RONALD CHASE   CHRONOLOGY


1934     Born in Seminole, Oklahoma
1956     B. A. Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, New York
1956     Studies and travels abroad—Spain, Italy, France
1964     Lives and works in San Francisco, California

SELECTED ONE-MAN EXHIBITIONS

2017    New Work , Parlor, San Francisco

2016    Works on Paper, LB Lemercier,  Paris, France
2013    Paintings and Paper,  Don Soker Gallery, San Francisco
1994     Paintings, Plaza Gallery, Bank of America World Headquarters, San Francisco
1993     Photographs, Concourse Gallery, Bank of America World Headquarters, San Francisco
1992     Photographs, New York State Theater, Lincoln Center, New York City
1991     Minchner / Wilcox Gallery, San Francisco
1990     Triangle Gallery, San Francisco
1989     Triangle Gallery, San Francisco
1987     Triangle Gallery, San Francisco
              Norrtalje Konsthall, Norrtalje, Sweden
1986     Triangle Gallery, San Francisco
1985     Triangle Gallery, San Francisco
1984     Triangle Gallery, San Francisco
               International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York
1982     Triangle Gallery, San Francisco
1976     Triangle Gallery, San Francisco
1974     Triangle Gallery, San Francisco
1973     Triangle Gallery, San Francisco
1972     Triangle Gallery, San Francisco
1970     Triangle Gallery, San Francisco
1969     Triangle Gallery, San Francisco
             Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento
             Galerie Libre, Montreal, Quebec
1968     Triangle Gallery, San Francisco
1967     Triangle Gallery, San Francisco
             Galerie Libre, Montreal, Quebec
1966     Triangle Gallery, San Francisco
1965     Galerie Libre, Montreal, Quebec
1964     Galerie Libre, Montreal, Quebec
1962     Galerie Libre, Montreal, Quebec


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014      Glass Door Gallery , San Francisco
2012     New Works by New Gallery Artists, Don Soker Contemporary Art, San Francisco
1991     Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, California
1989     Group Show, "The Male Nude," Ravenna, Italy
             "Art Against Aids," Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco
1987     Norrtlje Konsthall, Norrtalje, Sweden
1988     Kunstberien, "The Male Nude," Frankfurt, Germany
1984     Alternative Museum, "Technics," New York City
             "New Art / Technology," Princeton University, Princeton
1971     San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco,
1969     Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Invitational, University of Illinois
1968     West Coast Painters and Sculptors Invitational,
             Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, California
1967     Fourth International Young Artitsts Exhibition, Tokyo
1963     "The Box Show," Byron Gallery, New York City
1962     Boston Museum of Fine Art, Boston
1962     Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Bibliotecque Nationale, Paris
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, New York
International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, Rochester
Princeton Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey
Norrtalje Konshalle, Norrtalje, Sweden
Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia
Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, California


SELECTED REVIEWS
Baker, Kenneth, 'Ronald Chase at Don Soker", San Francsico Chrincile, June 2013
Baker, Kenneth, "Chase at Triangle", San Francisco Chronicle, April 1990
Shale, Conrad, "Merging Film and Opera", Opera Monthly, April 1989
Baker, Kenneth, "Painter Fits in–", San Francisco Chronicle, March 1988
Malm, Inger, "Ronald Chase—Californian", Norrtejle Tioning, July 1988
Baker, Kenneth, "Ronald Chase", San Francisco Chronicle, May 1984
Albright, Thomas "Ronald Chase Returns to the Scene", San Francisco Chronicle, April 1982
Pede, Ronnie, "USA Today: Ronald Chase", Filmsgbeurem, Ghent, Belgium, January 1980
Armstrong, James, "The Thrill of the Chase", After Dark, July 1978
Schonberg, Harold, "Films: A New Dimension in Opera", New York Times, April 1975
Albright, Thomas, "Recent Works of Ronald Chase", San Francisco Chronicle, March 1972
De Wiltt Robbeloth, "Multi-Media Mind of Ronald Chase", SF Magazine, April 1971
Albright, Thomas, "Illusionist at the Triangle", San Francisco Chronicle, 1970
Bloomfield, Arthur, "Artist Thinks Big Things", San Francisco Examiner, 1970
Albright, Thomas, "Ronald Chase's Victorian Sculpture", San Francisco Chronicle, 1968
Ballantyne, Michael, "Ronald Chase", Montreal Star, June 1967
Jasmine, Claude, "Une Recherche de Qualite", Sept-Jours, June 1967
Robillard, Yves, "Ronald Chase", La Presse, June 1967
Frankenstein, Alfred, "A Very Large Artwork", San Francisco Chronicle, April 1966
Fried, Alexander, "A Contrast in Solo Shows", San Francisco Examiner, April 21, 1966
 

PUBLICATIONS
Cooper, Emmanuel, "Fully Exposed: The Male Nude in Photography", London 1990
Weimier, Peter, "The Male Nude," Frankfurt Kunstverien, 1989
Naef, Weston, "History of Photography," Avantgaurde, Tokyo, Japan 1988
Fulton, Marianne, " The New Photograph," Eastman House and Triangle Gallery, 1984
 

ARTIST BOOKS
1995     BOOK OF DAYS, San Francisco
             MOTS IMPORTANTS, San Francisco
1994     LEAF, San Francisco
             FARBER II, San Francisco
             THE BOOK AND ITS COVER, Paris
1993     FARBER I, San Francisco
             GENERATION: Hugo von Hofmannsthal & Family 1830-1939, San Francisco
             EYE, San Francisco
1992     ONE, Osiris Press, New York City

1991     BOOK OF HOURS, San Francisco
             LOOK AND SEE: Thoughts on Penmanship
             PLAY, San Francisco
 

FEATURE FILMS
1977     LULU 90 mins. (USA)  Available on Amazon Prime
                              Festivals: Filmex (Los Angeles), Rotterdam, Berlin (Forum),
                              Deauville, London, Dublin, Ghent, Locarno, Bruxelles

1976     BRUGES-LA-MORTE 80 mins (USA and BELGIUM)  Available on Amazon Prime
                              Prize: Prix de la Presse, Ghent, Belgium 1980
                              Festivals: Rotterdam, Liege, Ghent, Antwerp

SHORT FILMS

2000     VERY ANGRY PEOPLE 7 mins.
            1976     FANTASIA ON THE CHILDHOOD OF BUSONI 15 mins.
                              Prize: SECA Award, SF Museum of Modern Art
1975     A VILLAGE ROMEO AND JULIET 15 mins.
1972     BEATRICE CENCI 20 mins.
                              Prize:  the 1st SECA Award in film, SF Museum of Modern Art
             SALLY SIMPSON 10 mins.
             PARADE 10 mins.
             CATHEDRAL 10 mins.
1971     SCENE ONE: TAKE ONE 45 mins.
1969     CHAMELEON 10 mins.
                              Prize: Ann Arbor
              CLOWN 10 mins.
1966     THE COVENANT 10 mins.
                              Festivals: Cracow, Venice
1964     FRAGMENTS 15 mins.
                              Prize: Ann Arbor, Michigan
 

OPERA
2001     Die Tote Stadt, New York City Opera
1993     La Voix Humaine, La Mamelles des Teresias
              Juilliard School of Music, New York City
1992     Dr. Faustus, New York City Opera
               Fennimore and Gerde, Juillard School of Music
1991     Die Tote Stadt, New York City Opera
1990     L'Enfant et les Sortileges, New York City Opera
1987     L'Enfant et les Sortileges, Glyndebourne, England
1985     Die Frau ohne Schatten, Chicago Lyric Opera
               Strike up the Band, American Music Theater of Philadelphia
1983     Anna Karenina, Los Angeles Opera
               Les Mamelles de Tiresias, Opera Theater of St. Louis
               Margot La Rouge, Opera Theater of St. Louis
1982     Turn of the Screw, Eastman School of Music, Rochester
               Fennimore and Gerde, Edinburgh Festival, Scotland
1981     Fennimore and Gerde, Opera Theater of St. Louis
1979     A Song for Dead Warriors, San Francisco Ballet
1977     Docktor Faust, Wolftrap Farm, Washington, D.C.
1975     Die Tote Stadt, New York City Opera
               Lulu, Houston Grand Opera
1972     A Village Romeo and Juliet, Kennedy Center
1971     Beatrix Cenci, Opening the Kennedy Center
1970     Koanga, Washington Opera Society
1969     The Turn of the Screw, Washington Opera Society