biography of David Oliver GREEN (1908-2000)

Birth place: Enid, OK

Addresses: Altadena, CA

Profession: Sculptor, educator

Studied: Am. Acad. Art; Nat. Acad. Art; C. Hoeckner; C. Wilimovsky.

Exhibited: AIC, 1936, 1938, 1940, 1941; Art Dir. Club, 1937, 1938, 1940; AIGA, 1937 (prize); Soc. Typographic Artists, Chicago, 1937-40, 1946; Chicago NSJA, 1940; Oakland Art Gal., 1941; Pasadena SA, 1942, 1943; LACMA Ann., 1961; Tucson (AZ) Art Center, 1963; Southern Calif. Expos, San Diego Fair, Del Mar, 1966; Citrus College Invitational, Glendora, CA, 1968; 17th Ann All Calif. Exhib., Laguna Beach (CA) Art Gallery, 1971. Awards: first prize for sculpture, Laguna Beach AA, 1962 & 1967; first prize for sculpture, Pasadena Soc. Artists, 1971.

Member: Int. Inst. Arts & Letters; Pasadena Soc. Artists.

Work: Pasadena AI; Los Angeles Co. Mus. Natural Hist. Commissions: Dragonfly Fountain, Welton Beckett Assn., Hillsdale Shopping Center, San Mateo, CA, 1955; five figure group, Lytton S&L, Hollywood, CA, 1960; children's sculpture, Women's Club for Bruggemeyer Mem. Library, Monterey Park, CA, 1968; Owl Tree (wall relief), dedicated to daughters of Maurice Fletcher & Tree of Life (fountain), Guyer Mem., Altadena (CA) Library, 1969.

Comments: Preferred media: stone, wood, metals. Teaching: asst. prof. sculpture, Otis AI, 1947-; instr. sculpture, Pasadena (CA) Art Mus., 1956-59; asst. prof. sculpture, Scripps College, Claremont, CA, 1966.

Sources: WW73; Jarvis Barlow, David Green," Pasadena Independent, July 13, 1947; Bev Johnson, "Owls, Cats & Bats," Los Angeles Times Sun Section, March 13, 1960; Peg Powell," A Way with Animals," Independent Star-News, Dec.15, 1963; WW47."