CURRICULUM VITAE

B. 1953   Los Angeles, CA

Studio: Southern California

Subject matter: various: meditative mantras, human life journeys, passions

Medium: abstract, mixed media

Museums and Universities:

Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manila, the Philippines                         

Daytona, Florida’s Museum of Arts and Science, FL 

University of Michigan Museum of Art, Michigan 

De Saisset Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA 

Crocker Museum of Art, Sacramento, CA 

Chapman University, Orange, CA

Acquisitions slated for:

Riverside Museum of Art, Riverside

University of Colorado, Boulder

Education:

Graduated California State University, Fullerton: Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1976 

Graduated California State University, Fullerton: Teaching Credential, 1977 

Class works at USD, La Jolla                                                                        

Taught Art in Orange County, CA Public Schools, 1977-1984 

Commenced Full Time Painting Career, 1985 

Class work at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, 1990 & 1995

Class work at UCLA, Paintings and Drawings Department, 2001

Periodicals:

5 Page Feature Story, International Fine Art Collector Magazine, September Issue1991 

Front Page Story, “Hot Artist”, Los Angeles Times, September 15 Issue    1991 

4 Page Feature Article, California Homes and Lifestyles, March Issue    1992

4 Page Feature Article, International Fine Art Collector Magazine, May Issue   1993 

First Museum Acquisition, Daytona, Florida Museum of Arts and Science    1993 

Commission for Cover, Orange County Magazine Annual Edition    1994 

2 Page Feature Article, “Revealed”, Orange Coast Magazine, December Issue    1996

Feature Article, San Diego Downtown News, June Issue     2002

NBC News Interview, “Spotlight On Artists” July Segment     2002

Art News Magazine, Featured Ad, June Issue     2003

Cover, Gallery Guide, West Coast, April Issue    2005

Cover, Gallery Guide, National International Collectors Edition, May Issue     2005

5 Page Feature Story, “Paul Ecke in Laguna”, Space Magazine, April Issue     2006

Editorial, LUXE Magazine, Fall Issue 2007

Desert Living Magazine 2007

California Homes and Gardens, Fall 2007

Space Magazine, October 2007

Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot, October 31-November 6, 2008 

California Homes, December 2008

The Magazine, Los Angeles, April 2009

Artweek.LA, “Paul Ecke: The Human Canvas”, November 2010

Solo Exhibitions: 

Sterling Gallery, La Jolla, CA     1990-1993

Quest Gallery, Taos, NM    1996

Gallery IBah, Ubud Bali, Indonesia    1996

ASF (AIDS Service Foundation), Orange County, CA    1997

APLA (AIDS Project Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA    1997

Gallery Adrienne, La Jolla, CA    1997-1999   

Adrienne Adler Contemporary Fine Art, La Jolla, CA    2001

Ramsden Morrison Gallery, San Diego, CA    2002

William Merrill Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA   1990-2012

Gebert Contemporary, Scottsdale, AZ 2009

Gebert Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2009-2010

Space Gallery, Denver, CO 2011-2012 

Ian Tan Gallery, Vancouver BC 2012

Holly Hunt Showroom 2011

Art Institute, Orange County, CA 2011

Axiom Contemporary, Santa Monica, CA 2013

Contemporary Fine Arts Gallery, La Jolla, CA 2014-2015

Schoos Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2015

SeaArtists, Salton Sea, CA 2016

Selected Group Exhibitions:

Sterling Gallery, La Jolla, CA    1990-1993

Gallerie Arlette G’maray, Paris, France    1992

Royal Palm Gallery, Palm Desert, CA   1992-1993

Galeries Thierry Salvador, Paris, France    1993-1997

Elaine Sternberg Gallery, Chicago, IL    1994

Sterling Marchetti Gallery, New York, NY    1994-1995

‘Art Alive’, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA    1993-1995  

Gallery Adrienne, La Jolla, CA     1997-1999

Feast on Art, Orange County Museum of Art, CA   1997

Gallery Adrienne, San Francisco, CA    1998

Emerald City Gallery, Seattle, WA     1998-2000

Glass Garage Gallery, Los Angeles, CA    2001

Adrienne Adler Contemporary Fine Art, La Jolla, CA     2001

Glass Garage Gallery, Los Angeles, CA    2003

Ramsden Morrison Gallery, San Diego, CA    2002-2003

Dolby-Chadwick, San Francisco, CA    2004

Lowe Gallery, Santa Monica, CA   2004 and 2006 

Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA     2004 and 2006 

Chiaroscuro Gallery. Scottsdale, AZ 2007-2008

Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA 2007

Ogilvie Pertl Gallery, Chicago, IL 2008

Camino Real Gallery, Boca Raton, FL 2008

Gebert Contemporary, Scottsdale, AZ 2009-2013

Gebert Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2008-2012

Space Gallery, Denver, CO 2007-2013

William Merrill Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA 1990-2012

McNabb Martin Contemporary, San Diego 2011-2013

Lurie Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2010-2011 

Holly Hunt Showrooms, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York 2011-2013

Chapman University, Orange, CA 2012 

Ian Tan Gallery, Vancouver BC 2012-2015

Gina B, Laguna Niguel, CA 2010-2014

LA Art Show, Los Angeles, CA 2010-2014

Jennifer West Showroom, Seattle 2012-2014

Christine Klassen Gallery, Calgary, Canada 2012-2014

Axiom Contemporary, Santa Monica, CA 2012-2014

Fresh Paint Art Gallery, Culver City, CA 2012-2014

Richard Demato Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY 2013-2014

Space Gallery, Denver, CO 2007-2015

Art Hamptons, The Hamptons, NY 2014

Art Aspen, Aspen, CO 2014

Holly Hunt Showroom, Dallas, TX 2014

Baisden Gallery, Tampa, FL 2014

Space Gallery, Denver, CO 2015

Contemporary Fine Arts Gallery, La Jolla, CA 2015

Salton Sea Art Show, Salton Sea, CA 2016