John H. Hunter Biography

John H. Hunter




Painter, collagist, and printmaker John H. Hunter was born on September 26 in West Middlesex, Pennsylvania in 1934. He studied at Pomona College where he received his B.A. in 1956, and at Fremont Graduate School where he received his M.F.A. in 1958. He was especially active in lithography in the 1960s at Tamarind Lithography Workshop and in the 1970s and '80s at Lakeside Studio, Michigan. Hunter taught at Ohio State University from 1960 to 1963; was a guest artist at Indiana University, Bloomington, summer 1963; associate professor at California State University from 1965; and a guest artist at Tamarind Lithography Workshop, 1969. He currently lives and works in San Jose, California.
Western Painters Under 35, UCLA, 1958; Fulbright Artists Show, US Info. Serv., Florence, IT, 1965; Painters Behind Painters, CPLH 1967; Drawings, Fort Worth Art Ctr. Museum, 1969; A Decade of Accomplishment, Bell Tel. Co., Chicago, 1970. 
Fulbright Fellowship, painting, Italy, 1963-'64; 1964-'65.
Hunter's works are held at the National Gallery, Washington, D.C.; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Pasadena Art Museum; Scripps College, Calremont, CA; Amon-Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX; Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN; Museum of Art and Technology, University of Missouri-Columbia; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and the Fred Jones, Jr. Museum of Art, Oklahoma, among others.