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James Prendergast

 (1907 - 2000)
James Donald Prendergast was active/lived in Michigan, California, Illinois.  James Prendergast is known for modern figure and animal painting, teaching.

Biography   James Prendergast

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Painter, lithographer, teacher. Born in Chicago, IL on Oct. 17, 1907. Prendergast studied at AIC, UCLA, and with Boris Anisfeld. He taught at USC (1937-40), New Orleans Arts & Crafts (194042), University of Arizona (1942-44), and University of Michigan from 1944. After retiring in 1974, he lived in Ann Arbor, Ml until his demise on Feb. 8, 2000. Member: Laguna Beach AA; Calif. WC Society; SFAA; College AA of America. Exh: AIC, 1933, 1935, 1942; LACMA, 1938-40; Walker Gallery (LA), 1939; NY World's Fair, 1939; GGIE, 1939; SFMA, 193943; PAFA, 1939, 1942; San Francisco Art Association, 1940; Univ. of Arizona, 1943; Detroit Inst. of Art, 1944, 1945. lnvw; WWAA 1938-62.

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