Brian Gross Fine Art
EXHIBITIONS
ARTISTS
GALLERY

Ruth Pastine
Blue Orange 15-S6060 (Gray Blue Light), Interplay Series, 2013



Blue Orange 3-S4848 (Blue Deep), Sense Certainty Series, 2014



Blue Orange 4-S4848 (Blue Violet), Sense Certainty Series, 2014



Red Green 2-S4848 (Magenta Violet), Sense Certainty Series, 2014



Red Green 3-S4848 (Red Magenta), Sense Certainty Series, 2014



Red Green 4-V6032 (Red Magenta), Sense Certainty Series, 2014



Blue Violet 1, 2012



Green Blue 1, 2012



Yellow Orange 1, 2012



Red Pink 1, 2012



Conquer Surrender 1–3 (Red Blue), Double Primary Red Blue Series, 2010



Conquer Surrender 1 (Red Blue), Double Primary Red Blue Series, 2010



Conquer Surrender 2 (Red Blue), Double Primary Red Blue Series, 2010



Conquer Surrender 3 (Red Blue), Double Primary Red Blue Series, 2010



Abandon 2 (Blue), Double Primary Red Blue Series, 2011



Savage (Red Blue), Double Primary Red Blue Series, 2011



Fetish (Red), Double Primary Red Blue Series, 2011



Dare (Blue Orange) Present Fugitive Series, 2010



Delight (Blue Orange) Present Fugitive Series, 2010



White Painting (Blue Orange), 2005



White Painting (Blue Yellow Orange), 2005



White Painting (Blue Red Orange), 2005



Equivalence Blue Orange #1 (Orange), 2005



Equivalence Blue Orange #2 (Yellow-Orange), 2005



Equivalence Blue Orange #3 (Red-Orange), 2005



Blue Violet 1, 2012



Green Blue 1, 2012



Yellow Orange 1, 2012



Red Pink 1, 2012



Born
New York City, New York
Lives in Ojai, California
Education
M.F.A.
Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, NY; 1990-1993
The Rietveld Akademie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 1987-1988
B.F.A.
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY; 1984-1987
State University of New York College at Purchase, Purchase, NY; 1982-1984
Solo Exhibitions
2015
Present Tense, Paintings and Pastel Works on Paper, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
2014
MIND’S EYE / Sense Certainty Series, Paintings and Pastel Works on Paper, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Ruth Pastine Attraction 1993-2013, Paintings and Pastel Works on Paper, Lancaster Museum of Art and History – MOAH, Lancaster, CA
2013
Interplay, Paintings and Pastel Works on Paper, Scott White Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
2012
Counterpoint, Pastel Works on Paper, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
Imminence, Primary and Secondary Color Series, Quintenz & Company Fine Art, Aspen, CO
2011
Immaterial Matters, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Conquer Surrender: Green Orange Violet, Secondary Color Series, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Transcendent Boundaries, Edward Cella Art & Architecture + Cabana Home, Santa Barbara, CA
2010
Present Fugitive: Red Green & Blue Orange Series, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX
2009
Limitless, Red Green Series, Edward Cella Art & Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
Phase and Shifting, Gray Series, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2008
Convergence, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Ever Present, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX
2007
Black Light, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA
Focus on the Masters, Tuesday Talk Series Interview, Ventura, CA
2004
Luminesce-Red Green, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA
2003
Expedition-Yellow Violet paintings, Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
2000
Numinous Duochrome, Yellow Magenta-Violet Paintings, Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Red-Green & Yellow-Magenta Paintings, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Yellow-Magenta Paintings, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
1999
New Paintings, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
1998
Ray Paintings: Blue-Orange-Violet, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Ray Paintings: Blue-Yellow-Violet, Deven Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
1996
Mergings, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
East Meets West, West Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
1993
Diffusion Paintings, Times Square Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY
1987
Arc Paintings, Houghton Gallery, Cooper Union, New York, NY
Group Exhibitions
2014
Black and White: Reductive and Conceptual Art, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX
Colorimetry, Lancaster Museum of Art and History - MOAH, Lancaster, CA
Convergence, Marietta Patricia Leis and Ruth Pastine, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX
2013
Summer Group Exhibition, Scott White Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
20th Anniversary Exhibition, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Spring Group Exhibition, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2012
Collectors Show, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Transcending Abstraction III, Contemporary Perspectives in Reductive Art, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Cool Calm Collected, Danese, New York, NY
Summer Group Exhibition, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Selections, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Santa Barbara, CA
Summer Pop, Edward Cella Art + Architecture @ Ilan Dei Studio, Venice, CA
Transcending Abstraction II: Contemporary Perspectives in Reductive Art, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Accrochage 2012, Celebrating 21 Years, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX
Transcending Abstraction: Contemporary Perspectives in Reductive Art, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2011
The Gleam in the Young Bastard's Eye, William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Summer Group Show, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Art in Public Spaces, Peter Blake Gallery, Riviera Art Space, Newport Beach, CA
Contemporary, Scott White Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
Latitude 34-40, Los Angeles incontra Napoli, Art 1307, Villa di Donato, Naples, Italy California
Winter Group Show, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2010
In House, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Fresh Figures & Abstraction, Scott White Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
Sulle Tracce di Luca Giordano, Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Contemporanea, Naples, Italy
2009
Accrochage 2009, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX
QUINT: Three Decades of Contemporary Art, California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum, CA
Summer Group Show, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
The Non-Objective Object, Four Abstract Painters, CSUCI Gallery, Camarillo, CA
White, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2008
Supermarket, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
15 Years 15 Artists, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
History is Now, Photographic Portraits by Donna Granata, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, CA
2007
X Invitational, California State University Channel Islands, SCIART, Camarillo, CA
Pulse London Contemporary Art Fair, London, England
Pulse Miami Contemporary Art Fair, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Miami Beach, FL
Red Dot Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL
2006
Transformative, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA
Art LA, Contemporary Art Fair, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005
Good Clean Fun, The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA
Installations, Yellow Violet Paintings, Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ
Pool Party, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA
Summer Sensation, White paintings, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
2004
Inaugural Exhibition: 23+ on 9th St., Celebrating 23 Years, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
New Location Grand Opening Exhibition, Scott White Contemporary Art, Telluride, CO
2002
Breathing Room, Fifth Anniversary Exhibition, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Signals, Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Terrain: Literal to Metaphysical, Scott White Contemporary Art, Telluride, CO
Crossover, Kurashiki City Art Museum, Kurashiki, Japan
Continuous Senses, Gallery Jurou, Kurashiki, Japan
2001
Abstraction and Immanence, Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY
Monochrome/Monochrome?, Florence Lynch Gallery, New York, NY
Three Painters, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
2000
Abstraction: Form To Field, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
(In)tangible, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Overcast, Allston Skirt Gallery, Allston, MA
Live from New York, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1999
Core, Stark Gallery, New York, NY
Sudden Incandescence, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska
1998
4th Annual Group Show, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Gallery Artists, Deven Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
Jewel Box Project, GAGA Gallery, New York, NY
Self-Portrait, Gallery at Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, NY
10 Year Anniversary Group Show, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
What's On The Wall, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
1997
Abstraction Index, Condeso/Lawler Gallery, New York, NY
Art Without Curves, Invitational, Phoenix, AZ
Benefit Exhibition, Pat Hearn Gallery, New York, NY
Drawing from Life, Stark Gallery, New York, NY
On the Wall - Current Expressions in Contemporary Art, TIAA/CREF, New York, NY
Presentational Painting II, Bertha & Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, NY
Pools of Light, Donahue/Sosinski Art, New York, NY
1996
A Large Show of Small Works, Houghton Gallery, The Cooper Union, New York, NY
Formal Abstraction / New York, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Group Show, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Places of the Imagination, E.M. Donahue Gallery, New York, NY
Summer 1996, E.M. Donahue Gallery, New York, NY
1995
Gramercy International Contemporary Art Fair L.A. at Chateau Marmont, Friedman-Guinness, L.A., CA; (James Turrell, Gary Lang, Ruth Pastine, Herbert Hamak)
Vulnerability, The Dahn Gallery, New York, NY
1994
Outreach Alumni 2, The Cooper Union, New York, NY
1993
MFA Selection, Wexler Library, Hunter College, New York, NY
1991
Voorhees Painting Exhibition, Times Square Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY
1987
Annual Exhibition, Houghton Gallery, The Cooper Union, New York, NY
Grumbacher Emerging Artists Exhibition, New York, NY and National Travel Show
National Arts Club Annual Art Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York, NY
1986
Annual Exhibition, Houghton Gallery, The Cooper Union, New York, NY
Group Show, Houghton Gallery, The Cooper Union, New York, NY
1985
Annual Exhibition, Houghton Gallery, The Cooper Union, New York, NY
1984
Annual Exhibition, S.U.N.Y. Purchase, Purchase, NY
Small Works Exhibition, S.U.N.Y. Purchase, Purchase, NY
1983
Annual Exhibition, S.U.N.Y. Purchase, Purchase, NY
1982
Honorary Group Exhibition, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Bibliography
2014
Porter, Lorie D. True Colors, Arts Scene, Santa Barbara Magazine, Spring 2014, 87-88.
Senn, Evan. The Color Couple: Gary Lang and Ruth Pastine, KCET, April 3, 2014, http://www.kcet.org/arts/artbound/counties/ventura/gary-lang-ruth-pastine-circleswords.html.
Frank, Peter. “Colorimetry” Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, Artillery magazine, March/April 2014, vol 8, issue 4, 54.
Nichols, Kimberly. Colorimetry Uses Color as Instigator, Droste Effect, February 25, 2014, http://www.drosteeffectmag.com/colorimetry-uses-color-instigator/.
Alvarado, Ruby. ‘The Colors of Music,’ Antelope Valley Press, Valley Life, Saturday, February 22, 2014, A13.
Swenson, Eric Minh. MOAH : Colorimetry, published 1/27/2014, http://youtu.be/NXhM8O6FLi4.
Kuspit, Donald. “Selfless Sensation: Ruth Pastine’s Paintings,” catalog essay published on occasion of the exhibition ‘Attraction 1993-2013,’ Paintings and Works on Paper, Lancaster Museum of Art and History - MOAH, Lancaster, CA.
Valentine, DeWain. Beholding Ruth Pastine’s Current Paintings, catalog appreciation published on occasion of the exhibition ‘Attraction 1993-2013,’ Paintings and Works on Paper, Lancaster Museum of Art and History - MOAH, Lancaster, CA.
Frank, Peter. “Ruth Pastine: The Optical Sublime,” catalog essay published on occasion of the exhibition ‘Attraction 1993-2013,’ Paintings and Pastel Works on Paper, Lancaster Museum of Art and History – MOAH, Lancaster, CA.
2013
Swenson, Eric Minh. “Ruth Pastine: Interplay,” 12/11/2013, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJzsVFwA5Ug.
Ogle, Patrick. “Ruth Pastine Showing New Work At Miami Project Via Brian Gross Fine Art,” Mapanare.us, 12/1/2013, http://www.mapanare.us/5/post/2013/12/ruth-pastine-showing-new-work-at-miami-project-via-brian-gross-fine-art.html.
Galpin, Amy. Ruth Pastine: “Interplay” at Scott White Contemporary Art, Art Ltd. magazine, Nov/Dec 2013, 36.
Frank, Peter. “Ruth Pastine: The Optical Sublime,” catalog essay published on occasion of the exhibition ‘Interplay,’ Paintings and Pastel Works on Paper, Scott White Contemporary Art.
White, Scott. “Let there be light- The Illuminated Experience by Ruth Pastine,” catalog introduction essay published on occasion of the exhibition ‘Interplay,’ Paintings and Pastel Works on Paper, Scott White Contemporary Art.
Flood, Greg. Post-mortem on artMRKT 2013 (part 2) – San Francisco Contemporary Art, Examiner.com, June 25, 2013, http://www.examiner.com/article/post-mortem-on-artmrkt-2013-part-2.
2012
Frank, Peter. “Ruth Pastine: Counterpoint,” FABRIK magazine, October 2012, issue 18, 78-79, http://issuu.com/fabrik/docs/fabrik18?mode=window&viewMode=doublePage.
Carasso, Roberta. “Ruth Pastine: Counterpoint,” ArtScene, October 2012, volume 32, no. 2, 28.
Cella, Edward. "Counterpoint," essay and catalog published on occasion of the exhibition ‘Counterpoint,’ Pastel Works on Paper.
Harrison, Suzie. "ARTiculation: Peter Blake exhibits Abstraction," Stu News Laguna, March 20, 2012, volume 4, issue 23.
Fitzpatrick, Kyle. "Los Angeles I’m Yours, Best of LA Art Show: Peter Blake Gallery," January 26, 2012, http://www.laimyours.com/?s=peter+blake+gallery.
2011
Carasso, Roberta. "Ruth Pastine at Ernst & Young Plaza," American Contemporary Art magazine, December 2011, 22-24, http://acamagazine.com.
Kalisher, Richard. “Ruth Pastine: Immaterial Matters at Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco,” American Contemporary Art magazine, September 2011, 43. http://acamagazine.com.
Lindell, Karen. “The Art of Coping: Chaos and Creation and Artistic Aftermath: Ruth Pastine,” Ventura County Star, Time Out magazine, Arts Weekly, September 9, 2012, cover and 20- 21.
Garver, Gary. "Ruth Pastine 'Limitless,'" June 24, 2011, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qs8gwi2eVnA
Carasso, Roberta. "Ruth Pastine: Conquer Surrender: Secondary Color Series," Coast Magazine, Art Access, March 2011, p. 105.
Carasso, Roberta. "Tony DeLap & Ruth Pastine at Peter Blake Gallery," Visual Art Source, April 1, 2011.
Frank, Peter. "Tony DeLap & Ruth Pastine," Huffington Post, Haiku Reviews, April 8, 2011.
Head, Anthony. "Art and Interiors," Pulse: Tracking the Beat of the 805, 805 Living, March 2011, p. 17-18.
Salvucci, Nancy. "Ruth Pastine: Transcendent Boundaries," SBDigs.com, February/March 2011.
2010
Britt, Douglas. "Ruth Pastine's Paintings Astound," Houston Chronicle, November 10, 2010.
Carasso, Roberta. "Ruth Pastine" Artist Profile, Art Ltd. Magazine, January/February 2010, p. 60-61.
2009
Campognone, Andi. “Ruth Pastine and Gregg Renfrow”, The Magazine, L.A., March 2009.
Carasso, Roberta. “2 Artists Showcase Heritage, Finesse in New Collections,” Jan. 27, 2009, Orange County Register, Art News, Art Waves, www.ocregister.com
Stein, Rick. Ruth Pastine at Peter Blake Gallery, SparkOC.com, January 11, 2009.
2008
Hurt, Maxine. “Focus on the Women”, Ventana Magazine, November 2008, p.41-44.
Britt, Douglas. “Ruth Pastine at Sonja Roesch,” Houston Chronicle, July 2, 2008.
Klaasmeyer, Kelly. “Ruth Pastine: Ever Present,” Houston Press, Capsule Art Reviews, June 19 - 26, 2008, p. 35.
Granata, Donna. “History is Now, Focus on the Masters Portrait Series”, catalog and exhibition, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, CA, Sept. 21, 2008 – Jan. 12, 2009.
2007
Sherwin, Brian. “Ruth Pastine Interview”, Brian Sherwin is Senior Contributing Editor for www.myartspace.com/interviews, October 5, 2007
D’Amore, Nicole. “Artist Wants People Who Look at Her Paintings to Think,” Ventura County Star, Friday, April 27, 2007, p. B4.
Granata, Donna. “Focus on the Masters”, Live taped interview and formal documentation, Ventura, CA
Kinnear, Stephanie. “Ruth Pastine & Gary Lang – Paint by Heart, A Passionate Affair With Paint, Life, art and love collide for Ojai’s Gary Lang and Ruth Pastine,” Ventana Monthly Magazine, February 2007, p. 10 – 11.
Row, Ron. “Black Light” paintings by Ruth Pastine at the Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai & Ventura Voice, Friday, May 4, 2007, Volume 20, number 1, p 12.
Kinnear, Stephanie. "Ruth Pastine & Gary Lang - Paint by Heart, A Passionate Affair With Paint, Life, art and love collide for Ojai's Gary Lang and Ruth Pastine", Ventana Monthly magazine, February 2007, pp. 10 - 11.
2006
Herbert, Simon. "A New Buzz in Paradise", Lifescapes, May 2006, p. 28 - 29.
Richmond, Holly. Painterly Space, Interview with Ruth Pastine and Gary Lang, Santa Barbara Magazine, August/September 2006, p. 110.
2005
Frank, Peter. Neovernacular, Good Clean Fun, LA Weekly, December 2-8, 2005.
2004
Campbell, Rob. A Year In Review, newsletter, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA, Sept. 2004.
Freedenberg, Molly. Red Light, Green Light: Ruth Pastine explains the intent behind her solo show Luminescent Red Green to 20 art-savvy locals (and one bewildered, Minimalism-challenged writer), Nathan Barramundi Gallery, Ojai, CA, Ventura County Reporter, Thursday, September 30, 2004, p.24.
Lindell, Karen. Minding the Store- Gallery owner Nathan Larramendy wants to sell customers on the brain-broadening power of art, "Luminesce: Red Green," Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA, Ventura County Star, Time Out weekly entertainment guide, Thursday, September 2, 2004, p.10-11.
Phelps, Jesse. Larramendy Hosting Solo Pastine Show: "Luminesce: Red Green," Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA, Ojai Valley News, Friday, Aug. 27, 2004, p. A-8.
2002
Matsuyama, Sadamichi. Continuous Senses, Gallery Jurou, Kurashiki, Japan, Sunyo News, Nov. 6, 2002,
Viebrock, Susan. 'Terrain: Literal to Metaphysical,' at Scott White Contemporary Art, Scott White Contemporary Art, Telluride, CO, Telluride Weekly Planet, Pulse, May 31, 2002, p. 10-11.
2001
Johnson, Ken. "Abstraction and Immanence," Hunter College / Times Square Gallery, The New York Times, Friday, March 23, 2001
Longo, Vincent. "Abstraction and Immanence," Hunter College / Times Square Gallery, Exhibition catalog essay, February 22 - April 7, 2001.
MacAdam, Barbara A. "Monochrome/Monochrome?," Florence Lynch, ArtNews, May 2001, .190
Phillips, Laura Sue. "Abstraction and Immanence," Hunter College / Times Square Gallery, Exhibition catalog essay, February 22 - April 7, 2001.
Pincus, Robert L. Concentric fields, Artist paints with flowers on an unpredictable garden canvas, Gary Lang's Circles and Cycles, a Chance Garden, The San Diego Union Tribune, Sunday, April 22, 2001, p. I-32.
2000
Baker, Kenneth. Paintings Colored By Illusion: Ruth Pastine: Red Green and Yellow Magenta Paintings at Haines, San Francisco Chronicle, Datebook, Saturday, Aug.12, 2000, p. D-1.
Baker, Kenneth. Paintings Colored By Illusion: Ruth Pastine: Red Green and Yellow Magenta Paintings at Haines, San Jose Mercury News, Saturday, August 19-26, 2000, p. D-1.
Johnson, Ken. Ruth Pastine, The New York Times, Weekend, Friday, October 6, 2000, p. E40.
Morgan, Robert C. Duchamp & The Postmodern Contemporary Artist, May 2000, University of Buenos Aires, p. 117-118.
Row, D.K. The pleasures of abstraction, An Elizabeth Leach Gallery group show depicts two faces of conceptualism, The Oregonian, Arts & Entertainment, Friday, June 30, 2000, p.63.
Zinsser, John. Painter's Journal, New Paintings in Chelsea, Ruth Pastine's Yellow Magenta Paintings at Margaret Thatcher Projects. artnet.com Magazine, Oct. 20, 2000, p. 1 - 4.
1999
Pincus, Robert L. Color Guard-Ruth Pastine Revels In The Art Of The Hue, San Diego Union Tribune, April 1, 1999, p. 48.
Schultz, Carol Ebert. Artist Pastine envelops viewers in radiance, La Jolla Village News, Thurs. March 25, 1999, Vol. 4, No. 19, front cover & p. 4.
Schultz, Carol Ebert. Pastine's radiant paintings envelop viewers, Golden Triangle News, Thurs. March 25, 1999, Vol. 3, No. 19, front cover & p. 4.
1998
Kuspit, Donald. Ruth Pastine and Frederick Holland at Deven Golden Fine Art, Artforum, May 1998, p. 150-151.
Morgan, Robert C. Ruth Pastine at Deven Golden Fine Art, Review, February 15, 1998, p. 25.
Newhall, Edith. Ruth Pastine, New York Magazine, February 16, 1998, p. 71.
1997
Koplos, Janet. Drawing From Life at Stark, Art in America, May 1997, p. 126.
Lambert, Jesse. Presentational Painting: Ruth Pastine, exhibition brochure essay.
Smith, Roberta. Drawing From Life, The New York Times, February 7, 1997, p. C26.
1996
Roche, Harry. Mergings, Ruth Pastine, San Francisco Bay Guardian, September 18, 1996, p. 109
1995
Karmel, Pepe. Vulnerability, Ruth Pastine, The New York Times, September 22, 1995, p. C31.
Morgan, Robert C. Tense Present-Tense: Ruth Pastine, Cover Magazine, October 1995, p. 48.
Awards/Honors
2009
Limitless, North and South Lobby Public Painting Installation, Ernst & Young Plaza, Los Angeles, CA
2000
Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Grant
The Shifting Foundation Grant
1999
Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Grant
1993
Hunter College Graduate Study Award
1992
Hunter College Graduate Study Award
Esther Fish Perry Scholarship Award, Hunter College
1990
Harriet Rutter Eagleson Scholarship Award, Hunter College
1987
The Cooper Union Travel Abroad Award; Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Grumbacher Artist Award
1984
Four Year Scholarship, The Cooper Union
1982
Alexander Medal, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Honorary Awards
Lectures/Teaching
2013
Interplay, Artist Talk and Exhibition Tour, Scott White Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
2011
Limitless, Red Green Series and Blue Orange Series, Public Painting Installation at Ernst & Young Plaza, Artist Talk and Tour, Laguna Art Museum L.A. Extreme Tour: Public Art in Los Angeles
Transcendent Boundaries, Artist Talk, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Santa Barbara, CA
2010
Limitless, Red Green Series and Blue Orange Series, Public Painting Installation, Artist Talk and Tour, Ernst & Young Plaza, Los Angeles, CA
2009
Limitless, Red Green Series, Exhibition Talk, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
2007
Focus on the Masters, Tuesday Talk Series Interview with Donna Granata, Founder and Director of www.focusonthemasters.com, Ventura, CA
2006
Guest Artist Lecture, Painting's Edge Workshop, Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild, CA
2004
Artist Lecture, Luminesce- Red Green Paintings, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA
Artist Talk, Group Exhibition: Pool Party, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA
2003
Artist Lecture, Expedition- Yellow Violet paintings, Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
2002
Guest Artist Lecture, Painting's Edge Workshop, Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild, CA
1997
Visiting Artist, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ
Panel Discussion, Presentational Painting II, Hunter College; NYC, NY
1996
Guest Artist Lecture, U.C.L.A. Department of Art; Los Angeles, CA
Guest Artist, Atlantic Lecture Series, Claremont Graduate School; Claremont, CA
1995
Guest Artist Lecture, Drew University Department of Art; Madison, NJ
1993
Assistant Teacher for Beginning and Advanced Painting; Hunter College, NYC, NY
1992
Assistant Teacher for Beginning and Advanced Painting; Hunter College, NYC, NY
1986
Painting Teacher for Saturday Art Program; The Cooper Union, NYC, NY
1985
Painting Teacher for Saturday Art Program; The Cooper Union, NYC, NY
Publications
2014 Ruth Pastine Attraction: Paintings and Works on Paper 1993-2013, exhibition catalog, Lancaster Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA
2013 Interplay, Paintings and Pastel Works on Paper, exhibition catalog, Scott White Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
2012 Counterpoint, Pastel Works on Paper, exhibition catalog, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Fresh Figures & Abstraction, exhibition brochure, Scott White Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
2009 Limitless, exhibition brochure, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
2008 History is Now, Portraits by Donna Granata, exhibition catalog, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, CA
2007 SCIART Tenth, exhibition brochure, CSU Studio Channel Islands Art Center, Camarillo, CA
2006
New American Paintings, Open Studio Press, Boston, MA
2005
Bentley Gallery Publications, April-May 2005, Scottsdale, AZ
2001
Abstraction and Immanence, Hunter College of the City University of New York, NY
1997
Presentational Painting II, Hunter College of the City University of New York, NY
1993
XII Spring, M.F.A. Candidates, Hunter College of the City University of New York, NY
Films/Feature Motion Pictures
2005
"Syriana," Warner Bros. Pictures Inc.
2000
"Autumn in New York," Lakeshore Entertainment
Artist's Website
www.ruthpastine.com



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