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Born in Basel, Switzerland 1904 and emigrated to New York in 1924.


Education and bio

1925 - 1928 Studied at Cooper Union, New York
1928-29 Studied with Arshile Gorky at Grand Central School of Arts, New York
1928-37 Shared Arshile Gorky's studio
1937 Moved to Los Angeles


Awards

1945 Los Angeles County Museum, Annual Exhibition, Purchase Award, Oil 1951 Terry Art Institute, Miami, Cash Award 1954 Los Angeles County Museum, Second Prize, Modern Oil California State Fair & Exposition, First Prize, Modern Oil 1955 Chaffey Community Art Association, Cash Award 1957 Los Angeles County Museum, Junior Art Council Prize Los Angles All-City Art Festival, Purchase Prize, Oil California State Fair & Expo, Cash Award, Pastel 1958 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Second Annual Pacific Coast Biennial, Ala Story Purchase Award 1960 Los Angeles All-City Art Festival, First Purchase Award, Watercolor California Watercolor Society, Merchandise Award 1961 California All-City Art Festival, First Purchase Award, Oil 1962 California State Fair & Exposition, Second Prize, Modern Oil 1963 California Watercolor Society, Purchase Award 1969 Academia Tomasso Campanella, Rome International Academy of Arts, Silver Medal 1991 Citation from Mayor Tom Bradley, City of Los Angeles proclaiming Hans Burkhardt Week, October 11-17 1992 American Academy & Institute of Arts & Letters, Jimmy Ernst Award in Art for Lifetime Achievement LA Artcore, 4th Annual Award in Art


Selected Public Collections

Achenbach Foundation, Palace Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California Ahmanson Collection, Los Angeles The Ambassador's Residence, Bern, Switzerland Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock Art Collection of the State of California British Museum, London, England Hans Burkhardt Center for the Arts and Humanities, California State University, Northridge, CA Charles E. Craig Jr. Multicultural Art Collection, Louisiana State University Museum of Art, Baton Rouge Coca Cola Collection Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan Downey Art Museum, Downey, California Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Los Angeles The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Hirshhorn Collection, Washington, D.C. Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire Huntington Library, San Marino, CA Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland Laguna Art Museum, California La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, California Lancaster Museum of Art and History, California Long Beach Museum of Art, California Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California Nora Eccles Harrison Museum, Utah State University, Logan North Carolina Museum of Art, North Carolina Norton Museum of Art, W. Palm Beach, FL Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California Orange County Museum, Newport Beach, California Oakland Museum, Oakland, California Palm Springs Desert Museum, California Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona Portland Museum of Art, Maine Portland Museum of Art, Oregon San Diego Museum of Art, California Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California Security Pacific Bank Collection, Los Angeles Skirball Cultural Center and Museum, Los Angeles The Speed Art Museum, Kentucky Tamarind Institute, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, New York Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts The Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut


SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selected)
1939 Stendahl Gallery, Los Angeles, California, March 27 – April 17 1940-45 Circle Gallery, Los Angeles, annual exhibits 1945 Los Angeles County Museum, California 1946 The Hartwell Gallery Chabot Gallery, Los Angeles 1947 University of Oregon, Eugene The Hartwell Gallery Hall of Art, Beverly Hills, CA Chabot Gallery, Los Angeles 1948 Hall of Art, Beverly Hills, CA 1949 Chabot Gallery, Los Angeles 1950 Chabot Gallery, Los Angeles 1951 Museo de Bellas Artes, Guadalajara, Mexico: Exhibicion de pinturas modernas Comara Gallery, Los Angeles, California: El muerte, June 15 – July 5 Los Angeles Art Association Fraymart Gallery, Los Angeles, California 1952 Paul Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, California 1953 University of Southern California, Los Angeles 1954 Falk-Raboff Gallery, Los Angeles, California: Retrospective in Three Parts: Early Period, Mexican Period, Recent Period 1955 Occidental College, Los Angeles, California 1956 Instituto Allende, San Miguel Allende, Mexico: Recent Paintings, March 1 – March 18 Mount Saint Mary's College, Los Angeles, California: Soul of Mexico, November 25 – December 15 Paul Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, California: Recent Paintings, September 8 – October 11 1957 Pasadena Art Museum, California: Ten Year Retrospective, June 14 – July 14 Esther Robles Gallery, Los Angeles, California: Recent paintings, June 2 – June 28 1958 Instituto Allende, San Miguel Allende, Mexico Esther Robles Gallery, Los Angeles, California, November 17 – December 6 1959 Long Beach State College, California Esther Robles Gallery, Los Angeles, California Comara Gallery Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles, California 1960 University of Southern California, Los Angeles, August 16 – September 30 Instituto Allende, San Miguel Allende, Mexico 1961 Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles, California, Pastel Exhibition, October 16 – November 11, 1961 Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles, California, Oil Exhibition 1961-62 Thirty Year Retrospective circulated to: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, April 11 – May 7, 1961 Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, June 10 – July 9, 1962 Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, January 9 – February 4, 1962 1962 Fresno Art Center, California Santa Monica Municipal Art Gallery, California 1963 Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles, California, January 13 – February 8, 1963 Laguna Beach Art Association, California San Fernando Valley State College, California Wooden Horse Gallery, CA 1964 Palm Springs Desert Museum, California 1965 San Fernando Valley State College, California, November 9 – November 29, 1965 Freie Schule, Basel, Switzerland, 2 April – 17 April, 1965 1966 San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, California: Forty Year Retrospective Laguna Beach Art Association, California Aca American Masters Gallery, Los Angeles, California, October 10 – November 10, 1966 1967 The Fullerton Main Library, Pomona, California: Annual "Night in Fullerton" 1968 Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, California: Vietnam Paintings 1970 San Fernando Valley State College, California, Selection from the Hans Burkhardt collection, November 4 – December 1, 1970 Coffee Garden Gallery, Newport Harbor Service League, Corona del Mar, California, May 16 – June 25 1972 Long Beach Museum of Art, California: Retrospective 1950-1972, July 16 – September 24, 1972 Michael Smith Gallery, Los Angeles, California Four Oaks Gallery, Pasadena, California, Pastel – oils and prints, May 21 – June 15 1973 California State University, Northridge, A retrospective exhibition, November 20 – December 7, 1973 1974 Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art Administration Building Gallery, Moorpark College, California 1975 California State University, Northridge: Permanent Installation at Oviatt Library, December 5, 1975 1977 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California, Linocuts and pastels, March 5 – April 20 Pasquale Iannetti Gallery, San Francisco, California: Fifty Year Retrospective, March 9 1978 Laguna Beach Museum of Art, California: Mark Tobey/Hans Burkhardt, September 12 – October 23 Los Angeles Mission College, California: Hans Burkhardt, November 21 – December 15 1979 Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, Drawings: 1936 - 1979, September 15 – October 6 Palm Springs Desert Museum, Kemper Gallery, Palm Springs, California, February 15 – March 18 Norton Gallery & school of art, West Palm Beach, Florida 1980 Senior eye Gallery, Long Beach, California, January 16 1982 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Arshile Gorky and Hans Burkhardt, January 9 – February 27 1983 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Hans Burkhardt: Basel Graffiti Series, catalogue published Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Hans Burkhardt: recent works, April 2 – May 7 1984 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Pastels: 50 Years of Figurative Expressionism, catalogue published, April 7 – May 12 Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon: Hans Burkhardt Prints & Pastels from the Portland Museum Collection 1985 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Hans Burkhardt: The War Paintings, catalogue raisonné published, February 2 – March 23 1987 Sid Deutsch Gallery, New York: Hans Burkhardt: Paintings of the 1930's, January 3 – January 28 Cunningham Memorial Art Gallery, Bakersfield, California: Hans Burkhardt: The Basel Experience Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Hans Burkhardt: Paintings 1950-1960, catalogue published by Oakland Museum, California: Hans Burkhardt: Works From the Permanent Collection, January 9 – February 28 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Hans Burkhardt: Recent Paintings, drawings and prints, April 2 – May 7 1988 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Hans Burkhardt: In Contrast, September 10 – October 31 1989 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Hans Burkhardt: Paintings and Pastels 1990 Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania: Catastrophe According to Hans Burkhardt, catalogue by Donald Kuspit Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Hans Burkhardt: New Paintings and Drawings, catalogue published. Laguna Art Museum, California: Hans Burkhardt Prints from the Permanent Collection, March 2 – July 15 Galway International Art Festival, Ireland, exhibition accompanied by Donald Kuspit's catalogue Catastrophe According to Hans Burkhardt. 1990-91 Portland Art Museum, Oregon: Mark Tobey and Hans Burkhardt: Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection. 1991 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Hans Burkhardt: Desert Storms, catalogue by Peter Selz, October 11 – November 30 1992 American Academy & Institute of Arts & Letters, New York: Hans Butrkhardt, March 2 – March 29 Cerro Coso Community College Art Gallery, Ridgecrest, California: Hans Burkhardt, May 1 – May 31 1993 Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California: Hans Burkhardt: Desert Storms, curated by Peter Selz. Galerie Hesselbach, Berlin, Germany: Hans Burkhardt (Schweiz, USA): Pastelle-Eine Retrospektive von 1938-1983, catalogue by Peter Selz continuing to: Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Hans Burkhardt: Pastel Retrospective, originated in Berlin, catalogue by Peter Selz. Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Hans Burkhardt: Black Rain, catalogue by Donald Kuspit. Blue Point Gallery, Berlin, Germany: Pastelle Eine Retrospektive von 1938-1983, September 10 – October 16 1994 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California: Hans Burkhardt In Memoriam Laguna Art Museum, California: Tribute to Hans Burkhardt Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Hans Burkhardt: Pastel Retrospective originated in Berlin, catalogue by Peter Selz, November 12, 1993 – January 15, 1994 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Hans Burkhardt: Black Rain, catalogue by Donald Kuspit, November 12, 1993 – January 15, 1994 1995 Portland Art Museum, Oregon: Hans Burkhardt Memorial Exhibition, February 6 – March 19 Galway Arts Festival, Galway, Ireland: Hans Burkhardt Pastels: A Survey, July 20 – July 29 1996 Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock: Hans Burkhardt: Drawings:1932-1989, April 26 – June 9 continued to Nora Eccles Harrison Art Museum, 1997 1997 Nora Eccles Harrison Art Museum, Utah State University, Logan: Hans Burkhardt: Drawings:1932-1989, January 21 – March 15 Fullerton College, California: Hans Burkhardt - Death as a Creative Force: The Physical to the Spiritual, February 26 – April 4 1998 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Hans Burkhardt: Casting a Shadow- Sunshine & noir, October 7 – January 3 2001 Hackett Freeman Gallery, San Francisco: Hans Burkhardt - Works from Three Decades, 1930-1960, April 5 to June 2. 2003 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Requiem for War: Paintings by Hans Burkhardt, July 11 – October 25. 2008 California State University Northridge, Hans Burkhardt - The California State University Collection, August 25 - October 11. Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, Hans Burkhardt - Paintings of the 1960's, September 20 - December 24, 2008. Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, The estate of Hans Burkhardt, February 9 – March 3 2011 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, Hans Burkhardt: Within & Beyond the Mainstream, September 24 – December 24, 2011 2012 College of the Canyons, Santa Clarita, The Expansive Vision of Hans Burkhardt, Drawings of an American Master, January 24 – March 1, 2012 2013 Royale Project: Contemporary art, Palm Desert, California, Hans Burkhardt nineteen sixty seven, February 15 – March 23, 2013

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1944 Los Angeles Art Association: Then and Now. 1945 Los Angeles County Museum, Annual, purchase award: Artists of LA. and Vicinity. 1946 Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, First Annual Spring Exhibition, April 3 - May 5, 1946. 1947 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.: Twentieth Biennial Exhibition. 1947-48 Art Institute of Chicago: Abstract and Surrealist American Art, November 6, 1947 – January 11, 1948 Modern Institute of Art, Beverly Hills: Modern Artists in Transition. California Palace Legion of Honor, San Francisco: 2nd Annual Exhibition of Painting, November 19, 1947 – January 4, 1948 Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Artists of L.A. and Vicinity, May 15 – June 30, 1948 1949 Denver Art Museum, Colorado: Annual Exhibition of Western Art. 1950 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: American Painting Today. California State Fair 1951 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.: 22nd Biennial. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Contemporary American Painters. University of Illinois, circulated by the American Federation of Arts Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, 60th annual American exhibition, October 25 – December 16 1951 Los Angeles Art Assoc.: Paintings of Mexico by Southern California Artists California State Fair 1952 Chicago Art Institute Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Annual Los Angeles County Museum California State Fair 1953 Denver Art Museum, Colorado Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia California State Fair, Sacramento 1954 Los Angeles County Museum, Annual Exhibition of Artists of Los Angeles and Vicinity, May 14 – June 27 Los Angeles County Museum, Fall Rental Gallery, Prints and Drawings, October 24 – November 14 California State Fair, Sacramento, purchase award 1955 San Francisco Museum, Art in the Twentieth Century San Francisco Museum, Southern California Painters Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Paintings by 35 Southern California Artists, January 11 – January 31 Los Angeles County Museum, Art Rental Gallery, February 23 – March 20 Los Angeles County Museum, Annual Whitney Museum of American Art California State Fair Third Biennial International, Sao Paolo, Brazil, circulated to: Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado San Francisco Museum of Art Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1956 San Francisco Museum, California, Pacific coast art: United States' representation at the IIIrd biennal of Sao Paolo Los Angeles County Museum Westwood Art Association, California, IX Annual Exhibition 1957 Los Angeles County Museum, Annual Exhibition of Artists of Los Angeles and Vicinity, prize awarded, May 22 – June 30 Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles: All City Arts Festival, purchase award. California State Fair, Sacramento, purchase award. 1958 Long Beach Museum, California: Art of Southern California II - Paintings, circulated to: Seattle Art Museum, Washington Portland Art Museum, Oregon University of Nebraska Art Galleries Whitney Museum of American Art, New York Madison Square Garden, New York: Art: USA. Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California: Second Pacific Coast Biennial, purchase award, September 10 – October 13 1959 Los Angeles County Museum: Annual exhibition artists of Los Angeles and vicinity, August 4 – September 6 The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio Comara Gallery California State Fair Pasadena Art Museum, California, 1949-1959: A decade in the contemporary galleries, July 19 – September 15 1960 The Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, California Los Angeles County Museum, 40th National Exhibition of the California Water Color Society, October 18 – November 27 Long Beach Museum of Art, California: Art of Southern California VIII, circulated to: Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery: All City Art Festival, purchase award\ 1960-61 Fifty Paintings by Thirty-Seven Painters circulated to: Dallas Museum of Contemporary Art, Texas Des Moines Art Center, Iowa Marion Koogler MacNay Art Institute, San Antonio, Texas Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe Roswell Art Museum, New Mexico University of California Los Angeles 1961 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California: Two Hundred Years of American Painting. California State Fair 1962 Santa Monica Municipal Art Gallery, California. California State Fair 1963 Mount Saint Mary's College, Los Angeles. California State Fair 1964 Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland Long Beach Museum of Art, California: Art of Southern California: Early Moderns 1967 Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas 1974 Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California: Nine Senior Southern California Painters - Peter Krasnow, Nicholas Brigante, Lorser Feitelson, John McLaughlin, Florence Arnold, Helen Lunderberg, Emerson Woelffer, Han Burkhardt. 1976-77 Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era, circulated to: San Francisco Museum of Art National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian, Washington, D.C. 1980 Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Los Angeles Prints: 1883-1980. Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.: The Human Form: Contemporary American Figure Drawing and the Academic Tradition, July 29 – September 14 1981 Laguna Beach Art Museum of Art, California: Southern California Artists: 1940 - 1980, July 24 – September 13 1982 Laguna Art Museum: Drawings and Illustrations by Southern California Artists Before 1950. 1982-83 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.: Acquisitions Since 1975. 1983 Rosenberg Fine Arts Gallery, Toronto, Canada Gallery Schlesinger-Boisante, New York: Three Tendencies: American Art of the 1930s and '40s, March 26 – April 30 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, Summer Exhibition, July 23 – September 3 1984 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque: American Lithography: 1900-1960. Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York. Arnold Herstand Gallery, New York: Surrealist Works on Paper. Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman College, Orange, CA: Since Vietnam:, September 10 – October 25 The War and Its Aftermath, Program Published. Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Ten Los Angeles Artists: A Tribute, November 17 – December 29 Gallery Schlesinger-Boisante', New York: American innovation part II, September 22 – October 27 1984-85 Artistic Collaboration in the 20th Century circulated to: Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C. Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky 20th Century American Drawings: The Figure in Context, circulated to: Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, Illinois Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock Oklahoma Museum of Art, Oklahoma City Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison, Wisconsin National Academy of Design, Washington, D.C. . 1985 Portland Art Museum, Maine, Recent Acquisitions. November 1986 Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles: Through The Eyes of an Artist, November 10 – December 9 Sid Deutsch Gallery, New York: American 20th Century Art. Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of Greensboro, North Carolina. 1987 Associated American Artists, New York: Artists of Union Square, October 6 – October 31 FHP Hippodrome Gallery, Long Beach, California: Elders of the Tribe, June 12 – July 8 1988 ACE Gallery, Los Angeles, California: Unique Visions. Sid Deutsch Gallery, New York: American 20th Century Art Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, California: Artland of America Victory '88 Auction 1989 Skirball Museum, Los Angeles: New Acquisitions. Brand Library Art Galleries, Glendale, California: Dealer's Choice. Installation Gallery, San Diego, California: No Stomach. 1990 Credit Suisse, New York: Between Two Worlds. Carl Schlossberg Fine Arts, New York: Turning the Tide: Early Los Angeles Modernists 1920-1956, May 7 – May 31 circulated through 1992 to: Laguna Art Museum, California, July 13 – September 16 Oakland Museum of Art, California Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, San Antonio,Texas Nora Eccles Harrison Art Museum, Utah State University, Logan Santa Barbara Museum of Art Palm Springs Desert Museum Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles: Censorship, July 13 – August 18 American Gallery, Los Angeles: Functionists High. Cerritos College Fine Arts Gallery, Cerritos, California: Pastel, October 9 – November 1 Louis Stern Galleries, Los Angeles: Stamens and Pistils: Interpreting the Flower 1790-1990. Feingarten Galleries, Los Angeles: The Art Show. American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York: Academy-Institute Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture. Cornejo Valley Art Museum and Wilbur Gallery, Thousand Oaks, California: Earth Rape and Healing Energies – Public Graffiti Project, April 21 – May 6 1991 Portland Art Museum, Oregon: The Art of the Print, Rembrandt to Warhol. Twining Gallery, New York: The Nude: Drawings of the Figure by New York School Artists, c. 1930-1950, March 6 – April 20 Bryce Bannatyne, Santa Monica, California: Woodblocks & Drawings in California. Ersgard Gallery, Santa Monica, California: Constructivism: Past & Present. Steve Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, California: Abstract & Surrealist California Art 1932-1949. Susan Teller Gallery, New York: Circa 1950: Honoring Dorothy Dehner, December 5, 1991 – January 11, 1992 1992 Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California: Drawings from the Collection. American Academy & Institute of Arts & Letters, New York: Academy-Institute Invitational Exhibition. Cerro Coso Community College, Ridgecrest, California: Selections from the Permanent Collection of Hans Burkhardt. Hearst Art Gallery, Saint Mary's College of California: The Crucifixion Through the Modern Eye. Montgomery Gallery, Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, Montgomery Gallery, Claremont, CA: American Abstract Drawings 1930-1987. Artcore, Los Angeles: Immigrant Abstraction: Non-Objective Painting by Foreign Born Artists Living in Los Angeles, March 1 – March 28 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California: New Acquisitions. California State University, Los Angeles: California Painting: The Essential Modernist Framework. The Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach: Choice Encounters, December 4 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Small Treasures. 1993 Laguna Art Museum, California: 75 Works, 75 Years: Collecting The Art of California. Main Art Gallery, Visual Arts Center, California State University, Fullerton: The Elegant, Irreverent & Obsessive: Drawing in Southern California, April 17 – May 16 Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin. 1994 Still Working circulated through 1996 to: Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Chicago Cultural Center, October 22 – December 23 Former IBM Gallery, New York, January 19 – March 9 Virginia Beach Center For The Arts, Virginia Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, September 14 Portland Art Museum, Oregon Old Glory: The American Flag in Contemporary Art circulated through 1996 to: Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, June 9 – July 17 The Art Gallery of Colorado Springs, Colorado Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach: The Generative Spirit, July 14 - August 18 Long Beach Museum of Art, California: Independent Visions: California Modernism, 1940-1970, September 3 – November 20 G.W. Einstein Company, New York: Selected American Drawings II, November 1 – December 17 Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles. Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Recent Acquisitions. 1994-95 U.S. Ambassador Residence, Bern, Switzerland: California Contemporary Artists: Collection of the ambassador's residence. 1995 Pacific Dreams: Currents of Surrealism and Fantasy in California Art, 1934-1957, circulated to: Oakland Museum, California, February 25 – June 11, 1995 UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles Nora Eccles Harrison Museum, Utah State, Utah Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles Fresno Art Museum, California: Fifteen Profiles: Distinguished California Modernists, November 8 Spring Gallery, Santa Monica, California: Old Glory, New Glory (The Flag Show), April 22 – May 27 Louis Stern Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Pasted Papers: Collage & the 20th Century, November 11 – January 9, 1996 1996 The British Museum: Recent Acquisitions. Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: It's Not the Size That Counts: Small Treasures. Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: On the Edge of America: California Modernist Art 1900-1950. Forum Gallery, New York: Men and Machines, June 12 – July 19 Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona: Old Glory: The American Flag in Contemporary Art (show began circulating in 1994). 1997 Susan Teller Gallery, New York: Fine American Modernist Drawings, January 30 – March 9 Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California: Inaugural Exhibition. Mary Washington College Galleries, Fredericksburg, Virginia. Long Beach Museum of Art, California. Basel Art Fair, Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York. Hooks-Epstein Galleries: Surrealism, September 11 – October 18 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles: Evidence of Love, November 7 – December 24 1998 Art Miami 98, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, January 8 – January 13 Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles,, California: The 25th Anniversary Exhibition: Sculpture, Paintings, Prints and Drawings, November 8 – December 8 Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco: 20th Century Masterworks, April 2 – May 2 Los Angeles Art Show 1998, Fine Art Dealers Association (FADA), Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, September 10 – September 13 Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California: Gold Rush to Pop: 200 Years of California Art, October 17, 1998 – January 24, 1999 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles.Small Treasures, July 11 - September 12 Twentieth Century American Drawings from the Art Center Foundation Collection: Traveled to: The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, February 13 – March 15 Sunrise Museums, Charleston, West Virginia, September 6 – November 8 1999 Art Miami 99, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, January 7 – January 12 Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California: Gold Rush to Pop: 200 Years of California Art. Mountain View Memorial Gallery, Altadena, California: The Decade Show: April 18 – June 3 The Pasadena Art Museum 1949-1959 Revisited, May 28 – June 3 Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Gestures: Postwar American and European Abstraction from the Permanent Collection. Twentieth Century American Drawings from the Arkansas Art Center Foundation Collection: Traveled to: Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples, FL, December 11, 1998 – January 30, 1999 Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana, February 21 – April 18 Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee, May 16 – July 11 Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho, August 8 – October 17 Laguna Beach Museum, California: California Art: 450 Years of Painting & Other Media. Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, California: California Drawn. The Beverly Hills Art and Antique Show, Beverly Hills, California, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles. Mountain View Memorial Gallery, The Decade Show: The Pasadena Art Museum 1949-1959 Revisited. Vincent Price Gallery, East Los Angeles College, Monterey Park, California: Vincent Price Gallery Art Collection, January 11 – February 14 2000 Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland: Rot Grau Achim Moeller Fine Art Ltd., New York: A Tribute to Peter Selz Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, New York, May 1 – May 31 Art Miami 2000, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, January 20 – January 25 Forum Gallery, New York: Drawings by 20th-Century and Contemporary Masters, June 21 – September 1 LA County Museum of Art, Los Angeles: Made in California 1900-200 (From October 22, 2000 through February 25, 2001) Twentieth Century American Drawings from the Art Center Foundation Collection: Traveled to: Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama, November 7, 1999 – January 9, 2000 Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, Texas, January 30 – March 26 South Texas Institute of the Arts, Corpus Christi, Texas, April 23 – June 19 Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska, July 16 – September 10 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, Michigan, October 15 – December 31 Vincent Price Gallery, East Los Angeles College, Monterey Park, California: Vincent Price Gallery Art Collection, September 5 – October 13 2001 Oceanside Museum of Art, Kruglak Gallery At Mira Costa College and Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, Chouinard: 50 Years of Los Angeles Art, Organized by the Chouinard Foundation. July 7- August 26, 2001. The Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA: American Stories: From the Personal to the Political, April 7 - June 1, 2001. C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD: Small Scale Treasures, December 6. 2001- January 12, 2002. Worchester Art Museum, Worchester, MA: The Stamp of Impulse: Abstract Expressionist Prints, April 22- June 7. Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA: Lithographs 1930's-1970's, November 10, 2001- January 5, 2002. 2002 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Kindness of Friends A Selection of Gifts of Drawings and Prints: 1912-2001, December 13, 2001- April 7, 2002. House of Docs, Artist's Response to Social and Political Events, Sundance Film Festival, Park City, Utah, January 11-19. Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA, Images of Women, March 1- April 30. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Transitions at Mid-Century, Works on Paper 1945-1955, February 2 - May 2. San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA, Vital Forms: American Art and Design in the Atomic Age 1940-1960, Organized by the Brooklyn Museum of Art, October 26, 2002-January 26, 2003. San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA, Disarming Parables, November 2, 2002-June 29, 2003. The Stephens Gallery, University of the Ozarks: From Abstraction to Minimalism 2003 Portland Art Museum, By Hand: American Drawings from the Permanent Collection. Vincent Price Gallery, East Los Angeles College, Vincent Price Gallery Art Collection, September 15 - October 10, 2003. Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles,CA, It's Not The Size That Counts: Treasures Big and Small, November 8 - December 24, 2003. San Jose Museum of Art, The Not-So-Still Life: A Century of California Painting and Sculpture, November 22, 2003 - February 15, 2004 Traveled to: Pasadena Museum of California Art March 6 - June 27, 2004 LA Los Angeles Art show, Santa Monica, Los Angeles art show old masters to cutting-edge contemporary including photography, October 9 – 12 2004 Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, From Picasso to Thiebaud: Modern & Contemporary Art, February 18 – June 20, 2004. An American Odyssey 1945/1980 (Debating Modernism) Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain April 13 - May 30, 2004 Traveled to: Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, Spain June 10 - July 31, 2004 Kiosco Alfonso, A Corua, Spain September 2 - October 2, 2004 QCC Art Gallery/Queensborough Community College/CUNY, New York October 24, 2004 - January 15, 2005 San Diego Museum of Art, Modern Art Installation, 2004 – 2005. 2005 Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, American Modern, February 3 - April 2, 2005. Forum Gallery, NY, Modern Works Group Exhibition, 2005. Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Acquisitions Group Show, July 8, 2005 - September 3, 2005. L.A. Art Assoc./Gallery 825, The First 80 Years, August 27 - September 24, 2005. Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Art of Engagement, November 11, 2005 - January 31, 2006. San Jose Museum of Art, Visual Politics: The Art of Engagement, November 30, 2005 - March 5, 2006 Traveled to: Katzen Art Center, American University, Washington, D.C. April 19 - July 29, 2006. 2006 Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, Modernism: The Aesthetic of Change, February 18-April 1, 2006. Nathan A. Bernstein & Co. Ltd., New York, EVERYTHING WHITE + BLACK, March 10-April 20, 2006. Jack Rutberg Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles, California, Summer Selections: Portraits, Places, Perspectives; July 7 – September 9, 2006 Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California Art form the Permanent Collection: Part II, 1930s to 1950s, March 26 - September 24, 2006. Riverside Museum of Art, Driven to Abstraction, August 26 - October 14, 2006. Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, Nude, October 21 – December 23, 2006 2007 Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, Pathways and Parallels: Roads to Abstract Expressionism, April 12- May 2007. Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, Summer Exhibition Recent Acquisitions, July 5- September 14, 2007. Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, Recent Acquisitions, Fall/Winter 2007 Exhibition. Sullivan Goss Gallery, CA, 1957, October 13 - November 25, 2007. 2008 The North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, Modern American Paintings, From the Bequest of Fannie and Alan Leslie, Ongoing Exhibition through 2008. Sanford Smith's 20th Anniversary Works on Paper 2008, April 3 - 6, 2008, Park Avenue Armory, NYC. Nathan A. Bernstein & Co. Ltd., The International Fine Art Fair, Seventh Regiment Armory, Park Avenue, New York, NY, May 9 - 14, 2008. The British Museum, London, The American Scene: Prints from Hopper to Pollock, April 10 – September 7, 2008. Traveled to: Nottingham, Djanogly Art Gallery, February 28 – April 19, 2009. Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, May 2 – August 31, 2009. Manchester Whitworth Art Gallery, September 19 – December 13, 2009. 2009 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles Modern & Contemporary Works, June 20 – December 24, 2009. 2009-10 The Philadelphia Museum of Art., Arshile Gorky: In Context, October 21, 2009 - January 10, 2010. Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, LA Printmaking: 1962 to 1973, Los Angeles Printmaking Society: 20th National Exhibition, October 29, 2009 - January 3, 2010. 2010 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, CA, Los Angeles Art Show, January 20-24, 2010 Forum Gallery, New York, The Armory Show Modern, March 4-7, 2010 Forum Gallery, San Francisco, The San Francisco Art Fair, May 21-23, 2010 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, CA, Los Angeles Fact of the Matter, May 22 – July 31, 2010 Calabi Gallery, Petaluma, CA, Postwar Modernism of the West, August 15 - Galerie Anais, Los Angeles, Surrealist Works on Paper, July 31 - August 8, 2010 Long Beach Museum of Art, California, Celebrating Sixty, March 5 – June 6, 2010 Forum Gallery, Art Chicago, April 30 – May 3, 2010 2011 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, CA, Los Angeles Art Show, January 19 - 23, 2011 Palos Verdes Art Center, CA, Printmaking of Southern California, January 27 - April 24, 2011 Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, CA, Framing Abstraction: Mark Symbol, Signifier, February 27 - April 24, 2011 Susan Teller Gallery, NY, Absolute Abstraction, February 9 – March 12, 2011 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, CA, Some Assembly Required: Assemblage and Collage, February 19, 2011 – May 31, 2011. Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, CA, Summer Group Exhibition: Paintings, Prints, Drawings, and Sculpture, June 18 – September 3, 2011. David Richard Contemporary, NM, Southern California Painting, 1970s: Painting Per Se, July 1 – July 31, 2011. Sullivan Goss – An American Gallery, Santa Barbara, LA's Risen, August 4, 2011. David Klein Gallery, Cubism in America, September 17 – October 22, 2011. Department of Cultural Affairs & LA Municipal Art Gallery, Civic Virtue: The Impact of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery & the Watts Towers Arts Center, December 15 2011 – February 12, 2012 Natural History Museum, Artistic Evolution, October 2, 2011 – January 15, 2012 Laguna Art Museum, Best Kept Secret: UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California, 1964 – 1971, October 30, 2011 – January 22, 2012. Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Hans Burkhardt: Within & Beyond the Mainstream, September 24 – December 24, 2011. Hollis Taggart Galleries, Gesture and Abstraction: AbEx Gallery Selections, October 17 – November 12, 2011. Roberts & Tilton, In Context, October 29 – December 17, 2011. Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles: A History of the Pasadena Art Museum, November 17, 2011 – April 22, 2012 Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, Lost and Found, November 19, 2011 – January 31, 2012 2012 Pasadena Museum of California Art, L.A. Raw: Abject Expressionism in Los Angeles, 1945-1980, From Rico Lebrun to Paul McCarthy, January 22 – May 20, 2012 Brand Library Art Galleries, Glendale, California, Purchasing Power: Jurors Make Their Mark, January 21 – March 3, 2012 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles, California, Art of Summer: Contemporary and Modern Works, July 14 – September 1, 2012. Jack Rutberg Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles, California, Out of the Racks, September 8 – October 27, 2012 William Roland Gallery of Fine Art at California Lutheran University, Resonating Images, October 10, 2012 – February 2, 2013. Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, Pages, October 12, 2012- January 13, 2013 Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia, 50 Great Americans, October 21, 2012 – January 13, 2013. Traveled to: Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, Virginia, February 15 – June 2, 2013. Jack Rutberg Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles, California, Letters From Los Angeles: Text in Southern California Art, November 17 – December 22, 2012. 2013 Jack Rutberg Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles, California, Letters From Los Angeles Part II: Identity and Self Identity Through Text in Art, March 9 – April 30, 2013. Jack Rutberg Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles, California, Group Show June 1 – July 31, 2013. Show Extended to September 14, 2013.

BOOKS ILLUSTRATED WITH ORIGINAL PRINTS BY THE ARTIST
Man Dead? Then God is Slain by Ray Bradbury, 1977 Rattle Snake August by William Everson, 1978, Santa Susana Press, CSUN Library The Many Faces of Jake Zeitlin by Amanda Blanco, 1978, Santa Susana Press, CSUN Library Hans G. Burkhardt: Artist & Patron of the Arts by William M. Kramer, 1982 Santa Susana Press, CSUN Library The Last Good Kiss by Ray Bradbury, 1984, Santa Susana Press, CSUN Library Husks of Wheat by Diane Wakoski, 1987, Santa Susana Press, CSUN Library

FILMS ON THE ARTIST
1961 Produced in the artist's studio by KHJ TV 1962 Filmed at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Galleries on the occasion of the Thirty Year Retrospective, KHJ TV 1976 University of California, Los Angeles 1977 California State University, Northridge 1987 Hans Burkhardt: The Artist's World, produced by Gary and Sarah Legon, Estate Films, Inc. 1998 A Symposium on the Works of Hans Burkhardt, with Donald Kuspit, Jack Rutberg, Henry Hopkins. Produced by California State University, Northridge. Mr. Burkhardt has been the subject of four MFA theses and the focus of numerous educational forums. The Hans Burkhardt Art and Humanities Center at California State University, Northridge, was dedicated on October 13, 1989.