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 Mun S. Quan  (1917 - 2000)

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Lived/Active: Florida / China      Known for: painting

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BIOGRAPHY for Mun Quan
1917 (Canton, China)

Florida / China

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A landscape painter in the Chinese tradition, Mun Quan was also a professor and medical scientist at the Florida State Board of Health.

He was born in 1917 in Canton, China and his family settled in Jacksonville, Florida in 1926. Quan studied at the Canton Academy of Art and with Ko-Kim Fu in Canton, China as well as with Nicholas Volpe in Jacksonville, Florida.

He was a professor of art at Jacksonville University from the early '70s to the early '90s.

He became chief of parasitology at the Florida State Board of Health and was associated with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Selected Exhibitions:
Jacksonville Art Museum, solos 1952, 1953, 1956, 1957
Jacksonville University, 1957
Daytona Art Association, 1953
University of Florida, 1958

Selected Awards and prizes:
Canton, China, 1948 (prize)
Governor's Award Macao, 1949
Florida Federation of Artists, 1952, 1953
Jacksonville Art Museum, 1951-58
St. Augustine Art Association, 1951, 1953-56

Professor Mun S. Quan died at the age of 83 in Florida.

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