(1891 - 1981)
Elmer Edward Taflinger was active/lived in Indiana. Elmer Taflinger is known for landscape, figure, mural- allegory.
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Biography Elmer Taflinger
A native of Indianapolis, Indiana, Elmer Taflinger attended Manual Training High School, where he studied art under Otto Stark (1859-1926). During his youth Taflinger worked as a stagehand at the Murat Theatre and at English's Opera House. He studied art at the New York Art Students League for six years before being hired by stage producer David Belasco (1853-1931). Taflinger worked in various capacities, including art director and stage manager, under Belasco from 1914 to 1922. His duties included designing costumes, sets, and lighting, scouting plays, and casting.
After leaving Belasco, Taflinger traveled in Europe for a short time. He returned to New York City and re-entered the Art Students League, where he studied under George
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