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Biography

Painter, printmaker, and educator Werner Drewes was born in Canig, Germany in 1899. He studied at the Bauhaus in Weimar, Germany. Drewes has been the subject of many solo exhibitions, including at Central Public Library, St. Louis, MO (1925); Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (1945); Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO (1958); and Museum of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA (1963). He has also participated in numerous group exhibitions, including at the Albright Art Center, Buffalo, NY (1931); Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY (1941); and National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC (1989). Drewes died in Reston, VA in 1985.

Bio updated as of 2023.

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