Gruber

Aaronel deRoy Gruber, 1968

 



Aaronel deRoy Gruber


born 1918, Pittsburgh, PA
died 2011, Pittsburgh, PA



STUDIED

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
Traphagen School of Fashion Design, NY


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1965 Galleria 88, Rome, Italy
1965 United States Information Service Tour, Milan, Italy
1966 Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
1968 Bundy Contemporary Museum of Art, Waitsfield, VT
1969 Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York, NY
1969 Galeria Juana Mordo, Madrid, Spain
1970 Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York, NY
1971 Deson-Zaks Gallery, Chicago
1971 Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York, NY
1972 Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University, NY
1973 Taft Museum, Cincinnati, OH
1973 Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY
1974 Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
1974 Electric Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1976 Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN
1976 Electric Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1977 Naples Art Gallery, Naples, FL
1977 Gloria Luria Gallery, Bay Harbor Island, FL
1981 Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh
1984 Peter Rose Gallery, New York, NY
1985 Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1968 'Made of Plastic', Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI
1969 'Kinetic Art', North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
1969 'A Plastic Presence - Multiples (Plastic in Editions)', The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
1971 'Transparent and Translucent Art', Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL
1972 'Small Sculpture from USA', Smithsonian Institution International Arts Program, Washington, D.C.
1973 'Refracted Images', DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
1975 'Creative America-45 Sculptors', Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
1975 'Creative America-45 Sculptors', U.S. Information Service Tour of Japan
1977 Vancouver Art Museum, Vancouver, Canada
1981 "A.R.E.A. Sculpture-Ward's Island", New York, NY
1982 'A Look Back - A Look Forward: Acquisitions Plus', Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
1987 'New Art from Pittsburgh to Boston', Copley Society, Boston, MA
1988 Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
2010 '7th Annual Spring Show at the Erie Art Museum', Erie PA


SELECTED MUSEUM & PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Grand Rapids Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
City of Pittsburgh, Fort Duquesne Park, Pittsburgh, PA
Flint Institute of Art, DeWaters Art Center, Flint, MI
Frederick R. Weisman Foundation of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, FL
Hillman Library, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan
Michael C. Rockefeller Art Museum, New York State University, New York, NY
Museum and Art Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Norfolk Museum of Art and Sciences, Norfolk, VA


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

- Margaret Harold (compiled by), 'Prize-Winning Paintings, Abstract Edition', (Nashville TN, Allied Publications, 1962)
- 'Creative America: Forty-Five Sculptors' (Japan, 1973)
- 'New Media for Art' (New York, NY: Watson-Guptill, 1974)
- Diane B. Chicura and Thelma K. Stevens,' Super Sculpture: Using Science, Technology, and Natural Phenomena' (New York, NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1974)
- Dr. Thelma Newman, 'Crafting with Plastics' (Radnor, PA: Chilton Book Co., 1975)
- Nicholas Roukes, 'Forms in Plastic' (New York, NY: Watson-Guptill, 1975)
- Mogelon and LaLiberte, 'Art in Boxes' (New York, NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1975)
- E.L. Fundaburk, 'Art in Public Places in the United States' (Bowling Green, OH: The Popular Press, 1975)
- Virginia Watson-Jones, 'Contemporary Women Sculptors: An Illustrated Biographical and Bibliographical Directory' (Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1986)
- 'Sculpture, The World Expo 88 Collection' (Brisbane, Australia: 1988)
- Jules & Nancy Heller, 'An Encyclopedia of 20th-Century North American Women Artists' (Tempe, AZ: Arizona State University, 1992)
- 'North American Women Artists of the 20th Century: A Biographical Dictionary' (New York: Garland Publishing, 1996)