biografía de Frank Swift CHASE (1886-1958)

Lugar de nacimiento: St. Louis, MO

Lugar de defunción: Woodstock, NY

Direcciones: Woodstock, NY/Nantucket, MA

Profesión: Painter, teacher

Estudios: ASL in NYC and Woodstock with F. Luis Mora, 1909; with John F. Carlson and Birge Harrison, Woodstock Sch. Painting

Exposiciones: PAFA, 1918-23; Corcoran Gal., 1919-23; Newport AA, 1920, 1924 (1st prize); NAD, 1921; SC, 1921; AIC, 1922 (prize); Eastman Sch. Music, 1922; Rochester Mem. Gal., 1922; Phila. Arts Cl., 1922; Minneapolis IA, 1922; Herron AI, 1922; Indiana AA, 1923; Carnegie Inst., 1923; Peabody Gal., Baltimore, 1923; Art Dir. Club, 1924 (medal); Kenneth Taylor Gal., Nantucket, 1953; Woodstock AA; Nantucket AA, 1954; SC; Springfield (IL) AA

Asociaciones: Allied AA; SC, 1913; Springfield (IL) AA; CAFA, 1922; Woodstock AA (co-founder, 1919); Nantucket AA

Obra: Charleston (SC) Mus.; Mechanics Inst., Rochester, NY; Nantucket Hist. Assn.

Comentarios: A landscape painter who emerged from the Woodstock colony as one who applied a heavy impasto in rhythmic patches of brushwork, and often bold color. He was John F. Carlson's assistant instructor in Woodstock, 1911. In 1914 taught his first class outside of Woodstock, in Charleston, SC. In 1918, he painted murals for the American Expeditionary Forces (WWI) in France. In 1920 he founded the Sch. of Painting, Nantucket, and taught there during the summers into the 1940s. In 1940 he founded the Sarasota Sch. of Art at Longboat Key and taught there until 1952.

Fuentes: WW53; WW47; exh. cat., Vose Gal., Boston, 1985; Woodstock AA; Falk, Exhibition Record Series

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