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Gerald Matthew Immonen, American Artist. Recipient Alice Kimball traveling fellow, 1960; Rhode Island State Council on Arts grantee, 1984; recipient John Frazier award for Excellence in Tchg., Rhode Island School Design, 1990.


Immonen, Gerald Matthew was born on April 16, 1936 in Detroit, Michigan, United States.


Certified, Cooper Union, New York City, 1958;Bachelor of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1960;Master of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1962.


Professor art, Rhode Island School Design, Providence, since 1963.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows at Smithsonian Institute, Washington, 1965-1967, Yale University, New Haven, 1967, Smith College Museum Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1975, Museum Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1981, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York City, 1984, 86, Forum/Zurich Art Fair, Switzerland, 1984, Art Embassy Program, 1989-2007, Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, Rhode Island, 1993, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1994. One-man shows include Finnish-American Suomi College, Hancock, Michigan, Taichung Mcp. Cultural Center, Taiwan, 1998, G. Watson Gallery, Stonington, Maine, 2005.

      Exhibition series traveling exhibit through Finland, 1993-1994, From the Beginning: Contemporary Finnish-American Artists Series Retrospective, 2003-2004. Represented in permanent collections at Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, Memphis Brooks Museum Art, Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, Herbert P. Johnson Museum Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, Bucknell University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Museum Art, Rhode Island School Design, Providence.