Richard Alpert
BORN April 11, 1947
EDUCATION
  • University of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; BA Fine Arts 1970
  • San Francisco Art Institute; San Francisco, California; MFA Sculpture 1973
TEACHING
  • San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA; 1972-73, 1977
  • California College of Arts and Crafts; Oakland, California; 1978-79
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  • * 80 Langton Street; San Francisco, California; 1975, 1982
  • Union Gallery, California State University/San Jose, San Jose, California; 1976
  • La Mamelle Art Center; San Francisco, California; 1976
  • Site; San Francisco, California; 1978
  • Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art; Los Angeles, California; 1979
  • Video and Exhibitions La Mamelle, Inc; San Francisco, California; 1980
  • Video Free America; San Francisco, California; 1980
  • Shirley Cerf Gallery; San Francisco, California; 1981
  • Washington Project for the Arts; Washington, D.C.; 1981
  • 1708 East Main, Richmond, Virginia; 1981
  • Canvas Café, San Francisco, California; 2007
  • San Francisco Art Institute, "Alpert of Great Neck", San Francisco, CA; 2010
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  • Performance Festival, San Francisco Art Institute; San Francisco, California; 1973
  • March 13, University of California at Davis, Davis, California; 1974
  • * South of the Slot, 63 Bluxome St. San Francisco, California; 1974
  • * Projekt ’74, Kolnischer Kunstverein; Koln, Germany; 1974
  • San Francisco Artists’ Work on Video, and/or Gallery; Seattle, Washington; 1975
  • Second Generation, Museum of Conceptual Art, San Francisco, California; 1975
  • Performance/Art/Artists/Performers, University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA; 1975
  • * The Annual, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California; 1975
  • Recorded Works, La Mamelle Art Center, San Francisco, California; 1976
  • A Conceptual Video Minute, Cable Channel 6, Museum of Conceptual Art, San Francisco, California; 1976
  • A Tight Thirteen Minutes, CARP, Los Angeles, California; 1977
  • Tokyo/Bay Area Exchange of Contemporary Art, Kermin Prefecture Hall, Tokyo, Japan; 1977
  • Brown, Schultz, Alpert/New Work, Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco; 1978
  • From Pastel to Notation: recent drawing, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California; 1978
  • New York, Mills College Art Gallery; Oakland, California; 1978
  • Verbal Eyes, The Farm, San Francisco, California; 1979
  • * Space Time Sound 1970’s, A Decade in the Bay Area, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California; 1979
  • Simulated Tele-Performance, Art-Com; San Francisco, California; 1980
  • Recent Work, Shirley Cerf Gallery, San Francisco, California; 1980
  • San Francisco Video Review, Video Free America, San Francisco, California; 1980
  • The Independent Vision, BAVC, The American Center; Paris, France; 1981
  • California Performance Now and Then, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois; 1981
  • De-Po-Gram-Festival,BaltiMedia; Baltimore, Maryland; 1981
  • Sunday Night at the Performances, Franklin Furnace; New York, New York; 1981
  • Site at Target Video, Target Video; San Francisco, California; 1982
  • Videofest, Mill Valley Film Festival, Mill Valley, California; 1982
  • Elegant Miniatures from San Francisco and Kyoto, Belca House; Kyoto, Japan; 1982; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; San Francisco, California; 1983
  • Windows, Since 1903, San Francisco, California; 1986
SELECTED PERIODICALS AND PUBLICATIONS
  • Video Bander; Kolnischer; Koln, Germany; 1974
  • South of the Slot, San Francisco, California; 1975
  • Documentation: The First Year/1975-76, 80 Langton Street; San Francisco, California; 1976
  • Artweek; "Leptich and Alpert Award Show," March 6, 1976; "Illuminating the Art Process", December 18, 1976; "Brown, Schulz, Alpert – New Work", March 25, 1978; "Handmade Music", May 17, 1980; "Working Small", September 10, 1983
  • Assembling #7; New York, New York; 1977
  • Art Contemporary Mamelle, Vol 2, No.4; San Francisco, California; 1977
  • High Performance, Los Angeles, California; Spring, 1980; Spring/Summer; 1982
  • San Francisco Bay Guardian, “Time Expands to Fill the Mold”; April 17, 1980
  • Performance Anthology, Contemporary Arts Press; San Francisco, California; 1980
  • Artforum, New York, New York; January, 1981
  • Space/Time/Sound-Conceptual Art in the San Francisco Bay Area; The 1970s
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California; 1981
  • Video Networks: “Art & Play”, Bay Area Video Coalition, San Francisco, California; February, 1982
  • New Art Examiner: Reviews-Eastcoast”; March 1982
  • Leonardo, Vol. 17, No. 3 pp.167-171; 1984
VIDEO BROADCASTS
  • WTTW, Image Union, Chicago, Illinois; 1981
  • KQEC, Frontal Exposure, San Francisco, California; 1981
  • WGBH, Brief Encounters, Boston, Massachusetts; 1982
  • KQED, Frontal Exposure, San Francisco, California; 1982
COLLECTIONS
  • Museum of Conceptual Art, San Francisco, California
  • La Mamelle, San Francisco, California
  • Catherine Sullivan, San Francisco, California
  • Fireman’s Fund, Novato, California
  • J.H.Cohn & Company, Roseland, New Jersey
  • Dan & Brenda Reidy, San Francisco, California
  • Resch, Polster and Schwartz, Los Angeles, California
  • Exploratorium, San Francisco, California
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, Virginia
  • Stephen Reinhold, Burlington, Vermont
  • Linda Dackman, San Francisco, California
  • Daniels/Gerhardt, Palm Springs, California
  • Laventhol & Horwath, Los Angeles, California
  • Jean Louis Servan-Schreiber, Paris, France
  • The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, San Diego, California
AWARDS National Endowment for the Arts, Artist’s Fellowship Grant, 1979-1980

NOTE: * Denotes catalog in existence containing artist’s work in reproduction.