Timeline

1945
Born in Okemah, Oklahoma
1969
B.A. California State University, Long Beach
1971
M.F.A. Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Studied at East Central State College, Oklahoma; Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles; Art Institute of San Miguel del Allende, Mexico

Lives and works in Los Angeles, California and Okemah, Oklahoma

Exhibitions

2011
In Response to Gunter Grass's The Tin Drum", William D. Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
2008
Summer Color, Group Exhibition, R.H.Ballard Fine Art, Washington, VA
2007
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, R.H.Ballard Fine Art, Washington, VA
2004
Narnia, R.H.Ballard Fine Art, Washington
2003
Journey of a Young Woman, ACA Galleries, New York
2001
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (To coincide with the publication of the book of the same name which he illustrated which won the Illustrator’s Society Book of the Year Award for 2002), Hohra Haime Gallery, New York City
2001
In Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, Skidmore Contemporary Art, Malibu, California
2001
The Pool of Tears, Nashville Public Library, Nashville, Tennessee
2001
The Circus Loosely; In Response to Bertolf Brecht, Kurt Weill, John Highken and Others, Oceanside Museum, Oceanside, California
2001
DeLoss McGraw, the Circus Loosely, Main Site, Norman, Oklahoma
2001
Beach, Skidmore Contemporary Art, Malibu, California
2000
For Children Only - Alice, William D. Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad Art Center, Carlsbad, California
2000
Recent Paintings by DeLoss McGraw in Response to Custer, Crazy Horse, and the River of Electricity: A Painter's Response to Poetry, Municipal Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
2000
On Paper, Skidmore Contmporary Art, Malibu, California
1999
Songs from Small Talk, Skidmore Contemporary Art, Malibu, California
1998
DeLoss McGraw and Enchanted Innocence, Skidmore Contemporary Art, Malibu, California
1998
Gold, Skidmore Contemporary Art, Malibu, California
1997
DeLoss McGraw: As a Poem, So Is a Picture, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, Arizona, traveled to: Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California
1997
St. Michael and Milton's Paradise Lost, St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Scottsdale, Arizona
1997
Nancy Hoffman, New York

Public Collections

Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts, San Francisco, California
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio
Cranbrook Museum of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Columbia University, Special Collection Library, New York, New York
J.Paul Getty Museum, Brentwood, California
Harvard University, Houghton Collection, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Honolulu Academy of Art, Honolulu, Hawaii
Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
New York Public Library, New York, New York
Oxford University, Bodleian Collection, Oxford, England
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, Arizona
Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, California
Stanford University, Special Collections Library, Palo Alto, California
Swarthmore College, Special Collections Library, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York