Illustrator, watercolorist, sculptor. Born in Mexico City on Nov. 26, 1905. Cooper was raised in Los Angeles where he began his art studies at the Chouinard and Otis Art Institutes. He continued in New York at Columbia University and Grand Central School of Art where he later taught. Following his art training, he pursued a career in NYC as an illustrator for Collier's magazine. He authored Flower Painting in Water Color (1962) and other books on watercolor painting techniques. Cooper died in NYC in July 1995. Member: Society of Illustrators; Audubon Artists (pres.); Nat'I WC Society (pres.); NA. Exh: NY World's Fair, 1939; Calif. WC Society, 1950; many others. In: Pentagon Air Force Gallery; MM. SCA; WWAA 1936-70; SS.Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here
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