Grace Lane Gallery

Ida Rittenberg Kohlmeyer

(American, 1912–1997)

mythic turret #2 by ida rittenberg kohlmeyer

Ida Rittenberg Kohlmeyer

Mythic Turret #2, 1992

Biography

Timeline

1933
Studied English Literature at Tulane University and received her B.A.
1947
Attended the John McCrady Art School
1956 - 1965
Instructor, Drawing, Painting, New Comb Art School
1956
Graduated from Newcomb College and received her M.F.A.
1959
First solo exhibition at the Ruth White Gallery in New York
1966
Commissioned by the Peace Corps to make a painting as a gift for a retired Sergeant Shriver
1973 - 1975
Appointed the Associate Professor of Art at the University of New Orleans
1976
Solo exhibition at David Findlay Galleries in New York
1980
Annual Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Visual Arts, National Women's Caucus for Art
1982
Acclaimed as an honorary life member of National Women's Caucus for Art

Exhibitions

1990 - 1991
Four Centuries of Women Art, National Museum of Women
1986 - 1988
Elders of the Tribe, Travelling Exhibition Cincinatti, OH
1983 - 1985
Ida Kohlmeyer: Thirty years, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
Ida Kohlmeyer: Thirty Years, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
1997
Mobile Museum, Mobile, AL
1996
Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
Springfield Museum, Springfield, MO
1994
Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC
1987
Women Sculpture Exhibition, Conf. Art Center Arts
1972
Retrospective, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA