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KAARE RAFOSS    

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BORN: 

Flekkefjord, Norway, 1941
 

EDUCATION: 

Yale University, MFA 1966
Pratt Institute, BFA 1964
 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2000   |   SAMPLING, Trans Hudson Gallery, NYC
1999   |   ALTERED STATES, Trans Hudson Gallery, NYC
1984   |   Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikoddden, Norway
1974   |   Michael C. Rockefeller Art Gallery, Fredonia, New York
1971   |   Rockland Community College, Suffern, New York
1969   |   SUNY College at Cortland, Cortland, New York
1968   |   Flemming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
1967   |   Tomac Gallery, Buffalo, New York

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2019   Sustained Investigations, The Berrie Center Art Galleries, NJ
2012   Singular Visions/Multiple Views, Edward Hopper House, Nyack, NY
2012   MIC:CHECK (occupy), Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, NYC
2011   It's All Good! (Apocalypse Now), Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, NYC
2010   It's a Wonderful Tenth, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, NYC
2005   Studio: Seven Months of My Aesthetic Education (Plus Some), A multimedia installation  

             by Tony Oursler in collaboration with John Baldessari, Mike Kelly, Kaare Rafoss and 

             others. Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

2005   Munch Revisited, Henie Onstad Art Center, Oslo, Norway
2004   Tony Ousler / Courbet, Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France
2002   ACT OF DRAWING, Tompkins College Center Gallery, Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA
2000   THE ACT OF DRAWING: Meaning/Method/Meaning, Rusharts Gallery, NYC
1999   ACRYLIC/PLASTIC, Trans Hudson Gallery, NYC
1998   SPELLED OUT, James Howe Gallery, Kean University, Union, NJ
1997   THE WHOLE WORLD IN A SMALL PAINTING, Trans Hudson Gallery, NYC
1996   CURRENT GEOMETRIES IN ABSTRACTION, Trans Hudson Gallery, NYC
1996   SIGHT UNCERTAIN, Tans Hudson Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
1995   THE PER HOVDENAKK COLLECTION, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden, Norway
1995   RECONSTRUCTIVISM: NEW GEOMETRIC PAINTING IN NEW YORK, Space 504, NYC
1995   INSPIRATION, Trans Hudson Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey
1993   25 ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION, Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden, Norway
1993   FUSION, Trans Hudson Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
1992   ABSTRACTION AND REALITY, Montgomery Center, Jersey City, New Jersey
1991   SELECTIONS '91, Leubsdorf Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY
1991   NEW JERSEY ART INVITATIONAL '91, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
1991   NEW JERSEY FELLOWSHIP EXHIBITION, Bristol-Myers Squibb Gallery, Princeton, NJ
1988   CONTEMPORARY SYNTAX-STRUCTURE AND GEOMETRY, Robeson Center Gallery, 

            Newark, NJ

1987   TENTH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, and the Jersey 

            City Museum, Jersey City, NJ

1987   STRUCTURES, Kornbluth Gallery, Fair Lawn, NJ
1986   CONSTRUCTED IN JERSEY CITY, Summit Art Center, NJ
1986   STRUCTURES: 13 NEW JERSEY ARTISTS, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
1981   TEN PAINTERS, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
1978   O.I.A. AT THE BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL, Brooklyn, NY
1975   WHITNEY BIENNIAL EXHIBITION OF AMERICAN ART, Whitney Museum Of Art, 

            New York, NY

1974   CONTEMPORARY DRAWINGS - CAPS RECIPIENTS, Arnot Museum, Elmira, NY
1972   AMERICAN  WATERCOLORS  1850-1972, Birmingham Museum of Fine Art and The 

            Mobile Gallery of Art, AL

1971   KUNST MARKT, Cologne, Germany
1971   GALLERY ARTISTS, Reese Paley Gallery, New York, NY
1971   FOUR PAINTERS, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, TX
1971   CONTEMPORARY SELECTIONS, Birmingham Museum of Fine Art, Birmingham, AL
1967   WESTERN NEW YORK STATE EXHIBITION, The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1966   THREE ARTISTS, Yale University School of Art and Architecture, New Haven, CT         
 

AWARDS:

1990   New Jersey State Council for the Arts - Fellowship in Painting
1983   New Jersey State Council for the Arts - Fellowship in Painting
1975   National Endowment of the Arts - Award in Painting
1973   Creative Arts Project (Painting) New York State Arts Council
1971   SUNY Research Fellowship and Grant-In-Aid for Painting
 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

Stavanger Kunstmuseum, Norway
Henie-Onstad Museum,  Høvikodden, Norway
Rutgers University,Newark, New Jersey
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, Texas           
Flemming Museum, Burlington, Vermont
Omni International Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia
United California Bank, Los Angeles, California
Erie County Bank, Buffalo, New York
SUNY College at Cortland, Cortland, New York
 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

GOODMAN, JONATHAN

Review, "Sampling", Art In America magazine, May 2001


NAHAS, DOMINIQUE

Exhibition Announcement Essay, "Sampling", 2000


JOHNSON, KEN

Review, "Altered States", New York Times: "New or Noteworthy Section", Feb. 12, 1999


NAHAS, DOMINIQUE

Review "Altered States", Review Magazine, Feb. 1, 1999

MORGAN, ROBERT

Review, Inspiration, Cover Magazine, November 1995

RAYNOR, VIVIAN

Review, Abstraction and Reality. The New York Times, September 27, 1992


FRANK, PETER 

Reconstructivist Painting, Artspace Magazine, March/April 1990

ZIMMER, WILLIAM

Review, Constructed in Jersey City.  The New York Times, September 28,1986


FLOR, HARALD 

Review, Norway-U.S.A.-Norway Aften Posten, Oslo,  Norway.  June, 1984

SCHJELDAHL, PETER

Catalogue Essay, Norway-U.S.A.-Norway. Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden, Norway.  June 1984

ZIMMER, WILLIAM 

Review, Fellowship Winners, New Jersey Arts Council.  The New York Times, March, 1984

RAYNOR, VIVIAN

Review, Structures, Montclair Art  Museum, New Jersey. The New York Times, February 10, 1984

RAYNOR, VIVIAN

Review, Ten Painters, Jersey City Museum, New Jersey, New York Times, December 12, 1981

SMITH, ROBERTA

Review, Whitney Biannual.  Art Forum, April/May, 1975

MURDOCK, R.M.

Catalogue essay, Four Painters. Dallas Museum of Fine Arts.  1971

WEEKS, EDWARD 

Catalogue Essay, American Watercolors 1850-1972. Birmingham Museum/ Mobile Gallery of Art, 1972,  Catalogue Essay, Contemporary  Selections.  Birmingham Museum of Art, 1971

ROSE, BARBARA

A Gallery Without Walls, Art  in America.  March/April 1968