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Myer Schaffer

 (1912 - 1983)
Myer Schaffer was active/lived in California.  Myer Schaffer is known for Painter, graphic artist, teacher.

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Myer Schaffer


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Born in NYC on May 25, 1912. Schaffer studied at Chouinard Art School and with David A. Siqueiros. While a resident of Los Angeles in the 1930s-1940s, he painted murals for the Federal Art Project. At the time of his death in June 1983 his address was Los Angeles. Member: American Artists Congress; United Fed. of Artists. Exh: Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1935; American Artists Congress (LA), 1936; Borden Gallery (LA), 1939. In: Mt Sinai Home (LA); City of Hope (LA); McKinley Jr. High School (Pasadena); Dept. of Natural Resources (Carpinteria).

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About  Myer Schaffer

Born:  1912 - New York City
Died:   1983
Known for:  Painter, graphic artist, teacher