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George Carlson
BORNJuly 3, 1940Elmhurst, Illinois EDUCATION The American Academy of Art, Chicago The Art Institute of Chicago University of Arizona Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, University of Idaho, Moscow ONE-MAN EXHIBITIONS 1995 Retrospective ExhibitionFort Worth Zoo Museum, Texas 1993 Retrospective ExhibitionAutry Western Heritage Museum, Los Angeles 1988 The TarahumaraSouthwest Museum, Los Angeles 1985 The TarahumaraIndianapolis Museum of Art 1982 The TarahumaraNatural History Museum, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C. 1979-80 Retrospective ExhibitionIndianapolis Museum of Art TWO-MAN EXHIBITIONS 2001 Morris Museum of ArtAugusta, Georgia 1994 Thomas Gilcrease MuseumTulsa Oklahoma GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2004 Salon d' ArtsDenver, Colorado Thomas Gilcrease MuseumTulsa, Oklahoma Wildlife Experience MuseumParker, Colorado 2003 - 04 California Art Club ExhibitionPasadena Museum of California Art, California 2002 - 03 Fallbrook Art and Cultural CenterFallbrook, California 1998 - 05 Coors Invitational, 2000 Feature Artist, National Western Stock Show and RodeoDenver Colorado Masters of the American WestAutry Western Heritage Museum, Los Angeles 2001 Marietta/Cobb Museum of ArtMarietta, Georgia 2000 From the Inside Out: Contemporary Wildlife Art and the Legacy of Carl Rungius, Glenbow MuseumCalgary, Alberta, Canada 1995-05 Prix de West • National Cowboy Hall of FameOklahoma City 1995 Western Rendezvous ShowPark City, Utah 1981-2000 Artists of America Show Denver, Colorado 1999 "100 Years of the Art of Taos"Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado 1998 The Governor's InvitationalDenver, Colorado 1996 Direct From NatureInternational Center for Earth Concerns, Ojai, California 1992 The Denver Seven National Cowboy Hall of FameOklahoma City 1991-92 High Plains Heritage MuseumSpearfish, South Dakota 1991 The Hakone Open-Air MuseumTokyo 1990 Amerika HausBerlin, Germany Central House of ArtistsMoscow, U.S.S.R. National Academy of DesignNew York National Sculpture SocietyNew York Hubbard MuseumRiudoso, New Mexico 1973-90 National Academy of Western ArtOklahoma City 1989 Kennedy CenterWashington, D.C. Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian and Western ArtIndianapolis 1988 Western & Wildlife MuseumJackson, Wyoming Kentucky Derby MuseumLexington Americana Museum El Paso, Texas 1987 Kyoto World Exposition of Historical CitiesJapan Sonoma County MuseumSanta Rosa, California 1985 Gilcrease MuseumTulsa, Oklahoma 1984 Salmugundi ClubNew York 1982-83 National Sculpture SocietyNew York 1981 The Peking ExhibitBeijing, China Indianapolis Museum of ArtIndianapolis Prior Phoenix Art MuseumDenver Natural History MuseumPenrose Library • University of Denver ONE-MAN GALLERY SHOWS 2002 Nicholas Gallery Billings, Montana Matthew Chase GallerySante Fe, New Mexico 2001 The Art Spirit Gallery Coeur d' Alene, Idaho 1994 Erin VaughanDenver, Colorado Kneeland GalleryKetchum, Idaho The Opicka GalleryDenver, Colorado 1993 Fenn GalleriesSanta Fe, New Mexico 1992 Gerald Peters GallerySanta Fe, New Mexico 1990 Kneeland GalleryKetchum, Idaho 1989 Farber Gallery of Fine Art Indianapolis 1988 Gerald Peters GallerySanta Fe, New Mexico Sun Valley Center for the Arts & HumanitiesIdaho 1987 Gerald Peters GalleryDallas Texas 1985 Gerald Peters GallerySanta Fe, New Mexico 1983 O'Grady GalleriesChicago 1982 Folger GalleryIndianapolis 1981 Stremmel GalleryReno, Nevada 1980 Grand Central Art GalleriesNew York 1977 Gerald Peters GallerySanta Fe, New Mexico O'Grady GalleriesChicago Stremmel GalleryReno, Nevada Bishop GalleryScottsdale, Arizona 1976 Kennedy GalleriesNew York 1972 Saks GalleryColorado Springs, Colorado TWO-MAN GALLERY SHOWS 1993 Kneeland GalleryKetchum, Idaho The Opicka GalleryDenver, Colorado BACK TO THE TOP 1971 Saks GalleryColorado Springs, Colorado AWARDS 2005 Masters of the American West Award Autry National Museum John J. Geraghty AwardAutry National Museum 2003 The Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation Award for SculptureAutry National Museum Gold Medal for Sculpture, California Art Club Mary Bell Grant Award, Coors Invitational 1989 Gold Medal, National Academy of Western ArtGold Medal, Robert Lougheed Award, National Academy of Western Art 1988 Silver Medal, National Academy of Western Art 1985 Gold Medal, National Academy of Western Art 1983 Merit Award, Western Rendezvous ShowHelana, Montana 1981 Silver Medal, National Academy of Western Art 1980 Gold Medal, National Academy of Western Art 1978 Gold Medal, National Academy of Western Art 1976 Silver Medal, National Academy of Western Art 1975 Prix de West, National Academy of Western Art 1974 Gold Medal, National Academy of Western Art MEMBER 2005 Sculpture Review Editorial Board 2003 California Art Club 2001 Lionel Hampton National Jazz Festival, National Board of Directors 1981 National Sculpture Society, elected to Fellow 1989 1974 National Academy of Western Art HONORS 1999 Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, University of Idaho 1996 Idaho Govenor's Award for Excellence in the Arts 1992 Artists of America, AOA Master CONFERENCE 1989 Lecturer at U.S./Soviet Art Summit Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, USSR BACK TO THE TOP PRESENTATION COMMISSION 1995 OLD BLUE, bronze sculpture: Charles Goodnight Foundation commission, Amon Carter Exhibition Hall • Fort Worth, Texas 1981 NAVAJO JOHN, bronze sculpture: presented to retiring Chairman, Nicholas Brady by the Foreign Diplomatic Council • State Department, Washington, D.C. PORTRAIT BUST COMMISSIONS 2005 Lionel Hampton • commissioned by University of Idaho 2003 Carl Reichardt • commissioned by Carl Reichardt 1999 John Lockridge • commissioned by Erika Lockridge 1997 Ennis Cosby • commissioned by Bill Cosby 1994 Bob Kuhn • commissioned by William Kerr for the National Wildlife Museum, Jackson, Wyoming 1991 Phylicia Rashad • commissioned by Bill Cosby 1990 Paul Robeson • commissioned by Bill CosbyRichard Ohrstrom • commissioned by Richard Ohrstrom 1981 Bill Harrah • commissioned by Bill Cosby 1979 Bill Cosby • commissioned by Bill Cosby OUTDOOR SCULPTURE 2005 The Conquerer • heroic size, Autry National Museum, Los Angeles heroic size, Leanin' Tree Museum, Boulder, Colorado 1999 Mane of Wind - Neck of Thunder • William Ballentine Collection on loan to the City of Kirkland, Washington 1999 Mane of Wind - Neck of Thunder • William Ballentine Collection on loan to the City of Kirkland, Washington 1998 I'm the Drum • New Mexico Museum of Santa Fe Fine Art Hopi Girls • New Mexico Museum of Fine Art, Santa Fe 1994 Paul Robeson • heroic size, Central State University, Wilberforce, Ohio I'm the Drum • heroic size, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado 1989 The Greeting • heroic size, Eiteljorg Museum of the American Indian and Western Art, Indianapolis 1988 The Greeting • Genesee Museum, Rochester, New YorkI'm the Drum • heroic size, Bank of America, Las Vegas, Nevada 1985 Of One Heart • heroic size, The Museum of Outdoor Art, Englewood, Colorado 1982 Of One Heart • Genessee Museum, Rochester, New York 1980 Early Day Miner • heroic size, Washington Park, Denver, Colorado BACK TO THE TOP PUBLIC & CORPORATE COLLECTIONS African American Museum in Philidelphia, Pennsylvania Amon Carter Exhibition Hall • Fort Worth, Texas Anschutz Collection • Denver, Colorado Autry Western Heritage Museum • Los Angeles Bank of America • Las Vegas, Nevada Boatman's Bankshare Inc. • St. Louis, Missouri Brownsville National Bank • Texas Charles Russell Museum • Great Falls, Montana Chase Manhattan Bank • New York Central State University • Wilberforce, Ohio Cherokee National Historical Society • Chakota, Oklahoma Colorado Springs Fine Art Center • Colorado Corning Museum • Corning, New York The Coeur d' Alene Resort • Coeur d' Alene, Idaho Denver, City and County of Denver Denver Museum of Art • Colorado Denver Natural History Museum • Colorado Denver Public Library • Colorado Eiteljorg Museum of the American Indian and Western Art • Indianapolis Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art • University of Oklahoma, Norman Getchell Library • University of Nevada, Reno Genesee Museum • Rochester, New York The Thomas Gilcrease Museum • Tulsa, Oklahoma The Harmson Collection • Denver, Colorado Harrah's Club • Reno Nevada Hotel Vajra • Kathmandu, Nepal Indiana University School of Medicine, Carole and Paul Stark School of Neurological Studies of the Brain Indianapolis Museum of Art • Indianapolis Leanin' Tree Museum • Boulder, Colorado School of American Ballet, Lincoln Center • New York City Los Angeles Athletic Club • California Manville Corporation • Denver, Colorado New Mexico Museum of Fine Art • Santa Fe Mountain States Bank • Denver, Colorado Mike Mansfield Center for Japanese Studies • University of Montana, Missoula Mobile Oil Corporation • Houston, Texas National Cowboy Hall of Fame • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma National Wildlife Museum • Jackson, Wyoming Nevada Museum of Art • Reno, Nevada Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture •Spokane, Washington Outdoor Museum of Art • Englewood, Colorado Pearce Western Art Collection at Navarro College • Corsicana, Texas Pierce McCallister Cottage, Colorado Historical Society • Denver, Colorado Pierce McCallister Cottage, Colorado Historical Society • Denver Rockwell International Rockwell Museum • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Rocky Mountain Bank • Denver, Colorado Schromberg Museum • New York, New York Sutter Memorial Hospital • Sacramento, California Tucson Museum of Art • Arizona University of Idaho • Moscow University of Nevada • Reno, Nevada Wells Fargo Historical Museum • Los Angeles The Whitney Gallery of Western Art, Buffalo Bill Historical Society • Cody, Wyoming William Ballentine Collection • City of Kirkland, Washington World Wildlife Fund • Washington, D.C. U.S. Embassy • Copenhagen, Denmark BACK TO THE TOP 2005 The Language of Drawing by Sherrie McGraw, Bright Light Publishing 2002 George Carlson, Year of the Horse Nicholas Gallery, Billings, Montana 1997 Leading the West: One Hundred Contemporary Painters and Sculptors, by Donald J. Hagerty, Northland Publishing 1994 Masters of American Sculpture, by Donald Martin Reynolds, Abbeville PressGilcrease Museum Rendezvous '94, Tulsa, Oklahoma 1993 George Carlson, Dignity in Art, Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum 1992 George Carlson, The Strength of the Spirit, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico 1990 - 2004 Allgemeines Kunstlerlexikon Leipzig, Germany 1991-98 Personalities of America, America Biological Institute, Raleigh, North Carolina 1990 The Art Collection of Ambassador and Mrs. Keith Lapham Brown, United States Residence, Copenhagen, Denmark, published by Gerald Peters Corporation 1989 American Design: The Northwest, by Linda Humphrey, Fred Albert, Michael Jensen, Bantam PublishingSculpture: Technique - Form - Content, by Arthur Williams, Davis Publications, Inc. Worcester, Massachusetts 1988 Directory of American Sculptors, edited by Glenn B. Opitz, Apollo 1986-91 American References, Chicago 1986 Sweet Promised Land, Robert Laxalt, University of Nevada Press 1985 A Cup of Tea in Pamplona, Robert Laxalt, University of Nevada PressA Pastel Renaissance, David Marshall Smith, Ph.D., and N. Jill Warren, Ph.D.George Carlson, The Gerald Peterrs Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico 1984 Four Centuries of Sporting Art, Gallery of Sporting Art, The John Weihle Collection, Genessee Country Museum, published by the Genessee Country Museum, New York 1983 George Carlson: A Tarahumara Portfolio, University of Nevada Press 1981 Carlson in Retrospect, Stremmel Galleries, Ltd., Reno Nevada 1980 George Carlson: Profiles in American Art, Introduction and editied by Claudian Meyer, Ken Meyer Production. William Kerr Producer. O'Hara, Inc., Boulder, Colorado 1979-06 Who's Who in AmericaWho's Who in American ArtWho's Who in the WestWho'd Who in the World 1979 George Carlson: Sculptures from the Collection of Harrison Eiteljorg, Commentaires by George Carlson, edited by Robert Yassin, Indianapolis Museum of Art 1977 The Tarahumara, by George Carlson 1976 George Carlson Bronzes, Kennedy Galleries, New York 1974 Bronzes of the American West, Patricia Janis Broder, Harry Abrams, New York 2005 Plein Air Magazine September 2004 Sculpture Review Fall 2003 American Artist Drawing: Premier Issue 2002 Southwest Art: September Wildlife Art Magazine: July/August 2001 Art Talk: August/September Art of the West: May/June 1999 Veranda Magazine: September/October Coeur d' Alene Magazine: Summer Art Talk: January 1998 Southwest Art: September Art of the West: January/February 1996 Better Homes & Gardens: Decorating: SpringSouthwest Art: January 1995 Art Talk: January 1994 Southwest Art: MaySouthwest Art: AprilSouthwest Art: March 1993 Art & Auction: OctoberSouthwest Art: October 1992 Jet Magazine: SeptemberSouthwest Art: May 1991 Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association: DecemberJet Magazine: January 1990 Self Magazine: October 1989 Ladies Home Journal: DecemberArtnews: SeptemberContemporanea: JuneArt Gallery International: March/April 1987 Art Talk: June/JulyThe Robb Report: February 1986 Western Art Digest: July/August 1985 Santa Fean: AugustArt Talk: AugustSouthwest Art: August 1984 Frontier Airlines Magazine: April 1983 Americana Magazine: January/February 1982 Artists of the Rockies: SummerSmithsonian Magazine: AprilNational Sculpture Review:Spring 1980 National Sculpture Review: FallLaboratory Medicine: SeptemberCaminos Cel Aire: May/June 1979 American Artist Magazine: December 1978 American Artist Magazine: November 1976 Southwest Art: October FILMS 1993 George Carlson: Dignity in Art, Robert Kittila Productions 1980 George Carlson: Profiles in American Art, Ken Meyer Productions; William Kerr, ProducerInterrelationships of Drawing and Sculpture, Metropolitan Librayr System, Oklahoma CitySculpture in the Round, Metropolitan Library System, Oklahoma City 1976 They are Coming to Norogachic, Naumann Films, Harrison Eiteljorg, Producer,h_400,c_fill/wspw0dcpcz2ukbzgrrvg.jpg