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Syd Solomon

 (1917 - 2004)
Syd Solomon was active/lived in Florida, New York.  Syd Solomon is known for mod marine, figure, non objective.

Syd Solomon

Biography from Butler Institute of American Art

The following is from "Syd Solomon: A Retrospective Showing" exhibited at John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and New York Cultural Center in 1975.

Born Uniontown, PA 1917

Education: Art Institute of Chicago; L'Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris.

Teaching: Pittsburgh Art Institute; Ringling Museum of Art; Sarasota School of Art; Famous Artists School; New College in Sarasota; Visiting Instructor at University of Illinois in Urbana; Visiting Professor at Roberson Center for the Arts in Binghamton, NY; Visiting Artist at Tampa Bay Art Center.

Awards: Wrote and directed original play "Off Limits", which toured in France, Belgium and Luxembourg during 1945; State Department U.S. Cultural Exchange program to Israel; Ford Foundation Special Purchase Grant for the Guggenheim Musuem.

Exhibitions: Many exhibits from 1944 including Clearwater Museum of Art in Clearwater, FL; Lowe Art Gallery in Coral Gables; Associated American Artists Galleries; Saidenberg Gallery in New York; Midtown Gallery; Trend House Gallery in Florida; Brevard College; Paintings of the Circus at Sarasota Art Association; Annual Exhibition at the American Water Color Society 1955; Fifty Ninth Annual Exhibition at the National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian 1956; Invitational Exhibition at the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1959; Whitney Museum of American Art in 1964; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center.

Collections: Adelphi University; Baltimore Museum of Art; Chrysler Art Museum; Guggenheim Museum; High Museum of Art; New Orleans Museum of Art; Wadsworth Museum; Whitney Museum of American Art; Witte Memorial Museum.

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About  Syd Solomon

Born:  1917 - Uniontown, Pennsylvania
Died:   2004 - Sarasota, Florida
Known for:  mod marine, figure, non objective