RAYMOND SAUNDERS

BORN
1934
 Pittsburgh, PA

EDUCATION
1960-1961
 M.F.A., California College of Arts & Crafts
 Oakland, CA

1959-1960
 B.F.A., Carnegie Institute of Technology
 Pittsburgh, PA

1953-1957
 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
 Philadelphia, PA

 1953-1955
 Barnes Foundation, University of Pennsylvania

1953
 National Scholastic Scholarship

1950-1953
 Carnegie Institute of Technology
 Pittsburgh, PA

 

SOLO  EXHIBITIONS

2015
Recent Work, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2012
"...not wanting a title", Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2010
For All of Us, Centre Cuzin, Auch, France
Beauty as Empathy, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco

2009
“Works on Paper”, Stir Gallery, Shanghai, China

2007
Pittsburgh, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“All Colors: from Oakland 2 Oakland” Joyce Garden Gallery Oakland, CA

2005
Paintings, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004
 Gallery Resche, Paris, France
 Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR

2003
"New Paintings,"  Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002
 "Raymond Saunders," Centre Jerome Cuzin a AUCH, France

2001
 "Paintings  & Works on Paper," Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA

2000
 Cooley  Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR

1999
 "New Works," Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1998
 Hunter College/CUNY Fine Arts Building Gallery,
 New York, NY
 Galerie Resche, Paris, France

1997
 "Presence and Absence", Sawhill Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisburg, VA

1996
 Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
 Pittsburgh Center For The Arts, Pittsburgh PA
 College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, ID
 Holderbank, Zurich, Switzerland (two-person)
 "Raymond Saunders: Works of Paper," Miami University Art Museum,  Oxord, OH
 Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 American Embassy, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

1995
 "Raymond Saunders: Black Paintings," M.H. de Young Memorial  Museum, San Francisco, CA
 De Chirico Museum, Greece

1994
 G.R. N'Nambi Gallery, Birmingham, MI
 Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
 Tucson Art Museum, Tucson, AZ
 "Raymond Saunders: New Work," Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

1993
 Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 Galerie Resche, Paris, France

1992
 Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL

1991
 "Flowers from a Black Garden," Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San  Francisco, CA

1990
 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
 "Raymond Saunders," Galerie Resche, Paris, France

1989
 Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
 Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1988
 Greenville County Museum, Greenville, SC

1987
 Bank of America, San Francisco, CA
 Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
 Cava Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
 Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 University Gallery of Fine Art, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

1986
 University Gallery of Fine Art, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
 Terry Ditenfass, Inc., New York, NY

1985
 Boise Gallery of Art, Boise, ID
 Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA
 Hunsaker/Schlesinger Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
 Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1984
 Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery,
 Los Angeles, CA

1983
 University of Texas, San Antonio, TX

1982
 Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

1981
 Hunter College, Art Gallery, New York, NY
 Traver/Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA
 Hunsaker-Schlesinger Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 Seattle Art Museum. Seattle, WA

1980
 Triton Museum of Art, Santo Clara, CA
 Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 Baum/Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1979
 Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1976
 University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA

1975
 Carleton College, North Field, MN

1974
 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1972-73
 The Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
 Providence Museum of Art, Providence, RI
 Toronto Gallery, Toronto, Canada
 Terry Dintenfass Gallery, New York, NY

1971
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
 Terry Dintenfass Gallery, New York, NY

1970
 Terry Dintenfass Gallery, New York, NY

1969
 Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
 Terry Dintenfass Gallery, New York, NY

1966
 Terry Dintenfass Gallery, New York, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014
Group Show, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2013
The WILD Flowers, Sturt Haaga Gallery at Descanso Gardens, La Canada Flintridge, CA

2011
Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960-1980, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2010
Small Works Group Show, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2009
“Summer Show,” Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2008
Pacific Light: California Watercolor Refracted 1907-2007, Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Starhamm, Sweden
“Yesterday and Today,” Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Invitational Exhibition, Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“The Question is Known : (W)here is Latin American / Latino Art?,” Mission Cultural Center For Latino Arts, San Francisco, CA
“Double Vision,” Front Gallery, Oakland, CA

2007
“Artists of Invention: A Century of CCA,” The Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
“CCA[C] @ di Rosa Preserve”, Gatehouse Gallery, Napa, CA
“CCA@Wirtz, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004
 "A Survey Exhibition: Fade 1990-2003," California State University, Los Angeles, CA
 "What's Doin," Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 "A Rare Glimpse: Modern American Art from Private Napa Valley  Collections, Napa Valley Museum, Napa, CA

2003
 "Cut, Copy, Paste: The Art of Contemporary Collage," de Saisset  Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
 "Desires of the Heart: Selected Contemporary Graphics," San  Antonio Museum of Art, TX

2002
 "In the Spirit of Martin: The Living Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther  King, Jr." a traveling exhibition organized by The Smithsonian  Institution and Verve Editions
 "Portrait Obscured," The San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art,  San Jose, CA
 "Houses of the Spirit: Works by African American Artists," Miami-Dade Cultural Center, Miami, FL

2001
 "Collecting Our Thoughts: The Community Responds to Art in the  Permanent Collection," San Jose Museum of Art, CA

2000
 "Strength & Diversity: A Celebration of African American Artists," Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University,  Cambridge, MA
 "Add/Drop/Add," Oliver Art Center, California College of Arts  and Crafts, Oakland, CA

1999
 "Bay Area Now 2," Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
 "Seeing Jazz," traveling exhibition organized by the Smithsonian  Institution, Washington, DC
 "California Dreamin': Contemporary Art from the Bank of America  Collection," Bank of America Gallery, Mint Museum of Craft + Design,  Charlotte, NC

1997
 "Seeing Jazz," traveling exhibition organized by the Smithsonian  Institution. Venue: International Gallery, Smithsonian Institute,  Washington, DC;
 "It's Only Rock and Roll," traveling exhibition. Venues include:  The Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ; North Carolina Museum of Art; Rock  and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Cleveland, OH; Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
 "The Unbroken Line, 1897-1997: One Hundred Years of Fellowship, A  Centennial Exhibition", Museum of American Art of the Pennsylvania  Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
 "Homage to George Herriman", Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, San  Francisco, CA
 "Highlights of Art from the Bay Area", The Shorenstein Company,  San Francisco, CA

1997
 "The Old 'New' Guard: Part I", J.J. Brookings Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1996
 The Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
 "It's Only Rock and Roll," traveling exhibition. Venues include:  The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; Lakeview Museum of Arts and  Sciences, Peoria, IL; Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, VA; Tacoma Art Museum, WA; Jacksonville Museum of Art, Jacksonville, FL; Bedford Gallery  at the Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
 "30 + East Bay Painters and Graphic Artists", Oakland Coliseum,  organized by the Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

1995
 "Blue," Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 "Paper Prescence," Jan Abrams Gallery
 West Hollywood, CA

1994
 Galerie Sho, Tokyo, Japan
 Terry Dintenfass, Inc., New York, NY
 "Art of the Twentieth Century: Selections from the Permanent  Collection," Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, New York, NY
 "Hine Editions/Limestone Press: Selections from the Archive,"  T.W. Stanford Art Gallery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

1993
 "The Purloined Image," traveling exhibition. Venues include:  Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI; Columbus Museum of Fine Arts,  Columbus, OH; Louisiana State University Museum of Fine Arts, Baton Rouge,  LA; Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK; Wichita Art Museum,  Wichita, KS; Bergstrom- Malher Museum, Neenah, WI
 "Ten African American Artists," Denfrei Gallery, Copenhagen,  Denmark
 Galerie Resche, in conjunction with FIAC
 "Present Tense," University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
 "California: North and South," Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

1991
 "Recent Acquisitions of the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts;  Part Two: 1950 - 1991," California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San  Francisco, CA
 "Cruciformed," Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland,  OH
 "African and Latin American Art," National Museum of Arts,  Santiago, Chile
 "Behind the Scenes: The Collaborative Process," Berkeley Art  Center, Berkeley, CA
 "California Monoprints," Sewall Art Gallery, Rice University, Houston,  TX

1990
 "42nd Annual Academy-Institute Purchase Exhibition," American  Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
 "The Decade Show, Frameworks of Identity in the 1980's," traveling exhibition. Venues include: Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art,  New York, NY; The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY; The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
 "African American Artists, 1880-1987," Selections from the Evans  Tibbs Collections, Smithsonian Institution, traveling exhibition.
 "Art In Bloom," A.P. Gianni Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 "Mind & Matter," traveling exhibition. Venues include: The Chosun Ilbo Gallery, Seoul, Korea; Dowse Art Museum, Wellington, New  Zealand; Bishop Sutter Gallery, Nelson, New Zealand; Manila,  Philippines; Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan; Hong Kong; National  Museum, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; National Museum, Singapore
 "Oakland's Artists," Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

1989
 "Award for Visual Arts: South Eastern Center for Contemporary  Art," traveling exhibition. Venues include: New Orleans, LA; SECCA  South Carolina; Fogg Gallery, Harvard, Boston, MA; BMW Gallery, New York,  NY; BMW Gallery, Munich, Germany.
 "Twentieth Century Water Colors: Then and Now," Long Beach  Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
 "Raymond Saunders: Some Choices; Icono Negro: The Black Aesthetic on  Video Art," Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
 "New Paintings," Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 "The Appropriate Object," Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1988
 "40th Annual Academy Institute Purchase Exhibition," American  Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
 "Drawing Invitational," Hooks Epstein Gallery, Houston, TX
 "Peter Seltz Selects," The Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
 "West Coast Contemporary," Sierra Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
 "National Drawing Invitational," sponsored by AT&T Foundation and M.M Cohn, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
 "Selected Works by Black Artists from The Metropolitan Museum of Art,  Readers Digest, Pleasantville, NY
 "Recent Prints from West Coast Presses," The Allport Gallery,  San Francisco, CA
 Francine Seders Gallery, Ltd., Seattle, WA

1987
 "Made in USA," University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, traveling  exhibition. Other venues include: Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas, MO;  Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA;
 "Bay Area Influences: Four Artists," Palo Alto Cultural Center,  Palo Alto, CA
 "Second Stage of Modernism (1945 to the present,)" Lathrop  Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
 "Tradition and Conflict: Images of a Turbulent Decade, 1963-1973," traveling exhibition organized by the Studio Museum in  Harlem and circulated by the Independent Curators Incorporated, New York,  1986-1988, Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell, Curator.

1986
 "Between Metaphor and Fact: Recent Drawing," Leonarda Di Maura  Gallery, New York, NY
 "Selected Works," Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA
 "Personal Reference," Kansas City Art Institute,
 Kansas City, MO
 "Afro-American Abstract Artists: 1945-1985," The Evan- Tibbs  Collection, Washington, DC
 "Black Creativity, Generations in Transition: 80 Years of Black  American Expression," Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, IL
 "Artists Food," San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, CA
 "Generations in Transition: An Exhibit of Changing Perspectives in  Recent Black Americans, 1970-1984," Hampton University, Hampton, VA
 "Martin Luther King: A Documentary," Eloise Smith Gallery,  University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

1985
 "The Menagerie," San Francisco Airports Commission, San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, CA
 "37th Annual Purchase Exhibition Hassam and Speicher Fund,"  American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
 "Artist's Forum: Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los  Angeles, CA. Exhibition traveled to Studio Museum, Harlem, NY
 "Harlem Renaissance," Bucknell University Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

1984
 "Highlights: Selections from the Bank of America Corporation Art  Collection," Bank of America, San Francisco, CA
 "San Francisco Bay Area Painting," Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery,  University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
 "The Human Condition: SF MOMA Biennial III," San Francisco  Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
 "Second Western State Exhibition/Corcoran 38th Biennial of American  Painting," Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY; Long Beach Museum, Long  Beach, CA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
 "West Coast Artists:Part II," Alternative Museum, New York, NY
 Afro-American Pavilion, 1984 Louisiana World Exposition, New Orleans, LA
 "In Visible Places," Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
 California Museum of Afro-American History and Culture, Los Angeles, CA

1983
 "Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art, Part I," Museum of  Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
 "Seoul/San Francisco: Exchange of Prints and Drawings," Seoul  Fine Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
 "Second Western States Exhibition/The Corcoran Biennial Exhibition of  American Painting," Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
 "Contemporary California Prints/World Prints '83," College of  Notre Dame Art Gallery, Belmont, CA
 "Resource/Reservoir: CCAC 75 Years," San Francisco Museum of  Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
 "Seven American Artists," The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
 "Second Western State Exhibition/The 38th Corcoran Biennial  Exhibition of American Painting," Corcoran Gallery of Art,  Washington, DC

SELECTED ARTICLES & CATALOGUES

2010
Baker, Kenneth. "Saunders in His Stride," San Francisco Chronicle, May 22
Torres, Anthony. “Raymond Saunders @ Stephen Wirtz Gallery, Whitehot Magazine.com
Van Proyen, Mark. "Raymond Saunders @ Wirtz," squarecylinder.com
Swanhuyser, Hiya. “Le Mond de Ray,” SF Weekly, March 31.

2007
Baker, Kenneth. “Saunders downtown,” San Francisco Chronicle, March 31.
Cobb, Chris. “Raymond Saunders: Pittsburgh,” KQED Arts, http://www.kqed.org/arts/visualarts/article.jsp?essid=20963
Janku, Laura Richard. “A Century of CCA,” art ltd., September.

2006
Selz, Peter. “Raymond Saunders at Stephen Wirtz,” Art in America, March.

2005
Deterville, Duane. “Witness Raymond Saunders’ creative star at its zenith,” San Francisco Bay View, November 11.
Baker, Ken. “Ignoring a friend’s advice, David Mamet plunges ahead as a cartoonist-sick jokes, punishing puns and all,” San Francisco Chronicle, January 25.

2004
“Still Lifes Run Deep,” Angelen, June.

2003
Raymond Saunders x Jean-Michel Basquiat, exhibition catalogue, published Galerie Sho Contemporary Art, essay by Glann O'Brien.
Baker, Kenneth. San Francisco Chronicle, Datebook, November 1.
“’Cut, Copy, Paste: The Art of Contemporary Collage’ at the de Saisset Museum,” Artweek, July/August.
Fisher, Jack. “Conjuring worlds from bits and pieces,” The San Jose Mercury News, May 27, p.1E.
Morris, Barbara. “’Cut, Copy, Paste: The Art of            Contemporary Collage’ at the de Saisset            Museum,” Artweek, July/August, pp.13-14.
The Wave (image), May 8.

2002
First Grade: an interview with Raymond Saunders, paintings and drawings by first grade class at Park Day School, Oakland, California, spiral bound publication.
Fisher, Jack. “About Face: Portrait Artists Find            ways to Distill personality by Obscuring the Literal and Searching for Spirit,” The San Jose            Mercury News, March 28.
Serrell, Allison. “Agnes Bourne: Peripatetic designer practices what she preaches,” San            Francisco Chronicle, November 14.

2001
Boas, Pat. "Raymond Saunders at Reed College," Artweek, January, pp.23-24.
Foskett, Janelle. "Artist-lecturer offers and            inspired change of pace," Mustang Daily, April 12, p.12.
Frank, Peter. “Art Picks of the Week: Linda Besemer, Raymond Saunders,” LA Weekly, October 12-18.
Ollman, Leah. “An All-Embracing View of Life Emerges in Saunders’ Works,” Los AngelesTimes, October 19.

2000
Robertson, Jean/McDaniel, Craig. “Painting as a            Language,” Harcourt College Publishers,            pp.138, 154.
Chase, Hank. “Raymond Saunders Comes Full Circle,” American Visions, December/January

1999
Baker, Kenneth. “Finding the Heart of Darkness,” San Francisco Chronicle, October 9, p.B1.
“Fall Arts Preview,” San Francisco Magazine,            September, p.59.
Hamlin, Jesse. “Show at de Young, Yerba Buena reflect diversity and history,” San Francisco Chronicle, November 14.
Rowlands, Penelope. “Bay Area Boom,” ARTnews, October, pp.100, 102, 104.

1998
Moure, Nancy. “California Art: 450 Years of Painting and Other Media,” published by Dustin Publications.
Friedman, Nancy. “Art of the State California,”
published by Harry N Abrams, Inc., pp.104-105.
Helfand, Glen. "Alternativity," The San Francisco            Bay Guardian, December 23-29.
Johnson, Ken. “Raymond Saunders,” The New            York Times, March 20, p.B35.
“Raymond Saunders: Recent Work,” published by Hunter College of the City University of            New York.
Ebony, David. “Raymond Saunders at Hunter,” Art Net, March 31.
Whiting, Sam. "Looking at Christmas From the            Outside," San Francisco Chronicle, December 21, pp.E1, E5.

1997
Powell, Richard. Black Art and Culture in the 20th Century, Thames and Hudson, ill.: cover, p.            123, text pp.124-126.
McKenzie-Nichols, Kathryn. “Art made for the            ‘90s:  New exhibit at Monterey Museum of Art at La Mirada focuses on newly created work,” Monterey County Herald, November            20-26.

1996
Faxon, Susan. Berman, Avis. Reynolds, Jock. Addison Gallery of American Art, published by the Addison Gallery of American Art.
Baker, Kenneth. Raymond Saunders, Exhibition Catalogue from Holderbank Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland.
Armstrong, Richard. Raymond Saunders: Forum, Exhibition Catalogue from the Carnegie Museum of Art.
"Cultural Collage:  transgressing boundaries", Arts at Miami, Summer/Fall, illus. p. 4, text p. 28.
Artweek, "Oakland Museum News," March, vol. 27, no. 3.

1995
Weingard, David.  "Datebook's Hot Picks," San Francisco Chronicle, February 19, p. 5.
Smith, Roberta.  "Avoiding the Hip, the Trendy and the Political," The New York Times, September 8, p. C24.
Thym, Jolene. "Raymond Saunders: Black Paintings," The Oakland Tribune, February 24.
Morris, Gay. "Raymond Saunders:  Improvising with High and Low," Art in America, February, pp. 86 –89.
Janson, H.W.  History of Art, Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. New York, NY, Fifth edition.
Lederman, Leon.  "Blackboard Bungle," The Sciences, January/February.
"Raymond Saunders:  Recent Work,"  Exhibition catalogue from the Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA.  Introduction by Philip Linhares.

1994
Nixon, Bruce. "Aftershock: ‘Black Power/Black            Art' at San Francisco State University," Artweek, October 20, vol. 25, no.20, p.16.
Cohn, Terri. "Raymond Saunders-'Malcolm X: Talking Pictures' at Stephen Wirtz Gallery," Artweek, October 20, vol. 25, no. 20 p. 17.
"Black Art at the Palace of Luxembourg," Le Nouvelle Observateur, February 17 – 23.
Seager, Joe.  "African American Artists in Paris,"            Paris City News Briefs, February.
"Once Welcomed, Black Artists Return to Indifferent France," The New York Times, The Living Arts, Monday, February 7.
“Black Americans Visit an Indifferent Paris," International Herald Tribune, Paris, France, February 8.
Turner, Nancy Kay.  "Beauty as in Other," Northern California Art Scene, July/August
Bonetti, David, Bay City Best, San Francisco Examiner Magazine, June 19.
Hakanson Colby, Joy.  "Naive and Sophisticated Proves Opposites Attract," The Detroit News, March 18.
Tromble, Meredith. "Layers of Memory," San Francisco Focus, vol. 41, no. 7, July.
Baker, Kenneth. "Raymond Saunder's Signs of the Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Datebook, July 10.
Hamlin, Jesse. "Artist Finds Music in Cast-Off Objects, " San Francisco Chronicle, Datebook, April 5, section E1.
Seaver, Lynda. "Urban Landscapes," The Oakland Tribune, April 5.
Santiago, Chiori. "The Elusive Raymond Saunders," The Museum of California, Winter '94, vol. 18, no. 1.
Faberman, Hilarie. Hine Editions/Limestone Press. The Archive at the Stanford University Museum of Art, published by Stanford University, p.63.

1993
Raymond Saunders, catalogue published by Stephen Wirtz Gallery, Introduction by Toni Morrison.Powell, Richard J. "The Art of Raymond Saunders:  Colored," New Observations, issue #97, September/October.
Fish, Tim.  "Sonoma County Galleries Full of Viewing Pleasures," The Press Democrat, September 24.
Baker, Kenneth,"Raymond Saunders at Wirtz Gallery," San Francisco Chronicle, January 23.

1992
Nixon, Bruce, "Expatriates:  Paris Connections at Bomani Gallery," Artweek, February 13.

1991
Litt, Stephen. "Using or Abusing a Powerful Symbol?", The Plain Dealer, September 8.
Duer, Rene.  "Raymond Saunders at Stephen Wirtz Gallery," Artweek, June 6, p.11.
Bonetti, David.  "Saunders Brings the Truth Home," San Francisco Examiner. May 17, p.C2.
Rosenbrush Menther, Ellen,  "California Monoprints-One of A Kind," Houston Herald Tribune: Herald-Voice, February.

1990
F.D.V., "The Decade Show, Artnews, November,  pp. 165,168.

1990
Black Arts Annual 1988/1989, Garland Publishing Inc., New York, NY, pp. 10, 11, 27, 30, 36, 42, 44, 47.
Frank, Peter. "Los Angeles Letters," Contemporanea, December, no. 23, pp. 24–27.
Baker, Kenneth.  "10 Years of Socially Relevant Art," San Francisco Chronicle, July 19, p.E3.
Kimmelman, Michael. "The Force of Conviction Stirred by the 80's," The New York Times, May 27, pp. 25, 30.
Van Proyen, Mark.  "Rampant Diversity," Artweek, May 10, vol. 21, no. 18, pp.1, 16.
Beach Culture , 1990, vol. 1,  no. 2, April/May, pp. 38,42-43
Quinn, Jim, "Art Lessons," Philadelphia Inquirer, February 25, pp. 29-32.
Cotter, Holland, "Black Artists:  Three Shows," Art in America, March, pp. 164 –171.
Hiemoff, Steve. "The Company He Keeps," San Francisco Focus, January, p.17.

1989
Parachini, Allan. "Sculptor, Painter Win $15,000 Visual Arts Awards," Los Angeles Times, October 16, p.F7.
"Oakland Painter Wins Award," San Francisco Examiner, October 10, p.C1.
Moser, Charlotte.  "A Troublesome Niche For  ‘The Appropriate Object,'" Artweek, October 7, p.4.
Burkhart, Dorothy.  "Show Highlight Individualism of 7 Black Artist," San Jose Mercury News, September 1.
Templeton, John W. "The Appropriate Object," BAYOPTIONS, vol. 1 no. 11.
Reyes, Eric. "The Appropriate Seven," Metro, September
Miro, Marsha. "Freedom Theme Unifies Show by 7 Black Artists," Detroit Free Press, Sunday, June 4.
Weimers, Leigh. "All Together Now," San Jose Mercury News, August 21.
Burkhart, Dorothy. "Appropriate Assembly, Museum Showcases 7 Black Artists," San Jose Mercury News, August 25. Berland, Dinah. "Black's A color in Exhibit at Museum of Art," Spot Light, Press Telegram, June 25.
Curtis, Cathy. "Radical Differences in Two Black Artists," Los Angeles Times, June 29.
Mamet, David. "Notes for a Catalogue for Raymond Saunders," Artspace, May/June, pp.40–41.
Burkhart, Dorothy. "Critic's Choice," San Jose Mercury News, May 21.
Baker, Kenneth. "Sign From Saunders at Stephen Wirtz," San Francisco Chronicle, May 27.

1989
Brunson, Jamie. "Improvisation in the Realm of Memory," Artweek, May  27.
Failing, Patricia. "Black Artists Today: A Case of Exclusion," Artnews, March.

1988
Brunsman, Laura.  "Distant Voices," Reflex, March/April.
"New Acquisitions," Art Museum News,
University of California at Berkeley, April/May.
Smallwood, Lyn.  "The Many colors of Black Artists," Seattle Weekly, March 2.
Ament, Delorix Tarzan, "Gallery Celebrates Black History Month," The Seattle Times/Seattle Post-Intelligencer, February 14.
Turner, Elisa.  "Art Shows Help Mark Black History Month," The Miami Herald, February 12.

1987
Baker, Kenneth.  "New Works of Art in Search of Context, San Francisco Chronicle, May 2.
Burkhart, Dorothy, "Critic's Choice," San Jose Mercury News: Art and Books, March 15.
Roder, Sylvie, "Painters Show and Tell," Palo Alto Weekly, March 11.
Donohoe, Victoria, "Power and Paint in Urban Collages," The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 14, p.3C.
Edelman, Robert G., "Review of Exhibitions: New York-Raymond Saunders at Terry Dintenfass," Art in America, p. 146.

1986
Burkhart, Dorothy. "The Young Collectors," San Jose Mercury News, Arts and Books, August 24, pp.18-19, 25.
Curtis, Diane, "Art Institute, Oakland, School Talk of Merger," San Francisco Chronicle, Thursday, April 24.
Baker, Kenneth.  "Color Field Painting by Frankenthaler," San Francisco Examiner, Review.
"10 Leading Black Artists," Ebony, May.
Gear, Suvan. "Dealers Show Their Hands in Selections for This Show," The Orange County Register, March 7, p. 37.
"Art Faculty Selects Saunders Exhibit for Hearst Art Gallery," Artscene, May, vol. 1, no. 3 (cover).
Sanders, Vicki, "To Saunders, Seeing is an Art," Miami Herald, Sunday, February 16, p.8K.
Young, Al, "Black Heritage: A Month of Revelations at the Oakland Museum, " San Francisco Examiner, Image Magazine, Sunday, February 9, pp.38-39.
Dalkey, Victoria.  "The New Black Art, The Sacramento Bee, Encore Magazine, January 12, pp.16–18.

1985
Kinderman, Dr. Dietrich. "Black Artist Explores Form and Space, " The Idaho Statesman, November 29.
Art Gallery Review, Los Angeles Times, October 11.
Brenson, Michael.  "Art: Studio Museum in Black Art of the 60's," New York Times.
Miller, Donald, "Three Books Look at Art and the Artist," Pittsburgh Gazette, July 23.
Wiley-Robertson, Salli, "Art in the Bay Area," Art and Antique Collector, August, vol. 2,            no.10.
Temko, Allan, ":Major Bay Area Art Exhibit Based on Albright Book,” The Museum of California, May/June.
"Telling it Like it Was," ArtNews, April pp. 11-13.
"The Fine Print," The Friends of Photography, Spring
Berlin, Mark. "Raymond Saunders: Drawing on Children's Visions," The Berkeley Voice, March 6, p.16, (illus).
Morch, Al. "Artist Finally Makes It Happen," San Francisco Examiner, February 18.

1984
Singh, Saunthy, "Exhibit: The Function of A Commercial Art Gallery, " Chico Enterprise.
Speer, Robert, "Art: Take a Look...," CN&R.
Meedon, Carol, "Commercial Garbage Adorns the Gallery Walls," The  Orion, Chico, California, October 17, p.17.

1983
"A School with Backbone," ArtNews, November, p.12.
Muchnic, Suzanne, "Black Works in Far Flung Showcases," Los Angeles Times, August 21.
Kunter, Janet, "California Styles Less Distinct," Dallas Morning News, July 6, (illus).
Morch, Al.  "A Stimulating Artistic Gathering," San Francisco Examiner, August 8.
"The Art of the Olympics," United Airlines/Mainliner Magazine, April, p.78.
Marlow, John, "San Francisco, " Westart, May 27, p.2 (illus.).
Shere, Charles, "Wirtz Gallery Exhibits Art of Lyric Optimism," Oakland Tribune, May 27.
Scarborough, Jessica, "Intermingling Life and Art," Artweek, May 28.
Marechal-Workman, Andree., "Profiting From Experience:Ray Saunders Transforms Life into Art," Focus Magazine, May.
Glueck, Grace, "Two Biennials: One Looking East and the Other West," New York Times, March 27.
August, Lissa, "Western Artists, Strut Their Stuff," People Magazine, March 14.
Isenberg, Barbara & Muchnic, Suzanne, "Olympic Posters on View," (two articles), Los Angeles Times, January 12.
"Visions of the Olympics," Newsweek, January 24, p.74 (illus).
Street, Sharon, "The Collective Unconscious of Raymond Saunders," City on a Hill, December 2.

1982
Burke, Carolyn, "Raymond Saunders: Paint it Black," Santa Cruz Express, December 2.
Wilson, William.  "Red, White and Blue-Black," Los Angeles Times, July 20.
Wilson, Judith, "Raymond Saunders at Hunter Gallery and at Mythology," Art In America, March.
Albright, Thomas.  "The colorful Canvases of Four Painters," San Francisco Chronicle, February 27, p. 35.
Cortright, Barbara, "University Art Collections: Raymond Saunders," Scottsdale Daily Progress, February 19.
Rourke, Mary, "Raymond Saunders at Hunsaker-Schlesinger," Images & issues, Winter, p.88 (illus).

1981
Hackett, Regina, "SAM Exhibit Pushes Beyond Stereotypes," Seattle Post Intelligencer, February 1, p.H7.
Glower, Ron, Everett Herald, February 5, p 1C.
Tarzan, Delores, "Pair of Contemporary Artist Offer Exhibit of Free Wheeling Arts," Seattle Times, March 8.

1980
Moss, Stacy, "Unusually Interesting Show Opens at Triton," Peninsula Times Tribune, June 10.
Gordon, Allan M.  "Nommo Muse: Black Improvisation in California," New Art Examiner, June.
Reilly, Richard, "An Artist Who Paints with Bits and Pieces, " San Diego Union, March 2, p.8.
d'Elgin, Terishia, "Raymond Saunders Exhibit," The Reader, February 28, (illus).
"Saunders Exhibit Opens at Mandeville Gallery," La Jolla Light, February 14, (illus).Reilly, Richard, "A Fitting Time to Laud Black Art and Artists," The San Diego Union, February 3, p.9.
Stiles, Knute. "San Francisco: Raymond Saunders at Stephen Wirtz," Art in America, February, pp. 134-136 (illus).
Heyman, Ann W. "Raymond Saunders," Art Voices South, January/February, vol. 3, no.1, p.63.

1979
Wilson, William & Muchnic, Suzanne. "Galleries," LA Times, November 23.
Dunhan, Judith. "Bits & Pieces of Experience," Artweek, November 3.
Temko, Allan, "The Ultimate Aim is Art, San Francisco Chronicle, October 25.
Shere, Charles, "Raymond Saunders: the art of being," Oakland Tribune, October.
Temko, Allan,"Celebration of Oakland's Superb Showplace," San Francisco Chronicle, October 7.
Ramos, Leta. "The Artist's Palette," New West, July 2.
Albright, Thomas. "Works on Paper, From Torture to Blackbirds," San Francisco Chronicle, July 27.

1978
Curtis, Cathy.  "Twelve Artists and the Monoprint," Artweek, September 30, vol. 9, no. 32.
"Black Artist;Up Against the Wall," Voice, September 11, p. 113.
Shere, Charles, "Graffiti, More thank a PublicNuisance," Oakland Tribune, May 7.|
Frankenstein, Alfred, "Graffiti take the Floor," San Francisco Chronicle, May 4.

1976
"Saunders, Gladstone to Exhibit at Barnsdall," LA Sunday Times Calendar, August 15.
Albright, Thomas, "Saunders Out of The Bag," San Francisco Chronicle, January 17.
"Rare Raymond Saunders at the University Art Museum," Independent Gazette, January 5.
Dunham, Judith.  "Raymond Saunders Recent Work,"Artweek, January 4, vol. 7, no.4.

1975
"Armistad II Opening is an Impressive Historic Affair,' New York Amsterdam News, July 30.

1974
"Raymond Saunders an Artist's Artist," Encore: American and Worldwide News, April.
Donohoe, Victoria. "Goodman, Saunders Solos," Philadelphia Inquirer, January 31.
Albright, Thomas, "First View of the Third World," San Francisco Chronicle, June 16.
Shere, Charles, "Five Oakland, Artists," Oakland Tribune, May 5.

1973
Kramer, Hilton. "Art:Blacks: USA: 1973 is Electric," New York Times, September 29.

1972
Frankenstein, Alfred,  "Ironic Contrasts on Art at Black Expo," San Francisco Chronicle, Sept. 8.Gale, William K., "That's the Way Saunders Saw It," Providence Sunday Journal, Sept. 12.

1971
Canady, John.  "Black Artists in view in 2 exhibitions,”The New York Times, April 17, p. 52.

AWARDS

1989
Visual Arts Award: South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art

1984
National Endowment for the Arts Award

1977
National Endowment for the Arts Award

1976
Guggenheim Fellowship

1975
KQED Art Award, San Francisco, CA
Granger Memorial Award, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1972
Society of Four Arts Award, Palm Beach, FL

1970
Atwater Kent Award

1968
Lee Cultural Center Award, Philadelphia, PA

1964
Prix de Rome, 1964-66
Ford Foundation Purchase Award

1961
Schwabcher Frey Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

1959
Pittsburgh Playhouse Gallery Invitational, Third Prize

1957
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, First Prize in Oil Painting

1956
Cresson European Traveling Scholarship
Eakins Prize (Thomas Eakins)
Thoron Oil Painting Prize, First Prize
First Prize-Figure Drawing, First Prize - Oil Composition, Pennsylvania Academy Scholarships

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

ARA Services, Burbank, CA
ARA Services, Philadelphia, PA
Achenbach Foundation, Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
William Hayes Ackland Art Center, Chapel Hill, NC
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover MA
Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA
Arizona State University, Matthews Center, Tempe, AZ
Bank of America, San Francisco, CA
California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
California State College, San Bernadino, CA
Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Chemical Bank, New York, NY
Chermayeff & Geismar, New York, NY
Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Dartmouth College, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hanover, NH
Dayton-Hudson Corporation, Minneapolis, MN
Elvehjem Art Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Fisk University, Nashville, TN
Frito Lay corporation, Plano, TX
General Mills, Minneapolis, MN
Hunter college, New York, NY
Howard University, Washington, DC
International Paper Corporation, New York, NY
Long Beach Museum, Long Beach, CA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA
Miami-Dade Junior College, Miami, FL
Mobil Oil
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Oakland, Museum, Oakland, CA
Park Hyatt Hotel, San Francisco, CA
The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Portland Art Museum
The St. Louis Museum of Fine Arts, St. Louis, MO
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Security Pacific National Bank
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Southern California Gas Company, Los Angeles, CA
University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
University of Texas, James A. Michener Collection, Austin, TX
University of Utah, Art Museum, Salt Lake City, UT
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY