(1912 - 1998)
Bernard Martin was active/lived in Missouri, Kansas. Bernard Martin is known for wildlife-bird.
Biography Bernard Martin
Born Hiawatha, June 12, 1912; died Lake Lotawana, MO, July 7, 1998. Illustrator. Painter, specialized in birds. Was a pupil of Thomas Hart Benton at the Kansas City Art Institute. He illustrated juvenile stories written by his brother. Offset Lithography, Inc judged one of the books he illustrated, Rosy, Nose, (1946) one of the outstanding juvenile books of 1946.
A resident of Lake Lotawana, MO, he specialized in paintings of meadowlarks, mallards, and other birds. His work appeared in many publications including The Kansas City Star, Turkey Call ( (cover image Ozark's Royalty, September/October 1987, and Wildlife Art News. His paintings raised thousands of dolla
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; Festival of Kansas Arts and Crafts. Catalog: Arts and Crafts of Kansas: an Exhibition held in Lawrence, Feb. 18-22, 1948 in the Community Building. Lawrence: World Co., 1948; AskArt, www.askart.com, accessed Dec. 21, 2005; Family Search. Version 2.5.0. Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2002. www.FamilySearch.org accessed July 17, 2006.
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.
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