Chuck's work has been the subject of more than 150 solo exhibitions including many major museum retrospectives, and he has participated in almost 800 group exhibitions. Close was the recipient of the National Medal of Arts from President Clinton in 2000, the New York State Governors Art Award, and the Skowhegan Arts Medal, among many others. He is on the board of several prominent arts organizations, and has received over twenty honorary degrees including one from Yale, his alma mater.
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Interview by Robert Ayers March 7, 2006