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biography of Charles Stowe MYERS (1906-?)

Birth place: Altoona, PA

Addresses: Chicago, IL

Profession: Designer

Studied: Univ. Penn. (B.F.A.; B.A. in Arch.); Grand Central Sch. Art, NYC; Chouinard Sch. Art, Los Angeles, Calif.

Exhibited: WFNY, 1939; AWCS; product designs, 1957 Triennial, Milan; U.S. Pavilion, Brussels World's Fair, 1958; Int. Des. Exh., The Louvre, Paris, 1963; Designer of USA Exhs. at Casablanca & Tunis Int. Fairs, 1959; Tripoli, Libya, 1962, and other Int. Trade Fairs since 1956. Awards: Naval Ordnance Award, 1945; Int. Exh. Indust. Design, MoMA, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1963; Int. Exh. Indust. Design, Salle Arts Décoratif, Louvre, Paris 1964; various design exhs., USA & abroad, 1964-70s.

Member: Indust. Designers Soc. Am.; Caxton Club; AWCS

Work: Assoc. Des., Eastman Kodak Bldg.

Comments: Positions: fesigner, Norman Bel Geddes, 1933-35; partner, Walter Dorwin Teague, New York & Los Angeles, 1935-49; assoc., Raymond Loewy, 1949-53; owner, Stowe Myers Design, 1954-72; instr., Illinois Inst. Tech., 1955-57; Design Planning Group/Chicago, 1972-; design consultant to various national manufacturers. Contrib.: Industrial Design Magazine, represented in each Annual Review" issue.

Sources: WW73; WW66."


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