Biografie von Cameron BURNSIDE (1887-1952)

Birth place: London, England

Addresses: Paris; Wash., DC, active 1924-31; Phila., PA, 1940-48; Haverford, PA

Profession: Painter, teacher

Studied: England; Acad. de la Grande Chaumière, Paris; Rene Menard, Rupert Bunny, Lucien Simon, in Paris.

Exhibited: PAFA, 1909, 1914, 1924-25, 1942, 1945, 1947; Wash. AC; Pan.-Pac. Expo. San Fran., 1915 (med.); French Colonial Expo., Marseilles, 1922 (gold); Corcoran Gal., 1923, 1926; Vandyke Galleries, Wash., DC; Wash. WCC; Soc. of Wash. Artists; NAD; RA; Paris Salon, McClees Gal., Phila. Award: Officer of the Order of Nichan Iftikhar.

Member: Société des Artistes Indepéndants; Société Nationale des Beaux Arts; Soc. of Wash. Artists (exec. committee, 1927); Wash. Soc. of Mural Painters; Wash. WCC (bd. of managers, 1926).

Work: District Headquarters, Amer. Red Cross; French and Japanese Governments.

Comments: He was born of American parents in London. In Wash., DC, he had a studio and established the School of Modern Art on 17th St., N.W., where he and his wife taught. Burnside was a special painter for the Amer. Red Cross during WWI. He returned to Paris after leaving Wash., DC, but then was active in Philadelphia in 1940, and remained there until at least 1948.

Sources: WW47; McMahan, Artists of Washington, D.C.

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