biography of Ray Stanford STRONG (1905-2006)

Birth place: Corvallis, OR.

Addresses: Berkeley, CA

Profession: Landscape painter, muralist

Studied: C.L. Kellar; Calif. School FA; ASL; F.V. DuMond; F. van Sloun; M. Dixon.

Exhibited: CGA; de Young Mus.; CPLH; Gump's, San Francisco; Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco; PAFA; NAC, 1930 (prize), 1931 (prize).

Member: Soc. Western Artists; Palo Alto AC; Calif. Soc. Mural Artists; Santa Barbara AA; Marin Soc. Artists; ASL, San Francisco; ASL, NY

Work: NMAA; Lassen, Rainier, White Sands National Parks; Daly City H.S.; College of Marin; mural, Keene Valley Congregational Church, NY; Roosevelt Jr. H.S., San Jose, CA; White House, Wash., DC; USPO, San Gabriel, CA; Decatur, TX.

Comments: He executed dioramas for the San Diego Expo in 1935 and the GGE of 1939. Position: diorama painter, U.S. Forest Service, 1935-38, National Park Service, 1940-41; educ. director, Northern Calif. Assn. Coops. WPA artist.

Sources: WW40; Hughes, Artists of California, 541-542.