John Fabian Carlson  (American, 1875-1947) 


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John Fabian Carlson, Winter Stream


John Fabian Carlson
Winter Stream
Auction: Apr 30, 2014
Dallas Auction Gallery
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John Fabian Carlson, Forest Pool


John Fabian Carlson
Forest Pool
Questroyal Fine Art, LLC
John Fabian Carlson, Morning Haze


John Fabian Carlson
Morning Haze
Questroyal Fine Art, LLC
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John Fabian Carlson, Silent Groves


John Fabian Carlson
Silent Groves
oil on canvas


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John Fabian Carlson, Grim Barriers (Tattosh Range, Rainier National Park)


John Fabian Carlson
Grim Barriers (Tattosh Range, Rainier National Park)
oil on canvasboard


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John Fabian Carlson, Woodland Labyrinths, #1, #2, and #3 (3 works)


John Fabian Carlson
Woodland Labyrinths, #1, #2, and #3 (3 works)
oil on canvasboard


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1874   Born in Sweden
1886   Moved with his family to the United States and settled in Buffalo, New York.
1911   Director of the Art Student League
1920   Carlson and his family moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado
1922   Returned to Woodstock where he established the John F. Carlson School of Landscape Painting
1945   Died New York City
  Apprenticed with a lithographer and received guidance from an amateur artist named Frederick Mayor
  Later worked as a Lithographer at Cosack & Company to help support his family but his formal training began at the Albright School of Art (Albright Art Gallery)
  Studied for two years at the Art Student’s League
  Went to Woodstock, New York, with a scholarship to study at Byrdcliffe, a fledgling art colony (later known as the Woodstock Artists Association)

Art Institute of Chicago, 1905-1929; National Academy of Design, 1907-1944 (Carnegie prize, 1918; Ranger Fund prize, 1923; Altman prize, 1936); Glaenzer Gallery, New York City, 1908 (solo); Katz Gallery, New York City, 1909, 1912 (solos); Corcoran Gallery, 1910-1943; Swedish-American Exhibition, Swedish Club, Chicago, 1911 (first prize), 1913; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1911-1931; Salmagundi Club, New York, 1912 (first Isidor prize and Vezi prize for watercolor), 1923 (Shaw watercolor prize), 1925 (prizes); Memorial Art Gallery, New York City, 1913; Washington Society of Artists, 1913 (silver medal); Copley Gallery, Boston, 1913, 1915; Macbeth Gallery, New York City, 1913-1940’s; Pan-Pacific Exposition, 1915 (silver medal); St. Louis Art Museum, 1917; St. Louis Museum of Art, 1917, 1943; Swedish National Museum, Stockholm, 1920; “Scandinavian-American Artists” exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, 1926, 1928, 1932; Anderson Gallery, Chicago, 1927 (solo); Brooks Memorial Gallery, Memphis, 1941 (solo); American Watercolor Society; Colorado Springs Art Gallery; Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts; Dayton Art Institute, Ohio; Milch Gallery, New York City; Mohr Gallery, Toledo, Ohio; Montclair Art Museum; New York Watercolor Club; National Arts Club; Paradox Gallery, Woodstock, New York; Plainfield Art Association, New Jersey; Sartor Gallery, Dallas; Washington Watercolor Club; Vassar College Art Gallery; Vose Gallery, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1987 (solos); Babcock Gallery, New York City, 1990’s (two solos).

   John F. Carlson and Artists of the Broadmoor Academy, David Cook Fine Art, Denver, Colorado, 1999