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Birthplace
Santa Monica, California

Birth year
1937

Lives in
Taos, NM

Works in
Taos, NM

Website

Representing galleries

Statement

CV

SOLO SHOWS:

Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California
First Solo Show; October 16 – November 13, 1965
Monochromatic Series, Acrylic on Shaped Canvases

Tibor De Nagy Gallery, New York City, New York
October 11 – October 29, 1966
Slab Series, Polyester resin and fiberglass with wood ‘stretcher bars’

Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California
November 3 – November 26, 1967
Crab Series; Polyester resin and fiberglass

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, New York
March 23 – April 11, 1968
Dodecagon Series; Polyester resin and fiberglass

Kasmin Gallery, London, England
October 31 – November 3, 1968
Dodecagons and Half Dodecagons; Polyester resin and fiberglass

Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California
April 15 – May 3, 1969
Dodecagons, Small Dodecagons, & Cubes; Polyester resin and fiberglass paintings

Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, University of Saskatchewan,
Regina Campus, Saskatchewan, Canada.
September 12 – October 19, 1969
Dodecagons, Crabs, and Slabs; Polyester resin and fiberglass
*Catalog: Ron Davis: Eight Paintings

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, New York
October 18 – November 8
Truncated Pyramids, Interiors, Large L’s; Polyester resin and fiberglass

Kasmin Gallery, London, England
April 28 – May 26, 1970
Cutout Series: Blocks, Cubes, Slabs; Flexible resin and fiberglass

Joseph Helman Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri
September 2 – September 30
Cutout Series: Slabs, Blocks, Cubes, 1970; Flexible resin and fiberglass

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, New York
January 16 – Febuary 6, 1971
Cutout Series: Slabs, Sawtooth's, and Boxes; Flexible resin and fiberglass

• Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, California
September 27 - November 14, 1971
Rectangle Series; Flexible resin and fiberglass

David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
October 23 - November 23, 1971
Dodecagons, Pyramids, Polyester resin and fiberglass

Joseph Helman Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri
May 3 – June 2, 1972
Rectangle Interiors, Eye Level Blocks

Galleria Dell‘Ariete, Milano, Italy
November 21 – December 5, 1972
* Catalog; Rectangle Interiors
            
Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California
April – May, 1973
Large Acetates; with Hans Hoffman Drawings

John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California
September 13 – October 15, 1973
Prints and Selected Paintings

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, New York
February 2 – February 23, 1973
Still Life Series; Perspective Line Drawings

Gemini G. E. L., Los Angeles, California
May 18 – June 15, 1973
Hard Edge Interior Silkscreens

Western Galleries, Cheyenne, Wyoming
November 2 – November 23, 1973
Selected Paintings

Boise State University, Boise, Idaho
January13 – February 14, 1973
Selected Paintings

David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
April 5 – 29, 1974
Snap Line Series

• Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, New York
May 10 – May 31, 1974
Snap Line Series; Large Canvas Paintings

Ronald Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri
September 15 – October 15, 1975
Snap Line Series

John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California
November 4 – December 6, 1975
Selected Paintings

Aspen Gallery of Art, Aspen, Colorado
February – March, 1976
Snap Line Series

Seder/Creigh Gallery, Coronado, California
May 8 – June 4, 1976
Snap Lines

• The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
July 13 – September 5
* Catalog; Retrospective: Paintings: 1962-1976

University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, Nevada
 March 11 – April 8, 1977
* Catalog; Selected Paintings

Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California
May 3 – May 28, 1977
Snap Lines

John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California
April 12 – May 13, 1978
Snap Lines

Pepperdine University, Malibu, Califronia
January 21 – Febuary 23, 1978
Selected Paintings

BlumHelman Gallery, New York City, New York
March 24 – April 20, 1978
Checkerboard Floored

Ronald Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis, Missiouri
April 16 – May 26, 1979
Floaters

Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California
July 10 – August 11, 1979
Floaters

San Diego State University, San Diego, California
Feburary 1 – March 2, 1979
* Catalogue; Floaters

Middendorf/Lane Gallery, Washington, D. C.
March 25 – April 19, 1979
Floaters

John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California
November 5 – December 6, 1980
Recent Watercolors, large watercolor paintings.

Gemini G. E. L., Los Angeles, California
January 31 – Feburary 15,
Etchings, Drypoints, & Aquatints, 1981

BlumHelman Gallery, New York City, New York
October 14 – November 7
Paintings; Background/Flatlander Series

Asher/Faure, Los Angeles, California
April 17 – May 15, 1982
Splatter and Object Paintings

Conejo Valley Art Museum, Thousand Oaks, California
May 14 – June 15, 1982
Selections from the Artist‘s Studio; Slabs.

John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California
October 21 – November 20, 1982
Selected Works 1968 – 1982

Asher/Faure, Los Angeles, California
August 27 – September 24, 1983
Bungalow Show/Small Paintings; Splatters

Gemini G. E. L., Los Angeles, California
November – December, 1983
Lithographs, Etchings, & Aquatints

Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, California
March 6 – March 31, 1984
The Flatlanders

Asher/Faure, Los Angeles, California
July 21 – August 25, 1984
New Music Paintings ; Non-Objective

BlumHelman Gallery, New York City, New York
September12 – October 6, 1984
New Music Paintings ; Non-Objective

Graystone, San Francisco, California
June 2 – June 28, 1985
Silkscreens, Acetates, & Drawings.

Trump’s Restaurant, West Hollywood, CaliforniaJuly 4 – December 30, 1985
Slabettes, 1985; Selected Paintings

• New York Academy of Sciences, New York, N. Y.
September 23 – December 5, 1986
*Catalogue; Selected Paintings and Prints, Essay by physicist, Cristian von Baer.

Sedona Arts Center, Sedona, Arizona
March 21 – April 19, 1987
Recent work; Freeway Series

BlumHelman New York, New York, N. Y.
March 1 - March 26, 1988
Spiral Series; Acrylic and dry pigment on canvas

BlumHelman Los Angeles, Santa Monica, California
September 15 - October 14, 1989
Dodecagons, 1968-69
* Catalogue: Dodecagons: 1968 - 1969, essay by Barbara Rose. 

BlumHelman Los Angeles, Santa Monica, California
October, 1991
Large Sculpture; Hondo Hogan and aspen wood sculptures

DEL Fine Arts, Taos, New Mexico
Aspen Sculptures, 1991

Jaquelin Loyd Gallery, Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico
January 18 - February 20, 1998
Wax Series, 1996 - 97

Philip Bareiss Gallery, Taos, New Mexico
August 3 - September 30, 2002
Hinge Series

Victoria Meyhren Gallery, Denver University, Denver, Colorado
September 12 - October 15, 2002
Nushapes, Hinges, Diamonds;
Digital Painting Series, 2001 (giclées)

Butler Institute Museum of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
September 29 - November 17, 2002
Forty Years of Abstraction: 1962-2002 – Major 40-painting career survey
* Catalog: Forty Years of Abstraction: 1962-2002

Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, New Mexico
December 10, 2004 - February 27, 2005
Music Series: 1983-1985

Galerie Dionisi, West Hollywood, California
February 5 - March 2005
Selected Paintings, 1974 - 2004

New Gallery - Tom Andriola, Houston, Texas
Feb-March 2006
Pixel Dust Paintings 2005
Catalog

New Gallery - Tom Andriola, Houston, Texas
Feb-March 2007
Flatland Series, 1980-81

Electric Works, San Francisco, California
September 7 – October 13, 2007
Ronald Davis: Five Decades: Past and Present Work, 1968 - 2007
Catalog

Eight Modern, Santa Fe, New Mexico
October 16 – November 16, 2008
Ronald Davis: 3D CG, 2005–07
Catalog

New Gallery - Tom Andriola, Houston, Texas
March 29 – April 26, 2008
Paintings, 1966-2007

Eight Modern, Santa Fe, New Mexico
November 16 – December 31, 2007
Ronald Davis: President's Rooms, 2008

Franklin Parrasch Gallery, NYC
January 9, 2010 – Febuary 6, 2010
Ronald Davis: Monochromatics: 1965–66

GROUP SHOWS:

San Francisco Arts Festival, San Francisco, California, 1961, 62, 63

Art Exhibition and Concert at Yale University Summer School of Music and Art, Yale/Norfolk Campus, Norfolk, Connecticut. August 10, 1962

• Painting and Drawing Annual, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California. Was given the First Place Award ($100.00) in the show juried by Tony De Lapp. December 8, 1963 – January 5, 1964

Valentine Day Show, New Mission Gallery, San Francisco, California. February 14 – March 15, 1964

Hard Edge, Rolf Nelson Gallery, Los Angeles, California. May 16 – June 6, 1964

• Summer Invitational, Laynon Gallery, Palo Alto, California. First meeting with then gallery director, Nicholas Wilder. June, 1964

Arts of San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, California. July 7 – August 9, 1964

II Bienal Americann de Arte, Ciudad Universitaria, Cordoba, Argentina. The painting Ball Point Pen was water damaged in shipment, then purchased and restored by the Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, California. Catalogue September 25 – October 12, 1964

• Current Painting and Sculpture of the Bay Area, Stanford University Art Gallery, Palo Alto, California. Catalogue October 8 – November 29, 1964

Painting-Drawing ’64 Annual, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California. November 20 – December 15, 1964

Some Aspects of California Painting and Sculpture, La Jolla Museum of Art, La Jolla, California. February 28 – April 11, 1965

• 12th Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, Krannert Art Museum, Champaigne, Illinois. Catalogue March 7 – April 11, 1965

California at Macy's Herald Square, New York City, New York. April 28, 1965

New Directions in California Art, Unitarian Community Church, Santa Monica, California. June 5th & 6th, 1965

Critic’s Choice, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California. April 3 – May 1, 1965

New Modes in California Painting and Sculpture, La Jolla Museum of Art, La Jolla, California. May 20 – June 26, 1966

Some Continuing Directions, The Pavillion Gallery, Balboa, California. November 9 – December 4, 1966

• A New Aesthetic, Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, D. C. Curated by Barara Rose. Catalogue May 6 – June 25, 1967

Mr. & Mrs. Robert A. Rowan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, California. June 1967

• Drawing Power, Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California. A two-man show with Joe Goode. September 1967

Art for Embassies from the Woodward Foundation Collection, Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, D. C.. September 30 – November 5, 1967

Young Artists of the Sixties, Paintings and Sculpture from the collection of Charles Cowles, Stanford Museum, Palo Alto, California. November, 1967

• 1967 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Paintings, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, New York. Catalogue December 13, 1967 – February 4, 1968

Plastics: Paintings and Sculptures from Los Angeles, California State College at Los Angeles, California. February, 1968

Selection of Paintings from the 50’s and 60’s from the Collection of Gifford and Joann Phillips, The Art Galleries, University of California, Santa Barbara, California. March 12 – April 7, 1968

• Los Angeles Six, Vancouver Art Museum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Catalogue March 31 – May 5, 1968

• 4 Documenta International, Ausstellung, Kasel, Germany. June 27 – October 6, 1968

Small Works Invitational, Merging One Gallery, Santa Monica, California December 10, 1987 - January 30, 1988

Blue Chip Prints, Schwartz/Cierlak Gallery, Santa Monica, California February 18 - March 20, 1988

• 31st Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C. February 1 – March 16, 1969

The George Waterman Collection, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island. October 22 – November 23, 1969

Plastics: New Art, Institute of Contempory Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1969

The Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Rowan Collection, Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, California. October, 1970

Technics and Creativity, Gemini G. E. L., Museum of Modern Art, New York City, New York. 1971

The 73rd Western Annual, Denver Art Museum. Denver, Colorado. October 3 – November 21, 1971

Six Painters, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York. October 3 – November 21, 1971

Modern Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture Collected by Louise & Joseph Pulitzer, Jr., Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts. November 15, 1971 – January 3, 1972

International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland. 1972

Dealer’s Choice, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California. 1972

Color-Field Painting, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California. 1972

U. S. A. West Coast, Kunstverein in Hamberg, Hamberg, Germany 1972

The Last Plastics Show, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California. March 14 – April 15, 1972

Paintings: New Options, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota April 23 – June 4, 1972

Masters of the Sixties, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. May 4 – June 4, 1972

• U. S. A., XXXVI International Biennial Exhibition of Art, Venice, Italy. June 11 – October 1, 1972

Catalogue Eighteenth National Print Exhibition, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York City, New York. November 22, 1972 – February 4, 1972

The State of California Painting, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand. 1972 – 1973

Twenty-five Years of American Painting, 1948 – 1973, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa March 6 – April 22, 1973

Art in Space: Some Turning Points, The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan. May 15 – June 24, 1973

Works on Paper, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California. June, 1973 11

Artistes Americains, Musee d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. November 4 – December 2, 1973

Drawings, Margo Levin Gallery, Los Angeles, California, 1973

The Cusak Gallery, Houston, Texas, 1973

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, New York, 1974.

15 Abstract Artists from Los Angeles, The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California. January 19 – March 10, 1974

Contemporary Painting and Sculpture 1974, University of Illinois, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, Illinois. March 10 – April 21, 1974

Selected Works from the Collection of Carter Burden, Marlborough Gallery, Inc., New York City, New York. May 9 – June 1, 1974

• Seventy-first American Exhibition, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. June 15 – August 11, 1974

Works on Paper, Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California. July 2 – 31, 1974

New Acquisitions/Prints, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California. 1974

Castelli at Berggruen, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California. 1974

Nicholas Wilder, The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada. 1974

Zeichnumgen 3, U. S. A., Stradtisches Museum, Leverkkusen, Germany 1975

Current Concerns – Part I, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California January 1975

Color, an Exhibition in Collaboration with the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogota, Columbia. February – March, 1975

34th Biennial of Contemporary American Painting, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C. February 22 – April 6, 1975

Ron Davis/Tom Holland, Works from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Rowan, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdale Park, Los Angeles, California August 13 – September 9, 1975 Catalogue

Painting, Drawing and Sculpture of the ’60s and the ’70s from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania October 7 – November 18, 1975

Collectors Choice, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California. November 1975

Hansen Fuller Gallery Pays Tribute to the San Francisco Art Institute (Part II), Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, California. November 11 – 29, 1975

30 Years of American Printmaking, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York. November 20, 1976 – January 30, 1977

Large Scale Paintings From the Collection of Security Pacific Bank, Security Pacific Plaza, Los Angeles, California. November 23, 1976 – January 15, 1977

Private Images: Photographs by Painters, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California. January 18 – March 27, 1977

Collectors, Collecting, Collections of American Abstract Art Since 1945, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California. April 22 – June 5, 1977

• Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California. September 3 – November 21, 1976
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C.. May 20 – September 11, 1977

American Abstract Art Since 1945, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, New York. 1977

Photographs by Southern California Painters and Sculptors, University of California, Santa Barbara, California. 1977

Painting and Sculpture, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California. 1977

Biennial of Graphic Art, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia. May 13, 1977

California: 3 X 8 Twice, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, Hawaii. February 3 – March 5, 1978

The Theodora Pottle Memorial Collection of Contemporary Art, Macomb Public Library, Macomb, Illinois May, 1978

14. 7 Artistes Américains - 7 Artistes Européens, Casino de Deauville, Hall et Gallerie Doree, Paris, France. September 1978

Berggruen at Art Center, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California. November 5 – 30, 1978

The Frederick Weisman Company Collection of California Art, The Art Museum Galleries, California State University, Long Beach, California. 1978

Four Contemporary Painters, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio. 1978

Late Twentieth Century Art, Sydney and Frances Lewis Foundation, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia. December 5, 1978 – January 8, 1979

American Painting of the 1970’s, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York. December 8, 1978 – January 14, 1979;
Newport Harbor Museum, Newport Beach, California; Oakland Museum, Oakland, California; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio; Art Museum of Southern Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas; Krannart Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaigne, Illinois. February, 1979 – January 1980

• The Museum of Drawers, A miniature Museum featuring five hundred contemporary artists. Created by Herbert Distel, it was shown in galleries and museums internationaly before taking up permanent residence at the Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland.

Aspekte der 60er Jahre, Aus der Sammlung Reinhard Onnasch, Nationalgalerie Berlin, Staatliche Museen, Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, Germany February 2 – April 23, 1978 Catalogue

Art Off the Picture Press: Tyler Graphics, Ltd., The Emily Lowe Gallery, Hofstra University, Hampstead, New York. 1979

Reality of Illusion, Denver Art Museum, Denver Colorado. Catalogue. July 13 – August 26, 1979 University of Southern California Art Galleries, Los Angeles, California. October 11 – November 25, 1979 Honolulu Academy of Art, Honolulu. April 4 – May 18, 1980 Oakland Museum, Oakland, California. June 17 – July 27, 1980 University Art Museum, University of Texas, Austin, Texas. September 4 – October 19, 1980 Jonson Museum of Art, Cornell University November 15 – December 30, 1980

Los Angeles Prints, 1883 – 1980. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California. Catalogue Part I: September 4 – November 30, 1980 Part II: June 25 – Skeptember 20, 1981

• Art in Los Angeles – Seventeen Artists in the Sixties. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California. Catalogue July 21 – October 4, 1981 San Antonio Musem of Art, San Antonio, Texas. November 20, 1981 – January 31, 1982

Southern California Artists: 1940-1980, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, California. July 24 – September 13, 1981 Catalogue

L. A. Art: An Exhibition of Contemporary Paintings. Curated by Noriko Fujinami. Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdale Park, Los Angeles, California. April 13, – May 2, 1982;
Nagoya City Museum, Nagoya, Japan February 16 – March 14, 1982

Miró in America, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Texas. Curated by Barbara Rose. April 21 – June 27, 1982

Theatrical Abstraction, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Curated by Charles Kessler. July 7 – July 31, 1982

The Americans: The Collage, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas, July 11 – October 3, 1982, Catalogue

California Contemporary: Recent work of twenty-three artists, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, May 1-29, 1983, Catalogue

California Drawings, “Drawings by 50 California Artists,“ Modernism [Gallery], Art of the 20th Century, San Francisco, California December 16, 1983 – January 28, 1984

Modern Sculpture from the Guggenheim, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pennsylvania April 14, 1984

Art of the States: Works from a Santa Barbara Collection, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California June 22 – August 26, 1984, Catalogue

Prints from Tyler Graphics, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota September 23 , 1984 – March 17, 1985

• Gemini, G. E. L.: Art and Collaboration, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C.. Catalogue-Book November 18, 1984 – February 24, 1985

Sunshine and Shadow: Recent Painting in Southern California, Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California. January 16 – February 23, 1985

FORTISSIMO! Thirty Years from the Richard Brown Baker Collection of Contempory Art, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island. February 28 – April 28, 1985

Printer’s Prints from Gemini, G. E. L., 1970 – 75, Selections from the Silkscreens printed by Jeffery Wasserman, Pink’s/Fine Arts, Santa Monica, California. April 27 – June 15, 1985

Black And White Drawings from the David Nelis Collection, Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, California. September 23 – October 18, 1985

Paperworks From Tyler Graphics, The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut. October 21 – December 22, 1985

New Acquisitions, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California. January 27 – March 28, 1987

Abstract Painting, Asher/Faure, Los Angeles, California. April 18 – May 16, 1987

Summer, Scott Hanson Gallery, New York City, New York. August 15.–.September 15, 1987

• Digital Visions: Computers and Art, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York. Opened September 18, 1987 This show traveled to: Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinatti, Ohio. I. B. M. Galleries, New York City, New York. Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio. Closes January 8, 1989.

Small Works Invitational, Merging One Gallery, Santa Monica, California December 10, 1987 - January 30, 1988

Blue Chip Prints, Schwartz/Cierlak Gallery, Santa Monica, California February 18 - March 20, 1988

The View from Denver, Contemporary American Art from the Denver Art Museum, Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria. June 7, 1997 - August 31, 1997

New Mexico Sculpture, Stables Gallery, Taos, NM, 1991, Curated by Ron Cooper

Louis Catusco and the Modernists, TAA Stables Gallery, Taos, New Mexico September 20 - November 9, 1994

• Seven Painters, Nicholas Alexander Gallery, NY, 1995, Curated by Ronnie Landfield, Included: Pink Mirror, 1969

Radical Past: Contemporary Art & Music in Pasadena, 1960-1974, Catalogue for a four-venue exhibition. Davis’ painting Wyoming Slab, 1975 was included in Influences: Selections from the Contemporary Collection of the Norton Simon Museum.

The Rowan Collection – Passion and Patronage, Painting in Los Angeles and New York, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, California September 9 – October 24, 1999

Into the 21st Century: Selections from the Permanent Collection, San Jose Museum of Art. Catalogue accompanied the exhibition, May 23 – September 12, 1999. Davis’ painting Seven Part Arch, 1977 was included.

The Forty-Fifth Biennial: The Corcoran Collects, 1907-1999. Corcoran Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, D. C.
Catalogue published on the occasion of the exhibition and included Davis’ painting T Beam, 1974, acquired in 1975 during the Corcoran’s 34th Biennial through the Leo Castelli Gallery.
Included: T Beam, 1974, PTG 451

Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity 1900–2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, Catalog for the exhibition of the same name.

"Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection", The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), October 7, 2000 – January 15, 2001, Catalog

Harwood Museum, Taos, NM, 2001

the eclectic eye, Frederich R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles. At the New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, New Orleans, Louisiana, September 4 – October 31, 2004

Laguna's Hidden Treasures: Art from Private Collections, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA, March 13 - July 10, 2005

"Wilder", a tribute to the Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Franklin Parrasch Gallery and Joan T. Washburn Gallery, NYC, April 22 – May 7, 2005

"translucence", Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA, June - August 2006

Driven to Abstraction: Southern California and the Non-Objective World, 1950-1980, Riverside Art Museum, CA, August 17, 2006

Breaking the Mold: Selections from the Washington Gallery of Modern Art, 1961-1968, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma, May 10, 2007

AFA "Color as Field: American Painting, 1950–75", curated by Karen Wilkin
  Denver Art Museum; November 9, 2007–February 3, 2008
  Smithsonian American Art Museum; February 29–May 26, 2008
  Frist Center for the Visual Arts ; June 20 –September 21, 2008

Hopper Curates - Larry Bell, Ron Cooper, Ronald Davis, Ken Price, & Robert Dean Stockwell, Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM, May 08 - September 18, 2009
  Curated by Dennis Hopper

California Calling - Works from Santa Barbara Collections, 1948-2008, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA, July 18 – December 27, 2009

COLLECTIONS:

Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover , MA
Maltese, 1969, PTG 0103
Acquired in 1984, Gift of Phillip Johnson

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Cube and Four Panels, 1975, PTG 0466
Acquired in 1978 thru the David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto.

Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IIlinois
Turn (Two-Thirds), 1968, PTN 0068
Acquired in 1969 thru the Ronald Greenberg Gallery.

The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
Five Panel Wave, 1996, PTG 0062
Acquired in 2002 from the artist.

Corcoran Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, D. C.
T Beam,1974, PTG 0451
Acquired in 1975 thru the Leo Castelli Gallery.

Carnation Corporation, Los Angeles, California
Spiral Uplifter, 1987, PTG 0897
Acquired in 1988 thru BlumHelman, Los Angeles.

Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa
Violet Pyamids, 1969, PTG 0221
Acquired in 1970 thru the Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado
Three Vents, 1976
Acquired thru the Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, San Francisco, California.
Etchings and Litho/Screen Prints

Guggenheim Museum, New York City, New York
Sleeves, 1969, PTG 175
Acquired in 1975 as a gift from Leo Castelli Gallery.

Harwood Museum, Taos, New Mexico
Rectiliniar Open Box, 2001, PTN 1075
Acquired in 2001 from the Jaqualin Loyd Gallery, Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico, and the Artist.

HHK Foundation for Contemporary Art, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Hillcrest Foundation, Los Angeles, California.
Bent I Beam, 1976, PTG 0049
Acquired thru the Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

Hughes Aircraft Company, Los Angeles, California.

Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D. C.
Double Diamond, 1967, PTG 0049
Acquired thru the Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, Californian
Tall Yellow, 1965, PTG 017 Acquired in 1965, thru the Nicholas Wilder Gallery,
Los Angeles, California.
Roto, 1968, PTG 071
Acquired in 1965 thru the Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
Parallelepiped Vents, 1977, PTG 545
Acquired in 1965 thru the Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
Splatter Galaxy, 1982, PTG 680
Acquired 1983, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Antebe.

List Visual Arts Center, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Single Divider, 1972, Lithograph

Museum of Contempory Art (MoCA), Los Angeles, California
Bent Vents and Octangular, 1976, PTG 531
Acquired in 1983 as a gift from Robert A. Rowan.

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, (MCASD), San Diego and La Jolla, California
U-Slab-C, 1970, PTG 236
Acquired in 1970 thru the Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

The Museum of Modern Art, New York City, New York
Ring,1968, PTG 055
Acquired in 1968 thru the Leo Castelli Gallery.
   also:
Red Slab, 1983, Aquatint
Drypoint Mu, 1980, Drypoint
Cube III, 1971, Photo-Offset

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
Kenneth Tyler Prints: 1971-1982

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C.
Lithos, Silkscreens, and Etchings
Acquired in 1983 from the Gemini G. E. L. archives.

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City , Moursia

Nickle Art Museum, University of Calagary, Alberta, Canada
Double Slice, 1972, Lithograph

Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California
Vent Duo and Invert, 1978, PTG 573
Gift from Mr. and Mrs. John Martin Shea.

The Oakland Art Museum, Oakland, California
Ball Point Pen, 1964, PTG 006
Acquired in 1964 thru the Lanyon Gallery, Palo Alto, California..

Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, California
Two Cubes and Ellipse Region, 1983, PTG 684
Acquired in 1985 thru the Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, California, .

Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
Post, Beam, and Cube, 1975, PTG 0492
Gift of Robert H. Shoenberg.

San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX
Crossover Lift, 1977, PTG 0558
Purchased with funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
, San Francisco, California.

Silver Top, 1969, PTG 091
Acquired in 1969 as a gift from the artist.
Arch Duo and Vented Star, 1976, PTG 0541
Acquired in 1976 thru the Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

San José Museum of Art, San José, California
Seven Part Arch, 1977
Gift of Ruth and Alan L. Stein.

Security Pacific Bank, Los Angeles, California
Dodecagon Cone, 1976, PTG 0522
Acquired in 1978 thru the Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington
Frame and Beam, 1975, PTG 484
Acquired in 1978 thru the Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska

The Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California
Wyoming Slab, 1975, PTG 442
Acquired in 1975 thru the Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
Vent Interlock, 1975, PTG 482
Acquired in 1973, thru the Joseph Helman Gallery,
St. Louis, MO.

The Tate Gallery, London, England
Vector, 1968, PTG 061
Acquired in 1968 thru the Leo Castelli Gallery.

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
Diamond in a Box, 1975

Walraff-Richartz Museum, Cologne, Germany
Five-Twelfths, 1968
Acquired in 1968 thru the Leo Castelli Gallery.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, New York
Two-Ninths Gray, 1966, PTG 031
Acquired in 1974 thru the Tibor de Nagy Gallery, NYC, NY.

Witt Museum, San Antonio, Texas
Crossover Lift, 1977, PTG 558
Acquired in 1978 thru the Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Woodward Foundation
, Washington, D. C.

One-Ninth Green, 1966, PTG 031
Acquired in 1967 thru the Tibor De Nagy Gallery, N. Y.

Recent Exhibits

Ronald Davis participated in these exhibits:

May, 2014 The Very Last Plastics Show - Industrial L.A.: 1965 to the Present
Nyehaus
 
Mar, 2014 California Dreamin': Thirty Years of Collecting
Palm Springs Art Museum
 
Feb, 2014 UNIDENTIFIED FLOATING OBJECTS
Charlotte Jackson Fine Art (Railyard)
 
Jan, 2014 "BLUE"
Charlotte Jackson Fine Art (Railyard)
 
Feb, 2013 Highlights from the Harwood Museum of Art's Collection of Contemporary Art
Harwood Museum of Art
 
Jan, 2013 Pixel Dust Renderings - 2012
Charlotte Jackson Fine Art (Railyard)
 
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