Resume

robert s. neuman: painter & printmaker

 

Photograph by Jack Ledbetter, taken at the artist’s studio in Waltham, MA in 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 California 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, CA

1952
Gumps Gallery, San Francisco, CA

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

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

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

1958
Swetzoff Gallery, Boston, MA

1959
Paintings 1958- 1959, Gres Gallery, Washington D.C.
Allan Stone, Harrison, NY

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

1962
Pedazos del Mundo, Pace Gallery, Boston, MA

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

1964
Ward-Nasse Gallery, Boston, MA

1965
Simmons College, Boston, MA

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

1967
Lamont Gallery, Exeter, NH
Ward-Nasse Gallery, Boston, MA

1968
Bundy Art Gallery, Waitsfield, VT
Michael Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1969
University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

1971
Brockton Art Museum, Brockton, MA

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

1973
Robert S. Neuman: Paintings and Drawings, Thorne-Sagendorf Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, NH

1976
Robert S. Neuman: Selected Works, Baak Gallery, Cambridge, MA

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

1980
Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME

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

1983
Robert S. Neuman: A 30 Year Retrospective, Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME

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

1996
Robert S. Neuman: Paintings & Graphic Works, Saint Mark’s School, Southborough, MA

1998
Robert S. Neuman: Large Scale Works 1962-1998, Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME

2003
Robert S. Neuman: Oil paintings, Watercolors, Collage & Drawings 1951-2003, Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME

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

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

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

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

2008
Robert S. Neuman: Paintings, Prints & Drawings 1949-1959, Sunne Savage Gallery, Winchester, MA

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

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

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

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

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

2016
Robert S. Neuman: 90 years, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, ME
Maine Inspiration, Star Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME
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, WA

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

1952
San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
Denver Museum of Art, Denver, CO
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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

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

1954
Amerika Haus, Fulbright Artist, Stuttgart, Germany

1956
International Calligraphy Exhibition, Kyoto, Japan
6th National Print Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
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, MA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Boston Arts Festival, Boston, MA

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

1960
Provisional Collection, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
Collecting in the Granite State, Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH
DeCordova Museum of Art, Lincoln, MA
View 1960, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
Boston Arts Festival, Boston, MA
Providence Arts Festival, Providence, RI

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

1962
American Painting 1962, Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA
New England Art Today, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Poetry and Fact in Modern Art, Brown University, Providence, RI
Painting Since 1950, Seattle World’s Fair, Seattle, WA

1963
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
4 Artists, Brown University, Providence, RI
Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, MI
DeCordova Museum of Art, Lincoln, MA

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

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

1966
Contemporary Urban Vision, the New School Art Center, New York, NY
Art Since 1956, Lamont Gallery, Exeter, NH
Art Across America, Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT; The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI; Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis, TN; Pepsi-Cola Exhibition Gallery, New York, NY; The J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE; Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, OK

1967
Art Across America, Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA; Commercial Museum, Philadelphia, PA; Henry Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Portland State College, Portland, OR; La Jolla Museum of Art, La Jolla, CA
Ward-Nasse Gallery, Boston, MA
8th Annual Exhibit, Silvermine Guild of Arts, Silvermine, CT

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

1971
Brockton Art Museum, Brockton, MA
Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME

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

1974
New England Drawing Exhibition De Cordova Museum of Art, Lincoln, MA

1975
Maine Coast Artists, Maine Center for Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME

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

1977

Recent Acquisitions, Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture, Worcester Art Museum, MA
Four Man Exhibition, Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME

1978
Watercolor Exhibition, Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA

1979
Expressionism, Allan Stone Gallery. New York, NY

1980
Sunne Savage Gallery, Boston, MA

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

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

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

1985
Boston Art Festival Revisited, Boston, MA

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

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

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

1989
Thorne Sagendorph Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, NH

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

1999
Master Prints & Drawings, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH

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

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

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

2004
Choreographing a Collection: The Dr. Beatrice H. Barrett Collection of Art, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture
Park, Lincoln, MA
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,
ME
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, FL

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

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

2011
The Amory Show-Modern, Allan Stone Gallery, NY
ArtMRKT (Gallery Sam), San Francisco, CA
Print Show, Courthouse Gallery, Ellsworth, ME
ArtHamptons (Gallery SAM), Bridgehampton, NY
ArtMRKT (Gallery SAM), Bridgehampton, NY
Boston International Fine Art Show, Sunne Savage Gallery, Boston, MA
Chromatics, McGladrey Art Gallery, Charlestown, MA

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

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, WY
Gallery Artists, Heather James Gallery, Palm Desert, CA
Art Miami, Allan Stone Projects (NY), Miami, FL
INK Miami, Childs Gallery (MA), Miami, FL

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

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

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, FL
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

2019
Art on Paper, Clarke Gallery (MA), New York, NY
Living Large, Allan Stone Projects, New York, NY
Carole Bolsey, Robert S. Neuman & Rikki Morley Sanders, Star Gallery Northeast Harbor, ME
Radical Compositions: AbEx Prints and Paintings, Childs Gallery, Boston, MA

2020
Art on Paper, Childs Gallery (MA), New York, NY
IFPDA Online Fine Art Print Fair, Childs Gallery (MA)
AFA Spring Online Show, Lawrence Fine Art (NY)
Elisabeth Moss Galleries, Falmouth, ME