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Nationality  American

Name  Mitchell Jamieson
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Born  1915Linden, Virginia
Alma mater  Abbott School of Art, Corcoran School of Art
Died  1976, Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Education  Corcoran School of the Arts and Design
Awards  Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada

Mitchell Jamieson was an American painter.

Jamieson was born in Linden, Virginia, in 1915. He studied at the Abbott School of Art and the Corcoran School of Art. In the 1930s, he traveled to Key West and the United States Virgin Islands to paint under the Treasury Department's Art Project, and received commissions to paint murals for post offices in Upper Marlboro and Laurel, Maryland; Willard, Ohio; and at the Main Interior Building in Washington, D.C. His works are in collections at the White House, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Seattle Art Museum.

Jamieson was commissioned to paint a mural in what is now the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building to commemorate Marion Anderson's famous concert at the Lincoln Memorial on April 9, 1939. Titled “An Incident in Contemporary American Life”, the mural is still on view to the public who visit the building.

Jamieson died in 1976.

References

Mitchell Jamieson Wikipedia


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