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Jay McCafferty

Birthplace
San Pedro

Birth year
Febuary 21, 1948

Lives in
San Pedro, California

Works in
San Pedro, California

Representing galleries
Susan Street Gallery, Cirrus Gallery

Statement
Born in San Pedro, California, 1948. EDUCATION: University of California, Irvine, CA, M.F.A. Los Angeles State University, Los Angeles, CA, B.A. SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 2005 On the Wall, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica.CA. 2004 Squar Blue Gallery, Jay McCafferty, Recent workCosta Mesa, CA.2005, On The Wall, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica,  CA. 2001 Hosfelt Gallery, San Frisco , CA . 2000 SPF:a. Jay McCafferty Solar Burned Works,curated by Mark Moore. Los Angeles, CA. 1996 Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica , CA . 1994 Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica , CA . 1993 The Works Gallery, Costa Mesa , CA . 1992 Valerie Miller Fine Art Galley, Palm Desert, CA 1991 The Works Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA 1990 Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 1989 Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA 1988 Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Four Seasons Hotel, Newport Beach, CA Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA 1986 Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 1985 Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 1984 Jay McCafferty: An Edited Ten Years, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 1983 Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Grapestake Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1982 Grapestake Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1980 Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Grapestake Gallery, San Francisco, CA Baudoin Lebon Gallery, Paris, France 1979 Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 1978 Grapestake Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1977 Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 1976 Grapestake Gallery, San Francisco, CA Galerie Krebs, Bern, Switzerland 1975 Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 1974 Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA Newspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 1973 Gallery TJB, Newport Beach, CA 1971 Purcell Gallery, Chapman College, Orange, CA GROUP EXHIBITIONS: 2011 Pacific Standard Time: Laguna Art Museum , Best Kept Secret UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California , 1964-1971. 2011 Pacific Standard Time: Once Emerging Now Emerging, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles , CA . 2008 Getty Museum Los Angeles California 2010 Renia Sofia Nacional Centro De Arte , Madrid , Spain 2010 ReMix, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles , CA . 2006 Driven to Abstraction, Riverside Art Museum , Riverside ,CA. 2005 Gallery 478, San Pedro , CA . 2004 Square Blue Gallery. John Paul Jones, Jay McCafferty, Costa Mesa , CA. 2001 O bsessions. U C San Diego 1996 Blindsight.  Mendenhall Art Gallery , Whittier , CA . 1996 CSLA, Alumni Exhibition, Luckman Fine Arts Gallery 1992 The Presence of Absence, The Works Gallery South, Costa Mesa, CA The Spirit of Matter, The Works Gallery South, Costa Mesa, CA 1991 Minimal 1960-1990, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Checkers Hotel, Los Angeles, CA UCI Arts: The First 25 Years, The Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA Jay McCafferty - Solar Burns, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA 1989 Madrona Gallery, San Pedro, CA FHP Hippodrome Gallery, Long Beach, CA Clay, an Invitational Exhibition, Claifornia State University, Long Beach, CA 4th Annual Long Beach Art Exhibition, Long Beach, CA Miller Gallery, Palm Desert, CA San Pedro Abstracts, San Pedro, CA The Works Gallery, Long Beach 1988 Art Auction, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Harbor, CA Masks at Art Space, Art Space Museum, Los Angeles, CA Distinguished Alumni Awards, California State University, Los Angeles, CA 1987 Faculty Exhibition, Los Angeles Harbor College, Wilmington, CA 1986 Intimate, Intimate, Turman Gallery, Department of Art, Indiana State University, IN A Southern California Collection, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles 1985 Painting & Sculptures, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 1984 45 - A Group Exhibition of Southern California Artists, Metro Rail Transport Consultants, Los Angeles, CA Jay McCafferty & Judith Vogt, Hemmerdinger Gallery, Palm Springs, CA Cirrus Celebrates Los Angeles Art, Part II, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 1983 Young Talent Awards: 1963-1983, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA Fire & Water, Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA From Los Angeles - Cirrus Editions Ltd.: A Retropsective View, Stephen Wirt Gallery, San Francisco, CA Relief Prints: Woodcuts, Wood Engravings & Linocuts from Durer to Dine, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA Some Humorous Videos, Space Gallery, East Gallery, Los Angeles Art as Alchemy, University Art Gallery, Cal State University Domingues Hills, Carson, CA The California Collection Museum of Fine, Museum of New Mexico 1982 Cinque Artisti della Cirrus Gallery Los Angeles, Galleria DelCalvallino, Venice, Italy An Artistic Conversation, 1931-1982: Poland/USA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA Art in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art 1981 Paper as Image, Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA Decade: Los Angeles Painting in the Se venties, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA Graphics - The Photographic Image, Art Gallery, University of California, Riverside, CA Anti-Static, Baxter Art Gallery, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA Los Angeles Prints 1883-1980, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Art in Los Angeles: The Museum as Site, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA L.A.V.A., Japan American Cultural & Community Center,Los Angeles, CA 1980 Drawing: At the Henry, Henry Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Object-Subject: A Printmaking Show, Art Gallery, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA Group Show, Baudoin Lebon Gallery, Paris, France 1979 California Hybrids, Alex Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY 1978 Group Show, Robert Freidus Gallery, Inc. Paper as Medium, Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibition,Washington, D.C. From California - A World of Unique Textural Beauty, Zola Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL Fine Arts Faculty Exhibit, Los Angeles Harbor College of Art Gallery, Wilmington, CA 1977 Eleven San Pedro Artists, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman College, Orange, CA Artist's Book, University of California, San Diego, CA Miniature, California State University, Los Angeles, CA Paper Art, Lang Art Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA From California - A World of Unique Textural Beauty, Zola Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL Harbor College Presents: Long Beach Museum of Art Southland Video Anthology, Los Angeles Harbor College Fine Arts Gallery, Wilmington, CA 1976 New Selections/New Talent Award Winners, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA Southland Video Anthology 1976: Part II, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA 1975 Delap - McCafferty, Baxter Art Gallery, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA On the Other Side of the Looking Glass, Newspace Gallery at the Bowers Museum, Los Angeles, CA Southland Video Anthology Traveling Show, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA Irvine, 1965-1975, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA Recent Work, Newspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 1974 Contemporary Idioms, Art Galleries of University of California Santa Barbara, Newspace Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Newspace at Bowers, The Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA Films, Newspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 1971 San Francisco Art Institute Centennial Exhibition, San Francisco Small Images: 17th Annual All California Purchase Prize Competition, California State College, Los Angeles, CA Fiber as Line, California State College, Los Angeles, CA 1970 Expo '70: 16th Annual All California Purchase Prize Competition, Laguna Beach Art Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY: 2010 Glenn Phillips, Catalog for Videoarte en Los Angles (1770-1984), Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid Spain. 2008, L.A. Rising, SoCal Artists Before 1980 [Hardcover] Lyn Kienholz (Author), Barbara Isenberg (Preface), Elizabeta Betinski (Editor), Corinne Nelson (Editor), 2010 2008 California Video: Artists and Histories [Hardcover] Getty Museum 's "California Video" exhibition catalog Glenn Phillips (Editor), Meg Cranston (Contributor), Rita Gonzalez (Contributor), Kathy Rae Huffman (Contributor), Robert R. Riley (Contributor), Steve Seid (Contributor), Bruce Yonemoto (Contributor), 2008 2008 Los Angeles Times, Suzan Munchnic, Rewind and play: 40 years of California Video Art 2008 L.A Weekly, Doug Harvey, THE GETTY’S VIDEO BLOCKBUSTER. The Getty gets contemporary, on us. 2006 Peter Frank, Catalog Driven to Abstraction, Riverside Art Museum . 2005 James Allen, Random Lengths, Painting with Fire. 2005 Ron Linden Catalog, Gallery 478 2005 Erica Ogg, Rave, Daily Breeze, Gallery 478. 2004 Rick Gilbert, Art Week,Jay McCafferty and John Paul Jones 2004 Susan C. Larsen, PhD, Catalog for pslams show at Mark Moore Gallery , LA. 1991 Kenney Littlefield, Orange County RegisterAlbright , Costa Mesa , CA. 1991 Marge Bulmer, Art Scene July/August 1991 Thomas, San Francisco Chronicle, February 14, 1980 . Askey, Ruth, "Contemporary Minatures," ARTWEEK, vol. 8, no. 35, October 22, 1977 . Ballatore, Sandy, "Nothing is Better Than the First Attempt: Jay McCafferty and Greg Renfro," Images and Issues, Summer 1980. Ballatore, Sandy, "Ten L.A. Artists, New Talent Award Winners," ARTWEEK, September 25, 1976 . Ballatore, Sandy , " Los Angeles Review," Art in America , March/April 1976. Ballatore, Sandy , "New Work from New York ," ARTWEEK, September 1975. Ballatore, Sandy, "Jay McCafferty Solar Burns," ARTWEEK, November 8, 1975 . Berland, Dina, Long Beach Press Telegram, May 22, 1988 . Bloomfield, Arthur, "Solar Energy Goes Into Art," San Francisco Examiner, June 15, 1976 . Boettger, Suzann, "Creation by Fire," ARTWEEK, February 23, 1980 . Bulmer, Marge, Art Scene, July/August 1991, Vol. 10, No. 11 Carroll, Richard, "The Lifestyle of Presidents and Kings," The Daily Breeze, January 26, 1986 . Curtis, Cathy, "Galleries/Part VI," Los Angeles Times, January 29, 1988 . Curtis, Cathy, "Galleries/Part IV," Los Angeles Times, June 10, 1988 . Danieli, Fidel, "LACMA's Young Talent 1963-1983," ARTWEEK, 1983. De Natale, Barbara, "San Pedro - How High Is Your Brow?" Random Lengths, #14, July 15, 1989 Dunham, Judith, "Making Art with the Sun," ARTWEEK, June 19, 1976 . Faris, Gerald, "Weekender," South Bay News, February 24, 1989 . Fox, Louis W., " L.A. Abstraction, A Sketchy Survey," ARTWEEK, December 1979. Frank, Peter, "Art Pick of the Week," Calendar, LA Weekly, November 30 - December 6, 1990 Frankenstein, Alfred, "Bubbling, Brown Paintings - Energy and Originality," San Francisco Chronicle, March 11, 1978 . Frankenstein, Alfred, "On Making Introductions," San Francisco Examiner, June 10, 1976 . Gardner , Colin, "Concept vs. Object," ARTWEEK, vol. 14, no. 15, April 16,1983 . Gottlieb, Shirle, "Local Artists are Featured at Long Beach Museum of Art," Los Angeles Times, January 20, 1984 . Gottlieb, Shirle, "Artist Who Dares a Slow Burn," Press-Telegram, January 27, 1984 . Hugo, Joan, " Los Angeles Survey: Overnight and Overreach," ARTWEEK, September 26, 1981 . Ianco-Starrels, Josine, " USA Today Collection," Los Angeles Times, September 4, 1983 . Ianco-Starrels, Josine, "Bicentennial Show at Museum," Los Angeles Times, Art News, 1982. Ianco-Starrels, Josine, "Video Anthology Opens Today," Los Angeles Times, Art News, 1976. Ianco-Starrels, Josine, "New Talent Award Winners," Los Angeles Times, Art News, 1976. Knight, Christopher, "Site Seeing at the County Museum ," Los Angeles Harold Examiner, July 26, 1981 . "Jay McCafferty," Art Forum, Rancho Santiago College , Fall/Spring, 1989 Larson, Susan C., " Los Angeles Review - Jay McCafferty," The Nation, Art News, September 1983. Larson, Susan C., "Inside Los Angeles ," Art News, January 1978. LittleField, Kinney, "Artist Captures Energy Of The Sun In His Work," Orange County Register , August, 1991 Lutjeans, Phyllis J., "On the Other Side of the Looking Glass," ARTWEEK,February 1975. McDonald, Robert, "Between the Sun and the Canvass," AXIS (Japanese),July 1982. Martinez , Victor, "CSLA Alumnus Presents Slides of Unusual Artwork," University Times, Los Angeles , May 9, 1979 . McKenna, Kristine, Galleries/Part VI, Los Angeles Times, November 7, 1986 . McKenna, Kristine, Galleries/Part VI, Los Angeles Times, October 11, 1985 . McKenna, Kristine, "Cirrus Offers Minimalism With A West Coast Slant," Los Angeles Times, December 12, 1990 Menzies, Neal, "Paper as Image," ARTWEEK, 1981. Morch, Al, "Using a Magnifying Glass and the Sun to Create Art," San Francisco Examiner, February 11, 1980 . Muchnic, Suzanne, "Jay McCafferty - Not Burned Out," Los Angeles Times, Galleries/Part IV, February 1984. Muchnic, Suzanne, "Art Walk," Los Angeles Times, February 8, 1980 . Muchnic, Suzanne, "Art Walk," Los Angeles Times, January 1979. Muchnic, Suzanne, "From Flamboyant to Deliberate," Los Angeles Times, November 30, 1979 . Muchnic, Suzanne, "Paper Chase at Scripps College ," Los Angeles Times, Part IV, December 12, 1977 . Muchnic, Suzanne, "Jay McCafferty: Truth," ARTWEEK, March 12, 1977 . Muchnic, Suzanne, "Work in Plastic Opens New L.A. Arts Center ," ARTWEEK, September 17, 1977 . Muchnic, Suzanne, "Art Walk," Los Angeles Times, November 4, 1977 . Perkins, Constance M., "Contemporary Uses of Paper," ARTWEEK, December 10, 1977 . Perlmutter, Elizabeth, "A Hot Bed of Advanced Art," Art News, January 1976. Pincus, Robert L., "To See Ourselves as Others See Us," Calendar/Part VI, Los Angeles Times, February 19, 1984 . Pincus, Robert L., Galleries/Part IV, Los Angeles Times, 1982. Plummer, Leslie, "Study In Contrast," Home and Garden, June, 1989 Richardson, Gregory, "McCafferty - Cool by Design," Harbor Tides News, June 2, 1989 Rosenthal, Adrienne, "Wit and Ritual in Works by Ten Artists," ARTWEEK, September 24, 1977 . Rosenthal, Adrienne, "Stephen Seemayer: The Art of Fire," ARTWEEK, 1976. Rubin, David, Arts Magazine, June 1979. Sauers, Dianne, L, "Circle Artwalk: A Treasure Hunt Well Worth The Effort", Peninsula News, March 2, 1989 Schipper, Merle, "Evocations of Landscape," ARTWEEK, 1986. Schipper, Merle, Art Scene, October 1985. Seldis, Henry, "Art Review," Los Angeles Times, September 1976. Singerman, Howard, "Art in America ," Art Forum, March 1982. Spelman, Martha, "Jay McCafferty works with Photography," ARTWEEK, November 19, 1977 . Stevens, Mark, " California Dreamers," Newsweek, August 17, 1981 . Thompson, Lea, "Eleven San Pedro Artists," ARTWEEK, April 9, 1977 . Welling, James, "Landscape Video," ARTWEEK, October 25, 1975 . Westfall, Stephen, "Three Artists Wrestle with Process," ARTWEEK, Ocotber 1, 1977. Wilson , William, The Galleries/Part VI, Los Angeles Times, May 25, 1984. Wilson , William, The Galleries/Part VI, Los Angeles Times, February 19, 1982. Wilson, William, "Selections from the Collection of Security Pacific, at Barnsdall Park ," Calendar, Los Angeles Times, October 31, 1982 . Wilson, William, "A Museum Where Art is a Site to Behold," Los Angeles Times, Calendar, July 26, 1981 . Wilson, William, "Art Walk," Los Angeles Times, February 25, 1977 . Wilson, William, "Miniature: Lost in a Cal State L.A. Art Show," Los Angeles Times, October 30, 1977 . Wilson, William, "Art Walk," Los Angeles Times, June 14, 1974 . Wortz, Melinda, "Collaborating with Nature," ARTWEEK, March 17, 1979 . Wortz, Melinda, "L.A. Artists Group Show," ARTWEEK, September 1975. Wortz, Melinda, "DeLap and McCafferty," ARTWEEK, February 1, 1975 . Wortz, Melinda, "Jay McCafferty," ARTWEEK, April 27, 1974 . Young, Joseph, Art International, January 1971. Zimmerer-McKelvie, Kathy, "Some Humorous Videos at Space," Images & Issues, November/December 1983. AWARDS: 1976 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant 1974 Los Angeles County Museum of Art New Talent Award COLLECTIONS: The Capital Group Century Plaza Hotel Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, GA Fairmont Hotel Group Federal Reserve Bank, San Francisco IBM Corporation International Paper Company Los Angeles County Museum of Art Newport Harbor Art Museum O'Melveny & Meyers, Los Angeles Progressive Corporation, Pepper Pike, OH Scripps Clinical & Research Foundation Security Pacific National Bank, Los Angeles Sheraton Grand Hotel, Tokyo, Japan  
Recent Exhibits

Jay McCafferty participated in these exhibits:

Feb, 2012 Laguna Art Museum Benefit Auction
Laguna Art Museum
 
Oct, 2011 Best Kept Secret: UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California, 1964-1971
Laguna Art Museum
 
Sep, 2011 Once Emerging Now Emerging: Now and Then
Cirrus Gallery
 
Jul, 2010 Remix July 2010
Cirrus Gallery
 
May, 2010 L.A.C.E. Benefit Art Auction 2010
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)
 
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