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EDUCATION


1970
1970-1971

Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, California, BFA
UCLA School of Architecture and Urban Planning

SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2014

Air de Paris Gallery, Paris, France

2013

Manhattan Restaurant, La Jolla, CA
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, CA

2010

CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY

2009

Eric Phleger Gallery, Encinitas, CA

2007

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA

2006

Billy Shire Fine Arts, Culver City, CA

2005

Galleria Ninapi, Ravenna, Italy

2004

Galleria Ninapi, Ravenna, Italy

2002

“Raul Guerrero: Drawings Sculpture Prints”, Hybrid Gallery, San Diego, CA

2001

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA

1999

Molly Barnes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1998

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
Porter Troupe Gallery, San Diego, CA

1995

Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA
Linda Moore Gallery, San Diego, CA

1994

Gallery 3770 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA

1993

Linda Moore Gallery, San Diego, CA

1991

David Zapf Gallery, San Diego, CA
David Lewinson Gallery, San Diego, CA

1989

David Zapf Gallery, San Diego, CA
Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Conlon-Moreno Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1988

Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
David Zapf Gallery, San Diego, CA

1987

Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1986

Boehm Gallery, Palomar Gallery, San Diego, CA
USC Atelier, Santa Monica, CA

1985

Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1984

Patty Aande Gallery, San Diego, CA
Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Barbara Braathen Gallery, New York, NY

1981

Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA

1979

Libra Gallery, Claremont Graduate School, CA

1978

Thomas/Lewallen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1977

Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

1974

Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2016

“Recent Paintings by Katy Crowe, Raúl Guerrero, Janet Jenkins and William Leavitt”, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2015

“Recent Acquisitions at the Athenaeum”, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
“Food for Thought”, Cannon Art Gallery, City of Carlsbad, CA
“Contemporary Constructions & In the Studio: Artist Dialogs”, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA

2013

“Portraits & Subjects”, Art San Diego Contemporary Art Fair, San Diego, CA
“Hamilton Press Lithographs”, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
“Raul Guerrero, Ed Ruscha: Photographs, Paintings, Drawings”, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
“Raul Guerrero & Larry Bell: Photographs, Paintings, Drawings”, Aldis Browne Fine Arts, La Jolla, CA
“Letters from Los Angeles: Text in Southern California Art”, The LA Art Show, Los Angeles, CA

2012

“Behold America! Art of the United States from three San Diego Museums: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, The San Diego Museum of Art and the Timken Musuem of Art”; San Diego, CA
Art San Diego Contemporary Art Fair, Beyond the Border Gallery, San Diego, CA
“Public Artists, Private Works”; William D. Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
“LARGE – Paintings of Wicked Adults”; The Warehouse Gallery, ArtShare LA, Los Angeles, CA

2011

“Billy Shire Celebrates 25 Years”; La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“The Experimental Impulse”; REDCAT – Roy & Edna Disney/ CalAts Theater; Los Angeles, CA
“She Accepts the Proposition: Women Gallerist and the Redefinition of Art in Los Angeles. 1967 -1978”; Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. Pacific Standard Time

2009

“Homing In: An Exhibition of 50 San Diego Artist”; Quint Contemporary, La Jolla, CA
“Contemporary Still Life Painting”; Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton, CA

2008

“Painting in Southern California: The 1980’s Neo-Expressionism and Driven to Abstraction II”; Riverside Museum of Art, Riverside, CA
“Innocence is Questionable”, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA

2007

Gallery 5, San Diego, CA
“Immigration”; Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, Idaho
“Raul Guerrero/Yvonne Venegas: San Diego Art Prize”, L Street Gallery, San Diego, CA

2006

“TRANSactions: Contemporary Latin American and Latino Art”, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
“Strange New World: Art and Design from Tijuana”, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

2005

“Painted Ladies”, Cannon Art Gallery, City of Carlsbad, CA

2004

“Lateral Thinking: Art of the 1990’s”, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio
“Lateral Thinking: Art of the 1990’s”, Hood Museum, Dartmouth University, Hanover, New Hampshire
“Hombres”; Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2002-2003

“Chicano Visions: American Painters on the Verge”; Traveling exhibition: San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas, Smithsonian Institution’s Arts and Industries Building, Washington D. C.; El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas; Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, IN; San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA; St. Louis Science Center, St. Louis, MO; Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, IL; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; etc.

2002

“SD’80, Work by 12 artists”, Flux Gallery, San Diego, CA
“The 3rd Annual Invitational Drawing Show”, Earl & Birdie Taylor Library, San Diego, CA

2001

“Lateral Thinking: Art of the 1990’s”, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

2000

“Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000”, Los Angeles, County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1998

“Chairs, Plazas, Faces, Gardens, Rooms: Paintings by Robert Burtis, Raul Guerrero, Thomas Lawson, William Leavitt, Margaret von Biesen”, Curated by William Leavitt, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1997

“Primarily Paint”, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA

1996

“Violencia”, Galleria Spagnolo, San Diego, CA

1995

“Common Ground / A Regional Exhibition”, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
“An exhibition by Raul Guerrero, William Leavitt, Allen Ruppersberg”, Gallery 3770, San Diego, CA

1994

“La Loteria”, Iturralde Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Land, Terrain”, San Francisco, CA
“Xicano Ricorso: A Thirty Year Retrospect from Aztlan”, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, Catalogue
“La Frontera/The Border: Art About the-Mexico/United States Border Experience”, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
“La Frontera”, Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY, NY
“La Frontera”, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
“Frontera/The Border: Art About the Mexico/United States Border-La Experience”, Museum of Contemporary Art/Centro Cultural de la Raza, San Diego, CA
“La Frontera”, Centro Cultural Tijuana, Tijuana, BC MX
“La Frontera”, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

1992

“From the Studio: Recent Painting and Sculpture by 20 California Artists”, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

1990

“Gallery Artists 1990”, David Zapf Gallery, San Diego, CA
Daniel Saxon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Border Issues”, Rivikin Gallery, Lancaster, OH

1989

“Lannan Acquisitions”, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA

1987

Phoenix Biennale, Phoenix, AZ

1985

“The Eclectic Cat”, Museum of Natural History, San Diego, CA
“To the Astonishing Horizons”, L.A.V.A. Landscape Exhibition, Curator: Peter Frank, Los Angeles, CA
“A San Diego Exhibition: Forty-Two Emerging Artists”, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

1984

“Significant Others”, Patty Aande Gallery, San Diego, CA
“Emblem”, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles,CA
“Group Show”, Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Drawings”, Patty Aande Gallery, San Diego, CA

1979

“Second Annual Tokyo Festival”, Tokyo, Japan
“Photographic Directions”, Security Pacific Bank, Los Angeles, CA
“Invitational Photography Exhibition”, P.S. 1, New York, NY

1978

“Hallwalls”, Buffalo, NY
“Sculpture ‘78: Los Angeles Street Scene”, Los Angeles, CA
“Contemporary California Photography”, Cameraworks Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1977

“Raul Guerrero and Doug Metzler”, Morgan Thomas, Santa Monica, CA
“100 + Current Directions in Southern California”, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
“L.A.”, San Francisco Art Institute Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Photographs by Southern California Painters and Sculptors”, College of Creative Studies Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

1976

Santa Monica College Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1975

Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
“Raul Guerrero and Lyn Horton”, San Jose State University Art Gallery, San Jose, CA

AWARDS


2006
1979

San Diego Art Prize
National Endowment for the Arts, Photography Fellow

PUBLIC ART PROJECTS


2000

Maiastra Fountain, Golden Springs Development Co., Santa Fe Springs, CA

1999

Balboa Park Activity Center, San Diego, CA, Rob Quigley, Architect

1997

City of Carlsbad, CA

1994

Sherman Heights Community Center, San Diego, CA Rob Quigley, Architect

1993

Community Redevelopment Agency for the City of Los Angeles, Grand Hope Park, Lawrence Halprin, Landscape Architect

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS


LBMA | Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
www.lbma.org

PhxArt | Phoenix Museum of Art, Phoenix, AZ
www.phxart.org

MCASD | Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA
www.mcasd.org

Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA
www.scripps.org

Pacific Western Bank, Los Angeles, CA (formerly Security Pacific Bank)
www.pacificwesternbank.com

MoMA | Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
www.moma.org

LACMA | Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
www.lacma.org

BIBLIOGRAPHY


2015
Recinos Lopez, Jackeline. Institute displays work of region’s living artists, The San Diego Union-Tribune (July 24, 2015)
“The Lovers” by Raul Guerrero: Washington St., West of 1st Ave., on the South side of the street, board facing East, Open Walls Project (September 7, 2015)
Tastemaker: Ann Berchtold Meet the curator of this month’s celebrated contemporary art fair, San Diego Magazine (October 30, 2015)
Chute, James. Porcella Creating buzz at San Diego Art Institute, The San Diego Union-Tribune (July 4, 2015)
Griffin, Jonathan. Ed Ruscha: L.A.’s artist, FT Magazine (October 30, 2015)

2014
Morlan, Kinsee. Raúl Guerrero’s bar paintings capture contemplation and inspiration, San Diego CityBeat (September 15 2014)

2013
Morlan, Kinsee. San Diego Art that Made an Impact in 2013, San Diego Citybeat
Morlan, Kinsee. Our Region’s History, in Doug Simay’s Head, San Diego Citybeat (Sept. 24 2013)
Chute, James. Great Night in La Jolla for Local Artists, San Diego Union-Tribune (March 14, 2013)

2012
Chute, James. Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego set to display local artists, The San Diego Union-Tribune (November 13, 2012)
Dougherty, Maren. Six Questions for Curator Amy Galpin about “Behold, America!”, The San Diego Union-Tribune (November 28, 2012)
Kragen, Pam. Carlsbad’s Public Artists Show Their Private Side in New Exhibit, The San Diego Union-Tribune (July 12, 2012)

2011
Morlan, Kinsee. Art with an Edge, San Diego Citybeat (March 30, 2011)

2010
Manes, Hannah. Three Mexican-American Artists Look at Bicultural Histories in Oceanside Exhibit, The San Diego Union-Tribune (July 28, 2010)

2009
Pincus, Robert L. Quint Gallery Homes in on Local Artists, The San Diego Union-Tribune (May 24, 2009)

1998
Pincus, Robert L. Retrospectives bring century into focus, The San Diego Union-Tribune (December 25, 1998)
Pincus, Robert L. Subtle Connections from Raul Guerrero, The San Diego Union-Tribune (August 9, 1998)
Perine, Robert. A Juxtaposition of Icons*Raul Guerrero Hits the Exhibition Jackpot, The Publication (July 1998)
Jimenez, Karleen Pendleton. Mapping The Territory: Problemas y Secretos Maravillosos de Las Indias / Problems and Marvelous Secrets of the Indies, Uptown Newsmagazine (July 1998)
Pincus, Robert L. Guerrero goes solo in career overview, The San Diego Union-Tribune (July 24, 1998)

1997
Kendricks, Neil. Primarily Paint, Night& Day (February 6, 1997)
Roletti, Agnes. Design of sea-wall art project changed, The San Diego Union-Tribune (January 7, 1997)

1995
Pincus, Robert L. Show is grounds for looking at locals, The San Diego Union-Tribune (November 12, 1995)
Pincus, Robert L. Museum’s ‘Ground’ rules make for a smaller, locals-only event, The San Diego Union-Tribune (September 18, 1995)
Pincus, Robert L. Symbolic journeys to places of intrigue, The San Diego Union Tribune (February 12, 1995)

1994
Mantilla, J. Ruiz/Mora, M. Pinto para los que no podemos levantarnos, El Pais (March, 1994)
Pyne, Lynn. The Phoenix Gazette (February 14, 1994)

1993
Aronson, Steven. Architectural Digest Visits: Oliver Stone, Architectural Digest (March, 1993)

1991
Pincus, Robert L. Raul Guerrero at David Zapf, Art in America (September, 1991)
Pincus, Robert L. Paintings Depict Vitality of Tijuana Night Life, San Diego Union Tribune (January 21, 1991)
Ollman, Leah. Guerrero Captures Tijuana Night Life, Los Angeles Times (January 23, 1991)
Butterfield, Virginia/Maribeth Melin, ed. 91 San Diegans to Watch in 91, San Diego Magazine (January 1991)

1989
Freudenheim, Susan. Artforum (Summer 1989)

1986
McKenna, Kristine. Guerrero: Beguiling, Baffling, Los Angeles Time, (October 6, 1986)
McManus, Michael. Emotion Minus Expressionism, Artweek (1986)
Pincus, Robert L. Reviews, Art in America (February 1986)

1985
Knight, Christopher. Exhibit of Works by Raul Guerrero Borders on Being Retrospective, Los Angeles Herald Examiner (June 2, 1985)
Knight, Christopher. Guerrero’s Art Comes Close to B-Movie Mysticism, Los Angeles Herald Examiner (June 2, 1985)
Larsen, Susan C. Reviews, Artforum (September 1985)

1984
Drohojowska, Hunter. Obsessions with Symbols, Clichés, and Technology, L.A. Weekly (February 3-9, 1984)

1983
Drohojowska, Hunter. Raul Guerrero, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Flash Art International (March 1983)

1978
Muchnic, Suzanne. Art Walk, Los Angeles Times (March 17, 1978)
Welling, Jim. Artweek (March 11, 1978)
Zimmer, Kathy. Artweek (January 7, 1978)

1977
Trowbridge, David. Dialogue with Raul Guerrero, LAICA Journal (October-November 1977)

1974
Owyang, Judy. Outlook West, Santa Monica Evening Outlook (March 16, 1974)
Ballatore, Sandy. ST (June-July 1974)
Wilson, William. Art Walk, Los Angeles Times (March 8, 1974)

LECTURES / INTERVIEWS


2001

“The Los Angeles Art Scene: 60’s-70’s”, San Diego Museum of Art, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA, March

1998

Raul Guerrero, Otis Art School, Los Angeles, CA

1995

Raul Guerrero, USC Art Department, Los Angeles, CA