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$525 Untitled (Village) signed oil on board 9" x12"
$2,450 Thomas Basin - Ketchikan, Alaska signed oil on board 24" x 30"
SOLD Fat Lady with Corset signed 1947 ink & gouache 17" x 11"
SOLD Surreal Landscape signed 1952 gouache 14" x 19"
SOLD Surreal Landscape Another painting on verso gouache 7.5" x 12.5"
SOLD Surreal Landscape signed 1947 gouache 14" x 18"
Arthur Kerrick (1901 - 1960)
Arthur Kerrick was born in Park Rapids, MN in 1901. He was educated at the Minneapolis School of Art, the Art Students League in New York and had extensive travel and study in Europe. By the 1930s, Kerrick had exhibited his work at several major institutions, including the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and the Kansas City Art Institute.
Kerrick was employed on one of the more unusual tasks of the WPA. In 1937, he and eleven other artists from across the US were sent to the Alaska territory by the project to paint the wilderness landscapes characteristic of the area.
When the Walker Art Center School opened in 1940, Kerrick was one of its first instructors. In the years following the Depression, he became a popular instructor in the Twin Cities and Wisconsin. He was one of the founders of the Minnetonka Art Center in Minnesota.