Bill Gilbert


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Bill Gilbert
billgilbert@cybermesa.com
Work Experience
       1988- Professor, Department of Art and Art History, UNM
       2000- Director, Land Arts of the American West program
       2004- Lannan Endowed Chair
       2009- Senior Associate Dean for Research 
Education
       1978 MFA, University of Montana, Missoula, MT
       1973 BA, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA
       1971 Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
Selected One Person Exhibitions
       2010 Art + Environment Center, Nevada Art Museum, Reno, NV
       2010 Mesaros Gallery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
       2009 University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
       2005 Omniart, Art Basel Miami, FL
       2005 Robert Nichols Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
       2004 Everglades National Park, FL
       2003 Cabrillo College Gallery, Aptos, CA
       2003 Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM
       2002 Robert Nichols Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
       1998 Center for Contemporary Art: Plan B, Santa Fe, NM
       1998 Conlon Siegal Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
       1998 Hermit Foundation, Center for MetaMedia, Plasy, Czech Rep.
       1995 Art Center, Waco, TX
       1994 Fundacion Paul Rivet, Cuenca, Ecuador
       1992 Mobius, Boston, MA
       1992 I.D.E.A., Sacramento, CA
       1991 Boulder Art Center, Boulder, CO
       1991 Janus Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
       1991 Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
       1989 Creative Arts Gallery, New Haven, CT
       1988 University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM
       1988 X Theater, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
       1987 Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT
       1987 Linda Durham Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
       1986 New Mexico Museum of Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
       1982 Hoshour Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
Selected Group Exhibitions
       2011 Expressions of Intent, SoA Foyer Gallery, Australia National University,
Canberra, AU 2010 Drift, Little Wing Theatre, Santa Fe, NM 2010 Critical Clay, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM 2009 Second Site, 516 Gallery, Albuquerque, NM 2009 UNM Faculty, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM 2009 Mapping a Green Future, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM 2008 Giving Shelter, 516 Gallery, Albuquerque, NM 2007 Currently West, Koumi-Machi Kougen Museum of Art, Nagano, Japan 2007 Weather Report: Art & Climate Change, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art,
Boulder,CO 2006 Green, 516 Gallery, Albuquerque, NM 2006 Drift, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY 2006 Landminds, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM 2006 CAMP: Art and Sustainability, Hyde Memorial State Park, Santa Fe, NM 2005 Living the Art, Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA 2004 Contemporary Cup, Lil Street Gallery, Chicago, IL 2004 Standing Room Only, Williamson Gallery, Scripps College,Claremont CA. 2003 Clay Artists of New Mexico, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 2003 I-25, Sangre de Christo Art Museum, Pueblo, CO 2002 Looking Back, NM Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM 2002 Vanishing Borders, NM Museum Of Fine Arts, Santa Fe 2002 Fuse, Robert Nichols Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 2001 Salt & Ash, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM 2001 Doteky/Contacts, Seminaire International en Plein Air 2001 Galerie Klatovy-Klenova, Klenova, Czech Rep 2001 Beyond the Physical: Substance, Space & Light, University of 2001 North Carolina Galleries, Charlotte, NC 2000 Term Limits, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM 1999 New Mexico 2000, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM 1998 The Tie that Binds, Anderson Gallery, Albuquerque, NM 1996 Alert, OFF-SITE, Santa Fe, NM 1995 Sense of Place, Governors Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 1994 Clay National, Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 1994 Personally Defining Clay, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA 1993 Boat Show, Charlotte Jackson Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 1993 Clay Out of Context, San Diego State University Gallery, San Diego, CA 1993 49th Scripps Annual, Lang Art Gallery, Claremont, CA 1992 Sculpture 1992, College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM 1991 Exquisite Corpse, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM 1991 Singular Visions, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM 1991 2000 Years of New Mexico Ceramics, Jonson Gallery, Albuquerque, NM 1990 Southwest ‘90, New Mexico Museum, Santa Fe, NM 1990 Finalist, New Denver Airport Core Design Commission 1989 45th Scripps Invitational, Lang Art Gallery, Claremont, CA 1987 Small Works University Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM 1986 Site Specific Adobe University of Texas, San Antonio, TX 1986 Sculpture Installation, “C.I.N.A.F.E.”, Navy Pier, Chicago IL 1985 Five From New Mexico, University of Texas, El Paso, TX 1983 In Place, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Publications
       2010 Gilbert, Bill, Introduction, LAND/ART, Radius Books, Santa Fe, NM
       2009 Gilbert, Bill & Taylor, Chris, Land Arts of the American West,
            University of Texas Press,Austin TX
       2004 “Public Art & The American West”, MASS, Journal of the School of 
            Architecture and Planning, University of New Mexico, VXIII, pgs 6-11
       2004 “Standing Room Only”, Scripps College, pgs. 67,182
       2000 “Crossing Boundaries/Transcending Categories: Contemporary Art From
            Mata Ortiz, Mexico”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
       1999 “Seven Families and Five Neighborhoods: The Potters of Mata Ortiz“, 
            University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM & Exhibits USA, 
Kansas City, MO 1999 “Earth, Pigment and Fire: The Ceramics of Mata Ortiz”, Franz Mayer Museum Press, Mexico City, Mexico 1998 “Juan Quezada: The Casas Grandes Revival”, National Council of Educators in the Ceramic Arts Journal, Vol 19, 1998, pp. 35-38 1996 “Quichua Pottery: Cultural Identity and the Market”, Journal of Occupational Science: Australia, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 72-75 1995 “Mata Ortiz: Traditions and Innovations”, Ceramics Monthly,
December, pp. 51-56 1995 “Juan Quezada: Mexican Potter”, The Studio Potter, December,
vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 51-59 1995 “Traditions and Innovations”, University Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Published Reviews
       2011 Kennedy, Randy, The American West as Classroom, Art and Metaphor, 
The New York Times, May 3 2010 Sanchez, Casey, Axis of Easels, Pasatiempo, The New Mexican, July2-8,
pp 56-57 2010 Craggs, Mathew, Map Quest Bill Gilbert, Reno News & Review, June 17, http://www.newsreview.com/reno/content?oid=1441261 2009 Brown, Glen, 500 Ceramic Sculptures: Contemporary Practice,
Singular Works, Lark Books, pg 377 2009 Sardy, Marin, “Down to Earth”, Art Ltd, September, 2009 Kamerick, Megan, “LAND/ART lifts Albuquerque to a new tier in art World”,
July 31, pg 6 2009 Armitage, Diane, “Land/Art New Mexico: A collaboration Exploring Land-Based Art”, THE Magazine, August, pg 61 2009 Mayfield, Dan, “Indoor spaces join the rush to outdoors”,
Albuqeurque Journal, July 26, pg F3 2009 King Sarah, “The Earth Sublime”, Art in America, June 2009 Fairfield, Douglas, “LAND/ART ho!”, The New Mexican, June 26 2009 Fischer, Zane, “Finally Landing”, Santa Fe Reporter, May 6 2009 Jusinski, Charlotte, “Our Neighbor to the South “, Santa Fe Reporter,
March 25, p. 25 2009 Kamerick, Megan, “Land Art Lifts Albuquerque to a New Tier in Art World”, New Mexico Business Weekly, July 31, 2009 2008 Ross, Alex, “Giving Shelter”, THE Magazine, April 2008 2006 Ganstrom, Linda, “International Ceramics: Cross Cultural Perspectives”, Explorations and Navigations: The Resonance of Place, NCECA Journal,
Vol XXVII, pp 136-138 2006 Zane Fischer, “Returning to the Land: the art of Bill Gilbert”, Santa Fean, April, pp. 50-51 2005 Fox, William, “Land Arts of the American West”, Sculpture Magazine,
October, pg 80 2005 Elizabeth Cook Romero, “Anagama”, Pasa Tiempo, The New Mexican, June 17 2004 Feibig, Dan, “Anagama, New Mexico-style”, Clay Times, Nov- Dec, pgs 35-37 2004 Garcia, Christopher, “Adobe Art: in touch with the earth”, Ceramics Technical, NO. 19, pgs. 41-45 2002 Jones, Meghen, “Beyond the Physical: Substance, Space and Light”, NCECA Journal, pgs. 142-149 2001 Griffith, Roberta, “Un Sentido de Lugar”, Ceramica: Revista Internacional, no. 78 2001, pgs 26-30 2001 Brown, Glen, “Memory Serves: Time, Space & the Ceramic Installation”,
Critical Ceramics 2000 “Mata Ortiz Today”, Ceramics Monthly, November, pg 34 1999 Whitney, Kay, “Skilled Labor”, Sculpture Magazine, May 1999,
Vol. 18 no. 4, pp. 24-29 1998 Hertel, Carl, “The Voices of Clay”, Albuquerque Arts Magazine,
August 1998, pg. 10 1998 Tobin, Richard, “Process Art is Minimalism’s Evil Twin”,
THE Magazine, September, pg. 53 1997 Bobrowski, Gina, “Bill Gilbert’s Ceramic Installations”, Ceramic Art & Perception, Issue 31, pp. 66-69 1995 Hoover, Carl, “Installing Outdoors Indoors”, Tribune Herald,
February 24 1991 Soergel, Brian, “Clay + Fire= Art”, Daily Bulletin, Friday,
March 12, pg F3 1990 MacCloud, Mac, “The Structures of Bill Gilbert”, Artspace, March,
pp 56-57 1988 Fawcett, Dennis, “On Sculpture: When Less Is More”, New Haven Register,
July 16, pp D1&8 1987 McNally, Owen, “Sculptor Chooses Materials That Celebrate the Present”, Hartford Courant, June 17, pp C 1&2 1985 Peterson, William, “Santa Fe”, Art News, November, pg 131 1982 Bell, David, “Bill Gilbert”, Artspace, Summer 1982 1982 Creeley, Robert, “My New Mexico”, Albuquerque Museum
Curator
       2009 LAND/ART, 25 institutions in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, NM
       2009 Dispersal/Return: Land Arts of the American West 2000-2006, 
            University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
       2006 LandMinds, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe NM
       2004 Land Arts of the American West, Creative Research Laboratory, 
University of Texas, Austin 2003 Land Arts of the American West, John Sommers Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 2000 Crossing Boundaries, Transcending Categories: Contemporary Art From Mata Ortiz, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM 2000 The Potters of Mata Ortiz: Five Barrios, Seven Families/Los Ceramistas de Mata Ortiz: Cinco Barrios, Siete Familias,
J. Wayne Stark University Center Galleries, College Station, TX, Perspective Gallery, Blacksburg, VA, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND, Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences, Peoria, IL, Clark County Heritage Museum, Henderson, NV, The Canton Museum of Art, Canton, OH 1999 The Potters of Mata Ortiz: Five Barrios, Seven Families/ Los Ceramistas de Mata Ortiz: Cinco Barrios, Siete Familias, Southwest Craft Center, San Antonio, TX, Riverside Museum, Riverside, CA 1998 Juan Quezada, Haggerty Art Center, University of Dallas, National Council of Educators in the Ceramic Arts Conference, Dallas,TX 1994 The Potters of Mata Ortiz/Los Ceramistas de Mata Ortiz: Transforming a Tradition, University Art Museum, Alb, NM 1993 Quichua Pottery of Ecuador, South Broadway Cultural Center, Alb, NM
Guest Lecturer/Visiting Artist
       2011 Australia National University Field Study program, Canberra, AU
       2010 West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
       2010 Collected Works, Santa Fe, NM
       2009 Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
       2009 New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
       2009 Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR
       2008 California College of Art, San Francisco, CA
       2008 For-Site, Nevada City, CA
       2004 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
       2000 Southwest Center for Art and Craft 
Grants
       2009 McCune Foundation, LAND/ART documentary
       2005 Lannan Foundation, Endowed Chair, University of New Mexico
       2003 Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation, Land Arts catalog
       2000- Lannan Foundation, Land Arts of the American West Program
       2000 Albuquerque Community Foundation, Mata Ortiz Today Video
       2000 New Mexico Endowment for the Humanities “Crossing Boundaries 
/Transcending Categories” Panel 1995 New Mexico Endowment for the Humanities, “The Potters of Mata Ortiz /Los Ceramistas de Mata Ortiz: Transforming a Tradition”,
exhibition catalog 1992 Major Research Allocations Committee Grant, University of New Mexico 1994 Lila Wallace Arts International, Ecuador 1989 RAC Grant, University of New Mexico 1988 RAC Grant, University of New Mexico


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