Jerry Opper Mid Century 1950's Abstract Expressionist Pastel & Marker Drawing

Jerry Opper Mid Century 1950's Abstract Expressionist Pastel & Marker Drawing

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Jerry Opper, c. 1950's, Marker and Pastel on Newsprint, Abstract Expressionist, 18" x 12", Unframed

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Early abstract expressionist drawing by Bay Area abstract expressionist artist, Jerry Opper (1924-2014). Abstract drawing done with pastels and marker on newsprint paper and signed lower right in marker Jerry O. Unframed piece measures 18" x 12", c. 1950's. This piece came from a collection of his and his wife, Ruth Opper's work in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

Excellent Condition - Minor wear consistent with age and history. Corners have creases.

Jerry Opper (1924-2014)

He attended art classes at Chouinard Art Institute. In 1942 he was drafted into the army and was then able to study at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center while stationed in Colorado. In 1947, he moved to San Francisco. Mr. Opper then enrolled at the California School of Fine Arts. Opper’s prints have been included in several major shows throughout the country: Oakland Art Gallery; Sacramento State Fair; San Francisco Museum of Art; International Color Lithography Exhibition at Cincinnati, Ohio; Pennell Print Show at the Library of Congress, Washington D.C.; Brooklyn Museum Print Show; Los Angeles County Fair, Pomona; City of Paris Rotunda Gallery, San Francisco.