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biography of Jane WILSON (1924-2015)

Birth place: Seymour, IA

Addresses: NYC

Profession: Painter

Studied: Univ. Iowa (B.A., M.F.A.)

Exhibited: Hansa Gal, NYC, 1953 (first solo); WMAA, 1961-68; Corcoran Gal biennial, 1963; PAFA Ann., 1964, 1966; Graham Gal, NYC, 1968-75; Smithsonian traveling exhib., 1968; Newport Festival Art, 1968; Univ Iowa, 1969; Finch College, NY, 1969; Fischbach Gal, NYC, 1978-on; NAD, 1985 & 1987 (Adolph and Clara Obrig Prize), 1990 (Altman Prize). Awards: Tiffany grant, 1967

Member: NA, 1979

Work: MoMA; WMAA; Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT; New York Univ.; Rockefeller Inst., New York

Comments: Teaching: art history instructor, Pratt Inst., 1967-70; Mellon Professor, Cooper Union, 1976-77; teacher, Parsons Sch. Des., 1973-83; assoc. professor, Columbia Univ., 1975-88; visiting artist at eight schools, including Univ. Wisconsin, 1971 & Univ. of Richmond, VA, 1990; chmn., Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, 1984-86.

Sources: WW73; Falk, Exh. Record Series.


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