John Torreano

Exhibitions

2012
Objets Extraordinaire, Highland Park Art Center, Highland Park, IL
2011
Groupings, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
2011
Wall Constructions and Gems, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
2010
Remembering: Neighborhoods and Factories, Flint, Michigan, Gallery Space at NYU Wagner School of Social Service
2010
I am the Cosmos, New Jersery State Museum
2010
Jewel Thief, Tang Museum, Saratoga, NY
2009
Cool! Cool! Cool! Cool!, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009
"Cool! Cool! Cool! Cool!", Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
2008
Looking Close, Looking Far: A Survey of Artworks by John Torreano, Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University
2007
Scapes, Feature Inc., New York, NY
2004–2005
"Painting the Town Red," Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
"Pilchuck 20 Exhibition," Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID
2004
“John Torreano Paintings,” Feature Inc., New York, NY (solo)
“From Folk to Funk: Selections from the Robert A. Lewis Collection,” Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
“A Very Liquid Heaven, Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
“All that Glitters,” Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY
2003
Center Galleries, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI (solo)
“January White Sale”, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
“25th Anniversary Celebration, Arthur Roger Gallery, New York, NY
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
“Fresh! A Summer Exhibition of Glass,” Heller Gallery, New York, NY
2002
“John Torreano, Panel Paintings and Wall Balls,” Feature, Inc., New York, NY (solo)
“New Acquisitions from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection,” The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL
Galerie Susanne Hojriis, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO
The Work Space, New York, NY
Gerald Peters Gallery, Sante Fe, NM
Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS ,br> The Art Museum of Florida International University, Miami, FL
“9/11: Abstract Art,” Studio 18 Gallery, New York, NY
“9/11,” The Rochester Museum of Art, Rochester, MN
“In Context: Pattern in Contemporary Printmaking,” Zimmer Art Museum, The State University of Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ
SOFA Chicago 2002, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
2001
“Columns,” Kimbal Hall, New York University, New York, NY (solo)
“Installation,” Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY (solo)
"Reflections: 15th Anniversary Show", Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
SOFA Chicago 2001, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
Artists of SOFA, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
“From the Ashes,” The Fireplace room, New York, NY
“All That Glitters,” Paul Zoubok, New York, NY
“Enn Goed in de Weg Staande Tafel a table standing perfectly in the way,”Galerie Van Gelder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
“Shoes or No Shoes?” Het Museum Voor Schoene Kunsten, Antwerp, Belgium
“Donut Shop Four,” Whatcomb Museum, Bellingham, WA
“Space Oddity?” Joseph Nease Gallery, Kansas City, MO
“Another, once again, many times more,” Feature, Inc., New York, NY
“Salad Days,” Bill Maynes Gallery, New York, NY
2000
Feature Inc., New York, NY (solo)
Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY (solo)
Willoughby Sharpe Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (solo)
Suzanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI (solo)
Joseph Nease Gallery, Kansas City, MO (solo)
SOFA Chicago 2000, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
1999
"John Torreano Retrospective", Johnson Community College, Overland Park, KS (solo)
Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna, FL (solo)
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH (solo)
Portland College of Art, Portland, OR (solo)
Washington Square East Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
1998
Feature Gallery, New York, NY
1997
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN (solo)
“Gargoyles and Gals”, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York University, New York, NY (solo)
"Edge of Chaos," curated by Torreano, Fotuhi Cramer Gallery, New York, New York
1996
Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
Johnson County Community College, Gallery of Art, Overland Park, KS (solo)
Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
"Getting Physical", Johnson County Community College of Art, Overland, KS
1995–1996
"Painting Outside Painting", 44th Corcoran Biennial of Contemporary American Painting, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
“Torreano and Chihuly,” The Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, TX (solo)
Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
"Dale Chihuly and John Torreano", Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, TX
1994
Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
Arthur Rogers Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1993
"Fall Into the Abstract", Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
1992
"John Torreano, Metaphors and Oxymorons", Hypo Bank, New York, NY (solo)
Helander Gallery, New York, NY
1991
"Cruciformed: Images of the Cross since 1980", Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
"Glass: Material in the Service of Meaning", Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
"Pleasure", Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY
1990
Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI (solo)
"With the Grain: Contemporary Panel Painting", Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1989
Shea and Baker Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
"John Torreano, Natural Models and Material Illusions", The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. (solo)
"American Pop Culture Today III", Laforet Museum, Harajuki, Japan
1988
"Diamonds, Vases and Flowers", The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
"John Torreano, Gems, Stars and Perpetual Trackings", Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI (solo)
"Paintings, Sculptures, Flowers", Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinatti, OH (solo)
"100 Diamonds", Jamie Wolff Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
"Artschwager - His Peers and Persuasion", Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
"Computers and Art", IBM Gallery of Science and Art, New York, NY
1987
Tyler Gallery, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
"Faux - Arts: Surface Illusions and Simulated Materials in Recent Art", LaJolla Museum of Contemporary Art, LaJolla, CA
"Computers and Art: Image Processing", Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY
1986
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
"Sculpture/Aspen", The Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1985
Baskerville and Watson Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
"American Abstract Painting", Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1984
Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI (solo)
"Five Painters in New York", Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1983
Hamilton Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
"The New Sculpture", Hamilton Gallery, New York, NY
"John Torreano, Daisy Youngblood", Laumeier Sculpture Park, St.Louis, MO
1982
"The Americans: Collage", Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
"Energie - New York", Espace Lyonnais d'Art Contemporain, Lyon, France
1981
"Young", Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
"The New Spiritualism", Oscarrson Hood Gallery, New York, NY