roy de forest
The Giant Dog's Dilemma, 1970


The Young Napoleon, 1962-63


Untitled (Sails), 1990


Drawing, 1984–85


Untitled (bird airplane), 1983–84


Untitled, 1981


Scenes from Dogmore Island, 1991


Untitled, 1961


Birdland, 1994


Primeval Times (A/P), 1994


Primeval Times (unique color trial proof), 1994


The Campfire, 1993


The Airplane, 1993


Untitled, c.1988


Untitled, 1981


b. North Platte, Nebraska, 1930
d. Vallejo, California, 2007
Education
1950-52
California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco
1953
San Francisco State College, B.A.
1956
San Francisco State College, M.A.
Teaching
1965-82
University of California, Davis
1964-65
California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California
1964
San Quentin Prison, San Rafael, California
1964-65
Junior Center of Arts and Sciences, Oakland, California
1961-62
San Francisco State College
1960-61
Contra Costa Junior College, San Pablo, California
1958-60
Yakima Junior College, Yakima, WA
1955-58
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Solo Exhibitions
2021
Roy De Forest: Selected Works, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, California
2020
Roy De Forest, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, New York
2019
Roy De Forest: Works on Paper, Parker Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2017
Man of Our Times: Drawings by Roy De Forest, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, California
Of Dogs and Other People: The Art of Roy De Forest, Oakland Museum of California
Civic Art Collection in Focus: Roy De Forest, San Francisco Arts Commission Main Gallery, San Francisco, California
2015
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, California
2013
Roy De Forest: A Simple Life, George Adams Gallery, New York, New York
2012
A Figure of Our Times, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, California
Bark!, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, California
2009
Painting the Big Painting, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, California
2008
Roy De Forest: A Memorial Exhibition, George Adams Gallery, New York, New York
2006
Recent Paintings, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, California
2005
George Adams Gallery, New York, New York
2004
Recent Paintings, IMAGO Galleries, Palm Desert, California
2002
LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2001
Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
1999
Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
1997
New Constructions, George Adams Gallery, New York, New York
1996
George Adams Gallery, New York, New York
Natsoulas / Novelozo, Davis, California
1994
John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California
1993
New Paintings and Drawings, Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York, New York
1992
John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California
1991
Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, California
1990
Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York, New York
Fuller Gross Gallery, San Francisco, California
Stanford Museum of Art, Stanford, California
Natsoulas / Novelozo, Davis, California
1989
Fuller Gross Gallery, San Francisco, California
Marilyn Butler Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1988
Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Natsoulas / Novelozo, Davis, California
Struve Gallery, Chicago, IL
1987
Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris, France
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
1986
Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, California
1985
Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, New York
1984
Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, California
1983-84
The Early Constructions, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Riverside, California
1983
University of California, Riverside, California
Frumkin & Struve Gallery, Chicago, IL
1982
California State University, Chico, California
Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, California
1981
Enter the Enchanted De Forest, (print commission), Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Clark/Benton Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco
Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris, France
1980
E.B. Crocker Museum of Art Invitational, Sacramento, California
Fountain Gallery, Portland, OR
Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan, Californianada
Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR
Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California
Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis
Marian Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, New York
1979
Fresno City College, Fresno, California
605 East 3rd Street Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Manolides Gallery, Seattle, WA
Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, New York
1978
Libra Gallery, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, California
Clark/Benton Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Gallery of Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, California
Manolides Gallery, Seattle, WA
Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco
1977
Institute of Contemporary Art with Robert Hudson, Boston, MA
Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris, France
Clark/Benton Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago, IL
Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, New York
1976
Fendrick Gallery, Washington, DC
Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, California
1975
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
Retrospective, Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, New York
Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, California
1974
Galerie Allen, Vancouver, British Columbia, Californianada
Shasta College, Redding, California
Retrospective, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Fort Worth Art Museum, TX, Glenbow-Alberta Art Gallery, Californialgary, Alberta, Californianada
Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago, IL
Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, California
1973
Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris, France
Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago, IL
Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, California
1972
Manolides Gallery, Seattle, WA
Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York
1971
California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California
Manolides Gallery, Seattle, WA
Gallery Marc, Washington, DC
Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, California
1969
Cowell College, University of California, Santa Cruz
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
1967
City College of Sacramento Art Gallery, California
1966
Roy De Forest, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
Peninsula Gallery, Menlo Park, California
Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, New York
Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
1965
Roy De Forest, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
1963
De Forest, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
1962
Roy De Forest, Dilexi Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Roy De Forest, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
San Francisco Art Association Gallery, San Francisco, California
1961
Roy De Forest, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
1960
Paintings and Boardism by… Roy De Forest, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
Stone Court Gallery, Yakima, Washington
1959
Stone Court Gallery, Yakima, Washington
1958
East & West Gallery, San Francisco, California
1955
East & West Gallery, San Francisco, California
Group Exhibitions
2020
30th Anniversary Exhibition, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, California; exhibition catalog
2019
Dilexi Gallery: The Early Years, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, California; exhibition catalog
Ridin’ the West: Works by Roy De Forest and Dana Hart-Stone, Edward M. Dowd Art & Art History Building Gallery, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California; exhibition catalog
Landscape Without Boundaries: Selections from the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, University of California, Davis
2018–19
Outliers and American Vanguard Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC (traveled to High Museum, Atlanta, GA)
2018
20 Sonoma Collectors, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, California
reverberations: A Visual Conversation, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, California
2017
Genesis Belanger, Melissa Brown, Roy De Forest, Mimi Gross, curated by Dan Nadel, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, New York
2016
Mustard Road, The Battery SF, San Francisco, California
The Butterfly Effect: Art in 1970s California, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, California
2015
What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, New York
2014
What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
Fertile Ground, Art and Community in California, Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
2007
REMIX, One Post Street, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, California
Roy De Forest, Gerald Walburg, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, California
2005-2006
Sit Down! Artist Bench Invitational, Montalvo Gallery, Saratoga, California
2004–2005
The True Artist is an Amazing Luminous Fountain: Selections from The di Rosa Preserve — Art and Nature, The Kreeger Museum, Washington, DC; di Rosa Preserve, Napa, California; Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, California; Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, California
2003
Three Masters: Roy De Forest, Jack Earl, Richard Shaw, Mobilia Gallery, Californiambridge, MA
Gallery Artists Summer Show, George Adams Gallery, New York, New York
Animality, Roy De Forest and Others, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
Sculpture 2003, Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramento, California
2002
A Slow Time in Arcadia: Roy De Forest and William T. Wiley 1960-2002, George Adams Gallery, New York, New York
Trillium Press: Past, Present, and Future, Kala Institute Galleries, Oakland, California
2001
Robert Hudson and Roy De Forest: Recent Work, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California
Hounds in Leash, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
2000
The Animal in Contemporary Art, Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV
The Lighter Side of Bay Area Figuration, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
1998-2001
Roy De Forest & Gaylen Hanson, Paris Gibson Square Museum. Great Falls, Montana; Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, Montana; Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, Washington; Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, Oregon; Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota
1999
Wild Beasts, Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Great Falls, Montana, traveled to: Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT; Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA; Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR; Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
A Quarter Century of Works on Paper, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, California
1998
Wild Things: Artists' Views of the Animal World, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California
1997-98
Collector’s Show, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
1997
A Singular Vision: Prints from Landfall Press, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
Mixing Business with Pleasure, Sawhill Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
1996
1996 Collector's Show, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
It Figures, SFA Gallery, Nacogdoches, TX
Going Places, Summer Group Show, George Adams Gallery, New York, New York
Artful Humor, Gallery in the Champion Lobby, Stamford, CT
Out of Toon: Another Look at Art and Comics, George Adams Gallery, New York, New York
The Robert Arneson Tribute Exhibition, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California
1995
Paper View, Cohen Berkowitz Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Group Exhibition, Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale, New York
California in the 1960's: Funk Revisited, Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York, New York
Objects of Desire, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California
XXV Years, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California
1994
X-Sightings, Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Here and Now: Bay Area Masterworks from the di Rosa Collections, Oakland Museum, California
Masters of Mischief II, Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York, New York
1991
Large Scale Works On Paper, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California
1986
American Art Today: The Figure in the Landscape, Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami
1985
Pastel, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, New York
Skowhegan Visiting Artist Exhibition, Colby College Museum, Waterville, ME
Fortissimo! 30 Years from the Richard Brown Baker Collection of Contemporary Art, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1984
The Studio, Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, New York
20th Century American Drawings from the Arkansas Arts Center Foundation Collection, The Arkansas Arts Center
Bob and Roy and Karen and Friends, Creative Growth Gallery, San Francisco, California
1982
A Private Vision: Contemporary Art from the Graham Gund Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
20th Century Images of George Washington, Frances Tavern Museum, New York, New York
Northern California Art of the 60s, De Saisset Museum, University of Santa Clara, California
The West as Art, Palm Springs Desert Museum, California
Drawings by Painters, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1981
Humorous California Artists, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, California
American Painting of the 60s and 70s, Columbus Museum of Art, OH
The Image of the House in Contemporary Art, University of Houston, TX
Alternative Realities in Contemporary American Painting, University of Minnesota
Alumni Exhibition, San Francisco Art Institute, California
Welcome to the Candy Store!, Crocker Museum Invitational, Sacramento, California
Forty Famous Californians, Judith Christian Gallery, New York, New York
100 New Acquisitions, Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Brooklyn Museum, New York, New York
20th Century Art: Highlights of the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Remember It's Only Art, Civic Arts Center, Walnut Creek, California
Fashion Mode, Gallery de la Raza/Studio 24, San Francisco, California
1980
Tamarind Institute Invitational, Albuquerque, NM
The Figurative Tradition and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Figurative Art: Joan Brown, Robert Colescott, Roy De Forest, Janis Provisor, Gaison, and Wurm, Mandeville Gallery, University of California, La Jolla
American Drawings in Black and White: 1970-1980, Brooklyn Museum, New York, New York
The Candy Store, De Saisset Art Museum, Santa Clara, California
Visions and Figurations, California State University, Fullerton, California
A.A.D.H.J.M.N.P.S.S.T.T., Richard Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis
Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Drawings: The Pluralistic Decade, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
1979
Images '79, Audrey Strohl Gallery, Memphis, TN
Decade in Review: Selections from the 70s, Whitney Museum, New York, New York
Works from the Collections of Mills Alumnae, Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, California
National Drawing Annual, Central Washington University
5 from Hansen Fuller Goldeen Gallery, Smith Anderson Gallery, Palo Alto, California
The Palm Gallery, San Diego
1978
Works on Paper, Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, New York
West Coast Artists, New Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
Dog Images Through the Century, The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, California
6th International Exhibition of Original Drawings, Museum of Modern Art, Yugoslavia
Artists Working in Wood, University of California
1977-78
Roy De Forest, Robert Hudson, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
Recent Works on Paper, Madison Art Center, Madison, WI
1977
Late 20th Century Art: The Lewis Foundation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
New in the 70s, University of Texas, Austin
Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL
Works on Paper, San Jose Museum of Art, California
1976-77
Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era, San Francisco Museum of Art, California
1976
Large Scale Works on Paper, Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, New York
Six from California, Washington State University Museum, Pullman
1975
Newport Harbor Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
Art on Paper: 1975, The Dillard Paper Company and the Weatherspoon Guild, NC
1973
The Small Format, Saint Mary's College Art Gallery, Moraga, California
Extraordinary Realities, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
1973 Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
American Drawings 1963-1971, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
The Betty and Monte Factor Family Collection, Pasadena, California
1972
A 20th Century Bestiary, Art Department Gallery, San Jose State College, San Jose, California
Crown Point Press, San Francisco Art Institute, California
Richmond Area Artists, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California
Sacramento Sampler I, E.B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, California
Sacramento Delta Show, San Francisco Art Institute, California
An Invitational Exhibition of Intimate Works, Art Department Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno
It's for the Birds, Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, California
The Crocketts, Student Art Gallery, Diablo Valley College, Hayward, California
California Works on Paper: 1950-1971, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley
Candy Store Gallery, Folsom, California
1971
The Fantasy Watercolors of Roy De Forest, The Sculpture World of David Gilhooly, The Leadville Galleries, Sun Valley, ID
Roy De Forest: Drawings, James Pennuto: Sculpture, Kenneth Price: Silkscreens, Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, California
Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, California
Shasta College Art Gallery, Redding, California
Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
1970
Looking West 1970, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
Drawings by Roy De Forest, Harold Schlotzhauer and Franklin Williams, The Arleigh Gallery, San Francisco, California
Candy Store Gallery, Folsom, California
Acid Painters of San Francisco, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California
Dwight Boehm Gallery, Polomar College, San Marcos, California
Toys of the Artist, Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, California
1969
The Spirit of the Comics, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
1968
Summer Group Show, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
1967
Funk, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley
1966
2e Salon International de Galeries pilotes (Dilexi Gallery presentation, including: Jeremy Anderson, Joel Barletta, Roy De Forest, Tony DeLap, Rodger Jacobsen, Leslie Kerr, Alan Lynch, Deborah Remington, Charles Ross, Richard Van Buren, Wilfred Zogbaum), Mus e cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
1965
The Eighth Selection by the Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art, San Francisco Museum of Art, California
Young California Artists, Macy's, New York, New York
Imagadventure, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Special Group Exhibition: Jeremy Anderson, Joel Barletta, Roy De Forest, Tony DeLap, Sidney Gordin, Rodger Jacobsen, Leslie Kerr, Alan Lynch, Deborah Remington, Charles Ross, Hassel Smith, H.C. Westermann, Richard Van Buren, Wilfrid Zogbaum, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
Twelfth Exhibition of contemporary American Painting and Sculpture, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign
The Drawing Society Regional Exhibition, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California
1964
Bay Area Art for the Collector, San Francisco Museum of Art, California
Arts of San Francisco, Part II, San Francisco Museum of Art, California
Four California Artists, Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago, IL
67th American Exhibition-Directions in Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture, The Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Current Painting and Sculpture of the Bay Area, Stanford Museum, Stanford, California
67th American Exhibition, Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago, IL
Winter Invitational, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California
Drawings and the Like: Roy De Forest, Tony DeLap, Leslie Kerr, Frank Lobdell, Deborah Remington, Hassel Smith, Richard Van Buren, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
1963
Fourth Selection by the Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art, San Francisco Museum of Art, California
Group Show: Jeremy Anderson, Joel Barletta, Roy De Forest, Tony DeLap, Sidney Gordin, Alvin Light, Leslie Kerr, Hassel Smith, Wilfrid Zogbaum, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
Works by San Francisco Artists, Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
Annual Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Art, California
1962-63
Fifty California Artists, San Francisco Museum of Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California
1962
The Arts of San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art, California
Selections – Gallery Artists, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
Some Points of View - 62, Stanford University Art Gallery, Stanford, California
Small Collages, Constructions and Watercolors by Roy De Forest, Tony DeLap, Fred Martin and Nell Sinton, San Francisco Museum of Art, California
Winter Invitational, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California
8 Large Works: Jeremy Anderson, Joel Barletta, Roy De Forest, Leslie Kerr, Alvin Light, Deborah Remington, Hassel Smith, Sam Tchakalian, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
1961
Group: Anderson, Barletta, DeFeo, De Forest, Gordin, Jess, Kauffman, Kerr, Light, Moses, Neri, Roeber, Smith, Tchakalian, Trave, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
Annual Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Art, California
1960
Group Show: Jeremy Anderson, Jay DeFeo, Roy De Forest, Craig Kauffman, Leslie Kerr, Alvin B. Light, Edward Moses, Manuel Neri, Deborah Remington, Philip Roeber, Hassel Smith, Sam Tchakalian, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
New Forms-New Media I, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, New York
A Look at Recent Bay Area Art, San Francisco Museum of Art, California
Annual Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Art, California
1959
A Rationale for Modern Art, The American Federation of Arts, New York, New York
Group Show: Including works by Barletta, DeFeo, De Forest, Kanter, Kauffman, Moses, Neri, Remington, Roeber, Smith, Tchakalian, Valledor, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
GROUP SHOW Small Works in Varied Media by: Willam A. Bengston, Sy Boardman, Joan Brown, Charles Cajori, J. DeFeo, Roy De Forest, Sam Francisco, Norman Kanter, Craig Kauffman, Bernard Langlais, Lois Lazarus, Alvin Light, Fred Martin, Edward B. Moses, Manuel Neri, Deborah Remington, Milton Resnick, Arthur Richer, San Tchakalian, Julius Wasserstein, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
1958
John Altoon, B. A. Bengston, J. DeFeo, Roy De Forest, James Budd Dixon, Muriel Francis, Craig Kaufman, Ed Moses, Arthur Richer, Irene Taverner, Sam Tchakalian, Julius Wasserstein, Dion Vigne, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
Larson Gallery, Yakima Junior College, Yakima, WA
Six San Francisco Painters, Brata Gallery, New York, New York
(Inaugural Group Show), Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California
Annual Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Art, California
1957
Painting and Sculpture Now: Some Contemporary Statements by Artists of the Bay Region, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California
Action 3, Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Survey of Pacific Coast Art, Reed College, Portland, Oregon
Annual Watercolor, Drawing and Print Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Association, San Francisco Museum of Art, California
Annual Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, California
1955
Second Annual Group Show, 6 Gallery, San Francisco, California
Action 1, Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, California
III Biennal, Museo de Arte Moderna, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1954
A New Language in Painting, Kaufman Gallery, New York, New York
Annual Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Art, California
1953
King Ubu Gallery, San Francisco, California
Annual Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Art, California
Selected Public Collections
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Anderson Collection at Stanford University, California
Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock
Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Berkeley Art Museum, University of California
Brooklyn Museum, New York, New York
California College of the Arts, Oakland, California
Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, California
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
City and County of San Francisco
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California
Denver Art Museum, CO
Des Moines Art Center, IA
di Rosa, Napa, California
Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian and Western Art, Indianapolis, IN
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Californiambridge, MA
Fralin Museum of Art at The University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Honolulu Museum of Art, HI
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, NH
Hyde Collection, Glen Falls, New York
Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN
Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, University of California, Davis
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, WI
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, California
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Oakland Museum of California
Palm Springs Art Museum, California
Palmer Museum of Art at Pennsylvania State University, State College
Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA
Portland Art Museum, OR
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California
San Jose Museum of Art, California
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
Seattle Art Museum, WA
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence
University Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of Michigan Art Museum, Ann Arbor, MI
University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT