Frederick William Becker was born in Vermillion, SD on March 24, 1888, Frederick Becker studied with
Hugh Breckenridge and Daniel Garber at the Pennsylvania School of the
Fine Arts, at the School of Art & Design and the Art Students
League in Los Angeles, and at the Macky School in San Francisco.
He lived in NYC, Oklahoma City, Taos, and southern California in Palm
Springs and Cathedral City. An itinerant artist, Becker traveled
widely and was active in Californa from the 1920s until his death in
Cathedral City on April 12, 1974.
Laguna Beach AA; Society of Texas Artists; Oklahoma Art League;
Southern States Art League; Desert Art Center. Exh: SFAA, 1914; Kansas
City Art Inst., 1917 (
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Artists of the American West
(Doris Dawdy); Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers
(Fielding, Mantle); Who's Who in American Art
1936-53.Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here
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