Major Shows and Exhibitions
- Ball State, Teacher's College Museum, Muncie,
- University of Kansas Gallery, Lawrence, KS.
- Mid America Annual, Rockhurst Nelson Museum,
- Dallas Museum Gallery, Dallas, TX. 1965
- St. Louis Arts Center, St. Louis, MO. 1965
- University of Tennessee Gallery, Knoxville,
- Stanford University Gallery, Stanford, CA.
- University of Syracuse Museum, Syracuse, NY.
- U. of New Mexico Fine Arts Center, Albuquerque,
- Arizona State University Annual Art Show,
Tempe, AZ. 1967
- Abilene Art Museum, Abilene, TX. 1968
- University of Victoria Gallery, Victoria,
- Worcester State Art Gallery, Worcester, MA.
- Topeka Museum Gallery, Topeka, KS. 1970
- Richman Art Center, Richman, CA. 1971
- Aspen Annual, Aspen, CO. 1971
- Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, CA. 1971
- Utah Museum, Salt Lake, UT. 1973
- Sonoma State Museum, Rohnert Park, CA. 1974
- Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 1975
- Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO. 1976
- Sonoma State Art Museum, Rohnert Park, CA.
- Project Artaud, San Francisco, CA. 1978
- Upstairs Books, San Francisco, CA. 1979
- M.H. deYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA. 1980
- Club Foot, San Francisco, CA. 1980
- DV8, San Francisco, CA. 1980
- Outside, New Orleans, LA. 1980
- Theater Artaud, San Francisco, CA. 1981
- End/Time, Berkeley, CA. 1982
- Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA. 1983
- Stanford Museum, Stanford, CA. 1988
- Spectrum Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 1994
STEPHEN DUBOV took his BFA in sculpture at the Kansas City
Art Institute, and his MFA at Stanford. He was tenured at Sonoma
State University, where he taught both drawing and sculpture.
Over the last 15 years he has generated a large body of figurative
ceramic works exhibited on the West Coast. His work is in public
and private collections across the country.
Born 8/9/43 in Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Father was a Lieutenant
in the U.S. Army, died in WWII. Mother, Lynda Dubov, is an artist
with works and shows throughout the United States.
Moved to Shreveport, Louisiana with mother, sister, grandmother.
1952 moved to New York, attended Steiner School, Greenwich House
Pottery, Art Students League.
Moved to Abilene, Texas, 1956. High School grad in 1960. Folks
(mother re-married) owned Abilene Bookstore. Protested censorship
in '59, televised on CBS.
Kansas City Art Institute, BFA, 1964. Shows: Mid America Annual,
'63 & '64. Death of JFK strongly felt. Anti-war interests.
Pieces at Nelson-Rockhurst Museum, Tulsa, Dallas, Los Angeles.
Stanford University, MFA, 1966. Full scholarship/grant. Anti-war
awareness comes home to roost...
I n San Francisco for Haight/Fillmore, part of experiments with
Dr. Alpert, Dr. Leary at Stanford. Large outdoor piece at Stanford
Museum, other works to San Francisco, Berkeley, Los Altos Hills,
University of New Mexico, 1967. Instructor in sculpture/drawing/3-D
design. Enviro/earth architecture, J. Bear, solar homes with
P. Solari and domes. Received grant for large steel sculpture,
housed in University museum. Pieces to Detroit, Wichita, and
1968, moved to San Francisco. Worked at Gumps Gallery, lived
in SOMA, the old Hotel Howard at 6th & Bryant. Taught part-time
for short period at Woodside Priory. In Berkeley for anti-war
protests. Choreography and set design for "Open Arts," a
dance company out of Berkeley.
1969 moved to 276 Shipley, an old warehouse, 3000 sq. feet.
Began lectures at Sonoma State University, sculpture/drawing.
Cambodian protest while at Sonoma as teacher. "Shut them
Down," built park for Rohnert Park with students from Sonoma
State. Full time at Sonoma State in 1970, drawing and sculpture.
Alvin Duskin's Yerba Buena protests South of Market. Began attending
local city council meetings. Spearheaded Anti-Weapons protest
at Sonoma State. Moved into plastic as sculptural material,
away from steel. Began video works and combined them with documentaries
about SOMA and the poverty there.
Impermanence of art, cardboard and floorworks on paper. Gave
up steel, used cloth, degradable materials. Live performance
work, videos, film. Ken Vetter (a dancer, now deceased), John
and Freddie at Contact Improv, Whoopi Goldberg, before she...
1978, opened Upstairs Books on Folsom. 1978, retired Sonoma
State. Opened Shipley Parking and an apartment house on Clara
Street. Involved with local politics...
1979/80 opened Shipley Special Cars, classic American autos,
mostly Studebakers post-war through the termination of the company.
Showroom at 4th & Bryant, across the street from the Hotel
Utah. Began collecting Japanese artifacts and antique watches.
Involved in Sound-Works and theater groups. Assisted in the
development of Halberstads, on South Van Ness, the local fencing
club and school, still in operation. Began The Andulusian Rats,
funding food for needy and homeless.
1981/1982 developed a small construction and real estate business
using property South of Market. Designed local office spaces.
Showed cars at the Marina, involved in regional auto shows.
Joined a national organization in Washington, D.C. involved
in the anti-nuclear movement.
1986 rebuilding lifestyle and Shipley Street studio/home
1991 began Vens series.
1999 began Sculptural Boundaries Series.
2004 Began Bookshrine Series, became artist in residence at
Austin Sculpture Center then Sculpture Academy of Austin
2006 Artist in Residence, Studio