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Gerald Collins Gleeson

 (1915 - 1986)
Gerald Collins Gleeson was active/lived in California, Rhode Island.  Gerald Gleeson is known for modernist townscape and marine scene painting.

Biography  
Gerald Collins Gleeson


Born in Providence, Rhode Island on August 8, 1915, Gleeson studied at the Rhode Island School of Design.  After serving in WWII, he spent a year at Mexico City College.  He then settled in Berkeley, California,  and further studied at the California College of Arts and Crafts. During the 1940s and 1950s he painted scenes of the Oakland area (including a 4 x 8 foot mural at the Boys and Girls Club of Oakland),  and taught locally.  He died in Berkeley on July 22, 1986.

Member: Allied Artists of America.

Work: (information courtesy of the artist's niece, Virginia King Culp):
Boys and Girls Club of Oakland (mural)
Oakland Museum of California (1 watercolor)
San Diego Museum of Fine Arts (

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
The California Style.

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About  Gerald Collins Gleeson

Born:  1915 - Porvidence, Rhode Island
Died:   1986 - Berkeley, California
Known for:  modernist townscape and marine scene painting