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Jerry Kearns

Coordinator of the New York Professional Outreach Program

Fine Arts Center 351
Phone: 413-545-1902
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Love Mother, 45 ½" x 70 ¾", Acrylic and Ink on Canvas, 2004-7

Big Legs, 35 ¼" x 42", Acrylic and Ink on Canvas, 2004-7

JERRY KEARNS SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2007    "Between Heaven and Earth"  Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, Texas
2006      “FOREVER MORE” Michael Steinberg Gallery, New York
             “SEA CRUISE”  Herter Art Gallery, University of Mass.
2004      “Jerry Kearns” Jack The Pelican Gallery, New York
            “Double Dutch” Modernism Gallery, San Francisco 
2001    “Jerry Kearns” Modernism Gallery, San Francisco
2000      “NOT GUILTY” Modernism Gallery, San Francisco
1999       “BABYFACE” PPOW Gallery, New York
1996       “WHITE LIES” Modernism Gallery, San Francisco
             “WHITE LIES” The Alternative Museum, New York
1995        “Jerry Kearns” Modernism Gallery, San Francisco
1994    “Photographs 1970-1980” Jose Friere Fine Art, New York     
            “Jerry Kearns” Modernism Gallery, San Francisco
1993      “PROBABLE CAUSE” Kent Gallery, New York
               “PRIMA FACIE” Jose Friere Fine Art
1992       “Jerry Kearns” Benjamin Mangel Gallery, Philadelphia
1991        “Jerry Kearns:  Bilder” Galerie Fahnemann, Berlin
              “BODY AND SOUL” Meyers/Bloom Gallery, Los Angeles
             “DEEP COVER” Temple Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Temple University
              Philadelphia, PA Traveled to:Art Gallery, Lehman College, The Bronx, New York, University Gallery, University               of Massachusetts at  Amherst, University Art Museum, University of Ca., Santa Barbara Ca.,  Gallery of               Contemporary Art ,Raleigh, North Carolina, Catalog with essays by Eleanor Heartney, Don Desmett
1989      “TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT” Kent Fine Art, New York
             “Jerry Kearns” Galeria Temple, Valencia, Spain
               Catalog with essay by Elizabeth Hess.
1988        “AMERICAN ICONS” Meyers/Bloom Gallery, Los Angeles Catalog with essay by Jefferson Morley.
1987        “RISKY BUSINESS” Kent Fine Art, New York. Catalog with essay by Lucy R. Lippard
             “Jerry Kearns” Atrium Gallery, University of Conn. Storrs, Conn.
1986     “Jerry Kearns” Perimeter Gallery, Chicago
            “Jerry Kearns” Modernism Gallery, San Francisco
            “Jerry Kearns” Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham , Washington.
1985       “Jerry Kearns”  EXIT ART, New York

JERRY KEARNS SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2007   "Kentucky Derby Benefit Party and Art Benefit Auction", Smack Mellon,  
            New York, NY.
           "Anniversary Benefit Auction", Exit Art, New York, NY
2006            “Scope MIAMI” Jack The Pelican Presents Gallery, Miami FLA.
            “What a War” White Box Gallery, New York ,  NY. Curator Eleanor Heartney
            “Gallery Artists”  Modernism Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
            “ WORD” Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, TX. Curator Brandon Krall
            “Hedonistic Imperative”, Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, TX
            “The Studio Visit”, EXIT ART, New York
2005            “Back to the Garden”, Mayors For Peace Auction, Ruby Falls Gallery, New York
2004            “The Print Show”, EXIT ART, New York
            “25 Anniversary Exhibition”, Modernism Gallery, San Francisco
            “URGENT”, Underground Gallery, New York
2003            “HIGH FASHION”, The Chelsea Art Museum, New York
             “NEW LAWN”, Jack The Pelican Gallery, New York
             “CRY BABY”, Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2002             “THIN SKIN”, UFA Gallery, New York
             “REACTIONS”, EXIT ART, January 26 - march 30, New York
2001            “SNAPSHOT”, The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Maryland
            “ART CHICAGO: International Art Fair”, PPOW gallery, Chicago, Illinois
             “San Francisco International Art Fair”, Modernism gallery, San Francisco,
2000            “OPEN ENDS: 11 Exhibitions of Contemporary Art ”, The Museum of
                        Modern Art, New York, New York
                     “Bizarro World! The Parallel Universe of Comics and Fine Art.” Cornell
                        Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, Florida
            “THE END: An Independent Vision of Contemporary Culture. 1982 -   
                        2000”, EXIT ART, New York
1999            “20th Anniversary Exhibition”, Modernism Gallery, San Francisco
             “MUMIA 911”, PPOW Gallery, New York
             “Post-Pop Culture”, Art Center of Battle Creek, Michigan
            “XMAS”, Kent Gallery, New York
1998    “Hey You Never Know”, 534 La Guardia Place, New York
             “Drawings”, James Graham and Sons, New York
             “A Delicate Condition”, Kent Gallery, New York
            “The Warehouse”, Exit Art, New York
             “New York: Now”, Butters Gallery, Portland, Oregon
1997     “Elvis & Marilyn:  2x Immortal”
            Traveled to: 
           San Jose Museum of Art, California, Hokkaido Obihiro Museum Hokkaido, Japan, Daimaru Museum,            Umeda- Osaka, Japan
                

JERRY KEARNS SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Allegheny College, Meadville. Pennsylvania
University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Arkansas
Art Gallery Of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Bayly Art Museum, University of Virginia, Charlottesville Virginia
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York
University of California, Santa Barbara
Art Institute of Chicago, Artists’ Book Collection, Chicago, Illinois
Columbia Museum, Wilmington, Delaware
University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts
National Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu
Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
Ivam Centre Julio Gonzales, Valencia, Spain
Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, New Jersey
The Kalamazoo Art Institute, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Centro Wilfredo Lam, Havana, Cuba
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
The Logan Family Collection, Vail, Colorado
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey
The Norton Family Collection, Los Angeles, California
Palmer Museum, Penn State University, Penn.
Progressive Corporation, Mayfield Heights, Ohio
Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia
Sanford Gallery, Clarion University, Pennsylvania
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
University of Vermont, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, Vermont
Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington
Frederick R. Weisman Collection, Collection
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts


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