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Randy Sprout

Randy Sprout

Los Angeles, CA

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Born in Emmetsburg, Iowa in 1945, Randy Sprout began his art career in 1964 at the University of Iowa, printmaking and studying with Mauricio Lasansky and Dr. John Schultz. He graduated with a BA in fine arts from the University of Iowa in 1968 Army service in Korea interrupted his art for two years, after which he studied with Robert Heinecken, Jan Stussy, Ray Brown, Sam Amato, Richard Diebenkorn and Stanton MacDonald-Wright, in the UCLA Graduate School of Fine Arts. He was awarded an MA in 1972 and an MFA at UCLA in 1973. He had many shows during that time, including a One Man show at the Santa Barbara Art Museum. He also worked for Los Angeles County Museum of Art, with Ben Johnson, and got to restore many priceless prints for the Norton Simon Museum.

Working closely with Jan Stussy and Stanton McDonald-Wright, he began painting and his drawings began to get larger and better. In 1973, he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to restore some Goya steel-faced etchings at the Prado, in Lisbon. Then Ruth Weisberg of the USC Department of Art reached out to him, and he worked there as an Associate Instructor in printmaking for 2 years. After that, he taught painting and printmaking for 4 years at the UCLA Art Extension then taught painting, printmaking and drawing at Pierce College. He coauthored the book “Innovative Printmaking” 1977 Crown Publishers, New York. In 2004 he gave a sold out lecture to Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angles with a re-creation of Synchrome Kineidoscope performance a machine he helped work on with Stanton MacDonald-Wright in early 1970.

He is a member of California Art Club, Southern California Plein Air Painters Association, Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, and on the Board of Directors for the California Art League. His work can be found in the following Collections: Archives Ohlone College, Fremont, California Grunwald Graphic Art Center, U.C.L.A. Photographic Collection, School of Fine Art, Ohio State University, Photographic Collection, Oakland Museum of Fine Art, California
44 U.S. Embassies around the world, Photographic Collection, U.C .L A
Fall River Art Association, Mass. Photographic Collection, School of Fine Art, University of lowa. Print Collection of Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The Flint Institute of Arts

He still lives in the foothills of Los Feliz with his wife of 46 Years, the former Dawn Eberle and has 3 children, Barrett 33 Laurel 36, and Robert 39. He now divides his time between painting, real estate management, and fishing on his boat the FORTUNA.

 

Mom in the Cotswolds by Randy Sprout

 

Lake Lanier by Randy Sprout

 

Nude Maria in Her Chair by Randy Sprout

 

Nude Maria on Pink Sheets by Randy Sprout

 

Nude Topaz by Randy Sprout

 

Star Wars by Randy Sprout

 

Image of the Mind by Randy Sprout

 

Nude Abby Martha and Death by Randy Sprout

 

Maria and Her Mirror by Randy Sprout

 

Two Marlin a Blue and a Striper by Randy Sprout

 

Palm Springs Sand Storm Coming by Randy Sprout

 

Ferndale Creek by Randy Sprout

 

Nude Maria's Little Sister by Randy Sprout

 

Tree Line by Randy Sprout

 

Thinbad The Thaylor by Randy Sprout

 

Nude Maria on Animal Sheets by Randy Sprout

 

Blue Moon Over Laguna Beach by Randy Sprout

 

Nude Maria in the Sheets by Randy Sprout

 

A Boy and His Dog With Evidence of Stolen Brownie by Randy Sprout

 

Cooling Off by Randy Sprout

 

Bookends by Randy Sprout

 

Fortuna After the Catch by Randy Sprout

 

Detail of Picnic by the Lake by Randy Sprout

 

Picnic by the Lake by Randy Sprout

 

Detail of Picnic by the Lake by Randy Sprout

 

Music as Light by Randy Sprout

 

Penelope Waiting by Randy Sprout

 

Peggy and Ed by Randy Sprout

 

White Chair Nantucket by Randy Sprout

 

Washing Day by Randy Sprout

 

Victoria Beach White Hat by Randy Sprout

 

Tribute to Marc by Randy Sprout

 

Treasure Island Sunset by Randy Sprout

 

Moonlight Over Positano by Randy Sprout

 

Arch at Pearl Beach Over Cast by Randy Sprout

 

Old Mill Built in 1812 by Randy Sprout

 

Newport Moonlight Sail by Randy Sprout

 

Oia. Santorini by Randy Sprout

 

Ischia Med View by Randy Sprout

 

Mikes Beach by Randy Sprout

 

Long Beach Harbor Sunset by Randy Sprout

 

Lake Malibu by Randy Sprout

 

Laguna Shores at Night by Randy Sprout

 

Key Hole Arch Bright Sun by Randy Sprout

 

Jalisco Jungle River by Randy Sprout

 

Costa Rica Sunset by Randy Sprout

 

Aspen Highlands by Randy Sprout

 

CHRISTMAS OF 1968 by Randy Sprout