1929,  born in Hanover, NH, USA

1946-50,  University of California at Berkeley,CA, BA, Painting
1950-51,  University of California at Berkeley, CA, MA, Painting
1982,  San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA Honorary Doctorate

1989 died in Oakland, CA, USA

www.jaydefeo.org

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016

Jay DeFeo: Paintings on Paper 1986-1987, Mark Selwyn Fine Art, Los  Angeles, CA 
Jay DeFeo, Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris, France 

2015

Jay DeFeo, Peder Lund, Oslo, Norway
Jay DeFeo, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, USA

2014

Jay DeFeo, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, USA

2013

Jay DeFeo: Chiaroscuro, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland

2012

Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA

2011

DeFeo, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

2010

Jay DeFeo: Photographs/Works on Paper, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Jay DeFeo: Summer Landscape, Dwight Hackett projects, Santa Fe, NM, USA

2009

Samurai, Dwight Hackett projects, Santa Fe, NM, USA

2008

Where the Swan Flies, Moody Gallery, Houston, TX, USA

2007

Jay DeFeo: Applaud the Black Fact, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA, USA

2006

Jay DeFeo: No End, Dwight Hackett projects, Santa Fe, NM, USA
Jay DeFeo: Botanicals, Dwight Hackett projects, Santa Fe, NM, USA

2005

"out of my own head:" Photographs by Jay DeFeo, Mt. Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA, USA

2004

"out of my own head:" Photographs by Jay DeFeo, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA, USA

2003

Beside 'The Rose:' Selected Works by Jay DeFeo, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA
Jay DeFeo: Her Tripod and Its Dress, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2002

Jay DeFeo: Photographs, Cabrillo College Art Gallery/CA, USbrillo College, Aptos, CA, USA
Jay DeFeo: Ingredients of Alchemy, Before and After The Rose, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2001

Jay DeFeo: 'Doctor Jazz' and Works on Paper 1952-1989, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA

1997

Jay DeFeo: The Florence View and Related Works 1950-1954, Museo ItaloAmericano, San Francisco/CA, US; Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
The Rose, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA

1996

Jay DeFeo: Four Decades, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
Jay DeFeo: A Selection of Drawings and Photocollages, Museo de Arte y Diseno Contemporaneo, San Jose, Costa Rica
Jay DeFeo: Selected Works 1952-1989, Goldie Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA, USA; University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA

1994

Jay DeFeo: Drawings and Photocollages from the 1970s, Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

1993

Jay DeFeo: Works on Paper from the 1950s, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY, USA

1992

Jay DeFeo: Photocollages, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

1991

Jay DeFeo: 1980s Paintings, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA
Jay DeFeo: 1950s Works on Paper, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA

1990

Jay DeFeo: Works on Paper, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA; Menil Collection, Houston, TX, USA; Laguna Beach Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA, USA; Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA, USA; Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL, USA
Jay DeFeo, An Intimate View: Small Paintings 1986-1989, Art Museum of Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz, CA, USA; Antonio Prieto Memorial Gallery, Mills College, Oakland, CA, USA
Homage to Jay DeFeo, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA

1989

Jay DeFeo: In Memoria - A Selection of Paintings, 1986-1989, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA, USA

1988

Works on Paper, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA; Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

1986

Jay DeFeo / Madeline O'Connor: Paintings and Drawings, Nave Museum, Victoria, TX, USA

1985

Jay DeFeo, Janus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

1984

Boise Gallery of Art, Boise, ID, USA
Jay DeFeo: Selected Works Past and Present, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA

1983

Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA

1981

Indian Valley Colleges, Novato, CA, USA

1980

Jay DeFeo, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA
Jay DeFeo, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, USA

1979

Jay DeFeo, Faith and Charity in Hope Gallery, Hope, ID; University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, USA

1978

Jay DeFeo, University Art Museum, Matrix Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA

1974

Wenger Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

1969

The Rose, Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA, USA
The Rose, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA, USA

1960

Jay DeFeo, Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

1959

Jay DeFeo, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

1954

Jay DeFeo, The Place, San Francisco, CA, USA
Jay DeFeo, Paintings/Jewelry, Dover Gallery, Berkeley, CA, USA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 

Berkeley Eye: Perspectives on the Collection, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
Based on a True Story: Highlights from the di Rosa Collection, di Rosa, Napa, CA
Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection, Whitney 
Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Women of Abstract Expressionism, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA 
Lines of Thought: Michelangelo to Bridget Riley. Drawings from the British Museum, organized by the British Museum, Poole Museum and Art Gallery, Dorset, UK
Brynmore Jones Library Art Gallery, University of Hull, UK
Ulster Museum, Belfast, UK
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI 
The Rat Bastard Protective Society, The Landing, Los Angeles, CA 
Holy Barbarians: Beat Culture on the West Coast, Menil Collection, Houston, TX

Abstract Expressionism from the Denver Art Museum, Denver Art 
Museum, Denver, CO 
Beat Generation (1944-1967), Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
De Kooning in Company, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC 
The Campaign for Art: Modern and Contemporary, San Francisco 
Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
California and the West: Photography from the Campaign for Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

Olympia: Carte Blanche to Karma, Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, France Zu Gast bei BQ, Nr. 20: Augury, BQ, Berlin, Germany 
20 Anniversary Exhibition, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015

Works on Paper, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
Modern Vision: The Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan Collection, The Phillips Collection, New York, USA
Summer Group Exhibit, Casey Kaplan, New York, USA

2012

Painting Now, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland

2011

Bella Pacifica: Bay Area Abstraction, 1946-1963, organized by Nyehaus, David Nolan Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Abstract Now and Then, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Beyond Tradition: Art Legacies at the Richmond Art Center, Richmond Art Center, Richmond , CA, USA
Night Scented Stock, curated by Todd Levin, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, USA

2010

The Anniversary Show, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Different Strokes: 20th Century Drawing, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY, USA
In Focus: Photographs from the Mills College Art Museum Collection, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA, USA
I.G.Y. (Curated by Todd Levin), Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Collection Show, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA, USA
Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
Rehistoricizing Abstract Expressionism in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1950s-1960s, Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
A Selection of Works from MOCA's Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sunless, curated by Walead Beshty, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK
Happy Birthday, Mr. Blum, Louis Stern Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Swagger, Drag, Fit Together, Wallspace, New York, NY, USA
Looking Back/The Fifth White Columns Annual - Selected by Bob Nickas, White Columns, New York, NY, USA

2009

Galaxy: A Hundred or So Stars Visible to the Naked Eye, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
elles@centrepompidou, artistes femmes dans les collections du Centre Pompidou, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
San Francisco Art Institute Alumni & Faculty: A Thin Slice, Baer Ridgway Exhibitions, San Francisco, CA, USA
20 Years: Anniversary Exhibition, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Sight Vision Revisited, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA
Collection: MOCA's First Thirty Years, 1940-80, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Abstract Expressionism: Further Evidence (Part One: Painting), Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2008

Collecting Collections, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Bob Nickas - Recent Acquisitions, Gifts, and Works from Various Exhibitions 1985-2008, White Columns, New York, NY, USA
MATRIX/REDUX, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Ten Years in Focus: The Artist and the Camera, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Traces of the Sacred in Twentieth Century Art, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France; Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
Loners & Mavericks, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA, USA
Looking for Mushrooms: Beat Poets, Hippies, Funk and Minimal Art: Art and Counterculture in San Francisco 1955 - 1968, Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany

2007

WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C., USA; PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY, USA; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver BC, Canada
Works in the Kunstkammer, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Birds, Dwight Hackett projects, Santa Fe, NM, USA
Summer Invitational, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA, USA
An Eclectic Eye: Selections from the Dan Leach Collection, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ, USA
The Third Mind, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Pioneers, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA

2006

Measure of Time, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Chance Encounters: The Formation of the de Menil's African Collection, Menil Collection, Houston, TX, USA
Beat Generation and Beyond, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA, USA
Lines of Discovery - 225 Years of American Drawing from The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA, USA; Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK, USA; Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI, USA; Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AK, USA
Twice Drawn, Tang Museum, Sarasota Springs, NY, USA
Pre-Post, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Exquisite Corpse-Cadavre Exquis: a game played between Mitchell Algus and Bib Nickas, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2005

Draw, Dwight Hackett projects, Santa Fe, NM, USA
Assemblage and Collage in California in the 1960s, 871 Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA
Semina Culture: Wallace Berman and His Circle, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA, USA; Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA; Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, USA; Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA; Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY, USA
Beat Generation and Beyond, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA, USA

2004

Turning Corners, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
The True Artist is an Amazing Luminous Fountain: Selected Works from the di Rosa Preserve: Art & Nature, Kreeger Museum, WashingtonD.C., USA; di Rosa Preserve: Art & Nature, Napa, CA, USA; Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA, USA; Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Between Art and Life: The Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
It's About Time: Celebrating 35 Years, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA, USA
Beat Generation and Beyond, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA, USA
Presence, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY, USA

2003

Not Exactly Photographs, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
Drawing Modern: Works from the Agnes Gund Collection, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, USA
In Sequence, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Zen and Modern Art, University Art Gallery, CA, USA; California State University, Hayward, CA, USA
Presence, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY, USA
Beat Generation and Beyond, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA, USA

2002

Women Artists: Their Work and Influence, 1950-1970, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA
Ferus, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Art/Women/California, 1950-2000: Parallels and Intersections, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA, USA
An American Legacy, A Gift for New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA

2001

1950s: Abstraction on Paper, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Fast Forward, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Points of Departure II: Connecting with Contemporary Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco,CA, USA
2001 Collector's Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR, USA

2000

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery: The First Decade, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Anatomically Incorrect, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
True Grit, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY, USA; Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, CA, USA; Boise Museum of Art, Boise, ID, USA; Marsh Art Gallery, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA, USA; University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA; El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX, USA; University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY, USA; Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA; Center for the Visual Arts, Metropolitan State College, Denver, CO, USA
The Mills College Art Museum Permanent Collection: 75th Anniversary Exhibition, Mills Art Museum, Oakland, CA, USA
Made in California: Art, Image and Identity, 1900-2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
2000 Collector's Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR, USA

1999

Radical Past: Contemporary Art and Music in Pasadena, 1960-1974, Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA, USA
The Great Drawings Show, 1950 to 1999, Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
The American Century: Art and Culture, 1950-2000, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA
Homage to the San Francisco Art Institute, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
Coming to Life: The Figure in American Art, 1955-1965, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA
Gestures: Postwar American and European Abstraction, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA

1998

Drawing, Cabrillo College Gallery/CA, USbrillo College, Aptos, CA, USA
First Decade: Highlights from The Contemporary Museum's Collection, Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI, USA
Material/Immaterial, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA

1997

A Lasting Legacy: Selections from the Lannan Foundation Gift, Geffen Contemporary at Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles/CA, US
Spheres of Influence, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA

1996

The Robert Arneson Tribute Exhibition, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
San Francisco School of Abstract Expressionism, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA, USA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Foundation for the Future: Celebrating 125 Years at the San Francisco Art Institute, One Bush Street, San Francisco, CA, USA
A Bay Area Connection: Works from the Anderson Collection, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA, USA
San Francisco Art Institute: Illustrious History 1871-Present, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York, NY, USA; San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA

1995

Beat Culture and the New America 1950-1965, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA; M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
Sight/Vision: The Urban Milieu Number Four, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA
Drawing the Twentieth Century: Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
From Matisse to Diebenkorn: Selections from the Permanent Collection of Painting and Sculpture, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Picturing Modernity: Photographs from the Permanent Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Facing Eden: 100 Years of Landscape Art in the Bay Area, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA, USA
New Perceptions of the Spirit, Flora Lemson Hewlett Library, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA, USA
Speaking Abstractly, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA

1994

Fractured Identity, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Here and Now: Bay Area Masterworks from the di Rosa Collections, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, USA
25th Anniversary Exhibition, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, USA
Selections from the Permanent Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA

1993

Photographic: Works of the Sixties and Seventies, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Images: Selections from the Lannan Foundation Collection, Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Postwar Abstract Painting & Sculpture from the Collection, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Recent Photography Acquisitions, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Selections form the Permanent Collection: California Art from the 1930s to the Present, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Revolution: Into the 2nd Century at the San Francisco Art Institute, One Market Plaza, San Francisco, CA, USA
Paper Trails: San Francisco Abstract Expressionist Prints, Drawings and Watercolors, Art Museum of Santa Cruz, CA, USA; Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA; Redding Museum of Art and History, Redding, CA, USA; Wiegand Gallery, College of Notre Dame, Belmont, CA, USA
San Francisco Abstract Expressionist Works on Paper: 1948-1963, 871 Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA
Revolution: Into the 2nd Century at the San Francisco Art Institute, One Market Plaza, San Francisco, CA, USA

1992

Drawings II, Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, USA
Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Sight /Vision: The Urban Milieu III, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA
Several Exceptionally Good Recently Acquired Pictures VI, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
Selected Recent Acquisitions, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA, USA

1991

Geometric Abstraction in California 1940-1960, 871 Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA
Wallace Berman, Bruce Conner, Jay DeFeo, George Herms, Jess, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY, USA

1990

Lyrical Visions: The 6 Gallery 1954-1957, Natsoulas/Novelozo Gallery, Davis, CA, USA

1989

Forty Years of California Assemblage, Wight Art Gallery, University of California at Los Angeles, CA, USA; San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA, USA; Fresno Museum of Art, Fresno, CA, USA; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE, USA
Order and Intuition: Aspects of Bay Area Abstract Painting, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA, USA
41st Annual Purchase Exhibition, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY, USA
Private Collection/Personal Exchange: Bay Area Artists, 1950-1966, Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco, CA, USA

1988

The Artists of California, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, USA
Bay Area Masters: Twelve Artists, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA, USA

1987

Painting, Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Prints and Drawings by 17 Bay Area Masters, Natsoulas/Novelozo Gallery, Davis, CA, USA
American Painting: Abstract Expressionism and After, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Selections from the Collection, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
A Painterly Vision: California 1960s Paintings and Works on Paper, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
Bay Area Influences: Four Artists, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA, USA

1986

Bay Area Modernism: A Success or Failure?, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA, USA
In the Advent of Change, Fresno Arts Center, Fresno, CA, USA
Dissonant Abstractions, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA, USA
New California Painting: Dealer's Choice, Rancho Santiago College Art Gallery, Santa Ana, CA, USA
Sight/Vision: The Urban Milieu II, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA
Mills College Art Department Faculty Retrospective Exhibition, Mills College, Oakland, CA, USA

1984

50th Anniversary Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
The Dilexi Years, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, USA
Directions on Bay Area Painting, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE, USA

1983

Janus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sight/Vision: The Urban Milieu, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA
Directions on Bay Area Painting: A Survey of Three Decades: 1940s -1960, Nelson and Union Memorial Galleries, University of California, Davis, CA, USA

1982

Visiting Artists Revisited, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID; Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA
Northern California Art of the Sixties, De Saisset Museum, University of Santa Clara, Santa Clara, CA, USA

1981

Selections from the Permanent Collection, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Selections from the Permanent Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
California: A Sense of Individualism, Part II, L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA, USA

1980

Bay Area Artists, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA, USA

1979

Scenes from the Visual Arts, Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, CA, USA
Bay Area Painting Invitational, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, USA
American Women of Italian Descent, Museo ItaloAmericano, San Francisco, CA, USA

1978

Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA
California State University at Sonoma, Rohnert Park, CA, USA

1977

Perceptions of the Spirit of 20th Century American Art, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, USA; University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA; McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, TX, USA; Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Columbus, OH, USA

1976

Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA; National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., USA
The Last Time I Saw Ferus 1957-1966, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA, USA
James Willis Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

1975

Poets of the Cities / New York and San Francisco 1950-65, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, TX, USA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA; Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT, USA
Art as a Muscular Principle / 10 Artist and San Francisco 1950-1965 / Roots and New Directions, John and Norah Warbeke Gallery, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, USA
Collage and Assemblage in Southern California, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Hansen Fuller Gallery Pays Tribute to the San Francisco Art Institute, Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

1971

New Work / Seven Bay Area Artists, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, USA
Exhibition of Dr. Wennesland's Collection, American Salvage Company, San Francisco, CA, USA

1970

Expo 70, Osaka, Japan
Museum Collections: Painting and Sculpture, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA, USA

1968

Late Fifties at Ferus, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
On Looking Back, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Elevated Underground, Cellini Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

1966

Nine California Artists: Abstract Expressionists, Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA, USA

1963

Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
San Francisco Art Institute 82nd Annual Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA, USA

1961

Drawing Show, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Art of San Francisco: San Francisco Art Institute's 90th Anniversary, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA, USA

1960

Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Gangbang, Batman Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

1959

Sixteen Americans, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
Anniversary Group Show, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
Artists Under 35, Dickson Art Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Tribute to Mrs. Leonid Gechtoff, Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
San Francisco Annual Drawing Exhibition, San Francisco, CA, USA
Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

1958

San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Altoon, DeFeo, Kienholz, Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
17 West Coast Painters, Occidental College, Occidental, CA, USA
Seventh Annual Exhibition–Watercolor, Graphic, Ceramic Sculpture, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, USA

1957

Objects on the New Landscape Demanding of the Eye, Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Seventh Annual Exhibition–Oil and Sculpture, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, USA

1956

Action 2: Works by West Coast Painters, Syndell Studio/Now Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

1955

Action I: Concert Hall Workshop Presents Action Paintings of the West Coast (Merry-Go-Round Show), Santa Monica Pier, Los Angeles Groups, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Second Annual Group Show, Six Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
American Jewelry and Related Objects, Huntington Galleries, Huntington, WV, USA
Third Annual Exhibition of Centemporary Jewelry, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Fifth Annual Exhibition–Oil and Sculpture, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, USA

1954

Eighteenth Annual Watercolor Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Association, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Eighteenth Annual Drawing and Painting Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Association, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA, USA

1953

Seventeenth Annual Watercolor Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Association, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA, USA

1951

Fifteenth Annual Drawing and Print Exhbition of the San Francisco Art Association, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA, USA

1950

Fourteenth Annual Drawing and Print Exhbition of the San Francisco Art Association, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA, USA

Honors and Awards

1951-52, Sigmund Martin Heller Traveling Fellowship, University of California at Berkeley, CA, USA
1973-74, National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Artist Fellowship
1982, San Francisco Art Institute, CA, USA, Honorary Doctorate
1984-85, Adaline Kent Award, San Francisco Art Institute, CA, USA
National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Artist Fellowship