“The Rat Bastard Protective Association.” the Landing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, October 2016 – January 2017.

“Over the Golden Gate, 1960 – 1990.” Tajan ArtStudio, Paris, October 2016. 

“Berkeley Eye: Perspectives on the Collection.” UC Berkeley Art Museum-Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA, July – December 2016. 

“As I Am: Painting in Post-War San Francisco.” Hackett Mill Gallery, SF, April – May 2016.

“As I Am: Painting in Post-War San Francisco.” New York Studio School, New York, NY, February – March 2016.

“Back to Life: Bay Area Figurative Drawings.” Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, October 2015 – May 2016. 

“About Face.” Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, CA, July 18 – August 29, 2015. 

“What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present.” Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY, July 8 – August 14, 2015. 

“Fertile Ground: Art and Community in California.”  Oakland Art Museum, Oakland, CA, September 20, 2014 – April 12, 2015.

“XL: Large-Scale Paintings From the Permanent Collection.” The Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, January 30 – March 29, 2015.

“Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction.” National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., April 18, 2014 – January 11, 2015. (link)

“San Francisco Arts Commission: Bay Area Artists.” SFO Museum, Terminal 2 at the San Francisco International Airport, CA, 2013-ongoing. (exhibition views)

“Closely Considered: Diebenkorn in Berkeley.” Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, September 14 – November 16, 2014. 

“Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World.” Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, PA, 2012-2013.

“Ballet of Heads: The Figure in the Collection.” Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, 2013.

“Viva la Raspberries.” Harris Lieberman, New York, NY 2012.

“All You Need Is Love.” Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA, 2012.

“Group Shoe.” Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York, NY 2012.

“Group Show: 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge Art Exhibition.” George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2012.

“All You Need is Love.” Museum of Art and History at the McPherson Center, Santa Cruz, CA, 2012.

“Choose Paint! Choose Abstraction!” Museum of African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA, 2012.

“Circle of Friends: Paintings, Drawings, and Sculptures by Robert Arneson, Joan Brown, Roy DeForest, Peter Saul, and William T. Wiley.” George Adams Gallery, New York, NY 2011.

“Beat by the Bay: SF Artists and Galleries of the Fifties.” Ever Gold Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2011.

“Bella Pacifica: Bay Area Abstraction 1946-1953.” Nyehaus, New York, 2011.

“Narcissus in the Studio: Artist Portraits and Self-Portraits.” Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2010-2011.

“Summer Group Show: New and Classic.” George Adams Gallery, New York, 2010

“Different Strokes: 20th Century Drawings.” George Adams Gallery, New York, 2010.

“Paint Made Flesh.” The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C., 2009.*

“Spaced Out/On Time.” CANADA Gallery, New York, 2009.

“Summer Group Show.” George Adams Gallery, New York, 2009.

“Looking for Mushrooms: Beat Poets, Hippies and Minimal Art, Art and Counterculture in San Francisco 1955-68.” The Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany, 2008-2009.*

“Face Forward: American Portraits from Sargent to the Present.” Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, FL, 2008.*

“California in Connecticut: The Joanne and William Rees Collection.” New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT, 2007.* (pdf of exhibition brochure)

“California Context.” Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI, 2007.

“Inside/Outside.” George Adams Gallery, New York, NY, 2007.

“True Love Always.” Curated by Rebecca Campbell, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, 2007.

”Facing Abstraction: Refiguring the Body in the 20th Century.” Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, Purchase, NY, 2006.

“2006 Collector’s Show & Sale.” Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR, 2006.

“The Collection in Context: Bay Area Figurative Art.” di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA, 2006.

“Group Show.” George Adams Gallery, New York, 2006.

“Body Language.” George Adams Gallery, New York, 2005.

“Semina Culture: Wallace Berman & His Circle.” Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA, 2005, traveled to The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art at Utah State University, The Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University, The Berkeley Art Museum at UC Berkeley, and The Grey Art Gallery at NYU, 2005-2007.*

“The True Artist Is an Amazing Luminous Fountain.” The Kreeger Museum, Washington D.C., 2004.

“Drawings VII.” Koplin Del Rio Gallery, West Hollywood, CA, 2004.

“The Not-So-Still Life: A Century of California Painting and Sculpture.” San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, 2003-2004, traveled to the Pasadena Museum of California Art, 2004.*

“Multiple Artists.” George Adams Gallery, New York, 2003.

“Me, Myself & I.” George Adams Gallery, New York, NY 2002

“Women Artists: Their Work and Influence, 1950’s-70’s.” Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, 2002.

“2000 Collector’s Show.” Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, 2000.

“The Lighter Side of Bay Area Figuration.” Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri and San Jose Museum of Art, California, 2000.*

“Large Drawings from the Arkansas Arts Center Foundation Collection.” Circulated by Smith-Kramer Fine Art Services, Kansas City, MO; traveled to the Columbus Museum, Georgia; Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio; Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson; Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Iowa; Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee; Center for the Visual Arts, Metropolitan State College, Denver, Colorado; Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens; Dubuque Museum of Art, Iowa; Washington State University Museum of Art, Pullman, Washington; 1999-2001.*

“Drawn Across the Century: Highlights from the Dillard Collection of Art on Paper.” Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, N.C., 1999.

“American Abstraction/American Realism: The Great Debate.” Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1999.

“Into the 21st Century: Selections from the Permanent Collection.” San Jose Art Museum, San Jose, California, 1999.

“Art About Art.” George Adams Gallery, New York, 1999.

“Annual Collector’s Show.” Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, 1998.

“Women Artists of the 70s.” Jan Abrams Gallery, New York City, 1997.

“Mixing Business with Pleasure.” Sawhill Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1997.

“REAL(ist) WOMEN.” Selby Gallery, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida, 1997.*

“Illustrious History: 1871 -Present.” benefit exhibition for the San Francisco Art Institute, Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York City, 1996.

“And The Beats Go On.” Whitney Museum of American Art. New York City, 1996.

“Movement and Meaning: Images of Dance in Modernist Art.” Bayly Art Museum, Virginia, 1996.

“Going Places.” George Adams Gallery, New York City, (Summer) 1996.

“American Art Today: Images from Abroad.” Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, 1996.*

“Out of ‘Toon’: Another Look at Art & the Comics.” George Adams Gallery, New York City, 1996.

“California in the Sixties.” Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York, 1995.

“Here and Now: Bay Area Masterworks from the di Rosa Collections.” The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, 1994.

“Around The House.” Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York, 1994.

“People.” Gallery Three Zero, New York City, 1992.*

“Why Painting, Part I.” Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, California, 1992.

“Her Story: Narrative Art by Contemporary California Artists.” Oakland Museum of California, 1991.

“Bay Area Figurative Painting.” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1990.*

“Northern California Figuration.” Natsoulas/Novelozo Gallery, Davis, 1990.

“Signs of the Self: Changing Perceptions.” Woodstock Artists Association, New York City, 1990.

“Social Studies.” Lintas: Worldwide at One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York City, 1989-90.

“Here’s Looking at Us: A Selection of Figurative Works from the di Rosa Foundation.” Rasmussen Art Gallery, Pacific Union College, Angwin, California, 1989.

“Making Their Mark: Women Artists Move into the Mainstream, 1970-85.” Randy Rosen Arts Associates. 1989.*

“Personae: Contemporary Portraiture and Self-Portraiture.” Islip Art Museum, New York City, 1989.

“The Artists of California: A Group Portrait in Mixed Media.” Oakland Museum; Crocker Art Museum, San Francisco: Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA, 1988.

“Large Paintings.” Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York, NY, 1988.

“Just Like A Woman,” Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC, 1988.

“Lost and Found in California: Four Decades of Assemblage Art.” James Corcoran Gallery, Pence Gallery, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, 1988.

“Diversity and Presence.” Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, 1988.

“Made In the Sixties: Paintings and Sculpture from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum.” Whitney Museum of American Art (Equitable), New York City, 1988.

“6 Artists/6 Idioms.” Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Texas, 1988.

“The Artists of California: A Group Portrait in Mixed Media.” Oakland Museum, California; Crocker Art Museum, San Francisco; Laguna Art Museum, California, 1988.*

“Art Is.” Art Museum of Santa Cruz County, California, 1987.*

“Self-Portraits by Women Artists.” Security Pacific National Bank’s Gallery at the Plaza, Los Angeles, 1987.

“Self-Portraits: the Message, the Material.” Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1987.*

“The Figure In Context.” Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, 1987.

“38th Annual Purchase Exhibition, Hassam and Speicher Fund.” American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York City, 1986.

“Art In the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945-1980.” Oakland Museum, California, 1985.*

“Chiaroscuro.” Art City, New York City, 1985.

“Five Contemporary Painters.” CSCS Art Gallery, New York City, 1985.

“Outline, Cutout, Silhouette.” Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, 1985.

“Three Reflections on the World : An Exhibition of Three Milton Avery Distinguished Visiting Professors in the Arts.” Edith C. Blum Art institute, Bard college, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY, 1985.

“Disarming Images: Art for Nuclear Disarmament.” Bread & Roses, 1984-86.*

“Content: A Contemporary Focus, 1974-84.” Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., 1984.*

“In the Studio.” Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, 1984.

“The Figure in Contemporary Art.” Maier Museum of Art, Randolph-Macon Women’s College, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1984.

“The Figurative Mode: Bay Area Painting, 1956-1966.” Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York City, 1984.*

“The Human Condition: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Biennial III.” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California, 1984.*

“The 20th Century: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Collection.” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California, 1984.*

“The 38th Corcoran Biennial Exhibition.” Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1983-84.*

“California Contemporary.” Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, California, 1983.*

“Language, Drama, Source & Vision.” New Museum, New York City, 1983.*

“Self-Portraits.” Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, 1982-83.*

“Drawings by Painters.” Long Beach Museum of Art; Mandeville Art Gallery, San Diego; Oakland Museum: 1982.*

“Early Work.” New Museum, New York City, 1982.*

“Figures of Mystery.” Queens Museum, New York, 1982.*

“Focus On the Figure.” Whitney Museum, New York City, 1982.

“Miniatures from San Francisco.” Belca House, Kyoto, Japan, 1982.

“Northern California Art of the Sixties.” De Saisset Museum, University of Santa Clara, California, 1982.

“Realism & Realities: The Other Side of American Paintings, 1940-1960.” Rutgers University Art Gallery, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1982.*

“74th American Exhibition.” Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, 1982.*

“The Destroyed Print.” Pratt Manhattan Center Gallery, New York City, 1982.*

“The West as Art.” Palm Springs Desert Museum, California, 1982.

“American Paintings of the Sixties and Seventies.” Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio, 1981.

“Animals: Celebration and Communion.” San Jose Museum of Art, California, 1981.

“Forty Famous Californians.” Judith Christian Gallery, New York City, 1981.

“Inside Out: Self Beyond Likeness.” Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California, 1981.*

“The Figure: A Celebration.” University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, 1981.

“American Figure Painting, 1950-1980.” Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, 1980.*

“Drawing at the Henry.” Henry Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, 1980.*

“Figurative Art: Brown, Colescott, DeForest, Provisor, Gaison, Wurm.” Mandeville Gallery, University of California, La Jolla, 1980.

“Joan Brown, Robert Colescott, Roy DeForest.” Fountain Gallery. Portland, 1980.

“Renderings of the Modern Woman: Figurative Images of Women by Contemporary Artists.” University of Hartford, Connecticut, 1980.*

“The 1970’s: New American Paintings.” New Museum, New York City; Eastern European tour: 1979-81*

“By the Sea: 20th Century Americans at the Shore.” Queens Museum, New York City, 1979.*

“From Allan to Zucker.” Texas Gallery, Houston, 1979.*

“Images 1979.” Audrey Strohl Gallery, Memphis, 1979.*

“Large Drawings.” Frumkin & Struve Gallery, Chicago, 1979.*

“Related Figurative Drawings.” Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, 1979.

“Seven On the Figure.” Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1979.*

“Story Telling In Art.” American Foundation for the Arts, Miami, 1979.*

“Works On Paper: Jack Beal, Joan Brown, James McGarrell.” Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, 1979.

“Art On Paper.” Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 1978.*

“Bad Painting.” New Museum, New York City, 1978.*

“Cartoons.” Whitney Museum (Downtown), New York City, 1978.

“Collector’s Choice.” Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, 1978.

“West Coast Artists.” New Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, 1978.

“Works On Paper.” Allan Frumkin Gallery. New York City, 1978.

“Biennial Exhibition.” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, 1977.*

“Sixth International Exhibition of Original Drawings.” Museum of Modern Art, Rijeka, Yugoslavia, 1977.

“Art Works.” Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, 1977.

“California Figurative Painters.” Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, 1977.

Clark-Benton Gallery, Santa Fe, 1977.

“Critic’s Choice.” Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University, New York City, 1977.*

“Recent Art from San Francisco.” Hague, Amsterdam, 1977.

“Representations of America.” Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City; subsequent Soviet tour: 1977.

“A Bicentennial Exhibition.” Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, 1976.

“Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era.” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California; National Collection of Fine Art, Washington, D.C.: 1976.*

“Retrospective of Sculpture in the Bay Area.” James Willis Gallery, San Francisco, 1976.

“Art as a Muscular Principle: Ten Artists & San Francisco 1950-1965.” Mount Holyoke College. Massachusetts, 1975.*

“Bay Area Artists Exhibition.” Oakland Museum, California, 1975.

“California Gold.” JPL Fine Arts Gallery, London, 1975.

“Color, Light and Image.” Woman’s Interart Center, New York City, 1975.

“Group Show.” Charles Campbell Gallery, San Francisco, 1975.

“Hansen Fuller Gallery Pays Tribute to the San Francisco Art Institute.” Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, 1975.

“Matrix: A Changing Exhibition of Contemporary Art.” Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, 1975.*

“Portrait Painting 1970-1975.” Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, 1975.*

“Summer Show.” Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, 1975.

“Elmer Bischoff, Joan Brown, Gordon Cook, George Lloyd: New Drawings.” Charles Campbell Gallery, San Francisco, 1973.

“Exhibition of Studio Drawings.” Oakland Museum, 1973.

“Annual Exhibition.” Whitney Museum, New York City, 1972.*

“Invitational.” Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, 1972.

“San Francisco Art Institute Centennial Exhibition.” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California, 1971.

“A Century of California Painting 1870-1970.” Crocker Bank, 1970.

“Young America, 1969.” Whitney Museum, New York City, 1969.*

“Annual Invitational Drawing Show.” San Francisco Art Institute, California, 1968.

“The Humanist Tradition in Contemporary American Painting.” New School Art Center, New York City, 1968.*

“Brown, Griffin, Hemingway, Tondre.” Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, 1967.

“Funk.” University Art Museum. Berkeley, 1967.*

“Painters Behind Painters.” California Palace of the Legion of Honor, 1967.

“Three California Painters: Elmer Bischoff, Joan Brown, David Park.” Staempfli Gallery, New York City, 1966.

“Portraits from the American Art World.” New School Art Center, New York City, 1965.

“Selections from the Work of California Artists.” Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, 1965.

“Seven California Painters.” Staempfli Gallery, New York City, 1964.

“Current Painting and Sculpture in the Bay Area.” Stanford University Museum, Palo Alto, 1964.

“Joan Brown/Manuel Neri.” David Stuart Galleries, Los Angeles, 1964. (exhibition views)

“Beal, Brown, Glavin, Henderson.” Art Unlimited, San Francisco, 1963.

“Phelan Award Exhibition.” M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, 1963.

“The Nude.” California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1962.

“Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture.” Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign, 1961, 1963, 1973, 1974.

“64th Annual Exhibition.” Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, 1961.

“Women in American Art.” World House Galleries, New York City, 1960.

“Young America, 1960.” Whitney Museum, New York City, 1960.

“Annual Exhibition.” Richmond Art Center, California, 1957, 1959, 1960.

“Annual Painting and Sculpture Exhibition.” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California, 1957, 1958, 1963.

 

*Catalogue

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