|Quentin McChristy (from artist supplied vita)|
Born : January 24, 1921, Cushing, Oklahoma. Died: November 19, 1992
Education : Graduated from Oklahoma State University with a B.A. in Art in 1950; Cincinati Art Academy.
Service : Southwest Pacific for 30 months; earned Southwest Pacific Ribbon, battle stars, and Purple Heart.
Teachers : Doel Reed; Arthur Helwig; Ralston Crawford.
Experience : Art Director Ft Worth Children's Museum; Owned and ran small commerical gallery; Free lance artist in St. Louis; taught art and architecture students drawing skills at Oklahoma State University.
Holdings : Philbrook Art Museum; Joslyn Museum; Art Department of Oklahoma State University; Ft. Worth Children's Museum
Commissions : Mural on Wesley Foundation Methodist Church in Stillwater, OK; Scientific murals for Children's Museum in Ft. Worth; Decorative designs for outside glassware for Bartlett-Collins in Oklahoma.
Prizes and Awards : Purchase at Philbrook 1947; Purchase at Joslyn 1950; 2nd at Oklahoma Art Association in 1948; 3rd at Philbrook in 1948; Honorable Mention at Oklahoma Art Association 1948; Honorable mention at Mulvane Art Museum 1948; Honorable Mention 57th Annual Western Art in Denver 1951; Honorable Mention Artist Guild in St. Louis 1954; Honorable Mention at Citizen Gas & Coke company in Indianapolis 1957.
Morrill Hall Galleries at Oklahoma State University 1948; Collins Gallery in Ft. Worth 1950; Phillips University in Enid, Ok 1939.
Watercolor Society of Alabama Circuit Exhibit 1958-1959;
Corcoran Gallery 26th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting 1959;
2nd National Exhibit of Contemporary American Art 1960;
8th All City Art Festival Creative 1960;
Watercolor Society of Alabama 1958;
The A.O.A. Show in Oklahoma City 1958;
The Allied Artist of America 1958;
23rd Midyear Show at Butler Institute 1958;
Ball State National Drawing Show 1958;
Boston Society of Independent Artists 1958;
Church Federation Show in St. Louis 1955;
Artist Guild Print Annual in St. Louis 1954;
Society of American Etchers, Gravers, Lithographers, and Woodcutters 35th Annual 1951;
Mid-America Annual 1950;
4th Southwestern Exhibition of Prints and Drawings 1950;
3rd Southwestern and 1st Southwestern Prints and Drawings;
Central States Graphics at Joslyn 1948;
16th Annual Graphics Art Exhibition Wichita Art Association 1947;
Arts and Crafts Club 1948