Murals: (some of the significant ones)
A large rock mural in the Laura Scudder home in La Habra, California, 1957.
"Phantasmagoria of Military Intelligence Training" A large serial mural 157' long and 4' high. Commissioned by the U.S. Army and later lost, 1945.
"The Development of Power" and "The
Development of Light"
"Restoration After the Hurricane," Mural in United Illuminating Plant, New Haven, Connecticut.
Twelve (12) murals in the Governors Reception
Room in Nashville, Tennessee.
Other murals are in churches, hotels, post offices
Architecture Consultant for the publication, "Engineering Science", 1960-1972.
Coordinator, Mural Competition, Glendale Water Reclamation Plant, 1970.
Design Consultant for the F.C. Nash & Company, department stores, Pasadena, California, 1967.
Combat Artist for the United StatesNavy. Sent to Formosa and Viet Nam to observe, draw and paint his impressions. The government owns the resulting painting and drawings, including a portrait of John F. Kennedy.
Chairman, "Art in Architecture," Los Angeles, California, 1956
Chairman, Pasadena Art Fair, 1954, 1955.
Center for Research and Development of Industrial
Discards with the Emphasis on Aesthetics. Since 1945 at
his 45 acre ranch in Altadena, California, he has been recycling materials
to construct buildings, corrals, walls, stables, large wall and tower sculptures.
Gallery in Pasadena, 1996.
"Artists Influenced by Architecture," Novaspace, Los Angeles Theater Center.
Baghdad Bi-Annual International Festival of Art, In Iraq. Represented the
United States with three large compositions in 1988.
Los Angeles County Fair, 1974, Guest artist with a one man show.
Pacific Ocean Park, 1964
Pasadena Museum of Modern Art, 1954
Divorcement," A collage which hung in a show entitled
"Twenty four most promising United States Artists."1953
Tennessee Colonel bestowed by Governor George Mc Wherther, 1987.
"Best Artist of Pasadena," and "Most Eccentric" voted by the people in a survey of the, Pasadena Weekly, 1989
Gold Crown Award, for art, by the Pasadena Arts Council, 1983
First Prize, drawing, Pasadena Society of Artists, 1959
Angeles Country Museum of Art , 1949,
June 13, 1997.
"The Wizard's Eye, Visions of American Resourcefulness," by Jim Higgs, Chronical Books. Featuring the works of Jirayr H. Zorthian of walls, buildings, outdoor sculptures, gates, sculpture compositions and land sculpture composed of mostly recycled materials.
"No Ordinary Genius," Life and Times,
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