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Viola Frey 1933-2004, US

Rank (2014): 5001 - 10,000 (detailed rank for members only)

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 54

    Solo shows 17

    2012
    Viola Frey: Echoes of Images - Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York City, NY
    2010
    Bigger, Better, More: The Art of Viola Frey - Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
    Viola Frey - A Legacy in Paint and Clay - Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA
    Bigger, Better, More: The Art of Viola Frey - Museum of Arts and Design, New York City, NY
    Viola Frey - Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York City, NY
    2009
    Bigger, Better, More: The Art of Viola Frey - Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto, ON
    Bigger, Better More: The Art of Viola Frey - Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
    2008
    Viola Frey - Focus on the Figure - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2007
    Viola Frey - Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York City, NY
    2005
    Viola Frey - Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York City, NY
    2003
    Viola Frey - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2002
    Larger than Life - Viola Frey - Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno, NV
    2001
    Larger than Life - Ceramic Figures by Viola Frey - Boise Art Museum BAM, Boise, ID
    2000
    Viola Frey - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    1992
    Viola Frey: Artist\'s Mind/Studio/World Wallpaper and Pink Lady - The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
    1984
    It’s All Part of the Clay: Viola Frey - Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA
    1982
    currents 18: VIOLA FREY - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO

    Group shows 37

    2013
    Color: The splendor of - Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York City, NY
    2012
    The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
    Looking at You Looking at Me - di Rosa, Napa, CA
    Local Treasures: Bay Area Ceramics - Berkeley Art Center (BAC), Berkeley, CA
    Pop Goes The Humor - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
    The Figure - Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York City, NY
    2011
    Exposed : Sculpture And Promised Gifts From Amoca’s Permanent Collection - AMOCA - American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA
    Big A@# Sculpture - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2010
    Cross Currents in 20th Century Art: Prints and Ceramics from the Anne C. and Harry Wollman Collection - Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH
    The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Art Collection - Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno, NV
    2009
    Dirt on Delight: Impulses That Form Clay - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
    Titans ll: Viola Frey & Robert Arneson - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
    TITANS: Robert Arneson & Viola Frey - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
    Dirt on Delight: Impulses That Form Clay - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    2008
    Out of Shape: Bodies in Contemporary Art - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
    The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Dain Rauscher Collection - Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN
    2007
    A Legacy of Art: The Ted and Ruth Nash Collection - Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
    Human Form in Clay - the Minds Eye - Shizuoka City Museum of Art, Shizuoka
    2006
    Human Form in Clay - The Museum of Ceramic Art, Hyogo, Sasayama, Hyōgo
    Circles - Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York City, NY
    Human Form in Clay - the Minds Eye - Museum of Contemporary Ceramic Arts, Koka City Shiga Prefecture
    A Ceramic Legacy - Selections from the Stéphane Janssen and R. Michael Johns Col - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
    2005
    The Human Touch: Dain Rauscher Collection - Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA
    The Anniversary Show - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2004
    The True Artist is an Amazing Luminous Fountain - Kreeger Museum, Washington, DC
    2003
    Scenery - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    On the Wall - Wallpaper and Tableau - The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
    2001
    Paperworks and From the Figure to the Body - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    Comic Relief - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2000
    The Lighter Side of Bay Area Figuration - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    1999
    The Art of Craft - The de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
    Pioneers and Terriers - Colenbrander, Ohr and USA Clay Today - Stedelijk Museum ’s-Hertogenbosch, 's-Hertogenbosch
    1998
    Uit het EKWC - Stedelijk Museum ’s-Hertogenbosch, 's-Hertogenbosch
    Women in the Weisman Collection: The Spirit of Seneca Falls - Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
    1997
    Color Detour - Apexart, New York City, NY
    1989
    Rain of Talent: Umbrella Art - The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
    1967
    Ceramics by Viola Frey and Peter Layton - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

    Dealer Directory 3

    USA
    Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
    Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York City, NY
    Donna Schneier Fine Arts, Palm Beach, FL

    Collections 15

    Canada
    Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto, ON
    USA
    The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
    Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
    MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    di Rosa, Napa, CA
    Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
    Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
    The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
    Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
    Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
    Runnymede Sculpture Farm, Woodside, CA

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