Biography

STEPHEN DOUGLAS

PERSONAL

Lives in Santa Monica, CA
BA UCLA
MFA USC

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
 
 
2017
Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA, Stephen Douglas, Paint and Process, solo.
 
 
2015
Vandiver Gallery, South Carolina School of the Arts, Anderson University, BFF/Painting & Re Presentation, Michael Brodeur, Jim Campbell, Will Carpenter, Brian Curtis, Stephen Douglas, James Langley, Lucy Nordlinger, Dan O’Connor, John rise, Susan B. Wooten.
 
 
2014
Sturt Haaga Gallery, Descanso Gardens, La Canada Flintridge, CA, SignsofLife, with Matthew Chase Daniel, F Scott Hess, Laura Lasworth, Margaret Lazzari, Marina Moevs, Stephen Nowlin, Bill Viola, Ruth Weisberg, Patty Wickman.
Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA, Face to Face, with Adelie Landis Bischoff, William Theophilus Brown, Pamela Carroll, Warren Chang, Linda Christensen, Carla Crawford, Fred Dalkey, Alan Feltus, Charles Griffin Farr, Andrea Johnson, David Ligarre, Pat Mahony, Susan Manchester, Bradford J Salamon, James Weeks, Jerome Witkin.
 

2011
V-Scape (Venice-and Surrounding Communities Arts & Performance Events)
Exhibitions, Looking Back, with Charles Arnoldi, Larry Bell, Huguette Calande,
Corinne Chaix, Laddie John Dill, Mark Farina, Scott Greiger, Hamilton Press
Lynn Hanson, Dennis Hopper, Charles Christopher Hill, E.F. Kitchen
Peter Lodato, Ed Moses, Paulin Paris, Raymond Pettibon, Ed Ruscha,
Tao Ruspoli, Allan Schaffer.
V-Scape (Venice-and Surrounding Communities Arts & Performance Events)
Exhibitions,  Old Stories, solo.

2010 
V-Scape (Venice-and Surrounding Communities Arts & Performance Events)
Exhibitions, E.F. Kitchen and Stephen Douglas.

2009
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, Posture, with John Sonsini, Alison Saar, Eduardo Sarabia, Chris Gwaltney, Peter Shelton, Joseph Biel, and Jorg Dubin.

2008
Peter Findlay Gallery, NYC, NY, Atmosphere. Solo
 
2007
Arthaus, Los Angeles, CA, Breaking the Waves, with Douglas Busch, Stephanie Schneider
 
2006
Washburn Mulvane Museum, Topeka, KS, Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection
 
2005
Arnot Museum, Elmira, NY, Re-Presenting-Representation VII. Venice Centennial, Venice, CA, Rose to Windward, Selected by the Venice Community Trust as the official poster of the Venice Centennial
 
2004
Lyme Academy College of Fine Art, Old Lyme, Ct., Selections from the Contemporary Collection of the Arnot Museum, Elmira, NY
 
2003
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, Portraits, with Don Bachardy, Dan McCleary, Jorg Dubin, Jeff Peters
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, Ohio, The Greatest Album Covers That Never Were, Traveling to: Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Experience Music Project, Seattle, Washington; Memphis Brooks Museum, Memphis, Tennessee; Acadian Center for the Arts, Lafayette, Louisiana
 
2002
Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, A Thousand Clowns (give or take Few)
 
2001
Laguna Beach Museum, Laguna Beach, CA, Representing LA
 
2000
Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA, Representing LA, Traveling to the South Texas Institute of Art, Corpus Christi, Texas
Arnot Museum, Elmira, New York, Re-Presenting-Representation IV
Art at Michaels, Santa Monica, CA, Portraits: Don Bachardy, Stephen Douglas, E.F. Kitchen
 
1999
Arnot Museum, Elmira, New York, Re-Presenting -Representation
SOMA Gallery, San Francisco, CA, The Derriere Guard Festival
Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA, Indomitable Spirits: The Figure at the End of the Century with Lennart Anderson, Steven Assael, Bo Bartlett, Vincent Desiderio, Martha Mayer Erlebacher, Randall Exon, Paul Fenniak, Sidney Goodman, Ben Kamihira, Ruprecht von Kaufmann, John Nava, Odd Nerdrum, Jean Rustin. Catalogue
The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Summer Show
El Camino College, Torrance, CA, Taleteller
California State University, Los Angeles, Figure This
California State University, Fullerton, Courting the Muse: Contemporary Pictures, Historical Influences. Catalogue
Mt San Antonio College, Los Angeles, Marks and Beyond
 
1998
Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA, Human Conditions: The Figure
Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX, Texas National
Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA, “The Drawing Group”, An Emerging School of Los Angeles? Catalogue
Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT INsights: Contemporary Self-Portrait, Catalogue
San Diego Museum of Art, Artist Guild A# California Juried Exhibition, First Prize, Wolf Kahn, Juror
 
1997
Walter Anderson Museum of Art, Ocean Springs, MS, CrossCurrents ’97 Columbia College, Osage Beach, MO, Exhibit ’97 travels to Missouri Governor’s Mansion Jefferson City, and the Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery, Bolivar, MO
Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA, ReconFigured I.- Painting
Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI, Northern National Art Competition, Phillip Pearlstein, Juror
Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA, ReconFigured /- Drawing
Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA Body Language: Current Figurative Painters. With Nelson Shanks, Hanneline Rogeberg, John Nava, Wes Christensen, Richard Maury, Christopher James, Anita Janosova, Wade Reynolds
Chautaqua Center for the Visual Arts, Chautaqua, NY, 40th Annual National Exhibition of American Art
National Art League, Douglastown, NY 67th, Annual Exhibition
Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage Alaska, The Time Machine, Catalogue
Louis Stem Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA, Invitational, Real, Is It? Modern and Contemporary Realism
 
 
1996
Lizardi/Harp Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, LA Figures: A Survey of Figurative Art in Los Angeles
California Center for the Arts, Escondidio, CA, Narccissism: Artists Reflect Themselves
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, About Face
Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Art and Design, Pasadena, CA , Drawn from LA
Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA, Divergent Similarities:An exhibition of paintings in recognition of the family of humanity Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA, Drawn Conclusions
 
1995
Lizardi/Harp Gallery, Los Angeles, Opening Statements
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, Vital Signs
Nevada Institute of Contemporary Art, Las Vegas, NV, Las Vegas or Bust
Lizardi/Harp Gallery, Los Angeles Stephen Douglas: Recent Works, SOLO
Nevada Institute of Contemporary Art, Las Vegas, NV, Art Cubed
 
1994
Sindin Gallery, New York, NY, Group Show
Galerie at Tatou, Beverly Hills, CA, Portraits by Artists
 
1993
M.Y.T.H., Los Angeles, Forms of Attention Solomon Dubnik Gallery, Sacramento, CA, L.A. Art
 
1991
California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA, Recent Acquisitions of the Aschenbach Foundation of Graphic Arts Part Two: 1950 – 1991
 
1989
Hillel Center, Los Angeles, CA, Drawing, Then and Now
 
1988
Fisher Gallery, USC, Los Angeles, CA, Exchange Exhibition
 
1986
Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Stephen Douglas, SOLO
 
1985
B-1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Stephen Douglas, SOLO
 
1983
Jennifer Dumas Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Stephen Douglas, SOLO
1982
Jennifer Dumas Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Stephen Douglas, SOLO
 
1979
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, Newcomers 1979

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA;
Arnot Museum, Elmira, New York;
Aschenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts, Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA;
Vanderbilt University Law School – Portrait of Justice Thurgood Marshall;
Los Angeles County Museum of Art;
Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco;
Northwestern University Collection;
Tower Records, Sacramento, CA;
Louisiana State University Collection;
Art Institute of Southern California;
The Jeffrey Evans Tucker Collection, Philadelphia, Penn;
West Hudson and Company, Los Angeles, CA;
The David L Wolper Collection, Los Angeles, CA;
Joel Schumacher, Los Angeles, CA;
Aldis Browne Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA;
Barbara Guggenheim, Los Angeles, CA;
Washburn Mulvane Museum, Topeka, KS.
 

AWARDS

67th Annual National Art League Exhibition, Third Prize 1997, Self- Portrait 1992

Judge’s Award, Northern National at Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI 1997, Philip Pearlstein, Juror, Self- Portrait 1992

 Judges Award, Walter Anderson Museum, Osage Beach, MI 1997, Dawn

 Merit Award, Exhibit’97, National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, Ted

 Best of Show, INsights: Contemporary Self-Portrait, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield,

CT, Self- Portrait 1992

 GOLD Award, Best of Show, San Diego Museum of Art All California Juried Exhibition, Wolf Kahn, Juror Dawn

Garfield Lecturer of Painting and Drawing, Roski School of Fine Arts, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 2009

Honorable Mention, Texas National 98, Stephen Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX,                                                                                                                            Martha Mayer Erlebacher, Juror Cherie

 

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