(1873 - 1941)
Lewis A. Ramsey was active/lived in Utah, California, Illinois. Lewis Ramsey is known for landscape, portrait and mural painting.
Biography Lewis Ramsey
Born in Bridgeport, Illinois, Lewis Ramsey was a painter as well as muralist and sculptor who taught at Latter Day Saints University in Salt Lake City, Utah and then spent the last eight years of his life in Hollywood where he continued to paint landscapes, seascapes, animals and native American scenes. Other projects of his career included illustrations for postcards, museum dioramas, murals and W.P.A. commissions.
He moved to Utah at age 12, became a convert to the Mormon Church, and studied art with John Hafen. At age 17, he enrolled at the Art Institute of Chicago and then worked in Boston and New York City as a calligrapher and photo retoucher. He studied with Douglas Volk and from 1897 to 1903, attended the Julian Academy in Pa
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