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Frank Neal

 (1915 - 1955)
Frank W. Neal was active/lived in Illinois, New York.  Frank Neal is known for painting.

Frank Neal

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Frank W. Neal (b.1915-d. unknown date)

He was born 1915 in Texas and then moved as a child.  He was one of the founding members of the South Side Community Art Center in Chicago (1940).  He also exhibited in the first exhibition in 1941 at the South side Community Art Center titled "Negro Artists of Chicago".

Frank Neal moved to New York City in 1955.  Mr. Neal worked in Mexico where he owned and made custom art trays.  His date of death unknown.
WASHINGTON (DC). Howard University. Exhibition of Negro Artists of Chicago. February 1-25, 1941.
ATLANTA (GA). Atlanta University. Third Annual Exhibition of Paintings, Sculptures and Prints by Negro Artists. April 2-30, 1944
 ALBANY (NY). Albany Institute of History and Art. The Negro Artist Comes of Age: A National Survey of Contemporary American Artists. January 3-February 11, 1945.

ATLANTA (GA). Atlanta University. Sixth Annual Exhibition of Paintings, Sculptures and Prints by Negro Artists. 1947.

WASHINGTON (DC). Howard University Gallery of Art. Exhibition of Graphic Arts and Drawings by Negro Artists. January 5-February 29, 1947.

ATLANTA (GA). Atlanta University. Atlanta University Contemporary Art Collection. 1959.

Ivoryton (CT). ART Gallery Magazine. The ART Gallery Magazine: Afro-American issue (Vol. 11, no. 7, April 1968).

MCCABE, JANE A. Fine Arts and the Black American / Music and the Black American. Bloomington: Indiana University Libraries, 1969.

HARLEY, RALPH L., JR. Checklist of Afro-American Art and Artists. 1970.

ST LOUIS (MO). St. Louis Public Library. An index to Black American artists. St. Louis: St. Louis Public Library, 1972.

CHICAGO (IL). Chicago Public Library. WPA and the Black Artist: Chicago and New York. 1978.

SPRADLING, MARY MACE. In Black and White: Afro-Americans in Print. Kalamazoo: Kalamazoo Public Library, 1980.
ATLANTA (GA). National Black Arts Festival. Selected Essays: Art & Artists from the Harlem Renaissance to the 1980's. July 30-August 7, 1988.

LONG, RICHARD, et al. African American Works on Paper from the Cochran Collection. Lagrange, 1991.

PHILADELPHIA (PA). Woodmere Art Museum. In Search of Missing Masters: The Lewis Tanner Moore Collection of African American Art. September 28, 2008-February 22, 2009.

CHICAGO (IL). Illinois Art Gallery, Illinois State Museum. The Flowering: African-American Artists and Friends in 1940s Chicago: A Look at the South Side Community Art Center. April 7-May 28, 1993.

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About  Frank Neal

Born:  1915 - Texas
Died:   1955
Known for:  painting