Don Dudley

Born in Los Angeles in 1930, Don Dudley’s work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at prominent institutions including P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center (1982) and New Museum of Contemporary Art (1984) in New York. Dudley’s first solo presentation was at New Gallery in Houston, Texas in 1958. Subsequent solo shows were held at La Jolla Museum of Art, La Jolla, CA (1959); I Gallery, La Jolla, CA (1961 & 1964); John Doyle Gallery, Paris, France (1975); Galerie Alfred Schmela, Düsseldorf, Germany (1976); Galerie Farideh Cadot, Paris, France (1977 & 1981); Art, Design & Architecture Museum, UC Santa Barbara, CA (1979); Pam Adler Gallery, New York, NY (1982 & 1985); I-20 Gallery, New York, NY (2011); Mendes Wood, Sao Paulo, Brazil (2011); Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany (2013 & 2018); and Magenta Plains, New York (2017).

Select group exhibitions at major institutions include “Contemporary American Painting” at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (1972); “Double Take” at New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (1978); ”Corners” at Vera List Art Center at MIT, Boston (1979); “Activated Walls” at the Queens Museum of Art, New York (1984); and most recently, “Between Two Worlds: Art of California" at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2017).

Born in 1930, Los Angeles, CA
Lives and works in New York, NY and Kerhonkson, NY

Solo Exhibitions

2018

Don Dudley: Activated Walls and Recent Works, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany

2017

Don Dudley: Recent Work, Magenta Plains, New York, NY

2013

Modular Spaces, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne

2011

I-20 Gallery, New York, NY

Mendes Wood, Sao Paulo, Brazil

1985

Pam Adler Gallery, New York, NY

1984

Running Dream, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

1982

CUNY Baruch College, New York, NY

Pam Adler Gallery, New York, NY

1981

Galerie Farideh Cadot, Paris, France

1979

University of California Art Museum, Santa Barbara

1978

Pam Adler Gallery, New York, NY

1977

Galerie Farideh Cadot, Paris, France

1976

Galerie Alfred Schmela, Düsseldorf, Germany

1975

John Doyle Gallery, Paris, France

1964

I Gallery, La Jolla, CA

1963

Comara Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1961

I Gallery, La Jolla , CA

1959

La Jolla Museum of Art, La Jolla, CA

1958

New Gallery, Houston, TX

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012

Contemporary Art Wins a Beachhead: The La Jolla School of Arts 1960-1964, curated by Dave Hampton, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA

Est-3: Southern California in New York (Los Angeles Art from the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection), curated by David Pagel, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY

2011

Painting in Parts, kuratiert von Michael Klein, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD

1989

Between the Sacred and the Profane, Galerie Rahmel, Köln (catalog)

1986

Intericon 1986, Copenhagen, Denmark (catalog)

1985

Painting ’85, Pam Adler Gallery, New York, NY

1984

Activated Walls, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY (catalog)

Art Galaxy, New York, NY

Pam Adler Gallery, New York, NY

1983

Projekt 18, Copenhagen, Denmark (catalog)

1982

Special Installation, MoMA PS 1, Long Island City, New York, NY

Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Gallery, UNC, Greensboro, NC (catalog)

1981

Color on Structure, Patterson College, NJ (catalog)

1980

Painting and Sculpture Today, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN (catalog)

Summer exhibition, Pam Adler Gallery, New York, NY

1979

Corners, MIT, Cambridge, MA (catalog)

1978

Double Take, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

1977

New Abstract Objects, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY

Eugenia Cucalon Gallery, New York, NY

New Work/New York, Gallery of July & August, Woodstock

1976

14 American Artists, Galerie Litho, Teheran, Iran

USA Cont. Artists, Galerie Du Grands Hornu, Belgium

Works on Paper, Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany

1975

Artists in the University of California, La Jolla Museum of Art, La Jolla, CA (catalog)

Galerie Alexandra Monett, Brussels, Belgium

Heath Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1974

Drawings, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

American Painting Today, Indianapolis Museum of Art (circulating exhibition; catalog)

Paperworks, Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, NY

1972

Four New York Painters, New Gallery, Cleveland, OH

New Abstract Painting, Vassar College, NY (catalog)

Annual of American Painting, Whitney Museum of American Art (catalog)

1959 - 1964

Numerous California and southwest group exhibitions

Collections

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA

Becton Dickinson, Paramus, NJ

Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY

Prudential Insurance Co., New York, NY

San Francisco Museum of Art, CA

Shearman & Sterling, New York, NY

Simon Thatcher & Bartlett, New York, NY

Southeast Banking, Miami, FL

TRW, Cleveland, OH

William R. Mercer, Inc., New York, NY

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