Chronologie

1935
Born Elizabeth, NJ
1954 – 1958
Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art, Newark, NJ
1970
Caps Grant, New York
1972 – 1973
Taught at University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA
1977
Taught at The Art Institute of Chicago, visiting artist program, Chicago,IL
1988
Taught at Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute, Lone Wolf, OK
1995
John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Grant
1996
Taught at Boston Museum School, Boston, MA
1999
Taught at Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Lives and works in New York City

Expositions

2010
"From a Garden of Ordinary Miracles" Samuel Freeman Gallery, LA (solo)
2008
"Tureen Series" Werkstatte, New York City (solo)
2006
“Charms”, Spike Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2006
“Lace Paintings”, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
2006
“Robert Rahway Zakanitch”, The Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL (solo)
2005
“The Art of 9/11”Apex Art, New York, NY, Curator: Arthur Danto
2005
"Barnyard Hijinx: Silhouette Series", Spike Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2004
Aggressive Endearment" Spike Gallery, New York, NY
2003
'Aggressive Goodness Series' Spike Gallery, New York, NY
2003
“Aggressive Goodness Series II”, Patricia Faure, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
1999
“Big Bungalow Suite” Polk Museum, Lakeland, FL
1999
'Big Bungalow Suite I & II,' in the lobby of Tower 49, New York City, NY (solo)
1999
Robert Rahway Zakanitch: The Curio Series, Locks Gallery Philadelphia, PA
1998
Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL (solo)
1998
Flowers In Mind, Locks Gallery Philadelphia, PA (solo)
1998
I Space, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL (solo)
1998
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Museum of Art, NV
1998
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK (solo)
1997
Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA (solo)
1997
Patricia Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1997
Marion Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
1997
'Robert Rahway Zakanitch,' Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
1997
Formal Settings, Locks Gallery Philadelphia, PA
1997
'Larger Than Life: Robert Rahway Zakanitch's Big Bungalow Suite,' Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College Claremont, CA (solo)
1997
Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, University of Nevada Las Vegas, NV
1997
Polk Museum of Art Lakeland, FL
1996
'Robert Rahway Zakanitch: Paintings from the Big Bungalow Suite,' Arizona State University Art Museum, Nelson Fine Arts Center, Tempe, AZ
1996
Robert Rahway Zakanitch: The Grand Dado Series, Locks Gallery Philadelphia, PA
1996
Riva Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ (solo)
1996
Arizona State University Museum of Art, Tempe, AZ
1996
“Inside: The Work of St. Clair Cemin, Joel Otterness and Others” California, Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA
1995
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA (solo)
1995
Guild Hall Museum, Easthampton, NY (solo)
1995
Adornments, Hirschl and Adler Modern New York, NY (solo)
1994
Big Bungalow Suite, Jason McCoy New York, NY (solo)
1994
Palm Desert Museum Palm Springs, CA
1993
Jason McCoy Gallery, NYC
1991
Daniel Templon Gallery, Paris, FRANCE
1990
Sidney Janis Gallery, NYC (solo)
1989
Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
1989
Harcus Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
1989
Riva Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
1989
The Natural Image, Stamford Museum Stamford, CT
1988
Manufactures du Sevres, Porcelains, FRANCE
1988
“The Flower Show” Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL
1988
Robert Miller Gallery, NYC (solo)
1987
“A View of the Workshop: Selections from Tyler Graphics” Katonah Gallery, NY
1987
“Art in Fashion/Fashion in Art” Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, NYC
1986
“Anniottanta” Luogo d’Esponsizione, Bologna, Italy
1986
“House and Garden: 10th Anniversary Exhibition” Nassau County Museum of Art Roslyn, NY
1985
“After Matisse” Independent Curators, Inc. NYC 1985
1985
Asher-Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1984
“The Tremaine Collection: 20th Century Masters,” Wadsworth Atheneum; Hartford, CT
1984
“The Restoration of Painterly Figuration” Kitakyushi Municipal Museum, Japan
1984
“Flower as Image in Contemporary Art,” Wave Hill Gallery, Bronx, NY
1984
“American Art Scene l970” organized by Whitney Museum traveled to La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, CA
1984
An International Survey of Recent Paintings and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
1983
Fondation du Chateau de Jau, Case de Pene, FRANCE (solo)
1982
Makler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
1982
Daniel Templon Gallery, Paris, FRANCE 1981 (solo)
1982
James Mayor Gallery, London, ENG (solo)
1982
Michael Lord Gallery, Milwaukee, WI (solo)
1982
“Paintings and Drawings from the Sidney Janis Gallery, New York” Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1981
“Biennial Exhibition,” Whitney Museum, New York, NY
1980
“Open 80” 39th Biennale, US Pavillion, Vencie, Italy travelled to Kunst foreningen Museum, Copenhagen; Henie Onstad Museum, Norway; Biblioteca National, Madrid, Spain; Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon, Portugal
1980
Robert Miller Gallery, NYC (solo)
1980
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, FRANCE (solo)
1979
Galerie Rudolf Zwirner, Cologne, GERMANY (solo)
1979
Robert Miller Gallery, NYC (solo)
1979
“Pattern Nouvelle Peinture Americaine:” Galerie d’Art Contemporain des Musees de Nice, France travelled to Galerie Alexandra Monnett, Brussels, Belgium
1978
Galerie Liatowitsch, Basel, SWITZERLAND (solo)
1978
Robert Miller Gallery, NYC (solo)
1977
Holly Solomon Gallery, NYC (solo)
1976
“Ten Approaches to the Decorative” Alessandra Gallery, New York, NY
1973
“Whitney Biennial” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1973
“Recent Acquisitions” Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC
1968
“New Art USA-Baroque-Minimal” Modern Art Museum, Munich, Germany
1967
“Whitney Annual” Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC

Collections publiques

Johnson & Johnson, 'Aubusson Rug', Aubusson, France
Miami Cultural Center, Cesar Pelli & Associates, 'Grand Opera House Curtain', Concert Hall, 'Organ Scrim'.
Belagio Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Coppola, Eleanor and Francis Ford, San Francisco, CA
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Berardo Collection , Lisbon, Portugal
Belagio Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
American Telephone & Telegraph, New York, NY
American Can Company, Greenwich, CT
Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Morton G. Neumann Family Collection, Chicago, IL
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwauke, WI
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Ludwig Collection, Aachen, Germany
Frances and Sydney Lewis Foundation, Richmond, VA
Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb, Inc. New York, NY
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Tremaine Collection, NY
Rothschild Bank, Zurich, Switzerland
The Tate, London, England
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
The Art Museum, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Norton Museum of Art, Wast Palm Beach, FL
Musee de Strasbourg, FRANCE