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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



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


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