Biografie von Maria PORGES (1954)

Personal data


Birth : 1954 - Oakland CA California, United States
Sex : F
Nationality/Affiliation : United States

Education

1975 : Yale University (BA) – 149 Elm Street – New Haven CT, United States
1979 : UIC The University of Illinois at Chicago (MFA) – Chicago IL, United States

Professional data


Artist in residence

1994

1994 : Artist in Residence in Headlands Center for the Arts – Sausalito CA, United States
Awarded by : Headlands Center for the Arts – 944 Fort Barry – Sausalito CA, United States

Work


Categorie and medium


Sculpture-Volume : Sculpture, wax

Works

Tutelary Spirits: Guardian Angels For
Date of creation : 2000
Medium : Sculpture, wax
Technical data : Bottles
 
Hand Signals II: Making It Up As You Go Along
Date of creation : 1999
Medium : Sculpture, wax
Technical data : Bottles
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2000

David Beitzel Gallery – New York NY, United States
2000

John Berggruen Gallery – San Francisco CA, United States
2000

1999

Gallery A – Chicago IL, United States
1999

Allene Lapides Gallery – Santa Fe NM, United States
1999

1998

Arthur Roger Gallery – New Orleans LA, United States
1998

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2004

sf6 San Francisco International Art Exposition
Fort Mason – San Francisco CA, United States
01/16/2004 – 01/19/2004
Represented by : John Berggruen Gallery – 228 Grant Avenue – San Francisco CA, United States


Group exhibitions

2004

Sculpture and Form
John Berggruen Gallery – San Francisco CA, United States
06/03/2004 – 07/31/2004

2003

Color Form & Figure
John Berggruen Gallery – San Francisco CA, United States
11/25/2003 – 01/03/2004

A Way With Words
John Berggruen Gallery – San Francisco CA, United States
06/05/2003

1999

What Is Art For?
Oakland Museum of California – Oakland CA, United States
1999

Considering Still Life
Contemporary Art Center – Virginia Beach VA, United States
1999

1998

Four California Conceptualists
B & D Studio – Milan MI, Italy
1998

Wild Things
John Berggruen Gallery – San Francisco CA, United States
1998

House of Wax
CAC Contemporary Arts Center – Cincinnati OH, United States
1998

1980

Pret A Porter
Midway Gallery – Chicago IL, United States
1980

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Periodicals

2000

HAMLIN Jesse – Messages in her Bottles: Maria Porges’ wax works speaks to faith in art, magic and science
in: The San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco CA, United States
05/04/2000

HOLFAND Glen – Critics Choice: Art, Edward Ruscha, Maria Porges
in: The San Francisco Bay Guardian’s
San Francisco CA, United States
29/03/2000

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