Terry St John

artist artwork
Terry St. John

Born: 1934, Sacramento, CA

EDUCATION
1966 MFA, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA 1960 California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA 1958 AB University of California, Berkeley, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2003 Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2002 "Model/Artist: Figurative Drawings 1961-2001," WiegandGallery, Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA
2001 Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1999 Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1998 Hearst Art Gallery, St. Mary's College, Moraga, CA
1996 Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1994 Contemporary Realist Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1991 Contemporary Realist Gallery, San Francisco, CA
College of Notre Dame, Belmont, CA
1990 Fresno Metropolitan Museum, Fresno, CA 1989 Vulcan Cafe Gallery, Oakland, CA
1988 Victor Fischer Galleries, San Francisco, CA 1985 Victor Fischer Galleries, Oakland, CA
Eloise Packard-Smith Gallery,
1984 UC Santa Cruz, CA
1983 Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
1982 Brook House, Orinda, CA
1981 Walnut Creek Art Center, Walnut Creek, CA Brook House, Orinda, CA
1978 University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
1977 Robert Mondavi Winery, Napa, CA
1975 Stevenson College, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
Holy Names College, Oakland, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2000 "Hackett-Freedman Gallery Artists," Shasta College Art Gallery, Redding, CA
1999 "Contemporary Bay Area Painters," Diane Nelson Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
"Side by Side: Plein Air Paintings by Lundy Siegriest and Terry St. John," Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, CA
"Recent Work: Paintings by Terry St. John, Dennis Hare, Larry Cohen, John Dubrow, and Others," Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998 "Select Works: A Group Exhibition featuring Emerging and Established Artists," Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997 "10th Anniversary Exhibition," Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"A Celebration of Three Decades," Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
1996 "CCAC: Past, Present and Future," California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
"Substance and Light: The Work of Four Bay Area Painters," California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA
1995 "Contemporary Plein Air Painters," The Art Museum of Santa Cruz County, CA
"Plein Air Painters," Pope Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
1994 "New Bay Area Painting," Contemporary Realist Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Bay to Delta," Weir Gallery, San Francisco, CA "Landscape Into Art," Florence Ludins-Katz Memorial Gallery,
National Institute of Art & Disabilities, Richmond, CA Group Exhibition, Thomas Babeor & Co., LaJolla, CA
1993 "Contemporary Realism, Central and Northern California Landscapes," Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
"Vanishing Point: A Look at Contemporary Landscape Painting," Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
"Bay Area Painting," Contemporary Realist Gallery, San Francisco "Landscape," Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
"These Are a Few of My Favorite Things: The Fine Art of Collecting Art," Gallery Concord, Concord, CA
1992 "A Day in the Country, California Landscape Painting," I Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
1991-92 "Artists from Contemporary Realist Gallery," New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
1991 "The Breakfast Group," Holy Names College, Oakland, CA "New Bay Area Painting II," Contemporary Realist Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Bay Area Landscape Painting," Santa Rosa Junior College Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA
1990 "Once By The Pacific," Gallery North, Setauket, NY
"Slopes of Diablo II," Valley Art Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA "Fifth Avenue Realists," Joseph Chowning Gallery, San Francisco
"The Outdoor Studio: Paintings of Contra Costa," Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
1989-90 "New Bay Area Painting," Contemporary Realist Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1989 "The Trading Company," Center Gallery, UC Extension, San Francisco, CA
"Terry St. John and Friends," Banaker Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA "Views of Diablo," Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, CA
"Marine Views," City of Concord Art Gallery, CA
1988 "Breakfast Club" Wiegand Gallery, College of Notre Dame, Belmont, CA
1985 "Bay Area Seen," Hall of Flowers, San Francisco, CA 1984
"Robert Poplack, Paul Carey, Lundy Siegriest, Bill Steiger and Terry St. John," Glastonbury Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1982 "Rolling Hills and Purple Cows," Walnut Creek Art Center, CA
1980 Notre Dame College, Belmont, CA
1978 "Jerry Carlin, Anthony Holdsworth, Terry St. John,"
" Berkeley Art Center, CA Lundy Siegriest, Terry St. John," Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
1977 "20 Bay Area Artists," Richmond Art Center, CA
"Christmas Giving," S.F. Museum of Modern Art, CA
1976 "Done in the Open," Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1975 Lester Gallery, Inverness, CA
1973 "First Invitational," Palo Alto Cultural Center Nanny Goat Hill Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1972 "Three," College of Notre Dame, Belmont, CA
1966-7 Contemporary Southern Artists (traveling exhibition)
1965 "James D. Phelan Award Show," California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
Lucien Labaudt Gallery, San Francisco, CA

AWARDS
1965 James D. Phelan Award, Honorable Mention

RELATED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
1990-98 Chairperson, Art Department at the College of Notre Dame, Belmont, CA
1991 -93 Artist in Residence, Yosemite National Park, CA
1979-91 Director, Outdoor Painters Project, University of California at Santa Cruz, CA
1990 Visiting Professor, Stanford University, CA
1969-90 Associate Curator of Modern Painting, Oakland Museum, CA

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Masur Museum, Monroe, LA
City of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Mills College, Oakland, CA
Exxon Corporation, Irving, TX

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2003 Bruce Nixon, "Ground and Figure: Recent Paintings by Terry
St. John," Terry St. John: New Figurative and Landscape Paintings,
Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2001 Terry St. John: Figurative and Landscape Paintings, Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1999 Carasso, Roberta, "Bay Area painters exhibit at Nelson," Laguna News Post, Nov. 11
W.S. Di Piero, "On Terry St. John," Terry St. John, Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Long, Andrew, Art & Antiques, March, p. 36
Machotka, Pavel, Style & Psyche: The Art ofLundy Siegriest and Terry St. John, TI.impton Press, Cresskil, NJ

1998 Bowen, Dorothy, "Link to the past of plein-air painting," Contra Costa Sun, Jan. 7
Thym, Jolene, "Lasting Impressions," The Oakland Tribune, Saturday, Jan. 10
Asche, Jennifer, "Landscape Artist Heads for the Hills," San Francisco Chronicle, Contra Costa & Tri-Valley Edition, Friday, January 2 '

1997 Hackett-Freedman Gallery, 1987-1997, Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1996 Machotka, Pavel, "Terry St. John," Terry St. John, Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Jenkins, Steven, "Terry St. John at Hackett-Freedman Gallery," Artweek, December, p. 18
Bass, Ruth, "Realism," ARTnews, February, p. 94
Peterson, Diane, "Feast Your Eyes on the 'Light' Exhibit," The Press Democrat, Sunday, January 21, p. 14

1993 Runbeck, Kathryn, "Regional Loyalty-and Pride," Art of California, June
Tanner, Marcia, "Contemporary Landscapes Bask in Local Gallery Spotlight," San Francisco Chronicle, May 12, p. 8 (Z-l)
"Another Perspective," Diablo Arts, March-May (color reproduction)

1992 "Contemporary Landscape Painting," (artist's statement), Artweek, September 3

1991 Shere, Charles, Terry St. John, Contemporary Realist Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1990 Hale, David, "Terry St. John's Brilliant Landscapes," The Fresno Bee, October 14
Hale, David, "Fall Preview," The Fresno Bee, September 9
Harrison, Helen A., "The Pacific View Lives on Happily," New York Times, July 22

1989 If Pictures Could Talk, James L. Coran and Walter A. Nelson-Rees, WIM, Oakland, CA

1984 "Sheldon Opens Season," The Lincoln Journal-Star, September 2

1982 Fowler, Carol, "Terry St. John's Painterly Response," Contra Costa Times, July 12

1975 Albright, Thomas, "Paying Homage to Bay Area Tradition," San Francisco Chronicle
Albright, Thomas, San Francisco Chronicle, Review, February
Shere, Charles, "Rare Showing of Terry St. Johns," Oakland Tribune, February 12

1973 Albright, Thomas, "Off-Beat Art From the East Bay," San Francisco Chronicle

1972 Albright, Thomas, "A Strong Quartet of Art," San Francisco Chronicle