Bruce Everett


Born: 1942, Los Angeles, CA
Residence: Templeton, CA 93465 (San Luis Obispo County)


1968      M.F.A. Painting-University of California, Santa Barbara
1967      M.A.    Painting-University of Iowa, Iowa City
1965      B.A.     Doane College, Crete, NE


2023 George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2023 Santa Paula Art Museum, Santa Paula, CA
2022 Allan Hancock College, Santa Maria, CA
2020 George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2019 San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA
2017 George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2013 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2009 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2005 Davis and Cline Galleries, Ashland, OR
2005 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2003 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2001 Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2000 The Jonathan Club, Los Angeles, CA
1999 Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena, CA
1998 Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena, CA
1996 Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1993 Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1992 Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1992 La Sierra University, Riverside, CA
1991 Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1988 Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1986 Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1982 Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

1972 O.K. Harris, New York, NY


2023 “Sages,” Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA
2020 "22 Miles, Ojai Valley Landscapes," Ojai Valley Museum, Ojai, CA
2019 "The 12th Annual Art About Agriculture," Santa Paula Art Museum, Santa Paula, CA
2019 "The Cityscape Show IX," George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2017 "The Cityscape Show VII," George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2017 "NOCTURNES: From Dusk till Dawn," Chris Winfield Gallery, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
2017 "On and Off the Wall: Paintings and Sculptures by Central Coast Artists," Art Center Morro Bay, CA
2016 "The Art of Aviation," Santa Paula Art Museum, Santa Paula, CA
2015 "Legacy and Loss: Landscapes of the Santa Barbara Region," Wildling Museum, Solvang, CA
2015 "Art About Agriculture," Santa Paula Art Museum, Santa Paula, CA
2014 "Valley Vista: Art in the San Fernando Valley, 1970-1990," CSUN Art Gallery, Northridge, CA
2014 "Central Coast Landscapes, Celebrating Nature in Painting,"Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, Pacific Grove, CA
2013 "Face of California,"Santa Paula Art Museum, Santa Paula, CA

2013 "Still Life: 1970s Photorealism," Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
2012 "11th Annual California Landscape Exhibition," John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis CA
2012 "The Cityscape Show II – Images of LA, Land and City," George Billis Gallery, Culver City, CA
2012 "Lift," Westmont Museum of Art, Montecito, CA
2011 "Where Nature and Humans Intersect," Wildling Art Museum, Los Olivos, CA
2011 "California Landscape Painters," John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
2009 "Insight/Inside LA,"Mount Saint Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA

2009 "New Views – Five Artists and the Art of the Landscape," Firefly Gallery, Paso Robles, CA
2008 "Here's The Thing: Single Object Still Lifes" Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
2006 "Artists of the Valley," Pierce College Art Gallery, Woodland Hills, CA
2004 "The Political Landscape," Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003-4 "Speculative Terrain," Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA; Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA; Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
2002 "Landscape and Sculpture," Los Angeles City College Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002 "From Valleys to Vistas: California Plein Air Paintings," City of Brea Gallery, Brea, CA
2002 "Santa Clara River Valley," Ventura County Museum of Art, Ventura, CA
2000-02 "Representing L.A: Pictorial Currents in So. Cal Art," Frye Museum of Art, Seattle, WA;
Art Museum of So. Texas, Corpus Christi, TX; Orange County Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
2000 "Different Strokes," Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA 

1998 "Pertaining to Water," Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, CA
1996 "Images," Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Thousand Oaks, CA
1995  "Landscape: The Continuum," Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los  Angeles, CA
1994  "External Views/Internal Perceptions," Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA
1992   Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA
1992  "The Big Picture-Paintings in Grandes Format," O.K. Harris, New York, NY
1991  "Plein Air 90's," Santa Monica Heritage Museum, Santa Monica, CA
1990  "The Big Picture-Contemporary Painting in the Heroic Mode,"  Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, 
1989  "Scapes," Jose-Drudis-Biada Art Gallery, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA
1988  "Surveyors: Southern California Vistas," Gensler and Associates/Architects, Los Angeles, CA
1987  "The Current Landscape," Felicita Foundation for the Arts,  Escondido, CA
1984  "Personal Views," Janus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1983  "Seven," Pepperdine University, Seaver College Art Gallery, Malibu, CA
1981  "Decade: Los Angeles Painting in the 70's," Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
1981  "Three Realist Painters," Conejo Valley Art Museum, Thousand Oaks, CA
1979  "Prospectus-Art in the 70's," Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
1977  "Images: Interior/Exterior," Barnsdall Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1976    Special Exhibition of "Rattlesnake Creek," Frederick S. Wight Gallery, UCLA
1974    Group Show, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara,  CA
1973   "Realism Now," New York Cultural Center, New York, NY
1969   "Landscape, Then and Now," La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA


Kienholz, Lyn, L.A.Rising: SoCal Artists Before 1980, The California/International Arts Foundation, 2011, p.171
Easton, Ellen, The Santa Clara Valley of Ventura County, The Easton Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, 2002
Paintings of California, Edited by Arnold Skolnick, Chameleon Books, Inc., 
Clarkson Potter, New York,   1993.
Krantz, Les, The California Art Review, American References, Inc., Chicago,  Il., 1989, pp. 81, 90, 444, 445.
Gabrielson, Walter, "Pasadena Pluralism: The Painting '70's," Art in AmericaMay1981, p.63.
Walker, John A. Art Since Pop, Barrons, New York, 1978. p.43.
Kultermann, Udo, The New Painting, Westview Press, Boulder, CO, 1977,pp.78-79.
Battcock, Gregory, Super Realism, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York, 1975, "Doorknob," "Gum Wrapper,"pp.257,260.
Plagens, Peter, Sunshine Muse/Contemporary Art on the West Coast,  Praeger, New York, 1974.
Kultermann, Udo, New Realism, New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, Conn., 1972.


Aldrich Museum of Art, Ridgefield, CT
Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Yale University, New Haven, CT


Allergan Pharmaceuticals, Irvine, CA
Atlantic Richfield Corporation
Bank of America Collection
Countrywide Home Loans, Simi Valley, CA
Kaiser Permanente, Simi Valley, CA
Maguire Thomas Partners, Pasadena, CA
Mc Kinsey & Co., Palto Alto, CA
Mobil Oil Corporation

Oltman Construction, Whittier, CA
Pacific Bell Collection
Pacific Enterprises, Los Angeles, CA
Provident Investment, Pasadena, CA
Salt River Project, Phoenix, AZ
Trust Co. of the West, Los Angeles, CA
Union Bank, Los Angeles, CA


2011   Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, CA – Three 34"x72", oil on canvas paintings of Lake Cachuma on 28' wall
2000   City of Cerritos Library, Cerritos, CA - Mural, "Los Virgenes Valley," oil on canvas, 13' x 10'
1999   Kaiser Permanante, Simi Valley, CA - "Sunrise in Tapo Canyon," oil on canvas, 16" x 30"


1970-2005   Professor, Painting, Drawing, Design,: California State University, Northridge (Retired as Professor Emeritus)
1976   Instructor, Painting Workshop, Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, CA
1973   Painter-In-Residence: La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art
1969-70   Instructor, Painting, Drawing, Design: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1969   Associate in Art, Painting: University of California, Santa Barbara