Chronologie

1920
Born, Kingston, NY
1939
Federal Art Project, WPA
Joseph Stella and Franz Kline become mentors
1936 – 1941
Studied at the Arts Students League, New York, NY; New School for Social Research, New York, NY; New York University, New York, NY
1942
Moved to Woodstock, NY
1946
Moved to New York, NY
1948
Makes breakthrough with "Maze Series" of paintings
1949
First Solo Exhibition
1951
Included in 9th St. Show
1950 – 1952
Taught at the Museum School, Philadelphia, PA
1962
Begins to show at Gallery Mayer, NY
1968
Lived in Spain for a year
1958 – 1970
Taught at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa
1970
Dies, Tuscaloosa, AL

Expositions

2008
Abstraction: Summer 2008, Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago, IL
2007
Melville Price, Demuth Museum, Lancaster, PA
2000
Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago, IL
Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
Sunrise Museum, Charleston, WV
1998
Melville Price, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL
1996
Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago, IL
Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
1978
Modern Painters at the Corcoran: Melville Price, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
"Melville Price: 1920-1970," Frame House Gallery, Inc., Louisville, KY
1974
Gallery 641, Washington, D.C.
1970
Melville Price: Retrospective, 1920-1970, Frame House Gallery and J. B. Speed Museum, Louisville, Ky
1968
Instituto De Estudios Norteamericanos, Barcelona, Spain
1961 – 1964
Fox Gallery, Atlantic City, NJ
1958
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
1957
Penn State University, University Park, PA
1955
Hendler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1953 – 1955
Contemporary D Gallery, Atlantic City, NJ
1954
Dubin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1948 – 1952
Lolas Gallery, New York, NY
Hugo Gallery, New York, NY
Bodley Gallery, New York, NY
1948 – 1952
Iolas Gallery, New York, NY; Charlie Egan Gallery, New York, NY; Bodley Gallery, New York, NY; Hugo Gallery, New York, NY
1951
Peridot Gallery, New York, NY
9th Street" Show, the first annual "New York Painting and Sculpture Annual", Stable Gallery, New York, NY
Dubin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1950
Peridot Gallery, New York, NY
1949
Peridot Gallery, New York, NY
1943
Hendler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1942
Riverside Museum, New York, NY