Timeline

1921
Born in Baltimore, MD
1943
B.A., Psychology, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA
1947
Married James McConnell Truitt and moved to Washington, DC
1948–1949
Studied sculpture, Institute of Contemporary Art, Washington, DC
1950
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, TX
1964–1967
Lived in Japan
1970
Guggenheim Foundation Fellow
1971
National Endowment for the Arts Fellow
1970–1972
Corcoran Gallery of Art Fellow
1977
National Endowment for the Arts Fellow
1981
Australia Arts Council Fellow
1984
Yaddo, Acting Executive Director, Saratoga Springs, NY
1985
Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC
1980–1986
Director, Yaddo Corporation, Saratoga Springs, NY
1987
Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
1988
Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, St. Mary's College of Maryland, Lexington Park, MD
1980–1991
Professor, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
1990–1991
Distinguished Scholar-Teacher, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
1991
Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, The Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD
1991
Professor Emerita of Art, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
1995
Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, Parsons, New School for Social Research, New York, NY
2003
The Cather Medal, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
1977–2004
Member, Yaddo Corporation, Saratoga Springs, NY
1980–2004
Advisory Board, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL
2004
Died in Washington, DC

Exhibitions

2004
Anne Truitt: Early Drawings and Sculpture, 1959-1963, Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University, Atlanta, GA (solo)
2004
A Minimal Future? Art as Object 1958-1968, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
2003
Elemental: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
2003
1950s to Today: Highlights from the Permanent Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
2002
Minimal Art and its Legacy, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
2001
Objective Color, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
2001
As Painting: Division and Displacement, Wexner Center for the Visual Arts, Columbus, OH
2001
Anne Truitt: Paintings, Danese Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2000
Owings Dewey Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (solo)
2000
Anne Truitt, Grant Selwyn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2000
175 Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1999
Walking, Danese, New York, NY
1999
Summer '99, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
1998
Summer Group Exhibition, David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
1997
Selected Works, Danese, New York, NY
1996
Color Fields: The Classic Years: 1960-1975, Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY
1996
Acquiring Minds, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
1995
Faculty Exhibition, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
1995
Color in Space: Pictorialism in Contemporary Sculpture, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI
1994
Small Scale Works, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
1993
Off the Mall: Inside Washington's Foremost Galleries, The Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC
1993
Geometric Abstractions, André Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY
1992
Anne Truitt: A Life in Art, Retrospective Exhibition, Curated by Brenda Richardson, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD (solo)
1991
Sculpture and Paintings, Osuna Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
1990
Sculpture, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1988
Washington At WPA: 1975-1988, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC
1987
The 1987 Art Faculty Exhibition, The University of Maryland Art Gallery, College Park, MD
1986
Beyond Formalism: Three Sculptors of the 60's, Hunter College Art Gallery, New York, NY
1981
Sculpture, paintings and drawings, Osuna Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
1974
Sculpture and Drawings, 1961-1973, Retrospective Exhibition, Curated by Walter Hopps, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (solo)
1973–1974
Anne Truitt Retrospective, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)