Randy Sprout - Fine Artist

Randy Sprout

Los Angeles, CA - United States

 
 
 

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Randy Sprout

Los Angeles, CA - United States

Randy Sprout - Fine Artist

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About Randy Sprout

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.

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RC deWinter - Vincent and I at the Lake

Vincent and I at the Lake

by RC deWinter was favorited by Randy Sprout on 10/19/2014

Barbara Jewell - Ian

Ian's Field of Dreams

by Barbara Jewell was favorited by Randy Sprout on 06/29/2014

Dominique Amendola - The creek

The creek

by Dominique Amendola was favorited by Randy Sprout on 06/27/2014

Alice Leggett - Mt. Hood Meadow

Mt. Hood Meadow

by Alice Leggett was favorited by Randy Sprout on 06/22/2014

Betty Pieper - Farmhouse in Spring Again

Farmhouse in Spring Again

by Betty Pieper was favorited by Randy Sprout on 03/31/2014

Victoria Kharchenko - Asleep in the Sun

Asleep in the Sun

by Victoria Kharchenko was favorited by Randy Sprout on 03/23/2014

Greta Corens - Iris Vivaldi Spring

Iris Vivaldi Spring

by Greta Corens was favorited by Randy Sprout on 08/10/2013

Joyce Hicks - Hung Out to Dry

Hung Out to Dry

by Joyce Hicks was favorited by Randy Sprout on 08/09/2013

Dominique Amendola - The grass hut on the river

The grass hut on the...

by Dominique Amendola was favorited by Randy Sprout on 08/09/2013

Erin Hanson - Color Curves

Color Curves

by Erin Hanson was favorited by Randy Sprout on 08/01/2013

David Lloyd Glover - Vermont River

Vermont River

by David Lloyd Glover was favorited by Randy Sprout on 08/01/2013

Juliya Zhukova - Autumn in Kolomna

Autumn in Kolomna

by Juliya Zhukova was favorited by Randy Sprout on 06/23/2013

Juliya Zhukova - Evening on the square

Evening on the square

by Juliya Zhukova was favorited by Randy Sprout on 06/23/2013

Jennifer Croom - The World

The World's a Stage

by Jennifer Croom was favorited by Randy Sprout on 05/24/2013

Sarah Buell  Dowling - Preening Egret III

Preening Egret III

by Sarah Buell Dowling was favorited by Randy Sprout on 05/16/2013

Ryan Radke - Last Light - College Ave.

Last Light - College Ave.

by Ryan Radke was favorited by Randy Sprout on 04/30/2013

 Andrzej Goszcz  - Aphrodite Moring Seduction and Desire .   Viewed  3359. This is the essence of temptation.

Aphrodite Moring...

by Andrzej Goszcz was favorited by Randy Sprout on 04/26/2013

Diana  Tyson - Mountain Stream

Mountain Stream

by Diana Tyson was favorited by Randy Sprout on 03/10/2013

JC Findley - The Sands of Time

The Sands of Time

by JC Findley was favorited by Randy Sprout on 01/23/2013

Naman Imagery - Lines of Light Black and White

Lines of Light Black and...

by Naman Imagery was favorited by Randy Sprout on 01/19/2013

Korobkin Anatoly - Before Russian Christmas

Before Russian Christmas

by Korobkin Anatoly was favorited by Randy Sprout on 01/17/2013

Anna Bain - Nurturer

Nurturer

by Anna Bain was favorited by Randy Sprout on 12/19/2012

Andre MEHU - Saint Christophe Bridge

Saint Christophe Bridge

by Andre MEHU was favorited by Randy Sprout on 11/15/2012

Virginia Potter - Carmen

Carmen's Corner

by Virginia Potter was favorited by Randy Sprout on 11/07/2012