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Corita Kent: biography, selected museum exhibitions, public collections and shows at kaufmann repetto

 

biography

Born in 1918, in Fort Dodge, IA, USA. Died in 1986 in Boston.

 

Selected museum exhibitions

Artists Repond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis (2019); Power Up: Corita Kent’s Heavenly Pop, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento; We have no art, we do everything as well as we can, Passerelle Centre d’art contemporain, Brest (2018); Corita Kent: Spiritual Pop, Portland Art Museum, Portland (2016); Someday Is Now: The Art of Corita Kent, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena (2015); R(ad)ical Love: Sister Mary Corita, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington (2012); E is for Everyone: Celebrating Sister Corita, The Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco (2011)

 

public collections

Museum of Modern Art, New York; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Victoria and Albert Museum, London; The Centre Pompidou, Paris; Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego; The Print Center, Philadelphia; Portland Art Museum, Portland; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa; Oregon State College, Corvallis; Oakland Museum of California, Oakland; New York Public Library, New York; National Gallery of Art, Washington DC; National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Museum Fine Arts, Boston; Museum Fine Arts, Houston; Ludwig Museum, Cologne; Magasin des Horizons Art Center, Grenoble; 49 Nord 6 Est- Frac Lorraine, Metz; Academy of Art Museum, Easton; Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco; Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Art Institute of Zanesville, Zanesville; Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris; Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University; Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn; Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis; California Museum, Sacramento; Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard; Chartwell Collection; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas; Dom Museum, Vienna; Frac île-de-france; Fisher Museum of Art Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman; Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth; Gutman Library, Harvard University; Hammer Museum, Grunwald Center for Graphic Arts, UCLA, Los Angeles; Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge; Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu

 

shows at Kaufmann Repetto

Works from the 1960s, 2019, solo show at kaufmann repetto New York

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Upcoming solo exhibitions

2021
kaufmann repetto, Milan

2020
Heroes and Sheroes, Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato

 

Upcoming group exhibition

2020
Never Done: 100 Years of Women in Politics and Beyond, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York

 

Selected solo and duo exhibitions

2020
Joyful Revolutionary, TAXISPALAIS Kunsthalle Tirol, Innsbruck
Corita Kent: There Should Be New Rules Every Week, Olson Gallery, Bethel University, Saint Paul

2019
Artists Repond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis

Works from the 1960s, kaufmann repetto, New York

I Wish To Communicate With You: Corita Kent & Matt Keegan, POTTS, Alhambra, CA

 

2018

Pop Up Art Festival – Corita Kent at The Oaks, California Museum of Art, Thousand Oaks, CA

Damn Everything But the Circus, Exile Books, Miami, FL

Power Up: Corita Kent’s Heavenly Pop, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

Corita Kent: Get With The Action, Ditchling Museum of Art+Craft, Ditchling, England

We have no art, we do everything as well as we can, Passerelle Centre d’art contemporain, Brest, France

Vitrine de la collection: Corita Kent, FRAC Ile-de-France, Paris, France

Corita and the Begotten Word, ArtReach Gallery, First Congregational Church UCC, Portland, OR

 

2017

We Can Make It: The Prints of Corita Kent, Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

Mass Appeal: The Art of Corita Kent, California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA

Corita Kent, FRAC Ile-de-France, Paris, France

Foire international d’arte contemporain, Galerie Allen, Paris, France

 

2016

The Wonders We Seek: Works by Corita Kent, Manhattan College, Bronx, NY

Corita Kent: Peace, Love and Rock’n Art, Catholic Information Center, Grand Rapids, MI

Corita Kent: Spiritual Pop, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

Sister Corita: Summer of Love, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand; travelled to: Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, AustraliaIn the Beginning was the Word: Works by Corita Kent, Patricia and Philip Frost Art Museum Miami, FL

Love is Here to Stay and That’s Enough: Prints by Sister Corita Kent, Robert & Karen Hoehn

Family Galleries, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

 

2015

Resurrection of the Spirit – Corita Kent, Galerie Allen, Paris, France

Sister Corita: Summer of Love, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand

Rules of Engagement, Vejle Kunstmuseum, Vejle, Denmark

Corita Kent: Footnotes and Headlines, Schlesinger Library, Cambridge, MA

Be The Change: The Corita Experience, Marylyn and Chuck Klaus Center for Arts, Marymount California University, San Pedro, CA

Corita Kent: Shades of Wonder, USC Caruso Catholic Center, Los Angeles, CA

Someday Is Now: The Art of Corita Kent, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

Sister Mary Corita Kent, Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR

Hope Has Me, DePree Gallery at Hope College, Holland, MI

 

2014

but, there is only one thing that has power – Corita Kent, Galerie Allen, Paris, France

Let the Sun Shine In, Circle Culture Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Someday Is Now: The Art of Corita Kent, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH; travelled to: The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA; Baker Museum,Naples, FA

 

2013

Someday Is Now: The Art of Corita Kent, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY

The Artwork of Corita Kent: Artist, Educator, and Social Justice Activist, New Roads School, Santa Monica, CA

The Corita Kent Exhibition, The Herb Alpert Educational Village, Santa Monica, CA

The Gospel According to Corita Kent, Parson House Gallery, Assonet, MA

There Will Be New Rules Next Week, Dundee Contemporary Arts Center, Dundee, Scotland

 

2012

Ningyo Editions, Watertown, MA

R(ad)ical Love: Sister Mary Corita, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC

To Believe: The Spirited Art of Corita, John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

 

2011

A Joyous Protest: The Graphic Work of Corita Kent, The Markhausen Gallery of Art at Concordia University, Seward NE

C is for Corita, Kit Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Celebrate Corita!, Castro Valley Library, San Francisco, CA; The John O’Lague Galleria at Hayward City Hall, Hayward, CA

E is for Everyone: Celebrating Sister Corita, The Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, CA

Sister Corita: The Joyous Revolutionary, Thornhill Gallery, Avila University, Kansas City, MO

Sister Corita Kent, Neon Parc, Melbourne, Australia

To Create Is to Relate, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Yobel—Jubilee: A Celebration of the Life of Corita, Buckley Center Gallery, University of Portland, Portland, OR

 

2010

Sister Corita: The Joyous Revolutionary, Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes- Barre, PA; University of Michigan Art Museum, Ann Arbor, MI; Tyler Art Gallery, Oswego, NY

Corita Prints and Posters, Ufizzi Salon, Austin, TX

EveryDAY Miracles: Corita, San Pedro Chamber of Commerce, San Pedro, CA

We Can Create Life without War – The Corita Peace Project, Courtyard Gallery, Hollywood Lutheran Church, Los Angeles, CA

Pop Goes Corita!, The Courtyard Galleries, travelled to: American Catholic Church, Los Angeles, CA Corita at Yuca’s, Yuca’s on Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

fINdings Art Center, San Pedro, CA

 

2009

A Passion for the Possible: The Works of Sister Corita, California State

University, Northridge, Northridge, CA, curated by Aaron Rose

Corita: A Retrospective 1951-1985, Judson Studio Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Corita, Jundt Galleries, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

Corita: Serigraphs and Watercolors 1951-1985, The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, CA

Corita Kent, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY

Corita Retrospective, Los Angeles Cathedral, Los Angeles, CA

Sign Language: The Pop Art of Sister Corita, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT, curated by Ted Hughes

Sister Corita: The Joyous Revolutionary,Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, Canton, NY; travelled to: Crown Center Gallery, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL

The Corita Show, LouWe Gallery, Pasadena, CA

 

2008

Pop Art and Activism: Sister Corita Kent, Barney’s, New York, NY

Sister Corita, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece

Inspired Images, Breslin Fine Art Gallery, East Greenwich, RI

What’s in it for you? Plenty! The practice of Sister Corita, JET, Berlin, Germany, curated by Signal

Sister Corita, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens, Greece; Thessaloniki, GreeceCorita: A Retrospective 1951-1985, Judson Gallery of Contemporary and Traditional Art, Los Angeles, CA

Power Up: Serigraphs by Corita Kent, Thacher Gallery at the University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, curated by Fr. Thomas Lucas

We Can Create Life Without War: A Retrospective Exhibit of the Works of Corita Kent, Breslin Fine Arts, Inc., East Greenwich, RI

A Passion for the Possible: The Works of Sister Corita, Circle Culture, Berlin, Germany; travelled to: Monster Children Gallery, Sydney, Australia, curated by Aaron Rose

Power Up: Sister Corita, DCA Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland

Power Up—Have a Hippy Holiday, Barneys, New York, NY

Corita, Louwe Gallery, South Pasadena, CA

 

2007

Bright Bird: The Art of Sister Mary Corita Kent, Spirit Room Gallery, Fargo, ND

The Art of Corita Kent and the History of the Boston Gas Tank: Dorchester Arts Collaborative and Dorchester Historical Society, Seven Hill Yacht Club, Dorchester, MA

Yes People Like Us: Prints from the 1960s by Sister Corita, Museum Ludwig, Ludwig, Germany, curated by Julie Ault

Corita Kent: Serigraphs, Part of the Seventh Triennial Conference on the History of Women Religious, The Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, INCorita Kent Serigraphs, LouWe Gallery, Pasadena, CA

Wet and Wild: The Spirit of Sister Corita, Signal Center for Contemporary Art, Malmo, Sweden

 

2006

Sister Corita’s Love of Life, San Luis Obispo Art Center, San Luis Obispo, CA

Bring the War Home, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY

Sister Corita: Works from the 1960s, Between Bridges, London, UK, curated by Julie Ault

 

2005

A Passion for the Possible: Serigraphs by Corita, St. Paul’s Cathedral, San Diego, CA

 

2004

The Power of Corita, A Retrospective, Claremont School of Theology, Claremont, CA

 

2003

There Will Be New Rules Next Week: Serigraphs by Sister Corita Kent from the Permanent Collection, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA

 

2000

The Big G Stands for Goodness: Corita Kent’s 1960s Pop, Luckman Gallery, CSULA, Los Angeles, CA; travelled to: Norah Eccles Harrison Museum
of Art, Utah State University; Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV; UTSA Art Gallery, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX; Beaver College (Arcadia University) Art Gallery, Glenside, PA, curated by Michael Duncan

 

1999

Life That Takes Place All Around Us: A Dialogue with Corita, The United Faith’s Council’s “Spirit Matters Week”

Sister Corita at Trinity, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland, OR

 

1998

Corita Kent, Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, IN

 

1996

Corita Retrospective and Sale, Immaculate Heart High School, Los Angeles, CA

 

1994

Corita’s Watercolors: Nature Speaks, Ad Gallery, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

 

1987

Thirty Years of Corita’s Art: A Retrospective Exhibition, Acevedo

Gallery, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

 

1985

Retrospective Art Exhibit, Valley Art Gallery, Portola Valley, CA

Corita Kent, Acevedo Gallery, University of San Diego, CA

Corita – Exhibit of Prints and Watercolors, The Eden Express, Hayward, CA

Holiday Beginning, Saint Philip’s Pastoral Center, Pasadena, CA

Corita – Recent Watercolors, Images Gallery, Toleda, OH

Holiday’s End, Foyer Gallery, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA

Corita Kent, Gormley Gallery, College of Notre Dame of Maryland,Baltimore, MD Corita, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

 

1984

Corita Kent, The Well Being, Scripps Memorial Hospital Foundation, La Jolla, CA

Very Mine is My Valentine. Corita – Her New Work, Valley Art Gallery, Portola Valley, CA

 

1983

New Serigraphs of Love, Valley Art Gallery, Portola Valley, CA

Corita Kent, University Art Center San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Celebrations, Simmons College Gallery, Boston, MA

Corita Kent, Mason-McDuffie Real Estate, Inc., El Cerrito, CACorita Kent, University Art Center, Palo Alto, CA

 

1982

Corita Kent, Danville Territory Gallery, Danville, CA

Corita Kent, Mayfair Art Gallery, Manhattan, NYCorita Kent, Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA

 

1981

Corita Kent, Kauffman Galleries, Houston, TX

 

1980

Corita: A Retrospective, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

A Retrospective Exhibition, Wm. Underwood Co. Gallery, Westwood, MA

1979

Artist of the Month Series, Mayer Gallery, Marylhurst College, Marylhurst, OR

 

1977 Corita Exhibit, Talisman Prints, Laguna Beach, CA

 

1976

Corita Serigraphs, North Street North Gallery, Boston, MA

Riverside Art Center

 

1975

Corita – A Retrospective, The Syntex Gallery, Palo Alto, CA

 

1974

Corita at the Bare Cove Gallery, The Bare Cove Gallery, Hingham, MA

Lois Burnett Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Syntex Art Gallery, Stanford Industrial Park

 

1972

Corita: A Retrospective Exhibit

 

1970

Corita Kent Serigraphs, Mayer Gallery, Marylhurst College, Marylhurst, OR

 

1969

New Prints by Sister Mary Corita, I.H.M., Botolph Gallery, Boston, MA

Corita, Morris Gallery, New York, NY

 

1968

Treeland’s Upper Gallery, Thousand Oaks, CAGeorgetown Graphics Gallery, Washington, DC

 

1967

Sister Mary Corita, Serigraphs, Longwood College, Farmville, VASister Mary Corita, The New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

Life – New Life, First Lutheran Church, East Orange, NJ College of the Siskiyous, Dunsmuir, CA

Cushing-Martin Library, Stonehill

College, Easton, MA

College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN

 

1966

Retrospective show of prints by Sister Mary Corita, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA

Sister Mary Corita Serigraphs, Thorne Hall and Art Building, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA

No Man is a Watermelon, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Being Alive – New Serigraphs by Sister Mary Corita, Art Originals Gallery, New Canaan, CT

Serigraphs by Sister Mary Corita, The Gallery of the Theatre of Arts St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Wissahickon, PA

Greensburg Central Catholic High School, Greensburg, PA

 

1965

Peace on Earth, I.B.M. Storefront, New York, NY

Potpourri of Good Design – Serigraphs by Sister Mary Corita, Old Tappan, NJ

Sister Mary Corita’s 1965 Prints, Showcase Cinema, Lawrence, MASister Mary Corita, IHM,

Serigraphs, The Liturgical And Sacred Art Institute, Wichita, Kansas Wisconsin Lutheran

Chapel & Student Center, Madison, WI

Crenshaw-Imperial branch of Inglewood Public Library, Inglewood, CA

Dialogue, Immaculate Heart College Library, Los Angeles, CA

 

1964

Beatitude Wall, Vatican Pavilion, New York’s World Fair, New York, NY Jefferson Gallery, San Diego, CA

Christian Association of the University of Pennsylvania Botolph Group, Boston, MA

Sister Mary Corita Serigraphs, Morris Gallery, New York, NY 1963 Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Carson Roberts, Inc., Los Angeles, CA

Saginaw Museum of Art, Saginaw, MI

 

1961

Comara Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

1960

Main Street offices, Sarasota Federal Savings and Loans, Sarasota, Florida

Bullock’s Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Recent Serigraphs by Sister Mary Corita, I.F.A. Galleries, Washington, D.C.

 

1959

Sister Mary Corita, Morris Gallery, New York, NY

 

1958

Corita Kent, Print Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

Mirell Gallery, Coconut Grove FL

Dallas Museum, Dallas, TX

Rockhurst College, Kansas City, MO

Akron Art Institute, Akron, OH

Colorado Springs Museum, CO

City Tower Hall Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 1957 Maryknoll Fathers, Maryknoll, NY

Pennsylvania State University, Park, PA

The Louisiana Art Commission, Old State Capitol, Baton Rouge, LA

 

1954

Serigraphs by Sister Mary Corita, I.H.M., The Catholic Graphic Arts Guild at the Catholic Information Center, Philadelphia, PA

 

Selected group exhibitions

2020
Lover Earth: Art and Ecosexuality, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs
Museum for Preventive Imagination, Museo Macro, Rome
Paperwork: Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection, Newport Art Museum, Newport
Revolutions: Records and Rebels, La Villette, Paris
To Bough and To Bend, Bridge Projects, Los Angeles
Vent’anni – Twenty Years, 20th anniversary exhibition, kaufmann repetto, Milan

 

2019

Supermarket: Pop Art and 1960’s America, BYU Museum of Art, Provo

Lasting Impressions: Highlights from the Print Collection, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse

Empowered, Gallery of Art, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls

Critical Printing, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

Still I Rise: Feminisms, Gender, Resistance – Act 3, Arnolfini, Bristol

Give Me the Message! Political posters from Cuba, France, and the United States, 1960-1975, Cooley Art Gallery, Reed College, Portland

Word and Image, Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee

Between the Lines: Typography in LACMA’s Collection, LACMA, Los Angeles

From Camelot to Kent State: Pop Art, 1960-1975, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit

Revolutions: Records and Rebels, Melbourne Museum, Victoria

Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.

Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

Still I Rise: feminisms, gender, resistance, De La Warr Pavilion, East Sussex, UK

 

2018

Nine Moments for Now, Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Citoyennes paradoxales, Palais du Tau à Reims, Reims, France

Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection, Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY

Still I Rise: feminisms, gender, resistance, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK

Just to Live is Holy: Women Religious and a Tradition of Art, Faith, and Justice, Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA

A Cris Ouverts – 6th Annual Les Ateliers de Rennes Contemporary Art Biennals, Les Ateliers de Rennes, Rennes, France

Collecting on the Edge, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan, UT

be of love and other stores: Contemporary Highlights from the Permanent Collection, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI

Get with the Action: Political Poster from the 1960s to Now, SFMOMA,
San Francisco, CA

California: Designing Freedom, Stedelijk Museum of Contemporary Art & Design, Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

“Smash the control images:” Idiosyncratic Visions in Late Century American Art, The Gund Gallery at Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

Arts & Nature Social Club, Circle Culture, Berlin, Germany

FEMINAE LA Typographic Voices of Women by Women, Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography (HMCT), Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

Artists Take Action! Recent Acquisitions from the Davis, the Davis, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

Generations: Female Artists in Dialog, Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany

JE MARCHE DONC NOUS SOMMES, Magasin des Horizons, Grenoble, France

The Future Is Female, Parts Project, Den Haag, Netherlands

17th Tallinn Print Triennial, Cloud busters: Intensity vs. Intention, Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia

Beginning with the Seventies: Glut, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

100 contestations possibles, Galerie des Publics des Abbatoirs, Toulouse, France

 

2017

Get with the Action: Political Poster from the 1960s to Now, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

be of love and other stores: Contemporary Highlights from the Permanent Collection, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI

Broad Stripes and Bright Stars, Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT

California: Designing Freedom, The Design Museum, London, UK

Harbinger of a Deeper Magic: Selections from Concordia’s Permanent Collection, Marxhausen Gallery, Concordia University, Seward, NE

Woe-men keep going, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

 

2016

Yes yes yes yes: graphics from the 1960s and 1970s, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, AU

Sister Corita Serigraphs 1959-1979, NADA Miami Beach 2016, curated by The Conversation (Berlin), Miami, FL

10th Annual California Hall of Fame Artifact Exhibit, California Museum, Sacramento, CA

Festival de l’Incertitude, Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris, FranceYou Say You Want a

Revolution: Records and Rebels 1966-1970, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Politiques de l’art, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia, Cranbrook Art Museum,Bloomfield Hills, MI

Typeface to Interface: Graphic Design from the Collection, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

Mirrors, DUVE Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Art & Spirit, Shatto Chapel, First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, CA, co-curated by Art Division

Pop Art Prints, Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont, Burlington,VT

Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, San Antonio Museum of Art, SanAntonio,TX

Look at this, and look again, and see a new, Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN

Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan

 

2015

When Artists Speak Truth…, The 8th Floor, Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation

Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

Women and Spirit: Catholic Sisters in California, Museum on Main, Pleasanton, CA

Gettin’ Off The Ground: Contemporary Stories from An American Community, Angels Gate Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA

The Spirit of The Sixties: Art as an Agent for Change, The Trout Gallery, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

 

2014

Who Is My Neighbor? Conference & Art Exhibit, Eyekons, Grand Rapids, MIword UP!, Dunedin Fine Arts Center, Dunedin, FL

Paris Invite le Monde, La Fête du Graphisme, Les Docks – Cité de la Mode et du Design, Paris overseas, ACG (American College of Greece), Athens, Greece

 

2013

Tell It to My Heart: Collected by Julie Ault, Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland; Culturgest, Libson, Portugal

Decade of Dissent: Democracy in Action 1965-1976, Santa Monica Art Studios, ARENA 1, Santa Monica, CA

Letters from Los Angeles: Text in Southern California Art (L.A. Art Show), Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

Air de Pied-à-terre, Lisa Cooley Gallery, New York, NY

Elements, Rudiments, and Principles, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA

 

2012

Arthur Rainbow, Air de Paris Gallery, Paris, France

Decade of Dissent: Democracy in Action 1965-1976, Center for the Study of Political

Graphics at West Hollywood Library, West Hollywood, CA; travelled to: Santa Monic Art Studios, ARENA 1, Santa Monica, CA

Purely Observational/Everyday Political: Artwork of and Inspired by Corita Kent, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan: América Latina y el Caribe, El Panal/The Hive, Puerto Rico

You, Me, She, We, Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Doing What You Want: Marie Louise Eckman, Corita Kent, Mladen Stilinovic and Martha Wilson, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

Amateurism, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany

Pull Everything Out, Spike Island, Bristol, United Kingdom 2011 1.85 Million, Campbelltown Arts Center, Sydney, Australia

For Love Not Money, Tallinn Print Triennial, Tallinn, Estonia

Women and Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America, The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Dubuque, IA; travelled to: Center for History, University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College, South Bend, IN; Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles, CA
California Design, 1930 – 1965: Living in a Modern Way, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

The Personal is Political: Women Artists from the Collection, The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Civic Virtue: The Impact of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery and the Watts Towers Arts Center, Municipal Gallery at Barnsdall Art Park and the Watts Towers Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA

Cruising the Archive: Queer Art and Culture in Los Angeles 1945 – 1980, ONE Archives Gallery and Museum, West Hollywood, CA

Proof: The Rise of Printmaking in Southern California, Norton SimonMuseum,Pasadena, CA Pacific Standard Time, Los Angeles, CA

Freedom of Speech, Der Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany

2010

You Can Heal Your Life! Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Pieces of 9: Reframing the Collection, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA

The Joyous Revolutionary, Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts,Lubbock, TX

Power Up: Female Pop Artists, Kunsthalle Wein, Vienna, Austria

Women and Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America, S. Dillon Ripley Center at the Smithsonian, Washington, DC; travelled to: Statue of LibertyNational Monument/Ellis Island Immigration Museum, New York, NY; MaltzMuseum of Jewish Heritage, Cleveland, OH

Messaging: Text and Visual Art, Chadron State College, Chadron, NE; Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE

Corita and Friends: 40 Years of Heart Tales, fINdings Art Center,
San Pedro, CA

California Design Biennial: Action/Reaction, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

SWELL: Art 1950 – 2010, Nyehaus, Friedrich Peztel Gallery, and MetroPictures, New York, NY

Freedom of Speech, Der Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany

The California Endowment, Sacrament, CA

I Am. Amen., Trahern Gallery, Austin Peay State University,
Clarksburg, TN

Divine Abstractions: Spiritual Expressions in Art, Gallery 92 West, Fremont, NE

Manifest Equality Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Transcendence: Enlightening Spirits Through Prints, The Turner: Meriam Library at California State University Chico

 

2009

Women and Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America, Cincinnati Museum Center,Cincinnati, OH; The Women’s Museum, Dallas, TX

Signs of Change: Social Movement Cultures, 1968- present, Miller Gallery,

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, curated by Josh MacPheeDivine Abstractions, Gallery 92 West, Fremont, NE

Connections: LA Printmaking 1962 to 1973, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, CA

Winter, State Farm Insurance Building, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Donald Krieger
I Am. Amen., Trahern Gallery, Austin Peay State University,
Clarksburg, TN

Los Angeles Printmaking Society: 20th National Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

International Fine Print Dealers Association, Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY

Compassion, The Institute of Art, Religion, and Social Justice, Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY

 

2008

That was Then…This is Now, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY

Signs of Change: Social Movement Cultures 1960s to Now, Exit Art, New York, NY; Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, PA, curated by Josh MacPhee

246 and Counting, Recent Architecture and Design Acquisitions, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

Made in the USA, The LA Brewery, Los Angeles, CA

That L.A. Desire (Part 1), Galerie Dennis Kimmerich, Dusseldorf, Germany

That Social Space Between Speaking and Meaning, White Columns, New York City, NY Flower Power: A Subversive Botanical, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM

Dissent! 1968 & Now, Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA HouseGuest, Armand Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

We Have Never Met Before […], Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway

Brussels Biennial 1, Brussels Biennial, Brussels, Belgium

Jennifer Bornstein Selects from the Grunwald Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Passion For The Possible, Monster Children Gallery, Sydney, Australia; Circle Culture Gallery, Berlin, Germany

 

2007

If Everybody Had an Ocean: Brian Wilson, an Art Exhibition, CAPC Musee d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France; Tate St. Ives, Cornwall, England, curated by Alex Farqueharson

The Believers, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MAUneasy Angel/Imagine Los Angeles, Sprueth Magers, Munich, Germany

Darling, Take Fountain, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens, Greece

Endless Western Sunset, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

Two Years, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

People Like Us: Prints From The 1960s, Museum Ludwig, Koln, Germany

Dissent!, Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

2006

Herd Instinct 360, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York City, NYLos Angeles 1955-1985, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

 

2005

Just do it!, The Subversion of Signs from Marcel Duchamp to PradaMeinhof, Lentos Art Museum, Linz, Austria

The Anti-War Show: The Price of Intervention from Korea to Iraq, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Woodcuts to Wrapping Paper: Concepts of Originality in Contemporary Prints, The Trout Gallery, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

 

2004

Love: Whimsy and Wonder: Art from The Heart, Millard Sheets Gallery, LA County Fair, CA

 

2003

The Anti-War Show: The Price of Intervention From Korea to Iraq, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica Gallery

 

2002

Art and Contemplation, St. Paul’s Cathedral, San Diego, CA

 

2001

Colors of Conscience: Iowa Artists in the Spirit of Corita, CSPS, Cedar Rapids, IA

 

2000

Power Up, Sister Corita and Donald Moffett, Interlocking, Armand Hammer Museum,University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Julie Ault

Pushing The Envelope: The Art of The Postage Stamp, The Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge, Stockbridge, MA

 

1997

Power Up: Reassembled Speech, Interlocking Sister Corita and Donald Moffett, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT

 

1990

Corita Kent Watercolors, Frame-It/Studio & Gallery, Milton, MA

 

1987

Confronting Cancer Through Art, Brand Library Art Gallery, Glendale, CA

 

1986

The Soviet-American Message Exchange, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

 

1981

Woman and Art: An Exhibition of Twenty-Two Contemporary American Artists, Suzanne Brown Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

 

1978

Art and the Alphabet, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

 

1973

Serigraphs by Corita Kent and Linocuts by Walter Balas, Malone Gallery, Loyola MarymountUniversity, Los Angeles, CA

 

1972

National Invitational Prints, Anchorage Historical and Fine Arts Museum, Anchorage, AK

 

1968

Episcopalian Liturgical Conference (“Survival with Style”), Statler Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles, CA

Process ’67 (“Survival with Style”), Cleveland, OH

Fourth Assembly of the World Council of Churches, Uppsala, SwedenThe Unfinished Red, White and Blue Revolution, Pavilion Building, Century City Shopping Center, Century City, CA

1967

Conference on Church and Society, Detroit, MI

Conference on Art, Architecture, and Religion (“Survival with Style”), New York Hilton, NY

Graphics, Bosshart Art Gallery, Glassboro State q College, Glassboro, NJ

 

1966

California Printmakers, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CAPrintmaking USA, Fine Arts Gallery, Purdue University, Lafayette Indiana Fine Arts Festival, Palomar College Fine Arts Center, San Marcos, CATomato Allegory, Botolph Gallery, Boston, MA

The Fifteenth Christocentric Arts Festival, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL

Calendar of Art Exhibits, Longwood College Farmville, Virginia Mandorla Gallery, Atlanta, GA

 

1965

The Many Facets of Motherhood, Benedictine Monks of St. Andrew’s Priory, Valyermo, CA

11th Annual Valyermo Fall Festival, The Free Library of Philadelphia, PA 1964 Prints in the Nineteen Fifties in the collection of the Free Library 1 of Philadelphia: Exhibition in the Print and Picture Department, Oakland Art Museum, Oakland, CA

 

1963

Graphics Arts-USA, Alma-Ata, Yereven, Armenia

Images of Women, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Bird Image and Symbol, Otis Art Institute, Los Angles, CA

Serigraphs by Sister Mary Corita, I.H.M., La Casita, Bullock’s Fashion Square, Sherman Oaks, CA

St. Benedicts College, Atchison, KS East Carolina College, SC Rossmoor Center Show, CA

Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA

 

1962

American Printmakers 1962, Emily Lowe Art Center, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

 

1959

Religious Subjects in Modern Graphic Arts, New York City, NY,
circulated by Smithsonian Institution

Annual International Exhibition, National Serigraph Society, New York, NY

 

1957

One Hundred Years of Architecture, American Institute of Architects Centennial Exhibition,National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

American Prints, 60 artists invited to International Bordighera Biennale, Italy

California Artists 1957, San Jose State College, San Jose, CA

Bay Printmakers Society, Oakland, CA

 

1956

Christ in Christmas, Cincinnati Art Museum

 

1955

Southern California Serigraphs, Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA

16th Annual International Exhibition, National Serigraph Society, New York, NY

 

1954

Young American Printmakers, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Third National Exhibition of Prints: 1954, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

The Contemporaries Christmas Show, The Contemporaries Gallery, New York, NY

 

1953

IGAS Prints Exhibit, Heilborn Studio Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Contemporary American Print 1900-1953, Achenbach Foundation Graphic Arts, San Francisco, CA

14th Annual Exhibition of the American Color Print Society, The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA Second National Print Exhibit, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

New Britain Print Show, New Britain, CT

Quarter Century International Print Show of the Northwest Printmakers, Seattle, WA

The Brooklyn Museum Seventh National Print Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Printmakers, Brooklyn, NY

 

1952

National Serigraph Society, New York, NY
American Water Colors, Drawings, and Prints, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY State Art Exhibit, Sacramento State Fair, Sacramento, CAExhibition of Artists of Los Angeles and vicinity, Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA

 

Education

1941 Immaculate Heart College, Los Angeles, CA, B.A.
1951 University Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, M.A. Art History, 1951

 

Publications

2013

Ian Berry and Michael Duncan, Someday Is Now: The Art of Corita Kent, Tang Teaching Museum, New York

2007

Julie Ault, Come Alive!: The Spirited Art of Sister Corita, Tate St. Ives, St Ives

2003

Anita Marie Caspary, Witness to Integrity: The Crisis of the Immaculate Heart Community of California, The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, Minnesota

1976

Bernard Galm, Los Angeles Art Community: Group Portrait, Corita Kent, UCLA Oral History

 

Selected public collections

49 Nord 6 Est- Frac Lorraine, Metz, France

Academy of Art Museum, Easton, MD

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA

Albion College, Albion, MI

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Art Institute of Zanesville, Zanesville, OH

Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France

Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, IN

Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis TN

California Museum, Sacramento, CA

Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA

Chartwell Collection, New Zealand

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Dom Museum, Vienna, Austria

Frac île-de-france, France

Fisher Museum of Art Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Free Library of Philadelphia, PA

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand Gutman Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Hammer Museum, Grunwald Center for Graphic Arts, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL

Jundt Art Museum, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

Library of Congress, Department of Prints, Washington, DC

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany

Luckman Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, CA

Magasin des Horizons Art Center, Grenoble, France

Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY

Marxhausen Gallery, Concordia University, Seward, NE

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Mills College, Oakland, CA

Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien (mumok), Vienna

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Museum Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Museum Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Museum Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland

National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

New York Public Library, New York, NY

Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, UT

Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

Oregon State College, Corvallis, OR

Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK

Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA

Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada Shlesinger Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, CA

South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD St. Mary’s Seminary and University, Baltimore, MD

Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY

Texas Wesleyan College, Fort Worth, TX

The Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

The Turner, California State University Chico, Chico, CA

Thiel University, Greenville, PA

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Christie’s, 2018

AIGA medalist, 2016

ArtForum, 2016

Corita Kent and the language of pop, 2015

the New York Times Magazine, 2015

Los Angeles Times, 2015

Artnews, 2010

Artforum, 2010

Come Alive, 2006

Together Magazine, 1968

Newsweek, 1967

the NewYorker, 1966

Print Magazine, 1966