Earl Gross

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EARL GROSS (b. 1899) Pittsburgh, P.A. Painter, illustrator, critic, writer, lecturer. Adresses: NYC; Northbrook, IL. STUDIED: AWCS; Philadelphia WCS; NYWCC; Washington WCS; MAdison AA; All-Illinois Society FA; Arts Club Chicago; Artists Guild Chicago. EXHIBITED: PAFA, 1937; NYWCC, 1939; Wash. WCC, 1939; AIC, 1940, 1949 (both solo); Mac Beth GA., NYC, 1941, 42; Assoc. American Artists, 1946; Wustum MA; Springfield AA; AIC, 1950; Paintings of Past Decade, 1958; first prize, Parkersburg FAC; second prize, Denver Mus.; Chicago Art Guild, 1942 (prize), 1944 (prize), 1950 (prize), 1952 (prize): second prize, Cosmopolitan Magazine Competetion; Oehlschlager Gals., Chicago, 1970s. WORKS HELD: New Britain Museum of American Art; Atlanta Art Inst.; Reading (PA) Museum; Illinois State Museum; Wustum Museum, Racine, WI. COMMISIONS: Official Combat Artist U.S. Air Force, Far East. COMMENTS: Preferred media: watercolors, oils. Positions: Pres. Stevens-Gross Studios, Chicago, 1926-62. Publications: author, "The Watercolor Series, " 1947, "illustrators Page," 1951 "Robert Addison," 1958 & "polymer Colors in Depht," 1967, American Art Magazine. Teaching: professor painting, Longboat Key (FL) Art Center; professor painting, New Orleans Academy of Art; professor painting, Highland Park AC; instructor, Chicago Academy Fine Art; instructor, American Academy, Chicago. U.S. Air Force Combat Artists, sent to Formosa, 1958. He is listed in Davenports, Who's, Askart & more. Biography courtesy of "Who Was Who in American Art".