biography of Irving K. MANOIR (1891-1982)

Birth place: Chicago, IL

Death place: Corona del Mar, CA

Addresses: Chicago, IL; Corona del Mar, CA

Profession: Painter, sculptor, lithographer, etcher, teacher

Studied: AIC; PAFA; with Hans Hofmann, St. Tropez, France, and in other European countries.

Exhibited: CI, 1923; LACMA, 1926; Pan.-Am. Expo., Los A., 1926; PAFA Ann., 1927; Paris Salon, 1930, 1931; Century of Progress, Chicago, 1933-34; Corcoran Gal. biennial, 1923; AIC (2 solo); Milwaukee AI (solo); Minn. State Fair, 1923 (solo); Speed Mus. A., 1926 (prize); Laguna Beach AA, 1925 (prize); Pasadena AI (solo); Ainslie Gal., Los A.; Chicago Gal. Assn. (solo); Marshall Field's, Chicago (2 solo); Jalisco, Mexico (solo); Maui, Hawaii, 1958 (solo).

Member: Laguna Beach AA.

Work: AIC; Joliet, IL, Public Lib.; Milwaukee AI; Speed Mus. A.; Cowie Gal., Los A.; Vanderpoel Coll.; mural, Vincennes (Ind.) H.S.; Chicago Pub. Sch. Coll.

Comments: Lectures: "Creative Thinking"; "Visual and Kinesthetic." Position: assoc. dir., Chicago Acad. FA, 1921; assoc. with Prof. Hambidge, Yale Univ., teaching Dynamic Symmetry, 1920-21. Teaching, AIC; Layton Sch. A., Milwaukee, WI.

Sources: WW59; WW47; Falk, Exh. Record Series. More recently, see Hughes, Artists in California, 355