George Rickey (1907—2002)

George Rickey

George Rickey (1907 – 2002)
One Up, One Down, Excentric III, 1978-90
Stainless steel

Biography

1907 — Born June 6th South Bend, Indiana

1921–1926 — Trinity College, Glenalmond, Scotland

1926–1929 — Balliol College, Oxford, England

1929–1930 — Académie L’hote and Académie Moderne, Paris, France

1940 — Makes the acquaintance of  Lyonel Feininger

1945–1946 — Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, New York, New York

1947 — Studies etching under Mauricio Lasansky, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

1948–1949 — Institute of Design, Chicago, Illinois

1955 — First sculpture exhibition in New York

1955—1961 — Professor of Art, Newcomb College, Tulane University, New Orleans

1957 — First sculpture exhibition in Europe

1960 — Guggenheim Fellowship (renewed in 1961)

1964 — Participation at documenta III, Kassel

1968 — Participation at documenta 4, Kassel

1972 — Fine Arts Award, American Institute of Architects

1974 — Elected to American Institute of Arts and Letters

1986 — New York State Governor’s Award, Albany, NY

1987 — Elected to Akademie der Künste Berlin, West Germany

2002 — Dies in St. Paul, Minnesota