(1904 - 1981)
Olin Dows was active/lived in New York. Olin Dows is known for military artist, camouflage, genre painting.
Biography Olin Dows
Olin Dows was born in 1904, at Irvington-on-Hudson, New York. He was educated and trained at Harvard's Department of Fine Arts, and Yale's Student's League (New York). He studied under Eugene F. Savage, Edward C. Taylor, and C.K. Chatterton.
In the course of his career Dows assisted in establishing the Treasury Department's Art Program in 1933. He was commissioned by the Section of Fine Arts of the Treasury Department to write a book on "Mural Designs". He also worked for the Office of Civilian Defense in Washington DC in charge of a project to have artist depict the various phases of work in defense plants. His eight selectees turned in 73 pictures which were shown in a "Soldiers of Production" exhibition at the National Gallery, Wa
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