David Ireland  (American, 1930) 

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David Ireland, untitled (metal colander bowl with 6 dumbballs)

 

David Ireland
untitled (metal colander bowl with 6 dumbballs)
Gallery Paule Anglim
David Ireland, from Thanka series (B)

 

David Ireland
from Thanka series (B)
1975

Gallery Paule Anglim
David Ireland, Untitled (Africa/ear shape wire with cement base)

 

David Ireland
Untitled (Africa/ear shape wire with cement base)
Gallery Paule Anglim
David Ireland, Untitled

 

David Ireland
Untitled
Gallery Paule Anglim
David Ireland, Untitled (painting with wood circles)

 

David Ireland
Untitled (painting with wood circles)
circa 1980

Gallery Paule Anglim
David Ireland, Capillary Action with Brown Rectangle

 

David Ireland
Capillary Action with Brown Rectangle
1994

Gallery Paule Anglim
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David Ireland, Untitled (from The Bedlam Series)

 

David Ireland
Untitled (from The Bedlam Series), 1996
found objects (firewood)

 

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David Ireland, Cake Dome Vitrine

 

David Ireland
Cake Dome Vitrine, 2000-2001
glass cake stand and fixall w/pigment

 

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David Ireland, Elephant stool with shade

 

David Ireland
Elephant stool with shade, 1978-1991
wooden stool, wallpaper, wire and velvet

 

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1930   Born in Bellingham, WA
1948 - 1950   Western Washington State University, Bellingham, Washington
1950 - 1953   B.A.A., California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California (industrial design)
1972 - 1974   M.F.A. San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1972 - 1974   Laney College, Oakland, California (plastics technology and printmaking)
1978   N.E.A. Artist Fellowship grant
1982   Artist of the Year Award, Oakland Museum of California, Contemporary Art Council, Oakland, CA
1983   N.E.A. Artist Fellowship grant
1987   The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant
1987   Adaline Kent Award, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1988   The Engelhard Award, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
1997   Award from American Academy of Art, Rome, Italy
2011   “Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974 – 1981,” The Museum of Contemporary Art - Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
2010   “Altered States: The Collection in Context,” DiRosa, Napa, CA
2009   “The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860 to 1989,” Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
2009   “California Calling: Works from Santa Barbara Collections, 1948-2008”, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
2009   “Altered States: The Collection in Context”, di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA
2009   Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2008   “Conceptual Art from California,” n.b.k., Berlin, Germany
2008   “Safe as Houses,” Gallery Karsten Schubert, London, England
2008   “MATRIX/REDUX,” Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
2008   “Exact Imagination,” Canzani Center Gallery/Bureau for Open Culture at Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH
2008   Karsten Schubert Gallery, London, England (solo)
2007   Spring Show, Dwight Hackett Projects, Santa Fe, NM
2007   “California College of Arts Centennial Exhibition Honoring Alumni,” Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
2006   Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA. (solo)
2006   Moody Gallery, Houston, TX
2006   Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2005   “Practice Makes Perfect: Bay Area Conceptual Craft,” Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2005   “David Ireland, Jess and Al Souza,” Moody Gallery, Houston, TX
2005   “Solid Concept V,” Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
2004   “The True Artist is an Amazing Luminous Fountain,” Kreeger Museum, Washington, DC
2004   “Selections from the Permanent Collection,” The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
2004   “Practice,” Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003 - 2004   “David Ireland: A Retrospective,” Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA; Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA; Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA. (solo)
2003   “Capp Street Project Alumnae,” Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
2003   “Solid Concept IV,” Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
2003   “Magic Markers: Objects of Transformation,” Des Moines Art Center, De Moines, IA
2002   “Sweet Tooth,” Copia, Napa, CA
2002   Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
2001   “Making the Making," Apex Art Curatorial Program, New York, NY
2001   “Overhead: Installation and Baker’s Dozen,” Julie Baker Fine Art, Grass Valley, CA
2001   Pasadena Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
2001   “David Ireland and Gallery Paule Anglim Contemplate the de Young Museum,” Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2001   Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
2000   "Seascape," Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2000   "Rapture," Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
2000   "Eccentric Forms and Structures," Microsoft Art Collection, Redmond, WA
2000   Everyday Art, Freedman Gallery Reading, PA (solo)
2000   Reflections, Jack Shainman Gallery New York, NY (solo)
1999   Museum Pieces: Bay Area Artists Consider the de Young, San Francisco, CA
1999   Ideas in Things, Irvine Fine Arts Center Irvine, CA
1999   On the Ball: The Sphere in Contemporary Sculpture, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park Lincoln, MA
1998   Double Trouble: The Patchett Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, CA
1998   Affinities and Collections, California Center for the Arts Escondido, CA
1998   pFORMative Acts, San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco, CA
1998   Gallery Paule Anglim San Francisco, CA (solo)
1997   The Gallery of the American Academy Rome, Italy (solo)
1997   Institute of Contemporary Art Portland, ME
1997   "The Art Orchestra: A Sculptors' Ensemble," The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, California
1996   "Thinking Print," The Museum of Modern Art, New York
1996   "SFAI 125th Anniversary Tribute Show," Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
1996   Arts Club of Chicago Chicago, IL (solo)
1996   Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Garden San Francisco, CA (solo)
1996   Functioning artwork, collab. w/ architect Henry Moss and master craftsman John Sirois, Addison Gallery, visiting artist's apartment Andover, MA (Commission)
1995   Jay Gorney Modern Art New York, NY
1994   Skellig, Ansel Adams Center for Photography San Francisco, CA (solo)
1994   Solid Concept Three, Gallery Paule Anglim San Francisco, CA
1994   David Ireland/Tom Marioni, Artists Space New York, NY
1994   Duchamp's Leg, Walker Art Center Minneapolis, MN (travels)
1994   Mapping, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
1993   Installation, Mattress Factory Pittsburgh, PA (solo)
1993   Laura Carpenter Fine Art Santa Fe, NM (solo)
1992   Ruth Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
1992   David Ireland, Ann Hamilton, Walker Art Center Minneapolis, MN (solo)
1991   You Can't Make Art By Making Art, Helmhaus Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
1991   The Savage Garden, Caja de Pensiones Madrid, Spain
1991   Selections from the Permanent Collection: 1975-1991, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, CA
1990   In-Site, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA
1990   "Signs of Life, Process and Materials, 1960-1990," Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1990   "Paradox of Process: Collages and Assemblage in the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
1990   Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)
1990   Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Washington, D.C. (solo)
1990   A Clean Well-Lighted Place for Books, Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia, PA (solo)
1989   "Solid Concept," Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
1989   "40 Years of Assemblage," travelling exhibition organized by White Gallery, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
1989   Germans Van Eck, New York, NY (solo)
1989   The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
1988   Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
1988   Damon Brandt Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1988   "A Decade Documented," University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley; California at Santa Cruz; University of California (solo)
1988   The Home Show, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
1988   Awards in the Visual Arts, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
1988   Carnegie-Mellon Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, CA; the Virginia Museum, Richmond, VA
1987   "The Right Foot Show," San Francisco Airport Commission, San Francisco, CA
1987   "Gallery as Place," Adeline Kent Award exhibition. Emmanuel Walter and Atholl McBean Galleries,San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA (solo)
1985   "New Furnishings," Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
1985   "Inspired by Leonardo," San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1984   New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY (solo)
1983   American River College Gallery, Sacramento, CA (solo)
1983   "Elegant Miniatures from San Francisco and Kyoto, Japan," Kyoto, Japan, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1982   Installation, Emily Carr College of Art, Vancouver, Canada (solo)
1981   Leah Levy Gallery, San Francisco (solo)
1980   80 Langton Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA (off-site location)
1980   White Columns Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1980   Libra Gallery, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA (solo)
1979   “Mr. Gordon’s Birthday Party,” Action at 500 Capp Street, San Francisco, CA (solo)
1979   “65 Capp Street, South China Paintings,” San Francisco, CA (solo)
1978   Exhibition of the Maintenance Action at 500 Capp Street, San Francisco, CA Videotape: "Mr. Gordon at Lunch," Tony Labat (solo)
1976   Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA (solo)
1976   "Eighteen Bay Area Artists," Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
1975   Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, New York, New York, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
1986   Artist in Residence, Headlands Center for the Arts, Ft. Barry, CA
1985 - 1987   “Newgate,” entryway sculpture for the landfill Preservation area, Candlestick Point State Park, San Francisco, CA
1987   Outdoor sculpture for the Three Rivers Art Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
1987   “Light Up- Philadelphia,” light schemes for the city of Philadelphia, Fairmont Park Art Association
1989   Collaboration with architect Mark Mack for design and execution of furniture, The Headlands Center for the Arts, Fort Barry, CA
1990   Pacific Enterprises Corporate Office Installation, First Interstate World Center, Los Angeles, CA
1990   Security Pacific Bank Gallery (collaboration with Frederick Fisher, architect), San Francisco, CA
1992   San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1996   Addison Gallery, visiting artist’s apartment (Function artwork in collaboration with architect Henry Moss and master craftsman John Sirois), Andover, MA
1999   “Big Chair,” Lincoln, Nebraska
2000   IKEA, Oakland, CA
  Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
  Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
  Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California
  Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
  Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, California
  Whatcom Museum of Art and History, Bellingham, Washington
  Massachusetts Institute of Technology Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  University of Californian, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
  Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, Utah
  Norton Family Foundation
  Di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA