Stephen Hopkins (1934 – )

Stephen Hopkins (1934 - )

Artist: Stephen Hopkins (1934 – ) American Title: “One of a Kind” Medium: Oil on canvas, dated 1978 Measures: 48″ x 37″Approximate canvas size Farhat Art Museum Collection

Artist’s Statement:
My artwork has always been about attempts to express feelings evoked by what I see in the immediate world around me. Every day, I come across some combination of visual elements that causes me to stop and say to myself, ”There’s a picture here!” It may be a group of buildings seen in the magical light of a particular moment in time , or the reflecttions in a cafe window, or a random group of signs, or the complex expanse of a city view. My task after that initial vision is to try to figure out what attracted me in the first place, and to find a way to express my feelings through painting, drawing or printmaking.
Although I am basically a “realist” in that I derive my inspiration from the observable world, I am also an “abstract “ artist because I see my pictures primarily as compositions composed of interlocking shapes, colors and values, rather than as descriptions of specific places or vehicles for literary or political statements. Thus the “subject matter” of a picture may often be considered inconsequential or even ugly to most spectators, while for me it is a marvelous gold mine of visual raw material waiting to be exploited and hopefully, after more hard work than I usully anticipate, turned into a pictorial expression of my feelings.

STEPHEN HOPKINS’ BIOGRAPHY
Born in Boston, MA, 1934
EDUCATION
1956 Harvard College, BA in History
1968 University of Cincinnati, MFA
1960-61 Art Student’s League, New York
1961-62 National Academy School, New York
1955,56,61 Jay Connaway Art School, Pawlet, VT
TEACHING
1979 to present Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA (Adjunct Instructor of Art)
1976 – 1988 Mendocino Community College, Ukiah, CA (Adjunct Instructor of Art)
1969 -1976 Miami University, Oxford, OH (Assistant Professor of Art)
1968 -1969 St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY (Assistant Professor of Art)
EXHIBITIONS
Solo shows
1996 Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena CA
1989 Modernism, San Francisco CA
1971 Wright State University, Celina OH
1971 Western College, Oxford OH
1968 St. Lawrence University, Canton NY
Group Shows (Partial list)
2007, 1998,1995 – Santa Rosa Junior College Adjunct Faculty Shows, Santa Rosa, CA
2006 – “Art After the Car” Terry & Eva Herndon Collection, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH
2006 – “The American Landscape: Mountains/ Metropolis” Alameda, CA
1992 – “California Dreamin” Fresno Metropolitan Museum, Fresno, CA
1992 – One Market Plaza, San Francisco, CA
1991 – “The Palm Tree Show” Modernism, San Francisco, CA
1991 – “California Cityscapes” San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
1983 – Marin County Fair, San Rafael, CA (merit award)
1982 – California State Fair, Sacramento, CA (4th place award)
1978-79 – Security Pacific Bank( traveling show)
1978 – Van Doran Gallery, San Francisco, CA (3 person show)
1975-76 – Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH (sales and rental gallery)
1974-75 – Mid-States Art Exhibition, Evansville Museum, Evansville, IN (juried show and traveling exhibition)
1972 – Cincinnati Invitational Show, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
1969 – Annual Exhibition, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, NY
1961 – National Academy Annual, National Academy, New York, NY
Work in Corporate and Private Collections (partial list)
Peter Thierot, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, CA
Standard Oilof Californiassociates, San Francisco, CA
Rosalyn C. Swig Artsource, San Francisco, CA
Cincinnati Bell
Wiltshire Associates,Los Angeles, CA
Sugarman Associates, San Francisco, CA
IBM Corporation, San Jose, CA
Alan Rothenberg, Huret Rothenberg and Co. San Francisco, CA
Exchange Bank, Santa Rosa, CA
Kate Kelly, KPIX TV, San Francisco, CA
Canned Foods Inc (Grocery Outlet), Berkeley, CA
Richard Baker, Los Angeles, CA
Roger Donaldson, Los Angeles, CA
Robert Solomon, New York, NY
Georges & Dominique Hoefflin-Oliva, Geneva, Switzerland
Bibliography
Skolnick, Arnold and Fort, Ilene Susan, Paintings of California, Clarkson Potter, New York, NY, 1993
Stofflet, Mary and Clapp, James, California Cityscapes, Universe, New York, NY, 1991
Reed, Victoria, “A Promise Unfulfilled,” Artweek Vol 22, Aug 29,1991
Christensen, Judith ”California Cityscapes, “ Art of California ,Sept 1991
Jamusch, Ann, “Art Shows The Way We Were…. and Are,” San Diego Tribune, May 31,1991
D’Ambrosio, Nancy, “Bay Area Artists,” Horizon Vol 31, March, 1988

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William Gale (1823 – 1909)

William Gale (1823 - 1909)

William Gale (1823 – 1909) British oil on board. measures 10.5×16 inches Signed with a monogram WG lower left Farhat Art Museum Collection.

William Gale was active/lived in United Kingdom. William Gale is known for painting.

History and genre painter; born 1823 in London. Prize-winning student at Royal Academy Schools, where exhibited annually 1844–93, but never elected a member; regularly exhibited at the British Institution and the Royal Society of British Artists; travelled to Italy 1851 and Middle East 1862 and 1867; his output was prolific and varied, across a range of styles and including sentimental, biblical and mythological subjects, portraits and orientalist pictures; examples of his work held by Tate, Glasgow City Art Galleries and Museums and Art Gallery of New South Wales; [1] died 1909.
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‘The Orient is extraordinary…It escapes conventions, it lies outside all disciplines, it transposes, it inverts everything..’ (1) Eugene Fromentin, Une Annee dans le Sahel
William Gale was one of the many artists who, upon finishing his study at the Royal Academy Schools, set out to explore the far-off lands of the Orient: namely North Africa, Algeria, Palestine and Syria. These remote countries at the crossroads of civilizations captivated his imagination with a treasure trove of mystery, paradox and new artistic challenges.
Following in the footsteps of the great Orientalists John Frederic Lewis and Jean Leon Gerome, William Gale evokes in An Eastern Woman the exotic colours and delicate textures of the East. Using pure, rich glazes and extraordinary attention to detail, he renders the luxurious, beautifully embroidered headscarf. Eastern women kindled a curiosity in almost every Orientalist artist with their gaudy shawls and yakmash, heavy jewelry and enigmatic beauty.

1. Quoted in Mary Anne Stevens, The Orientalist, Royal Academy of Arts, 1984

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Gale_(painter)

Clayton Pinkerton (1931-1993)

Clayton Pinkerton(1931-1993)

Artist: Clayton Pinkerton(1931-1993) American Measurements: 70.5” x 66”. Overall: 72” x 68” Framed acrylic on canvas, Titled “Big Man in Selma, ca 1965”). Signed, titled and dated verso. Exhibited San Francisco Museum Farhat Art Museum Collection.

Clayton Pinkerton

Artist: Clayton Pinkerton(1931-1993) American Framed oil on canvas, Measurements: 70.5” x 66”. Overall: 72” x 68”70.5” x 66”. Titled “Working Things Out, dated 1959” . Signed and dated verso. Exhibited::San Francisco Museum of Arts, John Natsoulas Gallery and Arleigh Gallery. Farhat Art Museum Collection.

Clayton Pinkerton .

Artist: Clayton Pinkerton (1931-1993) American Framed acrylic on masonite, Titled: “Capitol Crawling with Soldiers, 1969-1970” Measurement: 48″ x 48″. Overall: 48.5” x 48.5” Farhat Art Museum Collection.

Clayton Pinkerton(1931-1993

Artist: Clayton Pinkerton(1931-1993) American Framed acrylic on canvas, Titled: “Zebra, 1969” Signed, titled and dated verso Measures: 66″ x 70”. Overall: 68” x 72” Farhat Art Museum Collection.

Clayton Pinkerton (1931-1993) American

Clayton Pinkerton (1931-1993) American Framed oil on canvas, “Cliff House, 1969” ) SIgned and dated verso. Bears John Natsoulas Gallery label verso Measures: 70” x 66” Farhat Art Museum Collection.

Clayton Pinkerton...

Clayton Pinkerton (1931-1993) American Framed acrylic on canvas, “Solution, 1965” Signed, titled and dated verso. Exhibited San Francisco Museum of Art exhibition label verso, Measures: 70″x66″ Titled: “Arts of San Francisco, 1967”. Farhat Art Museum Collection.

Post War California artist, Clayton Pinkerton studied at Carmel Art Institute and the California College of Arts and Crafts, receiving his B.F.A. in 1952, and M.F.A. in 1953. Pinkerton taught at The Richmond Art Center.

Selected Group Exhibitions: 71st Annual Painting and Sculpture Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Association at the San Francisco Museum of Art, 1952; 72nd Annual Painting and Sculpture Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Association at the San Francisco Museum of Art, 1953; 73rd Annual Painting and Sculpture Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Association at the San Francisco Museum of Art, 1954; PACIFIC COAST ART, IIIrd Biennial of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1955; First Pacific Coast Biennial Exhibition, Santa Barbara Museum of Art & California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco 1955; 75th Annual Painting and Sculpture Exhibition of the San
Francisco Art Association at the San Francisco Museum of Art, 1956; CALIFORNIA PAINTERS, 40 Painters, Municipal Art Center, Long Beach, 1956; 78th Annual Painting and Sculpture Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Association at the San Francisco Museum of Art, 1959; 79th Annual Painting Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Association at the San Francisco Museum of Art, 1960; Winter Invitational, California Palace of The Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1960;, 61, 62, 63; The Art Bank of the San Francisco Art Association, 1958, 59, 60, 62, 63, 64, 66; de Young Museum, San Francisco; Denver Art Museum; The Oakland Museum; San Francisco Museum of Art.

Literature:
Thomas Albright, Art in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945-1980
San Francisco Art Association (Institute) Catalog of the Art Bank

Source:
David J Carlson, Carlson Gallery, California. Carlson’s specialty is Post-World War II California artists.

Emilie Weinberg (1882 – 1958) American

Emilie Weinberg (1882 - 1958) American

Emilie Weinberg (1882 – 1958) American Measures: 24×20 inches, untitled oil on canvas, signed upper right Farhat Art Museum Collection.

Emilie Sievert Weinberg was active/lived in California, Illinois. Emilie Weinberg is known for portrait, mod views, still life.

Portrait, landscape and mural painter. Born in Chicago, IL on Nov. 27, 1882, the daughter of a wealthy clothing manufacturer. While in her teens Emilie began art studies at the AIC. In 1906 she married Isadore Weinberg and lived in Chicago. After settling in San Francisco in 1913, she established a studio in her home at 1801 California Street. She later moved across the bay to Berkeley where she had further study with Hans Hofmann at UC (1930). Her final move was to nearby Piedmont where she remained until her death on Jan. 15, 1958. Her early works were watercolors, a medium she discarded in favor of oil during her later years. Having studied in NYC with Wm M. Chase in 1916, she absorbed a painting technique from Chase characterized by quick brush strokes and rich painting surface. Her subjects include figures, landscapes, florals, and abstractions. Exh: AIC, 1905, 1915-18; San Francisco Art Association, 1916-40; Oakland Art Gallery, 1917; Calif. Liberty Fair, 1918; Calif. Art Club, 1919; Academy of Western Painters (LA), 1922; SF Women Artists, 1918-31; Bohemian Club, 1928; Calif. State Fair, 1933 (prize); SFMA, 1937, 1939 (solo), 1941, 1942 (solo), 1947; GGIE, 1939; Montalvo Foundation (Los Gatos), 1941 (solo); De Young Museum, 1959; Salem AA, 1984 (solo); Western Oregon College, 1985 (solo), in: Shasta State Historical Monument; Univ. Elementary School (Berkeley); Mills College (Oakland). AAA 1915-33; AAW; CSL; WWC 1928; WWAA 1936-41; SF Chronicle, 1-19-1958 (obit).