Jeremy Anderson: Curriculum Vitae

Born 1921, Palo Alto, CA
Died 1982, Mill Valley, CA

Jeremy Anderson began making sculpture in the late 1940’s and developed a highly unique language of hand-carved surrealist forms and figures, often arranged as a landscape tableau. He served in the US Navy as a sonar technician during World War II and taught sculpture at the California School of Fine Arts, University of California Berkeley and the University of California Davis.

Education
1950 California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

Awards
1962 Cash Award, Invitational Competition for Sculpture in Architecture
          Finalist, Golden Gateway Sculpture Competition
1959 Bank of America Prize, San Francisco Museum of Art
1957 Honorable Mention, California Sculptors’ Annual, Oakland Art Museum
1950 Winner, Design Competition for Burial Monument (never executed)
          Abraham Rosenberg Traveling Fellowship, California School of Fine Arts
1948 I.N.Walter Sculpture Prize, California School of Fine Arts

Selected Solo Exhibitions
1995 Jeremy Anderson/The Critical Link: A Quiet Revolution, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art and Oakland Museum, CA
1985 Small Sculpture 1953-1981, Braunstein Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1984 Selected Works 1951-1981, Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA
1978 Hearts and Souls, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1975 Jeremy Anderson: A Survey of Work from 1951-1975, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
         Jeremy Anderson Sculpture, University of California, Davis, CA
1970 Sculpture and Drawings, Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1966 Jeremy Anderson, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Pasadena Art Museum, CA
          Maps, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1964 Jeremy Anderson Sculpture 1950-1963, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco
1963 Jeremy Anderson, Berkeley Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1961 Sculpture: Jeremy Anderson, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1954 Jeremy Anderson, Stable Gallery, New York, NY
1949 Jeremy Anderson, Metart Galleries, San Francisco, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present, Curated by Dan Nadel, Matthew Marks, New York, NY
1995 Pacific Dreams: Currents of Surrealism and Fantasy in Early California Art 1934-1957, Oakland Museum, UCLA Hammer Museum           of Art and Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, UT
1993 Selections from the Permanent Collection-California: Art from the 1930s to the Present, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
1989 Forty Years of California Assemblage San Jose Museum of Art, Fresno Art Museum and Joslyn Art Museum
1986 California Sculpture: 1959-1980, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
1985 Art in the San Francisco Bay Area 1945-1980, Oakland Museum
1984 Contemporary American Wood Sculpture, Crocker Art Museum, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Huntsville Museum of Art             and Chrysler Museum
          The Dilexi Years 1958-1970, Oakland Museum
1982 100 Years of California Sculpture, Oakland Museum Northern California Art of the Sixties, De Saisset Museum, University of                 Santa Clara
1976 California Painting and Sculpture: The Modern Era, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and National Collection of fine Arts,               Smithsonian Institution
1975 Masterworks in Wood: The Twentieth Century, Portland Art MuseumFirst Artists’ Soap Box Derby, San Francisco Museum of
          Modern Art 1971 Continuing Surrealism, La Jolla Museum of Art
1969 An American Report on the Sixties, Denver Art Museum
          American Sculpture of the Sixties, Grand Rapids Art Museum
1968 On Looking Back: Bay Area 1945-62, San Francisco Museum of Art
          The West Coast Now: Current Work from the Western Seaboard, Portland Art Museum, Seattle Art Museum and
          De Young Museum
1967 FUNK, University Art Museum, Berkeley, and Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
         American Sculpture of the Sixties, Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Philadelphia Museum of Art
1966 Twenty Drawings: New Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York
          Two-Dimensional Sculpture, Three-Dimensional Painting, Richmond Art Center, CA
1964 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture, Whitney Museum of American Art
1962 Fifty California Artists, Whitney Museum of American Art, Walker Art Center, Albright Knox Art Gallery and
         Des Moines Art Center

Public Collections

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento
Dallas Museum of Art
Fine Arts Museum of Salt Lake City, Utah
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena
The Oakland Museum of California
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley