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Exhibitions, Collections, & Awards
 

Exhibitions

Honoring the Past, Embracing the Future: AMOCA’s 10th Anniversary
February 21–June 28, 2015
American Museum of Ceramic Art
Pomona, CA

Masters of Mid-Century California Design
February 14, 2015
Modernism Week, Eisenhower Health Center
Palm Springs, CA

California’s Designing Women, 1896-1986
August 10, 2012–January 6, 2013
The Autry National Center
Los Angeles, CA

Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980
Getty Foundation, sponser

California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way
October 1, 2011–March 25, 2012
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA

March 20, 2013–June 3, 2013
The National Art Center, Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan

July 6, 2013–September 29, 2013
Auckland Art Gallery
Auckland, New Zealand

November 2, 2013–February 9, 2014
Queensland Art Gallery
Brisbane, Australia

Common Ground: Ceramics in Southern California 1945-1975
November 12, 2011–March 31, 2012
American Museum of Ceramic Art
Pomona, CA

Golden State of Craft: California 1960-1985
September 25, 2011–January 8, 2012
Craft and Folk Art Museum
Los Angeles, CA

A Marriage of Craft and Design: The Work of Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman
Craft and Folk Art Museum
Los Angeles, CA

Masters of Mid-Century California Modernism: Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman
Mingei International Museum
Dale Carolyn Gluckman & Jo Lauria, Co-Curators
San Diego, CA

Craft in America
Virtual Exhibition

Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1990–2000
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA

California Pottery: From Mission to Modernism
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
San Francisco, CA

Color and Fire: Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics, 1950–2000
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA

The Renwick at 25
Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC

Celebrating Nature
Craft and Folk Art Museum
Los Angeles, CA

Mythical Creatures and Characters
Craft and Folk Art Museum
Los Angeles, CA

Envisioning Jacob’s Ladder: Religion, Representation, and Allusion in American Visual Culture 1750–2000
Iris and B. Gerald Canter Gallery, College of Holy Cross
Worcester, MA

Clay and California
Free Hand Gallery
Los Angeles, CA

Ink & Clay 30
Kellogg University Art Gallery, Cal Poly Pomona
Pomona, CA

L.A. Modern and Beyond
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA

Featured Artist: Jerome Ackerman
Del Mano Gallery
Brentwood, CA

California Landscapes and Earthshapes
Millard Sheets Gallery
Pomona, CA

California Design ‘76
Pacific Design Center
Los Angeles, CA, 1971

California Design XI
Pasadena Art Museum
Pasadena, CA, 1971

California Design X
Pasadena Art Museum
Pasadena, CA, 1968

California Design IX
Pasadena Art Museum
Pasadena, CA, 1965

California Design VIII
Pasadena Art Museum
Pasadena, CA, 1962

California Design VII
Pasadena Art Museum
Pasadena, CA, 1961

California Design VI
Pasadena Art Museum
Pasadena, CA, 1960

California Design V
Pasadena Art Museum
Pasadena, CA, 1959

California Design IV
Pasadena Art Museum
Pasadena, CA, 1958

California Design III
Pasadena Art Museum
Pasadena, CA, 1957

California Design II
Pasadena Art Museum
Pasadena, CA, 1956

California Design I
Pasadena Art Museum
Pasadena, CA, 1955

Craftsmanship in a Changing World
Inaugural Exhibition
Museum of Contemporary Crafts
New York, NY

California Designed
Long Beach Municipal Art Gallery
Long Beach, CA
Oakland Museum
Oakland, CA

California Designed
Long Beach Municipal Art Gallery
Long Beach, CA
de Young Museum
San Francisco, CA

Walker Art Center
Minneapolis, MN

California Living
Home Fashion League
Los Angeles, CA

Scripps College Invitational
Scripps College
Claremont, CA

Clay/Fiber/Metal
St. Paul Art Center (now Minnesota Museum of American Art)
St. Paul, MN

Smithsonian Invitational
Kiln Club
Smithsonian Museum
Washington, DC

Decorative Arts and Crafts Exhibition
Wichita, KS

Ceramic National and Traveling Exhibition
Syracuse Museum (now Everson Museum)
Syracuse, NY

 

Selected Museum Collections

Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Washington, DC

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA

Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art
Alfred, NY

Oakland Museum of Art
Oakland, CA

Long Beach Museum
Long Beach, CA

Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Springs, CA

American Museum of Ceramic Art
Pomona, CA

 

Awards

2008 Henry Award for Excellence in Design
Museum of California Design
Los Angeles, CA

2010 Wayne State University Distinguished Alumni Award
(Jerome and Evelyn Ackerman)
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

2010 Alfred University Alumni Award for Distinguished Achievement
(Jerome Ackerman)
Alfred University
Alfred, NY

2013 Modern Masters Award
Los Angeles Conservancy Modern Committee
Los Angeles, CA

 

Events

Trina Turk, Hand-in-Hand book signing, Palm Springs, CA, February 22, 2015.

Palm Springs Modernism Week, “Masters of Mid-Century California Design: The Story of Evelyn & Jerome Ackerman,” February 14, 2015, Eisenhower Health Cente. Film premiere of “In Tandem: The Life and Work of Jerry and Evelyn Ackerman;” panel discussion by Katie Nartonis, Dale Carolyn Gluckman, Jeffrey Head, Jo Lauria, and Gerard O’Brien; and author lecture and slide show by Dan Chavkin and Lisa Thackaberry.

Jonathan Adler, Hand-in-Hand book signing, New York, NY, November 17, 2014.

Reform Gallery, Hand-in-Hand launch, Los Angeles, CA, October 25, 2014.

A+D 101 Lecture Series “Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman,” January 10, 2015, Palm Springs Art Museum by Dan Chavkin and Lisa Thackaberry, authors.

Craft Meets Art & Design: Artist Panel, March 3, 2012, with Peter Loughrey, LA Modern Auctions, and Gerard O’Brien, Reform Gallery.

Curator’s Talk for “A Marriage of Craft and Design: The Work of Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman,” March 27, 2011, Craft and Folk Art Museum by Jo Lauria and Dale
Gluckman.

“Perspectives on Mid-Century California Design,” June 27, 2009, Mingei International Museum by Jo Lauria and Dale Carolyn Gluckman (exhibition curators), Gerard O’Brien (Reform Gallery), Dave Hampton (Objects USA), Keith York (ModernSanDiego.com), and Catherine Bailey and Robin Petravic (Heath Ceramics).

“Partners in Life and Design–Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman,” April 4, 2009, Mingei International Museum by Jeffrey Head, design writer and historian

   
 
 
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