Adams Wirt Garrett
(1908 - 2000)
Adams Wirt Garrett was active/lived in New Jersey, New York. Adams Garrett is known for graphics, paintings-abstract figure.
Biography Adams Wirt Garrett
A graphic arts instructor at the Art Students League from 1947 to 1951, Adams Garrett was also a painter. He was born in Forney, Texas and studied in the teacher's college at Columbia University and at the Art Students League in New York. Garrett went to New York in 1931 and commuted by freight train between Oklahoma and New York for four years.
Exhibition venues included the Parsons School of Design for the WPA, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the San Francisco Museum of Art.
He was one of the thirteen prize winners at the fifty-sixth annual American exhibition of oil paintings in October of 1945 at the Art Institute of Chicago. Other prize winners included Edward Hopper, Paul Cadmus and Charles Sheeler.
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