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John Rogers

John Rogers is represented by:
R.B. Stevenson Gallery in La Jolla, California. USA


Born in Des Moines, Iowa. John soon moved with his parents to Duluth, Minnesota, Great Falls, Montana
and then to La Crosse, Wisconsin where he attended both junior and senior high schools. He then studied at
The University of Wisconsin-Madison attaining Bachelor and Masters degrees in Art. For the latter he was
awarded the Wisconsin Graduate Fellowship in Art

In 1957 he began teaching undergraduate painting and sculpture in the Art Department at The University of
Wisconsin-Eau Claire. In 1963 he was appointed a professor of Art at San Diego State University where he taught
sculpture and three dimensional design to both undergraduates and graduates until his retirement in 1999, end-
ing a 42 year career teaching Art at the University level

Since 1963 John has lived and worked in La Mesa, California, where he has a studio / residence. As both a
painter and sculptor he has exhibited in California and Nationally.


Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2013 "CONICAL VARIATIONS", R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California. USA
2011 Landscape Redefined , Paintings & Structures, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California. USA
2009 Let Fly, R.B. Stevenson Gallery. La Jolla, California. USA
2006 Enigma Variations, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California. USA
2003 Architectonic Sculpture, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California. USA
2001 Conflagrations, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California. USA
2000 Recent Work, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California. USA
1984 Turnbull Lutjeans, Kogan Gallery, Costa Mesa, California.
Los Angeles Institutte of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California. USA
1979 San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California. USA
1976 Space Gallery, Los Angeles, California. USA
1973 Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Harbor, California. USA
Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1972 Du Bose Gallery, Houston, Texas. USA
1968 Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Garden Gallery, La Jolla, California. USA
1965 The Jefferson Gallery, La Jolla, CA
1961 The Rochester Art Center, Rochester, Minnesota. USA

Invitational Exhibitions:

2012 THE VERY LARGE ARRAY: SAN DIEGO/TIJUANA ARTIST IN THE MCA COLLECTION, Museum of
  Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
  MIXED MEDIA, a group show, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA
2009 Homing In, An Exhibiton of 50 San Diego Artist, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
2006 A Group Show, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA
1998 Twenty Years Later, Four Sculptors from San Diego University , Art Gallery Cal State Dominguez
  Hills, Carson, CA
1997 West Coast Painting and Sculpture 199 7, Oceanside Museum, Oceanside, CA,
  Presence, 18 Area Sculptors University of California San Diego, University Art Gallery, La Jolla, CA.
1994 55th Annual Exhibition , Genslerand Associates Architects, 2250 BroadwaySanta Monica, CA,
  Curated by:Posner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1993 All California Exhibition, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California. USA
1989 Corrugated Show, Palos Verdes Art Center, including: Frank Gehry, Dan Douke and Donna Geib,
Rancho Palos Verde, California. USA
Contemporary Directions, Santa Barbara Museum, Santa Barbara, CA
1988 Perpetual Motion, (20 year Survey) The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA. USA
(Fellows of Contemporary Art Los Angeles) Sponsor.1983
Arco Biennial , Arco Center Gallery, Los Angeles, California. USA
1987 Perpetual Motion (20 Year Survey) (Fellows of Contemporary Art), Santa Barbara Museum, Santa
  Barbara, CA
Furnitura, Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1984 In the Form of Furniture , Irvine Fine Arts Center, Orange County, 1984 Chancellors Choice, Exhibit
of selected faculty from CSU campuses at Long Beach State University
Whats Happening, Alternative Museum, New York, NY
1983 ARCO Biennial, ARCO Center, Los Angeles, CA
1981 New Perspectives, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, California. USA.
1980 Five Decades , Recent Work by Alumni of the Department of Art, Elvehjem MuseumUniversity of WI,
  Madison, WI
1978 What Else Artists Do , Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall ParkLos Angeles, CA, Curated
by: Natasha Nicholson Garver
Thanatopsis, Space Gallery, Los Angeles, California. USA
1972 Five from San Diego, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, California. USA
1969 Salon of Wisconsin, Guest Exhibitor Sculpture, Madison, WI
1967 Monuments, Tombstones and Trophies, The Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY. USA
1966 25 Years of San Diego Art, (Sculpture), Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA. USA
1962 Walker Biennial, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota. USA

Exhibitions and Competitions:

1994 90th Annual Long Beach Art Association, Long Beach, CA, Open Juried Sculpture Show Juror: Gilah Yelin Hirsch
1992 88th Annual Long Beach Art Association, Long Beach, CA, Open Juried Sculpture Show,Juror by:
Peter Frank, Art Critic and Writer
1982 Paper in Particular, Columbia College National, Columbia, MO
1973 16th Annual Greater Fall River National Exhibition, Fall River, MA
1972 61st American Annual Exhibition, The Art Association of Newport, Newport, RI
18th Annual Drawing and Sculpture Exhibition, Ball State University, Muncie IN,
15th Annual Greater Fall River National Exhibition, Fall River, MA
1971 17th Annual All California Purchase Prize Competition, Laguna Beach Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
1970 Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania, Drawing Show, State College, Pennsylvania,
1962 The Walker Art Center Biennial, Minneapolis, MN (painting)

Selected Collections:

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA
Mrs. Jacob Bronowski, La Jolla, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Barry Berkus, Santa Barbara, CA
Mrs. Danah Fayman, La Jolla, CA.
Jeff and Katrin Genslinger, Santee, CA.
Gordon and Karen Hjalmarson, El Cajon, CA.
Dr. and Mrs. Schmidt, La Jolla, CA
Dr. Douglas Simay, San Diego, CA.
Mrs. Carol Valentine, Santa Barbara, CA
 

Gallery Affiliations:

1997 - Present, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California. USA
1997 - 1998 B. G. H. Gallery, Santa Monica, California. USA
1995 - 1997 Thomas Barbeor Gallery, La Jolla, California. USA
1984 - 1985 Turnbull Lutjeans Kogan Gallery, Costa Mesa, California. USA
1984 Anthony Ralph Gallery, New York, New York. USA
1975 - 1978 Space Gallery, Los Angeles, California. USA
1967 - 1968 Du Bose Gallery, Houston, Texas. USA
1964 - 1966 Jefferson Gallery, La Jolla, California. USA
1962 Ahearn Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota. USA
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