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Born

1940 Battle Creek, Michigan

Education

1966-67 University of California, Davis, CA, M.A.
1963-66 University of California, Davis, CA, B.A. (Honors)
1958-63 Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA

Teaching

1970-2005 California State University, Sacramento, CA
1968-69 School of Visual Arts, New York NY
1968 University of California, Davis, CA (Summer Session)
1966 University of California, Davis, CA
1965-66 Teaching Assistant, Ceramics Extension, Bob Arneson

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Awards and Honors

1979-80 Guggenheim Fellowship
1977-78 Faculty Research Grant
1977-78 National Endowment for the Arts
1967 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
1966 Regents Fellowships, University of California, Davis, CA (1 year)
1963

Regents Scholarships, University of California, Davis, CA (4 semesters)

Public Art / Commissions

2007 "Fire on Ice" - Marzona Sculpture Park, Verzegnis, Italy
2006 "Peace" - 555 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA
2005 "Matter Contemplates Spirit" - 65th & Folsom, Sacramento, CA
2002 "Consort Head" - Phil & Ruth Coelho Collections, Sacramento, CA
2002 "Ozymandius" - California State University, Sacramento, CA
1999 "Time to Cast Away Stones" - 13th & K Streets, Sacramento, CA
1999 Esquire Plaza Project, Sacramento, CA
1993 Natomas Station, Folsom, CA

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Solo Exhibitions

2017 "Index of Possibilities" - Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
2016 "A Short Article on Art Expression: Actualization" - Viewing Room at Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
2015 "Bad Ideas" - Another Year in LA Gallery, Online Exhibition
2014 "Stephen Kaltenbach", OHIO, Glasgow, Scotland
2013 "Stephen Kaltenbach: Drawings, Time Capsules and Room Alterations" - Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago, IL
  "Drawings, Time Capsules and Room Alterations", Bert Fine Art, Chicago, IL
  "Black & White" - Another Year in LA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2011 "slantstep 2" – Specific Object, New York City, NY
2010 "LEGEND (annotating the Elephant) - Stephen Kaltenbach" - Another Year in LA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2009

"'S Fear" - Another Year In LA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2009 "Nuclear Projects and Other Works", Verge Gallery and Studio Project, Sacramento, CA
2008 "Time Capsules", another year in LA, Los Angeles, CA
2007 "ROOM CONSTRUCTIONS: Blueprints and Models", another year in LA, Los Angeles, CA
2007 "Fire on Ice" - Marzona Sculpture Park, Verzegnis, Italy
2005 Another Year in LA, Los Angeles, CA
Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf, Germany
2000 Lawrence Markey Gallery, New York, January 2000
1996 Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (performance)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (performance)
1990 "One-Person Show," Natsoulas Novaloso Gallery, Davis, CA December
1988 "One-Person Show," Natsoulas Novaloso Gallery, Davis, CA
Else Gallery, California State University, Sacramento, CA
1987 Biola University, La Mirada, CA
Natsoulas Novaloso Gallery, Davis, CA
1985 Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1982 "Portrait of My Father," Emmanuel Gallery, Colorado State University, Auraria Campus, CO
1980 "Portrait of My Father," Newport Harbor Museum, Newport Harbor, CA
1980 "Portrait of My Father," Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
1979 "Portrait of My Father," Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
1974 "Portrait of My Father," Studies, A.C.G.
1972 Reese Palley Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1970 Reese Palley Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1969 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1967 San Francisco Museum of Art, CA

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Group Exhibitions

2016 "The Fallen Astronaut", curated by Valetina Lacinio, A+A Gallery - Venice, Italy
  "Mind Over Matter Conceptual Art from the Collection" - organized by Constance M. Lewallen - Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
  "Architecture of Life" Berkely Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
2015 "Acciones en la Calle Street Works in New York and Latin America circa 1970" Curated by Gillian Sneed
  "More Konzeption Conception Now" Museum Morsgroich, Museum fur Gegenwart, Berlin
2014 "69/96", February 28-March 30, 2014 - Gebert Foundation, Rapperswil
  "A - Z. The Marzona Collection" - Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
  "The Possible", January 29-May 26, 2014 - Berkely Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
2013 "State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970" – Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL.
  "State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970" - Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York
  "Far From Now" – Outpost, Brooklyn, NY
  "When Attitudes Become Form: Bern 1969/Venice 2013" curated by Germano Celant in dialogue with Thomas Demand and Rem Koolhaas - Fondazione Prada, Venice, Italy
  "State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970" – SITE Santa Fe, Sante Fe, NM

2012

2012 "Materializing "Six Years: Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art" - Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
  "SCULPTURE (California)", Another Year in LA, Los Angeles, CA
  "State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970" - Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley Art Museum
  "Perceptual Conceptual" - Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND), Los Angeles, CA
  "Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974" – Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
  "Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974" – Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
  "Flatlanders on the Slant" – R.L.Nelson Gallery, UC Davis, Davis, CA
  "State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970" - Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC Canada
2011 "You are me" - Another Year in LA, Los Angeles, CA
  "Contemporary Drawings from the Irving Stenn Jr. Collection", The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  "Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981" - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
  "Rituals Of The Art World" - Ludlow 38, New York City, NY
  "Meisterwerke der multiplizierten Kunst" - Galerie Philipp Konzett, Vienna
  "Sculpture In So Many Words: Text Pieces 1960-75" - ZieherSmith, New York City, NY
  "a box is a box is a box" - Florence Loewy, Paris
  "State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970" - The Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach CA
  "The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States" - Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
2010 "Gift Shop", Curated by David E. Stone - Another Year in LA, Los Angeles, CA
  "Quid Pro Quo" - Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York City, NY
  "Joint Dialogue" - Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles, CA
  "Looking Back: The Fifth White Columns Annual" – White Columns, New York, NY
  "NEW!" - Another Year in LA, Los Angeles, CA
2009 "We interrupt this program" - Mercer Union, A Centre For Contemporary Visual Art, Toronto, ON
  "1969" - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
  "The Quick and the Dead" - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  "Fia Backström, Mario Garcia Torres, Stephen Kaltenbach" – Jack Hanley Gallery, New York, NY
  "Groupshow Time - Artists of the gallery and others" - Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2008 "Self-storage" - Curatorial Industries, San Francisco, CA
  "The Title Of This Show Is A List That Includes The Dates In Which Each Of The Exhibited Works Were First Made, The Dates In Which Some Of Them Were Remade By The Artists And The Dates In Which They Were Last Shown", curated by Mario Garcia Torres – Galerie Jan Mot, Brussels, Belgium
  "Agency: Art and Advertising" - Curated by Kevin Concannon & John Noga, McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown State University, Ohio
  "Looking for Mushrooms - Auf der Suche nach …" Museum Ludwig, Cologne
  "Nature, space and time - recent acquisitions" - Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands
2006 "Gift Shop", Curated by David E. Stone - Another Year in LA, Los Angeles, CA
2004 "Short Careers", Curators: Susanne Neuberger and Hedwig Saxenhuber - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
2002 "EXTRA ART: A Survey of Artists' Ephemera From 1960-1999", curated by Stephen Lieber – Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England
2001 "EXTRA ART: A Survey of Artists' Ephemera From 1960-1999", curated by Stephen Lieber – CCAC Institute, Logan Galleries, San Francisco, CA
2001 The Figure in Contemporary Ceramics
2001 Art Express Cabinet des estampes au Musee d' art modem et contemporain
2001 "ACME:25", curated by David E. Stone – Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1998 Word Works 871 Fine Arts San Francisco, CA
1998 30 Ceramic Sculptors, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
1997 Gallery W Alumni Exhibit
  Crocker Museum 4 Northern California Artists
  Manifestation of Ceramic Arts World Museum of Ceramic Art Faenza, Italy
  30 Ceramic Sculptors, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
  Gallery W Sacramento, CA
  Crocker Art Museum
  “The Subverted Object”, Ubu Gallery, New York, NY
  “And then there were none”, Meyer Riegger, Berlin, Germany
1996 Arneson Chair Endowment Fund Exhibit
  Performance Fringe Art Festival
  History of Figurative Ceramic Art Sculpture, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
  Sacred Fire, Jerusalem
  Pence Gallery 20th Anniversary Exhibit
  Black Velvet on the Blvd
  The Temporary Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
  The Pacific Rim Ceramic Sculpture Exhibit
  The Fax Project, Belgium
  Exposition of American Art 1992-1996
1995

S.O.F .A. Exposition, Chicago

  La Modernism Exposition 1994 & 1995
  The Figure, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
1994 Sacramento Club Gallery 1993 & 1994
  Art L.A. Exposition 1993 & 1994
1993 "Large Scale Figurative Ceramics," California State University, Hayward
  New Art Forms, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
1992 "30 Ceramic Sculptors," John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
1991 NCECA Show
  "5th Annual Ceramic Sculptors," Natsoulas Novaloso Gallery, Davis, CA
  "TB-9: A 30- Year Retrospective," Natsoulas Novaloso Gallery, Davis, CA
  Muckenthaller Museum, Riverside, CA (December)
  "Arneson Tribute," Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA (June)
  "Else Gallery Clay Show," Else Gallery, California State University, Sacramento (April)
  "Height, Width, Length," Weatherspoon Art Gallery
  "Crocker Kingsley Artists," Crocker Museunl, Sacramento, CA
1990 "4th Annual 30 Ceramic Sculptors," Natsoulas Novaloso Gallery, Davis, CA
  "7 Objects 69/90," Fine Arts Center, University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, MA
  "California A to Z," The Butler Institute of American Art
  "Matrix Show," Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA (May)
  "Artery Group Show," (April)
1989 "3rd Annual 30 Ceramic Sculptors," Natsoulas Novaloso Gallery, Davis, CA
  "Arts for Amnesty," Natsoulas Novaloso Gallery, Davis, CA
  "California-Europa Clay Redux," Wenger Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  "Dimensions: Two-Person Show with Tommie Moller," The Roseville Arts Center, Roseville, CA
1988 "Artists for Amnesty," Natsoulas Novaloso Gallery, Davis, CA
  "2nd Annual 30 Ceramic Sculptors," Natsoulas Novaloso Gallery, Davis, CA
  "Faculty-Alumni Show University of California, Davis," Natsoulas Novaloso Gallery, Davis, CA
  "Peace," Pence Gallery, Davis, CA (December)
  750 Gallery, Sacramento, CA (October)
  Alumni, Santa Rosa J.C. Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA (September)
1987 Natsoulas Novaloso Gallery, Clay Sculptors, Davis, CA
  "3 Decades of Art in Davis," Davis Art Center, Davis, CA (November 13- December 18)
  "Local Artists for Global Thought," Natsoulas Novaloso Gallery, Davis, CA
  "4 Ceramic Sculptors," Natsoulas Novaloso Gallery, Davis, CA
1986 "CSUS at SCC," Sacramento, CA
  Biolo Cross-Hatch Show 1986
1985 "Century," Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  "30,000 BC to Present," Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA
  "Shadow Project," San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
1984 "Unique Photos Since the Daguerrerotype," Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
  "Nuclear Sanity Show: W/Democratic Convention"
  "Disarming Art," Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  "Contemporary Surrealism," Euphrat Gallery, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA
1983 "The Slant Step Revisited," Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA
  "Correspondence Show," San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, CA
  "Cowtown," Chan Elliot Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1982 "In High Regard," Emanuel Gallery, Denver, CO
  "Sculptors at University of California, Davis: Past and Present," Pence Gallery, Nelson Gallery and the Memorial Union Gallery, Davis, CA
1980-84 Liturgical Art Shows
1978 "Stone Maple," San Jose Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
1977 "Time," Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, P A
  "Stone Maple," Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
1976 "Stone Maple," Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
  "Additions and Arrangements", Acme Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1974-75 University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
  “Multiples. Ein Versuch, die Entwicklung des Auflagenobjekts darzustellen”. N.B.K.(Neuer Berliner Kunstverein), Berlin, Germany
1972 Evanston Art Museum, Evanston, IL
  Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1971 "Coffee, Tea and Other Cups," Museum of Contemporary Crafts New York City,  NY
  University of Nevada, Reno, NV
  University of California, Davis, CA
  1970-71 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1970 "955,000: Vancouver Show," Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
  "The Drawing Society National Exhibition," Cooper Union, New York City, NY
  "Information," Museum of Modem Art, New York, NY
  "Attitudes," Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
  "Conceptual Art Show," New York Cultural Center, NY Tokyo Biennial
1969 "Language III," Dwan Gallery, New York, NY
  "Street Works I-IV," New York, NY
  "When Attitudes Become Form," Kunsthalle, Berne, Switzerland
  "Plans and Projects," Kunsthalle, Berne, Switzerland
  "Conception Art - No Objects," Stadtishes Museum, Leverkusen, Germany
  "March, Seth Seigalaub," New York, NY
  "Finch College Show," New York, NY
  "Dwan Word Show," New York, NY
  "Paula Cooper Conceptual" Art Show
  "Seattle Show - "557,087," Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
  "The Art of Money," Chelsea Gallery, New York City, NY
1968 "Soft Sculpture," American Federation of the Arts
  "Earthworks," Dwan Gallery, New York, NY
1968-69 "Nine at Leo Castelli," Castelli Warehouse, New York, NY
1967 "Four New Artists," Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1966 "New Modes in California Sculpture," La Jolla Museum of Art, La Jolla, CA

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 Collections

Sylvio Perlstein, Paris
Dorothee Fischer, Düsseldorf
Michael Lowe
Anne Mogelin

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Arts Council, London, England
Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Delacroix Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN
Evanston Museum of Art, Evanston IL
Johnston Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Nickle Arts Museum, University of Calgary
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
University of Alaska Museum of the North, Fairbanks, AK
University of California at Davis, CA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT

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Catalogs / Publications

Annual Magazine 2013
The Quick & Dead, The Walker Art Center 2009
Galeria Mit Bleisliet Fischer, Navado Press 2007
Artforum by Bruce Hainley, September, 2005
Los Angeles Times by Christopher Knight, July 22, 2005
"Pick of the Week" by Peter Frank, LA Weekly, July 15, 2005
Kurze Karrieren (Short Careers), MUMOK 2004
Earth Works, Art and the Landscape of the 60's, Suzanne Boettger, University of California Press 2002
Recording Conceptual Art, Alexander Alberro and Patricia Norvell, eds. Univ. of California Press 2001
Artisti Della Collezione Marzona, West Publishing Zone 2000
Art Works, Sammerlung Marzona Kunst um 1968 The Marzona Collezione d'arte Marzona
Marzona una Collezione d'arte, Villa Manin Hatje Cantz published 2001
Extra Art: A Survey of Artists Ephemera, Pilar Perez, ed. Smart Art Press 2001
New Art in the 60's and 70's Redefining Reality, Ann Rorimer Thames and Hudson 2001
Challenging Art, 1962-1974 SOHO Press 2000
Reconsidering the Object of Art: 1965-1975, The MITPress 1995
The Art of Context - The Context of Art, Seth Seigalaub
Ceramics Book, John Natsoulas & Laura Ceia 1998
Conceptual Art, Patsy Nowell & Alex Alberto 1998
Auto Critique, Barbara Rose
69-96 Avant Gardes et Fin de Siecle The Context of Art The Art of Context, C. & S. Seigelaub, 1996
Catalogue Reconsidering the Object of Art, Goldstein and Rorimer, M.I. T. Press, 1995
Dalkey, Sacramento Bee, October 1, 1995
7 Objects 1969-1990, Phyllis Blau & Eric Vieland V. Mass 1990
Beyond Modernism, Kim Levin, Harper & Row, 1988
Art in the San Francisco Bay Area 1945-1980, Thomas Albright
American Avant Garde 1960-1970, Dr. Claudine Humblet
Art Week, December 18, 1986, Christopher French
San Francisco Examiner, July 1985
Art Week, October 20, 1984
Rocky Mountain News, October 23, 1983
Los Angeles Times, August 4, 1980, Susanne Muchnick
The Museum of California, October 1979
Suttertown News, March 9, 1979
Sacramento Union, March 1, 1979, Richard Simon
Hunter, Sam, American Art of the 20th Century, Harry Abrams Publisher, p.409
Bay Area Artists, Dan Tookin 1977
"Contemporary Artists," Colin Naylor and Genesis P. Orridge, Hilmarton Manor Press, England 10177
"Contemporary Artists," St. James Press, 1 Montague Mews North, London WIHlAJ, England, 1976
Johnson, Ellen H., Modern Art and the Object, Thames and Hudson, London
Lippard1" Lucy, Six Years, 1974 (paperback)
Village Voice, March 16, 1972, John Perreault
Meyer, Ursula, Conceptual Art, E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., New York, 1972
Bruce Nauman Catalogue, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, October 12-November 1973, p. 52
Kostalantz, Richard, Breakthroughs in Fiction, Something Else Press, Inc.
Shimada, Yaseo, Art Now, (V 0111 "Art as Action"), Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
Lippard, Lucy, The Dematerialization of the Art Object, Praeger, New York, Fall 1972
San Francisco Examiner, 1972, Alfred Frankenstein
San Francisco Chronicle, March 18, 1972
Art Journal, Winter 70-71
Elsen, The Purposes of Art, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., New York, 1 st and 3rd Editions
Nemser, Cindy, Art Forum Interview, November, 1970
Cologned, Germano, Art Povera-Land Art, Galleria Civica de Arte Moderna, Torino, Italy, June, 1970
Weidman, Phil, Slant Step Book, 1969
Wedewer, Rolf and Fischer, Konrad, Conzeption-Conception, Westdentscher Verlag
Gmbh, Koln and Opladin (Catalog), 1969
Newsweek, August 11,1969, Howard Junker, p. 81
Newsweek, July 29, 1968
Art in America, March, 1968
Christian Science Monitor, January 14, 1966
Art International, December, 1966
Art Forum, December, 1964

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Visiting Lectures

2006 "Thinking of Conceptual Art" (with Richard Haley and David E. Stone), Another Year in LA, Los Angeles, CA
1998 Gallery W: talk on Georges Roault, John Natsoulas California Clay Conference (C.C.A.C.A.)
1997 Instituto of Ceramic Art: Faenza, Italy
  Crocker Museum Talk
U.S.C. slide presentation
  Biola U slide presentation
1996 Sacramento Capitol Club
  International Art Fair, Faenza, Italy
  Yale University
  Peter J. Shields Library, U.C. Davis
1995 Biola University, Los Angeles, CA
  USC, Los Angeles, CA
1991 Panel Discusion, C.C.A.C.A.
1990   Enlarging Demonstration, C.C.A.C.A.
1989 Slide Presentation, C.I.V.A. Conference, La Mirada, CA., June 23
1987 Biola University, La Mirada, CA
1982 University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  Colorado State University, Auraria, CO
1975 University of California, Davis, CA
  San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1975 Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
  The Claremont Colleges, Claremont, CA
1974 Fort Wright College, Spokane, WA
1972 Kohler Art Museum, Madison, WI
1971-72 University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1971 California State University, Sacramento, CA
  Sonoma State University, Cotati, CA
1970 University of California, San Diego, CA
1970

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey


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