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Biography for John Salt

Born:1937 - Birmingham, England


1952-57 Birmingham College of Art, National Diploma in Design
1957-58 Post Graduate Scholarship, Birmingham
1958-60 Slade School of Fine Art, London (Diploma in Fine Art)
1967-68 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, USA (MD,MFA)

Solo exhibitions since 1970:
1970 Gertrude Kasle Gallery, Detroit, Michigan
1972 Galerie de Gestlo, Hamburg
1973 OK Harris Works of Art, New York
1974 Galerie de Gestlo, Hamburg
1975 Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
1981 OK Harris Works of Art, New York
1986 John Salt, Paintings, 1969 - 86, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Bolton Museum and Art Gallery
1997 Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Silk Top Hat Gallery, Ludlow, Shropshire
2001 Royal Birmingham Society of Artists

Selected group exhibitions since 1980
1981 Proctor Art Centre, New York
Real, Really Real, Super Real:Directions in Contemporary Realism, San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas
1982 Super Realism from the Morton G Neumann Family Collection, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Michigan, and tour
1983 Contemporary American Realism since 1960, Pennsylvania, Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, and tour
Contemporary Images: Watercolour, Allen Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin
1984 Autoscape: The Automobile in the American Landscape, Whitney Museum of American Art, Fairfield County, Stamford, Conn.
1985 Automobile and Culture, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California and Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan
1998 Postcards on Photography: Photorealism and the Reproduction, Cambridge Dark Room and tour to; John Hansard Gallery, Southampton; Site Gallery, Sheffield; Camerawork, London

Public Collections in UK:
Wolverhampton City Art Gallery
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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