Biography

William B. Montgomery

Nationality: American
Dates: Born 1953
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Education:
 

1975-1977 University of New Mexico
1974-1975 Kansas City Art Institute
1974 Art Institute of Perugia, Italy
1973-1974 University of New Mexico
 

 

Exhibitions:
 

2015 Holiday Show with the Contemporary Texas Regionalists, group exhibition, William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, Texas
2015 Menagerie, Art and the Animal Kingdom, group exhibition, The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
2014 60th Anniversary Exhibition: A Celebration of Valley House Artists, group exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Masterful Marks: An Exploration of the Medium of Drawing, group exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Texas Critters, Large Gallery, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2014 Contemporary Texas: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, Texas
2011 The Texas Aesthetic IV: Contemporary Texas Regionalism, William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, Texas
2010 New Works: Highlights from the Permanent Collection, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, Texas
2009 Nature Under Pressure: Etchings and Lithographs by William B. Montgomery, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, Texas
2009 Thank You Fort Worth: An Appreciation from Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Group Exhibition, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2008-2009 Art, Science, and the World Around Us, group exhibition, Art Center Waco, Waco, Texas
2008 Texas Tour: 100 Years of Texas Landscape Painting, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2007 Bits & Pieces: Collage, Assemblage & Constructions, group exhibition, Kingfisher Fine Art & Music, O’Connor Building, Elgin, Texas
2006 Kingdom Animalia: Creatures Big and Small by Artists Old and New (group exhibition), Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2006 Group show, Kingfisher Fine Art & Music, Elgin, Texas
2005 Introductions, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2003 McNay Art Fair, McNay Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2002 McNay Art Fair, McNay Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2000 WACOWS: A Mooving Experience; Cowfish, The Art Center of Waco, Texas
2000 Significant Other: Margie Crisp and William B. Montgomery, Tarrytown Gallery, Austin, Texas
1999 McNay Print Fair, McNay Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
1997 Natural Wonders, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1997 William B. Montgomery, Waco Art Center, Waco Texas
1996 Something in the Water, Tarrytown Gallery, Austin, Texas
1996 Images of Nature, Martin-Rathburn Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1996 Confluence, Hill Country Arts Foundation, Ingram, Texas
1996 Southwest ‘96, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1995 William B. Montgomery & Bradley Peterson, Martin-Rathburn Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1995 Reality Check: William B. Montgomery & Michael Mogavera, Craighead-Green Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1995 William B. Montgomery, Narrative Landscapes, de Saisset Museum, University of Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California
1994 William B. Montgomery, The Cinnabar, Alpine, Texas
1993 William B. Montgomery, Lovegene Gallery, Marathon, Texas
1992 Second Nature, Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, Texas
1992 20th Anniversary Exhibition - 1972-1992, The Art Center, Waco, Texas
1991 The Naked Show, Hall-Barnett Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
1991 William B. Montgomery, Lovegene Gallery, Marathon, Texas
1990 Another Chain Reaction, Austin Visual Arts Association, Austin, Texas
1990 Art in Public Places: Billboard Award, Austin Visual Arts Association, Austin, Texas
1990 The Flower Show, Hall-Barnett Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
1989 Grand Opening, Hall-Barnett Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
1989 Intimate Images: Small Works on Paper, St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas
1988 Zoomorphism: Animals in Art, Trammell Crow Center, Dallas, Texas
1988 William B. Montgomery and Amy Bridges, Dean Gallery, Tyler, Texas
1988 William Montgomery, Recent Works, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, Texas
1987 William B. Montgomery, Clifford Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1987 True Wit, Humor in Texas Art, Cullen Center, Houston Texas
1985 Dimensional Paper, San Antonio Art Institute Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1985 Twenty-Sixth Invitational, Longview Museum and Arts Center, Longview, Texas
1985 Southwest '85, Museum of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1984 Exposition Grafica, Galeria Municipal, Guadalajara, Mexico
1984 William B. Montgomery, Clifford Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1983 Four State Survey, Santa Fe Festival of the Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1983 Invitational '83, Longview Museum and Arts Center, Longview, Texas
1983 New Figurative Drawing in Texas, San Antonio Art Institute Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1982 Invitational '82, Longview Museum and Arts Center, Longview, Texas
1982 Fun and Games, The Art Center, Waco, Texas
1981 William B. Montgomery, Clifford Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1981 William B. Montgomery, Roberta Starr Gallery, Austin, Texas
1981 Invitational '81, Longview Museum and Arts Center, Longview, Texas
1980 Fantasy, Bois D'Arc Gallery, Austin, Texas
1980 Texas Only, Texas Fine Arts Association Annual Exhibition, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas
1980 Invitational '80, Longview Museum and Arts Center, Longview, Texas
1979 National Print Invitational, University of Dallas, Dallas, Texas
1979 New Works - Carol Ivey and William B. Montgomery, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas
1979 Corpus Christi Art Foundation Annual Exhibition, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas
1979 Contemporary Art Exhibition, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas
1978 Images - L. B. Brown and William B. Montgomery, Trinity House Gallery, Austin, Texas
1977 William B. Montgomery, Triple G Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
1976 Two Edges on a Line, ASA Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
 

 

Literature:
 

Tommaney, Susie, “Artists from Our Great State Reveal Diverse and Witty Works in Holiday Show,” Houston Press, December 7, 2015.
 

Wayne Alan Brenner, “The Naked Truth: at the Davis Gallery,” VOA voices of art magazine,
San Antonio, Texas, Volume 10, Issue 4, 2002, pages 8-9, TV Dream and La Sandia reproduced.
 

Margie Crisp, “Dead Cars & Live Snakes; The Provocative Work of William B. Montgomery,” Fauna,
May/June Issue 2001, pp. 70-77, illust.
 

Michael Barnes, “Texas Landscapes Become Couple’s Dreamscapes,” Austin American-Statesman,
February 21, 2000, p. E2, illust.
 

 

Public Collections:
 

Hard Rock Café, Boston, MA
Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, Texas

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