P.6000 The Wonders of the Forest Jay Thurston Robinson

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"The Wonders of the Forest" signed Jay Thurston Robinson

Very rare signed artwork by Jay Thurston Robinson titled “The Wonders of the Forest”, with original labels dating it to 1954, and original pencil inscription “Chiori Forest, (Belgian Congo)” Part of the artist’s “Africa III” painted and enameled collection of artworks.

SKU: P.6000
PRICE: $2800
DIMENSIONS: H: 17.5 x W: 24" (unframed) H:26.5 x W: 33" (framed)

Jay Thurston Robinson
(1915-2019)
American

Born in Detroit, Michigan, Graduated from Yale College, B.A.
1940-42 Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1943 Studied with Zolton Sepeshy, Harry Bertoia,
Marshall Fredericks, Charles Eames; 1943 Office of Strategic Services, Washington, DC
Worked in unit headed by Eero Saarinen; 1940-43 U.S. Navy Officer Assigned to Training Aids
Development Center, New York; 1946 to present Working as an independent artist

Solo Shows in New York City:
1947 Guggenheim Museum of Non-Objective Painting
1948 Milch Galleries, Vermont and New York City scenes, Jazz
1951 Milch Galleries, Africa I paintings and sculptures
1953 Milch Galleries, Kentucky I paintings and sculptures
1954 Milch Galleries, Kentucky II paintings and sculptures
1955 Milch Galleries, Africa II paintings and sculptures
1956 Milch Galleries, Africa III fired enamel paintings on copper
1961 Monede Gallery, paintings on theme of The Ocean
1962 Monede Gallery, paintings on theme of India
1963 XXth Century West Galleries, non-objective paintings
1968 XXth Century West Galleries, theme of Malaya-Borneo
1971 Eileen Kuhlik Gallery, non-objectives
1994 The Broome Street Gallery, paintings on theme of Traffic
1958-61, 1962-65 In group exhibitions in galleries now gone

Solo Shows in Other Places:
1953 J.B. Speed Museum, Louisville, KY and the Dayton Art
Institute, one month showing by invitation at each museum,
Successively, of the Kentucky I exhibition in New York
1954 Katonah Gallery, Katonah, NY
1957 Scarborough School, Scarborough, NY
1957 Philadelphia Art Alliance
1959 Birmingham Art Association Gallery (MI)
1959 General Motors Technical Center, Warren, MI
1960 Scarborough School II
1964 Raymond Burr Galleries, Beverly Hills, CA
1965 Greenwich Library Gallery, Greenwich, CT
1972 Katonah Gallery II
1975 Prestige Gallery, Peabody, MA
1983 New Canaan Society for the Arts, New Canaan, CT
1990 Boca Raton Racquet Club (FL)
1991 Twentieth Century Gallery, Williamsburg, VA

National Exhibitions Shown in:
Audubon Artists Annual, New York
Carnegie International, Pittsburgh
Corcoran Biennial, Washington, DC
Des Moines Art Center
Los Angeles County Fair
National Academy of Design, New York
Provincetown Annual
Pennsylvania Academy, Philadelphia
Virginia Biennial, Richmond, VA
Numerous local and regional exhibitions. Museum invitational shows such as Butler Institute, Montclair Museum, Toledo Museum, American Academy of Arts and Letters, National Institute of Arts and Letters by candidates for grants and election. Many special charity shows in New
York and Westchester County.

Awards:
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Fellowship for travel to the Belgian Congo
Seven purchases of paintings by the American Academy and The National Institute of Arts and Letters under the Childe Hassam Fund for presentation to museums and educational institutions

Collections:
Cayuga Museum, Auburn, NY; Cranbrook Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Detroit Institute of Arts
Houston Museum of Fine Arts; Henry E. Walker, NY; Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, OK; J.B. Speed Museum, Louisville, KY; Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, TX; Joseph Schenick, NY

Complete biography and CV available on request


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