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Frank Nosoff

 (1919 - 1996)
Frank Nosoff was active/lived in New York, Florida.  Frank Nosoff is known for waterscape, landscape, still life, abstraction and trompe l'oeil painting.

Frank Nosoff

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Frank Nosoff  1919-1996

Son of Morris and Minnie Nosoff, Frank Nosoff was born in Brooklyn and lived in New York City much of his life.  He attended the National Academy of Design* 1938 - 1940, the Art Students League* 1943 - 44, and the Art Career School of New York 1953 - 56.  On his WWII enlistment registration form (1941) he listed himself as single, with his occupation shown as an artist, sculptor and teacher of art. 

Nosoff exhibited with the Painters & Sculptors Society; the American Watercolor Society* Traveling Show, 1968; L'Exposition Intercontinentale Traveling Show, 1968; the National Society of Painters in Casein*, New York, 1971 - 74; and the American Veterans Society of Artists, New York, 1974. 

Awards included the Atkins Cash Award, 1972; the Simmons Award at the American Veterans Society of Artists, 1974; and the Grumbacher Award*, 1977.  He was noted as working with oils and casein.  Around 1986, in retirement, he moved to Florida and died in Fort Lauderdale on November 2, 1996.

Submitted by Edward P. Bentley, Art Researcher, Greenville, Michigan

Who Was Who in American Art, 1984; Census Records.

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About  Frank Nosoff

Born:  1919 - Brooklyn, New York
Died:   1996 - Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Known for:  waterscape, landscape, still life, abstraction and trompe l'oeil painting