|Walter Granville-Smith |
A painter and illustrator, Walter Granville-Smith was born in South Granville, New York on January 26, 1870. He worked in oil, watercolor, etching and combinations of the three, strengthening his skills and talent under the tutelage of such artists as Walter Satterlee, J. Carroll Beckwith and Willard Metcalf, both at the Art Students League of New York, and abroad. He died on December 7, 1938.
Member: Associate Member of the National Academy of Design, 1908; National Academy of Design, 1915; American Watercolor Society; Salmagundi Club, 1918; Society of Painters, New York; Allied Artists of America; Greenwich Society of Artists; National Arts Club; Artists Guild of America; Grand Central Art Gallery.
Exhibited: National Academy of Design, 1900 (prize), 1908 (gold), 1927 (prize), 1929 (prize), 1933 (prize); Charleston Exposition, 1902 (Ed); American Watercolor Society, 1905 (prize), 1916 (prize); Worchester, 1906 (prize); Carnegie Institute, 1907; Buenos Aires Exposition, 1910, 1911 (prize), 1913 (prize), 1918 (prize), 1922 (prize), 1925 (prize) (med), 1928 (prize).
Works Held: Smithsonian; Butler Art Insitute, Toledo, Ohio; National Arts Club; Lotos Club; Fencers Club of New York City; Philadelphia Art Club.