GIFFORD MYERS

 

1981- Present  Professor of Art, 
University of California, Irvine

 

1975 Master of Fine Arts, 
University of California, Irvine

        

1970 Bachelor of Architecture, 
University of California, Berkeley

                 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2007 Wait A Minute, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 

2003 Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

 

2001 International Museum of Ceramics, Faenza, Italy

 

1999 Seto Art Center, Seto, Japan

 

1994 Rachele Lozzi Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

1992 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California


         Museum of Contemporary Art, Albisola, Italy


         Museo Montelupo, Montelupo Fiorentino, Italy

 

1991 Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York, NY


         Santa Monica Heritage Museum, Santa Monica, CA


         Moira James Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

 

1989 Tiffany's South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA

 

1986 John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA


         Santa Monica College Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 

1985 University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA


         Laguna Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA


 

1985 University Art Museum, Santa Barbara, CA

         TLK Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA

 

1984 John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

1982 Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


         McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery, Washington, D.C.

 

1981 Jan Turner (Janus) Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

         
Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, CA

 

1976 Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2006 Out of Hand, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

 

2005 Black Cat, Mendenhahl Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2004 Dal Focolare al Distretto Industriale, Museo dellĠAzuejo, Onda, Spain

         Collezione Superiore, Cicolo Degli Artisti, Farenza, Italy

         Gorbachev Peace Foundation Collection, Moscow, Russia

         Le Biennali Contemporanea, Museo di Fiorano, Italy

 

2003 La Ceramica de Maestri, Palazzo Saraceni, Bologna, Italy

         21st Century Ceramics, Columbus Art Museum, OH

         The Art Pack, Laguna Art Museum, CA              

         Graphic Works, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2002 Everson Ceramic National, Chicago, IL

         Raccolta Contemporanea, Museo Nazionale Narodini, Prague

         Art and Architecture, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

 

2001 52nd Concorso Internazionale, Faenza, Italy

         Clay on the Wall, Gallery 128, New York, NY

         Big Sculpture, Palos Verdes Art Center, CA

         Color/Fire, Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO   

 

2000 Everson Ceramic National, Chicago, IL

         Color and Fire, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

 

1999 Contemporary American Ceramics, Seto, Japan

         Dalla Terra, Palazzo di Consuli, Gubbio-Umbria, Italy

         The End of the World, Laguna Art Muesum, CA

 

1998 25 Years, Carl Schlosberg Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

         MATRIX/Berkeley: 20 years, Berkeley Art Museum, CA

 

1998 Omaggio a Enzo Ferrari, Castello di Spezzano. Modena, Italy

         Appetite for Art, , Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

 

1997 Art Portfolios, 354 Gallery, Long Beach, CA

         Vessels, Armory Art Center, Los Angeles, CA

         Hotbed of Advanced Art, University of California, Irvine

 

1996 The Golden Land: Then and Now, Irvine Art Museum, CA    

         City of Vapor, Rogers Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

         Art, Sex, Food and Videotape, LA Muesum of Art, CA

         Gifts to the Collection, Berkeley Art Museum, CA

 

1995 Clay on the Wall, Salt Lake Art Center, UT

         Concept, Artifact, Ornament, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI

         49th Concorso Internazionale, Faenza, Italy

         National Ceramics Invitational, Spokane Art School, WA

 

1994 Big Littles, Boritzer/Gray Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

         Landscape, Madison Art Center, WI

         Gail Severn Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

1993 Solstice Show, Portland Museum of Art, Maine

         Twisted Tales, Thomas Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

         Ceramic National, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, TX

         Clay 1993: National Survey, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA               

 

1992 The Landscape, Kavesh Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho

         Diversity in Ceramics, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA

 

1991 American Small Ceramics, Gallery Koyanagi, Toyko, Japan

         Gallery Maronie, Kyoto, Japan

         Olive Gallery, Osaka, Japan             

    

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

International Museum of Ceramics, Faenza, Italy

Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taiwan

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

Seto Art Center, Seto, Japan

Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

San Francisco Art Museum, San Francisco, CA

City of Pasadena, CA

National Institute of Art, Faenza, Italy

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Circolo Degli Artisti, Faenza, Italy

University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

City of West Hollywood, CA

Santa Barbara Art Museum, CA

National Museum of Ceramics, Castello di Spezzano, Modena, Italy

 

VISITING ARTIST

 

Seto Art Center, Seto, Japan

Cuban National Institute of Art, Trinidad, Cuba

National Institute of Art, Faenza, Italy

Museum of Contemporary Art, Albisola, Italy

Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake, UT

Monoceram International, Faenza, Italy

University of California, Berkeley, CA

University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

Montelupo-Fiorentino Museum, Montelupo, Italy

Museum of Fine Art, Taipei, Taiwan

Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, CA

New York City University, NY

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

Networks, Helsinki, Finland