Carlos Almaraz
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BORN 1941-1989, Mexico City, Mexico
 
EDUCATION  
1964 University of California, Los Angeles
1969 New School of Social Research, New York
1974 MFA, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles
1975 Graduate Work in Psychology, Cal-State, Los Angeles
 
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2011 Paintings, Pastels and Drawings, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007 Early Drawings, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2005 Carlos Almaraz: Paintings and Pastels from the Artist’s Estate, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2002 Paintings and Pastels, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1999 Pastels, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1998 Channing, Dale, and Throckmorton, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1996 Echo Park, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1992 A Tribute to Carlos Almaraz, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
1991 The Car Crash, Turner Krull Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
1991 Moonlight Theater:  Prints and Related Works by Carlos Almaraz, U.C.L.A. Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, LA
1990 Carlos Almaraz, A Survey of Works on Paper: 1967 – 1989, Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles
  Persons and Liddell Gallery, Helinski, Finland
1989 Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles
1987 Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles
1986 Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles
1985 Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco
1984 Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles
  Janus Gallery, Los Angeles
1983 Jeremy Stone Gallery, Los Angeles
  La Jolla Museum of Art, La Jolla
1982 Urban Myths:  Paintings, ARCO Center For Visual Art, Los Angeles
  Janus Gallery, Los Angeles
1981 Pastel Drawings, Malibu Art and Design, Malibu
  Pastel Drawings 1969 – 1981, Adrienne Simard Gallery, Los Angeles
  The Mexican Museum, San Francisco
1972 Mechicano Art Gallery, East Los Angeles
  Rasjad Hopkins Gallery, Beverly Hills
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS  
2006–07 Suburban Escape:  The Art of California Sprawl, The San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
  Voces Latinas, The Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada
2004–07 Chicano Visions:  American Painters on the Verge, Next appearing at: Museum of Fine Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Past Venues:  The Alameda/Museo Americano, San Antonio, Texas; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas; Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.; National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico; El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas; Insights El Paso Museum of Science, El Paso, Texas; Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana; Museum of Contemporary Art-La Jolla, California; Museum of Contemporary Art-San Diego, California; Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, Minnesota; Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, Illinois; O’Kane Gallery, Houston, Texas; Saint Louis Science Center, Saint Louis, Missouri; de Young Museum, San Francisco, California
2006 Otis:  Nine Decades of Los Angeles Art, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA
2005 The First 80 Years, Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
  Nepantla Dreams: Cal-Mex State L.A.,” Fine Arts Gallery at California State University, Los Angeles
  The Chicano Collection, presented by Cheech Marin, Plaza de la Raza Cultural Center for the Arts & Education, Los Angeles and traveling
2004-05  Hombres:  A Group Art Exhibit, Patricia Correa Gallery, Santa Monica,
  Cities of Promise-Imaging Urban California, Orange County Museum of Art,  Newport Beach, CA
  L.A.:  light/motion/dreams, Natural History Museum, Los Angeles
2003 Lisa Cosino Gallery, Pacific Grove, CA
2002 Arte Latino:  Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
2001 Made in California:  Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000, L.A. County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
2000 East of the River – Chicano Art Collectors Anonymous, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
  Hispanic Art in the United States Revisited and Expanded, Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  An American Leader – Cesar E. Chavez, The Latino Museum of History, Art, and Culture, Los Angeles, CA
1994 Significant Losses:  Artists Who Have Died From AIDS, The Art Gallery, University of Maryland, Maryland
1991 Painting of the Eighties in America, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Mexico
  Individual Realities in the California Art Scene, Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan; Seibu Tsukashin Hall, Amagasaki, Japan
1993 Latin American Artists of the Twentieth Century, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1990-93 Chicano Art:  Resistance and Affirmation, Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, National Museum of American Art, Washington D.C., Denver Art Museum, Albuquerque Museum, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Tucson Art Museum
1990 Carlos Almaraz and Elsa Flores, Persons and Liddell Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
  Raging at the Visible: AIDS in the City of Angels, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles
  New Visions: Carlos Almaraz, Arnaldo Roche-Rabell and Rafael Vadia, Gloria Luria Gallery, Miami, Florida.
  Le Demon des Anges/Chicanos of Los Angeles, Nantes, France, Barcelona, Spain, Lund, Sweden, and Lyons, France
  Visions of the Volcano, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii; Stones Gallery, Kauai, Hawaii; Volcano Arts Center, Hilo, Hawaii
1989 Hispanic Works on Paper, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
  Carlos Almaraz: Recent Monotypes & Serigraphs, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii Five Contemporary Painters, La Agencia, New York Landscape: A Travelogue Painted from Memory, Imagination, or Reality, Ruth Siegel Gallery Ltd., New York Paintings/Elsa Flores & Carlos Almaraz, Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, California L.A./L.A., Pico House, Los Angeles, CA
1988 Landscape Painting in Los Angeles, The Transamerica Galleries, Los Angeles
  Fifth Annual Day of the Dead Celebration & Exhibition, City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, Los Angeles
  Art for the Record:  Issues of Documentation and Contemporary Art, Smithsonian Institution, San Marino, California
  Coast to Coast, Stones Gallery, Kauai, Hawaii
  Hispanic Art in the United States, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Corcoran Gallery, Washington D.C.; Museum of Art, Santa Fe; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Brooklyn Museum, New York
1987 Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles
  Contemporary Hispanic Art, Marilyn Butler Fine Art, Scottsdale, Arizona
  Contemporary Southern California Art, presented by the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
1985 Struve Gallery, Chicago
1984 Aqui, USC Fisher Gallery, Los Angeles
  Automobile and Culture, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
  Content: A Contemporary Focus, 1974-1984, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.
  Janus Gallery, Los Angeles
1983 L.A. Seen, University Galleries, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
  California Current, Part II, L.A. Louver/Market Street, Venice, California
  Painters: Carlos Almaraz, Gary Hall, Vivian Kerstein, Janus Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  Miles Above, Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design Gallery, Los Angeles
  The Official Fine Art Posters of the 1984 Olympic Games, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park, L.A.
  On Paper, Jeremy Stone Gallery, San Francisco, California
1982 Janus Gallery, Los Angeles
1981 Murals of Aztlan, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles
  Elegant Night, presented by Security Pacific National Bank, Security Pacific Plaza, Los Angeles
1980 New Talent, Alan Stone Gallery, New York
  L.A. Seen By L.A. Artists, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles
  Espinas, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, California, Los Angeles
1979 L.A. Parks and Wrecks: Reflections on Urban Life, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles
1978 The Aesthetic of Graffiti, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
1977 Chicanarte, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles
  Los Four, Cal-State Los Angeles, Oakland Museum, SelfHelp Graphics, Los Angeles, UC Santa Barbara, Cal-State Sacramento, L.A. County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, UC Irvine
1975 Los Angeles on the Road: California Coalition of Artists, Galleria de la Raza, Los Angeles, CA
1973 Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles
1972 Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles
1971 Group Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
  Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles
1970 Four Chicano Artists, Cal-State L.A.
1968 Terrain Gallery, New York
1967 Group Exhibition, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles
  Mixed Media Show, University of Iowa Art Gallery, Iowa City