loren madsen / resume

Born: Oakland, CA, 1943          

Reed College, Portland, OR, 1961-63

B.A., U.C.L.A., 1966

M.A., U.C.L.A., 1970

Resides: Northern California


One Person Shows (* indicates catalogue)


2013    The Artist Collects, Mendocino College, Ukiah, CA

2009    Wheel of Fortune *, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburg, PA

            (with Ryan Alexiev and Hank Willis Thomas)

2005    Six Billion Monkeys, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

            god&demons, McKee Gallery, New York, NY

2000    Crime And Punishment, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

1999    Six Billion Monkeys *, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY

            American Playhouse, Drury College, Springfield, MO

1998    David McKee Gallery, New York, N.Y.

            Art First, London, England

1996    David McKee Gallery, New York, N.Y.

1992    David McKee Gallery, New York, N.Y.

1991    Cheryl Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

1990    David McKee Gallery, New York, N.Y.

1986    David McKee Gallery *, New York, N.Y.

1984    Miami Dade Community College, Miami, FL

            David McKee Gallery, New York, N.Y.

1982    David McKee Gallery, New York, N.Y.

1981    University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

1980    Wright State University, Dayton, OH

            Hansen-Fuller-Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1978    L.A. Louver Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

            Zolla-Lieberman Gallery, and Grant Park, Chicago. IL

1977    David McKee Gallery, New York, N.Y.

1976    David McKee Gallery, New York, N.Y.

            Site, San Francisco, CA

            L.A. Louver Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1975    Projects: Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y.

1974    Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1973    Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, CA



Selected Group Shows  (* indicates catalogue)


2016    Structural Integrity, Eugene Binder Gallery, Marfa, TX

2015    Drawing in L.A.: The 1960s and 1970s, L.A. County Museum of Art, Los Angeles,  

            Sculpture Trail, Coverdale - Geyserville, Geyserville, CA

2014    Once Upon a Time, There Was the End, Center for Book Arts, NY,

2012    CANY, Nora Fisch Contemporary Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina

            Data Deluge, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX

2011    ArtPrize / SiTE:LAB, Grand Rapids, MI

            Momentum, Napa, CA

            Library Science, New Haven, CT

2004    Voice of Site*, Tokyo, Japan

2003    Letterform, Text and Image, Reed College, Portland, OR

2002    9/11 Memorial Exhibition*, VA Museum, New York

2001    All Systems Go, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston

            Contemporary Collectors XVI, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

2000    Precious Metals*, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO (traveled)

            New, McKee Gallery, New York, NY

1999    Actual Size*, Apex Art C.P., New York, NY

            Best of the Season *, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CN     

1998    Masters of the Masters*, Butler Inst. of American Art, Youngstown, OH

1997    World Views, Deutsche Bank, New York, NY

            Wall Pieces, McKee Gallery, New York, NY

1997    79-97, VA Gallery, New York, NY

1995    2nd Fujisankei Biennale Competition*, Hakone Museum, Japan

1994    Newport Harbor Art Museum, Highlights of Permanent Collection

1993    Nature for Art's Sake, LaSalle Partners, Charlotte, NC

1992    Technorama*, Barbara Toll Gallery, New York, NY (11,769 drawings produced)

1991    Loren Madsen/James Adley, Albion College, Albion, MI

            McKee Gallery, New York, NY

1990    McKee Gallery, New York, NY

1990    New Sculpture, Eve Mannes Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1989    David McKee Gallery, New York, NY

            Selected Recent Acquisitions, Mt. Holyoke College Art Mus., S. Hadley, MA

1988    David McKee Gallery, New York, NY

1987    Computer Assisted *, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA

1986    Courtesy David McKee, Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

1986    A Southern California Collection, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1985    10*, University Gallery, U. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

1984    American Sculpture, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

            Preparation and Proposition, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, N.Y.

1983    New Talent Award Winners/20 Years*, L.A. County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1982    Shift L.A./N.Y.*, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA

1980    New Drawings, David McKee Gallery, New York, N.Y.

            Maquettes and Small Works, Diane Brown Gallery, Washington, D.C.

            Sculpture in California, 1975-80*, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA

            Stacking, Rigging, Binding: 10 Contemporary Sculptors*, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.

1979    Directions*, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

            Annual Award Competition Show, American Academy and Inst. of Arts and Letters, New York, N.Y.

               Aspects of Abstract, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

   1978    Constructs, Organization of Independent Artists, NY

1977    L.A. in the Seventies*, Fort Worth Museum of Art, Fort Worth, TX

            Private Images-Photos by Sculptors, L.A. County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1976    Sculpture Made in Place*, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

            New Selections/New Talent Award Winners, L.A. County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

            The Biennale of Sculpture*, Sydney, Australia

            Drawing, photo, video studies, LA Louver, Venice, CA

            Sequence, Site, San Francisco, CA

1975    The Condition of Sculpture*, Hayward Gallery, London, England

            Drawings, Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1974    L.A. 6/Summer '74, L.A. County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

            Ca 90291, Baxter Art Gallery, Cal. Inst. Of Technology, Pasadena, CA

            Constructions, Long Beach CC, Long Beach, CA

            Eight West side Artists, Cal State San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA

1973    Sculptural Invitational, College of Marin, Kentfield, CA



Museum Collections


Akron Art Institute, Akron, OH

Georges Pompidou Center, Paris, France

Hakone Open-Air Museum, Japan

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

L.A. County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Mt. Holyoke College, S. Hadley, MA

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y.

Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Harbor, CA

Orange Co. Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

San Angelo Museum of Fine Art, San Angelo, TX

Vancouver Museum of Art, Vancouver, Canada

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN



Awards


New Talent Purchase Award

            The Modern and Contemporary Art Council of the L.A. County Museum of Art, 1975

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant, 1975-76

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant, 1980-81

Honorable Mention, Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Competition, 1981

Pollock-Krasner Grant, 2004



Major Permanent Sculpture Installations


2014     District 5 Police Ctr, Chicago, IL

1997    JR Kinshicyo Station, Sumida Ward, Tokyo, Japan

1991    LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, NY

1990    Pacific Enterprises, Los Angeles, CA

1986    Schering Pharmaceutical Research Facility, Kenilworth, N.J.

1985    Quorum, Dallas, TX

            Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA

            Chevy Chase Metro Building, Chevy Chase, MD     

1984    Brookhollow Atrium, San Antonio, TX

            RepublicBank San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

1983    Nursing Home, V.A. Hospital, Hines (Chicago), IL

1981    SSA Metro West, Baltimore, MD (GSA)

            Area 2 Police Center, Chicago, IL

            1st Bank Atrium, Pillsbury Center, Minneapolis, MN

1980    Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA

1979    Michael's Restaurant, Santa Monica, CA

            Prudential Insurance Company, Woodland, Hills, CA

            (new sculpture for destroyed original)

1977    L.A. County Museum of Art Sculpture Garden, Los Angeles, CA

            Prudential Insurance Company, Woodland Hills, CA

            Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Beverly Hills, CA

1974    Prudential Insurance Company, Florham Park, N.J.