Wayne Thiebaud

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Wayne was born

1920

Wayne Thiebaud worked a a sign painter, illustrator, and cartoonist

1938 - 1949

He earned a degree from Sacramento State College

1941

Wayne served in the U.S Army force, where his skills kept him out of combat.

1942 - 1945

Thiebaud studied at San Jose State University

1949 - 1950

He did his first solo exhibit at the Crocker Art Galery, located in Sacramento

1951

He lived in New York City

1956 - 1957

Wayne was divorced

1958

He was elected to the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters

1985

Wayne recieved the National Medal of Arts

1994

The Whitney Museum Of American Art honored Thiebaud because of his work

2001