Richard Black

Professor Emeritus of Art, Drake University, 1994
ARE 1988  RE 1992

B: 18 July 1932 D: 28 July 2020  
Farnhamville, Iowa USA

Drake University, BFA, 1957
University of Wisconsin, MSAE, 1958

Professor of Art, Head of Printmaking Department, Drake University, 1960-94
Instructor of Art, Illinois College, Jacksonville, Illinois, 1958-60
Gallery & Education Director, David Strawn Art Museum, Jacksonville, Ill, 1958-60
Director, National Biennial Printmaking Symposium, Drake University, 1975-91
Sabbatical Leave for study, London, 1973, 81, 87

Recognition & Awards:
First Friends of Drake Arts Award for Excellence in Teaching and Artistic Achievement, 1987
Mid America Print Council, Out Standing Printmaker Award, 1996
Printmaking Today Award, RE Annual Exhibition, 2011, 2016
MAPC Out Standing Printmakers, MAPC Journal, Vol. 20 #3/4, 2012
Where Are They Now, Drake Blue Pub., Spring, 2013

Exhibitions & Workshop Presentations:
Color Print USA, Invitational, Lubbock, Texas, 1975
Richard Black Prints & Drawings, Solo, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa, 1987
Artist in Residence, University of Nebraska/Omaha, Omaha Nebraska, 1987
Artist in Residence, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota, 1988
FBA National Print Exhibition, Mall Gallery, London, 1994
Artist in Residence, Solo Exhibition, University of Dallas, Irving, Texas, 1997
Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Solo, Fort Dodge, Iowa, 1999
Wayne State University, Solo, Wayne, Nebraska, 2011
Olson/Larsen Gallery, Recent Prints, West Des Moines, Iowa, July 2013
Blanden Presentation, Blanden Art Museum, January, 2017
Oleson/Larsen Gallery, Seven Print Makers, February 2017

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