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Deborah Butterfield    (American, 1949)




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Biography
1949 Born May 7, in San Diego, CA
1966 - 1968 San Diego State College, San Diego, CA
1970 - 1972 BFA, University of California, Davis, CA
1972 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine, Scholarship
1972 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine, Purchase Award for Sculpture and Student Jury Award for Sculpture
1973 MFA, University of California, Davis, CA
1977 National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship
1980 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship
1980 National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship
1992 UC Davis and Cal Aggie Alumni Association, Davis, California, Citation for Excellence Award
1993 American Academy of Achievement - Golden Plate Award
1997 Rocky Mountain College, Billings, Montana; Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts
1998 Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana; Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts
Lives and works in Bozeman, Montana and Hawaii

Exhibitions
2012 New Sculptures, LA Louver, Venice, CA (solo)
2012 Essence: The Horses of Deborah Butterfield, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Pak (solo)
2011 Greg Kucera Gallery
2010 Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ (solo)
2008 The Horse, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY
2008 Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007 Deborah Butterfield: Horses, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV (solo)
2007 Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA (solo)
2006 LA Louver, Venice, CA (solo)
2006 Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2006 Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN (solo)
2006 Tucson Museum of Art, AZ (solo)
2005 Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
2005 Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN
2005 Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
2005 Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, FL (solo)
2004 Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
2004 The Contemporary Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
2004 Roberta Lieberman: A Sharp Eye: An Art Dealer’s 40 Year Journey, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
2003 Expanded Horizons, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT
2003 Deborah Butterfield: Recent Sculpture, Edward Thorp Gallery, NY, NY
2003 Deborah Butterfield, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002 Sculpture, LA Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
2002 Fast Forward II, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA
2001 The Wild West, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishoj, Denmark
2000 International Festival of Contemporary Sculpture Monte-Carlo, Monaco
2000 Edward Thorpe Gallery, New York, NY
1999 Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
1999 Animal, Musée Bourdelle, Paris, France
1997 Two in Montana: Deborah Butterfield and John Buck, Sculpture and Woodblock Prints, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
1997 Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
1996 San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
1996 Outdoor Exhibition, Grant Park, Chicago, IL
1994 Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
1992 Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
1989 Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
1989 The Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
1989 The Nature of the Beast, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
1987 Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
1987 The Bay Area Collects: A Focus on Sculpture, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1987 Standing Ground:Sculpture by American Women, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cinncinati, OH
1987 Whitney Museum at Philip Morris Sculpture Court, New York, NY
1986 Call of the Wild, Rhode Island School of Design, Museum of Art, Providence, RI
1986 Contemporary Art Center, Honolulu, HI
1985 The Horse in 20th Century Art, Nicola Jacobs Gallery, London, England
1985 Iowa Collects, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
1984 O.K. Harris, New York, NY
1984 Naturlich, Matthews Hamilton Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1983 Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
1983 Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
1982 Mayor Gallery, London, England
1982 100 Years of California Sculpture, The Oakland Museum Oakland, CA
1981 Isreal Museum, Jerusalem, Isreal
1981 ARCO Center for the Visual Arts, Los Angeles, CA
1980 3-D Invitational Exhibit, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburg, PA
1979 The Decade in Review: Selections from the 1970's, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1978 The Presence of Nature, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1977 Seventy-sixth Exhibition of Chicago and Vicinity, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1977 Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
1976 Madison Art Center, Madison, WI
1974 Two Sculptors: Deborah Butterfield and Rudy Serra, University Museum, Berkeley, CA
1973 The Great Variety of Northern California Art, Pan Gallery, Chico, CA
1972 First Southwest Region Exhibition, American Craft Council Gallery, New York, NY
1972 The Sacramento Valley, San Francisco State College, San Francisco, CA

Literature
2003 Gordon, Robert, et al. Horses: Deborah Butterfield. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2003.
1992 Tucker, Marcia. The Art of Deborah Butterfield. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1992.
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