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RICHARD ABER


P.O. BOX 124 

SUMMERLAND,

CALIFORNIA  93067

PHONE/ FAX: (805) 969-7345

E- MAIL: info@richardaber.com

BORN:
        Los Angeles,1948


EDUCATION:


1969                A.A. Photography, Orange Coast College, CA

1972                B.A. Sculpture, California State University Fullerton

1974                M.A. Sculpture, California State University Fullerton


SELECTED ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

2014                 The Arts Fund, Santa Barbara, CA
                        The Carbon Paintings

2009                 The Arts Fund, Santa Barbara, CA
                        Namadic Sculpture
              
                        LA Artcore, Los Angeles
                        Wall Works

2008                 Edward Cella Art and Architecture, Santa Barbara,

1998                 Manne Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

1989                 Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York
 
1986-7              Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

1975-6              Vanguard Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2014                 Art 1307 Villa Donato, Naples, Italy
                        Magnifica Anni 7

2013                 The Arts Fund, Santa Barbara, CA
 
                      A Formal Affair: Art-Making in Black & White

2010                 Art 1307 Villa Donato, Naples, Italy
                        Latitude 34-40

                        Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
                        Visionaries: Contemporary Art From Santa Barbara's
                        Private Collections

2008                 Edward Cella Art+Architecture, Santa Barbara,CA
                        Curiosities               

2007                 Jane Deering Gallery, Montecito, CA
                        Other Visions+Other Strategies
                      
                        University Art Gallery, California Polytechnic State University,
                        San  Luis  Obispo, CA
                        The Berry Berkus And Family Collection
                   
                        Jane Deering Gallery, Boston, MA
                        Formalism?
                      
                        East/West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
                        SB/ART: The View From Here
                     
2006                 Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
                        The Berry Berkus and Family Art Collection

2005                 Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
                        The Figure Obscured

2002                 R.B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, CA

2001                 The Art Fund, Santa Barbara, CA
                        The Canvas Project

                       
Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
                        Out of Line

1998                 Manne Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
                        Sculptural Works

1997                 Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, CA
                        Multiplicities

                       
Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
                        Abstractions: New Work From Santa Barbara

                       
Ventura College Art Gallery, Ventura, CA
                        Richard Aber: Sculpture/Jane Bergunder: Drawing

                       
The Living Room, Santa Monica, CA

1991                 Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, CA
                        Active Presences

                      
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
                       Santa Barbara Artists 1

1990                University Art Museum, Santa Barbara, CA
                       Contemporary Sculpture: The Berkus Collection

1989                Galerie Marie-Louise Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland
                       Richard Aber/Mel Kendrick/Gregory Amenoff/
                       David Story/Bernd Naber

1988                Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York
                       Aber/brickhouse/Dvortcsak

1987                Grey Gallery, New York University
                       Santa Barbara Sites

1986                Gallery poisson Rouge, Praz, Switzerland
                       Monotypes From the Garner Tullis Workshop

                       Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Venice, CA
                       The Unique Print

1985                Santa Barbara Museum Of Art
                       Inaugural Exhibition Of The Park Wing

                      
Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
                       Gallery Artists

1983                Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
                       Black On Black

                       Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
                       4 Sculptors: Aber/Arnoldi/Scanga/Surls

1982                Japanese-American Cultural Center, Los Angeles
                       An Artist Living Space

                      
Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, Claremont, CA
                       Contemporary Triptychs

1981                Ohio State University, Columbus, Oh
                       Artist As Architect/Architect As Artist

1980                Santa Barbara Museum Of Art
                       Art Since 1950

1978                Santa Barbara Museum of Art
                       Aber/Edge/Fine

1976                Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
                       Aber/Buchanan/Holste

1975                Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
                       5 Galleries of Orange County

1971-2             Design West, Los Angeles, CA

1966                Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA


AWARDS:


1981               Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, DC
                      Honorable Mention

1980               National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship


SELECTED COLLECTIONS;


                      Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA

                      California State University, Fullerton, CA

                      Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

                      Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA

                      University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

                      Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA

                      Esther Grether Collection, Basel, Switzerland

                      Neutrogena Corporation, Los Angeles, CA

                      Berkus Collection, Santa Barbara, CA

                      Falk Collection, Santa Ana, CA

                      Klausner Collection, San Francisco, CA

                      United States Department of State

                      University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC


BIBLIOGRAPHY:
                     

                      Casa Magazine, January 3, 2014, "The Carbon Paintings of Richard Aber"
                       by Kerry Methner
                     
                      Santa Barbara Independent, January 14, 2014, "Richard Aber and Lockwood de Forest"
             
        by Charles Donelan
                     

                      News-Press, January 17, 2014, "Carbon Thumbprints", by Josef Woodard

                     
Design 360, Concept and Design Magazine, Sandu Publishing CO.,
                      Limited (Hong Kong), Vol. 21, 2009/05
                      "Vision, Tomoko Azumi, Japan, Richard Aber,USA

                     
                      Los Angeles Times, Thursday, October 30, 1997, review by Josef Woodard
                     
                      Art in America, June 1989, review by Walter Thompson

                      Art Week, March 20,1982, review by Niel Menzies

                     
Los Angeles Times, September 1976, review by William Wilson

                    

                     
                    

                                                                                
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