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Michael Pauker
"His Name Was Writ in Acrylic Paint" - Abstract Assemblage

2000s

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Abstract expressionist oil painting with assembled objects by Bay Area artist Michael Pauker (American, b. 1957). Splashes of gold paint are applied to a wood panel, with a few bits of burnt umber. Several objects - including a paint tube, cotton balls, and a miniature painting - are attached to the panel. Signed "Michael Pauker", titled "His Name Was Writ in Acrylic Paint", and dated "2017" on verso. There is a note from the artist that this is the top of a two-part piece, but the whereabouts of the bottom half are unknown. Unframed. Image size: 20"H x 24"W Bay Area artist and art educator Michael Pauker was born in New York in 1957 and knew he wanted to be an artist from the age of 15. He earned a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts at SUNY Purchase in his native state of New York. In 1989 he went on to earn an M.F.A at Mills College in Oakland and was awarded the City of Oakland Artist Fellowship in Painting. He has been a Bay Area resident since 1988. His work has been exhibited widely across the U.S., as well as in Japan and Costa Rica, and is included in the collection of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Exhibitions include: 2007 Contemporary Art Museum, San Jose, Costa Rica 2007 “The Ebay Art Project,” Works/San Jose, San Jose, CA 2003 “Found Imagery: The Art of Collage,” Fresno Art Museum,Fresno, CA 2003 “Cut, Copy, Paste,” De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA 2003 “20th Annual Exhibition,” Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA 2002 “40 by 40,” Adam Baumgold Gallery, N.Y., NY 2002 “Works on Paper,” Bryant St. Gallery, Palo Alto, CA 2002 Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo) 2002 Judith Litvich Contemporary Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA (solo) 2001 William Turner Gallery, Venice, CA 2001 “22nd Annual Paper in Particular,” Columbia College, Columbia, MO 2000 “Variations on a Theme,” Century Gallery, L.A. Mission College, Sylmar, CA 2000 “Altars and Installations,” Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA 2000 “Text,” Ron Breeden Gallery, Orange, CA 2000 Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA (solo) 2000 Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV (solo) 1999 “Pieced Together: Explorations in Collage,” San Francisco, Museum of Modern Art Rental 1999 “Artist Book Show,” Gusto Gallery, Osaka, Japan 1999 “15th Annual Exhibition,” Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA 1999 Two Person Exhibition, Smallworks Gallery, Las Vegas, NV 1997 Judith Litvich Contemporary Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA (solo) 1996 Southern Oregon State College, Ashland, OR (solo) 1994 Mace Space for Art, San Francisco, CA (solo) 1993 Gallery Route One, Point Reyes Station, CA (solo)
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