Born in Fullerton, California in 1963



 Solo Exhibitions             

 2007                  Before the Wave, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL

 2006                        Dropsonde, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL

 2005                   NEW WORKS, Chromium Glint series, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL

 2003                    Harmony, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL  

 2002                    MODERNISM, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL

 2000                     Whence, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL

 1999                   Issue at Hand, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL

 1998                    Wabi - Sabi, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL

 1997                     Accidentally on Purpose, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL

 1994                     Recent Work, Aurora Gallery, Miami Beach, FL

 1992                    Recent Work, Center Gallery, California State University, Fullerton, CA

 1990                    New Work, Exit Gallery, Fullerton, CA



Selected Group Exhibitions

2015               “Homemade Lemonade”, Flowerbox Gallery, curated by David Marsh

2014               “Meeting House” Curated by Jenny Brillhardt

Clean Dressed, Dirty Mouth. Edge Zones, curated by David Marsh

2011    SET: Bridge Red gallery, curated by Kristen Thiele

Abstraction: Edge Zones, curated by Charo Oquet

2010               Abstract Miami : Barry Fellman Gallery, curated by Darby Bannard

2009                       Florida Contemporary: Painting & Photographs,

                           Michael Culver - curator/museum director, Naples Museum of Art

2009                        Coupling, Kristen Thiele - curator, Buena Vista Building, Miami, FL

2007                  Breaking the Waves, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL

2006                  Code, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL

2004                Till the end of the year, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL

2001                Four Painters, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL

2000                Small Works, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL

1998                4 Abstract Painters, Fine Art Gallery, Polk Community College, 

                           Winter Haven, FL

1997                Abstraction, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL

1995                A Mid-Summer Art Scene, New Gallery, University of Miami,

                           Coral Gables, FL

                           Becalmed in Miami: Art Boats from Florida Artists,

                              Main Library, Barbara Young – curator,

                           Miami-Dade Public Library System, Miami, FL 

 1993                      36th Annual Hortt Memorial Exhibition, Fort Lauderdale

                        Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL

 1991                Five Artists, Exit Gallery, Fullerton, CA

 1990                 Three Way University Show, Laguna Beach, CA

                            L.A. Mix Gensler and Associates, Los Angeles, CA

 1989                     Group Exhibition, Barnsdall Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

 1988                    Group Exhibition, Orange County Cultural Center for the

                            Arts, Costa Mesa, CA


Sound Installation and Performance:

2015               Subtropics Marathon, “Bird Island”, curated by Gustavo Matamoros

2014               Sound Performance, Listening Room, curated by Gustavo Matamoros,


Subtropics mini-festival.

2011                  Frozen Music TERRACE : Rene Barge, Gustavo Matamoros, Kerry Ware

                           Museum Of Art / Ft.Lauderdale

                           Frozen Music : Picnic 2 : Miami Beach Botanical Garden, Gustavo         

                        Matamoros, Rene Barge, Kerry Ware

                          Frozen Music : 4 Corners, Ft. Lauderdale, Gustavo Matamoros, Rene

                        Barge, Kerry ware

                           Frozen Music : ALLEY, Bridge Red Studios, Miami. “Harmony in Green &

                        Violet” Gustavo Matamoros, Rene Barge, Kerry Ware


Honors and Awards/Lectures

 2014              Listening Room, curated by Gustavo Matamoros, “Experimental music

                       from the Last 20 years.  


 2010                   Lecture, How Political Correctness Sabotages Art, Miami Dade

                            College, Wolfson Campus & New World School of the Arts

                           Juror, Annual Student Exhibition, Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus                

 1993                   Full Scholarship and Teaching Assistantship, Department

                            of Art and Art History, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

 1989                   First Prize, Three Way University Show, Laguna Beach, CA


Selected Articles and Reviews

  2014              Knights Art Blog, Miami. “Clean Dressed, Dirty Mouth” reviewed by Anne


  2011              Miami Herald, “Neighbors”, 2/20/2011, article by Howard Cohen    

  2010                  Spring 2011 Edition of Studio Visit Magazine, juror Beth Venn

  2007                 NY Arts: “Before the Wave” By Carolina Marquez

  2006        , Ware, Bethea, Weihnacht, article by Franklin Einspruch

  2006              Miami Herald/Weekend, Critic’s Pick, Elisa Turner

  2004             The New Times, “ARTQUAKE”, Article by Alfredo Triff

  2003             The New Times, Harmony, review by Suarez

  2002                Miami Art Exchange, MODERNISM, reviewed by Darby Bannard

  2001                   The New Times, Four Painters, reviewed by Alfredo Triff

                               Miami Art Exchange, Four Painters, reviewed by Darby Bannard

  2000                    The New Times, Whence, reviewed by Alfredo Triff

                             The New Times, "House of Ware: Kerry Ware's Whence"
by Robin Shear

  1999                   The Miami Herald, Issue at Hand, reviewed by Elisa Turner

  1998                     The Miami Herald, Wabi-Sabi, reviewed by Elisa Turner

  1996                     The Miami Herald, On Paper and Plaster, reviewed by Elisa Turner



  1995                 Master of Fine Arts in Painting,

                           Department of Art and Art History, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL


  1991                    Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture,

                           California State University, Fullerton, CA


Teaching Experience:


2000-Present              Professor of Painting, Design & Art History

                                    Full time faculty member of the Visual Arts

                                    and G.E. Departments.

                                    Ai Miami International University of Art and Design

                                    Miami, Florida