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Peter Shire was born in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles where he still lives and works.  His work can be found throughout much of Los Angeles as Shire is imbued with the city’s ethos. A prime example being his installation “Angel’s Point” which sits atop Elysian Park along the Chavez Ravine overlooking Dodger Stadium and Downtown—encapsulating Los Angeles from a post-modern vantage point among the palm trees, smog, and other Los Angeles landmarks.

Shire studied at Chouinard Art Institute, now CalArts, in the 1970’s, under Ralph Bacerra and Adrian Saxe, whose influence can be seen in the levels of whimsy and contemplation that play into Shire’s own practice. In 1977 Ettore Sottsass spotted Shire’s work in the new-wave magazine WET and invited him to join the Milan-based design collective Memphis. Shire was one of the youngest and only American members and through his work with the collective, Shire’s very specific language found light and his practice became global. His interest in Pattern and Decoration, a movement from the 1970’s and 80’s, brought to his work an amalgamation of decorative and folk-art traditions. His interest in clay started early on and was grounded by predecessors like John Mason, Ken Price, or Peter Voulkos who all liberated the medium from its practical use. Shire’s use of clay and other objects allow for him to engage with painting within a three-dimensional realm. His drawings, teapots, furniture and sculpture all exist on the same plane—the works on paper can act as plans for the objects that are forthcoming, engaging with his larger interest in the functionality and efficiency of his pots—getting everything to the last drop out.

Peter Shire was born in Los Angeles in 1947. He has exhibited profusely throughout much of the world at such places as Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; the Jewish Museum, New York; Art Institute of Chicago, IL; Gallery Saito, Japan; Lulu, Mexico; among others. His work can be found in museum collections such as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Stedlijk Museum; the Netherlands; Total Contemporary Art Museum; South Korea; and Victoria and Albert Museum; United Kingdom among others.

Born 1947 Los Angeles, CA. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA 

EDUCATION

1970                         
Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, B.F.A.

SELECTED SOLO EXHBITIONS

2020
Peter Shire: Silhouettes, Souffles & Succotash, Over the Influence, Hong Kong

2018  
Peter Shire: Funnel of Love, Nina Johnson Gallery, Miami, FL
Peter Shire, 1234 Stagioni, Memphis | Post Design Gallery, Milan, Italy  
Drawings, Impossible Teaports, Furniture & Sculpture, Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, CA 
Towers, Galeóns, Caballos & Barges, Catalina Island Museum, Avalon, CA

2017                         
Peter Shire: Naked Is the Best Disguise, MOCA Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA 
Masterpieces & Curiosities: Memphis Does Hanukkah, curated by Kelly Taxter, Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Design Episodes: Form, Style, Language, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2016                         
Peter Shire: Love and P’s, New Galerie, Paris, France
Peter Shire: Fists & Jeroboams, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany
Peter Shire, A Survey of Ceramics: 1970s to the Present, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

2015                         
Reality Within Reality, Peter Shire, Instituto Italiano di Cultura, Los Angeles, CA
Peter Shire: Cups, South Willard, Los Angeles, CA

2014                         
A+D Museum, Los Angeles, CA 

2013                         
Peter Shire: Tea for Two Hundred, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Peter Shire: A World of Geometrics, Louisiana State University Student Union Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
Serious Fun: Works by Peter Shire, Glassell Gallery, Louisiana State University School of Art, Baton Rouge, LA
Practically Absurd: Art & Design by Peter Shire, Louisiana State University Museum of Art, Baton Rouge, LA

2012                         
Cups 1974 - 2012, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2011                          
Wall Works: Peter Shire, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Peter Shire, Memphis e Post-Memphis, Universita Edgli Studi Della Republica Di San marin con University IUAV de Venezia, San Marino, Italy
Peter Shire, Museum of California Design, Los Angeles, CA
Hokkaido Story Revisited: Late Spring, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Historical City Hall Arts & Cultural Center, Lake Charles, LA

2010                         
Hokkaido Story, Pete and Susan Barret Art Gallery, Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art, Midland, MI

2007                        
Peter Shire: Chairs, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2006                        
Tobey Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Deuce Ex Machina, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Peter Shire: The Los Angeles Connection to Memphis, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2005                        
Chouinard Gallery, South Pasadena, CA                                   
Um Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2004                        
Antonia Jannone Gallery, Milan, Italy
Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery, San Jose University, San Jose, CA
Ceramics, Works on Paper, Sculpture, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Walter N. Marks Center for the Arts, Palm Desert, CA

2002                        
Rocking Tiki Paintings and Prints from the Moonrise over Venice Suite, 410 Boyd Street, Los Angeles, CA
Los Jovenes Sunset Art Park, Los Angeles, CA

2001                         
Winchester Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
Bad Taste Takes a Holiday, SKS Josefsburg Studio, Portland, OR

2000                        
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Teapots and Drawings, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1999                        
Colburn Center for the Performing Arts, Los Angeles, CA

1998                         
Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA
LA Artcore Center, Los Angeles, CA
S.K. Josefsberg Gallery, Portland, OR
20th Century Collage, Dallas, TX
Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Toomy-Turrel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1996                        
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Diane Nelson Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
Loyola University, New Orleans, LA
S.K. Josefsberg Gallery, Portland, OR
University of Judaism, Platt Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
El Centro del Pueblo, Los Angeles, CA

1995                         
Gallery Saito, Sapporo Hokkaido, Japan

1994                         
Lucy Berman Gallery, Palo Alto, CA

1993                         
UCP Ueda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO

1992                         
Riva Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

1991                         
Lucy Berman Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
Modernism, San Francisco, CA
Daniel Saxon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
David Lawrence Editions, Beverly Hills, CA

1990                        
Hokin-Kaufman Gallery, Chicago, IL
William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

1989                         
Art et Industrie, New York, NY 
Clara Scremini Gallery, Paris, France
Design Gallery Milano, Milan, Italy
Modernism, San Francisco, CA
Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1988                         
Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA
Nevada Institute for Contemporary Art, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
Italian Trade Commission in cooperation with ATC, Hollywood, CA
Lucy Berman Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
Parallel Gallery, Del Mar, CA

1987                         
Davis-McClain Gallery, Houston, TX
Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Dixon Art Gallery, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, CA
Hand and the Spirit Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Citrus in Cooperation with Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA

1986                         
Hand and the Spirit Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA
Onyx Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Skirball Museum, in cooperation with Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Installation of the Olympic Village Entertainment Center, California State Polytechnic University in conjunction with the School of Architecture, Pomona, CA

1985                         
Modernism, San Francisco, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Temporary Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

1984                         
Hokin-Kaufman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Traver Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA
Hand and the Spirit Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
B.Z. Wagman Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1983                         
Traver Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA
Januce Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1982                         
The Morgan Gallery, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, MO
The Art Store, Los Angeles, CA
Janus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1981                          
Janus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
American Hand Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1980                         
Janus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Modernism, San Francisco, CA
Studio Alchymia, Florence, Italy
West Beach Café, Venice, CA

1979                         
Janus Gallery, Venice, CA
Janus Gallery, Venice, CA

1976                         
Janus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1975                         
Janus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Hand and Eye, Honolulu, HI
Gallery 17848, Tustin, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020
Parker Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Asia Society Hong Kong x Hong Kong Art Gallery Association Sculpture Exhibition, Asia Society, Hong Kong, China
To Paint is to Love Again, curated by Olivier Zahm, Nino Mier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Comfort, curated by Omar Sosa, Friedman Benda, New York, NY

2019
Cool Clay, Crocker Art Museum, Sacremento, CA
Chairs Beyond Right & Wrong, R&Company, New York, NY

2018  
Dazzled: OMD, Memphis Design and Beyond, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ
Plastic Field, curated by Jean Blanchaert and Adriano Berengo, Fondazione Berengo, Venice, Italy                       
A Homage to Hollis Benton, curated by Aaron Moulton, Over the Influence, Los Angeles, CA 
A Low Hanging Fruit, curated by Andrew Berardini and Chris Sharp, Lulu, Mexico City, Mexico
I Lari. Gli spiriti protettori della Casa, curated by Alessandro Guerriero, Salone del Mobile, Superdesign, Superstudio Più, Milan, Italy
Molding/Mark-Making: Ceramic Artists and Their Drawings, curated by Margaret Matthews-Berenson and Allison Peller, Dorsky Gallery, New York, NY
How to Start an Apartment in your Gallery, curated by Mikkel Carl. Les Gens Heureux, Paris, France​

2017                         
Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915–1985, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA 
From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics, curated by Peter Held, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
Less is a Bore: Reflection on Memphis, curated by Julia Honer, Athena Foundation, Dusseldorf, Germany
Ettore Sottsas: Design Radical, The Met Breuer, New York, NY 
Design Episodes: Form, Style, Language, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
BC to BC: A Survey of Contemporary Ceramics from Baja California to British Columbia, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

2016                         
Despina Stokou & Peter Shire: Auto Correct, Derek Eller Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (offsite-exhibition)
The New Age of Ceramics, curated by Hannah Stouffer, Dave Frey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Neon Wilderness: Voices from Los Angeles, curated by Aaron Rose, The Conversation, Berlin, Germany

2015                         
Fresh Fruit: Peter Shire, Guy Yunail, Matthew Feyd, Les Gens Heureux, Copenhagen, Denmark
West Coast, Lefebvre & Son, Paris, France
Fondamenta, Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA

2014                         
A Group Show, Pilates & Arts, Los Angeles, CA
Another Cats Show, 356 Mission, Los Angeles, CA
Memphis-Milano: 1980’s Italian Design, Dixon Gallery & Gardens, Memphis, TN

2013                         
Grapevine, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012                         
George Kalmar, Peter Shire, LA Artcore Gallery at the Union Center for the Arts, Los Angeles, CA

2011                          
LA 5: Sculpture that Shaped the City, curated by Molly Barnes, PYO Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
Golden Statw of Craft: California 1960-1985, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2010                         
Frank Gehry Selects: A Group Show of Ceramics, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA; Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA; Beckstrand & Walker Galleries, Palos Verdes, CA
Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Innovation and Change: Great Ceramics from the Arizona State University Art Museum, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina
Hommagio a Picasso, Galeria Jan, La Jolla, CA
Fracture Perspectives, Affinity Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

2009                        
Craft in America: Expanding Traditions, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

2008                        
Endless Summer, Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA
The Complexities of Clay, Ten California Ceramicists Explore the Diversity of the Medium, Bell Family Gallery at the Jewish Federation Goldsmith Center, Los Angeles, CA
Show & Tell, Zimmer Childrens Museum, Los Angeles, CA 
Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, OK
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

2007                        
Off the Wall, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
Craft In America: Expanding Traditions, Arkansas Arts, Center, Little Rock AR; Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR; Mingei International Museum, San Diego, CA

2006                        
4 Dimensions, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Treasure Hunt: Teapots, Wutsum Museum, Racine, WI

2005                        
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Tales from the Kiln, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Above Ground Level, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
On the Wall, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2004                        
The Artful Teapot, Mint Museum of Craft & Design, Charlotte, NC; Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA; Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA; George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto, Canada; Montgomrey Museum of Fine Art, Montgomery, AL; Kamm Collection, Napa, CA

2002                        
Memphis, Kunsthall Krems, Vienna, Austria
Significant Objects from the Modern Design Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Chai Show, Borstein Gallery at the University of Judaism, Los Angeles, CA
Memphis: Kunst/Kitsch/Kult: ein Deisgnbewegung verandert die Welt, Loos-Haus, Vienna, Austria
Art in Public Places, Modesto Art Center and Gallery, Modesto, CA

2001                         
Toy Mechanics, The Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Black and White and One Blue Too, CS Fine Art, Montrose, CA
Memphis Remembered, Galleria Post Design, Milan, Italy
Liquid Art, A Celebration of Southern California Artworks Incorporating Water, Self-Help Graphics, Los Angeles, CA
Southern California Ceramics, A Regional Survey, Pasadena City College Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA
Chouinnard, A Living Legacy, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA
Ink and Clay, Kellog University Art Gallery, Pomona, CA
Wall Calendar, Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Memories of Murano, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
Making Change, Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
Color and Fire: Defining Moments in Contemporary Ceramics, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2000                        
Made in California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1999                        
California Craft, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Making Changes, Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
Seventy Designers in Tribute to Izzika Gaon, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
A Blast from the Past, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Tantalizing Teapots, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

1998                         
LA Modern and Beyond, Feldman Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

1997                         
L’Chaim, Jewish Museum, San Fransisco, CA
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Tantalizing Teapots, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Che cosa fanno quelli di Memphis?, Post Design, Milan, Italy

1996                        
Waterproof Wallet Art, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St Joseph, MO
New Beginnings, Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
Six From California, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Light Interpretations: A Hanukah Menorah Invitational, Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
LA: Current Works on Paper, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

1995                         
Museum for a New Century, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Vitra Museum, Vienna, Austria
Museum for a New Century, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Between Reality and Abstraction: California Art at the End of the Century, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX

1994                         
An Art Exhibition for Emerging Collectors, Bobbie Greenfiel Gallery, Pacific Palisades, CA
Black and White, Lucy Berman Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
Passage de Retz, Paris, France

1993                         
Contemporary Crafts, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA; St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
El Dia de la Silla, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1992                         
1922-1992, Jardin des Modes, Affaire de Styles, Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France
The Un-Group Show, Daniel Saxon, Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Functional Art and Constructions, Valerie Miller Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA
Bench Marks, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY

1991                         
Furniture in the Nineties, Hokin-Kaufman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Jehi Or, Judisches Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Memphis and Transvanguardia, Toriko Museum of Art, Aoyama, Japan
Daniel Saxon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Small Works, Lucy Berman Gallery, Palo Alto, CA

1990                        
Memphis, Badischer Kunstverrein, Karsruhe, Germany; Musee Grobet Labadie, Marseille, France; Museum Voor Sierkunst, Ghent, Belgium; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Groninger Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1989                         
Il Tesoro Della Architettura, Cleto Munari, 1980-90, Museo Mediceo di Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Firenze, Italy
Preview of the 90’s, Tamara Bane Gallery, CA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Surface and From, National Museum of Ceramic Art, Baltimore, MD
French Textile Treasures from Lyon to Los Angeles: Retrospectives and Perspectives, Los Angeles, CA
California Legacy: Concepts in Clay 1930-1990, Hippodrome Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
An Eastern Eyes the West,  Daniel Maher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Traversing the Threshold, Tangeman Fine Arts Gallery, Cincinnati, OH; Crosby Kemper Gallery, Kansas City, KS

1988                         
Valerie Miller Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA
Furnishings:  A Statewide Survey of Progressive Design, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
Contemporary American Hand ‘88: Objects in Metal, Clay, Glass, Fiber, and Wood, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Clay Revisions:  Plate, Cup, Vase, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR; Smithsonian Institution-Renwick Gallery, Washington D.C.; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

1987                         
American Pop Culture Today, La Foret Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Prairie Village, Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, KS
Clay Revisions: Plate, Cup, Vase, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
From the Back Room, Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Architecture on a Human Scale, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
AIDS Project for Los Angeles, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Architect Drawings from the collection of Barbara Pine, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
What Could Have Been: Unbuilt Architecture, Grace Designs, Dallas, TX
Teapots, New Boundaries, Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA
86 Mino Ceramics Design Invitational Exhibition, Nagoya, Japan
California Collections, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1986                         
Craft Today, Poetry of the Physical, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY. Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
California Chairs, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Unique Production, Los Robles Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
L’Idee in forme, Cleto Munari, The Israel Museum, Jarusalem, Israel
Meet the Artists, Pacific Artist Center, Seattle, WA
Juwelen und Silberobjekte, Osterreich Galerie, Vienna, Austria
Memphis, Smithosonian National Museum of Design, New York, NY; Oklahoma Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK; Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA; Rice University Gallery, Houston, TX; La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
 

1985                         
Contemporary Landscape: from the Horizon of Postmodern Design, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
Contemporary California with Palm Tree, Museum of Natural History, Los Angeles, CA
On and Off the Wall, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA; Palm Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA; Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, FL; Center for Fine Arts, Miami, FL; Boise Gallery of Art, Boise, ID
Clay Everyday Plus Sunday, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
Memphis: Decorative Arts from Milan, 1981-1982, Huntington Gallery, Austin, TX
13th Chunichi International Exhbition of Cermaic Art, Nagoya, Japan

1984                         
A Night of the Masque, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
Janus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Clay 1984, Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA
International Exhibition of New Design, Phoenix Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Tubular Art, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Memphis, Studio Marconi, Milan, Italy
Functional Ceramics, Functional Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Artists Design Furniture, Functional Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1983                         
Detroit Gallery of Contemporary Crafts, Detroit, MI
Seats and Surfaces, Marilyn Butler Fine Art, Scotsdale, AZ

1982                         
Une Experience Museographic-Echange Entre Artistes, Douglad Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland; Lodz, Poland; Musee D’Arte Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
Peter Shire Ceramics, Elsa Rady Porcelains, Cronin Gallery, Houston, TX
Gloria Luria Gallery, Miami, FL
Marilyn Pear Gallery, New York, NY
Smith-Anderson Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
Carol Hooberman Gallery, Birmingham, MI
LAVA ’82: An Artists Living Space, Japanese American Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
Pacific Currents, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

1981                          
In the Deco, Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Tables by Artists, Functional Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
6 Los Angeles Artists, DBR Gallery, Clevland, OH
Clay, Janus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Made in LA, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

1980                         
Art for the Tabletop, American Crafts Museum, New York, NY
Art of Use, American Crafts Museum, New York, NY
Smith-Anderson Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
Constructivism, Janus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1979                         
Vanguard Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1978                         
Clay III, Riverside Museum, Riverside, CA
Florence Duhl Gallery, New York, NY
Gallery 72, Omaha, NB
The Artisan Gallery, Chicago, IL

1977                         
Let’s Drink to It, Elements Gallery, New York, NY

1976                         
Teapots, Anhalt Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1975                         
Janus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

2009                        
North Hollywood Gateway, North Hollywood, CA
Harbor Lofts, Anaheim, CA

2007                        
Los Angeles Regional Traffic Management Center, Glendale, CA
Mission Hills Police Department, Mission Hills, CA

2005                        
Pasadena Arts Commission, Pasadena, CA

2004                        
California Science Center, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Regional Transit Management Center, Glendale, CA
North Valley Police Station, North Hollywood, CA
Pasadena Arts Commission, Pasadena, CA

2003                        
Long Beach Transit, Long Beach, CA
Santa Monica C.A.D. & Arts Commission, Santa Monica, CA
City of Hope, Duarte, CA

2002                        
CAD. Encino-Tarzana Library, Encino, CA
U. S. Border Station, Brownsville, TX

2001                         
Burbank Empire Center, Burbank, CA

2000                        
City of Modesto, Modesto, CA

1999                        
The Ahmanson, Music Center, Los Angeles, CA

1998                         
Bellagio Hotel, Atlandia Design, Las Vegas, NV
The Colburn School of Performing Arts, Los Angeles, CA

1997                         
Catellus Corporation, Union Plaza Gateway, Los Angeles, CA
Synergy Healthworks, Inc, San Francisco, CA

1996                        
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Wilshire/Vermont Station, Los Angeles, CA

1995                         
Catellus Corporation, Union Plaza Gateway, Los Angeles, CA
Community Redevelopment Authority, Hope Street Promenade, Los Angeles, CA

1994                        
Citizens to Save Elysian Park, Glass-Simons Memorial at Angel’s Point, Los Angeles, CA
A. I. M. Corporation, Hiroshima-cho, Hokkaido, Japan

1993                         
Sapporo Corporation, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

1992                         
Hokuden Electric, Dominio Towers, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

1991                         
Phoenix Arts Commission, Encanto Park, Phoenix, AZ

1990                        
Lincoln Properties, Academy Village, North Hollywood, CA

1989                         
Tropicana Associates, Los Angeles, CA

1990                        
Santa Monica Hospital Rape Center, Santa Monica, CA

1988                         
McCarren Airport, Las Vegas, NV

1987                         
Santa Ana Venture Corporation, Santa Ana, CA

1986                         
I. B. M. Almaden Research Center, Palo Alto, CA

1984                         
Zeidler and Zeidler, Beverly Center, Los Angeles, CA
USC and UCLA Olympic Village, Los Angeles, CA

MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

Archer M. Huntington Gallery, Austin, TX
Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Berkeley Museum, Berkeley, CA
Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Canter Center for Visual Art, Stanford, CA
Carnegie Museum of Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
Charles A. Whatsum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI
Cleavland Museum of Art, Cleavland, OH
Colburn Center for the Performing Arts, Los Angeles, CA
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
Fresno Museum of Art, Fresno, CA
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Judisches Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Lucille Salter Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford University, CA
MAK Center, Vienna, Austria
Matthew Center Art Collection, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, NC
Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum of Modern Art, Lodz, Poland
Music Center, Los Angeles, CA
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum, Logan, UT
Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Österreichisches Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Austria
Palo Alto Cultural Arts Center, Palo Alto, CA
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Sak’s Fifth Avenue Corporation, New York, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Seattle Museum of Art, Seattle, WA
Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington D.C.
Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Total Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Boise, ID
University of Utah Art Museum, Salt Lake City, UT
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom