(1902 - 1979)
Morris Atkinson Blackburn was active/lived in Pennsylvania, New Mexico. Morris Blackburn is known for screen printmaking, modernist still life-view painting.
Biography Morris Blackburn
Morris Blackburn was born in Philadelphia in 1902. He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts*, and with Arthur B. Carles, Jr. He won Cresson Traveling Scholarship* to Europe in 1928 and 1929, and was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship* in painting and graphic art in 1952. In addition to his work as a painter, he is well known for his accomplishments as an etcher, engraver, lithographer and serigrapher.
Among Mr. Blackburn's awards are the John Gribbel Prize, Philadelphia Print Club, 1942; Gold Medal, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1946; Fellowship Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts*, 1949; Rosenwald Fund Grant*, Print Club, 1950; Mary S. Collins Prize, Print Club, 1950; Harris
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