John M. Bateman was born in Cedarville, NJ on Feb. 14, 1877. Bateman studied at the Pennsylvania School of Industrial Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Académie Colarossi in Paris, and with A. Stirling Calder and Charles Grafly.
He was supervisor of sculpture at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915 during 1914-15 and then taught at the California College of Arts & Crafts (Oakland) in 1916-17.
He was a resident of Haddonfield, NJ in 1940.
Member:National Sculpture Society (New York City) ; American Federation of Arts; San Francisco Art Association.
Exh: Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915 (hon. mention).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Who's Who in American Art
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