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

Literatur

2001
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA. 'Urban Invasion: Chester Arnold and James Dolan.' 2001, Illus.
1999
Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut. “The Art of Time.” Essays by Marianne Smith, Jonathan Snellenburg, Cynthia Ehlinger, Ian Bartky, and George Adams, 1999. Illus.
1997
ELRICK, Krista and Kirsten Gerdes. Parallaxis, Western States Arts Federation, 1997.
1995
HAMILL, Pete. “Tools as Art,” The Hechinger Collection. Abrams, 1995.
1995
HODDER, Monroe. Artweek, March 1995: p. 33.
1995
MACLAY, Catherine. “Pictures from Life.” San Jose Mercury News 27 January 1995: p. 37.
1995
MARAGANI, Pavitra. Santa Clara Gallery Weekly 15 February 1995: p. 7.
1995
McMORRAN, Megan. The Oregonian 30 October 1995: p. 7.
1995
SHERMAN, Ann. MetroGuide January 1995: p. 36.
1994
ALBERS, Patricia. “Arts.” San Jose Mercury News December, 1994: p. 1.
1993
PORGES, Maria. Art Issues Jan. 1993: 34.
1992
JENKINS, Steven. “Autumnal Dilemmas.” Artweek 3 Dec. 1992: 14.
1992
SPRINKLE, Susan. “Chester Arnold.” North Coast Home and Garden Jan. 1992.
1992
BAKER, Kenneth. “Painting on the Sly in Marin.” San Francisco Chronicle 21 Nov. 1992: E4.
1992
“Why and How of Painting.” San Francisco Chronicle 14 Mar. 1992: E3.
1990
Artforum Feb. 1990: 146.
1988
“Realism Has Many Faces.” San Francisco Chronicle 9 Mar. 1988: E3.
1988
SOLNIT, Rebecca. Artweek 19 Mar. 1988: 11.
1986
“Cool Ruscha and Magical Arnold.” San Francisco Chronicle 9 Oct. 1986: 38.
1985
“Tarred Sculpture and Well Made Ruins.” San Francisco Chronicle 20 June 1985: 59.