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Leonard C. Butler
Leonard C. Butler (English-American, 1898-) commerical artist and painter, primarily known for his watercolor paintings of landscapes, cityviews, marine scenes, seascapes and portraits. He was born July 3, 1898 in Coventry, Warwickshire, England. Butler’s early studies were at the Grammer School in Coventry and he later received a scholarship to study at the Coventry School of Art. He was a member of the Buffalo Society of Artists, The Patteran Society and the California Water Color Society. He exhibited at the Albright Art Gallery (now the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, prize), the New York’s World’s Fair (1939), the Golden Gate International Exposition (1939), the Burchfield Art Center (now the Burchfield-Penney Art Center), Walter Meibohm Fine Arts (now Meibohm Fine Arts) and with the California Watercolor Society.

He moved to Buffalo, NY in 1921 and resided at 22 Holland Place with his studio located at 493 Franklin Street in the city. He was also good friends with fellow Buffalo artist Francis Barker Valentine (American, 1897-1985).

Chronology:

1898- Born, July 3, Coventry, Warwickshire, England. Son of George M. Butler and Emily Gascoyne.

1921- Moved to Buffalo, NY, and resided at 22 Holland Place, and his studio was at 493 Franklin Street in the city.

1938- Exhibited, group show, Artists of Western New York, Albright Art Gallery (now the Albright-Knox Art Gallery), watercolor shown (prize), Buffalo, NY.

1939- Exhibited, group show, World’s Fair, New York. Exhibited, group show, Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco, CA.

1984- Exhibited, group show, “Buffalo’s Waterfront: A Tribute to James Carey Evans III”, one painting shown titled “Off Buffalo’s Shore” watercolor, 9 x 11.5”, Burchfield Art Center’s (now the Burchfield-Penney Art Center), Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY.

1991- Exhibited, group show, “A Tribute to the Buffalo Society of Artists 1891-1991”, Walter Meibohm Fine Arts (now Meibohm Fine Arts), one painting shown titled “Off Buffalo’s Shore” watercolor, 9 x 11.5”, and was previously featured in the Burchfield Art Center’s (now the Burchfield-Penney Art Center) exhibition “Buffalo’s Waterfront: A Tribute to James Carey Evans III” in 1984, East Aurora, NY.

Died-Unknown date and location.

Memberships: Buffalo Society of Artists, Buffalo, NY; The Patteran Society, Buffalo, NY; California Water Color Society, Los Angeles, CA.

Prizes/Awards: Artist of Western New York, Albright Art Gallery (now the Albright-Knox Art Gallery), watercolor shown (prize, 1938), Buffalo, NY.

Collections: Asbury Park Museum, NJ.

For additional information on this artist or for other possible examples of his works, please visit the AskArt link

(Rewritten & compiled chronologically by Mark Strong of Meibohm Fine Arts, Inc., East Aurora, NY, 09/2010, Sources: Our internal records; AskArt.com; Who Was Who in American Art, 1564-1975, by Peter Hastings Falk (editor), 1999; The Buffalo Artists’ Register, Volume 1, pg. 411, edition limited to 1,000 copies, Pg. 282, 1926; Wikipedia; Online essay, “The California Water Color Society: Genesis of an American Style”, essay by Janet Blake Dominik, included in the 1991 book American Scene Painting: California 1930’s and 1940’s, edited by Ruth Westphal and Janet Blake Dominik, published by Westphal Publishing, Irvine, CA; oac.cdlib.org, Online Archive of California, “Collection Guide, California Water Color Society, Collection Overview”, Identifier: AGB-8905, 163270131, California State Library.)
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