Competition: US & Canada
As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:
FAUSETT, DEAN. Appointed for creative work in painting; tenure, twelve months from June 1, 1942.
Born July 4, 1913, Price, Utah. Education: Brigham Young University, 1931; Art Students League, 1931–35; Beaux Arts Institute of Design, 1934–37; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 1936. Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Fellow, Summers, 1932, 1934, 1935. Travel and studies in art in Europe, 1936 and 1937.
Instructor in Drawing, 1936–39, Henry Street Settlement; Assistant Mural Painter, 1935–39, with Hildreth Meiere; Director of the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, Georgia, 1941—.
Exhibitions: One-man show, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 1940. Exhibited at Metropolitan Museum, National Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Brooklyn Museum, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Whitney Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Art Institute of Chicago, Cincinnati Museum of Art, Detroit Institute of Art, Cleveland Museum of Art, Toledo Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Swope Art Gallery. Awarded third prize in “Directions in American Painting,” Carnegie Institute, 1941. Received honorable mention at the Art Institute of Chicago, 1936. Represented in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum, Cincinnati Museum of Art, Bennington Museum, The Century Association, Williams College Gallery of Art.