Artist Interview
Peter Frank essay on Pollock

Video: 'Unfolding Infinite'
James Michener Art Museum, video

(To view Michener video, scroll down page and click on Past Exhibitions.

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One Person Shows

2015 'Out of the Blue', University Gallery, Saint Joseph’s University, Phila., PA

2013 'Indigo', Arbutus Gallery, Kwantlen Polytechnic University Vancouver, BC

2010 'Magic Well: Drawings and Paintings', Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, P.R. China

2008 'Circling West', Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

2008 'Levity', Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington DE

2008 'Innerview', GalleryOneTwentyEight, NYC, NY

2006 'ad infinitum', Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia (also 2004, 2001)
2004 'Materializing Light', NOUR Foundation Gallery, New York City
2004 Fleisher Ollman Gallery, Phila. PA (2001 and 1998)
1990 'Thresholds’, Morris Gallery, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art
1986 Cavin Morris Gallery, New York City, NY.
1984 Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY.
1982 Karen Lennox Gallery, Chicago, IL.
1982 Allan Stone Gallery, NYC.

Selected Group Shows

2015 ‘Microcosmos’, Gallery 621, Benicia, CA

2015 ‘Ley Lines’, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL

2013 ‘Cellular/Molecular’, EKG Space, University City Science Center, Phila. PA

2013 ‘How Simple Can You Get?’, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CN

2013 ‘Creative Hand, Discerning Heart’, Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA

2012 ‘Nine’, Central Academy of the Fine Art Museum, Beijing, China

2012 ‘Natural and Constructed Spaces’, The Painting Center, NYC

2012 ‘Drawing Discourse’, Tucker Cooke Gallery, University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC

2012 ‘Crossroads: A Shifting Landscape’, Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, S. Orange, NJ

2012 ‘Working Drawings’, Stedman Gallery, Rutgers Center for the Arts, Camden, NJ

2012 ‘MinMax: Minimalist Themes from a Maximalist Collection, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY

2012 ‘Transformations’, Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, Phila. PA

2011 ‘Grey Matter’, The Painting Center, NYC

2011 ‘Art & Nature: Reflections On the Sublime’, University of Mary Washington Gallery, Fredricksburg, VA

2011 ‘Flirting With Abstraction’, Woodmere Art Museum, Phila. PA

2011 ‘Art on Paper’, Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD

2010 'Fuzzy Logic', Thompson Gallery, The Cambridge School, Weston, MA

2010 'Geometric Themes and Variations', Gallery 128, New York City, NY

2010 'Positive/Negative25', Slocomb Gallery, Eastern Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessse

2010 'C.R. Ettinger Studio Selections', Penna. Academy of the Fine Arts, Phila., PA

2008 'Line &Time & Space', Gallery Joe, Philadelphia

2008 'Cave Drawings', Fleisher Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia

2008 'Geometrics', GalleryOneTwentyEight, NYC

2008 'Talent', Allan Stone Gallery, NYC

2007 'MicroBIOPHILIA', Hicks Art Center, Bucks County Community College,
.........Newtown, PA
2006 'Inter_logic', Pearlstein Gallery, Drexel University, Philadelphia
2005 'A Closer Look 6', Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA.
2005 'Building References', Wolf/Rosenwald Gallery, University of the
.........Arts, Phila.
2004 Works on Paper'04, Arcadia University
2002 ‘Transcendent & Unrepentant’, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery,
.........University of the Arts, Phila. Pa.
1999 ‘Drawing Rules’, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia. (catalog)
1998 ‘Twenty Philadelphia Artists - Celebrating Fleisher Challenge, Philadelphia
.........Museum of Art. (catalog)
1996 Delaware Bienniel ‘96, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE.
1996 'Prison Sentences: The Prison as Site/ The Prison as Subject’, Eastern State
.........Penitentiary, Phila., PA. (catalog).
1994 ‘14 AT 55’, 55 Mercer St. Gallery, NYC.
1990 ‘Contemporary Philadelphia Artists’, Philadelphia Museum of Art
1990 ‘Inchoate Forces’ Cavin- Morris Gallery, NYC
1989 ‘Art of the State: Pennsylvania 1989’, The State Museum, Harrisburg, PA.
1988 ‘SCALE: small’, Rosa Esman Gallery, NYC
1988 'May Show’, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
1988 ‘Perspectives On Pennsylvania’, Carnegie-Mellon University Gallery,
.........Pittsburgh, PA.
1987‘Made In Philadelphia #7’, Institute of Contemporary Art, Phila. (catalog)
1987‘Invitational’, Stux Gallery, New York City.
1987‘Neo-Alchemy’, Cavin Morris Gallery, New York City. NY.
1986 ‘House’, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York City. NY.
1983 ‘Five Philadelphia Sculptors’, Karen Lennox Gallery, Chicago,
1980 ‘Talent’, Allan Stone Gallery, New York City.
1980 ‘Small Works 2nd Annual’, Washington Square East Gallery, NYC. (catalog).
1979 ‘Summer’, Morris Gallery, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art

Grants and Awards

2013 Ballinglen Art Foundation Fellowship, Ballycastle, Ireland
2004 Friends of Arcadia Gallery Award, Works on Paper'04
1982 Art Now, Phila. Museum of Art
1989 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
1987 MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Peterborough, NH.
.........Fellowship, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.


Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia PA.
Cigna Corporation, Philadelphia, PA.
Citicorp Bank, New York City, NY.
Comcast Philadelphia.
Duane Morris, Phila, London, Miami, Chicago.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Hewlett Packard Corp. Wilmington, DE.
Kvaener International, Phila.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum, Phila.
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Phila.
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Prudential Insurance Co, Chicago, IL.
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

Abridged Bio

1951 Born: Painesville, Ohio
1976 BFA Painting, Cleveland Institute of Art, OH.
1978 MFA Painting, Tyler School of Art, Phila., PA.


Bruce Pollock’s Cosmic Paintings
Geometrical forms in painting
Bruce Pollock – a scroll through the alluvial cellular terrain
James Michener Art Museum, video.

(To view Michener video, scroll down page and click on Past Exhibitions.

Scroll to 2013 and look for May 13, 'Creative Hand')