Chronologie

1963
Born: Berkeley, CA
1984 – 1985
Alliance of Independent Colleges of Art, New York Studio School, New York, NY
1981 – 1986
California College of Arts & Crafts, Oaklnad, CA
1997
Barclay Simpson Award, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland
1996 – 1998
MFA, California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, CA
2005
Palo Alto Public Arts Commission Award, Bishop Building Mural Project, Palo Alto, CA
2006
ARTADIA Foundation Award
2007
Eureka Fellowship, Fleishhacker Foundation

Expositions

2012
The Calender's Tales: Fantasy, Figuration & Representation, College of Fine Arts, Boston University, curated by Lynne Cooney
2012
VARIANT VISIONS: The Art of David Huffman and Irving Norman, Shasta College of Art Gallery, Redding, CA
2012
Floating World, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco
2011
Out of Bounds, San Francisco Art Commission Gallery, San Francisco
2011
Land of Magic: Artists Explore Make-Believe, Bedford Gallery | Lesher Center for the Arts Walnut Creek, CA
2010
Five Centimeters Short, Bruce Conner, Tracey Emin, David Huffman, Desiree Holman, Erick Bakke, Rupert Goldsworthy Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2010
A Sense of Place: Location/Inspiration, de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University
2009
I Do It For My People, Museum of African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA
2009
A Universe We Can Believe In, Oliver Art Center, California College of the Arts
2008
Dig it!, Patricia Sweetow, San Francisco, solo
2008
Looking Back, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco
2007
Passed as Present, Lodeveans Collection, York Gallery, York Castle Museum, York, UK
2007
The Fullness of Time, Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco
2007
Artists of Invention: a Century of California College of the Arts, Oakland Museum of California
2006 – 2007
Alien Nation, Institute of International Visual Art, London, England; curated by Gilane Tawadros & John Gill with artists Ellen Gallagher, Laylah Ali, Hamad Butt, Harold Offeh, Keith Piper, Yinka Shonibare, & Hew Locke (museum exhibition traveling to Berlin, US)
2006
Pyramid Dreams, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco
2006
Regarding Truth: San Francisco/Bay Area 2005 Artadia Award Recipients, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
2005
Strange Tales, Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco
2005
Drawing Exhibition, Liz Oliveria Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2004
Light Matter, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco
2004
Black Belt, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica
2004
Light Paintings, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco
2004
Dark Matter: The Art of David Huffman, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
2003 – 2004
Black Belt, The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York
2003 – 2004
Holiday Rapture, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco
2002
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose
2002
New Langton Arts, curated by Berin Golonu,San Francisco
2001
Freestyle, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
2001
Freestyle, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica
2001
Trauma Travel, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco
2000
Renditions 2000, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
2000
Hybrid, Southern Exposure, San Francisco
1999 – 2000
Second Bay Area Now, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. San Francisco
1999
Heritage Bank, San Jose, CA
1998
MFA Exhibition, Calfornia College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland
1997
Introducing..., Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco
1997
Over & Under, Southern Exposure, San Francisco
1996
Southern Exposure 6th Annual Juried Works by Northern California Artists, Juror: Thelma Golden, Assoc Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art
1996
Sixth Biennial National Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK
1995
Social Engagements: Observations and Personal
1995
Narratives, The Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles
1995
History Lesson #52, Watts Tower Art Center, Los Angeles
1995
David Huffman, Selected Paintings, The Renaissance, Santa Monica
1995
Broadsides, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles

Collections publiques

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento
Arkansas Art Center, AK
Lodeveans Collection, London, UK
Studio Museum in Harlem, NY
Arizona State University Art Museum, AZ
Wellington Management, Boston, MA
JP Chase, New York, NY
Eileen Norton Collection, Los Angeles
Palo Alto Arts Center, Palo Alto, CA
deSaisset Museum, Santa Clara University, CA