Biography


Born 1953, Portsmouth, Virginia

Resides in Napa, California


Education

MFA: Claremont Graduate University, Claremont CA 1981

BA: University of California Davis, Davis CA 1976


Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2017 44.4 Seconds, Art Ark, San Jose, CA

2016 stARTup Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA

2014 Remote Control, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland, CA

2013 Various locations, Speed Enforced By Drones, Napa, Sonoma and Marin Counties

1997 Andre Zarre Gallery, New York, NY

1992 Madison Art Center, Madison, WI

1989 Lang & O’Hara Gallery, New York, NY

1988 Lang & O’Hara Gallery, New York, NY

1987 Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL

1986 Patricia Hamilton, Los Angeles, CA

1983 Artists Space, New York, NY

1979 Lawson-DeCelle Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017 Here Part II: Fine Lines and Other Fictions, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

2016 Turbulence, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland, CA

2016 Overlord, SRO Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2016 Performance of Walking the Bomb at Art Market San Francisco

2015 Security Question, Juried exhibition, David Brower Center, Berkeley, CA

2015 Transitions, Marin Community Foundation, Novato, CA

2014 Continuum, Napa Valley Museum, Yountville, CA ,3 person exhibit

2014 20@20: Twenty Artists at Twenty Years, Paradise Ridge Winery and Voigt Family Sculpture Foundation, curated by Debra Lehane

2014 Sky, The Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA.

2014 Home: Shelter and Habitat in Contemporary Art, Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, Oregon

2013 Home: Shelter and Habitat in Contemporary Art, The Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA.

2013 Navigating The New, Curated by Michael Schwager, ProArts Gallery, Oakland CA

2013 Scope Art Fair New York with Chandra Cerrito Contemporary

2011 Hello Tomorrow, David Brower Center, Berkeley, CA

         Domicile Tendencies, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland, CA

1996 Das Kästchen, Galerie Blau, Freiburg, Germany

1993 Drawings from 55 Ferris Street Wynn Kramarsky, New York, NY

1992 55 Ferris Street Brooklyn NY curated by Frederieke Taylor

1990 Works on Paper, Lang & O’Hara Gallery, New York, NY

         Kouros Gallery Sculpture Center, Ridgefield, NY

1989 Sculpture, Krygier/Landau Gallery, Los Angles, CA

         The Natural Image, Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT

1988 Innovations in Sculpture, 1985-1988 The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art,       Ridgefield, CT

         Desire Paths, Schulman Realty Group, White Plains, NY

         Back to Earth, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY

         Sculptors on Paper: New Work, Madison Art Center, Madison, WI

         Sculpture, John Davis Gallery, New York, NY

1987 Sacred Spaces Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

1986 Transformations Richard Green Gallery, New York, NY

         Fabricated, Not Found, Loughelton Gallery, New York, NY

         Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL

         4 Sculptors, Chicago Art Network, Chicago, IL

         Sculpture, Lang & O’Hara Gallery, New York, NY

1984 Landscape into Sculpture, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, NY

         New Work- New York/Outside New York The New Museum of                  

         Contemporary Art, New York, NY

         Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY


Stephen Whisler

623 Montecito Blvd

Napa CA 94559

stephenwhisler@gmail.com