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Don Kunz

American, 1932-2001


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Born

Oregon: Portland, 1932

Died

New York: New York, August 2001

Active

Oregon: Portland

Occupation or Type

painter

Northwest artist

Oregon artist

Bio

Don Kunz was an art teacher at Grant High School in Portland. He trained at the Art Institute of Chicago and Portland's Museum Art School. During the 1950s Kunz's paintings were shown at the Portland and Seattle Art Museums and at galleries in Portland. He participated in a three-person show with Albert Patecky and Chester Murphy at the Friendship House in 1957. His work was described as canvases filled with rich color and texture.

[Artist biography reproduced with permission from the authors, Oregon Painters: the First Hundred Years (1859-1959), Ginny Allen and Jody Klevit.]

Gender

Male

Related People

Associate of: Albert Patecky (American, 1906-1994)

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