WERNER DREWES CHRONOLOGY



1899
Born, Canig, Germany

1919/21
Studied architecture in Berlin and Stuttgart

1921/22
Studied with Johannes Itten and Paul Kleeat the Bauhaus, Weimar

1923/27
Travelled in Italy and Spain, stuying Old Masters. Continued around the world as portrait painter and printmaker.

1927/28
Returned to the Bauhaus under Wassily Kandinsky and Lyonel Feininger

1930
Emigrated to the United States

1937
Was founding member of American Abstract Artists in New York

1937/40
Instructor at Columbia University, New York

1941/42
Technical Supervisor, Graphics Division, Federal Arts Project, New York

1946/65
Professor of Design and Director of First Year Program, School of Fine Arts, Washington University, St. Louis

1961
One man show, Cleveland Museum of Art

1962
One man show, Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts, Museum of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco

1966
One man show, Everhart Museum, Scrantonn

1968
One man show, Trenton State College

1969
One man show, National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, DC

1974/75
One man travelling State Department show to Turkey and Latin America

1978
One man travelling show to nine cities in West Germany

1979
One man show, Washington University, St. Louis

1982
One man shows in Bonn, West Germany and Washington, DC

1983
One man show, Associated American Artists, New York

1984
Retrospective, National Museum of American Arts, Washington, DC

1985
Died, Reston, Virginia

1986, '90, '92, '94, '97, 2000, 2003
One man shows at Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles



Bibliography

Martina R. Norelli, WERNER DREWES, Sixty Five Years of Printmaking, National Museum of American Art, 1984
Franz Geierhaas & Brigitte Hellgoth, The Creative Act, International Print Society 1984
Ingrid Rose, WERNER DREWES, A Catalogue Raisonne of his Prints, Verlag Kunstgalerie Esslingen, Munich-New York, 1984


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