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Don Baum

 

"The Nose of David"  c. 1961 

Mi x ed media construction,

20 x 8 x 5 inches

"Beware of Blue Boy"  1987,

Mi x ed media,

31 x 13 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches

DB 2

"Scottie with Dogs"  "Sandwich" series,

Found paint-by-number painting/construction 

14 x 18 x 1

DB 6    

 

"SkyHouse III"  1985,

Mi x ed media,

13 1/2 x 9 x 22

DB 8    

"Bondage"  1991,

"Sandwich" series,

Found paint-by-number painting/construction 

19 x 15 x 1

DB 14    

"Sphin x "  1991,

"Sandwich" series,

Found paint by number painting/construction 

16 x 20 x 1

DB 15    

DB 19.JPG (103973 bytes)

White Lake II , 1986

wood, linocut

16 x 10 x 14 inches

DB 19

Hotep, 1984
Mi x ed media
10 ¾ x 8 x 13 ½ inches

DB 26
 

DB 30b.JPG (98069 bytes)

Self Portrait with Knife, 1991
Wood, mi x ed media
14 x 7 ½ x 18 inches

DB 30
 

Going Away, 1991
Oil on board (two sided)
18 x 18 x 1 ¼ inches

DB 35

 

"Mountain Peaks"  1991,

"Sandwich", Found paint by number painting/construction 

18 x 18 x 1

DB 36    

 

"Last Supper Cross"  1991, "

Sandwich", Found paint by number 

33 x 24 x 1

DB 44    

Chambered Nautilus, 1982
Wood, mi x ed media
16 ½ x 9 ¼ x 20 inches

DB 48

 

"Last Supper Wall Paper"  1990,

Mi x ed media,

25 x 18 x 23

DB 56    

Untitled, 1990,

Mi x ed media,

15 x 13 1/2 x 7

DB 59    

 

For Ira

June 1988

Mi x ed media

7 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches

 DB 81

 

17 Inch Windshield

c. 1950

Mi x ed media

18 x 27 x 8 3/4 inches

DB 82

 

ThoroughBreds

c. 1988

Mi x ed media

13 x 8 x 17 inches

DB 83

 

Untitled

c. 1985

Linoleum, wood, mi x ed media

13 1/2 x 7 x 14 1/2 inches

DB 84

 

DON BAUM

   

BORN: Escanaba, MI 1922  

EDUCATION:

1954, School of Design, Chicago

1947, Ph. D. , University of Chicago

1943, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1940, Michigan State College, East Lansing,

 

TEACHING   

1993-96        Adjunct Associate Professor of Painting and Drawing, School of the

Art Institute of Chicago

1988-92    Visiting Artist, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1955-65    Painting Instructor, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1948-84    Professor of Art, Roosevelt University, Chicago (Chairman, Art      

                        Department 1970-84)

 

HONORS AND AWARDS            

1998        Special Achievement Award for Service to the Visual Arts, Chicago

Arts Coalition

1996    Faculty Enrichment Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1994    Association of Corporate Art Curators' Award for Outstanding                    

                                    Contributions to the Arts

1989    Illinois Arts Alliance, Sidney R. Yates Arts Advocacy Award

1984    Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Arts Fellowship

Pauline Palmer Prize, for work in the Eightieth exhibition by Artists of

            Chicago and Vicinity, Art Institute of Chicago

1983    Commission for the State of Illinois Building, Chicago

1977        Cliff Dwellers' Award of Merit for Outstanding Contribution in the Arts

 

ONE PERSON exHIBITIONS  

1999        What Chicago Needs Is More Artists Like Don Baum, Carl Hammer

Gallery, Chicago, IL

1992    Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago

1991    Don Baum: Domus II, John G. Blank Center for the Arts,   Michigan 

                                    City, IN

1990    Don Baum: Domus, Siena Heights College, Adrian, MI

1989    Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago

Art Center of Battle Creek, MI

Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL

1988    Don Baum: Domus, Madison Art Center, WI.   Traveled: State of Illinois

Gallery, Chicago; Illinois State Museum, Springfield; Calder Fine

Arts Center, Grand Valley; State University, Allendale, MI; Rockford

College Art Gallery, Clark Arts Center, Rockford, IL; Krannert Art

Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

1987    Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago

1985    Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris

1984    Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago

1982    Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago

1981    Don Baum: A Review of Works From 1947-1981, Hyde Park

Art Center, Chicago

1980    Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago

1965    Don Baum Constructions, John L. Hunt Gallery, Chicago

1961   Don Baum: Paintings-Drawings-Collages-Constructions,

Park Art Center, Chicago

1956   Ruth White Gallery, New York

                       Ma x Segal Bookstore, Chicago

1955   Esquire Theater Gallery, Chicago

1954   Players' Guild, Chicago

          Collages, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, MI

1952   Ziegfield Theater, Chicago        

           Collage and Monotypes by Don Baum, 750 Studio, Chicago

1949   Paintings and Monotypes by Don Baum, Leonard Linn, Inc. , Winnetka,

IL

 

 

GROUP exHIBITIONS

 

            2000    Carl Hammer 2000, Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL

1998        Art in Chicago, 1945-1995, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

1997        Portfolio 97’, Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL

How to Describe a Sunset, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Transformations: Recycled Materials in Contemporary American Art and

Design, Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA.

Traveled: Schneider Museum, Ashland, OR

1996    1968, Betty Rymer Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Seventy-Si x th Annual exhibition of Artist Members, Arts Club of

Chicago

1995    Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection, Charles A. Wustum

Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI

Let's Play House: Artists and  the  Domestic  Environment, Charles A.

Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI

More  Than  Real, Gallery 400, University  of  Illinois at Chicago

1994    Still Working: Underknown Artists of Age in America, The New

School  for Social Research and Parsons School  of  Design, New York. Traveled: Corcoran Gallery  of  Art, Washington, D. C. ; Chicago Cultural  Center;  Virginia Beach Center for the Arts; Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; Portland Museum of Art, OR

Chicago Imagism: A 25 Year Survey, Davenport Museum of Art, IO

Seventy-Fifth Annual exhibition of Artist Members, Arts Club of

Chicago.

The  Aesthetics  of Athletics: Artists View  Games, Sports, exercise,

Charles  A. Wustum Museum  of  Fine  Arts, Racine, WI

Beyond Bounds II: A Barely Contained Affair!, Gallery of Art, Johnson

County Community College, Overland Park, KS

The Object Redu x : Re-Used, Re-Newed and Re-Invented, Charles A.

Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI

Hyde Park Art Center Si x th Annual Just Good Art Benefit Auction, Hyde

Park Art Center, Chicago

1993        The First Union League Club Art Invitational, Union League Club,

Chicago, IL

Pets: Artists and an American Obsession, Charles A. Wustum Museum of

Fine Arts, Racine, WI

Recent Acquisitions, Milwaukee Art Museum

Randolph Street Gallery 1993 Benefit  Auction, Randolph Street Gallery,

Chicago, IL

1992        Face to Face: Self Portraits by Chicago Artists, Chicago Cultural Center,

Chicago, IL

Group exhibition in Conjunction with 40 Years of Paint-By-Number  

Paintings  from  the  Collection  of   Michael O'Donoghue, Bridgewater/Lustberg Gallery, New York, NY

The  Home Show: Objects For and About the Home, Center Galleries,

College of Art and Design-Institute of Music and Dance, Detroit, MI

Assemblage, Main Gallery, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art,

Winston-Salem, NC

Seventy-Second Annual Artist Members exhibition, Arts Club Chicago,

IL

1991        Contemporary Visual Art Invitational,  Augustana Art Gallery, Augustana

College, Rock Island, IL

11:59, Gallery 2, School of the Art Institute, Chicago

Home Sweet Home, Columbia College Art Gallery, Chicago, IL

Contents: A Survey on the Human experience, Suburban Fine Arts

Center, Highland Park, IL

1991    Revelations: Artists Look at Religions, Gallery 2, School of the Art

Institute, Chicago

1990   The Seen Word: Text and Context, A Gallery Guide, Krannert Art

Museum, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Altered States, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

The Outdoor Sculpture Show: Chicago Artists from Chicago Galleries,

Sculpture Works/Klein Art Works, Chicago

For the Birds: Artists examine Aviary Abodes, Charles A. Wustum

Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI

Object/Obsession, Judith Racht Gallery, Harbert, MI

Regarding Art: Artworks about Art, John Michael Kohler Arts Center,

Sheboygan, WI

Seventieth Annual Artist Members exhibition, Arts Club Chicago

1988        Seymour Rosofsky and the Chicago Imagist Tradition, UWM Art

Museum, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Hothouse, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

Chicago Now, South Bend Art Center, South Bend, IN

In the Folk Tradition: Contemporary Wood Sculpture, Mitchell

Museum, Mount Vernon, IN

Chicago by the Square Foot, Randolph Street Gallery Betsy Rosenfield

Gallery, Chicago, IL

Si x ty-Eight Annual Artist Members exhibition, Arts Club of Chicago

The Flower Show, Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago

Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

1987    Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL

The House Show, Missouri Gallery, Chicago, IL

1986    Recent Art from Chicago, Artists Space, New York

Fetish Art: Obsessive expressions, Rockford Art Museum

Si x ty-Si x th Annual Artists Members exhibition, Arts Club of

Chicago

Painting and Sculpture Today: 1986, Indianapolis Museum

of Art, Indianapolis, IN

1985    New Traditions in Sculpture, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago.

Traveled: Tarble Art Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston; Freeport Art Museum, IL; St. x avier College, Monmouth, IL; Peoria  Art  Guild, IL; Parkland College, Champaign, IL

Basically Bo x es, Klein Gallery, Chicago, IL

Collection Artists Select: Inaugural exhibit, State of Illinois Art Gallery,

Chicago, IL

Si x ty-Fifth Annual exhibition of Artist Members: Works on Paper and

Sculpture, Arts Club of Chicago

1984        Eightieth Annual exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Art

Institute of Chicago

Si x ty-Fourth Annual exhibition of Artist Members: Paper and Sculpture,

Arts Club of Chicago

Small But Hot!: Sculpture by Seventeen Artists, Burpee Art Museum, Rockford, IL

Ten Years of Collecting at the MCA, Museum of Contemporary Art,

Chicago

Sculptural Invitational, College of Wooster Art Museum, Ohio

Alternative Spaces: A History in Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art,

Chicago

1983        Contemporary Chicago Imagists, Illinois Wesleyan University, Merwyn

and Wakeley Galleries, Bloomington

Remains to Be Seen, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

                        Fans, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL.

The House That Art Built, California State University, Fullerton

Chicago Artists: Continuity and Change, Printers Square, Chicago, IL

Habitats, Klein Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1982        Si x ty-Second Annual exhibition by the Professional Members, Arts Club

of Chicago

Hot Chicago, Douglas Drake Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Poetic Objects, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC

Chicago Imagists, Kansas City Art Institute, Charlotte Crosby Kemper

Gallery, MO

Chicago Now, Brentwood Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1981    Collage and Assemblage, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson. Traveled:

Tampa Museum of Art, FL; Alexandria Museum, Visual Arts

Center, LA; Roanoke Museum of Fine Arts, VA; Tucson Museum of Art, AZ; Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN

City Sculpture, Chicago Public Library Cultural Center

Collector's Choice, St. Louis Art Museum

The  Image of the House in Contemporary Art, Lawndale AnnexGallery,

University of Houston

                        Hats, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

1980    Collage I, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

Selections from the Collection of Arthur Paul and the Paintings and

Drawings of Arthur Paul, Columbia College Art Gallery, Chicago

Some Recent Art from Chicago, Ackland Art Museum, University of

North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Si x tieth Annual exhibition by the Professional Members, Arts Club

Chicago

1980    Professors of Art in Northern Illinois, The Lobby Gallery, Illinois Bell,

Chicago, Traveled: Burpee Art Museum, Rockford, IL;  Highland Park Library, IL;  Fine  Arts Gallery, Triton College, River Grove, IL; Libertyville Arts Center, IL

Art Work: Chicago Corporations Collect, Chicago Public Library Cultural

Center

Seventy-Eighth Annual exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Art

Institute of Chicago

1979    Thirty-First Illinois Invitational, Illinois State Museum, Springfield

100 Artists 100 Years: Alumni of the School of the Art Institute of

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago

1978    The Flower Show, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago 

The Art of Playboy from the First Twenty-Five Years, Chicago Public

Library Cultural Center

1976    Historic Panoramic Abra Cadabra, Hyde Park Art Center

Dolls! Dolls! Dolls!, Gallery 2269, Chicago

1975        Dolls and Other Effigies, John Micharl Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan,

WI

1973        Seventy-Fourth Annual exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Art

Institute of Chicago

1972    Chicago Imagist Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Traveled:

New York Cultural Center

Santi-Cloth, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Point Counterpoint: Don Baum and June Leaf, Galerie le Chat Bernard,

Chicago

1971    The New Curiosity Show, Renaissance Society at the University of

Chicago

Art after Art, Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago

Astrology is the Clock of Destiny, Hyde Park Art Center

Beyond Illustration: The Art of Playboy, Rotunda della Besana, Milan.   Traveled: Royal College of Art, London; Koniklijk Museum voor

Schone Kunst, Antwerp; Gemeentemuseum Arnhem, The Netherlands; Kunstverein, Hannover, West Germany; Neu Galerie im Altenkurhaus, Aachen, West Germany; Kunstverein Munchen, Munich; Musee Cantonal des Beau x Arts, Lusanne, Switzerland; Central Museum of Art Tokyo.

1970        Famous Artists from Chicago, Art Gallery, Sacramento State College, CA.

Traveled: San Francisco Art Institute Galleries, CA. (as Surplus Slop from the Windy City) Madison Art Center, WI

Thirty Works by Thirty Artists to Celebrate the Thirtieth Year of Hyde

Park Art Center, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Don Baum Says "Chicago Needs Famous Artists, " Museum of        

Contemporary Art, Chicago

Nonplussed Some - Some More, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1968        Fantasy and Figure: Chicago Art Since World War II, American

Federation of Arts, New York

Illinois Sculptors: Baum, Ferrai, Gallo, Mann, Schnackenberg, Urban,

Illinois Arts Council, Chicago

After the Afternoon, Participating Artists of Chicago and Hyde Park Art

Center, Chicago

1967    Portraits of LBJ, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago

Twentieth North Mississippi Valley Artists exhibition, Illinois State

Museum, Springfield

Seventieth  Annual  exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Art

Institute of Chicago

The Art of Assemblage, Paine Art Center and Arboretum, Oshkosh, WI

1966    Sculpture:  The  Heavy  Show, Phalan x  and  Kendall College Gallery,

Evanston, IL

Furniture:  An  exhibition of Furniture-Objects  by Chicago Artists, Hyde

Park Art Center, Chicago

Si x ty-Ninth Annual exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Art

Institute of Chicago

Three Kingdoms: Mineral, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Phalan x 3: Print, Drawing and Watercolor exhibition, Depaul University,

Loop Junior College, Chicago and Kendall College, Evanston, IL

Painting: Red, White, and Blue, Dell Gallery, Ltd. , Chicago

Black and White, Participating Artists of Chicago and Hyde Park Art

Center, Chicago

Toys Made by Chicago Artists, Hyde Park Art Center

1965    exhibition Chicago: Eighty Artists, Student Union, University of Illinois,

Circle Campus; Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

The New Look in Art, Ravinia Festival, IL

Eighteenth North Mississippi Valley Artists exhibition, Illinois State

Museum, Springfield

Three Kingdoms: Animal, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Deerpath Art league Invitational exhibit of Paintings and Sculpture:

Seventeen Artists, Deerpath Art League Recreation Hall, Lake Forest, IL

Phalan x 3, Herman Hall, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago

1964    Eye on Chicago, Herman Hall, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago

The Chicago School , Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

The Sunken City Rises: Paintings, Sculpture, and Drawings, Phalan x ,

Herman Hall, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago

Chicago Retrospective, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

The Chicago School, 1948-1954, Hyde Park Art Center

1963    Twenty-Five Chicago Artists, Tacoma Art Museum, WA. Traveled:

Henry Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle

1963    New Horizons in Sculpture, North Shore Art League and International

Minerals and Chemical Company, Skokie, IL

The Hollywood Image, Hyde Park Art Center and McCormick Place Art

Gallery, Chicago

The Bridge Gallery, New York

Chicago Arts Festival, McCormick Place Art Gallery, Chicago

1962    Twelve Chicago Artists, McCormick Place Art Gallery, Chicago

Si x ty-Fifth Annual exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Art

Institute of Chicago

1961    New Horizons in Sculpture, North Shore Art League and McCormick

Place Art Gallery

Si x ty-Fourth Annual exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Art

Institute of Chicago

1960    Fifth Annual Hyde Park Art Center Juried exhibition, Hyde Park Art

Center, Chicago

1959    Fourth Annual Hyde Park Art Center Juried exhibition, Hyde Park Art

Center

1958        Chicago Artists exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago and Chicago Art

Organizations, North exhibition Hall, Navy Pier, Chicago

Recent Works by Chicago Area Artists, Theodore Lyman Wright Art Hall,

Beloit College, WI

1957    exhibition Momentum: Past and Present, 1020 Art Center, Chicago

Si x ty-Second American exhibition: Paintings, Sculpture, Art Institute of

Chicago

1957    1957 Chicago Artists No-Jury exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago and

Chicago Art Organizations, North exhibition Hall, Navy Pier,

Chicago

The Ravinia Festival Art exhibit, Ravinia Festival Art Association and

Casino Gallery, IL

1956    Don Baum, Regina Kirshner: Paintings, Collages and Constructions,

Ruth White Gallery, NY

Fifty-Ninth Annual exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Art

Institute of Chicago

Momentum 1956, 72 East 11th Street, Chicago

Paintings, Prints, Drawings, Sculpture by Artist Members, Renaissance

Society at the University of Chicago

The Studio, Chicago Hyde Park Art Center Juried exhibition, Hyde Park

Art Center, Chicago

1955    Fifty-Eighth Annual exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Art

Institute of Chicago exhibition for the Annual Meeting of American Society of Aesthetics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Paintings, Prints, Drawings, Sculpture by Artist Members, Renaissance

Society at the University of Chicago

1954    Momentum Midcontinental, Institute of Design, Chicago

Paintings, Prints, Drawings, Sculpture by Artist Members, Renaissance

Society at the University of Chicago

1953    Society for Contemporary Art Thirteenth Annual exhibition, Art Institute

of Chicago

Work of Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, North Shore Art League,

Community House, Winnetka, IL

Recent Paintings by Milli Metzenberg and Don Baum, Newman Brown

Gallery, Chicago

1952    Fifty-Si x th Annual exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Art

Institute of Chicago

Artist Members, Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago

1951    Fifty-fifth Annual exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Art

Institute of Chicago

Paintings by Gertrude Abercrombie and Don Baum, The New Studio,

Chicago

1950    The Modern Artists' Guild First Annual exhibition, Mandel Brothers

Galleries, Chicago

1949    Paintings by Chicago Area Painters, North Shore Art League, Community

House, Winnetka, IL

Fifty-Third Annual exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Art

Institute of Chicago

Artists League of the Midwest Members exhibition, Mandel Brothers

Galleries, Chicago

North Mississippi Valley Artists: Fifth Annual exhibition, Illinois State

Museum, Springfield

1948    Artists League of the Midwest Members exhibition, Mandel Brothers Galleries, Chicago

exhibition Momentum, Roosevelt College, Chicago

Fifty-Second Annual exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Art

Institute of Chicago

1947    Art Knows No Barriers, Artists League of the Midwest, Chicago

Abstract Art in Tempera, Student Committee of the Renaissance Society

and Ida Noyes Hall, University of Chicago

1946    Fiftieth Annual exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Art

Institute of Chicago

 

 

exHIBITIONS CURATED

 

1996   Don Baum Says: "Chicago Has Famous Artists, " Hyde Park Art Center,

Chicago (co-curated with Ruth Horwich)

           Grab Bag, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1994    Whose Broad Stripes and Bright Stars: Death, Reverence, and the

Struggle for Equality in America, Betty Rymer Gallery, School of

the Art Institute of Chicago (co-curated with Bruce Linn)

55th Hyde Park Art Center Anniversary exhibition, Hyde Park Art Center,

Chicago (co-curated with Ruth Horwich)

1993    Matta: Works from Chicago Collections, Arts Club of Chicago

1990    Visions: expressions beyond the Mainstream from Chicago Collections,

Arts Club of Chicago

1988    Works by Chicago Women, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Veron, IL

Urgent Messages, Chicago Public Library Cultural Center

Alice Lauffer: A Retrospective exhibition, Illinois State Museum,

Springfield; State of Illinois Gallery, Chicago

1983    Raoul Hague: Sculpture, Arts Club of Chicago

1975    Made in Chicago: Some Resources, Museum of Contemporary Art,

Chicago

Lithuanian-American Women Artists, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1974    Pauline Simon Retrospective, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1972    Space Oddity, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Santi-Cloth, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Avick, Garcia, Kenna, Quiriconi, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Miyoko Ito, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1971    Astrology is the Clock of Destiny, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Chicago Antigua, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

exquisite Corpse, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Harris, Kowalski, Lamantia, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Klement, Simon, Scarff, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1970    Hilson, Bushman, Nichols, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Halkin, Brumfield, Paulsen, Borge, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Mahmoud, Hickman, Long, Ferstman, Hyde Park Art Center

Preview, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Marriage Chicago Style, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1969    Don Baum Says "Chicago Needs Famous Artists, " Museum of

Contemporary Art, Chicago

False Image II, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Thirty Works by Thirty Artists to Celebrate the Thirtieth Year of the Hyde

Park Art Center, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1969    Made in Macomb, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Non Plussed Some More, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1968    False Image, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

After the Afternoon, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Non Plussed Some, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1968    The Body, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Hairy Who III, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1967    Boutin - Bubalo, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Illinois Painters I, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago

DeKalb, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Hairy Who II, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1966    Toys, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Furniture-Objects, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Hairy Who, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Three Kingdoms: Mineral, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1965    Three Kingdoms: Vegetable, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Three Kingdoms: Animal, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Chicago School 1960-1965, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1964    Elena Cibula, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Chicago School 1955-1960, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Chicago School 1948-1954, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

New Acquisitions of Hyde Park Collectors, Hyde Park Art Center,

Chicago

The World of Pure Painting (The Florsheim Collection), Hyde Park Art       Center, Chicago

1961    Collage & Construction, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago III,

Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Chicago II, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Chicago I, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Hyde Park Art Past & Present, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1959    Jane Richmond, Jane Stevens, Marianne Leland, Janina Marks, Betty

Francis, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1956    Marta Huth, Victor Victoring, Robert Kuennen, Robert Natkin, Natsuko

Takehita, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Constance Cohen, George Cohen, Miyoko Ito, Seymour Rosofsky,

Richard Hunt, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1955    Gertrude Abercrombie, Leah Balsham, Walter Boyer, Laura Van

Pappelendam, Margaret Via, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

 

 

Professional experience

 

1997         Juror, Distilled Life, Prairie State College Foundation, Chicago Heights

     Juror, 21st Annual Baer Competition Beverly Art Center

1979-95   exhibition Advisory Committee, Chicago Cultural Center

1977-79   International exhibitions Committee, Washington, D. C.

1974-86      Board of Trustees, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago 

    (Chairman, exhibitions Committee, 1974-79)

1973        American Commissioner, United States entry in Sao Paulo Bienal,

Made in Chicago. Traveled: National Collection, Washington D. C. ; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

1971-82   Trustee, Koffler Foundation Collection, Chicago

1970-82   Visual Arts Consultant, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago

 

 

Selected Collections          

 

Art Institute of Chicago

Arthur Anderson Consulting, Chicago

Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN.

Equitable Life Assurance Society, Northbrook, IL.

First National Bank of Chicago

Fonds National d'Art Contemporain, Paris

Hallmark Cards, Kansas City

Illinois Collections, State of Illinois Center, Chicago

Illinois State Museum, Springfield

Madison Art Center, WI.

Milwaukee Art Museum

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

National Museum of American Art, Washington, D. C.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Art, Philadelphia

Rayovac Corporation, Madison, WI.

David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago

Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI.

 

 

 

 

 

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