(1910 - 1995)
Charles Porter Mattox was active/lived in New York, California, Kansas, New Mexico / Mexico. Charles Mattox is known for kinetic sculptor, abstract imagery.
Biography Charles Mattox
Born Bronson, July 21, 1910; died Albuquerque, NM, 1995. Sculptor, specifically kinetic work. Printmaker. Teacher. Attended Bethany College, Lindsborg and studied painting with Birger Sandzén. Studied at the Kansas City Art Institute until 1931.
Went to New York and worked on various federal art projects including serving as an assistant to Diego Rivera on the murals at Radio City.
In the late 1930s, moved to Hollywood, CA where he built sets and designed animation equipment. After WWII he settled in San Francisco and taught at the California School of Fine Arts (San Francisco Art Institute), the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of New Mexico.
His sculpture reflected his interest in geom
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
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