ED MUSANTE

BORN: Honolulu, Hawaii

EDUCATION: 1999 MFA, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
1981 BFA, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
1965 BA in Art History, University of California, Berkeley, CA

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Juror for Expressions West 2006

Utah State University ,visiting artist, April 7-9-2005
Lecture presentation, student painting workshops, and NPR radio interview.

Cill Rialaig Artist residency, Setember 15-October 15, 2003, Ballinskellig, Co. Kerry, Republic of Ireland.

Morris Graves Residency, Loleta, CA June, 2002

1987 Finalist, Seattle Art Museum Betty Bowen Award, Seattle, WA, 1987

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2013

Cigar Box Paintings, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA September 10 - October 26, 2013

2011

Cigar Box Paintings, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, New York, NY September 15 - October 29, 2011

2010

Cigar Box Paintings, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA June 29 - August 21, 2010

2009

West Coast Drawings VIII, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Cuver City, CA

2009

New Paintings, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008

Cigar Box, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

2008

Cigar Box Paintings, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA August 15 - June 7, 2008

2007

Cigar Box Paintings, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

2006

Collection of Works, Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay,OR

2006

Cigar Box Paintings, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, New York

2006

Cigar Box Paintings, Stanford University Faculty Club

2005

Inland, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

2004

Cigar Box Paintings, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003

Cigar Box, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

2002

Ed Musante: New Work, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

 

Landscapes, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA
Cigar Box Paintings, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2001

Cigar Box Works, Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

1999

Cigar Box Works, Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
New Work, Compton Union Gallery, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Two Person Show, The Munson Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1998

Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1997

Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA
New Figurative Paintings, Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1995

Upstairs Gallery, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA
Fine Arts Gallery, Pierce College, Tacoma, WA

1994

The Shelby Restaurant, New York, NY

1993

Fairbanks Gallery, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, New York, NY
Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1991

Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, New York, NY
Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA
Two Person Show, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1990

Charles Campbell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1989

Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, New York, NY
Charles Campbell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1988

Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA
Monterey Peninsula Art Museum, Monterey, CA

1987

Charles Campbell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1986

Charles Campbell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2015

Tohono Chul Gallery, TAKING FLIGHT:BIRDS IN ART

2015

Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2014

Etherton Gallery, Tucson AZ   Without and Within - IN Gallery Pop-Up

2014

Pima Community College, SOUTHWEST Observed & Considered

2006

Art Chicago 2006, Historic Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL

2005

A Bay Area Tradition: An Artists' Group Focus on Life Drawing, City Picture Frame Gallery, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco International Art Exposition, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA 2005
Art Chicago in the Park 2005, Butler Field, Chicago, IL

2004

San Francisco International Art Exposition, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

2003

Paul Thiebaud Gallery Group Show: Twenty-Five Treasures, Paul Thiebaud Gallery,
San Francisco, CA
Group Show: Landscapes, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, Paul Thiebaud Gallery
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco International Art Exposition 2003, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
Art Chicago 2003, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
Aviary, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

2002

25 Years A Celebration, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
Animal as Metaphor, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
The Perception of Appearance: A Decade of Contemporary American Figure Drawing, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA, curated by Norman Lundin
San Francisco International Art Exposition 2002, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
Art Chicago 2002, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

2001

Ed Musante & John McCormick: New Works, The Munson Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
San Francisco International Art Exposition 2001, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
Art Chicago 2001, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

2000

23rd Annual Holiday Show, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
New Work, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1999

22nd Annual Holiday Show, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
The Animals and the Elements, The Munson Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1998

21st Annual Holiday Show, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

1997–98

The Great Outdoors, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

1997

Two Person Show, The Munson Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Wood, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA
Art from the American West, American Ambassador's Residence, Santa Fe de Bogota, Colombia

1996–97

West Art and the Law, Twenty-First Annual Exhibition, Indiana Convention Center and RCA Dome, Indianapolis, IN

1996

Traveled to: Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL; Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI; Alexander Hogue Gallery/School of Art, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK; Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, OH
Mostra 96, Museo Italo Americano, San Francisco, CA

1996

Spirit and Ritual, Lizardi/Harp Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Group Show, Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1995

Ed Musante/Norman Lundin, The Munson Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
The Imaginary Zoo, The St. Paul Companies, St. Paul, MN

1994-95

Animal Dreams, Sun Valley Center Gallery, Ketchum, ID

1994

Figuration, Eddie Rhodes Gallery, Contra Costa College, San Pablo, CA
Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1994 New Art of the West 4, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, IN
Ten Years, The Celebration of a Decade, Ten Artists, Albers Fine Art Gallery, Memphis, TN

1993

Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Now and Again: Figure and Landscape, Solari Gallery, The Art Museum of Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz, C
Bird Song, The Avian Connection, The Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NY and Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ

1992–93

The Betty Bowen Legacy: Fourteen Years of Award-Winning Art, Security Pacific Gallery, Seattle, WA

1992

Altered by the Moon, Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, New York, NY
It Figures, The Human Image in Art, Index Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA

1991

25th Anniversary Exhibitions: The Middle Years II 1981-1985, Francine Seders Gallery,
Seattle, WA
National Small Painting Exhibition, Boise State University Gallery of Art, Boise, ID (Honorable Mention Award)

1989

Charles Campbell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Dog Days of Summer, Alice Bingham Gallery, Memphis, TN
Not Vegetable, Not Mineral - An Exhibition of Contemporary Northwest Art Using Animal Imagery, Port Angeles Fine Art Center, Port Angeles, WA
The 1989 Northwest Annual, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

1988

The Bird: Five Interpretations, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1987

Fur, Feathers, Scales, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
Art Museum of Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz, CA

1986

Fantasy, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA
Tacoma Art Museum Juried Exhibition, Tacoma, WA
Images Gallery, Bellingham, WA

PUBLICATIONS:

San Francisco Ed Musante Paul Thiebaud by Elaine Sexton, Art in America, December 2008
Mullarkey, Maureen. "Ed Musante: Cigar Box Paintings." New York Sun, 1 June, 2006
A Bay Area Tradition: An Artists' Group Focus on Life Drawing. San Francisco, CA: Prepress Assembly, Inc., 2005. Introduction by Carolyn Kastner, Ph.D.
Twenty-Five Treasures, San Francisco, CA, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, Fall 2005
Ed Musante: Cigar Box Paintings, San Francisco, CA, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, Spring 2004.
Twenty-Five Treasures, San Francisco, CA, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, Fall 2003.
Twenty-Five Treasures, San Francisco, CA, Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, Fall 2000.
Twenty-Five Treasures, San Francisco, CA, Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, Fall 1999.

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