Robert Downs (1927 – 1976)

Titled: Something fantomas Goric  Measures: 27x31  Oil on Canvas  Farhat Art Museum Collection.

Titled: Something fantomas Goric
Measures: 27×31
Oil on Canvas
Farhat Art Museum Collection.

Robert Downs studied at the California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland;California School of Fine Arts, MFA; and Mills College, Oakland. Solo Exhibitions:Bolles Gallery, San Francisco 1959. Selected Exhibitions:The Oakland Museum, California Painter’s Exhibition, 1957, 1959;The Oakland Museum, Contemporary Bay Area Figurative Painting, 1957;The Art Bank of the San Francisco Art Association,1959, 60;78th Annual Painting and Sculpture Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Association at the San Francisco Museum of Art, 1959; Winter Invitational, California Palace of The Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1960; 82nd Annual Painting Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Institute at the San Francisco Museum of Art, 1963; Awards:San Francisco Art Association Annual 1959;Jack London Square Art Festival, Oakland; Richmond Art Center. Literature: Thomas Albright, Art in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945-1980; Caroline Jones, Bay Area Figurative Art, 1950 – 1956:San Francisco Art Association (Institute) Catalog of the Art Bank.

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