is a post-contemporary artist addressing issues related to mark-making and signification.  His work is represented by collections in New York,  Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Paris, Buenos Aires, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Chicago, Houston, San Francisco, Oakland, Minneapolis, Seattle, Indianapolis,  San Diego, Santa Barbara,  and Santa Fe [NM].  Public collections include Seattle City Light, the Museum of Ventura County, City of Seattle, and the Morris Graves Museum of Art.

43 solo exhibitions
14 museum shows
165 total exhibitions
not including 8 performance art pieces  [2 in museum settings, 1 at Washington Hall, Seattle]

Erik ReeL painting

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