(1897 - 1981)
Charles Edward Heaney was active/lived in Oregon, Wisconsin. Charles Heaney is known for abstract farm scenes, villages, figure.
Biography Charles Heaney
An Oregon regionalist painter who combined abstraction and romanticism, Charles Heaney was a follower of Harry Wentz, the philosopher behind the Oregon regionalist movement and a professor at the Portland Art Museum School. Heaney is associated with paintings of Northwest landscape, urban architecture in ruins with his "demolition series," and of unidentified towns in inland Oregon. Characteristic of his expression are empty roads, isolated trees and threatening skies.
Born in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin, Charles Heaney was from a family of Irish and German immigrants. In 1913, he quit school to support his widowed mother and found work as a jeweler's apprentice doing engravings, which proved to be his trade for much of his life. In the
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