Timeline

1901
Born in Cleveland, USA
1915
Attended University of California, Los Angeles, where she studied modern dance
1922
Studied at American Academy of Dramatic Art, New York, USA
1925–1929
Studied at Art Student's League, New York, USA
1970
Fellowship, Yaddo Foundation, Saratoga Springs, USA
1983
Lifetime Achievement Award, Women's Caucus for Art, New York, USA
1987
Award of Distinction, National Sculpture Conference: Works by Women, Cincinnati, USA
1994
Died in New York, USA

Exhibitions

2005
Dorothy Dehner: The 1970s, An Homage to her 1979 Parsons-Dreyfuss Exhibition (solo)
2001
Dorothy Dehner, Anticipating a Third Dimension, Selected Drawings and Related Sculpture from the 1950s and 1960s, Kraushaar Galleries Inc, New York, USA (solo)
1999
Dorothy Dehner: Drawings and Sculpture 1950-1991, Susan Conway Gallery, Washington, D.C. (solo)
1998
Dorothy Dehner: Landscapes of Memory, Kraushaar Galleries Inc, New York, USA (solo)
1996
Dorothy Dehner, Drawings, Prints Sculpture, Kraushaar Galleries Inc, New York, USA (solo)
1994
Dorothy Dehner: A Lifetime of Art, Susan Conway Gallery, Washington, D.C. (solo)
1993
Dorothy Dehner: Sixty Years of Art, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, USA (solo)
1992
Dorothy Dehner, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, USA (solo)
1992
Paths to Discovery: The New York School, Baruch College Art Gallery, City University of NY, New York, USA
1991
Dorothy Dehner, Baruch College Art Gallery, City University of NY, New York, USA (solo)
1990
The Coming of Age of American Sculpture: The First Decades of the Sculptors Guild, 1930s-1950s, Lowe Gallery Hofstra University, New York, USA
Dorothy Dehner, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C (solo)
1989
Enduring Creativity, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
1988
The New Sculpture Group, A Look Back 1957-1962, New York Studio School, New York, USA
John Graham: Artist and Avatar, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
Centennial Exhibition, National Association of Women Artists, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, USA
Dorothy Dehner, Sculpture and Works on Paper, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, USA (solo)
1987
Standing Ground: Sculpture by American Women, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, USA
1965
Dorothy Dehner: Ten Years of Sculpture, Jewish Museum, New York, USA (solo)
1955
Dorothy Dehner, Kraushaar Galleries Inc, New York, USA (solo)
1950
Annual Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

Public Collections

The Whitney Museum of American Art , New York, NY
The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, IL
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ

Literature

1995
Glaubinger, Jane. Dorothy Dehner: Drawings, Prints, Sculpture. Cleveland, OH: Cleveland Museum of Art, 1995 (catalogue)