Anthony Sonnenberg

1986, Graham TX

Lives and works in Houston, TX

Represented by Art Palace, Houston TX and Conduit Gallery, Dallas TX

 

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Education:

2012   University of Washington, Seattle WA,  M.F.A. SCULPTURE

2009  University of Texas, Austin TX, B.A. Art Studio with an emphasis in Italian and Art  History   2005-09

2007  University of Texas Study Abroad Program,  Castilion Fiorentino, Italy Summer 2007

Teaching:

2015-present Adjunct Professor - Lone Star College, Kingwood T  

2011-2012  Instructor of Record- University of Washington, Seattle WA

                     - Ceramic and 3D Foundations

Guest Lecturer:

2013  University of Texas @ Austin 

           Pilchuck Glass School 

           Oregon College of Arts and Crafts

2012  Cornish College of the Arts 

Residencies:

2016  Resident at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

2015-16 Resident in the Lawndale Artists Studio Program, Houston, TX

 2014    Artist in Resident at Sculpture Space, Utica NY 

             Summer Resident at Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena MT 

 2012    Emerging Artist in Residence at Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood WA 

 2008   Summer Resident at Ox-Bow School of artists and artist's residencies, Saugatuck MI 

Grants/Fellowships/Awards:

2014     RPF Grant - The New Foundation - Seattle WA

2013     Finalist, Betty Bowen Award, Seattle Art Museum

2011      Peoples Choice Award - The 2011 Juried Exhibition, Punch Gallery, Seattle WA

             Julaine Martin Endowed Scholarship in the Arts 

             Jack and Layne Kleinhart Fellowship in the Arts 

Selected Exhibitions:

Solo

2016  Apollo and Dionysus - Art Palace Gallery, Houston TX

2015 Fat Equals Flavor - Conduit Gallery, Dallas TX

             With Wild Abandon - Lawndale Art Center, Houston TX

2013 Time After Time After Time – The Old Jail Art Center, Albany TX

2012     Still Lives – Vignettes, Seattle, WA 

              All That Glitters – CMA Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010     Beauty is Not Benign – Co-lab Projects, Austin, TX 

2009    Let the Golden Age Begin – Old Post Office Museum and Art Center, Graham TX

             Conspicuous Consumption - Flood Gallery, Austin TX 

Live Performance

 2013   Captain Dirty Bear and his Dirty Cub Cadets Contemplate the Impossibility of  Permanence in the Physical World - New and Greatest Hits:                     Selected Work by Texas Biennial Artists 2005-2011,  Big Medium, Austin TX 

  2011  Captain Dirty Bear Ask a Question – Seattle Art Museum, Seattle WA 

             Captain Dirty Bear Spreads His Razzmatazz Around Town – NEPO 5k No Run, Seattle WA 

Collaborations

 2013 Self - with Rodrigo Valenzuela – 4Culture Gallery – Seattle WA 

 2012     Best Not To Be - with Graham Downing – 2012 City Arts Festival – Seattle WA 

Two or Three Person

 2014    Pulliam Fine Arts presents: Anthony Sonnenberg and Saya Moriyasu - The Window Project, PDX Contemporary, Portland OR

 2012    Sticks and Stones – SOIL Gallery, Seattle WA

 2011     From Here to Fantasy – Julia C. Butridge Gallery 

 2010    Adoration – Birdhouse Gallery, Austin TX 

Live Performance

 2013  Captain Dirty Bear and his Dirty Cub Cadets Contemplate the Impossibility of  Permanence in the Physical World - New and Greatest Hits:                     Selected Work by Texas Biennial Artists 2005-2011,  Big Medium, Austin TX

 2011 Captain Dirty Bear Ask a Question – Seattle Art Museum, Seattle WA 

              Captain Dirty Bear Spreads His Razzmatazz Around Town – NEPO 5k No Run, Seattle WA 

International Art Fair

2016    Dallas Art Fair with Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX

2015    Houston Contemporary Art Fair with Art Palace Gallery, Houston, TX

2013    Toronto International Art Fair with Wil Aballe Art Projects, Toronto, ON

Group

2014    Natural Beauties: Jewelry from Art Nouveau to Now, Shelburne Museum,  Shelburne, VT  

            VANITAS (eat, drink and be merry), Hedreen Gallery at Seattle University, Seattle WA 

            Open Archive, Red Arrow Contemporary, Dallas, TX  

2013    The Obsessive Unknown Origins of Grotesques Irregularity, LxWxH Gallery, Seattle WA 

             Nouveau Baroque – Gallery Fukai, Vancouver B.C. 

            ONN/OF Light Festival – Seattle WA 

2012   Thesis Exhibition – Henry Art Gallery, Seattle WA 2012

2011     NEPO 5k DON’T RUN – NEPO House – Seattle WA 2011

2010NEPO 4 – NEPO House – Seattle WA

            Interrupted Landscapes – Champion Gallery, Austin, TX 

            Stations: 14 Views from Golgotha – Pump Project, Austin TX 

2009  One on One on One – Art Palace, Austin TX 

           Urban/Street – FAB Gallery, Austin TX 

Juried 

  2012     The 2012 Juried Exhibition – PUNCH Gallery – Seattle WA 

                  - Juror: Scott Lawrimore - Deputy Director, Collections and Exhibitions @ Frye Art  Museum

  2011     The 2011 Juried Exhibition – PUNCH Gallery – Seattle WA

                  -Juror: Stefano Catalani, Director of Curatorial Affairs/Artistic Director at the Bellevue Arts Museum

              The 2011 Texas Biennial –- Austin TX 

                 -Curator: Virginia Rutledge, Independent Curator and Art Historian

              The Annual Juried Show – Jacob Lawrence Gallery - Seattle WA 

                - Juror: Derrick Cartwright, Director of Seattle Art Museum

  2009   Senior Art Exhibition – CRL Gallery - Austin TX 

                - Juror: Terri Thornton, Curator of Education, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.