Richard Jolley

Richard Jolley's work is involved in many kinds of subject matter, yet he holds fast to certain visual ideas. The human silhouette, the sphere, the column, the male/female aspects of identity, the symbolism of birds, the mythology of Atlas, the repose of sleep, and the subtle ingredients of thought in relation to metaphysical time and space are but some of the visual traces that occupy Jolley's lexicon. Given the recurrence of these signs in his works, Jolley's tendency is to move in the direction of Surrealist ambiguity - to escape from the everyday into dream. Through Jolley's focus and concentration, comes the message that art is not limited by its medium but is open to a continuous exploration of what can be meaningful to the human eye.
 
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Richard  Jolley Richard Jolley glass steel
GARDEN #12
62 x 63 x 16 in
Richard  Jolley SATIN DOVE ON BLUE STEEL GLOBE_ RICHARD JOLLEY_ SCULPTURE
Richard  Jolley BIOMORPHIC _ 5
BIOMORPHIC # 5
19 x 10 x 9 in
Richard  Jolley Richard Jolley glass
BLACK BUST 52
16 x 10.5 x 8 in
Richard  Jolley BUST WITH METALLIC LEAF
BUST WITH METALLIC LEAF
16 x 6.25 x 8.5 in
Richard  Jolley GOLD DISK
GOLD DISK
41 x 40 x 9 in
Richard  Jolley IRIDESCENT AQUA OVAL BUST
IRIDESCENT AQUA OVAL BUST
15.5 x 6 x 10 in
Richard  Jolley RED AMBER IRIDESCENT BUST
RED AMBER IRIDESCENT BUST
16 x 9.5 x 8 in
Richard  Jolley SILVER GREY IRIDESCENT BUST
SILVER GREY IRIDESCENT BUST
17.5 x 6 x 10 in
Richard  Jolley SUSPENDED IN DREAMS
SUSPENDED IN DREAMS #21
21 x 21 x 11 in
Richard  Jolley Richard Jolley glass
WONDERING #5
12.5 x 12 x 10 in

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Richard  Jolley

Richard Jolley

Richard Jolley Resumé

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Born: 1952 Wichita, KS

Resides: Knoxville, TN

 

Education:

1970-1973
Undergraduate studies – Tusculum College, Greeneville, TN

1974
BFA – George Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

1974
Graduate Studies – Penland School, Penland, NC

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2014
Schantz Galleries, Considerations the Art of Richard Jolley, Stockbridge, MA

2013
Morris Museum of Art, Richard Jolley and Tommie Rush: The Art of Glass, Augusta, GA

2011
Mobile Museum of Art, Richard Jolley and Tommie Rush: A Life in Glass, Mobile, AL

Venice Projects, Richard Jolley: Venice Continuum, Venice, Italy

2008
Leo Kaplan Modern Gallery, New York, NY

2007
Mitchell Art Gallery of St. John’s College, Richard Jolley: Sculptor of Glass, Annapolis, MD

Grounds for Sculpture, Richard Jolley: Sculptor of Glass, Hamilton, NJ

2006
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Richard Jolley: Sculptor of Glass, Montgomery, AL

Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI

Lowe Art Museum, Richard Jolley: Sculptor of Glass, Coral Gables, FL

Huntsville Museum of Art, Richard Jolley: Sculptor of Glass, Huntsville, AL

Bergstrom – Mahler Museum, Richard Jolley: Sculptor of Glass, Neenah, WI

2005
Paine Art Center and Gardens, Richard Jolley: Sculptor of Glass, Oshkosh, WI

Longwood University, Richard Jolley: Sculptor of Glass, Farmville, VA

Hunter Museum of American Art, Richard Jolley: Sculptor of Glass, Chattanooga, TN

Simmons Visual Art Center, Brenau University, Richard Jolley: Sculptor of Glass, Gainesville, GA

Leo Kaplan Modern Gallery, New York, NY

Arkansas Arts Center, Richard Jolley: Glass Sculptor, Little Rock, AR

2004
Lowe Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Morris Museum of Art, Richard Jolley: Sculptor of Glass, Augusta, GA

Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Richard Jolley: Sculptor of Glass, New Orleans, LA

2003
Tennessee State Museum, Richard Jolley: Sculptor of Glass, Nashville, TN

2002
Knoxville Museum of Art, Richard Jolley: Sculptor of Glass, Knoxville, TN

Leo Kaplan Modern, New York, NY

2001
Fay Gold Gallery, Tabula Rasa, Atlanta, GA

2000
Habatat Galleries, Chicago, IL

Leo Kaplan Modern, New York, NY

Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL

1999
Fay Gold Gallery, Meridian, Atlanta, GA

1998
Arthur Roger Gallery, Cairn, New Orleans, LA

1997
Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL

Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

Mint Museum of Art, Art Currents 22: Richard Jolley, curated by Mark R. Leach, Charlotte, NC

Emory and Henry College, Emory, VA

Fay Gold Gallery, Totemic Tales, Atlanta, GA

1996
Sanske Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

1995
Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, DC

1994
Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN

Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

1993
Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, DC

1992
Arthur Roger Gallery, New York, NY

Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1991
Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, DC

1990
Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

1989
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, DC

Kurland/Summers Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1988
Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Zimmerman/Saturn Gallery, Nashville, TN

1987
Kurland/Summers Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL

Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, DC

Galeria Angela Hollings, Hameln, Germany

1985
Portfolio Gallery, Narrative Imagery, Atlanta, GA

Kurland/Summers Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1982
Alliance Museum, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

1979
Spring Street Gallery, New York, NY

1976
Alpha Gallery, Knoxville, TN

1974
 

Centennial Art Center, Nashville, TN

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2014
Glass Today: 21st Century Innovations, New Britain Museum of American Art, Britain, CT

2014
Trends in Contemporary Glass Art, Shanghai Himalayas Museum, Shanghai, China

2013
Best of the South, Greg Thompson Fine Art, North Little Rock, AK

Haverty Collection, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX

2012
Expressions: International Glass Invitational, Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, MI

50 Years of Studio Glass, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY

Global and Local: Studio and Contemporary Glass on Florida’s West Coast, Museum of Fine Art, St. Petersburg, FL

Contemporary Glass Sculpture: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Studio Glass, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL

Evolution/Revolution, Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL

Evolution/Revolution, Dennos Museum, Traverse City, MI

2011
The 39th International Glass Invitational, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI

2010
Anything But Clear: The Studio Glass Movement 1979-2009, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN

Speak for the Tress, Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA

2009
Souls Journey: Inside the Creative Process, organized by The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, Asheville, NC

Speak for the Tress, Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID

From Sand – Works in Glass, Visual Arts Center of Richmond, Richmond, VA

Litvak Gallery, Inaugural Exhibition, Tel Aviv, Israel

International Shoebox Sculpture Triennial, University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI

Habatat Galleries 27th International Glass Exhibition, Boca Raton, FL

Habatat Galleries 37th International Glass Exhibition, Royal Oak, MI

2008
Higher Ground: A Century of the Visual Arts in East Tennessee, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

Tradition/Innovation: American Masterpieces of Southern Craft & Traditional Arts, organized by The Southern Arts Federation, Traveled Four Seasons, Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

Arthur Roger Gallery 30th Anniversary Exhibition, New Orleans, LA

Habatat Galleries 26th International Glass Exhibition, Boca Raton, FL

Habatat Galleries 36th International Glass Exhibition, Royal Oak, MI

2007
Shy Boy, She Devil, and Isis: The Art of Conceptual Craft, Selections from the Wornick Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Habatat Galleries 25th International Glass Exhibition, Boca Raton, FL

Habatat Galleries 35th International Glass Exhibition, Royal Oak, MI

2006
International Shoebox Sculpture Triennial, University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI

2003
Art of Tennessee, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN

Contemporary Directions, Glass from the Maxine and William Block Collection, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

2002
Contemporary Directions, Glass from the Maxine and William Block Collection, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

2001
The Best of Tennessee, Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN

Passionate Collectors, Gallery of Art and Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Habatat Galleries 29th International Glass Invitational, Habatat Galleries, Pontiac, MI

2000
Contemporary Works from the Palley Collection, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Miami, FL

Millennium Glass: An International Survey of Studio Glass, Kentucky Art and Craft Gallery, Louisville, KY

1999
XX/MM, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Inaugural Group Exhibition, Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA

Glass Glorious Glass, Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

International Glass Masters Invitational, A.N. Bush Gallery, Salem, OR

1998
Venezia Aperto Vetro 1998, Murano-Venezia, Italy

1997
Hsinchu Cultural Center, Hsinchu, Taiwan

Glass Today by American Studio Artists, The Boston Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA

Masters of Contemporary Glass: Selections from the Glick Collection, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

The 25th Annual International Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Pontiac, MI

1996
The 24th Annual International Invitational, Habatat Galleries, Pontiac, MI

Figurative Sculpture, Laumeier Sculpture Park, Saint Louis, MO

1995
East Tennessee Art Currents, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

Glass: A Regional Survey From Maryland to Louisiana, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC

A Touch of Glass, Explorers Hall, National Geographic Society Museum, Washington, DC

Dancing in a Sea of Light, Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, The Luski Collection, Virginia Beach, VA

1994
Grounds for Sculpture, Johnson Atelier, Mercerville, NJ

The Landscape, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

The Aesthetics of Athletics, Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI

Dancing in a Garden of Light, Asheville Museum of Art, Asheville, NC

A Passionate Perspective, The Spiezer Collection of Art, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL

1993
Spirit House, Sculpture Center, New York, NY

Figurative Sculpture, Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

1992
Hokin Kaufman Gallery, Chicago, IL

The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa ‘92, Kanazawa, Japan (Catalogue) Glass Now ‘92, Tokyo, Japan

1990
Chicago International Art Exposition, represented by Arthur Roger Gallery,New Orleans, LA

Stockholm International Art Exposition, represented by Nielsen Gallery, Malmö, Sweden

Los Angeles International Art Exposition, represented by Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Fishman Collection, Institute of Visual Arts, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

1989
Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

Joan Robey Gallery, Denver, CO

Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Glass Now ‘89, Tokyo, Japan

1988
World Glass Now ‘88, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan

Erlesenes Künsthandwerk Museum im Schloss, Bad Pyrmont, Germany

Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1987
Glass ‘87 in Japan, Odakyu Grand Gallery, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

Glass America ‘87, Heller Gallery, New York, NY

Liquid Light, Piedmont Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC

Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1986
Special Editions, American Craft Museum, New York, NY

Art and Function, Public Art Trust, Washington, DC

Glass and Wood Invitational, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC

New American Glass Focus 2 West Virginia, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

Glass America ‘86, Heller Gallery, New York, NY

Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1985
Exhibition 280, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

Glass America ‘85, Heller Gallery, New York, NY

Southern Studio Glass: New Directions, Kingsport Fine Arts Center, Kingsport, TN

The Figure in Glass, Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1984
Glass America ‘84, Heller Gallery, New York, NY

Earth, Wind, and Fire: Contemporary Works, The Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT

Gather of Glass, Mindscape Gallery, Chicago, IL

1983
Rebirth of a Medium, The Gallery of the University of Texas, San Antonio, TX

Five Approaches to Glass, Kurland/Summers Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Perception Gallery, Houston, TX

1981
The Early Eighties Exhibition, Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN

American Crafts ‘81, The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH

1980
For the Tabletop, American Crafts Museum, New York, NY

The Elements, New York, NY

Rare Color/Surface Design, The Hand and The Spirit Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

1979
13 State Exhibition, Appalachian Center, Smithville, TN

1978
Seventh Annual National Glass Exhibition, Habatat Galleries, Dearborn, MI

1976
Exhibition 280, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

1975
Mississippi River Show, Brooks Memorial Gallery, Memphis, TN

Glass Gems International, Tusculum College, Greeneville, TN

Middle Tennessee State University Invitational, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

1974
Fifth Bicentennial Art Show, Memphis, TN


Awards:

2010
Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass, Artist Award

Pittsburgh Glass Center, Distinguished Artist Award

2007
Governor’s Award in the Arts, Distinguished Artist Award

1988
Tennessee Individual Artist Grant


Selected Bibliography:

Speak for the Trees, Marquand Books, Seattle, WA, 2010.

Rosenwasser, Ruth. Master of Glass: Richard Jolley’s Fragile Creations, Key Biscayne Magazine, February 2006.

Ruhling, Nancy A. “Glass Acts,” Arts & Antiques, May 2004.

Bougard, Jenni. Artist Profile, Vanderbilt Magazine Fall 2003.

Bostick, Alan. “Head of the Glass,” The Tennessean, July 27, 2003.

Squires, William T. “Richard Jolley: Sculptor of Glass,” Tennessean Homes and Gardens, June 2003.

Mansfield, Duncan. “Poetry Under Glass,” Associated Press, December 2002.

Angel, Donna. “Richard Jolley,” Opulence, November 2001.

Waggoner, Shawn. “Mysteries of Human Experience,” Glass Art, September-October 2001.

Leir, Peters, Wallace. Contemporary Glass, Color, Light and Form, 2001.

Yelle, Richard W. Contemporary Art from Urban Glass, 2000.

Byrd, Joan Falcomer. “Richard Jolley: Reflection of a Classical Ideal,” American Craft, June-July 1997.

Rodgers, Joan S. “Figuring It Out,” Winston-Salem Journal, January 19, 1997.

Layton, Peter. Glass Art, Publisher A & C Black LTD., London, University of Washington Press USA, 1996.

Knapp, Rebecca. “November Looks Awash in Color,” Art & Antiques, November 1995.

Purcell, Janet. “Grounds a Winter Wanderland,” Trenton Times, January 6, 1995

Barrett, Chris. “Bearable Lightness,” Metro Pulse, November 16, 1995.

Wibking, Angela. “Art Under Glass,” Nashville Business Journal, March 21, 1994.

Knowles, Susan W. “Works by Richard Jolley,” Nashville Scene, April 7, 1994.

Leonard, Pamela Blume. “Artist Manages to Elevate Ordinary,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution, November 1992.

Simak, Ellen. “Collection Focus: Richard Jolley,” Hunter Museum of American Art publication, Chattanooga, Tennessee, September 1992.

Parker, Lin C. “Museum Talk at Hunter,” Chattanooga News Free Press, August 11, 1992.

Shea, Al. “Proscenium,” Gambit, June 1988.

Green, Roger. “Arthur Roger has a Birthday,” The Times Picayune, June 19, 1988.

Siegal, Roslyn. “Art of Glass Explored,” The New York Times, January 15, 1987.

Del Sisto, Cristina. “A Modern Twist,” The Washington Post, May 14, 1987.


Residency:

2011
Berengo Studio, Murano, Italy

1999
University of Sydney, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney, Australia

1998
Israeli Cultural Artist Exchange, Israel

1986
Galeria Angela Hollings, Hameln, Germany

 

Public Commissions/Instillations:

2009-2014
Untitled, Knoxville Museum of Art¸ Great Hall, Knoxville, TN

2007
Everything and the Cosmos, Seven World Trade Center, New York, NY

2003
Magic Flute, Stage Set for Opera, Knoxville, TN

2002
Bud, Knoxville Convention Center Knoxville, YN

1996
Aviary, Park Grill Restaurant, Gatlinburg, YN

Bombay Sapphire, Carillion Importers Ltd., Teaneck, NJ

1993
Absolut Statehood: Tennessee, Carillion Importers Ltd., Teaneck, NJ

1992
Atlantic Foundation, Princeton, NJ

1988
Governor’s Awards, State of Tennessee

James Agee Society Awards, East Tennessee Foundation, Knoxville, TN


Public Collections:

Asheville Museum of Art, Asheville, NC

Baton Rouge Art and Humanities Council, Baton Rouge, LA

Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA

Chrysler Museum at Norfolk, Norfolk, VA

Coburg Museum, Coburg, Germany

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

Glasmuseum Hentrich at Museum Kunst Palast, Dusseldorf, Germany

Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan

Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN

Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

International Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark

Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

Künstmuseum, Düsseldorf, Germany

Los Angeles County Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles, CA

Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, FL

Mint Museum of Craft & Design, Charlotte, NC

Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI

Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI

Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL

The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY

Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, University of New Orleans, LA

The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

Frederick Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

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