Woods Davy

    

Born: Washington, D.C. 1949

Lives & Works : Venice, California, U.S.A.

 

Education

1975 University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, MFA

1972 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, BFA (Morehead Scholar)

1968 St. Albans School, Washington, DC

SELECTED LARGE-SCALE COMMISSIONS

2013 Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, CA

2013 Morehead-Cain Foundation, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC

2012 University Hospitals of Cleveland, OH

2010 City of Palm Desert, Art in Public Places, Segovia Inc., Palm Desert, CA

2009 Baylor University, Waco, TX City of Agours Hills, Art in Public Places, Oak Creek Development, Agoura Hills, CA

2009 Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe, CA

2008 Hyatt Grand Champions, Indian Wells, CA

2007 Four Seasons Hotel, St. Louis, MO

2006 City of Beverly Hills, Art in Public Places, Tower Medical Center, Beverly Hills, CA

2005 Houstons Restaurant, Dallas, TX

2004 St. Regis Aspen Resort, Aspen, CO

2000 Media Studios, Burbank, CA City of Hope, Duarte, CA

1998-9 City of Los Angeles, Art in Public Places, Lewis Business Center, Prudential Real Estate Van Nuys, CA

1997 Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, CA

1996 California State University, Long Beach, CA

1995 Sterling Research Group, Kodak Corp., Philadelphia, PA

1994 Xerox Corporation, New York, NY

1993 Neutrogena Corporation, Los Angeles, CA

1991 Carnation Corporation, Glendale, CA

1990 Sookie Goldman Nature Center, W.O.D.O.C., Bev. Hills, CA

1993 University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

1987 IBM, Federal Facility, Gaithersberg, MD

1987 Cranston Securities, Washington, DC and Los Angeles, CA

1986 Edward J. DeBartolo Corp., Palm Springs, CA

1986 California Arts Council, DMV, Arleta, CA

1986 Highland Resources, Inc., East Camden, AK

1985 Metropolitan Life Insurance, Inc., Los Angeles, CA

1985 Siena Park, Boulder, CO

1985 Brushy Creek National Bank, Round Rock, TX

1985 Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA

1985 Harvard School, Woodland Hills, CA

1984 Otis Art Institute, McArthur Park Public Arts Prog., L.A. CA

1984 Highland Joint Venture, Austin, TX

1984 Highland Resources, Inc., Houston, TX

1981 Little Tokyo Towers, Los Angeles, CA

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, (permanent col.) Los Angeles, CA

Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA

Grunwald Art Center, Armand Hammer Mus. of Art, Los Angeles, CA

San Diego Museum of Art, La Jolla, CA

Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

Frederic R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine Univ., Malibu, CA

Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

University Art Museum, CSU, Long Beach, CA

Laguna Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA

State of California Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, CA

Security Pacific National Bank, Los Angeles Hillstone Restaurant Group, Phoenix, AZ ; Dallas, TX; Winter Park, FL; San Francisco,

CA; Los Angeles, CA

ARCO, Los Angeles, CA 

United Bank, Houston, TX

American Film Institute, Los Angeles California State University, Fullerton, CA

University of California at Los Angels University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.

Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID

Renown Medical Center, Reno, NV

Trialog Corp., Copenhagen, Denmark

Qatar Museum Authority, Qatar

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Austin Art Projects, Palm Desert, CA

Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV

Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

Galerie Marie Laure de l’Ecotais , Paris, France

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2014 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2013 Galerie Marie Laure de l’Ecotais, Paris, France

2012 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2012 Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, CA

2010 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2010 Galerie Marie Laure de l’Ecotais, Paris, France

2009. Joel Cooner Gallery, Dallas, TX

2008 OK Harris Works of Art, New York, NY

2008 Alain Naoum Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2008 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2008 Gebert Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2007 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2006 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2006 Chiaroscuro Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2005 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2005 Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

2004 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2004 Allene Lapides Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2003 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2002 Skidmore Contemporary Art, Malibu, CA

2001 Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA

2000 Skidmore Contemporary Art, Malibu, CA

2000 Ochi Fine Art, Ketchum, ID

1998 Jan Abrams Fine Art, NY Gallery at 777, Los Angeles, CA

1996 Jan Abrams Fine Art, NY

1995 Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1994 Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA

1993 Gallery DeRoche, San Francisco, CA

1992 Works Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA

1992 Franz Bader Gallery, Washington, DC

1991 Works Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA

1990 Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA

1989 Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA

1988 Valerie Miller Fine Art, Palm Springs, CA

1987 Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1986 McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery, Washington, DC

1986 Desert Plaza, Palm Springs, CA

1985 Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1985 McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery, Houston, TX

1985 Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA

1984 McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery, Houston, TX

1984 New Public Art, Otis Parsons, Los Angeles, CA

1983 Hunsaker/Schlesinger & Associates, Los Angeles, CA

1982 Los Angeles City Hall, Spring Street Court & Rotunda

1981 Neil G. Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1980 Security Pacific Bank, Los Angeles, CA

1980 William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1980 Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA

1979 Union Station, Los Angeles, CA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Santa Monica Public Arts Exhibition, CA

2015 Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2014 Leslie Smith Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands,

2014 Silicon Valley Arts Fair

2013 Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA

2013 Brand Art Gallery, Glendale, CA

2013 Descanso Gardens, La Canada/Flintridge, CA

2012 Sanne Nies Salon, Eindhoven, Netherlands

2011 Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

2011 Galerie Ferreo, Cannes, France

2011 Claes Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2010 Cannes Film Festival, Carlton Hotel, Cannes, France

2009 Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV

2008 David Floria Gallery, Aspen, CO

2008 Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA

2008 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

2007 Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV

2007 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

2006 Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA

2006 Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

2005 Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ

2005 Allene Lapides Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2004 Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ

2004 Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

2004 Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA

2004 Allene Lapides Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2004 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2003 Frederic R. Weisman Museum of Art, Malibu, CA

2003 Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID

2003 Allene Lapides Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2003 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2003 Runyon Fine Art, Dallas, TX

2003 2003 Skidmore Contemporary Art, Malibu, CA

2002 Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA

2002 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2002 Museum of Outdoor Sculpture, Denver, CO

2001 Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA

1999 Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA

1998 “Outdoor Sculpture Invitational,”Barat College, Evanston,IL

1998 Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

1998 Skidmore Contemporary Art, Malibu, CA

1998 “Pier Walk ‘98,” Sculpture Invitational, Chicago, IL

1997 Jan Abrams Fine Art, New York, NY

1997 “Pier Walk ‘97,” Sculpture Invitational, Chicago, IL

1996 “Pier Walk ‘96,” Sculpture Invitational, Chicago, IL

1996 Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1996 LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

1995 Jan Abrams Fine Art, New York, NY

1995 Joy Tash Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

1994 MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

1994 Sculpture Space, Washington, DC

1994 Jan Abrams Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

1993 Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA

1993 Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA

1992 Marcia Simon Weisman Gallery, Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, CA

1991 Fleck/Ellman Gallery, Aspen, CO

1991 Dennis Vaughn Gallery, Aspen, CO

1991 “Natural Forces,” LAX, Los Angeles, CA

1990 MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

1990 McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery, Washington, DC

1989 Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA

1989 “Art in the Parks,” Beverly Hills, CA

1988 “Art in Public Spaces,” National Traveling Exhibition “Art in Public Buildings,” California Arts Council, California State University, Fresno, CA

1987 “Los Angeles Public Art,” Fine Arts Building, CA

1987 Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1987 Gallery 454 North, Los Angeles, CA

1986 McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery, Washington, DC

1986 Sybil Larney Gallery, Chicago, IL 

1985 “Monuments To,” University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA

1984 Otis Parsons Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA

1984 Cirrus Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1984 Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA

1984 Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1983 “Urban Sculpture,” Security Pacific Bank, Los Angeles, CA

1983 “The Nancy Yewell Collection,” Baxter Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA

1983 Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA

1983 Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA

1982 “Downtown Los Angeles,” WAAM/The Art Museum Association, traveling Exhibition: Madison Art Center, WI; UC, San Diego, CA; Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Cristi; San Francisco Museum of Art, CA; DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA; Denver Art Museum, CO

1982 “Forgotten Dimension...A Survey of Small Sculpture in California Now,” Fresno Arts Center, Fresno, CA, Traveling Exhibition 1982 1982 “Architectural References,” Gensler & Associates, LA, CA

1982 Baxter Art Gallery, CALTECH, Pasadena, CA

1981 Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA

1981 Community Redevelopment Agency, Los Angeles, CA

1981 Neil G. Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1980 Kirk de Gooyer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1980 “Sculpture ‘80,” Maryland Art Institute, Baltimore, MD

1980 “Six Los Angeles Sculptors,” Federal Reserve Board, D.C.

1980 Federal Reserve Bank, Los Angeles, CA

1980 Protech/McIntosh Gallery, Washington, DC

1980 Mittendorf Lane Gallery, Washington, DC

1980 “Downtown Los Angeles in Santa Barbara,” Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

1980 Stage One Gallery, Orange, CA

1980 Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), CA

1979 “LAX 814,” Los Angeles, CA

1979 Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), CA

1979 Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art (LAICA), CA

1978 Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), CA

1977 “Introductions ‘77,” William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

1977 “Art in Public Places,” City Hall, Los Angeles, CA

1976 Mid-Continental Plaza, Chicago, IL

1976 Del Mar College, Corpus Cristi, TX

1976 Ball State University, Muncie, IN

1975 First Federal Savings and Loan, Chicago, IL

1975 “Sculpture 1975,” Traveling Exhibition

1974 Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, Evansville, IN

1972 North Carolina State Museum, Raleigh, NC

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015 Colby, Ron, “A Man with Stones” documentary film

2015 Younger, Sandra, “Scorcerer’s Stones”, Carolina magazine, March-April

2012 CBS Sunday Morning, interview, Cedars Sinai Hospital Art Collection

2012 Ross, Deborah, Editorial Recommendations, Visual Art Source, Jan.

2012 Menzie, Karol V., “Parting Shot”, American Style magazine, Spring 2012

2011 Almond, Kelly, “Controlled Enthusiasms”,The Scholar, MoreheadCain, Spring

2009 Waller, Margo: THE magazine for the arts, Dallas, TX

2008 Fairfield, Douglas: Pasatiempo, Aug. 8-14, New Mexico Arts magazine

2007 Webb, Michael: “Venice, CA, Art + Architecture in a Maverick Community

2003 Riquelme, Kathleen: “The Studio Book”

2004 Nys Dambrot, Shana: “Evidence of Formation,” catalog essay

2003 Myers, Holly: Gallery reviews - “Granite and stones that defy gravity,” Los Angeles Times, March 28

2003 Zimmerer, Kathy: “Woods Davy: Las Piedras,” catalogue essy

2000 Zimmerer, Kathy: feature art review, Art Scene, Feb.

1999 “Artist and Works,” Los Angeles Times, Nov. 6

1998 Gibson, Sheila J.: “Rock Star,” The Robb Report, Feb.

1997 “Gordon Davidson Residence,” Architectural Digest, (photo)

1994 Saville, Jonathan: “African Genesis, from a Sculptor’s Point of View,” San Diego Reader, Jan 20

1993 Heeger, Susan: “Desert Dreamer,” (Greenberg residence); Garden Design, Nov/Dec

1999 Pittel, Christine: “LA High Life,” (Schlesinger residence); Elle Decor, Nov

1990 Berland, Dinah: “Spirit of Southland in Two Sculptor’s Works,”; Long Beach Press Telegram, May 26

1990 Clark, Orville O.: art review, Southern California House & Garden, July

1990 Michaels, Donna: “Stone Sculpture,” Art Talk, Jan, cover story

1989 Pincus, Robert: art review, San Diego Union-Tribune

1988 Glenn, Constance: “Home is Where the Art Is,”Angeles, Sept

1988 Latempa, Susan: A Walk on the Art Side,” L.A. Style, May

1987 McKenna, Kristine: art review; Los Angeles Times, Mar 27

1986 Lewis, Jo Ann: “Woods Davy’s Sculptures,” Washington Post, Feb Sculpture Garden - Woods Davy (catalog); DeBartolo Corp.

1985 Muchnic, Suzanne: art review, Los Angeles Times, April 26

1985 Brumberg, Dan: “Making Art Work,” Club Ties, Mar

1985 Sinasky, Debra: “Art Abounds in Little Tokyo,”

1985 The Contemporary (MOCA), Summer

1985 Everingham, Carol J.: “Critic’s Choice,” (art review) The Houston Post, May 3

1985 Winckler, Suzanne: “Elysian Fields,” Houston Home and Garden, Oct

1985 Flanagan, Barbara: “The Battle of MacArthur Park,”Artnews, March

1985 Talk of Texas - Sculpture: Woods Davy and Jesus Moroles; Ultra, March

1984 Wilson, William: “MacArthur Park to Get Public Arts Program,” Los Angeles Times, Oct 8

1984 Pincus, Robert: Woods Davy - New Public Art, catalog

1984 Nodal, Al: MacArthur Park Public Places Program, catalog Designer”s West: “Los Angeles: Woods Davy Sculpture Installed at Otis Parsons,” Oct

1984 Filler, Martin: “Quinn Essential,” House & Garden, Dec

1983 Wilson, William: art review, Los Angeles Times, Nov 8

1983 Pincus, Robert: The Galleries, Los Angeles Times, Sep 2 “State of the Arts,” Los Angeles Times, May 15

1983 Clark, Orville O.: “Woods Davy at Hunsaker/Schlesinger,” Images & Issues, Jan/Feb

1982 Wilson, William: “Sculptor Takes Government Seat, Los Angeles Times, Dec 4

1982 Taylor, Ruth Ashton: interview, CBS, Nov 19

1982 1982 KPFK interview, Nov 18

1982 Smith, Michael: “Of No Particular Theme,” Baxter Art Gallery, Cal Tech, catalog

1981 Wortz, Melinda: Exhibition Review, Artnews, Dec

1981 Wilson, William: “How Real is the Downtown Phenomenon?” Los Angeles Times, Sep 20

1981 Moreland, Pamela: “Investing in Art,” Calif. State Bar Journal, Nov

1981 Muchnic, Suzanne: “The City as At Center,” Los Angeles Times, Sep 20

1981 Wilson, William: “Art,” Los Angeles Times, Dec 27

1981 Garver, Thomas: Downtown Los Angeles, catalog, traveling exhibition 1980.

1981 Muchnic, Suzanne: “Davy Sculpture: Form in Flux,” Los Angeles Times, April 30

1981 Hopps, Walter: “Six LA Sculptors,” Federal Reserve Board, Washington, DC

1981 Hopkins, Henry: “Six LA Sculptors,” Fed. Reserve Board

1981 Knight, Christopher: “Sculpture Proposals for Downtown Los Angeles,” Los Angeles Herald Examiner, Dec

1981 Hugo, Joan: “Woods Davy Sculpture,” Security Pacific Bank, catalog

1979 Erickson, Laurel: “Downtown LA Artist,” NBC News Special Report, Sep 26

1979 Muchnic, Suzanne: “Public Art, Public Problems,” Artweek, May 5

1979 Hugo, Joan: “Six Downtown Sculptors,” Artweek, Apr 21

1979 Muchnic, Suzanne: “A Train of Thought at Union Station,” Los Angeles Times, March 9

1977 Visual Dialog, fall