(1906 - 1999)
Gordon Nicholson Cope was active/lived in Utah, California. Gordon Cope is known for portrait, landscape, and coastal view painting.
Biography Gordon Cope
Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Gordon Cope became a portrait and
landscape painter and teacher in Utah and later in California.
Much of his reputation was linked to the pre-World War II WPA program,
which boosted the careers of many 'starving' artists.
he studied with A.B. Wright, 1916 to 1923; La Conte Stewart; and in
Arizona, 1923-1924, with Lawrence Squires. From 1924 to 1928, he
traveled in Europe where he studied the Old Masters in museums in
England, France Switzerland, Italy, Belgium and Holland. He spent
the last year, 1928, as a student at the Julian Academy in Paris.
to Utah, he became head of the art department in 1931 at Latter Day
Saints University and also held other
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