Timeline

1940
Born December 23rd in Pittsfield, USA
1959
Awarded a scholarship to the Yale Summer School of Music and Art in Norfolk, USA
1961
B.A. in English Literature from Vassar College
1962
BFA from Yale School of Art and Architecture
1964
MFA from Yale School of Art and Architecture
1966
Moved to New York
1968
First solo exhibition at the Graham Gallery
1970–1974
Produced five films
1995
Died October 21

Exhibitions

2013
Nancy Graves: Synecdoche, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, USA (solo)
2012
Spring Garden, New Gallery on Old Bailey, Hong Kong, SAR
2011
Nancy Graves, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, USA
2009
Nancy Graves: Permanent Tension, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, USA
2008
Tango: Installation & Performance, The Point of Contact Gallery, Syracuse, USA
Nancy Graves: Bronze Sculpture of the 1980s, Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art, New York, USA
2007
Nancy Graves/The Pilchuck Series: Selected Monotypes, Leslie Sacks Fine Art, Los Angeles, USA
2006
Nancy Graves 1970-1980, Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art, New York, USA
2005
Nancy Graves: The Shining, Elusive Element, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, USA
1999
The Virginia and Bagley Wright Collection of Modern Art, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA
1996
More than Minimal: Feminism and Abstraction in the Seventies, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, USA
1995
Nancy Graves: In Memoriam, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, USA
Nancy Graves: Contemporary Galleries Exhibition, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
1994
Mapping, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
1993
Lithographs Based on Geologic Maps of Lunar Orbiter and Apollo Landing Sites by Nancy Graves, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, USA
Grounds for Sculpture, Grounds for Sculpture, Johnson Atelier, Hamilton, USA
1991
Nancy Graves: Paradigm and Paradox, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, USA
El Sueño de Egipto: La Influencia del Arte Egipcio en el Arte Contemporáneo, Centro Cultural/ Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico
1987
Nancy Graves: A Sculpture Retrospective, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
The Fort Worth Art Museum organized a sculpture retrospective, accompanied by a catalogue raisonné
1986
Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, USA (solo)
1984
“Primitivism” in Twentieth Century Art: Affinity of the Tribal and the Modern, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Prints from Tyler Graphics, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
1980
Nancy Graves: A Survey, 1969-1980, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA (solo)
1979
The Seventies: New American Painting, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA
Recent Acquisitions, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Recent Acquisitions, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, USA
1977
Contemporary Issues: Works on Paper by Women, The Woman’s Building, Los Angeles, USA
Documenta 6, Kassel, Germany
1973
New American Graphic Art, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, USA (solo)
The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada (solo)
1972
Institute of Contemporary Art of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA (solo)
The New American Filmmakers Series, Part III: Films by Artists, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Documenta V, Neue Galerie, Kassel, Germany
1971
The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada (solo)
Neue Galerie der Stadt Aachen (solo)
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA (solo)
1969
Nancy Graves: Camels, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA