Born in Erie, PA
1948 – 1953
Earned a BFA from Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
Received a Pulitzer Traveling Fellowship From the National Academy of Design
1953 – 1955
Studied with Josef Albers and recieved a MFA from Yale University School of Art and Architecture, New Haven, CT
1955 – 1956
Earned a BS in Education from Kent State University, Akron, OH
1957 – 1958
Worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, repairing scale models of classical Greek architecture and sculpture
1958 – 1959
Worked at Tiffany and Company, designing miniature silver animals
Charles of the Ritz Award
Silvermine Guild Award
1963 – 1965
Taught at the Cooper Union, New York, NY
1967 – 1968
Held visiting artist positions at Dartmouth College, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Cornell University, and Kent State University
Designed outdoor murals for a YWCA building in New York, NY and an office building in Jersey City, NJ
Cleveland Arts Prize
Childe Hassam Fund Purchase Award
Childe Hassam Fund Purchase Award
New York State Art Teachers’ Association Award
Emil and Dines Carlson Award
New Jersey Pride Award
Richard Florsheim Fund Grant
Lee Krasner Award
Lorenzo the Magnificent Award for career achievement at the Florence International Biennale of Contemporary Art
Lives and works in Englewood, NJ


Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, USA
Colorscope: Abstract Painting 1960-1979, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, USA
Abstract Ensemble, ACA Galleries, New York, USA
Pop to Present, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, USA
Richard Anuszkiewicz: The Inward Eye Series, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, USA (solo)
Oko zwiedzione, Galeria El. Centrum sztuki, Elbląg, Poland
Op Art Revisited, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA
The Rational Eye - Geometric, Optical, Kinetic and Programmed Art, International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), Ljubljana, Slovenia
To Infinity and Beyond: Mathematics in Contemporary Art, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, USA
Sensory Overload: Light, Motion, Sound and the Optical in Art Since 1945 - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, USA
The Optical Edge, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, USA
After Image: Op Art of the 1960s, Jacobson Howard Gallery, New York, USA
The Optic Nerve: Perceptual Art of the 1960s, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, USA
Op Art, Schirn Kunsthalle,Frankfurt, Germany
Konstruktive Aspekte von Mondrian bis Kelly, Galerie Proarta, Zurich, Switzerland
Arena der Abstraktion, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Geometric Abstraction and Color Function: Two Generations, D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc., New York, USA
Optical Simulations, American Abstract Artists, Yellow Bird Gallery, Newburgh, USA
Kunst, die man nicht immer sieht, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Totally Geometric: Abstraction from the permanent Collection, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, USA
American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture: The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, USA
Florence Biennale, Florence, Italy
A Century of Collecting, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, USA
25 Jahre Sammeln - Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Flatline, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Colors on the Edge: Hard and Soft: The Paintings of Richard Anuszkiewicz and Leon Berkowitz, ACA Galleries, New York, USA
Transcultural Visions: Polish American Contemporary Art, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, USA
From Cubism to Minimalism - A selection of Works by World Leading Artists, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
Richard Anuszkiewicz, Galerie Proarta, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
Richard Anuszkiewicz: Quadrat Bottrop, Josef Albers Museum, Bottrop, Germany (solo)
Jestesmy: Zacheta, National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
Five Works, Newark Museum, Newark, USA
Maruzen Company, Limited, Tokyo, Japan
Une histoire de collections : dons 1984-1989 - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Gallery Civiche D'Arte Moderna, Assessorato Istituzioni Culturali, Ferrara, Italy
Richard Anuszkiewicz, The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, USA (solo)
Galleria Sagittaria, Centro Iniziative Culturali, Pordenone, Italy
Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, USA
Anuszkiewicz, Four Decades, Richard Green Gallery, New York, USA
Harmon-Meek Gallery, Naples, USA
Venice Biennale, San Marco, Venice, Italy
Twentieth-Century Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selected Recent Acquisitions, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Richard Anuszkiewicz, Sterling and Francine Clark Institute, Williamstown, USA (solo)
Richard Anuszkiewicz: Bilder und Graphik, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
Richard Anuszkiewicz, De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, USA
Highlights of the 1970-71 Art Season, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, USA
Paintings by Richard Anuszkiewicz & Sculpture by George Segal, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, USA
Documenta 4, Documenta, Kassel, Germany
1967 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Richard Anuszkiewicz, Hopkins Art Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, USA (solo)
Colorists, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, USA
Richard Anuszkiewicz, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Reponsive Eye, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
American Paintings and Sculpture 67th Annual, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA
Painting and Sculpture of a Decade, 1954-64, the Tate Gallery, London, England
Geometric abstraction in America, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Richard Anuszkiewicz, Contemporaries Gallery, New York, USA (The First Solo Exhibition)

Öffentliche Sammlungen

Fogg Museum of Art, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Hokkaido Museum of Art, Hokkaido, Japan
Louisiana Museum, Humblebaek, Denmark
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Blanton Museum of At, University of Texas, Austin, TX
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Denver Museum of Art, Denver, CO
Detroit Art Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
Tate Gallery, London, UK Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, I
Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Museo de Arte Moderno, Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY


Anuszkiewicz, Richard. Anuskiewicz: OpArt. Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern , Germany
Richard Anuszkiewicz: A retrospective, 1949-1994. Harmon Meek Gallery: Naples(catalogue)
Anuszkiewicz, Richard. Richard Anuszkiewicz: Constructions and paintings, 1986-1991. ACA Gallery: New York(catalogue)
Lunde, Karl. Anuszkiewicz. Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: New York
Paintings by Richard Anuszkiewicz and Sculpture by George Segal. New Jersey State Museum:Trenton(catalogue)