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Amado (Gonzales) Gonzalez

 (1913 - 2007)
Amado (Gonzales) Gonzalez was active/lived in California / Mexico.  Amado Gonzalez is known for illustration, mural, portrait; design.

Amado (Gonzales) Gonzalez

Amado Gonzalez was born in Guadalajara, Mexico on Sept. 13, 1913.  Gonz├ílez settled in San Francisco in 1927 and  studied at the California School of Fine Art on a scholarship. 

He was commissioned by Bank of America for 18 paintings used in their Fortune and Time  magazine ads.

He has been a part-time art professor at San Francisco City College since 1966, and began concentrating on portrait commissions in 1972. He died in San Francisco on Dec. 9, 2007. 

Member: San Francisco Illustrators Club (pres. 1962); Society of Western Artist. 

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1935; Society of Western Artist (many awards). 

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Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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About  Amado (Gonzales) Gonzalez

Born:  1913 - Guadalajara, Mexico
Died:   2007 - San Francisco, California
Known for:  illustration, mural, portrait; design