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ROBERT KINGSTON

BIOGRAPHICAL

 Born in Sumatra 1955

 Lives in Altadena, California.

 Teaches painting/drawing at Pierce College, Woodland Hills, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008

  • Dolby-Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007

  • Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • Dolby-Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006

  • Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2003

  • Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2002

  • Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2000

  • Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1999

  • Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1996

  • Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1994

  • Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1993

  • Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1991

  • Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1990

  • Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1988

  • East Gallery, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA

1987

  • DA Gallery, Pomona, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2005

  • Out of Line, La Sierra University, Riverside, CA
  • Abstract Los Angeles, Visual Arts Center, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
  • Monothon 11, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
  • Out of Line, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

2004

  • Luster, curated by Andi Couwenberg, Gensler, San Francisco, CA
  • Abstract Los Angeles, curated by Andi Couwenberg, Soho Myriad, Atlanta, GA
  • Dialogue: Abstract, curated by Gayle Ruskin-White, Space, New York, NY
  • Continental Divide; curated by Mark Zimmermann, Planet Thailand, Brooklyn, NY
  • Abstractions - Five Gallery Artists, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2002

  • New Mid-Century, Contemporary Interpretations of Organic & Geometric Abstraction,
  • New Urban Art, Phoenix, AZ (two person exhibition)
  • Conspiracy II, New Paintings, L.I.C.K..Ltd. Fine Art, Long Island City, NY

2000

  • The Significant Pursuit, Smack Mellon Studios, Brooklyn, NY A
  • Art Auction 8, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

1998

  • A Slice of Apple, a Cross Section of Abstract Paintings from New York,
  • Curated by Robert Kingston, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • Contemporary Art Works, Antelope Valley College Art Gallery, Lancaster, CA

1997

  • Recurrence, Gallery Korea, New York, NY

1996

  • Formal Abstraction / New York, Curated by Robert Kingston, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • A Salon, Room, New York, NY
  • Pattern and Relief, Smack Melon Studio, Brooklyn, NY

1994

  • East - West, E. S. VanDam, New York City, NY
  • Accrochage, TennisportArts, Long Island City, New York
  • Credo, (curated by John O'Brien) Brand Library, Glendale, CA

1993

  • polyABSTRACT, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • Galerie Behemot, Prague, Czech Republic

1992

  • TBA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • World News, Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA

1991

  • World News, Onyx Cafe, Los Angeles and Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA

1990

  • Dialogue/Prague/Los Angeles: Monotypes, Arroyo Arts, Los Angeles CA
  • Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA
  • Spokane Art School Center for the Visual Arts, Spokane, WA
  • Timeless Impressions, The Art Works, Riverside, CA

1989

  • Recent Paintings, East and West Galleries, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA
  • Variations Los Angeles: The Form, Group Show, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1989

  • Prague/Los Angeles Exchange Show, Prague, Czechoslavakia

1988

  • A Downtown Art Odyssey, Gallery at the Plaza, Security Pacific Corporation, Los Angeles, CA
  • Eight Artists, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA
  • Visual Exchange, Harris Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

1987

  • Artists for the Homeless, SPARC Gallery, Venice, CA
  •  Salon des Independents, Richard Bennett Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  •  Second Fall, East Gallery, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA
  •  Fringe Festival, Hinshaw Gallery, Pitzer College Claremont, CA
  •  Ten Year Anniversary Exhibit, Century Gallery, Sylmar, CA

1986

  • DA Collage Show, DA Gallery, Pomona, CA
  •  EarlyNeoPostism, West Gallery, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA
  •  Fresh Paint, Gallery C, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

1985

  • Group Show, Brooks Street Gallery, Venice, CA

1984

  • Selected Works, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Herbert, "Simon Profile", Lifescapes, March 2006    

Rose, Joshua, "Lurking Below The Surface - New Paintings By Robert Kingston," Shade,

November & December, 2002

Frank, Peter, "Art Pick of The Week", L.A. Weekly, March 7, 2002

Zimmermann, Mark, "The Stillness of Painting, Robert Kingston and His Contemporaries,"

PAJ, A Journal of Performance and Art, September 2001

Irwin, Oliver, Artweek, March, 1999

"Best Bet", Los Angeles Times, January, 1999

"Continuing and Upcoming", Art Scene, October 1996

New American Paintings, catalogue of the thirteenth open studios press competition,

December, 1997

Butler, Brian, "The Acceptance of History, the Building of Hope", Visions, Summer 1992

Barrie, Lita, "A Memory Lost in Time", Artweek, October 1991

Brumer, Andy, L.A. Style, September 1991

Butler, Brian, Artweek, September 1989

Clarke, Jr., Orville O., Artscene, June 1990

Clarke, Jr., Orville O., Southern California Home & Garden Holiday, 1990.

Frank, Peter, "From Main to Santa Fe: A Downtown Art Odyssey", L.A. Weekly,

September, 1989

Frank, Peter, "Pick of the Week", L.A. Weekly, Calender, June 1990

Geer, Suvan, Los Angeles Times, June 5, 1990

Melrod, George, "Openings", Art & Antiques, September 1996

Simcoe, Duncan, Artweek, February 22, 1990

Welzenbach, Michael, "From Main to Santa Fe", Artscene, October, 1988

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California

Chadwick, Saylor and Co.

Global Crossing, Beverly Hills, CA

Harrah’s Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ

MGM Mansion, Las Vegas, NV

Nestle, Burbank, CA

Pacific Capital, Los Angeles, CA

Ramada Hotel, Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION

1988 - M.F.A., Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA

1986 - B.F.A., California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

 

 

   
 
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