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March 1, 1944 Biographical material for International House Art Exhibit, March 21, 1944 from Reuben Tam Hawaiian-born painter, educated in the public schools of the Territory of Hawaii. Studied at the university of Hawaii, from which he received a bachelor's degree in [[strikethrough]] 1937. Did graduate work at the California School of Fine Arts, New school for Social Research, and Columbia University. [[[Strikethrough]] [[Strikethrough]] Has exhibited at: California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco Crocker Gallery, Sacramento, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu Whitney Museum, New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C. Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco New York World's Fair San Francisco Museum of Art Museum of Modern Art, New York Brooklyn Museum, as well as in South America His works are in the collections of International Business Machines (Contemporary American Art) Honolulu Academy of Arts, Hawaii Massillon Museum, Ohio and in numerous private collections Prizes and awards received include: First national prize in all-state exhibit of American Art at the Golden Gate Exposition, San Francisco, 1940. Grand prize for painting, Honolulu Academy of Arts, '30 and '41. also first prize for landscapes, [[strikethrough]] '30, and first prize for oils, '41. Purchase award for print, Printmakers Exhibit, Honolulu, '40. Media The artist's major works are in oil.Other media include ink, gouache, watercolor, lithography, silk screen, etching. He is represented by The Downtown Gallery, New York City.