Purvis Young.Group Exhibitions

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2009- 2016 “Thirty Americans,” Rubell Family Collection (Travelling Exhibit), USA

2016. Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio,

Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit

2015 Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock

2014 Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

2012 Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee

Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC

2011 North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

2009 Rubell Family Collection, Miami

2015 “50 for 50,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles,

California, USA

2014 “Ebony, Jet & Contemporary Art,” Studio Museum, Harlem. New York, New

York. USA.

“Border Crossings / Cruzando Fronteras: Alejandro Santiago & Purvis Young,”

Skot Foreman Gallery. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. 11/1/2014 – 12/31/2014.

2012 “Visual Rhythms,” California African American Museum. Los

Angeles, California. USA.

2009 “Same Sweet Dream,” Dieu Donné. New York, New York. USA.

“Highlights from the Permanent Collection,” Museum of Fine Art. St.

Petersburg, Florida. USA.

2008 “Black: A Celebration of African American Art Sacramento-Area Collections,” 40

Acres Art Gallery & Cultural Center. Sacramento, California. USA.

“Hexagone (a hex is gone),” MAS-Miami Art Space. Miami, Florida. USA

“The Figure Past and Present: Selections from the Permanent Collection,” Frost

Art Museum. Miami, Florida. USA.

2007 Mixed Signals,” Ronald Feldman Gallery. New York, New York. USA.

“Compelling Visions: Florida Collects Folk Art,” Museum of Fine

Arts. Sarasota, Florida. USA.

“Self Taught: Seven African American Vernacular Artists,” Rebecca Randall

Bryan Art Gallery, Costal Carolina University. Conway, South Carolina. USA.

2006 “Outsider Art,” Art Access Gallery. Columbus, Ohio. USA.

“Outsiders In Paradise: Rev. Howard Finster and Company,” Cotuit Center For

the Arts. Cotuit, Massachusetts. USA.

“Inside the Outsider World: Folk Art from the Permanent Collection,” Polk

Museum of Art. Lakeland, Florida. USA.

“Miami in Transition,” Miami Art Museum. Miami, Florida. USA

2005 “African American Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art

Museum,” Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Salt Lake City, Utah. USA.

Spelman College Museum of Fine Arts, Atlanta, GA.

Revelations and Reflections of American Self-Taught Artists,” Museum of the

Southwest. Midland, Texas. USA.

“Coming Home! Self-Taught Artists, the Bible and the American South,” Museum

of Fine Arts, Florida State University. Tallahassee, Florida. USA.

The Museum of Biblical Art, New York, NY

Organized by The Art Museum, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN.

“Rock Paper Scissors: American Collage Now,” The Fleisher/Ollman

Gallery. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. USA.

“African American Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art

Museum,” Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Salt Lake City, Utah. USA.

Spelman College Museum of Fine Arts, Atlanta, GA.

2004 “Recent Acquisitions: African American Art in the South,” The Morris Museum of

Art. Augusta, Georgia. USA.

“Coming Home! Self-Taught Artists, the Bible and the American South,” The Art

Museum, University of Memphis. Memphis, Tennessee. USA.

“African American Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art

Museum,” Cincinnati Art Museum. Cincinnati, Ohio. USA.

traveled to Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH; The Delaware Art Museum,

Wilmington, DE; Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA.

“Revelations and Reflections of American Self-Taught Artists,” Paris Gibson

Square Museum of Art. Great Falls, Montana.

traveled by ExhibitsUSA to Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT;

Hearst Art Gallery, Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA; and Loveland

Museum and Gallery, Loveland, CO.

“African-American Art from MFAH Collection,” Museum of Fine

Arts. Houston, Texas. USA.

“Outside/In: American Self-Taught Art from the Mennello Museum of American

Folk and the City of Orlando Folk Art Collection,” The von Liebig Art

Center. Naples, Florida. USA.

2003 “Revelations and Reflections of American Self-Taught Artists,” Southern Ohio

Museum. Portsmouth, Ohio. USA.

“Outsider Art,” Fox-Martin Fine Arts Gallery. Great

Barrington, Massachusetts. USA.

“African American Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art

Museum,” New York Historical Society. New York, New York. USA.

traveled to Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN; The Cummer Museum of

Art & Gardens, Jacksonville, FL.

2002 “Revelations and Reflections of American Self-Taught Artists,” The Arkansas

Arts Center. Little Rock, Arkansas. traveled to Stedman Art Gallery, Camden,

NJ.

“Contemporary Folk Art: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum,”

High Museum of Art. Atlanta, Florida. USA.

“Ancestors: Origin of Community,” Lyric Theatre. Miami, Florida. USA.

“Urban Outsider and Visionary Folk: The Works of Purvis Young and Minnie

Evans,” Museum of Art. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. USA.

2001 “Contemporary Folk Art: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum,”

Tacoma Art Museum. Tacoma, Washington. USA.

traveled to The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL.

“Let It Shine: Self-Taught Art from The T. Marshall Hahn Collection,” High

Museum of Art. Atlanta, Georgia. USA

2000 “Contemporary Folk Art: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum,”

Tampa Museum of Art. Tampa, Florida. USA.

“A Convergent Voyage,” Skot Foreman Fine Art, Ltd.. Dania Beach, Florida. USA

1999 “Self Taught Artists of the 20th Century: An American Anthology,” Memorial Art

Gallery of the University of Rochester. Rochester, New York. USA.

Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and the

Museum of American Folk Art, New York, NY. Organized by the Museum of

American Folk Art, New York City, NY.

1998 “Self Taught Artists of the 20th Century: An American Anthology,” Philadelphia

Museum of Art. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. USA.

Organized by the Museum of American Folk Art, New York City, NY; traveled to

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; and The Amon Carter Museum and the

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX.

1997 “Bearing Witness: African-American Vernacular Art of the South,” Schomburg

Center for Research in Black Culture. New York, New York. USA.

“Pictured in My Mind: Contemporary American Self-Taught Art from the

Collection of Dr. Kurt Gitter and Alice Rae Yelen,” DeCordova Museum and

Sculpture Park. Lincoln, Massachusetts. USA.

“Flying Free: Twentieth-Century Self-Taught Art from the Collection of Ellin and

Baron Gordon,” Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art

Center. Williamsburg, Virginia. USA

1996 “Wrestling With History: Selections from the Shelp Collection,” Sidney Myhkin

Gallery, Bernard Baruch College of The City University of New York. New

York, New York. USA.

Naives, Seers, Lone Wolves & World Savers VIII,” Dean Jensen

gallery. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. USA.

Souls Grown Deep: African American Vernacular Art of the South – The Arnett

Collection,” Emory University Museum, Atlanta City Hall East for the 100th

Cultural Olympiad. Atlanta, Georgia. USA

1995 “Pictured In My Mind: Contemporary American Self-Taught Art from the

Collection of Dr. Kurt Gitter and Alice Rae Yelen,” Birmingham Museum of

Art. Birmingham, Alabama. USA.

“Passionate Views of the American South: Self Taught Artists from 1940 to the

Present,” Bass Museum of Art. Miami Beach, Florida. USA.

The Outside Eye: Contemporary Art of the South, from the Collection of George

Lowe,” Polk Museum of Art. Lakeland, Florida. USA.

“Contemporary Folk Art: A View from the Outside,” Nathan D. Rosen Museum

Gallery, Adolph and Rose Levis Jewish Community Center. Boca

Raton, Florida. USA.

Rare Visions: Works by Expressionist and Self-Taught Artists,” Art and Culture

Center of Hollywood. Hollywood, Florida. USA.

1994 “Passionate Visions of the American South: Self-Taught Artists from 1940 to the

Present,” New Orleans Museum of Art. New Orleans, Louisiana. USA.

1992 Sam Doyle, William Hawkins, Purvis Young,” Edward Thorpe Gallery. New

York, New York. USA.

1988 “Three From Miami: Carlos Alfonzo, Deborah Schneider, Purvis Young,” The

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Sarasota, Florida. USA.

1987 “A Separate Reality: Florida Eccentrics,” Museum of Art. Fort

Lauderdale, Florida. USA.

traveled to Valencia Community College, East Campus and Performing Arts

Center Galleries, Orlando, FL.

1986 Transculture Transmedia,” Exit Art. New York, New York. USA.

1985 “Images of Everyday Life (Paintings and Books),” Miami-Dade Public Library,

Culmer/Overtown Branch. Miami, Florida. USA.

“Burnt Toast,” Joy Moos Gallery.

1984 “Get Fresh,” Joy Moos Gallery.

1977 “Contemporary Black Art: A Selected Sampling,” Florida International University

Art Gallery. Miami, Florida. USA.

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