Anne Gregory

Artist: Anne Gregory ( American ) Watercolor on thick Paper Measures 70x 104 inches Farhat Art Museum Collection

Artist: Anne Gregory ( American )
Watercolor on thick Paper
Measures 70x 104 inches
Farhat Art Museum Collection

 

ARTIST STATEMENT
Recently I’ve added many animals (drawn by me in zoos and museums of natural history)
to archetypal man and woman.
Bringing them together and seeing what might happen between human nature and the
natural world has been an adventure.I can’t begin just with images, but need to get excited by process and pushing
physical materials around-even adding the texture of found objects.
The result is a large elaborate drawing that is an object not just 2D.

ANNE GREGORY 2013

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RESUMÉ
EDUCATION
1981 M.F.A. University of Iowa, Iowa City IA.
1972 M.A. ..California State University, Sacramento CA.
1958 B.A. ..Michigan State University, East Lansing MI.PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1990… ..Professor of Drawing, Painting & Art History, Sacramento City College, Sacramento CA.
1996/1997 Instructor of drawing & Watercolor Painting, Sierra College, Rocklin CA.
1990 …..Professor of Drawing, California State University, Sacramento CA.
1989 …..Visiting Painting Professor, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge LA.
1988/1991.Professor of Watercolor Painting, California State University, Sacramento CA.
1987 …..Professor of Watercolor Painting, San Jose State University, San Jose CA.
1984 …..Instructor of Watercolor Painting, University of Iowa, Iowa City IA.
1965/1966.Instructor of Design, Purdue University Extension, Ft. Wayne IN.

AWARDS
1988 …..Public Art Commission , Oak Park Childcare Center, Sacramento CA.
1985+1988 California Arts Council Grants

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2011……Skinner Howard Gallery, Sacramento CA.
2009……Skinner Howard Gallery, Sacramento CA.
2005+2002 Excentrique Gallery, Sacramento CA.
1999 …..Himovitz- Miller Gallery, Sacramento CA.
1998 …..Pence Gallery, Davis CA.
1995+1993 Himovitz-Miller Gallery, Sacramento CA.
1992 …..Himovitz-Spectrum Gallery, San Francisco CA.
1991+1989 Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento CA.
1988 …..Himovitz-Salomon Gallery, Sacramento CA.
1986 …..Allrich Gallery, San Francisco CA.
1982+1983+1984+1985+1986 Jennifer Pauls Gallery, Roseville, & Sacramento CA.
1981 …..Open Ring Gallery, Sacramento CA.
1980 …..Jennifer Pauls Gallery, Roseville CA.
1977+1976 Le Sahuc Gallery, Sacramento CA.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012 “Birdhouse Exhibit” Kondos Gallery, Sacramento CA.
2011 “Birdhouse Exhibit” Kondos Gallery, Sacramento CA.
2011 “Heart Of The Future” Kondos Gallery, Sacramento CA.
2005 “Exquisite Corpse” Toy Room Gallery, Sacramento CA.
2003 “National Juried Exhibit” Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley CA.
1995 “African Views” Galerie Lakaye, Los Angeles CA.
1992 “California Contemporaries”, American Center, Bombay, India
1990 “California Eccentrics” University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana IL.
1989 “New Faculty Exhibit” Louisiana State University Art Gallery,Baton Rouge LA.
1987 “Faculty Draw” San Jose State University Art Gallery,San Jose CA.
1985 “Northern California Narrative and Personal Vision”, Downey Museum, Downey CA.
1985 “Sacramento Davis Interface”, Richmond Art Center, Richmond CA.
1983 “Chicago Art 1983” Zak’s Gallery,Chicago Navy Pier,Chicago IL.
1982 “Annual Bumbershoot Festival” Seattle Art Center, Seattle WA.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
2002 March 24, 1999 June 6, 1995 October 22, 1988 March 6, 1986 July 6 + May 11, 1980 July 29
…..REVIEWS by Victoria Dalke “Sacramento Bee”
1999 July-August REVIEW by Alan Gordon “Art Week”
1986 October,REVIEW by David Winter “Art News”
1986 July 19 REVIEW by Kenneth Baker “San Francisco Chronicle”
1986 May 10 REVIEW by Ellen Schlesinger “Art Week”
1985 CATALOGUE Downey Museum
1984 November 24, 1982 February 7, 1981 June 26 REVIEWS by Ellen Schlesinger “Sacramento Bee”
1977 November 2, 1976 May 30 REVIEWS by Charles Johnson “Sacramento Bee”

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Marguerite Stuber Pearson (1898 – 1978)

Artist: Marguerite Stuber Pearson Title: Woman with her crochet Oil / Canvas Signed Lower Left  Measures 28" x 24" inches  (71.12cm x 60.96cm) Farhat Art Museum Collection

Artist: Marguerite Stuber Pearson
Title: Woman with her crochet
Oil / Canvas
Signed Lower Left
Measures 28″ x 24″ inches
(71.12cm x 60.96cm)
Farhat Art Museum Collection

Born in Philadelphia, Marguerite Pearson had childhood polio that confined her to a wheel chair, but she overcame that condition to have a distinguished career as a painter of exquisite interior scenes, figures and still life.

She studied with William James and Frederick Bosley at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School and studied figure painting with Edmund Tarbell. In 1941, she moved to Rockport, Massachusetts where she had been spending her summers. She was an active painter until age 80, and also taught classes in her studio.

Source: Peter Falk, “Who Was Who in American Art”
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Born in Philadelphia August 1, 1899, Marguerite Stuber Pearson was the daughter of confectioner, Arthur G. Pearson and his wife Ottelia. Having been stricken with polio in her teens, Marguerite S. Pearson was left a paraplegic who was confined to a wheelchair for the rest of her life, but that disadvantage did not deter her early dream to become a respected figure and genre painter.

Not wanting to burden or be overly dependent upon family members or friends, Pearson quickly learned how to manipulate a wheelchair and she did not allow her handicap to alter or ruin her life or career.

Pearson studied at the Fenway School of Illustration (Boston), Boston’s Museum School with Frederick Bosley and William James (1918-1922), took private art lessons from Edmund C. Tarbell (1922-1927) and later studied with Aldro T. Hibbard (landscape painting), Henry Leith-Ross, Henry Hunt Clark, Howard Giles (design), Harold N. Anderson and Chase Emerson (illustration).

She was unmarried and died in her Rockport, MA studio April 2, 1978.

Source:
Pierce Galleries, Inc.

Evgeny Roukhin (1943 – 1976)

Measures: 30.51" x 25" (77.50cm x 63.50cm) Created: 1975 Oil/Burlap Signed and Dated Farhat Art Museum Collection.

Measures: 30.51″ x 25″
(77.50cm x 63.50cm)
Created: 1975
Oil/Burlap
Signed and Dated
Farhat Art Museum Collection.

Yevgeny Rukhin, a prolific Nonconformist artist, showed the willingness and strength to defend his artistic expression during his short career. A Leningrad artist, Rukhin produced work that abruptly challenged Social Realism while staging controversial events such as the Bulldozer Exhibition (1974) with fellow artist and friend, Oscar Rabine. Less than two years after this underground exhibition was violently broken up by police, Rukhin died in his sleep, surrounded by toxic painting supplies in his studio, in a fire allegedly ignited by the KGB in efforts to force him into conformity.

In 1966, when Rukhin was just twenty three, his work was received by the Betty Parson’s Gallery in New York, alongside artists such as Pollock, Newman, Rothko and Rauschenberg. Although Rukhin’s abstractions and morose grey-brown palette placed him in accord with the American artists, Rukhin can never be considered anything other than Russian. As his assemblages emerged in 1968, Rukhin overlaid elements of Russian antiquity such as icons, furniture and even manholes, into thickly coated surfaces that speak his heritage. Despite his cultural profundity, the artist’s legacy has yet to infiltrate Russia but remains abroad, in collections such as that of Norton Dodge.

Evgeny Roukhin (1943 - 1976)

Evgeny Roukhin (1943 – 1976)

Evgeny Rukhin
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Evgeny Rukhin (Russian: Евгений Рухин; July 2, 1943 – May 24, 1976) was a Russian Non-Conformist painter.
He was born in Saratov, Russia into a family of scientists. He began painting at the age of twenty, during his geological studies. His paintings were highly controversial. He was Russian Non-conformist artist working in Leningrad in the 1960s and 1970s. He was married to Galina Popova, an official Soviet artist who has studied stained glass during her art school days. Rukhin was a known chauvinist and alcoholic. He was a prolific painter, working on 6 or more pieces at any given time. Because of his startling appearance and charismatic personality he was a standout figure amongst the artists of the Russian underground, working closely with foreigners interested in smuggling non-conformist art out of the Soviet Union. His various foreign-based contacts included the American collector Norton Dodge who now possess a collection of roughly 9,000 works of Soviet non-conformist art. Perhaps it was Rukhin’s determined dissidence, his ability to organize his colleagues in the underground, his illegal contact with foreigners, or his dangerous personal habits (such as smoking in rooms where he kept various studio chemicals) that led to his death in 1976. His studio went up in flames and he and another artist’s wife perished in the fire. According to Rukhin’s wife, Popova, the fire was simply a cover up for a K.G.B. murder, but the official report states that he died of carbon monoxide poisoning as a result of the fire. Either way Evgeny Rukhin was dead at the young age of 32 after producing hundreds upon hundreds of striking examples of non-conformist art.http://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Рухин,_Евгений_Львович