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biography of Horace Talmage DAY (1909-1984)

Birth place: Amoy, China

Addresses: Staunton, VA; Alexandria, VA

Profession: Painter, educator

Studied: Art Student League New York, 1928-1932; with Kimon Nicolaides & Kenneth H. Miller; Tiffany Found, Oyster Bay, 1930-1935.

Exhibited: AIC; WMAA, 1936-48,1944, 1945; CI, 1941; Pepsi-Cola, 1943; PAFA, 1943; Virginia Mus. Fine Arts, 1942-44, 1948 (solo); Biennial Am Painting,1958; Bodley Gallery, New York, 1958 (solo); Macbeth Gal. (solo); Biennial Am. Drawing, Norfolk Mus., 1970.

Member: ASL; Staten Island AA; Augusta AC; Assn. Georgia Ar.; Southern Vermont Art Assn.

Work: AGAA; Yale Univ. Art Gallery; Canajoharie A. Gal.; King Col.; Virginia Mus Fine Arts, Richmond; Norfolk Mus, VA; Addison Gallery, Andover, MA; Nelson Gallery, Kansas City, MO; Fleming Mus, Burlington, VT. Commissions: Mural, Tenn Treas Dept, 1938; three paintings, Dept Reclamation, Dept Interior, Washington, DC, 1969.

Comments: WPA artist. Preferred Media: Oils Watercolors. Positions: Dir painting, Herbert Inst Art, Augusta, GA, 1936-1941; dir, Northern Virginia Fine Arts Ctr, Alexandria, 1972-. Publications: Contributor, Art in the Armed Forces, Hyperion, 1945; illustrator, Staunton in the valley of Virginia (folio), McClure, 1947. Teaching: Prof art, Mary Baldwin Col, Staunton, VA, 1942-1963; instr painting, Kansas City Art Inst, 1947-1948.

Sources: WW73; WW47; Falk, Exhibition Record Series


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