Jim Lutes  (American, 1955) 


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Jim Lutes Biography
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   Guggenheim Fellowship
  Resides in Chicago, IL
Selected Exhibitions
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)