Henry Charles Pearson
(1914 - 2006)
Henry Charles Pearson was active/lived in New York, North Carolina. Henry Pearson is known for optical art, mod sea-landscape painting, teaching.
Biography Henry Charles Pearson
An artist and professor, Henry Pearson was known for his "compositions of swirling lines and inked whorls that were influenced by his work on topographical maps in the army. . ." He worked in New York City and Philadelphia and taught classes at the New School for Social Research and the Pennsylvania Academy.
Pearson was born in Kinston, North Carolina in 1914, and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he received his B.A. and later Yale University where he received an M.F.A. In New York, he studied with Wil Barnet and Reginald Marsh at the Art Students League.
Pearson spent over eleven years in the army during and after WWII. Assigned to interpret topographical maps while on a tour of duty
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