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1931-2007

EDUCATION
1961 M.F.A., Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
1957 A.A., Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2000, 1998, 1995-96 ELYSIUM, Studio 13, Los Angeles, CA
1969, 1966,1962 Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1988 Brandstater Gallery, Loma Linda University, Riverside, CA
1988 Pasadena City College Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA
1984 Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1978 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
1977 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
1968 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2007
So Cal: Southern California Art of the 1960’s and 70’s from LACMA’s collection, Los Angels County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2006
Translucence, Southern California Art from the 1960’s & 70’s, Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA
All in the Family, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Otis: Nine Decades of Los Angeles Art, Los Angeles, CA

2004
Heroes and Heroines: Working Artists Over 70, OCCA, Santa Ana, CA

2000
From Paris to Pasadena: An Overview of Color Lithography, 1890-1975, Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

1999
Art from Stone: Prints from the Tamarind lithography Workshop, 1960-1970, Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA
Tamarind Collection, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA

1998
palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA

1988-89
Contemporary Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1987
Art in Los Angels, 1988: Profound Visions, Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Spiritual in Art: Abstract Painting, 1890-1985, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Robert O Anderson building, inaugural exhibit, 1986, the Gemeente Museum, The Hague, Holland

1986
A California Collection, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Contrasts, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1985
New Acquisitions, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1984
Focus on California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1981
Decade: Los Angeles painting in the Seventies, Art Center, Pasa. CA

1979
California Artists, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC

1970
A Plastic Presence, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA

1967
Plastics West Coast, Hansen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
American Sculpture of the Sixties, Los Angeles Co. Art Museum and Philadelphia Museum of Art, CA
Show of New Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, NY

1965
Young West Coast Artists, Museum of Modern Art, NY

AWARDS
2000 September 16, Los Angeles City Council Declaration, “Norman Zammitt Day”
2000 September 15, Los Angeles City Council Resolution, Commendation
1991 Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Grant
1968 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Fellowship
1967 Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Fellowship

COLLECTIONS (Select)
Private Collections
Richard Feynman Estate
Judge and Mrs. William Lasarow
Peter and Helen Bing
Norman Lear
John Kluge Estate
Maurice Tuchman
Truman Capote Estate
Mrs. Richard Rogers
Mrs. Edwin H. Land Estate
Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

Institutional Collections
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York City, New York
CORCORAN GALLERY OF ART, Washington, D.C.
JOSEPH HIRSCHHORN GALLERY OF ART, Washington, D.C.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington, D.C.
NORTON SIMON MUSEUM, Pasadena, California
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, Washington, D.C.
SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, San Francisco, California
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, Los Angeles, California
SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART, Santa Barbara, California
STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Stanford, California
PALM SPRINGS DESERT MUSEUM, Palm Springs, California
LA JOLLA MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, La Jolla, California
ROWLAND INSTITUTE FOR SCIENCE, Cambridge, Massachusetts
VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM, London, England
LONG BEACH MUSEUM OF ART, Long Beach, California
SEATTLE ART MUSEUM, Seattle, Washington

PUBLISHED REFERENCES
Biography
Who's Who in America, 1972-(yearly), Marquis Who's Who Inc., Chicago, IL
Who's Who in American Art, 1973-(yearly), Jacques Cattell Press, Tempe, AZ
Personalities of the West and Midwest, 1972-(yearly), subsidiary of American
Biographical Institute, Raleigh, North Carolina

Articles
Goodale, Gloria, “Mega Mural Sees Light of Day”, The Christian Science Monitor September 15, 2000, ill.
Maese, Kathryn, “Of Color and Light”, L.A. Downtown News, Sept. 11, 2000, ill.
Wyszpolski, Bondo “Paradise Regained”, Easy Reader, September 7, 2000, ill.
Amerika (America Illustrated) United States Information Agency, publication to Moscow, November, 1984, "Around the World in Total Silence", Joseph Allen, p. 13, ill.
Longson, Tony "Computer Art", Arts and Architecture, Vol.3 #1, Sum.1984, p.52, ill.
Gilbert, Anne, "Under the Rainbow: Artists and their Spaces", New West, Feb. 27, 1978, ill.
L.A. Times Home, January, 1970, feature article on the Harry Lewis home and collection.
L.A. Times West, June 4, 1967, "Sculpture of the Sixties", ill.
Davis, Douglas "From New Materials, a Dynamic Sculpture", National Observer February 20, 1967, ill.
Davis, Douglas, "Art and Technology - The New Combine", Art in America, January/February, 1968, p.32, ill.

Books
50 West Coast Artists, Henry Hopkins, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 1981.
Art and the Future: A History/Prophecy of the Collaboration Between Scientific Technology and Art, Douglas Davis, Praeger, New York & Washington,DC, 1973
Printmaking Today, Heller, Jules, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York, 1972.
Art in Boxes, Van Nostrand-Reinhold.
Plastics as Sculpture, Thelma Newman.
Movements in Art since 1945, Edward Lucie-Smith, The World of Art Library, History of Art, Thames and Hudson, London, 1969
Art Today, Faulkner Zeigfield, Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1969
Sculpture in Plastics, Nicolas Roukes, Watson Guptill, New York, 1968.

Catalogues
American Sculpture of the Sixties, 1967, pp. 225,232, and 233, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, ill
Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture, 1967, University of Illinois, Urbana, 13th Exhibition, p.143, ill.
Tamarind, a Renaissance of Lithography, 1967, p.92, ill.
Art in Los Angeles, Seventeen Artists in the Sixties, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1981, pp. 130,142, ill.
Los Angeles Prints 1883-1980, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1981, p.76, ill.
The Spiritual in Art: Abstract Painting 1890-1985, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1986, pp. 419, 353, ill.
Emerging Expression Biennial, (cover, Bronx Museum of the Arts, ill.), September 1987.

Reviews (select)
L.A. Times, Metro, December 3, 1996, "True Colors", ill.
Press Enterprise, The Arts, Hazel Simon, January 18, 1987.
Los Angeles Times Calendar, "A Spiritual Abstract Exhibition", William Wilson, November 23, 1986.
Washington Post, Paul Richard, February 20, 1978.
Washington Star, Benjamin Forgey, February 19, 1978.
Los Angeles Times, “Art Walk", April 4, 1969.
Arts, magazine, mid-monthly supplement, December 1968.
Art News, December 1968.
New York Times, November 2, 1968.
Los Angeles Times, William Wilson, March 22, 1968.
Los Angeles Times, January 21, 28, 1968.
Womens Wear Daily, January 6, 1967.
World Journal Tribune, January 6, 1967.
New York Times, John Canaday, January 6, 1967.
Los Angeles Times, January 10, 1966 (Landau-Alan Gallery - solo).
Artforum, "L.A Art News", March, 1966, p.20.
Artforum, March 1966, "Norman Zammitt", Peter Plagens, March,1966, pp.14-15, ill p.15.

TEACHING
University Of California At Los Angeles School of Design 1971-72
University Of Southern California School of Architecture 1968 - 69
California Institute Of The Arts, Drawing and Painting 1967
California State College At Fullerton, Drawing and Painting 1964-66
University Of New Mexico, Drawing and Painting 1963-64
Occidental College, Los Angeles, Drawing and Painting 1963-64

PAST GALLERY AFFILIATIONS
Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles 1988-90
Flow Ace Gallery, Los Angeles 1983-87
Landau-Allen Gallery, New York 1966-69
Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles 1960 -70