JOHN DENNING

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JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Dancer II - Sculpturesite Gallery
Dancer II
PEDESTAL SCULPTURE - bronze
16 x 8 x 10.5 in
41 x 20 x 28 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Oracle - Sculpturesite Gallery
Oracle
FREE STANDING SCULPTURE - bronze
74 x 42 x 32 in
188 x 107 x 81 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - The Poet - Sculpturesite Gallery
The Poet
FREE STANDING SCULPTURE - bronze
37 x 12 x 13 in
94 x 30 x 33 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Caravella Y Falcon - Sculpturesite Gallery
Caravella Y Falcon
FREE STANDING SCULPTURE - bronze
42 x 74 x 24 in
107 x 188 x 61 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Walking with Birds - Sculpturesite Gallery
Walking with Birds
PEDESTAL SCULPTURE - bronze
29 x 16 x 13 in
74 x 41 x 33 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Caryatid - Sculpturesite Gallery
Caryatid
PEDESTAL SCULPTURE - bronze
32 x 12 x 10 in
81 x 30 x 25 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Emerging
Emerging
PEDESTAL SCULPTURE - bronze
30 x 13 x 14 in
76 x 33 x 36 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Sparrow Woman - Sculpturesite Gallery
Sparrow Woman
PEDESTAL SCULPTURE - bronze
26 x 6 x 4 in
66 x 15 x 10 cm
SOLD
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Reclined - Sculpturesite Gallery
Reclined
PEDESTAL SCULPTURE - bronze
18 x 17 x 8 in
46 x 43 x 20 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Clouds Maquette - Sculpturesite Gallery
Clouds Maquette
MAQUETTE OR MINIATURE SCULPTURE - bronze
15 x 6.5 x 7.75 in
38 x 18 x 20 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Aerial - Sculpturesite Gallery
Aerial
SUSPENDED SCULPTURE - mixed media
44 x 32 x 32 in
112 x 81 x 81 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Surf - Sculpturesite Gallery
Surf
SUSPENDED SCULPTURE - mixed media
30 x 32 x 32 in
76 x 81 x 81 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Dreamer - Sculpturesite Gallery
Dreamer
FREE STANDING SCULPTURE
58 x 41 x 10 in
147 x 104 x 25 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Reclined - Sculpturesite Gallery
Reclined -
Full size or half size horse commission
FREE STANDING SCULPTURE - bronze
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Reclining Figure with Bird - Sculpturesite Gallery
Reclining Figure with Bird
PEDESTAL SCULPTURE - bronze
10.5 x 17 x 5 in
28 x 43 x 13 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Watchers - Sculpturesite Gallery
Watchers
FREE STANDING SCULPTURE - bronze
44 x 14 x 9 in
112 x 36 x 23 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Running Dancer - Sculpturesite Gallery
Running Dancer
PEDESTAL SCULPTURE - bronze
20 x 6.5 x 4 in
51 x 18 x 10 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Beam Dancer - Sculpturesite Gallery
Beam Dancer
PEDESTAL SCULPTURE - bronze
23 x 16 x 12 in
58 x 41 x 30 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Oracle Dream - Sculpturesite Gallery
Oracle Dream
WALL SCULPTURE - mixed media
21 x 24 x 8 in
53 x 61 x 20 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Green Dream - Sculpturesite Gallery
Green Dream
WALL SCULPTURE - mixed media
15 x 8 x 9 in
38 x 20 x 23 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Reclining - Sculpturesite Gallery
Reclining
WALL SCULPTURE - mixed media
38 x 28 x 12 in
97 x 71 x 30 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - The Dreamer - Sculpturesite Gallery
The Dreamer
WALL SCULPTURE - mixed media
20 x 12 x 12 in
51 x 30 x 30 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Silhouette - Sculpturesite Gallery
Silhouette
PAINTING DRAWING OR PRINT - aluminum
30 x 20 in
76 x 51 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Running - Sculpturesite Gallery
Running
PAINTING DRAWING OR PRINT - aluminum
18 x 12 in
46 x 30 cm
SOLD
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Oracle Mirror - Sculpturesite Gallery
Oracle Mirror
PAINTING DRAWING OR PRINT - archival digital print
44 x 34 x 0 in
112 x 86 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Movable Oracle - Sculpturesite Gallery
Movable Oracle
PAINTING DRAWING OR PRINT - archival digital print
37 x 45.5 x 0 in
94 x 117 cm
JOHN  DENNING John Denning - Oracle Group - Sculpturesite Gallery
Oracle Group
PAINTING DRAWING OR PRINT - archival digital print
42 x 34 x 0 in
107 x 86 cm

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JOHN  DENNING

JOHN DENNING

JOHN DENNING Biography

During his student days at the Los Angeles Art Center School, John Denning became fascinated by the human figure. His background in the arts is rooted in painting and drawing with a particular exploration of watercolor. The work of Nathan Olivera, Richard Diebenkorn, and Francis Bacon served as inspiration in the two-dimensional medium, while sculptors such as Manuel Neri and Stephen De Staebler began to emerge as gateways to the third dimension.

Denning's sculptural figures, often female, oscillate in time and space as they simultaneously appear to be emerging and withdrawing in ruin. This conveyance of flight and repose echoes within the presence of accompanying birds that grace the figures with another opposition: familiar and other. Via these leitmotifs, Denning acknowledges dichotomy, as if embracing every vicissitude of experience.

 

 

JOHN DENNING Resumé

Solo Exhibitions
2013 “Horse Play,” John Denning Studio, Sonoma, CA - Sculpture, works on paper, dye-sublimation transfers
2012 “Vernissage,” John Denning Studio, Sonoma, CA - Sculpture, works on paper, dye-sublimation transfers
1998 Galerie Bourda, Paris, France - Works on canvas and paper
1979 Vorpal Gallery, Soho, New York - Works on canvas and paper
1978 Vorpal Gallery, Chicago, IL - Works on canvas and paper
1974 Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA - Watercolors
1972 Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA - Watercolors

Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 "25th Anniversary," Sculpturesite Gallery, Glen Ellen, CA
2014 "Sculpture Within Reach," a new leaf gallery | sculpturesite, Sonoma, CA
2013 “Peaceable Kingdom-Animals Real and Imagined,” Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
2011 "Animal Dreams," a new leaf gallery | sculpturesite, Sonoma, CA
2010 San Francisco Art Fair, with Sculpturesite Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010 FADA LA Art Show, with Sculpturesite Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2009 "New Images of Man and Woman," Alphonse Berber Gallery, Berkeley, CA
2009 "Bronze Works," Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2009 "Body Works," A New Leaf Gallery, Sonoma, CA
2008 "Body Language II," Sculpturesite Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007 SOFA, Chicago, with Sculpturesite Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005 Works on Paper, Sculpturesite Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005 “Vernissage,” inaugural exhibit, Sculpturesite gallery, San Francisco, CA
2003 The United States Embassy Hanoi - Art in the Embassies Program
2001 “The Figure Au Plein Air,” A New Leaf Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1998 “Bronze Age,” A New Leaf Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1997 “Peinture de Californie,” Galerie Bourda, Paris, France
1996 Salon Peinture-Sculpture, Nice, France
1995 “Water Visions 1995,” A New Leaf Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1994 “Water Visions 1994,” A New Leaf Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1993 New Ground Gallery, Oakland, CA
1985-1997 Vorpal Gallery, Soho, New York
1984 Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1975 Sacramento State Fair
1969-1997 Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Commissions
2003-2004 “Caravella and Falcon,” Larger-than-life bronze reclining figure, Private Collection, Danville, CA
1996-1997 Granite and bronze fountain for the Heyman residence, Discovery Bay, CA
1996 Granite and bronze wall fountain for the Burmeister residence, Santa Rosa, CA
1995 Bronze water sculpture for the Lee Residence, San Francisco, CA
1993 Stone water sculpture for the Trupiano residence, Walnut Creek, CA
1974 Stained glass window design & menu illustrations for Olema Inn, Olema, CA
1971 Large scale watercolor, triptych, for the Souverain Winery, Napa, CA

Education
1952-1955 BA: Art Center School of Design, Los Angeles;  Full scholarship, graduated Cum Laude

 

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