Chronik

1933
Born: Tupelo, MI
1952 – 1955
B.A., Fine Art, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
1958 – 1961
M.A., Painting, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
1980
Recipient, an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters at the University of Louisville
1990
Recipient, an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters at Northwestern University
Lives and works in Washington, DC

Ausstellungen

2013
African American Art - Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
2012
Sam Gilliam: Contingencies - Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL
2011
Sam Gilliam: Paintings - Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
2011
Sam Gilliam: Close to Trees - American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC
2011
Sam Gilliam: Flour Mill
 - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
2011
Sam Gilliam - New Paintings - Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
2009
Sam Gilliam : New Paintings - Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
2007
SAM GILLIAM: A Retrospective, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX (solo)
2006
SAM GILLIAM: A Retrospective, Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
2005
Sunlight: New Paintings, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
SAM GILLIAM: A Retrospective, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
2004
3, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
Sam Gilliam, Folded & Hinged, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA; traveling to the Lauren Rogers Museum, Laurel, MS (solo)
2002
Slats, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
2001
From Shiraz, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
Imago Gallery, Palm Desert CA
1999
Works '99, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washingon, DC
Klein Gallery, Chicago, IL
1998
Sam Gilliam in 3-D, Kreeger Museum, Washington, DC (solo)
Installation USIA, Santago, Chile
1997
Of Fireflies and Ferris Wheels: Monastery Parallel, an installation Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen, Magdeburg, Germany (solo)
After the Fall: Aspects of Abstract Painting since 1970, Newhouse Center of Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
1996
J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisviile, KY
Baumgartner Galleries, Washington, DC
Klein Gallery, Chicago,IL
Galerie Simmone Stern, New Orleans, LA
1995
44th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1994
Galerie Simmone Stern, New Orleans, LA
Baumgartner Galleries, Washington,D.C.
1993
Golden Windows Inside Gold, an installation, Whitney Museum of American Art, Philip Morris Branch, NY (solo)
1992
Smith Andersen Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
Michael H. Lord Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Installation, Helsinki, Finland
1991
Gallery Simone Stern, New Orleans, LA
Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris, France
Fendrick Gallery, New York, NY
Nancy Drysdale/ de Andino Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.
1986
Abstraction/Abstraction, Carnegie-Mellon University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA (catalogue)
1977
Le Peinture et le Tissu, Museum of Modern Art, Lyon, France
1975
34th Biennial of Contemporary American Painting, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1974
Cut, Bend, Spindle, Fold, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1972
Works for Spaces: Antonakos, Bladen, Gilliam, Irwin and Rockburn, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA ( catalogue )
XXXVI Venice Biennale, American Pavilion, Venice, Italy
1971
Works for New Spaces, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
1969
Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Öffentliche Sammlungen

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne, France
Museum of Fine Arts - Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin, Ireland
Tate Britain, London (England)
Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Mississippi Museum of Art MMA, Jackson, MS
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK