Sharon Ellis  (American, 1955) 

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Sharon Ellis, Night Storm

 

Sharon Ellis
Night Storm
2013

Christopher Grimes Gallery
  
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Sharon Ellis, Jupiter

 

Sharon Ellis
Jupiter, 1992
acrylic on canvas

 

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Sharon Ellis, Jupiter

 

Sharon Ellis
Jupiter, 1992
alkyd on canvas

 

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Sharon Ellis, Morning

 

Sharon Ellis
Morning, 1998
alkyd on canvas

 

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1955   Born in Great Lakes, Illinois
1978   Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Irvine, CA
1984   Master of Fine Arts, Mills College, Oakland, CA
  Lives and works in Los Angeles
2011   Sharon Ellis: Paintings, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2009   Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art since the 1960s, San Antonio Museum of Art
2008   Daros Latin America, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2008   Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2008   Sharon Ellis: Drawn to Paint, Rio Hondo College Art Gallery, Whittier, CA (solo)
2008   Rio Hondo College, Artist in Residency, RHC Gallery, Whittier, CA
2007   Eden's Edge: Art in L.A., The Hammer Museum, May 13-September 2 (solo)
2006   California, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (Solo)
2005   POPulence, Blaffer Gallery, Houston, TX; travel to Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH, and Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston Salem, NC, curated by David Pagel California LandscapeLong Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
2004   25th Anniversary, The LA Years, Part II, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2004   Flower Power, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille, France
2004   Blue Sky, Pomona College of Art, Claremont, CA
2003   LA Post Cool, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California
2003   The Four Elements Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2002   Evocations Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA; travel to Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio and San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA (Solo)
2002   Post Cool, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
2002   Glow, University of Texas San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; travel to The Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX
2001   Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
2001   All -Terrain: An Exploration of Landscape and Place, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA, curated by Carla Hanzal, (catalog)
2001   The Importance of Being Earnest, Weingart Galleries, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Michael Duncan
2000   Twisted: Urban and Visionary Landscapes in Contemporary Painting, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, curated by Jaap Guldemond and Marente Bloemheuvel (catalog)
2000   Glee: Painting Now, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT; Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Palm Beach, FL, curated by Amy Cappellazzo and Jessica Hough (catalog)
2000   The Visionary Landscape, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2000   There is no spirit in painting, Le Consortium Centre d’Art Contemporain, Dijon, France
2000   Departures: Eleven Artists at the Getty, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Lisa Lyons (catalog)
2000   The New Wave: Recent Painting in Southern California, CA Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA, curated by Noriko Gamblin
1999   Another Country: The Constructed Landscape, Lawrence Rubin Greenberg Van Doren Fine Art and Brent Sikkema, New York, NY
1999   Happy Trails, College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, curated by Christopher Miles
1999   Times of the Day Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
1998   Phoenix Triennial, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, curated by David S. Rubin (catalog)
1998   Painting From Another Planet, Deitch Projects, New York, NY, curated by David Pagel
1998   California Current, Rare, New York, NY
1998   Landscape, Meyerson & Nowinski, Seattle, WA
1997   Spot Making Sense, Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO, curated by David Pagel
1996   Exchange, Galeria Galerie Camargo Vilaca, São Paulo, Brazil
1996   Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
1996   The Four Seasons Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA (solo)
1995   The Four Seasons Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
1995   Postmarked L.A., P.P.O.W., New York, NY, curated by Sue Spaid
1995   A Vital Matrix, Domestic Setting Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Jane Hart (catalog)
1994   Promising Suspects, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, curated by Barry Rosenberg (catalog)
1994   Current Abstractions, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Noel Korten
1994   New Voices, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH, curated by Lucinda Barnes
1993   Serious Beauty, Metropolitan Momentary Contemporary Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Irit Krygier
1993   Appraising the Preternatural, Patricia Shea Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, curated by Sue Spaid and Michael Anderson
1993   Peculiar Paintings, Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, curated by Randy Sommer
1993   The Imp of the Perverse, Sally Hawkins Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Alisa Tager
1993   Sugar 'n' Spice, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA curated by Noriko Gamblin and Carol Ann Klonarides (catalog)
1993   Germinal Notations: A Drawing Show, Food House, Santa Monica, CA
1993   Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
1992   From the Studio: Recent Painting and Sculpture by 20 California Artists, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, curated by Philip E. Linhares (catalog)
1992   California North and South, Aspen Art Museum, CO
1991   Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
1990   Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1990   Six Painters, Matthew Scott Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1990   Sublime Geometries, Sue Spaid Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
1985   Beulah Land, New York, NY (solo)