Nathan Oliveira  (American, 1928) 

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Estate of Nathan Oliveira, Santa Fe Nude #65

 

Estate of Nathan Oliveira
Santa Fe Nude #65
1999

Marsha Mateyka Gallery
Nathan Oliveira, White Shaman

 

Nathan Oliveira
White Shaman
1981

Selker Fine Art
Estate of Nathan Oliveira, Mask IV

 

Estate of Nathan Oliveira
Mask IV
2007

Marsha Mateyka Gallery
Estate of Nathan Oliveira, Mask VII (frontal view)

 

Estate of Nathan Oliveira
Mask VII (frontal view)
2007

Marsha Mateyka Gallery
Estate of Nathan Oliveira, Mask VII (side view)

 

Estate of Nathan Oliveira
Mask VII (side view)
2007

Marsha Mateyka Gallery
Estate of Nathan Oliveira, Imi #80

 

Estate of Nathan Oliveira
Imi #80
1989

Marsha Mateyka Gallery
Estate of Nathan Oliveira, Imi #79

 

Estate of Nathan Oliveira
Imi #79
1989

Marsha Mateyka Gallery
Nathan Oliveira, Two Heads

 

Nathan Oliveira
Two Heads
1972

David Richard Gallery
Nathan Oliveira, Mask II

 

Nathan Oliveira
Mask II
2007

LewAllen Galleries
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Nathan Oliveira, Untitled

 

Nathan Oliveira
Untitled, 1963
oil on board

 

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Nathan Oliveira, Seated nude

 

Nathan Oliveira
Seated nude, 1989
watercolor and pencil on paper

 

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Nathan Oliveira, Untitled (Pyramid with apparition)

 

Nathan Oliveira
Untitled (Pyramid with apparition), 1967
tempera and pencil on paper

 

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1928   Born: Oakland, CA
1950   Mills College, Oakland, CA
1951   BFA, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
1952   MFA, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
1952 - 1953   Teacher, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
1955 - 1956   Teacher, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
1957   Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant
1958   John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship
1974   Artist Grant-National Endowment for the Arts
1988   Endowed Chair-Ann O'Day Maples Prof. in the Arts, Stanford, CA
1994   Elected Fellow-American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Cambridge, MA
1964 - 1996   Teacher, Studio Arts, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
2005   DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
2004   “Contemporary Prints,” National Academy Museum, New York, NY
2003   “Oil Paintings and recent monotypes,” Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
2003   “Solitary Shape Figure Watercolors,” Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
2003   Recent Paintings and Monotypes, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
2002   The Art of Nathan Oliveira, retrospective, San Jose Museum of Art, guest curated by Peter Selz. Traveling to: Neuberger Museum of Art, Puchase College, State University of New York; Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA; Orange Count Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA (solo)
2002   “Nude Watercolors,” University of Southern Oregon
2001   “Singular,” John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001   Recent Paintings and Monotypes, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
1998   Recent Paintings and Monotypes, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
1998   “Prints/Copperplate Figures,” Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA
1998   “Centennial Exhibition 1989 – 1998,” American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York, NY
1997   “Important Bay Area Paintings, 1954-1960,” John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
1997   Variations in Time/ Nathan Olivera/ Monotypes and Monoprints, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Singular Impressions: The Monotype in America, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Singular Impressions, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
1996   Recent Paintings and Monotypes, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
1995   Nathan Oliveira: The Windhover, Dedicated to Gerard Manley Hopkins, Stanford University, Standford,CA; traveling to Pepperdine University, Malibu,CA (solo)
1993   John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Recent Paintings and Monotypes, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
Works on Paper by Nathan Oliveira-Gifts from the John Young Collection, The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, HI
1992   Nathan Oliveira: Figurative Work 1958-92, The Hearst Art Gallery, Saint Mary's College Moraga, CA
1991   Nathan Oliveira Painting & Works on Paper, 1959-1991, Salander O'Reilly Galleries New York, NY
American Realism and Figurative Art: 1952-1990, The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan; traveling to Sogo Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan; Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Tokushima, Japan; Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, Japan; Kochi Prefectural Museum of Folk Art, Kochi, Japan
1989   Bay Area Figurative Art, 1950-1965, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco (traveled)
1989   Bay Area Figurative Art, 1950 - 1965, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; traveled to Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1986   Autunno in Toscana 1986, Recent Monotypes, Il Bisonte Galleria d'Arte Florence, Italy
Public and Private: American Prints Today, The Brooklyn Museum Brooklyn, NY
1985   Contemporary American Monotypes, The Chrysler Museum Norfolk, VA
1984   Nathan Oliveira: A Survey Exhibition, 1957 - 83, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA: traveling to Laguna Beach Museum of Art, CA; Madison Art Center, Madison, WI; Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE; Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK. Catalogue (solo)
1981   Contemporary American Prints and Drawings 1940-80, National Gallery of Art Washington, DC
1980   Nathan Oliveira: Swiss Sites Series, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA (solo)
Nathan Oliveira Print Retrospective: 1949-1980, The Art Museum and Galleries, California State University, Long Beach, CA; traveling to Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA; Fresno Art Center, Fresno, CA; University Art Collections, Matthews Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL; University Art Gallery, State University of New York, Albany, NY; Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. Catalogue (solo)
FIAC 79, Grand Palais Paris, France
The Painterly Print, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; traveling to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1977   Perceptions of the Spirit in Twentieth-Century American Art, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana; traveled to University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA; Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, San Antonia, TX; Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Columbus, Ohio. Catalogue
1976   Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco, CA
1973   Nathan Oliveira: Recent Works on Paper, Linda Farris Gallery Seattle, WA
1969   Watercolors, Picadilly Gallery London, The United Kingdom
1969 Nathan Oliveira: Works on Paper, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, Ca
1968   The Humanist Tradition in Contemporary American Painting, New School Art Center, New York, NY; catalogue
1967   1967 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Painting, , Whitney Museum of American Art New York, NY
1965   Ten Years of Printmaking, San Francisco Museum of Art Sa Francisco, CA
1964   Contemporary Sculptors and Painters as Printmakers, The Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
Nieuwe Realisten ( New Realism ), Haags Germeentemuseum, The Hague, Netherlands
1963   Major Comprehensive Exhibition of Five Years Work, Nathan Oliveira, San Francisco Museum of Art San Francisco, CA
1962   Recent Painting U.S.A.: The Figure, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY: traveling to Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Columbus, OH; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD; City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO; San Francisco, CA; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; catalogue
1961   Nathan Oliveira: Paintings and Drawings, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX (solo)
1959   New Image of Man, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Paul Kantor Gallery Beverly Hills, CA
2002    'Nathan Oliveira', by Peter Selz. With an introduction by Susan Landauer and essay by Joann Moser, University of California Press