Leo August Henkora
(1893 - 1954)
Leo August Henkora was active/lived in Minnesota, Oregon. Leo Henkora is known for social realist genre, town view, mural.
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Biography Leo August Henkora
The following, submitted January 2005, is from James Black, collector of work by the artist who has also done research on Leo Henkora, a social realist painter.
"Information I have obtained from newspaper clip files indicates Henkora also painted murals at the Burleigh County Courthouse at Bismarck, N.D. In his early career, he was a student of prominent Minnesota painter Cameron Booth. Various news clippings from the Minneapolis Tribune and the Minneapolis Journal indicate Henkora had a summer professorship at the University of Missouri in 1927, that he exhibited his woodcuts in Philadelphia and at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1929. Another clipping indicates he was director of his own "Henkora
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