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Kenneth Callahan

 (1905 - 1986)
Kenneth L. Callahan was active/lived in California, Washington.  Kenneth Callahan is known for abstraction, modernist-leaning landscape, sculpture.

Kenneth Callahan

Born in Spokane, Washington, in 1905, Kenneth Callahan was a self-taught painter and sculptor known for his abstractions based on natural forms of the Northwest region.  His designs were often based on cross-sections of local stones and other formations.  Some of his work from his "Voyages" series, showing automatist techniques, can be found at the Hallie Ford Museum in Salem, Oregon.

In 1927, he went to sea, and from 1929 was based in Seattle.  From 1930, he began making trips to Mexico, Central America, and then traveled to Europe in the 1950s.  From 1932 to 1946, he was a curator at the Seattle Art Museum and also was a visiting artist to numerous universities.

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About  Kenneth Callahan

Born:  1905 - Spokane, Washington
Died:   1986 - Seattle, Washington
Known for:  abstraction, modernist-leaning landscape, sculpture