DAVID KLAMEN

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1997 – Present Professor of Fine Arts, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN

1997 Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN

1991 Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN

 

1985 MFA, Painting, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

1983 BFA, University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, IL

 

 

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

 

2014 “David Klamen: Meta-Paintings and Remixes,” Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA

2012 “Meta-paintings,” Gallery for Contemporary Art, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN

2010 “David Klamen: Painting Paintings,” Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL

2008 “David Klamen: Architectural Interiors,” Richard Gray Gallery, ADDA: The Art Show, New York, NY

2007 “David Klamen: New Paintings,” Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006 “David Klamen,” Richard Gray Gallery, ADAA: The Art Show, New York, NY

“David Klamen: New Work,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005 “Compound Views,” Richard Gray Gallery, New York, NY

“Temporalscape,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004 “Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings,” Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison, WI

2003 “David Klamen: Conflate, Disclose, Erase,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Conflate, Disclose, Erase,” Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL

2002 “Conflate Disclose, Erase,” Richard Gray Gallery, New York, NY

2001 “Recent Paintings and Watercolors,” Richard Gray Gallery, New York, NY

2000 “Haines Gallery,” San Francisco, CA

1999 “Two Large Scale Paintings,” Wall Project, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

1998 “Index, Icon, Horizon,” Richard Gray Gallery, New York, New York Galeria Arte 92, Milan, Italy

1997 Galleria L’Isola, Trento, Italy

1996 “Paintings,” Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL

1995 Galleria L’Isola, Rome, Italy

1994 “New Drawings,” Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL

1991 Galleria L'Isola, Rome, Italy

Paola Stelzer Gallery, Trento, Italy

Gallery Trimarchi, Bologna, Italy

Cedar Rapids Art Museum, Cedar Rapids, IA

1990 Chicago International Art Exposition, Deson-Saunders Gallery, Chicago, IL

1989 “Studies and Preliminary Images,” Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN

1988 Galleria L'Isola, Rome, Italy

1987 Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, IL

1986 Freeport Museum, Freeport, IL

1985 Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2016 “The Print,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2015 “Art Culver City Los Angeles,” Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA

“San Diego Collects,” Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

“La Palette: The Chicago Palette,” Ed Paschke Art Center, Chicago, IL

2011 “Indexing the World: Invention, Abstraction and Dissonance,” The Art Center, Highland Park, IL

2010 “Chicago Imagism(s),” Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery, San Jose State University in California, San Jose, CA

2007 “On Paper,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005 “Ad Infinitum: The Aesthetics of Repetition II,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004 “Temporalscape,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002 “Plotting,” Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL

2001 “Thirty-Five Drawings,” Richard Gray Gallery, New York, NY

2000 “Bluer,” Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

“Vermont Studio Center Scholarship Recipients,” Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1999 “The Art of Painting,” Trinity College, Chicago, IL

1998 “Summer Group Show,” Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, NY

1997 “Embracing Beauty: Aesthetic Perfection in Contemporary Art,” Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL

“The Chicago-Indiana Connection,” Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN

1996 “(Un)earthly Delights,” Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL

“Art in Chicago: 1945-1995,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

1995 “Unpainted to the Last: Moby Dick, 20th Century American Art 1930-1990,” Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; traveled to University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (1995); Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (1996)

“New Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection,” Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

1994 “Darkened Mirrors: Four Painters from Chicago,” David Klamen, Phillip Chen, Donna Tadelman, and Terri Zupanc, Stiebel Modern, New York, NY

1993 “Works of Peace: 111 Artists,” Galerie Bhak, Seoul, Korea

1993 “Mind and Beast: Contemporary Artists and the Animal Kingdom,” Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wasau, Wisconsin; traveled to Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX (1992); Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN (1992); Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN (1993); Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ (1993); Canton Art Institute, Canton, OH (1993)

1992 “Drawing New Conclusions,” Betty Rymer Gallery, School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1991 “Spirited Visions,” Tarble Art Center, Charleston, IL; traveled to Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, IL; Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL; Lockport Gallery, Lockport, IL; State of Illinois Art Gallery, Chicago, IL

“Chicago Now!,” Art Gallery of the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO

1990 Deson-Saunders Gallery, Chicago, Illinois Nature, University of Illinois Art Gallery, Chicago, IL

1989 “The History of the Dividing Line,” Deson-Saunders Gallery, Chicago, IL

AIDS Foundation Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois

“Art & the Law,” Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario; traveled to Temple University Law School, Philadelphia, PA (1988); Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA (1988); Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (1989)

1988 “Illinois Artists,” Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, Illinois Recent Acquisitions from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Chicago, IL

1987 Ruth Braunstein Gallery, San Francisco, California Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, IL

“On Nature,” Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, IL

1986 “A New Generation,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL [cat.]

“Young Americans,” University of California, Mandeville Art Gallery, San Diego, CA “Alternative Media,” Northern Illinois University Gallery, Chicago, IL

“Artists Go to Bat,” Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, IL

1985 Chicago and Vicinity Show, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL [cat.]

36th Illinois Invitational, Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL (purchase award)

“Art for Young Collectors,” Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

6/6 Show, Artemisia Gallery and Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago, IL

Pilsen Artists, Swen Parsons Gallery, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL

“Artist's Call,” Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, IL

1984 “Painting & Sculpture Today,” Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN [cat.]

“Landscape,” Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, IL

1983 Exhibition: Auction, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL

“Art for Young Collectors,” Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

 

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL

Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL

National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

The Searle Collection of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL

 

 

 

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