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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:

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            Studio: Seven Months of My Aesthetic Education (Plus Some),  

                   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, New Jersey

1992            ABSTRACTION AND REALITY, Montgomery Center, Jersey City, New Jersey

1991            SELECTIONS '91,Leubsdorf Gallery, Hunter College, New York, New York

1991            NEW JERSEY ART INVITATIONAL '91, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair,

                   New Jersey

1991            NEW JERSEY FELLOWSHIP EXHIBITION, Bristol-Myers Squibb Gallery,

                   Princeton, New Jersey

1988            CONTEMPORARY SYNTAX-STRUCTURE AND GEOMETRY, Robeson

                   Center Gallery, Newark, New Jersey

1987            TENTH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair,

                    and the Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, New Jersey

1987            STRUCTURES, Kornbluth Gallery, Fair Lawn, New Jersey

1986            CONSTRUCTED IN JERSEY CITY, Summit Art Center, New Jersey

1986            STRUCTURES: 13 NEW JERSEY ARTISTS, Montclair Art Museum,

                   Montclair, New Jersey

1981            TEN PAINTERS, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, New Jersey

1978            O.I.A. AT THE BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL, Brooklyn, New York

1975            WHITNEY BIENNIAL EXHIBITION OF AMERICAN ART,

                   Whitney Museum Of Art, New York, New York

1974            CONTEMPORARY DRAWINGS - CAPS RECIPIENTS,

                   Arnot Museum, Elmira, New York

1972            AMERICAN  WATERCOLORS  1850-1972, Birmingham Museum of

                   Fine Art and The Mobile Gallery of Art, Alabama

1971            KUNST MARKT, Cologne, Germany

1971            GALLERY ARTISTS, Reese Paley Gallery, New York, New York

1971            FOUR PAINTERS, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, Texas

1971            CONTEMPORARY SELECTIONS, Birmingham Museum of Fine

                   Art, Birmingham, Alabama

1967            WESTERN NEW YORK STATE EXHIBITION, The Albright-Knox

                   Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

1966            THREE ARTISTS, Yale University School of Art and Architecture,

                   New Haven, Connecticut           

 

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, P....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

 

 

 

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