Born in Alameda, CA on Jan. 13, 1906. Konigshofer was an art major at the University of Oregon (1925-26) followed by study at the ASL in NYC (1929-30) and CCAC (1932-33). After his academic training he was popular as a muralist in northern California. All of his watercolors were done during the early 1930s while living at a summer home in Ben Lomond. In 1937 he moved nearby to Carmel and became successful as a designer of many of the fine homes on the Monterey Peninsula. His designs appeared in and on covers of House Beautiful, House & Garden, Sunset, and Life magazines. He died in Carmel on Oct. 13, 1990.
Exh: Santa Cruz Art League, 1934-35; Bay Region AA, 1935.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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