Born in Oakland, CA on Sept. 29, 1906. Post settled in San Francisco in 1919 and, after graduating from Polytechnic High School, studied at the CSFA (1924-26). He began exhibiting in the early 1930s and received favorable criticisms for his watercolors of the San Francisco Bay area and the Mother Lode country. He taught at Stanford University (1940), San Jose State College (1951-52), and the CCAC (1947-72). Having traveled and painted around the world, Post lived in San Francisco until his demise on March 26, 1997. Exh: Beaux Arts Gallery (SF), 1931 (solo); SF Art Center, 1932-34; SFMA, 1936, 1941 (solos); Calif.-Pacific Int'l Expo (San Diego), 1935; AIC, 1936; Calif. WC Society, 1936-53 (prizes); CPLH, 1939, 1945, 1960, 1965 (solos);
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview with the artist or his/her family; Who's Who in American Art
1938-70; Who's Who in California
1942; California Art Research,
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