Charles Emerson 2011

photo by Mel Curtis

Charles R. Emerson
December 4, 1935 Los Angeles, CA


Education
B.F.A. (Painting) 1957 University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
Graduate Studies 1958-1959 Boston University, Boston, MA.
M.F.A. (Painting) 1963 Yale University, New Haven, CT.
Fulbright Grant 1961 Venice, Italy.

Exhibitions
2013       Sisko Gallery, Solo Exhibition.  Seattle, WA.
2013       Sisko Gallery, Group Show.  Seattle, WA.
2012       Sisko Gallery, Group Show.  Seattle, WA.
2011       Sisko Gallery, Solo Exhibition.  Seattle, WA.
2010       Sisko Gallery, Solo Exhibition.  Seattle, WA.
2003       Myron Miner Gallery, Solo Exhibition.  Seattle, WA.
1976-77  Seward Park Faculty Show, “The Artists”. Seattle WA.
1976-77  Pacific NW Arts Festival Juried Competition. Seattle WA.
1972       Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, “The Wall Object”.  La Jolla, CA.
1972       University of San Diego, Solo Exhibition. San Diego, CA
1973       Fine Arts Gallery, “San Diego Collects”. San Diego, CA.
1971       Reed College, Solo Exhibition. Portland, OR.
1971       Portland State University, Solo Exhibition. Portland, OR.
1970       La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, “Projections: Anti-materialism” La Jolla, CA. 
1969-73  La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, Artist in Residence La Jolla, CA.
1969       Krannert Art Museum, “Survey of Contemporary American Painting”. Urbana, IL.
1969       La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, Solo Exhibition. La Jolla, CA.
1968       Lytton Center of Visual Arts, “Artist’s Artists”. Los Angeles, CA.
1968       Esther Robles Gallery, Group show. Los Angeles, CA.
1967       Lytton Center of Visual Arts, “Newcomers”. Los Angeles, CA.
1967       California State College, “Four from L.A.” Los Angeles, CA
1962       Galleria Il Traghetto, Solo Exhibition. Venice, Italy. 
1962       Palazzo Venezia, “Fulbright Artists”. Rome, Italy.

Publications
“The Art of Drawing” Bernard Chaet, Yale University Press, 1971.
“Bi-Annual Survey of Contemporary American Painting-1969” 1969.
“Projections: Anti-Materialism”, La Jolla Museum of Art.

Art Tours
Art Tour Guide: "Modernism in Manhattan", Tour of Museums and Galleries in New York City, March 2013
Art Tour Guide: "Emerson in L.A.", Tour of Museums and Galleries in Los Angeles, February 2014
Art Tour Guide: "Miro, The Art of Seeing ", Seattle Art Museum, March 26 and April 23 2014