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Elizabeth Catlett
Naima, 2009 - Patinated Bronze - 10 x 5  x 9  inches
Naima, 2009
Patinated Bronze
10 x 5 x 9 inches

Born Washington, DC
Lives in Cuernavaca, Mexico, and New York City


Education
1955,
1947-48
Studied wood carving with Jose L. Ruiz and ceramic sculpture with Francisco Zuniga,
  Escuela de Pintura y Escultura, Esmeralda, Mexico
1943 Studied with sculptor Ossip Zadkine, New York
1942-43 Studied lithography at Art Students League, New York
1941 Studied ceramics, Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
1940 MFA, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
1935 BS, cum laude, Howard University School of Art, Washington, DC

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2014 Remembering Elizabeth Catlett, June Kelly Gallery, New York
2009 Elizabeth Catlett: Recent Sculpture, June Kelly Gallery, New York
Six Decades: Drawing and Prints by Elizabeth Catlett, Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2007 Solitude and Solidarity: The Art of Elizabeth Catlett, Delta Arts Center, Winston-Salem, NC
2006 For My People: The Art of Elizabeth Catlett, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ;
  catalogue
The Art of Elizabeth Catlett: Selections from the Hampton University Collection, Hampton, VA
2005 Elizabeth Catlett: Prints 1946 Present, from the Reverend Douglas E. Moore Collection and
  the Catlett Collection, co-sponsored by The Southern Graphics Council and The Arts Club
  of Washington, Monroe Gallery, The Arts Club of Washington, DC
2002 Elizabeth Catlett: Recent Sculpture, June Kelly Gallery, New York
Elizabeth Catlett: Prints and Sculptures
, curated by Jane Glaubinger, The Cleveland Museum
  of Art, Ohio; brochure
Elizabeth Catlett: Sculpture and Works on Paper, Malcolm Brown Gallery, Shaker Heights, OH
1999 Elizabeth Catlett: Living Legend, Bomani Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Elizabeth Catlett: Recent Sculpture, June Kelly Gallery, New York
1998 Elizabeth Catlett Sculpture: A Fifty-Year Retrospective, organized by the Neuberger Museum of
  Art, Purchase, NYtraveling exhibition; monograph
Elizabeth Catlett: Sculpture, June Kelly Gallery, New York
Elizabeth Catlett: Prints & Drawings, Sragow Gallery, New York
1996 Prints from Mexico, curated by Jerald R. Green, Queens College Art Center, Benjamin S.
  Rosenthal Library, Flushing, NY
struggle and Serenity: The Visionary Art of Elizabeth Catlett, curated by Mora Beauchamp-
  Byrd, The Caribbean Cultural Center/African Diaspora Institute, New York
In Rare Form, guest curator, June Lambla; essay by Melanie Herzog, Ph.D., Afro-American
  Cultural Center, Charlotte, NC
1994 In the Hemisphere of Love: Elizabeth Catlett and Francisco Mora, Isobel Neal Gallery, Chicago,
  IL
1993 Sculpture, June Kelly Gallery, New York; catalogue
The Elizabeth Catlett Exhibition from the Collection of Reverend Douglas E. Moore, James E.
  Lewis Museum of Art, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD
Elizabeth Catlett: works on paper, 1944-1992, organized by Hampton University Museum,
  VA, traveling exhibition, essays by Dr. Samella S. Lewis and Dr. Richard J. Powell
1990-92 A Courtyard Apart: The Art of Elizabeth Catlett and Francisco Mora, Mississippi Museum of
  Art, Jackson, MS, traveling exhibition; catalogue
1990 Junior Black Academy of Arts and Letters, Dallas, TX
1991 African American Women Artists: Elizabeth Catlett and Lois Mailou Jones, Montclair Art
  Museum
Elizabeth Catlett: Sculpture and Prints, Malcolm Brown Gallery, Shaker Heights, OH
Sculpture and Print Exhibition, curated by Ernestine Brown, Malcolm Brown  Gallery,
  Shaker Heights, OH, traveled to Columbus Museum of Art, OH
1989 Elizabeth Catlett: Print Retrospective, Jamaica Arts Center, Queens, NY
1987 Cervantino Festival, Museo Diego Rivera, Guanajuato, Mexico
Elizabeth Catlett: Sculpture/ Francisco Mora: Watercolors, Arizona State University Museum,
  Tempe, AZ

Selected Public Collections
Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Baltimore Museum of Art, MD
Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY
Cincinnati Art Museum, OH
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
Museum of African American History, Detroit, MI
Smithsonian American Art Museum (National Museum of American Art), Washington, DC
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
New Orleans Museum of Art, LA
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA
The Cleveland Museum of Art, OH
The Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
The Columbus Museum of Art, OH
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
Worcester Museum of Art, MA
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC
The DuSable Museum of African American History, Chicago, IL
Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City
Narodniko Musea (National Museum), Prague, Czechoslovakia
Instituto National de Bellas Artes, Mexico City
Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Atlanta University, GA
Fisk University, Nashville, TN
Hampton University, VA
Howard University, Washington, DC
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IO
Spelman College, Atlanta, GA
York College, The City University of New York, Jamaica, NY
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York
The Amistad Research Center, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

 

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