John Buck

(American, b. 1946)

aviary by john buck

John Buck

Aviary, 1998

black and white by john buck

John Buck

Black and White, 1998

bleeding heart by john buck

John Buck

Bleeding Heart, 1998

blue morpho by john buck

John Buck

Blue Morpho, 1998

botanica by john buck

John Buck

Botanica, 2002

cicada by john buck

John Buck

Cicada, 1998

Biography

Timeline

1946
Born Ames, IA
1968
Bachelor of Fine Arts Kansas City Art Institute & School of Design, Kansas City, MO
1970
Purchase Award, 2nd Annual Invit. Art Exh. Shasta College, Redding, CA
1971
Purchase Award, 5th Annual Juried Art Exhibition University of California, Davis, CA
Studied Skowhegan School of Sculpture & Painting, ME
1972 - 1973
Professor Gloucestershire College of Art and Design, Cheltenham, England
1972
Education: Master of Fine Arts University of California, Davis, CA
1973 - 1975
Sculpture Instructor Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
1975
Ceramics Instructor Mira Costa College, Carlsbad, CA
1976 - 1990
Sculpture Instructor Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

Exhibitions

2011
Sylvia White Gallery
2010
John Buck: Iconography + Kinetic Sculpture, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT (solo)
2008
John Buck, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)
John Buck: Iconography, Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, Spokane, WA (solo)
Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT
Re:visions, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery through 32 Years, Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Killer B’s, Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Human Touch, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT
Decades, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
Clear Cut: Wood Sculptures from Northwest Collections, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

Public Collections

Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, CA
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Contemporary Art Center, Honolulu, HI
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN