Education

1954

  • M.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1951

  • B.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1950

  • Summer art colony, Ogunquit, ME

1945-46

  • Life drawing, Académie Julian, Paris

1943

  • U.S. Army Air Force Weather Officer Training School, New York University

1943

  • B.S., Architectural Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

1939-47

  • Studied under Mississippi artist Marie Hull, Jackson, MS

1938

  • Diploma, St. Aloysius College (High School), Vicksburg, MS

Solo Exhibitions

2022

  • Emerging Grace: Andrew Bucci’s Early Works, Mississippi Dept. of Archives & History, Jackson, MS
  • Cheers to 100 Years, Blue Print Gallery, Dallas, TX
  • Exhibit of Andrew Bucci watercolors and oils, Mississippi State Capitol, Jackson MS
  • Andrew Bucci: Celebrating 100 Years, Cole Pratt Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2021

  • Evergreen, Brown’s Fine Art, Jackson MS

2020

  • Land, Water, Sky: Andrew Bucci Landscapes, Brown’s Fine Art, Jackson, MS

2019

  • The Chicago Years, 1947-54, Cole Pratt Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • Daphne, Brown’s Fine Art, Jackson, MS

2015

  • Andrew Bucci: Rediscovered, Belhaven University, Jackson, MS

2014

  • A Collection of Works, Cole Pratt Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2010

  • About Face, Cole Pratt Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • Andrew Bucci, Art Under a Hot Tin Roof, Memphis, TN

2008

  • Rare Canvas Works, Cole Pratt Gallery Ltd., New Orleans, LA

2004

  • Figure Studies, Cole Pratt Gallery Ltd., New Orleans, LA
  • Gulf-South Gallery, McComb, MS

2001

  • Andrew Bucci: A Retrospective, Delta State University, Cleveland, MS

2000

  • Expressions in Color: An Andrew Bucci Retrospective, Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS

1998

  • Cole Pratt Gallery Ltd., New Orleans, LA

1997

  • Cole Pratt Gallery Ltd., New Orleans, LA
  • Brown’s Fine Art, Jackson, MS
  • Gulf-South Gallery, McComb, MS

1996

  • Cole Pratt Gallery Ltd., New Orleans, LA

1995

  • Cole Pratt Gallery Ltd., New Orleans, LA

1994

  • Cole Pratt Gallery Ltd., New Orleans, LA

1993

  • Brown’s Fine Art, Jackson, MS

1992

  • Brown’s Fine Art, Jackson, MS
  • Davies Memorial Unitarian Church, Camp Springs, MD

1991

  • Davies Memorial Unitarian Church, Camp Springs, MD

1990

  • Brown’s Fine Art, Jackson, MS

1989

  • Gulf-South Gallery, McComb, MS
  • Two Plus Two Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • Winfield Gallery, Winfield, KS

1988

  • Vicksburg Art Association, Vicksburg, MS
  • Ainilian Gallery, Washington, DC

1985

  • La Font Inn, Pascagoula, MS

1984

  • Ainilian Gallery, Washington, DC

1983

  • Municipal Library, Vicksburg, MS
  • La Font Inn, Pascagoula, MS

1982

  • Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS

1981

  • Delta State University, Cleveland, MS
  • La Font Inn, Pascagoula, MS

1980

  • Hinds Junior College, Raymond, MS
  • Ainilian Gallery, Washington, DC

1979

  • Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS
  • Municipal Gallery, Jackson, MS
  • La Font Inn, Pascagoula, MS

1978

  • Ainilian Gallery, Washington, DC

1977

  • La Font Inn, Pascagoula, MS

1976

  • Gulf-South Gallery, McComb, MS

1975

  • Vicksburg Art Association, Vicksburg, MS
  • La Font Inn, Pascagoula, MS

1973

  • University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS
  • Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian, MS

1972

  • Mississippi Art Association, Jackson, MS
  • La Font Inn, Pascagoula, MS

1970

  • Washburn Art Center, Gallaudet College, Washington, DC
  • La Font Inn, Pascagoula, MS
  • Starkville Library, Starkville, MS

1968

  • Delta State University, Cleveland, MS
  • Mary Buie Museum, Oxford, MS
  • Morris Cafritz Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC
  • La Font Inn, Pascagoula, MS

1966

  • Vicksburg Art Association, Vicksburg, MS
  • La Font Inn, Pascagoula, MS

1965

  • Center Gallery, Washington, DC
  • Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS

1964

  • Mississippi Art Association, Jackson, MS
  • Municipal Gallery, Jackson, MS

1963

  • Chilton Galleries, Memphis, TN

1962

  • Allison’s Wells, Way, MS

1960

  • Mississippi Art Association, Jackson, MS
  • Municipal Gallery, Jackson, MS
  • Mississippi College, Clinton, MS
  • Allison’s Wells, Way, MS

1956

  • Greenville Art Gallery, Greenville, SC
  • Allison’s Wells, Way, MS

1955

  • Allison’s Wells, Way, MS
  • Mississippi Art Association, Jackson, MS

1954

  • Greenwood Art Association, Greenwood, MS
  • Allison’s Wells, Way, MS
  • Carnegie Library, Clarksdale, MS

1953

  • Allison’s Wells, Way, MS

1952

  • Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS
  • Mississippi State College for Women, Columbus, MS
  • Allison’s Wells, Way, MS
  • Mississippi Art Association, Jackson, MS
  • Greenwood Art Association, Greenwood, MS

1949

  • Allison’s Wells, Way, MS

1947

  • Wolfe Gallery, Jackson, MS
  • Mississippi Art Association, Jackson, MS

Selected Group Exhibitions

2010

  • Teacher and Student: Abstract Works of Marie Hull and Andrew Bucci, organized by the Mississippi Museum of Art and exhibited at the University of Mississippi Museum, Oxford, MS; Northwest Mississippi Community College, Senatobia, MS; and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Perkinston, MS

2008

  • A Tribute to Cole Pratt, His Gallery’s First Fifteen Years: 1993-2008, The New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

2004

  • Cole Pratt Gallery Ltd., New Orleans, LA

2002

  • Gulf-South Gallery, McComb, MS

2000

  • Cole Pratt Gallery Ltd., New Orleans, LA
  • Brown’s Fine Art, Jackson, MS

1999

  • Cole Pratt Gallery Ltd., New Orleans, LA

1998

  • Cole Pratt Gallery Ltd., New Orleans, LA

1996

  • Brown’s Fine Art, Jackson, MS
  • Cole Pratt Gallery Ltd., New Orleans, LA

1988

  • Brown’s Fine Art, Jackson, MS
  • New Stage, Jackson, MS

1987

  • Ainilian Gallery, Washington, DC

1985

  • Ainilian Gallery, Washington, DC

1983

  • Wright Art Center, Delta State University, Cleveland, MS

1966

  • Christopher Newport College, Newport News, VA

1956

  • Playhouse Theater, Washington, DC
  • Mandel Bros., Chicago, IL

1955

  • Isaac Delgado Museum (New Orleans Museum of Art), New Orleans, LA
  • Mississippi Art Association, Jackson, MS

1949

  • Mississippi Art Association, Jackson, MS

Selected Awards and Honors

2022

  • Jan. 12 designated “Andrew Bucci Day” in Mississippi by proclamation of the Mississippi Senate

2014

  • USA International Ballet Competition official artist

2012

  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters

2009

  • Mississippi Arts Commission Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts for lifetime achievement in the visual arts

1993

  • Honorable Mention, Washington Watercolor Association Members Show, Summer School Museum, Washington, DC

1988

  • Merit Award, Juried Area Show, Oxon Hill Manor, MD

1987

  • Honorable Mention, Juried Area Show, Oxon Hill Manor, MD

1985

  • Dedication ceremony for “Andrew Bucci Room” held in Hinds Community College’s McLendon Library

1983

  • Artist in residence, fall term, Delta State University, Cleveland, MS

1967

  • Designer, Mississippi sesquicentennial of statehood commemorative U.S. stamp

1966

  • Honorable Mention, National Oil Show, Mississippi Art Association, Jackson, MS

1963

  • Henry H. Bellamann Foundation Award, Jackson, MS
  • President, Washington Water Color Association (1963-65)

1962

  • Watercolor Purchase Prize, Delta Annual, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
  • Honorable Mention, National Oil Show, Mississippi Art Association, Jackson, MS

1961

  • First Place, National Oil Show, Mississippi Art Association, Jackson, MS

1959

  • Medal, National Watercolor Show, Alabama Watercolor Society
  • Honorable Mention, National Oil Show, Mississippi Art Association, Jackson, MS

1956

  • First Place, New Orleans Art Association National Show, Isaac Delgado Museum (New Orleans Museum of Art), New Orleans, LA
  • Second Place, Watercolor, Mid-South Exhibition, Brooks Gallery, Memphis, TN
  • First Place, Watercolor Society of Alabama Members Show
  • Third Place, National Oil Show, Mississippi Art Association, Jackson, MS

1955

  • Second Place, New Orleans Art Association Members Show, New Orleans, LA
  • Purchase Prize, Guild of South Carolina Artists, Florence, SC
  • Honorable Mention, National Oil Show, Mississippi Art Association, Jackson, MS
  • Honorable Mention, 5th Memphis Biennial, Brooks Gallery, Memphis, TN

1954

  • First Place, National Oil Show, Mississippi Art Association, Jackson, MS
  • Honorable Mention, National Watercolor Show, Alabama Watercolor Society, Birmingham, AL

1952

  • First Place, Watercolor, Mississippi Art Association Members Show, Jackson, MS

1948

  • First Place, Watercolor, Memphis Biennial, Brooks Gallery, Memphis, TN

Selected Collections

Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN

Delta State University, Cleveland, MS

Florence Art Gallery, Florence, SC

Hinds Community College, Raymond, MS

The Johnson Collection, Spartanburg, SC

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS

Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian, MS

Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS

Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS

New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

Smithsonian Archive of American Art, Washington D.C.