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biography of William B. ROWE (1910-1955)

Birth place: Chicago, IL

Death place: Taos, NM

Addresses: Buffalo, NY

Profession: Painter, teacher, sculptor, lecturer, decorator, architect

Studied: Cornell Univ., 1929-32; Buffalo AI; & with Edwin Dickinson; W.K. Stone; W. Erich.

Exhibited: Buffalo SA, 1935 (prize); Albright Art Gal., 1934-36, 1937 (prize), 1938-44; Arch. Comp., Seattle, WA, 1932 (prize); MMA, 1938; Riverside Mus., 1937, 1941; GGE, 1939; CGA, 1935; Great Lakes Traveling Exh., 1937; Baltimore WCC, 1938; Kansas City AI, 1941; Rochester Mem. Art Gal., 1942; Syracuse Mus. FA, 1934; Albright Art Gal., 1934-44 (prize, 1937); Art Inst., Buffalo, 1951; Univ. Illinois, 1952.

Member: Artists' Cooperative Group, Buffalo; Buffalo Dec. AG; Buffalo SA; Patteran Soc. (pres., 1937-39)

Work: Smithsonian Inst.; Rochester Mem. Art Gal.; murals, Bennett H.S. ; Marine Hospital, Buffalo, NY; Youngstown, NY

Comments: Moved to Buffalo in 1913. WPA artist. Position: instructor, pres., Buffalo AI, Buffalo, NY, 1941-45.

Sources: WW53; WW47.


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