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James Gilbert

 (born 1899)
James I. Gilbert was active/lived in Kansas, Iowa.  James Gilbert is known for painting.

Biography   James Gilbert

Born Burlington, IA, 1899. Painter, specialized in landscapes. Studied at the Art Institute of Chicago 1918-21 then spent 4 years in Spain, 1 year in Paris, & 2 years in Mexico painting. Worked for a year on the New York Evening Journal. Taught at Washburn College, Topeka beginning in 1929.

Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; WKDC (Kansas Artists, compiled by Woman’s Kansas Day Club. January 29, 1964. Typed Manuscript.); Federal Writers’ Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Kansas. Kansas: A Guide to the Sunflower State. (American Guide Series) New York: Viking Press, 1939.; Who’s Who in American Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1936- v.1=1936-37 v.3= 1941-42 v.2=1938-39 v.4=1940-47. 1940-41; Midwestern Artists’ Exhibition (Kansas City: Kansas City Art Institute, 1920-1942 Mines, Cynthia. For the Sake of Art: The Story of an Art Movement in Kansas. s.l. Mines, 1979.) 1930, 1935-39

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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