James Hayward

San Francisco, b.1943

James Hayward received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1966 from San Diego State University, and attended graduate school at the University of California, Los Angeles from 1966 to 1969. He then received his Master of Fine Arts from the University of Washington in 1972.

Recent solo exhibitions include...

James Hayward received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1966 from San Diego State University, and attended graduate school at the University of California, Los Angeles from 1966 to 1969. He then received his Master of Fine Arts from the University of Washington in 1972.

Recent solo exhibitions include “Paintings: 1987–2016,” Telluride Fine Art Gallery, Telluride, CO; “New Work,” James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA; “At Last,” Roberts & Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; “Last Waltz,” Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA; “Silence Technology,” Modernism, San Francisco, CA; “Variations on the Annunciation,” Anna Meliksetian & Michael Briggs, Los Angeles, CA;...

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Biography

James Hayward received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1966 from San Diego State University, and attended graduate school at the University of California, Los Angeles from 1966 to 1969. He then received his Master of Fine Arts from the University of Washington in 1972.

Recent solo exhibitions include “Paintings: 1987–2016,” Telluride Fine Art Gallery, Telluride, CO; “New Work,” James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA; “At Last,” Roberts & Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; “Last Waltz,” Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA; “Silence Technology,” Modernism, San Francisco, CA; “Variations on the Annunciation,” Anna Meliksetian & Michael Briggs, Los Angeles, CA; “Primary/Formal,” Modernism, San Francisco, CA; “Nothing’s Perfect,” Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA; “James Hayward: Paintings from the ’70s,” Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA; “The Prodigal Paints: 1972–2011,” R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA; and “Asymmetrical Chromacords,” Modernism, San Francisco, CA.

Recent group exhibitions include “One Way or Another,” Roberts Projects, Culver City, CA; “Nonobjective Paintings,” Telluride Fine Art Gallery, Telluride, CO; “Calm, Cool, Collected,” Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA; “L.A. Today” (curated by Carl Schlosberg), Royale Projects, Los Angeles, CA; “A Tribute to Kiyo Higashi,” Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA; “Hayward, Heywood, Miller,” Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA; “Black & White Mike” (curated by Benjamin Weissman), Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, CA; “Inaugural Exhibition,” Austin Art Projects, Palm Desert, CA; “Nature/Nurture: Eloise Granger Hall & James Hayward,” Tom’s, Santa Monica, CA; “Thick: Jimi Gleason, James Hayward, Michael Reafsnyder,” R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA; “Local Fish: Piscatorial Perceptions,” Ernie Wolfe Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; “Sam Falls, Mark Hagen, James Hayward, Mary Weatherford,” International Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA; “Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974–1981” (curated by Paul Schimmel), Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; “California Abstract Painting: 1952 to 2011” (curated by James Hayward), Woodbury University, Burbank, CA; “Marks and Movement: 5 Painters,” Barrett Gallery, SMC Annex, Santa Monica, CA; “21 Americans,” Bernard Jacobson Gallery, New York, NY; and “California Art: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation,” Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA; traveled to Fullerton College Art Gallery, Fullerton, CA, and Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA.

He has received numerous awards, including the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship.

His work is included in the permanent collections of Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH; Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO; Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA; Art, Design & Architecture Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA; and Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, among others.

Hayward lives and works in Moorpark, CA.

RELATED CATEGORIES

Abstract / Abstract Painting / Diptych / Layers of Colors / Matiere / Oil on Canvas / Oil Painting / Painting / Rich Density / Strong Brushstrokes / Texterous / Thick Brush Stroke

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

  • 1972
    MFA, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • 1969
    Graduate School, University of California, Los Angeles
  • 1966
    BFA, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018
    James Hayward, Miles McEnery Gallery, New York
  • 2017
    Paintings: 1987–2016, Telluride Fine Art Gallery, Telluride, CO
  • 2016
    New Work, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018
    One Way or Another, Roberts Projects, Culver City, CA
  • 2017
    Nonobjective Paintings, Telluride Fine Art Gallery, Telluride, CO 
  • Calm, Cool, Collected, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA 

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Curriculum Vitae

Educations

  • 1972
    MFA, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • 1969
    Graduate School, University of California, Los Angeles
  • 1966
    BFA, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018
    James Hayward, Miles McEnery Gallery, New York
  • 2017
    Paintings: 1987–2016, Telluride Fine Art Gallery, Telluride, CO
  • 2016
    New Work, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • 2015
    At Last, Roberts & Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Last Waltz, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA 
  • , Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • 2013
    Variations on the Annunciation, Anna Meliksetian & Michael Briggs, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2012
    Primary/Formal, Modernism, San Francisco, CA
  • 2011
    Nothing’s Perfect, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA 
  • James Hayward: Paintings from the ’70s, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA 
  • The Prodigal Paints: 1972–2011, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA 
  • 2010
    Asymmetrical Chromacords, Modernism, San Francisco, CA
  • 2007
    Ecstatic Excess, Mandarin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Works: 1975–2007, Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • 2006
    Absence/Presence, Mandarin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • The Emancipation of Paint, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA 
  • 2005
    Recent Paintings (curated by Mike Kelly), CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY 
  • Monster of Monochrome, Mandarin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • New Work, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA 
  • Monochrome Paintings, Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • 2004
    Monochrome Paintings, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM 
  • New Work, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA 
  • 2003
    Grey/Neutral Smoke, Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2001
    Recent Work, Chac-Mool, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2000
    The Italian Paintings, Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • Recent Paintings, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA 
  • 1998
    Chromacords, Sala Diaz, San Antonio, TX
  • Paintings: 1993–1998, Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • Nothing’s Perfect, Chac-Mool, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Now and Then, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA 
  • 1995
    The Moroccan Paintings, Modernism, San Francisco, CA
  • 1993
    Fire Paintings, Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Paintings 1977–1989, Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • Red Maps, Genovese Gallery, Boston, MA 
  • 1992
    Red Maps, Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1990
    Pure/Odd, Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1989
    Paintings 1977-1989, M-13 Gallery, New York, NY 
  • Absolutes, Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • 1988
    Icons, Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA 
  • 1987
    New Paintings, Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • Spartans/Athenians, Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA 
  • 1986
    Spartans/Athenians, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1984
    Paintings 1975–1983, Modernism, San Francisco, CA
  • 1983
    The Poker Paintings, Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1980
    Automatic Paintings, Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • Automatic Paintings, Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • 1979
    Automatic Paintings, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1977
    Automatic Paintings, Claire Copley Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1976
    Automatic Paintings, Morgan Thomas Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018
    One Way or Another, Roberts Projects, Culver City, CA
  • 2017
    Nonobjective Paintings, Telluride Fine Art Gallery, Telluride, CO 
  • Calm, Cool, Collected, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA 
  • 2016
    L.A. Today (curated by Carl Schlosberg), Royale Projects, Los Angeles, CA 
  • A Tribute to Kiyo Higashi, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA 
  • 2015
    Hayward, Heywood, Miller, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA 
  • Black & White Mike (curated by Benjamin Weissman), Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, CA 
  • 2014
    Inaugural Exhibition, Austin Art Projects, Palm Desert, CA 
  • 2013
    Nature/Nurture: Eloise Granger Hall & James Hayward, Tom’s, Santa Monica, CA 
  • Thick: Jimi Gleason, James Hayward, Michael Reafsnyder, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA 
  • Local Fish: Piscatorial Perceptions, Ernie Wolfe Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • 2012
    Sam Falls, Mark Hagen, James Hayward, Mary Weatherford, International Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2011
    Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974–1981 (curated by Paul Schimmel), Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA 
  • California Abstract Painting: 1952 to 2011 (curated by James Hayward), Woodbury University, Burbank, CA 
  • Marks and Movement: 5 Painters, Barrett Gallery, SMC Annex, Santa Monica, CA 
  • 21 Americans, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, New York, NY 
  • California Art: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA; traveled to Fullerton College Art Gallery, Fullerton, CA, and Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA 
  • Unfinished Painting, LACE, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Mind Games, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Framing Abstraction: Mark, Symbol, Signifier, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • 2010
    The Thirtieth Anniversary Show, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Tuesday Afternoon in a Cage, ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Abstract on Abstract, LA Contemporary Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • The Juxtaposition from Beyond: James Hayward and Theophillus Nii Anum Sowah,” Ernie Wolfe Gallery, Los Angeles, CA  
  • Materials Matters, William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
  • 2009
    Collecting History: Highlighting Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Weekend (curated by Ed Moses), Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
  • The Surface of Space (curated by Michael Rosenfeld), Phantom Galleries, Long Beach, CA 
  • Made in America, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • 2008
    Mel’s Hole (curated by Doug Harvey), Cal State Fullerton’s Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA 
  • Analytic & Synthetic Pile-Up, Woodbury Hollywood Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA 
  • West Coast Abstraction, Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • 3rd LA Weekly Annual Biennial: Some Paintings (curated by Doug Harvey), Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
  • 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, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Planes and Surfaces: James Hayward, Larry Bell, Scot Heywood, Wouter Dam, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
  • 2007
    L’Invitation au voyage, Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • Grey Scale, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA 
  • 2006
    Driven to Abstraction (curated by Peter Frank), Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA 
  • A Little So Cal Abstraction (curated by James Hayward), Mandarin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Winter White, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA 
  • Summer Abstraction, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA 
  • 2005
    Step into liquid: Jane Callister, Pia Fries, James Hayward, Michael Reafsnyder, David Reed (curated by Dave Hickey), Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Pink, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
  • Triple Play: Richard Allen Morris, James Hayward, Ed Moses, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA 
  • Parallel Visions: Dorit Cypis, James Hayward, Mandarin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • The Natalie and Irving Forman Collection: An Exhibition, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY 
  • 2004
    100 Artists See God (curated by John Baldessari and Meg Cranston), Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England; traveled to Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA; Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA; Freedman Art Gallery, Reading PA; and Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN
  • Cahiers d’Art: 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • The Grass Is Greener, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM 
  • 2003
    Artist’s Gifts, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Drunken Masters, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA 
  • Phat ’n Sassy, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM 
  • Not the Usual Suspects, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Extreme Paints, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA 
  • 2002
    Five Times Four, Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • Four from L.A., Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany 
  • Trade Show, Chapman University, Orange, CA 
  • Abstract Painting, Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • Gilbert-Rolfe, Hayward, Moses, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA 
  • 2001
    Collectors Select, Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX 
  • Four Los Angeles Painters, Hemp Farm Gallery, Vienna, Austria 
  • 2000
    Monochrome, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM 
  • 1999
    Deja Jadis, Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • Under 500/Intimate Abstract Painting (curated by James Hayward), Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Life Is Elsewhere (curated by Denise Spampinato), No Limit Events, Milan, Italy 
  • Material Issues, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA 
  • 1998
    After McLaughlin, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
  • Fuck You: We Paint, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA 
  • 1997
    Nitty Gritty, Newspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Abstraction in Los Angeles, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA 
  • 1996
    Images of an Era, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Red, Newspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • White, M-13 Gallery, New York, NY 
  • 1994
    In Plain Sight: Abstract Painting in Los Angeles (curated by Frances Colpitt), Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, TX; traveled to University of North Texas, Denton, TX
  • Mapping (curated by Frances Colpitt), University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; traveled to Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara, CA, and Nevada Institute for Contemporary Art, Las Vegas, NV  
  • Plane/structures (curated by David Pagel), Otis Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA; traveled to Nevada Institute for Contemporary Art, Las Vegas, NV; Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA; Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT; University of North Texas, Denton, TX; and The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL  
  • 1993
    Tangible Abstraction: James Hayward/Robert Thiele, M-13 Gallery, New York, NY
  • Let’s Get Physical, Blum-Helman Gallery, New York, NY
  • Artificial Paradise, Burnett Miller Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1992
    Physical Abstraction Two, Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1991
    The Lick of the Eye, Shoshona Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • Awards in the Visual Arts 10: Carlos Alfonso, Steve Barry, Petah Coyne, James Hayward, Tony Labat, Cary S. Leibowitz, Adrian Piper, Arnaldo Roche-Rabell, Kay Rosen, Jessica Stockholder, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; traveled to Albuquerque Museum of Art, Albuquerque, NM, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, NC and Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
  • Abstract Painting in California, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Physical Abstraction, Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Abstract Painting, Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • 1990
    Absolute Contemplation, Newspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Abstract Painting, Stark Gallery, New York, NY 
  • 1989
    Abstract Options (curated by Frances Colpitt and Phyllis Plous), University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara; traveled to Block Art Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, and the De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA 
  • Current Abstract Painting, Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Diverse Abstractions, M-13 Gallery, New York, NY 
  • Painting: Between Awareness and Desire (curated by Saul Ostrow), Cyrus Gallery, New York, NY 
  • Simple in Appearances, Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • 1988
    Now Color: James Hayward & Phil Sims, Genovese Gallery, Boston, MA 
  • Out of Order, Anne Plumb Gallery, New York, NY 
  • Works on Paper, Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • Profound Visions, Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Primary Abstraction: Los Angeles, Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • The Gold Show, Genovese Gallery, Boston, MA 
  • Abstract Paintings, Modernism, San Francisco, CA 
  • Paintings, M-13 Gallery, New York, NY 
  • Affinities: Berlant/Hayward/Moses/Price, April Sgro-Riddle Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • 1987
    Paint/Film, Bess Cutler Gallery, New York, NY 
  • Contemporary Southern California Painting, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, China; traveled to Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1985
    Sunshine and Shadow: Recent Painting in Southern California, Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • Recent Painting & Sculpture, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
  • The 50th Anniversary Show, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA 
  • 1983
    Young Talent Awards 1963–1983, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Black on Black, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA 
  • 1982
    Changing trends, content and style: twelve Southern California painters (curated by Robert Smith), Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA; traveled to Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Contemporary Los Angeles Painters, Nagoya City Museum, Nagoya, Japan; traveled to Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • James Hayward/John Register, Modernism, San Francisco, CA
  • 1979
    James Hayward/Peter Lodato/John McLaughlin, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1977
    Less Is More, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY 
  • New California Painting: James Hayward & John Miller, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY 
  • 1976
    New Abstract Painting in Los Angeles: Max Cole, James Hayward, John Miller, Margit Omar (curated by Maurice Tuchman and Stephanie Barron), Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA 
  • James Hayward & John Miller, College of Creative Studies Art Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara 

Publications

  • Colpitt, Frances & Crow, Thomas & Desmarais, Charles & Frank, Peter & Ming, Leta & Schemmel, Paul & Solnit, Rebecca & Stiles, Kristine. Under the Big Sun: California Art 1974-1981, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Colpitt, Frances. Marks and Movement: Five Painters, Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
  • Colpitt, Frances & Hickey, Dave & Smith, Jason. James Hayward Works, 1975-2007 catalogue by Modernism Inc. 2007 
  • Frank, Peter. Driven to Abstraction: Southern California and The Non-Objective World 1950-1980, catalogue by the Riverside Art Museum, Riverside 2006 
  • Colpitt, Frances & Gilbert-Rolfe. Jeremy, Monters of Monochrome, catalogue by Mandarin Press, Los Angeles 2006 
  • Kelley, Mike. James Hayward, catalogue funded by CUE art foundation, New York 2005 
  • Spampinato, Denise. Parallel Visions, catalogue by Mandarin Press, Los Angeles 2005 
  • Pagel, David. Themes out of School, catalogue funded by the Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles, California, 1999 
  • Hickey, Dave & Pagel, David & Scanlan, Joe. Plane/Structures, catalogue funded by the Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California 1994 
  • Colpitt, Frances. Mapping, catalogue funded by the University of Texas, San Antonio 1994 
  • Colpitt, Frances. In Plain SIght: Abstract Painting in Los Angeles, catalogue funded by Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, Texas 1994 
  • Hixon, Kathryn. Awards in the Visual Arts 10, catalogue funded by the National Endowment for the Arts 1991 
  • Plous, Phylis & Colpitt, Frances. Abstract Options, catalogue funded by the National Endowment for the Arts 1989 
  • Baker, Kenneth. Minimalism: Art of Circumstance. Abberville Press, New York, New York 1988 
  • Alacuaz, Marie & Lu, Victoria. Contemporary Southern California Art, catalogue funded by the Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Republic of China 1987 
  • Larsen, Susan C. Sunshine and Shadow: Recent Painting in Southern California, catalogue by the Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1985 
  • Colpitt, Frances, & Knight, Christopher, & Plagens, Peter, & Smith, Robert. Changing Trends Content and Style, catalogue by Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1982

Grants & Awards

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

Collections

  • Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY 
  • Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH 
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO 
  • Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA 
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA 
  • The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL 
  • Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA 
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA 
  • San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA 
  • Art, Design & Architecture Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 
  • Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA 

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