Edith Baumann

Born 1948, Ames, IA

Lives and works in Santa Monica, CA


1975     B.F.A., University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

1985     M.F.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018    Edith Baumann: Early Works, Parrasch Heijnen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016     Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

2011     Modernism, San Francisco, CA

2010     Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2005     M&W Art Ltd, Hong Kong, China

1993     Beatrix Wilhem Gallery, Stuttgart, Germany (catalog)

1990     Modernism, San Francisco, CA.

   Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

1989     Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1988     Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

1987     Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

1985     Lindhurst Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

1982     Conejo Art Museum, Thousand Oaks, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019     Emergence: Art and the Incarnation of Space, Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University, Waco, TX

Eight Ball: Math Bass, Edith Baumann, Lindsay Burke, Anne Neukamp, Martos Gallery, New York, NY

2015     White Album, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

   Paths and Edges, Guggenheim Gallery, Newport Beach, CA

2013     Fifty/Fifty, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

   Magnifici anni, Art 1307, Cinthia and Renato Penna, Napoli, Italy

2012     Ed's Party: Spheres of Influence in the LA Art Scene, William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

   California Abstract Painting 1952 to 2011, Woodbury University Nan Rae Art Gallery, Burbank, CA

2011      Less is More, Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles, CA

   Fall Spotlight, 333 Montezuma Annex, Santa Fe, NM

   Skin Freak, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX

   What's New, Pussycat?, The Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

2010     Putting on the Paint, Fort Worth Contemporary Art, Fort Worth, TX

   Bubble and Squeak, Happy Lion Gallery. Los Angeles, CA

   Wall To Wall, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

   The Shape of Space, 222 Shelby Gallery, Sant Fe, NM.

2008     Emphasis, Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

   About Abstraction, Chapman University Guggenheim Gallery, Orange, CA

2007     Painting's EDGE, Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild, CA

2004     Abstract, USC School of Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA

2000     Pure de(Sign), Otis Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA

1999     Under 500/Intimate Abstract Painting, The Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA

1996     Red Paintings, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

1994     In Plain Sight: Abstract Painting in Los Angeles, Blue Star Art Gallery, San Antonio, TX

1993     The Shape of Things to Come, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

   Coming Unraveled, Santa Barbara College of Creative Studies Gallery, University of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

   Heart of Light, The Heart of Silence, Shasta College Art Gallery, Redding, CA

   Intimate Universe, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY (traveled from Michael Walls Gallery)

1992     Intimate Universe, Michael Walls Gallery, New York, NY

   Frankfurt Art Fair, Beatrix Wilhelm Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany

1991     A Night of Celebration, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

   Visual Literation, Michael Kohn Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1990   Absolute Contemplation, 8 Abstract Painters, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

1989     Abstract Options, University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Curated by Phyllis Plous and Frances Colpitt (catalog), travels to Mary and Leigh Block Art Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston,                  IL and to de Saisse Museum, University of Santa Clara, CA)

1988     After Abstract, Curated by Stephen Nowlin, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA (catalog)

   Visual Silences, Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (catalog by Peter Clothier)

   Primary Abstraction: Los Angeles, Curated by Jeffrey Browning, Modernism, San Francisco, CA

1987     Los Angeles Artists: Modern Masters, Ruthven Gallery, Lancaster, OH

1986     New Balance LA-NY, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

1985     Divisions: Seven Los Angeles Artists, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, (catalog)

   New Art in the West, Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA

   LA Artists, Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

   Venice Art Walk, Docent lead tour

1984     2Dimensions, Fox Fine Arts Center, University of Texas, El Paso, TX, (catalog)

1983     Newcomers 1983, Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA

   Art/Soul, Stella Polaris Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

   Art Rental Gallery, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1982     16th Annual Exhibition, Brea Civic Cultural Center Gallery, Orange County Art Association (catalog)

   Conejo Art Museum, juried by Betty Asher, Thousand Oaks, CA

1980     Abstract Painting 1980, curated by James Hayward California Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (catalog)

1975     Drawing and Print Show, Santa Monica College Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA