Dan Christensen

(American, 1942–2007)

war woman by dan christensen

Dan Christensen

War Woman, 1983

Price on Request

Biography

Timeline

1942
Born in Cozad, NE
1964
BFA, Kansas City Art Institute
1967 - 1968
Studied art at the University of Nebraska
1968
National Endowment for the Arts Grant
1969
Guggenheim Fellowship Theodoran Award
1986
Gottlieb Foundation Grant
1991
National Endowment for the Arts fellowship grant for painting
1992
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
1996
New York Foundation for the Arts painting fellowship award
2007
Died in Easthampton, NY

Exhibitions

2013
Sponder Gallery, Miami
2012
Dan Christensen: The Early Sprays, 1967-1969, Spanierman Modern, NY (catalog) (solo)
2011
Dan Christensen: Bars and Scrapes, LewAllen Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (catalog) (solo)
Dan Christensen: The Stain Paintings, Spanierman Modern, NY, (catalog) (solo)
Dan Christensen at the Armory Show, presented by Spanierman Modern (solo)
2010
Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton
2009 - 2010
Dan Christensen: Forty Years of Painting - Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE (solo)
Hand to Paper: The quiet sublimity of works on paper, LewAllen Galleries, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Spanierman at East Hampton – Gallery Selections, Spanierman Modern, New York, NY
Dan Christensen: Lyrical Spray Canvases, 1960’s to the 1990’s, LewAllen Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico (solo)

Public Collections

Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, California
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D. C.
Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Literature

1981
Elderfield, John. New Work on Paper. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1981 (catalogue)