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FREDERICK HAMMERSLEY CHRONOLOGY



[ Education | Teaching | Awards | Solo Exhibitions | Group Exhibitions | Media Interviews | Collections ]

Born: Salt Lake City, Utah, 1919



Education

1940-'42; '46-'47
Chouinard Art School, Los Angeles, CA

1945
Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, France

1947-'50
Jepson Art School, Los Angeles, CA

U.S. Army: 1942-'46
Signal Corps, Art Department



Teaching

1948-'51
Jepson Art School, LA

1953-'62
Pomona College, Claremont, CA

1956-'61
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA

1964-'68
Chouinard Art School, LA

1968-'71
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM



Awards

1973
John Guggenheim Fellowship in Painting

1975/'77
National Endowment for the Arts Grant in Painting

1973/'88/'91
Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM



Selected One Person Exhibitons

1961
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA

1961/'63
Heritage Gallery, LA

1963
La Jolla Art Museum, La Jolla, CA

1965
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

1969/'75
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

1977
Middendorf/ Lane Galleries, Washington, DC

1978/'81/'99
L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

1993
The Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas

1987/'90/'95
Modernism, San Francisco, CA

1999
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

2000
Laguna Beach Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA



Selected Group Exhibitions

1959-'60
"Four Abstract Classicists", 4 man show, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England; Queen's University, Belfast, Ireland; Western Association of Art Museums

1969-'70
"Computer Drawings", Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England and Simon Frazer University, Vancouver, British Colombia

1977
LA County Museum "Private Images: Photographs by Painters"
"California: 5 Footnotes to Modern Art History" Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1979-'80
"The First Western States Biennial Exhibition", (8 museums) Denver, Washington DC, San Francisco, Hawaii, Seattle, Newport, Illinois State University, Santa Fe

1985-86
Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe

1986
American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, NY
R.C. Erpf Gallery, NY, "Four Abstract Classicists"

1987
Artists Space Gallery, NY

1989-'90
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM

1990-'92
"Turning the Tide": Early Los Angeles Modernists 1920-1956, (6 museums) Laguna Beach,CA / Oakland, CA / San Antonio, TX / Logan, Utah / Santa Barbara, CA / Palm Springs, CA

'91/'92/'93
Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM

1993
The Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, Topeka, KS

1994-'96
"Still Working", Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois; The New School for Social Research, New York, NY; The Virginia Beach Center for The Arts, Virginia Beach, VA.; The Fischer Art Gallery at U.S.C., Los Angeles, CA; The Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR



Selected Media Interviews

Colores, "Art of Growing Older", Frederick Hammersley, Wilson Hurley, and Charles Mattox,
KNME, Public Broadcasting System, February 1990
Sunday Morning with Charles Kuralt, "Still Working", Curator Stuart Shedletsky and artists
Frederick Hammersley, Florence Pierce, Louise Falkenstein, Mala Breuer and others, CBS, June 1994



Public and Private Collections

Corcoran Gallery of Art
Mr. Harry Belafonte, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Mr. Vincent Price, CA
Mr. Howard Ahmanson, LA, CA
LA County Museum of Art, CA
Mr. David E. Bright, LA, CA
Butler Institute of American Art
Dr. Seymour Slive, Fogg Museum
University Art Museum, Berkley, CA
Dr. HP Widdup, London, England
The Oakland Museum, CA
Mr. Nicholas Wilder, NY
Washington Post
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA
Petersburg Press, London
La Jolla Museum of Art, CA
United States Navy
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe
Foote, Cone & Belding, LA
Gerald E. Buck, Laguna Hills, CA
Albuquerque Museum, NM
Jeffrey Rhodes, Houston, TX
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Roswell Museum & Art Center, NM


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