PHILLIS IDEAL
211 East 18th
Apt. LD
New York, NY 10003

1000 Cordova Place, #409
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 699-2655
phillisideal.com

Museum Exhibitions:

M.H. de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
Newport Harbor Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Jonson Gallery, University of New Mexico Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM
Fresno Art Center and Museum, Fresno, CA
Donald Anderson Museum of Contemporary Arts, Roswell, NM
Morristown Museum, Morristown, NJ
Herbert F Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Library of the Museum of Modern Art (Special Collections); Metropolitan Museum of Art; The New York Public Library and The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC holds the American Abstract Artists 75th Anniversary Print Portfolio 2012
New Mexcio Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
University at Buffalo Art Galleries, Buffalo, NY

Solo Exhibitions:

2017 “Color Is As Color Does”, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2016 “Urban Energy”, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2015 “Copy, Cut, Paste”, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2013 “Sassy”, curated by Diane Armitage ,Isaac’s Pipe & Supply Gallery, Roswell, NM
2013 “Overlap”: Paintings: 2008-2012”, David Richards Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2011 “Four X Four”,Chiaroscuro Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2011, 1997 “Recent Paintings”, Painting Center, New York, NY
2009 “Paintings from Southern Italy”, Chiaroscuro Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2004, 2002 Rosenberg and Kaufman Fine Art, New York, NY
2002 Art Resources Transfer, New York, NY
2000 Jonson Gallery, University of New Mexico Museum, Albuquerque, NM
1991, 1989 Linda Durham Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1987 Richard Green Gallery, New York, NY
1984 Mercer Street Artists, New York, NY
1984, 1978, 1976 Grapestake Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1980 “Phillis Ideal Recent Paintings and Sculpture”, Works, San Jose, CA
1975 M.H. de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA,

Group Exhibitions:

2016 “Chromatic Space”, curated by Jonathan Lippincott, Shirley Fiterman Art Center, Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York, NY
2016 “Urban Energy”, notes by Anne Landi, contributing editor at Art News, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2016 “Visible Histories”, (selections from American Abstract Artists), curated by Maxim Weinstrau, Morris-Warren Gallery, New York, NY
2016 “The Onward of Art” (selections from American Abstract Artists), curated by Karen Wilkin, 1285 Art Gallery, New York, NY
2016 Dallas Art Fair, April 14 – April 17, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2016 – 2012 American Abstract Artists 75th Anniversary Print Portfolio Exhibitions:
• 2016 Biggin Gallery at the College of Liberal Arts, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
• 2015 Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, Nashville, TN
• 2014 Martin Gallery at Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA
• 2014 University of Mary Washington Galleries, Fredericksburg, VA
• 2014 Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
• 2013 Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
• 2013 “Dynamic Invention: American Abstract Artists at 75, Brattleboro Museum & Art, Brattleboro, VT
2015 “Selections from the Holiday Group”, December 31 – January 23, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2015 Metro Curates, Metropolitan Pavilion, NYC, January 22 – 25, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2015 Dallas Art Fair, Booth F12, April 9 – April 12, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2015 “Endless Attire” curated by Rachel Nackman, Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Art Miami, December 1 – December 6, 2015, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2014 “Gesture Then and Now: The Legacy of Abstract Expressionism”, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2014 “To Leo: A Tribute from American Abstract Artists”, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2014 “Sensory Impact”, Morgan Stanley International and Company, 2000 Westchester Avenue, Purchase, NY, May 1, 2014 – May, 2015
2013 – 2008 Sideshow Gallery, (participated in the annual group show six consecutive years)
2013 “Wit”, Curated by Joanne Freeman, Painting Center, New York, NY,
2012 “American Abstract Artists International; 75th Anniversary, Paris CONCRET, Paris, France
2012 “Le Salon des Realties Nouvelles”, Parc Floral de Paris Invitational, Paris, France
2011 “Abstraction to the Power of Infinity”, curated by Janet Kurnatowski, The Ice Box and Grey Area, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2011 “American Abstract Artists / 75 Anniversary”, OK Harris Gallery, New York, NY
2011 “American Abstract Artists International / 75th Anniversary, Galerie oqbo and Deutche Kunstlerbund” Berlin, Germany
2011 “Spendor of Dynamic Structure: Celebrating 75 Years of the Americn Abstract Artists’, curated by Nancy E. Green, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University Ithaca, NY
2010 “Amercian Abstract Artist International L‘astrazione vista da un cosmopolita”, Aragon Castle of Otranto, Otranto, Italy
2008 “Tribute to Esphyr Slobodkina: American Abstract Artists”, The Painting Center, New York, NY
2007 “Material Matters: American Abstract Artists”, curated by Kat Griefen, Director AIR Gallery, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2006 “Material Sign” (four person exhibition), curated by Stephen Westfall, Florence Lynch Gallery, New York, NY
2005 “Optical Simulations: American Abstract Artists” curated by Jill Conner, Yellow Bird Gallery, Newbough, NY
2005 “Ideal-Selections from the American Abstract Artists”, Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY
2003 “A Conversation Exhibition” (between Phillis Ideal and Mark Haljapateras), Art Resources Transfer, New York, NY
2002 “Rosenberg+Kaufman Fine Art”, The Affordable Art Fair, Pier 92, New York, NY
2001 “Blotto” (four person exhibition), Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL
2001 Klein Art Works, Gallery Group Exhibition, Chicago, IL
2000 “The Collected Century 1900-2000”, Morristown Museum, Morristown, New Jersey
2000 “Toward the New: American Abstract Artist”, Hillwood Art Museum Brockville, NY
1992, 1985 “Painting Invitational”, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
1991 “Sculpture Invitational”, curated by Friedericke Taylor, Ruggiero Gallery, New York, NY
1987,1985 “Painting Invitational”, Oscarsson Siegeltuch Gallery, New York, NY
1985 “Empowered Painting”, Fine Arts Museum of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
1973 “Market Street Program”, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
1973 “Drawing Invitational”, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Reviews:

James Panero, Gallery Chronicle, “The Ownward of Art: American Abstract Artists 80 Anniversary Exhibition,” at the 1285 Avenue of the American Art Gallery, The New Criterion, Vol. 34, No. 10 / June, 2016
Ann Landi, contributing Art News editor, “Phillis Ideal: iPhone Drawings: Urban Energy”, 2015
Alexis Clements, “Muddying the Circumscribed Myth of Abstraction”, Hyperallergic Newsletter, 2015
Christopher Benson, “Contemporary Masters”, The Magazine, Santa Fe, NM, 2014
Richard Tobin, “Gesture Then and Now: The Legacy of Abstract Expressionism”, The Magazine, Santa Fe, NM, 2014
Michael Abatemarco, “Range of Motion”, Pasatiempo, Santa Fe, NM, 2014
Peter Frank, “Haiku: Phillis Ideal at David Richard Gallery in Santa Fe, NM”, The Huffington Post, 2013
Diane Armitage, “Hot House Creation” (Curator Statement), Isaac Pump and Supply Gallery, Roswell, NM, 2013
Mario Naves, “Wit at the Painting Center” , The Painter’s Table, January 29, 2013
“Universe of Phillis Ideal”, The Magazine, Santa Fe, NM, March, 2013
Lauren Tresp, “Phillis Ideal: Overlap”, The Magazine, Santa Fe, NM, May, 2013
Victoria Munroe, “75th Anniversary Exhibit Celebrates Abstract Artists”, The Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA, 2011
Stephen Alexander Journal, “American Abstract Artists at OK Harris,” New York, NY, 2011
Aaron Yassin, “The Material Sign” (curated by Stephen Westfall and exhibited at Florence Lynch Gallery, Art Critical.Com, June, 2006
Ben La Rocco, “Ideal: Selections from the American Abstract Artists Metaphor Gallery”, The Brooklyn Rail, 2005
Dan Keane, “Living History”, NY Arts Magazine / Berlin Kunst / China Arts, November / December, 2005
Diane Armitage, “Phillis Ideal: Recent Paintings; Elaine de Kooning, Agnes Martin, Agnes Pelton, Florence Pierce: Classics, The Magazine, Santa Fe, NM, 2001
Helen A. Harrison, “A Dialogue in Abstract Concepts”, The New York Times, October 8, 2000
Michelle Faulkenstein, “New York Reviews-Phillis Ideal, Rosenberg & Kaufman”, Art News, May, 2000
Diane Armitage, The Magazine, Santa Fe, NM, May 1995
Kay Whitney, “Sequences of Time”, contributing Sculpture Magazine editor, 1995
Wesley Pulka, “Weaving Inner Self, Otherworldly,” Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, NM, 1995
William Zimmer, “Abstract Expressionism: Carrying the Torch”, The New York Times, 1990
Stephen Wesffall, “Phillis Ideal”, Arts, January, 1985
Al Morch, “An Aritist’s Fine Exploration Of Her Psyche”, San Francisco Chronicle, April 30, 1984
Charles Shere, “Two Women With Insight Into Beauty, Energy”, The Oakland Tribune, Tuesday, May, 1984
Kathleen Shields, “Delight In Common”, Art Lines, June, 1983
Thomas Albright, “Art Institute Reviews Tradition of Painting”, San Francisco Chronicle, October 9, 1981
Fred Martin, Art Week, February 5, 1977
Alfred Frankenstein, “The Art World”, San Francisco Chronicle, April 29, 1976
Alfred Frankenstein, “Mesoamerica Show”, San Francisco Chronicle, 1976
Terry Graham, “American Artists ‘Rediscover’ Technique”, Teheran Journal, July 13, 1975
Thomas Albright, “Ideal and Rose Art”, San Francisco Chronicle, September, 1973
Thomas Albright, “Ideal and Lesser Works”, San Francisco Chronicle, September, 1973
Thomas Albright, “New Art Schools Correspondence”, Rolling Stone, April 13, 1972

Awards and Professional Activites:

Morgan Stanley International and Company, Artist Talk: “What Abstraction Means To Me”, Panel Discussion Moderated by Maxim Weintraub with Phillis Ideal, Alice Adams, Christine Berry, Stephen Westfalll, Stephen Maine, Purchase, NY, 2014
David Richard Galley, Artist Talk: “Gesture Then and Now”, Panel Discussion with Phillis Ideal, Lily Fenichel, Eugene Newmann, Paul Pascarella, Santa Fe, NM, 2010
Roswell Museum and Art Center, Artist Talk: “Phillis Ideal Paintings”, Roswell, NM, 2013
David Richard Gallery, Artist Talk: Phillis Ideal, “Overlap”, Santa Fe, NM, 2013
Les Salon des Realities, representative of American Abstract Artists, Paris, France, 2012
Bau Institute Residency, Otranto, Italy, 2009, 2010
American Abstract Artists (elected membership), New York, NY, 1998
Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program, Roswell, NM, 1992 – 1993
Cummington Community School of the Arts Residency Grant Invitation, Cummington, MA, 1988
San Francisco Civic Art Festival Award, 1975

Publications;

Exhibition Catalog, “The Onward of Art, American Abstract Artists 80th Anniversary Exhibition”, 1285 Avenue of America Art Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Karen Wilkin, 2016
Exihibition Catalog, “Splendor of Dynamic Structure, Celebrating 75 years of the American Abstract Artist”, Herbert F Johnson Museum, Cornell University, curated by Nancy F Green, 2013
Exhibition Catalog, “Wit”, The Painting Center, New York, NY, curated by Joanne Freeman, essay by Mario Naves, 2012
American Abstract Artist 75th Anniversitiy Print Portfolio, essay by Robert Storr, 2012
On Verge: Alternative Art Criticism by Cue “Ronald Bladen at Loretta Howard Gallery: New York Paintings 1955-1962”; notes by Phillis Ideal, 2012
Bau Institute Print Edition, 2010
Realities Nouvelles 2012, catalog accompanying the show Parc Floral de Paris, 2012
American Abstract Artists Journal, volume 5, Fall 2006, “On Edge”,
American Abstract Artists Journal, volume 4, Fall 2000, Abstract Dilemmas, “Abstraction – A Midlife Crisis”, by Phillis Ideal
Exhibition Catalog, “Toward the New: American Abstract Artists”, Hillwood Art Museum
Exhibition Catalog, C.W. Post Campus / Long Island University, 2000
Exhibition Catalog, “Phillis Ideal – Paintings”, Rosenberg & Kaufman Fine Arts, New York, NY, February 15-March 18, 2000 with the following essays:
• “Crossbred Paintings as Unleavened Reliefs, or the Stratified images of Phillis Ideal”, by David Craven, 2000
• “Phillis Ideal: Second Hand Brushwork”, by Kay Whitney, 2000
“Up Close And Personal”, with Robert Redford and Michelle Pfeiffer, (painting featured in movie, directed by Jon Aronet)
Interior Desion, “Combined Quarters”, January 1986, p.353. (painting featured in an article on the works of architects Hawkinson/Smith-Miller)
Art in the San Francisco Bay Area 1945-1980, Thomas Albright, University of California, 1985, p.287
New York Magazine, “How Smart Money Decorates”, by Marilyn Bethany, September 24, 1985, p.49 (painting featured in an article on the works of architects Hawkinson/Smith-Miller)
Architektur & Wohnen, “Eine Fusion Von Geometric Und Licht”, by Regine Scourtelis and Mary Trasko, Heffp 611985, pp.26-29 (painting featured in an article on the works of architects Hawkinson/Smith-Miller)
Mail OrderArt. I. II. III. IV.
Museum News, “Another Perspective on Bay Area Women in the Arts Festival”, by Ideal, Perkins, Welsh, March, 1973

Collections:

White and Case Law Firm, New York, NY
Jonson Gallery, University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
Pacific Enterprises, Los Angeles, CA
Crocker National Bank, San Francisco, CA
Director of Currency, New York, NY
Bank of Rome, San Francisco, CA
Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, Chicago, IL
Prudential Insurance Collection, San Francisco, CA
Houlihan Lokey Howard and Zukin, New York, NY
Duff and Phelps Credit Rating, New York, NY
Morristown Museum, Morristown, NJ
Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM
Donald Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Roswell, NM
Bobbie Forshay, Santa Fe, NM
Tom Udall and Jill Cooper, Santa Fe, NM & Washington, DC
Robert O. Anderson, Roswell, NM
Joseph Goldyne, San Francisco, CA
Private Collection, (Shah of Iran), Tehran, Iran
Donald Anderson, Roswell, NM
Paul and Mimi Ingersoll, Bryn Mawr College Collection
Aragon Castle of Otranto, Otranto, Italy

Education:

MFA, University of California (Berkeley), Painting
BFA, University of New Mexico, Painting
MA, New York University, Counseling

Teaching Experience: (All levels from basic painting and drawing classes to graduate seminars)

Transart Institute Faculty, Brooklyn, NY, 2007-2014
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1996-2002
Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, 1988-1991
New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 1987
Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA, 1985
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, 1982-1984
University of California, Berkeley, CA 1979-1981
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, 1977-1981
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, 1976