Alton Powell Coffey
(1904 - 1978)
Alton Powell Coffey was active/lived in Indiana. Alton Coffey is known for landscape painting.
Biography Alton Powell Coffey
The following biographical information has been provided by Jean Johnson, the great niece of the artist.
Alton Powell Coffey (a twin) was born July 3, 1904 in Nashville, Indiana.
After graduation from high school, he entered John Herron Art School in
Indianapolis, Indiana. There he studied four years of figure
painting, still life and landscape painting under William Forsyth and
Clifton Wheeler. He also studied four years of advanced modeling
under sculptor Myra Reynolds Richards.
He also studied under Will Vawter and Edward K. Williams.
After leaving art school, he became a member of the Hoosier Salon,
which at that time was held in Chicago. He was a
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