Jud Jud - Biography - Louis K. Meisel Gallery
Shirts I - Cardin, 1985

BORN

1943
Portland, Oregon


EDUCATION

1966
BA, Bethel College, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1968
MFA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1973
Bykert Gallery, New York
1976
Bykert Gallery, New York
1977
Max Protetech Gallery, New York; Protech McIntosh, Washington, DC
1978
Robert Miller Gallery, New York
1979
Robert Miller Gallery, New York
1980
University Gallery, Fine Arts Center, Amherst, MA
1981
Hammarskjold Plaza Sculpture Garden, New York
1998
Fischbach Gallery, New York
2001
Elaine Baker Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL
2004
The Olson Gallery, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN
2005
M&I Private Bank, Bonita Springs, FL
2006
Robert Rauschenburg Gallery, Edison College, Ft.
Myers, FL


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS (* denotes exhibition catalogue)

1968
“Walker Biennial”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
1969
“9 Artists/9 Spaces”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN*
1976
“New Work, New York”, Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles*
1977 - 78
“Illusion and Reality”, Australian National Gallery, Canberra; traveling: Western Australian Art Gallery, Perth; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Tasmanian Museum of Art Gallery, Hobart*
1978
“Minimal Realism”, Protech McIntosh Gallery, Washington, DC
1979
“Directions”, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC*
1979
“The Illusive Image”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN*
1979
“Illusion and Material”, Ben Shahn Galleries, William Patterson College, Wayne, NJ*
1979
“CAPS Fellowship Sculpture Exhibition”, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
1981
“Toyama Now, ‘81”, Museum of Modern Art, Yoyama, Japan*
1981
“Figuration in Sculpture”, P.S. 1 Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Queens, NY
1981
“New Work”, Carol Taylor Gallery, Dallas TX
1981-82
“Contemporary American Realism Since 1960”, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia; traveled to: Virginia Museum, Richmond, VA; Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA; and the international tour: Germany, The Netherlands, and Spain*
1981-83
“Still Life Today”, Michael C. Rockefeller Gallery, State University College at Fredonia,NY; traveled to Tyler Art Gallery, State University of New York at Oswego; Root Art Center, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY; College of St. Roses, Albany, NY; Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY; Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York; Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY; Prendergast Library Art Gallery, Jamestown, NY;
The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY; Federal Reserve Board, Washington, DC
1982
“Louis K. Meisel Gallery in Brussels”, Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels, Belgium
1982
“The American Photorealists”, Fischer Fine Art, London, England
1982
“Material Illusion/Unlikely Materials”, The Taft Museum, Cincinnati, OH*
1982
“Wave Hill 1983: Bronze”, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY*
1982
“The Sixth Day”, Bergman Gallery, Chicago, IL*
1982
“Iron Cast”, Pratt Institute Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1982
“Consuming Passions: The Art of Food and Drink”, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH; traveled in Ohio: Kenneth C. Beck Center for the Cultural Arts; Beachwood Museum, Toledo Museum *
1982
“Anniversary Show”, Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York
1983-84
“American Still Life 1945–1983”, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX; traveled to: Albright–Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH; Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY; Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
1983-85
“Contemporary Trompe L’Oeil Painting and Sculpture”, Boise Gallery of Arts, Boise, ID; traveled to: University of Washington, Pullman; Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT; Laguna Beach Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
1984
“Illusions”, Greenville County Museum, Greenville, SC “Recent Sculpture”, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton,
NJ*
1984
“Animals! Tradition and Fantasy in Animal Sculpture”, Washington Square, Public Art Trust, Washington, DC “Games of Deception, Trompe L’Oeil Style”, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York
1985
“The Comet Show”, Light Gallery, New York Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, NY
1985-86
“More Than Meets the Eye: The Art of Trompe L’Oeil”, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH; traveled to: Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, FL*
1988
“20th Anniversary (15 in Soho) – Artists and Movements from Our First Two Decades”,
1988
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York
1989
“Noah’s Art– Outdoor Animal Sculpture Exhibition”, Central Park, New York
1990
“Pygmalion– The Female Form in Sculpture”, Phyllis Tothmen Gallery, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ
1990
"Objects Observed-Contemporary Still Life", Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
1990
"The 79th Annual Exhibition", Maier Museum of Art, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, VA
1992
“Reality of Illusion”, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, OR
1994
“Contemporary Illusion”, Hans and Walter Bechtler Gallery, Charlotte, NC
1995
“Inaugural Exhibition”, Tremaine Gallery, The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT
1996
“Small Scale”, Joseph Hellman Gallery, New York
1996
“Attention to Detail (Realism in All Forms)”, Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, March 2 - 23
1997
“Footfalls: Site Specific Sculpture”, East End Arts and Humanities Council, Village of Greenport, Long Island, NY
1999
“Realism”, Arnot Museum, Elmira, NY*
1999
“Photorealism/Periphery”, Museum of Art Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, May 6 – October 23
2002
“Real(ist) Men”, Selby Gallery, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL
2003
“Subject: Object”, O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY, May 31 – September 6
2004
“Convincing Illusions”, Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, March 13 – April 3
2004-05
“All Florida”, Art League of Bonita Springs, Bonita Springs, FL
2005
“Looking Back and Moving Forward: Success in the Making”, Regis Center for Art, Minneapolis, MN
2005
“Masters of Illusion: 150 Years of Trompe l’Oeil in America”, The Kresge Art Museum at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, Jan 10 – March 20
2008
“The Grand Illusion”, Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY – March 29 – April 26
2009
“No Show”, Nicholas Robinson Gallery, September 10 – October 24
2009
“40 Years: Anniversary of the Louis K. Meisel Gallery”, Louis K. Meisel Gallery & Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, November 1 – December 31


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1975
Levin, Kim. “Super Realism,” in Gregory Battcock anthology, pp. 96, 101–2, 104–5.
1981
Goodyear, Frank. Contemporary American Realism Since 1960. New York: New York, Graphic Society/Little Brown & Co., pp. 207, 224–7, 240.
1982
Krantz, Les. ed. The New York Art Review. New York: The Krantz Company, pp. 74, 79, and illustration.
1985
Krantz, Les. American Art Galleries. New York: Facts on File Publication, p. 211.
1990
Walker Art Center, Paintings and Sculpture from the Collection. New York: Rizzoli International, pp. 94, 380, 381.
1994
Messerli, Douglas. Eating Through Literature and Art, pp. 69, 214.
2002
United States Senate Catalogue of Fine Art. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office pp. 282, 283.
2010
Vanderbilt, Tom. "Grand Illusion." Wall Street Journal Magazine 10 June 2010: 40-41. Print.


SELECTED EXHIBITION REVIEWS

1973
Goldberg, Lenore. Arts, September/October
1974
Levin, Kim. Arts, March
1975
Lorber, Richard. Arts, March
1975
Seldis, Henry J. Los Angeles Times, October 24
1975
Ensworth, Patricia. Arts, June
1977
Russell, John. The New York Times, April 15
1978
Ellenzweig, Allen. Arts, May
1978
Frank, Peter. Artnews, April
1978
Building Stone Magazine, May/June
1979
Lawrence, Sidney. “Directions Shows Art Diversity,” The Smithsonian Torch, June
1979
Conn, Carol. The Washington Post, July 6
1979
Perreault, John. Soho Weekly News, July 12
1979
Frank, Poeter. “Museums on the Metroliner,” The Village Voice, July 16, p. 64
1979
Heeman, William. Minneapolis Tribune, October 21
1979
Klein, Michael. Arts, September
1981
Karson, Robin. Springfield Daily News, February 13
1981
Borger, Judith. Twin Cities Magazine, February
1981
Morrison, Don. Minneapolis Star, July 10
1981
Levin, Kim. “Jud Nelson: Sculpture is his Bag,” Arts, October
1982
Morera, Daniela. “Fotorelismo,” Italian Vogue, October, pp. 634-39, 700
1983
Levin, Kim. “Pumping Bronze,” The Village Voice, June 21, p. 81
1983
Glatt, Cara. “Sculptors Look at Human Touch: Figurative Sculpture is Really Back in Vogue,” Chicago Tribune, May 15
1983
Johnson, Patricia C. “Still Life Show at Contemporary Museum,” The Houston Chronicle, September 25, p. 14
1984
Donnell–Kotrozo, Carol. Arts, p. 89
1984
Glueck, Grace. “Art and the American Still Life, with Accent on the Life,” New York Times, July 20
1984
Raynor, Vivien. “Traveling Show of the American Still Lifes is at the Neuberger,” New York Times, August 19, p. 24
1984
Gibson, Eric. “American Still Life,” The New Criterion 3, October 2, pp. 70–75
1984
Princethal, Nancy. Artnews, April
1984
Rademacher, Tom. “Sculpture Dedication Links Past and Future,” The Grand Rapids Press, July 31
1984
Levin, Kim. The Village Voice, November 6
1985
Raynor, Vivien. “Art: Trompe L’Oeil in Corona Park,” The New York Times, January 11, p. C22
1986
Beals, Kathie. “Trompe L’Oeil Art: It’s the Real Thing ...or is it?” Gannet Westchester Newspapers, February 15, p. D9
1989
“About New York: On the Town,” Promenade, October–March 1990, p. 55
1989
Hall, Jacqueline. “Trompe L’Oeil : Art That More Than Meets the Eye,” The Columbus Dispatch, December 15, p. D10
1990
Cullinan, Helen. “Art of Trompe L’Oeil is Done for the Fund of it.” The Plain Dealer (Cleveland) January 5, p. 272
1992
Gragg, Randy. "Fool's Gold," The Sunday Oregonian, Portland, March 8, pp. C1, C4
1998
Smith, Roberta. Jud Nelson, The New York Times, February 27, Art Guide, p. E33
1998 Richard, Frances. “Jud Nelson, Fischbach Gallery,” Artforum, May, Reviews Section, ill.
2003
Wozniak, Mary. “These Cheerios won’t fit on a spoon,” Ft. Myers News–Press, May 12, pp. 1D, 2D
2003
Meihaus, Stacie. “Sculpting a monument to Cheerios,” Bonita Banner, June 21, pp. 1D, 3D
2003
Wozniak, Mary. “Oat-rageous artist talks,” Ft. Myers News-Press, (South Lee Co) pp.1,2
2003
Miller, Donald. “An eye fool,” Naples Daily News, Neapolitan pp. 1B, 9B
2003
Smith, Kirsten. “League will bid cheerio to Cheerios,”
2003
Wozniak, Mary. “Cheerios sculptures food for thought,” News–Press, August 15, p. E1
2005
Abbe, Mary. “Good vibes at the U,” Minneapolis Star Tribune, January 21, p.E1


SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

University Art Gallery, State University of New York at Albany
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Solomon Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Gerald R. Ford Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
The United States Capitol, Washington DC
General Mills Corporate Collection, Minneapolis, MN
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL

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