Michael Ponce de Leon

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Michael Ponce de Leon (1922-2006; Mexico)[1][2]

He has exhibits in more than sixty museums in the United States and throughout Europe, as a painter and printmaker.[3] He was given a one person-exhibition by Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., and has been awarded over 65 purchase prices or medals. Ponce de Leon is the recipient of Guggenheim Fellowships; Two Tiffany Foundation Fellowships, and a Fulbright Grant for Scandinavia. He has taught at Art Students League; Pratt Graphics Center and Pratt Institute; New York University; University of Pennsylvania, and Columbia University, NY, as well as directed workshops in Yugoslavia. Pakistan, India, and Spain under sponsorship of the U.S. State Department, Mr. Ponce de Leon works are in the Library of Congress; The National Gallery (Washington D.C.); The White House; The Museum of Modern Art; Metropolitan Museum of Art; The New York Public Library;Smithsonian American Art Museum [4] The Brooklyn Museum[5] The Musee de l’Arte Moderne in Paris; The Victoria and Albert Museum in London; The Stockholm Art Museum; Museo de Arte Moderno en Mexico; as well U.S. Embassies around the world. He was represented in the Venice Biennale, 1970.


  1. ^ the Annex Gallaries
  2. ^ Diane Cochrane "Michael Ponce de Leon: Metal Intaglio Collage" American Artist Oct 1974, Vol. 38 Issue 387, p38 Ebsco link
  3. ^ Ponce de Leon : [exhibition] presented by the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Washington Print Club, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Nov. 6-Dec. 11, 1966. OCLC 8695967
  4. ^ [1] Smithsonian American Art Museum Retrieved May 25, 2014.
  5. ^ Michael Ponce de Leon Brooklyn Museum Retrieved May 25, 2014.