Selected Solo Exhibitions
2014 "John Cederquist: Illusions in Wood,” Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
2013 "John Cederquist: Indecision of Upholstery,” Gallery Naga, Boston, MA
2012 "John Cederquist: Pictorial Illusions," Santa Ana College, Main Gallery
2011 “Master of Deception,” Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA
2008 “Treachery of an Economy,” Franklin Parrasch Gallery, NY
2008 “ Five Contemporary Masters,” Contemporary Craft, Pittsburg, PA
2006 “Work’s From The 80’s,” Franklin Parrasch Gallery, NY (catalogue published)
2007 "This is Not Lunch," Franklin Parrasch Gallery, NY
2005 "Kosode 2: Built as in a Dream," Franklin Parrasch Gallery, NY (catalogue published)
2003 "Furniture that Builds Itself," Franklin Parrasch Gallery, NY (catalogue published)
2001 "Kosode: Predecessor to the Modern Kimono," Franklin Parrasch Gallery, NY
2000 "John Cederquist: Reality of Illusion," The Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA;
Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (book published)
1999 Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
1997 Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
1995 Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue published)
1993 Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue published)
1991 Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue published)
1983 "Deceptions," Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA; Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA (catalogue published)
1978 Parnham House, Dorset, England

Selected Group Exhibitions
2013 “Cheonngiu International Craft Biennale”, Korea
2013 “Top 10 at 10”: Favorites from RAM’s Collection, Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
2012 “Furniture with Soul”, Naga Gallery, Boston MA
2012 “Sitting Pretty” : Furniture from RAM’s Collection, Racine WI
2007-2009 "Craft In America:Expanding Traditions," Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock , AR, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR (2007)
-Mingei International Museum, San Diego, CA (2008)
-Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX (2008)
-Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI (2008)
-National Cowboy & Western Museum, Oklahoma City, OK (2009)
-Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA (2009)
-Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA (2009)
2007 "Shy Boy, She Devil and Isis: the Art of Conceptual Craft, Selections from the Wornick Collection," The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
2007 "One of a Kind," Luce Foundation Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
2007 "Dorothy and George Saxe Collection," M.H. de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
2005 “John Townsend : Newport Cabinetmaker,” Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,NY
(John Cederquist shown as a contemporary comparison to Townsend’s work)
2004 “Right at Home : American Studio Furniture,” Renwick Gallery, Washington D.C.
2003 “The Maker’s Hand : American Studio Furniture 1940 -1990, “ Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2001 “Contemporary Art Furniture : Sam Maloof, John Cederquist, Wendy Maruyama, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
1999 "Material Witness, Masters of California Crafts," Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
1999 "Please Be Seated: Contemporary Studio Seating Furniture," Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
1996 "Form Over Function: Late 20th Century Furniture from the Sydney and Frances Lewis Collection," Katherine Sergeant Newby Gallery, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
1996 "10th Anniversary Show," Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
1994 SOFA Exposition, Chicago, IL
1993 "Inaugural Exhibition of the Daphne Farago Wing," RISD Museum, Providence, RI
1993 "California Dreaming - revisited," Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
1993 "Visions Reflected," The Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, MI
1993 "Transcending Boundaries," Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, 53rd Street YWCA, New York, NY
1993 "Material Vision: Image and Object," Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL (catalogue essay by Matthew Kangas)
1992 "California Dreaming," Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY "The Endowed Chair," Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue published)
1990 "Circa 1990," Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
1989-90 "New American Furniture: The Second Generation of Studio Furnituremakers," Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; traveling exhibition (catalogue published)
1988 "Trompe l'Oeil: The Magic of Deception," Muckenthaller Central Center, Fullerton, CA 1986 "The Eloquent Object," Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK; traveling exhibition (catalogue published)
1985 "Craft Today- Poetry of the Physical," American Craft Museum, New York, NY; traveling exhibition (catalogue published)
1984 "Material Evidence: Master Craftsmen Explore Colorcore," Workbench: The Gallery, New York, NY; traveling exhibition
1983 "Made in L.A.: Los Angeles Commemorates Two Hundred Years," Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
1980 "California Woodworking," The Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
1979 "Our Own Artists," Newport Harbor Museum, Newport Beach, CA; traveling exhibition
1979 "Art in Modern Handcrafts," Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1979 "New Handmade Furniture," The Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY
1976 "California Design '76," Pasadena Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
1976 "California Craftsman," Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
1976 "American Crafts '76: An Esthetic View," Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1974 "Chairs in Motion," California State University at Fullerton, Fullerton, CA
1974 "Coffins and Cradles," The Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
1971 "Design XI," Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA

Selected Books and Publications
2011 Savage,David, “Furniture with Soul / Master Woodworkers and TheirCraft”, Kodansha International
2008 Ward, Gerald, ”The Wornick Collection”, MFA Publications; Museum of Fine Arts,Boston
2007 Lauria, Jo and Fenton, Steve, "Craft In America:Celebrating Two Centuries ofArtists and Objects," Clarkson Potter ,New York, NY
2007 Fitzgerald, Oscar P., “Studio Furniture / of the Renwick Gallery SmithsonianAmerican Art Museum, Fox Chapel Publishing
2003 Cooke, Edward S., Gerald W.R. Ward, Kelly H. L’Ecuyer, “The Maker’s Hand, American Studio Furniture 1940-1990,” MFA Publication,
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,MA
2003 Roukes, Nicholas, “Artful Jesters / Innovators of Visual Wit and Humor”, TenSpeed Press
2002 Hosaluk, Michael, “Scratching the Surface,” Guild Publishing, Madison,WI
2000 Lyman, Lyman, “ Sofa New York / Sculpure Objects and Functional Art”, (coverart), Expressions of Culture Inc.
1999 Fine Art Museum of San Francisco, “The Art of Craft,” with the assistance of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Endowment for Publications, Bulfinch Press
1998 Wall Moure, Nancy Dustin, “California Art /450 Years of Painting and Other Media”, Dustin Publications
1997 Danto, Arthur C. and Nancy Princenthal, "John Cederquist: Reality of Illusion," The Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
1995 Parrasch, Franklin, "John Cederquist," Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
1993 Jones, Ronald, "John Cederquist," Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
1992 Danto, Arthur C., "The Endowed Chair," Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
1991 Parrasch, Franklin, "John Cederquist," Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
1990 Conway, Patricia, "Art for Everyday," Clarkson Potter Publishers, New York, NY
1989 Cooke Jr., Edward S., "New American Furniture: The Second Generation of Studio Furniture - makers,” Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1987, Manhart, Marcia and Tom, “Eloquent Object / The Evolution of American Art in Craft Media since 1945”, The University of Washington Press
1987 Joyce, Earnest, "Encyclopedia of Furniture Making," Sterling Publishing Co.,Manhart, Marcia and Tom, "The Eloquent Object," Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK
1986 Smith, Paul J. and Lucie-Smith, Edward, "Craft Today-The Poetry of the Physical," Weidenfeld and Nicolson Publishers, New York, NY
1983 Pearson,Katherine, “American Crafts / a source Book for the Home,” Stewart,Tabori and Chang, New York
1983 Emanuelli, Sharon, "Deceptions: The Art of John Cederquist," Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
1981 "California Woodworking Catalogue," The Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
1981 "Made in L.A.: Los Angeles Commemorates Two Hundred Years," Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
1976 "California Design '76," Pasadena Museum of Art, Pasadena, Anderson, Richie and Simon, U.S.A.
1975 "Design Through Discovery,"CA,Belvin, Prof. Marjory E., Holt, Rinehart and Winston Publishers, New York, NY
1975 Schofield, Maria, "Decorative Art and Modern Interiors," Studio Vista, London, England
1971 “California Design 11” PasadenaMuseum of Art, Anderson, Richie and Simon, U.S.A.

Selected Public Collections
De Cordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
The High Museum, Atlanta, GA
The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
American Craft Museum, New York, NY
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
M.C.I. Corporate World Headquarters, Washington, D.C.
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA
Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC
Parnham House, Dorset, England
Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution,
Washington, D.C.
The Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington,D.C.
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (promised gift)
The Cantor Museum, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
The Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY

Grants and Honors
2010 Award of Distinction, The Furniture Society
2002 American Craft Council Fellow
1986 National Endowment for the Arts - Individual Fellowship
1977 National Endowment for the Arts - Selected Panel
1975 National Endowment for the Arts - Individual Fellowship

Education
1971 California State University at Long Beach, M.A.
1969 California State University at Long Beach, B.A.