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Cuba, 2008 Oil on Canvas 60 X 60 Inches © Roy Boyd Gallery
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Chinatown, 2007 Oil on Canvas 60 X 60 Inches © William Conger
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Criss-Cross 16, 2009 Gouache 5½"x3½" © William Conger
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Gouache 11 , 2009 Gouache on Rag Paper 12" X 10.25" Image; Framed 5.5" X 3.5" © Courtesy of the artist and Roy Boyd Gallery
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Criss-Cross 20, 2009 Gouache 5½"x3½" © William Conger
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Criss-Cross 17 , 2009 Gouache 5½"x3½" © William Conger
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Untitled, 1970 Oil on Canvas 68"x71" © William Conger
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Compatriot, 2005 Oil on Canvas 60 X 60 In. © William Conger
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Parkway Series I, 2008 Oil on Wood 12 X 12 in © William Conger
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Schism , 2010 Oil on Canvas & Wood 20"x16" © William Conger
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Chicago , 2007 Oil on Canvas 156"x192" © William Conger
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Chicago , 2007 Oil on Canvas 156"x192" © William Conger
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October , 1996 Oil on Canvas 60 X 60 In. © William Conger
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Calvary Park, 1986 Oil on Canvas 72"x60" © William Conger
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Kathy's View, 1994 Oil on Canvas 20"x18" © William Conger
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"Pharaoh" , 2010-2011 Oil on Canvas 48" X 30" © Courtesy of the artist and Roy Boyd Gallery
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Red Summer © Courtesy of the artist and Zolla/Lieberman Gallery
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© Courtesy of the artist and Printworks Gallery
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Dixon, IL
Birth year
1937
Lives in
Chicago
Works in
Chicago
Statement

William Conger Biography

 

1937

 

Born in Dixon, IL

1956

 

The School of the Art Institute, Chicago

1961

 

B.F.A. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

1966

 

M.F.A. University of Chicago

 

Selected Exhibitions

 

2004

 

"That 70s Show: The Age of Pluralism in Chicago," Northern Indiana Arts Association, Munster, IN

2004

 

"New Paintings," Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago

2002

 

"Iron Heart City," Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago

2002

 

"The Chicago School II," Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL

2001

 

"Painted Collages," Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago

2000

 

"Memories of Childhood," Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago

2000

 

"2000 - Moments: New Painted Collages," Holliman Gallery, Walker Arts Center, Holland Hall School, Tulsa, OK

1999

 

"Circus Paintings," Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago

1999

 

"Chicago Subjects," The Laura Mesaros Gallery, W. VA. U., Morgantown

1998

 

"Contemporary Abstraction Chicago," Klein Art Works, Chicago

1998

 

Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

1998

 

"Collages," Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago

1998

 

"William Conger: Collages," Jonson Gallery, University Art

1997

 

Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago (Also 1994,1992,1990,1987,1985)

1997

 

"William Conger, Collages," University Club of Chicago

1993

 

Tarble Art Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

1992

 

Janus Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1990

 

"Northwestern Collects," Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston

1989

 

"Partners in Purchase," State of Illinois Art Gallery, Chicago

1986

 

"Painting at Northwestern: Conger, Paschke, Valerio," Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (catalog)

1985

 

"Abstract Painting in Chicago," Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago and L.A.

1984

 

"Abstract-Symbol-Image," Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago (Traveling)

1983

 

Zaks Gallery, Chicago (Also 1980, 1978)

1982

 

"Chicago Abstract Painters," Sonoma State College, CA (traveling, catalog)

1981

 

"Chicago Artists," Mitchell Museum, Mt Vernon, IL (catalog)

1980

 

"Art/Work," Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago (catalog)

1978

 

30th Illinois Invitational, Illinois State Museum, Springfield (catalog)

1976

 

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Champaign, IL

1976

 

Douglas Kenyon Gallery, Chicago

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