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Donald Feasél

 

Born

Pasadena, CA, 1953

Lives and works in San Jose, CA     

   

Education

MFA—University of California, Berkeley, CA, 1984

BA—University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1976


Academic Experience

2006 - present             Lecturer, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

1990 - 2012                 Art Instructor, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA

2002                            Art Instructor, Drawing Marathon Summer Session, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2001                            Visiting Faculty, Fine Arts Graduate Program, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA

1996 - 1999                 Art Instructor, Dominican College, San Rafael, CA

 

Solo Exhibitions

2014      Donald Feasél: Cannery Park Paintings. Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA    

2014      Donald Feasél: Terra Infirma. Wiegand Gallery, Notre Dame De Namur University, Belmont, CA

2013      Selected Paintings, 2001-2009. Shasta College Art Gallery, Shasta College, Redding, CA

2008      Recent Paintings. Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

2005      New Paintings. Brian Gross Fine Art at One Post Street, San Francisco, CA

2003      Selected Paintings 2002-2003. Brian Gross Fine Art at One Post Street, San Francisco, CA

2003      Recent Paintings. Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

2001      New Paintings. Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA 

1997      Recent Paintings. Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

1994      Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1991      Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Selected Group Exhibitions

2013     Pictorial Arts Faculty Exhibition, San José State University. Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery, San José, CA

2012     Art Faculty Show: Recent Work by Santa Rosa Junior College Faculty. Robert F. Agrella Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA

2009      paper/mylar/vellum. Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

2008      Gesture. Brian Gross Fine Art at One Post Street, San Francisco, CA

2008      Flow, Form & Forces. Orchard Commercial, North First ARTSpace, San Jose, CA

2005      UC Berkeley Art Alumni Group Show. Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1996      Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1995      Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1992      ProArts Gallery, Oakland, CA

1990      Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1989      Santa Rosa Junior College Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA

1988      ProArts Third Annual Juried Exhibition. Oakland, CA. Juror: Graham W.J. Beal

1987      Introductions '87. Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

1986      ProArts Second Annual Juried Exhibition. Oakland, CA. Jurors: David Ireland, Charles Shere, and M. Louise Stanley

1985      ProArts Annual Juried Exhibition. Oakland, CA, Glastonbury Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Jurors: Kenneth Baker, Elmer Bischoff, and C.   LewAllen


Public Collections            

Doyle Library, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA

Rene di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA

San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

 

Selected Bibliography

Baker, Kenneth. "Feasél irritates with fearless will." San Francisco Chronicle, April 5, 2014.

—,"Donald Feasel." ARTnews, October 2008.

—,"Color veers between precise stripes, random splashes." San Francisco Chronicle, May 14, 2005.

—,"Donald Feasel stretches his painting style." San Francisco Chronicle, January 8, 2003. 

—,"In the artist's studio." San Francisco Chronicle, June 9, 2001.

—,"Feasel glimpses the big picture." San Francisco Chronicle, September 11, 1997.

—, ARTnews, January 1995.

—, ARTnews, January 1992. 

—, "Art that runs off in all directions." San Francisco Chronicle, September 19, 1991. 

Brenneman, Christine. "Donald Feasel at Brian Gross Fine Art." Artweek, March 2003. 

Cheng, DeWitt. "Donald Feasél: 'Cannery Park Paintings' at Brian Gross Fine Art." art ltd., September/October 2014.

—"Donald Feasel at Brian Gross Fine Art." art ltd., September 2008.

Roth, David M. “Paper/Mylar/Vellum at Brian Gross”, Square Cylinder.com, August 10, 2009

Schere, Charles. "Several inviting works unveiled in 'Introductions." The Oakland Tribune, July 28, 1987.

Van Proyen, Mark. "Diversity and excellence." Artweek, April 9, 1988.

 

Publications

Bissell, Therese. “Midcentury Matters: Updating a William Wurster House in San Francisco.” Architectural Digest, February 2010.

Bullis, Douglas. 100 Artists of the West Coast. Schiffer Publishing: Pennsylvania, 2003.

Donald Feasél: Paintings, 1990-1994 (catalog), Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, California, 1994.

Donald Feasél: Terra Infirma (catalog), Wiegand Gallery, Notre Dame De Namur University, Belmont, California, 2014.