Michele Oka Doner  (American, 1945) 

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Michele Oka Doner, Deep Water Effigy II

 

Michele Oka Doner
Deep Water Effigy II
2013

Marlborough Gallery
Michele Oka Doner, Primal Self Portrait

 

Michele Oka Doner
Primal Self Portrait
2008

Marlborough Gallery
Michele Oka Doner, Breathe

 

Michele Oka Doner
Breathe
2003

Marlborough Gallery
Michele Oka Doner, Sargassa 1/8 ev

 

Michele Oka Doner
Sargassa 1/8 ev
2008

Wildwood Press
Michele Oka Doner, Restess 7/8 ev

 

Michele Oka Doner
Restess 7/8 ev
2008

Wildwood Press
Michele Oka Doner, Primal

 

Michele Oka Doner
Primal
2008

Wildwood Press
Michele Oka Doner, Birth of Adam

 

Michele Oka Doner
Birth of Adam
2007

Wildwood Press
Michele Oka Doner, Eva

 

Michele Oka Doner
Eva
2007

Wildwood Press
Michele Oka Doner, Adam

 

Michele Oka Doner
Adam
2007

Wildwood Press
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Michele Oka Doner, Skull

 

Michele Oka Doner
Skull
glazed ceramic

 

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Michele Oka Doner, Grande coupe sculpture Pressed bowl

 

Michele Oka Doner
Grande coupe sculpture Pressed bowl, 1964
faience

 

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Michele Oka Doner, Untitled (Ten Pods)

 

Michele Oka Doner
Untitled (Ten Pods)
porcelain

 

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1945   Born in Miami Beach, FL
1966   Bachelor of Science & Design, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1967   The Malbin Prize, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
1968   Master of Fine Arts, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Teaching Fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Standard Ceramic Company Award, Invitational Exhibition, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
1969   Post Graduate Work, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Michigan Potter’s Association Prize, 21st Exhibition for Michigan Artists, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
1985   The Samuel Rubin Foundation, Grant for Research, Celestial Plaza, Hayden Planetarium, New York, NY
1987   New York State Council for the Arts, Mid-Career Grant, for Celestial Plaza, New York, NY
1989   The L.J. Skaggs and Mary Skaggs Foundation Grant, Venice Accretion Project
Kress Foundation Grant, Venice Accretion Project
Certificate of Excellence, AIA “Art in Architecture” National Convention, New York for Celestial Plaza, New York, NY
1990   Alumna-In-Residence, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1991   The Dorothea L. Leonhardt Foundation Grant, Celestial Plaza, New York, NY
1994   Distinguished Alumnus Award, School of Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1996   Honor Award, National Terrazzo & Mosaic Association for Miami International Airport, Concourse A, Miami, FL
2003   Award of Excellence for 2004, Board of the United Nations Society of Writers & Artists, New York, NY
2006   Legends Award, Pratt Institute, New York, NY
2007   Stars of Design Award, New York, NY
2008   HumanNature, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
2007   Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY
What We Keep: An Exhibition on Books and Memory, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, CA
2006   Sculpture, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Feeding Desire, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York, NY
Hot Pics, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
2005   Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
2004   Four Decades, Four Media, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Art and Transit, NYIT School of Architecture and Design, New York, NY
Mining the Archives – Cultivating Public Space, Center for Jewish History, New York, NY
The Flag Project, Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY
2003   National Design Triennial: Inside Design Now, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York, NY
Immortal Clay, Garth Clark Gallery, Long Island City, NY
Fleeting Moments, MIA Gallery, Miami, FL (solo)
The Palm Collection, Christofle, Paris, France (solo)
New Sculpture, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2002   Group Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
2001   ELP Studio, Rome, Italy (solo)
2000   Paper/Papers, Willoughby Sharp Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
A Fuoco, Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome, Italy (solo)
Women Designers in the USA, 1900-2000: Diversity and Difference, Bard Graduate Center, New York, NY
1999   Heroines and Heroes, Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, NY
New Editions Outdoors, Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
Dysfunctional Sculpture, Center For Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
1998   Collaboration: Celebrating 25 Years of Miami-Dade Art in Public Places, Miami-Dade Cultural Center, Miami, FL
Acts of Faith, Abraham Lubelski Gallery, New York, NY
Primavera Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1997   Illuminations, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL
1996   Bare Witness: Clothing and Nudity, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
1995   Body Language, National Design Museum, New York, NY
1994   Debut, Selections from the Permanent Collection, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Kansas City, MO
1993   Palle, Galleria Stefania Miscetti, Rome, Italy
1992   Architecture and Art, International Contemporary Art Fair, Yokohama, Japan
1991   New Acquisitions, 20th Century American, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Feigenson/Preston Gallery, Detroit, MI (solo)
Gloria Luria Gallery, Miami, FL (solo)
1990   Art et Industrie, New York, NY (solo)
The Pewabic Society, Detroit, MI (solo)
Alice Simsar Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI (solo)
Retrospective, Meadow Brook Art Gallery, Oakland University, Rochester, MI (solo)
Project Rembrandt, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY
1989   Ceramic Traditions: The Figure, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA
Art et Industrie, New York, New York, NY (solo)
Furniture of the Twentieth Century, New York, NY (solo)
1988   Gloria Luria Gallery, Miami, FL (solo)
Counterparts: Tables and Still Lifes, Alice Simsar Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
1987   The Eloquent Object, The Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK
Diane Brown Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Forecast Gallery, Peekskill, New York, NY (solo)
1986   Proposals for Ocean Park, Sculpture Finalists, Santa Monica, CA
1985   Artist’s Furniture, Lyric Theatre, Baltimore, MD
1984   Artist’s Toys, Vanderwoude-Tananbaum, New York, NY
Germans Van Eck Gallery, New York, New York (solo)
1983   Artist’s Call, Judson Church, New York, NY
1982   Detroit Collects Art, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
1981   The Mask as Metaphor, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
1980   Image and Object in Contemporary Sculpture, P.S.1: Institute of Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City, NY
1979   The Unpainted Portrait, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
1978   Works in Progress: Michele Oka Doner, Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI (solo)
1977   Michigan Collects Art, Pontiac Creative Arts Center, Pontiac, MI
1976   Objects: USA, The Johnson Collection, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY
1975   Dolls and Other Effigies, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
Gallery Seven, Detroit, MI (solo)
1974   Michigan Focus, Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI
1973   The Plastic Earth, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
1972   Form, Space, Energy, Meadowbrook Art Gallery, Oakland University, Rochester, MI
1971   All Michigan, Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI
Gertrude Kasle Gallery, Detroit, MI (solo)
1970   58th Exhibition for Michigan Artists, The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
1968   Forsythe Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI (solo)
Objects: USA, National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.
  Selected Public Collections:
  American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL
Centre Pompidou Library, Paris, France
Children’s Museum of Manhattan, New York, NY
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York, NY
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Montreal Museum of Decorative Arts, Montreal, Canada
Muséee des Arts Décoratifs, Louvre Museum, Paris, France
Museum of Arts & Design, New York, NY
Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
2008    Human Nature: The Figures of Michele Oka Doner. Milan, New York: Charta, 2008
2003    Michele Oka Doner: Natural Seduction. Burlington, VT: Hudson Hills, Press, 2003