Ron Ownbey

 

RESUME

Ronald B Ownbey

Born: West Hollywood. CA. (4th generation Californian).

 

Military Experience

June 1956 - June 1959. U.S.Army Corps of Engineers. Rank, Staff Sargent, stationed in Germany for 26 months.

 

Education

1974 Post Graduate Study, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA.

1965 BFA, MFA . “With High Distinction”, Major in painting, minor in drawing. Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA.

1961 AA Degree. Major in Art. Mt.San Antonio College, Walnut CA. 

1956 Graduated from Covina Union High School, Covina CA.

 

Professional Experience

1970 - 2000 Art Department Chairman, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA. 

1968 - 1969 Director, Art Gallery, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA.  

1965 - 2000 Professsor of Art, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut CA.

 

Affiliations

Los Angeles Art Association

 

Selected Exhibitions 

 

 2017    September 29 - October 1,   Platform,  Contemporary Art Show, Art Book Fair, Film Festival, Curated by Terrence Sanders, Brooklyn Expo Center, New York.

2017    July 13 - August 10,   Electron Salon,  International Group Exhibition (Invitational), Curator, Rex Bruce, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2017     March 25 - May 5,  Still At It, A Retrospective 1953 -2017, Curated by  Terrence Sanders, The Makeshift Museum, (Arts District)  Los Angeles, Ca.

2017    March 9 - April 1,   Electron Salon,  International Group Exhibition (Invitational), Curator, Rex Bruce, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2016  December 8 - 31,   Electron Salon, International Group Exhibition (Invitational), Curator, Rex Bruce, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2016   October 22 - November 25,  60 Americans II, Curated by Terrence Sanders, The Makeshift Museum (Arts District), Los Angeles, CA. 

2016  June 9 - July 2,   Electron Salon, International Group Exhibition (Invitational), Curator, Rex Bruce, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2016   February 6 - 27,  Chaos Theory 2,  Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA.

2015 - 2016  December 10 - January 2,   Electron Salon, International Group Exhibition (Invitational), Curator, Rex Bruce, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2015 - 2016  December 10 - January 2,  12th Snap To Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2015 September 10 - October 3, Electron Salon, International Group Exhibition (Invitational), Curator, Rex Bruce, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2015  August 12 - 28,  10th Annual California Open Exhibition, Juried by artist Jim Morphesis, Tag Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.

2015  February 7 - 21, Chaos Theory, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA.

2014 - 2015  December 11 - January 10, 11th Snap To Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2014 June 12 -July 5, Electron Salon, International Group Exhibition (Invitational), Curator, Rex Bruce, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2014 March 13 - April 17, Ron Ownbey, From Mind Thru Hand: A 60 Year Retrospective 1953-2013, Art Gallery, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA. 

2013 - 2014 December 12 - January 4, 10th Snap To Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2013 January 10 - February 2, 9th Snap To Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2008 November 29 - January 7, Group Exhibition, Fremont Gallery, South Pasadena, CA.

2001 September 11 - October 4, Sequence 1 (A Former Faculty Art Exhibitions), Art Gallery, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA.

1998 February 17 - March 19, Synchronicity: A Multi-Media Exhibit, Art Gallery, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA.

1996 October 7 - November 1, Computer-Generated Fine Art, Art Gallery, Riverside Community, College, Riverside, CA.

1995 October 8 - December 15, Digital Explosion: The Artist and The Computer, Finegood Art Gallery, West Hills, CA.

1995 July 20 - September 2, Digital site: Art/Computer Interface, Site Gallery (an official “SIGGRAPH 95” off-site exhibit), Los Angeles, CA.

1994 Oct 29 - November 20, The Magic Wand, Lasso & Marquee:Computers in The Artist’s Studio, Conejo Vallery Art Museum, Thousand Oaks, CA.

1994 July 5 - 29, Digital L.A., The Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.

1993 July 30 - August 28, Digital Salon Des Independents, Cyberspace Gallery, West Hollywood, CA.

1993 February 11 - March 4, Digital Dialogue, Art Gallery, Cypress College, Cypress, CA.

1977 November 20 - December 20, Through Their Eyes, Group Exhibition, Tanar Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA.

1970 March 2 - March 31, One Man Show, Orange Coast College, Costa-Mesa, CA.

1970 October 7 - November 15, Group Exhibition, Greystone Gallery, Cambria, CA.

1969 Group Exhibition, Greystone Gallery, Cambria, CA.

1968  September 17 -October 27, Otis Art Institute 50th Anniversary Juried Alumni Exhibition #1 (Painting), Los Angeles, CA.

1967, 1968 Media Gallery, Orange, CA.

1966 July 31 - August 31, Two-Man Show, Julie Dohan Gallery, Sherman Oaks, CA.

1966 June 22 -July 14, Fine Arts Guild Graphic Show, (drawings and etchings), Mission Inn, Riverside, CA.

1965 October 1 - ?, The Art Shack Gallery (Julie Dohan Gallery), Sherman Oaks, CA

1965 May 28 - ?, MFA Graduates, Art Gallery, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, Ca.

1965 1st Annual Miracle Mile of Art, Los Angeles, Ca.

1965 March 11 - 21, 50th National Orange Show, San Bernardino, CA.

1964, 1965, 1966 Uniq Art Gallery, Pomona, CA.

1964 September 19 - October 2, 1st Annual Pacific Art Classic Invitational, Reseda, CA.

1964 July 11 - August 16, 10th Annual All California Exhibit, Laguna Beach, CA.

 

Publications

 

The First Berliner Art Book 2017 Edition.  Gabriela Caranfil, curator, published by Art Management, Berlin, Germany.

CreativPaper, Issue #2, February 2017. CreativPaper is a digital first multimedia platform for creative visual talent worldwide.  It is located in the UK. The Founder is Jimmy Outhwaite, the Creative Director is Jefferson Pires.

Art Voices Magazine, Winter 2017, 9th Anniversary Issue. 

American Art Collector 2017.   Jurors: Jan Christensen-Heller, Christensen-Heller Gallery and Howard Eige, Painting Instructor, California College of the Arts.

Studio VisitVolume 35, Winter 2016-2017 ,  A selection of international visual artists, juried by Jessica Roscio, Curator, Danford Art Museum, Farmingham, MA., 

Studio VisitVolume 34, Summer 2016 ,  A selection of international visual artists, juried by artist Michael Lash, Independent Curator & former Director of Public Arts for the city of Chicago.

International Contemporary Artists, Vol XI, April 2016, ICA Publishing, Athens, Greece.

101 Contemporary Artists, Artvoices Artbooks, 2016.

Studio Visit Volume 31, Winter 2015 ,  A selection of international visual artists, juried by Mary M Tinti, Curator, Fitchburg Art Museum.

Art Voices Magazine, Volume 41, Summer 2015

Studio Visit, Volume 30, Spring 2015 ,  A selection of international visual artists, juried by artist Michael Lash, Independent Curator & former Director of Public Arts for the city of Chicago.

Studio Visit, Volume 27, Winter 2014 ,  A selection of international visual artists, juried by Carl Belz, Director Emeritus of the Rose Art Museum at Brandies University, Maltham MA.

Artillery Magazine, Vol 8 issue 3, March-April 2014

ArtScene,  Vol 33, N0 7, March 2014; Vol 33, N0 8, April 2014

Ron Ownbey -From Mind Thru Hand: A 60 Year Retrospective, 1953-2013, with essay by art critic Peter Frank. Art Works Fine Arts Publishing, Los Angeles. Nov 2013

The Conejo Valley Art Museum Newsletter Oct-Nov 1994

Huntington Beach Independant Review 4/12/70

The Cambrian, Cambria, CA 10/1/70

Work included in Drawing: A Search for Form by Joseph Magnaini and Janice Lovoos: Reinhold Publishing, New York, 1965

Los Angeles Times 4/64; 3/13/66; 8/30/66; 10/23/69; 12/31/72

Pomona Progress Bulletin 4/29/61; 10/12/69; 1/16/73

The Covina Argus-Citizen 3/1/56 

San Gabriel Valley Daily Tribune 2/27/56; 10/26/62; 2/24/65; 8/5/71