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David Gilhooly

 (1943 - 2013)
David James III Gilhooly was active/lived in Oregon, California.  David Gilhooly is known for whimsical sculpture-frogs, foodstuff, funk art, teaching.

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David Gilhooly


Following is the obituary of the artist, The San Francisco Bee, October 21, 2013, submitted by Matthew Weseley.

David Gilhooly was a leader in Bay Area funk art
By Robert D. Dávila

David Gilhooly, a prominent Northern California sculptor of fanciful frogs who was a founder of the Bay Area funk art movement at UC Davis in the early 1960s, died Aug. 21. He was 70.

He died after collapsing suddenly at his home in Newport, Ore., said his wife, Camille Chang. He had been diagnosed with cancer while being treated for a recent case of food poisoning, she said.

Whimsical and irreverent, Mr. Gilhooly was internationally acclaimed for his imaginative ceramic works of animals, food and other subjects. He started h  ...  Displaying 750 of 4490 characters.



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About  David Gilhooly

Born:  1943 - Auburn, California
Died:   2013 - Newport, Oregon
Known for:  whimsical sculpture-frogs, foodstuff, funk art, teaching