John Zurier (American, born )

Timeline

1956
Born in Santa Monica, CA
1979
BS Landscape Architecture, University of California at Berkeley
1982
MA Painting, University of California at Berkeley
1983
Eisner Award in Fine Art, University of California at Berkeley
1984
MFA Painting, University of California at Berkeley
1984
Best of Show Award, Hayward Area Forum of the Arts Annual, Hayward, California
1989–1991
Visiting Lecturer, San Francisco State University
1991–1997
Visiting Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley
1996–1997
Adjunct Faculty, Santa Rosa Junior College
1999
Gerbode Faculty Foundation Grant, California College of Arts and Crafts, California
2001–2003
Visiting Professor, Stanford University
1988–2005
Adjunct Faculty, California College of the Arts
2002–2005
Visiting Faculty, San Francisco Art Institute
2010
John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship
2006–pres
Eminent Adjunct Professor, California College of the Arts

Exhibitions

2014
John Zurier exhibitions in 2014:

Recent Paintings, Lawrence Markey, San Antonio, texas, USA (solo exhibition)
2013
John Zurier exhibitions in 2013:

Knowledge is a blue naiveté, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, GERMANY (solo exhibition)
A spring a thousand years ago, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, New York, USA (solo exhibition)
Watercolors, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California, USA (solo exhibition)
2012
John Zurier exhibitions in 2012:

Drawing A Line In The Sand, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, New York, USA (solo exhibition)
The Imminence of Poetics, 30th Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo, BRAZIL
Heat Waves, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, New York, USA
2011
John Zurier exhibitions in 2011:

Paintings and Watercolors, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California, USA (solo exhibition)
John Zurier, Jason Fox, Richard Allen Morris, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, New York, USA
El Genet Blau (The Blue Rider), JiM Contemporani, Barcelona, SPAIN
2010
John Zurier exhibitions in 2010:

White Paintings and Night Paintings, Peter Blum Chelsea, New York, New York, USA (solo exhibition)
Nordic Paintings, Galería Javier López, Madrid, SPAIN (solo exhibition)
2010 California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, New Port Beach, California, USA
Black and White, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, New York, USA
Le Tableau, Cheim and Read Gallery, New York, New York, USA
ARRAY ( [ + ] PRINTS ), Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Informal Relations: Contemporary works on paper, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art- iMOCA, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
2009
John Zurier exhibitions in 2009:

John Zurier, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California, USA (solo exhibition)
Galaxy: A Hundred or So Stars Visible to the Naked Eye, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
TRANSformal, Pharmaka, Los Angeles, California, USA
TRANS: form I color, Meridian Gallery (curated by Peter Selz), San Francisco, California, USA
2008
John Zurier exhibitions in 2008:

John Zurier: Night Paintings, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (solo exhibition)
Pintura Abstracta, Galeria Javier López, Madrid, SPAIN
“Infinite Light” in "to:Night”, Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York, New York, USA
The 7th Gwangju Biennial: 2008 Annual Report, Gwangju, SOUTH KOREA
Night, Hunter College Art Gallery, New York, New York, in conjunction with Van Gogh and the Colors of the Night at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, USA
To Be Looked At.., Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
2007
John Zurier exhibitions in 2007:

John Zurier: Paintings, Galeria Javier López, Madrid, SPAIN (solo exhibition)
John Zurier: Paintings Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (solo exhibition)
X-tra: Kunstler der Galerie, Galerie Claus Semerak, Munich, GERMANY
Trans: Abstraction, Weltraum, Munich, GERMANY
CCA: 100 Years in the Making, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California, USA
Color/Construct: John Zurier / Tomas Vinson, Wade Wilson Art, Houston, Texas, USA
Contemporary Art: Gifts from the Alex Katz Foundation, Col College Museum of Art, Waterville, Massachusetts, USA
2006
John Zurier exhibitions in 2006:

Line and Surface: Works on Paper, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, New York, USA
The Good, the Bad, the Ugly, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, California, USA
Some Light, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
2005
John Zurier exhibitions in 2005:

John Zurier: New Paintings, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California, USA (solo exhibition)
John Zurier: New Paintings, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (solo exhibition)
2004
John Zurier exhibitions in 2004:

Specific Light, Eugene Binder Gallery, Marfa, Texas, USA
Turning Corners, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, California, USA
Array, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Gallery Artists, Chac Mool Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA
2003
John Zurier exhibitions in 2003:

John Zurier, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California, USA (solo exhibition)
John Zurier: Oblaka, Peer, London, ENGLAND (solo exhibition)
Exodus: Between Promise and Fulfillment, Curated by David Austin, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, ENGLAND
2002
John Zurier exhibitions in 2002:

Whitney Biennial 2002, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, USA
John Zurier, Robert Ryman, Joseph Marioni: Painting, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
New Selections: A Changing Survey of New Work By Gallery Artists, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
XXL, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
2001
John Zurier exhibitions in 2001:

John Zurier, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA (solo exhibition)
John Zurier, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California, USA (solo exhibition)
Minimalism: Then and Now, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, California, USA
2000
John Zurier exhibitions in 2000:

John Zurier: Paintings 1997–1999, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California, USA (solo exhibition)
1999
John Zurier exhibitions in 1999:

A Quiet Storm, Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA
1998
John Zurier exhibitions in 1998:

Undercurrents and Overtones: Contemporary Abstract Painting, Oliver Art Center, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California, USA
Paintings, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California, USA
1996
John Zurier exhibitions in 1996:

Abstraction Absolved: Ten Bay Area Painters, Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, California, USA
1994
John Zurier exhibitions in 1994:

John Zurier: Abstract Paintings, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California, USA (solo exhibition)
1993
John Zurier exhibitions in 1993:

Drawing First, Southern Exposure Gallery at Project Artaud, San Francisco, California, USA
Chad Buck, Dan Connally, John Zurier, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California, USA
1992
John Zurier exhibitions in 1992:

Three Painters: Donald Feasel, Philip Morsberger, John Zurier, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, California, USA
1990
John Zurier exhibitions in 1990:

Chain Reaction Six, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA
Fifteen Artists of Gallery Paule Anglim, Shasta College Gallery, Redding, California, USA
1989
John Zurier exhibitions in 1989:

John Zurier: New Paintings, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California, USA (solo exhibition)
Invitational Print Exhibition, National Institute of Arts and Disabilities, Richmond, California, USA
1986
John Zurier exhibitions in 1986:

John Zurier, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California, USA (solo exhibition)
Gallery Artists, Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, Santa Barbara, California, USA
ProArts Annual, ProArts Gallery, Oakland, California, USA
1984
John Zurier exhibitions in 1984:

Pick Four, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
MFA/UCB/1984, University Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California, USA

Public Collections

Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine, USA
Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, Maine, USA
Microsoft Corporation Art Collection, Redmond, Washington, USA
Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California, USA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, USA
University of California, San Francisco at Mission Bay, San Francisco, California, USA
Principia College, Elsah, Illinois, USA

Literature

2011
Baker Kenneth, You Must Remember This, San Francisco Chronicle, 22 October
2011
Caitlin Williams Freedman and SFMOMA’s latest edible art offering, Los Angeles Times, 13 October
2009
Baker, Kenneth, Abstracts Commingle Well at Meridian, San Francisco Chronicle, 28 November
2009
Fazzolari, Bruno, John Zurier & John Beech, Stretcher Reviews, San Francisco, CA Stretcher.org
2009
Feldman, Melissa, John Zurier, Gallery Paule Anglim, Frieze, Issue 125, September
2008
To: Night (Contemporary Representations of the Night) (catalog), curated by Joachim Pissarro, Mara Hoberman, Julia Moreno
2008
The 7th Gwangju Biennial: 2008 Annual Report (catalog), curated by Okwui Enwezor, et al.
2008
John Zurier Night Paintings: 2007-2008 (catalog), Larry Becker Contemporary Art Philadelphia, PA
2008
Newhall, Edith. A Larry Becker Show Hail the Hue, The Philadelphia Enquirer, 25 July
2008
Night Paintings, The Philadelphia Enquirer, 20 March
2007
Baker, Kenneth. Good, Bad, Ugly at Langton, San Francisco Chronicle, 17 February
2007
Smith, Roberta. John Zurier: Paintings, The New York Times, 18 May
2005
John Zurier New Paintings 2005 (catalog), Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
2005
Baker, Kenneth. Zurier at Anglim, San Francisco Chronicle, 18 June
2005
Fyfe, Joe, John Zurier at Larry Becker, Art in America, November
2005
Jayavant, Prajakti. John Zurier, New Paintings at Gallery Paule Anglim, Stretcher.org
2005
Newhall, Edith. Paint in a Bottle, The Philadelphia Enquirer, 15 April
2003
EXODUS: between promise and fulfillment (catalog), Essay by Anthony Downey, Kettle’s
2003
Yard, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
2003
Arnatt, Matthew, and David Molin, 100 Reviews, Alberta Press, London, England, April
2003
Baker, Kenneth. Zurier’s Quiet Brush, San Francisco Chronicle, 25 October
2003
Searle, Adrian. Lost in Space, The Guardian UK, 15 July
2002
Whitney Biennial 2002, (catalog), Lawrence Rinder et al., Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2002
Aronowitz, Al .Column Seventy, The Blacklisted Journalist, 1 April
2002
Baker, Kenneth. The Possibility of an Image, San Francisco Chronicle, 22 December
2002
Moutot, Michel. La Biennale du Whitney Museum descend dans Central Park, Agence France-Presse, 9 March
2002
Princenthal, Nancy. Whither the Whitney Biennial, Art in America, June
2002
Saltz, Jerry. American Bland Stand, Village Voice, 7 March
2002
Smith, Roberta. Bad News for Art at the Whitney Biennial, The New York Times, 31 March
2002
Sozanski, Edward. Three Painters, The Philadelphia Inquirer, 1 March
2002
Vicente, Mercedes. La Biennal de Whitney, La Vanguardia, 7 March
2001
Baker, Kenneth. Louise Fishman/John Zurier, San Francisco Chronicle, 14 April
2001
Hamlin, Jessie. John Zurier Captures Joy in Fields of Color San Francisco Chronicle, 4 April
2000
John Zurier Paintings 1997-1999 (catalog), Interview with Lawrence Rinder, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
2000
Baker, Kenneth. Painting’s Move Toward the Vanishing Point, San Francisco Chronicle, 8 January
2000
Bonetti, David. John Zurier’e New Work at Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco Examiner, 12 January
1999
Baker, Kenneth. Zurier’s Wavering Lines of Uncertainty, San Francisco Chronicle, 20 March
1998
Ten Takes on Painterly Abstraction, San Francisco Examiner, 11 August
1998
Bonetti, David. Abstraction is Back, San Francisco Examiner, 22 October
1998
Frank, Peter. Essence in Purity, Practice and Process, LA Weekly, 27 March -2 April
1998
Martin, Victoria. Practice and Process: New Painterly Abstraction at the Armory Center for the Arts, Artweek, April, Vol. 29, No. 4
1996
Abstraction Absolved: Ten Bay Area Painters (catalog), Introduction by Keith Lachowicz, Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, CA
1996
Bonetti, David. Return of the Abstract at Mills College, San Francisco Examiner, 6 December
1996
Bretthauer, Laurie. Charting Butterfly Politics, NY soho Arts Magazine, November, No. 4
1994
John Zurier at Anglim, San Francisco Chronicle, 13 August
1994
Baker, Kenneth. Reviews: John Zurier at Paule Anglim, Artnews, October, Vol.93, No.8
1993
Baker, Kenneth. Abstract Painting at Anglim, San Francisco Chronicle, 20 January
1992
Baker, Kenneth. Three Painters at Oakland Show, San Francisco Chronicle, 24 December
1990
Baker, Kenneth. Zurier’s Monotypes at Bank of America, San Francisco Chronicle, 20 September
1989
Baker, Kenneth. Forthright, Bold Abstracts, San Francisco Chronicle, 17 June
1986
Vitality Spills Out from Canvases of Young Bay Artists, Oakland Tribune, 4 February
1985
Shere, Charles. Pro Arts Stages Welcome Revival of Juried Annual, Oakland Tribune, 24 December
1985
Solnit, Rebecca. A Familiar Future, Artweek, 13 July, Vol.16, No. 25