Exhibitions

During a professional career that spanned over half a century, LeRoy Neiman’s works were presented in approximately 200 solo exhibitions and over 100 group shows, including over 30 solo and group exhibitions organized by museums.  Below is a chronological list by category of exhibitions that presented Neiman’s art in the North America, Asia, Europe, and South America. 

Solo Exhibitions

  • 1959

    F. Oehlschlaeger Gallery, Chicago

  • 1961

    F. Oehlschlaeger Gallery, Chicago

  • 1962

    F. Oehlschlaeger Gallery, Chicago
    O’Hana Gallery, London
    Galerie O. Bosc, Paris

  • 1963

    Hammer Galleries, New York

  • 1965

    Vie de France, Astor Tower French Center, Chicago
    Hammer Galleries, New York

  • 1966

    Gallery Richelle, St. Louis

  • 1967

    LeRoy Neiman Retrospective 1949-75, Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul
    Frank Sinatra Film Drawings Exhibition, Gallery of Modern Art, New York
    Hammer Galleries, New York

  • 1968

    New York Jets Sketches, Hammer Galleries, New York

  • 1969

    LeRoy Neiman: Paintings and Drawings, Choate School, Wallingford
    LeRoy Neiman: Impressions of Atlanta, Heath Gallery, Atlanta

  • 1970

    Hammer Galleries, New York

  • 1971

    Recent Graphics and Drawings, The Far Gallery, New York

  • 1972

    Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas
    Circle Gallery, Chicago
    Hammer Galleries, New York
    Sketches of the XXth Olympiad, Indianapolis Museum of Art

  • 1973

    Circle Gallery, Los Angeles
    Circle Gallery, Dallas
    The Hang -Up Gallery Open House
    Circle Gallery, New York
    Brentano’s Gallery, New York

  • 1974

    Ali – Frazier, Circle Gallery, New York
    Springfield Museum of Art, MA
    Windsor Gallery, Los Angeles
    Hammer Galleries, New York
    Gallery Hawaii, International Market Place, Honolulu
    Abercrombie & Fitch, Houston
    Tobu Gallery, Tokyo
    Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco
    Windsor Gallery, New York

  • 1975

    Carol Condit Galleries, White Plains
    Art Gallery -Studio 53 Ltd., New York
    The Wide World of LeRoy Neiman, Windsor Gallery, Los Angeles
    Moby Dick (Traveling exhibition)

    • Peter Foulger Museum, Nantucket
    • Sag Harbor
    • Pittsfield

    Waller’s Gallery, Tampa
    Hess’s Gallery, Allentown
    Meredith Long & Co., Houston
    Thomas Ward Galleries, St. Paul
    Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul
    Hammer Galleries, New York

  • 1976

    Indianapolis Museum of Art, Downtown Gallery at American Fletcher National Bank
    Emerald Art Galleries, Coronado
    Jewish Community Center, Bridgeport
    M. Knoedler & Co., London
    Frank Oehlschlaeger Gallery, Chicago
    Gallery Hawaii, Hyatt Regency
    Niagara Art Center, Niagara Falls
    Art Gallery-Studio 53 Ltd., New York
    Heit Galleries, Phoenix
    The Olympic Ring, Hammer Galleries, New York
    Fahlnaes Konstsalong, Gothenburg Sweden

  • 1977

    Gallery 100, Mishawaka, IN
    Upstairs Gallery, Beverly Hills
    Galerie Marc, San Francisco
    Galerie Renee & Victor, Stockholm
    Bowles/Hopkins Gallery, San Francisco
    Casa Grafica, Helsinki
    St. Lawrence National Bank, Ogdensburg

  • 1978

    Meredith Long & Co., Houston
    Merrill Chase Galleries, Chicago
    The Art Exchange, Creve Coeur
    Elayne Galleries, Minneapolis
    Gallery Mack, Seattle

  • 1979

    Hammer Graphics Gallery, New York
    The Art Exchange, Creve Coeur
    Percival Galleries, Des Moines
    Brentano’s Gallery, New York
    Horses, Hammer Galleries, New York

  • 1980

    Olympic Benefit Exhibition, Famous Barr, St. Louis
    Brentano’s Gallery, New York
    Nicolas Hélion, Paris
    Foster Harmon Galleries of American Art, Sarasota
    Bowles/Hopkins Gallery, San Francisco
    Horizon Gallery, Waikiki

  • 1981

    LeRoy Neiman Drawings: A Retrospective, Hammer Galleries, New York
    Exhibition of Graphic Works 1971-81, Hammer Graphics Gallery, New York
    Foster Harmon Gallery, Sarasota
    Wichita State University, Ulrich Museum of Art
    Drawings by LeRoy Neiman: A Retrospective, Oklahoma Art Center Sheets Gallery, Oklahoma City
    State National Bank, Tiara Gallery
    Bowles/Hopkins Gallery, San Francisco
    Turnberry Isle Yacht and Racquet Club, Miami

  • 1982

    Turnberry Isle Yacht and Racquet Club, Miami
    Grigsby Galleries One, Scottsdale
    Merrill Chase Galleries, Chicago
    Dean Day Gallery, Houston
    Gallery Mack, Seattle
    Nevada County Arts Council, Nevada City
    Hammer Galleries, New York
    Harrod’s Picture Gallery, London

  • 1983

    Turnberry Isle Yacht and Racquet Club, Miami
    LeRoy Neiman: Winners, Traveling exhibition

    • Hammer Galleries, New York
    • Upstairs Gallery, Beverly Hills
    • Bowles/Hopkins Gallery, San Francisco
    • JoAnn Perse Gallery, Little Rock

    Dean Day Gallery, Houston
    Hanson Galleries, New Orleans

  • 1984

    Hanson Galleries, Carmel
    The Olympics: Past and Present, Hammer Graphics Gallery, New York
    The Olympic Spirit, Bowles/Hopkins Gallery, San Francisco
    LeRoy Neiman Centennial Art Exhibit, Springfield College Babson Library Hastings Gallery, Springfield, MA

  • 1985

    Superbowl XIX Exhibition, Bowles/Hopkins Gallery, San Francisco
    Center Art Galleries, Honolulu
    Lawrence Ross Galleries, Beverly Hills
    The Toy Store, Hartford
    The LeRoy Neiman Collection, Hammer Galleries, New York
    Lawrence Ross Galleries, Beverly Hills

  • 1986

    Nob Hill Premier and Exhibition, Bowles/Hopkins Gallery, San Francisco
    The Toy Store, Hartford
    Peri -Renneth Gallery, Southampton, NY
    Hanson Art Galleries, La Jolla
    Buena Vista Premier and Exhibition, Bowles/Hopkins Gallery, San Francisco
    Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
    Lawrence Ross Galleries, Beverly Hills

  • 1987

    Upstairs Gallery, Beverly Hills
    LeRoy Neiman in Moscow, Hammer Galleries, New York
    New York Friars Club
    Marlborough Galleries, Boston
    Neiman’s Neimans, Bowles/Sorokko Galleries, San Francisco
    Hanson Art Galleries, San Francisco
    Bowles/Sorokko Galleries, Beverly Hills

  • 1988

    Neiman’s World (Touring exhibition), Japan
    In the Pocket, Superbowl XXII painting premier, Allyson Louis Gallery, Bethesda
    Monte Carlo Chase, Minotaur Galleries, Las Vegas
    Monte Carlo Chase, L’art et l’automobile gallery, New York
    Tretyakov Museum, Moscow
    Merrill Chase Galleries, Chicago
    LeRoy Neiman: Monte Carlo, Bowles/Sorokko Galleries, San Francisco

  • 1989

    Backstage Gallery, Osaka, Japan
    Surf Club, New York
    Soft Paintings, Hammer Galleries, New York
    Polo Lounge Debut, Bowles/Sorokko Galleries, Beverly Hills
    Select Works by LeRoy Neiman, Midwest Museum of Art, Elkhart
    Steiner & Young Fine Arts Gallery, Atlanta
    L’art et l’automobile gallery, New York
    Hotrod Vintage Car Museum and Dance Club, New York
    Baja, New York
    A Salute to Central Park, Hammer Galleries, New York
    Galerie 224, Laguna Beach
    The Playboy Collection, Dyansen Gallery (Traveling exhibition), New York, Beverly Hills, Atlantic City, San Francisco, Boston

  • 1990

    Exhibition at “The Art Spirit” Event, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown
    Merv Griffin Resorts Casino Hotel, Atlantic City
    Bay Area Baseball Debut, Bowles/Sorokko Galleries, San Francisco
    LeRoy Neiman: A Series of Sport Serigraphs, Springfield Art Association, Springfield, IL
    Gallery One of Writer Square, Denver
    Allyson Louis Gallery, Germantown, MD
    Bowles/Sorokko Gallery, Beverly Hills
    Base Art Collection

  • 1991

    LeRoy Neiman: Man at his Leisure, Playboy offices, Chicago
    The Prints of LeRoy Neiman 1980-1990, Bowles/Sorokko Gallery, Beverly Hills
    San Francisco, Bowles/Sorokko Gallery, San Francisco

  • 1992

    The Beatles Debut, Dyansen Gallery, Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City
    LeRoy Neiman, University of Charleston Art Gallery, Charleston
    LeRoy Neiman: Downtown, Bowles/Sorokko Gallery, New York
    LeRoy Neiman, Foster Harmon Galleries of American Art, Sarasota
    Big Time Golf (Multiple venues)

    • Hammer Galleries, New York
    • Bowles/Sorokko Galleries, Beverly Hills
    • Bowles/Sorokko Galleries, San Francisco
    • Bowles/Sorokko Galleries, New York
    • Minotaur Galleries, Las Vegas
    • Merrill Chase Galleries, Chicago

  • 1993

    City by the Bay Debut, Bowles/Sorokko Galleries, San Francisco
    An Exhibition of Equine Art, Kentucky Derby Museum
    Un Américain à Paris, Galerie Marcel Bernheim, Paris
    LeRoy Neiman, Minotaur’s Forum Gallery, Las Vegas
    LeRoy Neiman, La Galleria d’Arte, Newport Beach

  • 1994

    LeRoy Neiman, Gateway Gallery, Vail
    LeRoy Neiman: An American in Paris (Traveling exhibition)

    • Hammer Galleries, New York
    • Bowles/Sorokko Galleries, New York
    • Bowles/Sorokko Galleries, Beverly Hills
    • Bowles/Sorokko Galleries, San Francisco
    • La Galleria d’Arte, Newport Beach
    • Merrill Chase Galleries, Chicago and Buffalo Grove

  • 1995

    Racing Retrospective, Kentucky Derby Museum
    LeRoy Neiman, Bowles/Sorokko Galleries, San Francisco

  • 1996

    Superbowl XXX, American Fine Art Editions, Scottsdale
    LeRoy Neiman, Paterson Museum, Paterson
    LeRoy Neiman, Trump Plaza, Atlantic City
    LeRoy Neiman: Portraits of Our Times, 1946 -96, Bowles/Sorokko/Yarger Galleries, Beverly Hills and San Francisco

  • 1997

    The Art of Sport, Kentucky Derby Museum
    LeRoy Neiman on Safari, Hammer Galleries, New York
    LeRoy Neiman on Safari, La Galleria D’Arte, Newport Beach
    The Safari Suite, Centaur Sculpture Galleries, Las Vegas
    LeRoy Neiman, Hanson Art Galleries, New Orleans

  • 1998

    Animals: The Wild and the Tame, Bowles Galleries, San Francisco and Beverly Hills

  • 2000

    A Decade of Retrospective Works by LeRoy Neiman, Hanson Gallery, New Orleans, LA
    LeRoy Neiman: A Thirty -Year Retrospective, Timothy Yarger Fine Art, Beverly Hills

  • 2001

    LeRoy Neiman: Works on Paper, National Art Museum of Sport, Indianapolis
    LeRoy Neiman: Master Printmaker, Franklin Bowles Galleries, San Francisco
    LeRoy Neiman – A Retrospective Exhibition of Works on Paper, Fairfield Gallery

  • 2002

    LeRoy Neiman: Thirty Years in San Francisco, Franklin Bowles Galleries, San Francisco

  • 2003

    LeRoy Neiman on Safari, The Wildlife Experience, Parker, Colorado
    LeRoy Neiman in Cuba, Pratt Institute, New York
    A View from the Table, Hammer Galleries, New York

  • 2005

    LeRoy Neiman: The Art of Boxing, Franklin Bowles Galleries, San Francisco

  • 2007

    Femlin, Franklin Bowles Galleries, San Francisco

  • 2008

    Encore, Femlin, Franklin Bowles Galleries, San Francisco

  • 2011

    Neiman at 90, Franklin Bowles Galleries, San Francisco

  • 2012

    LeRoy Neiman, Franklin Bowles Galleries, San Francisco

Two-Person Exhibitions

  • 1959

    F. Oehlschlaeger Gallery, Chicago

  • 1973

    Alexander Calder and LeRoy Neiman, Nassau Gallery, Baldwin, NY

  • 1978

    LeRoy Neiman and Robert Addison, Art Institute of Chicago

  • 1981

    LeRoy Neiman/Andy Warhol, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

  • 1988

    The Mustache Show: Salvador Dali and LeRoy Neiman, Tunnel Club, New York

Group Exhibitions

  • 1948

    Student Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago
    Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul

  • 1950

    Student Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago

  • 1951

    Student Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago

  • 1952

    Local Artists’ Exhibition, Minneapolis Institute of Arts

  • 1953

    Local Artists’ Exhibition, Minneapolis Institute of Arts
    Annual Exhibit, Art Directors Club of Chicago
    Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Art Institute of Chicago

  • 1954

    Exhibitions of Prints and Drawings by Twin City Artists, Minneapolis Institute of Arts
    Minnesota State Fair
    Exhibition of Advertising and Editorial Art, Art Directors Club of Chicago

  • 1955

    Instructors Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago
    Carnegie International Exhibition, Carnegie Institute of Art, Pittsburgh
    Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul

  • 1956

    Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Art Institute of Chicago
    Chicago Area Show, North Shore Art League, Chicago

  • 1957

    Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Oil Paintings, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    American Painting and Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago
    Navy Pier Art Show, Chicago
    Deer Path Art League Annual Fine Arts Festival
    Collectors Club Exhibition

  • 1958

    Chicago Public Library
    Art:USA:58
    Navy Pier Art Show, Chicago
    Brotherhood in Art, Marshall Field & Co. Gallery, Chicago
    Ravinia Festival, Ravinia
    Chicago Artists, Anna Werbe Gallery, Detroit
    Old Orchard Art Festival, North Shore Art League, Skokie

  • 1959

    Bal Tabarin Room, Hotel Sherman, Chicago
    Paintings and Photographs by Playboy Jazz Artists, Sherman Art Gallery
    Old Orchard Art Festival, North Shore Art League, Skokie

  • 1960

    Anshe Emet Cinema Arts Festival, Chicago

  • 1961

    Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Art Institute of Chicago

  • 1962

    Mixed Christmas Exhibition, O’Hana Gallery, London

  • 1964

    North Mississippi Valley Exhibition, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo

  • 1965

    Frank Oehlschlaeger Gallery, Chicago

  • 1966

    Aqueduct Gallery, New York

  • 1969

    TIME Portraits of American Newsmakers, National Portrait Gallery (Traveling exhibition)
    National Art Museum of Sport, Indianapolis
    Frank Oehlschlaeger Gallery, Chicago

  • 1971

    Beyond Illustration: The Art of Playboy, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

  • 1972

    Odyssey House Art Gallery, Spring

  • 1973

    Illini Union Art Gallery, Illinois

  • 1974

    Group Show of FKH Artists, Hammer Galleries, New York

  • 1975

    Holiday Exhibition, Hammer Galleries, New York
    Hammer Galleries Graphics, Hammer Galleries, New York
    Drawings USA 75, Minnesota Museum of Art

  • 1976

    Watercolor U.S.A. National Invitational Exhibition, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO
    Saratoga Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY

  • 1977

    National Exhibition of Tennis Art, International Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport

  • 1978

    National Exhibition of Tennis Art, International Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport
    Ball, Bat, and Glove, Spectrum Fine Art, New York and Spectrum Fine Art, Royal Orleans Hotel, New Orleans

  • 1979

    Ringside: The Fine Art of Boxing, Spectrum Fine Art, New York
    Panorama of American Art, Midwest Museum of Art, Elkhart, IN
    Treasures of Island Creek, Louisville, KY

  • 1980

    Grand Opening Group Exhibition, Foster Harmon Galleries of American Art, Sarasota
    That Belmont Look, New-York Historical Society
    Fall Portfolio of International Artists, Calgary Inn, Alberta, Canada

  • 1981

    That Belmont Look, New York State Museum, Albany

  • 1982

    When They Were Very Young, Amherst College Student Art Gallery, Amherst, MA
    Northampton County Area Community College Foundation, Bethlehem, PA

  • 1983

    Showstoppers: Great Moments of the American Musical, Museum of the City of New York
    Greenwich Workshop Gallery Miniature Show ’83, Greenwich Workshop Gallery, Seymour, CT

  • 1984

    Champions: The Olympic Athlete in Art, San Diego Museum of Art

  • 1985

    Americana, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
    Archives of American Yachting and Boating, Mystic Seaport Museum
    Art, Area Club, New York
    American Masters of the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, Frank Oehlschlaeger Gallery, Chicago

  • 1987

    The Horse: Man’s Noble Companion, The Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
    Annual American Masters Exhibition, Foster Harmon Galleries of American Art, Sarasota
    Athletes and Heroes, Bank One, Youngstown
    LeRoy Neiman, Hanson Art Galleries, San Diego
    El Paso Museum of Art
    Master Prints of the 19th – 20th Century, Hammer Galleries, New York

  • 1988

    LeRoy Neiman, Mickey Mantle’s Sports Art Gallery, New York
    L’art et L’automobile, automotive artists group exhibition, L’art et L’automobile Gallery, New York
    The Famous Show, China Club, New York
    New Perspectives on Contemporary Art, Tunnel Club, New York
    Women in Sports, Springfield College, Springfield, MA
    Annual American Masters Exhibition, Foster Harmon Galleries of American Art, Sarasota
    The Most Famous Artist Alive, Tunnel Club, New York

  • 1989

    Art’s as Good an Investment as Bonds, Baja Club, New York
    The Greatest Hits Vol. 1 Show, Tunnel Club, New York
    20/20 Exhibition, Steiner & Young Galleries, Marietta, Georgia

  • 1990

    Amnesty International Exhibition, New York
    Director’s Choice, Park Shore Gallery, Naples

  • 1991

    Expose Yourself to Art, University of Southern Florida

  • 1992

    Drawing New Conclusions, Art Institute of Chicago

  • 1993

    Salon d’Automne, Grand Palais
    Equine Art, Kentucky Derby Museum

  • 1996

    Cig Art, National Arts Club Exhibition and Benefit

  • 2008

    Sports Museum of America, New York

Posthumous Exhibitions- Solo and Group Shows

  • 2012

    We the People, Robert Rauschenberg Project Space

  • 2013

    Fore! Images of Golf in Art, Franklin G Burroughs–Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, Myrtle Beach
    Area Art, The Hole Gallery, LeRoy Neiman, Franklin Bowles Galleries, San Francisco

  • 2014

    LeRoy Neiman, Franklin Bowles Galleries, New York
    LeRoy Neiman: Action!, Shaw Museum of Art at LSU, Baton Rouge, Draw! Inside-Out Art Museum, Beijing, China

  • 2015

    LeRoy Neiman, Franklin Bowles Galleries, Homegrown: The School of the Art Institute in the Permanent Collection, Art Institute of Chicago

  • 2016

    LeRoy Neiman, Franklin Bowles Galleries, LeRoy Neiman’s Fall Classics, Yogi Berra Museum Learning Center, LeRoy Neiman: Action!, The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College, Muhammad Ali, LeRoy Neiman, and the Art of Boxing, New-York Historical Society

  • 2017

    DRAW/Boston, Bakalar & Paine Galleries at MassArt, Inspiration to Action: An Art Tribute to Muhammad Ali,  Muhammad Ali Center, LeRoy Neiman, Franklin Bowles Galleries,