Zachariah Rieke


BORN: 1943 Belleville, KS


1966-1968 M.F.A., University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

1964-1966 B.F.A. with honors, Wichita State U, Wichita, KS

1961-1964 Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS


Rieke, Zachariah, “Universe Of,” THE Magazine, September 2010, pp. 16-17.

Newmann, Dana & Parsons, Jack, New Mexico Artists at Work, Museum of

New Mexico Press, 2005, pp. 86-87, 89.

Carlisle, Susanna, "Zachariah Rieke: "Bigger is Better," THE Magazine,

November, 2004, p. 51.

Ashman, Stuart & Deats, Suzanne, Abstract Art, Fresco Fine Arts Publications,

2003, pp. 98-103.

Doe, Donald and Wright, Lesley, "Patient Process," Exhibition Catalogue,

Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, 2001.

Brandauer, Aline Chipman and Carnahan, Sumner, "Gail and Zachariah Rieke:

Found Objects in an Open World," Exhibition Catalogue, New Mexico Museum of

Art, 1999.

Wilson-Powell, Malin, "Speaking Their Silence," El Palacio, Summer/Fall,

1999, pp. 38-43.

Adlmann, Jan E. and McIntyre, Barbara, Contemporary Art in New Mexico,

Craftsman House, 1996, pp. 162-165, 220-221.

Shields, Kathleen, “The Elusive Surface, Painting in Three Dimensions,”

Exhibition Catalogue, The Albuquerque Museum, 1989, pp. 2, 3, 34-37, 68, 69.

Price, V.B. , “Gail and Zachariah Rieke,” Artspace, Fall, 1979, pp. 24-29.


Represented in many private and public collections including The Albuquerqe Museum; New

Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe; Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln; New Mexico Arts

Permanent Collection, Santa Fe; Warner Brothers Studios, Hollywood; Mountain Bell, Denver;

Andrews & Kurth, Houston; St.Vincent Hospital, Santa Fe; Security Pacific National Bank, Los

Angeles; Caliber Bank, Phoenix; University of New Mexico, Albuquerque; University of Florida,

Gainesville; Sheraton Hotel, Singapore, Malaysia.


2018 Zachariah Rieke, Shape Shifter, William Havu Gallery, Denver, CO

2017 Zachariah Rieke, New Work, Exhibit 208, Albuquerque, NM

Zachariah Rieke, Smink Art + Design, Dallas, TX

2016 Zachariah Rieke, Powerglide, Rieke Studio Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2015 Surface Tension, William Havu Gallery, Denver, CO

Zachariah Rieke, Paintings, Wade Wilson Art, Santa Fe, NM (also


2014 Zachariah Rieke, Paintings, Rieke Studio Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

(also 1995, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006,2008,2010,2012)

2013 The Gesture Rendered, Axle Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2012 Zachariah Rieke, Raw Beauty, Wade Wilson Art, Houston, TX

2009 Zachariah Rieke, Paintings, van Straaten Gallery, Denver, CO

Cutting Edge, Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

2008 Zachariah Rieke, Clarke & Clarke Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ (also 2007)

Zachariah Rieke, William Siegal Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2006 Zachariah Rieke, Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver, CO

Painting: Alive & Well! Eight Modern Masters, UNM Art Museum, Albuquerque

Biennial Southwest, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM

Zachariah Rieke: Recent Small Works, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM

Lost & Found, Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2005 Zachariah Rieke, EVO Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (also 2001, 2002, 2003)

Memory Barely Satisfies, Governor's Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

San Francisco International Art Exposition, San Francisco, CA (also 2003, 2004)

2004 Cahoots: Gail & Zachariah Rieke, The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL

Art Chicago, Chicago, IL (also 2003)

2002 Art Miami, Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, FL

2001 Patient Process, Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA

1999 Gail and Zachariah Rieke: Found Objects in an Open World

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM

1998 Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Taos, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA

1997 State of the Questions, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM

1996 Contemporary New Mexico Artists: Sketches & Schemas, SITE Santa Fe,

Santa Fe, NM, and Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE

1992 Chicago International Art Exposition, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

(also1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990,1991)

Zachariah Rieke/Gail Rieke, Linda Durham Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

(also 1981, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, and solo 1990, 1991)

1989 The Elusive Surface: Painting in Three Dimensions,

The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM

Los Angeles International Contemporary Art Exposition, Los Angeles, CA

(also 1986, 1987, 1988)

1986 Zachariah Rieke/Gail Rieke, Haydon Gallery and Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery,

Lincoln, NE

1984 Zachariah Rieke/Gail Rieke, Sebastian-Moore Gallery, Denver,CO (also solo


1982 Santa Fe/Taos, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln,NE

1981 Four Corners States Biennial Exhibition, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

1980 Here and Now, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM

1979 Zachariah Rieke/Gail Rieke, Janus Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (also 1977)

One Space/Three Visions, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM

1976 Southwestern Fine Arts Biennial, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM

(also 1972)

1968 30th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings

Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL

Florida State Fine Arts Exhibition, Tampa, FL, Award of Merit

1967 8th Hunter Gallery Annual, Chattanooga, TN, Award of Merit

Southeastern Fine Arts Exhibition, Atlanta Art Museum, Atlanta, GA

1965 Midwest Exhibition, Nelson Gallery, Kansas City, MO (also 1964)