Painting Award, The Art Institute of Chicago
Guggenheim Fellowship, Sculpture.
Guggenheim Fellowship, Sculpture.
National Endowment for the Arts, Painting.
Visiting Artist, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.
Creative Arts Award, Brandeis University.
Visiting Lecturer, "Working with the Golden Section," American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy.
Milton and Sally Avery Distinguished Professor, Bard College.
Visiting Lecturer, "An Artist’s Approach to Creativity," Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, November 11, 1986.
Visiting Lecturer, "Calculated Character: Concepts of Desire," organized and moderated by Rainer Crone, Columbia University, New York, April 20, 1988.
Visiting Lecturer, The New York Studio School, New York, Summer 1988.
Panelist, "The Redefinition of "Art: the Collision of Cultures in the Post-Modern World," New York University, New York, NY, February 1988.
Lecture, The Nelson Gallery Foundation
Panelist, "Artists Discuss Creativity and the Art Market, " Art News World Art Market conference, Milton Esterow, Chairman, April 13, 1989.
"Contemporary Art in Context," gallery talk entitled "Matisse: Memories of Oceania/ Memories of Egypt," Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, November 16, 1989.
Visiting Artist Lecture, "Dorothea Rockburne," The School of Visual Arts, November 15, 1990.
Artist in Residence, American Academy in Rome.
Lecture, American Academy in Rome.
Visiting Lecturer, "Lecture," San Francisco Art Institute, October 21, 1991.
Lecture, "Henri Matisse: A Retrospective," The Museum of Modern Art, January 13, 1992.
Lecture, "Uncommon Sense," Kansas City Art Institute, February 22, 1992.
Lecture, American Academy in Rome, In the Year of the Visual Artist, May 13 1992.
Lecture, Public lecture and studio time, Lafayette College, February 19, 26, 29, March 4.
Lecture, The Studio School, February 25, 1992.
Visiting Lecturer, "Artists’ Visions (moderated by Nan Rosenthal)," 92nd Street YMHA, February 4, 1992.
Lecture, "Considering Joseph Beuys", panel discussion, Moderator Marcia Tucker, Panelists, Camille Billops, Mary Miss, Dorothea Rockburne, April 6, 1995.
Lecture, for the Independent Curators Inc., "Some Recent Work," April 3, 1995.
Lecture, "Bare Bones," TZ’Art & Company, June 25, 1996.
Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, Inc
Artist in Residence, Bellagio Study Center, Italy
Lecture, College Art Association, New York, February.
Lecture, for Bellagio Study Center, Bellagio, Italy, April 17, 1997.
Lecture, Raab Gallerie, Berlin Germany, May.
Lecture, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, January 16, 1998.
Panelist, "Artistic Process," Artist Talk on Art, May 3, 1998.
Honoree, Art in General Tribute.
Lecture, CCNY Community College of N.Y., New York, August 5, 1999.
Commission: “The Virtues of Good Government –Part II,” Stamford Courthouse, Stamford, Connecticut.
Panelist, "Dorothea Rockburne, Ten Years of Astronomy Drawing," Artists Talk on Art, The Phoenix Gallery, with Roberta Olsen and Jay Paschoff, December 1, 2000.
Panelist, "Geometries in Art and Science," New York Studio School for Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture, moderated by Patricia Railing, with Fre Ligen, Rhonda Shearer, Stephen J. Gould, December 12, 2000.
Completes General Service Commission, "Einstein's Cross," at the Brooklyn Courthouse, Brooklyn, New York.
American Academy of Arts and Letters, Department of Art, May.
Panelist, "The Contemporary Mural," Artist Conversations at the National Academy of Design, moderated by Richard Haas, with: Ellen Lanyon, Craig McPherson, and Lincoln Perry, April 19, 2001.
National Academy of Design, Pike Award for Watercolor.
National Academy of Design, Adolph & Clara Abrig Prize for Watercolor.
College for Creative Studies, Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree, May.
Lecture, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida, "Art and Art Museum Architecture", March 15, 2002.
Lecture, Montclair Art Museum, Babson Lecture Series with Victoria Newhouse," April 2, 2002.
Panelist, “The Black Mountain College Experience, Points of View IV”, Camp Rockmont, Asheville, NC, April 20, 2002.
Panelist, “WATERCOLOR”, New York Studio School, NYC, November 14, 2002.
Art Omi International, Francis J. Greenburger Award. January.
Lecture, Brown Univerity, Providence, Rhode Island, “The Black Mountain Matrix”, November 18, 2003, as part of class with Robert Creeley.
Lee Krasner Award, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation.
Lecture, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, “Perspective, Perception, and the Fourth Dimension—A Painter’s Point of View,” October 27, 2004.
Lecture, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, “Perspective, Perception, and the Fourth Dimension—A Painter’s Point of View,” September 28, 2004.
Work on view in lobby of Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Teacher in residence at the Vermont Studio Center, Summer 2006.
Awarded Commission from the Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies: wall painting to be executed at the United States Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica.
"Art and the Golden Mean Ratio," Lecture by Dorothea Rockburne, held at the Academy of Sacred Geometry. New York, New York. November 10, 7:30pm - 9:30pm.
"Foundations," an illustrated talk by Dorothea Rockburne. Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York. August 6, 6:00pm.