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 Julio Pro  (1931 - )

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Lived/Active: California      Known for: wildlife, Native American, American cowboy painting

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BIOGRAPHY for Julio Pro
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Birth
1931
 
Lived/Active
California




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wildlife, Native American, American cowboy painting

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Julio Pro studied music in college and upon graduation joined the military and served in the Korean War. In 1960 Pro became an anesthesiologist and still practices part time today. In 1980 Julio Pro decide to study art and attended night school. At first, his medium of choice was pencil and colored pencil. Later he immersed himself in painting with oils.

Wildlife became his favorite subject and in 2002 His painting "Turkeys in the Straw" was accepted into the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Birds in Art Show.

Source: Wildlife Art, July/August 2003

Biography from Tirage Gallery:
Julio Pro’s subject matter deals with wildlife, Native Americans and the American Cowboy.  His works are in the permanent collections of the Leigh-Yawkey-Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin, the Will Rogers Museum, Claremore, Oklahoma and the United States Air Force Collection, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  

Museum exhibitions include:  Museum of Wildlife Art (Jackson Hole, Wyoming), C.M. Russell Museum (Great Falls, Montana), Leigh-Yawkey-Woodson Art Museum (Wausau, Wisconsin); West Valley Art Museum (Phoenix, Arizona).  California Museum Exhibitions include:  Pasadena Museum of California Art; Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at Pepperdine University; Los Angeles Museum of Science & Industry.

Education:
California Art Institute (1981-1986) Instructors include Fred Fixler, Mark Westermoe, Neil Boyle
Continuous Workshops at the Scottsdale Artists School. Instructors include Robert Abbett, Ted Goerschner, Gary Carter.

Exhibitions:
2011  “Western Visions”, Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, WY
California Art Club 100th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition, Pasadena
Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
C. M. Russell Museum Exhibition, Great Falls, Montana

2010  C.M. Russell Museum Exhibition, Great Falls, Montana
“Western Visions”, Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, WY
California Art Club 99th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition, Pasadena
Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

2009  Oil Painters of America National Juried Exhibition, Sage Creek Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
C.M. Russell Museum Exhibition, Great Falls, Montana

2009  California Art Club 98th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
“Western Visions”, Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, WY
“On Location in Malibu”, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

2008  California Art Club 97th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
Oil Painters of America National Juried Exhibition, Dana Gallery, Missoula, Montana

2007  California Art Club 96th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

2004  Arts for the Parks National Competition, Top 200

2003  “Birds In Art”, Leigh-Yawkey-Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin
California Art Club 93rd Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition, Pasadena
Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

2002  “Birds In Art”, Leigh-Yawkey-Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin
“Art & The Animal”, West Valley Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
Sportsman’s Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2001  Society of Animal Artists National Exhibition, West Valley Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
Top 200 Arts For The Parks, Jackson, Wyoming

2000  Oil Painters of America National Exhibition, Americana Gallery, Carmel, CA
Top 100 Arts For The Parks, Jackson, Wyoming
Top 200 Arts For The Parks, Jackson, Wyoming

1999“  Best & Brightest”, Scottsdale Artists School, Arizona

1997“  Best & Brightest”, Scottsdale Artists School, Arizona

1996  Top 100 Arts For The Parks, Jackson, Wyoming

1994  Top 200 Arts For The Parks, Jackson, Wyoming

1993  Los Angeles Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles Museum of Science & Industry, California

1992  Los Angeles Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles Museum of Science & Industry, California
    
Bibliography:
California Art Club 100th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition, Exhibition Catalogue,  Pasadena Museum of California Art 2011, p. 102.
California Art Club 99th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition, Exhibition Catalogue, Pasadena Museum of California Art 2010, p. 105.
California Art Club 98th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition, Exhibition Catalogue, Pasadena Museum of California Art 2009, p. 62, 106.
California Art Club 97th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition, Exhibition Catalogue, Pasadena Museum of California Art 2008, p.120.
California Art Club 96th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition, Exhibition Catalogue, Pasadena Museum of California Art 2007, p.131.
International Artist Magazine, Feature article, June / July2004.
Wildlife Art Magazine, Feature article, 2003
California Art Club 93rd Annual Gold Medal Exhibition, Exhibition Catalogue, Pasadena Museum of California Art 2003, p. 128.
“Daddy Day Care”, Feature Film, Fox Studios, Summer 2003 Release
Artists Celebrating Our National Parks, National Park Academy of the Arts, 2000 Arts For The Parks Top 100 Catalogue, p. 98
The Best of Wildlife Art 2, Rachel Rubin Wolf, North Light Books, 1999, p. 112.
The Best of Wildlife Art, Rachel Rubin Wolf, North Light Books, 1997, p. 76.

Collections:
Leigh-Yawkey-Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin
U.S Air Force Collection, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Will Rogers Museum, Claremore, Oklahoma

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