Romare Bearden

(American, 1911–1988)

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Romare Bearden

Conversation, 1979

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Romare Bearden

Three Women (Easter Sunday), 1979

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Biography

Timeline

1911
Born in Charlotte, NC
1970
Received a John Solomon Guggenheim Foundation grant to write a book on the history of African-American art. The book, A History of African-American Artists: From 1792 to the Present, was coauthored with Harry Henderson and published posthumously in 1993
1972
Elected to the National Institute of Arts and Letters
1973
Named Rockefeller Fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
1975
Awarded Honorary Doctorate of Fine Art from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
1976
Received Gold Medal for Achievement in the Arts by the Governor of North Carolina
Proclaimed Honorary Citizen of Atlanta, Georgia
1977
Received Honorary Doctorate from North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC
Received Honorary Doctorate from Maryland Institute of Arts, Baltimore, MD
1978
Received Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts from Davidson College, Davidson, NC
Received thirteenth Annual Frederick Douglass Medal from the New York Chapter of the National Urban League, New York, NY
Received Freedom Fighter Award from the Atlanta Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
1980
Romare Bearden Day is proclaimed in Oakland, CA
1982
Received Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts from Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Exhibitions

2007
Contemporary, Cool and Collected, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
2006
A Century of Collage, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2004 - 2005
traveling retrospective, Art of Romare Bearden the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1997
Projections: The Photomontages of Romare Bearden, The Whitney Museum of American Art, Phillip Morris, New York, NY
Projections: The Photomontages of Romare Bearden, Madison Art Center, Madison, WI
Projections: The Photomontages of Romare Bearden, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
1996
The Painted Sounds of Romare Bearden, Victoria Arts Center, Melbourne Australia
The Painted Sounds of Romare Bearden, Kiame Jazz Festival, Sidney, Australia
The Painted Sounds of Romare Bearden, Walker Hill Art, Center Seoul, Korea
The Painted Sounds of Romare Bearden, Tawain Museum Art, Taipei, Tawain
Winter Group Show, ACA Galleries, New York, NY
1995
The City: New York Visions 1900-1995, ACA Galleries, New York, NY
Bob Blackburn's Printmaking Workshop: Artist's of Color, Museum of History of Art ,Albany, NY
Voices of Conscience: Then and Now, ACA Galleries, New York, NY
Odysseus Suite, ACA Galleries, New York, NY
Romare Bearden: Collage and Watercolor, New Britian Museum of American Art, New Britian, CT
1994
Romare Bearden: Interludes: Sun, Sound and Sky, ACA GAlleries, New York, NY
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Winter Group Exhibition, ACA Galleries, New York, NY
1993
Group Exhibition, ACA Galleries, New York, NY
1992
Group Exhibition, ACA Galleries, New York, NY
Paine Art Center, Oshkosh, WI
Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL
S. Carolina State Museum, Columbia, SC
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
1989
Multiple Images: Prints by Afro-Americans, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ