(1907 - 1975)
Ralf Christian Henricksen was active/lived in Illinois, Michigan. Ralf Henricksen is known for painting, murals, art education.
Biography Ralf Henricksen
Ralph (Ralf) Christian Henricksen (1907-1975)
The art educator, water colorist, painter, and muralist Ralph Christian Henricksen was born in Chicago, and graduated from Hyde Park High School and The School of The Art Institute of Chicago.
The only son of Danish immigrant parents, he was supported in pursuing an art career by his father, a master craftsman who decorated elegant homes and public buildings. At the Art Institute, he graduated with a Four-Year Diploma, several awards and prizes, and a Traveling Award to Europe.
On returning to Chicago during the Great Depression, he first painted easel pictures under the Public Works Administration Art Project. This work led, in 1934