Lawrence Calcagno  (American, 1916-1993) 

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Lawrence Calcagno Biography
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
Selected 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.