Charles Schorre was born in Cuero, Texas in 1925. He served in the Marine Corp and then went on to receive his BFA from the University of Texas. He married, then moved to Houston and worked as an illustrator for an advertising firm.

His art received critical acclaim, which lead to numerous exhibitions. He was an accomplished graphic artist as well as fine artist and received numerous awards and accolades for both disciplines.


Selected Exhibitions:

American Watercolor Society, New York City, NY
American Institute of Graphic Arts New York City, NY
New Orleans Museum of Art, Contemporary Arts Museum, New Orleans, LA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX


Selected Career Highlights:
1949–55 Instructor, Museum School, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
1960–72 Professor, Rice University, Houston, TX
1986 Texas Artist of the Year, Art League of Houston, TX
1986 City of Houston Mayor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts, Houston, TX