Basketball
basketball
Hockey
hockey
The Long Summer
long summer
Paintings 2013-2014
paintings 2013-2014
Collages
collages
The Black & White Ball
ball
Clipped
clipped
A New Year in Paint
paint
Skating on Thin Ice
skating
Golf
golf
Austria
austria
A New Decade in Paint
paint
Dancing Through Life
dancing
Figures
figures
Whiskeytown
whiskeytown
No Naked Nudes
no naked nudes
Convictions
convictions
Body Language
new york
Tribute to Rotonde
brussels
A New Century in Paint
paintings1
Freshly Dug Up: 1970's
early work
In London: Diverse RCA
london
New in Berlin
berlin
In San Francisco: Boxers
Springer-Croke
In New York: Surfers
Surfers
From Cleveland: "Drawn In"
Cleveland
"The Babies V"
Babies 5
From Berlin: "Medusa"
Medusa
 

Exhibitions

NATIONAL PARKS – PERSONAL NARRATIVES

October 21 – November 27, 2016
Opening reception: Friday, October 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
A centennial celebration featuring artwork by one hundred national, regional, and local artists in The Phipps newly renovated galleries.

The Phipps Center for the Arts
109 Locust Street
Hudson, Wisconsin 54016
http://thephipps.org

FIGURE

October 14 – November 19, 2016
Opening reception: Friday, October 14, 6-9 p.m.
Gray Loft Gallery
2889 Ford Street, 3rd Floor
Oakland, CA 94601
GrayLoftGallery@gmail.com
http://grayloftgallery.com

PARKS 2016
100 Years of National Service

July 9 – August 5, 2016
Wisconsin Lutheran College
8800 West Bluemound Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
http://wlc.edu/gallery

ENCOUNTERS
*** WORKS BY JAN WURM ***

May 30 – July 18, 2015
Opening reception: Saturday, May 30, 12-2 p.m.
Grand Theater Center for the Arts
GWF Energy & Souza Galleries
715 Central Avenue
Tracy, California
http://atthegrand.org

FourSquared V

“FourSquared” Exhibition

OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, August 23rd, 7-10PM
ARTIST TALK & BRUNCH CLOSING RECEPTION:
Saturday, September 20th, 11AM-3PM

“FourSquared V” is a unique exploration of the works of sixteen Bay Area artists. Each of the artists has produced sixteen small works, presented in sixteen clusters giving the audience the experience of sixteen micro solo exhibitions. All works are priced under $500.

Featured Artists: John Arbuckle, Lisa Congdon, Monica & Robin Denevan, Rebecca Fox, Paul Gibson, Joseph Kowalczyk, Lisa Levine & Peter Tonnigsen, Saundra McPherson, Howard Munson, Miwako Nishizawa, Sawyer Rose, Tim Svenonius, Kirsten Tradowsky, Truong Tran, Heather Wilcoxin, and Jan Wurm

Curated by Arc Gallery partners, Michael Yochum & Matthew Frederick. Michael Yochum is the author of SF Art News, which maintains an exhaustive list of art events and openings in San Francisco. Matthew Frederick is founder of Art Farm, an artist collective in the Mission, where he maintains his studio.

“FourSquared” is a reflection of the co-curators’ strong and abiding interest in local, affordable art and the exhibition includes some of our most talented local artists.

EXHIBITION: August 23 – September 23, 2014
(Gallery closed on Saturday, August 30th)

INSPIRED BY WILDERNESS
*** An Art Exhibition Featuring the Work of Artists in Residence ***

June 26 – July 25, 2014
Opening reception: Thursday, June 26, 4-6 p.m.
Schlueter Gallery
Wisconsin Lutheran College
8815 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

ALTERED ESTHETICS – MAN UP
*** Examining what it means to be a 21st century man ***

May 1st – May 31st 2014
Opening reception: Friday, May 2nd 7-10 p.m.
Grey Gallery
Artspace Jackson Flats
901 – 18 1/2 Ave N.E., Minneapolis, MN, 55418

THE BREAKFAST GROUP – JAVA & JIVE

March 22nd – May 30th 2014
Jan Wurm Spotlight Exhibition: April 1-6
Jan Wurm Gallery Talk & Workshop: April 5
Richmond Art Center
http://www.therac.org/

JAN WURM – DRAWINGS

August 26th – September 27th 2013
Reception & Talk: Saturday, September 9   6 p.m.
Peacock Gallery
Middle Georgia State College
Cochran Campus
1100 Second St., SE
Cochran, GA 31014
(478) 934-3043

MAGIC MOMENTS

August 8th – September 29th 2013
Opening Reception: Saturday, August 8   7 p.m.
Dorfgalerie
Haupstrasse 45, 8380 Neumarkt an der Raab
03329 46527
art@neumarkt-raab.at
http://neumarkt-raab.at

PERSONAL LANDSCAPES
with Robert Poplack

April 12th – May 10th 2013
Liberty Arts
108 W. Miner St.
Yreka, CA 96097
(530) 842-0222
http://libertyartsyreka.org

Jan Wurm – Serious Play

August 18th – September 21st 2012
Opening Reception: Saturday, August 18   5 p.m.
Christine Fréchard Gallery
5871 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
(412) 421-8888
http://www.christinefrechardgallery.com/

Jan Wurm – Paintings and Drawings

August 25th – December 16th 2011
University of California Merced
Kolligan Library
5200 North Lake Rd, Merced
every day | KL 355, KL 280 & KL 380

OFF CENTER – Five Perspectives from Los Angeles

June 4 – July 15 2011
Opening Reception: Saturday, June 4   3 p.m.
The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
4th and Guadalupe
Carmel, CA 93921
(831) 624-7491
cherry_center@yahoo.com

WANTED

February 5 – March 19 2011
Opening Reception: Friday, February 4   6 p.m.
Two Window Project
Torstrasse 154, D-10115 Berlin
For Information: twowindowproject@yahoo.de
+49 (0)30 28 50 30 72

A MONTH OF SUNDAYS

January 6 – January 28 2011
Opening Reception: Wednesday, January 5   4 p.m.
Altadena Library

DANCING THROUGH LIFE

June 13 – July 21
Opening Reception: Sunday, June 13   3 p.m.
E.M. Galerie
Heideanjer 8-b
9202 PG Drachten
For Information: gsm 0622121831
http://www.emgalerie.nl/

BOXERS & FIGHTERS

group exhibition including Jan Wurm
June 5 – July 3
Opening Reception: Friday, June 4   6 – 10 p.m.
Two Window Project
Torstrasse 154, D-10115 Berlin
For Information: +49 (0)30 28 50 30 72
http://twowindowproject.com

FIGURES

new paintings by Jan Wurm and Rafal Karcz
April 2 – April 30
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 10   5 – 9 p.m.
House Gallery
110 W. Broadway
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
For Information: (801) 910-1763
http://www.housegalleryslc.com/

THE SEDUCTION OF DUCHAMP / BAY AREA ARTISTS’ RESPONSE

thirty local artists respond to the influence of Marcel Duchamp
January 9 – February 7
Opening Reception: Saturday, January 9   5 – 8 p.m.
ArtZone 461 Gallery
461 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
For Information: (415) 441-8680
http://artzone461.com

ArtZone is host to two programs associated with the exhibition:

  • Tuesday, January 19 at 6:30 pm
    Architects Zoe Prillinger and Luke Ogrydziak will discuss the implications of algorithmic design and probability as an Art form. The discussion will be moderated by architect Theo Armour who worked as a program manager for many releases of the leading design software AutoCad.
  • Sunday, January 31 at 3:00 pmUnraveling the Duchamp Enigma
    Artists Richard Berger, Naomie Kremer and Jan Wurm will discuss how Marcel Duchamp’s interests, preoccupations, styles and media has influenced their art practices.

DIALOGUES

paintings by Jan Wurm and sculptures by Peter Boiger
July 28 – September 26
Opening Reception: Friday, August 7   6 – 8 p.m.
California Modern Gallery
1035 Market Street
San Francisco
For Information: (415) 716-8661
http://calmodern.com

RECOVERED MEMORY
drawings from jan wurm’s closet

February 20 – March 27 2009
Opening Reception: Tuesday, March 3 4 – 7 p.m.
Eddie Rhodes Gallery
Contra Costa College
2600 Mission Bell Drive
San Pablo, CA 94806

THE ART OF GAMING
LISA ESHERICK and JAN WURM

January 17 – February 23 2009
Reception for the Artists: Saturday, January 17 3 – 5 p.m.
The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
4th & Guadalupe, Carmel, California
For Information: (831) 624-7491

PEOPLE

January 5 2009 – February 21 2009
Reception: Saturday, February 7 2009 7-8 PM
Louie Meager Smith Art Gallery
Ohlone College
43600 Mission Blvd, Fremont, California 94539
For Information: (510) 979-7916

THE ART OF GAMING

January 17 2009 – February 23 2009
Reception for the Artists: Saturday, January 17 2009 3-5 p.m.
The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
4th & Guadalupe, Carmel, California
For Information: (831) 624-7491

BANNED & recovered

artists respond to censorship

an exhibition at the San Francisco Center for the Book and the African American Museum and Library at Oakland
Jan Wurm participated in two public panel discussions:

Dispelling Dirt: Sex, Gender, and Censorship
September 28 2008, 2 p.m., San Francisco Public Library, Koret Auditorium

Literary Works on Trial
November 22 2008, 3 p.m., AAMLO

Blacklisted

June 18 2008 – August 25, 2008
Opening Reception: Friday July 18, 2008 4:30-6:30 p.m.
The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
4th & Guadalupe, Carmel, CA

ReVisions (San Francisco)

April 21 2008 – June 21, 2008
Opening Reception: Monday April 21, 2008 5-8 p.m.
Thoreau Center
Presidio Building 1014 (Lincoln Blvd. & Torney Ave.)
San Francisco, CA 94129
April 21 2008 – June 21, 2008
Opening Reception: Monday April 21, 2008 5-8 p.m.
Thoreau Center
Presidio Building 1014 (Lincoln Blvd. & Torney Ave.)
San Francisco, CA 94129
http://www.thoreau.org/san-francisco/index.html

Bitter Fruits

January 31 – February 28, 2008
Opening Reception: Friday February 1st 7-10 p.m.
Altered Esthetics
1224 Quincy Street NE
Minneapolis, Minnesota

ReVisions (Los Angeles)

January 12 2008 – February 9, 2008
Opening Reception: Saturday January 12, 2008 6-11 p.m.
Eco-LogicalART Gallery
4829 West Pico Blvd
LA, CA 90019
http://www.eco-logicalart.org/

Marking Time – Sketchbooks of Jan Wurm, 1968-2008

January 8 – February 4, 2008
Saturday Workshops with the Artist: January 19, 26 & February 2
Berkeley Public Library
2090 Kittredge, Berkeley, California

Everyday Magic

August 26 – November 1, 2007
Opening Reception: Sunday August 26th 5-8 p.m.
Community Art Gallery
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
2450 Ashby Ave., Berkeley

Head Trip

July 12 2007 – August 31, 2007
Barbara Anderson Gallery

Body Language

May 4 2007 – June 4, 2007
Opening Reception: Friday May 4, 2007 6:00 p.m.
The Berlitz Gallery
at the Berlitz Language Center
40 West 51st Street
New York, New York 10020

Amusements Paintings by Jan Wurm
April 21-June 16, 2007

One Sansome Street Lobby
850 Battery Street, #14
San Francisco, CA 94111
For Information: (415) 834-2394

Games People Play
February 5-March 2, 2007
San Mateo City Hall Gallery
330 West 20th Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94403
For Information: (650) 348-5133

Blue

November 17 2006 – January 17, 2007
Opening Reception: Friday November 17, 2006 5:00 p.m.
San Mateo City Hall Gallery
330 West 20th Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94403
For Information: (650) 348-5133

Domestic Ennui
June 17 – August 12, 2006
50 California Street Lobby
San Francisco
For Information: (415) 834-2394

Offshore/On Board – Surf Art Reconsidered
May 6 – 19, 2006
Opening Reception: Friday, May 5th 7:00 p.m.
Mario Novak Gallery
35-11 36th Street, 4th Floor
Long Island City, NY 11106
For Information: (718) 777-7192
Email the curator

Jan Wurm – Boxers and Gamblers
May 1 – 27, 2006
Opening Reception: Friday, May 5th 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Springer-Croke Fine Art
3236 Sacramento St.
San Francisco, California 94115
For Information: (415) 931-1779
Email the curator

Addison Windows
Sponsored by the Berkeley Civic Arts Commission
October 15 – November 21, 2004
Opening Reception: Friday, October 15th 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Addison Windows Gallery
2018 Addison Street
Berkeley, California

Curator: Carol Brighton
For Information: (510) 981-7546

“Art In One Spot”
October 2 – 3, 2004
The Triton Hotel
342 Grant Street
San Francisco, California
Curator: Karen Le Gault
For Information: (415) 394-0500

“Pro Arts East Bay Open Studios”

Sunday June 6 & 13, Saturday June 12, 2004
11am-5pm
1308 Fourth Street (at Gilman)
Berkeley, California
For Information: (510) 590-2280

Pro Arts East Bay Open Studios
Saturday May 31, Sunday June 1, 8 2003
11am-5pm
1308 Fourth Street (at Gilman)
Berkeley, California

For Information: (510) 526-0926

“Biennial Faculty Art Exhibition”
Sponsored by the University of California, Berkeley Extension
March 16 – May 8, 2003
Jeanne Brewer Gallery
Richardson Hall, San Francisco Center
55 Laguna Street
San Francisco, California
For Information: (510) 642-1063
Email the curator

Jan Wurm Paintings and Drawings

Graduate Theological Union
June 12-October 4, 2002
2400 Ridge Road
Berkeley, CA 94709
For Information: (510) 649-2541

“Pro Arts East Bay Open Studios”
June 1,2,8,9, 2002
11am-5pm
1308 Fourth Street (at Gilman)
Berkeley, California
For Information: (510) 526-0926

“Biennial Faculty Art Exhibition”
Sponsored by the University of California, Berkeley Extension
Opening Reception: January 30, 2001, 6pm.
Jeanne Brewer Gallery
Richardson Hall, San Francisco Center
55 Laguna Street
San Francisco, California
For Information: (510) 642-1063
Email the curator

Drawn Together/Drawn Apart

An exhibition of drawings by Jan Wurm
Sponsored by the San Francisco Art Commission
January 10-March 11, 2001
Opening Reception: Wednesday January 17, 5:30-7:30 pm.
San Francisco City Hall
Van Ness Ave. at Grove
San Francisco, California 94102
For Information: (415) 554-6080 [phone]
(415) 252-2595 (fax)
Email the curator

“Looking Inward”
A group exhibition of paintings

Sponsored by the County of Los Angeles
January 28-March 4, 2001
Opening Reception: Sunday January 28, 1-3 pm.
Century Gallery
13000 Sayre Street
Sylmar, California 91342
For Information: (818) 362-3220

Broken Vows

An exhibition of paintings by Jan Wurm
Sponsored by the Humboldt Arts Council
April 1 through May 1, 2000
Richard Anderson Gallery

Cultural Arts Center
730 H Street
Eureka, California
For Information: (707) 442-0278

Personal Visions

A group exhibition of Bay Area painters
January 21 through February 17, 2000
Napa Valley College
Main Street Gallery
Napa, California

Richmond Art Center
Annual Holiday Arts Festival
Auction: December 5, 1999
Preview: December 1-4, 1999
2540 Barret Ave.
Civic Center Plaza
Richmond, California 94804
On December 1st, World AIDS Awareness Day, 10% of auction bids will
be donated to the East Bay AIDS Foundation.
For Information: (510) 620-6772