SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017Waterhouse and Dodd, New York, NY
2015Palimpsests, Waterhouse & Dodd, New York, NY, Opening October 8, 2015 catalogue
Scattered Rhymes, Venice Biennale, Collateral Exhibition, Venice, Italy, May 5 - September 30, 2015 catalogue
2014Page Turner, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA press
2013The Speech of Clouds, Edelman Arts, New York, NY catalogue
Doug Argue, Cafesjian Center for the Arts, Yerevan, Armenia exhibition photographs
The Art of Translation, Edelman Arts, New York, NY article, press
2012Catch My Drift, Haunch of Venison Gallery, New York, NY exhibition photographs
2011The Study of Infinite Possibilities, Edelman Arts, New York, NY
2005 Sherry Leedy Gallery, Kansas City, MO announcement,  exhibition photographs, review
2004Gallery Co., Minneapolis, MN review
1998Library of Babel, Associated American Artists, New York, NY exhibition text and photographs
1997Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1996Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, Associated American Artists, New York, NY pamphlet
1994What is the Grass, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN review
1989-1990
Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1987-1988Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1987Bockley Gallery, New York, NY
1986MC Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1985Tally Gallery, Bemidji, MN
1984B square One Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1983Bemidji State University Gallery, Bemidji, MN

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016Waterhouse & Dodd, New York, NY
201520|20 Nature Nurture, Heritage Bistro 14/2-3 Convent Road, Silom. Curated by Hossein Farmani in Association with the U.S Embassy Bangkok.
Waterhouse & Dodd, New York, NY
2014Monumental, MANA Miami, Miami, FL
All The Best Artists are My Friends, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
2013 Pop Culture: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, MANA Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
Contained Conflict, Driscoll Babcock Galleries, NY, NY
2012Pop Culture: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Malibu, CA
Abstraction : What is Real, Edelman Arts, New York, NY
2010Tuffatore, GRAM, Grand Rapids, MI exhibition images
Haunch of Venison Gallery, New York City, NY
2007Made in California, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA announcement
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
200612 x 12, Todd Gallery, Murfreesboro, TN juror's statement
2005National juried exhibition, Mills Pond House, St. James, NY, Juror: Claudia Altman-Siegel Director of the Luhring Augustine Gallery
Word Art, University Galleries, Cincinnati, OH
Millard Sheets Gallery Foundation, In association with the Smithsonian Institution, Pomona, CA
Eclectic Eye, Frederick R Weisman Museum, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
Inertia 2005, Gallery 500, Portland, OR
Will Creek Survey, The Allegany Arts Council/ Saville gallery, Juror: Kristen Hileman, assistant curator, Hirshorn Museum, Cumberland, MD
2nd Biennial International Juried Exhibition at Herbst International Exhibition Hall in San Francisco, juried by Marian Parmenter Director SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA announcement
The Fran Hill Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
National Juried Exhibition, Phoenix Gallery, Juror: Trevor Smith, curator New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY catalogue cover
Alpan International 2005, Alpan Gallery, Juror: Phyllis Braff, President Emerita, International Association of Art Critics, Long Island, NY
2005 Annual Juried Art Competition, South Arkansas Arts Center, Juror: Suzanne Weaver, Dallas Museum of Art Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, El Dorado, AR
2004Scope LA, Refusalon, Los Angles, CA
Two Portraits, Frederic R. Weisman Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2003Minimalism and More, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
2002Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
California Artists from the Frederick R Weisman Foundation, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, traveled to CSU Bakersfield, CA pamphlet
Post Gallery, LA, CA
Culture Club, Oakland, CA
2001Refusalon, San Francisco, CA
Biennale Internazionale Dell'Arte, Florence, Italy
Introductions, Refusalon gallery, San Francisco, CA
2000Twin Cities Collects, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
1999Minnesota Museum of American Art, Saint Paul, MN review
1998American Academy in Rome, Italy
1997Associated American Artists, New York City, NY catalogue
1996Threadwaxing Space, New York City, NY
Composing A Collection, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Weisman Art Museum, Saint Paul, MN
Drawings Midwest, Minnesota Museum of American Art, Saint Paul, MN
1994Minnesota Historical Society, Saint Paul, MN
1993McKnight Foundation Exhibition, MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1992Katherine Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1990The Persistent Figure, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
1987Art and the Law, presented by West Publishing Co., St. Paul, MN, traveled to Plaza Gallery, San Francisco, CA; Albrecht Art Museum, St. Joseph, MO, Landmark Center, St. Paul, MN, traveling exhibition pamphlet
1986Eight McKnight Artists, MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN
1985Doug Argue and Jim Lutes, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN pamphlet
1984Five From Minnesota, MCAD Gallery, MPLS, MN, Traveled to the New Museum, New York City, NY
Daedalus Fine Art, Minneapolis, MN
Saint Paul Art Collective, Wall Street Gallery, St. Paul, MN
1982Bemidji, Art Center, Bemidji, MN

AWARDS

2009London International Creative Competition | Artist of the Year Review
2001Golden Family Foundation
1997Rome Prize Fellow catalogue
1995Pollock- Krasner Foundation
Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship
1994Minnesota State Arts Board Career Opportunities Grant
1992McKnight Foundation Fellowship
1991Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship
1990Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant
1988Bush Foundation Fellowship
1987National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1986McKnight Foundation fellowship
1984Jerome Foundation Fellowship

COLLECTIONS

Cafesjian Museum of Art, Yerevan, Armenia four paintings
Port Authority, World Trade Center, NY, NY two paintings
Random House Books, New York NY
General Mills, Minneapolis, MN
Target Corporation, Minneapolis, MN Commissioned in 2001
Minneapolis Public Library, Minneapolis MN Commissioned in 2001
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis MN three paintings
Minnesota History Center Museum, St. Paul, MN
Minnesota Museum of American Art
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis MN six paintings
University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Bussiness, Minneapolis MN
University of Minnesota, Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis MN; twenty six paintings some promised
Frederic R.Weisman Foundation, Los Angeles, CA three paintings

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BIOGRAPHY

1962born in St. Paul MN
1980-82Bemidji State University — Bemidji MN
1983University of Minnesota — Minneapolis MN
1989son Mattison born
2001married Mary Margaret Jones

EDUCATION

1983University of Minnesota — Minneapolis MN
1980-82Bemidji State University — Bemidji MN