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Warrington Colescott

Education
1957 Slade School of Art, University College, University of London
1953 Academie de la Grande Chaumiere - Paris, France
1947 MA, University of California-Berkeley
1942 BA, University of California-Berkeley

Honors and Awards
1997 Major Award, International Print Triennial, Krakow, Poland
1997 World Print Invitational, Portland Art Museum, purchase award
1996 Florshiem Foundation Grant
1993-94 National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Fellowship
1992 National Academy of Design, Cannon Prize for Graphics
1991 Printmaker Emeritus Award, Southern Graphics Council
1988 Fellow of the Academy, Wisconsin Academy of Science, Arts
and Letters
1979 National Endowment for the Arts, Printmaking Fellowship
1967 Guggenheim Fellow to London
1957 Fulbright Fellow to London

Teaching
1995 Richard Koopman Chair in Visual Arts, University of Hartford -
Hartford, CT
1979-84 Leo Steppat Chair Professor of Art Emeritus, University of
Wisconsin - Madison, WI
1959-61 Chairman, Department of Art, University of Wisconsin - Madison,
WI
1958-86 Professor, University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2004 Perimeter Gallery – Chicago, IL
2002 Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL
2002-03 "Rags to Riches" 25 years of Paper Art from the Dieu Donne'
Paper mill, NY An artist book included in this traveling exhibition
to five museums. Catalogue
2001 "The Stamp of Impulse" Abstract Expressionist Prints, the
Worcester (Ma.) Art Museum, traveling to six museums.
Catalogue. 1st Macau (China) Print International Invitational,
Macau Museum of Modern Art
Water Color Wisconsin, Racine Art Museum. (Award)
Elvehjem Museum of Art Madison Wisconsin, "Progressive
Printmakers" invitational exhibit based on the book Progressive
Printmakers, University Press
Delta National Small Print Exhibition, Bradbury Gallery, State
University, Arkansas
University of Dallas, Irving, TX, 16th National Print Invitational, 3
Prints Invited, Catalogue, Purchased for collection.
2000 International Works on Paper Exhibition, University of Hawaii, `
Hilo
International Print Biennial, Varna, Bulgaria, Graphic Gallery of
Art.
Invited Catalogue, one print reproduced in color
Y2K International Exhibit, Japan Print Association, Yokohama.
Y2K International Exhibit, National Taiwan Arts Institute, Taipai,
Republic of China
Triennial of 100 Cities, Kracow, Poland, Invited. Catalogue,
Traveling to city museums in Poland
1999 Anchor Graphics, Chicago "Warrington Colescott History of
Printmaking", Catalogue
The Fin de Siecle Show (with Frances Myers), Peltz Gallery –
Milwaukee, WI
Somewhat Psychic: Paintings, Drawings and Etchings, Perimeter
Gallery - Chicago, IL
1998 Warrington Colescott: Projects, Recent Etchings, Wisconsin
Academy Gallery – WI
Prints and Paintings by Warrington Colescott, Harold
Washington Library - Chicago, IL
1997 Fanny Garver Gallery - Madison, WI
Heuser Art Gallery, Bradley University - Peoria, IL
Warrington Colescott: Paintings and Prints, Rockford Art
Museum – Rockford, IL
1996 Warrington Colescott: Paintings and Prints, Milwaukee Art
Museum
- Milwaukee, WI (catalog)
Peltz Gallery - Milwaukee, WI
Etchings by Warrington Colescott from the Collection of Jacob
Gruber, Philadelphia, Temple University, Tyler School of Art –
Philadelphia, PA
1995 Fanny Garver Gallery - Madison, WI
Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL
Herron School of Art - Indianapolis, IN
1994 Prints of Warrington Colescott, Davenport Museum of Art –
Davenport, IA
1993 Fanny Garver Gallery - Madison, WI
Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL
Hanes Art Center, University of North Caroliina - Chapel Hill, NC
Irreverent Etchings, Jane Haslem Gallery - Washington, DC
1991 Fanny Garver Gallery - Madison, WI
Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL
My German Trip: Recent Etchings and Paintings, Peltz Gallery –
Milwaukee, WI
Warrington Colescott Print Retrospective (traveling exhibition to
University galleries, (Catalog)
1989 Fanny Garver Gallery - Madison, WI
1988 Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL
The Satirical Prints of Warrington Colescott, Mabee-Gerrer
Museum of Art - Shawnee, OK (Catalog)
Warrington Colescott, A Retrospective: 40 Years of Printmaking,
1948-1988, The Elvehjem Museum of Art - Madison, WI
(traveling exhibition, catalog)
1987 Fanny Garver Gallery - Madison, WI
The Contemporary Satire of Warrington Colescott, Tampa
Museum
of Art - Tampa, FL (Catalog)
1985 Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL
Fanny Garver Gallery - Madison, WI
1984 Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL
Satires and Comedies, Museum of Art, University of Maine –
Orono, ME
University Museum, University of Mississippi - Oxford, MS
1983 Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL
Fanny Garver Gallery - Madison, WI
The Print Club - Philadelphia, PA
1982 Grafike: Vorrington Koulskot, Vmjitnicka Galleria - Dubrovnik,
Yugoslavia (catalog)
1981 Fanny Garver Gallery - Madison, WI
1980 Evanston Art Center - Evanston, IL
1979 Fanny Garver Gallery - Madison, WI
A History of Printmaking, Madison Art Center - Madison, WI
(traveling exhibition, catalog)
1977 Fanny Garver Gallery - Madison, WI
University Gallery, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN
Union Gallery, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, NE
University Gallery, University of Nebraska - Omaha, NE
1976 State University of New York - Albany, NY
Union Gallery, University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI
1975 Fanny Garver Gallery - Madison, WI
Kansas State College - Emporia, KS
1974 Embassy of the United States - Ankara, Turkey
University Gallery, Ohio State University - Columbus, OH
Gallery 210, University of Missouri - St. Louis, MO
1973 Fanny Garver Gallery - Madison, WI
1972 Death in Venice, Temple University, Tyler School of Art –
Philadelphia, PA
Madison Art Center - Madison, WI (catalog)
South Bend Art Center - South Bend, IN
1971 Jane Haslem Gallery - Washington, DC
Van Straaten Gallery - Chicago, IL
1970 Sloan Gallery of American Art, Valparaiso University - IN
Texas Christian University - Fort Worth, TX
University of Missouri Museum of Art - Columbia, MO
1969 Associated American Artists - New York, NY
Brooks Memorial Art Gallery - Memphis, TN
1968 Milwaukee Art Center - Milwaukee, WI (catalog)
Minneapolis Institute of Art - Minneapolis, MN (catalog)
1967 Galerie DeMay - Dusseldorf, Germany
Illinois State Museum - Springfield, IL
1966 Galerie des Peintres-Graveurs - Paris, France
University Gallery, The Ohio State University - Columbus, OH
The Print Club - Philadelphia, PA
1963 Associated American Artists - New York, NY (catalog)
1956 The Contemporaries - New York, NY
1955 Milwaukee Art Institute - Milwaukee, WI
1953 Serigraph Galleries - New York, NY
1952 Galerie Huit - Paris, France
Serigraph Galleries - New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions
2003 Suite Louisiana, New Orleans Museum of Art
2002 Intergraphia, World Award Winners, Torin City Museum , Poland
Rags To Riches, 25 years of Paper Art from Dieu Donne Mill,
NY, Museum Tour
The Stamp Of Impulse, Worchester Art Museum, MA, Museum
Tour
1998 National Academy of Design Annual - New York, NY
Watercolor Wisconsin, Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts
Racine, WI
150 Years of Wisconsin Printmaking, Elvehjem Museum of Art –
Madison, WI
Colorprint USA (traveling exhibition)
Collaborations, Printworks Gallery - Chicago, IL
Minnesota National Print Biennial, University of Minnesota Art
Gallery - MN
1997 National Academy of Design Annual - New York, NY
26th Bradley National, Bradley University - Peoria, IL
Building a Collection: 150 Years at the Smithsonian Institution,
Museum of American !History - Washington, DC
International Invitational Print Exhibition, Portland Art Museum –
Portland, OR
International Print Triennial Exhibition - Krakow, Poland
Wisconsin Triennial Invitational, Madison Art Center - Madison,
WI
172nd Annual Exhibit, National Academy of Design - New York,
NY
1996 National Academy of Design Annual - New York, NY
Watercolor Wisconsin, Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts
Racine, WI
Uncommon Vision, West Bend Museum of Art - West Bend, WI
Artists in the Kitchen, State University of New York - Albany, NY
1995 National Academy of Design Annual - New York, NY
Drawn to Politics: Contemporary Political Illustration, Bowman
and Penelec Galleries, Allegheny College - Meadville, PA
Off the Press: The New Geography of Printmaking, University
Galleries, Indiana University !- South Bend, IN
Transparent Motives: Prints from Glass Plates, New Orleans
Museum of Art - New Orleans, LA
Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford Art School - Hartford, CT
1994 Color print USA (traveling exhibition)
Art Department Faculty Exhibition, Elvehjem Museum of Art,
University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI
National Academy of Design Annual - New York, NY
Watercolor Wisconsin, Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts
Racine, WI
Histographs, Peltz Gallery - Milwaukee, WI
Museum of Art, Duke University - Durham, NC
1993 Society of American Graphic Artists, Pratt Graphics Center, New
York, NY
Wisconsin Triennial, Madison Art Center - Madison, WI
National Academy of Design Annual - New York, NY
1992 National Academy of Design Annual - New York, NY
19th and 20th Century European and American Prints from the
Honolulu Academy of Arts,
Lukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art – Japan
In Search of Folly, John Michael Kohler Art Center - Sheboygan,
WI
Watercolor Wisconsin, Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts
Racine, WI
1991 2nd Bharet Bhaven International Biennial of Prints, The Museum
of Fine Arts - Roopankar, India
National Academy of Design Annual - New York, NY
The Art of the Print, Portland Art Museum - Portland, OR
Graphic Figures: Figurative Graphics, Amerika haus - Cologne,
Germany
Monotypes from the Smith-Anderson Collection, Riverside
Museum Riverside, CA
Speaking Out: 5 Centuries of Social Commentary in Printmaking,
Telfair Academy of Arts !and Sciences - Savannah, GA
1990 Artists of Prints in Progress, 1960-1990, The Print Club –
Philadelphia, PA
Art of the 60's and 70's, Washington County Museum of Fine
Arts – Hagerstown, MD
Realism, Modernism, Mysticism: Directions in 20th Century Art,
University Museum of Art, Valparaiso University - Indiana
Wisconsin Triennial, Madison Art Center - Madison, WI
1989 The Complete Printmaker, Sylvan Cole Gallery - New York, NY
Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University - Evanston, IL
University Gallery, Northern Iowa University - Cedar Falls, IA
1988 American Colorprint Society Exhibition, The Print Club –
Philadelphia, PA
Colorprint USA (traveling exhibition)
National Exhibition, Boston Printmakers, DeCordova Museum –
Lincoln, MA
100 Years of Wisconsin Art, Milwaukee Art Museum –
Milwaukee, WI
New Acquisitions in Graphics Arts, National Museum of
American Art, Smithsonian Institution - Washington, DC
Realisms, Fine Arts Galleries, University of Wisconsin -
Milwaukee, WI
A Survey of Recent Prints by American Artists, Jane Haslem
Gallery - Washington, DC
Vision of Printmakers, Moody Gallery of Art, University of
Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL
1987 International Annual, The Print Club - Philadelphia, PA
International Biennial of Graphic Art, The Modern Gallery –
Ljubliana, Yugoslavia
3rd International Biennial Printed Exhibition, Taipai fine Arts
Museum - Taiwan
International Biennial of Humor and Satire in the Arts - Gabrovo,
Bulgaria
Intergrafik, International Triennial of Prints - Berlin, Germany
International Exchange Exhibition of Prints - Seoul, Korea
1986 American Colorprint Society Exhibition, The Print Club –
Philadelphia, PA
International Annual, The Print Club - Philadelphia, PA
Art Department Faculty Exhibition, Elvehjem Museum of Art,
University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI
60 Square Inches, University Galleries, Purdue University - West
Lafayette, IN
Prints International, Pratt Graphics Center - New York, NY
1985 International Annual, The Print Club - Philadelphia, PA
Colorprint USA (traveling exhibition)
International Biennial of Graphic Art, The Modern Gallery –
Ljubliana, Yugoslavia
History of Printmaking: Rembrandt Bankrupt, Museum of
American History - Washington, DC
Contemporary American Prints, U.S. Consulate-General –
Leningrad, U.S.S.R.
Sewell Art Gallery, Rice University - Houston, TX
1984 British Print Biennial, Bradford Municipal Gallery - Bradford,
England.
The Photographer and the Artist, Elvehjem Museum of Art,
University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI.
The Trench Printmakers, Katherine Nash Gallery, University of
Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN
Wisconsin Directions 4, Milwaukee Art Museum - Milwaukee, WI
1983 International Biennial of Graphic Art, The Modern Gallery –
Ljubliana, Yugoslavia
International Printmaking International, California State College –
San Bernardino, CA
Sport and Leisure in America Today, Tampa Museum of Art –
Tampa, FL
Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors, Wright Museum, Beloit
College Wisconsin
1982 International Annual, The Print Club - Philadelphia, PA
National Print Biennial, The Brooklyn Museum of American Art –
Brooklyn, NY
National Exhibition, Boston Printmakers, DeCordova Museum –
Lincoln, MA
Art Department Faculty Exhibition, Elvehjem Museum of Art,
University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI
30 American Printmakers, University Gallery, Ohio State
University Columbus, OH
Midwest Prints, Carnegie-Mellon University - Pittsburgh, PA
Repeated Exposure: Photographic Imagery in the Print Media,
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Kansas City, MO
1981 National Exhibition, Boston Printmakers, DeCordova Museum –
Lincoln, MA
20th Century American Art: Highlights of the Collection, Whitney
Museum of American Art – New York, NY
Paperworks: Art of Paper/Art on Paper, The American Center –
Ljubliana, Yugoslavia (traveling exhibition)
Printmakers' Prints, Amarillo Art Center - Amarillo, TX
1980 American Colorprint Society Exhibition, The Print Club –
Philadelphia, PA
International Annual, The Print Club - Philadelphia, PA
Society of American Graphic Artists, Pratt Graphics Center, New
York, NY
Colorprint USA (traveling exhibition)
50th Anniversary Show, Whitney Museum of American Art –
New York, NY
Durer A to Z, Durer Museum - Nuremberg, Germany (European
tour)
In Celebration of Prints, The Art Musuem, Princeton University –
NJ
Master Prints from the Gilkey Collection, Portland Art Museum –
Portland, OR
Myers and Colescott, Chautauque Art Association Galleries –
New York, NY
Visual Art Center - Anchorage, AK
Some Slade Artists, Slade School of Art, University College –
London, England
1979 American Colorprint Society Exhibition, The Print Club –
Philadelphia, PA
Society of American Graphic Artists, Pratt Graphics Center, New
York, NY
Music, Music, Music, Associated American Artists - New York,
NY
National Exhibition, Boston Printmakers, DeCordova Museum –
Lincoln, MA
1978 American Colorprint Society Exhibition, The Print Club –
Philadelphia, PA
Society of American Graphic Artists, Pratt Graphics Center, New
York, NY
Grabadores Norte Americanos, Museo de Arte Moderno, La
Tertulia - Cali, Colombia
Wisconsin Directions Two: Here & Now, Milwaukee Art Museum
– Milwaukee, WI
1977 American Colorprint Society Exhibition, The Print Club –
Philadelphia, PA
Society of American Graphic Artists, Pratt Graphics Center, New
York, NY
National Print Biennial, The Brooklyn Museum of American Art –
Brooklyn, NY
30 Years of American Printmaking, The Brooklyn Museum –
Brooklyn, NY
Book 76, Cooper-Hewitt Museum - New York, NY.
The Human Image in Contemporary Art, John Michael Kohler Art
Center - Sheboygan, WI
1976 American Colorprint Society Exhibition, The Print Club –
Philadelphia, PA
Society of American Graphic Artists, Pratt Graphics Center, New
York, NY
National Print Biennial, The Brooklyn Museum of American Art –
Brooklyn, NY
Colorprint USA (traveling exhibition)
Americans at Home and Abroad, Elvehjem Museum of Art,
University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI
In Their Own Image: Printmakers and Their Students, Southern
Connecticut State College - !CT
Let Us Entertain You, Associated American Artists - New York,
NY
1975 Society of American Graphic Artists, Pratt Graphics Center, New
York, NY
Library of Congress Biennial, Smithsonian Institution –
Washington, DC
Contemporary American Master Printmakers, Atelier Dore - San
Francisco, CA
Recent Acquisitions, National Collection of Fine Arts –
Washington, DC
Wisconsin Directions, Milwaukee Art Museum - Milwaukee, WI
1974 British Print Biennial, Bradford Municipal Gallery - Bradford,
England
Contemporary Graphic Protest and the Grand Tradition, Pratt
Graphics Center - New York, NY
New York, New York, Associated American Artists - New York,
NY
Prints of the '70s, Sacramento State University Gallery –
California
1973 American Colorprint Society Exhibition, The Print Club –
Philadelphia, PA
Galerie des Peintres-Graveurs - Paris, France
Intaglio, Elvehjem Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin –
Madison, WI
New Directions in Printmaking: The Figure and the Machine,
Pratt Graphics Center – New York, NY
1972 Colorprint USA (traveling exhibition)
3rd Annual National Print Exhibition, High Museum - Atlanta, GA
Humor in Prints, Associated American Artists - New York, NY
Six Printmakers Revisited, Kalamazoo Institute of the Arts - MI
1971 American Colorprint Society Exhibition, The Print Club –
Philadelphia, PA
International Annual, The Print Club - Philadelphia, PA
Society of American Graphic Artists, Pratt Graphics Center, New
York, NY
Northwest Printmakers, Seattle Art Museum and Portland Art
Museum – WA and OR
Colorprint USA (traveling exhibition)
The Artist as Adversary, The Museum of Modern Art - New York,
NY
The Indignant Eye, Boston University Gallery - Boston, MA
Bienale Americana des Artes Graficas, Museo de Arte Moderno,
La Tertulia - Cali, Colombia
Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors, Milwaukee Art Museum –
Milwaukee, WI
1970 American Colorprint Society Exhibition, The Print Club –
Philadelphia, PA
International Annual, The Print Club - Philadelphia, PA
Northwest Printmakers, Seattle Art Museum and Portland Art Museum - WA
American Contemporary Prints, Institute of Contemporary Art –
London, England
Contemporary American Prints, Krannert Art Museum, University
Of Illinois - Champaign-Urbana, IL
Prints of the '60s, Kovler Gallery - Chicago, IL
Sculpture by Printmakers, The Print Club - Philadelphia, PA
1969 International Annual, The Print Club - Philadelphia, PA
Society of American Graphic Artists, Pratt Graphics Center, New
York, NY
Northwest Printmakers, Seattle Art Museum and Portland Art
Museum – WA and OR
Artists Abroad, The Institute of International Education and the
American Federation of Arts - New York, NY
Colorprint USA (traveling exhibition)
Library of Congress Biennial, Smithsonian Institution –
Washington, DC
1968 American Colorprint Society Exhibition, The Print Club –
Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Biennial - Philadelphia, PA
Society of American Graphic Artists, Pratt Graphics Center, New
York, NY
National Print Biennial, The Brooklyn Museum of American Art –
Brooklyn, NY
American Prints Today, Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-
Proctor Institute - Utica, NY
British Print Biennial, Bradford Municipal Gallery - Bradford,
England
North American Graphic Art, Instituto Cultura Peruano
Norteamericano de Lima - Peru
Northwest Printmakers, Seattle Art Museum and Portland Art
Museum – WA and OR
Photography in Printmaking, Associated American Artists - New
York, NY
Prints and Photoprints, The Museum of Modern Art - New York,
NY
Violence in Recent American Art, Museum of Contemporary Art
– Chicago, IL
1966 Society of American Graphic Artists, Pratt Graphics Center, New
York, NY
International Colorprints, Madison Art Center - Madison, WI
American Prints and Paintings, White House - Washington, DC
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Biennial - Philadelphia, PA
International Annual, The Print Club - Philadelphia, PA
Prints 1966, AIA gallery - London, England
Prints from the Charlotte Street Workshop, Curwen Gallery –
London, England
Recent Acquisitions, The Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago, IL
Transatlantics, United States Embassy - London, England
Sculpture and Print Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art –
New York, NY
1965 Serigraphy, Pratt Graphics Center - New York, NY
1964 American Colorprint Society Exhibition, The Print Club –
Philadelphia, PA
1956 American Colorprint Society Exhibition, The Print Club –
Philadelphia, PA
1952 American Colorprint Society Exhibition, The Print Club –
Philadelphia, PA
1951 American Colorprint Society Exhibition, The Print Club –
Philadelphia, PA
1949 Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors Annual, Milwaukee Institute of
Art - Milwaukee, WI (also annually to 1959)
Wisconsin Salon of Art, Union Galleries, Union Galleries,
University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI (also annually to 1959)
1948 Six from Southern California, San Francisco Museum of Art -
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Museum of Art Annual - San Francisco, CA (also
annually to 1955)

Selected Public Works
Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago, IL
Bibliotecque Nationale - Paris, France
Brooklyn Museum - Brooklyn, NY
Carnegie-Mellon Museum of Art - Pittsburgh, OH
Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL
Cincinnati Art Museum - Cincinnati, OH
Duluth Art Institute
Elvehjem Museum of Art - Madison, WI
Library of Congress
Los Angeles County Museum - Los Angeles, CA
Madison Art Center - Madison, WI
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY
Milwaukee Art Museum Milwaukee, WI
Minneapolis Institute of Fine Arts - Minneapolis, MN
Museum of Art, University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ
Museum of Modern Art - New York, NY
National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonain Institutution - Washington, DC
National Gallery of Art - Washington, DC
New Orleans Museum Of Art
New York Public Library - New York, NY
Portland Art Museum - Portland, OR
Portland Museum of Art
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - San Francisco, CA
Tate Gallery of Modern Art - London, England
University of Dallas, TX
Victoria and Albert Museum - London, England
Wake Forest University
Walker Art Center - Minneapolis, MN
Whitney Museum of Modern Art - New York