(1903 - 1980)
David John McCosh was active/lived in Oregon, Iowa. David McCosh is known for lithography, painting, illustration, teaching.
Biography David McCosh
David McCosh (1903-1981) - faculty
A Cedar Rapids, Iowa native, McCosh followed his art interests with studies at Coe College (1922-23) and the Art Institute of Chicago (1923-26). He received a full fellowship for graduate studies (1927-29) and won the Institute's prestigious John Quincy Adams scholarship in an annual competition with his painting Prodigal Son. After relocating to New York City, he joined the Art Students League and spent time in 1928 studying art in Europe.
McCosh and Edward Rowan were long-term acquaintances; David was kept informed of happenings in the Cedar Rapids art community, including the Little Gallery and Grant Wood's commercial success. He became a painter in Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY for
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