EDWARD DUGMORE

American (1915-1996)

INFINITY, 1994
oil on linen
54 x 46 inches

BIOGRAPHY

1915
Born in Hartford, CT

1934
Awarded scholarship to the Hartford Art School

1938
Married Edith Oslund

1941
Spent the summer in Kansas City, briefly studied with Thomas Hart Benton at The Kansas City Art Institute

1942
Birth of daughter, Linda

1943
Enters US Marine Corps

1944
Moved to New York City

1948
Moved to San Francisco and began studying at the California School of Fine Arts on the G.I. Bill. Met Clyfford Still and Ernest Briggs with whom he formed life-long friendships. Co-organized The Metart Gallery, an artists collaborative exhibition space

1950
First solo exhibition at Metart Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1951
Moved to Guadalajara, Mexico, and begins studies at the University of Guadalajara

1952
Received Masters of Fine Arts degree, University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico
Moved to New York City

1953
First of three solo exhibitions at Stable Gallery, New York, NY (1954, 1956)

1959
Solo exhibition Holland-Goldowsky Gallery, Chicago, IL

1960
First of three solo exhibitions at the Howard Wise Gallery, New York, NY (1961, 1963)

1961
Participated in Visiting Artist program, Aspen School of Contemporary Art, Aspen, CO

1962
Received M.V. Kohnstamm Award, Art Institute of Chicago
Participated in Visiting Artist program, University of Southern Illinois

1964-74
Part time faculty member at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

1965
Participated in Artist-in-Residence program at the Montana Institute of Fine Arts under the Auspices of The American Federation of Arts, Great Falls, MT

1966
Received John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship Award

1970
Participated in Visiting Artist program, University of Minnesota, MN

1971
First of two solo exhibitions at the Green Mountain Gallery, New York

1972
Visiting Artist and solo exhibition at the Des Moines Art Center and Drake University

1973-82
Part time faculty member at Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD

1976
Received National Endowment for the Arts grant

1980
Received American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Award

1985
Received grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

1991
First of four solo exhibitions at the Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (1992, 1994, 1997)

1992
Received Ingram-Merrill Foundation Award for Lifetime Achievement

1993
Moved to Minneapolis, MN

1995
Received Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award for Lifetime Achievement

1996
Died in Minneapolis, MN

1998
Retrospective exhibition at the Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT