Sam Reveles

Exhibitions

Aran: New Paintings and Drawings, 2013
Sam Reveles: Juarez Paintings, 2010
English Cantos and Portable Demons: New Paintings and Drawings, 2006
Dissolution: New Works on Paper, 2003
Sam Reveles: Subtle Body, 2001

Biography

1958 Born in El Paso, Texas
Currently lives and works in El Paso, Texas

Education

1987 M.F.A., Yale School of Art and Architecture, New Haven, Connecticut
1985 B.F.A., University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas
1981 UCLA School of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California

Grants And Awards

2013 Cill Rialaig Artist's Residency Program, Ballinskellings, Co. Kerry, Ireland
2012-13 Artist's Residency Program, University of Texas at Dallas, CentralTrak, Dallas, Texas
2011 Artist’s Residency Program, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Ireland
1998 Richard & Hinda Rosenthal Foundation Award for Painting from The American Academy of Arts and Letters
1994 Foundation for Contemporary Performance Art Grants
1986 Yale School of Art, Norfolk Art Program, Teaching Assistant Award
1985 Ford Foundation Minority Grants

Solo Exhibitions

2013 Aran:  New Paintings and Drawings, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX
2012 At the Pale: New Paintings and Drawings, James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2010

Sam Reveles: Juarez Paintings, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2008 Seedbed, CRG Gallery, New York, New York
2007 Tilth: New Paintings, CRG Gallery, New York, New York
2006 English Cantos and Portable Demons: New Paintings and Drawings, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas Texas
2004 Sam Reveles: New Paintings, CRG Gallery, New York, New York
2003 Dissolution: New Works on Paper, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2002 Dissolution, Directions, Drawings: New Work by Sam Reveles, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas
2001 Sam Reveles, Subtle Body, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
1999 Sam Reveles, Recent Works, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, California
Sam Reveles: Recent Paintings and Drawings, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
Sam Reveles, Recent Paintings & Drawings, Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1998 Sam Reveles, New Work, CRG Gallery, New York, New York
Sam Reveles – Drawings Exhibition, The Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, Missouri
1997 New Paintings and Drawings, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
1996 Saints, CRG Gallery, New York, New York
1995 New Saints Paintings, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, California
1994 New Paintings, CRG Gallery, New York, New York
1993 The Codex Paintings, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, California
1992 Skull Rack Paintings, Lisson Gallery, London, England

Group Exhibitions

2014 Trivial Pursuits: Obsession's Allure, Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, Louisiana
In Six Weeks, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Painting: A Love Story, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
Mirrored and Obscured: Contemporary Texas Self-Portraits, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, Texas
2013 Drawings Group Show, JIM Contemporani, Barcelona, Spain
Back Room, Talley Dunn Gallery
2011 New Variations, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2009 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2008 Something New, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2007 Hammer Contemporary Collection: Part 1, The Armand Hammer Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles, California
2006 Action Precision, Lennon Weinberg Gallery, New York, New York
2005 Land, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2004 5th Anniversary Exhibition, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
Fieroza Doorsen, Helen Ireland, Sam Reveles, Emma Hill, Fine Art Eagle Gallery, London, England
2003 20 x 5 Drawings, The Eagle Gallery, Emma Hill Fine Art, London England
Flip, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
Works on Paper: Gallery Artists and by Invitation, CRG Gallery, New York, New York
Drawn 2B Alive: Drawings by Painters from the 1950's to the Present Day, Hales Gallery, London, England
2002 Dissolution Direction, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas
Burning Desires Acquisitions 1997-2001, El Paso Museum of Art,
El Paso, Texas
Next, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2001 Roundup, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas
1999 Changing Nature: New Visions and Imagined Lands, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Stuff, TBA Exhibition Space, Chicago, Illinois
1998 Commitment to Image: Figurative Painting in the 90’s, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, Texas
Wall Paper, Nicholas Davies Gallery, New York, New York
Link, Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, New York
1997 Painting Exhibition, Schmidt Contemporary Art, Saint Louis, Missouri
1996 Homecoming, Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, Texas
New Acquisitions, Centro De Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico
1995 The Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
New York Artists, Jim Schmidt Fine Arts, St. Louis, Missouri
1994 Clem Crosby, Robert Hunter, Peter Joseph, Alex Landrum, Jason Martin, Sam Reveles, New Paintings, Lisson Gallery, London, England
Rhythm Bouquet, Gavin Brown, New York, New York
A Floor In A Building In Brooklyn, Richard Anderson Gallery, New York, New York
1993 Medium is the Medium, Barbara Toll, New York, New York
1992 Robert Wilson, Julian Lethbridge, Sam Reveles, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York
Matthew Barney, Sam Reveles, Nancy Rubins, Stein Gladstone, New York, New York
Drawings, Stuart Regen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1988 New Talent/New Haven, Portia Harcus Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

Museum Collections

Centro De Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico
The Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas
The Saint Louis Art Museum, St Louis, Missouri
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York

Public Collections

American Express Corporation, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington
Paine Webber Group, New York, New York

Press

Pena, Arthur. "A Conversation: Sam Reveles," New American Paintings, May 21, 2013.
Hearst, Alison. “Sam Reveles: Juarez Paintings,” Art Lies, May 21, 2010
Mattingly, June. “Sam Reveles: Dunn and Brown Contemporary’s Show up through June 19, 2010,” Modern Dallas, May,  2010.
Kalil, Susie. "Abstraction Made Personal." Houston Press. May 20, 1999
Kutner, Janet. Review, ARTnews, April 1999, p.125-126, ill. 
D’Souza, Aruna. Review, Art in America, April 1999, p. 141, ill.
Kutner, Janet. Review, Dallas Morning News, February 9, 1999
Daniel, Jeff. Review, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 14, 1998
Wakefield, Neville. “Three to Watch,” Elle Décor, December 1997, p. 62
Pagel, David. Frieze, Issue 28, May 1996, p. 72
Castle, Frederick Ted. Review, Review, Volume 1, Number 2, May 1996, p. 3
Pagel, David. Review, Los Angeles Times, “Powerful Thrills” Thursday December 21, 1995, p. F14, calendar section
Drolet, Owen. Flash Art, November/December 1994, p. 96, ill.
Yablonsky, Linda. Art Forum, November 1994, p. 88, ill.
Saltz, Jerry. “A Year in the Life: The Tropic of Painting,” Art in America, October 1994
Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review: A Floor in a Building in Brooklyn,” The New York Times, July 22, 1994, p. C24
Pagel, David. Los Angeles Times, “Solo Quintet” Thursday May 27, 1993, p. F5                 Saltz, Jerry.  “10 Artists of the 90’s,” Art & Auction, May 1993
Flessig, Peter. City Limits, April 29, 1992
Nargi, Lela. New York Perspectives, June 12, 1992
Cotter, Holland. The New York Times,  “Group Show-Matthew Barney, Sam Reveles,     
Nancy Rubins” July 10, 1992, p.C28
Saltz, Jerry. “Spotlight: Sam Reveles,” Flash Art, November/December 1992, p. 96
Saltz, Jerry. “Matthew Barney, Sam Reveles, Nancy Rubins,” Flash Art News, November/December 1992, p. 96