Ann Thornycroft

BIOGRAPHY

Education
1968 – MA, Chelsea School of Art, London, England
1966 – BA, Central School of Art, London, England

Grants:
1982 – National Endowment for the Arts, Washington DC

Published Writing:
1973 to 74 – “California Report” for Studio International

Teaching:
1996 to present – Santa Monica College of Art, Brentwood Art Center

Solo Exhibitions:
2004 – New Paintings, Rumba, Santa Monica, CA
2002 – Canal Club, Venice, CA
1999 – Hiromi Paper International, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
1997 – Deanna Izen Miller Gallery, Venice
1995 – Deanna Miller Fine Art, Santa Monica
1992 -Valerie Miller Gallery, Palm Desert
1992 – Citrus Restaurant, Los Angeles
1992 – Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica
1991 – Works Gallery, Costa Mesa
1991 – West Beach Cafe, Venice
1989 – Works Gallery, Costa Mesa
1989 – Four Seasons Hotel, Newport Beach
1988 – Royce Gallery, Miami, FL
1987 – Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla
1987 – Irene Drori Inc, Los Angeles
1985 – Ochi Gallery, Boise ID
1985 – MGM Commissary, Culver City
1982 – Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla
1981 – West Beach Cafe, Venice
1981 – Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles
1980 – Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles
1979 – Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles
Group Exhibitions:
2004 – 10th Annual Group Show, Ruch Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2004 – 3 Painters, i-5Gallery, The Brewery, Los Angeles, CA
2004 – Nine, Gallery C. Hermosa Beach, CA
2004 – Masters of Venice, Half a Dozen Roses, Venice, CA
2003 – Cross Currents, Two Paerson Show, Christopher John Gallery,
Santa Monica, CA
2003 – Tinseltown, Group Show, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA
2000 – The New Minimilism, Gensler & Associates, Santa Monica, CA
1999 – Screens & Totems, Molly Barnes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1998 – Costal Abstractions Transcendence, California State University,
Los Angeles, CA
1998 – Thornycroft and Levin, Toomey Tourell Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
1998 – Faculty Show, S.C.D.A.A. Gallery,Gallery 258, Los Angeles, CA
1997 – “Women’s Work”, Alexis Deutsch, Santa Monica
1997 – “Forms of Abstraction”, Deanna Izen Miller Gallery, Venice
1996 – “The Full Spectrum”, UCLA/Hammer Museum
1996 -“The Female Perspective”, UCLA/Hammer Museum
1995 – “Together Again for the First Time”, Deanna Miller Fine Art, Santa      Monica
1995 – “4”, Gallery 258, Los Angeles
1995 – “Works on Paper”, UCLA/Hammer Museum
1992 – “Moves West”, Gensler & Assoc, Santa Monica
1991 – “Retrospective/Prospective”, Art Rental Gallery, LACMA
1989 – LJB Gallery, Newport Beach
1988 – Thornycroft & LJ Dill, Ochi Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
1988 – Thornycroft & M Hayden, Bistango, Irvine
1988 – “Art for All Seasons”, Gensler & Assoc, Century City
1988 – 10th Anniversary Exhibit, Roberts Art Gallery, Santa Monica
1987 – “Explorations 11”, Roberts Art Gallery, Santa Monica
1987 – Group Show, ISD Inc, Los Angeles
1985 – Two Person Show, Pink’s Fine Art, Los Angeles
1985 – “The First Show”, Doolittle Theater, Hollywood
1984 – The Works Gallery, Long Beach
1984 – Contemporary Watercolors, San Diego State University
1984 – Olympic Show, Art Rental Gallery, LACMA
1984 – Contemporary Printmaking, College of the Mainland, Texas City, TX
1983 – The Nancy Yewell Collection, Baxter Art Gallery, Caltech
1983 – Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin (catalogue)
1983 – LA Pattern Painters, ARCO Center for Art, Los Angeles
1982 – Selections from Security Pacific Collection, Municipan Art Gallery, Hollywood
1982 – Carson/Sapiro Gallery, Denver, CO
1982 – Michael & Dorothy Blankfort Collection, LACMA (catalogue)
1982 – “Drawings by Painters”, Long Beach Museum of Art
1981 – Two Person Show, Ivory/Kimpton Gallery, San Francisco
1980 – “Venice, California”, Palos Verdes Community Arts Assoc
1978 – “Traditions/Five Painters”, Artist’s Space, New York, NY

Bibliography:
Barnes, Molly, “Ann Thornycroft”, Venice Magazine, February 1992
McDonald, Robert, “The Galleries”, Los Angeles Times, April 1987
“Explorations 11”, Roberts Art Gallery, Santa Monica HS catalogue
Venice Art Walk, Evening Outlook, May 1986
Gardner, Colin, “The Galleries”, Los Angeles Times, July 1985
Geldzahler, Henry, “California as Art World Capital”, California Magazine, April 1984
Harrington, Bev, “Contemporary Images in Watercolor”, 1983 catalogue
Ballatore, Sandy, “Los Angeles Pattern Painters”, ARCO catalogue
Muchnic, Suzanne, “The Galleries”, Los Angeles Times, November 1981
Art in America, May 1981 illustration
Wilson, William, “The Galleries”, Los Angeles Times, February 1980
Wilson, William, “The Galleries”, Los Angeles Times, January 1979
Cathcart, Linda, “Traditions/Five Painters”, 1978 catalogue
Smith, Michael, Baxter Art Gallery, 1977 catalogue

Public Collections:
ARCO Corporation
Ashton Tate, Torrance
Bank of America, San Francisco
The Blankfort Collection
The Bren Company, Irvine
Cedars Sinai Comp Cancer Care Ctr
Cedars Sinai Med Ctr
Century Cable
Computer Science Corp
Disney Studios
Equitable Life
Financial News Network
Gibraltar Savings
GTE Headquarters, Thousand Oaks
Hillman Properties, Irvine
Hofstedler, Miller, Carlson & Beardsley
HBO, New York, NY
Kaiser Permanente
Long Beach Museum of Art
Marshall Fields, Chicago, IL
McKenna, Conner & Cuneo, Los Angeles
New World Pictures
The Northern Group, Seattle, WA
Pep Boys, Los Angeles
Pepsico, New York, NY
Hallmark
Price Waterhouse
Robinsons
Security Pacific National Bank
Sitmar Star Princess, Dawn Princess & Crown Princess
Transamerica, Los Angeles
20th Century Fox
Vesti Trust Intl, Boston, MA
Weisberg & Aronson
Wells Fargo, San Francisco
Arthur Young
Fidelity National Title, Irvine

Private Collections:
Mary Kay Place
Dr & Mrs Seldon Beebe
Mr & Mrs C Boxenbaumh
Billie Burns
Mr & Mrs Don Chadwick
Paul Cooper
Mr & Mrs RE Hazard
Mrs Sylvia Weisz Hirshfield
David Hockney
Dr & Mrs David Hopp
Alan & Jerri Johnson
Donna Kagan
Richard Kagan
Mrs Kim, Korea
Dr & Mrs D Landers
Isabelle Mizrahi
Cydney & Gary Mandel
Mr & Mrs C Morgan
Lynda Palevsky
Mr & Mrs Mason Phelps
Mrs K Pillsbury
Clare Rose
Vidal Sassoon
Mr & Mrs Mark Victor
The Yewell Collection
Mr & Mrs Roger Diamond
Sandi Nimoy
Hannah Hartnell Lady Tess Rothschild