(Kansas, 1931-2002) Somewhere Else over the Rainbow
Acrylic on canvas
71" x 68"
Signed, titled, and dated to the reverse. The frame measures 71 3/4" x 68 3/4" x 1 1/2".
Nick Vaccaro was a professor and chairman of the drawing and painting department at the University of Kansas. As an artist, Vaccaro was the recipient of purchase awards from the San Francisco Museum of Art (1958), the Dallas Museum of Fine Art (1961), and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, and his work has additionally been exhibited in the Nelson Gallery of Art, Oklahoma Arts Center, Wichita Art Museum, and Dallas Museum for Contemporary Arts.
There is soiling across the surface of the painting (especially in the lower right quadrant).