biography of Clyde J. SINGER (1908-1999)

Birth place: Malvern, OH

Addresses: Youngstown, OH

Profession: Painter, mural painter, etcher, teacher

Studied: Columbus (OH) Art School; ASL, with Kenneth Hayes Miller; John Stuart Curry; A. Brook; Bridgman; Lahey; Olinsky; DuMond; Thomas Hart Benton.

Exhibited: PAFA Ann., 1935-41, 1949-50; CM, 1935-38; NAD, 1936, 1938 (First Hallgarten prize); Texas Centenn., 1936; CI, 1936-39; WMAA, 1936, 1940, 1941 (Painting & Sculpture Biennal); Corcoran Gal biennials, 1937, 1939; GGE, 1939; WFNY, 1939; VMFA, 1940, 1942; Pepsi-Cola, 1945; Butler AI, 1937-46, 1938 (prize), 1942 (prize); Columbus AL, 1936, 1937 (prize), 1938 (prize), 1939, 1941, 1946; AIC, 1935 (Norman Wait Harris silver medal), 1936-38; Portland AM, 1939 (prize); Columbus Gal. FA, 1946 (prize); Denver AM, 1935; AV, Rockefeller Center, New York, 1945; Ohio State Fair Fine Art Exhib., 1968 (first prize).

Member: Columbus AL.

Work: PAFA; Vanderpoel Collection; Columbus Gallery Fine Arts; Thomas Gilcrease Inst. History & Art, Tulsa, OK; Wadsworth Atheneum; Butler AI; Massillon Mus. Art; Canton (OH) Art Inst. Commissions: mural, Skaters, Post Office, New Concord, OH, 1940.

Comments: Preferred media: oils. Positions: art critic, Vindicator, Youngstown, 1940-; asst. director, Butler Inst. Am. Art, 1940-.

Sources: WW73; Roger Bonham, Clyde Singer; Ohio Painter," Am. Artist (Feb., 1969); Paul Chew, Singer Retrospective 1932-72 (Westmoreland Co. Mus. Art, March, 1972); WW47; Falk, Exh. Record Series.