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Chuck Forsman, American artist. National Education Association grantee, 1979, 85, Ucross Foundation residency, 1986, University Colorado Faculty fellow, 1979, 88. Advisory board Center of the American West, since 1989. With United States Army, 1968-1969.


Forsman, Chuck was born on May 5, 1944 in Nampa, Idaho, United States. Son of Alfred Clyde and Mary Lorraine (DeBoard) Forsman.


Student, Pasadena College, 1962-1965;Bachelor, University of California-Davis, 1967;postgraduate, Skowhegan School, 1970;Master of Fine Arts, University of California-Davis, 1971.


Teaching assistant University California-Davis, 1969-1970. Professor fin arts University Colorado, Boulder, since 1971. Works in permanent collections at Metropolitan Museum Art, Denver Art Museum, Phoenix Art Museum, Wichita Art Museum, Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, Montana, University California-Davis, Grinnell College, Iowa, Illinois State University, Chemical Bank New York, United Bank of Denver, Hallmark Cards, West Public Company, Minneapolis, Union League Club of Chicago, Cabot Corporation, Boston, others.


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  • Other Work

    • One man shows at Tibor de Nagy Gallery, 1973, 75, 77, 79, 81, 83, 86, 88, Wichita Art Museum, 1981, Denver Art Museum, 1985, Tucson Art Museum, 1986, Rahr-West Museum, Wisconsin, 1986, St. John's College, Santa Fe, 1991, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, 1991, Gallery One, Toronto, Canada, 1993, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York City, 1994, Nevada Museum Art, Reno, 1994, others. Group shows include Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York City, 1990, Rockwell Museum, Corning, New York, 1990, Virginia Museum Fine Arts, 1990, Butler Institute American Art, 1989, Denver Art Museum, 1989, Mint Museum, Charlotte, 1991, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 1993, Minnesota Museum American Art, St. Paul, 1993, Aspen (Colorado) Art Museum, 1994, many others. Illustrator: Arrested Rivers-Paintings By Chuck Forsman, 1994.


Advisory board Center of the American West, since 1989. With United States Army, 1968-1969.


Married June 10, 1972. Children: Chloe Lewis, Shannon Lewis.

Alfred Clyde Forsman

Mary Lorraine (DeBoard) Forsman

June 10

Chloe Lewis Forsman

Shannon Lewis Forsman