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artist

James George Morphesis, American artist. Recipient Biennial grant Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, New York City, 1986, Young Talent Purchase award Los Angeles County Museum Art, 1983, California Small Images Exhibition award California State University, 1971, Nathan Margolis Memorial Painting award, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1970. Member College Art Association American.

Background

Morphesis, James George was born on August 26, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George Spiros and Bettie (Sarikianos) Morphesis.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Temple University, 1970. Master of Fine Arts, California Institute Arts., Valencia, 1972.

Career

Instructor, Otis/Parsons Institute, Los Angeles, 1977-1983;instructor, Immaculate Heart College, Los Angeles, 1974-1976;instructor, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, 1974-1980;department chairman, California Baptist College, Riverside, 1977-1978;instructor, Los Angeles Pierce College, Woodland Hills, California, 1978-1979, 82;instructor, California State University, Northridge, California, 1979-1980;freelance artist, since 1983. Art director Master Graphics, Inc., Philadelphia, 1966-1968.

Works

Membership

Member College Art Association American.

Connections

Son of George Spiros and Bettie (Sarikianos) M., m. Melody Ann Poltroneri, May 26, 1988.

father:
George Spiros Morphesis

mother:
Bettie (Sarikianos) Morphesis

spouse:
Melody Ann Poltroneri