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Ruth Pastine

BIOGRAPHY

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

 

1993  

M.F.A., Hunter College of The City University of New York, NY; 1990-1993

 

The Rietveld Akademie, Independent Study Grant, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 1987-1988

1987  

B.F.A.,  The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY; 1984-1987

 

 State University of New York College at Purchase, Purchase, NY; 1982-1984

 

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

 

2014  

Ruth Pastine: Paintings and Pastel Works on Paper 1993-2013, MOAH - Museum of Art & History, Lancaster, CA

2013 

Interplay, Paintings and Pastel Works on Paper, Scott White Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA

2012  

Counterpoint, Pastel Works on Paper, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA

 

Imminence, Primary Color Series and Secondary Color Series Paintings, Quintenz & Company, Aspen, CO

2011  

Immaterial Matters, Primary Red Blue Series Paintings and Pastel Works on Paper, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

 

Conquer Surrender, Green Orange Violet Secondary Color Series Paintings, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

 

Transcendent Boundaries, Paintings: 1997-2011, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Santa Barbara, CA

2010  

Present Fugitive, Red Green Series and Blue Orange Series Paintings, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

2009  

Limitless, Red Green Series Paintings, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA

 

Phase & Shifting, Gray Series Paintings, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

2008  

Convergence, Saturated Red Blue Series Paintings, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

 

Ever Present, Saturated Red Blue Series Paintings, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

2007  

Black Light, Red Green, Blue Orange, and Yellow Violet Series Paintings, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA

 

Ruth Pastine: Focus on the Masters, Interview Series and Exhibition, Brooks Institute, Ventura, CA

2004  

Luminesce, Equivalence Red Green Series and Sameness and Difference Series Paintings, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA

2003  

Expedition, Yellow Violet Series Paintings, Double Squares, Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

2000  

Yellow Magenta Violet Series Paintings, Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

 

Red Green Series and Yellow Magenta Series Paintings, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

 Yellow Magenta Series Paintings, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

1999  

New Paintings, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA

1998  

Ray Paintings: Blue Orange Violet Series, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

 

Ray Paintings: Blue Yellow Violet Series, Deven Golden Fine Art, New York, NY

1996   

Mergings, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

 

East Meets West, West Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

1993  

Diffusion Paintings, Times Square Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY

1987  

Arc Paintings, Houghton Gallery, Cooper Union, New York, NY

 

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

 

2013  

20th Anniversary Exhibition, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

 

Spring Group Exhibition, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

2012  

Collectors Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

 

Transcending Abstraction lll: Contemporary Perspectives in Reductive Art, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

 

Cool Calm Collected, Danese, New York, NY

 

 Summer Group Exhibition, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

 

Selections, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Santa Barbara, CA

 

Summer Pop! Edward Cella Art + Architecture Projects, Venice, CA

 

Transcending Abstraction ll: Contemporary Perspectives in Reductive Art, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

 

Accrochage 2012: Celebrating 21 years, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

 

Transcending Abstraction: Contemporary Perspectives in Reductive Art, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

2011  

The Gleam in the Young Bastard's Eye, William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 

California Contemporary, Scott White Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

 

Summer Group Show, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

 

Art in Public Places, Peter Blake Gallery, Riviera Art Space, Newport Beach, CA

 

Latitude 34-40, Los Angeles incontra Napoli, Art 1307, Villa di Donato, Naples, Italy

 

Winter Group Show, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

2010  

Sulle Tracce di Luca Giordano, Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Contemporanea, Naples, Italy

 

Fresh Figures & Abstraction, Scott White Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

 

In House, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

2009  

QUINT: Three Decades of Contemporary Art, California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum, CA

 

Summer Group Show, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

 

Accrochage 2009, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

 

White, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 

The Non-Objective Object, Four Abstract Painters, CSUCI Gallery, Camarillo, CA

2008  

15 Years 15 Artists, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

 

History is Now, Portraits by Donna Granata, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, CA

 

Supermarket, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

2007  

X Invitational, California State University Channel Islands, SCIART, Camarillo, CA

 

Pulse London Contemporary Art Fair, London, England

 

Pulse Miami Contemporary Art Fair, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Miami Beach, FL

 

Red Dot Art Fair, Brian Gross Fine Art, Miami Beach, FL

2006  

Transformative, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA

 

Art LA, Contemporary Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA

2005  

Good Clean Fun, The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA

 

Installations, Yellow Violet Paintings, Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ

 

Pool Party, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA

 

Summer Sensation, White paintings, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

 

Pulse Contemporary Art Fair, Miami, FL

2004  

Inaugural Exhibition: Celebrating 23 Years, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

 

Grand Opening Exhibition, Scott White Contemporary Art, Telluride, CO

2002  

Breathing Room, Fifth Anniversary Exhibition, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

 

Signals, Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

 

Terrain: Literal to Metaphysical, Scott White Contemporary Art, Telluride, CO

 

Crossover, Kurashiki City Art Museum, Kurashiki, Japan

 

Continuous Senses, Gallery Jurou, Kurashiki, Japan

2001  

Abstraction and Immanence, Hunter College, Times Square Gallery, New York, NY

 

Monochrome/Monochrome?, Florence Lynch Gallery, New York, NY

 

Three Painters, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

2000  

Abstraction: Form To Field, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

 

 (In)tangible, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

 

Overcast, Allston Skirt Gallery, Allston, MA

 

Live from New York, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1999  

Core, Stark Gallery, New York, NY

 

Sudden Incandescence, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska

1998 

4th Annual Group Show, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 

Gallery Artists, Deven Golden Fine Art, New York, NY

 

Jewel Box Project, GAGA Gallery, New York, NY

 

Self-Portrait, Gallery at Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, NY

 

10 Year Anniversary Group Show, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

 

What's On The Wall, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

1997  

Abstraction Index, Condeso/Lawler Gallery, New York, NY

 

Art Without Curves, Invitational, Phoenix, AZ

 

Benefit Exhibition, Pat Hearn Gallery, New York, NY

 

Drawing from Life, Stark Gallery, New York, NY

 

On the Wall - Current Expressions in Contemporary Art, TIAA/CREF, New York, NY

 

Presentational Painting II, Bertha & Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, NY

 

Pools of Light, Donahue/Sosinski Art, New York, NY

1996  

A Large Show of Small Works, Houghton Gallery, The Cooper Union, NY, NY

 

Formal Abstraction / New York, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 

Group Show, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 

Places of the Imagination, E.M. Donahue Gallery, New York, NY

 

Summer 1996, E.M. Donahue Gallery, New York, NY

1995  

Gramercy International Contemporary Art Fair L.A. at Chateau Marmont,Friedman-Guinness, L.A., CA

 

Vulnerability, The Dahn Gallery, New York, NY

1994  

Outreach Alumni 2, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

1993  

MFA Selection, Wexler Library, Hunter College, New York, NY

1991  

Voorhees Painting Exhibition, Times Square Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY

1987  

Annual Exhibition, Houghton Gallery, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

 

Grumbacher Emerging Artists Exhibition, New York, NY and National Travel Show

 

 National Arts Club Annual Art Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York, NY

1986  

Annual Exhibition, Houghton Gallery, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

 

Group Show, Houghton Gallery, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

1985   

Annual Exhibition, Houghton Gallery, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

1984  

Annual Exhibition, S.U.N.Y. Purchase, Purchase, NY

 

Small Works Exhibition, S.U.N.Y. Purchase, Purchase, NY

1983  

Annual Exhibition, S.U.N.Y. Purchase, Purchase, NY

1982  

Honorary Group Exhibition, School Art League of New York City

 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Honorary Award Exhibition, New York, NY

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

 

 

2009  

Limitless, Red Green Series and Blue Orange Series, North & South Lobby Public Painting Installation, Ernst & Young Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

 

AWARDS/HONORS

 

 

2009  

Limitless, Red Green Series and Blue Orange Series, North & South Lobby Public Painting Installation, Ernst & Young Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

2000  

Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Grant

 

The Shifting Foundation Matching Grant

1999 

Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Grant

1993 

Hunter College Graduate Study Award

1992

Hunter College Graduate Study Award

 

Esther Fish Perry Scholarship Award, Hunter College

1990 

Harriet Rutter Eagleson Scholarship Award, Hunter College

1987 

The Rietveld Akademie, Independent Study Grant, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

The Cooper Union, Independent Study Grant; The Rietveld Akademie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

 Grumbacher Artist Award & National Traveling Exhibition

1984

 Four Year Scholarship, The Cooper Union

1982  

Alexander Medal, Merit in Art, School Art League of New York City

 

Metropolitan Museum of Art Honorary Award and Exhibtion

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

 

2014  

Ruth Pastine: Paintings and Pastel Works on Paper 1993-2013, exhibition catalog, MOAH-Museum of Art & History, Lancaster, CA

2013  

Interplay, Paintings and Pastel Works on Paper, exhibition catalog, Scott White Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA

2012  

Counterpoint, exhibition Catalog, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA

 

 Cool Calm Collected, exhibition catalog, Danese, New York, NY

2010  

Fresh Figures & Abstraction, exhibition brochure, Scott White Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

2009  

Limitless, exhibition brochure, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA

2008  

History is Now, Portraits by Donna Granata, exhibition catalog, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, CA

2007  

SCIART Tenth, exhibition brochure, CSU Studio Channel Islands Art Center, Camarillo, CA

2006  

New American Paintings, Open Studio Press, Boston, MA

2005  

Bentley Gallery Publications, April/May 2005, Scottsdale, AZ

2001  

Abstraction and Immanence, exhibition catalog, Hunter College of the City University of New York, NY

1997  

Presentational Painting II, exhibition catalog, Hunter College of the City University of New York, NY

1993  

XII Spring, exhibition catalog, Hunter College of the City University of New York, NY

 

 

 

 

 

FILMS/ FEATURE MOTION PICTURES

 

 

2005

  "Syriana," Warner Bros. Pictures Inc.

2000

   "Autumn in New York," Lakeshore Entertainment

 

 

 

PUBLIC & CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

 

 

 

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

 

AXA Art, Cologne, Germany

 

Brookfield Properties, Ernst & Young Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

 

Citi Smith Barney Investments, New York City, New York

 

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, Monterey, CA

 

Goodwill Industries International, San Francisco, California

 

Lakeshore Entertainment, Los Angeles, California

 

Lehman Brothers/Townsend Analytics, New York City

 

Qualcomm, San Diego, California

 

UNICEF, New York City, New York