JAMES HAYWARD

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1943
Born San Francisco, California
1966
B.A. San Diego State University, San Diego, California
1966-1969
Graduate School University of California at Los Angeles
1972
M.F.A. University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

HONORS

1977
Young Talent Award, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
1981
Japan-United States Creative Arts Fellowship
1983
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship
1991
Awards in the Visual Arts 10 Grant
1993
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1996
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2011
R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA “THE PRODIGAL PAINTS: James Hayward Paintings 1972-2011”
2010
Modernism, San Francisco, California “ASYMMETRICAL CHROMACHORDS”
2007
Mandarin Gallery, Los Angeles, California “ECSTATIC EXCESS”
Modernism, San Francisco, California “Works 1975-2007” catalogue
2006
Mandarin, Los Angeles, California “ABSENCE/PRESENCE”
Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, California “THE EMANCIPATION OF PAINT”
2005
Cue Art Foundation, New York City, New York “RECENT PAINTINGS ”(Curated by Mike Kelly) catalogue
Mandarin Gallery, Los Angeles, California “MONSTER OF MONOCHROME” catalogue
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California “NEW WORK”
Modernism, San Francisco, California “MONOCHROME PAINTINGS”
2004
Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico “MONOCHROME PAINTINGS”
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California “NEW WORK”
2003
Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California “GREY/NEUTRAL/SMOKE”
2001
Chac-Mool, Los Angeles, California “RECENT WORK”
2000
Modernism, San Francisco, California “THE ITALIAN PAINTINGS”
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California “RECENT PAINTINGS”
1998
Sala Diaz, San Antonio, Texas “CHROMACHORDS”
Modernism, San Francisco, California “PAINTINGS 1993-1998”
Chac-Mool, Los Angeles, California “NOTHING’S PERFECT”
New Image Art, Los Angeles, California “NOW AND THEN”
1995
Modernism, San Francisco, California “THE MOROCCAN PAINTINGS”
1993
Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California “FIRE PAINTINGS”
Modernism, San Francisco, California “PAINTINGS 1977-1989”
Genovesse Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts “RED MAPS”
1992
Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California “RED MAPS”
1990
Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California “PURE/ODD”
1989
M-13 Gallery, New York, New York, “PAINTINGS 1977-1989”
1986
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, California “SPARTANS/ATHENIANS”
1984
Modernism, San Francisco, California “PAINTINGS 1975-1983”
1983
Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, California “THE POKER PAINTINGS”
1979
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, New York “AUTOMATIC PAINTINGS”
1977
Claire Copley Gallery, Los Angeles, California “AUTOMATIC PAINTINGS”
1976
Morgan Thomas Gallery, Santa Monica, California “AUTOMATIC PAINTINGS”

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2013
THICK, a group show, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA
2012
CALIFORNIA ABSTRACT PAINTING 1952 to 2011, Woodbury University Nan Rae Art Gallery, Burbank, CA
2011
“UNFINISHED PAINTING”, LACE, Los Angeles, CA
“MIND GAMES”, China Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA
“FRAMING ABSTRACTION: MARK, SYMBOL, SIGNIFIER” Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Par,L.A. (catalog)
2010
“THE THIRTIETH ANNIVERSARY SHOW”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
“ABSTRACT ON ABSTRACT”, L A Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
“THE JUXTAPOSITION FROM BEYOND; JAMES HAYWARD AND THEOPHILLUS NII ANUM SOWAH”
The Ernie Wolfe Gallery, West Los Angeles, CA
“MATERIAL MATTERS”, William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2009
“COLLECTING HISTORY: HIGHLIGHTING RECENT ACQUISITIONS” MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
  “WEEKEND”, Arena One, Santa Monica, CA (curated by Ed Moses)
  “THE SURFACE OF SPACE”, Phantom Galleries, Long Beach, CA (curated by Michael Rosenfeld)
“MADE IN AMERICA”, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008
“MEL’S HOLE”, CSUF Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA Curated by Doug Harvey (catalog)
“ANALYTIC & SYNTHETIC PILE-UP”, Woodbury Hollywood Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
“WEST COAST ABSTRACTION”, Modernism, San Francisco, CA
3rd LA WEEKLY ANNUAL BIENNIAL “SOME PAINTINGS”, Track 16 Gallery , Santa Monica, CA
(curated by Doug Harvey)
“SURFACE & SPACE”, Pharmaka Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“15 YEARS/15 ARTISTS”, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
“JAMES HAYWARD & MAX HENDLER/ two approaches to monochrome” Manny Silverman Gallery, L.A. CA
2007
“L’INVITATION AU VOYAGE”, Modernism, San Francisco, California
“GREY SCALE”, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California
2006
“DRIVEN TO ABSTRACTION”, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA (curated by Peter Frank) catalogue
“A LITTLE SO CAL ABSTRACTION”, Mandarin, Los Angeles, CA.(curated by James Hayward)Catalogue
“WINTER WHITE”, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2005
“STEP INTO LIQUID”, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design,L.A., CA. (curated by Dave Hickey)
“PINK”, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
“TRIPLE PLAY: RICHARD ALLEN MORRIS, JAMES HAYWARD, ED MOSES”, R.B. Stevenson Gallery,
La Jolla, California
2004
“100 ARTISTS SEE GOD”, Institute for Contemporary Art, London, England
  “100 ARTISTS SEE GOD”, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
2003
“ARTIST’S GIFTS”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
2001
“COLLECTORS SELECT”, Mariah Koogler McNay Museum, San Antonio,Texas
1999
“UNDER 500/INTIMATE ABSTRACT PAINTING”, Black Dragon Society ,Los Angeles, CA
“LIFE IS ELSEWHERE”, No Limit Events, Milan, Italy
1998
“AFTER McLAUGHLIN”, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, California
1996
“IMAGES OF AN ERA”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
  “WHITE”, M-13 Gallery, New York, New York
  “PLANE/STRUCTURES”, Nevada Institute for Contemporary Art, Las Vegas, NV. curated by David Pagel
1995
Pittsburg Center for the Arts, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, travels from Ezra & Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Center for
the Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut travels from University of North Texas Art Gallery
1993
“TANGIBLE ABSTRACTION: JAMES HAYWARD & ROBERT THIELE”, M-13 Gallery, New York, NY
“LET’S GET PHYSICAL”, Blum-Helman Gallery, New York, NY
1991
“AWARDS IN THE VISUAL ARTS 10" Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C. travels to AlbuquerqueMuseum
of Art, Albuquerque, New Mexico travels to the Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio (catalogue)
1990
“ABSTRACT PAINTING”, Stark Gallery, New York, New York
1989
“ABSTRACT OPTIONS”,University Art Museum, UCSB, (curated by Frances
Colpitt & Phyllis Plous/catalogue) travels to Block Art Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL travels
  to the De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA.
  “DIVERSE ABSTRACTIONS”, M-13 Gallery, New York, New York
  “PAINTING: BETWEEN AWARENESS AND DESIRE”, Cyrus Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Saul Ostrow)
1988
“NOW COLOR: JAMES HAYWARD & PHIL SIMS”, Genovesse Gallery, Boston, MA
1982
“CHANGING TRENDS: CONTENT & STYLE”, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna beach, CA (catalogue)
travels to Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles,
  “CONTEMPORARY LOS ANGELES PAINTERS”, Nagoya City Museum, Nagoya, Japan travels to Municipal
  Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles CA (catalogue)
1977
“LESS IS MORE”, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, New York, catalogue
1976
“NEW ABSTRACT PAINTING IN LOS ANGELES: COLE/HAYWARD/MILLER/OMAR”, Los Angeles County
Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

  Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
  Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
  Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York
  San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
  Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  Denver Museum of Modern Art, Denver, Colorado
  Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, California
  Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
  Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, California
  University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, California
  Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami Beach, Florida
  Anderson School of Business, University of California, Los Angeles, California