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Crawford Gillis

 (1914 - 2000)
Crawford Gillis was active/lived in Alabama, New York.  Crawford Gillis is known for genre, figure, realism, expressionism.

Biography   Crawford Gillis


The following biography was written by the artist in 1990, not long before he died.

"I was born in Dallas County near Selma, Alabama on June 14, 1914 and attended public schools.  At an early age I became interested in art and studied under Mrs. Minnie Kent Fowlkes in Selma. In 1935 I went to New York and enrolled at the National Academy of Design in advanced composition and life classes under Leon Kroll and Charles C. Curran. During this time in New York, I attracted the attention of Alma Reed, the then doyenne of the modern Mexican muralist movement, who encouraged me to return home and create a body of work with a view to exhibiting in her galleries, Delphic Studios on Fifth Avenue.  In January 1938, this scheduled sho   ...  Displaying 750 of 6942 characters.

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