DAVID KLAMEN



Education


1985               M.F.A.  School of the Art Institute of Chicago


1983               B.F.A.  University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign



Faculty Academic Appointments


1998               Full Professor of the Graduate School, Indiana University


1996               Full Professor, Indiana University Northwest


1992               Associate Professor, Indiana University Northwest


1985               Assistant Professor, Indiana University Northwest


1985               Adjunct Faculty, Valparaiso University, Indiana



Public Collections (selected)


                       Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art


                       Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York


                       Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco


                       San Francisco Museum of Modern Art


                       Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison, Wisconsin


                       The University of Chicago                     


                       Whitney Museum of American Art, New York


                       Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago


                       Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, Illinois


                       Illinois State Museum, Springfield, Illinois


                       National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea


                       The Searle Collection of Contemporary Art, Chicago


                       University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois


                       The City of Chicago



Solo Exhibitions (selected)


2010                “Painting Paintings, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago (exhibition catalog)


2009                “Painting Paintings, Richard Gray Gallery, New York


2008                “The Art Show,” American Art Dealers Association, New York

                        Richard Gray Gallery


2007                “The Art Show,” American Art Dealers Association, New York

                        Richard Gray Gallery (exhibition catalog)

                        Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago (exhibition catalog)


2006                Haines Gallery, San Francisco


2005                "Compound Visions,” Richard Gray Gallery, New York


2004-05           Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison, Wisconsin


2004                Richard Gray Gallery, New York


2003                Haines Gallery, San Francisco

                        Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago


2002                Richard Gray Gallery, New York (exhibition catalog)


2001                Richard Gray Gallery, New York (exhibition catalog)


2000                Haines Gallery, San Francisco (exhibition catalog)


1999                Museum of Contemporary Art, Wall Project, Chicago


1998                Richard Gray Gallery, New York (exhibition catalog)

                        Arte 92, Milan, Italy (exhibition catalog)


1997                Galleria L’Isola,  Trento, Italy (exhibition catalog)

                        Bologna Art Exposition, Galleria L’Isola


1996                Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago (exhibition catalog)


1995                Galleria L’Isola, Rome, Italy (exhibition catalog)


1994                "New Drawings,” Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago


1993                Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago

                        Chicago International Art Exposition, Richard Gray Gallery


1991                Cedar Rapids Art Museum, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

                        Poala Stelzer Gallery, Trento, Italy (exhibition catalog)

                        Galleria Trimarchi, Bologna, Italy (exhibition catalog)

                        Galleria L’Isola, Rome, Italy (exhibition catalog)


1990                Chicago International Art Exposition, Deson - Saunders Gallery


1989                "Studies and Preliminary Images,” Indiana University Northwest


1987                Galleria L’Isola, Rome, Italy (exhibition catalog)


1986                Freeport Museum, Freeport, IL


1985                Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago



Group Exhibitions (selected)


2011                (upcoming) Art Basel Miami, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, New York

                        “Indexing the World:  invention, abstraction and dissonance,”

                        Highland Park Art Center, Highland Park, Illinois


2010                “Chicago Imagism(s), San Jose State University Gallery

                        Art Basel Miami, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, New York

                        Maastricht Art Fair, The Netherlands, Richard Gray Gallery

                        Art Chicago, Chicago International Art Exposition, Tandem Press


2009                Basel Art Fair, Basel Switzerland, Richard Gray Gallery

      Maastricht Art Fair, The Netherlands, Richard Gray Gallery

      “Art Chicago, “ Chicago International Art Exposition, Tandem Press

      “Modern and Contemporary Masters,” Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, New York


2008                Basel Art Fair, Basel Switzerland, Richard Gray Gallery

Maastricht Art Fair, The Netherlands, Richard Gray Gallery

                        “Art Chicago,” Chicago International Art Exposition, Richard Gray Gallery

“Modern and Contemporary Masters,” Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, New York


2007                Basel Art Fair, Basel Switzerland, Richard Gray Gallery

Maastricht Art Fair, The Netherlands, Richard Gray Gallery

“On Paper,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco

“Art Chicago,” Chicago International Art Exposition, Richard Gray Gallery

“Modern and Contemporary Masters,” Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, New York

“Ink International Art Fair,” Miami, Tandem Press


2006                Art Basel Miami, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, New York

                        Maastricht Art Fair, The Netherlands, Richard Gray Gallery

                        "The Art Show,” American Art Dealers Association, Richard Gray Gallery, New York

                        “Director’s Choice,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco


2005                "Ad Infinitum,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco

                        "The Art Show,” American Art Dealers Association, Richard Gray Gallery, New York

                        "Modern and Contemporary Masters,” Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago

                        Art Basel Miami, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, New York


2004                "Temporalscape,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco

                        "The Art Show,” American Art Dealers Association, Richard Gray Gallery, New York

                        Art Basel Miami, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, New York


2003                Art Basel Miami, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, New York

                        Chicago International Art Exposition, Richard Gray Gallery

                        "The Art Show,” American Art Dealers Association, Richard Gray Gallery, New York


2002                Art Basel Miami, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, New York

                        Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago

                        Chicago International Art Exposition, Richard Gray Gallery

                        "The Art Show,” American Art Dealers Association, Richard Gray Gallery, New York


2001                "Drawings by Modern Masters,” Richard Gray Gallery, New York

                        Chicago International Art Exposition, Richard Gray Gallery and Tandem Press

                        "The Art Show,” American Art Dealers Association, Richard Gray Gallery, New York


2000                Chicago International Art Exposition, Richard Gray Gallery and Haines Gallery

                        "Vermont Studio Center Scholarship Recipients,” Zolla/Lieberman Gallery

                        "Bluer,” Gallery A, Chicago


1999                "New Paintings, ”Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago

                        "The Art of Painting,” Trinity College, Chicago


1998                Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, New York

                        Chicago International Art Exposition, Richard Gray Gallery

                        Basel Art Fair, Basel Switzerland, Richard Gray Gallery

                        San Francisco International Art Exposition, Richard Gray Gallery


1997                "Embracing Beauty,” Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama

                        "The Art Show,” American Art Dealers Association, Richard Gray Gallery, New York

                        "The Chicago-Indiana connection,” Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN


1996                "Art in Chicago,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

                        "(Un)Earthly Visions,” Illinois State Museum, Springfield, and State of Illinois Gallery, Chicago


1995-1996       "Unpainted to the Last,” Artworks Influenced by Moby Dick, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, traveled to:  University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan and Mary and Leigh Block gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois


1995                New Acquisitions, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

                        Chicago International Art Exposition, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago


1994                Basil Art Fair, Richard Gray Gallery, Basil, Switzerland

                        Basil Art Fair, Galleria L’Isola, Basil, Switzerland

                        "Darkened Mirrors,” Stiebel Modern, New York


1993                "111 Artists for Peace,” Gallery Bhak, Seoul, Korea

                        "Mind and Beast,” Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wasau, Wisconsin - traveled to:  Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi,

                        Texas, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona, Canton Art Institute, Canton, Ohio,

                        Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana


1992                "Drawing New Conclusions,” Betty Rymer Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

                        Chicago International Art Exposition, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago

                        Nippon International Contemporary Art Fair, Richard Gray Gallery, Yokohama, Japan

                        "The Art Show,” American Art Dealers Association, Richard Gray Gallery, New York


1991-1993       "Spirited Visions,” traveling show:  Tarble Art Center, Charlston, Illinois,

                        Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, Illinois, Illinois State Museum,

                        Springfield, Illinois, Lockport Gallery, Lockport, Illinois, State of Illinois

                        Art Gallery, Chicago


1991                Chicago International Art Exposition, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago

                        Foire Internationale D’Art Contemporain, Paris, France


1990                "Chicago Now!” Art Gallery of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

                        Deson-Saunders Gallery, Chicago

                        "Nature/nature,” University of Illinois, Gallery 400, Chicago


1989                "The History of the Dividing Line,” Deson-Saunders Gallery, Chicago

                        "Aid Foundation Exhibition,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago


1988-1989       "Art and the Law,” traveled to:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Temple University Law School,

                        Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, Rose Art Museum, Waltham, Massachusetts


1988                "Illinois Artists,” Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, Illinois

                        "Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago


1987                Ruth Braunstein Gallery, San Francisco, California

                        "Chicago, New York, Los Angeles,” Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago

                        "On Nature,” Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago


1986                "A New Generation,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

                        "Young Americans,” Mandville Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego

                        "Alternative Media,” Northern Illinois University Gallery, Chicago

                        "Artists Go to Bat,” Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago


1985                "Chicago and Vicinity Show,” Art Institute of Chicago

                        "36th Illinois Invitational,” Illinois State Museum, Springfield

                        "Art for Young Collectors,” Renaissance Society, University of Chicago

                        "6/6 Show,” Artemesia Gallery and Chicago Filmakers, Chicago

                        "Pilson Artists,” Swen Parsons Gallery, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb

                        "Artists Call,” Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago


1984                "1984 Painting and Sculpure Today,” Indianapolis Museum of Art

                        "Landescape,” Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago

                       Chicago International Art Exposition, Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago


Reviews and Press (selected)


Art Babel, Richard T Schott, Review, March 10, 2010

Chicago Art Magazine, Claire Lynch, Review, March 8, 2010

Old Masters New Perspectives, Taylor Hobson, February 18, 2010

Chicago Now Review, February 18, 2010

ART NEWS, June, 2007

Chicago Tribune, Art Review, Alan Artner, May 2007

The Capital Times, Madison, Wisconsin “Artist Klamen’s Slow Disclosures, Kevin Lynch, December 17, 2004

National Public Radio, 848, Interview with Steve Edwards, January 27, 2004

Wisconsin Public Radio, host Lori Skeleton.  Interview with Russell Panczenko “Sunday Afternoon Live from the Elvehjem ,” December 2004         

Isthmus, Madison, Wisconsin, Jennifer A. Smith, "Messing with Your Mind: David Klamen Plays Intellectual Games," December 17, 2004, p. 20

Elvehjem Museum of Art, “David Klamen: Paintings, Watercolors, and Drawings,” Exhibition Catalog

National Public Radio, 848, Interview with Steve Edwards, January 27, 2004

Art in America, Edward Leffingwell, Art in America 2003

Chicago Tribune, Art Review, January 24, 2003, Alan Artner

National Public Radio, Interview with Steve Edwards, November, 2003

National Public Radio, 848, interview with Victoria Lautman January, 2003

New Art Examiner, "Recommended Exhibitions,” March 2001

Contemporary American Oil Painting, Jilin Fine Arts Publishing, China, 2000

New City, March 11, 1999, Ann Wiens

Art in America, Gerrit Henry, March 1999

Chicago Sun-Times, "Exhibits Debate True Beauty,” Margaret Hawkins, February 26, 1999

Interview, October issue, Victoria Lautman, 1998

Art Market Guide to Contemporary American Art, Richard Polsky, 1998

Chicago Sun-Times, "Art of the City,” Garrett Holg, March 22, 1998

The Birmingham News, Arts & Leisure, July 6, 1997, James R. Nelson

ARTNEWS, March 1997, Garrett Holg

New Art Examiner, February, 1997, Ann Weins

NEWCITY, "1996’s Top 5 Gallery Shows,” December 26, 1996, Ann Weins

Chicago Sun Times, December 6 and December 13, 1996, Margaret Hawkins

Post-Tribune Daily Magazine, Gary, Indiana, November 22, Betty Sacek

Chicago Tribune, November 22, 1996, Alan Artner

Chicago Tribune, May 10, 1996, Alan  Artner

New Art Examiner, September 1996, Ann Weins

Where Chicago, September 1994

Crain’s Chicago Business, "Forty Under 40,” September 1994

ARTFORUM, October 1993, James Yood

ARTNEWS, October 1993, Garrett Holg

Art and Antiques, Summer 1993

Chicago, June 1993, Henry Hanson

Chicago Tribune, July 8, 1993, Alan Artner

Flash Art, Italion Edition, April-May, 1992, Patrizia Ferri

NEXT, Winter 1991- Spring 1992, Anna Maria Corbi

Il Giornale, January 26, 1992

Trovan Roma, Supplemento a Repubblica, January 23, 1992

Corriere Della Sera, Rome, January 7, 1992

Il Tempo, January 8, 1992

Memento Sera, December 17, 1991

Arte Milano, December 1991

Segno, December 1991

Trento In, February-March, 1991

Flash Art, February-March 1989, Rossella Caruso

NEXT, March 1989, Carlo Apule

Corriere Della Sera, Rome, December 8, 1988, Enzo Bilardello

Il Messaggero, Rome, December 13, 1988

Chicago Tribune, Style, May 4, 1988, Victoria Lautman

Rockford Register Star, May 4, 1988, Gail Baroch

Art in America, February 1988, Sue Taylor

New Art Examiner, February 1988, James Yood

Chicago Tribune, January 1988, David McCracken

Chicago Tribune, Style, January 6, 1988

Chicago Tribune, July 3, 1987, David McCracken

Artweek, July 1987, Michael Leonard

Chicao Tribune, October 1987, Alan Artner

Metro Chicago, No. 0, 1987, Victoria Lautman

New Art Examiner, October 1986, James Yood

F, (SAIC), October 9, Michael Bulka

Chicago Tribune, September 11, 1986

San Diego Union, February 27, 1986, Robert L. Pincus

Los Angeles Times, February 22, 1986, Robert McDonald

The Blade Tribune, (San Diego), February 13, 1986

The LA Costan, February 6, 1986

New Art Examiner, January 1986, Daniel Reich

New Art Examiner, June 1984, Jeff Abel



Honors and Awards (selected)


Distinguished Scholarship/Creative Activity Award, Indiana University Northwest, 2009


Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Research Award, IUN, 2001


Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Research Award, IUN, 1996


“40 under 40,” Chicago Crain’s Business, 1994


“88 people to watch in 88,” Chicago Tribune, 1988



Selected Guest Lectures


2011               Visiting Artist, MFA Program Graduate Critiques, School of the Art Institute of Chicago


2010               Visiting Artist, MFA Program Graduate Critiques, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

                       Guest Artist, Trinity College


2009                “Art Fairs and Evaluation – How Art Fairs Influence our Judgments about Art,” Moderator of panel discussion, Art Chicago

                        Visiting Artist, MFA Program Graduate Critiques, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

                        “First Impressions, Lasting Impressions,” Art Chicago


2008                “The History of Art Galleries in Chicago,” Art Chicago


2006                University of Illinois


2005                Trinity College

                        University of Illinois


2004                University of Chicago

                        Art on The Move Tours, Art Institute of Chicago


2003                University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana

                        Chicago Humanities Festival


2002                Indiana University, Bloomington

                        Chicago Humanities Festival


2001                University of Wisconsin, Madison


2000                Chicago Symphony, Discussions on Modernism


1999                University of Wisconsin, Madison


1998                Herron School of Art, Indianapolis


1997                Art on the Move Tours, Art Institute of Chicago

                        Art Encounters, Chicago

                        Governor’s State University


1996                Valparaiso University, "The Chicago - Indiana Connection”


1995                University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana


1993                Commencement, University of Illinois, College of Art and Design, Champaign/Urbana


1992                Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA


1990                Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

                        Indiana University at South Bend

                        University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana


1989                School of the Art Institute of Chicago


1986                Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Men’s Council, “Has Modernism Failed,” a lecture on Suzi Gablik




Research Grants


New Frontiers Research Support, Arts and Humanities Grant, 2005


New Frontiers Research Support, Arts and Humanities Grant, 2002


Indiana University Northwest, Summer Faculty Fellowship, 2002


Indiana University Northwest, Summer Faculty Fellowship, 1999


Indiana University Northwest, Summer Faculty Fellowship, 1997


Indiana University Northwest, Summer Faculty Fellowship, 1994


Indiana University Northwest, Summer Faculty Fellowship, 1992


IU President’s Council on the Arts and Sciences for Inter-Campus Collaboration, 1990


Indiana University Northwest, Summer Faculty Fellowship, 1990