Along with Diebenkorn, DiSuvero, and Thiebald, Kenneth Baker (art critic for the San Francisco Chronicle) included Ward Schumaker’s show, “Years of Pretty” in his list of the Top 10 Shows of 2013: ” Jack Fischer Gallery’s inaugural show at its Potrero flats location reintroduced a San Franciscan in his 70s whose work earn him world recognition, were there any justice.”

Schumaker’s work has been purchased by Martin Margulies of the Margulies Collection at the Warehouse; painters Eric Fischl + April Gornick; novelist Isabel Allende; television commentator Rachel Maddow; and the late gallerist Ivan Karp, among others.

 As an illustrator, Mr. Schumaker’s work has appeared world-wide, working for such periodicals as the New York Times, The Boston Globe, Süddeutsche Zeitung, The Washington Post and Le Figaro; The New Yorker, Oprah Magazine, Martha Stewart, Enjeux Les Echoes, and Newsweek. He has created images for such companies as United Airlines, Hermès, Herman Miller, and American Express.

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