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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.

SOURCES:
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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