David Hannah (1937- )

David Hannah (1937- )

Artist: David Hannah (1937- ) California Titled: Orange vision Signed and dated 1974 on reverse Measures: 66 x 114 inches, Oil on canvas Farhat Art Museum Collection

Biography from Gallery Paule Anglim
DAVID HANNAH

EDUCATION
1956-57 Rice Institute, Houston, Texas
1957-61 The University of Oklahoma, School of Architecture
1966-7 The San Francisco Art Institute, M.F.A.
NON GALLERY SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1980 Recent Paintings, The University of California, Santa Barbara Art Museum,
Santa Barbara, CA
1986 Paintings & Drawings, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1987 Paintings, Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York, NY
NON GALLERY GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1962 Texas Painting and Sculpture, (juried)- Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Whitte Museum,
San Antonio, TX.
1968 Visiting Faculty. University of California at Davis
1970 Four Painters: David Hannah, Jack Jefferson, Bruce McGaw, Joe Oddo. Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
1971 Works on Paper. San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA.

1977 Art For Giving and Collecting. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1979 California Artists. Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
1980 A Drawing Show. Santa Rosa Junior College Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA

1981 San Francisco Art Institute Faculty. Richmond Art Center, CA
California Artists, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
Recent Acquisitions. Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Alumni of the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s, 70’s. San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Abstractions – Eight California Painters. San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco,
CA (Curator: Richard Armstrong)
Luxe, Calme et Volupte – Nine Abstract Painters and Their Use of Color. One Penn
Plaza, New York, NY (Curator: John Yau)
1986 More Than Meets The Eye. Galleria Carini, Florence, Italy
Square and…. Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York City
Ten Artists. Ruth Siegel Gallery at The International Contemporary Art Fair,
Los Angeles, CA

1987 Review/Preview. Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York, NY
1988 Abstraction: The Central Image. Stephen Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY
1989 Third International Art Expo/LA 88. Los Angeles, CA (Ruth Siegel Gallery)
Belief in Paint: Eleven Contemporary Artists. Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, VT
1999 Searchlight: Consciousness at the Millennium. California College of Arts & Crafts, CCAC
Institute, San Francisco. Sept 25-Dec 11 (catalog) (heidegger.?)
2002 In ‘toon with Time. Palo Alto Art Center, CA , January 27 – April 28 (#35, #39, Head)
Portrait Obscured. San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Group, Schmidt-Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
COMMISSION
1985 Costume design (Third Rotation and ZigZag ) for Douglas Dunn and Dancers, New
York, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY
1970 Thomas Albright. Four Artists in Oakland, San Francisco Chronicle, CA
Cecile McCann. Four San Francisco Art Institute Faculty, Art Week, San Francisco,
CA
1971 Thomas Albright. San Francisco Art Institute Works on Paper, San Francisco Chronicle,
CA
1972 Alfred Frankelstein. Artists and Great Themes, San Francisco Chronicle, San
Francisco, CA
1973 Thomas Albright. The Path of Exploration, San Francisco Chronicle, CA, 8 January.
Albright. $5,000., Art Gallery Magazine, San Francisco, March.
1974 Albright. Hannah’s Paintings, San Francisco Chronicle, CA, 16 February.
Cecile McCann. David Hannah: December 1973, (illustration), Art Week, San Francisco,
CA, 23 February (5:8,5).
1975 Thomas Albright. Blockbuster at the San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco
Chronicle, 22 January.
Charles Shere. San Francisco Art Institute Show, Oakland Tribune, Oakland, CA, 26
January.
Judith L. Dunham. San Francisco Art Institute Faculty Show, Art Week, San
Francisco, CA, 8 February (6:6, 16).
Alfred Frankenstein . What the New Artists Are Up To, San Francisco Chronicle, CA, 4 July.
Alexander Freid . Grapestake Show, San Francisco Examiner, CA, 12 July.
1977 Alfred Frankenstein. At The Galleries, San Francisco Chronicle, CA, 9 April.
1979 Thomas Albright. Review, San Francisco Chronicle, CA, 18 September.
Stacey Moss. The Genuine and the Genuinely Not Up To Par, The Peninsula Times
Tribune, 21 September.
1980 Richard Ames. University of California, Santa Barbara Art Museum, Santa Barbara
News-Press, Santa Barbara, CA, 12 January.
Cathy Curtis. The Eclecticism of Contemporary Abstractions, Art Week, San Francisco,

CA, 12 January.
1981 Albert Morch. Enjoying Abstract Art wih a Wandering Mind, San Francisco Examiner,
San Francisco, CA, March.
1985 Michael Brenson. Luxe, Calme et Volupte, The New York Times, 4 January.
John Yau. Thwarted Desires, Bold Assertions, essay for the exhibition catalogue: David
Hannah/Paintings & Drawings – 1983/85, at the Fabian Carlsson Gallery,
London, England
Tony Godrey. David Hannah at Fabian Carlsson, The Burlington Magazine, London,
England, December.
Tony Godfrey. David Hannah at Fabian Carlsson, Artscribe International, London,
England, December-January/1985-86.
1986 Thomas Albright. Art in the San Francisco Bay Area: 1945-1980. University of
California Press.
Judith Stein. Essay for the exhibition brouchure: David Hannah at the Morris Gallery,
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
Edward Soznanski. Against the tide…, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA, 15
May.

Sally Friedman. Here, whimsey and mystery coexist, Levittown Courier Times,
Levittown, PA, 15 June.
Freidman. Eluding the PigeonHoles, Doylestown Daily Intelligencer, Doylestown, PA,
23 June.

1987 John Yau. David Hannah, Artforum, New York City, Summer (pp.118-119).
1988 Jacolyn A. Mott, ed. Searching Out the Best: Ten Years of the Morris Gallery. catalogue
published by The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA. .
Rachel Blau DuPlessis. Text for exhibition brochure: David Hannah Drawings 1987-88,
Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York City.
1989 Wm. P.Scott. Review: Art, The Philadelphia Inquirer, May
1990 Edward Soznanski. On Galleries, The Philadelphia Inquirer, 22 November.

1991 Dorothy Burkhart. Of bold, pop-inspired gestures…, San Jose Mercury News: EYE,
December 13-19.
1992 Kenneth Baker. …Paired with Cage, San Francisco Chronicle, 02 January.
1995 John Rapko. David Hannah at Gallery Paule Anglim, Artweek, May
Kenneth Baker. San Francisco In Brief, ArtNews, September
1997 Interviewed by Meredith Trumble. Great Books, Artweek, July (ill.)
1998 Kenneth Baker. Hannah Paints Faces of Moral Anxiety, San Francisco Chronicle,
11 June
Greg Schneider, David Hannah at Gallery Paule Anglim, Artweek, September
1999 catalog: Searchlight: Consciousness at the Millennium. California College of Arts &
Crafts, CCAC Institute, San Francisco. Sept 25-Dec 11 (illustration)
2000 Self-Portraits, San Francisco Magazine, February (illustration, artist’s statement)
Kenneth Baker, Face: David Hannah at Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco Chronicle,
12 February
2003 Kenneth Baker, A Painter Glimpses ruin in the woods, San Francisco Chronicle, April
26
2009 Kenneth Baker, Sculpture, painting, a pairing of ideas, San Francisco Chronicle, May
30

AWARDS/GRANTS

1975 The National Endowment for the Arts: Individual grant.
1986 The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston: Englehard Award.
1988 The E.D. Foundation: Individual grant.
TEACHING/ACADEMIC AFFILIATION:
1967-68 The University of California, Davis – Visiting Lecturer
1968-81 The San Francisco Art Institute – Instructor
Chair, Painting Department, 1973-78
Chair, Graduate Painting & Sculpture, 1976-78
1980 The University of California, Santa Barbara – Visiting Artist/Faculty
1981-91 The Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia
Professor & Chair: Department of Painting, Drawing & Sculpture
1991-2009 Stanford University, Department of Art + Art History
Professor of Art / Director of Graduate Studies: MFA Program
Director of Stanford Studio Series (Visiting Artist Lecture Series)
Present Paul L. and Phyllis Wattis Professor of Art, emeritus

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