Solo Exhibitions

2014
Frederick Hammersley: Organics and Cut-Ups, 1963-65, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, September 12 – October 18 (catalogue)

2013-2014
Frederick Hammersley: Portraits, Abstractions and the In-Between, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA

2013
Frederick Hammersley, Ameringer/McEnery/Yohe, New York, NY
Frederick Hammersley: The Computer Drawings 1969, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, January 17 - February 23 (catalogue)

2012
Frederick Hammersley, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, March 22 – May 12 (catalogue)

2011
Frederick Hammersley: Geometrics/Organics, Ameringer/McEnery/Yohe, New York, NY, September 8 -
October 8 (catalogue)
Frederick Hammersley: Photography, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, January 20 -  February 26

2007
Frederick Hammersley: Icons of the Other, Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art, New York, NY (catalogue)
Hunches, Geometrics, Organics: Paintings by Frederick Hammersley, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA (catalogue)

2006
Frederick Hammersley, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

2004
Frederick Hammersley: Paintings of the 1960s, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
Frederick Hammersley: Paintings, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
Frederick Hammersley, Modernism, San Francisco, CA

2003
Frederick Hammersley: Organic Abstract Paintings 1958 - 2002, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

2002
Frederick Hammersley: Hard Edge Paintings, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

2001
Frederick Hammersley: Organically Grown, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
Frederick Hammersley, Gary Snyder Fine Art, New York, NY

2000
Frederick Hammersley: The Drawings, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
I've Been Here All the While, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

1999-2000
Visual Puns and Hard-Edge Poems, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM; Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

1998
Frederick Hammersley, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art

1995
Frederick Hammersley: Hard-Edge & Organic Paintings 1947 - 1991, Modernism, San Francisco, CA

1993
Paintings of Frederick Hammersley, The Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, Topeka, KS
Frederick Hammersley: Computer Drawings & Prints, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

1992
Frederick Hammersley: Drawings and Paintings/Then & Now, Owings-Dewey Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

1990
Frederick Hammersley: Hard Edge and Organic Paintings, Modernism, San Francisco, CA

1989
Frederick Hammersley, Graham Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
Paris, Berlin, Albuquerque: Black and White Photographs, California State University, Northridge, CA

1988
Statements 88: Frederick Hammersley, Fine Arts Gallery, New Mexico State Fair, Albuquerque, NM

1987
Frederick Hammersley: Hard Edge and Organic Paintings, Modernism, San Francisco, CA

1986
Frederick Hammersley: Small Painting Show, Hoshour Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

1984
Poles A Part: An Exhibit of Black and White Paintings, Hoshour Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

1981
Frederick Hammersley: Rules and Exceptions, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

1978
Frederick Hammersley: Paintings from 1970-1978, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

1977
Frederick Hammersley, Middendorf Lane Galleries, Washington, D.C.

1975
Frederick Hammersley: A Retrospective Exhibition, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM

1969
Frederick Hammersley, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM

1966
Frederick Hammersley, Hollis Galleries, San Francisco, CA

1965
Frederick Hammersley, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

1963
Frederick Hammersley, La Jolla Art Museum, La Jolla, CA (catalogue)
Frederick Hammersley, Heritage Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1962
Frederick Hammersley, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco,CA (catalogue)
Frederick Hammersley, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA

1961
Frederick Hammersley, Heritage Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Frederick Hammersley, Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA

 

Group Exhibitions

2014
Group Show, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
A Chromatic Loss, curated by Jeffrey Uslip, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY

2013
Wilfred Davis Fletcher Collection, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
Abstract Drawing, curated by Richard Deacon, Drawing Room, London
Four Abstract Classicists, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2012
The Geometric Unconscious: A Century of Abstraction, Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE (catalogue)
EST-3: Southern California in New York, Art from Los Angeles in the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection, Perish Art Museum, Watermill, NY


2011
Artistic Evolution: Southern California Artists at The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 1945-1963, Natural History Museum, Los Angeles, CA, October 2, 2011 - January 2012
Crosscurrents in L.A. Paintings and Sculpture 1945-1970, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, October 1, 2011-February 5, 2012
Experiments in Abstraction, Art in Southern California, 1945-1980, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA, November 26, 2011 - February 19, 2012
 
2010
The Shape of Abstraction, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA (catalogue)

2007 - 2009
Birth of the Cool, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA (catalogue)
Painting < = > Design, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA (catalogue)

2006
Driven to Abstraction: Southern California and the Non-Objective World, 1950-1980, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA (catalogue)

Seven Rooms, Seven Artists, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

2004
Los Angeles School of Painting: Karl Benjamin, Lorser Feitelson, Frederick Hammersley, June Harwood, Helen Lundenberg and John McLaughlin, Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art + Design, Los Angeles, CA
Minimalism and After III, Daimler Chrysler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

2002
Summer 2002, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

2001
Beau Monde: Toward a Redeemed Cosmopolitanism, SITE Santa Fe, Fourth International Biennial, Santa Fe, NM
Four Abstract Classicists, Gary Snyder Fine Art, New York, NY
Chouinard: A Living Legacy, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA; Kruglak Gallery, Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA; Boehm Gallery, Palomar Community College, San Marcos, CA

2000
Four Abstract Classicists Plus One, Toby Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1998
Taos, Albuquerque, Santa Fe: The City Series, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA

1994-1996
Still Working, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL; New School for Social Research, New York, NY; Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, Virginia Beach, VA; Fischer Art Gallery at USC, Los Angeles, CA; Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR (catalogue)

1993
75 Works/75 Years: Collecting the Art of California, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Miniatures, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Four Abstract Classicists: West Coast Hard-Edge, Modernism, San Francisco, CA
New Mexico 93, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM

1992
Miniatures, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM

1991
Miniatures, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Abstract Paintings, Modernism, San Francisco, CA
Peter Shire, Frederick Hammersley, Dorothy Gillespie, Anncha Briggs Fine Arts, Little Rock, AR

1990-1992
Turning the Tide: Early Los Angeles Modernists 1920-1956, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA; Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA; Marion Koogler McNay Institute, San Antonio, TX; Nora Eccles Harrison Art Museum, Utah State University, Logan, UT; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA; Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA

1990
Black and White Works by Important Contemporary Artists, Caroline Lee, Taos, NM

1989-90
The Alcove Show, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM

1989
Abstract Painting, University of New Mexico, Teaching Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
Black & White
, Graham Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
Modern Masterworks
, Museum of Fine Arts New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM
Roswell Invitational Exhibition
, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM

1987
Recent Paintings: Calvert Coggeshall & Frederick Hammersley, Artists Space Gallery, New York, NY
Statements 87: Frederick Hammersley, Fine Arts Gallery, New Mexico State Fair, Albuquerque, NM

1986
Four Abstract Classicists, R.C. Erpf Gallery, New York, NY

1985
Potential Acquisitions, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM
Color Forms, Gallery at the Plaza, Security National Bank, Los Angeles, CA

1983-84
Noir & Blanc & Rouge, Hoshour Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

1982
Four Abstract Classicists, Toby Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Abstraction in Los Angeles 1950-1980: Selections from the Murray and Ruth Gribin Collection, University of California, Irvine, CA

1980
Here and Now: 35 Artists in New Mexico, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Form Is the Shape of Content, Downtown Center for the Arts, Albuquerque, NM

1979
The First Western States Biennial Exhibition, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO; National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.; San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA; University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA; Center for Visual Arts Gallery, Normal, IL; Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA; Santa Fe Festival of the Arts, Santa Fe, NM, 1979-1980
Fall Invitational, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM

1977
The 35th Biennial of Contemporary Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (catalogue)
Private Images: Photographs by Painters, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
California: 5 Footnotes to Modern Art History, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1974
Geometric Abstraction, University of Nebraska, Lincoln and Omaha, NE; Hastings College, Hastings, NE

1970
The Drawing Society National Exhibitions, American Federation of Arts, New York, NY, 1970-1972

1969-70
Computer Drawings, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL
Computer Drawings, Institute of Contemporary Art, London; Simon Frazer University, Vancouver, British Columbia

1965-66
Art Across America, Mead Corporation, Dayton, OH; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX

1965
The Responsive Eye, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1964
California Hard Edge, Balboa Pavilion, Balboa, CA

1962
Fifty California Artists, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Geometric Abstraction in America, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

1960-61
American Purist Art, American Federation of Arts, New York, NY; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC; Columbus Gallery of Fine Art, Columbus, OH

1959-60
Four Abstract Classicists, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; Institute of Contemporary Art, London; Queen's University, Belfast, Ireland