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John Bankston  1963, US

Rank (2014): 4107 – 

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Male
Painting



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Country
USA 56
Germany 3
Poland 1
Spain 1




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Artist Rank
Kerry James Marshall  443 11
Carrie Mae Weems  327 10
Kara Walker  152 9




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Rena Bransten Gallery, USA 12
  Walter Maciel Gallery, USA 6
  Jack Shainman Gallery, USA 6
  Beta Pictoris Gallery / Maus Contemporary, USA 3
  The Studio Museum in Harlem, USA 3



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1963 Born in Benton Harbor, Michigan (US)

Awards 1988 - 1990 School of the Art Institute of Chigago, Trustee's Fellowship

1993 Outstanding Ford Foundation Fellow

2001 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award

2001 ArtCouncil Grant to Individual Artists

2002 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant to Sculptors and Painters

2002 SECA Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

2002 Fleishhacker Eureka Fellowship


Public Collections
City of Chicago, Harold Washington Memorial Library Center, IL
Lake Michigan College, Benton Harbor, MI
The Studio Museum, Harlem, NY
Norton Family Foundation, Santa Monica, CA
University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Lives and works in San Francisco, CA (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 61  Please report missing Information



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2013
   John Bankston - New Work - Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012
   John Bankston - Magic at Hand - Beta Pictoris Gallery / Maus Contemporary, Birmingham, AL

2011
   John Bankston - Smoke and Mirrors - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   John Bankston - The Changing Machine - Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010
   Abstracticator - Beta Pictoris Gallery / Maus Contemporary, Birmingham, AL
   John Bankston - James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
   John Bankston - New Work - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009
   John Bankston - Imaginary Friends - Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   The Fabulist´s Colored Life - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY

2007
   John Bankston - New paintings - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   John Bankston - Through the Woods with Mr. M - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
   John Bankston - New York - Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   John Bankston - - Vacío 9 Galería de Arte, Madrid (closed)
   John Bankston - Locating Desire - The de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA

2005
   John Bankston - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004
   John Bankston - Recent Works - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY

2003
Description and image  John Bankston - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   John Bankston - A Chance Romance - - Galerie Zink - München, Munich (closed, 2010)

2002
   The Capture and Escape of Mr. M, Chapter 2 - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY

2001
   John Bankston - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

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2014
   30 Americans - Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans - CAC, New Orleans, LA

2013
Description  2013 California-Pacific Triennial - California Pacific Triennial, Newport Beach
   Alter Egos and the Magical Other - Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, WV
   30 Americans - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
   Rehearsals: The Practice And Influence Of Sound And Movement - SCAD Museum of Art , Savannah, GA

2012
   The Bridge - A Group Exhibition celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Figure Studies: Recent Representational Works on Paper - Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO

2011
   Fifty Years Of Bay Area Art - The Seca Awards - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
Description  30 Americans - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   is that a painting ? - Beta Pictoris Gallery / Maus Contemporary, Birmingham, AL

2010
   Fuckheads - Portraiture for the Silicon Enlightenment - Kinkead Contemporary, Culver City, CA

2009
   A Delicate Touch - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Connections - Jenkins Johnson Gallery - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
   Political Draw - Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2008
   30 Americans - Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
   Creature Feature - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007
   Black Panther Rank and File - Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem, NC

2006
   black alphabet - conTEXTS of contemporary african-american art - Zacheta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
   -poiesis - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY
   As Good As Your Next Gig - Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   Black Panther Rank and File - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
   New Acquisitions—Contemporary Art - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

2005
Description  Eureka - The Eureka Fellowship Awards 2002-2004 - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
Description  Scents of Purpose - Artists Interpret the Spice Box - The Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
   The Whole World is Rotten: Free Radicals and the Gold Coast Slave Castles of Paa Joe - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image  African Queen - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
Description and image  The Other Mainstream - Selections from the Collection of Mikki and Stanley Weith - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
   The Anniversary Show - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004
Description  Strips & Characters/Kunst unter dem Einfluss von Comics - Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
   Comic Release - - Arthouse at the Jones Center - Contemporary Art for Texas, Austin, TX (closed, 2011)
   east of the sun and west of the moon - White Columns, New York City, NY

2003
Description and image  Scenery - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Rendered - Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York City, NY
   Splat Boom Pow! The Influence of Comics in Contemporary Art - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   Comic Release: Negotiating Identity for a New Generation - The Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg, PA

2002
   "Drawing Days" - - Galerie Zink - München, Munich (closed, 2010)
Description and image  Tribe - Group Show - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Description and image  Fantasyland - D'Amelio Terras, New York City, NY

2001
   Freestyle - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Comic Relief - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1999
   Bay Area Now 2 - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

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USA

 Beta Pictoris Gallery / Maus Contemporary, Birmingham, AL
 Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY
 Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 Electric Works, San Francisco, CA

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USA

 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
 San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
 ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

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