Frederick Manning Logan (1909 - )

Birth date: 1909 Death date:  
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Biography

Frederick M. Logan

Born 1909 in Racine, Wisconsin


Fred Logan was an artist, but also a teacher throughout his life. He studied at the Milwaukee State Teachers College, the Art Institute of Chicago, and Columbia University from 1928 - 1932.  His instructors included V. D'Amico, Helen Gardner, A. Heckman, Gustave Moeller, Arthur Gunther, E. W. Swift, Howard Thomas, Robert von Neumann, and A. Young.

From 1932 -1935, he taught art at Washington High School and Steuben Junior High School in Milwaukee.  He was also on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Madison as Assistant Professor and Chairman in the Art Department.  In 1947 he taught at the Milwaukee State Teachers College.

Fred Logan's wife, Clarice, was another Wisconsin artist.  They resided in McFarland, WI.  He was the author of Growth of Art in American Schools published in 1955. Logan was a member of Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors, Wisconsin Education Association, American Federation of Teachers and Wisconsin Arts Federation.

Selected  Group Exhibitions

1932        Milwaukee Art Institute, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors 19th Annual Exhibition

1933        Milwaukee Art Institute, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors, Black & white award winner

    Milwaukee Art Institute, Wisconsin, The Wisconsin Society of Applied Arts Annual Exhibition of Wisconsin Art

                Wisconsin State Fair

                Art Institute of Chicago

                Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors

                University Wisconsin Salon

1936        Layton Art Gallery

    University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Centennial Art Exhibition 1836-1936

1937        Milwaukee Art Institute, Wisconsin, 24th Annual Exhibition of the Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors

1938        Wisconsin State Fair, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Exhibit of Rural Paintings

                Great Lakes Exhibition

1939        Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, Chicago Annual Exhibition

1940        Layton Art Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Paintings by the Square Inch

    Milwaukee Galleries, Wisconsin

1941        Milwaukee Art Institute, Wisconsin, 28th Annual Exhibition of Wisconsin Art

                Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, Chicago Annual Exhibition

1942        Charles A. Wustum Museum, Racine, Wisconsin, 1st Annual Racine and Vicinity Show

1943        Milwaukee Art Institute, Wisconsin, 30th Annual Exhibition of Wisconsin Art

1944        Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, Chicago Annual Exhibition

1945        Milwaukee Art Institute, Wisconsin, 32nd Annual Exhibition of

                Wisconsin Art

1946        Milwaukee Art Institute, Wisconsin, 33rd Annual Exhibition of Wisconsin Art

n.d.         New York Municipal Gallery, New York

n.d.         Buffalo Great Lakes Exhibit, New York

 

© 10/23/2007 Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, Wisconsin                                                              6/2/2010

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