George Fletcher Clark
(1899 - 1982)
George Fletcher Clark was active/lived in New York, California, Kansas. George Clark is known for marionette carver, sculptor, illustrator.
Biography George Fletcher Clark
Earning a BA at the University of California, George Fletcher Clark studied at the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design in New York, and in Europe. Clark began his career as a designer of hand-carved marionettes in 1923.
During the 1930s he was a resident of San Francisco and employed as an art teacher for the WPA Project. He then moved to Greenwich Village in New York and taught at several eastern art schools. Primarily a wood sculptor, his style was greatly influenced by extensive study of European Gothic and Romanesque sculpture.
He was an illustrator of Penny Puppets, Penny Theatre and Penny Plays (1941).
Exhibitions: EastWest Gallery, San Francisco, 1931; San Francisco Art Assoc., 1931; California Pa
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Who’s Who in American Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1936-1962, 1970, 1976; AskART, www.askart.com, accessed Dec. 18, 2007.
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.
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