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Harold Dean Mason Edit Profile

artist , illustrator , sculpturer

Harold Dean Mason, artist, illustrator, sculpturer. Recipient Best of Show award Sonoma Valley Art Association, 1970. Member Carmel Art Association (Vice-President 1982-1983), W. Coast Watercolor Society (vice president 1970), Society Western Artist (recipient Grumbacher award 1969, Best Watercolor award (1970).

Background

Mason, Harold Dean was born on February 1, 1937 in Springfield, Missouri, United States. Son of John Kenneth and Helen Imogene (McKinney) Mason.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, California State University-Fresno, 1963. Student, Art Center School Design, Pasadena, California, 1959—1960.

Career

Freelance artist, since 1965. Instructor art Ursuline High School, Santa Rosa, California, 1966—1971, Santa Rosa Junior College, 1967—1970, Studio 15, Sunset Cultural Center, Carmel, California, 1971—1982. Judge W. Coast Watercolor Society, Oakland, 1970, Society Western Art, San Francisco, 1969—1970, Arizona State Fair, Phoenix, 1983.

Consultant All Saints Day School Fine Arts Program, Carmel, California, since 1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Flight, 1968, California Heritage Task Force, 1984.

Membership

Member Carmel Art Association (Vice-President 1982-1983), W. Coast Watercolor Society (vice president 1970), Society Western Artist (recipient Grumbacher award 1969, Best Watercolor award (1970).

Connections

Married Sue Bernice Alter Mason, June 8, 1961. Children: David, Karen.

father:
John Kenneth Mason

mother:
Helen Imogene (McKinney) Mason

spouse:
Sue Bernice Alter Mason

children:
David Mason

Karen Mason