Guy Maccoy

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Guy Crittington Maccoy
Born(1904-10-07)October 7, 1904
Valley Falls, Kansas
DiedMarch 18, 1981(1981-03-18) (aged 76)
Los Angeles, California
Known forpainter, printmaker, educator
SpouseGeno Pettit

Guy Maccoy (1904 - 1981) was an American artist known for his serigraphs.


Maccoy was born on October 7, 1904[1] in Valley Falls, Kansas.[2] He studied at the Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City, Missouri, the Broadmoor Art Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and the Art Students League of New York.[3] For a time he worked at the Federal Art Project. He was married to fellow artist Genoi Pettit (1894-1982).[4]

In the 1940s Maccoy's work was included in several of the Dallas Museum of Art exhibitions of the National Serigraph Society.[5][6][7]

In 1947 Maccoy moved to Los Angeles, California where he taught at the Otis Art Institute and was a founder of the Western Serigraph Society.[4] He died on March 18, 1981[1] in Los Angeles.[2]

Maccoy's work is in the collection of the British Museum,[8] the National Gallery of Art,[9] the Philadelphia Museum of Art,[10] and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Maccoy, Guy C., 1904-1981". Social Networks and Archival Context. Retrieved July 7, 2022.
  2. ^ a b c "Guy MacCoy". Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved July 7, 2022.
  3. ^ "Guy Crittington Maccoy". Annex Galleries. Retrieved July 7, 2022.
  4. ^ a b "Guy Maccoy - Biography". AskArt. Retrieved July 7, 2022.
  5. ^ Dallas Museum of Fine Arts (1947). "National Serigraph Exhibition, January 15–February 15, 1947 [Checklist]". The Portal to Texas History. Retrieved January 4, 2020.
  6. ^ Dallas Museum of Fine Arts (1951). "National Serigraph Society Exhibition, April 1–May 2, 1951 [Checklist]". The Portal to Texas History. Retrieved January 4, 2020.
  7. ^ "National Serigraph Society Exhibition". Dallas Museum of Art. Retrieved June 16, 2022.
  8. ^ "Guy Maccoy". British Museum. Retrieved July 7, 2022.
  9. ^ "Shantley's Pasture". Philadelphia Museum of Art. Retrieved July 7, 2022.

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