Born in Barnard, KS on March 27, 1898. Loy spent his first 19 years on a farm in his native state. After graduating from Lawrence Business College, he entered the banking business. Upon moving to Los Angeles in 1929, he went to work for the Citizens Nat'l Trust & Savings Bank where he remained for 35 years. In the early 1930s he became interested in art and studied with Sam Hyde Harris, Christian von Schneidau, Leon Franks, and Sergei Bongart. In 1964-65 he taught classes sponsored by Orange Coast College of Costa Mesa. His painting locales included the area around Los Angeles, Utah, Arizona, the Grand Canyon, the High Sierra, Taos, and South Texas. Loy died in Los Angeles on Aug. 24, 1980. Member: Glendora AA; East LA Art Club; So
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