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Lives and works in New York City

EDUCATION

1971 MFA University of California at Santa Barbara
1969 BFA Tyler School of Art of Temple University, Philadelphia

AWARDS

1994 Guggenheim Fellowship in painting
1987 National Endowment for the Arts - Painting

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS

2016
FRIEND AND PLACES, 57W57Arts, New York.

2011
JUX: New Paintings by Andrew Spence and Colin Thomson, Storefront, Brooklyn, New York.

2006
Edward Thorp Gallery, New York.

2005
Ulrich Project Series: ANDY SPENCE: POINTS OF REFERENCE,
Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University (catalogue).

2002
Edward Thorp Gallery, New York.

2001
Edward Thorp Gallery, New York.

2000
ART Press, New York.

1996
Morris Healy Gallery, New York.

1993
Max Protetch Gallery, New York.
Barbara Scott Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, Fla.

1992
Max Protetch Gallery, New York.

1991
INSIGHTS: ANN MESSNER & ANDREW SPENCE,
Worcester Art Museum, MA [catalogue].

1990
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles.
Compass Rose Gallery, Chicago.
Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York.

1989
Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston.
Trans Avant Garde Gallery, Austin.

1988
MONOTYPES, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York.
NEW PAINTINGS, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York.

1987
Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York.
ANDREW SPENCE & LOUISE FISHMAN, Winston Gallery, Washington D.C.

1985
Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York.

1983
Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York.

1982
Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York.

1976
Charles Casat Gallery, La Jolla.
Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles.

1974
Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
PRESSURE POINTS, Savery Gallery, Philadelphia
BETWEEN A PLACE AND CANDY: new work in pattern+repetition+motif, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, New York

2014
JENNIFER MELBY EDITIONS: 18 YEARS OF INTAGLIO PRINTS, Norte Maar@ Schema Projects, Brooklyn
BETWEEN A PLACE AND CANDY: new works in pattern, repetition and motif, Mattewan Gallery, Beacon, N.Y.
FIFTY YEARS OF DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI, AD+A Museum, University of California at Santa Barbara.

2013
SEASON REVIEW: A SELECTION, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York
PAINTING ADVANCED, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York

2012
ALL ABOUT ETCHING, Neptune Gallery, Washington D.C.
A SURVEY: GALLERY ARTISTS, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York.
WHAT I KNOW, curated by Jason Andrew,NYCAMS, New York.

2011
CRIES AND WHISPERS, Sam Lee Gallery, Los Anegeles.
Summer Group Show, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York.

2010
GEOMETRIC PROGRESSIONS: ELEVEN PAINTERS, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York.

2009
Summer Group Show, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York.
PUT IT ON PAPER, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York.
DRAW: Vasari Revisited Or A Sparing Of Contemporary Thought, Norte Maar, Brooklyn.

2008
GEOMETRY AS IMAGE, Robert Miller Gallery, New York.
ABSTRACTION, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York.
AMERICAN ACADEMY INVITATIONAL, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York.
THE SARAH-ANN AND WARNER H. KAMARSKY GIFT OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN DRAWINGS,
Pollack Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas.

2007
TAKING SHAPE, Lennon Weinberg Gallery, New York.
Gallery Group show, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York.

2006
TWO FRIENDS AND SO ON, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York.

2005
PATTERNS AND GRIDS, Pace Editions, New York.
RUTH LINGEN: COLLABORATIVE PRINTS & BOOKS, Sheehan Gallery at Whitman College. Walla Walla.

2004
Selections from the Permanent Collection, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Gallery Group Show, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York.

2003
PAINTING BY DESIGN, Wayne State University, Detroit.

2002
AVIARY, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York.
MINIMALIST PRINTS, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR.
ART DOWNTOWN, curated by Richard Marshall, Wall Street Rising, 48 Wall Street, New York.
THE ORDER OF THINGS, curated by Buy Art, TIAA-CREF, New York.

2001
SPECIFICALLY PAINTING, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York.

2000
JENNIFER MELBY EDITIONS, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston.

1999
A.R.T. PRESS PORTFOLIO, David Adamson Gallery, Washington D.C.

1998
BROOKLYN IMPRESSIONS, Brooklyn Brewery, New York.
ARTISTS IN COLLABORATION WITH ART RESOURCE TRANSFER, NEW YORK, Vedanta Gallery, Chicago.
ABSOLUT SECRET, McKee Gallery, New York and Royal College of Art, London.

1997
PAT HEARN EMERGENCY FUND, Morris Healy Gallery, New York.
PRINTERS CHOICE, Works On Paper, Philadelphia.
New Prints Summer Group Show, Quartet Editions, New York.
GEOMETRIC ABSTRACTION, Numark Gallery, Washington D.C.

1995
CUT UPS, Max Protetch Gallery, New York.
THE ARTIST'S CAMERA, Thread Waxing Space, New York.

1994
ABSTRACTION: A TRADITION OF COLLECTING IN MIAMI, Center for the Fine Arts, Miami.
46TH ANNUAL AMERICAN ACADEMY PURCHASE EXHIBITION, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York.
ABOUT COLOR, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York.

1993
NEW ABSTRACTION, Betsy Senior Contemporary Prints, New York.
ESSENTIALS, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York.
GROUP EXHIBITION, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
WORKS ON PAPER, Max Protetch Gallery, New York.
GROUP EXHIBITION, Nancy Drysdale Gallery, Washington D.C.

1992
THE TRADITION OF GEOMETRIC ABSTRACTION IN AMERICAN ART 1930-1990, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
A NEW AMERICAN FLAG, Max Protetch Gallery, New York.
GEOMETRIC STRATEGIES, Marilyn Pearl Gallery, New York.
PAINTING AND SCULPTURE, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco.

1991
POST-WAR GEOMETRIC CONCEPTS, Marilyn Pearl Gallery, New York
THE 1980'S: SELECTIONS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION,
Whitney Museum of American Art,New York.
ART ON PAPER, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC.

1990
REAL ALLEGORIES, Lisson Gallery, London.

1989
WHITNEY BIENNIAL, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
NEW ACQUISITIONS, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden,Washington, D.C.
GROUP EXHIBITION, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York.

1988
ABSTRACT IMAGES, Elizabeth McDonald Gallery, New York.
COLLABORATIONS IN MONOTYPE, University Art Museum, Santa Barbara,
[traveled][catalogue].

1987
THE FORTIETH BIENNIAL EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN PAINTING,
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. [catalogue].
ABSTRACT PAINTING, Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles.
FIVE ABSTRACT ARTISTS, New York Studio School [curated by Robert Storr].
GENERATIONS OF GEOMETRY, Whitney Museum of American Art, Equitable Center,
NewYork [catalogue].
MONOTYPES, Pace Editions, New York.
POETIC SUBSTANCE, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston.

1986
NEW VISIONS IN CONTEMPORARY ART: THE RSM COMPANY COLLECTION,
Cincinnati Art Museum[catalogue].
ABSTRACTIONS: GALLERY ARTISTS, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York.
NEW PAINTINGS, Wolff Gallery, New York.

1985
PAINTING 1985, Pam Adler Gallery, New York.
THE NON-OBJECTIVE WORLD: 1985, The Kamikaze Club, New York [curated by Stephen Westfall].
ABSTRACT RELATIONSHIPS, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York.
THREE GENERATIONS, Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York.

1984
INTERNATIONAL SHOW, Baskerville & Watson, New York.
ANDY SPENCE AND RICHARD BECKETT, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York.
CURRENT 6: NEW ABSTRACTION, Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin.

1983
VIEWPOINTS: OUT OF SQUARE, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI.

1982
NINE CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES, The Institute for Contemporary Art, P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY.
PAINTING AND SCULPTURE TODAY 1982, Indianapolis Museum of Art, [catalogue].
GROUP SHOW, Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles.
RSM: SELECTIONS FROM A CONTEMPORARY COLLECTION, Herron Gallery, Herron School of Art,
Indianapolis.
NEW NEW YORK, University Fine Arts Galleries at Florida State University, Tallahassee [traveled]
[catalogue].

1980
GROUP SHOW, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York.
GEOMETRIC ABSTRACTION, Proctor Art Center at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.

1979
GROUP SHOW, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York.
GROUP SHOW, Charles Casat Gallery, La Jolla.

1978
100+: CURRENT DIRECTIONS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ART II, Los Angeles Institute of
Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

1977
GROUP SHOW, Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles.
FOUR CALIFORNIANS, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla [catalogue.]
ABSTRACT PAINTING, A SELECTED EXHIBITION, Fine Art Gallery at Long Beach City College,
Long Beach [catalogue].

1975
BIENNIAL EXHIBITION, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York [catalogue].

1974
24 FROM LOS ANGELES, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles [catalogue].

1973
GROUP SHOW, Ruth S. Schaffner Gallery, Santa Barbara.

1971
SPRAY, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara [catalogue].
NEW PAINTING: SANTA BARBARA, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara [catalogue].

COLLABORATIONS

2015
Portfolio of three aquatint prints published by Jennifer Melby Editions, New York, [edition of 20].
Cover art for Bennington Magazine, summer edition 2015, article: "An Andy Abstract", Briee Della Rocca, [photos encl], published by Bennington College, Vt.

2004
One woodcut, published by Pace Editions, [edition of 30].

2003
Cover art for Conjunctions:40, Spring 2003, published by Bard College, Annondale-on-Hudson, N.Y.

1999
Cover art for Bennington, The Alumni Magazine, Spring, published by Bennington College, Bennington, VT.

1998
Iris print published by A.R.T. Press and David Adamson, [editon of 100], as part of a portfolio of
prints by fourteen artists: Kim Abeles, Richard Artschwager, Vija Celmins,Chuck Close, Lyle Ashton Harris, Michael McMillen, Steven Keister, Mike Kelley, Jack Pierson, Jimmy De Sana, Laurie Simmons, Andy Spence, David Reed, and Dorothea Rockburne.

1996
Portfolio of three aquatint etchings co-published with Jennifer Melby, New York, [edition of 25].

1992
Lithograph published by Olive Press, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, [edition of 48].
Monograph titled Andrew Spence published by Art Press, New York, interview by Colin Thomson, essay by Richard Armstrong and edited by William S. Bartman.
Portfolio of three woodcuts/collographs published by Spring Street Workshop, New York, [edition of 33].

1991
Portfolio of five woodcuts/linocuts published by Spring Street Workshop, New York,[edition of 35].
Aquatint published by Parasol Press, New York, [edition of 40].

1990
Portfolio of five aquatints published by Parasol Press, New York, [edition of 40].
Portfolio of five woodcuts/linocuts published by Spring Street Workshop, New York,[edition of 50].

1989
Portfolio of four aquatints published by Parasol Press,New York, [edition of 30].
Forty Monotypes published by Garner Tulles Workshop, Santa Barbara.

1988
Cover art for Paris Review, Fall.

1987
Twenty-four Monotypes published by Garner Tulles Workshop, Santa Barbara.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

AD+A Museum, University of California at Santa Barbara
Addison Gallery of American Art
Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Bennington College
Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Carnegie Museum of Art
Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A.
Cincinnati Art Museum
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Exxon Corporation
Equitable Life Assurance
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver, and Jacobson
General Mills
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution
IBM Corporation
Austin Museum of Art, Laguna Gloria
Estee Lauder, Inc.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum of Modern Art
Orlando Museum of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Progressive Corporation
Prudential Insurance
San Antonio Museum of Art
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art
Santa Barbara City College Collection
Smith College Museum of Art
Southern Methodist University, Dallas
Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University
Walker Art Center
Wellesley College Davis Museum
Whitney Museum of American Art