(1937 - 1978)
Willard Franklin Midgette was active/lived in New York, Oregon, Maryland. Willard Midgette is known for post-real figure and Indian genre painting.
Biography Willard Midgette
Baltimore-born artist Willard Midgette was associated with the second generation of contemporary American realist painters. He studied and later taught at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture; and also studied at Harvard College, earning a B.A. in 1959; at Boston University College of Fine Art; Pratt Institute; and Indiana University where he earned an M.F.A. in 1962.
He was an Associate Professor of Art at Reed College from 1963 to 1971, and then had a year's sabbatical in Roswell, New Mexico at The Roswell Arist-in-Residence Foundation. From 1971 until his death, he was artist-in-residence and chair of the Art Department at St. Ann's School in Brooklyn.
Midgette's mature style, was characte
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