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Chris Olson

 (1905 - 2000)
Chris Olson was active/lived in Wisconsin.  Chris Olson is known for rural scene.

Biography   Chris Olson

In the Oshkosh Public Museum's Art collection are several well-loved paintings by Chris Olson. The most familiar are a series of local history scenes that have been charming visitors for over five and a half decades.

Chris Olson was born April 6, 1905 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, but when he was six years old his family moved to Fremont and later to Wayauwega where he lived through high school. At the age of seven Chris was already showing quite a talent for drawing. He found inspiration for his drawings in the family dog, Jip, and from his mother cooking for a lumber camp. Chris was encouraged to paint when an uncle supplied him with oils and brushes.

The first art training Chris received was a scholarship from the Weyauwega Kiwani   ...  Displaying 750 of 2431 characters.

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