Resume

WILLIAM LANE

Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan
Lives in Long Beach, CA

EDUCATION

1961 MA in Painting • University California of Los Angeles, CA
1958 BA in Art • University California of Los Angeles, CA

TEACHING

1998-2002 Art Gallery Director, Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA
1969-96 Professor, Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA
1981-92 Professor and Art Gallery Director, Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA
1975-77 Visiting Assistant Professor, UCLA, CA
1968-69 Assistant Professor, East Los Angeles, Monterey Park, CA

AWARDS

1987 National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship Grant
1969 All-City Art Festival, Purchase Award – Watercolor, LA, CA
1967 All-City Art Festival, Purchase Award – Oil, LA, CA
1966 All-City Art Festival, Honorable Mention - Oil, LA, CA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 FIG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2013 Stone Rose Gallery, Long Beach, CA
2012 FIG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2010 FIG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007 FIG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2004 FIG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2000 ‘Miscelanea’, The Living Room, Santa Monica, CA
1996 FIG gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1989 St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Long Beach, CA
1981 United States Embassy & Honduran Institute of Interamerican Culture, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
1979 Vincent Price Gallery, East Los Angeles College, LA, CA
1973 Brand Library Art Center, Glendale, CA
1969 Palos Verdes Art Museum, Palos Verdes, CA
1967 Ceeje Galleries, Los Angeles, CA
1967 La Jolla Museum of Art, La Jolla, CA
1962 French Alliance, Jalapa, Veracruz, Mexico

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015 “Selected works from 2005-2015”, Tandem exhibition, LA Artcore Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, CA
2013 “Long Beach Summer I”, Stone Rose Gallery, Long Beach
2007 ‘Keep it Straight: Right Angles & Hard Edges in Contemporary Southern California Art’, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
2002 ‘Structure & Situation’, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
2001 ‘Identity Transformation’, Gallery of Provisional Municipal  Council, Macau, China
2000 ‘In The Abstract’, El Camino College, Torrance, CA
2000 ‘Abstraction’, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA
1997 ‘L.A. New Art’, Univrsity Castilla-La Mancha, Cuenca, Spain
1995 ‘Restless Voices’: Abstraction From Los Angeles Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, New York
1994 ‘Very Visual Dialogue’, Rancho Santiago College, CA
1991 ‘Seductive Geometry’, Los Angeles Abstract Art, Olga Dollar Gallery, San Fransico, CA
1990 ‘Paintings from Southern California’, American Cultural Center Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
1989 ‘Long Beach Celebrates the National Endowment for the Arts’, FHP Hippodrome Gallery, Long Beach, CA
1988 Art in Embassies Program, U.S. Department of State San Salvador, El Salvado
1988 ’20th Century European and American Watercolors-Yesterday and Today’, Long Beach Museum of Art, CA
1979 ‘Second Biennial’, ARCO Center for Visual Art, LA, CA
1977 ‘The Early Sixties at UCLA’, Frederick S. Wright Art Gallery, UCLA, LA, CA
1971 ‘Ninth Annual Southern California Exhibition’, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
1967 ‘Arts of Southern California–XVIII: Watercolor’, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
1966 ‘Arts of Southern California–XVII: Painting’, – ‘The Introspective Image’, Long Beach Museum of Art Long Beach, CA
1965 ‘International Art Festival, Century City’, LA, CA
1961 “California South”, Fine Art Gallery, San Diego, CA

REVIEWS

ArtScene, October 2013, Mario Cutajar
Daily Bruin,
 ‘Alumnus transcends all labels in latest exhibit’,
May 1996, Rodney Tanaka
Art Scene,  J
une 1996, Bill Lasarow
Catalogue essay,
Edward Goodman, 1966
Catalogue essay,
Peter Kosenko, 1966
Press Telegram
, ‘Past Art Lives Anew in Bright New Work’,
May 1994, Peter Frank
Press Telegram, ‘Lane’s Acrylic Works to show at St. Luke’s’,
January 1989, Wendy Lee
Spectrum, ‘Lane is Awarded $15000 Art Grant’,
December 1987, Denyse Carriedo
Long Beach California, Weekend Plus, ‘Artistic diversity with a theme’,
September 1984, Shirle Gottlieb
Los Angeles Times, June 1977, ‘Art Students Double Fun with Copier’,
Keith Takahashi
Los Angeles Times, July 1971, ‘Artist Makes Public Debut with Grand Scale Showing’,
Keith Takahashi
The San Diego Union’s Art Critic,
‘Some Studies In Sparse Geometry’ September 1967, Dr. Armin Kietzmann
Daily Breeze, ‘Color Field Painting Revealed’, March 1969, Kathy Stark
Los Angeles Times, October 1967, Henry J. Seldis