American, 19318- 1976
Kyle Morris; art historian, instructor and painter, was a member of the New York school of abstractionist artists. His work has been featured in the Albright Gallery, the Walker Art Center, Whitney & Guggenheim Museums and the Chase Manhattan sank and Union Carbide corporation. He had taught at Cooper Union, the Universities of Minnesota and Texas and Stephens College in Missouri and had been a visiting critic at the Yale University Graduate School. He received the Oil Painting award from the San Francisco Museum and Purchase awards from the Walker Art Center in 1998 and the Ford Foundation in 1963. Morris passed away at the age of 61 in Long Island, New York.