Lawrence Calcagno (American, 1993)

Timeline

1913
Born 23 March, San Francisco, CA.
1959–1960
Taught at New York University and accompanied exhibitions of his work to Lima, Peru; Mexico City; London, and Copenhagen
1965
Awarded a Ford Foundation grant and named to the Andrew Mellon Chair of Painting at Carnegie-Mellon University
1989
The National Endowment honored Calcagno with a major painting grant
1993
Died in State College, Pennsylvania, on 22 April
Studied painting in San Francisco with Clyfford Still, Edward Corbett and Mark Rothko after World War II
Held posts at several universities as artist-in-residence, including the Albright School of the University of Buffalo
Awarded fellowships by the Yaddo Foundation in Saratoga Springs, New York, the Macdowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire, and the Wurlitzer Foundation in Taos, NM

Exhibitions

2000–2005
Canfield Gallery, Santa Fe
1987
Retrospective exhibition, Harwood Museum, Taos, NM
1982–1983
Retrospective exhibition, The Mitchell Museum, Mount Vernon, Il.
1973–1975
Circulating exhibition of Calcagno’s works on paper, The Smithsonian, Washington D.C.
1967
Retrospective exhibition, Westmoreland County Museum of Art, Greensburg, PA.
1958
17 Americans at the Brussels Worlds Fair.
1957
Instituto de Arte Contemporaneo, Lina, Peru
1956
University of AL., Tuscaloosa
1956
Howard College, Birmingham, AL
1956
Macon Art Association, Macon, GA.
1956
Albright Art Gallery, The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, NY.
1955
First solo exhibition at the Martha Jackson Gallery
1954
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York City
1954
Studio Paul Facchetti, Paris, France. Calcagno
1954
The Lucien LaBaudt Art Gallery, San Francisco, California
1952
Studio Paul Facchetti, Paris, France
1945
Little Gallery, New Orleans, LA.