Wally Hedrick at the Ghost House, San Francisco, 1953.
Photo: Nata Piaskowski
Sunflower, 1952, steel and cement, 82 x 21 inches. Private collection.
Wallace Berman examining Sunflower behind the Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, 1957.
Photo: Charles Brittin

born 1928 Pasadena, California

died 2003 Bodega Bay, California


1956–58M.A. , San Francisco State University

1953–55B.F.A., California School of Fine Arts (now San Francisco
Art Institute)

1954California College of Arts & Crafts (now California College of the Arts), Oakland

1947Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles


1974–93College of Marin, Indian Valley Campus, Novato, California, Professor Emeritus

1994University of California, Davis

1986University of California, Davis

1972-73San Jose State University

1960–70San Francisco Art Institute

1958-59San Francisco State University


1999Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

1997Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation Individual Support Grant

1993–94The National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

1994Award of Excellence, California State Fair

1993Golden Bear Award, California State Fair

1991Golden Bear Award, California State Fair

1985–86Individual Artist Grant, funded by the San Francisco Foundation

1985Adaline Kent Award, San Francisco Art Institute, California

1982The National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

1968The National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

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