Born in Oakland, CA on Sept. 27, 1908. Oakeshott studied at the CCAC and the CSFA. A lifelong resident of Oakland, he died there on June 29, 2002. His modernist watercolors and oils include non-representational landscapes and abstracts.
Exh: Santa Cruz Art League, 1934; Oakland Art Gallery, 1930s, 1950s.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Index of Artists Supplement
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