Chronologie

1951
Born in Bronxville, New York,
1969 – 1971
California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
1973
Bachelor of Fine Arts, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
1975
Master of Fine Arts, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
1989
Nature Culture, commissioned mural, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions BIBLIOGRAPHY
1990 – 1991
Djerassi Artist Residency Fellowship
1995
Art Matters Inc. Fellowship
1998
Ajax, installation, commissioned by Los Angeles County Museum of Art, for Windows on Wilshire
Lives and works in Los Angeles

Expositions

2010
Roy Dowell, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York, 14 January – 13 February(Solo)
2010
The Jewel Thief, Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, 18 September – 27 February 2011
New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions, 2000–2010, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, 2 May – 19 September
Works in Edition, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, 17 April-15 May
Ends and Means, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York, 8 April – 28 May
2009
Pictures of Words, curated by David Pagel, Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Cologne, Germany, 22 April – 13 June
2009
Roy Dowell, Kunsthaus Santa Fé, San Miguel de Allenda, Mexico, 10 October – 10 January 2010
Roy Dowell: New Works on Paper, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, 10 October – 14 November(Solo)
2008
ARAC@AAM: Anderson Ranch at the Aspen Art Museum, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO, 31 October – 7 December
20 Years Ago Today: Supporting Individual Artists in L.A., Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, 4 October 2008 – 11 January 2009.
2006
Couples Discourse, Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 10 October - 22 December
2006
Roy Dowell: A Survey Exhibition 1981-2005, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, 18 March – 22 April
2004
Roy Dowell: New Works, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, 10 January – 7 February(Solo)
2003
Raid the Icebox , Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, 22 March – 26 April
2002
LA Post-Cool, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA, 23 November – 23 March 2003. Traveled to Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, 12 July 2003 – 30 August 2003, curated by Michael Duncan.
2001
Cal’s Art, Sampling California Painting, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX, 12 September – 20 October
2001
Roy Dowell: New Works, Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio, 14 September - 30 October(Solo)
2000
Roy Dowell: like love, built on precedent, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, 8 June - 15 July(Solo)
2000
Drawings 2000, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, 6 July – 31 August The Big Go Stands for Goodness: Corita Kent's 1960s POP, Harriet and Charles Luckman Fine Arts Gallery, California State
1999
Roy Dowell, Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, 7 January - 6 February
1999
Roy Dowell, Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, 12 February - 13 March(Solo)
1997
Roy Dowell, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, 4 October-1 November(Solo)
1997
Smoggy Abstractions, Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, 9 August - 27 October
1995
Roy Dowell, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, 4 November - 2 December
Roy Dowell, Fawbush Gallery, New York, 11 March - 8 April(Solo)
1995
Pasted Paper: Collage in the 20th Century, Louis Stern Fine Arts, Los Angeles, 11 November 1995 - 6 January 1996
1994
Twentieth–Century Drawings, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
1994
Roy Dowell, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, 8 January - 5 February(Solo)
1993
Roy Dowell: Collages 1991/92, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA 9 July – 5 September
Roy Dowell, with Nancy Evans, Fawbush Gallery, New York(Solo)
1993
The Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York.
1992
LAX: The Los Angeles Exhibition 1992, Coming Unraveled, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, 5 December 1992 – 9 February 1993, curated by Anne Ayres
1991
Roy Dowell, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, 27 April - 25 May(Solo)
1990
Truth or Consequences, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, 9 January - 3 February(Solo)
1989
Roy Dowell, Selected Works 1980–1988, Otis College of Art and Design Gallery, Los Angeles, 21 January - 4 March(Solo)
1988
The Grand Order of Things, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles(Solo)
1987
Roy Dowell, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles 12 September - 10 October(Solo)
1986
Roy Dowell, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles(Solo)
1983
Roy Dowell, with Peter Levinson, Roy Boyd Gallery, Los Angeles(Solo)
1982
Roy Dowell, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles(Solo)
1976
Roy Dowell, Comsky Gallery, Los Angeles(Solo)

Collections publiques

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
Phoenix Museum of Art, Phoenix
Security Pacific National Bank, Los Angeles (Bank of America)
Southern California Gas Company, Los Angeles
Sun America, Los Angeles
The Capital Group Companies, Los Angeles
Chemical Bank, New York
Columbia Savings, Los Angeles (defunct)
Disney Corporation, Los Angeles
Harrison Museum, State University of Utah, Logan
Kaufman & Broad, Inc. Los Angeles and Paris
Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency, Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego