b. 1947 Daytona Beach, FL
Painted in 2019.
Acrylic on canvas
65 x 48 in. (165.1 x 121.9 cm)
Framed: 65 ½ x 49 ¼ x 2 ½ in. (166.4 x 125.1 x 6.4 cm)
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Excellent condition. Signed Measelle recto, bottom right in black paint.
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Courtesy of the artist
South Florida based painter, Clarence “Skip” Measelle in 1975 had his first solo exhibit of his large-scale photorealist paintings at the Norton Museum of Art. The Norton show led to gallery representation in Palm Beach, New York City, and Chicago. A short time later he joined the Circle Fine Art Corporation with headquarters in New York and Chicago and exhibited his work in their galleries throughout the United States. CFA presented solo shows for Skip in their galleries in New York City (SOHO), Chicago (Walton Street, and Michigan Avenue) IL, San Francisco, CA, San Diego, (Old Town) CA , Denver, (Cherry Creek) CO, Houston, TX, Atlantic City, NJ, and Scottsdale, AZ,
His work is in many private and public collections including the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Florida House of Representatives, Department of Natural Resources Florida Department of State, Alabama Power Company, Miami Branch of the Atlanta Federal Reserve, Palm Beach International Airport, Florida Atlantic University, and the Morse Life Foundation in West Palm Beach, among others.