Clinton Hill: 1922-2003 

Born: Payette, Idaho
Education: Istituto d,Art Statale Florence, Italy, 1951-1952
Academie de la Grande chaumiere, Paris, France, 1951
Brooklyn, Museum Art School, Brooklyn, NY. 1949-1951
B.S. University of Oregon 1947 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011   Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY.
2011  Meredith Ward Fine Art, New York, NY.
2009   Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA.
2009  Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, OR.
2003   Goldwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College, NY.
2001-1993   Andre Zarre Gallery, New York City, NY.
1996   Vesti Dane, Scottsdale, AZ.
1993   University of Oregon, Museum of Art. Eugene, OR.
1992   Worchester Art Museum, Worchester, MA.
1992-1979   Marilyn Pearl Gallery, New York City, NY.
1987   Villa Borzino, Busalla, Italy
1985   William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
1984   Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
1984   Galeria Blu, Milan, Italy
1982   Sergio Tosi Stampatore, New York, NY.
1981  Montclaire Museum of Art, Montclaire, NJ.
1980-1977   Zola/Leiberman Gallery, Chicago, IL.
1979   Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.
1978   Columbia Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL.
1978   Landmark Gallery, New York, NY.
1978   University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL.
1977   Jorgenson Gallery, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
1976   Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris, France
1976   Foster Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI.
1975-1955   Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY
1974   Bennington College, Bennington, VT.
1973   Queens College, Flushing, NY.
1957   Phoenix Arizona Museum of Art, Phoenix, AZ.
1954  Korman Gallery, New York, NY.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2003
Annual Exhibition National Academy of Design, New York, NY. (2001, 2000, 1997)

2000
Toward the New: American Abstract Artists, Hillwood Art Museum, C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University
THE PAPER TRAIL: Douglas Howell and Four Pioneers In American Handmade Paper, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 175th Annual National Academy of Design, New York, NY (Emil and Dines Carlsen Award)

1998
Fete ses Anes, 1968-1998, Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris (catalogue illustration)

1997
American Modernist Works on Paper 1924-1956
Susan Teller Gallery, New York, NY. Abstraction 
INDEX (Vincent Longo, Curator), Condeso/Lawler Gallery, NY

1996
Pioneers of Abstract Art, American Abstract Artists, 1936-96, Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, City University of New York 49th Annual Purchase Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY.

1994
Contemporary American Works on Paper, University of Michigan, Dearborn American Woodcuts of the 1950 Susan Teller Gallery, New York, NY.

1993
2nd Annual Drawing Exhibition, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH.

1992
"The Persistence of Abstraction" American Abstract Artists, 56th Annual Exhibition, Edwin Aulrich Museum, Wichita, KA

1991
Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
"Spectrum of Innovation of Color in American Printmaking, (Travelling Exhibition Curated by David Acton)
Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
Worcester Art Museum, Worchester, MA.
Post-War Geometric Concepts, Marilyn Pearl Gallery, NYC
Galerie Lopes, Zurich, Switzerland

1990
SOHO in Oswego: New York Art Gallery, State University of New York at Oswego, NY
Basel Art Fair, Switzerland

1989
Basel Art Fair, Switzerland

1986
International Paper Biennale, Leopold-Hoesch Museum, Duren, Germany.
American Art of the Heart, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
New Work, Alice Simsar Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
Humanism in American Painting, The Severe and the Romantic: Geometric

1950's-1980's
Marilyn Pearl Gallery, NYC

1985
Plastics!?, Marilyn Pearl Gallery, NYC
American Art of the Heart, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1984
Artists toys, Vanderwoue-Tananbaum Gallery, NYC

1983
Prints From Blocks: Gauguin Now, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
Paper as Image, Arts Council of Great Britain (traveling exhibition)

1982
Inaugural Exhibition, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
the Handmade Paper Book, American Craft Museum, New York, NY.

1981
Paper: Surface and Image, Print Council of New Jersey, Sommerville; Philadelphia Art Alliance; Pittsburg Center for the Arts

1980-81
With Paper, About Paper, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.

1980
Pages: Artists Books, New England Foundation for the Arts, Boston (traveling exhibition)

1978-80
Paper as a Medium, Smithsonian Institute Washington. DC (traveling exhibition)

1978
Handmade Paper Object, Williams College Museum of art, Williams, MA.
New Ways with Paper National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, DC
Painting and sculpture Today, Indianapolis Museum of Art
Paper, Dayton Art Institute, Ohio
Three Abstract Painters, Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris
Two Decades of American Printmaking, Worcester Art Museum

1977
Drawing and Collage, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY.
Paper Art, Long Art Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA.
The Material Dominant, Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, Park, PA.

1976-77
Aspects of Collage, Bard Callege, NY.

1976
Handmade Paper Object, Santa Barbara Museum, CA; Jacksonville Museum of Art, FL. Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; National Print Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum of Art (1975)
Work on Handmade Paper, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
Printmaking, New Forms, Whitney Museum Downtown, New York, NY.

1975
Art of Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro (1973,1969)

1963
Society for Contemporary Art, Art Institute of Chicago

1959
Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1958
Collage in America, American Federation of the Arts, NY (traveling exhibition)

1957
Curators Choice, Baltimore Museum of Art

1956
Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY.

1951
International Watercolor Biennial, Brooklyn Museum of Art
 

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
American Abstract Artists Portfolio (British Museum; Fogg Museum; Guggenheim Museum; Princeton University Library; Seldon Swope Art Museum; Whitney Museum of American Art; Wichita Museum of Art)
Arizona State Museum, Tempe
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Baltimore Museum of Art, MD
Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
The Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Queens College, CUNY
Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY
Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Montclair Art Museum, NJ
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Academy of Design, New York, NY
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton
New York Public Library, Miriam And Ira D. Wallach Print Collection
University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene
Philadelphia Museum of  Art
Phoenix Art Museum
Port Authority, City of New York
Santa Barbara Museum CA
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs
University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
Worcester Art Museum
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, State University of New Jersey, Rutgers, New Brunswick

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
 

BOOKS

Una Johnson. American Prints and Printmakers. (Doubleday, 1980)
Jules Heller. Papermaking. (Watson-Guptil, 1978)
Leo Steinberg. Other Criteria. (Oxford University Press, 1972)
Harriet Janis & Rudi Blesh. Collage. (Chilton Co., 1962).

CATALOGUES

Amy Winter. Clinton Hill, 1980-2002. The Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Queens College, CUNY, 2003
Andrea S Honore. Paper-Trail: Douglas Howell and four Pioneers in American Handmade Paper. State University of New Jersey, Rutgers, 2000.
Joan Price. Toward the New American Abstract Artists. Hillwood Art Museum, C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University, 2000
Pioneers of Abstract Art, American Abstract Artists. Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, CUNY, 1996
American Abstract Artists. American Academy of Arts and Letters, 60th Anniversary Exhibition, New York 1995.
David Action. A Spectrum of Innovation: Color in American Printmaking, 1890-1960. Worcester Art Museum 1990.
Three Hundred Years of American Painting: The Montclair Art Museum Collection, 1989.
Stephen Westfall. Clinton Hill Marilyn Pearl Gallery, New York, 1988
International Biennial of Paper Art: Handmade Paper. Leopold-Hoesch Museum, Duren, Germany, 1986
American Watercolors, Pastels, Collages: an illustrated listing of works in the Brooklyn Museum Collection, 1984
Linda Crucker Simmons. American Drawings in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1983
Paper as Image. Arts Council of Great Britain 1983
Making Paper. American Crafts Council, 1982
Martica Sawin. Clinton Hill: Paintings and Paperworks. Montclair Art Museum, 1981
Charlotta Kotik. With Paper, About Paper. Buffalo Fine Arts Acadamy,1980
Paulette Long Paper- Art and Technology. World Print Council, San Francisco 1979.
Jane M Farmer. Paper as a Medium. Smithsonian Institution, 1978.
Janet A Flint New Way with Paper. National Collection of Fine Arts, 1978
Hilary D. Basset Painting and Sculpture Today. Indianapolis Museum of Art. 1978
Pamela Houk. Paper. Dayton Art institute. 1978
Paper Art. Long Art Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA, 1977.


PERIODICALS

Artforum
Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, Clinton Hill, recent works, v.18 (Sept. 1979): 68-69; Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe (December 1973); Robert Pincus-Witten(May 1971); Emily Wasserman (Summer 1969)
Art In America
Jonathan Goodman (September 2001); Lawrence Cambell, Marilyn Pearl Gallery, New York, NY, v.74 (November 1986): 173-73; Anonymous (November/December 1967).
Art International
Gerrit Henry, The Permitting Medium: A Note on the Painting of Clinton Hill: 13 (Summer 1974); Michael Peppiat (September 1974);April Kingsley (December 1973).
Arts Magazine
Stephen Westfall, Clinton Hill v 55 (February 1981): 29; Douglas Welsh (September 1980) Martica Sawin, Clinton Hill v 53 (may 1979): 3;  Martica Sawin (Nevember 1978); Gordon Brown (September 1975): Jane Bell, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, v. 48 (November 1973); 64; Rackstraw Downs (May 1969; March 1971); Vincent Longo. Studio Talk: Interview (September 1956); Hilton Kramer (November 1955: February 1954).

 

ART/NEWS

Deborah C. Phillips, Marilyn Pearl Gallery, New York, v.82 (april 1983): 161; Ronnen Meier, Clever Conjuring (January 1981): Judith Goldman, Printmaking: The medium isn't the message anymore (March 1980): 85; Gerrit Henry (September 1979;March 1977); Lawrence Cambell (March 1970; December 1955; February 1954; October 1953); Stephen Kurtz (May 1969)

The Chicago Tribune
Allan Artner (February 27, 1977)

Chicago Sun Times
David Elliot, January 6, 1980

Christian Science Monitor
Dorothy Adlow (March 12, 1956); Dorothy Grafly (March 26, 1955)

New York Harold-Tribune
Michael Gibson (Paris, April 10, 1976; December 16 1972); Carlyle Burroughs (December 4, 1960; November 22, 1958; September 26, 1953).

The New York Times
Vivian Raynor, On the Edge of Color, May 12, 1978;
Stuart Preston (December 30, 1960; May 27, 1956: November 26, 1955; February 20, 1954); Dore Ashton (November 27, 1958; October 18, 1955)

Pictures on Exhibit (Paris)
Edouard Roditi (October (1976)

Print Collectors Newsletter

Prints Published (July-August 1982; January 2, 1981; March, 1977; January 2,1975)