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(1927-1999)

EDUCATION

1951 BA Goddard College, Plainfield, VT
1952-1958 New York City and Provincetown, MA
1953-1958 Assistant Director, Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts
1964-1971 Lived in NYC
1964 Painted in Europe
Veteran WWII, U.S.N.R. Honorable Discharge

CHIEF ASSISTANT (To Hans Hofmann)

1956-1957 711 3rd Ave., New York, NY

NY School of Painting Trades, 439 W. 49th St. New York, NY

MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

Metropolitan Museum, Archives, New York, NY
The Chrylser Museum, Norfolk, VA
Berkley Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

AWARDS AND GRANTS

1984 Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Award
1959 Longview Purchase Grant
1957 Cape Cod Art Association

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2004 “Golden Summer” Laurel Tracey Gallery, Red Bank, NJ
1994 Hillyer Gallery, Smith College, Northampton, MA
1993 -1997 Clarke Galleries, Stowe, VT
1990 Hell’s Kitchen Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1990 Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT
1987 St. Michael’s College, Winooski, VT
1980- 1986 Tirca Karlis Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1985 Tubbs, Montpelier, VT
1984 Dibden Gallery, Johnson College, VT
1984 Colorism Gallery, New York, New York
1983 The Notch Gallery, Stowe, VT
1951, 1970, 1978 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT
1971 Museum, New York, NY
1967 Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY
1967 Bundy Museum, Waitsfield, VT
1965 Bradford College, Haverill, MA
1962-1963 Atlier, Paris, France
1960 East Hampton Gallery, New York, NY
1960 Bolles Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1959 Nonagon Gallery, New York, NY
1959 Stuttman Gallery, New York
1957 H.C.E. Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1954- 1957 James Gallery, New York, NY
1956 Sun Gallery, Provincetown, MA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2004 “Five Years Five Artists Five Decades” Laurel Tracey Gallery, Red Bank, NJ
1994 LaSalle Raymond-Lasnier, Trois Rivieres, Quebec
1993 U.S.A. on Paper, Copenhagen City Gallery, Denmark, 1993
1990-1991 Feingarten Galleries, Los Angeles, CA
1990-1992 Martha Lincoln Gallery, Vero Beach FL
1996, `90, `88, `86 The Helen Day Arts Center, Stowe, VT
1989 VT Council on the Arts, Governors Pavilion Building. Montpelier VT
1989, 1972 Stratton Arts Festival, Stratton, VT
1985 AVA Gallery, Hanover, NH
1990 “The Artists Eye” Provincetown Art Association & Museum, MA
1984, 1980 The Notch Gallery, Stowe, VT
1981 “Sun Gallery 1950’s and 1960’s” Provincetown Art Association & Museum, MA
1978 “Day’s Lumberyard Studies 1914-1971” Provincetown Art Association & Museum, MA
1978 “Provincetown Painters, 1880-1978” Provincetown Art Association & Museum, MA
1978 “10th Street 1977” Landmark Gallery, New York NY
1978 “Provincetown Painters, 1880-1970” Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY
1978 The Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT
1976, 1967 Bundy Museum, Waitsfield, VT
1989, 1972 Stratton Arts Festival, Stratton, VT
1960 Exhibition of Modern American Painting and Sculpture” University of California
1959 “Art News Selects: 12 Americans” Festival of Two Worlds, Spoleto, Italy
1957 Sponsored traveling exhibit to 64 Nations, United Nations
1953 Traveling exhibit to southeastern universities & colleges, Washington University, MO


REVEIEWS AND ARTICLES

April, 1990 Art New England, review
March 1, 1990 Vanguard Press, Burlington VT review V. 13 #7
February 28, 1990 The World, Barre VT review
January 31, 1990 Hardwick Gazette, Hardwick VT review
March 4, 1990 Times Argus and Rutland Herald, VT review Sunday Edition
September 24, 1987 Stowe Reporter, Stowe VT Peter Galo review
1986 Hoffman, Cynthia Goodman Abbeville Press NY page 73
1981 Sun Gallery, 1950’s and 60’s, Exhibition and Catalogue Provincetown, MA
1981 New York School Emergent, Barbara Rose, Aquila Editions NY page 51
1981 William Freed Retrospective Catalog, Provincetown, MA
1979-1990 Who’s Who in American Art
1980-1990 Who’s Who in America
1978 Day’s Studios 1914-1978, Catalogue, Provincetown, MA interview & photo
1978 Provincetown Painters 1880-1970, Emerson Museum Syracuse NY
1977 10th Street, the 50’s Catalogue, Landmark & Ward Nasse Galleries NYC
1969 Journal of Aesthetics Education, “Search for the Real” University of Illinois
1964 New York True North, Doubleday NY
January 11, 1962 The Villager, Eileen Tolchin profile article
1961 New York Times Sunday Magazine “New York True North”
June 1960 New York Times Frankenstein
January 1959 Art News review
Summer 1958 Art News review
September 1954 Art News Frank O’Hara review
October 30, 1954 New York Times Stuart Preston review