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biography of Jay DATUS (1914-1974)

Birth place: Jackson, MI

Addresses: Chicago, IL; Phoenix, AZ

Profession: Painter, art administrator

Studied: Worcester Mus. Sch.; Yale Univ. Sch. Fine Arts; Wayman Adams.

Exhibited: Art Inst Chicago, 1936, 1937;AIC, 1936-37;solo shows, O'Brien Gallery, Chicago, IL & Phoenix Fine Arts Center

Member: Phoenix Fine Arts Assn. (board of trustees & first vice pres.); fellowship Royal Soc. Arts, London; Palette & Chisel Acad. FA; Artists Guild, Chicago; founder/member, Kachina SA, Phoenix, 1948.

Work: Univ. Wisconsin; Beloit College. Commissions: murals, Arizona State Capitol; First National Bank, Phoenix; Southern Arizona Bank & Trust Co., Tucson, AZ.

Comments: Positions: member of board of trustees, Heart Mus. Art, Phoenix. Publications: author, The paint box, Arizona Republic Newspaper.

Sources: WW73; WW47.


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