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George Morrison    (American, 1919-2000)

 George Morrison - Structures Against the Sky (Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)) h: 18 x w: 24 in / h: 45.7 x w: 61 cm
George Morrison
Structures Against the Sky
 
 George Morrison - Untitled h: 37 x w: 57 in / h: 94 x w: 144.8 cm
George Morrison
Untitled 1958
 
 

Biographie
1919 Born in Grand Marais, MN
1938 Graduated from Grand Marais High School
1943 Graduated from Minnesota School of Art (now the Minneapolis College of Art and Design)
1943 - 1946 Having been chosen to receive the Van Derlip Traveling Scholarship, Morrison studied at the Art Students League
1952 After receiving a Fulbright scholarship he studied in Paris and Antibes
1954 Moved to New York City where he became acquainted with prominent American expressionists: Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline and Jackson Pollock.
1963 - 1970 Taught at the Rhode Island School of Design
1970 - 1983 Taught American Indian studies and art at the University of Minnesota

Expositions
1995 George Morrison: Recent Acquisitions, The Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, Minnesota
1993 Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery, Grand Marais, Minnesota
1993 Horizon Series, Dolly Fiterman Fine Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1992 Drawings and Small Sculpture, Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1991 Shared Visions, The Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
1990 Our Land/Ourselves, University Art Gallery, State University of New York, Albany, New York
1990 Standing in the Northern Lights, Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, Minnesota
1987 HORIZON: Small Painting Series, 1980-1987, Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota
1981 George Morrison: Entries in an Artist's Journal, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1981 Magic Images, Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma
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