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artist

Christopher Townsend Sproat, American artist. Massachusetts Arts and Humanities Foundation fellow 1975, 78; grantee National Education Association, 1975-1976, 80-81, 84-85, New York Found for the Arts.

Background

Sproat, Christopher Townsend was born on September 23, 1945 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Robert Henry and Audrey (Townsend) Sproat.

Education

Student, Skohegan School, 1963; student, Boston University, 1964-1965; student, School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1965-1969.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Solo exhibitions include Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, 1970, Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1976, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, 1980, The Boston Athenaeum, 1984, Bette Stoler Gallery, New York, 1985, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, 1985, 95. Group shows include Museum Fine Arts, Boston, 1971-1972, 74, Whitney Museum American Art, New York City, 1973, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1982, Newport Harbor Art Museum, California, 1985. Work commissioned by United States government, Rayovac, Hyatt Hotels, Embassy Suites, Hasbro, others.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, hiking, kyaking.

Connections

Married Mary Lydia Bachmann.

father:
Robert Henry Sproat

mother:
Audrey (Townsend) Sproat

spouse:
Mary Lydia Bachmann.