David Gilhooly
Drug Store Frogindian, 2006
Ceramic sculpture
17 X 12 X 12
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David Gilhooly Biography

David Gilhooly was born in Auburn, California, and  he graduated from the University of California, Davis with a BA in 1965 and an MA in 1967. Gilhooly, together with Robert Arneson, Peter Vandenberge, Chris Unterseher and Margaret Dodd, working together in TB-9 (temporary building 9) were what was later to be called, The Funk Ceramic Movement of the San Francisco Bay Area. David left TB-9 for one semester to become Manuel Neri’s assistant and started making things out of lumber, fur, neon lights and asbestos shingles.

In 1969, Gilhooly took a teaching position at the University of Saskatchewan, in Regina, Canada. He followed this with seven years at York University, in Toronto, Canada.

In 1982, Gilhooly started exploring the media of Plexiglas, but still produced a multitude of ceramic pieces.

The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (San Francisco, California), the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum (Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey), the Little Rock Art Center (Little Rock, Arkansas), the Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), the National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa, Canada), the Norton Museum of Art (West Palm Beach, Florida), the Oakland Museum of California (Oakland, California), the Palm Springs Desert Museum (Palm Springs, California), the Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), the San Antonio Museum of Art (San Antonio, Texas), the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (San Francisco, California), the San Jose Museum of Art (San Jose, California), Stanford University (Palo Alto, California), the Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam, Netherlands), the University of Arizona Art Collections (Tempe, Arizona), the University of California, Santa Barbara, the Vancouver Art Gallery (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) and the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York City) are among the public collections holding works by David Gilhooly.

Gilhooly died of complications related to cancer on August 21, 2013.

View more available work:

Charles Bragg, Jury

Charles Bragg
Jury
Limited edition etching
Image size: 10 X 14
Framed size: 17 X 21
$300

Maxfield Parrish, Daybreak

Maxfield Parrish
Daybreak
Lithograph
Image size: 9.5 X 17.5
Framed size: 12.5 X 20.5
$400

Maxfield Parrish, Dinkey Bird

Maxfield Parrish
Dinkey Bird
Lithograph
Image size: 14 X 11
Framed size: 15.75 X 12.75
$300

Fred Uhl Ball, Portrait of Jerry Silva

Fred Uhl Ball
Portrait Of Jerry Silva
Enamel on copper
Image size: 5.5 X 5.5
Framed size: 14 X 14.5
$400

James Estey, Unknown, 1975

James Estey
Untitled, 1975
Watercolor on paper
Image size: 41.5 X 35.5
Framed size: 44.5 X 34.25
$3000

James Estey, Unknown, 1975

James Estey
Untitled, 1975
Watercolor on paper
Image size: 22 X 30
Framed size: 31.5 X 37
$2500

E.G. Starr, Unknown

E.G. Starr
Unknown
Watercolor
Image size: 14.5 X 20.75
Framed size: 23 X 29.25
$2500

Jerald Silva, Unknown, 1973

Jerald Silva
Unknown, 1973
Graphite and watercolor
Image size: 20 X 14
Framed size: 29 X 23
$2000

Alan Post, Night Sitter, 1976

Alan Post
Night Sitter, 1976
Oil on canvas
Image size: 19.5 X 19.5
Framed size: 21.75 X 21.75
$2500

Jose Luis Cuevas, The Poet In The Diningroom

Jose Luis Cuevas
The Poet In The Dining Room
Limited edition lithograph 20/100
Image size: 22.5 X 29.5
Framed size: 32 X 39
$500

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