Alfonso Fratteggiani Bianchi
Untitled (T.O.T.S. Series), 1992

Born 1950
Los Angeles, CA
Lives in Ojai, CA
Education
1975
MFA, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1973
BFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
1970-71
Whitney Museum of American Art, Independent Study Program, New York, NY
1968-9
Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Awards and Honors
2000
International Studio Program Award,The Elizabeth Foundation For The Arts
1998
Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Grant
1995
The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Grant
1975-77
Fulbright/Hayes Travel Grant, Barcelona, Spain
1974
NEA Yale University, Sculpture Commission, New Haven, CT
Solo Exhibitions
2015
Circles and Lines, KM Fine Arts, Chicago, IL
2014
Circles and Words, ACE Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
Words and Consequences, Blackboard Gallery, SCIART, Camarillo, CA
2013
Whim Wham, MOAH –Museum of Art & History, Lancaster, CA
Edging Reason-Words, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
2010
Dividing Time, Video Installation, McNay Museum, San Antonio, TX
Circles, Mikimoto, Beverly Hills, CA
2009
Gary Lang, Circles Lines Grids, ACE Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
2008
Gary Lang, Out Standing Time, Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp 11 Museum, Cape Girardeau, MO
2007
Hybrid Variations #2, Edward Cella Art+Architecture, Santa Barbara, CA
2006
Three Decades, Nathan Laramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA
2005
Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2004
Who’s Afraid of Red, White and Blue, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, The Netherlands
Galerie Trabant, Vienna, Austria
Galerie Zurcher, Paris, France
Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI, Garden Commision, Great Lawn, Botanical Garden
2003
Four New Paintings, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
2002
Circles and Cycles: A Chance Garden Phase 2, The Color Projects, The Flower Fields in Carlsbad, Public Garden Commission, Carlsbad, CA
Painting Installations, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
Paintings, Gallery K, Kurashiki, Japan
2001
Gary Lang: Native, Brian Gross Fine Art at Crocker Plaza, San Francisco, CA
Circles and Cycles: A Chance Garden Phase 1, The Color Projects, The Flower Fields in Carlsbad, Public Garden Commission, Carlsbad, CA
California Drip Lines, Stark Gallery, New York, NY
Gary Lang, Yoshi Hirai, Osaka, Japan
Mirrors, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Paintings, Gallerie Trabant, Vienna, Austria
Carlsbad Color Project, Public Garden Commission, Carlsbad, CA
Lobby installation, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
Drip Paintings, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
2000
Open Studio, International Studio/Curatorial Program, New York, NY
1999
Stark Gallery, New York, NY
Galerie Zürcher, Paris, France
Garden Installation, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
1997
Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
Galerie Zürcher, Paris , France
Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PN
Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
1996
Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, The Netherlands
Maud Boreel Fine Arts, The Hague, The Netherlands
Crosby Street Project, New York, NY
1995
Galerie Zürcher, Paris, France
1994
Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Michael Klein Inc., New York, NY
1993
Galeria Cadaques, Cadaques, Spain
Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Michael Klein Inc., New York, NY
1992
Margaret Lipworth Fine Art, Boca Raton, FL
Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1992
Michael Klein Inc., New York, NY
1991
Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, NY
1990
Mark Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA
Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, NY
1989
Mark Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA
Berland Hall Gallery, New York, NY
Julian Pretto Gallery, New York, NY
1989
Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, NY
Simon Watson Gallery, New York, NY
1988
Julian Pretto Gallery, New York, NY
1987
Madison Arts Center, Madison, WI
1986
Paris/New York Kent Gallery, Kent, CT
Galeria Cadaques, Cadaques, Spain
Mark Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA
1984
Baskerville and Watson Gallery, New York, NY
Kirk De Gooyer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1983
Kirk De Gooyer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Mark Quint Gallery, San Diego, CA
1982
Downtown Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Mark Quint Gallery, San Diego, CA
1981
Todd Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
1980
L.A.C.E. Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Ulrike Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1975
Institute of American Studies, Barcelona, Spain
1974
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Selected Group Exhibitions
2020
30th Anniversary Exhibition, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA; exhibition catalog
2015
Made in California, Mana Wynwood, Miami, FL
2015 Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC, NY
conTEXTual abstraction, Curated by Mat Gleason, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2014
California Dreaming: An International Portrait of Southern California, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA
2013
Outside: Selections from the Doug Simay Collection, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA
Julian Pretto Gallery, Minus Space, Brooklyn, NY
2012
Ace Gallery, Bevery Hills, CA
2011
Ace Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
2009
QUINT: Three Decades of Contemporary ART, Calif. Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA
2008
Painting in Southern California: The 1980s Neo-Expressionism and Driven to Abstraction II, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
2007
Welcome to Our Neighborhood, Edward Cella Art & Architecture, Santa Barbara, CA
An Eclectic Eye: Selections from the Dan Leach Collection, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
2006
Heavy Light/Video/Digital Art, Quint Contemorary, La Jolla, CA
2004
Beyond Geometry, Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida
Rupertinum Museum of Contemporary Art, Salzburg, Austria
2002
Minimal, Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, The Netherlands
Painting’s Edge, Parks Exhibition Center, Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild, CA
Crossover, Kurashiki City Art Museum, Kurashiki, Japan
Continuous Senses, Gallery Jurou, Kurashiki, Japan
2001
Brian Gross Fine Art: Gallery Artists, Shasta College Art Gallery, Redding, CA
Chouinard, A Living Legacy, The Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA
Collaborations, Galerie Trabant, Vienna, Austria
Fifteen Years of Painting at Stark Gallery, Stark Gallery, New York, NY
Galerie Zurcher, Paris, France
2000
New York Artists, Eckert Fine Art, Naples, FL
Small Work, Nina Freundenheim, Inc., Buffalo, NY
Works on Paper, Stark Gallery, New York, NY
Hauling Ass Pierogi 2000 Flat Files, Yerba Buena Center, San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA; Kansas City, Missouri; and Berlin, Germany
1999
Apprendre et Regarder, HEC Campus, Paris, France.
Davis Street Inaugural, Butters Gallery Ltd., Portland, OR
1998
Cool Painting, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Flexing the Abs, Rare Art Properties, New York, NY
I Love New York-Crossover of Contemporary Art, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Paperworks from Dieu Donné Papermill, HBO Corporate Headquarters, New York, NY
Paper +, Works on Dieu Donné Paper, Gallery at Dieu Donné Papermill, New York, NY
Projects, Galerie Zürcher, Paris, France
1997
Current Themes, Persistent Dialogues, Works from the Maslow Collection, Everhart Museum, Scranton, PN
Amour, Margaret Lipworth Fine Art, Boca Raton, FL
Anniversary Shows 1973-1997, Galeria Cadaques, Spain
La Règle et L’Emotion, Centre Xavier Battnini, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France
Abstraction Index, Condeso/Lawler, New York, NY
Benefit Exhibition, Pat Hearn Gallery, New York, NY
Drawing From Life, Stark Gallery, New York, NY
FIAC, Paris, France
1996
The Collection of Julian Pretto, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
1995
Color Painting, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Julian’s Show, Littlejohn Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Arresting Images, Gallery 400, The University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
1994
New York Abstract Painting, Salvatore Ala Gallery, New York, NY
About Color, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
Geometrie en Question, Galerie Zurcher, Paris
1993
The Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Kurswechsel, Michael Klein Inc., Transart Exhibitions, Koln, Germany
Lang, McLaughlin, Venezia, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Collage, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Sailing to Byzantium, with Disenchantment, Sergio Tossi Arte Contemporanea, Prato, Italy
East Coast-West Coast, Nancy Drysdale Gallery, Washington, DC
Three Painters, Margaret Lipworth Fine Art, Boca Raton, FL
1992
Vibology, White Columns, New York, NY
Ageometry, Michael Klein Inc., New York, NY
Geometric Strategies, Marilyn Pearl Gallery, New York, NY
Ecstasy, Dooley Le Cappelaine, New York, NY
1991
Preview, Michael Klein Inc., New York, NY
Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI
Nancy Drysdale Gallery, Washington, DC
Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, NY
1990
Fluid Geometry, Cummings Art Center, Connecticut College, New London, CT
Mark Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA
The Grid, Ben Shahn Galleries, William Paterson College, Wayne, NJ
Grids, Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, New York, NY
Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, NY
1989
Coming of Age, Madison Art Center, Madison, WI
Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, NY
Invitational, Fiction/Non-Ficton Gallery, New York, NY
Aspects of Painting, Julian Pretto Gallery, New York, NY
Artists of the 80’s, Sordoni Gallery, Wilkes College, Wilkes Barre, PN
1988
Adler Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Mutations, Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, NY
1987
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York
Adler Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1986
Adler Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Paris Biennale, Paris, France
1985
Recent Painting in Southern California, Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Bill and Merry Norris Collection, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
Metropolitan Transit, Los Angeles, CA
Off the Streets, Los Angeles, CA
1984
Olympiad ‘84, Koplin Center, Los Angeles, CA
Broad Spectrums, Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA
1983
Plains Museum of Art, MN
Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
L.A.C.E. Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
University Place Gallery, New York, NY
1981
Security Pacific Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Tower Gallery, New York, NY
Cyprus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Downtown Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Molly Barnes Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1978
United Nations Plaza, New York, NY
1976
Ed Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
1973
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
1972
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Public and Corporate Collections
American Embassy in Algiers, Algeria
American Embassy in Paris, France
AT&T, Somerset, NJ
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
Cedars Sinai Hospital-Marcia and Simon Weisman Collection, Los Angeles, CA
City Redevelopment Agency, Los Angeles, CA
Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Detroit Institute of Art, MI
Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Beverly Hills, CA
Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, The Netherlands
The Gores Group, Beverly Hills, CA
Hewlett-Packard Corporation
IBM Corporation, Somers, NY
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, CA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Madison Art Center, Madison, WI
Maslow Collection, Wilkes-Barre, PN
Meadowbrook Art Gallery, Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Menil Collection, Houston, TX
Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, Chicago, IL
Museum of Art Contemporain, Angers, France
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
Museum of Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
MOAH – Museum of Art & History, Lancaster, CA
Nordstern, Koln, Germany
Paine Webber, New York, NY
Plains Art Museum, Moorehead, MN
Pomona Museum of Art, Pomona, CA
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
Rayovac Corporation, Madison, WI
Riverside Museum of Art, Riverside, CA
Stein & Company, Chicago, IL
Thompson Publishing Group, New York, NY
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
Tuttle & Taylor, Los Angeles, CA
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT