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Born 1910 Des Moines, Iowa
Died 1966 New York, NY


EDUCATION

1930                         
Menlo College, Menlo Park, CA

1931                          
Art Stuents League, New York, NY


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018                         
Paul Feeley: The Other Side, Garth Greenan Gallery, New York, NY

2016                         
Paul Feeley: An Artist's Game with Jacks, Garth Greenan Gallery, New York, NY

2014                         
Imperfections by Chance: Paul Feeley Retrospective, 1954–1966, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
November 9, 2014–February 15, 2015; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH

2013                         
Paul Feeley: Paintings, Lawrence Markey Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Paul Feeley: 1959–1962, Garth Greenan Gallery, New York, NY

2008                        
Paul Feeley: Nine Paintings, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY
Paul Feeley: Bennington College, 75 Years of Arts Education, Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT

2007                        
Paul Feeley: Paintings, Lawrence Markey Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2005                        
Paul Feeley: Paintings and Watercolors, Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany

2002                        
Paul Feeley: Painting and Sculpture, Lawrence Markey Gallery and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY

1999                         
Paul Feeley: Paintings, Lawrence Markey Gallery, New York, NY

1997                        
Paul Feeley: Works on Paper, Lawrence Markey Gallery, New York, NY

1976                         
Paul Feeley, André Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY

1975                         
Paul Feeley: Paintings, First Show of These Paintings in This Country, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, NY

1973                          
Paul Feeley, Andrew Crispo Gallery, New York, NY 

1971                          
Paul Feeley: Drawings and Watercolors, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, NY

1970                         
Paul Feeley: A Selection from the Late 1950s Paintings, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, NY

1968                         
Paul Feeley: Retrospective Exhibition of Drawings and Watercolors, 1927–1966, New Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont, 1968; Andrew Dickson White Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1969; Akron Art Institute, 1969; Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, Michigan, 1969; University Center, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1969; Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, New York, 1970; Hunter Gallery of Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1970; University Gallery, University of Minnesota, 1970; Museum of Art, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 1970; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1970; University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1971; Kutztown State College, Kutztown, Pennsylvania, 1971

1968                        
Paul Feeley (1910–1966): A Memorial Exhibtion, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

1966                         
Paul Feeley, Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Paul Feeley: Paintings and Sculpture Never Before Shown, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, NY

1965                         
Paul Feeley: Sculpture, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, NY

1964                         
Paul Feeley: Paintings, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, NY
Paul Feeley: Recent Paintings, Kasmin Gallery, London, UK

1962                         
Four American Painters, Molton Gallery, London, UK

1963                        
Paul Feeley: Paintings, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, NY

1962                         
Paul Feeley: Paintings, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, NY

1960                        
Paul Feeley: Paintings, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, NY

1958                         
Paintings by Paul Feeley, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY

1957                          
Paul Feeley, Bennington College Art Gallery, Bennington, VT

1955                          
Paul Feeley, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY

1953                          
Paul Feeley, Cummington School of the Arts, Cummington, MA\
Paul Feeley, Milton College, Milton, WI

1951                          
Paul Feeley, Alexandre Rabow Galleries, San Francisco, CA

1950                         
Paul Feeley, Stanford Research Institute, Menlo Park, CA
 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1949                         
New England Painting and Sculpture, 1949, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

1950                         
Art Faculty Exhibition, Bennington College Art Gallery, Bennington, VT

1951                          
Paintings by Ellwood Graham, Watercolors by Paul Feeley, San Francisco Museum of Art, CA
Art Faculty Exhibition, Bennington College Art Gallery, Bennington, VT

1952                          
Art Faculty Exhibition, Bennington College Art Gallery, Bennington, VT

1954                         
Emerging Talent, Kootz Gallery, New York, NY

1955                           
Vanguard 1955: A Painter’s Selection of New American Paintings, Walker Art Center, MN

1957                          
Bennington College Art Faculty Exhibition, Robert Hull Fleming Musuem, Burlington, VT

1959                         
Group Show, Section Eleven, New York, NY

1961                          
Exhibition of Work by the Art Faculty, Bennington College Art Gallery, Bennington, VT
64th American Exhibition: Paintings, Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Painting and Sculpture, Wolfson Studio, Salt Point, New York, NY
A Selection of American Abstract Paintings, 1948–1962, Newton College of the Sacred Heart, Newton, MA

1963                         
New Experiments in Art, De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
First Annual Retrospective Exhibition—The Art Dealers Association of America, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, NY
Forty-Six Works from New York, Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1964                         
Art for Art Collectors, Toledo Museum of Art, OH
The Painter’s Eye, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, NY
American Painting III, Cincinnati Art Museum, OH
Seventy-Second Annual Exhibition, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE
Post Painterly Abstraction, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; Art Gallery of Toronto, Canada
World House International, 1964, World House Galleries, New York, NY
118 Show, Kasmin Gallery, London, UK
Color Dynamics, Katonah Gallery, Katonah, New York, NY
Paintings and Constructions of the 1960s Selected from the Richard Brown Baker Collection, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
American Drawings, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

1964                         
Dealer’s Choice: An Exhibition of Contemporary Paintings, Drawings, and Prints, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
The Shaped Canvas, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

1965                        
Optical Painting, Philadelphia Art Alliance, PA
Art of the 50’s and 60’s: Selections from the Richard Brown Baker Collection, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
40 Key Artists of the Mid-20th Century: Paintings and Sculpture, Detroit Institute of Arts, MI
118 Show, Kasmin Gallery, London, UK
Artists Against Racialism, Savage Gallery and Cassel Gallery, London, UK
Colorists, 1950–1965, San Francisco Museum of Art, CA
25 Paintings ’65, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
The Responsive Eye, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1965; City Art Museum of St. Louis, 1965; Seattle Art Museum, 1965; Pasadena Art Museum, 1965; Baltimore Museum of Art, 1966
1965 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

1966                         
Multiplicity, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
Seven Decades, 1895–1966: Crosscurrents in Modern Art, Cordier & Eckstrom, Inc., New York, NY
Whence Op, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York, NY
Systemic Painting, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Pattern Art, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, NY
Vormen van de Kleur, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

1967                         
Formen der Farbe, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, February 17–March 26; Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
The 1960s: Painting & Sculpture from the Museum Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Seven Decades: A Selection, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Color, Image, Form, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Artists/Bennington, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL

1968                         
Betty Parsons’ Personal Collection, Finch College Museum of Art, New York, ny
Opening Exhibition, National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, DC
The Art of the Real: USA, 1948–1968, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 1968; Grand Palais, Paris, 1968; Kunsthaus, Zürich, 1969; Tate Gallery, London, 1969

1971                         
Recent Acquisitions: American, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1972                           
Selections from the Betty Parsons Collection, Montclair Art Museum, NJ

1974                         
Drawings Old, Drawings New, Parsons-Truman Gallery, New York, NY

1976                         
Artists at Bennington: Visual Arts Faculty, 1932–1976, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

1984                         
Art as Personal Relation: The Collection of Lionel and Laura Nowak, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

1987                         
Fifty Years of Collecting: An Anniversary Selection, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

1988                         
Made in the Sixties: Painting and Sculpture from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

1991                          
Stubborn Painting, Now and Then, Max Protech Gallery, New York, NY

1997                         
Works on Paper, Lawrence Markey Gallery, New York, NY

1998                         
The Green Mountain Boys: Caro, Feeley, Noland, and Olitski at Bennington in the 1960s, André Emmerich Gallery, New York, 1998; Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
Painting: Now and Forever, Part I, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY

1999                         
Shaping a Generation: The Art and Artists of Betty Parsons, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY

2001                        
Kasmin’s Sixties, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
Clement Greenberg: A Critic’s Collection, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Tenth Anniversary Exhibition: 100 Drawings and Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, NY 

2008                        
Painting: Now and Forever, Part II, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY

2010                        
Color Fields, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany

2014                         
Pop Abstraction, Fredericks & Freiser and Garth Greenan Gallery, New York, NY
Starting Out: 9 Abstract Painters, 1958–1971, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
Contemporary Highlights: Abstraction and Form, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
A Drawing Show, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY 
Bennington Modernism, Bennington Museum, VT

2016                         
The Congregation, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York, NY

2017                         
Colour Is, Waddington Custot, London, UK
Aspects of Abstraction, Lisson Gallery, New York, NY
Vital Curiosity, Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, VT

2018                         
Unpacking the Vault: Hidden Narratives in the Bennington Art Collection, Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio
Detroit Institute of Arts
Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
High Museum of Art, Atlanta
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, St. Louis
McNay Art Museum, San Antonio
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Buenos Aires
Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Newark Museum, New Jersey
Neuberger Museum of Art, State University of New
York, Purchase
Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon 
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut