John Denning


Biography


Education

 

1952-1955 Art Center School of Design, Los Angeles, BA, Full scholarship, graduated Cum Laude
 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2013 “Horse Play”, John Denning Studio, Sonoma, CA - Sculpture, works on paper, dye-sublimation transfers

2012 “Vernissage”, John Denning Studio, Sonoma, CA - Sculpture, works on paper, dye-sublimation transfers

1998 Galerie Bourda, Paris, France - Works on canvas and paper

1979 Vorpal Gallery, Soho, New York - Works on canvas and paper

1978 Vorpal Gallery, Chicago, IL - Works on canvas and paper

1974 Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA - Watercolors

1972 Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA - Watercolors

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2013 “California Sculpture Slam”, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, CA

2013 “Peaceable Kingdom-Animals Real and Imagined”, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

2011 "Animal Dreams," A New Leaf Gallery | Sculpturesite, Sonoma, CA

2010 San Francisco Art Fair, with Sculpturesite Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2010 FADA LA Art Show, with Sculpturesite Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009 New Images of Man and Woman, Alphonse Berber Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2009 Bronze Works, Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2009 Body Works, A New Leaf Gallery, Sonoma, CA

2008 "Body Language II," Sculpturesite Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007 SOFA, Chicago, with Sculpturesite Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005 "Works on Paper," Sculpturesite Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005 “Vernissage,” inaugural exhibit, Sculpturesite gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003 The United States Embassy Hanoi -Art in the Embassies Program

2001 “The Figure Au Plein Air,” A New Leaf Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1998 “Bronze Age,” A New Leaf Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1997 “Peinture de Californie,” Galerie Bourda, Paris, France

1996 Salon Peinture-Sculpture, Nice, France

1995 “Water Visions 1995,” A New Leaf Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1994 “Water Visions 1994,” A New Leaf Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1993 New Ground Gallery, Oakland, CA

1985-1997 Vorpal Gallery, Soho, New York

1984 Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1975 Sacramento State Fair

1969-1997 Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 

Commissions

 

2012 “Shadow Dancing” Dye-sublimation transfer, Private Collection, Clayton, CA

2003-2004 “Caravella and Falcon” Larger than life bronze reclining figure, Private Collection, Danville, CA

1996-1997 Granite and bronze fountain for the Heyman residence, Discovery Bay, CA

1996 Granite and bronze wall fountain for the Burmeister residence, Santa Rosa, CA

1995 Bronze water sculpture for the Lee Residence, San Francisco, CA

1993 Stone water sculpture for the Trupiano residence, Walnut Creek, CA

1974 Stained glass window design & menu illustrations for Olema Inn, Olema, CA

1971 Large scale watercolor, triptych, for the Souverain Winery, Napa, CA