Artist Biography: Peter Busa

PETER BUSA
(1914-1985)

EDUCATION:Carnegie Institute of Technology, with Simboli, Rosenberg, Kostello, Benton
Art Students League
Hans Hofmann School of Fine Art

MEMBER:

College Art Association of America
Artists Equity Association (president, Minnesota Chapter, 1962-65)
Art Students League

TEACHING POSITIONS:

1945-1953
New York University

1945-1954
Cooper Union

1954-1957
State University of New York at Buffalo

1960-1983
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

1939
Worlds Fair, New York.

1940
Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois.

1946
Art of this Century, Peggy Guggenheim, New York.
Young Painters USA, American Federation of Arts, New York.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Carlebach Gallery, New York.
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. Also 1951-1954.

1949
Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York. Through 1951.

1954
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York.

1959
Chrysler Art Museum, Norfolk, Virginia (retrospective).

1962
Ford Foundation, New York, Prize recipient.

1972
Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York.
Selections from Permanent Collections, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

1977
Parsons School of Design, New York.

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:

Smithsonian Institution
Guggenheim Museum
Walker Art Center
Whitney Museum of American Art
Chrysler Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Everson Museum
Butler Institute of American Art
Dayton Art Institute
Parrish Art Museum
Portland Art Museum
Tweed Museum of Art
Rutgers University
University of North Carolina
University of Minnesota
Syracuse University
Smith College
Cornell University
Brandeis University
Provincetown Art Association and Museum
Colby College
Cooper Union Museum
Cornell University
University of Massachusetts
Minneapolis Art Institute
Michigan State University