(1913 - 1993)
Carroll Cloar was active/lived in Arkansas, New York. Carroll Cloar is known for portrait, genre and surreal view painting, illustration.
Biography Carroll Cloar
A painter of scenes from his home, both real and imaginary, and
wherever he was at the time, Carroll Cloar recreated rural landscapes
in a style combining realism and naivete with people, old buildings,
and items that remind viewers of places from Americana childhood.
was born in Earle, Arkansas, a small cotton growing town, and he
enrolled in Southwestern College where he earned a B.A. Degree.
He went to Europe to visit museums, and upon his return enrolled in the
Memphis Academy of Art*. In 1936, he began part-time studies at
the Art Students League* in New York, where he was much influenced by
teachers Arnold Blanch and William McNulty.
He created a
comic-strip character called "Junius," which wa
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