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					JULES ENGEL (1909-2003)
SELECTED CHRONOLOGY
1909        Born Budapest Hungary
1922        Moves to Oak Park, IL
1935        Moves to Hollywood, CA
1938-41     To Walt Disney Studio: ‘Fantasia’, ‘Bambi’
1942        Serves in Army Air Force Motion Picture Unit
1949-56     Joins new studio United Productions of America (UPA): ‘Madeline’, ‘Gerald
            McBoingBoing’, ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks’
1958-59     Forms Format Films studio with Herb Klynn
1950s-1960s Lives and works in Italy and France
1961        Awarded fellowship to Tamarind Lithography Workshop
1962        Receives Oscar nomination for production of ‘Icarus Montgolfier Wright’
1966        Creates lithographs at Gemini Graphics Studio in Los Angeles CA
1968        Fellowship at Tamarind Lithography Workshop
1969        Accepts invitation to develop animation department at California Institute of the Arts
1970        Founding Director of Experimental Abstract Animation Department at Cal Arts
1992        Wins Norman McLaren Heritage Award, Canada
1994        Wins “Lifetime Achievement” Award at the Cardiff International Film Festival, Wales
1995        Wins Winsor McCay Award at 23rd Annual Annie Awards-the highest honor awarded by
            the International Animated Film Society
2000-2003   Creates suite of color lithographs with master printer George Page/Versailles Press
2001        Named an Institute Fellow by CalArts
2003        Dies, Simi Valley, CA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1945       Frederich Kann Circle Gallery; Los Angeles, California
1947       American Contemporary Gallery; Los Angeles, California
1952       Paul Kantor Gallery; Los Angeles, California
1954       Paul Kantor Gallery; Los Angeles, California
1956       Paul Kantor Gallery; Los Angeles, California
1958       Paul Kantor Gallery; Los Angeles, California
1960       Paul Kantor Gallery; Los Angeles, California
1961       Esther Robles Gallery; Los Angeles, California
1962       Esther Robles Gallery; Los Angeles, California
1964       Esther Robles Gallery; Los Angeles, California
           Galleria Zero; Verona, Italy
1966       Esther Robles Gallery; Los Angeles, California
1966-67    Ruth White Gallery; New York, New York
1968       Artist-in-Residency Exhibition; Utah State University; Ogden, Utah
1971       Comsky Gallery; Beverly Hills, California
1974       California Institute of the Arts; Valencia, California
1975       Comsky Gallery, Beverly Hills; California
1989       20 Sculptures; Fine Arts Building; Los Angeles, California
1992       Jules Engel: The Meadow - A Multimedia Installation; Tobey C. Moss Gallery; Los
           Angeles, California
1997       Jules Engel: Shapes and Gestures; Tobey C. Moss Gallery; Los Angeles, California
2001           ‘Black Maria’ Film Festival; New Jersey
               ‘Institute Fellow’ Exhibition; California Institute of Arts; Valencia, California
               Jules Engel: Anything But Still!; Tobey C. Moss Gallery; Los Angeles, California
2003           Retrospective of Films by Jules Engel; ANIMAC Festival; Lleida, Spain
               A Tribute to Jules Engel: Animator and Artist, Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater, Los
               Angeles, CA
               Jules Engel: Films, Paintings, Drawings, Constructions and Lithographs; Tobey C. Moss
               Gallery; Los Angeles, California
2007           Jules Engel: Master of Animation, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2009           Jules Engel Animates the Line, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1949       California Centennials; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Los Angeles, California
1950       American Abstract and Surrealist Art; Art Institute; Chicago, Illinois
           Fourteenth Annual Watercolor Exhibition; San Francisco Museum of Art; San Francisco,
           California
           Sixth Annual City of Los Angeles Art Exhibition; Greek Theater; Los Angeles, California
           56th Annual Exhibition; Denver Art Museum; Denver, Colorado
1951       Contemporary Painting in the United States; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Los
           Angeles, California
           San Francisco Museum of Art; San Francisco, California
           Denver Museum of Art; Denver, Colorado
1951/52    Whitney Annual; Whitney Museum of American Art; New York, New York
           Metropolitan Museum of Art; New York, New York
1952       Texas Wildcat Exhibition
           Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Santa Barbara, California
           Pasadena Museum of Art; Pasadena, California
1953       M. H. de Young Museum; San Francisco, California
1954-55    National Exhibition of the California Watercolor Society; The Fine Arts Gallery of San
           Diego, San Diego, California, The Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, California
1955       Pacific Coast Art: United States, Third Biennial; Sao Paolo, Brazil
           Fifteen American Painters; University of Michigan; Ann Harbor, Michigan
           Saidenberg Gallery; New York, New York
1955-61    Annual; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Los Angeles, California
1960       Tamarind Lithography Workshop; Los Angeles, California
           Fifteen American Painters; University of Michigan; Ann Harbor, Michigan
1961       Artists of Los Angeles and Vicinity; Los Angeles County Museum; Los Angeles, California
1962       Dallas Museum of Contemporary Art; Dallas, Texas
           Wight Art Gallery; University of California, Los Angeles; Los Angeles, California
           Palace of the Legion of Honor; San Francisco, California
           Dallas Museum for Contemporary Art; Dallas, Texas
           Des Moines Art Center; Des Moines, Iowa
1963       The Art Institute; Chicago, Illinois
           Walker Art Center; Minneapolis, Minnesota
           Contemporary Masters; Kane Memorial; Providence, Rhode Island
           Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1964       Cornell University Galleries; Ithaca, New York
1965       Contemporary Print Exhibition; The White House; Washington D.C.
1967       Gemini GEL Graphics, Ltd; Los Angeles, California
           Syracuse University Galleries; Syracuse, New York
1976       Montgomery Art Center, Claremont College; Claremont, California
1977       Landfall Press; Chicago, Illinois
1978       Film Als; Cologne, Stuttgart, Germany
1990       Turning the Tide: Early Los Angeles Modernists, 1920-1950; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna
           Beach, CA; Oakland Art Museum, Oakland, CA; McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX;
           Nora Eccles Harrison Art Museum, Logan, UT; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa
           Barbara, CA; Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
1992           Merrill Lynch Corporation Gallery; Princeton, New Jersey
1994           American Cubism; Sid Deutsch Gallery; New York, New York
1996/97        On the Edge of America-California Modernist Art; Jack Rutberg Fine Arts; Los Angeles,
               California
1997           Donnell Media Center; New York, New York
2002           On Ramps: Hard-Edge Abstraction to Finish Fetish; Pasadena Museum of California Art;
               Pasadena, California
               Oscars in Animation; Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; Los Angeles,
               California
2003           KINETICA 4, Iota Center; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Los Angeles, California
               (traveling)
               With an Eye and a Passion: Selections from the Allan and Susan Marion Collection;
               Bakersfield Museum of Art; Bakersfield, California
               Los Angeles Printmaking Society 17th National Exhibition; The Armory; Pasadena,
               California
2006           Driven to Abstraction: Southern California and the Non-Objective World, 1950-1980,
               Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
2007-09        Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture at Midcentury, Orange County
               Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA; Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA;
               Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA; Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St.
               Louis, MO; Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX

FILMOGRAPHY
1960       Icarus Montgolfier Wright 15 minutes, script by Ray Bradbury
1963       Carnival 5 minutes, sound
1965       Coaraze 13 minutes, sound: Henri Martin
           The Ivory Knife 17 minutes, sound: Irving Bazilon
1966       The Torch and the Torso 13 minutes, sound: Francis Seyrig
1967       Yellow Taxi 3 minutes, sound
           Centipede 3 minutes, sound
           New York 100 8 minutes, sound: Irving Bazilon
1968       Silence 3 minutes
           The Look of a Lithographer 45 minutes, narration: June Wayne
           American Sculpture of the Sixties 16 minutes, narration: Shepherd Menken
1969       Pony Express 4 minutes, sound
           Light Motion 13 minutes, sound: Ivan Dryer
1970       Paul Jenkins for Martha Jackson Gallery, NY (1st prize: Venice International
1971       Landscape       3 minutes, sound: Stan Levine
1972       Pink Pony 3 minutes, sound
1973       Accident 3 minutes, sound: Carl Stone
1974       Train Landscape 3 minutes, sound: Stan Levine
1975       Swan 3 minutes, music: Saint-Saens
           Rumble (Black and White) 3 minutes, sound: David Shoemaker
1976       Shapes & Gestures 7 minutes, sound: Steve Goldman
           Erogenous Zones 3 minutes, sound: David Shoemaker
           Max Bill 15 minutes, narration: Gerald Nordland
1977       Rumble (Color) 3 minutes, sound: David Shoemaker
           John Hultberg silent
           Fragments 4 minutes, silent
           Wet Paint 3 minutes, sound: Nicolaj Bogatirev
1978       Celebration 5 minutes, sound: Mel Powell
           Hors d’oeuvres 4 minutes, sound: Roy Sablosky
           Mobiles 4 minutes, sound: Barry Schrader
           Three Arctic Flowers 3 minutes, sound: Leonid Hambro
1986       Play Pen 4 minutes, sound: Rob Miller
1987       Gallery 3 6 minutes, sound Barry Schrader
           Interior 3 minutes, sound
                               Dance Lines in Space 3 minutes, sound: Elisabeth Bartfai
               1988            Times Square 4 minutes, computer generated; sound: Denis Wiancko
                               Villa Rospigliosi 4 minutes, sound: Elisabeth Bartfai
               1992            Papillon 3 minutes, silent
               1994            The Meadow 6 minutes, sound: Kasandra Woodring
               1996            Lilac Garden
               1997            Aviary 6 minutes, sound: Kasandra Woodring
               1998            Toy Shop


               RELATED ARTS EMPLOYMENT
               1939-1942    Animation Department, Disney Studios, Los Angeles, California
               1945-1954    Co-Founder, UPA Animation Studios, Los Angeles, California
               1959-1962    Co-Founder, with Herb Klynn: Format Films
               1971-present Founder and Chair, Experimental Abstract Animation Department, California Institute for
                            the Arts, Valencia, California

              AWARDS, HONORS, RESIDENCIES, COMMISSIONS
              1960              Academy Award Nomination for Icarus Montgolfier Wright
              1968              Artist-in-Residency, Utah State University, Ogden, Utah
              1992              Norman McLaren Heritage Award; Association Internationale du Film Animation-Canada
1995                   Winsor McCay Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Art and Field of Animationl International
                       Animated Film Society
2001 Luminary Award: ‘Black Maria’ Film Festival; New Jersey
   Named: ‘Institute Fellow’ for Lifetime Achievement, California Institute of Arts, Valencia, California
2003 Lifetime Achievement Award; Cartoons By the Bay; Premio alla Carriera Pulcinello; Positano, Italy

               PUBLIC AND INSTITUTIONAL COLLECTIONS
               Long Beach Museum of Art; Long Beach, California
               Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Los Angeles, California
               Museum of Modern Art; New York, New York
               Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art; Utah State University, Logan, Utah
               Academy of Motion Picture Arts

				
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