Biography

Otis Huband

Nationality: American
Dates: Born 1933
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Education:
 

1963-1964 Accademia di Belle Arti, Perugia, Italy
1958-1961 BFA and MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
1957-1958 California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, California
1956-1957 Ventura Junior College, Ventura, California
1955-1956 Richmond Professional Institute of the College of William & Mary (now Virginia Commonwealth University)
 

 

Solo Exhibitions:
 

2016 Otis Huband: Recent Paintings, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2015 Off the Easel: Recent Works by Otis Huband, William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, Texas
2014 Otis Huband: Recent Work, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2011 Otis Huband, Palazzo Ferretti, Cortona, Italy
2010 The Figurative Revelations of Otis Huband: A Fifty-Year Retrospective, William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, Texas
1993 Otis Huband: The Artist and His Collection, The Museum of Printing History, Houston, Texas
1989 Ruminations, Reflections, Excavations, Goethe Institute, Houston, Texas
1987-1988 River Café, Houston, Texas
1985 University of Houston, Health Science Center, Houston, Texas
1976 Pavilion Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
1976 Louisiana Gallery, Houston, Texas
1976 Ars Longa Gallery, Houston, Texas
1974 University of Houston, Downtown, Houston, Texas
1966-1970 Erdon Gallery, Houston, Texas
1965 Wisconsin State College, River Falls, Wisconsin
1965 Oak Ridge Art Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
1965 Lynchburg Fine Arts Center, Lynchburg, Virginia
1965 Courtney Gallery, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
1965 Callaert Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
1964 Circolo di Universita, Perugia, Italy
1961 20th Century Gallery, Williamsburg, Virginia
1960 Erick Schendler Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
1959 Pyramid Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
1957 Studio Gallery, Oakland, California
 

 

Selected Exhibitions:
 

2017 Modernist Figurations: Otis Huband, Charles Jones, Bill Reily, William Reaves Sarah Foltz Fine Art, Houston, Texas
2016 Found Objects, Lone Star College-Kingwood, Kingwood, Texas
2016 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2015 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2014 60th Anniversary Exhibition: A Celebration of Valley House Artists, group exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Summer Cut, group exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2013 Lives Played Out on Canvas: Paintings by Otis Huband, Richard Stout, and Dick Wray, William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, Texas
2013 The Paths to Abstraction: Paintings by Otis Huband and Jim Woodson, William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, Texas
2012 Texas Expressionism, William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, Texas
1996 Dakota Galleries, Houston, Texas
1972-1990 Louisiana Gallery, Houston, Texas
1976 Ars Longa Gallery, Houston, Texas
1974 University of Houston, Houston, Texas
1968-1970 Cascade Gallery, Eugenia, Oregon
1966-1970 Erdon Gallery, Houston, Texas
1966-1970 Frederick-Nila Gallery, Longview, Texas
1966-1970 Debose Gallery, Houston, Texas
1968 Sol del Rio, San Antonio, Texas
1966-1967 Dubose Gallery, Houston, Texas
1965-1966 The James Bute Gallery, Houston, Texas
1964 Circolo di Universita, Perugia, Italy
1963-1964 The Udinotti Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
1958-1961 Pyramid Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
1960 Erick Schendler Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
1956 Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, Virginia
 

 

Literature:
 

Robert Craig Bunch, The Art of Found Objects: Interviews with Texas Artists, Texas A&M University Press, 2016, 214pp.
Sarah Vukalovic, “Noted: Galleries,” Patron Magazine, June-July 2014, page 36.
 

Michael Granberry, “Valley House the Perfect Setting for Artist,” The Dallas Morning News, Guide section, June 1, 2014, page 4E, The Fields of Manchester reproduced.
 

Matthew Williams, “The greatest living Texas artist you don’t know - but should,” Culturemap Houston, September 18, 2010, Drowning off the Dalmatian Coast illustrated. Available from http://houston.culturemap.com/news/entertainment/09-18-10-the-greatest-living-texas-artist-you-dont-know-but-should-otis-huband/
 

Don McDaniel, “An Artist’s Palette,” Antique Shops & Designers Magazine, Fall 2007, pages 102-104.
 

 

Teaching:
 

1971-1982 Art Instructor, Art League of Houston, Houston, Texas
1975-1976 Art Instructor, sculpture, Houston Parks & Recreation Department, Houston, Texas
1975 Art Instructor, life drawing, University of Houston, Houston, Texas
1967-1972 Art Instructor, Rice University, summer school for high school students, Houston, Texas
1967-1971 Art Instructor, Houston Museum School of Fine Arts (now Glassell School), Houston, Texas
1961-1963 Princess Anna High School, Virginia Beach, Virginia
 

 

Public Collections:
 

Giacomo Golderone, Perugia, Italy
Houston Grand Opera, Houston, Texas
Merrill Lynch, Exploration and Development Department, Houston, Texas
Mitchell Energy and Development Corporations, Houston, Texas

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