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robert s. neuman: painter & printmaker

 

Photograph by Jack Ledbetter, Current Studio, Waltham, Massachusetts, 2005

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CHRONOLOGY:

1926
Born September 9 in Kellogg, Idaho

1946
Discharged U.S. Army Air Force, re-enrolled at the University of Idaho, Moscow

1947
Enrolled California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland

1950
Received Bachelor’s Degree at Californ

ia College of Arts and Crafts

1951
Received Master of Fine Arts from California College of the Fine Arts. Studied under James Budd Dixon
at CCA and Max Beckmann at Mills College

1952
Joined faculty at San Francisco School of Fine Art and California College of Arts and Crafts

1953
Awarded Fulbright Fellowship to Stuttgart, Germany. Studied with Willi Baumeister

1955
Joined faculty at SUNY, New Paltz

1956
Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship to Barcelona, Spain

1957
Settled in Boston, MA, after fellowship. Joined faculty at Massachusetts College of Art, Boston

1960
Joined faculty at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

1963
Joined faculty at Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

1966
Traded paintings with Allan Stone for residence in Northeast Harbor, Maine

1972
Appointed Chair of the Art Department at Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire

1990
Retired as Professor and Chair of Art Department, Keene State College, New Hampshire
Honored as Professor Emeritus from Keene State College, New Hampshire

2015
Passed on June 20, 2015. Read his full obituary here.

 

ONE MAN EXHIBITIONS:

1951
Gumps Gallery, San Francisco, California

1952
Gumps Gallery, San Francisco, California

1954
New Drawings by Robert S. Neuman, Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1956
Galleria Escondida, Taos, New Mexico
Pintor Norte Americano, Sala Vayreda, Barcelona, Spain

1957
Galleria del Cavallino, Venice, Italy
Swetzoff Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
Sala Vayreda, Barcelona, Spain

1958
Swetzoff Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

1959
Paintings 1958- 1959, Gres Gallery, Washington, District of Columbia
Allan Stone, Harrison, New York

1960
Pace Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
Calligraphic Drawings, Galleria Del Cavallino, Venice, Italy

1962
Pedazos del Mundo, Pace Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

1963
De Cordova Museum of Art, Lincoln, Massachusetts
Pedazos del Mundo, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, New York

1964
Ward-Nasse Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

1965
Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts

1966
Allan Stone Gallery, New York, New York
New Paintings, Ward-Nasse Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

1967
Lamont Gallery, Exeter, New Hampshire
Ward-Nasse Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

1968
Bundy Art Gallery, Waitsfield, Vermont
Michael Walls Gallery, San Francisco, California

1969
University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho

1971
Brockton Art Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts

1972
Allan Stone Gallery, New York, New York
Thorne Art Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire

1973
Paintings and Drawings, Thorne-Sagendorf Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire

1976
Selected Works, Baak Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts

1979
Robert S. Neuman Recent Works, Sunne Savage Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
Recent Drawings, Allan Stone Gallery. New York, New York

1980
Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine

1981
Alhambra Series & Lame Deer Paintings, Sunne Savage Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

1983
30 Year Retrospective, Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine

1995
Retrospective Exhibition and Lahey Clinic North Collection, Lahey Clinic North, Peabody, Massachusetts

1996
Paintings & Graphic Works, Saint Mark’s School, Southborough, Massachusetts

1998
Large Scale Works 1962-1998, Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine

2003
Oil paintings, Watercolors, Collage & Drawings 1951-2003, Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine

2004
Selections 1951 to 2004: Paintings and Drawings, John Raimondi Gallery, Vitale, Caturano & Company,
Charlestown, Massachusetts

2005
Robert S. Neuman: 50 Years Allan Stone Gallery, New York, New York

2006
Robert S. Neuman: Lame Deer Paintings, Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor, Maine

2007
Robert S. Neuman: Paintings 1954-2007, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts

2008
Paintings, Prints & Drawings: 1949-1959, Sunne Savage Gallery, Winchester, Massachusetts

2009
Robert S. Neuman: A Retrospective, Sunne Savage Gallery, AD 20/21, Boston, Massachusetts
Maine Inspiration, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine
Robert S. Neuman: Works on Paper, Shaw Contemporary, Northeast Harbor, Maine

2011
Robert S. Neuman: Works on Paper, Redfield Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine

2012
Robert S. Neuman’s Ship to Paradise, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York
Robert S. Neuman at Keene State College: 1972-1990, Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire

2013
Robert S. Neuman’s Ship to Paradise, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, Maine
Robert S. Neuman: Space Signs, Martin-Mullen Art Gallery, SUNY Oneata, New York
Definition of Place: 1950-2012, The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, Idaho Springs, Idaho
Definition of Place: 1950-2012, Prichard Art Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho

2014
Robert S. Neuman: Lame Deer, The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, Massachusetts
Robert S. Neuman: Pedazos Del Mundo, Childs Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
Robert S. Neuman: Print Retrospective, Childs Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
Robert S. Neuman, Star Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine

2016
Robert S. Neuman: 90 years. June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, Maine
Maine Inspiration, Star Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine
Robert S. Neuman’s Ship to Paradise, Sea Coast Mission, Bar Harbor, ME

2017
Robert S. Neuman: Impulse and Discipline, Thorne Sagendorff Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, NH
Unboxing Bob, Thorne Sagendorff Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, NH
Sixty Years in Paint, Childs Gallery, Boston, MA

2018

Robert S. Neuman: Impulse and Discipline, Star Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

1950
Northwest Printmakers, Henry Gallery, Seattle, Washington.

1951
Art Festival, Walnut Creek, California
California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California
San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, California
Denver Museum of Art, Denver, Colorado

1952
San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, California
Denver Museum of Art, Denver, Colorado
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York

1952
Contemporary American Painting & Sculpture, University of Illinois, Illinois
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York

1953
Painting in the U.S.A. 1721-1953, Los Angeles County Fair, Los Angles, California
6 San Francisco Painters, Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Contemporary American Painting & Sculpture, University of Illinois, Illinois
Pennsylvania Academy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado

1954
Amerika Haus, Fulbright Artist, Stuttgart, Germany

1956
International Calligraphy Exhibition, Kyoto, Japan
6th National Print Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York
4 Drawings, Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1958
Incontro America-Italia, Galleria D’Arte del Naviglio, Milano, Italy
Selection 1958, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Boston Arts Festival, Boston, Massachusetts

1959
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
Boston Arts Festival, Boston, Massachusetts
100 Works on Paper, tours USA and Europe

1960
Provisional Collection, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
Collecting in the Granite State, Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire
DeCordova Museum of Art, Lincoln, Massachusetts
View 1960, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
Boston Arts Festival, Boston, Massachusetts
Providence Arts Festival, Providence, Rhode Island

1961
Pittsburgh International, Carnegie Institute, Pennsylvania (Neue Weinsteige purchased for collection)
Boston Arts Festival, Boston, Massachusetts
Contemporary American Painting & Sculpture, University of Illinois, Illinois

1962
American Painting 1962, Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, Virginia
New England Art Today, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts
Poetry and Fact in Modern Art, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Painting Since 1950, Seattle World’s Fair, Seattle, Washington

1963
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
4 Artists, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, Michigan
DeCordova Museum of Art, Lincoln, Massachusetts

1964
Recent American Drawings, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Massachusetts
Painters & Sculptors as Printmakers, Museum of Modern Art, New York
21 Sculptors & Painters, Boston University
Printmakers, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

1965
New England Contemporary Arts, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts
20th Century Painting, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
Art Across America, M. Knoedler & Co, New York, New York; The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio;
The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio; Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, New York;
Contemporary American Painting & Sculpture, University of Illinois, Illinois

1966
Contemporary Urban Vision, the New School Art Center, New York. New York
Art Since 1956, Lamont Gallery, Exeter, New Hampshire
Art Across America, Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, Connecticut; The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati., Ohio; Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan; Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee; Pepsi-Cola Exhibition Gallery, New York, New York; The J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska; Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

1967
Art Across America, Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana; Commercial Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Henry Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; Portland State College, Portland, Oregon; La Jolla Museum of Art, La Jolla, California
Ward-Nasse Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
8th Annual Exhibit, Silvermine Guild of Arts, Silvermine, Connecticut

1968
Townley-Neuman Exhibition, Bristol Art Museum, Rhode Island
Harvard Visual Arts Faculty, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Massachusetts
National Invitational Drawing Exhibit, University of Northern Iowa, Iowa

1971
Brockton Art Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts
Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine

1972
Drawings, Galerie Smith-Anderson, Palo Alto, California

1974
New England Drawing Exhibit, De Cordova Museum of Art, Lincoln, Massachusetts

1975
Maine Coast Artist, Maine Center for Contemporary Art, Rockport, Maine

1976
27th Annual New England Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, Silvermine Guild of Arts, Silvermine, Connecticut
Sunne Savage Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine
New Hampshire Contemporary Art, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, New Hampshire

1977
Recent Acquisitions, Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture, Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Four Man Exhibition, Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine

1978
Watercolor Exhibition, Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

1979
Expressionism, Allan Stone Gallery. New York, New York

1980
Sunne Savage Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

1981
Corporations Collect curated by the DeCordova Museum, Federal Reserve Bank, Boston, Massachusetts

1983
8 Painters at Harvard, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge, Massachusetts

1984
Center for Book Arts: The First Decade, The New York Public Library, New York

1985
Boston Art Festival Revisited, Boston, Massachusetts

1986
Hadzi-Neuman Exhibition, Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine

1987
New Works, Old Friends, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts
Talent, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, New York

1988
Dimitri-Hadzi-Robert S. Neuman, Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine

1989
Thorne Sagendorph Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire

1995
The Herbert W. Plimpton Collection of Realist Art, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham,
Massachusetts

1999
Master Prints & Drawings, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire

2000
Fortieth Anniversary Show, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, New York

2002
Abstraction, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, New York
Boston International Art Fair, Sunne Savage Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

2003
American Painting, Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Boston International Art Fair, Sunne Savage Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

2004
Choreographing a Collection: The Dr. Beatrice H. Barrett Collection of Art, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture
Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts
Boston International Art Fair, Sunne Savage Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

2005
Boston International Art Fair, Sunne Savage Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

2006
The Maine Print Project: Celebrating 200 years of Print Making in Maine, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor,
Maine
Boston International Art Fair, Sunne Savage Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

2008
ArtHamptons (Gallery SAM), Bridgehampton, New York
First & Second Generation Abstract Expressionists, Allan Stone Gallery (NY), ART BASEL, Miami, Florida

2009
The Allan Stone Collection, The College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine
David Stahl: Collection on Paper, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire
Allan Stone Gallery (NY), ART BASEL, Miami, Florida

2010
The Armory Show, Allan Stone Gallery (NY), New York, New York
AD 20/21, Sunne Savage Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
Hunt and Chase, Salomon Contemporary, East Hampton, New York, Curated by Beth De Woody
Human Form, Shaw Contemporary, Northeast Harbor, Maine
Art Hamptons, Gallery Sam (CA), Bridgehampton, New York
The Wingspread Legacy, Court House Gallery, Ellsworth, Maine
Focus: Corporate Art Loan Program, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts
Influence / Confluence, Allan Stone Gallery (NY), ART BASEL, Miami, Florida

2011
The Amory Show-Modern, Allan Stone Gallery, New York
ArtMRKT (Gallery Sam), San Francisco, California
Print Show, Courthouse Gallery, Ellsworth, Maine
ArtHamptons (Gallery SAM), Bridgehampton, New York
ArtMRKT (Gallery SAM), Bridgehampton, New York
Boston International Fine Art Show, Sunne Savage Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
Chromatics, McGladrey Art Gallery, Charlestown, Massachusetts

2012
Nature’s Helmet: The Human Skull, Allston, Massachusetts
Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Gallery Sam (CA), Palm Springs, California
Summer Salon Exhibition, Redfield Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine
ArtHamptons (Gallery SAM), Bridgehampton, New York
Summer Exhibition: Works on Paper, Redfield Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine
Summer Exhibition: Small Works on Canvas, Redfield Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine
Strange Glue: Collage at 100, Cambridge School of Weston, Weston, Massachusetts

2013
Master Works: Sculpture, Prints and Drawings by Hugh Townley and from his Personal Collection, BigTown
Gallery, Rochester, VT
From Warhol to Hirst, Heather James Gallery, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Gallery Artists, Heather James Gallery, Palm Desert, California
Art Miami, Allan Stone Projects (NY), Miami, Florida
INK, Childs Gallery (MA), Miami, Florida

2014
Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Heather James Gallery (WY), Palm Springs, California
Palm Beach Jewelry, Art and Antique Show, Childs Gallery (MA), Palm Beach, Florida
The Metro Show, Allan Stone Projects (NY), New York, New York
AD20/21, Childs Gallery (MA), Boston, MA
INK, Childs Gallery (MA), Miami, Florida

2015
Palm Beach Jewelry, Art and Antique Show, Childs Gallery (MA), Palm Beach, Florida
The Book Show, Tabor Art Gallery, Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, MA
Director’s Cut, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine
Dancing with Dystopia, Allan Stone Projects, New York, New York

2016
Master Drawing New York, Allan Stone Projects (NY), New York, NY
I Can See For Miles, Allan Stone Projects, New York, NY
Impressions of Acadia, Star Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME

2017
Palm Beach International Art Fair, Childs Gallery (MA), Palm Beach, Florida
AD20/21, Childs Gallery (MA), Boston, MA
40thAnniversary Exhibition, Redfield Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME
INK Miami, Childs Gallery (MA), Miami, FL

2018
Dallas Art Fair, Allan Stone Projects, Dallas, TX
Back to the Eighties, Elizabeth Moss Galleries, Falmouth, ME.
Seattle Art Fair, Allan Stone Projects, Seattle, WA.
Robert S. Neuman & Philip Sultz, Star Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME.
Fine Art Print Fair, Chids Gallery (MA), New York, NY