biography of Howard WARSHAW (1920-1977)

Birth place: NYC

Addresses: Carpinteria, CA

Profession: Painter

Studied: Pratt Inst.; NAD; ASL

Exhibited: LACMA Centennial, 1950 (1st prize for oil painting & 1st prize for watercolor); Corcoran Gal. biennial, 1961; Guggenheim Mus.; PAFA Ann., 1945, 1954, 1958; WMAA; CI; AIC; MoMA-Paris; Silvan Simone Gal., Los Angeles, CA & Jacques Seligman Gal., NYC, 1970s.

Work: CI; PAFA; Santa Barbara (CA) Mus. Art; LACMA; Univ. Southern Calif. Coll. Commissions: murals, Wyle Res., El Segundo, CA, 1953, Ortega Commons, Univ. Calif., Santa Barbara, 1960, Revelle Commons, Univ. Calif., San Diego, 1967, Bowdoin College Lib., Brunswick, ME, 1969 & Univ. Calif., Los Angeles, Reed Neurol Research Center, 1971.

Comments: Preferred media: acrylics, offset lithography. Publications: author, The Return of Naturalism as the Avant-Garde," Nation, 1960; author, "The Wild Goose Chase for Reality," Center Magazine, 1969. Teaching: Univ. Calif., Santa Barbara, 1955-70s. Art interests: originated a graduate program in which offset lithography and video tape are used as media for drawing.

Sources: WW73; Russel Lynes, foreward to exh cat (Bowdoin College Mus. Art, November, 1972); Falk, Exh. Record Series.