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Robert Hudson
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Salt Lake City, Utah
RESIDENCE: Lives with family in Cotati, California. FAMILY HISTORY: 1962 married Cornelia Schulz 1963 son born (Cannon Hudson) 1968 son born (Case Hudson) 1976 married Mavis Jukes 1977 daughter born (River Jukes-Hudson) 1980 daughter born (Amy Jukes-Hudson) EDUCATION: 1963 MFA, SFAI (Studied painting and sculpture. Instructors included Nathan Oliveira, Frank Lobdell, Elmer Bischoff, Jeremy Anderson, Gurdon Woods and Frank Hamilton.) 1961 BFA, San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), (at the time he entered it was called California School of Fine Arts) 1944-1957 Elementary and high school in Pacific Northwest. Classmate of William T. Wiley. ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE: 1974 University of Wisconsin, Madison AWARDS: 1979 Public sculpture commission, General Services Administration's art-in-architecture program. Produced large aluminum sculpture, "Tlingit", for Federal Building in Anchorage, Alaska. 1976 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship 1972 Individual Artist Fellowship from National Endowment for the Arts 1965 Nealie Sullivan Award, SFAI ACADEMIC POSITIONS: 1985 Instructor, SFAI 1983 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Department of Art, University of California, Davis 1982 Guest lecturer, Mills College, Oakland, California 1976 Instructor, SFAI 1974-1975 Guest lecturer, Maryland Insitute, College of Art, Baltimore; Kansas City Art Institute, Missouri; University of California, Berkeley 1966-1973 Assistant Professor of Art, University of California, Berkeley 1965 appointed Chairman of Sculpture/Ceramics Department, SFIA 1964 joinED SFAI as sculpture instructor SELECTED ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS include: 1980-1989 -San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (traveled) -Allen Frumkin Gallery, New York -Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco 1970-1979 -University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley -San Francisco Museum of Modern Art -Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston -Portland Center for the Vistual Arts, Oregon -Moore College of Art, Philadelphia -Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco 1960-1969 -Bolles Gallery, San Francisco -Diego Rivera Gallery, SFAI -Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York -Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS include: 1990-1997 -Thirty-Five Years at Crown Point Press: Making Prints, Doing Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (June-September, 1997), FAMSF (October 1997-January 1998) 1980-1989 -Fortissimo! Thirty Years from the Richard Brown Baker Collection of Contemporary Art, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence -California Sculpture Show (organized by the California/International Arts Foundation as part of the 1984 Olympic Arts Festival), Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles (traveled) -Painters at UC Davis, Part II: 1970s-1980s, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis -A Private Vision: Contempoary Art from the Graham Gund Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston -Sculpture in California 1975-80, San Diego Museum of Art -The West as Art: Changing Perceptions of Western Art in California Collections, Palm Springs Desert Museum, California 1970-1979 -Directions, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. -The First Western States Biennial Exhibition, Denver Art Museum (organized by the Western States Arts Foundation, the DAM and the National Collection of Fine Arts), Denver Art Museum (traveled) -Aesthetics of Graffiti, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art -New in the Seventies, Archer M. Huntington Gallery, The University of Texas, Austin -Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (traveled) -Sculpture: American Directions 1945-1975, National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. -The Condition of Sculpture, Hayward Gallery, London (organized by the Arts Council of Great Britain) -34th Biennial of Contempoary American Painting, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. -San Francisco Art Institute Centennial Exhibition, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco (organized by the SFAI) 1960-1969 -On Looking Back, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art -1968 Annual Exhibition: Contemporary American Sculpture, Whitney Museum of Art -Sculpture: A Generation of Innovation, The Art Institute of Chicago -Funk, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley -American Sculpture of the Sixties, Los Angeles County Museum of Art -Annual Exhibition 1964, 1965, 1966: Contemporary Sculpture and Prints, Whitney Museum of American Art -Young American Sculpture--East to West, American Express Pavilion, New York World's Fair -Current Painting and Sculpture of the Bay Area, Stanford University Art Gallery, California