Donald Edward Yacoe

Brief Biography

Donald Yacoe born November 22 1923, Chicago, Illinois

 

High School Scholarship Student, Art Institute of Chicago

 

Scholarship Student Art Institute of Chicago, 1942/43

 

Staff Artist US 8th Army in the Pacific. New Guinea, Philippines, Japan

1944-45

 

Painted watercolors in the Philippines for Life Magazine, 1944

 

One man show of Philippine watercolors, Babcock Gallery, New York 1945

 

BFA Art Institute of Chicago, University of Chicago 1948

 

Awarded James Nelson Raymond Fellowship Art Institute of Chicago 1948

 

Travel and lived in Europe l949-50

 

MFA Art Institute of Chicago, University of Chicago 1953

 

Painted murals through architects using various mediums in public places, New York Chicago, Los Angeles, Denver and Los Vegas.  Represented by Landau Gallery, Los Angeles.

 

1953 Taught Idlewild Art Foundation, University of Southern California

 

1961-1985 Professor of Art, School of the Arts, C.W. Post College, Long Island University, Greenvale N.Y.  Also taught at Hofstra University and Adelphi College, N.Y. and U.S.C. California.

 

1971-72 Traveled lived and painted in Europe. Executed sprayed figurative painting for Paul Facchetti Gallery in Paris

 

1978 and l984/85 Exchange Professor University of Hawaii at Manoa

 

1985 – 2009 Lived in Hawaii, deceased June 9 2009