Chronik

1924
Born: Bozeman, MT
1950
United States Potters Association Prize, 15th National Ceramic Exhibition, Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts, Syracuse, NY
1951
B.S. in Applied Art, Montana State College, Bozeman, MT
1952
M.F.A., California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
1953
Abraham & Straus General Award
1955
Gold Medal, International Ceramic Exhibition, Cannes, France
1959
Silver Medal, International Ceramic Exhibit, Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Ostend, Belgium
1959
Rodin Museum Prize in Sculpture, 1st Paris Biennial, Paris, France
1963
Ford Foundation Purchase Award
1971
Fellowship Grant: Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, New York, NY
1984
Guggenheim Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York, NY
1986
Gold Medal, American Crafts Council, New York, NY
1992
Louise Nevelson Award in Art, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
1997
Masters of the Medium Award, James Renwick Alliance
1997
Distinguished Artists Award, Lifetime Achievement, College Art Association
1997
Ceramic Lifetime Achievement of the Year Award, Friends of Contemporary Ceramics
1997
NCECA Award, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts
1998
Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
2000
Died: Bowling Green, OH

Ausstellungen

2001
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA(solo)
Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramento, CA (solo)
2000
Sherry Leedy Contemporary, Art Kansas City, MO (solo)
Gallerymateria, Scottsdale, AZ (solo)
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO (solo)
Living With Form: The Horn Collection of Contemporary Craft, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
Cross-Currents in Modern Art: A Tribute to Peter Selz, Achim Moeller Fine Art, New York, NY
1999
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Mussi Artworks Foundry & Gallery, Berkeley, CA (solo)
History and Highlights: The Art Gallery's Collection, The Art Gallery, Paul Creative Arts Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
The Art of Craft: Contemporary Works from the Saxe Collection, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
1998
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Art From Around the Bay: Recent Acquisitions, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
Anderson Ranch Artists, Evelyn Siegel Gallery, Forth Worth, TX
NCECA 198 Honors & Fellows Exhibition, Fort Worth Modern Art Museum, Forth Worth, TX
1997
Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL (solo)
Abstract Expressionist Ceramics: Myth and Reality Revisited 1954-1966, Garth Clark Gallery, New York, NY
Designed for Delight: Alternative Aspects of Twentieth Century Decorative Arts, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada
1996
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya, Japan (solo)
Collection Highlights: 1945 to the Present, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Generations: The Lineage of Influence in Bay Area Art, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
1995
Retrospective, Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Retrospective, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA (solo)
Made in America: Ten Centuries of American Art, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Andover Alumni Collectors, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
1994
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
Kunstrernes Hus, Saltholmsgade, Denmark
Museum of Ceramics, The Grimmerhus, Denmark
The Archie Bray Foundation: A Ceramic Tradition, Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Great Falls, MT
California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
1993
Braunstein/Quay Galleries, Beverly Hills, CA
Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
Kunst Industri Museet, Oslo, Norway
Lillehammer Bys Malerisamling, Lillehammer Bys Malerisamling, Lillehammer, Norway
The Legacy of the Archie Bray Foundation, 1951-1993, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
Visions II, Louis Newman Galleries, Beverly Hills, CA
Essentials, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
Clay 1993, A National Survey, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
Vessels: Constructed/De-Constructed, Beth Urdang Gallery, Boston, MA
Hordaland Artists Center, Hordaland Artists Center, Bergen, Norway
RAM Gallery, RAM Gallery, Oslo, Norway
Nordenfeljeldske Applied Art Museum, Nordenfeljeldske Applied Art Museum, Ironheim, Norway
1992
Louis Newman Galleries, Louis Newman Galleries, Beverly Hills, CA (solo)
Academy-Institute Invitational Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture, American Academy and Institute of Arts & Letters, New York, NY
Leedy-Voulkos Gallery, Kansas City, MO
1991
Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Twining Gallery, New York, NY
Recent Fires; Contemporary American Ceramics 1940-1990, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
Bay Area Sculptors of the 1960's: Then and Now, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1990
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY(solo)
Elaine Horwitch Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1989
Surreal Ceramics, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
30 Ceramic Sculptors, Natsoulas/Novelozo Gallery, Davis, CA
3 Sculptors: New Work, Dorothy Dehner, Peter Voulkos, Claire Zeisler, Twining Gallery, New York, NY
1988
Twining Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Thomas Segal Gallery Boston, MA (solo)
Peter Seltz Selects, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
Counter Visions: Pioneers in Bay Area Art, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
More Than Clay: The Toki Collection of Ceramics, Richmond Art Center Richmond, CA
1987
Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
The Eloquent Object, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK
Images Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
Contemporary American Ceramics, National Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, Korea
1986
Braunstein Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Four Californians: Sculpture by Robert Brady, Tony Costanzo, Richard Shaw and Peter Voulkos, Robert Brady, To, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, D.C.
West Coast Clay, Civic Arts Gallery Walnut Creek, CA
Voulkos & Co: The Vessel Redefined 1950-1960, Garth Clark Gallery, New York, NY
Poetry of the Physical, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
1985
Exhibit A Gallery, Evanston, IL (solo)
1984
Exhibit A Gallery, Evanston, IL (solo)
Clay: 1984, Braunstein Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Osobay Biennial, Corpus Christi State University, Corpus Christi, TX
American Sculpture: Three Decades, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Beauties & Beasts, Pratt Manhattan Center, New York, NY
SF-LA, Gille Mansillon Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Clay Vessels, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA
1983
Pt. of View, Tokyo, Japan
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
Early Works, Braunstein Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Masters in Clay, American Art, Inc., Atlanta, GA
1982
Two Person Exhibit, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT (solo)
Braunstein Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Contemporary Clay, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
Peter's Valley Anagama, Greenwich House New York, NY
Prime Evidence, Exhibit A Gallery Evanston, IL
1981
Jacksonville Museum of Art, Jacksonville, FL (solo)
Exhibit A Gallery, Evanston, IL (solo)
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Ceramic Sculpture: Six Artists, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1980
Okun-Thomas Gallery, St. Louis, MO (solo)
Morgan Gallery, Shawnee Mission, KS (solo)
Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
Sculpture in California, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
Matter, Memory, Meaning, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI
1979
Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
Hills Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (solo)
California Clay, Florida State University, Tallahasee, FL
Century of Clay, The Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY
Olin Art Gallery, Whitman College, Walla-Walla, WA
1978
Retrospecive Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Exhibit A Gallery, Evanston, IL (solo)
First Invitational Ceramic Sculpture Exhibit, North Illinois University Museum, IL
Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
1977
Modern Era, Update, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL
1976
Yaw Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI (solo)
Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI (solo)
1975
Kansas City Institute of Art, Kansas City, MO (solo)
Braunstein/Quay Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Sculpture: American Directions 1945-1975, National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.
Bay Area Sculpture Retrospective I, James Willis Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1974
Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
200 Years of American Sculpture, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1973
Galarie Allen Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1970
Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Sculpture Annual, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1969
International Fair, U.S. Pavillion, International Fair, U.S. Pavillion Osaka, Japan
David Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1968
Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
1967
Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Sculpture of the 60's, Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA
1966
Abstract Expressionist Ceramics, U.C. Irvine, Irvine, CA
1965
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
White House Festival of the Arts, Washington, D.C.
David Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1964
Gallery Unlimited, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Primus-Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1963
David Stuart Galleries, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
San Francisco Museum of Art, CA
Stanford Art Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
World's Fair Art Pavilion, Seattle, WA
1961
Primus-Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Bonnier's New York, New York, NY
1960
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
1959
Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Pasadena Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
International Ceramics Exhibit, Ostend, Belgiurm
1st Paris Biennale, Museum of Modern Art Paris, France
Nordness Gallery, New York, NY
1958
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA (solo)
U.S. Pavilion, Brussels World Fair, Brussels, Belgium
1957
Ceramics & Painting, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
1956
Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1955
International Exposition of Ceramics, Cannes, France
1954
America House Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1953
Art Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (solo)
1952
America House Gallery, New York, NY
Gumps Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Öffentliche Sammlungen

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center, Asheville, NC
Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT
Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Museum of Modern Art, Gifu, Japan
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Literatur

1996
Peter Voulkos & Jun Kaneko: Shigaraki Project. Nagoya, Japan: Kenji Taki Gallery, 1996 (catalogue)
1995
Slivka, Rose and Karen Tsujimoto. The Art of Peter Voulkos. Kodansha International in collaboration with The Oakland Museum, 1995