ABOUT BROOK TEMPLE
Brook Temple is a graduate of Yale University, where he studied fine art, and also trained at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Throughout his life he has worked and collaborated with many other artists, including Joseph Albers, Bernard Chaet, James Brooks, Richo LaBrun and Lorser Feitelson, to name a few. His drawings and paintings have been shown in more than 50 exhibitions and are now in over 100 public and private collections including those of Chase Manhattan Bank, CBS, Sydney Roberts Rockefeller, the High Museum of Fine Art in Atlanta, the prestigious Achenbach Collection of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco, the Oakland Museum of California and the Bakersfield Museum of Art. Now, semi retired, Brook lives and works in Carmel, California, with his wife Jeanne. His two daughters, who grew up with Art History 101 as dinner conversation, live close by and work as a team to create their own works of art.
Bakersfield Museum of Art, Legacy in Continuum: Bay Area Figuration, Bakersfield, CA.
Los Gatos Museum, Painterly Paintings: The Next Level, Los Gatos, CA.
Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Solo exhibition.
Tré Gallery, Palm Desert, CA
Tre´Gallery, Palm Desert, CA
2000 Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA.
1998 Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA.
1996 Gallery 30, “Figures”, Palo Alto, CA.
1991 California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Recent Acquisitions of the Achenbach Collection, San Francisco, CA.
1988 LaSorda/Iri Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
1990 Joanne Chappell Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Solo
1984 Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Solo
1982 San Francisco Conservatory of Music Gallery, Solo, San Francisco, CA.
1983 Posner Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.
1981 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA.
1978 Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA.
1978 Rose/Bernardi Gallery, Solo, Sausalito, CA.
1977 E.A.A. Air Museum, Franklin, WI
1977 University of Wisconsin, Marinette, WI.
1977 31st Annual San Francisco Arts Festival, San Francisco, CA.
1977 United States Air Force Museum, Fairborn, OH.
1976 Riverside Museum, Riverside, CA.
1974 Harvard University, Carpenter Center for Visual Arts, Cambridge, MA.
1974 Talisman Print Show, 9 Northern California Artists, Laguna Beach, CA.
1974 Source Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1973 Society of Art Center Alumni Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA.
1973 American Contemporary Arts and Crafts Slide Library National Competition, Palm Beach, FL
1971 Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH.
1971 Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY.
1971 Achenbach Foundation, California Palace of the Legion of Honor,San Francisco, CA.
1971 Malvina Miller Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Solo
1970 Malvina Miller Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Solo
1970 Hawaii First National Print Show, Honolulu, Hawaii
1969 Kaiser Center, Oakland, CA.
1969 Dulin Gallery, Knoxville, TN.
1968 Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY.
1968 Newport Beach Museum, Newport, CA.
1968 Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
1967 American Artist, New York, NY.
1966 Saks Fifth Avenue, New York, NY.