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Solo and Joint Exhibitions

1948  – Arts and Crafts Club of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
1949  – Arts and Crafts Club of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
1955  – 331 Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1956  – School of Architecture, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
1957  – 331 Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1960  – School of Architecture, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA and The Orleans Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1962  – Orleans Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1964  – Orleans Gallery, New Orleans, LA, with sculptor Lin Emery
1965  – Danna Center, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA
1967  – Biloxi Gallery of Art, Biloxi, MS
1968  – Clemmer residence, New Orleans, LA
1970  – Clemmer residence, New Orleans, LA
1971  – Clemmer residence, New Orleans, LA
1972  – Louisiana State University, Alexandria, LA, and the Jewish Community Center, New Orleans, LA
1974  – Clemmer residence, New Orleans, LA
1977  – St. Tammany Art Association, Covington, LA, with sculptor Bill Ludwig
1978  – Clemmer residence, New Orleans, LA
1988  – Carmen Llewellyn Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1993  – President’s House, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, and the Academy Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1999  – “John Clemmer: Exploring the Medium, 1940-1999,” NOMA, New Orleans, LA, career retrospective & traveling exhibition
2000  – “John Clemmer: Exploring the Medium, 1940-1999,” Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA; Meadows Museum of Art, Shreveport, LA
2001  – Spring Viewing, Clemmer residence, New Orleans, LA
2002  – Spring Viewing, Clemmer residence and Gallery 7J, New Orleans, LA
2003  – Spring Viewing, Clemmer residence and Gallery 7J, New Orleans, LA
2004  – Spring Viewing, Clemmer residence and Gallery 7J, New Orleans, LA
2005  – Academy Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2012  – “John Clemmer: New and Selected Work,” Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA
2014  – “John Clemmer: Nine Years Later,” LeMieux Galleries, New Orleans, LA

Selected Group Exhibitions

1945  – “Annual Exhibition,” Arts and Crafts Club of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
1946  – “Regional Exhibition,” New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA, and the Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
1946  – “Artists at War,” Arts and Crafts Club of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
1950  – Traveling Exhibition, American Federation of Art
1956  – “Houston International Exhibition,” Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, and the Orleans Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1957  – The Riverside Museum, New York and the Orleans Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1958  – Orleans Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1959  – Pensacola Arts Center, Pensacola, FL, and the Orleans Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1960  – “2nd Annual SW American Art Exhibition,” Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK, and the Bresler Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
1961  – Orleans Gallery Traveling Exhibition, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Kyoto, Manila, Vienna; “3rd Annual Southwest American Art Exhibition,” Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK; Sarasota Art Association, Sarasota, FL
1962  – “Louisiana, The Great Years,” The Cabildo, New Orleans, LA, and The Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL; “Annual Delta Exhibition,”Little Rock, AK, Sarasota Art Association, Sarasota, FL; “4th Annual Southwest American Art Exhibition,” Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK
1963  – Orleans Gallery, New Orleans, LA; Sarasota Art Association, Sarasota, FL
1964  – “Arts Festival Eight,” Jacksonville, FL, “6th Annual Southwest American Art Exhibition,” Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK; “24th Annual Louisiana State Art Exhibition,” Baton Rouge, LA
1965  – “Arts Festival Eight,” Jacksonville, FL
1966  – Mary Chilton Gallery, Memphis, TN, and the “Arts Festival Eight,” Jacksonville, FL
1969  – “Past Jurors Invitational Exhibition,” Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK
1973  – “Edinburgh Arts 1973,” Edinburgh Arts Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland; Nat’l Community Arts Competition, Dept of HUD, Washington, DC
1976  – “Ninth National / International Sculpture Conference Exhibition,” K&B Plaza, New Orleans, LA, and the “Louisiana Sculpture Invitational,” Pensacola Junior College, Pensacola, FL
1977  – “154th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design,” New York, NY
1979  – Faculty Exhibition, Department of Art, Newcomb College, New Orleans, LA
1980  – St. Tammany Art Association, Covington, LA, with Miriam Barranger and Gene Koss; Faculty Exhibition, Department of Art, Newcomb College, New Orleans, LA
1981  – Academy Gallery, New Orleans, LA, and the Faculty Exhibition, Department of Art, Newcomb College, New Orleans, LA
1982  – 157th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY; Faculty Exhibition, Department of Art, Newcomb College, New Orleans, LA
1984  – “Art of the State,” Louisiana World Exposition, New Orleans, LA; “Seldom Seen: Portraits from Private Collections,” Arts Council of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA; “25th Anniversary Exhibition,” Louisiana State University, Alexandria, LA
1987  – “Seldom Seen Paper: On and Off the Wall,” Arts Council of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
1988  – Carmen Llewellyn Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1989  – “Artists Against AIDS,” Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA; Carmen Llewellyn Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1990  – Carmen Llewellyn Gallery, Santa Fe, NM; Carmen Llewellyn Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1991  – Carmen Llewellyn Gallery, Santa Fe, NM; Carmen Llewellyn Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1994  – Hall-Barnett Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1995  – “The Self Image,” Academy Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1997  – Simone Stern Gallery, New Orleans, LA; Edgewood Orchard Galleries, Fish Creek, WI
2001 – “Drawing Invitational,” Academy Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2003  – “The Self Image,” Academy Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Selected Public and Corporate Collections

Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
Historic New Orleans Collection, New Orleans, LA
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
Louisiana Art and Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Trattoria Stefano, Sheboygan, WI
International Trade Mart, New Orleans, LA*
1st National Bank, Jackson, MS*
Temple Sinai, New Orleans, LA*
International Matex Corporation, New Orleans, LA*
Jewish Community Center, New Orleans, LA*
Tikvat Shalom Conservative Congregation, New Orleans, LA*
Price Waterhouse, New Orleans, LA
Beth Emet, The Free Synagogue, Evanston, IL*
Burlington Resources, New Orleans, LA
Pan American Life Insurance Company Corporation, New Orleans, LA
South Central Bell, Birmingham, AL
Shir Chadash Conservative Congregation, New Orleans, LA*
Congregation Beth El, Sheboygan, WI*
Chai Point, Milwaukee, WI

*commissioned work

Selected Private Collections

Frederick Laborde, Baton Rouge, LA
John G. Turner, Baton Rouge, LA
Donald M. Fuson, Baton Rouge, LA
Dr. and Mrs. L. Max Buja, Houston, TX
Ann Koerner, New Orleans, LA
Dr. Brobson Lutz, New Orleans, LA
Shanna Boudreaux, Baton Rouge, LA
Tim & Dana Miller, Lafayette, LA
Susan Rosenthal & Michael Hirshfield, Durham, NC
Kathy Worley, Zachary, LA
Erin Mixson, Baton Rouge, LA
Burton Jablin, Nashville & Knoxville, TN
Ivan Mandich, New Orleans, LA
Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Millon, Washington, DC
Jean Iker, Chevy Chase, MD
Margaret Pace-Willson, San Antonio, TX
Maestro James Paul, Ojai, CA
Richard and Martha Barnett, Talahassee, FL
Dr. and Mrs. R.C. Llewellyn, New Orleans, LA
Moise and Melba Steeg, New Orleans, LA
Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Hackney, Washington, DC
Mr. and Mrs. Eamon Kelly, New Orleans, LA
Bob and Judy Stein, Highland Park, IL
Drs. William and Jane Bertrand, New Orleans, LA
Rabbi and Mrs. Peter Knobel, Evanston, IL
Mr. and Mrs. I.J. Krieger, New Orleans, LA
Joel Weinstock, New Orleans, LA
Mrs. Edward Norman, New Orleans, LA
Prof. and Mrs. Burlie Brown, New Orleans, LA
Edmund McIlhenny Estate, New Iberia, LA
Lin Emery, New Orleans, LA
Sherman and Mary LaViolette, Sheboygan, WI
Drs. Bill and Bobbie Malone, Madison, WI
Teresa Brown, New Orleans, LA
Lois Charles, Austin, TX
Bobby and Karen Major, New Orleans, LA
Mrs. John Boogaerts, Cos Cob, CT
Drs. David and Janet Rice, New Orleans, LA
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bowen, Stamford, CT
JoAnn Greenberg, New Orleans, LA
Prof. Steven P. Jacobs, New Orleans, LA
Dr. Francis Mather, New Orleans, LA
John Ed Bradley, Mandeville, LA
Julian and Peggy Good, New Orleans, LA
Eugenie J. Huger, New Orleans, LA
Lloyd and Laura Shields, New Orleans, LA
Prof. Scharmal Schrock, Hammond, LA
Allison Kendrick, New Orleans, LA
Mr. and Mrs. George Dorsey, New Orleans, LA
Harriet Stern, New Orleans, LA
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Mandelstein, Vernon Hills, IL