Charles Alexander Couper
Charles Alexander Couper is a native of Portsmouth, New Hampshire in the United Stated, but has been a Canadian citizen for the past nine years. His studio home is in Bear River, Nova Scotia.
Following military service as a radio operator in the U.S. 8th Air Force flying out of England he enrolled in the Boston, Massachusetts Vesper George School of Art where he majored in Fine Arts.
Summers were spent studying with Henry Hensche at the Cape Cod School of Art. After several years of study at Vesper George and the Butera School of Fine Art, Charles took private instruction from the esteemed Boston painter, Ernest L. Major, and spent a winter in advanced figure painting at the Santa Monica School in California.
Awards and Accomplishments
Gloria Layton Memorial Allied Artists of America. New York, New York.
The Elizabeth T. Greenshields Foundations Grant. Montreal, P.Q., Canada
Medal of Distinction, 11th Grand Prix International, Cannes, France.
Award of Distinction, Pastel Society of Canada.
Two First Jury Awards, Cape Cod Art Association, Hyannis, Massachusetts.
First Jury Award, Pastel Society of Canada.
Recent Exhibitions and Shows
American Museum Photo Archieves, Smithsonian Museum, Washington, D.C.
Biblioteco Publico, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Elizabeth T. Greenshields Museum, Montreal, P.Q., Canada
Hertiage Museum, Provincetown, Massachusetts
McCleery-Cumming Corporation, Washington, Iowa.
Seamens Bank, Provincetown, Massachusetts
International Biographical Society, Cambridge, England.
Who's Who in American Art
Pastel Society of Canada
Edgemere Gallery, Kentville, Nova Scotia
Flight of Fancy, Bear River, Nova Scotia
Visual Arts of Nova Scotia
Guild of Boston Artists
Boston Art Club
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, New York
Allied Artists of America, New York, New York
Provincetown Art Council, Massachusetts
Cape Cod Art Association
Galleria San Miguel, Mexico
Janeff Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada.
Provincetown Art Association Massachusetts
Media:Oil on Canvas