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Biography


Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 1941
Contact: roystaab@yahoo.com

EDUCATION:

1969 B.F.A., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
1966 Milwaukee Institute of Technology, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
1965 Layton School of Art, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

MUSEUM COLLECTIONS:

Musee d'Art Modern, ville de Paris, Paris, France.
Le Fond National d'Art Contemporain, Paris, France.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City.
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

SELECTED GRANTS AND AWARDS:

2002 Sapporo-Artist-in-Residence
2002 Wisconsin Arts Board Award
2000 Gottlieb Foundation Award
1998 Art Futures.
1997 Green Festival of Hiroshima (commission).
1996 National Endowment for the Arts, Japan Fellowship.
1994 Massachusetts Art Lottery [Provincetown & Truro].
1993 Puffin Foundation Grant.
1992 Pollack/Krasner Grant
1992 Arts Festival of Atlanta, Georgia
1991 Artist Space Exhibition Grant
1990 Summer Arts Festival of Jyvaskyla Finland.
1989 New York State Council on the Arts (Hudson River Project
1989 Artist Space Exhibition Grant.
1988 MacDowell Colony Fellowship.
1987 New York Foundation for the Arts/Sculpture.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2003
ecoart=radical approaches to restoring the earth, ecoartspace, Beacon, New York
River Surface 'Imaging the River', Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York.
Festival d'art contemporary d'Laurentides, Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada.
Das Boot 'Lure of the Lake", Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Vaulted Arches (outdoor sculpture), Klein Art Works, Chicago, Illinois.

2002
Clarity of Vision, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water, UW-Whitewater, Whitewater, Wisconsin.
Water, Land and Air, Ecoartspace, Garrison, New York.
BOTANICA, Cape Museum of Fine Arts, Dennis, Massachusetts.
11 x l'11 - undici artisti per l'undici, Galerie Alisea, Bologna, Italy.
Four-leaf Clover, Otofuke Culture Center, Otofuke, Japan.
Big Shimenawa in Small Mountains, Free Space Praha, Sapporo, Japan.
Elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water, Walkers Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Saturn Rings, KMart, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Skogsring, Bjorklunden, Bailleys Harbor, Wisconsin.
Spring Ring, Charles Allis Art Musseum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Celestial Rings, Un-natural Landscape, Flatefile Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.

2001
Ephemeral Selections, Vanguard Gallery, Blatz Building, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Similar Geometric Movements in Trees & Water, K.M.Fine Art Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.
Wild Cyclic, Art Street Windows, 622 N. Water Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

2000
Incontri Internazionali D'arte Natura, ARTE SELLA 2000, Borgo Valsugana, Trento, Italia
Selected Works of '98, Cortland Jessup Gallery, Provincetown Massachusetts.

1999
With the Environment, K.M.Fine Arts Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

1998
In the Realm of the Gods, Cortland Jessup Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Strong Willow [site installation], Klein Art Works, Chicago, Illinois.
Nature: Point of Departure, Delaware Arts Center Gallery, Narrowsburg, New York.

1997
What Site Installations Are, Osaka College of Art, Osaka, Japan.
Growth Rings [site installation], Green Festival of Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan.
Visionar Quest [site installation], Oconomowoc Arts Festival, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.
Site installations made in Japan [photographs], Cortland Jessup Gallery, New York City.
Swan's Tail [site installation], LongHouse, East Hampton, New York.
The Golden Ring [site installation], Evanston Art Center, Evanston, Illinois.
Indoors & Out, Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Different Site Installations, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Photographs of Site Installations made in Japan, Art Space, HAP, Hiroshima, Japan.

1996
Photographs of Site Installations made in Japan, Hiroshima City Festival, Japan.
Photographs of Site Installations made in Japan, Gallery Marya, Takatsuki-shi, Japan.
Photographs of Site Installations made in Japan, Tokyo Textile Institute, Tokyo, Japan.
Photographs of Site Installations made in Japan, Osaka Art University, Osaka, Japan.
Photographs of Site Installations made in Japan, Mssohkan Gallery, Kobe, Japan.

1995
Oval Sanctuary & Photographs of Site Installations, Klein Art Works, Chicago, Illinois.
1994 Site Installations [photographs], Cortland Jessup Gallery, Provincetown, Cape Cod.
Last Picture Show, Internos Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

1994
Mini Art, Internos Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Artists of Family Day, Cape Museum of Fine Art, Dennis, Massachusetts.
Photographs of Site Installations & Transformation [in-gallery installation],
DNA Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Sculpture in the Garden [site installation], Cape Museum of Fine Art, Dennis, Massachusetts.
Photographs - 1993 Site Installations, Cortland Jessup Gallery, Provincetown, Cape Cod.
Photographs & Site Specific Installations, Chestnut Hill Mall, Boston, Massachusetts.
Fused, Higgins Art Gallery, Cape Cod Community College, West Barnstable, Massachusetts.
Nature by Design, Kohler/Clark Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

1993
Spiral Inside, Cortland Jessup Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Five Reed Sculptures in Five Windows on Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf/Goodman, New York City.

1992
Water Parquet, Atlanta Arts Festival, Atlanta, Georgia.
Prairie Ring, Haggery Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Mountains of the East [fabric installation], One Main, Brooklyn, New York.

1991
Sculptors on Paper, University of Wisconsin Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

1990
Jyvaskyla Opus [site Installation], Jyvaskyla Arts Festival, Jyvaskyla, Finland.
Photographs of Reed Sculptures, Gallery Fotokram, Jyvaskyla, Finland.

1989
Photographs of Hudson River Site Installation, Kleiner Art Center, Woodstock, New York.
Photographs of Reed Sculptures, Albany City Hall, Albany, New York.
Photographs of Reed Sculptures, Kattskiller-Greene County Council on the Arts, Catskill, N.Y.
Photographs of Reed Sculptures, Kingston Area Library, Kingston, New York.
Photographs of Reed Sculptures, Gallery 93 Main, Cold Spring-on-Hudson, New York.
Fabric Installation & Photographs of Reed Sculptures, Cornella Cotton Gallery, Croton-on-Hudson, New York.

1988
Off the Wall, & New Generation [fabric installations & works-on-paper], Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, N.Y.

1987
Site Installations of the Summer of 1987, and Documentary Photographs of Reed Sculptures, Twining Gallery, New York City.

1986
Photographs of 1985's Reed Sculptures, Provisions, Sag Harbor, New York.

1985
Nature Conservancy Show, [fabric installation], Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, N.Y.
Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Open Studio Show, Brooklyn, New York.
State of the Art II, Twining Gallery, New York City.

1984
2nd Fulton Ferry, Empire State Park Sculpture Show, Brooklyn, New York.
B.W.A.C. Open Studio Show, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York.
Mail Art, Franklin Furnace, New York City.

1983
Projects International, Galerie Articule, Montreal, Canada.
B.W.A.C. Open Studio Show, Brooklyn, New York.
Earworks, Grommet Gallery, New York City.

1982
75 Artistes...a la carte, Galerie Avant-Premiere, Paris, France.
Computer Work, Department ARTA, Musee George Pompidou, Paris, France.
B.W.A.C. Open Studio Show, Brooklyn, New York.

1980
Bobsband's Open House, New York City.
Uniquely Wisconsin, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Actualites du Dessin, Maison de la Culture, Grenoble, France.
Oblique et Angle, Galerie Alain Oudin, Paris, France.

1979
Travaux sur Papier-objet, Centre cultural de la ville de Parisis, Ville Parisis France.
Livre d'art et d'artistes, Galerie NRA, Paris, France.
Even Artist Have Friends, Gallery Sight 225, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
55th Annual Rockford & Vicinity Jury Show, Burpee Art Museum, Rockford, Illinois.

1978
Livere d'art et d'artistes, Galerie NRA, Paris, France.

1977
One Man Show, Galerie Bel Espoir, Paris, France.

1976
5eme de l'Estampe et du Multiple, Centre cultural de la ville de Parisis, Ville Parisis, France.
Accrochage d'ete, Galerie Stevenson & Palluel, Paris, France.

Since 1979, I have made site installation works. In 1983, I started to make them in nature out of natural materials from the site…Environmental Site Installations. I have made many installation sculptures that are not listed on this resume — only the ones associated with institutions.

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