Sunday, April 30, 2017

Frederick Gill Watercolor




Frederick Gill (1906-1974) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His media of choice includes acrylics and watercolors. Not only was Gill a painter, having studied at the Pennsylvania Museum School of Art, the University of Pennsylvania, and The Tyler School of Art, but he was also an accomplished jazz saxophonist. 

Gill's works were first presented through the Philadelphia Watercolor Club's traveling exhibitions in 1942. His exhibitions went on to include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Academy of Arts and Letters, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Butler Art Institute, and one-man shows at the Philadelphia Art Alliance. 

His works are in many private and public collections, including at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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