John Hovannes

John Hovannes

Fellow: Awarded 1940
Field of Study: Fine Arts

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

HOVANNES, JOHN:  Appointed for creative work in sculpture; tenure, twelve months from May 1, 1940.

Born December 31, 1900, in Smyrna.  Education:  Armenian college, Smyrna, B.A., 1919; Rhode Island School of Design, 1924–25, Copley Society at Boston, 1925–27, Beaux Arts Institute of Design, 1928.

Exhibited at New School for Social Research, 1933, Art Institute of Chicago, 1934, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1935, Sculptors Guild, 1938, Brooklyn Museum, 1938, Whitney Museum, 1939, 1940, American Artists Congress, 1939, 1940, United American Artists, 1939, 1940, New York World’s Fair, 1939, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1940.


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