Timeline

1922
Born, March 22, Newark, NJ
1957
Recipient: Mademoiselle Magazine Merit Award for Art
1957
Honorary Life Trustee, The Baltimore Museum of Art
1974
Childe Hassam Purchase Award, National Institute of Arts & Letters
1983
Avery Chair, Bard College, Annandale- on- Hudson
2002
Life Time Achievement, Neuberger Museum
2006
Governors Awards, Baltimore, MD
1965–2008
Director of the Hoffberger Graduate School of Painting, Maryland Institute College of Art
2008
Died age 86, November 15, Timonium, NJ
HONORARY DEGREES: Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Goucher College, Towson, MD
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Towson State University, Towson, MD
Lafayette College, Easton, PA
Dickinson College, Carlysle, PA

Exhibitions

2010
Abstract Expressionist New York, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2009
Breaking Through: The Abstract Expressionism of Grace Hartigan, Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
2009
Grace Hartigan (1922-2009) A Memorial Exhibition, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD (solo)
2008
Grace Hartigan An Original, The Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX (solo)
2006–2007
Women Only, Smith – Kramer traveling show
2006
C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD 1979, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1989, 1990,1992, 1993, 1995, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006 (solo)
2005
New York School, Another View, Opalick Gallery, Albany, NY
2004
Narrative Visions, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2003
Painting Art History, Trout Gallery, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD (solo)
2001
5 Decades of Large Scale Paintings, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York (solo)
2001
ACA Gallery, New York, NY (also in 1991, 1992, 1994, 1997) (solo)
1999
In Memory of My Feelings: Frank O'Hara and American Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
1999
American Century, Part II, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1998
Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Colletion, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1997
Lawrence Gallery, Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA (solo)
ACA Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Hartigan's Women, The Robeson Center Art Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, The Art Gallery at Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY, Allen Priebe Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI (solo)
FortyYears of ULAE, Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC, Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
1996
The Dialectic of Line, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
1995
Artist’s Choice - Modern Women, curated by Elizabeth Murray, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1994
ACA Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1998–1993
AB-EX Pointillism/1988-1993, Loyola College Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD (solo)
Grace Hartigan and the Poets, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY (solo)
Hand-Painted Pop, American Art in Transition 1955-62, curated by Paul Schimmel and Donna De Salvo and organized by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
1992
ACA Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1991
ACA Gallery, New York, NY 1992, 1994, 1997, 2001 (solo)
1989
Kouros Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
The Figurative Fifties: New York Figurative Expressionism, organized by Paul Schimmel, curator of Exhibitions and collections at the Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA and Judith Stein, Associate Curator, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
Venues: Newport Harbor Museum, Newport Beach, CA, Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
1988
Gruenebaum Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1988
The Figurative Fifties: New York Figurative Expressionism, Venues: Newport Harbor Museum, Newport Beach, CA,; Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX, 1988-89
1987
Color: Pure and Simple, Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Stamford, CT
1987
Grace Hartigan, A Mini Retrospective, 1954-1984, Watkins Gallery, The American University,Washington DC (solo)
1986
Gruenebaum Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1985–1986
Points of View: Four Painters, 1985-86, traveling I.C.I show
1984–1986
Action/Precision: The New Direction in New York, 1955-1960, Venues: Grey Art Gallery, New York, NY; Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, TX
1984–1986
Action/Precision: The New Direction in New York, 1955 - 1960, a traveling exhibition organized by Paul Schimmel, Curator of Exhibitions and Collections at Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
Venues: Grey Art Gallery, New York, NY, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin,TX
1985
The Gathering of the Avant-Garde, The Lower East Side, New York, NY
1985
The New Figure, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
1985
Survival of the Fittest, Ingber Gallery, New York, NY
1984
Dolly Fitterman Gallery, Minneapolis, MN (solo)
1984
Gruenebaum Gallery, New York, NY 1986, 1988 (solo)
1983
Van Wickle Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, PA (solo)
1983
Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Gruenebaum Gallery, New York, NY
1983
E. de Kooning, Greene, Hartigan, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
1982
The Americans, The Collage, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
1982
Women of the Americas, Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
1982
Contemporary American Prints and Drawings, 1940 - 1980, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1982
Hartigan, Louis, Still, Truitt, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
1981
Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN (solo)
1981
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA (solo)
1981
Hamilton Gallery of Contemporary Art, New York, NY (solo)
1981
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC (solo)
1980
Modern American Painting, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD (solo)
1980
Myers Gallery, State Universtiy of New York, Plattsburgh, NY (solo)
1980
Universtiy of Maryland Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD (solo)
1980
Plus Four, Hamilton Gallery of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
1980
The Fifties Aspect of Painting in New York, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC, 1980
1980
Poets and Painters, National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, DC
1978
Genesis Gallery, Ltd., New York, NY, (also 1977) (solo)
1976
Gertrude Kasle Gallery, Detroit, MI, (1969, 1972, 1974) (solo)
1975
American University, Washington, DC (solo)
1975
William Zierler Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1975
Biennial Exhibition, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1975
Edinburgh Festival, Scotland
1974
Frank O’Hara, A Poet Among Painters, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1970
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY (1962, 1964, 1967) (solo)
1969
20th Century Art from the Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1967
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD (solo)
1967
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Selection made by Harold Rosenberg & Saul Bellow (solo)
1964
A Decade of New Talent, American Federation of Arts, traveling exhibition
1964
Figuration and Defiguration, Museum of Ghent, Belgium
1960
Abstract Expressionists and Imagists, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
1960
Sixty American Painters, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
1959
Contemporary American Art, World’s Fair, Brussels
1959
Documenta II, Kassel, Germany
1959
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1957) (solo)
1958–1959
The New American Painting, International Council, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, and eight European cities
1957
Artists of the New York School, Second Generation, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
1957
Fourth International Art Exhibition, Japan
1957
Third International Art Exhibition, India
1955
Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY (solo)
1951
9th Street Show, New York, NY, 1951, with Pollock, Kline, de Kooning
1950
Twelve Americans, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1950
Talent 1950, Kootz Gallery, New York, NY

Public Collections

Rose Museum, Brandeis University, Boston, MA
St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Minneapolis Institute of Art Minneapolis, MN
MIT, Boston, MA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC
Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY
Parrish Museum Southampton, NY
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Queens Museum, Queens, NY
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Guggenheim Foundation, Venice, Italy
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Hirshhorn Museum of Art, Washington, DC
McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
Carnegie Institute Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Academy Art Museum, Easton, MD
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Birmingham Alabama Museum, Birmingham, AL
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY

Literature

1998
Mark Rosenthal, Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection, National Gallery of Art
1997
Rosenzwieg, Phyllis, AB-EX Pointillism/1988-1993, Loyola College (exhibition catalogue)
1995
Murray, Elizabeth, Artist's Choice: Modern Women, Museum of Modern Art, (exhibition catalogue)
1995
The New York Times, July 21, 1995
1994
Walsh, Peter, Grace Hartigan, ARTnews March 1994
1992
Schimmel, Paul, Hand-Painted Pop, American Art in Transition 1955-62
1990
Mattison, Robert S., Dr. Grace Hartigan, A Painter's World, Hudson
1985
Baker, Kenneth, Second Generation: Mannerism or Momentum?, Art in America,
1985
Westfall, Steven, Then And Now: Six of the New York School Look Back, Art in America, June, 1985
1984
Schimmel, Paul, Action/Precision: The New Direction in New York 1955-1960, Newport Beach, Newport Harbor Art Museum (Exhibition catalogue)