ROBERT PETERSEN
Robert Petersen

Born: Le Mars, Iowa, 1945
Lives in Tivoli, NY

Education

B.F.A. Printmaking, 1969. University of California, Long Beach
A.A. Fine Arts, 1966. Fullerton Junior College, Fullerton, CA

Solo Exhibitions

2013    
Captiva Daybooks, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
Stories from Solar Winds, Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York

2003     
Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York

1998     
Works on Paper, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1996     
Teplitzky & Scott Fine Art Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

1990     
Castelli Graphics, New York

1988     
Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Sweden

1987     
Castelli Graphics, New York
Miami-Dade Community College Art Gallery, Miami, Florida
Greene Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida

1986     
Joe Fawbush Editions, New York
Edison Community College, Gallery of Fine Art, Fort Myers, Florida

1985     
Castelli Graphics, New York
Edison Community College, Gallery of Fine Art, Fort Myers, Florida

1983     
Soho South Gallery, Safety Harbor, Florida
Route 66 Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1982     
Galleriet, Lund, Sweden
Castelli Graphics, New York
Palm Press, Ltd., Tampa, Florida

1981     
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
Hoshour Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Edison Community College, Gallery of Fine Art, Fort Myers, Florida

1979     
Hoshour Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Galleriet, Lund, Sweden
The Clocktower, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, New York

1978     
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
Wade Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1976     
Galerie Sonnabend, Paris, France

1975     
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
Galerie Sonnabend, Paris, France
Galerie D, Brussels, Belgium

1974     
Sara Gilat Art Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel

1973     
Galerie Sonnabend, Paris, France


Selected Group Exhibitions

2012    
Group Show, Imogen Halloway Gallery, Saugerties, NY

2011  
The Private Collection of Robert Rauschenberg, Gagosian Gallery, Madison Avenue, New York

2001  
Group Show, Works on Paper, Philadelphia, PA

2000   
Minimalism, Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York

1998  
Ground Zero Part II, Round Wound Gallery, Denver, CO
Journals and Chronicles, in Mixed Media, Cannondale Galley, Wilton, CT

1997  
Group Show, Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Stamford, CT

1996  
New Art Annual 1996, Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Stamford, CT
Minnesota National Print Biennial, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Natural Print Biennial, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
America: Messages and Markings by Seven Artists, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT
Artists Travel Journals, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

1995    
Faculty Show, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

1994  
U.S.A.: Within Limits, Galeria de Arte, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Small Works III, Lisa Settee Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Members Show 1994, Carriage Barn Gallery, CT
Faculty Show, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

1993  
Book and Box Word, North Miami Center for Contemporary Art, FL
Floor Show, Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Sweden
Small Works II, Lisa Settee Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
1993 Christmas Show, Carriage Barn Gallery, CT

1992  
Made in Florida, Harn Museum of Art, FL
Library, Granary Books, New York
Collaborations: Lithographs Offset, University of Rhode Island Art Department, RI

1991  
Artist Book’s, Lorence-Monk Gallery, New York
Made in Florida, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
Artists Journals, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
In Book Form, Artisans, Mill Valley, CA
Artist’s Books From A to B: Contemporary Artists Books, Center for Book Arts Exhibition, New York

1990  
Abstraction, Greene Gallery, FL
Horizons, General Electric Company, New York

1989  
Objects of Sort, Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Sweden
Group Show, Castelli Graphics, New York

1988     
Made in Florida, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (Traveling Exhibition Through 1992)
Geometric Abstraction, Greene Gallery, New York
The Arts of the Book, University of the Art, Philadelphia, PA
Castelli Graphics 1969-1988, Castelli Graphics, New York
Selections from Gallery Artists, Castelli Graphics, New York 

1987  
Robert Petersen and Cinda Sparling: Paintings, Drawings, Objects, and Inspirations, Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
National Printmaking Invitational, University Art Gallery, Cameron University, Lawton, OK
Artistic Visions…Six in Florida, North Miami Museum and Art Center, Miami, FL    

1986  
Artists for Artists, Charles Cowles Annex Gallery, New York

1985  
Greene Gallery Selects, Greene Gallery, Coconut Grove, FL
A Summer Selection, Castelli Graphics, New York
Artists Salute the Return of Halley’s Comet, Edith C. Blum Art Institute, Bard College, Annadalle-on-Hudson, NY
Selections from the Leif Johnson Collection 1965-1985, Edison Community College, Fort Myers, FL       

1984     
Words and Pictures, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York
The Fifteenth Anniversary of Castelli Graphics, Castelli Graphics, New York
6th Miami International Print Biennial, North Miami Museum and Art Center, North Miami, FL

1983     
New York City Library, 42nd Street, New York
Raphael in Prints, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The American Artist as Printmaker, 23rd National Print Exhibition, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York 

1982      
The Fifth Miami International Biennial, Coral Gables, Florida
Gallery Artists, Summer Show, Sonnabend Gallery, New York

1981      
Benefit for Trisha Brown, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York

1980      
Visual Diaries – A Personal Use of Words and Images, Alex Rosenberg Gallery   

1980      
Jasper Johns Foundation for Contemporary Performance Art, Inc., Leo Castelli Gallery, New York      

1978      
Galleria Schema, Florence, Italy
Centre Pompidou, Musee National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France 

1977      
Works from the Collection of Change, Inc., Sonnabend Gallery, NY

1976      
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

1975      
Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
Kunstmarkt, Cologne, Germany
Tendances Actuelles de la Nouvelle Peinture Americaine, Arc 2, 
Musee d’Arte Moderne, Paris, France
Dessins Comtemporains, Maison de la Culture, Rennes, France

1974     
Change, Inc., Museum of Modern Art, New York
Painting and Sculpture Today, Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN

1973      
Galerie Sonnabend, Paris, France

1970      
Group Light Show, Baldwin Hills, California

1969      
Group Light Show, Baldwin Hills, California


Selected Collections

American Express Corporations
Atlantic Richfield Corporation
Art Focus Inc.: Bethesda, Maryland
Boulder Museum of Art: Boulder, CO
James and Barbara Cain Collection: Naples, FL
Centre Georges Pompidou, Musee National d’Art Moderne: Paris, France
Chase Manhattan Bank: Miami, FL
Sidney Felsen & Joni Weyl: Los Angeles, CA
Hammer Museum, UCLA: Los Angeles, CA
Leif Johnson: Fort Myers, FL
Library of Congress: Washington, DC
Malmo Museum: Sweden
Metropolitan Museum of Art: New York, NY
The Robert & Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Phoenix, Maryland
New Canaan Society for the Arts: New Canaan, CT
New York City Library: New York, NY
Francois Pinault: Venice, Italy
Robert Rauschenberg Foundation: New York, NY
James Rosenquist: Aripeka, FL
Don and Ruth Saff: Tampa, FL
Richard & Ruth Shack: Miami, FL
Joshua Smith: Washington, DC
Illeana & Michael Sonnabend: New York, NY
SBC Corporation, St. Louis, MO
Southwest Banking Corporation: Miami, FL
Southwestern Bell Corporation: St. Louis, MO
Strang Institute, New York, NY
Anders Tornberg: Lund, Sweden
Cy Twombly Foundation: New York, NY
United Limited Artists Editions: New York, NY
Universal Limited Art Editions: Long Island, NY



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