Timeline

1955
Born in Ft. Lewis, WA
1974
Pischel Award
1976
Balliet Talent Scholarship, Washington State University
1978
BA, Washington State University
1981–1982
Anna Louise Raymond Traveling Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1982
MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1985
Illinois Arts Council Grant
1987
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation
1987
Awards in the Visual Arts 7 in conjunction with traveling exhibition
1993
National Endowment for the Arts
1999
The Illinois Art Council
2010
John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship
Resides in Chicago, IL

Exhibitions

2014
Outdoor Disco, Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL
2014
Ponies & Psychos, Carberry@Wright, New York, NY
2013
Under Investigation: Recent work by Jim Lutes, Laura Letinsky & Julia Fish, Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL
2011
Dumb Country, Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL
2011
Faculty Sabbatical Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL
2010
Biennial 2010, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2009
Half-Ass Rapture, Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009
Jim Lutes: A Survey, The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, IL (solo)
2008
Jim Lutes: Cancel the Band, Kinkead Contemporary, Culver City, CA (solo)
2008
jim lutes paintings and drawings: 1995 – 2008, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL (solo)
2007
Drawings II, Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL
2007
Painted Faces: The Mask in Contemporary Art, Kinkead Contemporary, Culver City, CA
2006
181st Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Art, National Academy Museum, New York, NY
2006
Jim Lutes: New Paintings, Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
2004
A Sharp Eye: An Art Dealer’s 40 Year Journey, Evanston Art Center, IL
2001
Rena Sternberg Gallery, Glencoe, IL (solo)
2000
Out of Line: Drawings by Illinois Artists, Chicago Cultural Center, IL
1999
Decades in Dialogue, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1999
It Looks Easy, Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
1999
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery Inc., Chicago, IL (solo)
1998
Linda Hodges Art Gallery, Seattle WA (solo)
1998
Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, OH (solo)
1998
Jim Lutes- Hollis Sigler, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
1998
Drawing to Paint, MCAC, Bloomington, IL
1998
Home Grown Cool: Recent Painting from Chicago, Wake Forest University Art Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
1998
Les Objets Contiennent l’Infiniti, Ecole Superieure des Beaux-arts de Tours, Tours, France
1998
Denaturalized, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1997
Out of the Shadow of Ivan Albright: Twelve Contemporary Chicago Artists, Illinois Art Gallery, Chicago, IL
1996
Art in Chicago: 1945-1995, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1996
History Lessons: Four Zolla/ Lieberman Artists from Art in Chicago at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Zolla/ Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
1995
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
1995
Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, Belgium (solo)
1994
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL (solo)
1994
Praxis, Domaine de Kerguehennec, Locmine, France
1994
A Passionate Perspective: Francis and June Speizer Collection of Art, Rockford Museum of Art, Rockford, IL
1993
43rd Biennial of Contemporary American Painting, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1993
Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
1993
Vera Van Laer Gallery, Knokke-Heist, Belgium (solo)
1993
Guy LeDune Contemporary Art, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
1993
Group Show, Feigen Gallery, Chicago, IL
1992
Documenta IX, Kassel, Germany
1992
Drawn in the Nineties, Independent Curators Incorporated, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY (traveled through June 1994)
1992
Why Paint?, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago,Chicago, IL
1991
Ledisflam Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1990
Temple Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
1990
Ponton, Temse, Belgium
1989
Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1989
The Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL/State of Illinois Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
1989
University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO (solo)