Biography: Charles Payzant (1898-1980) Born: Halifax, Canada; Studied: Victoria School of Art (Halifax, Canada), Chouinard Art Institute (Los Angeles), Otis Art Institute (Los Angeles); Member: American Watercolor Society, California Water Color Society. St. George Charles Payzant, as his birth certificate reads, was born and raised in Nova Scotia, Canada. After serving...... read more
Exhibited: Orange County Museum of Art, Dec. 13, 1997-March 22, 1998.
Ventura Museum of History and Art, April 3-June 14, 1998.
The American Scene, Regionalist Painters of California 1930-1960's, Fallbrook Arts Center, Sept. 1999.
Scenes of California Life 1930-1950, Todd Madigan Gallery,
California State University, Bakersfield, March 9-April 10, 1991.
California Style 1930s and 40s, a traveling show that started at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts from August 21st through September 28th, 1997. It then traveled to the Orange County Museum of Art from December 13th, 1997, through March 22nd, 1998. The show ended at the Ventura Museum of History and Art from April 3rd through June 14th, 1998.
Everyday Life in California, Regional Watercolors, 1930-1960, California Heritage Museum, May 15 through November 14, 2004.
Literature: As seen in California Watercolors 1850-1970, by Gordon T. McClelland and Jay T. Last. An illustrated history and biographical dictionary.
As seen in California Watercolor Art from the Early 20th Century Through Today.