John Asaro
EDUCATION

1959 The Arts Students League, New York, NY

1951-58 Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA


SELECTED ONE and TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2009 Bella Donna, Art Center College of Design, Santa Monica, CA

2002 John Asaro: Retrospective, Robson Gallery, San Diego, CA

1990 Solo Show, Upstairs Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA

1980 Two Man Show, Innerscape Gallery, Colorado Springs, CO
Two Man Show, Varient Gallery, Taos, NM

1979 Solo Show, Challis Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

1970-1974 Solo Show, Paideia Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2010 Grand Opening Group Show, Nieto Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

2008 California Art Club’s 97th Annual Gold Medal Juried Show, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

2003 Salon d’Arts, Colorado Ballet, Denver, CO
California Art Club’s 92nd Annual Gold Medal Juried Show, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
Symphony of the Arts, Vail, CO

2002 International Masters Show, San Antonio, TX
Salon d’Arts, Colorado Ballet, Denver, CO

2001 California Art Club’s 90th Annual Gold Medal Juried Show, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
Northwest Rendezvous Annual Show, Helena, MT
International Masters Show, Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2000 California Art Club’s 89th Annual Gold Medal Juried Show, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

1999 California Art Club’s 88th Annual Gold Metal Juried Show, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
American Portrait Society Annual Convention, Washington D.C.

1997 Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
Academy of Arts College, San Francisco, CA
Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

1996 Tuscon Museum of Art, Tuscon, AZ
National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Oklahoma City, OK
Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles, CA
Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Northwest Rendezvous, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT

1995 Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO

1991 Cowboy Hall of Fame, NAWA

1987 Artist of America Show, Denver, CO

1986 Western Heritage Show, Houston, TX
Artists of America Show, Denver, CO

1983-85American Watercolor Society Annual Show, New York, NY

1981 Watercolor West, Riverside, CA
68th Allied Artists of America, New York, NY

1980 Pasadena Fifth Annual Art Exhibition, Pasadena, CA
Pepper Tree Ranch Invitational, Calabasas, CA
Watercolor West Exhibition, Riverside, CA
Taos Art and Music Festival, Taos, NM
67th Allied Artists of America, New York, NY

1976-79Group Show, Challis Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA


AWARDS and RECOGNITION

2008 Best of Show, California Art Club’s 97th Annual Gold Medal Juried Show, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

2001 Honorary Doctorate Award, Academy of Arts College, San Francisco, CA

1985 Cash Award, American Watercolor Society Annual Show, New York, NY

1981 Award, Watercolor West, Riverside, CA



BIBLIOGRAPHY

Ganglehoff, Bonnie. “Legends of Fine Art,” Southwest Art Magazine, December 2008

Siple, Molly. “Paintings that Dance with Light and Color,” American Artist Magazine, March 2004

Ganglehoff, Bonnie. “In the Studio,” Southwest Art Magazine, May 2001

Perine, Robert. “Asaro: A New Romanticism,” Artra Publishing, December 1991

Fabris, J. Matthew. “Innocent Light,” Stepping Out Arts Magazine, Issue 29, November 1990

Brown, Franz. “John Asaro,” cover story, Southwest Art Magazine, May 1990

Walker, Richard W. “The Art of Investment,” Private Club, March-April 1989

Deats, Suzanne. “Celebration of Life,” cover story, Focus/Santa Fe Magazine, Fall 1988

D’Ambrosio, Nancy. “Santa Fe—Taso, Visions of Magic,” Horizon Magazine, October 1987

Katherine, Anna. “John Asaro, Artist,” The Santa Fean, April 1987

Vreeland, Susan. “Southwest Air Lifestyles and Elements,” Rancho Bernardo Magazine, February 1983

Cotterman, Dan. “Sage Brush Artist,” Horse and Rider Magazine, September 1982

Vreeland, Susan. “John Asaro, in Pursuit of Light,” Southwest Art Magazine, July 1982


SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Blount Corporate Collection