Allan Houser bio - exhibits -  small sculpture - medium sculpture - large sculpture - paintings & works on paper - book - time line

Selected Collections

(Partial Listing)

Allstate Insurance, Chicago, Illinois.

Arizona State Capitol, Phoenix.

British Royal Collection, Princess Anne.

Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, Michigan.

Dahlem Museum, West Berlin, Germany

Denver Art Museum, Colorado

The Duke and Duchess of Bedford, England

Gift Gardens Botanical/Fine Art Park, Palm City, Florida

Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona.

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska.

Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey.

Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe.

Museum of Indian Art and Culture, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Museum of Modern Art, National Art and Culture Center, Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.

National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Scottsdale Center for the Arts, City Collection, Scottsdale, Arizona

US Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.

US Mission to the United Nations.

University Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

University of California, San Diego.

University of Oklahoma, Norman.

Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian,

Santa Fe, New Mexico.

North Dakota Museum of Art

National Museum of American Art,

Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Selected Exhibitions

1936 Worlds Fair, New York.

1938 Museum of Northern Arizona.

1939 National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

1939 Art Institute of Chicago.

1974 The Gallery Wall, Inc. dba Glenn Green Galleries, Arizona "The Human Form" group exhibit *This marks the beginning of Glenn Green Galleries (Gallery Wall) representation of Allan Houser for 20 years (until Houser's death in 1994) The gallery hosted biannual one-man shows for Houser in their Scottsdale, Arizona and Santa Fe, New Mexico galleries. Glenn Green Galleries also mounted and sponsored international exhibits of Houser's work.

1976 Governor's Gallery, State Capitol, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

1979 Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

1980 "Contemporary Amerindian Painting", traveling exhibition: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru.

1981 Salon d'Automne, Grand Palais, Paris, France.

1982 Amerindian Circle Exhibit, Smithsonian Institution and Kennedy Center.

1983 Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona.

1983-1984 Touring exhibition: Germany.

1984-1986 Touring exhibition: Austria, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Romania, Yugoslavia.

1985 Exhibition and dedication of "Offering of the Sacred Pipe" at the United States Mission to the United Nations, New York City.

1987 Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey.

1989 Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

1989 The Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina.

1991-1994 Museum of New Mexico, Touring Exhibition

Selected Honors and Awards

1949 Guggenheim fellowships for painting and sculpture.

1954 Palmes Academique, French Government.

1969 Waite Phillips Trophy, Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

1973 Gold Medal, Sculpture I Exhibit, Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona.

1980 Elected to Heard Museum's National Advisory Board.

1980,1983 and 1984 Governor's Award for the Visual Arts, New Mexico

1985 Inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame.

1987 Honorary Ph.D. in Fine Arts, University of Maine.

1989 American Indian Distinguished Achievement Award, Lifetime Achievement Award presented by American Indian Resources Institute, Washington, D.C. 1992 National Medal of Arts

1992 National Medal of Arts Recipient, White House Presentation by President George H.W. Bush

1993 Prix de West, National Academy of Western Art

1993 Ellis Island Medal of Honor

1993 Ph.D. Humane Letters, University of Oklahoma

2007 Glenn Green Galleries A Celebration of our 20 years with Allan Houser: Exhibit of Rare Lifetime Creations in Stone, Wood and Bronze


1974-1994 Various Gallery Wall Inc. and Glenn Green Galleries Exhibition Catalogs

1987 Godine Press Allan Houser (Haozous) hardcover biography by Barbara Perlman

1992 Smithsonian Institution Press and Glenn Green Galleries Second Edition printing hardcover



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