NEW YORK (NY). Lever House Gallery.
Point / Counterpoint.
Group exhibition; included 30 Contemporary Black Artist. Included: Betty Blayton, Alvin C. Hollingsworth, Earl Miller, Mahler
Ryder, Jack White.
NEW YORK (NY). American Greetings Gallery.
New Voices: 15 New York Artists.
March 12-May 3, 1968.
Group exhibition. Included Benny Andrews, Betty Blayton, Emilio Cruz, Avel DeKnight, Alvin C. Hollingsworth, Tom Lloyd, Earl
Miller, Mahler Ryder, et al. [Co-sponsored by Studio Museum in Harlem.]
NEW YORK (NY). Capricorn Gallery.
Betty Blayton, Freda Mulcahy, Nathalie Van Buren.
September 10-28, 1968.
Three woman exhibition. Announcement card (illus.) and press release. [NMAA VF]
MINNEAPOLIS (MN). Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
30 Contemporary Black Artists.
October 17-November 24, 1968.
Unpag. (20 pp), 2 b&w illus., list of artists with brief biog and checklist of 53 works (several works for each artist.) Intro. by Roger
Mandle. A significant traveling show mounted with the assistance of Ruder & Finn. Includes: Emma Amos, Benny Andrews, Romare
Bearden, Betty Blayton, Peter Bradley, Floyd Coleman, Emilio Cruz, Avel DeKnight, Melvin Edwards, Reginald Gammon, Sam
Gilliam, Robert Gordon, Marvin Harden, Felrath Hines, Alvin C. Hollingsworth, Richard Hunt, Daniel Larue Johnson, Jacob
Lawrence, Norman Lewis, Tom Lloyd, William Majors, Richard Mayhew, Earl Miller, Robert Reid, Mahler B. Ryder, Betye Saar,
Raymond Saunders, Thomas Albert Sills, Jack White, Ed Wilson. (Note the list of artists in the traveling show seems to have been
somewhat different. In Houston Contemporary Art Museum (January 20-February 16, 1970) several artists were added: George
Carter. Cliff Joseph, James Denmark, Hughie Lee-Smith; others seem to have been omitted: Melvin Edwards, D.L. Johnson, Mahler
B. Ryder. Small sq. 4to, stapled wraps. First ed.
NEW YORK (NY). Brooklyn College.
Afro-American Artists Since 1950.
April 15-May 18, 1969.
28 pp. exhib. cat., 21 b&w illus. and brief biog for each artist, cover by Romare Bearden. Includes 20 artists: Benny Andrews,
Malcom Bailey, Betty Blayton, David Scott Brown, Vivian Browne, Floyd Coleman, Calvin Douglass, Reginald Gammon, Richard
Hunt, Alvin Loving, Geraldine McCullough, Earl Miller, John Rhoden, Raymond Saunders, Thomas Sills, Alvin Smith, Vincent D.
Smith, Bob Thompson, Russ Thompson, William T. Williams. 8vo (8.9 x 7.1 in.), wraps. First ed.
PROVIDENCE (RI). Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design.
Contemporary Black Artists.
July 1-31, 1969.
Unpag. (40 pp.), 33 b&w illus., checklist of 52 works, brief biogs., exhibs., colls., and exhib. checklist for each of the 34 artists.
Introductions by Nina Kaiden Wright and Caroline S. Lerner. Includes: Emma Amos, Benny Andrews, Romare Bearden, Betty
Blayton, Peter A. Bradley, George C. Carter, Floyd Coleman, Emilio Cruz, James Denmark, Avel DeKnight, Melvin Edwards,
Reginald Gammon, Sam Gilliam, Robert Gordon, Marvin Harden, Felrath Hines, Al Hollingsworth, Richard Hunt, Cliff Joseph, Jacob
Lawrence, Hughie Lee-Smith, Norman Lewis, Tom Lloyd, Richard Mayhew, Earl Miller, Robert Reid, Mahler B. Ryder, Betye Saar,
Ray Saunders, Thomas Albert Sills, Russ Thompson, Lloyd Toone, Jack White, Ed Wilson. [A traveling exhibition that was very
similar to the traveling show entitled 30 Contemporary Black Artists, 1968-69, with several artists omitted and approx. six artists
added.) 4to (11 x 8.5 in.), stapled black wraps, white lettering front and back covers. First ed.
PHILADELPHIA (PA). School District and Museum of the Philadelphia Civic Center.
Afro-American Artists, 1800-1969.
December 5-29, 1969.
40 pp., list of over 100 artists. Important exhibition juried by Al Hollingsworth, Reginald Gammon and Louis Sloan. Intro. Randall J.
Craig mentions many artists not in the exhibition. Exhibition includes: Emma Amos, Benny Andrews, Ralph Arnold, James Ayers,
Frederick Bacon, Joseph C. Bailey, Janette Banks, Edward M. Bannister, Richmond Barthé, Harry W. Bayton, Romare Bearden, Betty
Blayton, James Brantley, Arthur Britt, Charles E. Brown, Samuel J. Brown, Reginald Bryant, Barbara Bullock, Selma Burke, Calvin
Burnett, Margaret Burroughs, Frederick Campbell, Barbara Chase-Riboud, LeRoy Clarke, Louise Clement, Eldzier Cortor, R. J. Craig,
Nicholas Davis, William Day, Avel DeKnight, J. Brooks Dendy, James Denmark, Reba Dickerson (a.k.a. Reba Dickerson-Hill),
Thomas Dickerson Jr., Robert Duncanson, Walter Edmonds, Cliff Eubanks Jr., Charlotte White Franklin, Allen Freelon, Reginald
Gammon, Charles W. Gavin, Ranson Z. Gaymon, Walter S. Gilliam, Marvin Hardin, Bernard Harmon, Palmer Hayden, Barkley
Hendricks, Alvin Hollingsworth, Humbert Howard, Alfonzo Hudson, Leroy Johnson, Malvin Gray Johnson, Sargent Johnson, William
H. Johnson, Joshua Johnson, Lois M. Jones, Cliff Joseph, Paul Keene, Columbus Knox, Jacob Lawrence, Hughie Lee-Smith,
Edmonia Lewis, James Lewis, Norman Lewis, Tom Lloyd, Geraldine McCullough, Charles McGee, Thomas A. McKinney, Lloyd
McNeill, Juanita Miller, Robert C. Moore, Jimmie Mosely, Horace Pippin, James Porter, Simon D. Prioleau, Nancy Elizabeth Prophet,
Ed J. Purnell, Percy Ricks, Anita B. Riley, Faith Ringgold, Raymond Saunders, Charles Searles, Michael Shelton, Thomas Sills,
Simpson, Merton Simpson, Louis Sloan, Carl R. Smith, Dolphus Smith, Philippe Smith, Frank Stephens, Mary L. Stuckey, Eldridge
Suggs III, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Mary Alice Taylor, Russ Thompson, Dox Thrash, Ellen Powell Tiberino, Lloyd Toone, John
Wade, Cranston Oliver Walker, Laura Wheeler Waring, Howard Watson, John Brantley Wilder, Earl A. Wilkie, Ed Wilson, Hale
Woodruff, Charles E. Yates, Hartwell Yeargans. 4to, wraps. First ed.
NEW YORK (NY). Riverside Museum.
8 + 8 [Eight plus Eight].
28 pp., illus. Included Benny Andrews, Betty Blayton, Al Hollingsworth, Cliff Joseph, Mahler Ryder. Oblong 4to, wraps.
GREENSBORO (NC). North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.
15 Afro-American Women.
March 1-31, 1970.
Unpag. exhib. cat., illus., biogs., photos of artists. Includes: Betty Blayton, Lorraine Bolton, Edith Brown, Margaret Burroughs, Iris
Crump, Inge Hardison, Lois Jones, Eva Miller, Norma Morgan, Delilah Pierce, Faith Ringgold, Lucille (Malkia) Roberts, Ann
Tanksley, Alma Thomas, Barbara Zuber Wraps.
STATEN ISLAND (NY). Staten Island Museum.
March 8-April 19, 1970.
Exhib. cat. Text by Barry Lee Delaney. Includes: Al Hollingsworth, Betty Blayton, Romare Bearden, Norman Lewis, Richard
Mayhew, Reginald Gammon, Kirby DuVillier. 8vo, wraps.
BOSTON (MA). Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists.
Afro-American Artists: New York and Boston.
May 19-June 23, 1970.
92 pp. exhib. cat, 67 b&w illus. of work by 69 artists, exhib. checklist. Intro. by Edmund B. Gaither. Important early exhibition.
Includes Emma Amos, Benny Andrews, Ellsworth Ausby, Malcolm Bailey, Ellen Banks, Romare Bearden, Robert Blackburn, Betty
Blayton, Ronald Boutte, Lynn Bowers, Frank Bowling, Marvin Brown, Calvin Burnett, Dana C. Chandler, John Chandler, Barbara
Chase-Riboud, Ed Clark, Eldzier Cortor, Ernest Crichlow, Emilio Cruz, Avel DeKnight, Henry DeLeon, Stanley Pinckney, James
Denmark, Reginald Gammon, Felrath Hines, Alvin C. Hollingsworth, Bill Howell, Zell Ingram, Gerald Jackson, Daniel L. Johnson,
Milton Johnson, Ben Jones, Lois Mailou Jones, Tonnie O. Jones, Cliff Joseph, Harriet Kennedy, Hughie Lee-Smith, Norman Lewis,
Tom Lloyd, Al Loving, Richard Mayhew, Edward McCluney, Jr., Algernon Miller, Joe Overstreet, Louise Parks, Stanley Pinckney,
Jerry Pinkney, John W. Rhoden, Bill Rivers, Mahler Ryder, Raymond Saunders, Thomas Sills, Al Smith, Vincent D. Smith, Richard
Stroud, Alma Thomas, Bob Thompson, Lovett Thompson, Russ Thompson, Lloyd Toone, Luther Vann, Paul Waters, Richard
Waters, Jack White, Yvonne Williams, John Wilson, Hale Woodruff, Richard Yarde. Sq. 4to, pictorial self-wraps. First ed.
NEW YORK (NY). Acts of Art, Inc.
Rebuttal to Whitney Museum Exhibition: Black Artists in Rebuttal at Acts of Art Gallery.
Unpag. (20 pp.) exhib. cat., 54 b&w illus., brief biogs. of 48 artists. The text consists of an unsigned foreword (probably by Nigel L.
Jackson, director of Acts of Art); a reprint of Z. D. Allen's review of the exhibition, "Rebuttal to the Whitney," from Chelsea Clinton
News (Apr. 15, 1971). The catalogue was published after the show opened. Artists included: Benny Andrews, James Belfon, Betty
Blayton, Lynn (Chuck) Bowers, Vivian Browne, Calvin Burnett, Jo Butler, Robert Carter, Art Coppedge, Adger Cowans, Joseph
Delaney, J. Brooks Dendy, III, James Denmark, Reginald Gammon, Moses Paul Groves, Lester Gunter, Byron Hall, William Charles
Henderson, II, Leon Hicks, Nigel L. Jackson, Kenneth Vrook Johnson, Cliff Joseph, Philip Martin, Kenneth Matthews, Richard
Mayhew, Dindga McCannon, Alexander S. McMath, Ademola Olugebefola, William Payne, James Phillips, Kenneth Radcliffe, Junius
Redwood, Enid Richardson, Gregory Ridley, Jr., Haywood (Bill) Rivers, Donald J. Robertson, Philippe G. Smith, Ann Tanksley, Bob
Thompson, Russell Thompson, Robert Threadgill, Lloyd Toone, Bennie White, Timothy Wilkins, Walter H. Williams, Ed Wilson,
Frank W. Wimberley, Hale Woodruff. Sq. 8vo, stapled tan wraps, lettered in brown, illus. of wire sculpture by James Denmark..
CHICAGO (IL). Illinois Arts Council and Illinois Bell Lobby Gallery.
Black American Artists / 71.
12 pp. catalogue of an important traveling exhibition circulated by the Illinois Arts Council and Illinois Bell; checklist of 136 works by
59 artists, 28 b&w illus., address list for many of the artists. Intro. and curated by Robert H. Glauber; statements by some of the
artists on the topic of being a Black artist in 1971. Ralph Arnold, Sam Gilliam, Russell T. Gordon, Joseph B. Ross Jr., and by Edward
K. Taylor (President of the Harlem Cultural Council.). Artists included in the exhibition: Benny Andrews, Ralph Arnold, Romare
Bearden, Cleveland Bellow, Betty Blayton, Lynn Bowers, Vivian Browne, Robert Carter, Bernie Casey, LeRoy Clarke, Floyd
Coleman, Dan Concholar, Dale Davis, Avel DeKnight, Richard Dempsey, David Driskell, Michael Esteves, Babatunde Folayemi, Sam
Gilliam, Russell T. Gordon, David Hammons, Ben Hazard, Bill Howell, Raymond Howell, Manuel Hughes, Richard Hunt, Tonnie
Jones, James DeWitt King, Jr., Jacob Lawrence, Leon Lank Leonard, Sr., Richard Mayhew, Geraldine McCullough, Charles McGee,
Allie McGhee, Algernon Miller, Arthur Monroe, Keith Morrison, Ademola Olugebefola, Joe Overstreet, William Pajaud, Stephanie
Pogue, Leslie Price, Noah Purifoy, Robert Reid, John T. Riddle, Gregory Ridley, Faith Ringgold, Joseph B. Ross, Jr., Raymond
Saunders, John T. Scott, Vincent Smith, Alma Thomas, Timothy Washington, Charles White, Stanley Whitney, Walter J. Williams,
Rip Woods, Kenneth Young, Milton Young. Exhibition venues included: Chicago, Springfield (IL), Valparaiso (IL), Peoria (IL),
Rockford (IL), Quincy (IL), University of Iowa Art Museum, Iowa City (IA), November 2, 1971-January 2, 1972.] 4to, stapled
wraps. Individuated covers printed for at least two locations.
NEWARK (NJ). Newark Museum.
Black Artists: Two Generations.
May 13-September 6, 1971.
36 pp. exhib. catalogue listing 115 works by 59 artists (only 10 women artists included), 58 b&w illus. plus b&w cover design by
Dmitri Wright; addresses for approx. 30 artists. Text by Samuel C. Miller; poem by Paul Waters. Important record of one of the
major African American exhibitions of the early 70's. Includes: Charles Axt, Richmond Barthé, Romare Bearden, Betty Blayton,
Samuel Brown, Ernest Crichlow, Norma Criss, Allan Rohan Crite, Barbara Chase-Riboud, Beauford Delaney, Aaron Douglas, William
Edmondson, Barbara Fudge, John Fudge, James Green, Palmer Hayden, Eddie Holmes, Raymond Hunt, Bill Hutson, Zell Ingram,
Gerald Jackson, Bob James, Florian Jenkins, Wilmer Jennings, Ben Johnson, Jeanne Johnson, Malvin Gray Johnson, Sargent
Johnson, William H. Johnson, Ben Jones, Leon Jones, Robert Knight, Jacob Lawrence, Norman Lewis, Edward Loper, Frank
Marshall, Marietta (Betty) Mayes, Gordon Mayes, Richard Mayhew, Don Miller, Julia Miller, Joe Overstreet, Horace Pippin, Rev.
Arthur Roach, Junius Redwood, Robert Reid, Haywood Bill Rivers, Bernard Sejourne, Christopher Shelton, Margaret Slade (Kelley),
George Smith, Vincent Smith, Thelma Johnson Streat, Dox Thrash, Paul Waters, Charles White, John Wilson, Hale Woodruff, and
Dmitiri Wright. Small 4to (26 cm.), pictorial stapled card wraps. First ed.
ITHACA (NY). Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University.
Directions in Afro-American Art.
September 18-October 27, 1974.
75 pp., checklist of 126 works by 38 artists, most represented by 2 b&w illus. plus photo of artist, biog., exhibs., colls. and artists'
statements, bibliog. Text by Rosalind Jeffries. Important early survey. Co-sponsored by the Africana Studies and Research Center,
Cornell University. Artists include: Betty Blayton, Ellen Bond, Jacqueline Bontemps, Leroy Clarke, Melvin Davis, David Driskell,
Edward Grady, Sam Gilliam, Earl Hooks, Richard Hunt, Wadsworth Jarrell, Florian Jenkins, Nina Lovelace, Sam Middleton, Keith
Morrison, Anderson Pigatt, Stephanie Pogue, Martin Puryear, Robert Shields, Thomas Sills, Alma Thomas, Jack White (painter),
William T. Williams. 4to (31 cm.), wraps. Errata sheet laid in. Ed. of 3000.
NASHVILLE (TN). Fisk University, Department of Art.
Amistad II: Afro-American Art.
92 pp. exhib. cat., 74 b&w illus., checklist of 79 works by 53 African American artists. Text by David C. Driskell, self-interview by
Allan M. Gordon, text on Amistad incident by Grant Spradling. Artists include: Benny Andrews, William Artis, Richmond Barthé,
Romare Bearden, Betty Blayton, Michael Borders, Elizabeth Catlett, Jacob Lawrence, Henry O. Tanner, Claude Clark, Sr., Claude
Lockhart Clark, Eldzier Cortor, Allan Rohan Crite, Bing Davis, Philip Randolph Dotson, Aaron Douglas, John Dowell, David Driskell,
William Edmondson, Palmer Hayden, Earl Hooks, Richard Hunt, Clementine Hunter, Malvin Gray Johnson, Sargent Johnson, William
H. Johnson, Joshua Johnson, Lawrence Jones, Lois Mailou Jones, Ted Jones, David McDonald, Sam Middleton, Keith Morrison,
Archibald Motley, James Porter, Gregory Ridley, Raymond Saunders, Charles Sebree, Albert Alexander Smith, Vincent D. Smith, Bill
Taylor, Alma Thomas, Bob Thompson, James Lesesne Wells, Charles White, Walter Williams, William T. Williams, Ellis Wilson, and
others. 4to (29 cm.), wraps. First ed.
COLLEGE PARK (PA). Pennsylvania State University.
Twenty Contemporary Printmakers.
Exhibition of prints from Bob Blackburn's workshop, assembled by Richard Mayhew. Includes 20 artists. Includes Emma Amos,
Benny Andrews, Camille Billops, Bob Blackburn, Betty Blayton, Vivian Browne, Ed Clark, Eldzier Cortor, Melvin Edwards, Richard
Hunt, Mohammed Omer Khalil, Norman Lewis, Richard Mayhew, Stephanie Pogue, Mavis Pusey, Vincent D. Smith, Sharon E.
Sutton, Benjamin L. Wigfall, John Wilson, Wendy Wilson. Exhibition flyer.
HUNTSVILLE (AL). Huntsville Museum of Art.
Black Artists / South.
April 1-July 29, 1979.
64 pp., illus., bibliog. Dedicated to Aaron Douglas. One of the most substantial exhibitions of Black artists of the 70s, curated by
Ralph M. Hudson. 150 artists included: Charles H. Alston, Frederick C. Alston, Emma Amos, William Anderson, Benny Andrews,
Emmanuel V. Asihene, William E. Artis, Richmond Barthé, Romare Bearden, Herman Beasley, John T. Biggers, Betty Blayton,
Shirley Bolton, Arthur L. Britt, Sr., Wendell T. Brooks, Arthur Carraway, George Washington Carver, Yvonne Parks Catchings,
Elizabeth Catlett, Don Cincone, Claude Clark, Claude Lockhart Clark, Benny Cole, Tarrence Corbin, G. C. Coxe, Ernest Crichlow,
Ernest J. Davidson, Jr., Joseph Delaney, James Denmark, Murry N. Depillars, Hayward R. Dinsmore, Sr., Jeff R. Donaldson, Aaron
Douglas, David Driskell, William Edmondson, Marion Epting, Burford E. Evans, Minnie Evans, Elton Fax, Sam Gilliam, J. Eugene
Grigsby, Robert Hall, Phillip Hampton, Isaac Hathaway, Wilbur Haynie, Alfred Hinton, Fannie Holman, Earl J. Hooks, John W.
Howard, Jean Paul Hubbard, Ernestine Huff, James Huff, Clementine Hunter, A.B. Jackson, Wilmer Jennings, Bill Johnson, Harvey
L. Johnson, Joshua Johnson, Malvin Gray Johnson, William H. Johnson, William E. Johnston, James Edward Jones, Lawrence A.
Jones, Lois Mailou Jones, Ted Jones, Jack Jordan, James E. Kennedy, Virginia Jackson Kiah, Simmie L. Knox, Lawrence Compton
Kolawole, Jean Lacy, Larry Francis Lebby, Hughie Lee-Smith, Samella Lewis, Henri Linton, Oscar Logan, Jesse Lott, Nina Lovelace,
Edward McCluney, Jr., Phillip L. Mason, Steve Matthews, Grady Garfield Miles, Minnie Marianne Miles, Lev Mills, Clifford Mitchell,
Corinne Mitchell, Sister Gertrude Morgan, Jimmie Mosely, Jr., Archibald J. Motley, Jr., Otto Neals, Trudell Mimms Obey, Hayward
L. Oubré, John Outterbridge, Joe Overstreet, Roderick Owens, William Pajaud, Curtis Patterson, John Payne, Clifton Pearson,
Marion Perkins, Harper Phillips, Robert Pious, Stephanie Pogue, P.H. Polk, Nancy Elizabeth Prophet, Roscoe C. Reddix, Robert Reid,
Leon Renfro, John W. Rhoden, John T. Riddle, Jr., Gregory D. Ridley, Jr., Haywood Rivers, Arthur Rose, John T. Scott, Thomas
Sills, Carroll H. Simms, Jewel Woodard Simon, Merton D. Simpson, Van E. Slater, Maurice Strider, Clarence Talley, James Tanner,
Alma Thomas, Elaine F. Thomas, Bob Thompson, Mose Tolliver, Dox Thrash, Leo F. Twiggs, Harry Vital, Larry Walker, James W.
Washington, Jr., James Watkins, Clifton G. Webb, James Lesesne Wells, Amos White, Charles White, Jessie Whitehead, Claudia
Widdiss, Chester Williams, Walter J. Williams, William T. Williams, Ed Wilson, Ellis Wilson, Everett L. Winrow, Viola Wood, Hale
Woodruff, Doris Woodson, Charles A. Young, Kenneth Young, Milton Young. 4to (29 cm.), felt-covered wraps. First ed.
NASHVILLE (TN). Van Vechten Gallery, Fisk University.
Directions in Afro-American Abstract Art.
October 17-November 17, 1982.
9 pp. exhib. cat., b&w illus. Curated with text by Jerry C. Waters. Artists included: Betty Blayton, Ellen Bond, Jacqueline
Bontemps, Melvin Davis, David Driskell, Edward Grady, Sam Gilliam, Earl J. Hooks, Richard Hunt, Adrienne Jenkins, Nina Lovelace,
Sam Middleton, Keith Morrison, Stephanie Pogue, Martin Puryear, Robert Shields, Thomas Sills, Alma Thomas, William T. Williams,
Viola Wood. 8vo (25 cm.), stapled wraps. First ed.
NEW YORK (NY). Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Art in Print: A Tribute to Robert Blackburn.
November 30, 1984-January 18, 1985.
15 pp. exhib. cat., illus. Intro. Julia Hotten; commentaries by Romare Bearden, Emma Amos. Eldzier Cortor, A. J. Smith, Michael
Williams, Robin Holder, mentions Betty Blayton, Bill Hutson, Al Loving, Romare Bearden, Ed Clark, Benny Andrews, Vincent
Smith, Norman Lewis, John Wilson, Sharon Sutton, Mel Edwards. Exhib. checklist includes 30 artists: Charles Alston, Emma Amos,
Benny Andrews, Romare Bearden, Camille Billops, Willie Birch, Bob Blackburn, Betty Blayton, Vivian Browne, Ed Clark, Eldzier
Cortor, Adger Cowans, Ernest Crichlow, Melvin Edwards, Herbert Gentry, Charles Graham; Raymond Grist, Robin Holder, Bill
Hutson, Souleymane Keita, Norman Lewis, Richard Mayhew, Ademola Olugebefola, Pat Richardson, Albert Alexander Smith,
Virginia Evans-Smith, Shirley Stark, Benjamin Wigfall, Jack White, William T. Williams.
ATLANTA (GA). Neighborhood Arts Center.
Graphic Art by Afro-American Artists: The Tougaloo Collection.
March 8-April 5, 1987.
Included: Emma Amos, Benny Andrews, John Biggers, Bob Blackburn, Camille Billops, Betty Blayton, Romare Bearden, Elizabeth
Catlett, Floyd Coleman, Eldzier Cortor [as Elzier], Ernest Crichlow, David Driskell, Thomas Eloby, Lawrence Jones, Edward
McCluney, Mavis Pusey, Raymond Saunders, Alvin Smith, William Taylor, Charles White, Walter Williams, Hale Woodruff.
PHOENIX (AZ). Phoenix Opportunities Industrialization Center.
Artists of the Black Community/USA.
May 26-August 19, 1988.
Exhib. cat., bio and illus. for each artist. Statements by Robert L. Matthews, Eugene Grigsby Jr. and Gene C. Blue. Artists included:
Charles Alston, Edward Bannister, Romare Bearden, John Biggers, Robert Blackburn, Betty Blayton, Elizabeth Catlett, Robert
Colescott, Vernelle DeSilva, Jeff Donaldson, Mel Edwards, Sam Gilliam, Richard Hunt, Paul Keene, Gwendolyn Knight, Jacob
Lawrence, Donald Locke, Richard Mayhew, John Outterbridge, Raymond Saunders, Kara Shepherd, Francis Sprout, Leo Twiggs,
George Welch, Charles White, Hale Woodruff, Rip Woods 4to, wraps.
COLUMBIA (SC). Columbia Museum of Art.
Southern Women Artists.
September 2-November 11, 1990.
36 pp. exhib. cat., biogs., illus., checklist. Introduction by Lin Nelson-Mayson; text by Lisa Ray. Artists included: Emma Amos,
Trena Banks, basket maker Mary Jane Bennett, Betty Blayton-Taylor, Elizabeth Catlett, Maggie Manigault.
Hartford (CT). CRT's Craftery Gallery.
Master Printmaker ROBERT BLACKBURN Exhibition.
October 29, 1995-March 30, 1996.
Exhibition invitation card lists a concurrent exhibition of works from the Bob Blackburn Workshop archives. Includes the following
black artists: Emma Amos, Benny Andrews, John Biggers, Camille Billops, Willie Birch, Betty Blayton, Vivian Browne, Elizabeth
Catlett, Melvin W. Clark, Ernest Crichlow, Mslabe Dumile-Feni, Melvin Edwards, Elton Fax, Herbert Gentry, Manuel Hughes, Robin
Holder, Margo Humphrey, Noah Jemison, Spencer Lawrence, Richard Mayhew, Otto Neals, Rudzani Nemasetoni, Laurie Ourlicht,
Aminah Robinson, Juan Sanchez, Vincent Smith, Tesfaye Tessema, Luther Vann, Richard Yarde, Charles White, Michael Kelly
Williams. Invitation card (7 x 5 in.,), glossy card stock, printed on both sides.
NEW YORK (NY). Cinque Gallery
1997, 1998 and 2000
NEW YORK (NY). National Arts Club.
Women Artists in Celebration of Lois Mailou Jones.
March 18-27, 1999.
24 pp. exhib. cat., 17 b&w illus., plus cover photo of Jones, brief biog. and small photo of each of the other 8 artists with artist's
personal statement about Lois Mailou Jones. Text and curated by Julia Hotton; afterword by David C. Driskell. Checklist of 14 works
by Lois Mailou Jones (mostly works from the collection of Dr. Beny Primm ), and works by Emma Amos, Camille Billops, Betty
Blayton, Nanette Carter, Catti, Rose Piper, Patricia Richardson, Virginia Evans Smit. A wonderful exhibition mounted as a
fundraiser for the Harlem Youth Development Foundation that came and went without any attention from the art world. 4to, wraps.
First ed. Opening invitation card laid in.
NEW YORK (NY). UFA Gallery
ACCRA (GHANA). The National Museum.
NCA's International Conference Exhibition
NEW YORK (NY). Schomburg Library, Gallery
NCA, Masters Exhibition,
NEW YORK (NY). UFA Gallery.
Black Print Masters: Past and Present.
September 7-October 13, 2001.
Group exhibition of 15 artists including: Charles Alston, Romare Bearden, John Biggers, Robert Blackburn, Betty Blayton, Elizabeth
Catlett, Eldzier Cortor, Hayward Oubré, Wilmer Jennings, Jacob Lawrence, Norman Lewis, Samella Lewis, Ann Tanksley, John
Wilson and Hale Woodruff.
WASHINGTON (DC) Smithsonian
The Bob Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Traveling Show
NEW YORK (NY) Parsons Aronson Galleries
African-American Women Artists
LANCASTER (PA). Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College.
Something to Look Forward To.
March 26-June 27, 2004.
viii, 60 pp. exhibition catalogue, color illus., bibliog. Curated by Bill Hutson; texts by April Kingsley, Franklin Sirmans, and Geoffrey
Jacques. An exhibition featuring abstract art by 22 American artists of African descent who have been exhibiting for three decades.
Includes: Betty Blayton, Frank Bowling, Yvonne Pickering Carter, Edward Clark, Melvin Edwards, Sam Gilliam, David Hammons,
Gerald Jackson, Lawrence Compton Kolawole, Alvin Loving, Richard Mayhew, Sam Middleton, Mary Lovelace O'Neal, Joe
Overstreet, Howardena Pindell, Helen Evans Ramsaran, John T. Scott, Sylvia Snowden, the late Mildred Thompson, Jack Whitten,
William T. Williams, and Frank Wimberley. [Traveling exhibition. Other venues included Heckscher Museum, Long Island, NY;
California African-American Museum, Los Angeles; Lowe Museum, University of Miami; Beach Museum of Art, February 5-April 2,
2006). Sq. 8vo (26 cm.; 10 x 9.1 in.), wraps. First ed.
NEW YORK (NY), Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion (Columbia University) and Countee Cullen Library/Gallery
Seeing Jazz: A Tribute to Master Artists & An Exhibition of Contemporary Artists
June - July 30 2004.
On exhibit are works by artists Romare Bearden, Benny Andrews, Richard Mayhew, Faith Ringgold, Max Ferguson, Al Loving,
Michael Singletary, Ademola Olugebefola, Verna Hart, Howardina Pindell, Michael Cummings, Ernani, Ann Tanksley, Betty Blayton
Taylor and Deceus in addition to photographers Chuck Stewart and Kwame Braithwaite.
PHILADELPHIA (PA). Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
The Chemistry of Color: African American Artists in Philadelphia, 1970-1990. The Harold A. and Ann R. Sorgenti
Collection of Contemporary African-American Art.
January 11-April 10, 2005.
96 pp. exhib. cat., 60 color plates, bibliog., index, timeline integrating artistic achievements with local and national events. Text by
Kim Sajet, with foreword by Howardena Pindell. Exhibition of the Harold A. and Ann R. Sorgenti Collection of contemporary African
American art. Includes works by Benny Andrews, James Atkins, Romare Bearden, Camille Billops, Willie Birch, James Brantley, Moe
Brooker, Beverly Buchanan, Barbara Bullock, Calvin Burnett, Charles Burwell, Donald Camp, Syd Carpenter, Nanette Carter, Yvonne
Pickering Carter, Nannette Acker Clark, Gregory Coates, Adger W. Cowans, John E. Dowell, Jr., Allan L. Edmunds, Sam Gilliam,
Curlee Raven Holton, Edward Hughes, Richard Hunt, Jacob Lawrence, Earl B. Lewis, Alvin Loving, Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier, John
McDaniels, Howardena Pindell, Faith Ringgold, John E. Rozelle, Betty Saar, Raymond Saunders, Charles Searles, Andrew Turner,
Richard J. Watson, Stanley K. Whitney, Jack Whitten, William T. Williams, Gilberto Antonio Wilson. Numerous other artists
mentioned in passing: Ellsworth Ausby, Betty Blayton, Deryl Mackie, James Phillips, Horace Pippin, Martin Puryear, Mavis
Pusey, Louis Sloan, Bradley Smith, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Hubert Taylor, Bob Thompson, Dox Thrash, Ellen Tiberino, Pheoris
West, et al. 4to (11.8 x 9 in.; 31 cm.), stiff self-wraps. First ed.
ATLANTA (GA). Hammonds House Museum.
Betty Blayton & Robin Holder: Daughters of the House of Life.
April 29-June 21, 2007.
Two person exhibition of paintings and prints.
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