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Melvin Schuler Works Biography

MELVIN SCHULER (b.  1924 – d. 2012)

San Francisco, CA

 

EDUCATION

Yuba College, Marysville, CA

CA, College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA, B.A. Ed., 1946, M.F.A., 1947 Danish Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, 1955-1956

Professor Emeritus, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

 

EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)

  • Avelon, Eureka, CA, 2005, 2004, 2003 Stremmel Gallery, Reno, Nevada 2003 Wolk Gallery, st. Helena, CA, 2003
  • Art Exchange and Sculpture Garden, San Francisco, CA, 2001 William Zimmer Gallery, Mendocino, CA, 2000
  • Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA, 2000, 2004
  • Gump’s Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1999, 1997, 1992, 1990, 1988, 1986, 1984, 1982, 1981, 1956, 1952, 1950 Mill Valley Sculpture Gardens, Mill Valley, CA, 1999
  • Margo Jacobsen Gallery, Portland, Oregon 1998
  • Air Touch Communications, Walnut Creek, CA, 1996 Horwitch Newman Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona 1996,1995 Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA, 1995
  • The Gallery, Halls Crown Center, Kansas City, Missiouri 1994 Auberge Du Soleil, Napa Valley, CA, 1993
  • Louis Newman Galleries, Beverly Hills, CA, 1991, 1989, 1988 Candy Stick Gallery, Ferndale, CA, 1993, 1980
  • Plaza Design, Arcata, CA, 1992, 1990
  • College of the Redwoods Gallery, Eureka, CA, 1991, 1981 Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA, 1988
  • Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 1988, 1986, 1984, 1983, 1981, 1980, 1978, 1976, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1970, 1968, 1967
  • Fountain Gallery of Art, Portland, Oregon 1985, 1983, 1980, 1977
  • Sutter County Memorial Museum, Yuba City, CA, 1983
  • Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA, 1978
  • James Willis Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1979, 1976
  • Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1972, 1971, 1970
  • Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1968, 1965, 1964 University of Washington, Henry Gallery, Seattle, Washington 1975 University of Oregon, Museum of Art, Eugene, Oregon 1976 Salishan Lodge, Oregon 1978, 1975
  • Foster /White Gallery, Seattle, Washington 1981, 1975 Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon 1973 Sunriver Lodge, Bend, Oregon 1971
  • CA, State University, Chico, CA, 1972
  • Bakersfield College, Bakersfield, CA, 1972
  • La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, CA, 1971 Marin Museum, Marin, CA, 1969
  • Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, 1968 University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada 1966
  • Fresno State University, Fresno, CA, 1966
  • Crocker Gallery, Sacramento, CA, 1965 Humboldt State University 1969, 1965
  • Rogue Gallery, Medford, Oregon 1976,1971,1964 Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, Oregon 1964
  • CA, College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA, 1957, 1952

 

COMMISSIONS (SELECTED)

  • Humboldt Land-Title Company, Eureka, CA, 1963
  • Arcata City Hall, Arcata, CA, 1967
  • Santa Rosa City Hall, Santa Rosa, CA, 1969
  • Pacific Gas and Electric, Eureka, CA, 1970
  • (commision above) gift to the College of the Redwoods 1995
  • Medford City Hall, Medford, Oregon 1972
  • Eureka Redevelopment Agency, Eureka, CA, 1974
  • Tri Met Mall, Portland, Oregon 1977
  • Deschutes County Justice Building, Bend, Oregon 1978
  • Greenwood Park Mall, Indianapolis, Indiana 1978
  • Alderwood Center, Linwood, Washington 1979
  • Paddock Mall, Ocala, Florida 1980
  • Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, 1981
  • Touch Ross Co., Oakland, CA, 1982
  • Ron D. Bell, Calgary, Canada 1982
  • and Mrs. Kirk Douglas, Beverly Hills, CA, 1982
  • Pacific Lumber Co., San Francisco, CA, 1983
  • Spanish Bay Resort, Pebble Beach, CA, 1987
  • James Baldwin, Laguna Beach, CA, 1988
  • Alta Vista Country Clib, Placentia, CA, 1990
  • Mel Cutler, Vista, CA, 1990
  • The Oaks Club, Emeryville, CA, 1991
  • & Mrs. Sidney Goodwill, Tiburon, CA, 1993
  • & Mrs. Tony Allen, Palm Desert, CA, 1993
  • & Mrs. Sidney Benson, Los Angeles, 1994
  • John Burke, Eureka, CA, 1997
  • and Mrs. Gary Poertner, Eureka, CA, 1997
  • Enid Wood, Menlo Park, CA, 1997
  • Waterfront Landings, Seattle, Washington 1997
  • and Mrs. Thomas H. Stone, Highland Park, Illinois 1998
  • Arrow Creek, Reno, Nevada, 2001
  • and Mrs. Jess Bedore, Auburn, CA, 2001

 

COLLECTIONS (PRIVATE AND PUBLIC, SELECTED)

  • National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Joseph H. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
  • Phoenix Museum of Art, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA,
  • La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
  • CA, College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada
  • CA, State University, Chico, CA,
  • Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa Crocker Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • City of Oxnard, Oxnard, CA
  • Storm King Art Center, New York City, New York Standard Oil Collection, San Francisco, CA
  • Walter Thompson Collection, New York City, New York Schlesinger, Schleet, & McCullaugh, Palm Springs, CA, Woodward, Clyde and Sherad Collection, San Francisco, CA, Beneficial Standard Life Insurance Groups, Los Angeles, CA, Citizens Bank of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
  • Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
  • Hilton Hotel, Palm Springs, CA
  • Lloyds Bank, San Francisco, CA
  • Emanual Hospital, Portland, Oregon
  • State Capitol Collection, Salem, Oregon
  • Intercontinental Hotel, Maui, Hawaii
  • Western Electric Co., New York, NY
  • S. Data Corp., Portland, Oregon
  • Ted Weiner Collection, Palm Springs, CA, Harry S. Anderson Collection, Atherton, CA, The Commonwealth Building, Portland, Oregon Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schnitzer, Portland, Oregon Mr. Bernie Casey, Los Angeles, CA
  • John H. Johnson Collection, Chicago, II
  • Morris Graves, Eureka, CA
  • Dolores Vellutini, Eureka, CA
  • and Mrs. John Frohnmayer, Portland, Ore. Mr. and Mrs. John Gray, Portland, Oregon
  • and Mrs. Brooks Walker Jr., San Francisco, CA, Mr. and Mrs. John Denver, Aspen, Colorado
  • and Mrs. James R. Greenbaum, Palm Springs, CA, Mr. Gregory Vallerio, San Francisco, CA
  • J. Heinz Co., Corporate Collection
  • Vidal Sassoon Inc., Los Angeles, CA
  • Sheraton Plaza, La Reina, Los Angeles, CA
  • Jack Falvey Enterprises, San Francisco, CA
  • Theodore Lerner, Palm Springs, CA
  • and Mrs. James Baldwin, Laguna Beach, CA, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Behring, Blackhawk, CA
  • Harriett Moffett Snyder, Shawnee Mission, Kansas Mrs. Michael Coburn, Kanasa City, Missiouri
  • and Mrs. George Schmidbauer, Arcata, CA
  • and Mrs. Chris Johnson, Eureka, CA
  • Auberge Du Soleil, Napa Valley, CA
  • and Mrs. Rob Arkley, Eureka, CA
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