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JAMES EAKLE (1921-1997), Untitled, 1949, Oil on Canvas, 32.5” x 43.25” (more)

James Eakle


James Eakle studied at the University of California 1939-1943, 1950 (MFA); California School of Fine Arts from 1947-1948 (BFA) under Clyfford Still, Mark Rothko, Ad Reinhart. Eakle spent his entire career as an art instructor and eventually became head of the art department at Contra Costa College where he hired many well know active bay area artists to its faculty including David Simpson, John Battenberg, and Robert McLean. He continued to paint until his death in 1997.
Source: Ask Art


Selected Collections
Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA