biografía de Richard Bancroft BEAMAN (1909-?)

Lugar de nacimiento: Waltham, MA

Direcciones: Pittsburgh, PA

Profesión: Painter, educator

Estudios: Univ. Exeter; Harvard Univ., SB, 1932; Eliot O'Hara Sch. Watercolor Painting; Univ. Calif., Berkeley; Mass. Inst. Technol., with Gyorgy Kepes.

Exposiciones: Regional shows in New York, Philadelphia, Wash., DC, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, and Westmoreland, PA, 1933-72; CI, 1959, 1963 (purchase prize), also solo; Pittsburgh Plan for Art, 1962-72 (3 solos). Awards: Purchase prize, Westmoreland Co. Mus. Art, 1962; Louis Comfort Tiffany Award, 1965.

Asociaciones: Pittsburgh Plan for Art (pres., 1964-1968).

Obra: Carnegie Inst. Mus. Art; Westmoreland Co. Mus. Art. Commissions: Fused stained glass murals, Hilton Hotel, Rivers Suite, Pittsburgh, Pa, 1959; fused stained glass windows, Wayne State Univ. Col. Educ., Detroit, Mich., 1960; fused stained glass wall, Provident Inst. for Savings, Prudential Ctr., Boston, Mass., 60's; fused stained glass window, Trinity Church, East Liverpool, Ohio, 1961; fused stained glass wall, Commonwealth Bank, Trust Dept., Pittsburgh, 1961.

Comentarios: Preferred media: acrylics. Positions: pres., Assoc. Artists Pittsburgh, 1962. Teaching: Univ. Redlands, 1939-55; Stickney lectr. painting, Calif. Inst. Technol., 1948-50; prof. painting & art hist., Carnegie-Mellon Univ., 1955-70s. Auth., The Cubist Witch," S. Atlantic Quart. (1949); "Vitrail Reconsidered," Stained Glass (fall 1967)."

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