The following biographical information has been provided by Sandy Thompson, the artist's daughter.
He was born in 1911, and died in 1997.
His drawings, lithographs, etchings and paintings have been exhibited at the Chicago Art Institute,
Corcoran Gallery of Fine Arts (Washington, DC), the National Gallery (Washington, DC), the Whitney Museum (New York City), and the Carnegie Museum (Pittsburgh, PA)
He created and illustrated Ranger Rick for the National Wildlife Federation's children's magazine Ranger Rick.