Jon Schueler

Milwaukee 1916 — 1992 New York

Milwaukee native Schueler enrolled at the California School of Fine Arts in San Francisco (1945) and studied principally under Clyfford Still, whose studio he took over in 1951. Schueler’s paintings were taken up by the city’s cutting-edge Stable Gallery, and soon by the Leo Castelli Gallery in New York. The Whitney Museum of American Art gave him a one-person exhibition in 1975. The so-called second-generation Abstract Expressionist divided his time between New York and a coastal Scotland village for much of his later life. His later works reflect the dramatic skies and weather over the Sound of Sleat.