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Blackleaf, 2017 unique cast bronze with patina 87 x 106.5 x 41.5 inches


left: Millie Fire, 2017 unique cast bronze with patina 96 x 132 x 36 inches above: burnt wood from Millie Fire, near Bozman, MT


right: Big White, 2017 unique cast bronze with patina 94.5 x 116 x 39 inches above: Cody, WY


right: Pine Forest, 2016 unique cast bronze with patina 91 x 114 x 47.5 inches


right: Blaze, 2017 unique bronze with patina 38 x 44.5 x 14.75 inches above: burnt wood from Millie Fire, near Bozman, MT


right: KĹ?kai, 2017 unique bronze with patina 25.75 x 26.5 x 10 inches


right: Orenji, 2017 unique bronze with patina 25.75 x 26.5 x 10 inches above: debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami, collected on the beaches of Alaska


right: Ingomar, 2017 unique bronze with patina 38 x 44.25 x 12.5 inches


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Blackleaf, 2017 unique cast bronze with patina, 87 x 106.5 x 41.5 inches

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Millie Fire, 2017 unique cast bronze with patina, 96 x 132 x 36 inches

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Big White, 2017 unique cast bronze with patina, 94.5 x 116 x 39 inches

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Pine Forest, 2016 unique cast bronze with patina, 91 x 114 x 47.5 inches

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KĹ?kai, 2017 unique bronze with patina, 25.75 x 26.5 x 10 inches

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Blaze, 2017 unique bronze with patina, 38 x 44.5 x 14.75 inches

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Ingomar, 2017 unique bronze with patina, 38 x 44.25 x 12.5 inches

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Orenji, 2017 unique bronze with patina, 25.75 x 26.5 x 10 inches

left: Greenhouse studio, Walla Walla, WA


GRANTS AND AWARDS: 1972 1976 1977 1980 1992 1993 1997 1998 2003 2004 2010

CHRONOLOGY: 1949 Born, San Diego, California Lives and works in Bozeman, MT and Hawaii EDUCATION: 1968-68 1969 1970-72 1972 1973 1996 1998

San Diego State College, CA University of California, San Diego, CA Big Creek Pottery, Santa Cruz, CA; summer ceramic workshop University of California Davis, CA; BA, with honors. Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME University of California Davis, CA; MFA Black Belt, Wado Ryo Karate, Bozeman, MT Black Belt, Nippon Kokusai Karate, Kailua- Kona, HI

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME. Purchase Award for sculpture and Student Jury Award for sculpture University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, grant, summer session National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Artist Fellowship John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Artist Fellowship University of California, Davis, Cal Aggie Alumni Association, Davis, CA; Citation for Excellence American Academy of Achievement, Golden Plate Award Rocky Mountain College, Billings, MT; Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts Montana State University, Bozeman, MT; Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT; President’s Award for Artist of the Year Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, Honorary Doctorate of Humanities Montana Arts Council, Helena, MT, Governor’s Arts Award San Diego State University Alumni Association, San Diego, CA, Monty Award

TEACHING: 1974-75 1975-77 1977-79 1979-83 1984-87

University of Wisconsin, Madison; Visiting lecturer, sculpture University of Wisconsin, Madison; Assistant professor, sculpture Montana State University, Bozeman; Visiting artist Montana State University, Bozeman; Assistant professor Montana State University, Bozeman; Adjunct assistant professor; graduate student consultant

SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 2017 2016

Danese/Corey, New York, NY, Deborah Butterfield: New Sculpture (forthcoming) Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, FL, Deborah Butterfield: Horses LA Louver Venice, CA, Deborah Butterfield: Heart Butte Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL , Deborah Butterfield: New Sculpture


2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005

Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, CA, Deborah Butterfield: Sculpture The Mennello Museum of American Art, Orlando, FL, Deborah Butterfield: Horses from Florida Collections Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO, Deborah Butterfield: The Nature of Horses Danese/Corey, New York, NY, Deborah Butterfield: New Sculpture Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL, Deborah Butterfield: New Sculpture Beverly Hills Conference and Visitors Bureau, Beverly Hills, CA, Deborah Butterfield: Chinese New Year 2014 Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI, Essence: The Horses of Deborah Butterfield LA Louver, Venice, CA Danese, New York, NY Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT, Equine Muse: Deborah Butterfield Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ, Deborah Butterfield: Noble Steeds LA Lover Gallery, Venice, CA Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA 425 Market Street, San Francisco, CA Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL, Catalogue. Hunter Art Museum, Chattanooga, TN Tucson Museum of Art Tucson, AZ Gallery Paule Anglim San Francisco, CA, Deborah Butterfield: New Sculptures in Steel and Bronze. Art Association of Jackson Hole, WY LA Louver Gallery, Venice, CA University Art Museum, University of Louisiana at LaFayette, LA Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL Mesa Contemporary Arts at Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ, Deborah Butterfield: Horses Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, SUNY,

2004 2003 2002 2001

Purchase, NY Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL Park Avenue Median, Between 52nd and 54th Streets, New York, NY Ed Thorp Gallery, New York, NY Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA The Contemporary Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA LA Louver, Venice, CA LA Louver, Venice, CA Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT, The Horses of Deborah Butterfield Rockford College, Rockford, IL, UnCommon Lives: Extraordinary Women in the Arts Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL Jundt Art Museum, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, Deborah Butterfield: Figures of Horses Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA


1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1986 1985 1984

2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1994

Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA Thorp Gallery, New York, NY Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL Botanica Gallery, Bozeman, MT Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA Ed Thorp Gallery, New York, NY Madison Art Center, Madison, WI, Deborah Butterfield Sculpture 1980 to 1992. Catalogue.

1983 1982

Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA Beall Park Art Center, Bozeman, MT Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA, Horses. The CLC Gallery, Bethel College, St. Paul, MN Lowe Art Museum - University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, Horses: The Art of Deborah Butterfield Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL Beall Park Art Center, Bozeman, MT. Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL The Faith and Charity In Hope Gallery, Hope, ID, Catalogue. Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY Contemporary Art Center, Honolulu, HI (brochure) Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY DeWeese Contemporary Gallery, Bozeman, MT Ohio State University Gallery of Fine Art, Columbus, OH, Still Horses, Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, CA Concourse Gallery, Bank of America World Headquarters, San Francisco, CA, Deborah Butterfield: Ponder and Smokey O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY Galerie Ninety-Nine, Bay Harbour Islands, FL University Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, NV New Mexico State University Gallery, Las Cruces, NM South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art, WinstonSalem, NC San Antonio Art Institute, San Antonio, TX The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA Aspen Center for the Visual Arts, Aspen, CO Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL O. K. Harris Gallery, New York, NY Mayor Gallery, London, England Seattle Art Museum, Volunteer Park, Seattle, WA


1981

1980 1979 1978 1977 1976 1973

Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, TX Israel Museum, Jerusalem Hansen Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, CA Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI Galerie Rudolf Zwirner, Cologne, Germany ARCO Center for the Visual Arts, Los Angeles, CA; Traveled to: Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK; University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; St. Louis, MO; University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; The Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA; The Boise Gallery, Boise, ID; Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT. Catalogue. Open Gallery, Eugene, OR Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL O.K. Harris Gallery, New York, NY O. K. Harris Gallery, New York NY Lee Hoffman Gallery, Birmingham, MI Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, CA Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL Madison Art Center, Madison, WI Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL Nelson I. C. Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2017 2016 2015 2014

Marlborough, New York, NY, No Boundaries, Sculptures by Thirteen Women Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV: The Horse Washington State University Museum of Art, Pullman WA Curator’s Choices: The Greg Kucera and Larry Yocum Collection Denver Botanical Gardens, Denver, CO, Stories in Sculpture: Selections from the Walker Art Center Collection Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, AM Biennial 2016: Metalmorphosis Museum at Prairiefire, Overland Park, KS, The Horse Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, Retrospective Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco, CA, A Studio in Iceland Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Salem, OR, A Contemporary Bestiary Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA, Fertile

2013 2012 2011

Ground: Art and Community in California Danese/Corey, New York, NY, Summer The Hunter Museum, Chattanooga, TN, Open 24 Hours Natural History Museum of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, The Horse San Diego Museum of Natural History, San Diego, CA, The Horse Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Center for the Arts, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, Two Decades: The Peggy and Eric Lieber Collection and Other Gifts Colby College, Waterville, ME, The Lunder Collection: A Gift of Art to Colby College The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY, Inside/Out Bair Gallery, Holster Museum of Art, Helena, MT, John Buck & Deborah Butterfield: Horse and Rider Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE, A Legacy of Giving: The Anna and Frank Hall Collection San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA, Behold! America: Figures Danese, New York, NY, Contemporary Ceramics The Field Museum, Chicago, IL, The Horse Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, MT, 2011 Artists from the Center. Catalogue. Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture, Bozeman, MT, Montana Women in the Visual Arts


2007 2006 2005 2004 2010 2009 2008

Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, GA, Western American Art, South of the Sweet Tea Line III International Museum of the Horse, Lexington, KY, The Horse Autry National Center’s Museum of American West, Homelands: How Women Made the West Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI, Sculptors Celebrate the Legacy of Fred and Lena Meijer Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT, Double Vision: Partners in Art Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY, Equine Devine Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA, Arc of Picasso Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburg, PA, The Horse University Library Gallery, Sacramento State University, CA, In Our Time and Place Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, New Acquisitions, Old Favorites and Promises Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, The Secret Language of Animals LA Louver, Venice, CA, Gallery Artists American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, The Horse

2003 2002 2001

Autry National Center’s Museum of American West, Maverick Art University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY, Sculpture: A Wyoming Invitational Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT, Gifts to Montana: The Legacy of Miriam Sample. Catalogue. Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL, Revisions, Zolla/ Lieberman Gallery through 32 Years, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA, Range: Deborah Butterfield, C. S. Price, Theodore Waddell Zwirner & Wirth, New York, NY, Contemporary Sculpture. Catalogue. Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY, Figure it Out, May 22 - ongoing. Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT, Making Connections. Catalogue. Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL, Roberta Lieberman: A Sharp Eye: An Art Dealer’s 40 Year Journey Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Picasso to Thiebaud: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Collections of Stanford University Alumni and Friends. Catalogue. John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA, Four Sculptors LA Louver, Venice, CA, Sculpture Museum of Art, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, Sculpture from the Walla Walla Foundry Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA, Best of the West Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ, Amazing Animal Exposition. Catalogue. University of California, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA, Turning Corners Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT, Expanded Horizons. Catalogue. Rockford College, Rockford, IL, Uncommon Lives, Extraordinary Women in the Arts. Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA, Fast Forward II High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, The Lenore and Burton Gold Collection of 20th Century Art L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA, Sculpture Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishoj, Denmark, The Wild West. Catalogue. Frist Center for The Visual Arts, Nashville, TN, An Enduring Legacy: Art of the Americas from Nashville Collections,


2000 1999 1998

1997 1996

Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY, Horse Tails: American Images and Icons 1800-2000. Catalogue. Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN, My Kingdom For A Horse. Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, OH, Off the Wall: Sculptural Markers in the 20th Century Monte Carlo, Monaco, Contemporary American Sculpture in Monte Carlo Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT, Old Paint New: The Image of the Horse in Contemporary Art The Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA, What is Art For? San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA, Into the 21st Century: Selections From the Permanent Collection Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA, Horse Attitudes: Examining the Equine The White House, Washington, DC, Twentieth Century American Sculpture at the White House: Exhibition VIII Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Inner Eye: Contemporary Art From the Marc and Livia Straus Collection. Traveled to: Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN; Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA; Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY, Purchase, NY The LEF Foundation, St. Helena, CA, Sculptural Perspectives for the New Millennium Gerald Peters Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, New Works by Contemporary Artists Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, Hawaiian Eye: Collecting Contemporary Art with Thurston Twigg-Smith Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE, Deborah Butterfield, John Buck, Misha Gordon and Therman Statom Museum of Modern Art, Vienna, Austria, The View From Denver Beall Park Art Center, Bozeman, MT, Equus Sheehan Gallery, Whitman Gallery, Walla Walla, WA, Cast Contemporary Sculpture Grant Park, Chicago, IL, Horses, Rabbits, Elephants, People Everywhere John Natsoulas Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA The Robert Arneson Tribute Exhibition Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Great Falls, My Two in Montana, Deborah Butterfield and John Buck Sculpture and Woodblock Prints. Traveled to: Herron Gallery, Indianapolis, IN; Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca,

1995 1994

NY; San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA; Eastern Washington State University, Pullman, WA; Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID; Schneider Art Museum, Ashland, OR. The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA, The Beauty in the Beast: American Artists Observe the Horse Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA , The Traditional Impulse The White House, Washington DC, Twentieth Century American Sculpture at the White House: Exhibition III Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA, Northwest Art: shaped by the spirit, shaped by the land Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, Minneapolis, MN, The Garden in the Galleries The Art Museum of Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz, CA, Putting Things Together - Recent Sculpture From the Anderson Collection Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NY, Spring/Summer 94 Exhibition Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, Birds and Beasts Bellevue Arts Commission, Bellevue, WA, 1994 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition National Wildlife Art Museum, Western Art Symposium, Jackson Hole, WY, Art, Politics and Place California Center for the Arts Museum, Escondido, CA, Wildlife. Catalogue. Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA


1990 1993 1992

1991

Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA, Sculpture from the Walla Walla Foundry John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA, 4th Annual All Creatures Great and Small The Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey, Living with Art: The Collection of Glyn and Saul Dennison The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii, The Contemporary Museum Collects: The First Five Years 1988-1993 Dahl Fine Arts Center, Rapid City, SD, Horses/Horses/ Horses Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin, Mind and Beast: Contemporary Artists and the Animal Kingdom. Traveled to: Art Museum of South Texas; Knoxville Museum of Art; Tucson Museum of Art; Canton Art Institute; Fort Wayne Museum of Art. Catalogue. Boulder Art Center, Boulder, CO, Big Sky/Bold Wind David Winton Bell Gallery, List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, RI, Reprise: The Vera G. List Collection, A Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, Contemporary Sculpture: Perspectives on the Permanent Collection Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA, Sculptural Perspectives for the Nineties Steinman College Center, Franklin & Marshall College,

1989

Lancaster, PA, Sculpture from the Collection of Marc, Livia, Ari, & Sarena Straus Honolulu Advertiser Gallery, Honolulu, HI, Thirty Years of the Honolulu Advertiser Gallery 1961-1991 Robert & Gennie De Weese Gallery, Bozeman, MT, Grand Opening Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ, Romance of the Range Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ, A Horse of a Different Color The Honolulu Advertiser Gallery, Honolulu, HI, Visions of the Volcano Stones Gallery, Lihue, Kauai, HI, Visions of the Volcano Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Maui, HI, Visions of the Volcano Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID, SCULPTURE-Visions Transformed Kentucky Derby Museum, Louisville, KY, Horse Fresh 16. Catalogue. Natsoulas/Novelozo Gallery, Sacramento, CA, All Creatures Great and Small North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND, Nature’s Materials Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York, NY, The New West John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA, Thirty Years of TB-9: A Tribute to Robert Arneson. Catalogue. University Art Gallery - San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, SDSU Choice - Alumni Invitational Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH, Making Their Mark: Women Artists Move into the Mainstream, 1970-1985. Traveled to: New Orleans Museum of Art; Denver Art Museum; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Allied Arts Council of Yakima Valley - Weekend Workshops, Yakima, WA, Where the Arts and People Meet San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, Montana Ryegate, MT, Montana ’89: Our Place and Time Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID, Sculpture - Visions Transformed Custer County Art Center, Miles City, MT, Women’s Work: The Montana Women’s Centennial Art Survey Exhibition 1889 - 1989,. Traveled to: Paris Gibson Square, Great Falls, MT; Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, MT; Montana Historical Society, Helena, MT; Mon Dak Heritage Center, Sidney, MT. Catalogue. Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR, Deborah Butterfield,


1988 1987

Stuart Lehrman, Italo Scanga Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA, Masters of the Inland Northwest. Catalogue. Madison Art Center, Madison, WI, Coming of Age: TwentyOne Years of Collecting by the Madison Art The Hurlbutt Gallery, Greenwich Library, Greenwich, CT James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Lost and Found in California: Four Decades of Assemblage Art. Catalogue. Pence Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Form & Idea. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, Sculpture Since the Sixties from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art. Catalogue. Austen D. Warburton Gallery, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA, Twelve Artists. Catalogue. Missoula Museum of the Arts, Missoula, MT, A Sense of Place: Contemporary Sculpture in Montana. Catalogue. Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA, Editions: East and West. Catalogue. Fuller Gross Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Contra Costa Contemporary Collection. Catalogue. Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Sherman Oaks, CA, Sculpture: Works in Bronze. Catalogue. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY , The 1980’s: A New Generation Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI , The Call of the Wild: Animal Themes in Contemporary Art. Brochure. Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA, The Bay Area Collects: A Focus on Sculpture The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, Standing Ground: Sculpture by American Women. Catalogue. Sheppard Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, NV, Thirty from 25. Catalogue. Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL, Outstanding Works by Gallery Artists The Whitney Museum at Philip Morris, Sculpture Court, New York, NY The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, The New Museum Tenth Anniversary Benefit Auction 1987 Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY BMW Gallery, New York, NY, The Artful Traveller Gallery Paule Anglim and Janet Steinberg Gallery, San Francisco, CA, One Exhibition/ Two Galleries Main Art Gallery, Visual Arts Center, California State

1986

University, Fullerton, CA, Animals Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY Port of History Museum, Philadelphia, PA , National Sculpture Society Celebrates the Figure: American Figurative Sculpture 1787 - 1987. Catalogue. Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK , The Eloquent Object. Traveled to: The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA. Catalogue. Federal Reserve Board Building, Washington, DC, Artists Who Teach: Faculties from the Member Institutions of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. Catalogue. Madison Art Center, Madison, WI, Sculpture from the Permanent Collection Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL, New Glory in Sculpture: Recent Work by Gallery Artists Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO, The New West. Catalogue. The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY , Third Western States Exhibition. Traveled to: New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA; Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO; San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA; Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT; Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA. Catalogue. Bank of America World Headquarters, San Francisco, CA,


1985

Couples in Art Amnesty International USA, Santa Fe, NM , 25th Anniversary Art Auction Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA , Butterfield/ Buck: A Collaboration. Traveled to: Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL; Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA,; Huntington Gallery, Park Hills, WV; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT. Catalogue. Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, Body and Soul; Aspects of Recent Figurative Sculpture. Traveled to: Knight Gallery, Spirit Square Art Center, Charlotte, NC; Fresno Arts Center, Fresno, CA; Loch Haven Art Center, Orlando, FL; Visual Arts Gallery, Florida International University, Miami, FL; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE; Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, FL. Catalogue. Nicola Jacobs Gallery, London, England,, The Horse in 20th Century Art. Chicago Sculpture International, State Street Mall, Chicago, IL, Mile 4. Catalogue. Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL, Deborah Butterfield and John Buck Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY University Art Gallery, California State University, Chico, CA, Couples: Party of Two

Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York, NY Adornments. Traveled. Catalogue. 1984 Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY, A Celebration of American Women Artists, Part II: The Recent Generation. Catalogue. Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA, Art of the States: Works from a Santa Barbara Collection. Catalogue. Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ , Celebration of the Horse. Catalogue. Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH , Citywide Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition. Catalogue. Concourse Gallery, Bank of America World Headquarters, San Francisco, CA, Highlights: Selections from the Bank America Corporation Art Collection Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA , American Sculpture: Three Decades. Brochure. Matthews Hamilton Gallery, Philadelphia, PA , Naturlich Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Stars Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA , Iowa Collects, Catalogue. Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY Freidus Gallery, New York, NY, The Horse Show Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, NY , Fauna, The Animal Ally Custer County Art Center, Miles City, MT , Contemporary Sculpture in Montana The Mayor Gallery, London, England, Sculpture Then and Now. Catalogue. Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, OH, Living with Art Two: The Walter and Dawn Netsch Collection. Security Pacific Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 1982 Alberta College of Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada, 1st Annual Wild West Show. Catalogue. Missoula Museum of the Arts, Missoula, MT, Montana Women Artists and the Environment Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, 100 Years of California Sculpture. Catalogue. Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA, The West as Art: Changing Perceptions of Western Art in California Collections. Catalogue. Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PAS, 300 Sculpture Tricentennial Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA, Sculptors at U.C. Davis: Past and Present. Catalogue.


1981 1980 1979 1978 1977

Fresno Arts Center, Fresno, CA, Forgotten Dimension‌A Survey of Small Sculpture in California Now. Traveled by the Art Museum Association to: San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, CA; Center for the Visual Arts, Illinois State University, Normal, IL; Aspen Center for the Visual Arts, Aspen, CO; Florida International University, Miami, FL; Laumeier International Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO; Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL; Colorado Gallery of the Arts, Littleton, CO. Catalogue. Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Animal Image: Contemporary Objects and the Beast Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, OH, Works from the Collection of the Whitney Museum: A Seventies Selection. Catalogue. Sydney and Frances Lewis Foundation, Late Twentieth Century Art. Traveled. Catalogue. Institute of Contemporary Art of the Virginia Museum, Richmond, VA, A New Bestiary: Animal Imagery in Contemporary Art Nassau County Museum of Fine Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY, Animals in American Art, 1880s-1980s. Catalogue. The Queens Museum, Flushing, NY, Clay Attitudes: Recent Works by 15 Americans Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, Painting and Sculpture Today 1980. Catalogue. Fendrick Gallery, Washington, DC, Couples Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT, Montana Current/ Ideas. Catalogue. Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 3-D Invitational Exhibit Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH, Woodworks One: The New American Sculpture. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 1979 Whitney Biennial, February 14 - April 8. Catalogue. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, The Decade in Review: Selections from the 1970s Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY , Eight Sculptors, Curated by Douglas Schulz. Catalogue. Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH, Paper. Catalogue. University of Montana, Missoula, MT, Montana Sculpture Katonah Gallery, Katonah, NY, Removed Realities: New Sculpture Whitney Museum Downtown Center, New York, NY, The Presence of Nature Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Seventy-Sixth Exhibition of Chicago Vicinity. Catalogue.

1976 1974 1973 1972

University of Montana, Missoula, MT, Drawings from Montana Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, Beauty of the Beast Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL, Painting and Sculptures by Midwest Faculty Artists. Traveled to: Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN. Catalogue. University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, Two Sculptors: Deborah Butterfield and Rudy Serra. American Crafts Council Gallery, New York, NY, First Southwest Region Exhibition. Fine Arts Gallery, San Diego, CA, Media Survey. Catalogue. Pan Gallery, Chico, CA, The Great Variety of Northern California Art Artist’s Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, Statements. Catalogue. University of California, San Diego, CA, Ceramics Wenger Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Eight from Davis San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, The Sacramento Valley. San Francisco State College, San Francisco, CA, A Deep


1971 1970

Source of Trouble Artist’s Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA, Sculpture I. C. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA, Obscure Artists of Davis. Shasta College, Redding, CA, Second Annual Shasta College Invitational Art Exhibition. I. C. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA, Twenty-Four Hour Show

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS: 2004 Ohio University, Athens, OH 2003 Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO 2002 Houston’s Restaurant, Boston, MA 1995 Portland International Airport, Portland, OR Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA Kansas City Zoo, Kansas City, MO 1989 Greenwich Arts Council, CT 1988 Walker Art Center, Sculpture Garden, Minneapolis, MN 1987 Urban Development Corporation, Boston, MA, for Copley Square. 1986 Gladstein & Heesy, Kentucky Derby Festival of Arts, Churchill Downs, KY 1983 Corporate Center, Sacramento, CA 1975 Circus World Museum, Baraboo, WI

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS: Anderson Collection at Stanford University, Stanford, CA Arizona State University Museum, Tempe, AZ Art Institute of Chicago, IL Atlanta Richfield Company, Los Angeles, CA Autry National Center, Los Angeles, CA Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD BankAmerica Corporation, Costa Mesa, CA Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY Canada College, Redwood City, CA Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio Circus World Museum, Baraboo, WI Clise Properties, Seattle, WA Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA Columbus Museum of Art, OH The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI Copley Square, Urban Development Corporation, Boston, MA Dallas Art Museum, TX Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, MA Delaware Museum of Art, Wilmington, DE Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO Fredrick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA Greenwich Arts Council, Greenwich, CT Hallmark Cards Incorporated, Kansas City, MO Hirshhorn Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, CA Israel Museum, Jerusalem J. B. Speed Museum of Art, Louisville, KY Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, MI Kansas City Zoo, Kansas City, MO Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Kansas City, MO


Lowe Museum, University of Miami, FL Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI Meijer Sculpture Gardens, Grand Rapids, MI Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, NY Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angles, CA Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA Ohio University, Athens, OH Palm Springs Desert Museum, CA Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ Portland International Airport, Portland, OR Principal Financial Group, Des Moines, IA Rayovac Corporation, Madison, WI Sacramento Corporate Center, CA Samuel P. Harn Museum, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA San Jose Museum of Art, CA Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA Speed Museum, Louisville, KY Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH University of California, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA University of California, Davis, Alumni Center, CA University of California, Los Angles, Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, CA University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT Vero Beach Museum of Art, FL Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN Walker Sculpture Garden, Minneapolis, MN Weatherspoon Art Museum, Sculpture Garden, Greensboro, NC Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA Whitney Museum of Art, New York, NY Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum, Wausau, WI Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT


Published in conjunction with the exhibition Deborah Butterfield New Sculpture April 21 - June 23, 2017 Catalogue © 2017 Danese/Corey, New York Works of art © 2016-17 Deborah Butterfield Photography: Sculpture images: Tara Graves / Walla Walla Foundry Deborah Butterfield gathering wood: Dawn Ahlert Deborah Butterfield in Walla Walla studio: Walla Walla Foundry All other images by Deborah Butterfield

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Deborah Butterfield: New Sculpture  

Catalogue to accompany the exhibition "Deborah Butterfield: New Sculpture" at Danese/Corey, New York, from April 21 - June 23, 2017.

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