Platinum and Palladium Printing



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Platinum / Palladium Prints
Born: 1935 Detroit, Michigan


2016                     Etherton Gallery (1990,1987, 1988, 2006) Tucson, Arizona
2010                     Galerie Johannes Faber (2003) – Vienna, Austria
2004                     Rahmi M. Koç Museum – Istanbul, Turkey
2002                     Oregon State University – Corvallis, Oregon
1999                     Galerie Stöckeregg (1989) – Zürich, Switzerland
1998                     Etherton Gallery (1990,1987) – Tucson, Arizona
1998                     Bonni Benrubi Gallery – New York, New York
1998                     Gallery of Contemporary Photography (1993) – Santa Monica, California
1996                     Columbus Museum of Art – Columbus, Ohio
1996                     Gail Gibson Gallery (1991) – Seattle, Washington
1995                     Fox-Talbot Museum – Lacock, England
1994                     Fahey Klein Gallery – Los Angeles, California
1994                     Catherine Edelman Gallery – Chicago, Illinois
1993                     Gallery of Contemporary Photography – Santa Monica, California
1993                     Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, Illinois
1992                     Photographers’ Gallery – London, England
1992                     Sheldon Memorial Art Library – Lincoln, Kansas
1992                     Jones Troyer Fitzpatrick Gallery (1986, 1988) – Washington, D.C.
1991                     Morgan Gallery – Kansas City, Missouri
1991                     University of Kentucky Art Museum – Lexington, Kentucky
1990                     Robert Koch Gallery – San Francisco, California
1990                     Huntington Museum of Art – Huntington, West Virginia
1989                     Houston Center for Photography – Houston, Texas
1989                     Photographic Center of Monterey Peninsula – Carmel, California
1989                     Galerie Stockeregg – Zürich, Switzerland
1989                     Arizona Bank Gallery – Phoenix, Arizona
1988                     Yuma Art Center – Yuma, Arizona
1988                     The Ansel Adams Gallery – Yosemite, California
1988                     Kauffman Gallery – Cincinnati, Ohio
1988                     University of Missouri – St. Louis, Missouri
1987                     G. Ray Hawkins Gallery – Los Angeles, California
1985                     Andrew Smith Gallery – Albuquerque, New Mexico
1985                     Northern Arizona University Gallery – Flagstaff, Arizona
1984                     Susan Spiritus Gallery – Newport Beach, California
1983                     Douglas Elliott Gallery – San Francisco, California
1983                     Gallery 104 – Austin, Texas
1983                     Photography West – Carmel, California
1982                     Coconino Center for the Arts – Flagstaff, Arizona
1982                     Eastern Washington University – Spokane, Washington
1981                     Blixt Gallery – Ann Arbor, Michigan
1981                     Center for Creative Photography – Tucson, Arizona
1981                     Photograph Southwest Gallery (1978) – Scottsdale, Arizona
Dick Arentz in Venice1979                     Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art – Monterey, California
1979                     Museum of Northern Arizona – Flagstaff, Arizona
1979                     Gallerie Ischel – Munich, Germany
1976                     Scottsdale Center for the Arts – Scottsdale, Arizona
1975                     Landerbank – Graz, Austria
1974                     Phoenix Art Museum – Phoenix, Arizona
1973                     Gallerie die Brucke  -Vienna, Austria
1972                     Kresge Art Museum – Michigan State University
1972                     Gilmore Art Institute – Kalamazoo, Michigan
1971                     Saginaw Art Museum – Saginaw, Michigan
1971                     831 Gallery – Birmingham, Michigan


2016                     Bernheim: A Natural Muse/Carnegie Center for Art and History in New Albany, Indiana
2014/15                All the Glitters is not Gold/ Platinum Photographs from the Center for Creative Photography/Phoenix Art Museum
2000 – 2012         Numerous Group Exhibits/Center for Creative Photography/Tucson
1997                     Panoramas / Addison Gallery / Andover / Massachusetts
1994                     A Positive View / The Saatchi Gallery / London
1994                     Pleasures from the Garden I The Museum of Modern Art / New York
1993                     Contemporary Platinum Prints and Photographers I Kent State University
1992                     Between Home and Heaven, Contemporary American Landscape Photographers I NMAA
1990                     Phoenix Triennial Exhibit I Phoenix, Arizona
1990                     Snell & Wilmer Collection of Arizona Photographers Center for Creative Photography I Tucson, Arizona
1990                     PhotoLore / Hartnell College
1989                     Under Southwest Skies / Park Avenue Atrium I New York
1989                     The Photographer and the Railroad I University of Louisville
1989                     Recent Acquisitions / Corcoran Gallery / Washington, DC
1989                     Photographs from Private Collections / Minneapolis Institute of Arts
1988                     New Acquisitions in Graphic Arts / National Museum of American Art
1988                     Phil Davis And His Students I Slusser Gallery I Ann Arbor, Michigan
1988                     Everything But Silver I Fergus Jean Gallery I Columbus, Ohio
1988                     The Wide Show I University of Louisville
1987                     Visions of the West, Two Views from Two Centuries Museum of Photographic Arts / San Diego, California
1987                     Light, Illumination in Art I Park Avenue Atrium / New York
1987                     In the Natural World I Park Avenue Atrium I New York
1986                     First Contact… The Search I The Scottsdale Center for the Arts
1986                     Aspects of the New West I The Center for Creative Photography
1986                     New Landscapes I Amon Carter Museum / Fort Worth, Texas
1986                     The Private Landscape I Rutgers University
1986                     Views and Visions I International Center of Photography
1985                     Visions of the West / Etherton Gallery / Tucson, Arizona
1984                     Point Lobos: Place as Icon / Friends of Photography


Dick ArentzThe Museum of Modern Art – New York, New York
J. Paul Getty Museum – Los Angeles, California
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art – San Francisco, California
Columbus Museum of Art – Columbus, Ohio
The George Eastman House – Rochester, New York
Phoenix Art Museum – Phoenix, Arizona
International Center of Photography – New York, New York
Spencer Museum of Art – Lawrence, Kansas
Brooklyn Art Museum – Brooklyn, New York
Sheldon Memorial Art Library – Lincoln, Nebraska
Corcoran Gallery – Washington, D.C.
Photo Archives, University of Louisville – Louisville, Kentucky
Center for Creative Photography – Tucson, Arizona
Graham Nash Collection – Los Angeles, California
Canadian Center for Architecture – New York and Montreal
Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art – Monterey, California
Amon Carter Museum of Western Art – Fort Worth, Texas
Fotografis, Landerbank – Vienna, Austria

Smithsonian Art  Museum – Washington, D.C.
Gilmore Institute – Kalamazoo, Michigan
Oakland Art Museum – Oakland, California
Minnesota Museum of Art – Minneapolis, Minnesota
Museum of Photographic Arts – San Diego, California
Yale University Art Gallery – New Haven, Connecticut
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art – Ithaca, New York
Royal Photographic Society – London, England
St. Louis Art Museum – St. Louis, Missouri
Seattle Art Museum – Seattle, Washington
Ross Art Museum at Ohio Wesleyan University – Delaware, Ohio

Toledo Art Museum – Toledo, Ohio

Extensive Corporate and University Collections


Stephen Bulger Gallery – Toronto, Ontario
Etherton Gallery – Tucson, Arizona
Gallerie Johannes Faber – Vienna, Austria


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Dick Arentz is a professional photographer, and retired University professor, who specializes in the platinum and palladium printing process. He has conducted over forty platinum printing workshops and has had over seventy one-man exhibits. His work is represented in public and private collections, including the New York and San Francisco Museums of Modern Art.

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