Biografie von Sam MESSER (1955)

Personal data


Birth : 1955 - New York NY New York, United States
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : United States

Address

California, United States

Education

1974 : The Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture – Suite 1116 200 Park Avenue South – New York NY, United States
1976 : Cooper Union Art School (BFA) – 7e 7th street – New York NY, United States
1981 : Yale University (MFA) – 149 Elm Street – New Haven CT, United States

Professional data


Work and Life

Lives and works in California CA, USA


Grants

1993

1993 : The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Artist Grant – New York NY, United States
Awarded by : The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. – 863 Park Avenue – New York NY, United States


Prizes

1996

1996 : John Solomon Guggenheim Fellowship Award – New York NY, United States
Awarded by : John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation – 90 Park Avenue – New York NY, United States

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Oil/canvas

Works

In My End is My Beginning
Date of creation : 2000
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 78 x 64 inch
 
Self Portrait as Chardin
Date of creation : 1998-2000
Medium : Oil/panel
Size : 28 x 22 inch
 
Lisa Y.
Date of creation : 1998-2000
Medium : Oil/panel
Size : 36 x 24 inch
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

1998

David Beitzel Gallery – New York NY, United States
1998

1997

Nielsen Gallery – Boston MA, United States
1997

1995

Nielsen Gallery – Boston MA, United States
1995

1994

David Beitzel Gallery – New York NY, United States
1994

1993

David Beitzel Gallery – New York NY, United States
1993

1992

Stellar Gallery – Paris, France
1992

1991

David Beitzel Gallery – New York NY, United States
1991

1989

Ruth Siegel Gallery – New York NY, United States
1989

1988

Christine Burgin Gallery – New York NY, United States
1988

1976

Cooper Union – New York NY, United States
1976

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Volume Gallery – London, United Kingdom

2001

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : David Beitzel Gallery – 102 Prince Street – New York NY, United States

1990

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo
Madrid, Spain
02/08/1990 – 02/13/1990
Represented by : David Beitzel Gallery – 102 Prince Street – New York NY, United States


Group exhibitions

2003

Artists without Borders
Nielsen Gallery – Boston MA, United States
10/25/2003 – 11/29/2003

1998

Bathroom
Tomas Healy gallery – New York NY, United States
1998

Knowing Children
David Beitzel Gallery – New York NY, United States
06/16/1998 – 07/31/1998

1995

Inside Out
The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art – Ridgefield CT, United States
05/1995 – 09/1995

Insight
David Beitzel Gallery – Triest TS, Italy
06/22/1995 – 07/28/1995

A Tribute to Stephen Greene
Nielsen Gallery – Boston MA, United States
01/07/1995 – 02/04/1995

1994

Small Works
Sculpture Center – New York NY, United States
11/17/1994 – 12/23/1994

1993

Masterworks from Private Connecticut Collections
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art – Hartford CT, United States
10/31/1993 – 01/02/1994

1992

Self-Amused
Fitchburg Art Museum – Fitchburg MA, United States
1992

Apocalypse and Resurrection
The Gallery Three Zeo – New York NY, United States
04/1992

1991

Cruciformed: Images of the Cross in Contemporary Art
Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art – Cleveland OH, United States
09/1991 – 11/1991

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