biography of Harry Lawrence GAGE (1887-?)

Birth place: Battle Creek, MI

Addresses: Jackson Heights, NY; Gloucester, MA

Profession: Painter, educator, writer, lecturer

Studied: AIC, foreign travel scholarship; Tucson Watercolor Guild, AZ

Exhibited: AIC, 1909; New Jersey State Exhib., 1939; AAPL; Rockport AA; North Shore AA, Gloucester; Concord AA; Ogunquit AA; Am. Inst. Graphic Arts, 1942 (gold medal for achievement in graphic arts); Indust. Assn. New England, 1959 (first New England Benjamin Franklin Award).

Member: Am. Inst. Graphic Artists (founding chairman book clinic, 1930-36; pres. NY chapter, 1932-35); AAPL; North Shore AA; Rockport AA; Montclair Art Mus.; MMA; AFA (treasurer, 1926-30)

Comments: Preferred media: watercolors. Lectures: modern book design. Positions: co-founder & chairman, Annisquam Art Gallery, 1954-; secretary, Bartlett-Orr Press, 1919-31; consultant/vice-pres., Mergenthaler Linotype Co.; professor graphic arts, Carnegie Inst. Technology, 1912-19; lecturer graphic arts, Pratt Inst., 1925-30; editor graphic arts, Encyclopedia Americana. Author: Applied Design for Printers, United Typothetae Am., 1920. Co-author: A Composition Manual, Printing Indust. Am., 1953.

Sources: WW73; WW47; addit. info courtesy North Shore AA.

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