b. San Mateo, CA 1951

Education

1975    B.F.A. California College of Arts and Crafts

Solo Exhibitions

2018    Gary Ruddell: Daydream Believer, Gallery Henoch, New York
2016    Gary Ruddell: Little Journeys, Gallery Henoch, New York
2012    Recent Work, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009    New Paintings, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            Two-Man Show,Susan Greenwood Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008    Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2006    Small Changes, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005    Two-Man Show,Greenwood Chebithes Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA 
2004    Reckless Dreamers, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2003    Two Man Show, New Work, Greenwood Chebithes Gallery, Laguna              Beach, CA
2002    Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Group Exhibitions


2019    Lightning Strikes, San Francisco, CA
            Summer Group Show, Gallery Henoch, New York
            Winder Group Show, Gallery Henoch, New York
2018    Holiday Group Show, Gallery Henoch, New York
            Small yet Mighty, Gallery Henoch, New York
            Winter Group Show, Gallery Henoch, New York
            2017Holiday Group Show, Gallery Henoch, New York
            Holiday Group Show, A Gallery, Salt Lake City
            ARIST AS SUBJECT: 20th Anniversary Show, Dolby Chadwick                      Gallery, San Francisco
            Summer Group Show, Gallery Henoch, New York
2016    In Good Company, 2016, Quidley & Company
2015    Summer Group Show, Gallery Henoch, New York
            Spring Group Show, Gallery Henoch, New York
2014    Holiday Group Show, Gallery Henoch, New York
            In Good Company 2013, Quidley & Company
            Them Pretty Paintings, Gallery Henoch, New York
2012    Group Show, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2011    Group Show, Art Space 712, curated by Theophilus Brown, San                    Francisco, CA
            Group Show, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2010    Contemporary Realism, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
            Group Show, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2011    Group Show,Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2009    The Genesis of Bay Area Figurative Art Now, Juried by Theophilus                Brown, Art Space 712, San Francisco, CA
            A Figural Presence, Alva deMars Megan Chapel Art Center,                         Manchester, 2008 
            Group Show, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2007    49th International Award Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San                   Diego, CA
            40 Years: A Dealer’s Collection, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
            Group Show, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY 
            72nd Annual Cooperstown Art Association Exhibition, Cooperstown,              NY Nicolet College Annual Art Competition,
            Rhineland, WI
2005    Group Show, San Diego Museum of Living Artists, San Diego, CA 
            Group Show, Falkirk Cultural Center, Marin County, CA
            Group Show, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2003    Group Show,Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            Group show,Marin Arts Council, Falkirk Center of the Arts, Marin                    County, CA
2002    Group show, Inaugural Exhibition, Greenwood Chebithes                              Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
            Group Show, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Juried by Michael                      Zakian, Ph.D.
            Individual Artist Grant for excellence in the field of Painting
            Marin Arts Council, Lance Walker, Director
2001    American Landscapes 2001, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis,              Maryland, Juried by Gary Vikan
            International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting, San Diego Art                  Institute, San Diego, CA
            Pleiades Gallery, New York City, NY, Juried by Lisa Dennison,                        Deputy Director of Group Show, Guggenheim Museum
2001    National Exhibition, Cooperstown Art Association, NY 
            National Works on Paper, University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX 
            Watermedia Twelve Competition, University of Colorado, Colorado                Springs, CO, Juried by Judi Betts
            Group Show, Touchstone Gallery, Washington D.C.
1999    Stephen F. Austin State University, Figuration in Contemporary Art                Texas National 1999 Exhibit, Juried by James        
            McGarrell 
            Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA National Juried                  Competition of Contemporary Painting, Juried by     
            William Wilson
            Holter Museum of Art, National Juried Exhibition, Juried by Peter                  Plagens
1998    33rd Annual Open Exhibition, San Bernardino County Museum of                  Art, San Bernardino, CA, National Juried 
            Competition of Contemporary Painting
            27th National Exhibition, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT, Juried                by Peter Frank
            Edward Thorp Gallery - First Street Gallery, National Competition,                  Group Show, Juried by Edward Thorp, Director,     
            New York, NY
            San Diego Museum of Art, Artists Guild All California Juried                          Exhibition, San Diego, CA
            Stephen F. Austin State University, Texas National 1998 Exhibit,                    Juried by Martha Erlebacher, Group Show,        
            Figuration in Contemporary Art
1998    Crocker Kingsley Biennial Exhibition, Juried by Sam Hernandez,                    University of Santa Clara Crocker Art Museum,        
            Sacramento, CA
1997    26th National Exhibition, Juried by Jaune Quick-to-See Smith
            Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT
            St. John's University, New York, NY
            University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO
            University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX
            Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ 
1996    San Bernardino County Museum of Art, San Bernardino, CA
            Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
            San Diego Art Institute, San Diego Museum of Art, CA
1995    Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
            San Diego Art Institute, San Diego Museum of Art, CA
1993    Cheekwood Tennessee Museum of Art, TN 
            San Bernardino County Museum of Art, San Bernardino, CA
            National Juried Competition of Contemporary Painting
1992    67th Annual Crocker-Kingsley Exhibition, Crocker Museum of Art,                 Sacramento, CA Juried by Henry Hopkins

Awards + Honors

2009    Honorable Mention in Painting, The Genesis of Bay Area Figurative Art Now, Art Space 712, San Francisco, CA
2007    Special Merit Excellence Award, Annual Northern Juried Competition, Rhineland, WI
2005    Hoffman Trust Award, San Diego Museum of Living Artists, CA
2005    Distinctive Honor Award in Painting, Falkirk Center for the Arts, CA 
2003    Individual Artist Grant for Excellence in the Field of Painting, Marin Arts Council, CA
1999    Honorable Mention in Painting, Stephen F. Austin State University, TX
1998    Merit Award in Painting, Holter Museum of Art,  MT
1995    Best of Show, Painting, Palm Springs Desert Museum of Art, CA 
1993    Marin Arts Council Award for Artistic Excellence, Marin Arts Council, CA
            Award of Excellence in Painting, California State Fair Art Exhibition, CA

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