Chronologie

1941
Born. Long Beach, CA
1958 – 1960
San Francisco Art Institute, CA
1968
Teaching position: Beginning Sculpture. San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1978
Teaching position: Undergraduate Sculpture. Kent State University, OH
1984
Teaching position: Visiting critic. Yale School of Architecture, New Haven, CT
1994
Teaching position: Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, Art Furniture and Design
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and Damascus, PA

Expositions

2012
Invitational Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
2011
Museum Show Part 1, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK
2011
Picasso to Koons: The Artist as Jeweler, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
2011
January White Sale, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY
2011
Luminus Flux, Regina Rex Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
2010
New Image, Post Minimalism, and the Legacy of Pop, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
2010
Max’s Kansas City, Stephen Kasher Gallery, New York, NY
2010
Artists at Max’s Kansas City, 1965-1974, Hetero-holics and some women too, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY
2010
It’s a Wonderful 10th, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
2010
The Moon Museum, Special showing for the History Detectives, Tampa Museum of Fine Art, Tampa, FL
2009
Sculptors Draw, Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, NY
2009
1969, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
2009
All Suffering SOON TO END, Callicoon Fine Arts, Callicoon, NY
2009
Innagural Opening of Forrest and Debra Arch Myers’ private garden, Wild Turkey Sculpture Park, Damascus, PA (solo)
2008
Zerocarat, Artists’ Jewelry at afsoun, Friedman Benda Gallery, New York, NY
2008
Fifty Works for Fifty States, The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection, The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
2008
Formless Furniture. MAK, Vienna
2008
Design Miami/New York Galleries, March 2008
2008
Reimagining Space: The Park Place Gallery Group in 1960’s New York. University of Texas, Austin, TX
2008
Design contre design: Deux Siècles de Créations. Galeries nationals du Grand Palais, Paris, France
2008
Not Furniture, Hedge Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2007
Forrest Myers, Friedman Benda, New York, NY (solo)
2007
Miami Basel, Friedman Benda Gallery, Miami, FL
2007
Structure et Surface, Magen H Gallery XX Century Design, Harris Lieberman, NYC
2006
Right Brain / Left Brain – Selections from 1960 to 2006, Yellow Bird Gallery, Newburgh, NY. (solo)
2006
The War is Over. Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2006
Miami Basel, Friedman Benda Gallery, Miami, FL
2006
Art Miami 2006, Yellow Bird Gallery, Miami, FL
2005
Miami Basel 2005 – Design Center, Barry Friedman Ltd, and Magen H Galleries, Miami, FL
2005
Modernism: a Century of Style and Design. Seventh Regiment Armory, NY
2004
Max’s Kansas City. Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, Denmark
2004
Peace. Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2004
Teknologi for Livet – Om Experiments in Art and Technology.
2004
Norrkopings Konstmuseum, Kristinaplatsen, Sweden
2004
21st Annual Exhibition & Auction for Women’s Cancer. Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2004
Pax Americana. The Lake Huntington Center for the Arts, NY
2003
Merry Peace. Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2002
Ultra Delux. Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2002
Function & Fantasy: The Design Show. Rockland Center for the Arts, NY
2001
Designers at Work – A Visual Journal. Pratt University, New York, NY
2001
Aluminum by Design. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada.
1999
Dysfunctional Sculpture. Center for Creative Studies Galleries, Detroit, MI
1999
Sticker Shock. Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
1999
Primarily Structural – Minimalist and Post-Minimalist Works on Paper. PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
1998
Dick Bellamy Memorial Exhibition. PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
1998
Regatta ’98. Sideshow Gallery Inc., Inaugural Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY
1998
20th Anniversary Exhibition. Art & Industrie, New York, NY
1998
Sculptors Draw. Rosenberg & Kaufman, New York, NY
1997
Form Function or Metaphor. Paint Creek Center for Arts, Rochester, MI
1997
Forrest Myers: Recent Sculpture. Art & Industrie, New York, NY (solo)
1996
Forrest Myers. Art & Industrie, New York, NY (solo)
1996
Between Form and Image: Art of the 1970’s and 1980’s. Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC
1995
Adding It Up: Print Acquisitions 1970-1995. Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1995
Return from Vacation. Art et Industrie, New York, NY
1995
USA – Valle d’Aosta: Models for Large Scale Sculpture Regione Autonoma. Valle d’Aosta, Italy
1995
Annual Sculpture Show. Lookout Sculpture Park, Damascus, PA
1995
Susquehanna Studio’s 20th Annual Exhibition. The Art Exchange, Uniondale, PA
1994
Grounds for Sculpture. Johnson Atelier, Mercerville, NJ
1994
Annual Sculpture Show. Lookout Sculpture Park, Damascus, PA
1994
Art at Work. Los Angeles Design Center, CA
1994
Susquehanna Studio’s 19th Annual Exhibition. The Art Exchange, Uniondale, PA
1994
Stoned Moon. Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY
1993
Grounds for Sculpture. Johnson Atelier, Mercerville, NJ
1993
Design Perspective. Chateau du Fresne, Decorative Art Museum, Montreal, Canada
1993
Models for Large Scale Sculpture. Lookout Sculpture Park, Damascus, PA
1992
Chair as Art. Gallery of Functional Art, Santa Monica, CA
1992
Then and Now. Philippe Staib Gallery, NY
1992
Bench Marks. Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
1992
On and Off Your Rocker. Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York, NY
1992
Vered Gallery. Easthampton, NY
1991
Forrest Myers. Art & Industrie, New York, NY (solo)
1991
On Scale. Bennet-Siegel Gallery, NY
1991
International Furniture Design for the ‘90’s Full Scale Gallery, New York, NY
1991
91 Objects by 91 Designers. Gallery 91, New York, NY
1991
Masks, Benefit for Victim Services. Dyansen Gallery, New York, NY
1991
The Chair: From Artifact to Object. Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC
1990
The Technological Muse. Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
1990
1980-1990, Art & Industrie. New York, NY
1990
Aquarian Artists. University of Rhode Island Fine Arts Center, Kingston, RI
1990
Functional Art NY. Brutus Gallery, Osaka; IMZ Building, Fukuoka, Japan
1990
Real – Placebo. Bennet-Siegel Gallery, New York, NY
1990
Forrest Myers. Art & Industrie, New York, NY (solo)
1989
Art & Industrie, New York, NY
1988
Forrest Myers: Solo Exhibition. Art & Industrie, New York, NY (solo)
1987
Forrest Myers: Solo Exhibition. Art & Industrie, New York, NY (solo)
1987
Sculpture: Before and After. Mission Gallery, New York, NY
1987
10th Anniversary Exhibition. Art & Industrie, New York, NY
1986
The Chair. Traveling Exhibition: San Francisco Airport Museum, CA
1986
Halley’s Comet Show, Light Gallery, New York, NY
1986
Ritual Objects, Art & Industrie, New York, NY
1986
Unlimited Possibilities of Structures, Gallery 91, New York, NY
1986
Modern Chair, North Carolina State University, NC
1986
Functional Objects, Art & Industrie, New York, NY
1986
The Chair. Traveling Exhibition: San Francisco Airport Museum, CA
1985
New Works ’86. Art & Industrie, New York, NY
1985
Bars. Art & Industrie, New York, NY
1985
New Art. Diverse Works, Houston, TX
1985
New Furniture. Novo Gallery, New York, NY
1985
The Chair. Traveling Exhibition: San Angelo Museum, TX
1985
Material Pleasures – Furniture for a Post-Modern Age. The Queens Museum, NY
1985
Made in the USA. Gallery 91, New York, NY
1985
Time Will Tell. The Squib Gallery, Princeton, NJ
1985
The Maximal Implications of the Minimal Line. Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
1984
Functional Objects. Art & Industrie, New York, NY
1984
Art Furniture. American New Wave, Gallery 91, New York, NY
1984
Grace Design, Houston, TX
1984
Forms that Function. The Katonah Gallery, Katonah, NY
1984
Jon Leon Gallery, NY
1983
10th Anniversary Functional Art Show. Foster / White Gallery, Seattle, WA
1983
Terminal New York, Brooklyn, NY
1983
Hokin-Kaufman Gallery, Chicago, IL
1983
Furniture of the Twentieth Century. New York, NY (solo)
1982
Forrest Myers. Art & Industrie, New York, NY (solo)
1981
Radical Objects. Art & Industrie, New York, NY
1980
Ehrlich Gallery, NY
1980
Ehrlich Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1979
Search Light Sculpture. Dallas Symphony Orchestra, TX (solo)
1979
Sculpture in the Constructivist Tradition. Patricia Hamilton Gallery, New York, NY
1979
Search Light Performance. Dallas Symphony Orchestra, TX
1978
Indoor, Outdoor. PS 1, Long Island City, NY
1977
Patricia Hamilton Gallery, New York, NY
1976
Sculpture ’76. Bicentennial Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Greenwich, CT
1976
Design and installation works. Lower Manhattan Ocean Club, New York, NY (solo)
1975
Unocycle, one wheel motorcycle made for the film Gizmo, Parrot Production (solo)
1975
Tanglewood Music Festival, Lenox, MA (solo)
1975
Artpark, Lewinston, NY (solo)
1975
Search Light Performance. Artpark, Lewinston, NY
1974
Forrest Myers. Sculpture Now, Inc., New York, NY (solo)
1973
The Wall, Art in Public Places. Permanent Installation on Broadway and Houston, New York, NY (solo)
1973
Biennial of Contemporary American Painting & Sculpture. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1972
Outdoor Sculptors Indoors. Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
1972
Biennial of Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture Show, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1971
Art for Your Collection. Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1971
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
1971
Windham College, Putney, VT
1971
International Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Middleheim Museum, Antwerp, Belgium
1971
Highlights of the Season, Larry Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
1971
Forrest Myers. Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1970
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
1970
Sculpture Annual. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1969
The Moon Museum – First Art on the Moon. Apollo 12 Mission Experiments in Art & Technology (E.A.T.). Pepsi Cola Pavilion, Osaka, Japan
1969
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
1968
Cool Art 1967. The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
1968
American Embassy, Mexico City, courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art, NY
1968
Model Exhibition. John Gibson Gallery, New York, NY
1968
Search Light Pieces. Union Square, New York, NY
1968
Park Place Group Show. MIT, Boston, MA
1967
Annual Exhibition 1966 Contemporary Sculpture and Prints. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1967
Sculpture of the ‘60s. Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA
1967
Art for the City. Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
1967
Park Place Group Show. Denver, CO
1967
American Sculpture of the Sixties. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
1967
Aerial Light Sculpture in Tompkins Square Park. New York, NY
1967
Current Visual Dimensions. Park Place, The Gallery of Art Research, New York, NY
1967
Sculpture in Environment, New York, NY
1967
Search Light Sculptures. Thompkins Square Park, New York, NY (solo)
1967
Forrest Myers – Tony Magar. Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1967
Designs the Long View Country Club, New York, NY (solo)
1962 – 1967
Park Place Gallery, New York, NY
1966
Primary Structures: Younger American and British Sculptors. The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
1966
Park Place, Lannan Foundation, Palm Beach, FL
1966
Forrest Myers – Tony Magar. Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1966
Park Place opens its new show Sunday. February 27 from five to seven: di Suvero, Fleming, Forakis, Grosvenor, Magar, Melcher, Myers, Novros, Ruda, Valledor, 542 West Broadway, Park Place, New York, NY
1966
Drawing Exhibition. New York University, NY
1966
Forrest Myers. Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1966
Tamara Melcher Paintings and Forrest Myers Sculpture. Park Place, New York, NY (solo)
1965
Park Place Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1965
Robert Graham Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1965
4 D. John Daniels Gallery, February-March, New York, NY
1965
Sculpture from all Directions. World House Galleries, New York, NY
1965
Plastics. John Daniels Gallery, New York, NY
1965
Robert Graham Gallery. New York, NY
1964
Welfare Island Art Festival, NY
1959
San Francisco Art Institute, CA

Collections publiques

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Museum Tower Roof Garden, Museum of Modern Art, NY
Miami-Dade County Art in Public Places, Miami, FL
OMI Sculpture Park, omi, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
Virginia Museum of Arts, Richmond, VA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Bergen Community College, NJ
Bosworth Exhibition Pavilion, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Chateau du Fresne, Decorative Arts Museum, Montreal, Canada
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza Art Collection, Albany, NY
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Lipschultz Foundation, Chicago, IL
Minneapolis Museum of Art, Minneapolis, MN