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An abstract expressionist painter and teacher, Edward Dugmore was born in Hartford, Connecticut and lived primarily in New York City. On a scholarship he studied at the Hartford School of Art and then was a student at the California School of Fine Arts with Clyfford Still. Edward Dugmore earned an MA degree from the University of Guadalajara, Mexico and spent time in Kansas as a student of Thomas Hart Benton.

Exhibition venues for the artist included the Guggenheim Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art and the San Francisco Museum of Art.

Edward Dugmore was an instructor at St. Joseph’s College in West Hartford from 1964 to 1972, at Pratt Institute in New York City in 1970 and a visiting artist at the University of Minnesota in 1972 and the Montana Institute in Great Falls, Montana, 1965. During World War II, Edward Dugmore served in the Marine Corps.

Sources include:
Peter Falk, “Who Was Who in American Art”
Marika Herskovic, Editor; “American Abstract Expressionism of the 1950′s: An Illustrated Survey”

Biography from the Archives of AskART.