DEAN BYINGTON

Education    

1988        M.F.A. University of California, Berkeley

1987        M.A. University of California, Berkeley

1981        Cert. of Art, University of California, Santa Cruz

1980        B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz

Selected Solo Show

2018

“The Kennecott Diaries,” Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY

2017

“Theory Of Machines,” Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016    

“Dean Byington,”  “Tout le Necessaire,” Aires Libres 2016, Montreal, Canada, Curated by Aseman Sabet

2015    

“The New City,”  Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY

“Dean Byington:  Buildings Without Shadows,” Katzen Art Center, American University, Washington D.C. 

2010                    

“Dean Byington:  “Black Maps,” Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY

2009    

“Dean Byington:  Terra Incognita,” Frist Center, Nashville, TN (Traveling Exhibition)

“New Paintings,” Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA Included Film Program “Reflections” 

2007    

“New Paintings and Works On Paper,” Leslie Tonkonow Artwroks + Projects, New York, NY

2005    

“Paintings and Works On Paper,” Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY

2004     

“Dean Byington,” Random Encounters, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

2003

“New Paintings,” Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA  

1999    

“New Work,” Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

1997    

“New Work,” Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

1994    

“New Paintings,” Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018

“Castles In The Sky: Fantasy Architecture In Contemporary Art,” Lehman College Art Gallery, Curated by Bartholomew F. Bland

“Unconscious Rationale,” Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“DNA Of Painting,” Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Chaos and Awe: Painting for the 21st Century,” Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN; Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA

2017

“The (Partial) Autobiography Of An Art Gallery,” Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY

2016    

“Nature And Order,” Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Land/Sky:  Temporal Concepts,”  Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY 

2015 

“Retrospective” Paule Anglim, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA                             

2014    

“Fusion:  Art Of The 21st Century,”  Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

“Summer In Black And White … And Color,”  Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA  

2013    

New Contemporary Acquisitions, Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

“Hybridity: The New Frontier,” 21C Museum Hotel, Bentonville, AR

2012    

"Rarely Seen Contemporary Works On Paper", Art Institute Of Chicago, Chicago, Il 

“Convergence:  Highlights From The Collection 2012,” Museum 21c, Louisville, KT

2011    

“Land Of Magic,” Curated By Carrie Lederer, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

“UNFORGETTABLE:  Selections From The Emily Fisher Landau Collection, Stream Of The Unknown,” Long Island City, NY 

2010    

“Skeptical Landscapes,” Curated By Trevor Richardson, Herter Gallery, University Of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 

2009    

"New Acquisitions", The Fisher Landau Center, Long Island City, NY

"Psychedelic:  Optical and Visionary Art Since The 1960’s", San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX

2008    

“Tales Of Wonder And Woe:  Fable And Fairy Tales In Contemporary Art,” Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, NY

“Future Tense:  Reshaping The Landscape,” Curated By Dede Young, Neuberger Museum Of Art, 

“Utopia, Dystopia,” Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY

2006    

“Here’s The Thing,” Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA

“The Materialization of Sensibility:  Art and Alchemy,” Curated by Klaus Ottmann, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY

"Gallery Artists", Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY

2005    

"New Acquisitions", Indiannapolis Museum of Art, Ind.

2003    

“Pocket Atlas,” Yerba Buena Center For The Arts, San Francisco, CA Curated by Arnold J. Kemp

“Cut, Copy, Paste, The Art of Collage,” De Saiisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA 

1998
        
“Art + Tech,” Museum of Art, Duke University, GA. 

1997
        
“Untitled,” Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

1994      

 “Negative Energy,” Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

“The 6x9 Show,” Victoria Room, San Francisco, CA

“Shudder,” Victoria Room, San Francisco, CA

1993     
   
“New Work,” Turn of the Century, Berkeley, CA

1991        

“66th Annual Crocker", Kingsley Exhibition, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

1990        

“A Boar’s Head,” Nexus Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1989        

M.F.A. Exhibition, University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

1988      

Eisner Award Exhibition, Worth Ryder Gallery, University Of California, Berkeley

M.A. Thesis Exhibition, Worth Ryder Gallery, University Of California, Berkeley

Selected Bibliography

2018

“Unconscious Rationale @ Anglim Gilbert,” SquareCylinder, Julia Couzens

“Chaos And Awe, Painting For The 21 st Century,” Edited by Mark Scala and Matthew Ritchie, Frist Museum

2017

“Dean Byington’s The Theory Of Machines At Kohn Gallery,” Art And Cake, Genie Davis, June 16, 2017

“Dean Byington: Theory Of Machines at Kohn Gallery,” WhiteHot Magazine, Shana Nys Dambrot, June, 2017

“Dean Byington,” Artillery, Jody Zellen, June 2017

“Dean Byington At Kohn Gallery,” Marc Haefele, Off-Ramp, May 23, 2017

Juxtapoz, “Dean Byington’s Theory Of Machines,” April 20, 2017

2013    

Artforum, “Steppin’ Up,” March 9

2012    

San Diego Union Tribune, “A First Timer’s Look At Art Basel And Miami Art Week,” Susan Myrland, Dec. 8

2011                    

East Bay Express, “The Unbeaten Track At Bedford Gallery,” DeWitt Cheng, May 25 

Columbia Spectator, Armory Arts Week Is Shining Knight Of New York City’s Arts Scene, Ian Erickson-Kery, March 3

Harper’s Magazine, Dean Byington “Mirror,” January 

2010    

Modern Painters, “Dean Byington,” November

David Rubin, “Psychedelic, Optical And Visionary Art Since The 1960’s,” MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.

“Skeptical Landscapes,” Catalogue Essay, Trevor Richardson

2009    

The Tennessean, “Byington Explores Underworld At The Frist,” Will Ayers June 28 

San Francisco Weekly, “Dean Byington”, March 30

“Dean Byington,” San Francisco Bay Guardian, April 29

2008    

ArtSlant New York, “Utopia/Dystopia,” July 

Harper’s Magazine

Frieze Magazine, “Dean Byington," April  

Art In America, “Dean Byington At Leslie Tonkonow,” May 

2007   

The New Yorker, Galleries / Chelsea, “Dean Byington,” November 26

2006    

Mark Pascale, Curator of Prints and Drawings, Art Institute of Chicago, “Curator’s Choice: AIC’s New Acquisition,” The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, May 

ArtNews, “Critic’s Choice:  Dean Byington,” January

2005    

The New York Art World.com,“The Armory Show,” Lily Faust, April

Art in America, “International New Art Invades New York,” Stephanie Cash, May

New York Times, Roberta Smith, "Weekend Arts", May 6

New York Times, "Weekend Arts", May 20

The New Yorker, Galleries / Chelsea, “Dean Byington,” May 30

The New Citerion, "Vol. 23," James Panero, June

Galleries / Chelsea, “Short List,” June 6

2003   

Art in America, Jerome Tarshis, Dean Byington at Gallery Paule Anglim, December

Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, July 31, 2003 Artweek, July 

Stich, Sidra, “Art-sites, San Francisco,” art-Sites Press

San Jose Mercury, “Conjuring Worlds From Bits and Pieces,” Jack Fischer, May

Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, “Dean Byington at Gallery Paule Anglim,” February 15

2002      

 New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, Boston, Mass.

1999        

Berin Golonu, Artweek, Vol. 30, No. 10

1998        

Art + Tech, Exhibition Catalogue, Museum of Art, Duke University Press

1997        

Jori Finkel, Express, January

1994        

Vivien Raynor, The New York Times, November 20

“Paintography,” Visions (Art Quarterly), Winter 

Steve Starger, Journal Inquirer, November 4

Hartford Advocate, November 18

Zzyzyva, Vol. X, No. 3

Randal Davis, Artweek, Vol. 25, No. 15, August 4

David Bonetti, San Francisco Examiner, July 15

1993        

Ariel Parkinson, The Berkeley Voice, April 27. 

Victoria Dalkey, “Hanging Judge,” The Sacramento Bee, April 28

1991

Ken Magri, “Second Guessing the Grand Juror,” Sacramento News and Reviews, May

Catalogs

 “Dean Byington,” Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, 2007

“Dean Byington,” Gallery Paule Anglim, 2003

New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, 2003

Art + Tech, Duke University, 1998

Monographs

“Dean Byington,” Gallery 16, 2014 With New Fiction And Poetry by Rick Moody and opening essay by Griff Williams.  156 pages

Selected Collections

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

The Capital Group, Los Angeles

Whitney Museum of Art

The Chicago Art Institute

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Indiannapolis Museum of Art

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center / Vassar College Art Museum

Rene De Rosa Foundation

Neuberger Berman Collection

The Progresssive Collection

Emily Fisher Landau Center

21c Museum Of Louisville, Kentucky

Virginia Fine Arts Museum