(1905 - 1985)
Edwin Louis Oman was active/lived in Illinois, New York. Edwin Oman is known for landscape, seascape and urban scene painting, design, teaching.
Biography Edwin Oman
Edwin Louis Oman was born on August 25, 1905 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Albert and Michalina (Dybizbanska) Omankowski. At the time of the 1930 U.S. Census, he was living with his parents in Chicago and described himself as a "commercial artist".
In 1936, he had shortened his name and was working for Vogue Wright Studio in Chicago. About 1937, he met Eastman Boomer, later a theatrical producer, who later became his lifelong partner. By 1940, they moved to New York City, where Oman began to paint, exclusively with water colors.
He exhibited at the annual combined exhibitions of the New York Water Color Club and the American Water Color Society held in New York City in February 1940 and Febru