(1913 - 2008)
Robert Pearson McChesney was active/lived in California, Missouri. Robert McChesney is known for abstract expressionist and mural painting.
Biography Robert McChesney
Post-War California artist, Robert Pearson McChesney became an Abstract
Expressionist painter, assemblage artist, printmaker, sculptor and
teacher. He was born in Marshall, Missouri, and with the
exception of a year in Mexico, 1951, and World War II military service
aboard a ship, he spent his career in California where he moved in
1936. He lived and had his studio north of San Francisco in
Petaluma, atop Sonoma Mountain. Considered one of the
"progenitors of Bay Area abstract expressionism", he had influence far
beyond his home town. Exhibition venues were in New York at the
Whitney Museum, Chicago at the Art Institute and San Francisco at the
Museum of Modern Art.
He studied at Washington Universi
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