RESUME


David Provan


EDUCATION

B.A. (Art and Architecture), Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1979
M.A. (Painting), Royal College of Art, London, England, 1981

ONE & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2012
Converging/Parallel, (with Ann Provan), Marina Gallery, Cold Spring, NY
2011
Sculpture, Marina Gallery, Cold Spring, NY
1999
Three Kinds of Change, Mobil Building Lobby, 150 E.42nd St. New York, NY
1994
Sculptures, Mindy Oh Gallery, Chicago, IL
Ise Art Foundation, New York, NY
1991
David Provan: Recent Sculpture, Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York, NY
1984
Wall Alters, Wenger Gallery, San Diego, CA
1983
Triangularium, Crumley Gallery, Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA
David Provan, Claremont Graduate School Gallery, Claremont, CA
Other Perspectives, Sushi Gallery, San Diego, CA
1982
Intuitive Maps and Mandalas, Wenger Gallery, San Diego, CA
1979
Davenport College, Yale University, New Haven, CT

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013
Elegy, Theo Ganz Gallery, Beacon, NY
Melvin Johnson Sculpture Garden Exhibition, Chautauqua Institute, NY
Constructs, Marina Gallery, Cold Spring, NY
Collaborative Concepts at Saunder’s Farm, Garrison, NY
Contemporary Couples, Strohl Gallery, Chautauqua Institute, NY
2012
The Farm Project 2012, Collaborative Concepts, Garrison, NY
2011
Lasting Impressions: Contemporary Takes on Ephemerality, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
CURRENT 2011, Garrison Art Center, Boscobel House and Garden, Garrison, NY
2010
PHOTOcentric, (Curated by Stephen Shore & Harvey Stein), Garrison Art Center, NY
Collaborative Concepts at Saunder’s Farm, 2010, Garrison, NY
2009
PHOTOcentric, (Curated by Malcolm Daniel & Alice Rose George), Garrison Art Center, NY
Collaborative Concepts at Saunders Farm, 2009, Garrison , NY
2008
Collaborative Concepts at Saunders Farm, 2008, Garrison, NY
2005
Along the Way: MTA Arts for Transit, UBS Gallery, New York, NY
2004
Through the Looking Glass, theXpo, Brooklyn, NY
2003
Marking Places that Matter, The Urban Center, New York, NY
2002
Doral Bank, New York, NY
1996
Cultured Pearl, Seoul Metropolitan Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
1995
Conceptual Documents for Impossible Art, Gallery 473, New York, NY
1994
Influenced by Architecture, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA
Group Show, Mindy Oh Gallery, Chicago, IL
1992
Lyric Thought, Lyric Form, Parkland College Art Gallery, Champaign, IL
1990
Invitational 1990, Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York, NY
Freedom of Speech, University of California, Berkeley, CA
1989
Mixed Messages, RuggieroHenis Gallery, New York, NY
1988
Sculpture, Wenger Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Invitational, 55 Mercer Street Gallery, New York, NY
1987
Sculpture, Soho Center for Visual Artists, New York, NY
1986
Heads, Mokotoff Gallery, New York, NY
Fetish Art: Obsessive Expressions, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL
1985
New Artists/New Work, Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, IL
1984
All California '84, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
1983
Target L.A.: The Art of Survival, Los Angeles Artists for Survival, CA

AWARDS AND GRANTS

1988
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
1984
Special Award, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, All California '84, Juror: Henry Hopkin

PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS

1995
Yab-Yum, permanent sculpture installation for Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Herald Square Subway Complex, New York, NY

PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

Keyspan Collection, Brooklyn, NY
Ise Art Foundation, Tokyo, Japan
Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York, NY
Rubin Baum Levin Constant & Friedman, New York, NY
Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA
University of California, San Diego, CA
Unilever Ltd., London, England
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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Campbell, Robert. "Artists Under the Influence in Fitchburg.", Boston Globe, Oct. 25, 1994
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Editorial. "Underground Gallery-Going."New York Times, Jan. 28, 1996
Geer, Suvan. "Review", Los Angeles Times, Dec. 9, 1988
Hawkins, Margaret. "Review", Chicago Sun-Times, May 20, 1994
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Louie, Elaine. "Currents: Where Art is Blowin' in the Wind." New York Times, Nov. 22, 1990
Melrod, George. "Influenced by Architecture." catalog, Fitchburg Art Museum, 1994 MTA Publication. "Arts For Transit." 1990
MTA Publication. "Art en Route." 1996
Miller, Elise. "Artist Welds Bizarre into Joyous Unity." Los Angeles Times, Aug. 26, 1982
Newhall, Edith. "Installation: See Ya Later, Alligator." New York Magazine, Dec. 4,1995
Philipstown. Info, "Converging/Parallel Unites the Work." Sept. 7, 2012
Raven, Arlene. "Train Soul." Village Voice, Nov. 17, 1992
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Metropolis, July 2003 Robinson, Walter. "Subway Spinners." Art in America, Jan. 1996
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