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biography of John LONERGAN (1897-1969)

Birth place: Troy, NY

Death place: NYC

Addresses: New York 9, NY

Profession: Lithographer, screenprinter, painter, craftsperson, writer, teacher

Studied: …cole des Beaux-Arts, Paris; ASL; Pierre Vignon.

Exhibited: S. Indp. A., 1931; Eighth Street Gal., 1933 (solo); WMAA; BM; AIC; Phila. Art All.; SFMA; Int. Print Soc.; WFNY; Assoc. Am. Artists, 1941, 1942; MMA, 1942; ACA Gal., 1937-40 (solo); Ferargil Gal., 1943 (solo); Am. Artists Congress, 1939 (prize); Roerich Mus., 1934 (prize); Phila. Graphic Soc., 1940 (prize); Nat. Contest of Int. Workers Order, Brooklyn, NY, 1940 (prize); NYC WPA Art" at Parsons Sch. Des., 1977. "

Member: An Am. Group.

Work: Tucson (AZ) Mus.; Phillips Acad., Andover, MA; MMA; Princeton Univ.; Smithsonian Inst.; NYPL; Addison Gal.; Norfolk Mus.; Rochester Inst. Tech.; Univ. Arizona Mus.; Denison Univ.

Comments: Positions: supervisor, Easel Div. WPA, 1939-42. Teaching: Columbia Grammar School; Friends Seminary, NY; Greenwich House, NYC. Auth.: Techniques and Materials of Gouache Painting, 1939.

Sources: WW59; WW47; New York City WPA Art, 57 (w/repros.)


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