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John Franklin Dietrich

 (born 1909)
John Franklin Dietrich is active/lives in Montana, Minnesota.  John Dietrich is known for Educator, craftsperson, designer, painter.

Biography   John Franklin Dietrich

Studied at the State Teachers College in Superior, WI and the Univ. of Iowa. Earned a MA from the Univ. of Chicago and a PhD from Ohio State Univ.  Taught art at Emporia State Univ. in 1935, at Iowa State Teachers College from 1939-45, at Western Univ. in Silver City, NM from 1945-46, at New Mexico Highlands Univ. in Las Vegas from 1946-53.  Worked as arts and crafts specialist for the International Co-Operation Administration in Ethiopia from 1953-56. Was a professor of art at Montana College of Education in Billings from 1957.

Member: Western Art Assoc. Exhibitions: Pittsburgh Arts & Crafts Center. 1942; Cedar Falls Art Assoc., 1940-45; Iowa State Fair, 1942; Museum of New Mexico, 1946.

Collections: Museum of

Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Catalog for Emporia State University; Brinkman, J. Warren. “A History of the Department of Art” [compiled by J. Warren Brinkman for the 100th Anniversary of the Kansas State Teachers College of  Emporia]. (1963); Falk, Peter, Ed. Who Was Who in American Art 1564-1975: 400 Years of Artists in America. Madison, CT: Sound View Press, c1999. 3v.; U.S. Federal Census 1930.

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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