Resume

Residence:  Calabasas , California 
Born:   1946,    Istanbul , Turkey


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012  "Juxtapositions", Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York, NY
2003  Da Vinci Art Gallery, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, California .

2003  Artcom Gallery, Tokyo, Japan .

2002  Artcom Gallery, Osaka, Japan .

1999  "Beyond The Boundaries", Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, California .

1999  Mt. San Jacinto College Gallery, Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, California .

1998  "Doug Webb: Survey Show 1978 - 1998", Brandstater Gallery, La Sierra University, Riverside, California.. (catalogue)

1994  Louis K. Meisel Gallery, Soho, New York. 

1983  Molly Barnes, Los Angeles, California.

1983  Gallery Yves Arman, New York City.

1981  Gallery Yves Arman, New York City.
 

 

SELECTED  GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2021 "Great Painters of International Realism in 20x20," Einaudi Palace, Chivasso (Turin), Italy, sponsored by Galerie Arte Libre and Museam Meam

         "Iconic," curated by Steven Alan Bennett and Dr. Elaine Melottie Schmidt, Wausau Museum Of Contemporary Art, Wausau, Wisconsin.

         "Artelibre 20x20," Arte Roma Gallery, Zaragoza, Spain.

         "Americana," curated by Jan Anders Nelson, online group exhibition by 33 Contemporary on Artsy.

 

2020 "Painting the Figure Now III," Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, Wausau, Wisconsin.

         "Your Best Painting," Galerie Artelibre in colaberation with Museu Europeu d’Arte Modern, online exhibition, Spain.

         "30th Anniversary Annual Miniature Show," Abend Gallery, Denver, Colorado.


2019 "Inside Out/Outside In", curated by Didi Menendez and Dr. Elaine Schmidt through Poets and Artists, at RJD Gallery, New York. *           

         "29th Annual Miniature Show," Abend Gallery, Denver, Colorado.

         "20 Years, in 20x20, Celebrating 20 years at Galerie Arte Libre", Zaragoza, Spain, and MEAM, Barcelona, Spain. *

         "Secondary Meanings/Figural Diptychs, PoetsArtists" exhibition curated by Steven Allan Bennett and Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt at the Zhou B Art Center, Chicago,           Illinois, on Artsy and Artnet. *

         "Florals, online exhibition through Poets Artists," for Abend Gallery, Denver, Colorado.

2018 "Figurative Realism," curated by Dirk Dzimirsky, Celebrating 100th issue of Poets and Artists     Magazine, online exhibition by Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, Illinois,
          on Artsy and Artnet. *        
          "Anything But the Figuire," curated by Jan Anderson Nelson. Online exhibition for Poets Glorious Color, curated by Lorena Kloosterboer, Online exhibition for

          Poets and Artists Magazine, on Artsy through Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL.            

          "Visions of Venus’ Venus Visions," curated by Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, Illinois. 

 

2017 "Epitaphs, what dreams may come," Inland Empire Museum of Art, Upland, CA
 

2016 "Miraei Project, the Power of Art" (supporting the reconstruction effort after the great east Japan earthquake), Morioka Civic Cultural Hall, Morioka-City, Iwate-

          Prefecture, Japan. *
          "Book Miraei Project," TFU Gallery, Mini Mori, Tohoku Fukushi University, Sendai, Japan.
          "Epitaphs, what dreams may come," Biola University, La Mirad, CA.
 

2015  "Something More Than Realism," Exposicion Pintura Realista Contemporanea, Zaragosa, Spain.
 

2014  "Contemporary Realism Bienial," Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN

         "Photorealism Revisited," Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, MJ

         "TRAC2014, The Representational Art Conference Invitational Exhibition," Ventura, CA 

         "Winter White," Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York

         

2013  "Resonating Images: 1950 to Now," William Roland Gallery of Fine Art, California Luthern

          University, Thousand Oaks, CA

         "Summer Nights: Gallery Survey Exhibition," Bernaducci Meisel Gallery, New York

         "Photorealism Revisited," Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK

         "Photorealism Revisited," Butler Institute of Art, Youngtown, OH

         "Valentine," Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York, NY
        

2012  "All In," Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York, NY 

2011  "The New York Project," Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York, NY 

2010  "Expansion, a survey of contemporary realism," Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York, NY

          "Summer Sweet," Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York, NY

          "Sweet Tooth," Scott Richards Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA
          "Big Names - Small Works: 12 Artisits under 12 Inches," Southern California Art Projects and Exhibitions, Corona Del Mar, CA   


2009  "Summer Views," Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York, NY

          "Small Works From Around the World," Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York, NY 

          "Insight/Inside LA," Jose Biadas Art Gallery, Mt. St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA 


2008  "Season Opening," Shanghai Maoming Gallery, Shanghai, China
          "SPF - Shades of Summer," Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York, NY
          "15th Annual Realism Invitational," Klaudia Marr Gallery Gallery, Sante Fe, NM  

2007  “Blooms,” City Of Los Angeles Department Of Cultural Affairs, Bridge Gallery-City Hall, Los Angeles, California .
 

2007  “The Toy Show,” Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California. 
 

2007  “How To Look At Architecture,” City of Los Angeles Department Of Cultural Affairs, Ontario Airport Terminal Art Cases, Ontario, California .

2007  “Season Opening,” Shanghai Maoming Gallery, Shanghai, China.


2006  “Artists of the Valley,” Pierce College Art Gallery, Pierce College , Woodland Hills, California.


2005  “Dwellings,” City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Barnsdale Art Park,  Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California .


2004   “Busy Canvas,” Barnsdall Gallery Theatre, City Of Los Angeles Cultural Affair Dept., 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA .


2002   “The 8th Anniversary Commemorative Juxtapoz Art Show,” Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, California .


2001   “Magic Realism,” Sam Francis Gallery, Crossroads School of Arts &  Sciences, Santa Monica, California.               


2001    “Dreamscapes,” Wignall Museum/Gallery, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, California. (catalogue)         


2001    “Season Preview,” Jack Wright Gallery, New York, New York.


2001    “Still Life Expressions,” Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, California.                                                                                                               

2001    “Target Hollywood,” N. Vermont Neighborhood Project”, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California.


2000    "Different Strokes," Mt. San Antonio College Gallery, Walnut, California (Two person show).


1999-2000 "Re-Presenting Representation 1V," Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York.  (catalogue)


1999    "The Surreal Thing," Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, California.


1998    "Image Upon Image," Jose' Drudis-Biada Art Gallery, Mt. St. Mary 's College, Los Angeles, California.


1998    "Illusion, Trompe l'oeil and Slight of Hand," Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California.


1998    "Pertaining to Water," Mt. San Jacinto College Gallery, Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, California.


1996    "Imaginary Realities: Surealism, Then and Now,” Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, California.


1996    "Attention to Detail  (Realism in all forms)," Louis K. Meisel  Gallery, NewYork.


1994    "Review of the Season," Louis K. Meisel  Gallery, New York, NY. (summer)


1992    "Photorealism, The Nashville Collection," Cheekwood Fine Art Center, Nashville, Tennessee.


1987    "Easter at the White House," American Artists Egg Exhibit, White House, Washington, D.C.

                                                                                                                                        

1986    "Reaching the Summit :  Mountain Landscapes in California 1900-1986," Laguna Beach Museum of Art; South Coast Plaza; Costa Mesa, California.

            
            "Reaching the Summit :  Mountain Landscapes in California 1900 – 1986,” Saddleback College Art Gallery, Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, California. 


1986    "Emerging Artists 1986,"  Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California.


1986    "Woman, Body and Soul:  1884 - 1986," LeGrand Palais, Paris, France.


1986    "Statue de la Liberte,"  100 Year Anniversary, Museum of Art Deco, Paris, France.


1986    "Realism:  Photo and Surreal," Century Gallery, Sylmar, California.


1986    "Neo-Surrealist Paintings and Ceramics", Roberts Art Gallery, Santa Monica High School Santa Monica, California.


1985    "Diversity in Realism," Roberts Art Gallery, Santa Monica High School, Santa Monica, California .


1985    "Art Symbols," Downey Museum of Art, Downey, California .


1985    "19th Annual All Media Juried Exhibition," Orange County Art Association, Brea Civic Cultural Center Gallery, Brea, California.


1984    "Ceci Nest Pas le Surrealism, California :  Idioms of Surrealism," Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California. (catalogue)

            
1984    "California :  Idioms of Surrealism," California State College, Stanislaus, California .


            "California :  Idioms of Surrealism," Pratt Manhattan Center Gallery, New York City, New York.


            "California :  Idioms of Surrealism," Pratt Institute Gallery, Brooklyn Campus, New York City, New York.


1984    "Hold Everything:  Contemporary Containers by 22 California Artists," Beckstrand Gallery, Palos Verdes Art Association, Palos Verdes, California.


1984    "Real to Real" - "22 West Coast Super-Realists," Julian A. McPhee University Union Gallery, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, California.


1984    "Equal Time:  Art With a Social Conscience," Angeles Gate Gallery, San Pedro, California.


1984    "International Art Competition," Los Angeles, California.

 

Traveling Exhibition, Participating Museums , Institutions, and Galleries include:

Brand Library Art Galleries, Glendale, California; Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California; Ray Boyd Gallery, Los Angeles, California; Jan Baum, Los Angeles,California; University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, California; Mount Saint Marys College, Los Angeles, California; Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, California; L.A. Artcore Center, Los Angeles, California; Baxter Art Gallery, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California; Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California; Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, California; California State College, San Bernadino, California; and Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, California.

 

 


ARTICLES & REVIEWS

Menendez, Didi, “Who Are The Real Hyperealist On Instagram”, Buzzfeed.com, November 23, 2017.

Galerie Arte Libre, "Art and Freedom XI", Book, pages 82-83. 2016.

Galerie Arte Libre, "Art and Freedom X", Book, pages 22-25. 2015. 

Seed, John, "Ten Memorable Paintings from 2014", Huffington Post, December 22, 2014.

 

Galerie Arte Libre, "Art and Freedom IX", Book, pages 78-79. 2014. 
 

Galerie Arte Libre, "Art and Freedom VIII", Book, pages 56-59. 2014.

 

Seed, John, “11 Paintings, 10 Studio Shots, and a Plein Air Paradise”, Huffington Post, January 17, 2011.

Birdsall, John, “Food as Art, Sweets the Subject of Contemporary Art Show”, SF Weekly, November 10, 2010.

Where San Francisco: Museums and Galleries, page 44, November 2011.

Menendez, Didi, Illustration Page 50, Poets and Artists, Fall 2010.

Zevitas, Steven, Illustration Page 223, New American Paintings: Special 15th Anniversary Edition, 2010.

O'Hern, John, “On the Lighter Side”, American Art Collector, Issue 42, April 2009, page 62-63 Illustration.

Rose, Joshua, American Art Collector, Issue 40, February 2009, 159-60 Illustration.

Stewart, Marilyn and Eldon Katter, A Community Connection, A Global Pursuit, and A Personal Journey, Davis Publications, Inc., Worcester, Massachusettes, August 2009, Textbook Illustration page 17.

Dennison, Lisa, “New American Paintings” #37, Open Studios Press, Boston, Massachusetts, January 2002, pages 160-161 Illustration.


Tucker, Annie, “My Reality, The Art Of Doug Webb”, Juxtapoz Magazine, San Francisco, Issue #38 May/June, 2002, Cover Illustration and four page pictorial pages 34-37.


Stewart, Marilyn and Katter, Eldon, “Art: A Personal Journey”, Davis Publications, Inc., Worcester, Massachusetts, July 2001, Textbook Illustration page 17.


Woodard, Josef, "Focusing on Friendship", The Los Angeles Times, Ventura County, July 4, 1999, B-6 Art Section.


Bernstein, Hali, "What You See", The Hemet News, Hemet, April 9,1999, D-1 Art Section.


Cline, Mary Alice, "Smiles in an eccentric Mirror," The Press Enterprise, Riverside, November 14, 1998, E 10 Art Section.


Knaff, Devorah L., "Is museum exhibit real or is it trompe l'oeil?" The Press Enterprize, Riverside, February 1998, E2 Art Section.


Bernstein, Hali," Water", The Hemet News, Hemet, February 1998, A-6 Art Section. Illustration.


Hale, David, "Ámerica's Political Mess", The International Economy, Washington D.C. , March/April, 1996 Vol. X, No. II, p. 3, p. 24, Illustration.


Vanderknyff, Rick, "Split Exhibit Focuses on Mountain Art", The Los Angeles Times, Calendar Section, April 11, 1986 Illustration.


Simon, Hazel, " Riverside Art Museum Goes 4-for-4", The Press Enterprise, Riverside, July 1986, C2 Art Section.

 

Muchnic, Suzanne, "Works of Symbolism in Downey Museum Exhibit", The Los Angeles Times, Calendar Section, February 5, 1985, Part IV, Page 7 Illustration.


Esposito, Richard, "Artists Visions Contained in Center Exhibition", Palos Verdes Pennisula News, December 6, 1984, Art Section, Illustration.


Riccio, Karen, "Galerie Show Artists Paint Everyday Life", Mustang Daily, Cal Poly, May 17, 1984, Volume 48, No. 120.


Wilson, Raymond L., " California 's Surrealism", Artweek, March 17, 1984, Page 4 & 5.


Bosveld, Jane, "Dream Art", Omni Magazine, November 1984, Volume 7 #2, Pages 72-77 Illustration.


Janeck, Dan, "29 California Artists Featured in Exhibit", Daily Trojan, S.S.C., February 17, 1984, Volume XCV, Number 29.


Knight, Christopher, "Schizoid Survey of Local Surrealists", Los Angeles Herald Examiner, February 1, 1984, Section C, Page 1.


Wilson, William, "A Surrealist Stew at Fisher Gallery", The Los Angeles Times, Calendar Section, Part IV, February 13, 1984.


Esposito, Richard, "Exhibit Gives 'Equal Time' to Social Critique", Palos Verdes Peninsula News, Palos Verdes, July 7, 1984, Page 8.


Wilson, William, The Los Angeles Times, Calendar Section, September 30, 1983.


Locke, Donald, " Reading Artists Statement", New Times Magazine, Scottsdale, Arizona, August 18, 1983, Page 83 Illustration.


Deckert, John, Arts Magazine, February 1982, Volume 56 #6, Page 15 Illustration. 


Snyder, Camilla, "Enhancing Our Lifestyles Graphically", The Los Angeles Times, Calendar Section, August 1976 Illustration.
 

 

AWARDS

1986    Nominee For Awards In The Visual Arts (AVA), Winston Salem, N. Carolina.

1985    2nd Place "Real to Real," Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, California.

1984    1st Place Gold Medal Winner:  Oil and Acrylic Painting, International Art Competition, Los Angeles, California.

1983    3rd Place Award:  Acrylic Painting, California Works Exhibition, Sacramento, California.

 


PUBLIC AND  CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

The White House, Washington D.C.

Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation, Jersey City, NJ
University Club of D.C., Washington, D.C.
Forbes, New York, NY.

Flying Pensee Company Limited, Osaka, Japan.

California Mart, Los Angeles, CA.

Gibson Dunne and Crutcher, Los Angeles, CA.

Sloate, Weisman, Murray and Company, New York City, NY.

Price Pfister, Pacific Palisades, CA.

Holt, Rinehart, and Winston Publishing, Austin, TX.                                        

Real Property Services, Henderson, NV.

Manhattan Electric Cable Corporation, New York City, NY.

Stanley Roberts, Inc., Lodi, NJ.

Digital Gene Technologies, Laguna Beach, CA.

Lucent Technologies, Colorado.

Guersey and Schneider, Century City, CA.