(1896 - 1979)
Garrett Price was active/lived in New York, Kansas, Connecticut. Garrett Price is known for illustrator, cartoonist, genre.
Biography Garrett Price
Born Bucyrus, 1896; died Norwalk, CT, 1979. Illustrator. Cartoonist. Painter. Began doing cartoons and drawings for the Saratoga, WY Sun when he was 15. Attended the University of Wyoming and studied for a year at the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1916 he began working for the Chicago Tribune and for the New Yorker magazine in 1925. In 1933 he developed the half-page Sunday strip 'White Boy', about the adventures of a young boy who is captured by a tribe of Native Americans, eventually living peacefully with them and learning their ways. About halfway through its run, the strip suddenly switched both its locale and time period to a dude ranch in the 1930s, dropping almost all the characters and situations that had been developed thus
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Dawdy 3: Dawdy, Doris Ostrander. Artists of the American West: A Biographical Dictionary. Volume 3. Chicago: Swallow Press, 1985.; AskArt, www.askart.com, accessed Aug. 2, 2006.
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.
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