October 1894: Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Portrait Bust—Mr. L.T. [Lorado Taft]
1894-1922: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1896: Society of American Artists, New York, New York
May 1-October 31, 1897: Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition, Nashville, Tennessee: Twins; Spirit of the Water; Maternity
1900: Exposition Universelle, Paris, France
1904: Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St Louis, Missouri
February 5-March 26, 1911: 106th Annual Exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The Scarf; The Dance; Sketch in Terra Cotta 
1913: Brooklyn Institute of Arts, Brooklyn, New York
1913: Montross Gallery, New York, New York
1913: White House, Washington, D.C.
1914: Doll and Richards, Boston, Massachusetts
November 7-29, 1914: Twenty-Fifth Annual Exhibition of the New York Water Color Club, American Fine Arts Building, New York, New York; Dancing Girl
March 10-30, 1915: The Dance as Interpreted in Marble and Bronze by American Sculptors, The Macbeth Gallery, New York, New York; The Dance
1916: Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, New York
1916: City Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
May 3-22, 1919: Recent American Sculpture in Bronze, Wood and Terra Cotta, The Milch Galleries, New York, New York; Water Lilies; Goodnight; A Sketch; Youth; Daphne; The Kiss – all sculptures
May 2-30, 1921: American Sculpture for the Townand Country House, The Milch Galleries, New York, New York; Allegresse; Water Lilies
1921: Carson Pirie Scott & Co, Chicago, Illinois
1921-1928: joint exhibitions with her husband, Robert Vonnoh
1933, 1934: A Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings & Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois [acquired 7 figures in May 1895, first by a woman sculptor in the collection; all replaced with later works as “her career developed”]
Roosevelt Memorial, Roosevelt Bird Sanctuary, Oyster Bay, New York; garden sculpture
United States Capitol, Washington, D.C.
Aronson, Julie Alane, “Bessie Potter Vonnoh (1872-1955) and Small Bronze Sculpture in America,” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Delaware, 1995
Connor, Janis and Joel Rosenkranz. Rediscoveries in American Sculpture Studioworks 1893-1939, 1989.
Rubenstein, Charlotte Streifer. American Women Sculptors: A History of Women Working in Three Dimensions, 1990.
Schneidhorst, Amy C. “Bessie Onahotema Potter Vonnoh” in Schultz, Rima Lunin and Adele Hast, eds. Women Building Chicago 1790-1990: a biographical dictionary. Bloomington, IN: University of Indiana Press, 2000.
Vonnoh, Bessie Potter, “Tears and Laughter Caught in Bronze: A Great Woman Sculptor Recalls Her Trials and Triumphs,” Delineator, October 1925.
The Little Room, Chicago, Illinois; co-founder 1894; met in her studio
National Academy of Design, New York, New York; first female full, permanent member
May 1895: purchase award for Art Institute of Chicago with the Arche Club; Chrysanthemum Girl, 1894; William B., 1895; Mildred, 1895; A Summer Girl, 1894; An American Girl, 1895; Evelyn, 1895; Miss F., 1895
1897: Arche Club Salon, Chicago, Illinois; The Twins
1896: second prize for sculpture, Tennessee Centennial Exposition, Nashville, Tennessee; A Young Mother
1904: Julia A. Shaw Memorial Prize, National Academy of Design; Enthroned
Chicago Public Library, Chicago Art Institute Scrapbooks, 1981-1938
attended Cook County Norma School, while Col. Francis W. Parker was principal
her mother helped out with domestic matters after Vonnoh married
first American artist to have an exhibition at the White House