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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.

Biography  
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