Artist Biography: Jack Tworkov

JACK TWORKOV
(1900-1982)

Education:
Columbia University
Art Students League, with Guy Pen du Bois and Boardman Robinson
National Academy of Design
Awards and Honors:
William A. Clark Prize accompanied by Corcoran Gold Medal, 28th Biennial
Exhibition of American Painting, 1963
MFA in privatum, Yale University, 1963
John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship Award (Fine Art-Painting), 1970
Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore, 1971
Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Columbia University, 1972
Medal for Painting, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1974
Member, National Society of Literature and the Arts, 1974
Appointed Andrew Carnegie Visiting Professor of Art, Cooper Union, New York, 1975
Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degree, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1979
Elected Member, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, 1981Selected Exhibitions:
Provincetown Art Association, Provincetown, MA, 1926, 1927, 1928
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 1929, 1948, 1949
Societe Anonymn, New York, NY, 1929
Dudensing Gallery, New York, NY, 1931, 1933, 1934, 1935
New School for Social Research, New York, NY, 1937
Montclair Museum, Montclair, NJ, 1937, 1978
ACA Gallery, New York, NY, 1940 (Solo)
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 1941, 1951-53,1955, 1956, 1960, 1962, 1973
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, 1941, 1953, 1958, 1961
Charles Egan Gallery, New York, NY, 1947, 1949, 1952, 1954 (Solo)
Baltimore Museum, Baltimore, MD, 1948 (Solo)
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1948
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1949, 1952, 1955, 1959, 1961,1975
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 1952, 1969
Stable Gallery, New York, NY, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1957,1958
Poindexter Gallery, New York, NY, 1956, 1957
Stable Gallery, New York, NY, 1957, 1958, 1959 (Solo)
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, 1957 (Solo)
Dallas Museum of Contemporary Arts, Dallas, TX, 1958
Tate Gallery, London, England, 1958
Musee National D’Art Moderne, Paris, France, 1959
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, 1959
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY, 1959, 1960
San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA, 1960
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 1961, 1975
Metropolitan Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 1961
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, 1961
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY, 1961, 1963 (Solo)
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, 1962
American Federation of Arts, New York, NY, 1962
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY, 1962
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, 1963 (Solo)
Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA, 1963
Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC, 1963
Musee Cantonal des Beaux Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1963
Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, D.C., 1963, 1966
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 1964, 1971 (Solo)
Provincetown Art Association, Provincetown, MA, 1964, 1971, 1972
New School Art Center, New York, NY, 1965
University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, 1967
Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA,1967
Skowhegan Exhibition, 1968
The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY, 1971
The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, CT, 1971
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH, 1972 (Solo)
Harcus, Krakow, Rose, Sonnabend Gallery, Boston, MA, 1974 (Solo)
New York Cultural Center, New York, 1974
Pace Gallery, New York, 1974
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, 1974
Virginia Museum, Richmond, VA, 1974
American University, Washington, DC., 1974 (Solo)
Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY, 1974, 1982, 1983, 1985 (Solo)
The Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, OR, 1974 (Solo)
List Gallery, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO,1974 (Solo
New Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH, 1975 (Solo)
US Department of State, Washington, D.C., 1976
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 1976
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, 1976
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1976, 1979, 1987
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, 1976, 1980
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 1976
Society for Contemporary Art, Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1977
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, 1977
New York State Museum, Albany, New York, 1977
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA, 1977
Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN, 1977 (Solo)
Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1978
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, 1978
Federal Reserve Bank, Boston, MA
Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, 1979 (Solo)
Betty Parsons Gallery and Marilyn Pearl Gallery, New York, NY, 1979
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 1979
Academy Gallery, Liverpool, England, 1979 (Solo)
Ulster Museum, Belfast, Ireland, 1979 (Solo)
American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY, 1979,1981, 1983
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 1980 (Solo)
Federal Reserve Board, Fine Arts Program, Washington, DC, 1980
Cherry Stone Gallery, Wellfleet, MA, 1980
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, 1980
Newark Museum, Newark, NJ, 1981
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 1981
The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT, 1981
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, 1982 (Solo)
Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE, 1983
Richmond Gallery, Provincetown Art Association, Provincetown, MA, 1983 (Solo)
Cherry Stone Gallery, Wellfleet, MA, 1986
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 1987 (Solo)
Provincetown Art Association, Provincetown, MA, 1987, 1993
Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA, 1987
André Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY, 1990,1991, 1995 (Solo)
Boston College Museum of Art, Chestnut Hill, MA, 1994 (Solo)
Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 1994 (Solo)
Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY, 1998
Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY, 1998
Plattsburgh State Art Museum, Plattsburgh, NY, 1998
Centre Cultural de la Fundacio “la caixa”, Barcelona, Spain, 1999
The National Arts Club, New York, NY, 2000
American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich, Germany, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004
Mitchell Innes & Nash, New York, NY, 2000, 2002, 2007 (Solo)
American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich, Germany, 2000 (Solo)
Ameringer/Howard/Yohe Fine Art, New York, NY, 2001 (Solo)
American University, Washington, DC, 2002
ACME Fine Art and Design, Boston, MA, 2003
Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, 2004
Opalka Gallery, The Sage Colleges, Albany, NY, 2005
Musee d’Art Moderne, Nice, France, 2005
Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2006 (Solo)
Kunstforum, Vienna, 2006
Cheim & Read, New York, NY, 2006
Cherry Stone Gallery, Wellfleet, MA, 2006
Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2006
Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY, 2006
Hackett Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2007
ACME Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2007
Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, NY, 2007
Adelson Galleries, New York, NY, 2007
Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2007
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OH, 2007
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA, 2007
Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY, 2007
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 2007
ACME Fine Art, Boston, MA, 2008 (Solo)
UBS Art Gallery, New York, NY, 2009 (Solo)Selected Collections:
Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, NC
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA
American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland, MD
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
The Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY
Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Hartford Atheneum, Hartford, CT
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
The National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
The Newark Museum of Art, Newark, NJ
Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
Portland Art Museum, Portland, ME
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA
The Rockefeller Institute, New York, NY
Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI
San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
State University of New York at New Paltz, NY
Tate Modern, London, UK
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
The Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, DC
Watkins Collection, The American University, Washington, DC
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT