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Blue
 
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Dawn
 
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Dusk
 
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Mesa
 
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Red
 
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Scirocco
 
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Dan Goldberg Paintings
Iíve been a professional artist for the last twenty five years. I came by it honestly, because I didnít really know what else to do. Nothing seemed to make much sense to me other then being able to find a creative visual voice to express the world within and without. Being an artist is not only a way of life but most importantly a belief system as well. Itís a way of not only seeing or feeling, but of being and doing.Iíve traveled and lived all over the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe and South America. If thereís one thing that has had a huge influence on my work, it would be traveling and living where I have. Arizona and New Mexico in particular, have had an immense impact on my work and my life. There you will find a raw and transcendent beauty that is completely over whelming. The continuously changing color, movement and texture of the landscape and sky is a constant inspiration to me. You can see that inspiration in my work regarding the relationship of my use of color to color and the corresponding relationship to movement and texture. In the early nineties, I discovered a very unique way of painting that incorporates the aforementioned use of color, movement and texture. These paintings are more abstract in description and view and involve applying layers of colored acrylic gesso and acrylic paint on plastic, then when the painting is finished, you peel the painting off the plastic. This approach was a revelation to me, because weíre dealing with the use of pure material as the painting itself. This approach to painting allows me the freedom to be able to paint in any size or shape I want.Artistís that have had an influence or an importance to me for various reasons would include; Gerhard Richter, Georgia OíKeefe, Howard Hodgkinís, Henri Matisse, Franz Marc, Marc Rothko and pretty much everyone else I can think of.
 
Education:
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, ALBUQUERQUE, NM. 9/1982-5/1983 (FINE ART).SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY, SAN FRANCISCO, CA. 9/1981-5/1982 (FINE ART).CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO, SAN FRANCISCO, CA. 1/1980-5/1982 (FINE ART).
 
Selected Commissions/collections:
PUBLISHED WORK

"EROTIC ART BY LIVING ARTISTS", DIRECTORS GUILD PUBLISHERS, RENAISSANCE, CA. PUBLISHED 11/1989. A CATALOG OF EROTIC ART, INCLUDING ONE BLACK & WHITE NUDE PHOTOGRAPH.

CORPORATE COLLECTION

NOMURA / ROSENBERG INVESTMENT TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE 1 EMBARCADERO CENTER-2410 SAN FRANCISCO, CA94111 [TWO PAINTINGS].
 
Single Exhibitions:
SOS OPEN STUDIOS 2006, SOMERVILLE, MA, 5/6-5/7/2006. [COMPUTER ENHANCED PHOTOGRAPHS, PAINTINGS, MONO PRINTS, DRAWINGS].

SOS OPEN STUDIOS 2005, SOMERVILLE, MA, 4/30-5/1/2005. [COMPUTER ENHANCED PHOTOGRAPHS, PAINTINGS, MONO PRINTS, DRAWINGS].

SOS OPEN STUDIOS 2004, SOMERVILLE, MA, 5/1- 5/2/2004. [PAINTINGS, MONO PRINTS, MARBLED PAPER & COMPUTER PRINTS].

ROTUNDA GALLERY, UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, TUCSON, AZ. 1/1990-2/1990. ONE MAN SHOW [PAINTINGS].

EXPO 89, OPEN STUDIO, TUCSON, AZ. 11/12/1989. [PAINTING & PHOTOGRAPHY].

BARON GALLERIES, SAN FRANCISCO, CA. 12/1983. ONE MAN SHOW [PAINTINGS, PRINTS, DRAWINGS & SCULPTURE].
 
Group Exhibitions:
MCCA EXHIBITION, BOSTON, MA, 1/2007-6/2007. GROUP SHOW [PAINTING].

SOMERVILLE ARTS COUNCIL, SOMERVILLE, MA, COLOR, 3/1/05-6/1/05. GROUP SHOW [PAINTING].

TREMONT GALLERY, BOSTON, MA 7/2002 - 8/2002. GROUP SHOW [PAINTINGS].

FOGG ART MUSEUM, CAMBRIDGE, MA. 9/1997-11/1997 & 1/1999-3/1999. GROUP SHOW [PAINTINGS].

MONTSERRAT GALLERY, NEW YORK, NY. 6/3- 6/20/1992. GROUP SHOW [PAINTINGS].

THE BIG SHOW, TUCSON, AZ. 11/9/1989. GROUP SHOW [MIXED MEDIA, SLIDES, PHOTOGRAPHY].

THE ARTS CHANNEL [42], TUCSON AZ. 5/1989- 8/1989. [COMPUTER GENERATED ART FEATURED].

GROUND ZERO GALLERY, TUCSON, AZ. 2/1989-6/1989. GROUP SHOW [PAINTINGS, PHOTOGRAPHY].

HILLES LIBRARY, RADCLIFFE COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE MA. 6/1988-8/1988. GROUP SHOW [PHOTOGRAPHY].

JAMAICA PLAINS ART COUNCIL, JAMAICA PLAIN, MA. 6/1988-7/1988. GROUP SHOW [MONO PRINTS].

CHUCK LEVITHAN GALLERY, NEW YORK, NY. 12/1987. GROUP AUCTION FOR UNESCO [ETCHING DONATED].

FRIENDS OF THE ARTS, LOS ANGELES, CA. 9/1986. GROUP SHOW [PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS & SCULPTURE].

MUSEUM OF NEON ART, LOS ANGELES, CA. 10/1984-1/1985. GROUP SHOW [CONCEPTUAL SCULPTURAL PAINTING INCORPORATING NEON LIGHTING].

CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO, SAN FRANCISCO, CA. 3/1982-5/1982. GROUP SHOW [PAINTING].
 
Artist's Statement:
ďThereís more to being an artist then just seeing and feeling. Itís also about being and doingĒ -Dan Goldberg
 
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