Donald Sultan

Sand Trumpet, April 16, 2008,

Donald Sultan
Sand Trumpet, April 16, 2008, 2008
Sand and lead on board
Edition of 30
31 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 2 inches
Image courtesy the artist and Mary Ryan Gallery

Black Trumpet, April 2008,

Donald Sultan
Black Trumpet, April 2008, 2008
Silkscreen and gold leaf on board
Edition of 30
31 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 2 inches
Image courtesy the artist and Mary Ryan Gallery

Mimosas, October 2, 2006,

Donald Sultan
Mimosas, October 2, 2006, 2006
Etching, aquatint and silkscreen
Edition of 90
27 1/4 x 39 1/4 inches
Image courtesy the artist and Mary Ryan Gallery

Blue Flowers,

Donald Sultan
Blue Flowers, 2003
Mixografia print on handmade paper
Edition of 75
42 x 42 inches

Born 1951 Asheville, North Carolina

Education

2000
Doctor of Arts, Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC

1980
State National Endowment for the Arts

1978
Creative Artists Public Service Grant, New York, NY

1975
MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1973
BFA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2013
Galerie Piece Unique, Paris, France

2012
The Drawing Room, East Hampton, NY

2011
Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, Ny
Meredith Long Gallery, Houston, TX
Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO

2009
Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
Greenfield- Sacks Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, England

2008
Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO
Aidan Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Forsblom Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

2007
Guy Pieters Gallery, Knokke-Heist, Belgium

2006
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY

2005
Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO
Cliff Lede Vinyards, Yountville, CA
Centre Cultural Contemporani Pelaires, Mallorca, Spain

2004
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland

2003
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland

2002
New Works, Winston Wachter Fine Art, Seattle, WA

2001  
Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Fl
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
The Smoke Rings, University of Michigan Museum of Art
The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
ˆVisuelle Paradoxe, Raab Galerie, Berlin, Germany

2000
Donald Sultan and the Still Life Tradition, Memphis Brooke Museum, Memphis,TN (traveling to Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Kansas City, MO ; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale AZ)

1999
The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Bar Mitzvah: A Collaboration by David Mamet and Donald Sultan, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Recent Paintings, Knoedler and Company, New York, NY
Dominoes, David Winton Bell Gallery, List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, RI

1998
Paintings and Works on Paper, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO
Recent Works, Galeria Lawrence Rubin, Milan, Italy
Donald Sultan and the Still Life Tradition, Corcoran Gallery Washington,  DC

1997
New Paintings, Knoedler & Company New York, NY

1996
Neue Arbeiten, Galerie Lawrence Rubin (catalogue) Zurich, Switzerland

1995
New Paintings, Knoedler & Company New York, NY

1994
Wall Flowers, Paul Kasmin Gallery New York, NY

1993
Galerie Kaj Forsblom Zurich, Switzerland
Morning Glories, Hill Gallery Birmingham, MI
Recent Paintings, Knoedler & Company New York, NY

1992
Drawing, The Hill Gallery Birmingham, MI
Paintings, Knoedler & Company New York, NY
Pintures, Galerie Trauma Barcelona, Spain
Hans Strelow Gallery Dusseldorf, Germany
Recent Paintings and Works on Paper, Meredith Long & Company Houston, TX
Paintings 1978-1992, Guild Hall Museum East Hampton, NY
Drawings + Watercolors 1987-1992, Knoedler & Company New York, NY
A Print Retrospective, The American Federation of the Arts (traveled) New York, NY

1991
Paintings, Drawings and Prints, John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco, CA
Sculpture, Knoedler & Company New York, NY
Recent Print Projects: Dominoes, Fruits and Flowers, Playing Cards, Mary Ryan Gallery New York, NY

1990
Paintings, Knoedler & Company New York, NY
Screenprints and Etchings, Greg Kucera Gallery Seattle, WA
Equinox Gallery Vancouver, Canada
Waddington Galleries London, England

1989
Sculpture, Blum Helman Gallery Santa Monica, CA
Playing Cards Drawings, Paul Kasmin Gallery, Inc. New York, NY
Works on Paper, Runkle-Hue Williams, Ltd. London, England
New Sculpture, The Greenberg Gallery St. Louis, MO
Drawings, Knoedler & Company New York, NY
A Selection of Prints, Richard Green Gallery New York, NY
Drawing - Painting, Meredith Long Gallery Houston, TX
Dominoes, Playing Cards, Fruits and Flowers, Greg Kucera Gallery Seattle, WA
Richard Green Gallery Santa Monica, CA

1988
Black Lemons, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
Galerie Montenay Paris, France
La Galerie Alice Pauli Lausanne, Switzerland
Prints and Drawings, Marina Hamilton Gallery New York,NY

1987
Linoleum Paintings 12 x 12, Akira Ikeda Gallery Nagoya, Japan
Cigarette Paintings 1980-1981, Photographs 1985-1986, Blum Helman Gallery New York, NY
Recent Paintings, Blum Helman Gallery New York, NY
Small Paintings, Small Drawings 1978-1987, Barbara Krakow Gallery Boston, MA
Museum of Contemporary Art (Traveled) Chicago, IL
Gian Enzo Sperone Gallery Seattle, WA
Black Lemons - Recent Paintings, Greg Kucera Gallery Seattle, WA

1986
Drawings, Blum Helman Gallery New York, NY
A Survey, A.P. Giannini Gallery Bank of America, San Francisco, CA
Galerie Montenay-Desol Paris, France
gravures monumentales, Galerie de L’estampe Contemporaine Bibliotheque Nationale, Rostonde Colbert, Paris, France
Drawings and Paintings, The Greenberg Gallery St. Louis, MO
Drawings, Blum Helman Gallery Los Angeles, CA

1985
New Paintings, Blum Helman Gallery New York, NY
Prints 1979-1985, Barbara Krakow Gallery (traveled) Boston, MA
Small Paintings, Blum Helman Gallery New York, NY
Gian Enzo Sperone Rome, Italy

1984
New Paintings, Blum Helman Gallery New York, NY

1983
Bilder und Zeichnungen, Hans Strelow Gallery Dusseldorf, Germany
Akira Ikeda Gallery Tokyo, Japan

1982
Blum Helman Gallery New York, NY

1981
Recent Paintings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery San Francisco, CA

1980
Willard Gallery New York, NY

1979
Willard Gallery New York, NY
Young Hoffman Gallery Chicago, IL

Selected Group Exhibitions

2004
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland

2003
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland

2000
Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

1999
Material Perception-Celebrating Art and Architecture: Creating a Place for People, TrizecHahn Office Properties, Charlotte, NC
40 Years of American Drawings, Raab Galerie, Berlin, Germany

1997
Painting Machines: Industrial Image and Process in Contemporary Art, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA

1996
Thinking Print - Books to Billboards 1980-95, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY

1995
Recent Acquisitions on Paper, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Inst. Washington, DC
Semblances, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Artists’ Bouquets, Champio International Corporation, Stamford, CT
Essence and Persuasion: The Power of Black and White, Anderson Gallery,Buffalo, NY
American Masters of Watercolor: A 100 Year Survey, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA
Inaugural Exhibition, Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI (June/July)
Summer 1995, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY (July 13 - September 16)
Is It Art? Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, VA , Traveled to Spaces, Cleveland, OH; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; The Katonah Museum of Art, NY; Community College of Art, Palm Beach, FL;
The PaineWebber Art Collection, Paine Webber Inc, New York, NY Traveled to Detroit Institute of Arts, MI; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MN; San Diego Museum of Art, CA; Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, FL
Group Show, Galerie Lawrence Rubin, Zurich, Switzerland

1994
Metamorphosis: Surrealism to Organic Abstraction, Marlborough Graphics New York, NY
Painting, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL (April 29 – May)
Inaugural Exhibition, Off Shore Gallery, East Hampton, NY (May 14 - June 13)
Prints from Solo Impression, Inc., New York, Art Museum, The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH (August 24 - October 9)
Popular Culture, Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI (September 29 - October 29)
Inaugural Exhibition, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Kansas City Art Institute, MO
Creative Collecting, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
Prints and Paper, Robert Brown Gallery, Washington, DC

1993
New York on Paper, Galerie Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland (June – September)
Maximal Minimalist: Selected Works from the Levitt Collection,Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA (June 26 - September 12) Traveled to The Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT
Selected Works on Paper: Lithographs, Etchings, Silkscreens and Monotypes,”Meredith Long & Company, Houston, TX
Drawings (30th Anniversary to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Art, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
Wege der Moderne: Di Sammlung Beyeler, National Galerie Berlin, Germany

1992  
The Midtown Flower Show, Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, NY
Marking the Decades, Prints 1960-1990, The Baltimore Museum of Art, MD
An Ode to Gardens and Flowers, Nassau County Museum, Roslyn Harbor, NY
From America’s Studio: Twelve Contemporary Masters, Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Group Exhibition, Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI (June 13 - July 31)
Singular and Plural, Recent Accessions, Drawing & Prints 1945-1991, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX (July - August 23)
Important Works on Paper, Meredith Long & Company, Houston, TX
Big Ideas, Tucson Museum of Art, AZ
Woman on Paper, Studio 3, East Hampton, NY (August 15 - September 7)
Books and Portfolios 1957 - 1992, Marlborough Graphics, New York, NY
Functional Objects by Artists and Architects, Rhoda Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
28th Annual Exhibition of Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Gallery, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

1991  
Contemporary Illustrated Books, Independent Curators, Inc., New York, NY Traveled to Franklin Furnace, New York, NY; Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO; University of Iowa Museum, Iowa City, IA
Multiple Choice, Ann Jaffe Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, FL (April 19 - May 11)
Aspects of Collage, Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY (May 5 - June 9)
Expressive Drawings: European and American Art Through the 20th Century, The New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
Un Regard Atlantique: Europe/Amerique, Peintures/Sculptures, Galerie Alice Pauli,  Lausanne, Switzerland
Works on Paper, Knoedler & Company, New York, NY
On Paper, Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, TX Traveled to Weber State University, Ogden, UT; Arlington Museum, TX
Painting, Sculpture, Drawing, Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI
43rd Annual Purchase Exhibition,” American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
The Tree,Elysium Arts, New York, NY
Modern Drawing, Anthony Ralph Gallery, New York, NY

1990
Summer Exhibit, Knoedler & Company New York, NY
Selections from the Roger and Myra Davidson Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada
Recent Acquisitions, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Sean Scully/Donald Sultan: Abstraction/Representation-Paintings, Drawings and Prints from the Anderson Collection,” Stanford University Museum of Art, Stanford, CA
Selected Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, John Berrgruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Pharmakon ‘90, Makuhari Messe, Japan
Art What Thou Eat, Edith C. Bum Art Institute, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (September 2 - November 18) Traveled to New York Historical Society, NY
Inaugural Exhibition - One Hundred Years of American and European Art, Abelson Galleries, New York, NY

1989
Waldo Crommelynck Master Prints with American Artists, Whitney Museum of American Art - Equitable Center New York, NY
Nocturnal Visions in Contemporary Painting, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
First Impressions: Early Prints by Forty-Six Contemporary Artists,Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (June 4 - September 10)
Works on Lead, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
Projects and Portfolios: The 25th National Print Exhibition, The Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY (October 6 - December 31)
Nature Morte, Gallerie Montenay, Paris, France (December 7 – 30)
Summer Exhibition, Knoedler & Company, New York, NY
Important Works on Paper, Meredith Long & Company, Houston, TX
A Propos de Dessin, Galerie Adrien Maeght, Paris, France
10 + 10: Contemporary Soviet and American Painters, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX Traveled to: San Francisco Museum of Art, CA; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Artist’s Union Hall of the Tretykov Embankment, Moscow, USSR; Tsentralnyi Zal Khudozhnidov, Tbilisi Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic; Tsentralnyi Zystavochnyi Zal, Leningrad
The 1980’s: Prints from the Collection of Joshua P. Smith, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (December 17 - April 8)
A Decade of American Drawings: 1980-1989, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1988
Viewpoints: Paintings and Sculpture from the Guggenheim Museum
Peintures et Dessins,” La Gallerie Alice Pauli, Lausanne, Switzerland
The Monumental Image,” Art Gallery, California State University, Northridge Collection and Major Loans, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum New York, NY

1987
Department of Painting and Sculpture’s Recent Aquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Three Contemporary Painters: Leon Golub, Elizabeth Murray, Donald Sultan,Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI
Selections from the Roger and Myra Davidson Collection, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Black and White, James Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
Contemporary Masters, Richard Green Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Brand New Prints IV, Martina Hamilton Gallery, New York, NY
The Friends of Louise Tullever Deutschman, Paris-New York, NY - Kent Fine Art, Kent, CT
Big Stuff, Plaza Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Monumental Image,” University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, CA
Still Life: Beyond Tradition,” Visual Arts Museum, New York, NY
Prints: Rothenberg, Lane, Goldberg, Sultan and Hunt,” Willard Gallery, New York, NY
The New Romantic Landscape,” The Whitney Museum of American Art, Stanford, CT

1986  
Monumental Drawings: Work by 22 Contemporary Americans, The Brooklyn Museum, New York (September 19 - November 10)
Selected Acquisitions,” John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Public and Private American Prints Today,” The Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY Traveled to: Flint Institute of Art, MI; Rhode Island School of Design, Providence; Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburg, PA; and, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Biachi Dessi Gallo Schnabel Sultan, Galeria Carnini, Firenze, Italy
Drawings, Gallery Casas Toledo Oosterom, New York, NY
50 Artists/50 States, Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Brand New Prints III, Martina Hamilton Gallery, New York, NY
Individuals: A Selected History of Contemporary Art, 1945-1986, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
Still Life/Life Still, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Drawings, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
Recent Printworks on Paper, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
Paintings, Sculpture, Collages and Drawings, Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston,
David Schwartz: Architectural Drawings/Donald Sultan: Works on Paper,McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery, Washington, DC
A Propos de Dessin, Galerie Adrien Maeght, Paris, France
Romanticism and Cynicism in Contemporary Art, Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee
Boston Collects: Contemporary Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
The Inspiration Comes From Nature, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
50th Anniversary, Willard Gallery, New York, NY 1985 Now and Then - A Selection of Recent and Earlier Paintings, Part II, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (June 1 - August 31)
American Paintings 1975-85: Selections from the Collection of Aron & Phyllis Katz, Aspen Art Center, CO
Iowa Collects, Des Moines Art Center, IA—“Works on Paper,” Joe Fawbush Editions, New York, NY
Actual Size: An Exhibition of Small Paintings and Sculpture,” Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Works on Paper, Martina Hamilton Gallery, New York, NY
Image & Mystery, Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI
Correspondences: New York Art Now, Laforet Museum, Harajuku, Tokyo,
Japan Traveled to Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Utsunomiya, Japan
Charcoal Drawings

1880-1985, Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston, TX
Still Life,” Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
Innovative Still Life, Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, NY 1984
De Bonnard a Baselitz: Dix Ann d’enrichissements du Cabinet Des Estampes,” Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France
Artists Space, Artists Space New York, NY
Turning the Room Sideways, The Institute of Art and Urban Resources P.S. 1 Special Projects Room, Long Island City, NY

1976
N.A.M.E. Gallery, N.A.M.E. Gallery Chicago, IL


Select Public Collections

The Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
The Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
The Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, TX
Australian National Gallery, Canberra Bank America Corporation
Dallas Musuem of Fine Arts, TX
David Winton Bell Gallery, List Art Center, Providence, RI
Des Moines Art Center, IA
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
La Jolla Musuem of Contemporary Art, CA
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design of Kansas City Art Institute, MO
Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Tobataku Kitakyushu, Japan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
The Museum of Fine Arts, NY
Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO
Neuberger Museum, State University of New York, Purchase, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
Smith College, Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY
The St. Louis Art Museum, MO
The Toledo Museum of Art, OH Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Whitney Museum of American Art, NY