Industrial Gouach and charcoal artwork on paper by Stuart Van Veen. Done in shades of greys with some vivid pencil accents. Image is 11″ x 16″. Framed size is 19″ x 25″. Very good condition. Slight waving in paper. Please call with any additional questions at 419-473-3373.
Background on Stuart Van Veen from Ask Art:
Stuyvesant (Stuart) Van Veen was born in NYC, Sept, 12, 1910 and died in 1987. He emerged on the art scene in 1929 at the age of 19 when he became the youngest contributor to an international exhibition of modern paintings at the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh. One of his best- known works is a series of seven murals in celebration of the Brooklyn Dodgers, a series that still exists in the lobbies of the Ebbets Field apartment complex in Brooklyn. He also painted murals at the 1938 Worlds Fair. Mr. Van Veen painted over 30 murals in Public buildings, private homes and institutions throughout the country during his career. In 1972, he was elected to the American Academy and Institute of Arts & Letters.
National and Museum Exhibitions;
Cincinnati Museum, Corcoran Gallery of Art, American Watercolor Society, Architectural League, Knox Albright Gallery, Minneapolis Art Institute, Art U.S.A., Museum of Modern Art, Baltimore Museum, National Academy of Design,
Boston Museum, National Gallery, Brooklyn Museum, New York Watercolor Society, Carnegie Museum, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Chicago Art Institute, and Whitney Museum.
One Man Exhibitions: (1928-54)
New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Cincinnati, Chicago, Dayton, Minneapolis, Syracuse, Rochester and Covington, Ky.
1933- Metropolitan Fellowship, Arts Students League of New York,
1934- Riverside Memorial Chapel
1934 National Competition: Library Mural, Carl Mackley Housing Project, Juanita Park, Pennsylvania.
1935-Pittsburgh Post Office, Court House, U.S. Treasury Department (National).
1936- MacDowell Club painting Competition.
1945-First Prize (oil) Ohio Valley Annual, Athens, Ohio.
1945-Wright Field Army Contest, 2 First Prizes and one Honorable Mention.
1945-Statewide Army Art Contest- Special Prize, mural.
1946-First Prize and Purchase Prize (Watercolor) for Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.
1961- Childe Hassam Purchase Award- American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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