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Gary Komarin

 

AWARDS

The Joan Mitchell prize in Painting, New York
Edward Albee Foundation Fellowship In Painting, New York
Elizabeth Foundation Prize in Painting, New York
Benjamin Altman Prize in Painting, National Academy of Design Museum, New York
The New York Foundation of the Arts Grant in Painting
Graduate Teaching Fellowship in Painting, Boston University Graduate School of Fine Arts

SELECTED CURATORIAL EXHIBITIONS

2015
‘Robert Motherwell, Larry Poons, Gary Komarin’, Dublin, Ireland

1996
McEnroe Gallery, ‘Guston, Basquiat, Komarin, Traylor’, New York, NY

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
Madelyn Jordan Gallery, ‘The Vicomte and Some of His Parts’, New York, NY
Bruce Lurie Gallery, ‘Transfiguration’, Los Angeles, CA
Robischon Gallery, ‘Swiss Positions’, Denver, CO
Kathy Dimmit Fine Arts, ‘The Mother Tongue’, Houston, TX

2017
Julie Nester Gallery, ‘Swimming Pink’, Park City, UT

2016
Robischon Gallery, ‘Mr. Blonde’, Denver, CO
Gail Severn Gallery, ‘Gary Komarin, The First Green Rushing’, Ketchum, ID

2015
Mark Borghii Gallery, ‘A Wilder Blue’, Bridgehampton, NY
Gallerie Design -e- Space, Don’t Tell LIzzie Borden, Paris
Gallerie Baobob, Incident at Osboiurne Grove, Bogota, Columbia
Gallery 88, East Meets West, Seoul Korea
Madelyn Jordan Gallery, New Paintings and Works on Paper, New York, NY
Mark Borghii, Group Exhibition/Selected Works, Palm Beach, Florida

2014
Mini Gallery, New Paintings and Works on Paper, Asissi Italy
The Morrison Gallery, Farmers Logic, Kent, Connecticut
Galerie Proarta, Komarin, Warhol, Bacon, Arp, Zurich
Cuadro Fine Arts, New Paintings and The French Wig, Dubai
Mark Borghii, Group Exhibition /Selected New Works, Bridgehampton, New York
Gail Severn Gallery, New Paintings, Sun Valley Idaho

2013
Vigo Gallery, In Which the Baron Fallow, London, England
Gail Severn Gallery, Jack’s Bridge, Ketchum Idaho
Annual Galleries, Solo Exhibition, Paris, France
Galerie Proarta, Arp, Motherwell, Komarin and Heilman, Zurich, Switzerland
Elins Eagles Smith Gallery, Tapping Reeve, San Francisco, California
Gremillion and Co. Fine Arts, The Road so Bare and White, Houston, Texas
Cuadro Gallery, The Early Influences, Dubai
Lotte Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Seoul, Korea

2012
Hillsboro Gallery of FineArt, Dublin, Ireland States of Feeling: Gary Komarin,
Robert Motherwell and Larry Poons
Robischon Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Bonbright Gallery, Down and Dirty Whites, Los Angeles, California

2011
Galerie Proarta, Zurich, Switzerland
Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum Idaho
Gremillion and Co. Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

2010
Robischon Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Cuadro Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emerates
The Neilson Gallery, Cadiz, Spain

2009
Spanierman Modern, New York, New York
Galerie Proarta, Zurich, Switzerland
Broadbent Gallery, London, England

2008
Gail Severn Gallery, Blue Scrubbed White, Ketchum, Idaho
Kiyoharu Museum, Kiyoharu, Japan
The FineArt Society, London, England
Gremillion & Company Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

2007
Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho
Spanierman Modern, New York, New York
The Goss Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Elins Eagles Smith Gallery, San Francisco, California
Costello-Childs Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona

2006
Karolyn Sherwood Gallery, Incident at Echo Lake, Des Moines,lowa
Galerie Proarta, Zurich, Switzerland
SG Modern and Contemporary Fine Arts, New York, New York

The Fine Art Society, The Bourdon Gauge, London, England
Gremillion & Company Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

2005
Elins Eagles-Smith Gallery, San Francisco, California
J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, Florida
Donna Tribby Fine Arts, Palm Beach, Florida

2004
Karolyn Sherwood Gallery, Des Moines, lowa
Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Hamiltons Gallery, London, England
Galerie Proarta, Zurich, Switzerland
Broadbent Gallery, London, England
Gremillion & Company Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

2003
McGrath Gallery, New York, New York
Kraft Leiberman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Robischon Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Kunstart Zurich, Galerie ProArta, Zurich, Switzerland
Galerie Proarta, Zurich, Switzerland

2002
Gremillion & Company Fine Arts Houston, Texas
Peyton/Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Galerie ProArta, Zurich, Switzerland
Lizan Tops Gallery, East Hampton, NewYork
Steven Vail Gallery, Des Moines, lowa
Ballard Featherston Gallery, Seattle, Washington

2001
The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
Museum of Fine Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
Vanier Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
Gremillion & Company Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

2000
Peyton/Wright, New York, New York
Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta Georgia
Gremillion & Company Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

1999
Aurobora Press, San Francisco, California

1998
MOFA, New Orleans, Louisiana
CS Schulte Galleries, Millburn, New Jersey

1997
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington

1996
Mark Miller, East Hampton, New York
Drew University, Madison, New Jersey

1995
Sandier Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana

1994
Herbert Palmer Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1992
Klarfeld Perry Gallery, New York, New York

1991
Grace Hokin Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida

1990
Scott Hanson Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1989
Brian Reddy, Little Silver, New Jersey
Bruce Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
Sandier Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
Scott Hanson Gallery, New York, New York

1988
Princeton University Gallery, Princeton, New Jersey

1987
Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, New York
Sandier/Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
Meredith Long & Company, Houston, Texas
Bruce Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida

1985
Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, New York
Sandier/Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
Bruce Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
Meredith & Long Gallery, Houston, Texas

1984
Joy Horwich Gallery, Chicago,Illinois
Herbert Palmer Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1983
Meadows Museum of the Arts, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, New York
Meredith & Long Gallery, Houston, Texas

1982
University of Texas/Irving, Irving, Texas
Meredith Long and Company, Houston, Texas

1981
Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, New York
Hobart and William Smith Colleges Art Gallery, New York, New York
William Campbell Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas

1979
Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, New York

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Madelyn Jordan Fine Art, ‘In With the Pop’, Scarsdale, NY

2015
Gail Severn Gallery, ‘Color IV’, Ketchum, ID
Mark Borghii, ‘Group Exhibition/Selected Works’, Palm Beach, FL
Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA, Gail Severn Gallery, ID
San Francisco Art Market, SF, CA, Gail Severn Gallery, ID
Gail Severn Gallery, ‘Color & Form as Metaphor’, Ketchum, ID

2014
Gail Severn Gallery, ‘Color III’, Ketchum, ID
Gail Severn Gallery, ‘Gary Komarin Part II’, Ketchum, ID
San Francisco Art Market, SF, CA, Gail Severn Gallery, ID
Gail Severn Gallery, ‘Gary Komarin’, Ketchum, ID

2013
Gail Severn Gallery, ‘Preview 2014’, Ketchum, ID
Gail Severn Gallery, ‘Color II’, Ketchum, ID
San Francisco Art Market, SF, CA, Gail Severn Gallery, ID

2012
Pavilion Des Arts Et Du Design with Galerie Jean-Francois Cazeau, Paris, France
Palm Springs Fine Art Fair with Elins Eagles-Smith Gallery, Palm Springs, California
India Art Fair, New Delhi with Neilson Gallery, Cadiz, Spain

2011
Contemporary and Modern Masters, Jean Francois Cazeau, Paris, France

2010
Contemporary Painting, A Survey, Spanierman Modern, New York, New York

2009
Hillsboro Fine Arts, Dublin, Ireland

2007
Katonah Museum, Katonah, New York

2006
The Hungry Eye, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, New York
Works on Paper, Spanierman Modern, New York, New York
Long Island Abstraction, Spanierman Modern, New York, New York
Discardingly Yours, Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2005
The Fine Art Society, London, England
Kunstart Amsterdam with Nico DeLaive
Gallery Goss Gallery Inaugural Show, Dallas, Texas
London Art Fair with Broadbent Gallery, London, England
San Francisco Art Fair with Elins Eagles-Smith Gallery, San Francisco, California
Transversal, curated group show, Robischon Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2004
Ronald Feldman Gallery, Philips de Pury & Co.,New York, New York
Slow Art, Broadbent Gallery, London, England
32 x 32, Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas, Texas
London Art Fair Broadbent Gallery, London, England
Works on Paper with Burton Marinkovich, The Armory, New York, New York
Bologna Art Fair with Broadbent Gallery, London, Engand

2003
The Americans, Warhol, Francis, Lichtenstein, Christo, Komarin at Galerie Proarta,
Zurich, Switzerland
Basel Art Fair with Hamiltons Gallery, London, England
Milan Art Fair with Galerie Arte, Milan,Italy
Art of this Century with Mira Godard Gallery, The Armory, New York, New York
Broadbent Gallery, London, England
Richmond House Project with Hamiltons Gallery, London, England
New Abstraction, Lizan Tops Gallery, East Hampton, New York
Kratt / Lieberman Gallery Inaugural Exhibition, Chicago, Ilinois
Luke Honey, London, England

2002
13th Anniversary Show, The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
Kunstart Fair with Galerie ProArta, Zurich, Switzerland
Robischon Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Galerie ProArta, ZUrich, Switzerland
100 NJ Artists Make Prints, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey
The Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey
The Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, New Jersey
The Maker’s Mark, The University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
Works on Paper with Burton Marinkovich Fine Art, The Armory, New York, New York

2001
Juried Exhibition, National Academy of Design Museum, New York, New York
Almost Giddy, Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee
New Directions, Masur Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
Report & Find, Robischon Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Paintings on Paper, Tim Hill Gallery, Birmingham, Mississippi
New York/New Works on Paper, Lizan Tops Gallery, East Hampton, New York
Chicago Art Fair with Tandem Press, Chicago, Illinois
San Francisco Art Fair with Tandem Press
Works on Paper with Burton Marinkovich Fine Art, The Armory, New York, New York

2000
The Print Fair at the Armory with Tandem Press, New York, New York
Homage to the Twentieth Century, New Orleans Center for Contemporary Arts,
New Orleans, Louisiana
Chicago Art Fair with Thomas McCormick, Chicago, Illinois
St. Louis Print Fair with Burton Marinkovich Fine Art, Washington, DC
The Baltimore Print Fair with Gary Godwin Gallery
Works on Paper with Burton Marinkovich Fine Art, The Armory, New York, New York

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Museums
Galeria Nazionale D’Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Musee D’Art Classique, Mougins, France
Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
Boston University Art Museum, Boston, MA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Little Rock, AK
Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
Zimmerli Art Museum, New Hyde Park, NY
Musee Kiyoharu, Shirabata, Japan

Corporate and Private Collections

Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK
AT&T Corporation, New York, NY
Alan Berger, NY
Barry Blitt, CT
Bashaar Al Shroogi, Dubai
Blount Corporation, Atlanta, GA
Continental Airlines, Houston, TX
Candace Bushnell, NY
Christian Levett, Mougins, France
Craig Van der Brule Design, NY
David Alan Greer, Los Angeles, CA
Dick Cavett, NY
Doug and Judy Hamilton, NY
Faegre & Benson, Des Moines, IA
Foundation Yoshii, Tokyo, Japan
Garner Tullis, New York, NY and Tuscany, Italy
Gisep Biert, President of Morgan Stanley, Zurich, Switzerland
Herbert Palmer, Los Angeles, CA
Houston Palmer, Los Angeles, CA
Houston Memorial Hospital & Medical Center, Houston, TX
Hyatt Corporation, Houston, TX
James Maher, New York, NY
Jeffrey Hoffeld & CO., New York, NY
Jennifer Luce, La Jolla, CA
Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
John McEnroe, New York, NY
John Rubenstein & Associates, Bernardsville, NJ
Josh Silverman, CEO of Etsy, NY
Julie Rhodes Design, Houston, TX
Katherine Newman Design, Toronto, Canada
Kimball Museum, Chairperson, Private Collection, Fort Worth, TX
Lars Malmberg/Galerie Proarta, Zug, Switzerland
Luke Honey, de Pury and Luxembourg, London, England
Maison Klein, Curator, Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Marian Boesky, New York, NY
Margarate Naeve, Houston, TX
Maxwell Davidson, New York, NY
McDonald’s Corporation, Los Angeles, CA
Michael Hoban, London, England
Michael Liener, Aurobora Press, San Francisco, CA
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
Nancy Nordstrom
New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Trenton, NJ
Newark Public Library, Newark, NJ
Nordstrom Coporation, Seattle, WA
Norioshi Horiuchi Collection, Seattle, WA
Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ
Prudential Insurance Company of America, Boston, MA
Robert Lamm, Los Angeles, CA
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Ruth O’Hara, New York, NY
Segura Press, Tempe, AZ
Scott Oki, Seattle, WA
Sheila Simonian, New York, NY
Steven’s Corporation, Los Angeles, CA
Susan Dicker / Dicker Fine Arts, Malibu, CA
Tanaka Shiroga, Tokyo, Japan
Tandem Press, University of Wisconsin
Tim Jeffries, London, England
Toby Clarke, Director of The Fine Art Society, London, England
Touche/Ross, Inc., Atlanta, GA
Transco, Inc., New York, NY
Twin Palms Press, Austin, TX
United Bank of Houston, Houston, TX
Wendy Olsoff, P.P.O.W., New York, NY
Zions Bank, Idaho & Utah

ARTICLES & REVIEWS

“Still” Clifford Still Documentary, Interview with Gary Komarin, Amie Knox and Chad Herschberger, 2011
Dining Rooms by the AD 100, Architectural Digest, February 2015
Cover Story: The Art Issue, CT Cottages & Gardens, November 2014
Art in America, May 2008
King, Sarah S., Art in America, July 2003
Brandenberg, Andreas, Zuger Presse, ‘Complex Paintings from Overseas’, Galerie ProArta, 2002
Taylor, Art, ‘Komarin at Lizan Tops’, East hampton Arts, New York, 2002
Schwabsky, Barry, ‘Paintings do the Talking Without Too Many Specifics’, The New York Times, 2000
Grayson, Clive, ‘Gary Komarin at Susan Conway’, The Washington Post, 1995
Waddington, Chris, ‘Subjects Simple but Art Deceptively Sophisticated’, The New Orleans Lagniappe, 1996
Langdon, Davis, ‘French Wig in East Hampton’, Hamptons Gazette, 1998
Foxworth, Janet, ‘Gary Komarin’s The Naming of John Dreamer’, The Atlanta Journal, 1997
Reed, Vincent, ‘Komarin Explores the Painterly’, at Klarfeld Perry Arts Magazine, 1993
Lloyd, Amy, ‘Gary Komarin Shows New Expressive Work at Sandler/Hudson’, Art in America, 1994
Loughery, John, ‘Komarin, The Master of the Elemental Image’ at Maxwell Davidson’, Arts Magazine, 1991
Watson, Edward, ‘Surrealist Loads Canvas’, The New Jersey Star Ledger 1989
Russell, John, ‘The Dog Days of August’, The New York Times, 1987
Zimmer, William, ‘Something-But What?’, The New York Times, 1985
Zimmer, William, ‘A Rich Array…From Newburgh to Newark’, The New York Times, 1985
Everingham, Carol, ‘A Comical View of the American Dream’, The Houston Post, 1982.
Perry, Paloma, ‘Stories in Paint’, The Atlanta Journal, 1981
Kutner Janet, ‘Komarin Shows Strong Work’, The Dallas Morning News, 1981
Baker, Ralph, ‘Komarin Paintings and Works on Paper’, the Museum of Art at The University of Oregon, Eugene, catalog essay 1980
Parks, Addison, ‘Gary Komarin New Work at Maxwell Davidson’, Arts Magazine, 1979

EDUCATION

1975-1977 Boston University, MFA in Painting, Graduate Teaching Fellowship with Philip Guston
1975 Brooklyn Museum School, NY
1974 School of Visual Arts, NY
1973-1974 New York Studio School, NY
1973 Albany State University, BA in Art and English Literature

   

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