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painter , sculptor

Robert Lawrence Cronin, American Sculptor, painter. Recipient 1st prize for painting Boston Fine Arts Festival, 1963; recipient awards Massachusetts Artists Foundation, 1975, 79; individual support grantee Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, 1991. Member National Academy Design.


Cronin, Robert Lawrence was born on August 10, 1936 in Lexington, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Daniel Augustus and Eileen Ursula (Keating) Cronin.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School Design, 1959. Master of Fine Arts, Cornell University, 1962.


Teacher, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1965-1966;teacher, Bennington (Vermont) College, 1967-1968;teacher, Brown U., Providence, 1969-1971;teachers, School Worcester (Massachusetts) Art Museum, 1972-1980.


  • Other Work

    • One-man shows Museum Art Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1981, Sculpture Center Gallery, New York City, 1981, Gimpel Fils Gallery, London, 1982, Gimpel & Weitzenhoffer Gallery, New York City, 1982, 84, 87, 89, Watson de Nagy Gallery, Houston, 1983, 86, Gimpel-Hanover Galerien, Zurich, 1983, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1983, 85, 87, Janet Steinberg Gallery, San Francisco, 1985, Galerie Esperanza, Montreal, 1985, 87, Klonaridis Gallery, Toronto, 1984, 85, 87, 88, 89, Galerie Keeser-Bohbot, Hamburg, Germany, 1987, 89, Alice Simsar Gallery, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1988, Yoh Art Gallery, Osaka, 1989, Gallery Hiro, Tokyo, 1989, Helander, Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida, 1990, Fitchburg (Massachusetts) Art Museum, 1990, Munson Gallery, New Haven, 1991, Sound Shore Gallery, Stamford, Connecticut, 1992, Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, Rhode Island, 1996, 98, Dillon Gallery, New York City, 1996, 99, Tremaine Gallery, Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Connecticut, 1999, Joseph Rickards Gallery, New York City, 2001, Dillon Gallery, Oyster Bay, New York, 2002, Brown University Hillel, Providence, 2004, Kouros Gallery, New York City, 2004, Zabriskie Gallery, New York City, 2007. Represented in permanent collections Brooklyn Museum, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, Museum Art, University Oklahoma, Museum Art, Carnegie Institute, Museum Art, Rhode Island School Design, National Air and Space Museum, Museum Fine Arts, Springfield, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester Polytech. Institute, De Cordova Museum, National Academy Design, New York City.


Member National Academy Design.


Married Constance Marie Nelson, June 27, 1964 (divorced 1974).

Daniel Augustus Cronin

Eileen Ursula (Keating) Cronin

Constance Marie Nelson