CHARLES GINNEVER


Biography

Awards/Commissions | Solo Exhibition | Public Collections | Sculpture Installations

EDUCATION

1949-51
San Mateo Junior College, San Mateo, California, A.A.
1953
Alliance Francaise, Paris, France
1954
Universita per Stranieri, Perugia, Italy
1953-55
Academie de la Grande Chaumiere, Paris, France under Ossip Zadkine
1955
Atelier 17, Paris, France, under Stanley W. Hayter
1955-57
California School of Fine Arts (San Francisco Art Institute), San Francisco, California, B.A.
1957-59
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, M.F.A.

 

 

 

 


TEACHING

1957-59
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
1963
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
1964
The New York School for Social Research, New York, New York
1964-65
Brooklyn Museum School, Brooklyn, New York
1965
Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art, Newark, New Jersey
1966
Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio, Artist-in-Residence
1966
Aspen School of Contemporary Art, Aspen, Colorado, Head of Sculpture Department, Summer Session
1966
Orange County Community College, Middletown, New York, Fall Semester
1967-75
Windham College, Putney, Vermont, Head of Art Department, 1970-71
1974
Hobart School of Welding Technology Summer Sculpture Program, Troy,
1987
Vermont Studio School, Johnson, Vermont, Summer
1989
University of California, Berkeley. Visiting Artist, Winter
1996
Johnson Studio Center, Johnson, VT. Visiting Professor, Summer. -Grant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 

AWARDS / COMMISSIONS

1957
California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco, California, Sculpture Award
1972
Vermont State Council on the Arts, 4 the 5th (of Beethoven) on exhibit at Southern Vermont Art Center
1974
John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship
1975
National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Artist Grant
1976
General Services Administration Commission for St. Paul Courthouse, St. Paul, Minnesota, Protagoras.
1976
National Endowment for the Arts Commission for Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Nautilus
1977
Knox Foundation Sculpture Competition for the City of Houston, Texas, Pueblo Bonito
1977
National Endowment for the Arts Commission for the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Daedalus
1978
SUNY, Purchase, New York, Koronos
1978
University of Houston, Texas, Troika
1979
Virlane Foundation, K & B Plaza, New Orleans, Louisiana, The Bird (for Charlie Parker)
1980
Dayton Art Institute and the City Beautiful Council, Dayton, Ohio, Movin’ Out (for Jesse Owens)
1980
Kanawa Arts Alliance and the National Endowment for the Arts, Charleston, West Virginia, Charleston Arch
1981
State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, Atlantis
1983
Hurd Development Corporation, Dallas, Texas, Pisa
1985
Hewlett-Packard Corporation, Palo Alto, California, Untitled (In Homage to My Father)
1987
Koll-Bernal Associates, Pleasanton, California, Squared II
1996
APEC Sculpture Garden, Manila, Philippines: President’s Choice, U.S. gift, Nike
1998
Pollack-Krasner Foundation Grant
1999-2001
Lee Krasner Foundation "Lifetime Achievement Award" - extended to 2001
2004
Pollock/Krasner Emergency Grant (fire)
2004 Gottieb Foundation Emergency Grant (fire)
2007
VT Art Council's Walter Cerf Award for Lifetime Achievement.































SOLO EXHIBITIONS



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1961
Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
1965
Bennington College, Bennington, VT
1968
New York Loft, New York, NY 10 Downtown
1998
Washington Square Park, New York, NY
1970
Battery Park, New York, NY (on extended exhibit)
1970-71
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
1972
Dag Hammerskjold Plaza Sculpture Garden, New York, NY
1972
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
1975
Sculpture Now, Inc., New York, NY Charles Ginnever, 20 Years - 20 Works, Catalogue
1978
Max Hutchinson Gallery, Houston, TX
1978
Max Hutchinson Gallery, New York, NY
1978
Smith Anderson Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
1978
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
1978
Gallerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA, Charles Ginnever - Metal Sculpture
1979
ConStruct, Chicago, IL
1980
Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY. Catalogue
1980
Max Hutchinson Gallery, New York, NY
1981
ConStruct, Chicago, IL, Charles Ginnever: New Sculpture, April 3 - May 23
1983
Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY, Charles Ginnever: Large Scale Sculpture, May 7 - July 2. Catalogue
1984
Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, CA, February 15 - March 10
1984
Lee Park, Dallas, TX, Charles Ginnever: Large Scale Sculpture, March - September
1984
Hurd Development, Dallas, TX, May - August
1986
Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Charles Ginnever: New Bronze Sculpture, June 11 ? July 3
1986
Sculpture Fields, Kenoza Lake, NY, Charles Ginnever: Large Scale Sculpture, Catalogue
1987
Esprit Sculpture Garden, San Francisco, CA, Charles Ginnever: Large Scale Sculpture, May 4 - October
1987
Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Charles Ginnever: Bronze and Steel Sculpture, October 14 - November 7
1989
Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, Charles Ginnever: Bronze and Steel Sculpture, October 13 ? November 3
1990
Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Charles Ginnever: Bronze Sculpture, August 4 ? September 1
1991
Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, Charles Ginnever, October 10 - November 3
1995
Smith-Anderson Gallery, Palo Alto, CA, Charles Ginnever: Sculptures & Etchings, January 12 ? February 15
1997
Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA, Sculpture, February 16 - March 22
1999
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Rashomon
2001
Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA Charles Ginnever: Recent Sculpture - May3 - June2
2002
Brattlebo Museum, VT - Charles Ginnever Sculpture
2003/4
MOVA @ Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa, CA - Charles Ginnever Sculpture
2004
Wooster Art Space, NY - Charles Ginnever
















































PUBLIC COLLECTIONS - Large works

ANA Hotel, San Francisco, CA - Les Funambules
APEC Sculpture Garden, PICC, Manila, Philippines - Nike
Art Museum, Florida National University - Hangover
Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia - Green Mountain II
BankAmerica Corporation,Concord, California - Heavy Metal
Bradley Family Foundation Sculpture Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin -  Olympus 
Cantor Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford, CA Chicago Triangles, Luna I, Three Graces
City of Charleston, West Virginia, United States Post Office - Charleston  Arch
City of Reno, Nevada - Gallop  a Pace
Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio - Movin Out : for Jessie Owens
Di Rosa Preserve - Crab, & Rashomon  - bronze, 3 units
Edgewater Park, Cleveland Lakefront State Park, Cleveland, Ohio - Dansa
General Mills, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota - Rubinstein
General Services Administration, U.S. Courthouse, St. Paul, Minnesota - Protagoras
Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey - Scorpio
Hartwood Acres Park, Allegheny Court, Pennsylvania - Stretch
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York -
Hewlett Packard Corporation, Palo Alto, California - Untitled 1986 Homage to my Father
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. - Untitled  1968 (two works)
Hobart School of Welding Technology, Troy, Ohio - Split  II 
Hughes Aircraft, Los Angeles, CA - Stack
Hurd Development Corporation, Dallas, Texas - Pisa
Knox Foundation, City of Houston, Houston, Texas - Pueblo Bonito
Koll-Bernal Association, Pleasanton, California - Squared II
Laumeier Sculpture Park, Saint Louis, Missouri - Crete
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York - 3 + 1
Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park, Governor's State University, University Park, Illinois - Icarus
Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City. Missouri - Knossos
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California - Stretch  II
Park 470 Foundation, Chicago, Illinois - Blue & Black
Runnymede Sculpture Farm, Woodside, CA - Didimous, Icarus, Kitsuni, Python, Zeus II
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California - Troika
Sheldon Memorial Art Museum and Sculpture Garden, Lincoln, Nebraska - Shift
State University of New York, Buffalo, New York - Atlantis
State University of New York, Purchase, NY - Koronos  II
Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York - Fayette, Prospect Mountain, & 1971
University of Houston, Houston, Texas – Troika
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan - Daedalus
Verlane Foundation, K & B Plaza, New Orleans, Louisiana - The Bird  for Charlie Parker
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut - White Flat
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota - Nautilus
City of Westport, Connecticut - Charities
City of Winston-Salem, North Carolina - Dovecoates
Voigt Family Sculpture Foundation, Geyserville, CA - Geiserville Zip, Les Funambules (bronze)
   

SCULPTURE INSTALLATIONS

Artist"s Farm, Westminster, Vermont - 15 to 20 outdoor installations at any time.
De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts - Texas Triangles
Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, Vermont - 4 the 5th of Beethoven
Triton Museum, Santa Clara, California - Cobra
Stremmel Residence, Reno, Nevada - High Rise
Pool Residence, Reno, Nevada - Medusa
U.C. Medical Center, San Francisco, CA - Tandem               
The Olive Grove, Auberge du Soleil, St. Helena, CA - Slantt Rhyme $ 17
Hawkwood Farm, Petaluma, CA - Pas  de Deux
Voigt Residence, Geyserville, California - Dementia, ,Lunas I, II ,III, Gyro I, Slant Rhyme 5A, Geyserville Zip, Pas de Deux
Paradise Ridge Winery, Santa Rosa, CA - Slant Rhyme # 20
City of Healdsburg, CA - Bop & Crazed
Julliard Park, Santa Rosa, CA - Hangover II
Art Omi, Ghent, New York - Apollo,  , Troika, . (8' on loan to the McNay Museum in San Antonio, TX,) Steel Squared is on  consignment to Crosby Coghlin outside NYC.
Stanford GNOME Center, Palo Alto, CA - San Mateo Bridge

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