Timeline

1925
Born: in Alexandria, MN on January 17th
1946
BA, Macalester College, St. Paul, MI
1951
MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
1962–1965
Taught art at Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, GA
1969
Moved to New York, NY
1973
Returned to South Florida
1983
Recipient, Ambassador of the Arts Award from State of Florida
1985
Recipient, first Florida Prize
1996
Died: in Boca Raton, Florida, on January 6th

Exhibitions

1992
Neue Galerie - Wolfgang Gurlitt Museum, Neue Galerie - Wolfgang Gurlitt Museum Linz, Austria
1992
KunstHausWien, KunstHausWien Vienna, Austria
1992
Galerie Neuendorf, Galerie Neuendorf Frankfurt/Main, Germany
1991
Josef-Haubrich-Kunsthalle, Josef-Haubrich-Kunsthalle Cologne, Germany
1991
Kunstverein Hamburg, Kunstverein Hamburg Hamburg, Germany
1991
Haus am Waldsee, Haus am Waldsee Berlin, Germany
1989–1990
The Contemporary Museum, The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, HI
1989–1990
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Cranbrook Academy of Art Bloomfield Hills, MI
1989–1990
Philbrook Art Center, Philbrook Art Center Tulsa, OK
1989–1990
The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Philadelphia, PA
1990
Brown University Art Museum, Brown University Art Museum Providence, RI
1990
Kunsthalle Tübingen, Kunsthalle Tübingen Tübingen, Germany
1988–1989
Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland City Art Gallery Auckland, New Zealand (travelled)
1988–1989
Urban Figures, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris New York, NY
1989
Selected Works from the Frederick R. Weisman Foundation, Newberger Museum, State University of New York Purchase, NY
1989
World Design Exposition 89, World Design Exposition 89 Nagoya, Japan
1988
Five Floridians, Helander Gallery Palm Beach, FL
1988
Trompe l'Oeil: The Magic of Deception, Muckenthaler Cultural Center Fullerton, CA
1988
Tortue is O.K., Tortue Gallery Santa Monica, CA
1986–1987
Boston Collects: Contemporary Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA
1986–1987
New Work-New York, Helander Gallery Palm Beach, FL
1987
Florida Invitational, Part I, O.K. South South Miami, FL
1987
Independence Sites: Sculpture fro Public Spaces, Independance Mall Philadelphia, PA
1987
Fifty-fourth Annual Exhibition, organized by the, Port of History Museum at Penn's Landing Philadelphia, PA
1987
Ruin Stone Museum, Ruin Stone Museum Alexandria, MN
1987
Swedish American Institute, Swedish American Institute Minneapolis, MN
1986
Carl Milles Garden, Carl Milles Garden Lidingö, Sweden
1986
Figure as Subject: The Last Decade, Whitney Museum of Am. Art at the Equitable Center New York, NY
1986
Michigan People: Photographs from People Magazine, Detroit Institute of Arts Detroit, MI
1986
Millesgården Lidingö, Sweden
1983–1985
Contemporary Tromp L'Oeil Painting and Sculpture, Travelled: Pullm, Boise Gallery of Art Boise, ID
1985
Artists of O.K. Harris, Helander/Rubenstein Gallery Palm Beach, FL
1985
Fortissimo! Thirty Years of the Richard Brown Baker Collection of Contemporary Art, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI
1985
Selected Works: The Frederick R. Weisman Foundation of Art, Art Center College of Design Pasadena, CA
1985
The Real Thing, North Miami Museum and Art Center North Miami, FL
1985
Figure It Out: Exploring the Figure in Contemporary Art, Laguna Gloria Art Museum Austin, TX
1985
Pop Art: 1955-1970, Art Gallery of New South Wales Sydney, Australia
1985
Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum Bloomfield Hills, MI
1984
O.K. Harris Works of Art, O.K. Harris Works of Art New York, NY
1984
Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Eswin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State U. Wichita, KS
1984
Isetan Museum of Art; Diamaru Museum of Art, Nagoya City Museum Tokyo; Osaka; Nagoya, Japan
1984
In Quest of Excellence, Center for the Fine Arts Miami, FL
1984
O.K. Harris Artists, Royal Palm Gallery Palm Beach, FL
1984
Image, Effigy, Form: Figurative Sculpture, University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach, CA
1984
The Lewis and Clark Collection, Portland Center for the Visual Arts Portland, OR
1984
Return of the Narrative, Palm Springs Desert Museum Palm Springs, CA
1984
Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art Toledo, OH
1984
Figurative Sculpture: Ten Artists/Two Decades, University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach, CA
1984
American Art from the Frederick R. Weisman Foundation Collection, San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco, CA
1984
Games of Deception: When Nothing Is As It Appears, Artisan Space, Fashion Institute of Technology New York, NY
1981–1983
Contemporary American Realim Since 1960, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Philadelphia, PA
1983
Icons of Contemporary Art, Foster Goldstrom Dallas, TX
1983
American Super Realism from the Morton G. Neumann Family Collection, Terra Museum of American Art Evanston, IL
1983
Time Out: Sport and Leisure in America Today, Tampa, FL
1983
Realism Now, Museum of Modern Art Saitama, Japan
1982
Five Artists and the Figure, Whitney Museum of American Art Fairfield County, Stamford, CT
1982
Cranbrook U.S.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum Bloomfield Hills, MI
1980–1981
Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville Art Museum Jacksonville, FL (travelled in FL)
1981
Real, Really Real, Super Real, travelled: India, San Antonio Museum of Art San Antonio, TX
1981
Whitney Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum New York, NY
1981
International Florida Artists, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Sarasota, FL
1981
Southern Monumental: An Invitational Exhibition of Monumental Art by Southern Artists, University Gallery, Memphis State University Memphis, TN
1979–1980
Reality of Illusion, Travelled: Los A, Denver Art Museum Denver, CO
1980
O.K. Harris Works of Art, O.K. Harris Works of Art New York, NY
1980
Mysterious and Magical Realism, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art Ridgefield, CT
1980
Morton Neumann Collection, National Gallery of Art Washington, D.C.
1980
The Figurative Tradition and the Whitney Museum of American Art, Painting and Scu, Whitney Museum New York, NY
1980
International Florida Artists, John and Mable Ringling Museum Sarasota, FL
1980
Form and Figure, Travelled: ND; E, WAAM Boise, ID
1980
Eleventh International Sculpture Conference, Eleventh International Sculpture Conference Washington, D.C.
1980
Sculpture, Medici-Berenson Gallery Bay Harbor Islands, FL
1980
Aspects of the 70's, Danforth Museum Framingham, MA
1979
Figure of Five, Gallery of North Campus Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL
1977–1978
Georges Pompidou Center for Art and Culture Paris, France
1977–1978
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art Washington, D.C.
1978
Whitney Museum of American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art New York, NY
1978
Matrix 40, Wadsworth Atheneum Hartford, CT
1977
9 Contemporary American Realists, travelled, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Philadelphia, PA
1977
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines Art Center Des Moines, IA
1977
University Art Museum, University Art Museum Berkeley, CA
1977
Portland Art Museum, Portland Art Museum Portland, OR
1977
William Rockhill Nelson Gallery, Atkins Museum of Fine Arts Kansas City, MO
1977
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Colorado Springs, CO
1977
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Richmond, VA
1976
Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State U. Wichita, KS
1976
University of Nebraska Art Galleries, University of Nebraska Art Galleries University of Nebraska at Lincoln, NE
1976
Aspects of Realism, Travelled, Gallery/Stratford & Rothman's of Pall Mall, Ltd. Stratford, Ontario, Canada
1975
Potsdam Plastics, Brainerd Hall Art Gallery, State U. of Potsdam Potsdam, NY
1975
Super Realism, Baltimore Museum of Art Baltimore, MD
1975
Sculpture: American Directions, 1945-1975, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C.
1975
Akademie der Künste, Akademie der Künste Berlin, Germany
1975
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art Humlebaek, Denmark
1974
Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL
1974
O.K. Harris Works of Art, O.K. Harris Works of Art New York, NY
1974
Galerie de Gestlo, Galerie de Gestlo Hamburg, Germany
1974
Württembergischer Kunstverein, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany
1974
Neue Galerie, Neue Galerie Aachen, Germany
1974
New/Photo Realism, Wadsworth Atheneum Hartford, CT
1974
Seven Realists, Yale University Art Gallery New Haven, CT
1974
71st American Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, IL
1974
Musée d'Art Moderne Paris, France
1974
Edinburgh Festival, Scottish Council Edinburgh, Scotland
1974
Arts Council, Serpentine Gallery London, England
1974
Kunstverein Hannover, Germany
1974
Hyperréalistes Américains, Réalistes Européens, Centre National d'Art Contemporain Paris, France
1974
Boymans van Beuningen Museum Rotterdam, Netherlands
1974
Palazzo Reale Milan, Italy
1974
Musée d'Art Moderne Strasbourg, France
1974
New Realism, Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY
1974
The Real and Ideal in Figurative Sculpture, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL
1973
Whitney Annual, Whitney Museum New York, NY
1973
Realims Now, Katonah Gallery Katonah, NY
1973
Grands Maîtres Hyper-réalist Américains, Galerie des 4 Mouvements Paris, France
1973
Art in Evolution, Xerox Square Exhibition Center, Xerox Corporation Rochester, NY
1973
Amerikansk Realism, Lunds Konsthall Lund, Sweden
1973
The Super-Realist Vision, DeCordova Museum Lincoln, MA
1973
Hyperréalisme, Galerie Isy Brachot Brussels, Belgium
1973
Amerikanske Realister, Randers Kunstmuseum Randers, Denmark
1973
Louisiana Museum Humlebæk, Denmark
1973
Kunstmuseum, Lucerne, Switzerland
1973
Groningen Museum Groningen, Netherlands
1973
Ruhrfestspiele, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen Recklinghausen, Germany
1972
Sharp-Focus Realism, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1972
Galerie de Gestlo Hamburg, Germany
1972
Galerie Schmela Düsseldorf, Germany
1972
Documenta 5, Documenta 5 Kassel, Germany
1972
Hyper-réalistes Américains, Galerie des 4 Mouvements Paris, France
1972
Recent Figurative Sculpture, Fogg Museum Boston, MA
1972
Realism Now, New York Cultural Center New York, NY
1970–1971
Figures-Environments, Travelled: Cinci, Walker Art Center Minneapolis, MN
1971
Depth and Presence, Corcoran Gallery of Art Washington, D.C.
1971
Radical Realism, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL
1971
Directions 3: Eight Artists, Milwaukee Art Center Milwaukee, WI
1971
Realism Old and New, Danneberg Gallery New York, NY
1970
University Art Museum, UC Berkeley Berkeley, CA
1970
Sculpture Annual, Whitney Museum New York, NY
1970
Indianapolis Museum of Art Indianapolis, IN
1970
O.K. Harris Works of Art New York, NY
1970
Princeton University Art Museum Princeton, NJ
1970
Klischee und Antiklishee, Neue Galerie Aachen, Germany
1970
O.K. Harris Works of Art, O.K. Harris Works of Art New York, NY
1968
Hollywood Art Museum Hollywood, FL
1968
Miami Art Center Miami, FL
1968
Florida State Fair Fine Arts Exhibit Tampa, FL
1968
Lowe Art Gallery, University of Miami Miami, FL
1968
Human Concern-Personal Torment-The Grotesque in American Art, Whitney Museum New York, NY
1967
Hollywood Art Museum Hollywood, FL
1958
Galerie Netzel, Galerie Netzel Worpswede, Germany
1952
Wilton Gallery, Wilton Gallery Wilton, CT
1952
Silver Mine Gallery Wilton, CT
1951
Museum of Art, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Museum of Art, Cranbrook Academy of Art Bloomfield Hills, MI
1948
University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN
1946
Walker Art Center Minneapolis, MN