David Gilhooly
Drug Store Frogindian, 2006
Ceramic sculpture
17 X 12 X 12
$2500 Now $1800

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.

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Diana Flak, Unknown

Diana Flak
Unknown Title
Size: 8 X 12 X 12

Adrienne Hostetter, South Bank

Adrienne Hostetter
South Bank
Image size: 9 X 12
Framed size: 14 X 17

Jian Wang, Fruit Arrangement #10, 1999

Jian Wang
Fruit Arrangement No. 10, 1999
Oil on panel
Image size: 12 X 24
Frame size: 16 X 28
$5000 Now $3750

Clay Vorhes, Valley Farm, 2011

Clay Vorhes
Valley Farm, 2011
Oil on canvas
Image size: 30 X 40

Gregory Kondos, River View 76/100, 1990

Gregory Kondos
River View 76/100, 1990
Image size:
Framed size: 30 X 49
$7500 Now $3450

Gary Pruner, Mystic, 2012

Gary Pruner
Mystic, 2012
Oil pastel
Image size: 19 X 25
Framed size: 26 X 32
$2550 Now $2000

Gary Pruner, Sequence II (LW-36), 1990

Gary Pruner
Sequence II (LW-36), 1990
Image size: 34 X 23
Framed size: 48 X 35
$2750 Now $1750

Gary Pruner, Sequence III (LW-37), 1990

Gary Pruner
Sequence III (LW-37), 1990
Image size: 34 X 23
Framed size: 48 X 35
$2750 Now $1750

Gary Pruner, Matrix II: No Deposit, 1976

Gary Pruner
Matrix II: No Deposit, 1976
Mixed media
Image size: 10 X 8
Framed size: 23 X 17
$525 Now $425

Gary Pruner, Matrix 6: Isomorphism, 1976

Gary Pruner
Matrix 6: Isomorphism, 1976
Mixed media
Image size: 10 X 8
Framed size: 23 X 17
$525 Now $425

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