Howard Wilber Thomas
(1899 - 1971)
Howard Wilber Thomas was active/lived in North Carolina, Ohio. Howard Thomas is known for modernist townscape and landscape painting, teaching, printmaking.
Biography Howard Wilber Thomas
Howard Wilber Thomas, painter, printmaker, and educator, began studying
art in 1919 at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In
1930, after several years of teaching high school, he began teaching at
Milwaukee State Teachers College. He also directed the Milwaukee
Handicraft Program sponsored by the Works Progress Administration in
Thomas made his first visit to the South in 1941 and never left.
In 1942 he became chair of the art department of the College for Women,
University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Soon after, he
relocated to Decatur, Georgia, to teach at Agnes Scott College.
In 1945 he joined the faculty of the art department of the University
of Georgia, where h
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