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Wayne Morrell
Fall Along the River
Oil on board
24 x 30 in.
Wayne Morrell
Spring Stream, Cherry Brook, Canton, Connecticut
Oil on canvas
22 x 29 in.
1956
Wayne Morrell

(American, b. 1923)

Wayne Morrell was born in Clementon, New Jersey, December 23, 1923. He studied at the Philadelphia School of Industrial Art and the Drexel Institute for Famous Artists. His one-man shows include Washington Co Museum, Hagerstown (1973), Bliech Gallery, Carmel, CA (1982), Golden Web, Santa Fe, NM, Grand Central Galleries, NY, Mont Crest Gallery, Chattanooga, TN, Dassin Gallery, LA, Newman Galleries, Philadelphia, PA and many in Rockport, MA. Positions: Art Director, John Oldham Studios, CT (1953-61), Director of the Morrell Galleries, Rockport, MA (1965-), currently designing sets for the Worlds Fairs in Brussels and Paris. Awards: Allied Artists (1969, 1974, 1971); medals at the Rockport Art Association (1970, 1980). Member of the Rockport AA; Allied Artists; Springfield Academy Artist (1960-61); Hudson Valley American Society Veteran Artists. Illustrator for Reader's Digest (1967); Yankee Magazine (8/80). Bibliography includes: R. Kolby, "A Stand for Nature," American Artist (3/72).

Morrell is known around New England for his surely painted impressionistic views in and around Rockport, MA and throughout the shoreline areas of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.