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artist , art educator

Robert Julius Brawley, American artist, art educator. Recipient numerous awards for paintings; Fulbright fellow, Florence, Italy, 1965.


Brawley, Robert Julius was born on April 24, 1937 in Brainerd, Minnesota, United States. Son of Julius Augustus Brawley and Evanelle (Rogers) Johnson.


Student, Center Washington State University, 1955-1956;student, University Washington, 1957-1959;Bachelor of Fine Arts, San Francisco The Art Institute of Chicago, 1963;Master of Fine Arts, San Francisco The Art Institute of Chicago, 1965;postgraduate, Academia de Belli Arti, Florence, Italy, 1965-1966.


Assistant professor, Ferris State College, Big Rapids, Michigan, 1967-1969;director, Academy Art College, San Francisco, 1969-1971;chairman art department, graduate director, Lone Mountain College, San Francisco, 1971-1978;artist lecturer art department, St. Mary's College, Moraga, California, 1981-1988;professor, chairman art Department, University Kansas School Fine Arts, Lawrence, since 1988;represented by, Mongerson-Wunderlich Galleries, Chicago, since 1981;represented by, Capricorn Galleries, Bethesda, Maryland., since 1981.


  • Other Work

    • Represented in numerous exhibitions and collections, including American Academy of Arts and Letters, San Francisco Museum Modern Art, Butler Institute American Art, San Francisco Art Institute, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, Los Angeles County Museum Art, National Museum American Art, Washington, Art Institute Chicago, Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri, Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka.


Married Vivian Ruth Strom (deceased June 1968). Children: Robert Eric, David James, Elisabeth Giuliana. Married Judith Carol Cramer, August 15, 1969.

Julius Augustus Brawley Johnson

Evanelle (Rogers) Johnson

Vivian Ruth Strom

Judith Carol Cramer

Robert Eric Brawley

David James Brawley

Elisabeth Giuliana Brawley