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Brooks Anderson’s eloquent contemporary paintings are meditations on land, sea and sky. The powerful works — painted with oil on linen and wood — are spiritually-evocative explorations of truth, as his compositions also serve as metaphors of human nature.

EDUCATION

1982 Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, California State University, Northridge

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Cooper and Smith, Essex, CT

2018 Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL

2012 Red Door Gallery, Richmond, VA

1990 Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, NYC

1988 Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, NYC

1988 New York Stock Exchange, NYC

1986 Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, NYC

1986 David Findlay, Jr., Fine Art, NYC

1984 Bolen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 Art Museum of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, CA “LANDSCAPE” Awe to Activism”

2018-present Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL

2017-present Cooper and Smith Gallery, Essex, CT

20111-13 Red Door Gallery, Richmond, VA

2011 Chris Winfield Gallery, Carmel, CA

2007 Arches Gallery, Healdsburg, CA

2007 Wendt Gallery, Laguna, CA “Bay Area Influence”

2005 Seavest Collection of Contemporary Realism, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

2003 Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL

1999 Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK “Green Woods and Crystal Waters: The American Landscape Tradition”

1998 I.Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA

1996 Alice Bingham Gallery, Memphis, TN

1995 Mulligan-Shanowski Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1994 Eideljorg Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN “New Art of the West 4”

1994 Susan Broden Gallery, Madison, WI

1994 Gilcrease Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK “American Art in Miniature”

1993 Sherry French Gallery, NYC

1993 Frick Gallery, Belfast, ME

1993 Gloria Runnings Gallery, Seattle, WA

1993 Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1991 Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC

1988 Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA

1988 Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MI

1986-1992 Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, NYC

1986 Orlando Museum of Art, Lock Haven, FL “Contemporary Landscape Painting”

1986 Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

1986 New York Academy of Art, NYC

1986 City Art Gallery, Raleigh, NC

1986 William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1984-1986, 1998 David Findlay, Jr., Fine Art, NYC


MUSEUM COLLECTION

The Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS AND ACQUISITIONS

American AgCredit Worldwide Headquarters, Santa Rosa, CA

AT&T, NYC

Citibank, NYC

Citibank, San Francisco

Deloitte, Haskins, and Sells, NYC

E.F. Hutton, NYC

General Electric, NYC

Art Collection of Massachusetts Financial Services, Boston, MA

Medtronic Corporation, Northridge, CA

Medtronic Life Insurance, NYC

Principia College, Elsah, IL

Seavest Collection of Contemporary Realism, NYC

Spring Lake Senior Facility, Santa Rosa, CA

Sutter Health, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, San Francisco, CA

Sutter Regional Hospital, Santa Rosa, CA

NATIONAL TOUR EXHIBITION

1999-2000 “Green Woods and Crystal Waters The American Landscape Tradition”

The Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK; Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL;

Davenport Museum of Art, Davenport, IA

WORKS IN PRINT

“Daring Methods, Daring Paintings: The Art of Brooks Anderson”

American Artist Magazine, Christopher Willard, February, 2006

Green Woods and Crystal Waters The American Landscape Tradition

John Arthur, Philbrook Museum of Art Publishers

Canyon de Chelly: 100 Years of Painting and Photography” Donald Hagerty, Gibbs Smith Publishers, 1996

Spirit of Place: Contemporary Landscape and the American Tradition” John Arthur, Bulfinch Publishers, 1989

“Brooks Anderson” (Feature Article) by Scott Douglas Allen, ARTS Magazine 1986

“Taking Serenity Seriously – Brooks Anderson” The Christian Science Monitor, Theodore F. Wolff, April 25,

1985


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