Born in St Louis, Missouri on June 17, 1907, Dionysius graduated from the St Louis School of Fine Arts in 1925. While a resident of Los Angeles in 1930-40, he worked in the art department of Disney Studios, and was the author-illustrator of Black Opal
and Mother Goose Rhymes
. His subject matter was mostly taken from mythology and fairy tales.
He was a resident of Kirkwood, Missouri until his demise on Oct. 12, 1996.
Exh: Calif. WC Society, 1930; LACMA, 1930, 1931; St Louis Art Guild, 1932. In: St Louis Public Library.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Who's Who in American Art
1936-41; American Art Annual
1933; Southern California Artists
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