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Interview of Mike Henderson on SPARK, KQED click here

EDUCATION
                
1970   MFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1969   BFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014
Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013
Mike Henderson: Reflections, Morris Gallery, Missouri Valley College, Marshall, MO

2012
Mike Henderson, Alex Bult Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2010
"Now," Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009
“New Work,” di Rosa, Napa, CA

2007                            
“Branches,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006                            
“Patterns,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004                            
B. sakata gato gallery, Sacramento, CA

2003                            
Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
Mike Henderson, Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR
“Still Wet,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002                            
“Inside the Outside,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1999                            
“Sound, Light & Time,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1996                            
 San Marco Gallery, Dominican College, San Rafael, CA
“Time,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Five Year Survey,” California Museum of Art at the Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa, CA

1994                            
“Recent Paintings,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1992                            
“Recent Paintings,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1991                            
“Recent Paintings,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Mike Henderson - Selected Paintings,” Memorial Union Art Gallery, University of California at Davis,
    Davis, CA

1990                            
“Adeline Kent Award Exhibition,” Walter/McBean Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1989                            
Marcia McCoy Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Fuller Gross Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1987                            
“Mike Henderson, East/West,” Natsoulas Novelozo Gallery, Davis, CA

1985                            
“Mike Henderson, Acrylibilder und Aquarelle,” Loeb Galerie, Bern, Switzerland
“Mike Henderson, Time Out to Paint,” Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO

1982                            
“Mike Henderson, Recent Paintings,” Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

1980                            
“Mike Henderson/New Works,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
“Mike Henderson: Recent Work,” Memorial Union Art Gallery, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA

1978                            
“Paintings by Mike Henderson,” California State University, Sacramento, CA

1977                            
“Mike Henderson,” Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, CA

1976                            
Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012
Painting, The Box Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Choose Paint!, Museum of African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA

2011
75th Anniversary Exhibition, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
“Absence/Presence: Contemporary Abstraction,” Sonoma State University Art Gallery, Rohnert Park, CA

2010
“Out Of Order: Geometric Systems in Contemporary Bay Area Art,” Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco
    State University, CA

2008                            
“Paul McCarthy's Low Life, Slow Life: Part 1,” CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts,
    San Francisco, CA
“Works by Northern California African-American Artists,” Sierra College Ridley Gallery, Rocklin, CA

2007                            
“Duo,” Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA

2004                            
“NEOMOD,” Recent Northern California Abstraction, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
“Five Art Stars,” Museum of Contemporary Art at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa, CA
SFMOMA Artist Galleries, San Francisco, CA

2001                            
“Music in My Soul,” Portsmouth Museum, Portsmouth, VA

1999                            
“What Is Art For?” Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
“Vision,” A.T. Kearney, San Francisco, CA
“The Sight of Sound,” Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco, CA

1997                            
“The Painter’s Craft,” Reese Bullen Gallery, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
“Beyond  Color,” C.N. Gorman Museum, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA
Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

1996                            
“Traditions from Home: Quilting to Hip Hop Culture,” Bay Front Gallery,                                        
The Northern California Center for African American Arts, San Francisco, CA                              
“Generations - The Lineage of Influence in Bay Area Art,” Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
“ReinCARnation,” Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
“Illustrious History, 1871 - Present,” Salander-O’Reilly Galleries,  New York, NY
“Seven African American Artists,” Encina Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA
“Facing Eden: 100 Years of Landscape Art in the Bay Area,” M.H. de Young Memorial Museum,
    San Francisco, CA
“Bay Area Portfolio - About Abstraction,” Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

1994                            
“Selections from the Rene & Veronica di Rosa Collection,” Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
“Twenty-Five Years of Collecting California,” Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
“Black Power, Black Art,” San Francisco State University Art Department Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Taken By Surprise - Improvisation in Dance and Mind,” Talking Dance Project, Julia Morgan Theater,    Berkeley, CA

1993                            
“Revolution - Into the Second Century at the San Francisco Art Institute,” One Market Plaza, San Francisco, CA

1992                            
“From the Studio: Recent Paintings & Sculpture by 20 California Artists,” Oakland Art Museum, Oakland, CA
“Why Painting,” Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

1990                            
“Oakland Artists '90,” Oakland Art Museum, Oakland, CA

1989                            
“6 East Bay Artists,” Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, CA
“Black Perspective,” Oakland Art Museum, Oakland, CA
“Art Against AIDS,” Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, CA
“Arts Explosion Exhibition,” Oakland Festival of the Arts, Oakland, CA
Marcia McCoy Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
“Nothing Springs to Mind - William Allen, Mike Henderson, Robert  Hudson, William Wiley Collaborations,”    University of the Pacific Gallery, Stockton, CA
“Terry Allen, Mike Henderson, William Wiley,” Cuesta College Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA

1986                            
Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

1984                            
First Bank of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN

1983                            
Center for the Arts & Humanities, Sun Valley, ID
Allen Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WN

1982                            
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Hastings Gallery of Art, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA
Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA
White Columns Gallery, New York, NY
Alumni Show, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1981                            
Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA

1979                            
Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1978                            
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
American River Junior College, Sacramento, CA
Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, Hawaii

1977                            
Invitational American Drawing Exhibition, Fine Arts Gallery, San Diego, CA

1976                            
Memorial Union Art Gallery, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1975                
Moore College of Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1974                            
James Willis Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1974                            
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Memorial Union Art Gallery, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

1971                            
Memorial Union Art Gallery, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA
Whitney Museum, New York, NY

1970                            
Oakland Art Museum, Oakland, CA
College of Marin, Kentfield, CA
Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Whitney Museum, New York, NY

FILM EXHIBITIONS
2010
What's It All Mean: Films by William T. Wiley and Friends, Berkeley Art Museum of Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA

1990                            
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1986                            
"Mike Henderson, Films" No Nothing Cinema, San Francisco, CA

1983                            
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
No Nothing Cinema, Artaud Theatre, San Francisco, CA
Colour Wheele & The San Francisco Cinematheque, San Francisco, CA

1982                            
Artaud Theatre, San Francisco, CA
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

1979-1980                     
Australian Blues Society, Traveling to museums and theaters in Australia

1978
"Premiere '74 San Francisco Blues Festival," San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

1977                            
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Neighborhood Art Theatre, San Francisco, CA

1976                            
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1974                            
Canyon Cinema, San Francisco, CA
Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1973                            
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Stevens College, Columbia, MS
University of Missouri, Columbia, MS

1971                            
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Ann Arbor Film Festival, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

1970                            
San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
Ann Arbor Film Festival, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI                     
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

FILMOGRAPHY
THE LAST SUPPER (1970, revised 1973, color, 9.5m)
DUFUS (aka ART) (1970, revised 1973, b/w, 7m)
MONEY (1970, b/w, 2m)
MOTHER’S DAY (1970, b/w, 14m)
HARVEY HOG (1970, b/w, 3m)
KING DAVID (with Robert Nelson, 1970, revised (by Nelson) 2003, color, 9m)
MANIPULATING THE STRETCHER BAR (ca.1970?, b/w?, silent, 3m)
IN THE U.S.A. (1971, b/w, 2m)
WILL SHE GET OVER IT? (ca.1971, b/w, 8m)
THE ROCKING CHAIR FILM (ca.1972, color, silent, 23m)
IT’S A JUNGLE (ca.1972, color, 13.5m)
DOWN HEAR (1972, b/w, 12m)
LOOK WHAT DADDY CAN DO (ca.1972, b/w & color, 11m)
WORLDLY WOMAN (with Robert Nelson, 1973, b/w & color, 7m)
PITCHFORK AND THE DEVIL (1979, b/w & color, 15m)
THE SHAPE OF THINGS (ca.1981, b/w & color, ~8m)
MONEY DOES (ca.1982, color, 5.5m)
TOO LATE TO STOP DOWN NOW (1982, b/w, 4.5m)
HOW TO BEAT A DEAD HORSE (1983, b/w & color, 7.5m)
DUCKS ARE NO DINNERS... (1983, b/w, 3.5m)
JUST ANOTHER NOTION (1983, color, 3.5m)
WHEN & WHERE (1984, b/w, 4m)

AWARDS
2004   Flintridge Foundation Award, Pasadena, CA
1990   Distinguished Alumni Award, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
           Adeline Kent Award, CA
1989   National Endowment for the Arts
1978   National Endowment for the Arts
1973   Guggenheim Fellowship

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2010
Hoffmann, Jens & McCarthy, Paul.  Paul McCarthy’s Low Life Slow Life.  Hatje Cantz, 2010.            
Baker, Kenneth.  “Paintings that power the imagination,” San Francisco Chronicle January 23, 2010.
Cheng, Dewitt.  “Mike Henderson at Haines Gallery,” SquareCylinder.com January 15, 2010.

2008                
Sussman, Matt. "Low Life, Slow Life: Part One," San Francisco Bay Guardian, February 20, 2008.

2007                
Baker, Kenneth. "Mike Henderson's 'inner studio' alive in his paintings,' San Francisco Chronicle,
   December 22, 2007.
“Mike Henderson,” Spark, KQED, First airing July 2007.
Baker, Kenneth. "Fall Arts Preview: Visual Art," San Francisco Chronicle, August 23, 2007.

2006                
Clark, Erin. " Driven to Abstraction," Artworks, Spring 2006.

2004                
Dalkey, Victoria.  “Improv on Canvas,” The Sacramento Bee, Sundy, November 14, 2004.

2003                
Baker, Kenneth.  “Portraits of energy and immediacy: Little Hendersons at Haines,” San Francisco Chronicle,    Saturday, July 26, p. D10.

2002                
Van Proyen, Mark.  “Mike Henderson at Haines,” Art in America, December, p. 120.
Hamlin, Jesse. “Bluesman Henderson Also Jams On Canvas,” San Francisco Chronicle, Datebook, p. D1,
    July 11.
Baker, Kenneth.  “Painter Henderson jams on jazz improvisations for canvas,” San Francisco Chronicle, July 27,     2002, pp. D1, 10.

1999                
Baker, Kenneth.  “Mike Henderson,” National Reviews, ARTnews, October, 1999.
Baker, Kenneth. “Painter with Open Heart,” San Francisco Chronicle, July 17.

1997                
Longfish, George.  “Beyond Color,” CN Gorman Museum, Native American Studies, UC Davis, Davis, C

1996                
Baker, Kenneth. “Substance with Style,” San Francisco Chronicle, August 10.
Giles, Gretchen. “Paint it Black,” Sonoma County Independent, May 9.
Baker, Kenneth. “Celebrating Art's Generations,” San Francisco Chronicle, September 25.

1995                
Frank, Peter. “Four + Four,” Prism-Arts of Pan Pacific, June.
Gordon, Allan. “Mike Henderson at Haines Gallery,” Artweek, January.
Nash, Steven. “Facing Eden: 100 Years of Landscape Art in the Bay Area,” University of California Press and    the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Webster, Mary Hull. “A Conversation with Mike Henderson, Artist,” Artweek, January.
Baker, Kenneth. “Henderson's Large Works Contain Some Big Ideas,” San Francisco Chronicle, December 24.

1993                
“Talking with Mike Henderson,” West - The Magazine of Working Fine Artists.

1992                
“Mike Henderson: Recent Paintings,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, with statement by Maria
Porges, Critic; and interview with Phil Linhares, Chief Curator, Oakland Museum, Oakland
Kossy, Barbara. “Among Friends,” Artweek, March 26.
Baker, Kenneth. “An Abstract Painter Who Skirts a Fine Visual Line,” San Francisco Chronicle, May 23.
Bonetti, David. “Mike Henderson,” San Francisco Examiner, May 17.
Jenkins, Steven. “Painting Like the Blues,” Artweek, May 23.
Van Proyen, Mark. “Extending Abstraction,” Visions Art Quarterly, Fall.

1990                
Baker, Kenneth. “Career Survey: Evolving From Nightmare,” San Francisco Chronicle, February 10.
Brookman, Donna. “To Disturb and Delight,” Artweek, February 22.

1989                
Baker, Kenneth. “Show of Benglis, Henderson at Fuller Gross,” San Francisco Chronicle.
Van Proyen, Mark. “Six From the Sunny Side,” Artweek, October 14.
Van Proyen, Mark. “Layered Improvisations,” Artweek, December 24.

COLLECTIONS
Crocker Art Musuem, Sacramento, CA
di Rosa Foundation, Napa, CA
Genentech Corporation, South San Francisco, CA
Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
Phoenix Art Museum Phoenix, AZ
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA