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JONATHAN FAIRBANKS: THE WASATCH PAINTED EN PLEIN AIR
Friday, November 18, 2011
Slusser Gallery is proud to present Jonathan Fairbanks: The Wasatch Painted En Plein Air, an exhibition of forty oil paintings by the renowned Massachusetts landscape painter. Fairbanks’ artwork is owned by institutions such as the National Portrait Gallery, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, The Boston Public Library, the Wye House and Myrtle Grove on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and the Alhambra in southern Spain.
Jonathan Leo Fairbanks is a renowned artist and expert of American arts and antiques. He is the son of the great American sculptor and Utah native, Avard T. Fairbanks. Fairbanks earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Utah and his Masters in Fine Arts from the University of Pennsylvania through a joint program with the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
He earned a second Masters degree in American Culture, from the University of Delaware in the Winterthur Museum Fellowship Program. He served at the museum as an Associate Curator in charge of conservation for nine years. Fairbanks created the American decorative arts and sculpture department at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and served as the department's Curator from 1970-1999.
Crossing at Tanner's Flats Stream, in the Little Cottonwood Canyon
oil on panel, 18" x 24" by Jonathan Fairbanks.