Richard Allen Morris

 

BIOGRAPHY

Born Long Beach, California USA 1933

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2010

Richard Allen Morris New Works, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY. USA

 

Richard Allen Morris, Häusler Contemporary, Zurich, Switzerland

 

Richard Allen Morris “Patch and Paint”, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA. USA

2009

Morris Code, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY, March 19 - May 9, 2009

 

Richard Allen Morris, "Small One's", R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California USA 2008 Insight into Sight, Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Cologne, Germany

 

Richard Allen Morris "Painter's Room", Häusler Contemporary, Munich, Germany

 

Richard Allen Morris, "Paintings" Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris, France

 

Richard Allen Morris, "Case in View", R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California USA

2007

Richard Allen Morris "Crossing Edges", Häusler Contemporary, Zurich, Switzerland

2006

GUNS - 110 Works on Paper, Häusler Contemporary, Munich, Germany

 

Richard Allen Morris, Bilder für München, Häusler Contemporary, Munich, Germany

 

Body and Soul, Mandarin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2005

Through Thick and Thin, Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Cologne, Germany

 

Richard Allen Morris Retrospective 1958 - 2005,

 

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA

2004

Richard Allen Morris Retrospective 1958 - 2004,

 

Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany

 

Selections from the Studio, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California USA

 

Richard Allen Morris, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY

2000

Through Thick and Thin, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, California USA

1999

Richard Allen Morris at Chac-Mool, Chac-Mool, West Hollywood, CA

1997

Almost An Apple, Mesa College Art Gallery, San Diego, CA

1996

Jaws, Rita Dean Gallery, San Diego, CA

1988

A Sense of Place, Mandeville Gallery, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA

 

Sculpture, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, Downtown Annex, San Diego, CA

1984

439 Works 1958-1984, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

 

Abstractions, Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA

1983

Guns and Heads, Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA

1980

Recent Work, Southwestern College Art Gallery, Chula Vista, CA

 

40 Recent Works, 552 Galleries, San Diego, CA

1979

Aspects of a Retrospective, Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA

1978

Recent Work, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

1972

Things on Paper, University of West Florida, Pensacola, Fl

1971

Heads, San Diego Fine Arts Gallery, San Diego, CA

1970

Sculpture, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA

 

Hyde Gallery, Grossmont College, San Diego, CA

1969

Paintings, Bardhall Gallery, Unitarian Church, San Diego, CA

1965

Gun Room 56 Works, Art Center in La Jolla, La Jolla, CA

1960

Art Center, La Jolla, La Jolla, CA

1959

Dada Comes to San Diego Beginning at $1.98, Vroman's, San Diego, CA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2010

“Apartment Museum” Collector’s Choice From private – to public – to Private, Häusler Contemporary, Zurich, Switzerland

 

35 Annual Image Small Show, Spanish Village Art Center, Balboa Park, San DiegO, California. USA

2009

Raum.inhalt (1) The Big Exploration, im Tal – Stuftung Wortelkam, Hasselbach, Switzerland

 

Double Header, San Diego Art Prize, San Diego, California, USA

 

Quint: Three Decades of Contemporary Art, California Center for the Arts,

 

Escondido Museum, Escondido, California, USA

 

Homing In, An Exhibition of 50 San Diego Artists, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA.

2008

Untitled Museum of Contemporary Art La Jolla, California USA

 

Painted ! - Recent Acquisitions of the Daros Collections, Daros, Zurich, Switzerland

 

There is Desire Left (Knock, Knock), Museum Wiesbaden, Germany

 

There is Desire Left (Knock, Knock), Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland

2007

Blue Chips & Masterpieces, Museum of Modern Art, Frankfort, Germany

 

Abstract, Gallery Selections, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California USA

 

In the Thick of It, Mandarin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006

A Group Show, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California USA

 

Driven to Abstraction, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

 

Michael Stankiewicz Collection, Schloss Raabs Museum, Stadtgemeinde Raabs, Austria

 

A Little So Cal Abstraction, Mandarin Gallery, Los Angeles CA.

2005

Triple Play, Richard Allen Morris, James Hayward, Ed Moses,

 

R. B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California USA

 

Linear Logic, Charles Arnoldi, Richard Allen Morris, Thomas Zitzwitz,

 

R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California USA

 

The Dazzling Show, Richard Allen Morris, John McCracken, Lydia Dona

 

Roellin Duerr Galerie, St. Gallen, Switzerland

2004

White on White, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 

Full Disclosure, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

 

Pickup Lines, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

2003

Selections, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, California USA

 

Not the Usual Suspects, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA &

 

Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Inc., Santa Fe, NM

 

Extreme Paint, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

2002

Big and Blurry, Flux Gallery, San Diego, CA

 

5 Times 4, Modernism, San Francisco, CA

 

Group Show, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, California USA

2001

The Necessary Beauty, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, California USA

 

Mass Appeal, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, California USA

2000

The Next Wave, New Paintings in Southern California,

 

California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA

1999

Four By Four, Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA

1996

Field Days, Cerulean Embankments, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

 

96 Works on Paper, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

1988

Midwinter Award Show, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

1987

Black Lines, Gwydion Gallery, La Jolla, CA

1986

Southern California Assemblage: Past and Present, Santa Barbara

 

Contemporary Arts Forum, College of Creative Studies Gallery, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA

 

The Museum of Santa Cruz County and Cabrillo College Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA

 

Art Furniture: 98 Artists, Installations Gallery, San Diego, CA

 

Drawings, Rogue Graphics Gallery, San Diego, CA

1985

Masters Show, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

 

Wood, Quint Gallery, San Diego, CA

 

Sixteen X Twenty-six, Quint Gallery, San Diego, CA

1984

Parts of a World, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

1982

10 Against the Wall, San Diego, CA

1981

A California Summer, Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA

1979

San Diego Art Guild All Media Membership Exhibition,

 

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA

1978

University of Santa Barbara Art Museum, Santa Barbara, CA

 

Big San Diego Show, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

1977

24th Annual Art Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

1976

California Hawaii Biennial, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, San Diego, CA

1975

Collage and Assemblage Exhibition, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art,

 

Los Angeles, CA

 

San Diego Art Guild All Media Exhibit, San Diego, CA

1974

Blazing Brushes and Flying Clay: Artists of the 1950's and 1960's,

 

The Artists Co-op Gallery, San Diego, CA

1973

19th Annual All California Purchase Prize Competition, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA

1972

San Diego Art Guild All Media Show, Fine Arts Gallery, San Diego, CA

 

19th Annual Art Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

1971

Top Box Art Spring Invitational Exhibition of Painting, Illinois State University, Bloomington/Normal, IL

1970

An Assemblage of Assemblage, Dwight Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA

 

Jewish Community Center Annual Award Show, San Diego, CA

 

17th Annual Art Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

 

San Diego Art Guild All Media Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

1968

15th Annual Art Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

 

San Diego Art Guild All Media Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

1967

Found Object Exhibition, Gallery 25, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

1966

San Diego Art Guild All Media Show, Fine Arts Gallery, San Diego, CA

1965

Some Aspects of California Painting and Sculpture, La Jolla Museum of Art, La Jolla, CA

 

The Box Show, New York, NY

 

Invitational Sculpture Exhibition, San Diego State Art Gallery, San Diego, CA

1963

4th Annual Painting and Sculpture, Art Center, La Jolla, CA

1962

81st Annual Painting Exhibition, San Francisco, CA

 

1st Annual Southern California Exhibition, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

1961

80th Annual Painting Exhibition, San Francisco, CA

 

24th Annual Drawing, Print and Sculpture Exhibition, San Francisco Art

 

Association, San Francisco, CA

 

6 La Jolla Area Artists, Comara Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

Art Center Annual California Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, La Jolla, CA

1960

The Fine Arts Gallery All Media County-Wide Exhibition, San Diego, CA

 

1st Annual Painting and Sculpture Exhibit, Art Center, La Jolla, CA

 

40th National Exhibition, Los Angeles County Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2009

Maine, Stephen "Richard Allen Morris", Art in America, September 2009

 

"Richard Allen Morris" The New Yorker April 27, 2009

 

Halle, Howard. "Richard Allen Morris, 'Morris Code, works from 1957-2007'", Time Out New York April 2, 2009 pg. 44

 

Jimenez Carlos, "Painted!", Art Nexus N0. 72 Volume 8 Year 2009

2008

Stephane Correard Analyse / Un Bon Artiste Francais Est Un Artiste Mort, Particules

 

No. 21 - October/November 2008

 

Robert L. Pincus, 'Case' in Point, San Diego Union Tribute, July 10, 2008

2006

Barbara Hein, The Light in the Cellar, ART - das Kunstmagazin, Nr. 6 / June 2006

 

David Pagel, Packing a lot into very tight quarters, Los Angeles Times, April 14

2005

Shana Nys Dambrot "Triple Play" at R.B. Stevenson Gallery, ArtWeek August 2005

 

Robert L. Pincus, High Profile, At Last San Diego Union Tribune May 12, 2005

 

David Pagel, The Color of his Passion Los Angeles Time May 15, 2005

 

Ralf Christofori Richard Allen Morris, Museum Haus Lange, Frieze Magazine May 2005

2004

Robert L. Pincus, An Artist Expands (and Shrinks) his genre, San Diego Union Tribune

 

December 26, 2004

 

Siri Hustvedt, Necessary Leaps, Modern Painter October 2004

 

Robert L. Pincus, Through Thin and Thick, Morris Stuck with his Art, San Diego Union

 

Tribune October 24, 2004

 

Christopher Knight, The many colors of white explored, Los Angeles Times, March 19

2002

Robert L. Pincus, 3 Dimensions, San Diego Union-Tribune, April 14

2000

Julia Morton, Bold Strokes, San Diego Union-Tribune, July 27

 

Christopher Knight, Catching the Next Wave of Painters, Los Angeles Times, June 20

1999

David Pagel, Bold Abstractions, Los Angeles Times, April 23

 

Claudine Lae, Art Issues, October, Number 59

1998

Welton Jones, San Diego Union-Tribune, May 17

1997

Robert L. Pincus, 'Apple' Intimately shows the fruition of talent, passion,

 

San Diego Union-Tribune, April 6

1988

David Antin Thinking of Richard Allen Morris, Some Sentences UCSD Press, La Jolla, CA

 

Robert L. Pincus, Morris Stirs Elixir of Gold Into Rubble,

 

San Diego Union-Tribune, April 21

 

Robert L. Pincus, Passion For Art, San Diego Union-Tribune, February 25

1984

Mark Elliot Lugo, Richard Allen Morris: Abstractions, San Diego Union-Tribune,

 

September 21

1980

Michael Pierce, A Salvage Operation, San Diego Union-Tribune, September 9

 

Robert McDonald, From New to Old, Artweek, Vol. 11, No. 28, August 30

 

Else Miller, Recycling Art for Art's Sake, Los Angeles Times, August 11

1978

Suzanne Muchnic, Borrowings of a Creative Recluse, Los Angeles Times, October 6

 

Morris Show Has Vitality, Santa Barbara California News-Press, October 7

 

Geoffrey Young, A Deserved Survey UCSB Art Museum, Artweek, Vol. 9, No. 33

1976

Kathryn Russell, Escondido Times Advocate, May 30

 

Ruth-Ann Rohman, California Hawaii Biennial, Artweek, Vol. 7, No. 11, March 13

1975

Hal Glicksman, Collage and Assemblage LAICA, Journal, June-July, No. 6

1965

Dr. Armin Kietzmann, Morris: Love of the Brush Is Still Core of His Talent,

 

San Diego Union-Tribune, December 5

 

Dr. Armin Kietzmann, Contemporary Art is for Homes Too,

 

San Diego Union-Tribune, August 8

 

Marilyn Hagberg, San Diego Magazine, Vol. 17, No. 10, August 1965

 

COLLECTIONS

The Daros Collection, Zurich, Switzerland

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach

Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld Germany

Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany

Museum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

 

PUBLICATION

Richard Allen Morris, Retrospective 1958 - 2004 Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany

Udo Kittelmann & Klaus Görner, What's New, Pussycat? 2006 Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany

Richard Allen Morris, Crossing Edges 2007, Häusler Contemporary, Zurich Switzerland

Daros Collection, Painted! 2008 Daros-Latinamerica AG, Zurich Switzerland

Richard Allen Morris Painter's Room 2009, Häusler Contemporary, Munich, Germany

Richard Allen Morris, It's just a certain sound I'm after 2008 Kienbaum Artists' Books, Gummersbach, Germany.