Brian Gross Fine Art
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Nellie King Solomon
Hooker's Green Rings 1, 2010



Magenta and Hooker's Green Rings 1, 2010



Magenta Rings 2, 2010



Black Ring Cut 1, 2010



Black Ring Cut 2, 2010



Black Ring Cut 3, 2010



Black Ring Cut 4, 2010



Magenta and Kelly Green Rings 1, 2010



Rings 2, 2009



Cloverfield - Sight Unseen, 2008



Boom Bloom, 2008



Loud Cloud, 2008



Fold 8, 2007



Fold 9, 2007



Brass Tacks, 2004



BEBH2, 2006



Bloom or Bust, 2004



Born
1971
San Francisco, CA  
Education  
2001
MFA, California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco
1995
BA, University of California, Santa Cruz
1995
Allan Chadwick Farm and Garden Program (Sustainable Agriculture), Santa Cruz, CA
1993
International Honors Program (Sustainable Development), Travel and Study
1992
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (School of Architecture), New York, NY
Selected Awards  
2007
SECA SFMOMA award (nomination)
2001
SECA/In Site SFMOMA award (nomination)
2000
Murphy Cadagon, San Francisco Foundation
1999
Sunspot Laboratory, Cal State LA Exhibition   
Solo Exhibitions
2011
Knock Out, Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA
2010
Diamond Rings, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2009
Shasta College, Redding, CA
2007
Folded Pours, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2005
Superball: Recent Paintings, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
New Work, Ochi Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
Liquid Spaces' One Union, San Francisco, CA
2004
New Work, G.R. N'Namdi Gallery, Detroit, MI
2003
Organic, G.R. N'Namdi Gallery, Chicago, IL
2002
New Paintings, New Years Show, Ochi Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
Blindsided, Julie Baker Fine Art, Grass Valley, CA
2001
Introductions: Shooting Pool in Public, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
New Paintings. New Talent, Ochi Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
The Economics Series, Neo, San Francisco, CA
2000
Cars and Wilds, CCAC Nave, San Francisco, CA
Place Maker, CCAC Graduate Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1999
Rock Scissors Paper, Canessa Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1995
The Ultimate Triumph, University of California, Santa Cruz  
Group Exhibitions
2011–2012
New Works: Molly Larkey & Nellie King Solomon, Ochi Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
2010
Gesture, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2009
Paper / Mylar / Vellum, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
MMFA Loft Exhibition #1, Los Angeles, CA
Inaugural Exhibition, Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA
2008
Uncharted: Imaginary Landscapes, Hayes Valley Market, San Francisco, CA
2007
Art Chicago, Julie Baker Fine Art, Chicago, Illinois
Art Miami, Julie Baker Fine Art, Miami, Florida
CCA Centennial Exhibition, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
FADA LACMA Los Angeles Art Show, Julie Baker Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA
Wynn Macao Grand Concourse Entry, Steve Wynn, China
2006
Art 4 Auction, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
Au Courant: Introducing 16 Artists New to Bentley, Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ
Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
NYC 212 Art Fair, Julie Baker Fine Art, New York, NY
The Village at Squaw, Remoteviewing 3, Squaw Valley, CA
Wynn Las Vegas, Steve Wynn, Las Vegas, NV
2005
Art Auction, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
Close Calls, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
Emerging Artists ’05… tomorrows masters, Julie Baker Fine Art, Parada Hall, Scottsdale, AZ
LA Art Fair, Julie Baker Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
Neo-Mod: New Northern California Abstractionists, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Neo-Mod: New Northern California Abstractionists, Monteray Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
San Francisco International Art Exposition, Julie Baker Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Splat, Sabina Lee Gallery, Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
The Affordable Art Fair, Julie Baker Fine Art, New York, NY
2004
San Francisco International Art Exposition, Julie Baker Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2003
The Affordable Art Fair, Julie Baker Fine Art, New York, NY
Chicago Art Fair, Julie Baker Fine Art, Chicago IL
San Francisco International Art Exposition, Julie Baker Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2002
A New World Trade Center, Max Protech Gallery, New York, NY
Baker's Dozen, Julie Baker Fine Art, Grass Valley, CA
Cream, Arts Benicia Center Gallery, Benicia, CA
The Affordable Art Fair, Julie Baker Fine Art, New York, NY
unDRAWN, The Brewery, Los Angeles, CA
2001
Introductions South, Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
2000
Tails of the City, Sony Metreon, San Francisco, CA
Works on Paper, Exchange Show: China and American Artists, China
1999
Construction Paper, Door 3 Gallery, Oakland, CA
Sunspot Laboratory Show, Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles
1998
ConCurrents, Design Studio 8A, New York, NY
1996
Dibujos y Suenos, Del Sol, Barcelona, Spain
1995
Hunters Point Installation, 5th year Studios, Santa Cruz, CA  
Collections
Barker Block Lofts, Los Angeles, CA
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, San Francisco
Marriot, Desert Springs, CA
Palazzo Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Turnberry Ocean Colony, Sunny Isles, FL
Turnberry Towers, Las Vegas, NV
Wynn Las Vegas, NV
Wynn Macau
Selected Publications
Sue Ferguson Gussow, Architects Draw, New York 2008.
Nellie King Solomon Paintings, notcot.org, (July 15th, 2008)
Nellie King Solomon Paintings, roadsidescholar, (July 14th, 2008)
Feature on Yves Behar and Nellie King Solomon by Samsung, Wallpaper Magazine, London, England.
Allan Ginsberg, “Thinks I’ll Not Do (Nostalgia) & Peter Glaser, Die Rechtung, That’s it, you’re all set,” Der Greund, (July 2006, Nr 8): 6 & 67-70.
Michael Ennis, “Steeling Beauty,” Western Interiors, (April-June 2006): 167.
Art Hop: Exploring San Francisco’s 49 Geary, Sunset Magazine, (March 2006) p. 46
Stephanie Cash, “Report from San Francisco: New and Now,” Art in America W (January, 2006): 6.
Kenneth Baker, “Fissures Unite Stone, Solomon at Gross,” San Francisco Chronicle (Sat October 29, 2005): Date Book E 12.
Alan Hess, “It Takes a Village,” Architectural Digest (June 2005): 140.
Cherie Louise Turner, “'Neo Mod' at the Crocker Art Museum”, ArtWeek (March 2005): 17.
Howard Junker: Senior Editor, Unspun and me. Zyzzyva, (Spring 2005): cover.
Lucas Programs Opens at Montalvo, ArtWeek, (Dec. 2004): 22.
Kenneth Baker, “Splitting perceptions of Ellsworth Kelly; Painter discovers an artist true to form,” San Francisco Chronicle, (Oct 1,2002): D1.
Victoria Dalkey, “Going with the flow,” The Sacramento Bee (June 9,2002): Encore 8.
Debra Koppman, “Previews,” Art Week (May 2002): 6.
Anne Crump, “ArtSpeak: Climbing To New Heights, Nellie King Solomon Bridges Architecture and Art,” San Francisco Examiner (Jan 31, 2002): C2.
Victoria Dalkey, “Things looking up in new Grass Valley gallery,” The Sacramento Bee (Dec 2, 2001): 29.
Carol Feineman, “New GV Fine Arts Gallery Opens,” The Union (Nov 19, 2001); A2.
Rachelle McKinney, “A Perfect Circle,” San Francisco Art Magazine.com (Sep 2001): 1.
Kenneth Baker, “Pleasures in rich pools of color,“ San Francisco Chronicle (July 28 2001): C1& C5.
Anne Crump, “A Change of Art,” San Francisco Examiner (July 10 2001): C1& C6.
Artist's Website
http://www.nelliekingsolomon.com/



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