Peace Valley, Southern California
Oil on Canvas
25 x 30 inches
Signed Lower Right
Stanley Woodward (American, 1890-1970) was born in Malden, Massachusetts in 1890. He was a painter and illustrator who was most recognized for his marines and seascapes. He was also an illustrator for Collier’s and Ford Times magazines and was an instructor at the Woodward Outdoor Painting School (1935-), Rigling Art School (1937-38), and the Laguna Beach School of Art and Design (1963). He exhibited widely and was awarded many prizes. He died in 1970 in Rockport, Massachusetts.
Eric Pape Sch. Art; BMFA Sch.; PAFA
Gld. Boston Artists; AWS (Life); Int. Platform Assn.; Phila. WCC; Wash. WCC; CAFA; Boston Soc. WC Painters; SAGA; Audubon Artists; All. Artists Am.; Rockport AA; North Shore AA (pres.); SC; F.I. A. L; Springfield AL; Chicago SE; NYWCC; Grand Central AG.
PAFA Ann., 1924-33; Corcoran Gal biennials, 1926-51 (5 times); AIC; BMFA; CAM; NAD; Pepsi-Cola. Awards; prizes, NAD, 1925; AWS. 1927; Balt. WCC, 1927; Springfield Art Lg., 1928; Stockbridge AA, 1931; New Haven PCC, 1940; Rockport AA, 1940, 1948, 1955, 1959, 1960; Wash. WCC. 1940; North Shore AA, 1941; Meriden AA, 1950; Springfield Academic Artists, 1959; Boston Tercentenary, 1930 (gold med); Concord AA, 1919 (prize); Jordan Marsh, Boston, 1949, 1959.
BMFA; Bowdoin Col.; Converse Mem. Gal., Malden, Mass; Ft. Worth Mus. A.; Ball State University; Mem. Gal, New Haven, CT; Univ. Michigan; Ft. Worth AM; Amherst Coll.; Wheaton College; Washington County Mus., Hagerstown, MD; BM; Vanderpoel Collection; Holyoke Art Mus.; Framingham (MA) Lib.; Wilton (NH) Lib.; Wellesley Hills Lib.; Springville (UT) Art Mus.; Lehigh Univ. Art Mus.; Concord AA; St. Mark’s Sch., Southboro; BM; Converse Mem Gal., Malden, MA.
WW66; WW47; Artists of the Rockport Art Association (1956); Falk, Exh. Record Series; Who’s Who 3636; askart.com