Painter. Born in Salem, OR on July 2, 1851. Coast studied art in Paris and Rome and with Yewell, Faller, and Thomas Hicks. He spent most of his career in NYC, but, due to declining health, after 1896 he spent winters in Santa Barbara, CA. He died there on Feb. 28, 1931.
Member: Santa Barbara Art Club; Salmagundi Club; Washington Art Club; AFA. Exh: World's Columbian Expo (Chicago), 1893; Hotel Green (Pasadena), 1911; Kievits Gallery (LA), 1929. AAW; Ben; BC; FId; SCA; CSL; Reno Evening Gazette, 1-18-1908; AAA 1919-1929; DR; LA Times, 3-1-1931 (obit).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