PETER ALEXANDER

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1939 Born in Los Angeles

1957-1960 University of Pennsylvania

1960-1962 Architectural Association, London, England

1962-1963 University of California, Berkeley

1963-1964 University of Southern California, Los Angeles

1964-1965 University of California, Los Angeles, B.A.

1965-1966 University of California, Los Angeles, M.F.A.

Artist In Residence

1971 California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

1976 California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach California

1981 University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

1982 Centrum Foundation, Washington

1983 Sarabhai Foundation, Ahmedabad, India

1996 California State University Long Beach, Summer Arts Festival

2007 Pasadena City College, Pasadena, California

Special Projects/Awards

1971 PBS Documentary, “Artists of America” series

1975 Paramount Pictures, prop drawings for the film “Day of the Locust”

1980 Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts

1984 “Amphitheatre of Light: A Prelude to the XXIII Olympiad”, Hollywood Bowl, July 27, 1984

1985 Commissioned art for Rebecca’s Restaurant, Frank Gehry, architechct. Visual images in collaboration with Frank Gehry and Ron Hays.

1988 “Eight West Coast Artists”, a print project arranged by Ediciones Poligrafia, Barcelona, Spain

1989 Commissioned painting for Santa Monica Municipal Airport, California

1990 Commissioned mural for Pacific Enterprises, Los Angeles
Commissioned poster for Venice Art Walk, Venice, California

1992 Chamber Music Society of Los Angeles, festival poster

1994 Commissioned sculpture for the 777 Building, Los Angeles, Cesar Pelli, architect, client South Figueroa Plaza Associates, a consortium composed of Prudential Holdings, Citicorp and Mitsubishi Corporation.

1999 “Peter Alexander: In This Light”, a retrospective exhibition, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California continuing to the Donna Beam Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

2003 Commissioned mural for the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Music Center of Los Angeles, architect Frank Gehry

2014 California Art Award 2014, by the Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California

Individual Exhibitions

1968 Robert Elkon Gallery, New York

1969 Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston, Texas
Locksley/Shea Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1970 Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles

1971 Michael Walls Gallery, San Francisco

1972 Jack Glenn Gallery, San Diego, California
Art in Progress, Munich, Germany
Morgan Art Gallery, Kansas City, Kansas

1973 Jack Glenn Gallery, San Diego, California

1974 University of California, Irvine

1975 Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, California
Comsky Gallery, Beverly Hills, California
California State University, Long Beach

1976 Los Angeles Institute for Contemporary Art

1980 Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles
University of Colorado, Boulder

1981 Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, California
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York

1982 ARCO Center for Visual Art, Los Angeles (catalogue)
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (catalogue)

1983 Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, California
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco
van Straaten Gallery, Chicago

1984 Charles Cowles Gallery, New York
Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles

1985  James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles

1986 Gallery 454 North, Los Angeles

1987 James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles (catalogue)

1988 Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans

1989 The Works Gallery, Costa Mesa, California

1990  “Sculpture 1966-72″, James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles (catalogue)

1991 Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco

1992  “Century: A Painting by Peter Alexander”, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
“Peter Alexander: The Velvet Paintings”, Charles Whitchurch Gallery, Huntington Beach, California
“Skycam”, James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles

1993 Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans
“Las Vegas”, James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles

1994  Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York (catalogue)
Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco
Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica

1995 Gallery at 777, Citicorp Plaza, Los Angeles
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California

1997 Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, Louisianav
Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco
Galerie Janine Rubeiz, Beirut, Lebanon

1998  Stremmel Gallery, Reno, Nevada
Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, California

1999   Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, California
“Peter Alexander: In This Light”, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California (retrospective catalogue)

2000   Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California
Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2001  Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California

2002  Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica
Fairmont Miramar Hotel, Santa Monica
“Peter Alexander: Tropics”, Crocker Plaza, San Francisco
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach
Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, California
Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, California

2003   Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2004   Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York
Patrick Olson Gallery, Plymouth, Michigan
Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco
Godt-Cleary Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica

2005   Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica

2006  Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica

2007  Pasadena City College, College Art Gallery, Pasadena, California
Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, New York

2008   Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, California

2009  Gallery g169, “Velvets and Palms”, Santa Monica, California
Nyehaus, New York, New York

2010  Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, New York

2011  Franklin Parrasch Gallery with Zach Feuer, New York, New York
Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2012  Nye+Brown, Los Angeles
212 Gallery, Aspen, Colorado

2013  Nyehaus, New York, New York
Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California

2014  Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California
Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, California
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California

2015 Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California

Public Collections

Akron Art Institute, Ohio
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio
Anderson Collection at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Des Moines Art Center, Iowa
Broad Foundation, Santa Monica
Flint Institute of the Arts, Flint, Michigan
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Fort Worth Art Museum, Texas
Fresno Art Museum, California
Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington
Voorhees Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
J.B. Speed Museum, Louisville, Kentucky
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California
Metropolitan Museum, New York
Minneapolis Institute of Contemporary Art, Minnesota
Museum of Contemporary Art, Honolulu, Hawaii
Museum of Modern Art, New York
New Orleans Museum of Art, Louisiana
New York Public Library, New York
Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, California
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
Rochester Memorial Art Gallery, New York
San Diego Museum of Fine Art, San Diego, California
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Stanford University Art Museum, Palo Alto, California
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Santa Barbara
Vancouver Museum of Art, British Columbia, Canada
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota