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Manuel Neri Edit Profile

educator , sculptor

Manuel Neri, American Sculptor. Recipient 1st Award in Sculpture Oakland Art Museum, 1953, National Art Foundation award, 1965, award San Francisco The Art Institute of Chicago, 1963, award in art American Academy and Institute Arts and Letters, 1982, award of merit in sculptureSan Francisco Arts Commission, 1985; Guggenheim fellow, 1979; National Endowment for the Arts grantee, 1980.

Background

Neri, Manuel was born on April 12, 1930 in Sanger, California, United States. Son of Manuel and Guadalupe (Penilla) Neri.

Education

Student, San Francisco City College, 1950. Student, University California, Berkeley, 1952. Student, California School Arts and Crafts, 1957.

Student, California School Fine Arts, 1959. Doctor (honorary), San Francisco Art Institute, 1990. Doctor (honorary), California College Arts and Crafts, 1992.

Doctor (honorary), Corcoran School Art., Washinton, 1995.

Career

Member faculty art California School Fine Arts, San Francisco, 1959—1965. Professor art University California, Berkeley, 1963—1964, Davis, 1965—1990.

Works

  • painting

    • Hombre Colorado

    • Sweetwater 4

    • Solana 4

    • Collage Painting No. 1

    • Standing Female Figure

    • Mary Julia Standing No. 5

    • Rosa Negra #1

    • Oka

    • Couple of Girls

    • Moon Sculpture II

    • Figure with Legs Crossed

    • Untitled Female Form

    • Untitled

    • Coniunctio I

    • Vicola X

    • Priceless Series VI

Connections

Children: Raoul Garth, LaTicia Elizabeth, Noel Elmer, Maximilian Anthony, Ruby Rose Victoria, Julia Marjorie, Gustavo Manuel.

father:
Manuel Neri

mother:
Guadalupe (Penilla) Neri

child:
Raoul Garth Neri

child:
LaTicia Elizabeth Neri

child:
Noel Elmer Neri

child:
Maximilian Anthony Neri

child:
Ruby Rose Victoria Neri

child:
Julia Marjorie Neri

child:
Gustavo Manuel Neri