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Kenneth Evett

 (1913 - 2005)
Kenneth Warnock Evett was active/lived in Colorado, Kansas.  Kenneth Evett is known for mural, genre, figure and portrait painting.

Biography   Kenneth Evett


Born Loveland, CO, 1913; died Ithaca, NY, May 28, 2005. Painter, specifically figure, portrait, mural. Studied at the Kirkland School of Art, Denver, CO. Received an MFA in painting from Colorado College in 1939 and studied at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center under Boardman Robinson, George Biddle, and Henry Varnum Poor.

He won commissions from the Works Progress Administration's federal section of fine arts to paint murals in several post offices in Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska including Cowboys Driving Cattle in the Caldwell Post Office painted in 1941, Picnic in Kansas and Changing of the Horses for the Pony Express for the Horton Post Office in 1938-39.

He also was the winner of a natio

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
AskArt, www.askart.com, accessed Sept. 2, 2005; Cornell University News Services, June 3, 2005, http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/June05/Evett.obit.html, accessed Sept. 25, 2005; Bruner, Ronald Irwin. New Deal Art Workers in Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska. Thesis. University of Denver, 1979.; Wayne, Cynthis, and Jo Ann Wimer. Elements of Nature: Watercolors by Kenneth Evett (Ithaca, NY: Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 1967); Works by Kenneth Evett (Ithaca, NY: White Museum of Art, 1969)

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.   ...  Displaying 1580 of 3239 characters.

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