Hofsos, 2017, oil on linen, 79 x 96.5 cm

John Zurier

John Zurier was born in 1956 in Santa Monica, California and earned his MFA in Fine Arts from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1983. He has since taught at the Californa College of the Arts. He currently lives and works in Berkeley, California and Reykjavik, Iceland. Zurier participated in the 30th São Paulo Biennial in São Paulo, Brazil (2012), the California Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA (2010) and the Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (2002). His work has been exhibited widely in solo-exhibitions both in the US as well as Europe and is part of numerous public collections such as the Berkeley Art Museum, University of California and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He has exhibited with Galerie Nordenhake in Berlin and Stockholm numerous times, most recently with the exhibition "East" in Berlin, which lasted until April 2016.

Untitled (Far), 2016, glue-size tempera on linen, 40 x 50 cm

Oslo, 2017, oil on linen, 190.5 x 228.6 cm

Ultramarine Ash, 2016 - 2017, glue-size tempera on linen, 198 x 132 cm

Installation view "John Zurier - MATRIX 255", Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley 2014, Photo: Sibila Savage

Installation view "John Zurier - MATRIX 255", Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley 2014, Photo: Sibila Savage

Installation view "John Zurier - Knowledge is a blue naiveté", Galerie Nordenhake Berlin 2013

Installation view "John Zurier - The Green and the Dry Tree", Galerie Nordenhake Berlin 2013

Seyðisfjörður (Fog), 2016, glue-size tempera on linen, 76.2 x 50.8 cm

Borgarfjörður Eystri 1, 2015, glue-size tempera on linen, 228.5 x 132 cm

Untitled (June 18, 2015), 2015, watercolor on paper, 34.7 x 24 cm

Untitled (July-August), 2015, oil on Indian paper, 26.6 x 37 cm

Late Summer, 2015, glue-size tempera on linen, 198 x 132 cm

Installation view "John Zurier - Between North and Night", Galerie Nordenhake Stockholm 2015, Härkeberga, 2015

Installation view "John Zurier - Between North and Night", Galerie Nordenhake Stockholm 2015

Untitled (Turn), 2015, oil on linen, 63.5 x 48.5 cm

Before Leaving, 2014, acrylic on linen, 45 x 65 cm

Hampstead Heath – Gainsborough, 2011, oil on linen
243.84 x 152.4 cm

Borgarfjörður Eystri 4, 2016, oil on linen, 228.5 x 132 cm

Héraðsdalur 9 (Hross), 2014, oil on jute, 70.5 x 51 cm