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1958

Alan Gallery, New York

Fairweather-Hardin Gallery, Chicago

 

1960

Alan Gallery, New York

Stewart Rickard Gallery, San Antonio

 

1962

B. C. Holland Gallery, Chicago

 

1963

Alan Gallery, New York

B. C. Holland Gallery, Chicago

 

1964

Stewart Ricard Gallery, San Antonio

Kendall Hall Gallery, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

 

1965

Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles

Occidental College, Los Angeles

Stewart Rickard Gallery, San Antonio

 

1966

B. C. Holland Gallery, Chicago

Ohio State University School of Art,

Columbus

1967

The Cleveland Museum of Art

Milwaukee Art Center (retrospective)

 

1968

B. C. Holland Gallery, Chicago

Dorsky Gallery, New York

Fisk University Art Gallery, Nashville

 

1969

Dorsky Gallery, New York

Illinois Arts Council Gallery, Chicago

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts,

Kalamazoo, MI

 

1970

B. C. Holland Gallery, Chicago

Dorsky Gallery, New York

Living Arts, Dayton, OH

 

1971

The Art Institute of Chicago

(retrospective)

Dorsky Gallery, New York

The Museum of Modern Art, New

York (retrospective)

 

1972

Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School of the University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

 

1973

Dorsky Gallery, New York

Indianapolis Museum of Art

Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City

 

1975

Dorsky Gallery, New York

University of Iowa Museum of Art,

Iowa City

Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA

 

1976

B. C. Holland Gallery, Chicago

Dorsky Gallery, New York

Sears Bank and Trust Company,

Chicago

 

1977

Dorsky Gallery, New York

Pelham-von Stoffler Gallery, Houston

 

1978

The Art Center, Waco, TX

Frances Wolfson Art Gallery, Miami-

Dade Community College, Miami

Greenville County Museum of Art,

Greenville, SC

Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

 

1979

Art Barn Gallery, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro

Dorsky Gallery, New York

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts,

Kalamazoo, MI

Laumeier Sculpture Park,

Washington University Gallery of Art,

and Bixby Gallery, Washington

University, Saint Louis

Wichita Art Museum

 

1979–80

Cultural Activities Center, Temple, TX

 

1980

Crystal Britton Gallery, Atlanta

DeGraff Gallery, Chicago

1981

Springfield Art Museum,

Springfield, MO

Maui Unity Art Museum, Maui

 

1982

Miami University Art Museum,

Oxford, OH

Richard Hunt

Born: September 12, 1935, Chicago

Died: December 16, 2023, Chicago

Education

1957

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Bachelor of Arts Education

Solo Exhibitions

1983

Crystal Britton Gallery, Atlanta

Terry Dintenfass Gallery, New York

 

1984

Fairweather-Hardin Gallery, Chicago

Terry Dintenfass Gallery, New York

 

1985

G. R. N’Namdi Gallery, Detroit

Martin Gallery, Washington, DC

McGrath Art Gallery, Bellarmine College, Louisville, KY

 

1986

Columbia College Art Gallery, Chicago

Terry Dintenfass Gallery, New York

Youngstown State University,

Youngstown, OH

 

1987

ABC Entertainment Center, Century Plaza Towers, and other sites,

Century City, Los Angeles Art

Commission

DeGraff Gallery, Chicago

Dorsky Gallery, New York

 

1987–88

Venues in Lagos, Nigeria; Monrovia, Liberia; Accra, Ghana; Cotonou, Benin; Lom., Togo; Dakar, Senegal; and Abidjan, C.te d’Ivoire (USIA touring exhibition organized by the Museum of African American Art,

Los Angeles)

 

1988

Eastern Michigan University Gallery, Ypsilanti

High Museum of Art, Atlanta

Purdue University Gallery, West

Lafayette, IN

Waterloo Center for the Arts,

Waterloo, IA

 

1988–89

Harper College, Palatine, IL

 

1989

Dorsky Gallery, New York

Eugene Johnson Gallery of Art,

Bethel College, Saint Paul, MN

 

1990

Art Gallery, State University of New York at New Paltz

G. R. N’Namdi Gallery,

Birmingham, MI

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts,

Kalamazoo, MI

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art,

Memphis

Printworks Gallery, Chicago

University Art Museum, State

University of New York at Binghamton

1991

The Charles H. Wright Museum of

African American History, Detroit

Gwenda Jay Gallery, Chicago

Louis Newman Galleries, Los Angeles

University of Central Florida Art

Gallery, Orlando

 

1992

Shidoni Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Fine Arts Gallery, Creighton University, Omaha

 

1993

Nevada Museum of Art, Reno

 

1994

University Museum at Southern

Illinois University, Carbondale

Woodlot Gallery, Sheboygan, WI

 

1995

G. R. N’Namdi Gallery, Detroit

Worthington Gallery, Chicago

 

1996

Addison/Ripley Fine Art,

Washington, DC

Snite Museum of Art, University of

Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Worthington Gallery, Chicago

1997

Andre Zarre Gallery, New York

The Studio Museum in Harlem,

New York

 

1998

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit

G. R. N’Namdi Gallery, Detroit

Holland Area Arts Council,

Holland, MI

Illinois State Museum, Chicago and

Springfield

Lakeside Gallery, Lakeside, MI

Worthington Gallery, Chicago

1999

Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, UT

Laumeier Sculpture Park, Saint Louis

Turman Gallery, Indiana State

University, Terre Haute

2000

Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Frederik Meijer Gardens and

Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI

Illinois State Museum, Springfield

2001

Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Koehnline Museum of Art, Oakton

Community College, Des Plaines, IL

Noel Gallery, Charlotte, NC

 

2002

Mary Pauline Gallery, Augusta, GA

 

2004

H. C. Taylor Gallery, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro

Krasl Art Center, Saint Joseph, MI

2006

Worthington Gallery, Chicago

Ponder Fine Arts Gallery, Benedict College, Columbia, SC

 

2007

Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL

Lubeznik Center for the Arts,

Michigan City, IN

 

2008

Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN

The Sculpture Center, Cleveland

 

2009

Art and Design Gallery, Andrews

University, Berrien Springs, MI

David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago

G. R. N’Namdi Gallery, Chicago

SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah

College of Art and Design,

Savannah, GA

 

2010

515 North State Street, Chicago

Belian Art Center, Troy, MI

Th!nkArt, Chicago

Willis Tower, Chicago

 

2011

David Findlay, Jr. Gallery, New York

Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport

News, VA

 

2012

Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso

University, Valparaiso, IN

Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs,

New York

Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago

 

2013

Galesburg Civic Art Center,

Galesburg, IL

Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture

Museum, Saginaw Valley State

University, Saginaw, MI

 

2014

San Antonio Botanical Garden

 

2014–15

Chicago Cultural Center

Museum of Contemporary

Art Chicago

 

2015

Governors State University, University Park, IL

Krasl Art Center, Saint Joseph, MI

2015–16

Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI

 

2016

The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

2017

McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville

 

2018

Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens

Koehnline Museum of Art, Oakton

Community College, Des Plaines, IL

2018–2019

Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN

 

2020–21

The Art Institute of Chicago

 

2022

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

20222023

KANEKO, Omaha

2023

Governors State University, University Park, IL

2024

Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX

White Cube, New York

 

2024–2025

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, IL

2025

Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago

White Cube, Bermondsey, London

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College,Oberlin, OH

Amon Carter Museum of American Art,

Fort Worth

Applewood–Ruth Mott Foundation, Flint, MI

Art, Design and Architecture Museum,

University of California, Santa Barbara

Art in Embassies, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC

The Art Institute of Chicago

Art Museum of the University of Memphis

Baltimore Museum of Art

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA

Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL

Bowdoin College Museum of Art,

Brunswick, ME

Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

The British Museum, London

Brooklyn Museum

The Butler Institute of American Art,

Youngstown, OH

Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Chazen Museum of Art, University of

Wisconsin–Madison

Cincinnati Art Museum

The Cleveland Museum of Art

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME

The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA

David Owsley Museum of Art, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH

de Young Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Denver Art Museum

DePaul Art Museum, DePaul University, Chicago

Detroit Institute of Arts

The DuSable Museum of African American History, Chicago

Elmhurst University Art Collection, Elmhurst, IL

Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University, Bloomington

Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI

Gallery of Art, Howard University,

Washington, DC

Georgia Museum of Art, University of

Georgia, Athens

Glenstone, Potomac, MD

Greenville County Museum of Art,

Greenville, SC

Hammonds House Museum, Atlanta

Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

High Museum of Art, Atlanta

Public Collections

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT

Hunter Museum of American Art,

Chattanooga, TN

Illinois State Museum, Springfield

Indianapolis Museum of Art

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The Jewish Museum, New York

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI

Koehnline Museum of Art, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL

Komechak Art Gallery, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL

Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Krasl Art Center, Saint Joseph, MI

Laumeier Sculpture Park, Saint Louis, MO

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN

McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries,

University of Southern Indiana, Evansville

McNay Art Museum, San Antonio

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, OH

Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN

Milwaukee Art Museum

Minneapolis Institute of Art

Mott-Warsh Collection, Flint, MI

Museum Moderner Kunst (mumok), Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, NC

Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn

Harbor, NY

Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park, Governors State University, University Park, IL

National Academy of Design, New York

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art,

Kansas City

Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York at Purchase

New Jersey State Museum, Trenton

North Carolina Central University Art Museum, Durham, NC

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

The Obama Presidential Center, Chicago

Paul R. Jones Museum, University of Alabama Museums, Tuscaloosa

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Peoria Riverfront Museum, Peoria, IL

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Phillips Collection, Washington, DC

Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ

Raclin Murphy Museum of Art (formerly Snite Museum of Art), University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

RISD Museum, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz

SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library

Sheldon Museum of Art, University

of Nebraska–Lincoln

Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago

Smithsonian American Art Museum,

Washington, DC

Speed Art Museum, Louisville

Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY

The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, IN

Telfair Museums, Savannah, GA

Tougaloo College Art Collections, Tougaloo, MS

Tufts University Art Galleries, Medford, MA

UCF Art Gallery, University of Central Florida, Orlando

University Museum at Southern Illinois

University, Carbondale

The University of Arizona Museum

of Art, Tucson

University of Michigan Museum of Art,

Ann Arbor

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond

Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Wichita Art Museum

Williams College Museum of Art,

Williamstown, MA

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

1956

Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Logan Medal and Prize, The Art Institute of Chicago

 

1957

James Nelson Raymond Traveling Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Pauline Palmer Prize, The Art Institute of Chicago

 

1961

Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Logan Medal and Prize, The Art Institute of Chicago

 

1962

Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Logan Medal and Prize, The Art Institute of Chicago

 

Walter M. Campana Prize, The Art Institute of Chicago

 

1962–63

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship

 

1965

Tamarind Artist Fellowship, Ford Foundation

 

1970

Award, Cassandra Foundation

1978-79

Distinguished Louis D. Beaumont

Professor of Art at Washington University School of Fine Arts

1980

James Van Der Zee Lifetime Achievement Award, Brandywine Workshop and Archives

1990

Sidney R. Yates Arts Advocacy Award, Illinois Arts Alliance Foundation

Selected Awards

1992

Illinois Academy of Fine Arts Award

1993

Laureate, Lincoln Academy of Illinois

1997

Artist Award, The Studio Museum in Harlem

 

1998

Distinguished Artist, Union League Club of Chicago

Member, American Academy of Arts and Letters

1999

Chicago African American History Maker Award, The DuSable Museum of African American History, Chicago

 

Member, National Academy of Design

 

2003

Harry W. Watrous Prize and Elizabeth N. Watrous Medal, National Academy of Design

 

2004

Archibald Motley Jr. History Maker Award for Distinction in Visual Arts, Chicago History Museum

2005

Malvina Hoffman Artists Fund Award, National Academy of Design

2007

Cultural Arts and Diversity Award, 

Lake Michigan College 

2009

Charlotte Dunwiddie Prize, National Academy of Design

Lifetime Achievement Award, International Sculpture Center

2010

Legacy Award, United Negro College Fund

2011

Ruth Horwich Award to a Famous Chicago Artist, City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs

 

2014

Fifth Star Award, City of Chicago

 

Lifetime Achievement Award, Howard University

2015

Alain Locke International Art Award, Detroit Institute of Arts

Lifetime Achievement Award, Partners for Livable Communities

2017

Legendary Landmarks Honoree, Landmarks Illinois

 

2022

Legends and Legacy Award, The Art Institute of Chicago

Richard Hunt Day proclaimed by Mayor Lori Lightfoot, City of Chicago, June 10

 

2023

Chicago Public Library Foundation Arts Award

Dorsky Lifetime Achievement Award, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art

Music of the Baroque Honoree, Chicago

 

Richard Hunt Day proclaimed by Governor J.B. Pritzker, State of Illinois, April 24

1968–74       

Member, National Council on the Arts

1970–75       

Member, Illinois Arts Council

1972–76       

Board of Directors, College Art Association

1974–81       

Board of Trustees, Ravinia Festival

1974–94       

Board of Directors, American Council for the Arts

1975–79       

Board of Trustees, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

1977–97       

Visiting Committee on the Visual Arts, University of Chicago

1978–79      

International Exhibitions Committee, American Federation of Arts

1978–83       

Committee on Art and Architecture, University Council, Yale University

Professional Activities

1979–84       

Board of Governors, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

1980–82       

Board of Trustees, American Academy in Rome

1980–88     

Commissioner, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

1981–89       

Board of Trustees, Institute for Psychoanalysis, Chicago

1982–88       

Founder and President, Chicago Sculpture Society

1983–87       

National Chairman, Alumni Council, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1983–92       

Board of Trustees, Ravinia Festival

1984–88       

Advisory Committee, Getty Center for Education in the Arts

1984–96       

Board of Trustees, International Sculpture Center

1985–91       

Board of Governors, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1994–97       

National Board, Smithsonian Institution

1995             

Art Advisory Council, Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame

1996–2014   

Board of Directors, The Arts Club of Chicago

1996–2001   

Board of Trustees, Ravinia Festival

1997             

Board of Directors, International Arts and Artists

2002             

Life Trustee, Ravinia Festival

2003-2023         

Loyola University, Board of Regents

2023             

Founder, Richard Hunt Legacy Foundation

1960-1961   

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1960-1962

University of Illinois at Chicago

1964             

Yale University, New Haven, CT

 

1964-5             

California Institute of the Arts (formerly Chouinard Art School), Los Angeles

 

1965             

Purdue University, Lafayette, IN

 

1968              

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb

1968-1969

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Selected Professorships and Artist Residencies

1969             

Wisconsin State University, Oshkosh

1969             

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

1970             

Western Illinois University, Macomb

1975             

University of Indiana, Bloomington

1977             

University of Georgia, Athens

1977-1978   

Washington University, St Louis, MO

1980             

University of Arizona, Tucson

1982             

Utah State University, Logan

1985             

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

1988             

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti

1989-1990   

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

1990             

Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI 

1990             

State University of New York, Binghamton

1997             

Michigan State University, East Lansing

Honorary Degrees

1972         

Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL

1973         

Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH

1976         

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

1977          

Illinois State University, Normal

1979          

Colorado State University, Fort Collins       

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1984          

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

1986         

Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL

1987         

Roosevelt University, Chicago

1991         

Tufts University, Medford, MA

1996         

Columbia College, Chicago

1997         

Governors State University, University Park, IL

2004        

North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro

2007         

University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

2013          

Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

2015  

Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

2022          

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

2023         

University of Southern Indiana, Evansville

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