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Jerome Myers

(American, 1867–1940)

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Jerome Myers

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Biography

Timeline

1867
Born in Petersburg, VA
1876
Family moved to Philadelphia, PA
1881
Moved with the family to Baltimore, MD. Worked at various jobs including sign painting and posed as a model at the Baltimore Academy
1886
Moved to New York, NY and began to work full time as a scene painter
1887
Studied at Cooper Union, New York, NY; Painted his first New York picture
1888
Studied at the Art Students League, New York, NY
1889
Gave up scene painting and started to free lance with the Moss Engraving Company. Spent more time studying at Cooper Union and at the Art Students League under George DeForest Brush.
1893
Sold a painting for the first time.
1894
Moved into the old University Building on Washington Square
1895
Found work in the art department of the Tribune

Exhibitions

1936
Exhibited at the Carnegie Institute
1928
Exhibited at Babcock Gallery, Brooklyn Museum, Grand Central Art Gallery and the National Academy
1926
Exhibited at the New Society of Artists, Chicago Art Institute
1923
One-man exhibition at the Rehn Gallery
1920
Exhibited at the National Academy, Kraushaar Galleries and at the Society of American Painters, Sculptors and Gravers of which he was a member
1919
Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture by American Artists, Luxembourg Museum, Paris, France
1911
The Pastellists, Exhibition with Walt Kuhn and Elmer MacRae, Madison Gallery, New York, NY
1908
First one-man show was held at the Macbeth Gallery
Exhibited in group shows at the Art Institute of Chicago, National Academy and the Print Gallery in New York
1904
Exhibited at the Society of American Artists, the Municipal Art Society, at the National Arts Club, the Lotus Club and the Colonial Club