Danny Pierce (1920 - )

Birth date: 1920 Death date:  
Birth location: Woodlake, California Death location:  
Media: Engraving , Graphic Art , Painter / Watercolor , Painting / Oil , Printmaker , Sculpture Web site:
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Biographical Brief

Education:
1938, Finished high school, Antelope Valley, California
1938, Attended Art Center School, Los Angeles, California
1939, Attended Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, California
1947-48, Attended American Art School, New York City, New York; studied with William Gropper, Jack Levine, Raphael Soyer.
1950-53, Attended Brooklyn Museum Art School, Brooklyn, New York; studied with Max Beckmann, Ben Shahn, Gabor Peterdi.
1963, Received B.A. Degree from University of Alaska, College, Alaska
Work Experience:
1942-45, Drafted into the Army to fight in World War II, European theatre.
1952-53, Taught Beginning Drawing and Advanced Printmaking, Hunter College of the city of New York, New York.
1953-59, Taught at Burnley School for Professional Art, Seattle, Washington.
1957-59, President of the Seattle Chapter of Artists Equity Association.
1958-59, Taught Painting and Printmaking at Seattle University, Seattle, Washington
1959-61, Appointed Chairperson, Department of Art, University of Alaska, College, Alaska
1962, Elected member of International Society of Arts and Letters.
1964, Appointed Chairperson, Art Department, Cornish School of Allied Arts, Settle, Washington
1965, Guest Instructor, Graphics, The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
1966, Appointed Assistant Professor, Art Department, The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.; concentrated on graphics and sculpture.
1970, Appointed Associate Professor, Art Department, The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1978, Appointed Instructor for Summer Session, University of Maine, Orono, Maine
1983, Appointed Full Professor, Art Department, The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1984, Retired from The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
member of American Color Print Society, elected member of International Society of Arts and letters
Art Organizations:
1978, Wisconsin Watercolor Society member

Biography

Danny Pierce
Born in 1920 in Woodlake, California
Kent, Washington

Selected One-Person Exhibitions

1951 Creative Gallery, New York, New York
1953
Danny Pierce Graphics,The Contemporaries Gallery, New York, New York
1960 Studio One, Anchorage, Alaska
1964
Creative Prints and Drawings by Danny Pierce, Hanga Gallery, Settle, Washington
1964
Art Gallery, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington
1965
Collector's Gallery, Bellevue, Washington
1966
Bradley Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1968
Barns, Bradley Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1969
Graphics Show, South Milwaukee Library, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1972
Graphics by Danny Pierce, Adventures Studio Gallery, Green Lake, Wisconsin
1972
The Main Gallery, University of Alaska, College, Alaska
1972
Edge of the Sea, Prints and Watercolors,Bradley Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1972
University of Maine at Orono, Orono, Maine
1972
Recent Drawings and Pastels by Danny , Bradley Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1972
Christmas Cards,by Danny Pierce, Fine Arts Galleries, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1973
Methodist University, Anchorage, Alaska
1974
Bradley Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1975
Today's Cowboys: Bradley Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1976
Return to Painting, Bradley Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1977
John Seth's Canyon Road Art Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1978
Oils, Bronzes, Watercolors, Woodcuts of the Contemporary American West by Danny Pierce, Cushing Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1979
Belgian Works, Bradley Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1980
Back In The Saddle, Fine Arts Recital Hall, The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1980
Cattle Drive ' 76, Tahir Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
1980
Belgian Works, Oostduinkerke National Fishing Museum, Belgium
1981
Bradley Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1982
Danny Pierce-Exhibition of Paintings, Oshkosh Public Museum, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
1982
Artventures Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Adventures Studio Gallery, Green Lake, Wisconsin
1984
Bradley Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1984
Oshkosh Public Museum, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Selected Group Exhibitions

1968 First Wisconsin Print Show International,Madison, Wisconsin
1971
First Invitational Exhibition,Manitowoc Public Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
1971
Partners in Perspective,Jewish Community Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1972
Durer Commemorative Print Exhibition, Fine Arts Galleries, The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1973
Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, Tenth Year Anniversary, Fine Arts Galleries, The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1975
Wisconsin Artists, Rahr-West Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
1976
Ten Years of Mini Art, Bradley Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1976
Robert A. Scott Collection of Western and Wildlife Art,Charles Allis Arty Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1978
Wisconsin Watercolor Societ's Silver Anniversary Exhibition, Fine Arts Galleries, The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1982
East Side Art Show, sponsored by Water Tower Landmark Trust, Bradley Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1983
The Illustrated Word: Art and Books, Marion Studio Gallery, Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Wisconsin Affiliations

Wisconsin Art Organizations

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