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Charles Ephraim Burchfield    (American, 1893-1967)

 Charles Ephraim Burchfield - October Sunlight (Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)) h: 15 x w: 19 in / h: 38.1 x w: 48.3 cm
Charles Ephraim Burchfield
October Sunlight 1950
 Charles Ephraim Burchfield - The Window By The Alley (Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)) h: 18 x w: 22 in / h: 45.7 x w: 55.9 cm
Charles Ephraim Burchfield
The Window By The Alley 1917

Born Ashtabula Harbor, OH
Father died, family moves Salem, OH
Attended Cleveland School of Art Cleveland, OH
Decided to become a painter
Awarded a scholarship at Nat. Academy of Design New York, NY
Met Mary Mowbray Clarke; got one-man show New York, NY
Served in U.S. Army Camp Jackson, SC
Leave of absence from Mullins Co., paints Tennessee, New York, Ohio
Moved Buffalo, NY
First work aquired by a museum Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Married Bertha L. Kenreich
Represented by Montross Gallery New York, NY
Moved Gardenville, NY
Represented by Frank K.M. Rehn Gallery New York, NY
Commissioned: Fortune Magazine, paint rail yards Altoona and Harrisburg, PA
Painted coal mines Texas and West Virginia
Elected member of Nat. Inst. of Arts and Letters
Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
Taught summer classes Buffalo, NY; Athens, OH; Duluth, MN
Gold medal, Amer. Acad. and Inst. of Arts and Ltrs New York, NY
Charles Burchfield Center established State University College, Buffalo, NY
Died of heart attack West Seneca, NY

1970 The Nature of Charles Burchfield: A Memorial Exhibition 1893-1967, Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Utica, New York
1968 Charles Burchfield Memorial Exhibition, Paintings and Drawings, The American Academy of Arts and Letters New York, NY
1966 Dedication, the Charles Burchfield Center, Buffalo State University College Buffalo, NY
1965 Retrospective Exhibition, The University of Arizona Art Gallery Tucson, AZ
1964 Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Philadelphia, PA
1963 Exhibition, Albright-Knox Art Gallery Buffalo, NY
1962 Exhibition, Edward W. Root Art Center Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
1956 Retrospective Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art New York, NY
1953 Exhibition, Cleveland Museum of Art Cleveland, OH
1944 Retrospective Exhibition, Albright Art Gallery Buffalo, NY
1938 Exhibition, Carnegie Institute Pittsburgh, PA
1934 Exhibition, Phillips Memorial Gallery Washington, D.C.
1932 Exhibition, Memorial Art Gallery Rochester, NY
1930 Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
1916 First Solo Show, Sunwise Turn Bookshop New York, NY
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