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Jon Cornin

 (1905 - 1992)
Jon (Corka) Cornin was active/lived in California, New York.  Jon Cornin is known for magazine cartoonist, still life painting, designer, teacher.

Biography   Jon Cornin


Born in NYC on March 24, 1905. Cornin studied in NYC at the ASL and the Grand Central School of Art. Using the pseudonym CorKa, he and his wife Zena Kavin produced cartoons for Saturday Evening Post and the New Yorker during 1941-52. The Cornins moved to the San Francisco Bay area in 1940 and settled in Oakland. He died there on March 12, 1992. He was the author of Painter's Credo: Selected Notes (Stone House Press, 1985). Exh: Museum of New Mexico, 1937-39; Oakland Art Gallery, 1939-45; SFMA, 1938, 1940, 1945; Calif. WC Society, 1948-49; Denver Museum, 1946; CPLH, 1948.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview with the artist or his/her family; Who's Who in American Art 1947.

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