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David Chun

 (1898 - 1989)
David Paul Chun was active/lived in California, Hawaii.  David Chun is known for town-landscape, genre paintings, graphics.

David Chun

Illustrator, etcher, painter. Born in Honolulu, HI on Feb. 17, 1898. Chun studied art in China during 1915-20. In the late 1920s he settled in San Francisco into a studio on Grant Avenue and enrolled at the CSFA. During the Depression he did lithography for the Federal Art Project and was active in the local art scene through 1946. For 45 years he worked in San Francisco as a printer. He died there on Oct. 24, 1989. Exh: Calif. State Fair, 1933 (1st prize); Chinese AA (SF), 1935; SFMA, 1935, 1939 (solo), 1941 (1st prize); San Francisco Art Association, 1937-39; GGIE, 1939; Oakland Art Gallery, 1939; De Young Museum, 1943; Library of Congress, 1946. In: SFMA; Monterey Peninsula Museum. & WWAA 1940; DR.

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About  David Chun

Born:  1898 - Honolulu, Hawaii
Died:   1989 - San Francisco, California
Known for:  town-landscape, genre paintings, graphics