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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:

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

2008                 Edward Cella Art and Architecture, Santa Barbara, CA

                                        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:

2010                Art 1307, 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:


                     
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

                      Los Angeles Times, Thursday, October 30, 1997,
review 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

                                                                                
GALLERY REPRESENTATION:

                      Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
                      http://www.edwardcella.com

                     


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