All rental fees and damage deposits must be paid at time of reservation. Spruce, well-known artist, teacher, professor emeritus, died Friday, Oct. We buy and sell fine examples by this Texas Artist and have been a dealer since 1988; buying, selling and specializing in works by Everett Spruce along with other important Texas Artists. He was highly influenced by his boyhood in the , and his paintings always reflected his love of the land and of nature. He worked during the day and painted nights and weekends. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations 60 days or less prior to the event.
The simplified forms reference American folk-art, which appealed not only to Spruce, but also to his audience. Cherry Sold Example by Paul Schumann Sold Example by Theodore Gentilz c. Education Student, Dallas The Art Institute of Chicago, 1925-1929; private study with, Olin H. Travis private study with, Thomas M. Displaying 750 of 5352 characters. Spruce is considered the most prominent painter to emerge from a group of Texas regionalists in the 1930s. Email or call to discuss works you own.
The owns two of Spruce's pieces, a small landscape and a 1929 signature piece, a painting on a three-paneled folding screen called Catalpa Tree Landscape. In addition to standard email alerts, you can enable text alerts in Since alert notifications are sent via email, and optionally by text message, you must either , or to use this feature. In 1936 Spruce became assistant director of the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, where he also taught, until 1940 when he joined the in Austin. History And Context Though he spent most of his adult life in Texas, Everett Franklin Spruce never forgot his home state of Arkansas. Kramer, a fellow art student. Jose Arpa David Bates Mary Anita Bonner Harold Bugbee Oils Only Jerry Bywaters Harry Carnohan Ben L. He also incorporated elements of cubism and surrealism in some works and experimented briefly with nonobjective abstraction.
Everett Franklin Spruce, American artist. He was one of the original Dallas Nine, a group of artists active in Dallas in the 1930s who rejected impressionism, abstractionism and other European trends and chose instead to depict American life and landscapes in a naturalistic manner, focusing mostly on the Southwest. Spruce painted Arkansas Landscape in 1938, when he was living in Dallas, Texas. Deaths elsewhere Mel Harder, who won 223 games during a 20-year career with the and pitched against such greats as and , Oct. His paintings are rich in color, texture and mood, communicating strength and substance. Member American Association of University Professors, Texas Fine Arts Association. Meriwether, Spruce's daughter, said her father had a special love for trees, particularly the gnarled, hardy varieties like the Western live oak.
Word of his artistic talent reached Kathryn and Olin Travis who established a summer painting school in the Ozark Mountains in 1926. They exhibited together in Dallas occasionally and, in 1927 and 1928, went to Arkansas to participate in the Travis Ozark Summer Art School held in Cass Franklin County. In 1931, he became gallery assistant at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts and in 1934 married Alice V. Lone Star Regionalism: The Dallas Nine and Their Circle, 1928—1945. He served as chairman of the department from 1949 to 1951 and retired as professor emeritus in 1974. Spruce's work has been featured in at least two major exhibits of Texas artists at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: Crossing State Lines: Texas Art From the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in 2000 and Texas Modern and Post-Modern in 1996. Everett Spruce was born on a farm in Conway to William E.
Everett Franklin Spruce December 25, 1908 Gallery assistant, Dallas Museum Fine Arts, 1931-1934; registrar, Dallas Museum Fine Arts, 1935; assistant director, Dallas Museum Fine Arts, 1935-1940; instructor, University Texas, Austin, 1940-1944; assistant professor art, University Texas, 1944-1947; department chairman art, University Texas, 1948-1950; professor art, member graduate faculty, University Texas, 1954-1974; professor emeritus, University Texas, since 1974; director graduate studio program department art, University Texas, 1965-1973. Her father's greatest contribution to Texas was his teaching, Meriwether said. In 1936, his painting Ozark Mountaineer was accepted for inclusion in the Annual Exhibition of American Paintings and Sculpture by the Art Institute of Chicago. Connections Married Alice Kramer, February 18, 1934. Schiwetz Sold Example by Julian Onderdonk Telephone 210. Top prices for quality examples. San Antonio, Texas Telephone 210 408-7778 Fast Reply!.
Career Gallery assistant, Dallas Museum Fine Arts, 1931-1934; registrar, Dallas Museum Fine Arts, 1935; assistant director, Dallas Museum Fine Arts, 1935-1940; instructor, University Texas, Austin, 1940-1944; assistant professor art, University Texas, 1944-1947; department chairman art, University Texas, 1948-1950; professor art, member graduate faculty, University Texas, 1954-1974; professor emeritus, University Texas, since 1974; director graduate studio program department art, University Texas, 1965-1973. By the time he joined the art faculty of the University of Texas at Austin in 1940, he had achieved national recognition, and his work has been chosen for inclusion in major national juried exhibitions. He retired in 1974 as professor emeritus and was recognized as one of the outstanding painters in Texas. Notify me when this artwork reaches its final Serrace drop You will also be notified if this artwork is purchased by another Buyer. Gail Norfleet discusses her teacher, Everett Spruce. He drew upon his memories of the landscape around the Ozark Mountains for inspiration. He retired as professor emeritus in 1974.
In 1925, Spruce graduated from Mulberry High School. Whatever style he exhibited, she said, he stayed true to it throughout his artistic career, which slowed to a trickle when he was 88 years old and when his eyesight started fading. Schiwetz Paul Richard Schumann Everett Spruce Thomas M. From 1949 — 1951 Spruce served as Chairman of the Department of Art and in 1954 he became Professor of Art. For additional information: Carraro, Francine.