CHARLES SPURRIER     spurrierstudio@gmail.com                                                                                                      

Education

1985

M.F.A.  Yale University.  New Haven, Connecticut.

1983

B.F.A.  Cleveland Institute Of Art.  Cleveland, Ohio.

Solo Exhibitions

2012

Thatcher Projects Gallery.  New York, New York.  

2008

"Drawings - Ten Years".  Upper Jewett Gallery.  Dartmouth College.  Hanover, New Hampshire.

2006

Art Strand Gallery.  Provincetown, Massachusetts.

2002

Renate Schoder Gallery.  Cologne, Germany.  Catalog Available.

Jaffe-Friede & Strauss Gallery.  Dartmouth College.  Hanover, New Hampshire 

Catalog Available.

2001

Christopher Grimes Gallery.  Santa Monica, California.

2000

Feigen Contemporary.  New York, New York.

1999

Christopher Grimes Gallery.  Santa Monica, California.

1998

Feigen Contemporary.  New York, New York.

1997

Christopher Grimes Gallery.  Santa Monica, California.

1996

Arena Gallery.  Brooklyn, New York.

1995

Caren Golden Fine Art.  New York, New York.

Feigen Contemporary.  Chicago, Illinois.

Christopher Grimes Gallery.  Santa Monica, California.

1994

Thread Waxing Space.  New York, New York.

Barbara Toll Fine Arts.  New York, New York.

CHARLES SPURRIER                                                                                                   

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012

"The Big Bike Show".  Big Town Gallery.  Rochester, Vermont.

2011

"Recent Acquisitions".  University of Colorado.  Boulder, Colorado.

"Jersey Bounce".  Visual Arts Center of New Jersey.  Summit, New Jersey.

2010

"Sea to Shining Sea".  Margaret Thatcher Projects.  New York, New York.

"Stuck Up".  Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York.

2009

"We're All Gonna Die".  Sue Scott Gallery.  New York, New York, and Number 35 Gallery.  New York, New York.  Curated by Ron Keyson.

  "Modern Treasures".  Big Town Gallery.  Rochester, Vermont.    

"Paper Jam".  Art Strand Gallery.  Provincetown, Massachusetts.

2008

"Modern Treasures".  Big Town Gallery.  Rochester, Vermont.

2006

"Material Abuse".  Colgate University Art Museum.  Hamilton, New York.

"Global".  Westport Arts Center.  Westport, Connecticut.

"Talking Back".  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.  South Hadley, Massachusetts.

2005

"Drawn To Cleveland".  Muesum Of Contemporary Art.  Cleveland, Ohio.  Curated by Kenneth Dingwall and John L. Moore.

"Musical Modes".  Projects At Clifford Chance.  New York, New York.  

"Brrr...".  Gallery West 52.  New York, New York.

2004

"The History Of Collage: Max Ernst To Present".  Bloomberg SPACE.  London, England.

"Spiegel - Spiegelbilder - Spiegelobjekte".  Renate Schroder Gallery.  Cologne, Germany.

"25th Anniversity.  The L.A. Years.".  Christopher Grimes Gallery.  Santa Monica, California.

"200 Drawings".  The University Galleries.  Illinois State University.  

Bloomington-Normal, Illinois.  Curated by Annie Herron and Berry Blinderman.

"Drawing The Line".  Gallery West 52.  New York, New York.  

2003

"Works On Paper".  Renate Schroder Gallery.  Cologne, Germany.

"On Line".  Feigen Contemporary.  New York, New York.  Curated by Robert Storr

George Negroponte, and Charlie Finch.

2002

"New Works From the 1985 Fine Arts Work Center Fellowships".  Hudson Walker Gallery.  Provincetown, Massachusetts.

"The Tipping Point".  Locks Gallery.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2001 

"Best Of The Season: Selected Highlights from the 2000-2001 Manhattan Gallery Season.  The Aldrich Museum Of Contemporary Art.  Ridgefield, Connecticut.

"New Works".  Feigen Contemporary.  New York, New York.

"Painting Beyond Painting".  Cristinrose Gallery.  New York, New York.

"A Family Album: Brooklyn Collects".  Brooklyn Museum Of Art.  Brooklyn, New York.

"Smallworks Travel".  Cape Cod Museum Of Fine Arts.  Dennis, Massachusetts and Hudson Walker Gallery.  Provincetown, Massachusetts.

2000

"Minimal-Maximal".  Feigen Contemporary.  New York, New York.

"Neibeneinander III: Painting Today - Overseas And Here".  Renate Schroder Gallery.  

Cologne, Germany.  Catalog Available.

1999

"Painting Function: Making It Real".  Spaces Gallery.  Cleveland, Ohio.  

Curated By Saul Ostrow.  Catalog Available.

"Head To Toe: Impressing the Body".  University Gallery.  University of Massachusetts.

Amherst, Massachusetts.  Catalog Available.  

"Pierogi Gallery Flat Files".  Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery.  University Of The Arts. 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

"Recent Acquisitions of 20th Century Art".  Santa Barbara Museum Of Contemporary Art.  Santa Barbara, California.

"A Fine Line Between".  The Gallery On The Hudson.  Irvington, New York.

1998

"Exploiting The Abstract".  Feigen Contemporary.  New York, New York.

"Interior Landscapes: From The Collection Of Clifford Diver".  Delaware Art Museum.  

Wilmington, Delaware.

1997

"Redefinition: A View From Brooklyn".  California State University.  Fullerton, California.

Curated By Susan Joyce.  Catalog Available.

"Art On Paper".  Weatherspoon Art Gallery.  University Of North Carolina.

Greensboro, North Carolina.

"New York Drawers".  Gasworks Gallery.  London, England and Cornerhouse Gallery. 

Manchester, England.

"Divergent Models".  Nassauischer Kunstverein.  Wiesbaden, Germany.

"New Works".  Feigen Contemporary.  Chicago, Illinois.

"Current Undercurrent".  Brooklyn Museum Of Art.  Brooklyn, New York.

"Just What Do You Think You're Doing, Dave?".  Willamsburg Art And Historical Society.  Brooklyn, New York.  Curated By Bruce Pearson.

"Re:Fab - Painting Abstracted, Fabricated, and Revised".  Robert Hull Fleming Museum.  University Of Vermont.  Burlington, Vermont and Wolfson Galleries.  

Miami-Dade Community College.  Miami, Florida.  Curated By Shirley Kaneda

and Rochelle Feinstein.  Catalog Available.

1996 

"Brazil - U.S.A. Exchange".  Galeria Camargo Vilaca.  Sao Paulo, Brazil.

"Getting Physical: New American Abstraction".  Johnson County Community College.

Overland Park, Kansas.  Catalog Available.

"Scratch".  Thread Waxing Space.  New York, New York.

"Painting In An Expanding Field".  Usdan Gallery.  Bennington, Vermont.

Curated By Saul Ostrow.

"The Taylor's Dummy".  Christopher Grimes Gallery.  Santa Monica, California.

1995

"The 44th Biennial Exhibition Of Contemporary Painting: Painting Outside Painting".

The Corcoran Gallery Of Art. Washington, D.C. Curated By Terrie Sultan. Catalog Available.

"Re:Fab - Painting Abstracted, Fabricated, And Revised". University Of South Florida College Of Fine Arts Museum.  Tampa, Florida.  Curated By Shirley Kaneda and Rochelle Feinstein.

"Face Forward: Self Portraiture In Contemporary Art".  Kohler Arts Center.  

Sheboygan, Wisconsin.  Curated By Maureen Sherlock.  Catalog Available.

"New Works".  Feigen Contemporary.  Chicago, Illinois.

"...It's How You Play The Game".  Exit Art.  New York, New York.  Curated By Robert Storr, Thelma Golden, Nancy Spector, Jeanette Ingberman, and Papo Colo.

"Selections".  Adam Baumgold Fine Art.  New York, New York.

1994

"Promising Suspects".  The Aldrich Museum Of Contemporary Art.  Ridgefield, Connecticut.  Curated By Barry Rosenberg.  Catalog Avialable.

"Modus Operandi".  Leonora Vega Gallery.  New York, New York.  Curated By Natalie Rivera.

  "Modulating The Exhibition".  Berlin Shafir Gallery.  New York, New York.

"Free Falling".  Berlin Sharir Gallery.  New York, New York.

1993

"The Medium Is The Medium".  Barbara Toll Gallery.  New York, New York.

"Contemporary Drawings".  Arena Gallery.  Brooklyn, New York.

1992

"Behind Bars".  Thread Waxing Space.  New York, New York.  Curated By Meg O'Rourke.  Catalog Available.

"As If - Such As".  Tomoko Liquori Gallery.  New York, New York.

"Miauhaus".  Thread Waxing Space.  New York, New York.  Curated By Gottfried Tollman.

Arena Gallery.  New York, New York.

"In And Out-Back And Forth". Julia Arts Foundation. New York, NY. Catalog Available.

1990

Vrej Baghoomian Gallery.  New York, New York.

"Invitational".  Stux Gallery.  New York, New York.

1989  

Twinning Gallery.  New York, New York.

1985  

Marilyn Pearl Gallery.  New York, New York.  

Grants And Awards

2002

Artist In Residence.  Hopkins Center.  Dartmouth College.

1997

Artist In Residence.  Illinois State University.  Bloomington-Normal, Illinois.  

1989

The Pollack-Krasner Foundation Grant.

1986-1987

The Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship.

1985-1986

The Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship.  Zittbaum Foundation Award.

Public Collections

Museum Of Modern Art.  New York, New York.

Santa Barbara Museum Of Art.  Santa Barbara, California.

FOGG Art Museum At Harvard University.  Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

University Art Museum.  Santa Barbara, California.

Oakland Museum Of Art.  Oakland, California.

Hood Museum.  Dartmouth College.  Hanover, New Hampshire.

University of Colorado Art Museum.  Boulder, Colorado

Orange County Museum Of Art.  Newport Beach, California.

The Progressive Corporation.  Cleveland, Ohio.

CHARLES SPURRIER                                                                                                   

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CHARLES SPURRIER                                                                                                   

Teaching and Visiting Artist Residences.

2011

The Chautauqua Institution.  Chautauqua, New York.  Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer.

2010

The Chautauqua Institution.  Chautauqua, New York.  Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer.

Dartmouth College.  Hanover, New Hampshire.  Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer.  Painting and Drawing

Mount Holyoke College.  South Hadley, Massachusetts.  Visiting Assistant Professor.  Painting.

2009

Dartmouth College.  Hanover, New Hampshire. Visiting Teacher and Guest Lecturer.  Painting I and II.

American University.  Washington, D.C.  Visiting Artist and Colloquium Lecture Panel.

Mount Holyoke College.  South Hadley, Massachusetts.  Visiting Assistant Professor.  Painting I and II.

2008

Dartmouth College.  Hanover, New Hampshire.  Visiting Teacher and Guest Lecturer.  Painting and Drawing.

Mount Holyoke College.  South Hadley, Massachusetts.  Visiting Assistant Professor.  Painting and Drawing.

2007

Mount Holyoke College.  South Hadley, Massachusetts. Visiting Artist and Teacher.  Drawing I and II.

2006

Mount Holyoke College.  South Hadley, Massachusetts.  Visiting Artist and Teacher.  Drawing and Advanced Studio, Senior Seminar.

Smith College.  North Hampton, Massachusetts.  Five College Incorporated Advanced Drawing Seminar.  Teacher and Visiting Critic.

2005

Mount Holyoke College.  South Hadley, Massachusetts.  Visiting Artist and Teacher.  Drawing and Advanced Studio, Senior Seminar.

University of Pennsylvania School of Art and Design.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer.

School of Visual Arts.  New York, New York.  Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer.

Brandeis University.  Waltham, Massachusetts.  Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer.

2004

Dartmouth College.  Hanover, New Hampshire.  Visiting Teacher and Guest Lecturer.  Senior Seminar.

New York Studio Program.  New York, New York.  Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer.

Center Street Print Studio.  Milton Village, Massachusetts.  Visiting Artist and Guest Printer.

2003

American University.  Washington, D.C.  Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer.

Brandeis University.  Waltham, Massachusetts.  Visiting Teacher and Guest Lecturer.  Advanced Drawing.

New York Studio Program.  New York, New York.  Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer.

Fine Arts Work Center.  Provincetown, Massachusetts.  Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer.

2002

New York University.  New York, New York.  Visiting Teacher and Guest Lecturer.  "Advanced Painting Projects".

Dartmouth College.  Hanover, New Hampshire.  Artist In Residence.

University of Iowa.  Iowa City, Iowa.  Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer.

2001

Montclair State University.  Upper Montclair, New Jersey.  Visiting Critic and Guest Lecturer.

2000

Cleveland Institute of Art.  Cleveland, Ohio.  Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer.

Virginia Commonwealth University.  Richmond, Virginia.  Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer.

Oberlin College.  Oberlin, Ohio.  Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer.

Kent State University.  Kent, Ohio.  Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer.

Spaces Gallery.  Cleveland, Ohio.  Visiting Artist and Guest Panel.

1999

Trinity College.  Hartford, Connecticut.  Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer.

1998

Fine Arts Work Center.  Provincetown, Massachusetts.  Visiting Artist, Guest Lecturer, and Guest Selection Jury Panel.

1997

Illinois State University.  Bloomington-Normal, Illinois.  Artist In Residence.

1995

School of Visual Arts.  New York, New York.  Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer.

1985

Westbury Academy.  Westbury, Connecticut.  Visiting Teacher.  Printmaking.

1984

Yale University. New Haven, Connecticut.  Printmaking Teaching Assistant, (Gabor Peterdi).

Yale Norfolk.  Norfolk, Connecticut.  Printmaking Teaching Assistant, (Brian Kaye).

1983

Cleveland Institute of Art.  Cleveland, Ohio.  Printmaking Teaching Assistant, (H.C. Cassill and Fred Hagstrom).