Born in Texas on Feb. 22, 1895.
Shields was a resident of San Diego in 1932. Shortly thereafter, he moved to Sacramento where for 40 years he was a sign painter for McClellan Air Force Base. In his leisure, he worked in oil, watercolor, and pen & ink to produce seascapes and landscapes of the Mother Lode area and the Sacramento environs.
Shields died on Nov. 23, 1983 in Sacramento. Member: Kingsley Art Club. CA&A; DR.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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