Biography

Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA 1925

Education:
Philadelphia Museum School: 1943--1949
Art Student's League, New York City: 1948
New School for Social Research, New York City: 1949--1950
Atelier 17, Paris France: 1949 - 1950

One Artist Shows:
Parma Galley, New York City: 1955, 1958
Roko Gallery, New York City: 1961, 1963, 1964, 1966
Alonzo Gallery, New York City: 1974, 1977, 1979
Haber Theodore Gallery, New York City: 1984, 1985
Gross McLeaf Gallery, Philadelphia: 1985, 1987
Minor Memorial Library, Roxbury CT: 2005
Minor Memorial Library, Roxbury CT: 2009

Two-Artists Shows:
Obelisk Gallery, Washington DC: 1961
The Washington Art Association, Washington CT: 1971
The Sea Breeze Gallery, Block Island, RI: 1980
Vered International Gallery, Easthampton, NY: 1981, 1982
Randall Tuttle Fine Arts, Woodbury, NY: 1999

Selected Group Shows:
Philadelphia Print Club, Philadelphia, PA: 1949
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA: 1948, 1949, 1952, 1953
Print Club of Rochester, Rochester, NY: 1948
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY: 1952
"The Little International Exhibition" of Thirteen European and American Artists, sponsored by The Olsen Foundation of Connecticut: 1956
Ellen Donovan Gallery, Philadelphia, PA: 1952
Exchange Exhibition of Canadian and American Painters, Montreal, Canada: 1956
New England Drawing Show, Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT: 1960
"The Paul Magriel Collection of American Drawing," Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH: 1962
Annual New England Exhibition, Silvermine Guild of Artists: 1962, 1963
Annual Drawing and Small Sculpture Show, Ball State Teacher's College, Muncie, IN: 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965
Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, OK: 1963
First Bucknell Annual Drawing Exhibition: 1965
American Academy of Arts and Letters, Childe Hassam Fund Show, New York, NY: 1966
"American Landscape: A Living Tradition", Perodot Gallery: 1966
Joe de Mers Gallery, Hilton Head SC: 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973
Alonzo Gallery, New York, NY: 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977
Alonzo Gallery, Haines, NY: 1974
"Works on Paper", Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA: 1974
"Artists from Monhegan", Allentown Museum of Art, PA: 1974
Elca London Gallery, Montreal, Canada: 1980
"Regarding the Sky", Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY: 1986
"The Art of the Classical Watercolor", Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY: 1986
"The Landscape", Gross McLeaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA: 1989
"From the Landscape", Washington Art Association, Washington, CT: 1989, 1996
The Independents Crosscurrents in Contemporary Art, New York City: 2006
Frost Gully Gallery Freeport ME: 2014
Thomas Moser Gallery, Freeport ME: 2016



Selected Collections:
Forbes Magazine
Ball State Teacher's College
Towers Perrin Forster & Crosby
Philadelphia Museum of Art
AT&T
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
JP Morgan Chase
Mr. Paul Magriel
The Olsen Foundation
Charles Pfizer Co.
Lessing J. Rosenwald
Marine Midland Bank
Anderson Consulting
Deutsche Bank
IBM
Verizon
Dupont Co., Wilmington, DE
UNUM, Portland, ME
Himont Co., Wilmington, DE
Price Waterhouse, New York
Oppenheimer Fund

Awards:
Elizabeth Ball Purchase Award for Drawings, Ball State College: 1964
Regional Juried, Mixed Media, Washington Art Association, Washington, CT, First Prize: 1970, 1971, 1974

Publications:
"Frank Metz Landscape Drama", American Artist: March 1978
"20 Oil Painter's and How They Work", Watson-Guptil Publications: 1984
ARTnews Magazine: April 1984
Arts Magazine: April 1985
"Art of the Maine Islands", Down East Books: 1997