D. Jack Solomon  

ORDINARY LIFE #5

13" x 11"

Acrylic/paper

2002

LESS IS MORE, MORE OR LESS

2007

Acrylic/canvas

30" x 24"

WHO'S YOUR DADDY?

Acrylic /canvas

24" x 30"

2007

SMALL TALK #8

Acrylic/paper

7" x 5 1/2"

2009

SMALL TALK #28

Acrylic/paper

7" x 5 1/2"

2010

 

L.A. LADY

Acrylic/canvas

18" x 46"

2007

SLEEPWALKER #1
Acrylic on canvas
20 x 40"
2011

d. jack solomon 1088 surprise result rd.
surprise ny 12176
Tel/fax: 518 966-4170
jeanjaq@earthlink.net
www.djacksolomon.com

 

 

 

Education

1952 (quarter)     Brigham Young University, Provo UT
1953 – 1957     U.S. Navy – Underwater Demolition Team 12
1957 – 1959        El Camino College, Torrance, CA
1959     Art Center School (nights), Los Angeles, Ca
1960     El Camino College, Torrance, CA
1961 (summer)    UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
1960 - 1962     San Diego State College, San Diego, CA BA Degree
1962 - 1964     San Francisco State College, San Francisco, CA MA  Degree
1964     Mills College, Oakland, CA

 

Professional Art Experience

1959 Graphic Designer, Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, CA

TEACHING

1967 - 1974     Assistant Professor of Painting, Virginia Commonwealth University,
Richmond, VA  (tenured)
1974 - 1975     Instructor of Painting, Brooklyn Museum School of Art, Brooklyn, NY
1981 - 1982     Visiting Assistant Professor, SUNY, College at Purchase, Purchase, NY
1991 - 1995     Instructor of Drawing & Painting, SUNY, College at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
1982 – 2011     Instructor of Drawing, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY (retired)
1996 - 1997     Faculty, Center for Advanced Design, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

VISITING ARTIST

1976 & 1985     Illinois State University, Normal, IL
1980     SUNY, College at Purchase, Purchase, NY
1981     Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

LECTURES, INTERVIEWS AND PANELS

 

1972     Lecturer (Eight), Virginia Museum of Art, Richmond, VA
1974     Lecturer, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
1976     Lecturer (Slides), Illinois State University, Normal, IL
1978     Panelist, Artists’ Talk on Art”, 22 Wooster Gallery, New York, NY
1980     Panelist, Ohio Council of the Arts, Columbus, OH
1981     Lecturer (Slides) and Videotaped Interview, Ohio University, Athens, OH
1981     Lecturer (Slides), SUNY College at Purchase, Purchase, NY
1981     Presentation, Goddard-Riverside Community Center, New York, NY
1981     Lecturer (Slides), Virginia Museum of Art, Richmond, VA
1984     Lecturer (Slides), SUNY, College at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
1985     Lecturer (Slides), Illinois State University, Normal, IL
1989       Lecturer (Slides), Virginia Commonwealth Unitersity, Richmond, VA
1994     Lecturer (Slides), Columbia Greene Community College, Hudson, NY
1996     Lecturer (Slides), Altos de Chavon, Dominican Republic
1997     Lecturer (Videotaped Interview), Gallerie Taksu, Kuala Lupur, MY
2001     Lecturer (Slides), 1708 Gallery, Richmond, Va
2004     Interview, Albany Center Gallery, Albany, NY
2005     Interview, Firlefanz Gallery, Albany, NY

 

SELECTED PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
Long Haven Art Center, Inc., Orlando, FL
The Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY
Home Box Office, New York, NY
Chemical Bank, New York, NY
Chemical Bank, London, England
Prudential Insurance Company of New Jersey
First and Merchants National Bank, Richmond, VA
Citibank, New York, NY
American Telephone and Telegraph, New York, NY
Kemper Insurance Company, Chicago, IL
New York City Health and Hospital Corporation, New York, NY
American Can Company, Stamford, NY
American Express Company, New York, NY
Southeast Banking, Coral Gables, FL
Best Products, Inc., Richmond, VA
Lehman Brothers, Kuhn, Loeb, Inc., Atlanta, GA
Amoco Productions, Denver, CO
Zale Productions, Dallas, TX
North Carolina National Bank, Winston-Salem, NC
Richmond Newspapers, Richmond, VA
C. Tasi and Company, New York, NY
Plasa Club, Chicago, IL
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, VA
TRW, Inc., Cleveland, OH
Guilford College, Greensboro, NC
Radford University, Radford, VA
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Rawls Museum, Courtland, VA
Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
Dade County Community College, Miami, FL
Longwood College, Farmville, VA
Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Glave, Newman, Anderson Associates, Inc., Richmond, VA
NTV, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

GRANTS AND HONORS

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant  2005
Special Opportunity Stipends, Rensselaer County Council for the Arts  1994, 2000, 2005
Altos de Chavon, Residency, Dominican Republic 1996
Change, Inc. Grant  1991
National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Grant 1970

 

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Hudson Opera House, Hudson, NY 2009, 2011, 2009
Conde Nast, New York, NY  2011
Clement Art Gallery, Troy, NY 2010
Broderick Fine Art Gallery, Freehold, NY 2008, 2006
A.D.D. Gallery, Hudson, NY 2004
Albany Center Gallery, Albany, NY 2004
1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA 2001
Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, VT  2001
J.H. Rowbotton Fine Art, Cumberland, R.I.  1999, 2001
Davis & Hall, Hudson, NY 1999, 2000
Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY  1999, 2000
Gallerie Taksu, Kuala Lumpur, MY  1997
Columbia Greene Community College, Hudson, NY  1994
Pam Adler Gallery, New York, NY  1997, 1980, 1982, 1985
John Davis Gallery, Akron, OH  1981, 1983, 1985, 1986
Helen Schlein Gallery, Boston, MA  1983
Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago, IL  1975, 1977
James Yu Gallery, New York, NY  1974, 1975
Jefferson Place Gallery, Washington, DC 1971, 1074

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Incidental Dramas for the 21st Century, Gallery A, Richmond, VA, September 19-October 26, 2013
Fox Gallery NYC, W/ Jeanette Fintz, New York, NY 2012
Nature Vs Nurture, Broadway Gallery, New York, NY 2010
Decadence & Decline, Windham Fine Arts, Windham, NY  2009
What’s In A Face, Brik Gallery, Catskill, NY 2007
When Worlds Collage, Athens Cultural Center, Athens, NY  2007
Jeanette Fintz and D. Jack Solomon, Columbia – Green Community College, Hudson, NY  2006
Group, Bond Gallery, New York, NY  2005
D. Jack Solomon & Joanne Axford, Firlefanz Gallery, Albany, NY  2005
Shock and Awe: Some American Art, Firlefanz Gallery, Albany, NY  2004
Fundamental Change, A.D.D. Gallery, Hudson, NY  2004
New Hudson, Van Brunt Gallery, Beacon, NY  2004
Resilience, Richard Sena Gallery, Hudson, NY  2003
D. Jack Solomon & Jeanne Crane  Strausman, Albany Center Galleries -  Art in Public
Places, Albany, NY  2003
Art On Campus, Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, VT  2002
Recent Work, J.H. Rowbotton Fine Art, Cumberland, RI  2002.
The Line Show”, J.H. Rowbottom Fine Art, Cumberland, RI.  2001
The Erotic Art Show, J. H. Rowbottom Fine Art, Cumberland, RI.  2000
Works on Paper W/ Jeanette Fintz, Valentine Willie Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur, MY 1997
Gallerie Taksu, Kuala Lumpur, MY  1996
Collector's Show, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas  1996
Human Portrayals, Catskill Gallery, Catskill, NY  1995
Friends": 55 Mercer Memembers Invitational, 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY  1994
Artist's Nature, Catskill Gallery, Catskill, NY Curator: Barbara Schwartz  1994
Abstraction - A - Z, 0 - 9, Gallery Esvandam, New York, NY  1993
Group, Warren Street Gallery, Hudson, NY  1991
Small Works ll, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY  1990
Selections from the Permanent Collection, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC  1990
Discoveries, Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago, IL   1988
Admissible Evidence - Abstract Paintings, SUNY College at Purchase, Purchase, NY  1988
Hybrids: 13 New York Sculptors, Addison/Ripley Gallery, Washington, DC  1987
Myths and Magic, Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY  1987
Waterworks, Sara Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY  1987
Kikuo Saito & D. Jack Solomon, Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton,FL  1986
Animals: Contemporary Visions, Robert L Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI  1985
American Art Now, Columbus Museum of Arts and Sciences, Columbus, GA  1985
Drawings, The Sculpture Center, New York, NY  1984
Through the Looking Glass: Images in Contemporary Art, The Heckscher Museum,  Huntington, NY  1984
The Decorative Continues", Pam Adler Gallery, New York, NY  1984
Painting and Sculpture Today, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN  1984
The Garden, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD  1984
New Work, New York: Newcastle Salutes New York, Newcastle PolytechnicGallery,
Newcastle, England  1983
Other Directions:  Donato, Conine and Solomon, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA  1983
New Decorative Works, From the Collection of Norma and William Roth Lock Haven Art
Center, Orlando, FL and The Jacksonville Art Museum,Jacksonville, FL  1983  (cat ill.)
Art on Paper, 1982, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC   1982  (cat.)
Invitational, 14 Sculptors Gallery, New York, NY  1982
Small Works, Getler/Pall Gallery, New York NY  1982
Biff Elrod, Claire Seidl & D. Jack Solomon, The Root Art Center, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY  1982
The Pattern Principle, Ohio Foundation of the Arts, Touring Exhibition  1981
Group, Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL.  1981
A New Bestiary:  Animal Imagery in Contemporary Art, Institute of Contemporary Art of theVirginia Museum, Richmond, VA   1981 (cat., ill.)
Menagerie, Goddard-Riverside Community Center, New York, NY  1981  (cat.)
Between Painting and Sculpture, Pam Adler Gallery, New York, NY  1981
The Animal Image - Contemporary Objects and Beast", Renwick Gallery of theNational
Museum of American Art, Washington, DC  1981  (cat.)
Decorative Sculpture, The Sculpture Center, New York, NY  1981
Artists from the Pam Adler Gallery, Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL  1980
Group, Gallery Yves Armand, New York, NY  1980
Painting and Sculpture Today - 1980, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN  1980 (cat., ill.)
Other Media, Florida International University, MI  1980
Review - Preview, Nancy Luri Gallery, Chicago, IL  1979
Paper Works, Pam Adler Gallery, New York, NY  1979
Francis and Sydney Lewis Collection, Virginia Museum of Art, Richmond, VA  1979   (cat., ill.)
Three Artists from New York;  Lieberman, Ripps, Solomon, The Anderson Galler, Virginia Commonwealth
University, Richmond, VA   1978
Double Take, The New Museum, New York, NY  1978
Eebee-Geebee, Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago, IL  1978
New Abstract Objects, Hallwalls Gallery, Buffalo, NY  1977
Group, Alessandra Gallery, New York, NY  1977
New Work - New York" Gallery of July and August, Woodstock, Ny (New Museum)   1977
Group, James Yu Gallery, New York, NY  1974
Group, Jefferson Place Gallery, Washington, DC  1972
Group, The Virginia Museum of Art, Richmond, VA  1972
25 Washington Artists, International Monetary Fund Building, Washington, DC  1971
Local Color - Washington Color Painters, Antheneaum, Alexandria, VA   1971
Virginia Artists, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA  1971
Box Top Art, Illinois State University, Normal, IL  1971
Group, Jefferson Place Gallery, Washington, DC  1971
Group, The Virginia Museum of Art, Richmond, VA  1971
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Sydney Lewis, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA  1970
New American Artists", Virginia Union University, Richmond, VA  1968
20 Virginia Artists, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC  1967
Small Imagers, Los Angeles State College, Los Angeles, CA  1966
Nine California Artists, Purdue University  1964.

 

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Brickman, David,  “Form and Fun”, Metroland, March 17 – 23, 2005, p.26

Baim, Richard,  Art Review,  The Independent,  Hudson, NY, October 29, 2004, (ill.)

Monologue, “D. Jack Solomon: Dark to Light”, Hudson River Art, Summer 2004, pp 30 – 33 (ill.)

Brickman, David, “D. Jack Solomon: Recent Work”, Metroland, April 8 – 14, 2004, p 25

Barton, Peter, “Jeanette Fintz & D. Jack Solomon”, The Artful Mind, August 2002, pp 28 – 29 (ill.)

Ford, Jasmine, “D Jack Solomon: Small Works on Paper”, Arts Media, April/May, 2001, p.34 (ill.)

Gomez, Edward M., “New Era, New Techniques”, Art & Antiques”, Dec. 2000, pp 73 – 83 (ill.)

Grant, Daniel, "Of Mirrored Images and Abstract Reality", Newsday, June, 1984 (ill.)

Westfall, Stephen, "Reviews", Arts, March, 1985, p. 36

Lighthill, Amy M., "Solomon's Encounters", Dialogue, The Ohio Arts Journal,  July/August, 1983, pp 14-15

Temin, Christine, "An Opulent Approach to Painting - As Sculpture", The Boston Globe,

January 20, 1983, p. 47

Westfall. Stephen, "Song of Solomon;  The New Work of D. Jack Solomon", Arts,

February, 1988, pp. 82-83

Cohen, Ronny H., "Reviews", Artforum, December, 1982, p. 75

Butera, Virginia Fabbri, "Reviews", Arts, December, 1982, p. 43

Shinn, Dorthy, "Reviews", Akron Beacon Journal, September 23, p. C-3

Westfall, Stephen, "Reviews", Arts, March, 1982, p.20

Westfall, Stephen, "Reviews", Arts, October, 1981,pp. 14-15

Hess, Elizabeth, "Menagerie", The Village Voice, May, 1981

Cohen, Ronny H., "Reviews", Art in America, April, 1981, p. 145

Staniszewski, Mary Anne, "Reviews", Artnews, March, 1981, p. 230

Westfall, Stephen, "Reviews", Arts, February, 1981, p. 29

Russell, John, "Decorative Sculpture", The New York Times, January 30, 1981

Pomfret, Margaret, "Reviews", Arts, May, 1979, p.38

Sloane, Leonard, "Collecting at the Chase:  Fine Art Stands for Good Business",

Artnews, May, 1979, p. 50

Ellenzweig, Allen, "Three Artists:  Rodney Ripps, Martha Diamond and D. Jack Solomon",

Arts, April, 1979, pp. 100-101

Kingsley, April, "Planes in Space", The Village Voice, April 16, 1979

Lieberman, Louis, "D. Jack Solomon at Pam Adler", The New York Arts Journal, No. 14, 1979

Tucker, John, "Steven Keister, Jack Solomon, The New Art Examiner, January, 1978

Tatransky, Valentine, "Reviews", Arts, October, 1977, p. 32

Grove, Nancy, "Reviews", Arts, January, 1976, p. 16

Schultse, Fran, "Cool Canvas from New York", Chicago Daily News, June 1, 1975

Pieszak, Devonna, "Reviews", The New Art Examiner, June, 1975