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artist , educator

Peter Voulkos, American artist, educator. Member Society Centennial Alumni Montana State University.


Voulkos, Peter was born on January 29, 1924 in Bozeman, Montana, United States.


Bachelor of Science, Montana State Universityhonorary doctorate, Montana State University, 1968;Master of Fine Arts, California College Arts and Craftshonorary doctorate, California College Arts and Crafts, 1972;honorary doctorate, Otis Institute of Parsons School Design, 1980;honorary doctorate, San Francisco The Art Institute of Chicago, 1982.


Teacher, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MontanaTeacher, Black Mountain CollegeTeacher, Los Angeles County The Art Institute of ChicagoTeacher, Montana State UniversityTeacher, Greenwich House Pottery, New York CityTeacher, Columbia University Teachers CollegeTeacher, University of California-Berkeley, retired 1985.


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    • One man shows include Gump's Gallery, San Francisco, University Florida, History Society Montana, Felix Landau Gallery, Chicago Art Institute, Bonniers, Incorporated, New York York City, Fresno State College, Scripps College, University Southern California, Pasadena Art Museum (purchase prize), Scripps College, National Ceramic Exhibition, University Tennessee, Brussels World's Fair, 1958, de Young Museum, Seattle World's Fair, 1962, Whitney Museum Art, Denver Art Museum (purchase prize), Smithsonian Institution (purchase prize), Los Angeles County Museum Art (purchase prize), Okun-Thomas Gallery, St. Louis, 1980, Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, Kansas, 1980, Exhibit A, Chicago, 1976, 79, 81, Braunstein Gallery, San Francisco, 1968, 75, 78, 82, 86, 87, 91, 93, Cowles Gallery, New York City, 1981, 83, 90, Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, 1981, 88, Twining Gallery, New York City, 1988, 89, Point View, Tokyo, 1983, Hordaland Kunstnersentrum, Bergan, Norway, 1993, travelling retrospective show, San Francisco Museum Modern Art, 1978-1979, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Museum Contemporary Craft, New York City, Milwaukee Art Center. Exhibited in group shows, including Whitney Museum, New York City, 1981, San Francisco Museum Modern Art, 1981, Los Angeles County Museum Art, Kunst Industri Museet, Oslo, Norway, 1993. Represented in permanent collections Baltimore Museum Art, Denver Art Museum, Universities California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Utah, Wisconsin, Indiana, Montana State University, Arizona State University, Bemidji State University, Fresno State University, Iowa State University, Tokyo Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles County Art Museum, Museum Contemporary Crafts, New York City, Oakland Art Museum, Pasadena Museum Art, San Francisco Museum Modern Art, Smithsonian Institution, Boston Museum Fine Arts, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, Den Permanente, Copenhagen, Federal Building, Honolulu, Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York, Long Beach (California) Museum Art, Milwaukee Art Museum, Minnesota Museum Art, Museum Boymans van Beuningen, Netherlands, Museum Modern Art, New York City, Portland Art Museum, Whitney Museum, New York City, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam and Eindhoven, Netherlands, Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City.


Member Society Centennial Alumni Montana State University.