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Gordon Benjamin Mess

male 1900-1959
20th Century
Life city:
Indianapolis, IN
Work city:
Indianapolis, IN
W. Adams
A. Thieme
E. Gruppe
R. Coates
R.E. Selleck
A. Strauss
G. Balande
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The listing for Gordon B. Mess, appearing in the book “Active Indiana Artists 1940” by Flora Lauter:

Many successful businessmen and -women use their weekends and vacations painting various subjects.

Gordon Benjamin Mess (born—Cincinnati, Ohio) studied with:

The Herron Art School, with Randolph Coats

Gaston Balande, Andre Strauss, Jean Despujois, Fountainebleau, France

Anthony Theime, Rockport

Emile Gruppe, Gloucester

Member and past president, Indiana Artists Club; Scottish Rite, Shrine, Caravan Club.

Awarded the Muncie Star Prize, Hoosier Salon, 1931: Foulke Prize, Richmond, Indiana 1931: Indiana State Fair, first prize, Fine Arts, oil, 1931: Anonymous Purchase Prize, also Wallace O. Lee Prize, Indiana Artists Club, 1938.

Exhibited at Palace of Fontainebleau, France:

Alumni: Fountainebleau, New York City; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; Herron Art Museum; Cincinnati Art Academy; Hossier Salon; Richmond Art Association; Ball State College: Indiana University; North Dakota State College.

Represented in Richmond Art Association; Valparaiso Public Schools; Indianapolis Schools and numerous private collections.

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