Monday, 20 August 2012


digital image by Elaine Erig

Friday, 20 July 2012


John Philip Hhulterber was born in Berkely, Calif. He graduated from Fresno State College in 1943, was a lieutenant in the Navy in the World war II , and studied on the G, I. Bill at the San Francisco School of Art.
He was introduced that year to Richard Dienbenkorn was a friend and mentor, also Mark Rotnko andg Clyfford Still were among his teachers, when he  went to New York in 1952 to continue his studies at the Art Students League.He was introduced that year in ashow of the New Talent at the Museum of Modern Art and won the first prize at the Corcoran Bienal in Washington. In 1954 he spent one year in Paris for thi he broght is work to the European audience
His work is included in many collections, included the Guggenhein,Metropolitan and Whiney Museums.He publish several books includem "Sole Witness", a collection of his art in poems. A Memorie, Vagabondage, etc....He taught at institutions on both coast and in Hawaii, and since 1991 was on the falcuty of the Art Students League, where he gave classes until he died in 2005.

In the ninetiesI studied whit JOHN HULTBERG at the Art Students League and by his reference I was awarded. Iam very grateful.