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August 29, 2002

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: JAMES W. SULLIVAN

Born Evanston, IL, 1952

Chair, Division of Art, and Professor of Sculpture and Design, Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University

EDUCATION

M.F.A., Sculpture, California State University, Long Beach, 1979
B.A., Philosophy, Yale University, 1974

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  • Presence/Absence, Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Wörlen, Passau, Germany, 2002
  • Recent Sculpture, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX, 2000
  • James W. Sullivan: Matter and Meaning, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX, 2000
  • Sculpture and Drawings, Longview Museum of Fine Art, Longview, TX, 1998
  • Body : Fragment, Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, 1996
    Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX, 1994
  • Figur/Umgekehrte Figur, installation Berliner Dom, Berlin, Germany, 1994
  • Komodore/Sullivan, Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX, 1991
  • Galerie Muhlenbusch, Düsseldorf, Germany, 1990
  • Berliner Plastiken, Amerika Haus, Berlin, Germany, 1990
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  • 3 + 3 x 3: Contemporary Figurative Art, Arlington, TX, 2002
  • Counterpoint: Six Artists from Conduit Gallery, University Art Gallery, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, 2001
  • Vision and Movement, 2000: Public Art, Public Transit, The Gallery at UTA, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, 2000
  • Inevitable Progression I, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1999
  • Über Grenzen Miteinanderen, Stadt Museum Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany, 1995
  • Body and Spirit, Galveston Art Center, Galveston, TX, 1994
  • Human Nature, Human Form, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, TX, 1993
SELECTED GRANTS, RESIDENCIES, AND VISITING LECTURESHIPS
  • Resident Sculptor, Bildhauerwerkstatt, Berlin, Germany, 1989, 1992, 1995
  • Philip Morris Sculpture Fellowship, Berlin, W. Germany, 1989
  • Connemara Conservancy, Grant for site-specific installation, Dallas, TX, 1992, 1999
  • Visiting Critic in Drawing, Yale Graduate School of Architecture, New Haven, CT, 1984--present
  • Visiting Professor in Sculpture, Hochschule der Kunste, Berlin, Germany, 1994
  • Resident Sculptor, Triangle Workshop, Pine Plains, NY, 1987
  • Visiting Artist: Haverford College, Haverford, PA, 2002; Texas A&M, Corpus Christi, TX, 2000; Hampshire College, Amherst, MA,1999; Carleton College, Northfield, MN, 1999; Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, 1997; American University, Washington, D.C., 1995; Portland State University and Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR, 1995
  • Visiting Lecturer, Hochschule der Kunste, Berlin, Germany, 1994
SELECTED RECENT LECTURES/SYMPOSIA
  • "Henry Moore, Bound to Fail: Sculpture after Moore," Dallas Museum of Art, March 2001
  • "The Architect as Artist," symposium on the architecture of Santiago Calatrava, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, November 2000
  • "Sculpture in Context--The Nasher Collection" at the symposium Collecting Context, the Context of Collecting, Southern Methodist University, Division of Art History, Dallas, TX, October 1997
  • "Beuys, Judd, and Figurative Art," Portland Museum of Art and Portland State University (two-part lecture), Portland, OR, April 1995
  • Panel Moderator, "Is Public Art Possible?" Dallas Museum of Art, February 1994

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