George Demont Otis,
American Impressionist

george demont otis
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George Demont Otis Timeline Notations, 1931-1960

1931 Otis Studio – 860 45th Ave. San Francisco, formerly Arthur Putnam’s studio built by Alma Spreckels

1932 House of Dudley, San Francisco

1933 Invited by sculptor Fin Froelich to come to Glen Ellen and jury at Jack London’s Ranch.

Spent summer in Reno and vicinity; sold from Brundidge Art Store and Gulling Residence.

Patrons from New York, C.S. Leland

Lectured at Paul Elders Studio and Book Store on American Indians.

Marin papers and SF Examiner, writer/reporter Ada Hannfin

Lectured at the home of Mrs. Ross, Marin Branch of Literature and Art.

1934 Came to Marin and built studio to exhibit and paint in. Did carvings, etchings and still life.

Interviewed on KTIM radio show. Writeup about George Otis and New Daylight Studio.

1937 Reproduction of painting for Marin Recorder, “Mt. Tamalpais, Sentinel of Golden Gate”

1938 Independent Journal writeup covering four years of painting and studio.

1939 Exhibited in Meredith Bryson Studio. Many juried exhibits. Appraised and restored art for many art owners and theological seminaries, including San Francisco Presbyterian.

1939 Exhibits on Treasure Island: Fish and Game Exhibit, first prize. Sonoma Exhibit, Conservationist writeup in Sacramento Bee and Marin papers. Dioramas and sets. Sketched and painted in the High Sierra Mountains.

1940 Sisikyu commission and painting trip to California ghost towns

Wins “Honorable Mention” at Legion of Honor “Sea Scape Class,” “Old Hunter’s Point”.

1941 Exhibited at Bank of America, Lady Helen Gorden Barker gave speech.

Writing “The A.B.C.—X.Y.Z. of Landscape Painting” for publication after his demise.

1949 Donated painting to Brother Cornelius at St. Mary’s College to building fund for Keith Hall,

May 24, 1949.
1951 Exhibited Inverness Yacht Club.
Picture in Independent Journal showing Otis painting “September Day” (Nixon Library).

Painted Point Reyes Hotel.
1952 Paintings at Woman’s Club of Hollywood.

1960 St. Joseph’s College, donated large etching to Father J. Poggi.

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