Chronologie

1941
Born: Hamilton, AL, U.S.A.
1962 – 1964
Attended American Academy of Art
1968
Awarded his BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1970
Awarded his MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1997
Died: Opelika, AL

Expositions

2013
Roger Brown, DC MooreGallery, New York, NY, January 10 - February 9, 2013
2012
Roger Brown: This Boy’s Own Story, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, August 24 – November 10, 2012
2012
Roger Brown: Urban Traumas and Natural Disasters, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, September 17 – November 13, 2012
2009
The Francis and June Spiezer Collection - Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL
Trees - DC Moore Gallery, New York City, NY
Great Impressions II - Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Isn’t It Great To Be An Artist? Insider / Outsider Art from the Robert A. Lewis Collection - Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
2008
Roger Brown: The American Landscape - DC Moore Gallery, New York City, NY (solo)
Roger Brown: Southern Exposure - The Katzen Arts Center at American University, Washington, DC
Evening Light - DC Moore Gallery, New York City, NY
Twenty Years (and Still Counting): Highlighs from Two Decades of Exhibitions - Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2007
Hairy Who (and some others) - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
This Place is Ours! Recent Acquisitions at the Academy - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2005
Roger Brown and Jesse Howard, ArtSpace, Kansas City Art Institute, traveling to the Betty Rymer Gallery, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2005
Roger Brown, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C.
2004
Roger Brown: A Different Dimension, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Alabama, traveling to the Chicago Cultural Center
2004
Roger Brown: Selections from the Collection of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN
2004
That 70s show: the Age of Pluralism in Chicago, Northern Indiana Arts Association, Munster, IN
2003
Splat Boom Pow! The Influence of Comics in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX, traveling to: · The Wexner Center for the Arts at Ohio State University, Columbus; Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Norway
2001 – 2003
Jellies: Living Art, Monterey Bay Aquarium
2002
Art in the ‘Toon Age, Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
2002
Roger Brown, Chicago Imagist: Selected Works from the Roger Brown Study Collection of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN
2001
Roger Brown: Great Lakes Selections from the Collection of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN
2001
Steel and Flesh, Indiana University Northwest INU Gallery for Contemporary Art, Gary, IN
2001
SUBLIMATED CONFLICTS: Contentious Categories within the Roger Brown Collection, 1926 Exhibition Studies Space, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL
2000
Bizarro World!, Cornell Fine Arts Museum / Rollins College, Winter Park, FL
1999 – 2000
Jumpin’ Backflash: Original Imagist Artwork, 1966-1969, Northern Indiana Arts Association, Munster, IN, traveling to the Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
1999
Roger Brown Paintings from the SAIC Collection, The University Club of Chicago
1998
Roger Brown and Friends in the Nineties, Van Every/Smith Galleries, Davidson College, Davidson, NC, traveling to the University of Alabama-Birmingham
1997
30 Hairy: A Celebration of 30 years of Contemporary Art Brought to you by Phyllis Kind, Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago, IL
1996
Art in Chicago: 1945-1995, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1996
Roger Brown: California Dreamin’, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
1990
Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1990
David Heath Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1988
Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1988
Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1987 – 1988
Roger Brown, a retrospective organized by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; traveling to: La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
1987
Fendrick Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1986
John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1985
Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
1984 – 1985
Roger Brown: A Selected Retrospective, Nexus Gallery, Atlanta, GA, traveling to: University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
1983
Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1981
Mayor Gallery, London, U.K.
1980
Currents, St. Louis Museum, St. Louis, MO
1980
Matrix/Berkeley 35, Art Museum of the University of California at Berkeley
1974
Peale House, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1974
Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris, France