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.

View more available work:

Roland Petersen, A Generator, Shasta Dam, 1970

Roland Petersen
A Generator, Shasta Dam, 1970
Viscosity etching
19 X 15
$1500 Now $500

Vito Antonio Ferrante, Untitled

Vito Antonio Ferrante
Acrylic on canvas
Image size: 36 X 36
$2000 Now $900

Karen O’Neill, Unknown Title, 2000

Karen O’Neill
Unknown Title, 2000
Mixed media
Image size: 9.25 X 14.5
Frame size: 20 X 24

Don Birrell, Renaissance Vineyard & Winery, 1991

Don Birrell
Renaissance Vineyard & Winery, 2001
Image size: 20.5 X 27.5
Frame size: 30 X 36

Joseph E. Murphey, Groth Winery, Napa, 1991

Joseph E. Murphey
Groth Winery, Napa, 1991
Image size: 21 X 28
Frame size: 31 X 39

Terry Mcaullife, Unknown Title, 1991

Terry McAullife
Unknown Title, 1991
Image size: 22 X 30
Frame size: 32 X 40

William T. Tuthill, Sterling Winery, 1991

William T. Tuthill
Sterling Winery, 2001
Image size: 20 X 28
Framed size: 30 X 37

William Tuthill, Falcon Crest, 1991

William T. Tuthill
Falcon Crest, 1991
Image size: 20 X 28
Framed size: 30 X 37

William Tuthill, Sacramento, Tower Bridge, 1992

William T. Tuthill
Sacramento, Tower Bridge
Image size: 21 X 28
Framed size: 32 X 39

Roland Petersen, Fall Picnic, 1970

Roland Petersen
Fall Picnic, 1970
Viscosity etching
Image size: 18.75 x 23
Framed size: 28.75 x 32
$1500 Now $550

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