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DeLoss McGraw: Innocence: In Response to the Works of Joseph Cornell, Lewis Carroll and Richard Brautigan    Sep 8 - Oct 13, 2007

DeLoss McGraw
Innocence: In Response to the Works of
Joseph Cornell, Lewis Carroll and Richard Brautigan

September 8 - October 13, 2007
Opening reception: Saturday, September 8, 2-5 pm
Artist’s talk at 3pm

A color brochure is available with an essay by Robert L. Pincus, art critic for The San Diego Union-Tribune and corresponding editor for Art in America.

ACA Galleries is delighted to announce its upcoming exhibition of paintings and sculptures by DeLoss McGraw.

Born 1945 in Okemah, OK, he is an artist whose work is inspired by literature, often the poetry of Snodgrass, Yeats, Brecht and Blake, among others. The paintings and sculptures in the current exhibition were made in response to the work of Joseph Cornell, Lewis Carroll and Richard Brautigan.

His illustrated version of Alice in Wonderland won the Illustrator’s Society Book of the Year Award in 2002.

He has had over ninety one-person exhibitions throughout the United States and Europe. Recent public commissions include: a mural at Levin's Children's Hospital, Charlotte, N.C., a sculpture at Peabody College garden, Vanderbilt University in addition to a permanent installation and wall treatment, at Nova University, Mailman and Segal Institute for Childhood Development, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Selected Museum Collections include: Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts, San Francisco, CA; Harvard University, Houghton Collection, Cambridge MA; Library of Congress, Washington DC; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; Oxford University, Bodleian Collection, Oxford, England; Rochester Municipal Art Gallery, Rochester, NY; Stanford University, Special Collections Library, Palo Alto, CA and Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA.

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