Resumé

Ronald G. Robertson
Ron Robertson

420 Miramonte Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
email:ron@robertson-art.com
website: www.robertson-art.com
Born: 1927 Detroit, Michigan

EDUCATION
1965 Matsumoto, Japan: studied Japanese kakemono and paper assembling method with Moriizumi, and abstract calligraphy with Nonkoku Hidai
1962-63 Sophia University, Tokyo
1958-64 Tokyo, Japan: studied printmaking and Japanese brush painting
1953 B.S. Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Art Education
1950-51 Black Mountain College, NC: studied painting and drawing with Ben Shahn and Robert Motherwell
1949-50 Academie Andre Lhote, Paris, France
1948 Mexico City College, summer program

SOLO SHOWS
2004 Ordre des Dominicains, Canada, Website Gallery
2003 Sojourner, Santa Barbara, CA: Print Retrospective
2002 Sojourner, Santa Barbara, CA: Assemblage "Flotsam Fables"
1998 Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA: Assemblage "Satire and Symbol"
1993 Guernica Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA: Assemblage
1993 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Ridley-Tree: "Abstract Calligraphy"
1992 Santa Monica CC, CA: Assemblage
1990 Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA: Assemblage
1989 Arpel Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA: Assemblage: 50 Year Retrospective
1989 Heritage Gallery, Los Angeles, CA: Assemblage
1987 Astra Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA: Assemblage Porthole Views
1985 Astra Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA: Assemblage
1984 Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA: Assemblage
1970 Brooks Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA: Assemblage
1970 Plaza Gallery, Oxnard, CA: Prints
1968 Moorpark College Gallery, CA: Prints
1968 Feingarten Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1964 Yoseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan: Prints and Paintings
1960 Yoseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan: Prints
1960 Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan: Paintings
1960 Takashimaya Gallery, Tokyo, Japan: Paintings
1960 University of Wisconsin Gallery, WI: Paintings
1952 Wayne University, Detroit, MI: Paintings

GROUP SHOWS
2004 Mindport Gallery, Bellingham, WA
2004 Jeffery Moose Gallery, Celebration of the Goddess, WA
2004 Abstract Calligraphy, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
2004 Buddha Abides, Caruso-Woods Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
2004 Canvas Project, The Arts Fund Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
2004 Art from Scrap Gallery, Book Worms, Santa Barbara, CA
2002 Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, Oregon: Art of Ink in America
2001 The Arts Fund Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA: The Harvest
2000 Newark Museum, Newark, NJ, Tapei, Taiwan: Art of Ink in America
1999 Doul Art Center, Seol, Korea: Abstract Calligraphy
1999 Reynolds Gallery, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA
1998-92 Reynolds Gallery, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA: Un Ange Passe
1996 Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
1996 Montecito Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
1995 Faculty Show, SBCC, Santa Barbara, CA
1995 Contemporary Arts forum, Santa Barbara, CA: Home Work
1995 Center Stage Theater, Santa Barbara, CA: Performance Art Hagaku Uta
1994 Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA: Closing the Chapter
1994 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA, Ridley Tree Center
1994 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA: In the Spirit of Fluxus
1994 Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA: Chairs (Auction-Benefit)
1993 UCSB College of Creative Studies Gallery, SB, CA: The Coastal Project
1993 Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA: A Roof of One's Own
1992 The Art Store Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
1991 Mesa College Art Gallery, San Diego, CA: Found and Transformed
1991 Sierra Nevada College Incline Village, Nevada
1989 Art Works Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
1989 LA County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA: Art in the Courtyard
1987 Richard Bennett Gallery, Los Angeles, CA: The Art of Politics
1986 Contemporary Arts Forum and The College of Creative Studies Gallery, USCB, Santa Barbara, CA:
Southern California Assemblages: Past and Present
1985 The Art Corner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA: Found and Fabricated Works in Mixed Media
1983 Stratford Gallery, Camino Del Mar, CA
1981-80 Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA: Small Images
1979-75 Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA: Faculty Exhibit
1977 Gallery 2, Venura, CA: Fantasy, Neo-Realism vs. Kitsch Exhibit
1976 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA: Painting and Assemblage Group Show
1975 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA: Surrealist Invitational Show
1974-75 Garvel Gallery, Houston, TX: Prints on Exhibit
1970 Lang Gallery, Claremont, Scripps College, CA: International Graphics Invitational
1970-68 Brooks Institute Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA: Faculty Exhibition
1969 De Silva Gallery, Montecito, CA: Prints
1969 Brooks Institute Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA: Contemporary Prints
1968 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA: Works from the Santa Barbara Collection
1968 Laguna Beach, CA: All California Art Exhibit
1968 Esther Baer Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
1968 Unitarian Center, Santa Barbara, CA: New media Exhibition
1966-67 University of Californ, Santa Barbara, CA: Faculty Exhibition
1966 Fran-Nell Gallery, Tokyo, Japan: Two Person Show Assemblages
1965 Ueno Museum, Tokyo, Japan: Japan Print Society (Hango Kyokai)
1964-66 Conrad Gallery, Tokyo, Japan: Prints
1963 Lowe Gallery, University of Miami, FL
1954-55 Detroit Institute of Art: Michigan Artist's Show
1952 Kirk in the Hills Art Festival, Birmingham, MI
1951 Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI: Michigan Artist's Show
1950-51 Hudson's Gallery, Artist Market, Park Gallery, and Hanamura Gallery, Detroit, MI
1945-48 Detriot Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI: Michigan Artist's Show

PUBLICATIONS
2003 Research: Working on writing a book on Japanese Katazome print making
1996 Book: Abstract Calligraphy: Visualizing the Unseen
1970 Article: Printmaking in Santa Barbara, 1970, Noticas: S.B. Historical Society, Winter
1965 Book: Contemporary Printmaking in Japan, Crown Publishers, Inc. New York
1964 Article: Six Japanese Woodblock Artists Speak About Art, May/June issue of Orient/West
1964 Illustrations, pencil: for translation of The World of Somerset Maughm, Tokyo, Japan



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