JACK YOUNGERMAN

chronology

1974-75, visiting artist, Yale University, New Haven; Artist in residence, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

1976, one person exhibit at The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York

 

Commission to create tapestry for the Federal Office Building, Portland, Oregon; General Services Administration

 

Awarded fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation

In 1977, he begins to produce cast fiberglass sculpture with assistance from

the moldmaker and caster, Christopher Janney

Receives commission for The Ohio, Three Rivers Festival, Pittsburgh

1978, Youngerman is invited by Sidney Feldman, President of Tygartt Steel.

Pittsburgh, PA, to create freestanding steel and aluminum sculpture and

open-form metal screens

1980, begins oil, epoxy, polystyrene and fiberglass relief paintings

Instructor, Painting and Sculpture, School of Visual Arts , New York

May, 1981, first of many one person exhibitions at Washburn Gallery, Inc.,

which continues to represent him today

Visiting professor, Painting and Sculpture, Hunter College, New York

1982, one person exhibition of relief paintings and sculpture at Art Gallery,

Fine Arts Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Exhibits painted steel sculptures, Sculpture Grove, in Central Park; Public

Art Fund, Inc., and New York City Department of Parks and Recreation

In 1983, he begins producing cast fiberglass sculpture in black with Janney

Receives commission from Neimann-Marcus, Chicago, for large-scale

sculpture in laminated wood, Dryad.

1984, receives National Endowment for the Arts Award

The Ohio, 1977, fiberglass and resin, Gateway Center, Pittsburgh, PA In 1985, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum mounts a retrospective exhibition that includes over forty years of work by the artist, organized by Diane Waldman

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