Francis Focer Brown

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Francis Focer Brown

3,500.00

A Cloudy Day (Double Sided) 1920

Oil on Board
24 x 32 inches
Signed Lower Right

 

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Francis Brown (1891-1971) was born in Glassboro, New Jersey in 1891.  He attended the Herron Art School in Indianapolis and Ohio State University from which he received a Master of Arts Degree.  He was a professor and Head of the Fine Arts Department at Ball State Teacher’s College in Muncie, Indiana from 1925-1957 as well as Director of the Muncie Art Museum.  His work was exhibited frequently at the Hoosier Salon- Indiana Artists Annual, Herron Art Museum – Ball State College, Indiana State Fair, Indiana Art Club and others.

Studied
With J.O. Adams, W. Forsyth, John Herron AI; Ball State Teachers College, B.S.; Ohio State Univ., M.A.

Member
Indiana AC; Hoosier Salon.

Exhibited
Richmond AA, 1922 (prize); John Herron AI, 1922 (prize); Hoosier Salon, 1922-45 (awards); CMA, 1922-25; PAFA, 1922, 1923.

Work
John Herron AI; Ball State Teachers College; Richmond AA, and in various schools and libraries in Indiana

Resources
WW59; WW47; Who’s Who 463; askart.com