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I believe in color – luminous, glowing, spectral. With all due respect, long ago black and brown left my palette.
My use of color is influenced primarily by Monet, Seurat, Bonnard, Cezanne, Van Gogh and early Vlaminck.
Though, I’ve done thousands of drawings, the experience of putting down fresh pure pigment is totally invigorating.
Warm vs. cold, singing and vibrating; on a canvas rectangular, diamond shaped or round, with or without asubject, it is my “Raison D’etre” in painting.
BORN – Roxbury, Massachusetts
1953 Massachusetts College of Art, B.F.A.
1953-1955 Art Students League of New York, Tuition Scholarships
1957 Instituto Allende, Mexico, M.F.A., Full Scholarship
1960 Guggenheim Fellowship
1964, 1965 Huntington Hartford Foundation Residence Fellowship
Numerous cash prizes in national, regional, and state exhibits.
- Two national awards in editorial cartooning
- National second place award for “first day covers”
FIFTY ADDITIONAL GRADUATE CREDITS
- Rutgers Unviersity School of Education
- Kean College, Jersey City State College
1 Two-Man Show and 4 One-Man Shows at New York City Galleries
WORK IN collections of Rutgers University, Farleigh Dickinson University, Montclair State College, Upsala College, Bloomfield College, East Brunswick Library, South River Library and Municipal Building, and International Museum of Cartoon Art. Also, several hundred private collections.
BIOGRAPHY IN “Who’s Who In American Art” since 1970 – Illustrated “Piscataway’s Story,” a two-volume workbook for children, authored by Margery Oleskie.
1958-1992 – Piscataway Public Schools
1966-1983 – Piscataway Public Schools – Art Department Chairman,.
Montclair Adult School, Morris County Art Association, Summit Art Center, Livingston Art Association, Irvington Art Association, Bloomfield College, Trenton State College.
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