biografía de Jan HOOWIJ (1907-1987)

Lugar de nacimiento: Hengelo, Holland

Direcciones: Encino, CA

Profesión: Painter

Estudios: Acad. FA, The Hague, Holland (B.A.); Acad. Grande Chaumière, Paris;painting with Henk Meyer, Holland.

Exposiciones: Rijksmuseum Nat. Show, Amsterdam, Holland, 1935; Brooklyn Mus. Regional Show, 1942; Int. Marine Art Show, Palais Chaillot, Paris, 1946; Carnegie Inst. Nat. Ann., Pittsburgh, PA, 1947; LACMA Regional Ann., 1956; Emerson Gal., Los Angeles, 1970s. Awards: Royal Subsidy For Artists, Holland, 1931-34; Therese Van Duyl Schwartz Prize for Best Portrait in Holland, 1936; purchase prize, Witte Mem. Mus, 1959.

Obra: paintings, Brooklyn Mus., NY, Joslyn Mem. Mus., Omaha, NE, Witte Mem. Mus., San Antonio, TX, Art Center, Tulsa, OK & Acad. Art, Honolului. Commissions: portraits, of Mayor Wagner, NYC, 1955, Gov. Allred, Fed. Courthouse, Corpus Christi, TX, 1959 & Nell Jacoby, Sch. Bus. Admin., Univ. Calif., Los Angeles, 1971; mosaic murals, Ardmore Develop Co., Phoenix, AZ 1961 & Hollywood, CA, 1962.

Comentarios: Preferred media: oils, acrylics, tempera. Teaching: Acad. FA, The Hague, 1931-34; private instructor, 1952-57.

Fuentes: WW73; Janice Lovoos, The Paintings of Jan Hoowij," Am. Artist Magazine (August, 1965)."

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