Marsha Mateyka Gallery

Nathan Oliveira

(American, b. 1928)

head of a woman by nathan oliveira

Estate of Nathan Oliveira

Head of a Woman, 2010

head with striped shirt by nathan oliveira

Estate of Nathan Oliveira

Head with Striped Shirt, 2010

standing figure, looking forward by nathan oliveira

Estate of Nathan Oliveira

Standing Figure, Looking Forward, 2010

santa fe nude #65 by nathan oliveira

Estate of Nathan Oliveira

Santa Fe Nude #65, 1999

mask vii (frontal view) by nathan oliveira

Estate of Nathan Oliveira

Mask VII (frontal view), 2007

Biography

Timeline

1928
Born: Oakland, CA
1950
Mills College, Oakland, CA
1951
BFA, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
1952 - 1953
Teacher, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
1952
MFA, 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
1964 - 1996
Teacher, Studio Arts, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
1974
Artist Grant-National Endowment for the Arts

Exhibitions

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
“Solitary Shape Figure Watercolors,” Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
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)
“Nude Watercolors,” University of Southern Oregon
Recent Paintings and Monotypes, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
2001
“Singular,” John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998
Recent Paintings and Monotypes, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)

Literature

2002
'Nathan Oliveira', by Peter Selz. With an introduction by Susan Landauer and essay by Joann Moser, University of California Press