Everett Shinn  (American, 1876-1953) 


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Everett Shinn Biography
1876   Born : Woodstown, N.J.
1888 - 1890   Studied industrial design at the Spring Garden School in Philadelphia,PA
1890 - 1893   Designer for a gas-fixtures company in Philadelphia,PA
1893 - 1897   Studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia,PA
Reporter-artist for the Philadelphia Press
Met the EIGHT
1897   Moved to New York City where he worked as an illustrator and an artist (he illustrated twenty-eight books and ninety-four magazine stories in addition to making cartoons and newspaper illustrations)
1899   First of a series of murals and large panel for private houses
1907   Painted eighteen panel for the Stuyvesant Theater
1911   Completed murals on local industrial themes in the Trenton, New Jersey City Hall
1917 - 1923   Worked for motion-picture companies as an art director
1953   Died : New York City
Selected Exhibitions
1952   James Graham & Sons, New York
1950 - 1951   American Painting Today 1950, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
1946   American British Art Center
1945   Artists of the Philadelphia Press, Philadelphia Museum of Art
1943   The Eight, Brooklyn Museum of Art
1937   New York Realists, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1920   Knoedler's, New York
1910   American Watercolor Society, New York
1908   Exhibition of The Eight at Macbeth Gallery, New York. Show travels to PAFA, Art Institute of Chicago, and Buffalo and Toledo Museums
1907   Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
1905 - 1906   Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
1903   Art Institute of Chicago, IL
1899   Exhibition of Pastels by ES, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Selected Public Collections
  Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey, NJ
  Hunter Museum of American Art, TN
  Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
  The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
  Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
  National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
  Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C
  Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA
  Butler Institute of American Art, OH
  Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  Wong, Janay, Everett Shinn: The Spectacle of Life. New York: Berry-Hill Galleries, 2000.
  Shinn, Everett, Everett Shinn: 1876-1953: An Exhibition of His Work. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1959.
  Deshazo, Edith, Everett Shinn 1876-1953: A figure in his time. New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. , 1974.