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Lives and works in Jefferson City, Montana

Education

1971
Philadelphia College of Art, PA 

1977
B.F.A. in Painting, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana

1989
M.F.A. in Painting, San Francisco Art Institute, California

Solo Exhibitions

2016
But That Was Then  PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Nascent,Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco CA
Montana Spring, Borzo Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2015
Glaisteo River Basin Paintings, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

2013
Mayor Gallery, London UK
Portland Art Museum Northwest Artists Awards, Portland OR

2012
Danese, New York, NY

2011
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
Ulrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Witchita, Kansas

2010
The Mayor Gallery, London, England
Museum Ritter, Waldenbuch, Germany

2009
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington
Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, Montana
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
Schmidt Contemporary, St. Louis, MO

2008
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington
Galerie Albrecht, Berlin, Germany

2007
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
Villa e Collezione Panza, Varese, Italy

2006
Galerie Susanne Albrecht, Munich, Germany

2005
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington  

2004
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California

2003
Verona: Etchings and Recent Paintings, Greg KuceraGallery, Seattle, Washington

2002
Imaging Cosmologies, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
Imaging Cosmologies, Jacob Lawrence Gallery,    
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California

2001
Sassuolo Ducal Palace, Camera di Fetonte, Sassulo, Italy
Anne Appleby and Wes Mills, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, Montana

2000
Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho
Verona Suite, Crown Point Press, San Francisco
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan, UT
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington
Anne Appleby and Wes Mills, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California

1999
Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, Montana

1998
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
Holter Museum of Art, Helena, Montana
Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
Holter Museum of Art, Helena, Montana
Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington

1997
Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY 

1996
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY

1995
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California

1993
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California 

1991
Mincher/Wilcox Gallery, San Francisco, California

1990
The Blue List, installation, Point Reyes Station, California
The Dancing Ground, installation, Mincher/Wilcox Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Blue List, installation, Point Reyes Station, California
The Dancing Ground, installation, Mincher/Wilcox Gallery, San Francisco, California

1989
M.F.A. Exhibition, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, California
Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California

1985
Con-temporary Gallery, Helena, Montana

1981
Governor’s Executive Mansion, Helena, Montana

Group Exhibitions

2016
Indestructible Wonder, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
John Zurier and Friends, Crownpoint Press, San Francisco, CA


2013
Woods, PDX Gallery, Portland OR
Yes No Maybe
Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA
Yes No Maybe Artists, Working at Crown Point Press
The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
The Nature of Women
The Mayor Gallery, London UK
2013 Contemporary Northwest Art Awards
Portland Museum of Art, Portland OR

2012
Agnes Martin, Robert Ryman, Merrill Wagner and Anne Appleby, Foundation de Lijnen,  Oudenburg, Belgium

2011
Painting in Parts, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
In the Presence of Light, Danese, New York, NY
Hard Edges for Hard Times, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, California
A Printers Spotlight, Fifteen Years of Wildwood Press, 
University of Missouri, St Louis, Missouri
The Vortexhibition Polyponica, The Henry Art Gallery,   
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

2010
The Language of Flowers, CRG Gallery, New York,
40, The Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas

2009
Here We Are, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula,  Montana
Anne Appleby, Peter Halley, Galerie Albrecht, Berlin,  Germany
Cold Beer, Beautiful Girls, William Shearburn Gallery,  Santa Fe, NM
Four Approaches to Color, James KellyContemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2008
Wade Wilson Art, Houston, Texas
Modern Art, Modern Lives, The Austin Museum of  Art, Austin Texas

2007
Elegantly Frugal, Deceptively Simple, curated byJosine Inaco Starrels, SchniederMuseum, Ashland,  Oregon
The Panza Collection: An Experience of Color andLight, The Albright-Knox ArtGallery, Buffalo, NY

2006
All In The Painted View, Museum of Northwest Art, La Connor, Washington
Shifting Native Stories, Sun Valley Center For The Arts, Ketchum, ID
Inaugural Exhibition, Missoula Art Museum,  Missoula, Montana

2005
La Collezione Panza: Anne Appleby, Stuart Arends,  Anne Truitt, Lugano, Switzerland
New Turf, The University of Vermont; FlemingMuseum, Burlington, Vermont

2004-05
WOW: The Work of the Work, Henry Art Gallery Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
Lewis and Clark Territory: Contemporary Artists Revisit Race, Place, and Memory, Tacoma ArtMuseum, Washington

2003-04
Natural Forces: Earth, Air, Fire and Water, Boise ArtMuseum, Boise, Idaho
Flirting with Rodchenko, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

2003
Some Painting, Larry Becker Contemporary Art,  Philadelphia, PA

2002
Conceptual Color: in Albers’ After Image, SanFrancisco State University, San Francisco, California
The Panza di Biumo Collection: Works from the 80s and 90s, Museo di Arte
Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Roverto, Italy

2001
Beauty without Regret (curated by Robert Kushner), Belles Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Prints by Painters: American Abstractions, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Pushing Paint, Joseph Helman Gallery, New York
Studio la Citta, Verona Italy
Summer Group Show, Joseph Helman, New York
New Montana Painting, Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, Wyoming
Anne Appleby and Wes Mills, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, Montana
Conceptual Color: In Albers After Image, Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco State University California

2000
Of the Moment: Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection, San Francisco Museum ofFine Art, California
The Panza di Biumo Collection: Works from the 80s and 90s, American Academy in Rome, Italy
Recent Acquisitions from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, San
Francisco Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California
Nature, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, California
Minimalism Then and Now, UC Berkeley ArtMuseum, Berkeley, California

1999
ARZ Natura: The Work of Anne Appleby, Mario Reis and Patrick Zentz, 
Mildred S. Scott Galleries, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, Montana
Material Issues: Recent Gifts from the Collection ofKatherine and James Gentry,
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
Planes of Color, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington

1998
Hands on Color, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue,Washington
In Over our Heads: The Image of Water in Contemporary Art, San Jose Museum of Art,  California
Art From Around the Bay, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California 

1997
A Sense of Color, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, California 

1996
Towards the New Millennium, University of California at Berkeley, California
Abstraction Absolved: Ten Bay Area Painters, Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, California
San Francisco Art Institute 125th Anniversary Tribute Exhibition, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
SECA Art Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California 

1995
3 Painters, Arts Benicia Center Gallery, Benicia, California 

1993
Heart of Light, The Heart of Silence, Shasta College Art Gallery, Redding CA 

1992
Zen Center Hospice Space, San Francisco, California 

1991
The Lab, San Francisco, California 

1990
For a Fragile Planet, Invitational Show, Gallery Rte One, Point Reyes Station CA
Mincher/Wilcox Gallery, San Francisco, California 

1988
Spring Student Show, San Francisco Art Institute,  San Francisco, California 

1985
Black Orchid Gallery, Butte, Montana

1982
Black Orchid Gallery, Butte, Montana
Montana Historical Society, Helena, Montana

Selected Bibliography

  • The Nature of Women, The London Telegraph, 2013
  • Tyler Green, Modern Art Notes Podcast, March 1, 2012, interview.
  • Kenneth Baker. “Anne Appley’s Link to the Environment,” San Francisco Chronicle, 2009. San Francisco Chronicle, September, 2004. 
  • Sheila Farr. “Mind bending Art,” The Seattle Times, November 5, 2004.
  • Victoria Josslin. “Distinctive Artists Make Most with Minimalist Approach,” Seattle Post Intelligencer, October 23, 2000
  • Melissa Kwasney, Anne Appleby & Wes Mills, Art Museum of Missoula, Montana, 2001.
  • Mario Codongnato. “Cosi Panza fa Novanta,” Il Sole 24 Ore, March 26, 2000.
  • Kenneth Baker. “Memory Fields” in Anne Appleby|Paintings, catalogue, Greg Kucera Gallery and Galerie Paula Anglim, 2000
  • Alessia Muroni. “Due Mosre per ‘The Panza di Biumo Collection,’” Arte e Critica, April 2000.
  • April Kingsley. “Perfection,” d’ART International, Winter 1999.
  • Zachery Royer Scholz.“The Blue Planet,” Art Practical, San Francisco, 2009.
  • Ivy Cooper. Beacon Art Critic, St. Louis Beacon Blog, 2009.
  • Christiane Meixner. “KunstStucke Verwischt,” Der Tagesspiegal, 2009.
  • Garland Fielder. “Anne Appleby and Maddy Rosenberg,” Arts Houston, 2008.
  • “L’artista del colore,” L’ecosistema delia cultura contemporanea, 2007.
  • Kenneth Baker. ”Nature, in all it’s Shades, Inspires Pleasing Paintings,” San Francisco Chronicle, 2007.
  • “Gallery Gets a Boost,” Buffalo News, 2007.
  • Evelyn C. Hankins. New Turf, catalogue, University of Vermont, 2005
  • Elizabeth Brown. WOW: The Work of the Work, catalogue, University of Washington Press 2004.
  • Kenneth Baker. “Appleby, Nakada at Anglim,” San Francisco Examiner,2002
  • Kenneth Baker. “Rural Abstractions In Urban Gallery,” San Francisco Examiner, October 23, 1999
  • Regina Hacket. “Ann Appleby,” Seattle Post Intelligencer, November 20, 1998
  • Robin Updike. “The Color of Memory,” The Seattle Times, November 12,1998
  • David Mabscott. “Minimalist Mandala,” World Art, issue #14. 
  • Harry Roche. “Anne Appleby and Robert Bechtle,” San Francisco Bay Guardian, December 11, 1996.
  • David Bonetti. “Return of the Abstract at Mills,” San Francisco Examiner, December 6, 1996.
  • David Bonetti. “On the Bright Side, Best SECA show in years,” San Francisco Examiner, September 20, 1996.
  • Kenneth Baker. “Art That Colors Reality,” San Francisco Chronicle, September 16, 1995.
  • Kenneth Baker. “Tri-Panel Paintings by Anne Appleby,” San Francisco Chronicle, June 22, 1993.

Selected Collections

The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Art Museum, Portland OR
The Crocker Museum of Art, Sacramento CA
Denver Museum of Art,  Denver CO
Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley CA
The Capitol Group, Los Angeles, CA
General Mills Corporation, Minneapolis, MI
Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle
Hewlett-Packard Corporation., Palo Alto, CA
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
SAFECO Corporation, Seattle WA
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle WA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco CA
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose CA
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma WA
Walker Richer & Quinn, Seattle, WA
Yellowstone Museum of Art, Billings, MT
Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho
Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY
The Panza Collection, Lugano Switzerland
MART Museo d’ARTE Moderna e Contemporea di Trento e Rovereto, Italy
Daimler Art Collection, Stuttgart/Berlin,Germany
Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas