New England landscape painter, Bernard Corey (1914-2000) paintings en plein aire with sure, realistic impressionism.
Memberships include the Rockport AA, Salmagundi Club, Academic Artists Association, The Allied Artists of America, Providence Water Color Club and the Guild of Boston Artists. His awards include: The Lazare Barth Award, North Shore AA (1964; Academic Artist Association First Place for watercolor (1964), Helen Gould Kennedy Award (1973), Morton Donald Cotch Award (1976), Samuel Armour Award (1981), N.E. Heritage Award (1988), Rockport Art Association (many awards including) Peg Leg Award (1971), Eliot Award (1972), Hibbard and the Geddes Awards (1974, 1978), Colburn Award (1977), Everett Award (1979), Salmagundi Club, NYC (many awards including) L.B. Seley Award (1971, 1976), Thumb Box Show (1974, 1977), Winsor & Newton Award (1986, 1987)); Hudson Valley Art Association, C.H. Davis Award (1981), Providence Watercolor Club, lst Prize (1972); Lester House, New York City, Guy Award (1977), Gold Medal (1978), Allied Artists of America, Gold Medal of Honor (1973); Academic Artists Assoc., Gold Medal (1975) and many more.
Corey died of cancer on March 23, 2000. His funeral was at the Rooney Funeral Home with a Eulogy given by art historian Patricia Jobe Pierce. (Obituary, The Boston Globe, p. B6, 3/25/00. Obituary, “Bernard Corey,” Patricia Jobe Pierce, Maine Antique Digest, p. 4-A, May 2000.)
Other Literature: Antiques & the Arts Weekly, “Plein Air Paintings at Wiscasset,” p. 18, July 16, 1996; American Artist, “Bernard Corey on the Spot,” Charles Movalli, 8/1978.
Pallette Talk #63, “The World’s At the Tip of My Brush,” Bernard Corey, 1985
Submitted by Patricia Jobe Pierce, Pierce Galleries