Biografie von Roger DEERING (1904-1980)

Birth place: East Waterboro, Maine

Addresses: Portland, ME/Kennebunkport, ME

Profession: Painter, lecturer

Studied: Grad Sch Fine Arts, Portland Soc Art; also with Wayman Adams, Penrhyn Stanlaws, Aldro Hibbard, Anson Cross, George Elmer Browne & Jay Connaway.

Exhibited: Sweat Mem. Mus., 1926-45; WFNY, 1939; Brick Store Mus., Kennebunkport, 1945; Salmagundi Club, 1952-1969; Rockport Art Assn, 1959-1969; Am Artists Prof League, 1953-1958, 1965 & 1968; Univ Maine Art Dept Traveling Exhibs, 1964-1969 & Univ Maine Gallery, 1967-1969; Old Bergen Art Guild Traveling Exhib, NJ, 1969-1970; plus many other group & solo shows. Awards: Prizes, Rockport Art Assn, 1960-1963; paintings selected for reproduction on calendar of prize winning paintings, NY Life Ins Co, 1961, 1962 & 1968; prize, Copley Soc Boston, 1963; plus others.

Member: Portland SA; Rockport Art Assn; Grand Cent Art Gallery; Copley Soc Boston; Salmagundi Club; Am Artists Prof League; plus others.

Work: Irving Trust Co, NY; Gorham State Teachers College, Maine; Woodsfords Congregational Church, Portland; Ennis Library, Farmington, Maine; Newcomen Soc Eng in North America; plus others. Commissions: Murals, Portland & Scarboro Beach.

Comments: Positions: Maine state chap chmn, Am Artists Prof League, 1938-, mem adv bd. Teaching: Lectr marine painting; instr & dir, Roger Deering Studio-Gallery & Sch Outdoor Painting; former instr landscape & painting, Kennebunkport, Maine & Pinehurst, NC.

Sources: WW73; WW47.

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