(1882 - 1943)
Karl Peter Andreas Ouren was active/lived in Illinois / Norway. Karl Ouren is known for land-snowscape, harbors, decoration.
Biography Karl Ouren
Karl Peter Andreas Ouren was born in Fredrikshald (Halden), Norway, February 5, 1882, the son of Markus Einar Andreas and Helga Petronelle (Olsen) Ouren. He began his art studies in Trondhjem, where the family moved when he was about eight years old. He continued studying art from 1900 to 1902 in Copenhagen, Denmark, at the Tekniske Skole. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1902, settling in Chicago, IL, where he remained the rest of his life except for lengthy visits to Norway. He attended an evening class at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1911-1914 under Antonin Sterba's instruction. At the Palette and Chisel Club in Chicago, where he was a member, he also studied and exhibited. He did house painting and decorating to make a living for h
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