Bio

Mel Ramos
Biographical Information

1935 Born July 24 in Sacramento, California
Education
1954-55 Sacramento Junior College
1955-56 San Jose State College
1957 Sacramento State College B.A. Degree
1958 Sacramento State College M.A. Degree
Teaching Experience
1958-1960 Elk Grove High School , , Sacramento, CA
1960-1966 Mira Loma High School, Sacramento, CA
1965-1966 Sacramento State College, Sacramento , CA
1966 Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1966-1997 California State University, Hayward ,CA (Professor Emeritus)
Artist in Residence
1970 Syracuse University, Syracuse ,NY
1973 University of Wisconsin, Madison, WS
Awards
1986 National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship Grant
United States-France Exchange Fellowship
Selected Public Collectiions
Albertina, Vienna, Austria
Albright- Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo ,NY
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, ARK
Art Bank, U.S. Department of State, Washington D.C.
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Des Moines Art Center, Iowa
H.M, de Young Museum, San Francisco
deSaisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA
Guggenheim Museum, New York,NY
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden,Washington D.C.
Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Indianapolis Museum, Indianapolis, IN
Kunsthaus, Darmstadt, Germany
Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences, Peoria, IL
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles,CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Neue Galerie Stadt Aachen, Aachen, Germany
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA
Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis , MO
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Sintra Museo de Arte Moderna, Sintra, Portugal
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York,NY
Monterey Museum Museum of Art, Monterey, CA