Solo Exhibitions


1958

Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles.

1960

Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles.

1961

Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles.

1962

Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles. "Billy Al Bengston." November 12 - December 9.

Martha Jackson Gallery, New York. "Billy Al Bengston." May 1-26.

1963 Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles
1968

San Francisco Museum of Art. "Motel Dracula." September 1- November 2.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Billy Al Bengston." November 26 - January 12. (Traveled to: The Corcoran Gallery, Dupont Center, Washington D.C. and the Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada. Catalog with text by James Monte and design by Ed Ruscha.)

1969

Pasadena Art Museum, California. "Motel Dracula." March 18 - April 20.

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City. "Art Works by Billy Al Bengston." November 9 - December 7.

1970

Santa Barbara Museum of Fine Art, California. "Billy Al Bengston: Selected Paintings." February 3 - March 16.

Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles. March 1 - 31.

Galerie Neuendorf, Hamburg, Germany. "Billy Al Bengston." April 15 - May 15; September 11- October 10.

1971

Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles. "Exposition Especial: Billy Al Bengston." April.

La Jolla Museum of Art, California. "Prints and Multiple Dentos." October.

Contract Graphics Associates, Houston, Texas. "Billy Al Bengston: Prints and Aluminum Drawings." October.

Galerie Neuendorf, Cologne, Germany. November.

1972

Felicity Samuel Gallery, London, England. "Billy Al Bengston." October 9 - November 3.

Galerie Neuendorf, Hamburg, Germany. October.

1973

Corcoran & Corcoran Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida. "Billy Al Bengston: Recent Paintings and Dentos." January 6 - 28.

Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles. "All New Paintings by Billy Al Bengston." January 20 - February 20.

Pollock Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas. "Recent Works by Billy Al Bengston." February 23 - March 3.

Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas. "Billy Al Bengston." February 23 - April 15.

Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles. "Recent Watercolors of Billy Al Bengston." June 26 - July 28.

Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas, October 6 - November 6.

1974

John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA. "Billy Al Bengston: Paintings and Watercolors." February 20 - March 23.

The Jared Sable Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. "Billy Al Bengston." June 1 - 15.

Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas. "Billy Al Bengston: New Paintings and Watercolors." August 20 - September 7.

Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Billy Al Bengston: New Paintings." October 15 - November 3.

1975

Pyramid Gallery, Washington, D.C. "Billy Al Bengston." January 14 - February 10.

Seder/Creigh Gallery, Coronado, CA. "Billy Al Bengston: Paintings and Watercolors." February 15 - March 22.

Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. "Billy Al Bengston: Paintings, Sculptures and Multiples of the '60's." May 24 - July 5.

Dootson-Calderhead Gallery, Seattle, WA. September 11 - October 11.

1976

Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas. "Billy Al Bengston: New Paintings and Watercolors." January 26 - February 21.

Dobrick Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. "Watercolors by Billy Al Bengston." September 10 - October 8.

Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Oregon. November 5 - December ll.

1977

University of Montana, Missoula. "Billy Al Bengston: Recent Paintings." March 2 - March 18.

James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles. "Billy Al Bengston: Puerto Escondido Watercolor Suite 1977." May 17 - June 18. (Illustrated color catalog, biography and bibliographical notes.)

Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas. "Billy Al Bengston: New Screen Paintings." June 19 - July 21.

1978

James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Billy Al Bengston: New Paintings." January 13 - February 11 and December 8 - January 1, 1979.

Security Pacific Bank Building, Los Angeles, CA. "Billy Al Bengston: Paintings of the Seventies." February 27 - April 16. (Illustrated color catalog with text by Fredericka Hunter, biographical and bibliographical notes.)

John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco. "Billy Al Bengston: Paintings and Watercolors." March 8 - April 8.

Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Texas. "Recent Works by Billy Al Bengston." June 16 -July 23.

Texas Gallery, Houston. "Billy Al Bengston: Watercolors and Paintings." October 31 - November 18.

Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles. November 14 - December 15.

1979

Conejo Valley Art Museum, Thousand Oaks, CA. "Billy Al Bengston: 20 Years on Paper." January 21 - March 4.

Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston. "Billy Al Bengston: Paintings." March 31-April 25.

Acquavella Contemporary Art Gallery, New York. "Billy Al Bengston: Paintings." September 14 - October 20.

Cantor/Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan. "Billy Al Bengston: Current Acrylic and Watercolor Paintings." October 16 - November 10.

Texas Gallery, Houston. "Billy Al Bengston: New Paintings and Watercolors." November 27 - January 5.

1980

James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles. "Billy Al Bengston: Current Watercolors." March18- May 30.

Malibu Art & Design, Malibu, CA. "Billy Al Bengston Watercolors." May 4 - June 8.

Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, Hawaii. "Watercolors by Billy Al Bengston." July 11 - August 24.

1981

The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. "Billy Al Bengston, Watercolors 1974 - 1980." January 31, 1980 - March 29 (extended to April 27). (Illustrated catalog with text by Jane Livingston, designed by Billy Al Bengston.)

Acquavella Contemporary Art, Inc,, New York. "Billy Al Bengston: Paintings." March 5 - 31.

San Diego State University, CA. "A Decade of Billy Al Bengston: The Seventies." April 25 - May 23. (llustrated catalog with text by Jeff Perrone.)

Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA. "Billy Al Bengston." April 25 - June 3.

James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Billy Al Bengston: Paintings." May 1 - 30.

Texas Gallery, Houston. "Billy Al Bengston: Hawaiian Watercolors." November 9 - December 4.

1982

James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles. "Billy Al Bengston." May l - 30.

Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA. "Billy Al Bengston: New Watercolor Collages." September 9 -October 9.

Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, Washington. "Billy Al Bengston: Honolulu Watercolors." February 4 - 29.

1983

James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles. "Billy Al Bengston: New Paintings." May l - 30.

John Berggruen Gallery, Son Francisco. "Billy Al Bengston: Recent Work." July 14 - August 13.

Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA. "Billy Al Bengston: Paintings, Watercolors, Furniture, Prints." September 9 - October 8.

Acquavella Contemporary Art, Inc., New York. "Billy Al Bengston." December I - January 14,1984.

1984

Smith Anderson Gallery, Palo Alto, CA. "Billy Al Bengston." March 28-April 28.

Douglas Drake Gallery, Kansas City, Kansas. "Billy Al Bengston: Watercolor Collages." July 6 - 28.

James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Billy Al Bengston: Acrylic and Watercolor Paintings." May I - 30.

Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA. "Billy Al Bengston." September 7- October 5.

Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas. "Billy Al Bengston: Watercolor Collages." November 13 - December 31.

1985

James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. May I - 30.

Angles Gallery, in cooperation with James Metz Productions, Santa Monica, CA. "Billy Al Bengston: Hui Nui Limited Edition Rug." June 7 - 8.

Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA. "Billy Al Bengston: 5th Annual Exhibition." September 6 - October 5.

Texas Gallery, Houston. "Billy Al Bengston: New Paintings and Watercolors." December 10 - January 4.

1986

James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. May 1 - 30.

Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA. "6th Annual Billy Al Bengston Exhibition: New Paintings." September 5 - October 4.

Smith Anderson Gallery, Palo Alto, CA. "Billy Al Bengston: New Paintings." October 23 - November 26.

1987

James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, California. May 1 - 30.

Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, California. "7th Annual Billy Al Bengston Exhibition: New Paintings." September 11 - October 12.

1988

Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas. "Billy Al Bengston: Paintings of Three Decades." May 14 - June 26. (Traveled to: The Oakland Museum, Oakland California, July 23 - October 30; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, November 30 - January 29, 1989; The Contemporary Museum of Art, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 6 - April 30, 1989. Illustrated catalog with essays by Karen Tsujimoto, Jane Livingston, Henry Hopkins and Maurice Tuchman).

Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, California. "Billy: 30 Years of Work I Couldn't Sell..." September 8 - October 8.

James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, California. "30 Years of Work I Shouldn't Sell." December 3 - January 3.

1989

Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, California. January 14 - February 14.

Kaleidoscope Gallery, Boulder, Colorado. April 1 - 30.

The Works Gallery South, Costa Mesa, California. "Inaugural Exhibition Featuring the Work of Billy Al Bengston." October 27 - December 10.

1990

James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, California. "Billy Al Bengston: Paintings for the '90's." May 1 - 31.

1991

The Works Gallery, Crystal Court, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, California. "Billy Al Bengston." February 16 - March 17.

The Works Gallery at 110 Mildred Avenue, Venice. "Meet the Artist Brunch." November 24.

James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, California. "It is not May Day and it is not a Holiday Sale: Brand New Paintings." December 5 - January 4, 1992.

1992

Valerie Miller Fine Art, Palm Desert, California. "Billy Al Bengston." May 5 - 25.

1993

Galerie Neuendorf, Frankfurt, Germany. "Billy Al Bengston." Spring 1993.

1995

Westfall Interior Systems, Fountain Valley, California. "Billy Al Bengston: Works from Hawaii." March.

1997

Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California. "Billy Al Bengston: San Felipe to Puerto Escondido." October 25 - January 4, 1998.

1999

Ochi Fine Art, Ketchum, ID. "Testing the Waters." September 3 - October 2.

2000

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. " The Good, The Bad and Nothing Heartless". September 9 - October 21.

2001

Renato Danese Gallery, New York. "Dentos & Draculas: 1968 - 1973". April 27 - May 26.

2004

Cartelle Gallery, Marina del Rey, CA. "100 Sweets @ $2004 Prices, Moontang Kilns, and a little Mr. Nasty". August 8 - September 5.

2005

Franklin Parrasch Gallery, NY. "Billy Al Bengston, "The 60's" ". November 5 - December 15.

2007

The Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. "Billy. Painting ect". October 27 - December 1.

2010

Samuel Freeman, Santa Monica, CA. "Billy". February 15 - March 12.

2011

Michael's Restaurant, Santa Monica, CA. "Billy Al by Wendy Al". January 20 - March 19.

Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles, CA. "Real Lite & Space", and "Your New Home", and "Ed Ruscha". November 11 - December 12, 2011.

Katherine Cone Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "100% Draculas". December 10 - January 1, 2012.

2012

David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.  "It Hit the Fan". September 28 - November 3

2013

Honolulu Museum of Art, Hawaii.  "Craig Turned On The Light and California Art Bloomed".  (A 'pop up' tribute to Craig Kauffman).  July 26 - 28.

2014

Franklin Parrasch Gallery, NY.  "Transcendental Bengston-tation. May 1 - June 14. ".  (Catalogue with text by Mary Agnes Donoghue, designed by Truman Lahr).

2016

Neuendorf Projects, Berlin, Germany.  "BENGSTON : PAINTINGS FROM THE 1980s" January 9 - 23. 

Andrew Kreps Gallery, NY.  "Warm California" (works from 1972-76). May 12 - June 25. 

Franklin Parrasch Gallery, NY.  "Plenty Aloha" (works from 1982 -84). May 20 - June 25. 

Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.  "Billy Al" September 17 - October 29. 

Venus Over Manhattan, NY.  "My BSA 350CC Gold Star & Blues for Aub (get it?)" September 29 - November 2. Catalogue available. 







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