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|Graduated from the Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence with a BFA in 1958 and a MFA in 1961. Taught at the Rochester Institute of Technology from 1962-69, at the State Univ. of New|
York, Brockport from 1969-80, at the Wendell Castle School in Scottsville, NY from
1980-88, and served as artist-in-residence at the Rochester Institute of Technology from
Exhibitions: 6th Annual Kansas Designer/Craftsman Exhibition, 1960; Brooklyn
Museum, 1969; Wichita Art Museum, 1969; Taft Museum, Cincinnati, 1985; Detroit
Institute of Arts, 1989; Ulrich Museum of Art, 1994; Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester,
2004, and many more. Awards: Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant, 1972; Visual
Artists Fellowship Grant, National Endowment for the Arts, 1988; Gold Medal, American
Craft Council, 1997.
Collections: Art Institute of Chicago; Brooklyn Museum; Cincinnati Art Museum; Detroit Institute of Arts; Beach Museum; St. Louis Museum of Art; Spencer Museum of Art; Wichita Art Museum; Addison Gallery of American Art; Rochester Memorial Art Gallery; Museum of Contemporary Crafts; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Emprise Bank Collection; and many more.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
http://www.wendellcastle.com/index2.htm, accessed Nov. 13, 2007; Who’s Who in American Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1936-1976; Art Inventories Cat.;
Taragin, Davira S., Edward E. Cook, Jr., and Joseph Giovanni, Furniture by Wendell Castle (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1989); Wendell Castle: About Time (Lawrence: Spencer Museum of Art, 2008).
|This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.|
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