SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 VONN SUMNER: BREAD AND CIRCUSES (AND WALLS) Catalog from the exhibition at Morton Fine Art in Washington D.C. in the Fall of 2017. Published by MFA, 2017. Full color catalog with introduction by Wayne Thiebaud.  

 

Vonn Sumner: Stages Catalog for the exhibition at the Phillips Museum of Art in 2011. Published by Franklin & Marshall College where the show took place in the fall of 2011. Includes full color reproductions and an essay by Claire Giblin, Curator of Exhibitions at the Philips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall.

 

 

Vonn Sumner/Late Empire Style Catalog for the exhibition at Morton Fine Art in Washington D.C. in the Fall of 2011. Twenty-four pages, seventeen full color reproductions, commentary by MFA owner and curator Amy Morton and the artist.

 

Vonn Sumner: The Other Side of Here Catalog for the exhibition at the Riverside Art Museum in 2008. Fifty-six pages, thrity-seven full color reproductions. Includes essays by Simon Herbert and Peter Frank, forward by museum director Daniel Foster, and an interview of the artist with writer/director Christopher Monger. 

 

Exhibition catalogue for Twenty-Five Treasures held at the Paul Thiebaud Gallery in the Fall of 2008.  Sumner's painting I'll Take Your Silent Stares as a Yes was included in the show that also included work by Wayne Thiebaud, Edward Hopper, Henri Matisse, J.A.D. Ingres, Giorgio Morandi and Frank Auerbach among others. Copies available at the Paul Thiebaud Gallery in San Francisco. 

 

Artist Profile in the March 2007 issue of Art Ltd. magazine. 


 

Sumner's painting "Triumvirate" is featured in an article about renowned art collector Beth Rudin DeWoody in the March 2007 issue of Elle Decor magazine.


 

 

Trendsetter Feature article/artist profile with interview in the Turkish magazine Trendsetter (n.46, vol.4, 2006).


 

 

 

Cover artist for 9th issue of Quick Fiction literary periodical, April 2006.


 

 

PORTRAITS Catalogue for the 2006 exhibition at the downtown Los Angeles gallery Pharmaka, a show that also included Ed Ruscha, Don Bachardy, Kim McCarty and others.  Essay by the artist and curator Shane Guffogg.


 

 

 

Boom magazine, Spring 2004, features Sumner's painting "Watcher" on the cover, along with an article inside about the L.A. artist collective called Pharmaka.


 

 

NY Arts magazine artist profile, November/December 2003.


 

 

New American Paintings #43, Pacific Coast edition, 2002, features Sumner's work as well as other L.A. area painters Joseph Biel, Phil Bower, and Gina Han.