Dorothy Stratton King

Dorothy Stratton King (1909-2007)
Study #3 Sunday Bull series
Mixed Media
18 x 24




Ayesha’s Dance colored aquatint etching ed. 19/34, circa 1968-9 pencil signed, 8.5 x 8.75″, exhibited Corcoran Gallery of Art $350

Dorothy Stratton King (1909-2007)

Birth place: Worcester, MA

Addresses: La Jolla, CA

Profession: Painter, printmaker

Studied: Pratt Inst. (cert., 1942); Brooklyn Mus. School, NY, 1942-43; Univ. Calif., Los Angeles Summer School, 1956 & 1957, with Rico Lebrun; Univ. Calif., Los Angeles, 1961; Univ. Calif., San Diego, 1966-67.

Exhibited: Pasadena (CA) Art Mus., 1959 (solo), La Jolla (CA) Mus. Art, 1962 (solo) & Tunisian Committee Cut Coop. U.S. Info Service, Tunis, 1965 (solo); Art In Embassies Program, 10 countries, 1965-72; Calif. Soc. PM Nat., Richmond AC, 1972. Awards: first prize West Comp., Motorola, Inc., 1962; first purchase prizes, Regional Exhib., Southwestern College, 1963; Kogo Time-Life Awards & first purchase prizes, Art Guild Exh., FA Gal. San Diego, 1963.

Member: Artists Equity Assn. (publicity committee, 1946-50); Westwood AA (life member; pres., 1956-57); Arts Council, Univ. Calif., Los Angeles (fine arts committee rep., 1957-62); La Jolla Mus. Art (registrar & membership secretary, 1964-65; chmn. art reference library, 1966-70); Fine Arts Soc. & Art Guild Committee, Fine Arts Gal. San Diego (chmn. art guild committee, 1963-66; vice-chmn., 1972-).

Work: Long Beach (CA) Mus. Art; Tunisian Ministry Cultural Affairs, Tunis; Los Angeles Munic. Art Collection, City Hall; Art In Embassies Permanent Collection, Dept. of State, Washington, DC; Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA

Comments: Positions: miniature set decorator, George Pal Prod., 1945-46; gallery receptionist & ed. publicity, Munic. Art Dept., Los Angeles, 1952-61.