Charles Heinz

CHARLES HEINZ
(1885-1953)

Charles Heinz in his studio. Source: Building Provincetown

Charles Heinz in his studio. Source: Building Provincetown

EDUCATION
St. Louis School of Fine Art
Chicago Academy of Fine Arts (under Wellington J. Reynolds and Walter Goldbeck)
Cape Cod School of Art (under Richard E. Miller)

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
1928, ’37-’38, ’42                Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1929-32, ’37-’38                  National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1930, ’32, ’39                       Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1930, ’35, ’37, ’39, ’42, ’47  Cocoran Gallery, Washington, D. C.
1939                                     Federal Art Gallery, Boston, MA

 BIOGRAPHY
Charles Heinz was a soft-spoken artist born in the rural town of Shelbyville, Illinois in 1885. he left grade school early, and only returned to school to study art later in his life. After attending the St. Louis School of Fine Art and the Academy of Fine Arts in Chicago, Heinz moved to Provincetown to study under Richard Miller at the Cape Cod School of Art. Heinz took up residence there and became a prominent figure in the Provincetown art community in the 1930s and 1940s. In addition to showing in a number of galleries, Heinz also completed works under the WPA. He died in 1953.