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Kansas City Star Supplement Sunday April 22, 2001



1932, Nashville, Tennessee


  1944 Philadelphia Museum School, Scholarship
  1950-1954 Washington University School of Fine Arts, St. Louis, Missouri, B.F.A.
  1956-1957 Independent Study, JAPAN
  1967-1971 Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
  1983-1985 Maine Photographic Workshops, Rockport, ME
  1992 Cité International des Arts, Paris, FRANCE
  1956 Toraya Gallery, Sasebo, JAPAN
  1957 Women's City Club, Kansas City, MO
  1964 Spiva Gallery of Art, Joplin, MO
  1970 Jewish Community Center, Kansas City, MO
  1972 Johnson County Library, Topeka, KS
  1973  Topeka Public Library, Topeka, KS
    Kansas City Museum of Science and History, Kansas City, MO
    Marymount College, Salina, KS
    Century II Gallery (Wichita Civic Gallery), Wichita, KS
  1974 Bethel College, North Newton, KS
  1976-1986  The Tallgrass Prairie: An American Landscape
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
Nationwide, all 50 states; exhibit locations included:
    Crown Center Multi-Media Forum, Hallmark Cards, Kansas City, MO
    Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
    Bell Museum, Minneapolis, MN
    Stuhr Museum, Grand Island, NE
    Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
    The Octagon, Washington, DC
    Union Carbide Corporate Gallery, New York, NY
    Aspen Institute, Aspen, CO
    Sears Corporate Gallery, Chicago, IL
  1980 Nikon House, New York, NY
    Albrecht Art Museum, St. Joseph, MO
  1981 Kansas University Regents Center, Kansas City, MO
  1985 Central Exchange Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  1988 Anne Weber Gallery, Georgetown, ME
    Unity College, Unity, ME
  1989 Society of Contemporary Photography Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  1990 University of Southern Maine, Portland ME / 40 Year Retrospective
    Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME
  1991 Leedy-Voukos Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  1995 The Writers’ Place, Kansas City, MO
  1997 Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME
50 Year Retrospective Taking Root, Albrecht-Kemper ,Marianna Kistler
Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
  2002 50 Year Retrospective 50 Years of Art, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art
  1954 Mid-America Annual, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
    City Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
  1955 Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA
  1958 Young Painters, Kansas State Federation of Art
  1960 Group Exhibition, Unitarian Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  1967 Thirty Miles of Painting, Junior League Juried Show, Kansas City, MO
  1968 Exphotage, Chicago Artists’ Guild, Chicago, IL
  1972 Six Photographers, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
  1975-1978 Volunteer Service Photographers Invitational, New York, NY
  1979 Women’s Caucus for Art Exhibition, Kansas City, MO
Helicon 9 Exhibition, First Women’s Bank, New York, NY
  1980 Male and Female, Batman Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  1985 Close to Home:  The Midwest As Subject and Symbol, Kansas City, MO
Reuben Saunders Gallery Presents, Wichita, KS
Urban Landscapes, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO
Full Spectrum, Messing Gallery, St. Louis, MO
  1986 Group Invitational, Messing Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Maine Photographic Workshops, Juried Annual, New York, NY
Sequences, Union Hill Arts, Kansas City, MO
  1987 Mid-Four Exhibition, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
Reconstructed Landscapes, Santa Fe, NM
Juried Members Show, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO
American Color, University of New Mexico traveling exhibition
  1988 Art in the Woods, Overland Park, KS
  1989 Dean Valentgas Gallery, Portland, ME
Women’s Art Registry of Minneapolis, MN
39th Annual Spiva Competitive, Joplin, MO
  1989-1990 Women in Photography International, Pacific Grove, CA and around the world
  1990 Pressure Points, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO
Art Ex Machina, Richmond, VA
The Boat in 20th Century Art, Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, ME
Beyond Black & White, Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, ME
  1990-1991 Midwest Invitational VI, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, WI
  1991 Kansas City Artists Coalition Members’ Annual, Kansas City, MO
Maine Photographers, Portland School of Art, Portland, ME
  1993  Photographers from the Permanent Collection, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art,
Kansas City, MO
  1994 Land and its Uses:  Photographs from the Collection, Spencer Museum of Art,
Kansas University, Lawrence, KS (Curated by John Szarkowski)
  1995 Maine Artists Away, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME
  2002-2004 Art In Embassies Program, Tokyo, Japan
  2002 Fish, Flowers and Flying Things, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
  2003-2006 Homage to the Flint Hills, Traveling in Kansas and Washington, DC
  2005 Recent Acquisitions, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
  2007 Maine Print Project, Center for Maine Contemporary Art
  2007 Kansas Masters Invitational Exhibition
  2010 Flora and Fauna, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, MO


Photographing Maine - Ten Years Later 2000-2009
Group Show, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME
  2013 The 50+ Exhibition Celebrating Success, group show, School of Fine Arts,
Washington University, St. Louis
  COLLECTIONS (Selected)  
  Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
  Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
  Farnsworth Museum of Art, Rockland, ME
  Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
  Daum Museum, Sedalia, MO
  Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  Wichita, KS. Museum
  Gordon Parks Center, Fort Scott, KS
  Museum of the Prairie, Bethel College, North Newton, KS
  Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, MO
  Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University
  Jim and Lolly Mitchell, Camden, ME
  Kauffman Museum, Bethel College, North Newton, KS
  Hallmark Cards, Inc., Kansas City, MO
  Crown Center Corporation, Kansas City, MO
  Hyatt Regency Hotels
  Mercantile Bank,Kansas City, MO
  Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC
  City of Kansas City, MO
  City of Overland Park, KS
  Polsinelli, White & Vardeman, Kansas City, MO
  Alexander & Alexander, Kansas City, MO
  Frankona America Life Reassurance Company, Kansas City, MO
  United Missouri Bank, Kansas City, MO
  Shook, Hardy & Bacon, Kansas City, MO
  KC Southern Industries, Kansas City, MO
  Duncan Stark Wilson Architects, Inc., Kansas City, MO
  Dr. Antonio Racela, Kansas City, MO
  Karen Lewis, Portland, ME
  Gloria Vando Hickok, New York, NY  
  Mr. & Mrs. Norman Kahn, Kansas City, MO
  Mr. & Mrs. Charles Scribner, New York, NY
  Senator Nancy Kassebaum (Ret.) Burdick, KS
  Mrs. Peter Michelena, Camden, ME
  Winfield & Nancy Padgett, Camden, ME and Dallas, TX
  Margaret Lee Blunt, Burlingame, CA
  Mr. & Mrs. Jack Nixon, San Rafael, CA
  Ren Wilkinson and Jane Ryan, Hollis Center, ME  
  1956 United States Navy Grant, Sasebo, JAPAN
  1969 Award, Juried Show, Chicago Artists Guild
  1971 Grant, Kansas City Trusts and Foundations
Grant, America the Beautiful Fund
  1974 Grant, Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC
  1974-1975 Grant, Hallmark Cards, Inc.
  1975-1976 Grant, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition, S.I.T.E.S.
  1977 Silver Medal Award, The Society of Publication Designers, New York, NY
  1978 Award of Merit, The Society of Publication Designers, New York, NY
  1979 Special Recognition Award, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kansas City, MO
Distinguished Alumni Award, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  1980 Women in Communications, Inc. Award
  1981 First Place Award, Tri Delta Exhibition, Kansas City, MO
  1987 First Place Award, Tri Delta Exhibition, Kansas City, MO
Active Sponsor Purchase Award, Mid-Four Exhibition, Kansas City, MO
  1992 Residency, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, FRANCE


  1956-1957 Japan Culture Center, Sasebo, JAPAN
  1971-1973 Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
  1975 Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
    Kansas University, Lawrence, KS
  1976 Aspen Design Institute, Aspen, CO
  1979 Washington University, Visiting Artist Series, St. Louis, MO
    Lecture, Loess Hills Prairie Seminar, Onawa, IA
  1980 Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
  1983-1984 University of Missouri, Mark Twain Creative Writing Workshop
Visiting faculty, Kansas City, MO
  1984 A Tallgrass Prairie Journal, Audubon Society, Lincoln, NE
  1986 Bethel College, North Newton, KS
  1987 Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
Unity College, Unity, ME
  1989 Society of Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO
  1991 Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, ME
Albrecht-Kemper Museum, St. Joseph, MO
  2001 Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Manhattan, KS
  2005 Gordon Parks Symposium, Ft. Scott, KS
  2014 Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
  1975 Project Documerica – Patricia DuBose Duncan
A project of the Environmental Protection Agency
The Culture of the Prairie, 173 photographs
  1986-2014 The Patricia DuBose Duncan Papers, personal papers and photographs
Spencer Research Library and  Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas University
  1997 The Patricia DuBose Duncan Archives, National Park Service Great Plains Program
  2001 The Patricia Dubose Duncan Collection, paintings and photographs
Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University
  2003 The Patricia Duncan Gordon Parks Archive, texts and photographs
Gordon Parks Center, Fort Scott, KS.
  2010 Save the Tallgrass Prairie Collection, University Archives and Manuscript
Kansas State Libraries, Manhattan, KS

  1957 Mural, United States Navy Officers’ Club, Sasebo, JAPAN, oil on canvas, 5' x 15'
Subject: Kiu-ju-kiu-shima, Ninety-Nine Islands
  1974 Photo-Mural, Kansas City Royals, Sheraton Royal Hotel, Kansas City, MO, 6' x 48'
  1979 Photo-Mural, The Konza Prairie, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Kansas City, MO, 9' x 188'
Photo-Mural, The Konza Prairie, Emporia Public Library, Emporia, KS, 5' x 8'
  1980 Photo-Mural, Fire Station #4, City of Kansas City, MO, 4'-1/2'' x 8'-1/2'', 1% For Art
    Amalgamated Meatcutters Local #567, Cattle Roundup, Kansas City, MO, 3'x 5' Mural
    Jensen-Salsbury Laboratories, Chromogenic photograph, Kansas City, MO
    Kansas Department of Economic Development, Chromogenic photograph, Topeka, KS
  1981 Kansas University Medical Center, Chromogenic photograph, Kansas City, KS
    Olathe Kansas Public Library, Chromogenic photograph, Olathe, KS
  1985 Wichita Eagle-Beacon, Wichita, KS
  1991 Kansas City International Airport, Chromogenic photograph
  2001 Convention Center, painting Prairie Fire, acrylic on canvas, Overland Park, KS
  2005 Gordon Parks Center, photographs, Cromogenic prints, Ft. Scott, KS
  1973 Founder, Save the Tallgrass Prairie, Inc.
  1976 Founder, Grassland Heritage Foundation
  1980-1987 Member, Kansas City Municipal Art Commission
  1980-present Trustee Emeritus, Nature Conservancy, Missouri Chapter
  1985-1988 Board Member, Society for Contemporary Photography
Kansas City, MO

RADIO (Selected)

  1977 NPR, All Things Considered, Washington, DC
  1980 KCUR FM Kansas City, special interview
  1985 Newsweek On Air
  TELEVISION (Selected)
  1973 NBC, Today Show
  1975 NBC, Today Show
  1976 ABC, CBS Kansas City, MO
  1978 CBS Denver, CO
CBS St. Joseph, MO
  1979 NBC St. Louis, MO
  1981 KCPT, Channel 19, Kansas City, MO
Video Tape, Prairie Moments, National Public Radio and Television, Manhattan, KS
  1982 WNET TV-13, New York City, “Carl Sandberg”, still photographs.
Produced by Perry Miller Adato
  1986 PBS, Moments Without Proper Names, The Life and Work of Gordon Parks
Produced by Past America, Inc., still photography
  1991 KSHB, Channel 41, AM Live, Kansas City, MO
  1976 Tallgrass Prairie:  The Inland Sea, 30 minute/9 projector, 3 screen presentation
Slide and sound Master Copy at Hallmark Multimedia Forum
  1964 Seesaw, one of a kind artist’s book
  1979 Tallgrass Prairie:  The Inland Sea, Lowell Press, Kansas City, MO
Photographs and text, 116 pages, 1978
  1985 No Time for Sandcastles, unpublished
  1995 Paris Days, Unpublished
  2014 An Artist in Paris: A Feast of Days, 122 pages, 2014
  1979 Life Magazine with Gordon Parks
National Geographic Magazine
  1980 Time Magazine
  1985 Newsweek Magazine
  PUBLISHED WORK (Selected items)
  1971 Photographs and Text, The Tallgrass Country of Kansas, American Forests Magazine
PhotoEssay, The Patriots of Horton Street, Kansas City Star Magazine
  1972 Is There Anything Worth Saving in Kansas?, text and photographs
Environmental Action, Washington, DC
  1972 Reprinted, Not Man Apart, San Francisco, CA
Portraits of the Prairie, Washington University Magazine, St. Louis, MO
Photography, Smithsonian Magazine, Washington, DC
  1973 Book Review, Floor of the Sky:  The Great Plains, by David Plowden
Sierra Club, San Francisco,
Photographs, Hiking and Ski Touring, Colorado Springs, CO
Photographs, United Systems Quarterly, United Telecom, Inc., Fairway, KS
Photographs, Sierra Club Bulletin, San Francisco, CA
  1975 Photographs, Smithsonian Magazine, Washington, DC
Photographs, Defenders, The Magazine of Defenders Wildlife, Washington, DC
  1976 Photographs, Joy of Nature, Readers’ Digest Books, New York, NY
    Photographs, Preservation News, November
    Cover and inside photographs, National Science Teachers’ Magazine, December
Photographs, Buildings of the Tallgrass Prairie
American Institute of Architects Journal, July
Photographs, The Nebraska State Capitol, AIA Journal, October
Cover photograph and inside
Photographs, Kansas, Bicentennial Book Series
  1977 Photographs, Sierra Club Bulletin, San Francisco, CA
Photographs, Time-Life Books, Nature/Science Annual, Alexandria, VA
Cover Photograph, Kansas Historic Quarterly, Summer, 1977
  1978 Photographs and Text, Outside Magazine, San Francisco, CA
Photographs, Meisel Forum, feature story, Dallas, TX
Photograph, Smithsonian Magazine, December
Photographs, Kansas City Magazine, Kansas City, MO
Photographs, Missouri Conservationist, December
Photographs, The New York Times, March 19, New York, NY
Photographs, Farmland News, November
  1979 Photographs, My Weekly Reader, Middletown, NJ
Photographs, Missouri AAA Magazine, January
Photographs and book excerpt, Outdoor America, (Izaak Walton League), January
Photographs, Horticulture Magazine, January
Photographs, Science News, January
Photographs, The Living Wilderness, Spring
Photographs and text, Travel and Leisure Magazine, New York, NY
Special Supplement, Kansas City, American Institute of Architects Journal
Photographs and text, Modern Maturity, Long Beach, CA
    Photograph, National Wildlife, Milwaukee, WI
    Assistant and Consultant, Life Magazine, New York, NY
  1980 Cover, EPA National Journal, Washington, DC
    Cover, Kansas Fish and Game, Pratt, KS
    Cover Kansas City Star, Travel, Kansas City, MO
    Cover for book, From Heaven to the Prairie, TWP Publishing, Menlo Park, CA
    Double page photo, American Illustrated, (Russian Language Magazine)
International Communication Agency, Washington, DC
    Text and Photographs, Animals Magazine, Boston, MA
  1981 Photographs, Iowa’s Natural Heritage (book), Iowa Academy of Science, Ames, IA
    Funk and Wagnall’s Encyclopedia
  1982 Photographs, The Haunted Plains, Outside Magazine, May
    Photographs, The Prairie (Special Section), Wichita Eagle-Beacon, Wichita, KS
  1983 Photographs, Kansas in Color (book), Kansas University Press, Lawrence, KS
  1984 Article and Photographs, Inside Fort Leavenworth, Travel and Leisure Magazine
New York, NY
    Photographs, The Hunting and Fishing Library, Publication Arts, Inc., Minetonka, MN
    Photograph, Sierra Magazine, Sierra Club, San Francisco, CA
    Photograph, Architecture Magazine, American Institute of Architects, Washington, DC
  1985 Article and Photographs, The Tallgrass Prairie, World Book EncyclopediaYearbook
    Photographs, Natural Kansas, Joseph T. Collins, ed., University Press of Kansas
    Cover Photograph, Kansas City Arts Council Calendar
  1987 Photographs, Tale of the Tallgrass, Sierra Magazine, Sierra Club, San Francisco, CA
  1990 Photograph and Essay, Dialogue With the Land, The Helicon 9 Reader
Gloria Vando Hickok, ed., Kansas City, MO
  1991 Painting, Assemblage, Kansas City Art Institute Magazine, Fall, Kansas City, MO
  2001 Taking Root, the Art of Patricia DuBose Duncan, Retrospective Catalog
Designed by Bill North, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
    Article and Paintings, Kansas City Home Design, On the Town, Ann Slegman
    Article and Photographs of Work, Prairie as Palette, Missouri Prairie Journal, Summer
    Pat’s Prairie, Kansas City Star Magazine, April 22, 2001, Cover, 7 page article
  2002 50 Years of Art, Retrospective Hand-Out, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art  
  1976-1986 The Tallgrass Prairie:  An American Landscape
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
Original copy retired at Kansas State University in 1986
  1980-1982 From the Prairie, Fifty 16" x 20" type C prints
  2014 Forty panels in Smithsonian Institution Traveling Service Bicentennial Exhibition,
The Tallgrass Prairie: An American Landscape
Panels digitally reproduced November 2014 at Kansas State University





The Lowell Press, Kansas City, MO, 1978