Ralph Fullerton Mocine was born in Gardiner, OR on April 1, 1875. Mocine moved to Los Angeles in 1903. After studying at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute and Academie Julian in Paris, he returned to Los Angeles in 1907. He exhibited locally and worked in commercial art until his death on Nov. 29, 1953.
Exh: San Francisco Art Association, 1898-1911; Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1899; Calif. State Fair, 1900; Ruskin Art Club (LA), 1904-05; Alaska-Yukon Expo (Seattle), 1909; Calif. Art Club, 1911; Blanchard Hall (LA), 1914..
Works Held: Oakland Museum.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Southern California Artists
(Nancy Moure); American Art Annual
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