|Haldane Douglas |
A painter, etcher, muralist, and architect, Haldane Douglas was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on August 13, 1893. By the early 1920s Douglas had moved to California. Winters were spent in Southern California and summers in Monterey where he was a pupil of Armin Hansen. He further studied with Andre Lhote in Paris during 1926-28. After returning from Europe, he taught at the Chouinard Art School in Los Angeles and was associated with Fox Film Corporation during the 1930s. He died in Orange County, California on May 26, 1980.
Awards: honorable mentions at Los Angeles County Fair, Pomona, 1925; Salon d’Automne, Paris, 1928; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1930.
Member: California Art Club; Painters & Sculptors of Los Angeles; Laguna Beach Art Association.
Exhibited: Artists Fiesta, Los Angeles, 1931; Biltmore Salon and Stendahl Galleries, Los Angeles, 1920s; Beaux Arts Galerie, San Francisco, 1929.
Works Held: NMAA; 20th Century Fox's Cafe de Paris (mural); Monterey Peninsula Museum; Hollywood High School Library (1942 mural of Education).
Hughes, Edan M. Artists In California 1786-1940. 3rd ed. Vol. 1. Sacramento: Crocker, Art Museum, 2002. N. pag. 2 vols. Print.