Forrest C Crooks
(1893 - 1982)
Forrest C. Crooks was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Indiana. Forrest Crooks is known for stained-glass design, weaving, painting, murals.
Biography Forrest C. Crooks
Forrest C. Crooks (1893-1982)
He was born in Goshen, Indiana in 1893. His family moved to southern Michigan when he was 6 months old, and he lived in Michigan until he graduated from High School.
Forrest Crooks moved to Pittsburgh to pursue a career in art. At the art school of Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie-Mellon), he earned his way with commercial art assignments and completed the four-year course in three years - in 1917. He then moved to New York City to seek work as a magazine illustrator. Over the years he illustrated stories for such eminent authors as Irving S. Cobb, Rudyard Kipling and Sir Winston Churchill. His illustrations appeared in Cosmopolitan, Redbook,
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