(1921 - 2003)
Charles Hidley was active/lived in Pennsylvania, New York / Mexico. Charles Hidley is known for Abstract and figure painting.
Biography Charles Hidley
Charles Billings Hidley was born in Troy, New York on Sunday, March 13, 1921, and died near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on Sunday, June 8, 2003. He was raised by his mother Myrtle and moved to New York City as a young boy. He gave himself the name Li as a young man. He served in the United States Army in Panama from 1942 through 1945 during World War II. Through the GI Bill Li was able to attend art schools in New York and Mexico City.
He studied at the Brooklyn Museum of Art school from 1947 through 1949 taking many painting classes taught by John Ferren. Other instructors included Kelly, Seide, Rattner and Mazzucchi. Rufino Tamayo was also at the school during this time with Hidley, as were many other important artists such as Herb Aa
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