David French

 

RESUME

 

Education

 

1983 BFA, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA


Solo Exhibitions
2013 Wood: On and Off the Wall, Strohl Art Center, Chautauqua Institution, NY
2010 Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, WA
2009 "Witness," Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN
2008 “Body,” Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007 “Rendering,” Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR
2006 Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN
“Encounters,” Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
2005 Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, WA
2004 Evocation, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
2003 “Embodiment,” Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
2001 Seeds, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
2000 This Time, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR
1999 Looking Outward, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
1998 4 Gathering: Recent Wood Sculpture, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
1997 Earthly Pleasures, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR
Telling Stories, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
1996 Different Solitudes , Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN
1995 Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR
1994 Gail Severn Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
1993 Introduction IV, Kurts Bingham Gallery, Memphis, TN
New Works by David French, Pulliam Deffenbaugh
Nugent Gallery, Portland, OR
1992 MIA Gallery, Seattle, WA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2010 Summer Selections, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
2009 Viable Resources: Artwork Selections from Regional Workplace Collections
Curated by Deborah Paine, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle WA
2008 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
2006 Trees: An Interpretation, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
The Transitional Object, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA
2004 Looking Forward, Glancing Back: Northwest Designer Craftsman at 50, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
2003 Senior Residency Show, Hoffman Gallery, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR
2001 Wood/Trees, Gallatin River Gallery, Gallatin Gateway, MT
Evidence of the Body, Northwest Designer Craftsman, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
Third North American Wood Invitational, The American Art Company, Tacoma, WA
2000 New Work, Ballard Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, WA
1997 Small Packages, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN
1996 Great Balls of Art, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA
Small Wonder, San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
1996 The Essential Object, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA
1995 Pinocchio: Sculpture Made of Carved and Painted Wood,
Department of Art Gallery, Eastern Washington
University, Cheney, WA, curated by Sean Elwood
Small Sculpture: The Pleasure of the Hand-Held Object,
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle Art Fair, Westin Hotel, Seattle, WA
1994 Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA
Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
Constructivism in the West, Boritzer/Gray Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Small Scale/Grand Gestures, Kurts Bingham Gallery, Memphis, TN
1993 Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA
Kurts Bingham Gallery, Memphis, TN
Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
Contemporary Constructivism Sampler, Century Gallery, Symlar, CA, curated by Lee Musgrave
1992 Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA
Pulliam Deffenbaugh Nugent Gallery, Portland, OR
MIA Gallery, Seattle, WA
1990 Frank Wegener Gallery, Berlin, Germany
1989 Contra Forma, Berlin, Germany
1987 Installation, Club Rio, Atlanta, GA
Cafe Ubersees, Berlin, Germany
1983 Senior Show, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA
What Artists Have To Say About Nuclear War, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

Awards
1998 Studio Residency at Vermont Studio Center, Juried by David Humphreys
1997 Studio Residency at Vermont Studio Center, Juried by Wolf Kahn and William Willis
1996 Studio Residency at Vermont Studio Center, WESTAF
1995 WESTAF/NEA Regional Fellowship for Sculpture

Lectures
2001 Artist Lecture Series, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
1996 Memphis State University, Memphis TN

Bibliography
Adelman, Carol. “Review - Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery”, Sculpture, January/February 1999
Freewater, Milton, Art Access, "Sampler" October 2008, Vol. 17, Number 8, pp. 8 - 9
Graves, Jen, "In Art News", The Stranger, October 30th, 2008, pg. 31
Hackett, Regina, Seattle P.I., "Dealer's Choice, Shift the Rules," Life and Arts, Tuesday, September 23, 2008, pp 2 - 3.
Meilach, Dona A. Wood Art Today, Schiffer, A Schiffer Design, 2004
Portfolio, American Craft Magazine Decemeber 2003/January 2004, pg. 51,
Row, D.K. “Small Treasures”, Willamette Week, February 1997
Smith, Tracy A. “Review - Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery”, Art in America, February, 1996
Sophia Kidd, "David French," Artillery, September/October 2008, pg. 57
Wagonfield, Judy, Seattle P. I., “French and Moser Deftly Weave together the Real and Unreal,” What's On Display, August 18, 2004
Worrsam, Nancy, Queen Anne News, “Speaking with Wood,” August 4, 2004, pg. 17

Selected Collections
Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
Christensen, O'Connor, Johnson, Kindness, Seattle, WA
Entergy, New Orleans, LA
Galatin Cascade, Portland, OR
Landerholm, Memovich, Lansverk & Whitesides, Vancouver, WA
Packard Foundation, San Francisco, CA
Philip Morris Corporation, New York, NY
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
SAFECO, Seattle, WA
Schering Plough Health Care Products, Memphis, TN
Walker, Richer, Quinn, Seattle, WA
Washington Mutual Bank, Seattle, WA