Richard Pitts

Richard Pitts / Biography

2004 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, New York
2002 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, New York
2001 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, New York
1998 Hanson Galleries, New Orleans
1996 Deutch Bank Gallery, New York, New York
1995 Caesarea Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida
1992 Cedar Art Center, Corning, New York
1985 David Findlay Jr., New York, New York
1985 Ruthvin Gallery, Columbus, Ohio
1984 Randolph Machon, Ashland, Virginia
1983 David Findlay Jr., New York, New York
1979 Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Geneva, New York
1974 Jacobs Ladder Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1974 Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York, New York
1972 First Street Gallery, New York, New York
1970 First Street Gallery, New York, New York
1967 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

2006 Gallery 230 DUMBO, Bkyn,NY curated by Faye Hirsch” Déjà vu”
2004 The Museum at FIT, NYC “Schools of Thought” curated by Florence Lynch
2003 Tochigi, Japan, Nasu-Kogen Print Show
2003 The Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, New Jersey
2003 2/20 Gallery, New York, NY, The Box
2003 The Museum at FIT, New York, NY, Works on Paper
2002 Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, Mississippi, Recent Acquisitions
2001 Earl Gallery, New York, NY
2001 Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon, New Acquisitions
2000 14th Street Painters, New York, NY, Exhibition 14
1999 The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Tech., NYC., Recent Figure
1999 Mary Anthony Gallery, New York, NY., Rooster Show
1998 Hanson Galleries, New Orleans, LA.
1997 Gallery 2/20, New York, NY, Artists Prints
1996 The Lobby Gallery, New York, NY, Signifying Love
1995 2/20 Gallery, New York, NY, Work in Progress
1993 Proctor Art Center, Bard College, New York, Human Form
1988 National Academy of Design, New York, NY, Annual Exh. (cat.)
1988 One Penn Plaza, NYC, Contemporary Nudes (curated by Garrett Henry)
1986 Mendin Gallery, New York, NY, Contemporary Images
1986 First Street Gallery, New York, NY, Invitational
1986 One Penn Plaza, NYC, Short Stories (curated by Judd Tully)
1984 Artists Choice Museum, NYC, The First Eight Years, (curator, Carter Ratcliff), cat.
1983 Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY, Bodies & Souls, cat.
1983 The Queens Museum, New York, The Painted Light
1981 College of the Mainland, Texas City, Texas, Painters of Content, cat.
1981 Galleria D’Arte Di Leonarda DiMauro, New York, NY.
1980 Capricorn Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland
1980 Fishbach Gallery, New York, NY, Artist’s Choice Museum
1978 U.S. Courthouse, New York, NY, Organization of Independent Artists
1977 First Street Gallery, New York, NY, Invitational
1976 Peter Rose Gallery, New York, NY.
1975 Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York, NY, Intimate Landscape
1975 First Street Gallery, New York, NY, Drawings
1974 Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, New York, Then & Now, cat.
1973 Halls Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, Forty Miles of Art
1973 Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
1972 Charlotte, Crosby, Kemper Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
1971 Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC.
1970 State University at Albany, New York, Spirit of Representation, cat.
1970 Charlotte, Crosby, Kemper Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
1970 Finch College, New York, NY, Jacque Kaplin Collects
1969 First Street Gallery, New York, NY, Paintings
1969 Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey, New Jersey State Annual

Antiques and the Arts Weekly, Feb. 4, 1983, pg. 3 (b), David Findlay Jr., American
Contemporary Hosts Recent Paintings of Richard Pitts.
Art News, March, 1985, Richard Pitts One Man Show at David Findlay Gallery, by Garett Henry
Art News, June, 1975, Intimate Landscape
Art World, April, 1988, Nature & Art, by David Matlock
Art World, November, 1987, Animal Life at One Penn Plaza
Art World, June, 1981, Intimate Landscape
Arts, February, 1983, Richard Pitts at David Findlay Gallery.
Arts Magazine, February, 1983, Richard Pitts, by Sarah King.
Arts Magazine, Dec. 1979, Richard Pitts, by Ruth Bass
Arts Magazine, June, 1974, (reproductions)
Columbus Dispatch, May, 1985, Landscapes at Rutherin Gallery by Jacqueline Hall
Diversion Magazine, August, 1988, Paintings by Richard Pitts, by Abigail Wender, pp. 93, 94. (reproductions).
The Galveston Daily News, November, 1981, Return to Realism, by Joe Kirkpatrick
Houston Chronicle, November, 1981, Realist Painters by Pat Johnson
Kansas City Star, April, 1981, Local Shows, by David Hoffman
Kansas City Star, February, 1971, A Pitts Tour, by D.D. Jones
Kansas City Star, November, 1970, Art in Mid America, by D.D. Jones
The New York Times, Feb. 25, 1983, Richard Pitts One Man Show, David Findlay Jr.
The New York Times, June, 1974, New Talent Festival at 18 Galleries, by John Russell
Soho Weekly News, June 13, 1974, New Talent, by John Cruen
The Washington Post, June 23, 1974, Sculpture, Paintings, and More, by Gene Baro

Richard Pitts, A Fresh Look at Bacchus and Venus, by Judd Tully, 1993 Six color reproductions from the series of paintings based on Old Masters Richard Pitts, Recent Work, 2001, color catalogue, 16 pages. With exhibition at 55 Mercer Gallery, NYC. Interview with the Artist, by Ginnie Gardner Essay: Recent Painted Reliefs, by Judd Tully (member of International Assoc. of Art Critics).

Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York
Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, North Carolina
Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon
Continental Insurance Company, New Brunswick, New Jersey
General Electric Company, New York, NY
Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, North Carolina
International Telephone and Telegraph Co., Passaic, New Jersey
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers State Univ., New Brunswick, New Jersey
Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, Mississippi
The New York Public Library, New York, New York
Port Authority of New York, New York, NY
Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Reading Public Museum, Reading, Pennsylvania
Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri
University of Virginia Museum of Art, Charlottesville, Virginia
University of South Carolina, Spartanburg, South Carolina
University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia
Utah Museum of Fine Art, Salt Lake City, Utah
Keysone College, La Plume Pennsylvania