Charles Ginnerver Essay

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Charles Ginnerver



Charles Ginnever


A artist that I take a liking to his interesting pieces of work is Charles Ginnever.
Charles Ginnever was born in San Mateo, California in 1931. Charles studied both in the
United States and in Europe From 1949 - 1959. He started out in San Mateo Junior College
in 1949 and completed his Associates degree in 1951. In 1953 Charles moved to Paris,
France and studied at Alliance Francaise. He was not done in Europe and moved on to
Universita per Stranieri in Perugia, Italy in 1954.

Charles didn't stop there and went back to Paris, France to study at Academire de la
Grande Chaumiere under the Great teacher Ossip Zadkine in 1955. From there it was off to
Aterier 17 in Paris, France to study with Stanley W. Hayter. In 1956 Charles Ginnever
moved back to the Untied States and studied at the California University of Fine Arts in
San Francisco where here received his B.F.A. In 1959, Charles Finally finished his
education at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York with a M..F.A..

After finishing his studies, Charles Ginnever took up teaching positions at many different
universities and institutes. Some of these schools included Cornell University, Pratt
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