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Education: Wayne State University, Michigan State University, and Ohio State University
Employment (teaching): 1970-1995, Illinois State University, Distinguished Professor of Art, Emeritus and Adjunct sind June 1995.
In addition, Harold Gregor has participated in several workshop and artist in residence programs: 1997, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX; 1995, Tweed Museum, Duluth, MN; 1995, Lakeview Museum, Peoria, IL; 1994, Midwesstern State university, Wichita Falls, TX; Utah State University, Loga, UT; Oklahoma Arts Institute, Quartz Mountain, OK; 1992, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT; 1989, Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA
Gallery Affiliations: richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL; Associated American Artists, New York City, NY; Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM; and Elliott Smith Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Solo Exhibitions: Selected solo exhibitions include: Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL, 1996-5, 1994-3, 1991, 1990, 1988, 1986-5, 1983; Associated American Artists, New York City, NY, 1997; Tibor De Nagy Gallery, New York City, NY, 1991, 1989, 1986, 1984, 1982, 1981, 1979, 1978, 1977; Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago, IL, 1983, 1981, 1980, 1976, 1974; State Fair Community college, Sedelia, MO, 1995; Sherry French Gallery, New York City, NY, 1993; Florida Community college, Jacksonville, FL, 1992; Marvin Seline Gallery, Houston, TX, 1989, 1987; Iannetti-Lanzone Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1989; Evansville Museum of Arts & Science, IN, 1988; and Parkland College, Champaign, IL, 1984.
Retrospectives: Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, 1993-94, color catalogue by Gerald Nordland; Lakeview Museum of Arts and Science, Peoria, IL, 1987, and traveled to Evansville Museum, IN and Begstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah, WI, video and color catalogue.
Commissions: Illinois State Library, Springfield, IL: two 9'x 12' murals, 1990-91; McCormick Convention Center, Chicago, IL: panoraman, 5.5' x 38', 1997
Grants and Awards: 1993, National Endowment for the Arts, Fellowship, $20,000; 1993, Illinois Academy of Fine Arts, Lifetime Achievement Award, "Painter" category; 1989, Burlington-Northern Award for Outstanding College Teaching, $3,000; 1988, Distinguished Professor, Illinois State University, Normal, IL; Illinois State University Researcher grant, $4,000; Outstanding University Researcher Award, Illinois State University, $3,000; 1986, National Endowment for the Arts, Arts Midwest Regional Visual Arts Fellowship, $3,500; 1985, Distinguished Teacher Award, College of Fine Arts, Illinois State University, $500; 1985, Watercolor Hone Society, Charter Member; 1973, National Endowment for the Arts Short Term Activities Fellowship grant, $3,000
Exhibitions: Harold Gregors artwork has been exhibited internationally for many years. A selected list of recent group, invitational, and competitive exhibitons since 1994 includes: 1997, "Rural Inspirations", Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL; 1996, "Rediscovering the Landscape of the Americas", Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM; "Plain Pictures: Images of the American Prairie", University of Iowa; two person show, Gallery 72, Omaha, NE; Watercolor: USA, Springfield, MO; 1995, "Perspectives: Midwestern Landscapes", Hartman Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria, IL; 1994, "Watercolor Now", 4th Biennial, Salt Lake City, UT; "Artist/Educator: Media: Watercolor" Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX; Republic of China-USA Australia Watermedia Exhibition, Chung Cheng Gallery, Tiawan; "The Illinois Landscape, Selected Views", College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL; "Masters of Watercolor", Walnut Street Gallery, Springfield, MO;
Selected Collections: American Telephone and Telegraph; Amoco Corp., NYC; Atlantic-Richfield Corporation; Anderson Industries, Rockford, IL; Richard Brown Baker Collection, Bank One, Springfield, IL; Borg Warner Corp. Chicago, IL; Chemical Bank, London; Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago, IL; Citibank Corp. New York; Equitable Life Assurance Society; Evansville Museum of Art, Indiana; Filipacci collection, Paris, France; General Mills, Minneapolis, MN; Glenn Janss Collection; Hallmark Corp. collection, Kansas City; Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL; Illinois State University, Normal, IL; Kemper Insurance Co, Chicago, IL; Kingsbridge Community College, Brooklyn, NY; Lewis Manilow Collection, Chicago, IL; Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, IL; Monsanto Chemical Corp., St. Louis, MO; Northern Trust Bank, Chicago, IL; Owens-Corning Corp., New York; Rayovac Corp., Madison, WI; Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA; Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, MO; TRW Corporation, Cleveland, OH; Tweed Museum, Duluth, MN; Xerox Corporation, New York
Published: "Speculating on the Role of Watercolor in the 1990's", Watercolor USA Honor Society Newsletter, Summer, 1990, p.3-4; Catalog essay for "State of the Art", the Parkland College Biennial National Watercolor Show, Pankland College, Champaign, IL, 1991; "Requirements for a New Vision: Reflections by an Artis Teacher, 'Visual Arts in the Ninth Decade'", National Council of Art Administrators, Mills and Irving, Eds., 1980; Clarification of an Artistic Position with Reference to Gestalt Perceptual Principles, Dissertation, 1960
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