Hutson’s highest academic credential is a High School Diploma
while he studied art briefly at:
San Francisco Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA 1960-1961
Los Angeles Trade Technical College, Los Angeles, CA 1959
Los Angeles City College Los Angeles, CA 1958-1959
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 1956-1957
Frank N. Ashley Apprentice 1961-1962

Associate Art Professor, Franklin & Marshall College Lancaster, PA 1989-2010
Jennie Brown Cook and Betsy Hess Cook Distinguished Artist-in-Residence, Franklin & Marshall College 2005-present
Visiting Artist/Instructor, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 1989
Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 1984-1987
Adjunct Lecturer, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, NY 1979-1983
Graphic Arts Advisor, Audio Visual Research Division, The National Museum of Art, Lagos, Nigeria 1974-1976

2021 Homestead Texas State Galleries San Marcos, TX
2020 Bill Hutson: Selections from the Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College, Pennsylvania Governor’s Residence, Harrisburg, PA
2015 (TRANS)FORMATIONS: STUDIES IN FORM AND COMPOSITION BY BILL HUTSON The Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
2001 Tactile Images: Paintings and Painted Objects by Bill Hutson The Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
2002 Oba’s Room: Paintings and Painted Objects by Bill Hutson Watson Gallery, Wheaton College, Norton, MA
1997 Paris Objects: Paintings and Painted Objects by Bill Hutson Noel Fine Art Acquisitions Charlotte, NC
1996 Image to Object: Paintings and Painted Objects by Bill Hutson Hub-Robeson Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
1992 Recent Works: Paintings and Painted Objects by Bill Hutson Olmsted Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg, PA
1991, 1978 The Cinque Gallery, New York, NY
1990 James E. Lewis Museum of Art, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD
1990 The Cone University Center Gallery, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC
1988 The California Afro-American Museum, Los Angeles, CA
19871988 The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
1984 Onyx Art Gallery, New York, NY
1984 Bill Hutson Recent Paintings N’amdi Center for Contemporary Art Birmingham, MI
1982 Gallery 62, National Urban League, New York, NY
1979 Union Gallery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
1971 Ori Olukun Cultural Center, Ile Ife, Nigeria
1966 Stedelijk Museum, Apeldoorn, Netherlands
1965 Bolles Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1964 Galerie H. Krikhaar, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Editions George Visat. Paris, France
Brandywine Graphic Workshop. Philadelphia, PA
The Arco Collection. Philadelphia, PA
Columbus Museum of Art. Columbus, OH
Studio Museum in Harlem. New York, NY
James E. Lewis Museum of Art, Morgan State University. Baltimore, MD
Newark Museum. Newark, NJ
Boysmans-Van Beuningen Museum. Rotterdam, Netherlands
National Museum of Southern Australia. Adelaide, Australia
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. San Francisco, CA
National Museum of Fine Arts. Havana, Cuba
Brooklyn Museum of Art. Brooklyn, NY
New York Public Library/Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. New York, NY
Columbus Museum of Art. Columbus, OH
Petrucci Family Foundation Collection
Peter Stuyvesant Collection
Roberto Matta-Echaurren Collection
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library. New York, NY
The Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College. Lancaster, PA

1980 CAPS (Creative Artists Public Service Program) New York, NY
1974 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Washington, D.C.
1972 Cassandra Foundation Award Chicago, IL

“A Way/s From Home: Blackness Across Nations.” “Reflections.” CAA Los Angeles, CA 2018
“Constructing Identity: Conversations on African-American Art & Culture.”  Portland Museum of Art Portland, OR 2017
“Abstraction in African American Art” Casuarina India Habitat Centre New Delhi, India 200″
“Something To Look Forward To: Initiating and Realizing an Art Exhibition.” Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art Kansas State University Manhattan, KS 2006
“Recalling Herbert Gentry’s Life and Art: A conversation with Rehema Barber.”  The Amistad Center for Art & Culture at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Hartford, CT 2006
“Something To Look Forward To: Abstract Art by 22 Distinguished Americans of African Descent.” The Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College Lancaster, PA 2004
“Abstraction in African American Art.” Casuarina India Habitat Centre New Delhi, India 2002
“LArc en ciel: Gravures de L’Atelier Bob Blackburn. A History of Printmaking.” École Nationale dArt et Manufacture, Centre Culturel Français and Centre Culturel Américain / U.S.I.A. Libreville, Gabon 1995
“Reflections/Recall: African American Artists and Europe.” The Minority Caucus of Democrats Abroad in France. Paris, France 1994
“A Visual Arts Encounter: African Americans and Europe.” Palais du Luxembourg and Institut du Monde Anglophone. University of Paris, (Sorbonne Nouvelle). Paris, France 1994
“Byte and Other Pieces: An Overview of New Paintings by Bill Hutson.” Pennsylvania State University. Harrisburg, PA 1992
“In Sight, In Mind: Documentation and African American Artists.” Millersville University Millersville, PA 1992
“Trois Noirs Américans Revisited: An Audio Visual Presentation.” University of Paris (Sorbonne Nouvelle) Paris, France  1992
“Motives and Methods in Recent Paintings by Bill Hutson.” Pennsylvania School of Art and Design Lancaster, PA 1992
“Abstract Art by 20th Century African-American Artists.” Lafayette College. Easton, PA 1992
“Reflections on the Life and Work of Andrew Wyeth: Southern Collections.” The Jacksonville Art Museum Jacksonville, FL 1992
“Henry O.Tanner and Other 19th Century African American Artists.” The Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI 1991
“Artist-in-Schools Selection Panel.” 1991-1992 School Year. Greater Columbus Arts Council. Columbus, OH 1991
“Crosscurrents 1991: An All Media Exhibition of West Virginia Artists.” Oglebay Institute, Stifel Fine Arts Center Wheeling, WV 1991
“In Full Effect: An Exhibition Featuring 17 Artists Born or Presently Active in Ohio.” The Riffe Gallery. Columbus, OH 1991
Spaces Gallery. Cleveland, OH 1991
Panelist State University of New York at Purchase. Purchase, NY 1991
The Walters Art Museum Baltimore, MD 1990
Visiting Critic Final critique of the Junior Independent Painting Class Maryland Institute, College of Art. Baltimore, MD 1988
The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, NY 1980
Curated “Something To Look Forward To” A group exhibition featuring 22 Distinguished American abstract artists of African descent. The Phillips Museum of Art,  Lancaster, PA 2004

2021 Creating Community: Cinque Gallery Artists, The Art Students League, New York, NY
2020 The Shape of Abstraction: Selections from the Ollie Collection, Saint Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO
2019 UNCommon Collections: Selections from Fifteen Collectors, The David C Driskell Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
2019 New York-Centric, The Art Students League, New York, NY
2017 Constructing Identity, The Portland Museum, Portland, Oregon
2016 Beyond Borders: Bill Hutson & Friends, Mechanical Hall Gallery, University of Delaware, Newark
2015 Just a Few of Us, The Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
2015 Many Faces of Abstraction, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY
2014 African American Artists and Abstraction, The National Fine Arts Museum, Havana, Cuba
2010 African American Abstract Masters, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, Jim Thorpe, PA
2010 African American Abstract Masters, Wilmer Jennings Gallery, Kenkeleba House Gallery, New York, NY
2010 African American Abstract Masters, The Opalka Gallery at the Sage College, Albany, NY
2008 Something to Look Forward To, Hub-Robeson Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
2008 Abstraction: Sam Gilliam, Bill Hutson and Howardena Pindell, Lana Woods Gallery, New York, NY
2007 African American Museum, Philadelphia, PA
2007 Living with Art: The Alitash Kebede Collection, Bermuda National Museum, Hamilton, Bermuda
2007 African American Cultural Center of Greater Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
2006 Masterpieces of African American Art: An African American Perspective, M. Hanks Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2006 Celebration of Visual Traditions, Hub-Robeson Gallery Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
2006 Driven to Abstraction: Works by Contemporary American Artists, New York State Museum, Albany, NY
2006 Locations: Recent Paintings by Bill Hutson and Padmini Mongia, Pfenninger Gallery Lancaster, PA
2006 Whitaker Center for Science & Arts, Harrisburg, PA
2002 No Greater Love Abstraction, Jack Tilton/Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Six American Masters, Sugar Hill Art Center, New York, NY
1994 A Stylistic Dualism: Representation and Abstraction in 20th Century African American Art, National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, Wilberforce, OH
1994 Le Temps d’un Dessin: Selected American Drawings, Galerie de L’Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Lorient, France
1994 Contemporary African-American Artists: 1980-1994, The National Arts Club, New York, NY
1994 African American Abstraction in Printmaking, Firehouse Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
1994 Spirit House (Collaboration with Willie Burch), Hallways Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY
1994 Contemporary Culture and Documentary Art, Dallas, TX
1993 The Sculpture Center, New York, NY
1993 Over 100 Under 100, Gallery Onetwentyeight New York, NY
1993 Works from the Peg Alston Collection, Peg Alston Gallery, New York, NY
1993 Works from the Murphy Rabb Collection, Murphy Rabb, Inc., Chicago, IL
1992 African Americans & Europe:1960-1992, Galerie D’Art Noir Contemporain, Paris, France
1992 Paris Connections: African American Artists in Paris, Bomani Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1991-1992 Domenikos Theotokopoulos: A Dialogue, Philippe Briet Gallery, New York, NY
1991-1992 Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
1991 The Search for Freedom: African American Abstract Painting:1945-1975, Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY
1989-1990 Introspectives: Contemporary Art by Americans and Brazilians of African Descent, The Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY
1989-1990 African American Contemporary Art, Museo Civico D’art Contemporanea Di Gibellina, Palmero, Italy
1987-1988 The Art of Black America in Japan, Japan International Cultural Exchange Association, Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan
1986 Beyond 1984: Contemporary Perspectives on American Art, Augusta Savage Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
1986 Morris B.Belknap Jr. Gallery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
1985 Trisolini Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, OH
1985 New Works University Gallery of Fine Art, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
1985 Selections from the Permanent Collection, The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
1985 Since the Harlem Renaissance: Fifty Years of Afro-American Art, Palmer Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
1984 Contemporary Perspectives: 1984, The Center Gallery of Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
1984 Art Against Apartheid, Louis Abrons Arts for Living Center, Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY
1984 Hanging Loose, The Port Authority of New York, New York, NY
1984 Quartet Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY
1983 Seven American Artists, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
1983 Celebrating Contemporary American Black Artists, The Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Hempstead, NY
1981 The Working Process, New York Department of Cultural Affairs, New York, NY
1981 An Exhibition of Ten Artists, Just Above Midtown Downtown, New York, NY
1980 The 1970’s: Prints and Drawings by Afro-Americans, The Museum of The National Center of AfroAmerican Artists, Boston, MA
1980 Retour Aux Sources: Une Exposition En Afrique D’Artistes Afro-Americans, Galerie D’Art Mitkal. Abidjan, Ivory Coast, West Africa
1979 Selections from the Peter Stuyvesant Collection, Kultureel Sentrum, Tilburg, Netherlands
1977 Contemporary Black Art: A Selected Sampling, Florida International University, Miami, FL
1972-1974 Contemporary African and Africa American Art, Gong Gallery, Lagos, Nigeria
1971 Selections from the Peter Stuyvesant Collection, Muzej Savremene umetnosti, Belgrade, former Yugoslavia
1971 Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, former Yugoslavia
1971 European and American Art, Galleria Arte Borgogna, Milano, Italy
1970 Afro-American Artists Abroad, University of Texas Museum, Austin, TX
1969 Trois Noirs Americans, American Artists and Students Center, Paris, France
1968 Selections from the Peter Stuyvesant Collection, Dominikenska Cerkev. Maastricht, Netherlands
1966 The TransAtlantics, U.S.I.S. Gallery, London, England
1963-1965 Contemporary American Art, Fred Maxwell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1962 10th Annual Drawing, Print & Sculpture Show, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

Black Renaissance Noire Vol .19 Issue 1 winter/spring 2019 P. 98-105
“Something To Look Forward To” (Cata) Essays by April Kingsley, Franklin Sirmans and Geoffrey Jacques. Introduction by Bill Hutson. Franklin & Marshall College. Lancaster, Pennsylvania P. vl -vIII 2004
“Six American Master: Sugar Hill” Arlene McKanic. Artnews. New York, New York. P. 158
October, 2002
“Six American Master: Sugar Hill” Holland Cotter. The New York Times. New York, New York. P. B38 NE
June 14, 2002
“The Portrait Series: Images of Contemporary African American Artists” Fern Logan Southern Illinois University Press. Carbondale and Edwardsville, Illinois.
xl, XV, XVII, 66 and 67.
“Forum: African American Artists on Issues of Museums and Representation of African American Art” NKA: Journal of Contemporary African Art New York, New York P.34, 38, 39, 40 and 41
Spring/Summer 1995
“Bill Hutson: Selected Works” Television broadcast. Creative Artists Cultural Exchange (C.A.C.E. International Television). New York, New York
“Layering it on is Area Artist’s Forte” Sandy Cullen Patriot News. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania P. E1 and E3 November 26,1992
“The Search for Freedom: African American Abstract Painting 1945-1975” (Cata) Ann Gibson, Steve Cannon, Frank Bowling and Thomas McEvilley. Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, New York P.5,104,119,121 and 135
“African-American Contemporary Art.” (Cata.) Dr. Robert L. Douglas/ Università Di Palermo, Faccolta Di Lettere E Filosofia, Comune Di Gibellina. Palermo, Italy. P. 5, 10, 14, 20, 21 and 83
“Introspectives: Contemporary Art by Americans and Brazilians of African Descent.” (Cata.) Drewal, Henry J. and Driskell, David C. California Afro-American Museum. Los Angeles, California. P. 28,7, 72 and 104
“Stillness A Moving Element in Hutson Exhibition”. Constable, Lesley The Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio P. 10F
October 9, 1988
“Bill Hutson: Paintings 1978-1987” (Cata.) Jones, Kellie, The Studio Museum in Harlem. New York, New York
“Bill Hutson”. Video tape interview with William Zimmer. The New York Times and The Studio Museum in Harlem. New York, New York
November 16, 1987
“Bill Hutson: Paintings 1978-1987”. Video tape interview with Dennis Barrie. Moore, John and Helmerson, Karen. The Studio Museum in Harlem and The Ohio Arts Council.
“Art Index”. Vol. 56, No.3 H. R. Wilson Company. Bronx, New York P.103
July 1985
“Bill Hutson, Onyx Art Gallery”. Glueck, Grace. The New York Times. New York, New York P. C 20 November 30,1984
“Bill Hutson”. Grant, Will. Artspeak. New York, New York P.6
November 1, 1984
“Seven American Artists”. (cata.) Moore, John The Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, Ohio P. 5, 10 and 13
“American Art in the Newark Museum”. The Newark Museum. Newark, N. J. P.232
“250 Years of Afro American Art, An Annotated Bibliography”. Igoe, James T. and Lynn M. – Rr Bowker Publishers. New York, New York P.782
“Afro-American Artists: A Search for Identity” Fine, Elsa Honig. Holt, Rinehart and Winston. New York, New York P.235, 236 and 239
“Afro-American Artists: A Bio-Bibliographical Directory”. Cederholm, Theresa Dickason. Trustees of the Boston Public Library. Boston, Massachusetts. P.138 and 139
“Afro-America Artists Abroad” Lewis, James E. Whitley Company. Austin, Texas.
3, 4 and 9
“Trois Americans Peintres et Noirs”. Schneider, Pierre. L’Express. Paris, France
March 3-9, 1969
“Adventures in Art: An International group of Art Collections in Industrial Environments”. Forward by Lord Robbins. Introduction by M.S. Fox. Robin and his Contemporaries Published by B. H. J. Scheepmaker and Harry N. Abrams. New York, New York P.108,109 and 219