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Exhibition History

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

THE GALLERY AT LIBRARY SQUARE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  JOHN SPROUL - AN UNDERNESS OF BEING.  MAR-MAY.

 

2017      

FINCH LANE GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT. JOHN SPROUL – BODY TO BODY.  JAN-FEB.

 

2016      

CUAC, BROADWAY GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  JOHN SPROUL – UNCERTAIN CERTAINTIES. AUG-JAN 2017.

 

SWEET LIBRARY GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  JOHN SPROUL: BLACKENED WHITE.  JAN-FEB.

 

2009      

MAIN LIBRARY GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  JOHN SPROUL.  JUL-SEP.

 

FINCH LANE GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  JOHN SPROUL – NEW WORK.  APR-MAY.

 

2008      

KIMBALL ART CENTER, PARK CITY, UT.  A QUESTION BEAUTIFUL.  AUG-NOV.

 

PALMERS GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  JOHN SPROUL – NEW WORK. JUL-AUG.

 

MICHAEL BERRY GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  JOHN SPROUL: LOST & FOUND. JAN-FEB.

2007
LIGHTSPACE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT. JOHN SPROUL. SEP-NOV.

 

2003      

GALLERY 343, SAN PEDRO, CA.  JOHN SPROUL: 2003.  FEB-MAR.

 

2002      

BERT GREEN FINE ARTS, LOS ANGELES, CA.  JOHN SPROUL: NEW PAINTINGS.  DEC.

 

2001      

BRADSTATER GALLERY, LSU, RIVERSIDE, CA.  THREE EXPLORED YEARS.  SEP – OCT.

 

BRAND ART GALLERY, GLENDALE, CA.  ICONS OF THE ORDINARY – CONTEMPORARY LIFE IN THE INDIVIDUAL.  AUG-SEP.

 

1997      

LOGE GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  SLID BY SIDE.  FEB.

 

1996      

GALLERY 303, PROVO, UT.  THE SCRATCH OF SKIN.  INSTALLATION.  FEB.

 

1995      

THE ATRIUM GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  UNCERTAIN METROPOLIS
DEC 1995 - JAN 1996.

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2013
MAIN LIBRARY GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY,UT.  TO BE UNNAMED.  JOHN SPROUL & LYNN KILPATRICK.  MAY-JUL.

2009
ROSE WAGNER, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  JENN HARMON ALLEN & JOHN SPROUL.  DEC 2009 -JAN 2010

2004

SOUTHSIDE GALLERY, OXFORD, MS.  JOHN SPROUL & ANNE STRAND.  JAN-FEB.

2003

SQUARE BLUE ART, NEWPORT BEACH, CA.  WENDY SUSSMAN & JOHN SPROUL.  JUN-JUL.

1997

SAMUELSON PAVILION, LOS ANGELES, CA.  EMILY PLEWE AND JOHN SPROUL.  SEP - OCT.
 

SPRINGVILLE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, SPRINGVILLE, UT.  EMILY PLEWE AND JOHN SPROUL  - RECENT WORKS.  MAR.

1995

B. F. LARSON GALLERY, PROVO, UT.  EMILY PLEWE AND JOHN SPROUL.  MAY.

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019  

BIPOLAR PROJECTS, BARCELONA, SPAIN.  METAMORPHOSIS. JAN-MAR 2019

2018      

 

GALERIE METANOIA, PARIS, FRANCE.  UN SEUL GRAIN DE RIZ. DEC-JAN 2019.
 

CLOYDE SNOOK GALLERY, ALAMOSA, CO.  SUSPEND.  OCT-NOV.

 

ASHTON GALLERY, SAN DIEGO, CA.  BLACK OUT.  SEP-OCT.
 

GERTRUDE HERBERT INSTITUTE OF ART, AUGUSTA, GA.  A SENSE OF PLACE.  SEP-OCT.

ARTLESS BASTARD, DEPERE , WI.  BLACK WHITE METALLIC. SEP-OCT.


DUAL GALLERY, BUDAPEST.  9X12. AUG.

 

STUDIO MONTCLAIR, MONTCLAIR, NJ.  VIEWPOINTS 2018.  MAY-JUN.

 

BROOKLYN WATERFRONT ART CENTER, BROOKLYN, NY. WIDE OPEN. APR-MAY.

 

ST LOUIS ARTIST GUILD, ST LOUIS, MO. CLEARLY HUMAN III. APR-MAY.

 

RYAN JAMES FINE ART, KIRKLAND, WA.  VISUAL IMPRESSIONS 2018. APR-MAY.

 

SITE:BROOKLYN, BROOKLYN, NY.  ABSTRACTION AT LARGE.  APR-MAY

 

2017 

RIO GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  UTAH ‘17.  NOV-JAN 2018.

 

GITTINS GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  PAPER WEST.  NOV.
 

KATHRYN SCHULTZ GALLERY, CAA, CAMBRIDGE, MA.  NATIONAL PRIZE SHOW. MAY-JUN.

 

BG GALLERY, SANTA MONICA, CA. DAY DREAMERS. APR-MAY
 

MFA CIRCLE GALLERY, ANNAPOLIS, MD.  ART ON PAPER.  MAR-APR.

GORMLEY GALLERY, NOTRE DAME U, BALTIMORE, MD.  DRAWING AND PRINT EXHIBITION.  MAR-APR.  
  
MESTIZO  GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  HUGE ART SHOW.  FEB.

 

2016      
J-GO GALLERY, PARK CITY, UT.  MASSIVELY SMALL.  JUL-AUG

THE PAINTING CENTER, NEW YORK, NY.  RETRIEVAL OF THE BEAUTIFUL.  JUN-JUL.
 

MANIFEST GALLERY, CINCINNATI, OH.  DRAWN. APRIL-MAY.
 

ART ACCESS GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.   300 PLATES.  MAY-JUN.

2015

ART ACCESS GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.   300 PLATES.  MAY-JUN.

2014     
FINCH LANE GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.   30th ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION.  JUL-AUG.

ART ACCESS GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.   300 PLATES.  MAY-JUN.

 

2013      
RIO GRANDE GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.   TIN.  APR-MAY.

 

ART ACCESS GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.   300 PLATES.  MAY-JUN.

2012      
NOX CONTEMPORARY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT. THE HERB & DOROTHY SHOW. DEC 2012-JAN 2013.

 

ALPINE ART, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  HONORING UTAH ARTISTS.  NOV-DEC.
 

KUNSTWERK CARLSHÜTTE , BUDELSDORF, GERMANY.  NORDART  2012.  JUN-SEP.

 

ART ACCESS GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.   300 PLATES.  MAY-JUN.
 

WESTMINSTER GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  PLASTIC PROPOGANDA PROJECT.  MAR-APR

 

ASWARA GALLERY, KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA.  WORKS ON PAPER.  FEB.

 

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT, BROOKLYN, NY.  APR 14-SEP 16.

 

2011      
SIENA ART INSTITUTE, SIENA, ITALY.  DRAWING CONNECTIONS.  OCT.

 

SALT LAKE ART CENTER, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  LAWN GNOMES EAT YOUR HEARTS OUT.  MAY-JUN.

 

ART ACCESS GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.   300 PLATES. MAY-JUN.

 

15TH STREET GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.   THE UGANDA CHILDREN’S ART PROJECT & EXHIBITION. APR-MAY.

 

2010      
NOX CONTEMPORARY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT. PRIME. DEC 2010-JAN 2011.

 

2009      
THE SALT LAKE ART CENTER, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  NOT JUST ANOTHER PRETTY FACE.  DEC.

 

KAYO GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  SMALL WORKS.  DEC 2009 -JAN 2010

 

RUSCHMAN GALLERY, INDIANAPOLIS, IN.  FINAL SHOW. JUL.

 

HOT WAX MEDIA, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  G3.  MAY-JUN

 

PS STUDIOS, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  OFFERINGS: A SOCIAL EXPERIMENT.  FEB.

 

2008      
HOT WAX MEDIA, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  GATHER 2.  NOV-DEC

 

RUSCHMAN GALLERY, INDIANAPOLIS, IN.  GROUP SHOW.  NOV-DEC.

 

2007      
HOT WAX MEDIA, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  TO GATHER.  NOV-DEC.

 

RUSCHMAN GALLERY, INDIANAPOLIS, IN.  GROUP SHOW.  NOV-DEC.

 

RIO GRANDE GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  UTAH 2007.  SEP-NOV.

 

2005      
A GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  GROUP SHOW.  NOV

 

A GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  LANDSCAPES.  APR-MAY

 

BERT GREEN FINE ART, LOS ANGELES, CA.  GROUP SHOW.  JAN-FEB.

 

BURROUGHS-CHAPIN ART MUSEUM, MYRTLE BEACH, SC.  MYRTLE BEACH COLLECTS.  JAN-FEB

 

2004      
A GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  NEW SPACE.  JUN.


HANDSEL GALLERY, HUDSON, NY.  GROUP SHOW.  MAY.

 

2003      
THE PAINTING CENTER, NEW YORK, NY.  WINTER EXHIBITION.  NOV-DEC.

 

GRAND CENTRAL ART CENTER, FULLERTON, CA.  CHI.  JUL-AUG.

 

ARTSPACE LIMA, LIMA, OH.  FIGURATIVE PAINTING.  JUL-AUG.

 

PARCHMAN STREMMEL GALLERIES. SAN ANTONIO, TX.  CONTEMPORARY ART.  JUN-JUL

 

A GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  ABSTRACT WORKS.  FEB-MAR.

 

2002      
PARCHMAN STREMMEL GALLERIES, SAN ANTONIO, TX.  KNOWN AND NEW.  SEP.

 

GALLERY NOW, LEMON GROVE, CA.  ART IN THE YARD. JULY.

 

GALLERY NOW, LEMON GROVE, CA.  BUG. MAY – JUN.

 

PUNA CONTEMPORARY ART, PUNA, HI.  WINTER EXHIBITION. JAN – MAR.

 

THE ADVOCATE GALLERY, LOS ANGELES, CA.  CITY OF ANGELS. . .GATES OF HELL. JAN - FEB.

 

CITY GALLERY, LOS ANGELES, CA.  THE EXPANSION PROJECT.  JAN – APR.          

 

2001      
GALLERY 835, LOS ANGELES, CA.  PINK BUBBLE BATH.  DEC.

 

THE CITY GALLERY, LOS ANGELES, CA.  HECK.FINAL.  NOV – JAN 2002.

 

L.A. ARTCORE, LOS ANGELES, CA.  WALLWORKS. AUG.

 

CIRCLE ELEPHANT ART, LOS ANGELES, CA.  SIX CALIFORNIA PAINTERS.  JUL-AUG.

 

EL PUEBLO GALLERY, LOS ANGELES, CA.  LIVING WITH L.A. ART - AN ACQUIRED TASTE.  JUN-JUL.

 

ARTSHARE WAREHOUSE GALLERY, LOS ANGELES, CA.  ARTSHARE 41.  MAR-APR.

 

HUNTINGTON BEACH ART CENTER, HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA.  CENTERED ON THE CENTER.  FEB.

 

ARTSHARE WAREHOUSE GALLERY, LOS ANGELES, CA.  ARTSHARE 39.  JAN-FEB.

 

1998      
J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM, LOS ANGELES, CA.  GETTY UNDERGROUND.  OCT - NOV.

 

CALIFORNIA CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, LOS ANGELES, CA.  WORLD CONTEMPORARY ART '98.  OCT.

 

11 EAST ASHLAND GALLERY, PHEONIX, AZ. 12TH ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION.  APR - MAY.

 

1997      

UTAH ARTS FESTIVAL, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  ARTISTS OF THE DAY (INVITATIONAL).  JUN.

 

1996      
DOLORES CHASE GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.   ABSTRACTION IN UTAH.  MAY.

 

SPRINGVILLE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, SPRINGVILLE, UT.  72ND UTAH SPRING SALON.  APR - MAY.

 

ART ACCESS GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  SHELTERS.  FEB - MAR.

 

GITTINS GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  OVER THERE.  JAN-FEB.

 

1995      
GALLERY 303, PROVO, UT.  THE GREENER GRASS OVER THERE.  SEP.

 

1994      
UTAH MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  UTAH '94.  JUL - SEP.

 

ECCLES ART CENTER, OGDEN UT.  SPRING '94. NOV - DEC.

 

1993      
SPRINGVILLE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, SPRINGVILLE, UT.  SPIRITUAL AND RELIGIOUS ART OF UTAH.  NOV - DEC.

 

ECCLES ART CENTER, OGDEN, UT.  BLACK AND WHITE COMPETITION.  NOV - DEC.

 

1992      

UNION GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  OCT - NOV.

 

UPPER CRUST GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  VIEW OF THREE.  FEB - MAR.

 

1991      
SALT LAKE ART CENTER, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  NUTCRACKER SUITE EXHIBIT.  NOV - DEC.

 

OXFORD HOUSE GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  OCT - NOV.

 

DOLORES CHASE GALLERY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  CELEBRATING YOUNG ARTISTS.  JUN.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

EUROSTAR INTERNET MAGAZINE, BUDAPEST, HUNGARY.  EXHIBITION ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION IN THE DUAL GALLERY. JUL 14, 2018


THE FRESHWATER REVIEW .   COVER ART, SPRING 2018, VOL 21.

GATEWAY REVIEW – A JOURNAL OF MAGICAL REALISM, MO.   COVER ARTIST, VOLUME 1 ISSUE 4, 2018.

STUDIO VISIT MAGAZINE, BOSTON, MA.   WORK INCLUDED IN VOLUME 41, 2018.
 

15 BYTES MAGAZINE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT. UT ,17 SHOWCASES THE STATE’S TALENT IN PAINTING AND SCULPTURE. . GEOFF WICHERT.  NOV 29, 2017.

 

WESTERN HUMANITIES REVIEW,  SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  FEATURED ARTIST – PUBLICATION OF SERIES “TO BE UNNAMED”  WITH PROSE BY LYNN KILPATRICK.  SPRING ISSUE (2018).

 

WHITEFISH REVIEW, WHITEFISH, MO.  FEATURED ARTIST.  WINTER/SPRING 2018 .

 

SUPERSTITION REVIEW,  TEMPE, AZ.  COVER  ARTIST.  ISSUE 19 (MAY, 2017).

15 BYTES MAGAZINE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT. INEXHAUSTABLE PLEASURE.  REVIEW OF “JOHN SPROUL – BODY TO BODY”. GEOFF WICHERT. JAN ISSUE 2017.

 

15 BYTES MAGAZINE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT. JOHN SPROUL & LYNN KILPATRICK @CITY LIBRARY.  GEOFF WICHERT. JUNE ISSUE.2013.

 

FOX 13 NEWS, KSTU-TV, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  PROGRAM FINDS FOSTER PARENTS FOR CONTEMPORARY ART.  JUL 16, 2011.

 

SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  ARTISTS, HOMEOWNER’S TO SHOWCASE LAWN ART.  ARTICLE ON LAWN GNOMES EAT YOUR HEARTS OUT.  DAWN HOUSE.  MAY 21 2011.

 

SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  OUT OF AFRICA, KIDS FIND HOPE AFTER HORRORS OF WAR.  ARTICLE ON THE UGANDA CHILDREN’S ART PROJECT & EXHIBITION.  GLEN WARCHOL.  APR 20 2011.

 

SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.    NOX CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY.  REVIEW OF THE EXHIBITION PRIME AND THE OPENING OF THE GALLERY.  BRIAN STAKER, DEC 13 2010.

 

SALT LAKE MAGAZINE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  Best of 2010.  AWARDED THE FOSTER ART PROGRAM  BEST NEW ART IDEA. 2010

 

DESERET NEWS, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.   PROGRAM LETS YOU BECOME A FOSTER HOST FOR ARTWORK.  ARTICLE ON THE FOSTER ART PROGRAM.  CATHY LUNCH.  JULY 29, 2010.

 

 

SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  SALT LAKE CITY’S FOSTER ART PROGRAM CONNECTS ART LOVERS WITH ARTISTS.  ARTICLE ON THE FOSTER ART PROGRAM.  (Founded and Directed by John Sproul) DEC 12 2009.

 

 

15 BYTES MAGAZINE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT. ARTICLE ON THE FOSTER ART PROGRAM.  (Founded and Directed by John Sproul) SEPTEMBER ISSUE.2009.

 

15 BYTES MAGAZINE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT. PHOTO EDITORIAL OF JOHN SPROUL STUDIO.  APRIL ISSUE.2009.

 

PARK CITY TV, PARK CITY, UT.  MY INBOX NEWS: REVIEW OF EXHIBIT “A QUESTION BEAUTIFUL”.   OCT 22, 2008.

 

CITY WEEKLY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  REVIEW OF EXHIBITION JOHN SPROUL-NEW WORK AT PALMERS GALLERY.  JULY 17, 2008

 

ART LMTD MAGAZINE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA.  ARTIST PROFILE- JOHN SPROUL.

OCT-NOV 2004.  P 19.

 

OXFORD TOWN,  OXFORD, MS. SUBTLE STRENGTH SHOWCASED AT SOUTHSIDE, REVIEW OF EXHIBITION SUBTLE STRENGTH.  JAN 8-14 2004.

 

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, MEMPHIS, TN.  ART-THROB – SUBTLE STRENGTH.  REVIEW OF EXHIBITION SUBTLE STRENGTH.  JAN 9, 2004

 

PICKLEBIRD ART MAGAZINE,  LOS ANGELES, CA. THE HARMONY OF JOHN SPROUL, BY CAROL ES.  JUNE 2003.

 

PRESS TELEGRAM, LONG BEACH, CA.  OUT OF SPACE.  REVIEW OF SOLO EXHIBITION JOHN SPROUL:2003.  JAN 17, 2003

 

BLACK BOOK MAGAZINE, NEW YORK, NY.  ART LIST: JOHN SPROUL NEW PAINTINGS, CIRCLE ELEPHANT ART, LOS ANGELES, CA.  WINTER 2002/03.

 

ABSOLUTEARTS.COM, COLUMBUS, OH.  JOHN SPROUL: NEW PAINTINGS, CIRCLE ELEPHANT ART, LOS ANGELES, CA.  DEC 4, 2002.

 

GLENDALE NEWS PRESS, GLENDALE, CA.  BEST BET – JOHN SPROUL’S ICONS OF THE ORDINARY: CONTEMPORARY LIFE IN THE INDIVIDUAL.  AUG 9, 2001.

 

UTAH PAINTING AND SCULPTURE, GIBBS SMITH, PUBLISHER, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  VERN G. SWANSON, ROBERT S. OLPIN, WILLIAM C. SEIFRET. 1997. P 271.

 

CATALYST, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  THE MANY SHAPES OF SHELTER.  REVIEW OF THE GROUP EXHIBITION SHELTERS, BY BROOK TARRANT.  MAR 1996.

 

DESERET NEWS, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  CONCEPTS OF 'SHELTER' INSPIRE S.L. ART EXHIBIT.  REVIEW OF THE GROUP EXHIBITION SHELTERS, BY DAVE GAGON.  MAR 24, 1996.

 

DESERET NEWS, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  ABSTRACTIONIST'S WORK IS AN OCULAR WILD RIDE.  REVIEW OF THE SOLO EXHIBITION UNCERTAIN METROPOLIS, BY DAVE GAGON.  MAR 24, 1996.

 

DESERET NEWS, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.   UTAH '94.  REVIEW OF THE COMPETITION UTAH '94, BY RICHARD P. CHRISTENSEN.  JUL 3, 1994

 

THE DAILY UTAH CHRONICLE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  NEW NUTCRACKER PERSPECTIVE.  REVIEW OF THE GROUP EXHIBITION NUTCRACKER SUITE EXHIBITION, BY LINDA ENGH.  NOV 22, 1991.

 

LECTURES/PANEL DISCUSSIONS

SNOW COLLEGE,  EPHRAIM, UT.  ART, LIFE AND SOCIETY.  LECTURE.  NOV 9, 2017

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH,  SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  THE CREATIVE LIFE.  LECTURE.  APR 11, 2013.

 

SALT LAKE ACTING COMPANY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  RELATIONSHIPS IN RED.  A PANEL DISCUSSION HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE PLAY "RED" (ABOUT MARK ROTHKO).  FEB 26, 2012.
 

WESTMINSTER COLLEGE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  THE STATE OF CONTEMPORARY ART IN UTAH.  PANEL.  DEC 1, 2011.

 

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH,  SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINAR: HOW TO BE A PROFESSIONAL ARTIST.  LECTURE.  NOV 22, 2011.
 

UTAH CULTURAL ALLIANCE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.  CULTURE BYTES: MARKETING 101 FOR EMERGING ARTISTS AND YOUNG NON-PROFITS.  MAY 11, 2011.