EDUCATION

2/59 ‑ 1/63          Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia. Graduated with honors; majored in printmaking and ceramics. BFA degree.

2/63 ‑ 3/63          Studied advance lithography with Garo Antreasian at the John Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis, IN, as a participant in a training program conducted by the Tamarind Lithography Workshop under the auspices of the Ford Foundation./63 ‑ 8/63          Artist‑printer fellow at the Tamarind Lithography Workshop,

Los Angeles.

9/64 ‑ 6/66          Graduate Student in printmaking and drawing at the University of Washington, Seattle. MFA Degree.

3/66 ‑ 6/66          Senior‑printer fellow at Tamarind; thesis completed at the Workshop.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

01/13 – pres. Professor Emeritus, Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

09/03 – 12/12 Full Professor of Art & Printmaking, Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

08/88 – 07/03 Chairman   Printmaking Department, Full Professor, Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

08/76 – 07/88  Full Professor, Printmaking Department, Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

09/74 – 07/76 Associate Professor of Art, Printmaking Department, Temple   University, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

09/71 – 06/74 Associate Professor of Art, Printmaking Department, Temple   University, Tyler School of Art, Rome, Italy

09/68 – 08/71 Assistant Professor of Art, Lithography and Drawing, University of IL, Champaign, IL

06/68 – 08/68 Visiting Instructor in Printmaking, Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

09/66 – 06/68 Instructor of Art, Printmaking and Drawing, Indiana State  University,

Terre Haute, IN

01/65 – 03/66 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Drawing, Printmaking and Ceramics,  University of Washington, Seattle, WA

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Biblioteque Nationale, Paris, France

Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

Boston Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston TX

Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Baltimore Museum, Baltimore, MD

National Collection, Washington, D.C.

Afro-American Historical & Cultural Museum, Philadelphia, PA

Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists, Boston, MA

Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

Yale University Museum, New Haven, CT

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

La Jolla Art Museum, La Jolla, CA

Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH

Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

Fort Worth Art Center Museum, Fort Worth, TX

Fogg Museum of Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Noyes Museum of Art, Ocean Ville, NJ

Allentown Art Museum, Allentown PA.

Portland Museum of Art, Portland ME.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN

Smithsonian International Art Program, Washington, D.C.

Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Los Angeles, CA

Anacortes Museum, Anacortes, WA

Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

Grunwald Graphic Art Foundation, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Lessing J. Rosenwold Foundation, Washington, D.C.

New York City Library Collection of Contemporary Prints, NY

Ben R. Smith Collection, Los Angeles, CA

The Philadelphia Public Library, Philadelphia, PA

Worchester Art Museum, Worchester, MA

New York State Government Collection

University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, MI

Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK

University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Krannert Art Museum, University of IL, Champaign, IL

Fisk University, Nashville, TN

Alabama A & M University, Normal, AL

Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta GA

Bradley University, Peoria, IL

Miami University, Oxford, OH

Mills College, Oakland, CA

Allen Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

Henry Gallery of the University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Prudential Insurance Co., Newark, NJ

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

First Pennsylvania Bank, Philadelphia, PA

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, NYC,NY

Seattle First National Bank, Seattle, WA

Wichita Museum of Art, Wichita, KS

Mac Donald’s Corporation, Chicago, IL

Bell of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Blue Cross of Greater Philadelphia, PA

Federal Reserve Bank, Philadelphia, PA

Haverford College, Haverford, PA

La Salle University Art Museum, Philadelphia,. PA

Lagrange College, Lagrange GA

Davison Art Center Art Collection of Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

Hobart and William Smith College, Geneva, NY

The Cochran Collection,  LaGrange, GA

The University Museums, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

The Fine Arts Collection of the Amistad Research Center, New Orleans, LA

Lehigh University Museum, Bethlehem PA

Mayors office the City of Atlanta GA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014
“Spaces and Places” The Photographs of John Dowell, Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, Philadelphia, PA

2012

“City Lights “  The Photographs of John Dowell Evansville Museum of Art, Evansville, IN

“Humbled By the Presence Of Time “ An exhibition of Photography by John Dowell

The Afro American Museum Evansville Indiana

 

2011

Night Light Reflections: Visions of the New South, An exhibit of photographs

The LaGrange Art Museum, LaGrange GA

Harmonic Discord: A-Cityscapes by John Dowell Telfair Art Museum, Savannah GA

Harmonic Discord: B-Cityscapes by John Dowell Beach Institute, Savannah GA

John Dowell: Chicago and Atlanta Dance, Schneider Gallery Chicago IL

John Dowell    “Urban Landscapes”   Photography, Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell PA

 

2010

Night Light Reflections: Visions of the New South, an exhibitIon of photographs In the gallery of the Chastain Arts Center, Atlanta GA.

Show case sponsored by the Pew Center of Cultural Affairs

When the sprits break to Freedom ; a collaborative work with choreographer, tap dancer

Germaine Ingram and composer musician Bobby Zankal , the Christ Church. Philadelphia PA

Fourth Wall Performance at the Performance Garage, Philadelphia Pa

When the sprits break to Freedom; a collaborative work with choreographer, tap dancer, Germaine Ingram, and composer musician Bobby Zankal

 

2009

Twist art gallery, Nashville, TN

The Presidential Excavation Photos: The Philadelphia Visitors Center, Philadelphia, PA

 

2008

The Presidential Excavation Photos: The Philadelphia Visitors Center, Philadelphia, PA

 

2002

Heart Songs: Watercolors and Prints Art-Jazz Gallery, Philadelphia,  PA

 

2001

Recent Prints and Watercolors Bradley University, Peoria IL

Passages: Gateways to Discovery II, Recent Works, Zoellner Art Center, Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA

 

1999

Four Moments in Time, Fine Arts Center Gallery, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AK

 

1998/99

Passages: A Gateway to Discovery, The African-American Museum, Philadelphia, PA

 

1997 – John Dowell, One Man Show, Satori Fine Art, Chicago, IL

Taking the Heart Home, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

 

1995

John Dowell: Three Moments in Time, A Survey of Prints, 1970-1995, The Brandywine Graphic Workshop, Philadelphia, PA

 

1994

“A Change of Heart”, The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA

 

1990

Hughley Gallery, Atlanta, GA

 

1989

Simms Fine Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA

 

1987

Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

1986

The American College, Bryn Mawr, PA

 

1983

Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, PA

Benjamin Mangel Galleries, Philadelphia, PA

Seigfred Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, OH

 

1982

Mezzanine Gallery, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA

 

1981

Offset Lithographs, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Chi-Wara Gallery, Atlanta, GA

 

1980

Diane Gilson Gallery, Settle, WA

A.J. Wood Galleries, Philadelphia, PA

 

1979

Galerie Art in Progress, Munich, Germany

Barbara Fiedler Gallery, Washington, D.C.

 

1978

Galerie Haus 11, Karlsruhe, Germany

Dorsky Galleries, Ltd., New York, NY

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

1977

The Arnold Gallery, Atlanta, GA

The Print Club, “John Dowell, 10 Years on Paper”, Philadelphia, PA

 

1976

The Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

1975

Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

 

1974

Galleria Massimo Valsecchia, Milan, Italy

Gallery of the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Rome, Italy

 

1973

Galleria Schwarz, Milan, Italy

Lunn Gallery, Graphics International Ltd., Washington, D.C.

 

1972

Fort Worth Art Center Museum, Forth Worth, Texas

 

1971

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

 

1970

“35th Venice Biennale”, Venice, Italy

Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL

 

1969

Western College for Women, Oxford, OH

Bradley University, Peoria, IL

Fisk University, Nashville, TN

 

1968

Swope Art Gallery, Terre Haute, IN

University of Illinois, Champaign, IL

The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA

 

 

COMMISSIONS

 

2007

To photograph the Presidential excavated site of the First white House at 6th & Market STS, Philadelphia, PA

 

2005

Lithographic Print commissioned, The Legacy Project of the Atelier Towson, Towson University, Towson, MD

 

2004

Lithographic Print commissioned Master Artist/Master Printmaker Portfolio Project,    Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

2001

Lithographic Print commissioned by the Friends of Bradley University, Printed at the Cradle Oak Press, Peoria, IL

Two lithographs commissioned for the Van Der Zee Award for the friends of the Brandywine Workshop

 

1993 – 1994

“Tenth Annual Black Writers Conference”, Commissioned Lithographic Print, Reproduced for Poster, Philadelphia, PA

 

1991 – 1992

“To Bridge Life with Love”, Clay sculpture, fired and glazed  Site-specific wall installation for City Front Place, Chicago, IL

 

1988 – 1989

“Spirit Dance”, Glass wall piece, Korman Suites, Philadelphia, PA

 

1984

“Les Tremes”, Lithographic Print, for the Institute of Contemporary Art   20th Annual Fundraiser Benefit, featuring Artists:  John E. Dowell, Jr. and  Andy Warhol.

“2B + C/Tomorrow”, Lithographic Print, for Brandywine Graphic Workshop – Annual Fundraising Event.

 

1979

Print – Poster, for Opera Company of Philadelphia.

 

 

CONCERTS

1983

“Sound Images”, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, PA

Ohio University, Athens, OH

 

1982

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA

 

1980

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Ethical Society, Philadelphia, PA

Diane Gilson Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

1979

“Voila une Musique Nouvelle qui Ressemble un Peu au Jazz”, ARC Paris,

Musse d’Art Moderne De La Ville De Paris, Paris, France

“Accent 70’s Neue Musik Festival”, “Etwas Wie Jazz”, Amerika Haue, Munich, Germany

Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Medgar Evers College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY

Rutgers University, Camden, NJ

Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

 

1978

Galerie Haus II, Karlsruhe, Germany

Dorsky Galleries, Ltd., New York, NY

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

1977

Three concerts given at the X Quadriennale Nazionale d’Arte, Palazzo Delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy

Concert-Lecture, Ferguson School, York, PA

 

1976

Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

“Music for a Parkway Evening”, Philadelphia, PA

The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA

 

1975

Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

Temple University Chamber Players & John Dowell, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

 

1973

“Mostra 1973”, concert of works on paper, British Academy, Rome, Italy

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2015

The City, Photographs by John Dowell and Drawings/Sculpture by Fred Hayes, Peg Alston Fine Arts, New York, NY

Represent: 200 Years of Afro-American Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

2014

On Paper: the Gift of Ann and Don McPhail, Woodmere Museum, Philadelphia, PA

 

2013

The Fogel Collection: A Collection Within A Collection, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

Annual Juried Show at the Woodmere Museum, Philadelphia, PA

 

2012

Full Spectrum: Prints from the Brandywine Workshop. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

InVision: Pennsylvania Photographer’s Juried Exhibition, Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA

America in View: Landscape Photography 1865 to Now, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, RI

 

2010

Beyond The Blues: Reflections of African America in the Fine Arts Collection of the Amistad Research Center, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

Parallel Destinies,The Performance Garage, Philadelphia  PA.

Twentieth Century Masters from the Cochran Collection: the J.P Stanback Museum and Planetarium South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC.

Streams of Social Change in The Clark Atlanta Collection, Atlanta GA

The Chemistry of Color: the Sorgenti Collection of Contemporary African-American Art, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia SC

 

2009

Contemporary Outlook: Seeing Song, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

A Delicate Touch: Watercolors from the Permanent Collection, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY

Third Woodmere Triennial Of Contemporary Photography, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

Sound: Print: Record African American Legacies, University of Delaware Museum, Newark, DE

The Chemistry of Color: the Sorgenti Collection of Contemporary African-American Art, Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH

A Sense Of The City—Four Photographers Perspective of Atlanta, Terminus Gallery, Atlanta GA

Night Moves – Exploring the Horizon, Safe – t- Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Works from the Collection , Afro- American Museum, Philadelphia PA

Reclamation of Memory, Madison Morgan Cultural Center, Madison GA

Past and Present: National Council of Artists Invitational, Dupree Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Riffing on the President’s House: a work in progress and public discussion, Afro American Museum of Philadelphia.

 

2008

Embrace- Mason Murer Fine Art Gallery, Atlanta GA

From Taboo to Icon = Africanist Turnabout: Crain Art Building, Philadelphia, PA

Recent Acquisitions, Rhode Island School of Design  Museum, Providence ,RI

 

2007

Treasures of the Archives: Brandywine Graphic Workshop, Philadelphia, PA

The Master Artist: Master Printmaker Portfolio presented by the experimental Institute of Lafayette College Easton, PA

Ink Shop, Ithaca, NY

Recent Acquisitions: Portland Museum of Art, Portland ME

 

2006

Two Person Photo Exhibition: Schneider Art Gallery Chicago, IL

Two Person Photo Exhibition:  The Brandywine Graphic Workshop Philadelphia, PA

Photo Reviews, International Photographic competition juried by Phillip Brockman of the Corcoran Museum of Art

Three Decades of American Printmaking: Robeson Gallery, Penn State University, College Park , PA

The Master Artist, Master Printmaker Portfolio presented by the experimental Institute of Lafayette College Easton , PA

Tiempo Extra Editores, Mexico City, Mexico

Allentown Art Museum, Allentown PA

 

2005

The chemistry of Color; The Harold and Ann Sorgenti Collection of Contemporary African American Art, Pennsylvania Academy of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Encore: From the Permanent Collection The Noyes Museum of art Ocean Ville, NJ

African American Printmakers: The Legacy Continues  Aljira center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ

Illumination: Master works from the Harryette and Otis M. Robertson’s Collection of African – American Art,  Towson University, Towson MD

The Master Artist, : Master Printmaker Portfolio presented by the experimental Institute of Lafayette College Easton, PA

University of Maryland: College Park, MD

Artist Resource: College Park, PA

Heights Arts: Cleveland Heights, OH

Brandywine Graphic Center Philadelphia, PA

 

2004

African American printmakers: The Legacy Continues, Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA

Celebration of  Color, Benny and Smith Gallery, Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA

“Progressive Proof” Celebrating Forty Years of collecting, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo,MI

 

2003

Layers of Meaning: Collage and Abstraction in the Late 20th Century, Works by African American Artists from the Pennsylvania Academy and Private Collections, Philadelphia, PA

A Century of Collecting African American Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL

“The Sight of Music”  Gibbes Museum Charleston, SC

 

2002-2003

“Convergence” James E. Lewis Museum of Art. Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD

 

2001

Painting exhibited at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia PA

Recent Acquisitions of Works on Paper, Allentown Museum of Art, Allentown, PA

Various Approaches to Digital Printmaking, Invitational Exhibition, Silcone Graphics Art Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa and Brooklyn, NY

The Visible Spirit, The Brandywine Workshop, Phila. PA

 

2000

Three Person Exhibition, Devonish Gallery, Auguila

Recent Acquisitions, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Works on Paper by African American Artists from the Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Group Exhibition, Silicone Graphics Art Gallery, Phila PA

 

1999

Music and Art, , Art in City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

 

1998

Philadelphia Printmakers, Art in City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

Exploring the African Diaspora: Selected African American and Haitian Artists, Walt Whitman Center, Camden, NJ

Space, Time, & Object, Black Abstractionist, Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in America and the Caribbean, City University of NY

Rejuvenating a Collection: Ford Foundation Artists and Acquisitions, Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum, Philadelphia, PA

Brandywine Graphic Workshop, 25 Years of American Printmaking, Philadelphia, PA

Painting Exhibition, Philadelphia Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

 

1997

Twenty-five Years of American Printmaking, Brandywine GraphicWorkshop, Philadelphia, PA

 

1994-1995

“Signs and Symbols”, Works from the Brandywine Graphic Workshop, Sponsored by the United States Information Agency, Traveling Exhibition:  Egypt, India, Pakistan, Turkey, Saudi Arabia

 

1994

“Uncommon Beauty in Common Objects:  The Legacy of African American Craft Art”, American Craft Museum, New York, NY

“Philadelphia Artists Prints”, The Brandywine Graphic Workshop, Philadelphia, PA

 

1993-1994

“Diverse Works from the Brandywine Graphic Workshop”, Sponsored by the United States Information Agency.  Brazil [Bahia, San Paolo], Salvador [San Salvador], Peru [Lima].

“Twenty-Five Years of American Art, Studio Museum in Harlem”, Traveling Exhibition, Painewebber Art Gallery, New York, NY;  Montclair Art Museum, Montclaire, NY

 

1993

“Works from the Permanent Collection”, Yale University, New Haven, CT

“Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection”, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS

“Prints from the Collection of Brandywine Workshop”, Parish Gallery, Washington, DC

“Common Objects:  The Legacy of African American Craft Art”, National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center”, Wilberforce, OH

“Connected Passages:  Cultural Imperative and Innovation in Contemporary African American Crafts”, Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum, Philadelphia, PA

“40 Years of African American Printmaking”, G.R. N’namdi Gallery, Birmingham, MI

“Works from the Permanent Collection”, Haverford College,

Haverford, PA

“20 Afro-American Artists”, Chattanooga State Technical Community College, Chattanooga, TN

“Selections from the Permanent Collection”, Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum, Philadelphia, PA

 

1992

“Contemporary Abstraction”, Esther M. Klein Art Gallery, University City Science Center, Philadelphia, PA

“Altars, Divinations, and Icons”, Painted Bride Art Center,

Philadelphia, PA

“In the Realm of the Monochrome”, Levy Gallery for the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

“First in the Heart is the Dream”, Philadelphia Art Alliance,

Philadelphia, PA

Joy Berman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

G.R. N’namdi Gallery, Birmingham, MI

St. Louis Guild Exhibition, St. Louis, MO

 

1991

“Artists Choose Artists”, Institute of Contemporary Art

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Hughly Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Isobel Neal Gallery, Chicago, IL

Aljira Gallery, Newark, NJ

“Five from Philadelphia”, The State Museum of PA, Harrisburg

“Small Drawings”, Klein Artworks, Chicago, IL

“Afro-American Works on Paper”, Cochran Collection

New Visions Gallery, Atlanta, GA

LaMar Dodd Art Center, LaGrange, GA

 

1990

“Contemporary African-American Craft Artists”, New Visions Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Strazzi Palazzo, “Collaborations – Printmaking, Philadelphia, PA”, Florence, Italy

“Exploring Abstractions”, Montclair State College, NJ

Hughly Gallery, Atlanta, GA

“BMA Collects Afro-American Art”, Baltimore Museum of Art

 

“A Black Collectors Odyssey in Contempory Art”, College of Lake County, Selections from the collection of Dr. Robert H. Derden, Grayslake, IL

“Afro-American Prints & Drawings”, Afro American Museum, Phila., PA

“Faces and Places:  An Exhibition of African-American Artists, 1990”, Philadelphia National Bank, Philadelphia, PA

“African-American Works from the Collection”, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

“African American Abstraction in Printmaking”, African American Museum of Fine Art, San Diego, CA

“African American Abstraction in Printmaking”, Aaljira Gallery,

Newark, NJ

“African-American Abstraction”, Emery University, Atlanta, GA

 

1989

“Perspectives Bahia – Philadelphia”, Salvadore de Bahia, Brazil

“Selections from African-American Work from the Collection”, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

SITES:  “African-American Abstractions in Printmaking from the Brandywine Graphic Workshop”, California Afro-American Museum,

Los Angeles, CA

 

1988

“9 Afro-American Printmakers”, Wayne State University, MI

“Searching Out the Best, 1978 – 1988”, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

SITES:  “Contemporary Print Images:  Works by Afro-American Artists from the Brandywine Graphic Workshop”, Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service), Cigna Museum, Philadelphia, PA;  Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN;  Oregon Historical Society, Portland, OR;  Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI;  University Museum, University of Mississippi, Mt. Pleasant, MI;  Pensacola Museum of Art,

Pensacola, FL

SITES:  “U.S.A. Printworks:  Prints from the Brandywine Workshop Collection”, (United States Information Agency, Arts America), National Museum, Bamako, Mali;  The American Cultural Center, Naimey, Niger;  Cultural Center, Freetown, Sierre Leone;  School of Fine Arts Gallery, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda;  Municipal Gallery, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

“New Work from the Brandywine Collection”, The Hahn Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

“Arts in Commerce Gallery”, Arts and Culture Council of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, Philadelphia, PA

“Printers Print”, The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA

 

1987

“Recent Prints: Brandywine Workshop”, Hahn Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Invitational Exhibit, “Marcel Duchamp, The Legacy Continues…”, Fleishers Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

SITES: Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

Midland Arts Council, Midland, MI

Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI

Cigna Museum, Philadelphia, PA

“In-Print”, Richland College, Dallas, TX

“Selections from Brandywine Graphic Workshop”, Park Synague, Cleveland, OH

The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA

“Experiences in Offset Lithography”, Philadelphia College of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

1986

“Philadelphia Collects Art Since 1940”, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

SITES: Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

“A Graphic Description:  The Academy’s Heritage of Drawing and Printmaking”, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

“Printmaking:  East/West Exchange”, Cheltenham Art Center and the City of Philadelphia, Exhibited in Chongaing, China and Tianjin, China

“Artists Working in Philadelphia”, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

“Sources in American Culture”, The Temple Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

U.S. Art Census ’86”, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts,

Philadelphia, PA

“Prints and Innovative Works”, Penn State, Reading, PA

“Exploration in Form and Color”, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, Courtesy of Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

“Artists’ Books and Prints”, Art in City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

SITES: California Afro-American Museum, Los Angeles, Ca

1986 Continued

Harriet Beecher Stowe House, Cincinnati, OH

The High Museum at Georgia Pacific Center, Atlanta, GA

Millersville University, Millersville, PA

 

1985

“Vom Klang Der Bilder” (On the Sound of Images), Staats Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany

“Earsights”, Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Dolan/Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

1984

“The Master Print:  America since 1960”, The Associated American Artist, Philadelphia, PA

“Recent Acquisitions”, Philadelphia Free Library, Logan Branch, Philadelphia, PA

 

– “Recent Acquisitions”, Wichita Museum of Art, Wichita, KS

 

1983 – “Recent Acquisitions”, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

– “Pertaining to Philadelphia”, Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

 

1982 – “Pertaining to Philadelphia”, Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

– “The Print Club at Third Street Gallery”, Philadelphia, PA

– “Works on Paper”, from the Collection of James T. Parker, Woodson Regional Library, Chicago, IL

– “Exhibition of Prints”, Cosmopolitan Club, Philadelphia, PA

– “Prints from the Brandywine Graphic Workshop”, the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum, Philadelphia, PA

 

1981 – “Twenty-Second National Print Exhibition”, Brooklyn Museum,

Brooklyn, NY

– “Blacks from the Pennsylvania Academy Collection”, Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum, Philadelphia, PA

– “57th Annual Print Competition”, Print Club, Philadelphia, PA

“Prints from the Brandywine Graphic Workshop”, William Penn Museum, Harrisburg, PA

– “Impressions/Expressions: Black American Graphics”, San Diego in La Jolla California, the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

 

1980 – “Post Modernist Metaphos”, Alternative Museum, New York, NY

Design Center, Seattle, WA

– “American Drawing in Black & White: 1970-1980”, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

– “An Exhibition of Prints:  L’Atelier Graphia 3710, Inc., Montreal, Canada

– “A Tribute to the Print Club:  65th Anniversary Exhibition”, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

– “Eight”, The Institute of Contemporay Art of the Virginia Museum, Richmond, VA

– “System/Inquiry/Translation”, Touchtone Gallery, New York, NY

– “10 + 10”, Miami-Dade Library, Miami, FL

– “Dialectics:  Diverse Bookworks by Black & Hispanic Artists”, Curated by Horace Brockington, Franklin Furnace, New York, NY

– “The 1970’s: Prints and Drawings of Afro-Americans”, Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists, Boston, MA

– The Print Club Invitational 1980, The Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

– “Prints by 8”, Bloomsburg State College, Bloomsburg, PA

– “Impressions/Expressions:  Black American Graphics”, Howard University, Washington, D.C.

– “Master Printmakers: Intaglio Process”, Webster College, St. Louis, MO

– “Master Printmakers”, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA

– “Multiple Impressions: Contemporary Philadelphia Printmakers”, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

 

1979 – The A.J. Wood Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

– The Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL

– “Contemporary Drawing: Philadelphia II”, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

– “Impressions/Expressions:  Black American Graphics”, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

– “Wichita Salutes Orleans”, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS

– “Recent Drawing Acquisitions”, Corcoran Gallery of Art,

Washington, D.C.

– “Another Generation”, Contemporary Abstractionists”, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

– “Scores and Notations”, P.S. 1, Long Island City, Queens, NY

– “Drawing”, Philadelphia Artists, Hicks Gallery, Hicks Art Center, Buck County Community College, Newtown, PA

– “Music to My Eyes”, Associated American Artists Gallery, New York, NY

 

1978 – “20th Century Afro-American Art from the Collection of the Detroit Institute of the Arts”, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Mi

– Pelham-Von Stoffler Gallery, Houston, TX

– “Les Dessin d’Ete”, Galerie Principe, Paris, France

– “The Last Three Years – A Selection of Recent Acquisitions”, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

– Eric Makler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

1977

Collectors Collect Contemporary – A Selection from Boston’s Collection, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

Contemporary International Prints (Master Graphics from the Studio 2RC), Lobby Gallery of Illinois Bell, Chicago, IL

X Quadriennale Nazionale d’Arte, Palazzo Delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy

Drawings of the Seventies, 35th Exhibition of the Society of Contemporary Art, Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL

Contemporary Art – Hieroglyphics and Cursive Metaphor, Clarence White Gallery, Chicago, IL

American Black Art – The Known and the New, Battle Creek Civic Center, Battle Creek, MI

 

1976

Three Centuries of American Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

19 Americani – 1970/1975, USIS Cultural Center, Rome, Italy and other Italian Cities

Printmaking New Forms, Whitney Museum of American Art, Whitney Museum Downtown, New York, NY

Recent American Drawings, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

30 Years of American Printmaking, Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY

American Prints, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Abstraction, The Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL

Drawings by Philadelphia Artists, Atwood Gallery of Art, Beaver College, Glenside, PA: First Prize Purchase

Sketchbooks I, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

1975 – Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York, NY, “Hand Colored Prints”, exhibited at the following:

  1. Peppers Art Center, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA
  2. San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
  3. Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

 

  1. Center for Communications and Arts, Simon Frazer University, Burnaby, B.C.
  2. Norman MacKenzier Art Gallery, University of Saskachewan, Regina, SAS.
  3. Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, San Diego, CA
  4. The Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, OK

Graffica Oggi, an Exhibition organized by the 2RC Studio, Rome, Italy;  traveled to:

  1. The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University
  2. Lockhaven Art Center, Orlando, FL

PMA at MCA – an exhibition of work of contemporary Philadelphia Artists selected from the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gallery of Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

60th Anniversary Exhibition, Print Club, Philadelphia, PA

New American Graphics, Madison Art Center, Madison, WI

 

1974

Painting exhibited, National Collection of Fine Art,

Washington, D.C.

“Hand Colored Prints”, published by Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York, NY, exhibited at the following:

  1. Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York, NY
  2. Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Finch Museum, exhibition of 2RC Prints, New York, NY

Works on Paper, Museum of Modern Art (Penthouse), New York, NY

Graffici Oggi, exhibition organized by the 2RC Studio in Rome, Italy – Traveled to the Canton Art Institute, Canton, OH

 

1973

Museum of Modern Art, Recent Acquisitions 1968-1973, NY

Jazz & Girls, Gallerie Craven, Paris, France

L’estampe Contemporaine a la Biblioteque Nationale, Biblioteque nationale, Paris, France

Internationale Kunstemesse Art ’73, Basel, Switzerland

Chicago Art Institute, Recent Acquisitions, Chicago, Il

National Collection of Fine Art, Recent Acquisitions,

Washington, D.C.

 

1972

International Markt fur Aktuelle Kunst, Lki, Dusseldorf

1971

Purchase Award, Library of Congress 22nd National Exhibition of Prints, Washington, D.C.

13th Bradley National Print Show, Invitational, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

 

1970

Purchase Award, Fourth American Print Biennial of Art, Santiago, Chile

Prints by Seven, Whitney Museum of Art, New York, NY

Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY

17th Brooklyn Museum National Print Invitational, Brooklyn, NY

Two Man Show, John Dowell – Robert Rauschenberg, Editions Ltd.,Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

Prints from the American Graphic Workshop, 35th Venice Biennale, Fort Worth Art Center Museum, Fort Worth, TX

Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY, traveling exhibition, 2nd Annual Graphics Exhibition 1970.

  1. Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY
  2. Miami University
  3. Grinnel College
  4. Kansas State Teachers College
  5. Fort Hays, Kansas State
  6. Reinhardt College

Seven by Seven, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Directions, Philadelphia Civic Center, Philadelphia, PA

 

1969

Four Artists, University Museum, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Three Man Show, Dowell – Oliveria – Antreasian, The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA

Sixteenth National Print Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum Traveling Show

  1. Newark State College, Union, NJ
  2. Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AK
  3. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Annual Print Club Members Show, Philadelphia, PA

Afro-American Prints, Invitational Print Show, Shaw University, Raleigh, NC

12 Black American Artists, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Afro-American Prints, Invitational Print Show, Lane College, Jackson, TN

Purchase Award, Library of Congress 21st National Exhibition of Prints, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

25th Wabash Valley Exhibition, Sheldon Swope Art Gallery, Terre Haute, IN

Purchase Award, Fifth National Print and Drawing Competition, Dulin Gallery of Art, Knoxville, TN

Black Printmakers 1969, Karamu House, Cleveland, OH

Afro-American Prints, Invitational Print Show, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

2nd National Biennial Print Invitational, California State College, Long Beach, CA

 

1968

1st British International Print Biennial, Bradord City Art Gallery and Museums, Yorkshire, England

Brooklyn Museum National Print Invitational, Brooklyn, NY

Boston Printmakers 20th Annual Exhibition, Boston, MA

Museum Purchase, American Graphic Workshops 1968, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH

Purchase Award, 10th annual national Exhibition of Prints and Drawings, Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Purchase Award, Third National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

Purchase Award, 24th Wabash Valley Exhibition, Sheldon Swope Art Gallery, Terre Haute, IN

Honorable Mention, Springfield Art League 49th Annual National Exhibition, George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Springfield, MA

Purchase Award, Bradley University Print Show, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

Afro-American Prints, Invitational Print Show, St. Augustine College, Raleigh, NC

National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL

Northwest Printmakers 39th International Exhibition, Seattle Art Museum Pavilion, Seattle, WA

Michigan Indiana Print Show, South Bend Art Association, South Bend, IN

 

1968

Annual Philadelphia Print Club Members Show, Philadelphia, PA

 

1967

Indiana Artists Exhibition, John Herron Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

Purchase Award, 11th Annual Drawing and Print Show, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

Purchase Award, 23rd Annual Wabash Valley Exhibition, Swope Art Gallery, Terre Haute, IN

The Stuart Engal Purchase Prize, 1967 Annual Philadelphia Print Club Show, Philadelphia, PA

 

1967

Mid-States Art Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, Evansville, IN

 

1966

47th Annual American Graphics Society Print Show, New York, NY

Northwest International Print Show, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

 

1965

Exhibition of Prints in a Four Man Show, Atrium Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

32nd National Graphic Arts, Drawing Exhibition, Wichita, KS

Northwest Regional Craft Show, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

Purchase Award, Ninth Annual Drawing and Print Show, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

Northwest International Print Show, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

5th Annual Mercyhurst National Exhibition, Erie Art Center, Erie, PA

1965 Continued

Northwest Regional Printmakers Show, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

Huntington-Hartford Annual Print Show, Huntington-Hartford Art Center, Huntington, NJ

 

1964

Honorable Mention, First All-California Print Show, Los Angeles, CA

Northwest Regional Printmakers Show, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

Parnassus Annual Drawing Show, Parnassus Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

 

 

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