biografía de Fritz William SCHOLDER (1937-2005)

Lugar de nacimiento: Breckenridge, MN

Direcciones: Galisteo, NM; Scottsdale, AZ in 1976

Profesión: Painter, printmaker

Estudios: Univ. Kansas; Wisconsin State Univ.; Sacramento City College with Wayne Thiebaud; Sacramento State Univ. (B.A.); Univ. Arizona (M.F.A.)

Exposiciones: Winter Invitational, CPLH, San Francisco, 1961; Am. Indian Art, Edinburgh Art Festival & Berlin Festival, 1966; Indian Painting, Mus. Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires & Bib. Nac., Chile, 1967; Two Am. Painters, Nat. Coll. FA, Smithsonian Inst., 1972; Two Am. Painters, Madrid, Berlin, Bucharest, Belgrade, Ankara, Athens & London, 1972-73; Cordier & Ekstrom, NYC, 1970s. Awards: Southwest Indian Art Project scholarship, Rockefeller Found., 1961-62; purchase award, Ford Found., 1962; Opportunity fellowship, John Hay Whitney Found., 1962-63.

Obra: BM; Houston Mus. FA; Phoenix Art Mus.; San Diego Gal. FA; Dallas Mus. FA; Mus. New Mexico; Dartmouth Univ.

Comentarios: Began painting in 1950, encouraged by Oscar Howe. Teaching: Univ. Arizona, 1964; Inst. Am. Indian Arts, after 1964; Dartmouth Univ., 1973. Concentrated on images of Indians in 1960s and completed an Indian portrait series while at Dartmouth.

Fuentes: WW73; J.J. Brody, Indian Painters and White Patrons (Univ. New Mexico Press, 1971); Breeskin & Turk, Scholder/Indians (Northland Press, 1972); J. Mondale, Art and Politics (Lerner Publ., 1972); P&H Samuels, 425.

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