(1899 - 1984)
Frank T M Beatty was active/lived in Illinois, Manitoba. Frank Beatty is known for plein-air landscape painting, commercial art.
Biography from Moynihan Fine Art
Artist Frank T M Beatty had a long and varied career. He received
his art training in Winnipeg, Canada, and then in Chicago, Illinois,
the latter becoming his home base. Joining the Art Staff of the
publication Popular Mechanics in 1931, he led the group as Art
Director for twenty years. Upon his retirement in 1961, he
devoted full time to his painting and sketching in oil, pastel and
pencil, with occasional commercial art commissions. In Chicago
his studio address was 6017 N. Nassau Avenue.
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Beatty exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago and Winnipeg
Galleries, had solo shows at many galleries in and around Chicago and
won many awards. His work is included in a number of private
He was a member of the Artists Guild of Chicago, the Salmagundi Club in
New York City, the North Shore Art Group of East Gloucester, the
Canadian Club, the Chicago Art Club, the Northwest Art League, and a
member and President of the Palette and Chisel Academy.
He loved to travel throughout the sixties and nearly every year
achieved prolific trips to paint "on the spot" (plein air) in farflung
locations including New York, London, Paris, Rome and Lucerne,
northeast to Cape Ann, Bar Harbor and Quebec, northwest to San
Francisco, Seattle, Vancouver and Victoria, southwest to Texas,
Acapulco and Mexico City, and south to Bermuda, Nassau, Palm Beach, Key
West and Jupiter, Florida.
Submitted by Cornelia C Moynihan, of Moynihan Fine Art (mostly
summarized from a catalog prepared for a 1967 exhibition of Beatty's
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