Morris Graves

(American, 1910 - 2001)

evening light on the terrace-(flowering cabbage and michaelmas daisy) by morris graves

Morris Graves

Evening Light on the Terrace-(flowering Cabbage and Michaelmas Daisy), 1993

haunted bouquet by morris graves

Morris Graves

Haunted Bouquet, 1949

Biografie

Chronologie

1910
Born in Fox Valley, OR, the sixth of eight children
1932
Graduates from High School in Beaumont, Texas
1934
First studio was in Edmonds, shared with Guy Anderson
1936
Begins to paint for the Federal Art Project
1940
Built studio, “The Rock,” on Fidalgo Island
1953
Featured in LIFE magazine's “The Mystic Painters of the Northwest”
1954
Built home in Edmonds called “Careläden”
1962
published in The Artist’s Voice by Katherine Kuh, Harper & Row
1974
The Drawings of Morris Graves published by The Drawings Society, Inc., New York
2001
Dies in May at The Lake in Loleta, California

Ausstellungen

2012
"State of Nature," Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
"Past as Prologue – Preview 2012," Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2010
“Morris Graves: Paintings and Drawings 1934-1995,” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID (solo)
2005 - 2010
"Eloquent Flower VIX - XV," Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2004
Eloquent Flower VIII." Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
“Birds & Flowers” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID (solo)
2003 - 2004
2003-4 "Northwest Mythologies: Mark Toby, Morris Graves, Kenneth Callahan and Guy Anderson, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
"The Edge of Tomorrow: Price, Toby and Graves form the 1940s," Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR and San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
“Aviary” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
“Morris Graves,” Foster-White Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)

Öffentliche Sammlungen

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Smithsonian Institute) Washington, DC
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Tate Gallery, London
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC