(1866 - 1945)
Cullen Yates was active/lived in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio. Cullen Yates is known for landscape, coastal view and still life painting.
Biography from Whistler House Museum of Art
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Cullen Yates — landscape and still life painter of rivers, coastal scenes, villages, and flowers — was born in Bryan, OH on January 24,1866 and died in Shawnee, PA in July of 1945. He maintained his studio and residence for many years in Shawnee-on-the-Delaware, Monroe County, PA.
In New York, Yates studied with William Merritt Chase (1849-1916) and Leonard Ochtman (1854-1934) and at the National Academy of Design. Then, in Paris he studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Colarossi Academy, and the Academy Julian under Jean Paul Laurens (1838-1921) and Benjamin Constant (1845-1902.
Yates was a elected as an Associate member of the National Academy of Design (ANA) in 1908 and a full member (Academician) of the National Academy (NA) in 1919. He was also a member of the Lotos Club; Salmagundi Club in NYC, 1899; National Arts Club in NYC as a life member; Allied Artists of America in NYC; New York Society of Painters; Century Association in NYC; American Watercolor Society in NYC; and New York Watercolor Club.
While exhibiting with the Boston Art Club consecutively from 1903 to 1909, Yates had several addresses in New York City. Other exhibitions and prizes include a bronze medal at the 1904 St. Louis Exposition; Innes Prize, Salmagundi Club in 1907; another prize at the Salmagundi Club in 1921; and a medal at the National Arts Club in 1932.
Collections include the Whistler House Museum of Art in Lowell, MA; Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC; City Art Museum in St. Louis, MO; Seattle Gallery in Seattle, WA; Ball State University Museum of Art in Muncie, IN; Brooklyn Institute Museum; Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, OH; Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center in Pennsburg, PA; Montclair Art Museum in NJ; Reading Public Museum in Reading, PA; Butler Art Institute; Seattle Art Institute; National Arts Club, NYC; Lotos Club; and the Newark Museum in NJ.
Peter Falk, "Who Was Who in American Art", vol. I, page 700 Ray Davenport, "Davenport's Art Reference 2001/2002", page 2015
Glenn Opitz, "Mantle Fielding Dictionary", page 420
"Boston Art Club Exhibition Record 1873-1909", pages 415-416
Whistler House Museum of Art files.
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