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BIOGRAPHY- JOHN SCHOENHERR

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135 Upper Creek Road
Stockton NJ 08559

Phone: 908-996-2203
Fax: 908-996-2203
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e-mail: John Schoenherr

Born: New York City, July 5, 1935

Married: Judith Gray 1960

Children: Jennifer L. , Ian G.

Education: Stuyvesant HS, Art Students League of NY, Pratt Institute (BFA 1956)

Memberships:

American Society of Mammalogists (emeritus)
Society of Animal Artists
Society of Illustrators NY (emeritus)

Awards:
World Science Fiction Award (London 1965)
Society of Animal Artists (1979, 1984)
Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences Silver Medal (1984)
Caldecott Medal ALA (1988)
Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum Purchase Award (1994)
Society of Illustrators Award (13 etc)
American Institute of Graphic Arts

Solo Exhibitions:

New York Zoological Society (1968)
Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum (1997)

Group Exhibitions:

Artists of America (Denver CO, 1984-85-86-87 90)
Wildlife in Art-Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum (1986-88-92-etc)
Royal Ontario Museum (1975)
Natural Habitat Contemporary Wildlife Artists of N America
Spanierman Gallery 1998
Brandywine Museum
National Cowboy Hall of Fame
California Academy of Sciences
Denver Museum of Natural History
Roger Tory Peterson Institute
Grand Central Gallery
Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences

Articles and Bio’s:

Illustrators of Children’s Books: 1957-1966 Kingman, Lee et al 1968
Illustrators of Children’s Books: 1967-1978 Kingman, Lee et al 1978
The Illustrated Book D. Klemin Clarkson Potter 1970
From the Wild C. Hume (ed) Summerhill Press (Canada) 1986
From the Wild C.Hume (ed) Northword (USA) 1987
New Encyclopedia of Science Fiction J. Gunn (ed) 1988
Something About the Author- Autobiography Series Vol 13 (1992)
Pintores de la Naturaleza R. D’arcy Shillcock 1998
Leading the West D. Hagerty 1997

Who’s Who in American Art 1989-on
Who’s Who 1990-on

Artists of the Rockies Summer 1983 F. Traher
Sports Afield April 1985
U.S. Art December 1988 N. Roberts
Sporting Classics September 1998 K. Kirkeby

Public Collections:

Genessee Country Museum
Zimmerli Art Museum (Rutgers Univ)
US Air Force Art Collection
National Park Service
Kerlan Collection (Univ. of Minnesota)

Books Written and Illustrated:

THE BARN 1968 (Atlantic Monthly Press)
THE ART OF PAINTING WILD ANIMALS 1974 (Grumbacher)v
BEAR 1991 (Philomel)
REBEL 1995 (Philomel)

Books Illustrated: Sterling North, RASCAL Dutton 1963
Walt Morey, GENTLE BEN Dutton 1963
Robert Murphy THE GOLDEN EAGLE Dutton 1963
Miska Miles MISSISSIPPI POSSUM Little, Brown 1965
M. Miles THE FOX AND THE FIRE LB 1966
Bernice Freschet KANGAROO RED LB 1966
R. Murphy THE PHANTOM SETTER Dut 1966
Era Zistel THE DANGEROUS YEAR Random 1967
Daniel P. Mannix THE FOX AND THE HOUND Dut. 1967
M. Miles RABBIT GARDEN LB 1967
A. Stoutenberg A VANISHING THUNDER Natural History Press 1967
Arthur Catherall A ZEBRA CAME TO DRINK Dut 1967
A. Stoutenberg ANIMALS AT BAY Doubleday 1968
Julian May THE BIG ISLAND Follett 1968
Jean C. George MOON OF THE CHICKAREES Crowell 1968
S. North THE WOLFLING Dut 1969
M. Miles NOBODY’S CAT LB 1969
M. Miles EDDIE’S BEAR LB 1970
M. Miles HOAGIE’S RIFLE-GUN LB 1970
Allan W. Eckert INCIDENT AT HAWK’S HILL LB 1971
F. N. Monjo THE JEZEBEL WOLF Simon & Schuster 1971
Jean C. George JULIE OF THE WOLVES Harper 1971
Charles G. D. Roberts RED FOX Houghton 1972
M. Miles WHARF RAT LB 1972
M. Miles SOMEBODY’S DOG LB 1973
Theodore Clymer THE TRAVELS OF ATUNGA LB 1973
M. Miles OTTER IN THE COVE LB 1974
Harold Keith SUSIE’S SCOUNDREL Crowell 1974
John A. Giegling BLACK LIGHTNING Coward 1975
Alison Morgan RIVER SONG Harper 1975
Faith McNulty WHALES: THEIR LIFE IN THE SEA Harper 1975
Joanne Ryder SIMON UNDERGROUND Harper 1976
Jane & Paul Annixter WAPOOTIN Coward 1976
Frank Herbert THE ILLUSTRATED DUNE Berkley 1977
Nathaniel Benchley KILROY AND THE GULL Harper 1977
Randall Jarrell A BAT IS BORN Doubleday 1978
M. Miles BEAVER MOON LB 1978
Colin Thiel STORM BOY Harper 1978
J. C. George THE WOUNDED WOLF Harper 1978
Robert F. Leslie MIRACLE ON SQUARETOP MOUNTAIN Dut 1979
Lee Harding THE FALLEN SPACEMAN Harper 1980
Jane Yolen OWL MOON Philomel 1987
Drew Nelson WILD VOICES Philomel 1991
Amy L. Cohn (ed) FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA Scholastic 1993
Lynn Plourde PIGS IN THE MUD Scholastic 1997

Non-fiction Books Illustrated: Moore and Sullivan SPELEOLOGY: THE STUDY OF CAVES Heath 1964