George Morrison  (American, 1919-2000) 


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George Morrison Biography
1919   Born in Grand Marais, MN
1938   Graduated from Grand Marais High School
1943   Graduated from Minnesota School of Art (now the Minneapolis College of Art and Design)
1943 - 1946   Having been chosen to receive the Van Derlip Traveling Scholarship, Morrison studied at the Art Students League
1952   After receiving a Fulbright scholarship he studied in Paris and Antibes
1954   Moved to New York City where he became acquainted with prominent American expressionists: Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline and Jackson Pollock.
1963 - 1970   Taught at the Rhode Island School of Design
1970 - 1983   Taught American Indian studies and art at the University of Minnesota
Selected Exhibitions
1995   George Morrison: Recent Acquisitions, The Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, Minnesota
1993   Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery, Grand Marais, Minnesota
1993   Horizon Series, Dolly Fiterman Fine Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1992   Drawings and Small Sculpture, Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1991   Shared Visions, The Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
1990   Our Land/Ourselves, University Art Gallery, State University of New York, Albany, New York
1990   Standing in the Northern Lights, Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, Minnesota
1987   HORIZON: Small Painting Series, 1980-1987, Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota
1981   George Morrison: Entries in an Artist's Journal, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1981   Magic Images, Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma