RIPLEY-Curtis_A Summer Song_60x48

Curtis RIPLEY, A Summer Song, oil on canvas, 60 x 48 inches

RIPLEY-Curtis_Flamenco_60x48

Curtis RIPLEY, Flamenco, oil on canvas, 60 x 48 inches

RIPLEY-Curtis_June 2_22x28_s

Curtis RIPLEY, June 2, oil on canvas, 22 x 28 inches

RIPLEY-Curtis_La Zona Rosa_60x48_s

Curtis RIPLEY, La Zona Rosa, oil on canvas, 60 x 48 inches

RIPLEY-Curtis_Midnight #2_30x24

Curtis RIPLEY, Midnight #2, oil on canvas, 30 x 24 inches

RIPLEY-Curtis_Nightfall #3_60x72

Curtis RIPLEY, Nightfall #3, oil on canvas, 60 x 72 inches

RIPLEY-Curtis_Nightfall #8_48x72

Curtis RIPLEY, Nightfall #8, oil on canvas, 48 x 72 inches

RIPLEY-Curtis_Our Time Here_48x72

Curtis RIPLEY, Our Time Here, oil on canvas, 48 x 72 inches

RIPLEY-Curtis_Past and Present_72x48

Curtis RIPLEY, Past and Present, oil on canvas, 72 x 48 inches

RIPLEY-Curtis_Signal_72x48

Curtis RIPLEY, Signal, oil on canvas, 72 x 48 inches

RIPLEY-Curtis_Stillness of Evening_72x48

Curtis RIPLEY, Stillness of Evening, oil on canvas, 72 x 48 inches

RIPLEY-Curtis_The Silver Night_40x30

Curtis RIPLEY, The Silver Night, oil on canvas, 40 x 30 inches

Born 1949, Lubbock, Texas

EDUCATION

University of Wisconsin, Madison, MFA, 1975
Texas Tech University, BFA, 1971
University of the Americas, México D.F., 1969

SELECTED ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2007   Susan Street Fine Art Gallery, Solana Beach, CA
2005   Burman Turner Projects, Santa Monica, Paintings
2005   Susan Street Fine Art Gallery, San Diego, CA
2004   William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, Paintings
2003   William Turmer Gallery, Santa Monica, Paintings
2003   Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA, Strange Attractions
2001   Modernism, San Francisco, Paintings and Works on Paper
1999   Sylvia White Gallery, New York, Paintings and Works on Paper
1999   The New Gallery, Nantucket, MA, Paintings and Works on Paper
1998   Modernism, San Francisco, Paintings and Works on Paper
1996   Modernism, San Francisco, Paintings and Works on Paper
1994   Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings
1994   Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA, Works on Paper
1990   Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, Paintings and Drawings
1986   Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, Paintings and Drawings
1986   Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, Vessels and Drawings
1985   Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture
1984   Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, Vessels and Drawings
1983   Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture
1983   Reynolds/Minor Gallery, Richmond, VA, Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture
1981   Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, Drawings and Sculpture
1980   Osuna Gallery, Washington, DC, Ceramic Vessels

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2006   Burman Turner Projects, Santa Monica, Paintings
2002   Group Show, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1999   Selected Works, Modernism, San Francisco, CA
1999   Y2Khaos, Nevada Institute of Contemporary Art, Las Vegas
1998   The Horse: images of the horse in contemporary art, 
1998   Sylvia White Gallery, Santa Monica and New York
1996   Collector’s Choice Nevada Institute of Contemporary Art, Las Vegas, NV
1995   Group Show, Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica
1995   The Small Painting, O’Hara Gallery, New York
1994   The Art Cup, Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles
1994   Group Show, Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica
1994   To Enchant (Blue), McCallister Gallery/Bixler-Stacey Lee Gallery, New York
1993   Intimate Universe, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1993   Gallery Group Show, Michael Dunev Gallery, San Francisco
1993   Vessels: Painting and Sculpture, Patricia Correia Gallery, Venice, California
1993   Icons in Contemporary Art, California Crafts Museum, San Francisco, CA
1992   Group Show, Michael Walls Gallery, New York
1992   Group Show, Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas
1992   Rituals of Tea, Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles
1990   Group Show, Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica
1988   Young Masters: Right off the Rack, Joy Moos Gallery, Miami
1987   The Current Landscape, Felicita Foundation, Escondido, California
1987   Gallery Artists, Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles
1986   Texans, Past and Present, University of Texas, San Antonio
1986   New Clay, Art Gallery, California State University, San Bernardino
1985   Recent Ceramic Sculpture, University Art Museum, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuqerque, NM
1984   Group Drawing Exhibition, Alice Simsar Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
1984   Image/Vessel/Image, Garth Clark Gallery, New York
1983   Nocturne, Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York
1983   Tulip Time, Impressions Gallery, Boston
1982   Zeichnung Heute, Kunsthalle, Nurnberg, Germany
1982   Outdoor Sculpture/20 Sculptors, Virginia Museum of Art, Richmond, VA
1981   Starry Night, Kathryn Markel Gallery, New York
1981   Group Show, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York
1981   Visiting Artist Exhibition, Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco First National Bank, Minneapolis
Chemical Bank, New York J.P. Morgan Chase, New York
Prudential Insurance, Newark Exxon Mobil, Irving, TX
Booz, Allen & Hamilton, New York Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond, VA
General Electric, Fairfield, CT HBO, New York
Hotel Monaco, San Francisco Hotel Monaco, Seattle
Yokohama Royal Park Hotel, Japan The Ambassador Hotel, Taipei
The Imperial Hotel, Osaka The Sherwood Hotel, Taipei
MGM Grand, Las Vegas Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas
Southern California Gas Co., Los Angeles Global Crossing, Los Angeles
Hotel Argent, San Francisco David & Lucille Packard Foundation, CA
Capital One, Richmond, VA

AWARDS

Juror’s Award, Zeichnung Heute, Kunsthalle, Nurnberg, 1983
National Endowment for the Arts, Artists Fellowship, 1979

SELECTED ARTICLES , REVIEWS AND CATALOGS

Art Scene, Southern California, Vol. 14, No. 4, December 94 (Illustration).
Art Now Gallery Guide, West Coast, December, 1994 (Cover illustration, Yellow Days, and article with illustrations, Desert Rose and Violeta.
Las Vegas, USA!, Nevada Institute for Contemporary Art, Las Vegas, 1994 (catalog) (color illustration: Chance).
McKenna, Kristine, “Galleries”, Los Angeles Times, May 30, 1986, Part IV (review).
Cohen, Ronny, “Image/Vessel/Image, The Art of Curtis Ripley”, Ceramic Arts, Vol. 2, No. 1, Spring 1984, p.3 (article) Garth Clark Gallery (il. Untitled drawing).
Klein, Ellen Lee, “Nocturne”, Arts, Vol 58 (3), Nov. 1983, p. 38 (review).
Russel, John, “Reviews”, New York Times, Jan 28, 1983, Section C, p.23.