Mel Kendrick, American (1949 - )

Mel Kendrick

Born 1949 in Boston, MA
Lives and works in New York City


EDUCATION

1971
B.A., Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut
1973
M.A., Hunter College, New York


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
Mel Kendrick: sub-stratum, David Nolan Gallery, New York
2014
Mel Kendrick: Water Drawings, David Nolan Gallery, New York
2013
Sculpture, The Drawing Room, East Hampton, New York
2012
Mel Kendrick: Prototypes, The A.D. Gallery at the University of North Carolina, Pembroke, North Carolina
2011
jacks, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York
Works from 1995 to Now, David Nolan Gallery, New York
Mary Boone Gallery, New York
jacks, Mary Boone Gallery, New York
jacks, The Fields Sculpture Park at Omi International Art Center, Ghent, New York
2010
Object Negatives, The Drawing Room, East Hampton, New York
2009
Markers, Madison Square Park, New York
2008
Loopholes, Dieu Donné, New York
Sculptures, David Floria Gallery, Aspen, Colorado
Study for a Monument, David Nolan Gallery, New York
2007
Red Blocks, David Nolan Gallery, New York
2006
Mel Kendrick, The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, Ohio
2003
Drawings in Wood, Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
2002
Core Samples, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
1999
Monumental Prints, Tampa Museum of Arts, Tampa, Florida
1997
Parallel Structures, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia
1996
Mel Kendrick, Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO catalogue with essay by Klaus Kertess
1995
John Weber Gallery, New York
1994
Black Oil Works: Sculpture and Drawings, Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas, Texas
John Weber Gallery, New York
1993
Black Oil Works: Sculpture and Drawings, Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland
John Weber Gallery, New York
1992
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
John Weber Gallery, New York
Black Oil Works: Sculpture and Drawings, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
1991
Galerie Carola Mosch, Berlin
1990
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
1989
Salama-Caro Gallery, London, England
John Weber Gallery, New York
1988-90
Essays: Small Wood Works, The Austin Arts Center, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut
Traveled to Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, New York; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia; Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio
1988
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
Forum Kunstmesse, Hamburg
John Weber Gallery, New York
1987
Currents 34: Mel Kendrick, St. Louis Art Museum, Forest Park, Missouri; illustrated catalogue
John Weber Gallery, New York
1986-87
Recent Sculpture, University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Traveling: Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; Neuberger Museum, State University of New York, Purchase, New York
1986
Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston
1985
John Weber Gallery, New York
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
1983
John Weber Gallery, New York
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
1982
Carol Taylor Art, Dallas
1981
Jorgensen Gallery, University of Connecticut, Storrs
1980
John Weber Gallery, New York
1979
A.M. Sachs Gallery, New York
1974
Mel Kendrick: Sculpture, Artists Space, New York


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Sculptural Drawings: Mel Kendrick, John Newman, Chris Macdonald, Anders Wahlstedt Fine Art, New York, NY
2015
Piece Work, curated by Robert Storr, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
2013
Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
Robert Kelly and Mel Kendrick: Paintings, Sculptures and Prints, Quintenz & Company Fine Art, Aspen, Colorado
Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Industry City, Brooklyn
2012
Large Drawings, David Nolan Gallery, New York
Reinventing Landscape, Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, New York
You Would, Kathleen Cullen, New York
2010
Marker III at The Fields Sculpture Park, Omi Art, Ghent, New York
Rites of Spring, LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, New York
The Visible Vagina, David Nolan Gallery, New York
2009
Woodcuts Now, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland
2008
Roller Coaster in the Dark, Galeria Janet Jurnatowski, Brooklyn
2006
Turning Point, ASU Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona
2005
Paper, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York
2004
9th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Art and Design, New York
Raoul de Keyser, Suzan Frecon, Mel Kendrick, Uwe Kowski, Thomas Nozkowski, Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York
Drop Out (Photography Exhibition), Julie Saul Gallery, New York
Perspectives@25 - A Quarter Century of New Art in Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
2003
Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
2002
Sitelines, The Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts
1997
New Installations, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
1996
Aspects of Abstraction: Albers, Gabo, Judd, Kendrick, McLaughlin, Pollack, The Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts
1995
Addison Gallery, Philips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts
25 Years: An Exhibition of Selected Works, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
News, Surprise, and Nostalgia, The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York
1994
Eight Contemporary Sculptors: Beyond Nature, Wood into Art, Low Art Museum, University of Miami, Florida
Low Tech, organized by the Center for Research in Contemporary Art, The University of Texas, Arlington, Texas
Some Like it Cool, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston
Mel Kendrick/Richard Prince, Offshore Gallery, East Hampton, New York
First Fundraising Benefit American Fine Arts, American Fine Arts, New York
1993
Drawings, American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York
1992
A Passion for Art, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, New York
Show of the Year, John Weber Gallery, New York
Volume 6, Contemporary Sculptors, Guild Hall Museum, New York
A Selection of Recent Work, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
1991
Dead Horses, Disfigured Love, Lawrence Monk, New York
ARCO, Madrid
American Abstraction at the Addison, The Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts
Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
Large Scale Sculpture, John Weber Gallery, New York
A Bestiary, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Sculpture Exhibition, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
1990
Editions Ilene Kurtz and Other Prints, Krygier/Landau Contemporary Art, Santa Monica, California
Funf Jahre Zeitgenossische Kunst, Galerie Marie-Louise Wirth, Zurich
Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Summer Exhibition, John Weber Gallery, New York
Baltimore Collects Painting & Sculpture, 1960-1990, Baltimore Museum of Art, MD
Budapest Triennial: Nancy Graves, Mel Kendrick, and Joel Shapiro, curated by Joan Simon, Budapest
1989
4 Americans: Aspects of Current Sculpture, The Brooklyn Museum, New York
American Sculptures: New York-Los Angeles, Kamakura Gallery, Japan
Artists of the 80’s: Selected Works from The Maslow Collection, Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes College, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Out of Wood: Recent Sculpture, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York
1988
BIGlittle Sculpture, curated by Phyllis Tuchman, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Lynda Benglis, John Chamberlain, Joel Fisher, Mel Kendrick, Robert Therrien, Magazine, Stockholm
Innovations in Sculpture 1985-1988, curated by Ellen M. O’Donnell, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut
Art of the 80s, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
24 Cubes, curated by Saul Ostrow, University Gallery, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Massachusetts
1987
The Allusive Object: Mel Kendrick, Robert Lobe, Judith Shea, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston
American Sculpture - Investigations: Larry Bell, Tony Berlant, Allan Hacklin, Donald Judd, Mel Kendrick, Donald Lipski, Jesus Bautista Moroles, Judy Pfaff, James Surls, Michael Todd, McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas
Joel Fisher, Robert Lobe, Mel Kendrick, Blum Helman Gallery, New York
1987 Invitational, New Britain Museum of American Art, CT
1986
Sculpture: Ahearn Duff Hunt Kendrick Otterness Shapiro Zadikian, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
1985
Newman, Dunham, Kendrick, Richter, Artschwager, curated by Klaus Kertess, International with Monument, New York
Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1984
The International Survey of Painting & Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Tremaine Collection: 20th Century Masters, Wadsworth Antheneum, Hartford, Connecticut
Drawings by Sculptors: Two Decades of Non-Objective Art in the Seagrams Collection, Curated by David Bellman, Seagrams Building, New York; traveled to Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Montreal; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver; The Nickle Art Museum, Calgary
American Sculpture, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
1983
Concepts in Construction: 1910-1980, curated by Irving Sandler for Independent Curators Incorporated, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, Texas; traveled to Norton Gallery, West Palm Beach, Florida; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio; Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach,California; Neuberger Museum, SUNY Purchase, New York
New Biomorphism and Automatism, Hamilton Gallery, New York
Contemporary Sculpture, S.U.N.Y., New Paltz, New York
Groover, Hunt, Kendrick, Blum Helman Gallery, New York
1982
New Drawing in America, Sutton Place Guildford, Surrey, England

AWARDS & GRANTS

2008
Francis J. Greenburger Award
2002
Recipient of Academy Award for Art, American Academy of Arts & Letters
1994
National Endowment for the Arts, Fellowship
1981
National Endowment for the Arts, Fellowship
1978
National Endowment for the Arts, Fellowship
1974
CAPS Grant

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Australian National Gallery. Canberra, Australia
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn
Centro Cultural Arte Contemporano, Mexico City, Mexico
Daimler Kunst Sammlung, Berlin
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C.
Neuberger Museum, State University of New York, Purchase, New York
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Prudential Life Insurance Company, Newark, New Jersey
St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
Storm King Art Center, Storm King, New York
Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida
The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

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