Chronik

1952
Born in Santa Monica, CA
1966 – 1969
Private Teachers, Munich, Germany
1970 – 1974
College of Marin in Kentfield, CA
1987
MFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1990
Marin Arts Council Individual Artist Grant, Marin County, CA
1996
Westaf/NEA foundation Grant
1997
Artist in Residence, Tamarind Institute Lithography Center
1998
Milley Award
2003
City of Sonoma “Art Treasure”
2005
Fleishhacker Foundation Grant

Ausstellungen

2008
Art of Democracy (War and Empire), Meridian Art Gallery, San Francisco, California
2008
Eureka Fellowship Awardees, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California
2008
The Road to Paradise, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, California (solo)
2007
A Painter’s Life, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, California (solo)
2007
Steamroller Event, Center for the Boo, San Francisco, California
2007
New Etchings, Eastside Editions, San Francisco, California
2007
Breaking Ground Breaking, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, California
2006
The First Illusion: The Transitional Object, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, California
2006
Etchings Editioned on Handmade Paper, East Side Editions, Sonoma, California
2006
New Old Masters/Nowi Dawni Mistrzowie, National Museum in Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland
2006
Visual Politics: The Art of Engagement, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California. Exhibition traveled to Katzen Art Center, Washington D. C.
2006
Chester Arnold: Backwaters, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, California
2005
A Painter’s Life, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, Washington (solo)
2005
A Painter’s Life, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, Washington
2005
Eco: Art about the Environment, Fine Arts Gallery at San Francisco State University, San Francisco
2005
Faces of the Fallen, Syracuse University Art Gallery, Syracuse, New York
2005
California New Old Masters, curated by Donald Kuspit, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, California
2004
It’s About Time: Celebrating 35 Years, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
2004
Heart to Heart, IVA Gallery, Novato, California
2004
The True Artist is an Amazing Luminous Fountain, di Rosa Preserve: Art & Nature, Napa, California
2004
Reconstruction, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, California (solo)
2003
Chester Arnold, Dominican University, San Rafael, California
2003
Destinies Manifest, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, California (solo)
2003
Au Naturel, di Rosa Preserve: Art & Nature, Napa, California
2003
Multiple Artists: Prints and Editioned Works 1967 – 2003, George Adams Gallery, New York, New York
2003
Sprout: An Exhibition Celebrating New Growth, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, California
2003
A Not So Still Life, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
2002
Chester Arnold, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
2002
In Memoriam, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California (solo)
2002
Chester Arnold, Rockford College Art Center, Rockford, Illinois
2002
Chester Arnold, Western Washington State University, Bellingham, Washington
2002
Chester Arnold, Tacoma Art Museum. Tacoma, Washington
2001
Chester Arnold, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
2000
Americana Paintings, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley. California (solo)
1999
Material Witness, George Adams Gallery, New York, New York (solo)
1998
Accumulations: Reflections of a Material Life, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, California (solo)
1997
Chester Arnold, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon
1997
Chester Arnold , George Adams Gallery, New York, New York
1996
Chester Arnold , Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, California
1995
Chester Arnold, Paintings: 1988 – 1994, de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University, Santa
1994
Chester Arnold, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, California
1993
Chester Arnold, Thompson Gallery at San Jose State University, San Jose, California

Literatur

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BAKER, Kenneth. “Painting on the Sly in Marin.” San Francisco Chronicle 21 Nov. 1992: E4.
.“Why and How of Painting.” San Francisco Chronicle 14 Mar. 1992: E3.
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“Realism Has Many Faces.” San Francisco Chronicle 9 Mar. 1988: E3.
“Cool Ruscha and Magical Arnold.” San Francisco Chronicle 9 Oct. 1986: 38.
“Tarred Sculpture and Well Made Ruins.” San Francisco Chronicle 20 June 1985: 59.
ELRICK, Krista and Kirsten Gerdes. Parallaxis, Western States Arts Federation, 1997.
HAMILL, Pete. “Tools as Art,” The Hechinger Collection. Abrams, 1995.
HODDER, Monroe. Artweek, March 1995: p. 33.
JENKINS, Steven. “Autumnal Dilemmas.” Artweek 3 Dec. 1992: 14.
MACLAY, Catherine. “Pictures from Life.” San Jose Mercury News 27 January 1995: p. 37.
MARAGANI, Pavitra. Santa Clara Gallery Weekly 15 February 1995: p. 7.
McMORRAN, Megan. The Oregonian 30 October 1995: p. 7.
SHERMAN, Ann. MetroGuide January 1995: p. 36.
PORGES, Maria. Art Issues Jan. 1993: 34.
SOLNIT, Rebecca. Artweek 19 Mar. 1988: 11.
SPRINKLE, Susan. “Chester Arnold.” North Coast Home and Garden Jan. 1992.
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA. 'Urban Invasion: Chester Arnold and James Dolan.' 2001, Illus.
Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut. “The Art of Time.” Essays by Marianne Smith,
Jonathan Snellenburg, Cynthia Ehlinger, Ian Bartky, and George Adams, 1999. Illus.