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biography of Louis BOSA (1905-1981)

Birth place: Cordoipo, Italy

Addresses: NYC, 1936-at least 1954; Cleveland, OH, 1966

Profession: Painter, teacher

Studied: ASL, with John Sloan, and in Italy.

Exhibited: AIC, 1937-46; Corcoran Gal., 1937-53; Wanamaker, 1938 (prize); PAFA, 1938-53, 1958, 1960, 1966; Schneider-Gabriel Gal., 1941; Pepsi-Cola, 1942-43, 1944 (prize), 1945 (prize), 1946 (prize), 1948 (prize); NAD, 1936-49, 1954, 1957, 1960-61; Rockport AA, 1945 (prize); WMAA, 1946-55; CI, 1948-46; Acad. A. & Lets., 1948 (prize); Los A. County Fair, 1948 (prize); Univ. Illinois (purchase), 1949; Audubon A., 1949 (med.), 1951 (prize); Hallmark awards, 1949, 1955, 1957, 1958; New Hope, Pa., 1959, 1961, 1962; First prize and Gold Medal, Legionnaires of Pennsylvania, 1959; Kleeman Gal. (8 solos); PMA; MMA; BM; MoMA; Springfield Mus. FA; TMA; BMFA; Clearwater Mus. A.; Kansas City AI; NOMA; WMA; Montclair A. Mus.; Wilmington FA Center; Coy Gal., Miami, Fla.; Oehlschlaeger Gal., Chicago and Florida; Cleveland Inst. A.; Brazil; Salons of Am.

Member: NA; AEA; Audubon A.; ASL.

Work: PAFA; Clearwater (Fla.) Mus. A.; Kansas City AI; Wilmington A. Center; Springfield (Mass.) Mus. A.; Pepsi-Cola Coll.; Carnegie Inst.; Encyclopaedia Britannica Coll.; U.S. State Dept.; IBM; WMAA; WMA; Montclair A. Mus.; MMA; VMFA Columbus (Ohio) Mus. FA; Art Gal. of Toronto; All. A. Council of Calgary, Canada; Notre Dame Univ.; Syracuse Mus. A.; PMA.

Comments: Position: instr., ASL, 1944-46; Cape Ann A. Sch., Rockport, Mass., 1943-46; instr., advanced painting, Cleveland Inst. A., Cleveland, OH.

Sources: WW66; WW47


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