William Gropper

Fellow: Awarded 1937

Field of Study: Fine Arts

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 12-03-1897

Died: 01-06-1977

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:

GROPPER, WILLIAM:  Appointed for creative work in painting; tenure, twelve months from June 1, 1937.

Born December 3, 1897, in New York City.  Education:  National Academy of Design, 1912; New York School of Fine and Applied Art, 1916–18.

Staff cartoonist, 1919–21, New York Sunday Tribune; staff cartoonist, 1925–27, New York Sunday World.

Exhibited at National Arts Club, Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York Municipal Art Gallery, New School for Social Research, 1920–36.

Publications:  The Golden Land, 1927; 56 Drawings of the U.S.S.R., 1929; Alay-Oop, 1930. Illustrator of The Literary Spotlight, 1924; Circus Parade, 1927; Whither, Whither, 1930; My Reminiscences as a Cowboy, 1930; Shadows of Men, 1931; More Necessary Nonsense, 1931; There Ought to be a Law, 1933.