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Randy Sprout

Randy Sprout

Los Angeles, United States

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See my work in Painters Academics’ For the Love of Art,
sponsored by Solo Exhibition

Join me at Randy Sprout’s Solo Exhibition,
Coastal California at Heart – Randy Sprout’s
Printmaking, Etching, Plein Air Paintings

Born in Emmetsburg, Iowa in 1945, Randy Sprout began his art career in 1964 at the University of Iowa, printmaking and studying with Mauricio Lasansky and Dr. John Schultz. He graduated with a BA in fine arts from the University of Iowa in 1968 Army service in Korea interrupted his art for two years, after which he studied with Robert Heinecken, Jan Stussy, Ray Brown, Sam Amato, Richard Diebenkorn and Stanton MacDonald-Wright, in the UCLA Graduate School of Fine Arts. He was awarded an MA in 1972 and an MFA at UCLA in 1973. He had many shows during that time, including a One Man show at the Santa Barbara Art Museum. He also worked for Los Angeles County Museum of Art, with Ben Johnson, and got to restore many priceless prints for the Norton Simon Museum.

Working closely with Jan Stussy and Stanton McDonald-Wright, he began painting and his drawings began to get larger and better. In 1973, he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to restore some Goya steel-faced etchings at the Prado, in Lisbon. Then Ruth Weisberg of the USC Department of Art reached out to him, and he worked there as an Associate Instructor in printmaking for 2 years. After that, he taught painting and printmaking for 4 years at the UCLA Art Extension then taught painting, printmaking and drawing at Pierce College. He coauthored the book “Innovative Printmaking” 1977 Crown Publishers, New York. In 2004 he gave a sold out lecture to Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angles with a re-creation of Synchrome Kineidoscope performance a machine he helped work on with Stanton MacDonald-Wright in early 1970.

He is a member of California Art Club, Southern California Plein Air Painters Association, Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, and on the Board of Directors for the California Art League. His work can be found in the following Collections: Archives Ohlone College, Fremont, California Grunwald Graphic Art Center, U.C.L.A. Photographic Collection, School of Fine Art, Ohio State University, Photographic Collection, Oakland Museum of Fine Art, California
44 U.S. Embassies around the world, Photographic Collection, U.C .L A
Fall River Art Association, Mass. Photographic Collection, School of Fine Art, University of lowa. Print Collection of Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The Flint Institute of Arts

He still lives in the foothills of Los Feliz with his wife of 46 Years, the former Dawn Eberle and has 3 children, Barrett 33 Laurel 36, and Robert 39. He now divides his time between painting, real estate management, and fishing on his boat the FORTUNA.

All images are owned, the property of and copyright of Randy Sprout. All The Materials Contained May Not Be Reproduced, Copied, Edited, Published, Transmitted Or Downloaded in Any Way. All Rights Reserved. Copying, altering, displaying or redistribution of any of these images without written permission from the artist is strictly prohibited.






  • Age: 69
  • Joined: November 2008

Journal

Scored a Cruise to Singapore

I have just today returned from a training session in New York for Odyssey Art at Sea, a group of artist that teaches on cruise ships around the world. / Fortunately they selected me to teach on a 13 day cruise on Crystal Sympathy out of Singapore, Phuket, Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi, Burma, Angkor Wat, and Cambodia.
Posted 2 months – 3 comments

WHOOP JUST SOLD 2 MORE PAINTINGS!

Portofino Anchorage and Amana Laundry are off to new homes! I love it when patrons stop in to my studio and walk out happy people!
Posted over 1 year – 10 comments

Just Won 2nd Place!

One of my little paintings WON 2nd PLACE in LPAPA’s 7th Annual “Less Is More” show. I invite you to come celebrate the opening of the “Less Is More” show at the Randy Higbee Gallery, 102 Kalmus, Costa Mesa, CA. 92626. Phone 714-546-2156 Good place to preview this show right here, but the real show is priceless at Randy Higbee Gallery, 102 Kalmus Dr Costa Mesa, CA 92626 (800) 506-7624…
Posted over 1 year – 12 comments

Should artists get royalties on resales? California judge says no??

How Nuts is THIS! / http://newsandinsight.thomsonreuters.com/Legal/News/ViewNews.aspx?id=47846&terms=@ReutersTopicCodes+CONTAINS+’ANV’
Posted over 2 years – 7 comments

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