Francis Criss

Francis Criss

Fellow: Awarded 1934
Field of Study: Fine Arts

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1933–34:

CRISS, FRANCIS:  Appointed for creative work in painting, and study of fresco painting, abroad; tenure, twelve months from May 7, 1934.

Born April 26, 1901, in England. Education:  Graphic Sketch Club, Philadelphia, 1911–18; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1917–21 (Cresson travelling scholarship, 1920); Art Students League, 1928–30.

Exhibited at Addison Gallery of American Art, 1932; Graphic Sketch Club, 1932; Whitney Museum of American Art, 1932, 1933, 1934; Pennsylvania Museum, 1933; Art Institute of Chicago, 1934; Roerich Museum, 1934; Pennsylvania Academy, 1934; Venice Biennial exhibition, 1934. Represented in the permanent collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art; Tel Aviv, Palestine; Graphic Sketch Club; La France Institute.

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